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Hospital Discharge Often Includes Confusing Change In Medications

If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.

06/15/2015

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Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care Mistakes

There is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.

06/12/2015

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Spouses And Partners Feel Impact Of Cancer

Spouses and partners of cancer survivors experience emotional stress very similar to that seen in the patients themselves.

06/11/2015

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Mediterranean Diet Has Smorgasbord Of Benefits

The Mediterranean Diet is modeled after those who live on the Mediterranean who are known for living long, healthy lives.

06/10/2015

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Deadly Risks Of Sun Tanning

Basically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.

06/09/2015

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Robotic Surgery Has Become Commonplace

Robotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.

06/08/2015

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Link Between Sleep Apnea And Diabetes

Studies have shown links between sleep apnea and a wide variety of conditions, including diabetes.

06/05/2015

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Health Advantages To Taking Public Transit

Do you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.

06/04/2015

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Understanding Risk For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any gynecologic cancer. Some women are at greater risk than others.

06/03/2015

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Talk To Your Doctor About Nail Problems

Most of us do not pay too much attention to our nails but when there is something wrong, problems with nails can be hard to ignore.

06/02/2015

Diet Myths

Perfect Time To Start Your Diet For Life

Dieting is not about one week of vacation, it is a lifelong process.

06/01/2015

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Fatty Liver Caused By Alcohol And Diet

Fatty liver disease is a dangerous excess of fat built up in the liver. We see the problem in people who drink too much alcohol and also in people who are overweight.

05/29/2015

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Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age Six

According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.

05/28/2015

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Depression Is Leading Cause Of Disability

According to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.

05/27/2015

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The Mystery Of Yawning

Why do we yawn, and furthermore, why is yawning contagious? Have you asked yourself that question? I know that I have done it many times.

05/26/2015