February 19, 2004 RSS feed / Medical

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When sudden cardiac arrest occurs, the victim collapses and loses consciousness, stops normal breathing and loses blood pressure. Brain death starts to occur in just four to six minutes after someone experiences sudden cardiac arrest. More...

Start Exercising To Slow Aging

Just minutes a day of moderate physical activity can improve your health and quality of life, say orthopedic, surgeons. Exercise slows the loss of muscle mass, strengthens bones and reduces joint and muscle pain. More...

New Guidelines Help Prevent Cardiovascular Disease In Women

The American Heart Association recently an-nounced new guidelines for preventing heart disease and stroke in women based on a woman More...

Kingsbrook Surgeon To Go On Humanitarian Mission To Nepal

Dr. Ravi Khothuru, boardcertified thoracic surgeon, from Kingsbrook More...

Heart Association Issues New Cholesterol Facts

Beginning at age 50, a higher percentage of women than men have total blood cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher (levels between 200 and 239 mg/dL are considered borderline high.) More...

Nutrition

Questions & Answers
American Institute for Cancer Research
Keep Up With Eating Whole Grains

Q: How can I include whole grains in my meals when eating out? More...

Plastic Surgery: Is It Worth The Risk?

By Jennifer Wider, M.D. More...

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Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Medicare Answers

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How To Get Medicare Home Benefits

Q: My father now needs skilled care in his house. How can I help him get the Medicare home health benefit? More...

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