August 18, 2005 RSS feed / Medical

Medicare Offering More Cataract Treatment Options

More than 20.5 million Americans suffer from cataracts and the number is expected to balloon to 30.1 million by 2020. More...

Don’t Try To Make All Your Meals Fat Free

Nutrition Q & A American Institute for Cancer Research

Q: Are cooking sprays fat-free? A: Since cooking spray oils are made of vegetable oils, they do contain fat. However, the spray cans produce a portion so small that the fat content in a standard serving is insignificant. More...

Crowns Can Save Teeth

Views OnDental Health

If you have a badly decayed or damaged tooth, your dentist may recommend a crown to save the tooth and make it properly functional again. The tooth will have to be X-rayed first to find out if it can be saved. More...

Stroke Risk Cut By Phys-Ed

High levels of physical activity, such as running, swimming or heavy gardening during leisure time can reduce your risk of stroke, according to a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Vitamin E Could Be Risky

Although people who take at least 400 IU (international units) of vitamin E per day from supplements may be at a slightly increased risk for premature death, more than 11% of American adults do so, according to a report by researchers from the Center More...

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