Diesel Exhaust Exposure Increases Risk of Lung Cancer

High levels of diesel exhaust significantly increase the risk of lung cancer among miners that are exposed on a regular basis, according to a new government research study conducted by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. If you are worried about your risk for lung cancer due to a high degree of exposure to diesel exhaust there are many healthcare resources and clinics available that you can contact immediately. Occupational medicine Tyler Texas specialists, who are committed to providing comprehensive patient care for almost any work injury, for example, operate an occupational injury … Continue reading

 

Painkillers No Longer Just for Cancer Patients

Before the mid 1990’s, painkillers made from opiates were used solely for cancer, postoperative care or when a patient was on their death bed. However, all that changed about 15 years ago, when painkillers began to become more mainstream and more demanded. The truth is opiates are very powerfully and were exactly what the healthcare industry was looking for when the term “pain management” began to become more commonplace as well. However, over the last year, pain management and car accident injury specialists, for example, have had to be extra-cautious about prescribing painkillers in light of new regulations and health concerns … Continue reading

 

FDA Warns of Another False Cancer Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an warning to all healthcare professionals about another counterfeit cancer drug that has been purchased by medical practices in the United States. The drug, which is of foreign origin, has managed to make its way into the healthcare system, putting patients and doctors at risk of both legal and health problems. No doctor treating patients for cancer wants to face the legalities of issuing false cancer drugs, which can become serious felonies. Criminal defense lawyer Silver Spring experts, for example, do everything to help free their clients from criminal charges; however, it … Continue reading

 

The Organic Rage May Not Be All that Healthy

Almost seven years later after the United States federal government began its certification for organic food the industry took off for the better or for the worse. In one way it’s relieving to see people being health conscious about what they eat. On the other hand it’s disturbing to see what people will actually buy into and what businesses can get away with. Now just because it is labeled organic doesn’t mean that it’s a healthy food option, especially when processed foods have the label “organic”. Diet doctor specialists, for example, are helping their patients to learn the real value of … Continue reading

 

Aspirin May Prevent Cancer, Says Study

A daily regime of aspirin has been linked to reducing the risk of a number of cancers and to the prevention of tumor growth and spreading, according to new studies published on Tuesday. However, taking aspiring on a regular basis has not been promoted due to the negative side effects and health risks such as gastrointestinal bleeding. Additionally, pain management San Marcos specialists, and other pain management clinics alike that are committed to healing chronic pain, have a found a number of effective, healthy, and non-medicated approaches to relieving pain such as trigger point injections and soft tissue injections. The … Continue reading

 

Faulty Defibrillators Raise Concern

Problems with defibrillator are beginning to trouble the heart device industry, and of course the patients that use them. After a series of cases of malfunction, there is some serious doubt about whether there are adequate and sufficient control and safety checks or if the Food and Drug Administration needs to impose stricter regulations. The purpose of a defibrillator is to monitor a patient’s heart rate and send out an electrical jolt when it detects a fatal heart rhythm in order to restore normal beating. Working with faulty defibrillators would be against many health experts’ principals such as cardiologist in … Continue reading

 

Losing Biodiversity: A Loss to Our Health and to Humanity

While it seems that there has been more focus and concern placed on the environment, we still continue to underestimate the value of biodiversity. Most concerning, there are not strong attempts to slow the countless and irreversible actions that industries and individuals take every day which directly affect biodiversity. Although we often hear about crimes towards humanity and the need for criminal defense lawyer silver spring experts, for example, we don’t often hear about the death and extinction of species every day.  In order for that to happen, people need to be informed about exactly what they are losing. The … Continue reading

 

Is Alcohol Good for Your Heart?

Alcohol may help prevent heart attacks according to a new study. While it has long been assumed that moderate alcohol consumption can help fight heart disease, this new study reveals how an alcoholic drink a day can help strength a man’s health.  Despite scientific evidence it may still be hard to believe that it is a good idea to encourage certain patients to drink alcohol, even in moderation. Preventive cardiology Aventuraexperts, for example, dedicated to promoting heart health among their patients, share various resources on heart health with their patients, including recommendations for the American Heart Association, who caution against … Continue reading

 

Overweight Doctors Less Likely to Treat Obesity

Doctors that are overweight are less likely to work through diet and exercise issues with patients compared to other physicians that are at a healthy weight, according to a recent study. As obesity rates continue to rise in the United states as well as the associated health risks for diabetes and heart disease, we need to pay attention to why obesity levels continue to grow, despite our continued efforts to reduce them. Dallas weight loss experts, for example, at Fast Weight Loss are on the forefront of fighting obesity with their specially designed medical programs for healthy and effective weight … Continue reading

