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9 Real Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

If you, like 50 million other Americans, suffer from this perennial pest, you probably think you've tried it all.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hay Fever, Health, Allergy, Acupuncture, Inflammation

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mental Help Net

Elderly African-Americans May Have Higher Alzheimer's Burden

Older African-Americans may be disproportionately burdened by Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs .


Related Topix: African-American, Alzheimer's, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mental Help Net

AAFP Provides Tips to Address Patients' Vaccine Concerns

Physicians remain the biggest influence on whether patients get vaccinated, and must be prepared to address patients' reservations, according to an article published in the March/April issue of Family Practice Management .


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Nursing, Medicine


New Fusion Technology Increases Prostate Cancer Detection Accuracy to 97 Percent

Urologists at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to offer a powerful new tool for visualizing and monitoring the prostate in men who have high prostate-specific antigen levels and in detecting prostate cancer more accurately.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Urology

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Southtown Star

Organ donation campaign pushed at JJC

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White talks about organ donation during a news conference Friday at Joliet Junior College.



Specialty Pharmacy Presents Opportunities for Hospitals, Health Systems

As the nation's spend on specialty medications continues to grow, hospitals and health systems are pursuing the patient care and revenue opportunities that come from integrating a specialty pharmacy.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014


CMGRN: a web server for constructing multilevel gene regulatory...

With integration of such ChIP-based and other high-throughput information, it would be dedicated to dissecting cross-interactions among multilevel regulators, genes and biological functions.


Related Topix: World News, Hong Kong, Biology, Science, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, China

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

4 Magnificent Orthopedic Knee Surgeons Who Practice in ASCs

Here are four magnificent orthopedic knee surgeons who practice in ambulatory surgery centers.


Related Topix: Gulf Breeze, FL, Sports Medicine, Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina


Stroke risk higher among young adults with insomnia

The link between insomnia and stroke was especially strong in young adults, who were up to eight times more likely to suffer a stroke if they had insomnia.


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Health Insurance

Battle Diabetes

Sleep apnea linked to high blood sugar levels

The severity of sleep apnea is linked to blood sugar levels, according to a new study from the European Lung Foundation.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Endothelial 6-Phosphofructo-2-Kinase/Fructose-2, 6-Bisphosphatase,...

From the Vascular Biology Center, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy , Cancer Center , and Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology , Medical College of Georgia and Departments of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, and Neurology , Georgia Regents University, Augusta; Drug Discovery Center, Key Laboratory of Chemical ... (more)


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, Texas A&M University

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Cardiology

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Daily Record

Study: 2 percent of U.S. has new hips, knees

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.


Related Topix: Arthritis, Health, Hip Replacement

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

Israel's Home Front Command visits with the Illinois National Guard in Chicago

A delegation of senior officers of Israel's Home Front Command, led by Major General Eyal Eizenberg, visited Chicago this week as guests of the Illinois National Guard.


Related Topix: Prison, Illinois

Wed Mar 26, 2014

AHRQ Innovations Exchange

Social Workers Support Outpatients in Dealing With Psychosocial...

Through Rush University Medical Center's Ambulatory Integration of the Medical and Social program, master's-level social workers support primary care and specialty clinic patients in addressing psychosocial, functional, and environmental factors that influence their physical health and well-being.


Related Topix: La Grange, IL

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Town Talk

Joint Study: Two percent of Americans have new hips, knees, says report

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.


Related Topix: Arthritis, Health, Hip Replacement

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Doc Who Wanted to Feel Good Traded Drugs for Sex on Craigslist

OAK PARK, IL - Three years ago, Wilmette Police arrested Dr. Joshua Baron, a pediatric neurologist, and accused him of bartering drugs for sex on Craigslist.


Related Topix: Oak Park, IL, Wilmette, IL

Sun Mar 23, 2014

USA Today

Claiming medical deductions harder than you think

Medical expenses are deductible for U.S. taxpayers. But unfortunately, the typical American won't qualify for a deduction even if they keep impeccable tax records.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Mar 21, 2014

CBS Local

Doctor Pleads Guilty To Trading Drugs For Sex

A suspended doctor once affiliated with three Chicago hospitals pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of distributing prescription drugs in exchange for sex in 2009.


Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, Drug Enforcement Administration, Cook County, IL

CBS News

More drug-resistant infections seen in children

While still rare, the bacteria are being found more often in children of all ages, especially those who are 1 to 5 years old, the study found.