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A New Ankle Brings a New Outlook on Life Total ankle replacements restore mobility, end crippling pain. By Rich Ellis C.E. “Butch” Davidson, 70 and a Salem resident, loved to dance with his wife at the Moose Lodge. In fact, it’s...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Dr. Daniel Meng, of the Memorial Advanced Cardiovascular Institute, will present a free lecture on peripheral artery disease from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pfeil Innovation Center, 420 N. Niles Ave. A heart-friendly meal will also...
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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The average person with multiple diseased arteries in the heart does slightly better following coronary artery bypass surgery than after having stents inserted, a new study suggests, but the optimal procedure varies by patient....
Summit Health is offering two screening dates in April to help people at risk determine their vascular health status. The cost will be $25 for each screening test. Screenings will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Waynesboro Hospital, 501 E....
Attention smokers: Have you been putting off quitting because you’re afraid you’ll gain weight? Do you tell yourself that those extra pounds will be just as damaging to your heart as cigarettes? A new study says it’s time to get real and...
Contributing writerFebruary is the month devoted to matters of the heart, so it’s a great time to consider the health of this vital organ. Heart disease once was mostly associated with men, but today it is the No. 1 killer of women, accounting for half a million...
Nephrologists are only too familiar with dialysis patients challenged by disabilities and myriad health issues. But a recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that a simple quiz to determine how well dialysis patients perform daily living tasks...
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than half a million dollars as part of a $95 million national settlement against a Connecticut pharmaceutical company. Kelly said the settlement resolves allegations that...
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood. A recent government...
email@example.comBefore you place your foot in that salon's pedicure basin, remember to ask the right questions and save yourself a trip to the doctor. Bacteria and fungi from unsanitary salons can cause major health risks, according to the South Dakota Cosmetology...
County coronerIn my last column, I described peripheral arterial disease (PAD), which is a condition affecting the arteries, especially of the legs. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a condition affecting the veins. While PAD takes years to develop, DVT can develop...
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