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Treating your type 2 diabetes?

Treating your type 2 diabetes?
Don't overlook cholesterol management. For the millions of Americans living with type 2 diabetes, a combination of diet, exercise and medication can help them control the condition.

Being a proactive patient goes a long way in the fight against breast cancer

Being a proactive patient goes a long way in the fight against breast cancer
The grim reality is that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. But women don't need to sit back and wait for breast cancer to happen.

U.S. failing to meet minimal dental access standards for older adults

U.S. failing to meet minimal dental access standards for older adults
When it comes to caring for those who are aging, older Americans are not receiving the recommended standards of oral health care. This is a cause for concern, as maintaining a healthy mouth

Stem Cell Research and Aging

Stem Cell Research and Aging
The Potential to Extend Lifespan. Remember the movie, “Cocoon?” Characters played by Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, and other Hollywood veterans act out the good,

Preventing medication fraud and abuse starts at home

Preventing medication fraud and abuse starts at home
(BPT) - Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions across the United States. More than 6 million Americans abuse prescription drugs and much of the abuse begins

New Treatment Could Help Thousands of Americans Affected By Lung Cancer

New Treatment Could Help Thousands of Americans Affected By Lung Cancer
Hearing that you or someone you love has been diagnosed with lung cancer is life-changing news. Lou Calautti experienced this life changing moment when he was

Your Questions about Bipolar Disorder Answered

Your Questions about Bipolar Disorder Answered
In a given year, about one in four adults experience a mental health disorder. One such mental illness, bipolar disorder is estimated to affect 6 million American adults, or

Innovative treatments for advanced prostate cancer offer men more options

Innovative treatments for advanced prostate cancer offer men more options
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. As men age, their risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer significantly

What are postmenopausal women leaving unsaid?

What are postmenopausal women leaving unsaid?
Characterized as a generation who led the sexual revolution in the sixties, many baby boomer women are reluctant to talk with their partners or healthcare professionals

Curing Cancer

Curing Cancer
How One Company Does Well by Doing Good. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, half of

Treating a Forgotten Disease

Treating a Forgotten Disease
Doing Well by Doing Good. In 1987, when the drug AZT was first approved for HIV treatment, the medical community hailed it as a breakthrough—

Reinventing the Wheel

Reinventing the Wheel
Providing orthotics, wheelchairs, vehicle lifts and home health equipment so that patients can get moving. MEDwheels, Get Moving. For Life

Emerging antimicrobial-resistant strain

Emerging antimicrobial-resistant strain
A study published Wednesday in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s monthly peer-reviewed journal “Emerging Infectious Diseases”

A New Kind of Pharmacy

A New Kind of Pharmacy
Pharmacists can help pick up the slack when increasingly overwhelmed doctors simply don't have the time.

Students Take Study Drugs

Students Take Study Drugs
Researchers at college campuses have found that students are abusing prescription drugs 

Italian Biochemistry Superstar

Italian Biochemistry Superstar
Italian Biochemist sets on an ongoing journey to conquer our most challenging diseases.

MD Tackles a Growing American Problem

MD Tackles a Growing American Problem
According to the American Diabetes Association, 8.3 percent of the U.S. population suffers from diabetes

Tylenol Makes Lower Doses

Tylenol Makes Lower Doses
Reducing the risk of accidental overdose from acetaminophen, an active ingredient found in over 600 over-the-counter medicines

Falls Could Show Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Falls Could Show Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
The Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University indicates that falls in older adults could be an indication of early signs of Alzheimer’s.

Weighing the Alternatives

Weighing the Alternatives
An integrative approach could solve the U.S. healthcare dilemma. But is alternative medicine part of the answer?

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