Imperial Valley News
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 21:28
- Written by AHA
Washington, DC - Marijuana use may result in cardiovascular-related complications - even death - among young and middle-aged adults, according to a French study reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 21:09
- Written by APA
Washington, DC - Despite the rebound in the U.S. economy and an improving job market, nearly 1 in 4 workers say they don’t trust their employer and only about half believe their employer is open and upfront with them, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2014 Work and Well-Being Survey.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 21:03
- Written by NIH
Washington, DC - An inexpensive glaucoma drug, when added to a weight loss plan, can improve vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:34
- Written by Duska Anastasijevic
Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:07
- Written by Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.
Scottsdale, Arizona - It's been a while since we talked about having a survivor care plan to organize your diagnosis, treatment and follow-up plan.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:02
- Written by Mayo Clinic Health Letter
Rochester, Minnesota - Recurrent dizzy spells shouldn’t be dismissed, according to the April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Any recurrent, sudden, severe attacks or prolonged episodes of dizziness, faintness, light-headedness or vertigo can signal underlying disorders and warrant a visit to the doctor.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 19:11
- Written by Sharon Theimer
Rochester, Minnesota - Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a leading cause of respiratory failure after surgery. Patients who develop the lung disorder postoperatively are at higher risk of dying in the hospital, and those who survive the syndrome may still bear its physical effects years later. A Mayo Clinic-led study is helping physicians better identify patients most at risk, the first step toward preventing this dangerous and costly surgical complication.
- Created on Saturday, 26 April 2014 19:08
- Written by Dana Sparks
Rochester, Minnesota - Heroin is cheap, easily obtainable and on the rise as a killer across the nation. Because it is so cheap, heroin abuse is being seen in younger people and more people in the middle class. Experts say oxycontin use can easily lead to heroin addiction as it costs costs a fourth as much. Parents, friends and colleagues should be aware of the symptoms of heroin use, especially if they suspect or know that a person has used illegal drugs or prescription painkillers before:
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