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Women Descend Into Alzheimer’s at Twice the Speed of Men: Study
TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 — Women with mild thinking and memory problems — known as mild cognitive impairment — deteriorate twice as fast mentally as ...Read More »
As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer’s Rates Will Soar
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is set to skyrocket in the United States due to the aging of the baby-boom generation, and the ...Read More »
Surprise! That Urgent Care Center May Send You A Big Bill, Just Like The ER
Sallyann Johnson considers herself a pretty savvy health care consumer. When she fell and injured her hands and wrists, she didn’t head for an expensive ...Read More »
Could Antibiotics Raise a Child’s Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
Here’s yet another reason not to overuse antibiotics: Children treated with the antibacterial drugs may face a greater risk for developing juvenile arthritis, new research ...Read More »
Why Choosing the Right Surgeon Matters
IN FEBRUARY 2012, LaVerne Stiles went to Citrus Memorial Hospital near her home in central Florida for what should have been a routine surgery. The bubbly ...Read More »
How much does it cost to have a baby?
Which hospital parents pick to deliver their baby can have serious cost consequences, according to a new study. Hospital costs for women who had no maternal ...Read More »
New Dumb-and-Deadly Trend: Sunburn Art
Sunburns are painful and potentially cancer-causing, but that hasn’t stopped them from becoming an increasingly popular means of artistic expression. Experts are now speaking out ...Read More »
Who Is Benefiting One Year After The Ice Bucket Challenge?
We are approaching the one year anniversary of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the monster viral fundraising campaign that not only broke the Internet but, more ...Read More »
California, Oregon First To Sell Birth Control Pills Without Prescription
California and Oregon will be the first states in the nation to allow women to get birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives directly from ...Read More »