May 6, 2004 RSS feed / Medical

Assembly Legislation Would Increase HMO Accountability

Assemblyman Frank Seddio an-nounced last week the Assembly pass-ed legislation he supported that holds health maintenance organizations and insurance companies accountable for denying or withholding necessary pa-tient care. More...

Nutrition Notes

American Institute for
Cancer Research

Vegetables And Fruits: Variety Or Powerhouse? More...

It Doesn’t Have To Cost Much To Diet Properly

Q: How can I lose weight at low cost? More...

On Mother’s Day Give Mom The Gift Of A Happy Healthy Life

Between working in and out of the house, and spending time with family and friends, most moms struggle to find time to take care of themselves. So instead of giving your mom the traditional flowers and card this Mother More...

Views On

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

"Stroke Alert!" Screening Program Detects Thousands At Risk Each Year

Each morning, as we get ready to face the day, most of us do a number of things that we take for granted. We think nothing of the fact that we can brush our teeth, comb our hair or tie our shoes. More...

Impaired Sense Of Smell Increases

Risk For Hazards, Says Med. Soc. More...

Tobacco Losing Top Killer Spot

About half of all deaths in the United States can be attributed to largely preventable behaviors and exposures, with tobacco use and poor diet and physical inactivity accounting for the majority of preventable deaths, accord-ing to a recent study pub More...

Heart Disease Goes Beyond The Heart

An annual statistics update from the American Heart Association reports on broad spectrum of cardiovascular diseases, including the fact that Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) may not sound familiar, but it affects 8 to 12 million Americans, and one More...

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