| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Less than a week after the American Heart Assn. and the nation's cardiologists issued guidelines that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication, the guidelines have been faulted for overestimating patients' risk of heart...
| Nov 19, 2013
In more than half of Connecticut's emergency rooms, the waiting time to see a health-care provider exceeds the national average of 28 minutes.
The average wait can stretch to an hour or more at Rockville General, Manchester Memorial, Bridgeport,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Some of the illnesses reported at Edison Middle School in Wheaton this week were caused by the norovirus, a contagious virus that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain, according to the DuPage County Health Department.
| Nov 18, 2013
And so it is agreed. The James Sistrunk street name will extend beyond northwest Fort Lauderdale's historic black community.
City commissioners earlier this month unanimously decided to include the black physician's name on 6th Street signs from Andrews...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Nov 18 (Reuters) - Physicians Realty Trust :
* Provides $6.9 million in secured mezzanine loan secured by
interests in two
leading specialty hospitals and acquires options to acquire
the hospitals in
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* Further company...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:21 PM
HOUSTON — A federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect immediately, lifting an injunction Thursday that had suspended much of the law.
The decision came three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is set to double under new guidelines unveiled Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Assn.
The goal of prescribing statins to as many as 70 million people is...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate the head of a doctors group that promotes his signature healthcare law to be the next U.S. surgeon general, the White House said on Thursday, shortly after Obama proposed a "fix" for the latest...
| Nov 11, 2013
Curious about your cholesterol level? Could you be pregnant? Is your blood glucose stable?
The answers to these questions are just a lab test away. And you don't have to go to your doctor to get them. For several years now, both Riverside Health...