 

Statins May Make Exercise More Difficult, Says Study

It has been well-known by health experts, physicians, and scientists that statins produce muscle aches and fatigue in patients. However, many patients that are prescribed statins are unaware that this medication produces more pronounced muscles aches and fatigue in people that exercise. Cardiologists in Florida at the Cardiovascular Institute of Northwest Florida, leaders in providing comprehensive cardiovascular care for our patients, for example, work to inform and empower patients so that they are actively participate in their cardiovascular care. Making patients aware of the side effects of taking statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug prescribed for preventing stroke and heart attack, which are … Continue reading

 

Stomach Bacterium May Contribute to Diabetes, Says Study

It is well-known fact that unhealthy diets, inactivity, being overweight, and genetics put us at risk for Type 2 diabetes; however, we are still looking for other reasons and possible risk factors for diabetes. While, weight loss Dallas specialists, who help patients get on the fast track to health and weight loss, can help fight against the well-known risk factors of diabetes, a new case study presents an interesting theory about another risk factor for this disease, that a healthy life style may combat as well. New research is now building evidence that a stomach bacterium present in ulcers may … Continue reading

 

Is Outsourcing a Good Idea in Hospitals?

Over the last decade, medical work is being outsourced due to staff shortages, and the constant need in the industry to work around the clock. Radiologists, for example, in hospitals across the country needed a solution to being woken up in the middle of the night with an emergency. Instead, using radiologists in another time zone helped solve the problem of the limited hours doctors can physically work in one day. Medical debt collection and billing services is another large area for outsourcing in hospitals where there is only so much the staff on hand can handle. This is all … Continue reading

 

FDA Warns Diabetes Risks from Statins

Patients in the United States are overdosing on cholesterol-lowering statins, according to an op-ed article recently published in the New York Times, entitled “The Diabetes Dilemma for Statin Users” The Food and Drug Administration is also voicing concerns over the long list of side effects associated with statins and the high health risks, including diabetes and memory loss. Leaders in heart disease treatment and prevention, such as Florida cardiologists at Cardiovascular Institute of Northwest Florida, must work with patients on finding the safest option for curing and preventing heart disease. Considering the risks, statins may not be the best option. … Continue reading

 

Diabetes Patients at Higher Risk for Disc Disease, Says Study

Diabetes mellitus puts patients at a higher risk for developing lumbar spinal stenosis, according to a study conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University. Degenerative disc disease mn experts at Twin Cities Pain Clinic, have been treating patients for lower back pain and helping them return to their routine daily activities or recreation. Back pain is a major problem in the United States, and is the second most common neurological aliment in the country. Patients with diabetes, another very common problem in the United States, need to pay extra close attention to back pain, as diabetes is a disease that … Continue reading

 

Are Asthma and Diabetes Related in Children?

Asthma is a common respiratory disease in children and can often cause complications in the life of a child by limiting physical activity and increasing sensibility to cold, allergens, and emotional stress. Children with asthma need special care and according to pediatric pulmonologist experts at Rocky Mountain, childhood asthma is a leading cause of missed school and activities. Childhood diabetes is becoming another disease common among children that in many cases is very severe and problematic. The Mayo Clinic reports that type 1 diabetes can disturb almost every major organ in a child’s body, including the heart, blood vessels, nerves, … Continue reading

 

Painkillers Abuse Major Cause of Death Among Youth

Abuse of prescription painkillers is now considered a serious problem in the United States and they are now believed to be second to marijuana as the most abused drug among teenagers and adolescents. For this reason along with other health care concerns, pain management clinics and specialists are moving away from pain medication as much as possible.  Chronic pain and physical therapy Dallas health professionals, for example, at Accuhealth, use an integrative approach that includes physical therapy and chiropractic care, to treating pain such that medication is not the only and most importance method for pain relief. According to United … Continue reading

 

One Woman Tells How She Regrets Eating Her Placenta

We have all heard about it, but what do people think that actually do it? According to some studies, placenta is believes to ward off post-partum depression and enhance recovery, however, evidence directly showing this assumption is lacking. Continue reading

 

Processed Food: The Business of Making Money, Not Food

Processed food, like pringles, are exactly what diet doctor Dallas specialists and health experts are trying to move the American public away from. Continue reading

 

Children Are Sugar Overloaded, Says Study

Sugar consumption among children is off the charts, according to a recently published report from the National Center for Health Statistics. Continue reading

 

Is it Safe to Get Botox While Pregnant or Nursing?

