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Knee

Treating Osteoarthritis

When we talk about osteoarthritis, part of it is lifestyle and part of it is medical treatment as well.

23 hours ago

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Don’t Ignore Stomach Issues

An intestinal obstruction can be deadly. See a doctor if you are having trouble passing gas, having a bowel movement or have other symptoms.

04/17/2014

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Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care Appointment

Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.

04/16/2014

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Link Between Insomnia And Stroke

A report in the journal Stroke has a concerning finding – a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke.

04/15/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

04/14/2014

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Being Married Is Good For Your Heart

When researchers compared married individuals to people who are single, divorced or widowed, they found that married people were less likely to have any type of heart disease.

04/11/2014

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Research Indicates Second Hand Smoke Triggers Asthma

Research indicates that smoke-free workplaces and public spaces reduce the incidence of preterm births and hospital visits for asthma.

04/10/2014

Scale

Yes, You Can Be Too Thin

You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.

04/09/2014

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Hospitals Cut Healthcare-Associated Infections By Half

Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.

04/08/2014

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Stress May Lead To Infertility

We know that stress is bad for us – there is no doubt about that but, according to a report from the journal Human Reproduction, stress may lead to infertility.

04/07/2014

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Managing End-Of-Life Pain

There is no doubt that there is a problem with the abuse of prescription pain medications in our country. But for some people these medications are necessary.

04/04/2014

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Don’t Be Frightened By Child’s Low-Grade Fever

Not all fevers require medication.

04/03/2014

Runner

Avoid Overuse Injuries

By definition, endurance athletes are definitely going beyond moderation and pushing themselves and, therefore, more prone to overuse injuries. Give it a rest.

04/02/2014

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Learn To Communicate With Your Doctor

Not all symptoms are as obvious as crushing chest pain with a heart attack. Listen to your body and speak to your doctor.

04/01/2014

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Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it really doesn’t have to be that way.

03/31/2014