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Cardiologist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberDo you remember the last time your blood pressure was checked and what the numbers were? While knowing your blood pressure numbers is important, it’s also good to know what those numbers mean and if you should take action to help lower them....
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure. From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
Janet Purcell Johnson, age 102, died last week at Westminster Towers in Orlando, but she led a full life, friends and family say. She went to clown school in her 80s, said one friend, and she squeezed into a swimsuit and climbed on stage for a skit in...
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The Hartford CourantUntil it happened to him, Itzhak Brook, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Georgetown University School of Medicine, didn't think much about the problem of misdiagnosis. That was before doctors at a Maryland hospital repeatedly told Brook his...
AP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — New research is challenging medical guidelines that say people with a heart-zapping device in their chests should avoid intense sports like basketball and soccer in favor of golf or bowling. Lots of patients ignore that take-it-...
At a time when so many cruise lines are being villified — some deservedly — I would like to voice my experience with the Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines. On April 28, on the first day of our planned cruise on the Caribbean, my...
Fred Y. Sasaki put on a red tie and his gray suit. He was not a man who typically dressed up, but tonight was special. At 80 years old, Sasaki had built a successful career as a dry cleaner. He had just spent the day with his grandson. And now he was...
Staff WriterDr. Benjamin Lehr remembers a time when El Centro stopped at Adams Avenue and the Imperial Valley convalescent home was at the end of the farmland. That is how long Lehr has practiced medicine in the Valley, for 50 years. On average Lehr said he sees...
The only thing less pleasant than a stay in the hospital is having to go right back there to deal with complications. And experts say it happens all too often. One in 8 elderly patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSoon, those in certain areas of Jessamine County will have the power to save someone’s life if necessary — no training required. Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services has purchased seven automated external defibrillators (AEDs) it...
Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
The terrorist bombings and subsequent manhunt in Boston last month left four innocent people dead and many more injured. But the stress caused by these tragic events could adversely affect the health of a much wider population. The citywide shutdown, the...
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