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A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that taking daily shots of liraglutide (marketed as Saxenda) can help overweight or obese patients lose weight — a lot of it.
With the Fourth of July a day away, summer is in full swing here in Eastern Washington. And for lucky Walla Wallans, it’s a time to kick back and enjoy the open road or the friendly skies.
WASHINGTON — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men.
WASHINGTON — Would you know what to do if you see someone collapse, not breathing — a loved one at home, a co-worker at the office, a stranger on the street? Far too many Americans die of cardiac arrest, and now a major new report urges a national campaign to improve survival in part by making sure more bystanders know how to help.
An Alzheimer’s class for family and caregivers of people with dementia, will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. starting July 14 at Walla Walla General Hospital, 1025 S. Second Ave.
If you pay for good health insurance, shouldn’t you be able to afford the medicine you need?
The American Red Cross will be conducting the following blood drives in July, as the need for blood increases during the summer months.
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.
An X-ray in the living room. A rapid blood test. A peek into pill bottles and refrigerators. The humble house call can accomplish a lot — and now research suggests that tailoring it to some of Medicare’s frailest patients can improve their care while cutting costs.
Medicaid patients as well as those with no insurance can get treated at the dental clinic at Family Medical Center on Rose Street, too.