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Re "Our big appetite for healthcare," Opinion, March 31 Dr. Daniel J. Stone mentions "the Starbucks syndrome in healthcare" when blaming the overutilization of resources on patient demand and doctor apathy. His solutions are accountable care...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 77 years old and have knee pain that I suspect is a torn meniscus. Is there a chance it will heal on its own with rest? If not, what is involved in the surgical treatment of a meniscal tear? ANSWER: Maneuvers that forcefully...
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge international effort involving more than 100 institutions and genetic tests on 200,000 people has uncovered dozens of signposts in DNA that can help reveal further a person's risk for breast, ovarian or prostate cancer,...
SABHA, Libya — Their fatigues don't match and their pickup has no windshield. Their antiaircraft gun, clogged with grit, is perched between a refugee camp and ripped market tents scattered over an ancient caravan route. But the tribesmen keep...
Tags: Algeria, Libya, Hospitals and Clinics, Malaria, Mali
FloriDUHThe name of the Lakeland clinic, Uphoria Medical Clinic, should have been a big clue that something was a bit hinky. Narcotics detectives arrested a Lakeland physician, Aaron Branham Roush, who is a board certified surgeon who refers to himself as a...
Premium Health News ServiceDON'T IGNORE "MILD" STROKES Many people at risk for heart attack are also at higher risk for stroke, since the underlying disease process--atherosclerosis--can block blood flow to the brain, just as it does in the heart. Although many people know that...
Marcel Pitz came to tears when asked to describe the outpouring of support the community has provided for one of his sons, Marc Pitz. Marc Pitz, 48, who helps his family run Dizz's As Is restaurant along Coast Highway, is battling pancreatic cancer....
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts...
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
Channel 2 NewsFor years, Alaskans have been sent to the Lower 48 for medical treatment of certain heart conditions. Recently, however, new heart imaging technology at the Alaska Heart Institute has been allowing patients to stay in the state. Computed tomography,...
Tags: Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Lung Cancer
Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute in Hagerstown saw a lot of change in 2012. It recently opened a new facility — Parkway Professional Center — which houses physical therapy and chiropractic branches, as well as a state-of-the-art...
Call it kismet. Cristy and Rick Spooner of Rancho Santa Margarita finally learned two and a half weeks ago that two of their three daughters have a rare genetic disorder, a diagnosis for which they waited more than a decade. All it took was reconnecting...
Tags: Science, AIDS, Biology, Genetics, Vitamin Therapy
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