Nutrition Quiz: Fast-food choices The Men’s Health magazine-inspired “Eat This, Not That” franchise of books is the gift that keeps on giving for people who like to eat out but not bulk up. The 2011 edition was recently released. T...
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By Sam McManis McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Needing a C-section? WASHINGTON — New advice for pregnant women: If you’re getting a C-section, special inflating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a blood clot. Hospitals already use these compression ...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
BY LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated PressAssociated Press
Video helps VA patients cut long doctor trips ORLANDO, Fla. — Jon Yeitrakis used to drive almost an hour each way to see his psychiatrist at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Orlando, Fla. Now, the Kissimmee, Fla., resident and former Marine me...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 | 7 |
By Andrew Doughman McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Flu shots in stock, recommended early Even before summer fades to fall, doctors and public health workers agree now is the time for a flu shot. “The recommendation is different this year,” Dr. John Cecil of Lourdes RediCare said. “With...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
By Alan Reed email@example.comThe Paducah Sun
Long-term care can add up fast Have you thought, really thought, about the cost of long-term health care? Like an assisted-living home or nursing home? Assisted-living prices run about $3,000 a month. A nursing home is a stagger...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 | 6 |
By Jane Glenn Haas McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
New data spill shows risk of online health records SAN FRANCISCO — Until recently, medical files belonging to nearly 300,000 Californians sat unsecured on the Internet for the entire world to see. There were insurance forms, Social Security numbers...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 | 7 |
BY JORDAN ROBERTSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Heart screening is recommended for newborns LOS ANGELES — Before newborns leave the hospital, they should receive a simple, pain-free test to check for signs of congenital heart disease, one of the most common types of birth defects, accordi...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 | 3 |
By Shari Roan McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun