- Trade-Off: More People Get Drug Coverage But at Higher Costs
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that nerves play a critical role in both the development and spread of prostate tumors.
Until recently, retired city worker Adelbert “Mac” McIntyre spent most of his life in the sun. Between his day job laying gas pipelines and his free time spent on the San Diego beaches, Mac found both his life’s work and his relaxation in the sunshine.
With this summer bringing record heat to parts of the nation, an effort is underway to help those who are among the most susceptible to its dangers. Emeritus Senior Living is deploying its Shade Brigade with the goal of helping more than 5,000 seniors in weathering the high temperatures in coming weeks.
1. 140,000 people die each year in situations where first aid could have saved their lives. This is the same number of people that die from cancer
2. 500,000 children under five years old go to casualty annually as a results of accidents in the home
3. Children can drown in as little as one inch of water
- Leading health and wellness site breaks down why sleep is important and how to get better sleep.
BeSmartBeWell.com, an award-winning website, is dedicated to helping the public be healthy and safe through increased awareness and simple-to-use knowledge. With its latest topic, sleep, Be Smart. Be Well. examines the importance of sleep and how to improve the quality of it.
Whether from a supermarket, farm stand, or your very own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially important because these foods are often consumed raw.
- Scientists are connecting greater cancer risk for obese patients to bacteria residing in the digestive tract
Michael Feiz, MD, FACS believes that it’s becoming clear that the prevention of cancer is another major benefit of healthy, long-term weight loss that can be fostered by such bariatric procedures as the sleeve gastrectomy and the Lap Band.
New Study Published in Nature Journal, Translational Psychiatry, Pinpoints a Specific Cause for Approximately One-Quarter of Autism CasesPediatric Biosciences developing diagnostic test based on findings
Pediatric Biosciences, Inc. (PBI) today announced the publication of a new study showing that a significant percentage of women who have children diagnosed with autism have highly specific autoantibodies in their blood. These autoantibodies target and interfere with fetal brain proteins that play a major role in their child’s neurodevelopment in utero.
Waiting for a flight at the airport? Why not put that time to good use and learn how to save someone’s life?
The American Heart Association and American Airlines Occupation Health Services are helping passengers learn and practice lifesaving Hands-Only™ CPR while waiting for flights at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.