Betty Sue Bailey, 77, has lost a few inches since her diagnosis about 10 years ago with osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease. But she’s standing up to the disease with help from the Arthritis Foundation exercise program at the Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Centers.
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The phone calls keep coming. Frequently the callers are angry. Often they’re crying.
I once knew a girl in her early 20s who blew her rotator cuff shampooing her hair. How could that happen? She wasn”;t lifting or performing out-of-the-ordinary tasks.
Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems. The analysis suggests the world’s No. 1 cause of cancer deaths isn’t as lethal as doctors once thought.
Getting out of your seat and jumping around is a low-tech way of getting the heart pumping and the body moving. That is the first step to getting in shape. Get moving. Plain and simple.
When you read the opening to the Nov. 8 “Dear Patient” letter that Tracey Brierly and some others received from the KE Medical Group, you realize that it embodies the weirdness surrounding the group’s very public demise.
Las Vegas dentist Lee Turner knows it happened — that he drove his Ford Escape into a light pole just more than a year ago.
Improved, but far short of the ultimate goal. That was how new numbers from Nevada’s health insurance exchange looked on Friday. Almost 5,000 Nevadans have confirmed qualified health plan selections through the marketplace.
“Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but health officials say they are not healthy, citing that more than a dozen people who became ill after consuming them.
An agreement between Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada ensures that families of children with cancer benefit from a more consolidated system for pediatric cancer treatment, executives with both organizations say.