Botox manufacturer recommend that botox not be administered to either pregnant women or nursing mothers. Continue reading

 

Strict Controls Placed on Painkiller Prescriptions

New strict controls that are designed to closely monitor painkiller prescriptions have been put in place to make sure that doctors do not over-prescribe this highly addictive group of drugs known as opioids. According to an article in the New York Times yesterday, some doctors are finding it very hard to work under these new conditions as painkillers are the most commonly prescribed class of medications in the United States. In fact, over the last ten years, painkiller prescriptions have quadrupled. Personal injury doctor Tyler Texas specialists at CareFirst work under the principle that opioids are powerful drugs and they … Continue reading

 

Online Prescriptions for Addictive Painkillers Halted in California

Online prescriptions for painkillers that have addictive properties have become a serious threat, according to an article published yesterday in the New York Times about an Oakland pharmacy that had issued over 5,000 online prescriptions before their license was revoked. Due to the highly addictive nature of pain killers and their focus on numbing symptoms rather than healing them, pain management specialists are veering away from them. Pain management and workers compensation Dallas specialists, for example, offer a comprehensive approach that includes physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, and even monitoring the psychological effects of pain. Such an approach is focused more … Continue reading

 

Nonprofit Works to Optimize Quality of Medical Care and Costs

For many decades, doctors have been faced with the challenge of prioritizing patient care and the exorbitant medical costs. According to a New York Times article in the Well section, over twenty years ago, the managed care movement took off in efforts to dramatically reduce medical bills and expenses The problem continues as the need to partner with the medical industry goes ever more apparent. The fact is that the healthcare industry is complex, expensive, and one where costs are difficult to cut AR Logix, Inc., for example, an industry leader in partnering with medical providers and hospitals in their … Continue reading

 

Statins Have Cognitive Effects

Some patients experience memory loss while taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs statins, according to a recent article in the Well section of the New York Times. Statins are the most prescribed drugs in the world. They lower risk for heart attack and stroke. Florida cardiologists, for example, help their patients reduce treat heart disease in the safest way possible through both invasive and noninvasive treatments. While statins are highly effective for people at risk for cardiovascular problems, they come with some high risks for other health conditions, including diabetes, muscle pain, and cognitive side effects. According to the article in the … Continue reading

 

Canada May Remove OxyContin from the Drug Market

The highly controversial prescription drug, OxyContin may soon be removed by the Canadian drug market, according to a news articles published recently in Canada.com Given the highly addictive nature of the drug, its removal may cause a number of problems for pains dealing with acute and chronic pain. Pain management doctors NJ specialist, Dr. Hector Lopez, MD, CSCS, FAAPMR for many reasons treats chronic pain in least invasive way possible. Pain medications are addictive and generally only relieve the symptoms of pain and do not deal with the source it. According to this news report, OxyContin, is known as “Hillbilly … Continue reading

 

Healthy Doctors, Healthy Patients

Research continues to show that doctors that have healthy lifestyles and practice healthful behaviors such as exercising, using sunscreen and obtaining from smoking are more likely to help patients do the same. Diet doctor Dallas team of weight loss and nutrition specialists has led their patients to successful and long-term health by teaching healthy habits and practices. Additionally, research also shows that doctors that are overweight are less likely to help obese patients lose weight. A study on this tendency was published less month in the journal Obesity. According to New York Times article on eating healthy, Dr. Matt Everett, … Continue reading

 

States Joining to Restrict Tanning Bed Use by Minors

Now eighteen states will be passing restrictions on the use of indoor tanning devices for individuals under 18, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. An additional five states are also considering implementing parental consent. Currently California is the only state that upholds strict regulations for minors and prohibits anyone under the age of 18 years from using a tanning bed. Tanning salons are commonplace throughout the United States and over the last decade have grown popular among adolescents in high school and even middle school. Many dermatologists, despite the associated advantages for their medical bill collections due to the … Continue reading

 

What Is a Skin Peel?

