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 stag...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
By Jane Glenn Haas McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Knowing signs of vascular disease may save lives A 58-year-old Lone Oak man celebrated what he called his fourth birthday on Aug. 18 at Western Baptist Hospital. Dennis Rittenberry observed his survival of a massive heart attack that stopped h...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 | 14 |
By Alan Reed email@example.comThe Paducah Sun
Playground germ patrol The kids may have a blast at those fast-food restaurant playgrounds — but so did kids the day before, and the day before and the day before. So who’s making sure they’re kept clean? There are no...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
By Daniela Hernandez McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
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 | 2 |
By Shari Roan McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Do-it-yourself battle treatments helps save lives CHICAGO — When Army Ranger Leroy Petry’s hand was blown off by a grenade as he was saving his comrades in battle, he knew just what to do. He used his remaining hand to twist a tourniquet around hi...
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 | 3 |
BY LINDSEY TANNER Associated PressAssociated Press