April 15, 2004 RSS feed / Medical

Causes Of Cardiac Arrest

According to the American Heart Association, sudden cardiac arrest is caused by a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm that can result from heart attack, respiratory arrest, electrocution, drowning, choking or trauma, or it can have no particular k More...

AAKP Host Free Chronic Kidney Disease Program

In response to a growing need for chronic kidney disease (CKD) education, the American Association of Kid-ney Patients (AAKP) Brooklyn Mildred "Barry" Friedman Chapter and SUNY Downstate Medical Center/Center for Community Health Promotion More...

Nutrition Notes

American Institute for
Cancer Research
Babies Eat Better Than Toddlers, Says Study

The latest study of infants More...

Nutrition

Questions & Answers
American Institute for Cancer Research
Body Mass Index Helps Determine Weight Risk

Q: Is BMI still considered an accurate assessment of a healthy weight? More...

AHA Questions Paramedic Emergency CPR Procedures

Researchers have identified a factor that may improve cardiac arrest survival rates according to a first-fof-its-kind study of paramedic responses reported in recent rapid access issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

MS Walk Set For April 17, 18

The New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its 2004 MS Walk on Staten Island on Saturday, April 17 and in Manhattan on Sunday, April 18. More...

Views On

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

Forum Set For Victims Of Kidney Disease

The American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting a free educational program for people at risk for, or who may have, kidney disease. Join them on Sun-day, April 25 from noon to 4:30 p.m. More...

Medicare Answers

Medicare Rights Center  

Is Medicare Automatic? More...

‘National Donate Blood Month’

To meet local hospital patients More...

Heart Failure Stats

Based on data from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, at age 40 the lifetime risk of developing congestive heart failure for both men and women is one in five. More...

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