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Friday, November 21, 2014
By Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Obesity in children is a very complex problem. How children eat and what they believe about food and obesity is largely determined in their family units.
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Adam Hochron
As children get older their waistlines increasingly show signs of getting wider as well and the problem extends far beyond American students. Doctors around the world are working together to find ways to combat the growing problem.
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Doctors are taking a new look at a condition which could play a factor in predicting cardiovascular incidents called hopelessness. While not much is known about the condition or treatment there are some things people can do to keep themselves as healthy as possible.
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Whether asthma contributes to cardiovascular disease or not is a matter for continued research and study. Whether there is a direct link or not there has been considerable proof that the numbers for both conditions are on the rise.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The predicted 10-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease varies by age, gender, race/ethnicity, education, income, and state, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Adam Hochron
In urban areas like Los Angeles women, particularly young mothers, may not have the money, time, and resources needed to take care of their own health. A new study has looked to find ways to help keep them healthy and also help the overall good of their families and communities as well.
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Adam Hochron
With technology improving every day the state of New Jersey implemented a program three years ago to mandate screening for critical congenital heart defects.
Friday, November 21, 2014
A low-cost telephone reminder intervention can improve adherence to cardiovascular disease medications, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the American Journal of Managed Care.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Continuing the discussion of the dangers of energy drinks the topic turns to what parents and the drink manufacturers can do to protect the youngest members of the population.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
By Amy Jacob
A presentation at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2014 suggested, STEMI victims treated with oxygen endured 25 to 30% more heart damage than patients not given oxygen.
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Physician's Money Digest
“Black Friday” has become a misnomer, with most big chain stores opening their doors – and their sales – on Thursday evening. It also turns out that Walmart and Target are no longer the kings of Black Friday, at least when it comes to having the largest markdowns.
Only if you know where to shop, goes the old punch line. But a recent Wall Street Journal article cites new research on the long-argued subject that is worth riffing upon.