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Recall: CRF Frozen Foods Expands to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products
By Madhu Devireddy In News Posted May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Below is the full statement released by the FDA May 2, 2016. The FDA is expanding the recall to include all frozen vegetable and fruit products produced by CRF Frozen Foods due to possible health risks. To know more about the recall please read the article below & proceed to the link provided. The following […]
Retired Couples May Need $240,000 for Health Care
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
AP – May 9, 2012   Couples retiring this year can expect their medical bills throughout retirement to cost 4 percent more than those who retired a year ago, according to an annual projection released Wednesday by Fidelity Investments. The estimated $240,000 that a newly retired couple will need to cover health care expenses reflects […]
FDA Issues Warning on Controversial MS Treatment
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
HealthNews Daily – May 10, 2012   Doctors and patients need to be aware of the potential risk of injuries and death associated with an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis called liberation therapy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in an alert issued Thursday. Liberation therapy is used to treat chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency […]
Arthritis Pill From Pfizer Wins Support of U.S. Panel
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
New York Times – May 9, 2012   A federal advisory panel recommended approval on Wednesday of a rheumatoid arthritis pill that could offer patients an alternative to the injectable medicines already on the market, but several members expressed concern about safety and urged the Food and Drug Administration to require rigorous follow-up studies. The arthritis advisory committee voted 8 to […]
Is Sunscreen Flammable?
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
New York Times – June 6, 2012   News that a Massachusetts man suffered severe burns while using a backyard grill — just after applying sunscreen spray — has raised new fears about sunscreen products. But dermatologists and burn experts called it a freak occurrence caused not by the sunscreen itself, but by the fact […]
US Liver Transplants Declining
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
Health.com – May 22, 2012   The number of liver transplants in the United States has decreased since 2006, a new study finds. Researchers said one reason for the decline is that harvesting livers after cardiac death has become more commonplace, and many of those livers end up being discarded after doctors determine the organs […]
Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children ResistsTreatment
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes, and a new study adds another worry: the disease progresses more rapidly in children than in adults and is harder to treat. “It’s […]
Rare Meningitis Cases at 26 in 5 States, 4 Deaths
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
An outbreak of a rare and deadly form of meningitis has now sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections mostly for back pain, health officials said Wednesday. Four people have died, and more cases are expected. Eighteen of the cases of fungal meningitis are in Tennessee where a Nashville clinic received the […]
Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It Or Not
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Eat no wheat. That is the core, draconian commandment of a gluten-free diet, a prohibition that excises wide swaths of American cuisine — cupcakes, pizza, bread and macaroni and cheese, to name a few things. For the approximately one-in-a-hundred Americans who have a serious condition called celiac disease, that is an indisputably wise medical directive. Now medical […]
Migraine Triggers & How to Avoid Them
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
What causes a migraine is still a mystery, but doctors are aware of a variety of factors that have been shown to initiate migraines. These factors are called triggers, and for people with migraines, avoiding them may be the only way to avoid a migraine. Each person’s triggers will be different. For some migraine sufferers, […]
How Extra Pounds are Hurting your Wallet
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
The more people weigh, the higher their health care costs, a new study finds. The findings may give people another reason to pledge to shed excess pounds next year, the Duke University researchers said. The investigators analyzed the body mass index (BMI) — an estimate of body fat based on height and weight — and […]
Medicare to Cover More Mental Health Costs
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
For decades, older adults with depression, anxiety and other psychological conditions have received unequal treatment under Medicare. The program paid a smaller share of the bill for therapy from psychiatrists, psychologists or clinical social workers than it did for medical services. And Medicare imposed strict lifetime limits on stays in psychiatric hospitals, although no such […]

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