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  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac physician Assistant Students Assist With National Kidney Foundation Screening

    Vladimir Odinets, right, a Quinnipiac University physician assistant student, performed a blood pressure screening on Steve Ducos on March 13 during the National Kidney Foundation's "Keep Healthy" screening at Aetna's corporate headquarters in Hartford. Odinets was one of 16 physician assistant students from Quinnipiac who screened more than 50 Aetna employees for kidney disease.
  • Jordanian boy saved by Israeli doctors

    For a 7-year-old Jordanian boy, the diplomatic row between Jordan and Israel over the killing of a Jordanian judge was a background story — "Y" was receiving new life at the hands of Israeli doctors at Rambam Health Care Campus. Suffering from...

    After initial entry into field, dialysis technicians can expand opportunities

    Dialysis technicians help maintain the machines used for kidney treatments and prepare and help patients before and during their procedures. They work in a variety of institutional and home settings, with direct patient care a large part of the job. Entry...

    New guidelines published for managing high blood pressure

    Harvard Health Blog When it comes to your "health numbers," your two blood pressure values are important to know--and keep under control. New guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, released Dec. 18 in a report in the Journal of the...

    Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise

    Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise
    Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...