Articles for Tag: "Advocate Health Care"

New nasty stomach bug traveling across US 
New nasty stomach bug traveling across US
If the flu wasn’t enough to contend with this year, a nasty norovirus bug is making its way across the country, according to the national […]
Patient readmission a troubling trend 
Patient readmission a troubling trend
Once you leave the hospital after treatment, the last thing you want is a return visit. But scores of people end up back at the […]
Cancer deaths decline, but a long way to go 
Cancer deaths decline, but a long way to go
Cancer deaths have declined 20 percent in the last two decades. And while that’s good news, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reminds us that we […]
Depression linked to concussions in football players 
Depression linked to concussions in football players
Depression is far more common among retired pro football players than people of the same age who didn’t spend years getting their heads banged around […]
Visiting the hospital this flu season? Phone first 
Visiting the hospital this flu season? Phone first
Putting safety first, hospitals restrict visitors during crushing flu season.
New food safety rules, first in decades 
New food safety rules, first in decades
For the first time in decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposed sweeping food safety rules. In response to recent deadly outbreaks, the new rules would require […]
After Sandy Hook, the facts about Asperger’s syndrome 
After Sandy Hook, the facts about Asperger’s syndrome
In the wake of the recent school shootings in Connecticut, questions have been raised about the connection between the shooter’s violent behavior and his diagnosis […]