Extra preoperative consultations for Medicare patients about to have cataract surgery have increased rapidly, a University of Washington researcher has found, but the referrals, which incur additional charges, are often for healthy patients who don’t need the evaluations.
Water fitness is fluid; it can customize itself to your abilities whether you can swim or not.
WASHINGTON — Some of the nation’s largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.
I am to the point that when I hear the word “tone” I twitch.
WASHINGTON — Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation’s top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday — even as they stressed that the tests aren’t for everyone.
NEW YORK — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.
Women spent about 66 percent of their waking day in sedentary behavior, about 9.7 hours a day.
The phrase “we’ve found something unexpected” is the kind of broadside a patient or research subject should never have to hear for the first time after the discovery is made.
CHICAGO — ‘Tis the season — for heart attacks?
Studies have shown that 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Sadly, though, only 8 percent of those actually achieve their resolution.
WALLA WALLA — The Hope in Motion Pilates Class for Cancer Survivors will start an eight-week session on Jan. 15, with 4:30-5:30 p.m. classes on Wednesdays and Fridays.
WALLA WALLA — Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 628 Lincoln St., will host a 13-week video and support seminar featuring experts on grief recovery.
WAITSBURG — A Waitsburg High School student is using her senior project to take aim at diabetes.
NEW YORK — Older women spend two-thirds of their day not moving around, generally getting up every half-hour for periods of movement, according to a study designed to help researchers understand patterns of sedentary behavior.
As you get older, every time you misplace your wallet or can’t remember why you walked into the kitchen, you may wonder: Is this a sign of dementia?
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