Health News Brief: 9 Nasty Things To Throw Away Today, Diabetes Can Be Fought In Communities: Study Says, Aging Poorly: Another Act Of Baby Boomer Rebellion American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

April 30. 2013   

Aging Poorly: Another Act Of Baby Boomer Rebellion
Baby boomers have a reputation for being addicted to exercise and obsessed with eating well. But that story didnít jibe with what physician Dana E. King and his colleagues see walking through the door of their family practice every day in Morgantown, W. Va.
Source: NPR Read More

CT Scans May Predict Heart Disease Better Than Existing Tests For Some Patients
Even if cholesterol tests and blood pressure readings donít signal heart trouble, a CT scan could raise red flags.
Source: Radiology Read More

Diabetes Can Be Fought In Communities, Study Says
Type II diabetes can be effectively fought in the communities where people live, not just in clinical settings, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
Source: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Read More

9 Nasty Things to Throw Away Today
Spring Cleaning? Watch this slideshow from AARP to find out which 9 items you do not want to have in your home!
Source: AARP View Slideshow

Could My Child Have a Mold Allergy?
Tyler Trovato loves his peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with a glass of milk, but if he diverges from that and only a handful of other foods, the 6-year-old goes into a fit of vomiting and lethargy so severe that he has to go to the emergency room.
Source: Philly.com Read More



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