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New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

Telehealth, in all its forms, has become an important tool for both medical professionals and their patients.

August 22, 2014 3:52 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, yet many do not know it. Early signs are hard to detect and are easily missed.

December 31, 2013 12:20 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am

Involuntary nervous system plays role in hypertension

People know that maintaining a healthy weight goes hand-in-hand with maintaining a healthy life. But how diet and exercise interact with complex body systems is not always clear, even to doctors.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
Shaking the salt habit

Shaking the salt habit

Salt is an important part of our diet. Along with water, it's the one thing we can't live without. But too much salt can quickly become too much of a good thing. Here's how to keep your daily salt intake at the recommended level.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am

Strokes are rising fast among young, middle-aged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Strokes are rising dramatically among young and middle-aged Americans while dropping in older people, a sign that the obesity epidemic may be starting to shift the age burden of the disease.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am

Study: A heart-healthy lifestyle isn't so easy

CHICAGO | Only two of 17,820 participants studied met all seven ideal factors for a heart-healthy lifestyle, according to a study released at this month's meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago.

November 29, 2010 12:00 am
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