The apocalyptic scenarios often painted about the diabetes epidemic are not inevitable, but they are likely if we carry on as we are.
As intense as hospice care is, you seldom hear any of the doctors, nurses, aides, and other hospice care workers describe the job as grim, sad or dispiriting.
People think they can choose Medicare Advantage one year and traditional Medicare another year, but in some states that might not be a realistic option.”
As local waters warm up, shellfish beds become breeding grounds for bacteria that can make you sick when you eat raw or undercooked oysters.
While there are benefits and downsides of measuring kids’ height and weight at school, the pros outweigh the cons.
The Red Cross recommends five slaps to the back followed by the Heimlich maneuver. The Heimlichs say back blows can move the lodged object farther down the windpipe.
Drug company promises to contain prices are a familiar — and fleeting. In past, their vows to restrain prices last only as long as it is politically necessary.
Products were distributed throughout the United States. No illnesses have been reported.No other Pepperidge Farm products in the U.S. subject to the recall.
Purdue Pharma had said that taking opioids such as its painkiller OxyContin can prove dangerous even as prescribed — then appeared to backtrack a few days later.
Most types of cheese contain salt and saturated fat, but cheese is also high in protein and calcium. So what’s the verdict: good or bad?
Under privacy laws your doctor can’t reveal information about your health, habits or weight, but your purchases and online activities can reveal a lot.
Groups at increased risk from extreme heat include older adults, people with chronic medical conditions, children, and those who work or exercise in the heat.
The elderly, the very young and people with certain health conditions are at higher risk for life threatening conditions when the temperatures go up.
Since early June more than 88 people are believed to have fallen ill as the result of these outbreaks. 34 have been hospitalized
Former shelter employees and doctors say the immigrant shelters lack sufficient counselors and too often turn to powerful psychotropic drugs when kids act out.