New doctors focus on healthier living Americans spend boatloads of money on medical care — roughly twice as much, per capita, as other industrialized democracies. And what do they get in return? Shorter lives and poorer health. Accordi...
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By John Webster McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Integrative medicine: Food purity In the United States, we like to think that the foods we purchase are not only free from contaminants and toxins, but also contain what the label states. If a food is labeled “organic,” we hope tha...
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BY DRS. KAY JUDGE And MAXINE BARISH-WREDEN McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Keeping the Pulse Gersh Lundberg, of Lundberg Medical Imaging at 2421 Broadway, has been certified as a federally approved “B” Reader by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Lundberg demonstrat...
Mercury opponents push for shifts in dentistry CHICAGO — Silver tooth fillings have been placed in the mouths of Americans since before the Civil War, an inexpensive, durable and reliable material that helped form the foundation of modern denti...
Apr 22, 2013 | 0 | 5 |
BY PETER FROST and ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Unhealthy workers face higher premiums If you’re overweight, have high blood pressure, smoke or are diabetic, your employer may soon require you to improve your health, get counseling on the issue or pay a fine, especially if you work f...
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By Kate Santich McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun