FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers 
FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers
Very soon it could be more difficult to get prescriptions for drugs containing hydrocodone in combination with other pain relievers. After more than two days […]
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Heart-healthy apps
Ever thought about checking your heart rate with your camera phone? “Cool” may not save lives, but these apps use nifty technology to keep you heart-healthy. Here’s a review of three apps.
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 […]
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart 
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart
When it comes to matters of the heart, experts say marriage is a good thing.
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 […]
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval 
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval
A new weapon in the fight against flu has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The novel new vaccine, coined Flublok, […]
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 […]