A chemical peel is a treatment to enhance the texture of facial skin using a chemical solution that removes dead skin. According to dermatologist Westchester specialists at Abadir Associates, chemical peels have been used for over 100 years as a way of shredding damaged skin cells and in the United States thousands of patients are administered skin peel treatments annually. Different kinds of chemical peels are used depending on the patient’s skin condition. One type of chemical used is the alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which are natural acids found in sugar cane juice and lactic acid found in sour milk … Continue reading

 

Botox Injections May Treat Depression, Says Study

Botox, the neurotoxin used to treat wrinkles and unwelcome brow lines, is now suspected to have depression fight properties according to a new study. Botox doctor ct specliasts at Abadir Associates, for example, have had years of success treating patients, both men and women, with the FDA approved Botox Cosmetic  to soften and smooth out lines and wrinkles.  It is a preferred treatment to surgery. Given the findings of this new study, another very beneficial and sought treatment may be found in botox. The study was conducted by researchers at Basel University Hospital and with their colleagues at Hanover’s school … Continue reading

 

Can Vibration Therapy Eliminate Cellulite?

Cellulite is characterized by skin changes in the form of dimpling in women that are past the age of puberty. Areas that are affected by cellulite are commonly in the pelvic region, lower limbs, and abdomen. While it is not a major health concern, it can cause aesthetics problems for women. Consequently, there are many treatments and creams on the market that claim to reduce or eliminate it. Rehability and pain management Freehold New Jersey clinic utilizes a treatment called whole body vibration therapy that provides many muscular and skeletal benefits. This same technique has also been found to help eliminate … Continue reading

 

Infertility Tax Credit Proposed to House of Reps.

Representative John Lewis from Georgia introduced a bill to the U.S House of Representatives for reimbursing out-of-pocket expenses for infertility medical treatment. San Diego tax preparation experts make their clients aware of the many tax reimbursement available to individual tax filers and families. The infertility tax credit under what would be known as the “Family Act of 2011” if passed would be yet another tax credit for families or couples wanting to start a family. Co-sponsors of this bill include Rosa L. DeLauro of Connecticut, William Keating of Massachusetts, and Richard E. Neal of Massachusetts as well. The Family Act … Continue reading

 

Gingrich Proposes Careful Review of IVF Ethics

Newt Gingrich, republican presidential contender, proposed on Sunday that we need a higher level of consideration of the ethics involved in in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. In an article published this week in Times Heartland, Gingrich is reported to believe that there are many ethical issues surround assisted reproductive technology that have yet to be touch upon. Specifically, he is concerned about frozen unused embryos. According to this Times report, in 2003 there were approximately 400,000 frozen embryos. Today there are undoubtedly far more.  Given that they are hundreds or thousands of embryos frozen in clinics across the country and … Continue reading

 

How Are Ultrasounds Used During Infertility Tests?

A pelvic ultrasound allows fertility doctors to view the woman’s pelvic organ during infertility tests and procedures. Diagnostics and cardiologist specialists offer a number of advanced diagnostic tests including pelvic and abdominal studies in order to best determine a patient’s medical condition. How Does a Diagnostic Ultrasound Work? Ultrasound is a technology that is nonsurgical and safe that utilizes high-frequency sound waves that move throughout the body organs and tissues at different speeds. The ultrasound takes these waves and reflects then back to a detector so that they can be imaged and portrayed in a picture.  One of the major advantages … Continue reading

 

Can Acupuncture Help with Infertility?

There are 7.3 million women ages 15-44  in the United States that suffer from fertility problems according to a national survey conducted in 2002 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infertility can be caused by many factors such as stress, sexually transmitted diseases, organ conditions, or poor lifestyle choices. Studies have pointed to acupuncture, an ancient Chinese treatment, as a way to help women increase their chances while undergoing fertility treatments. Chiropractor Point Pleasant specialists also use acupuncture for pain management and rehabilitation as a way to increase a patient’s overall energy flow and optimize human performance and … Continue reading

 

Does Losing Weight Help with Fertility Problems?

While being overweight alone does not cause infertility it can interfere with other fertility factors and decrease chances of pregnancy.  Physician weight loss specialists believe that many health complications can be prevented by maintaining a healthy weight. What happens is that fat cells produce estrogen, and if your body produces too much estrogen it can act as a form of birth control. As a result ovulation can be decreased reducing the chances of pregnancy. According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, very lean women and very obese women, with a body mass index greater than 38, had … Continue reading

 

Patients Fleeing to Canada for Intragastric Balloons

The weight loss device known as the intragastric balloon is not available in the United States, but those seeking the treatment can cross the border to Canada in have it inserted. This balloon like device is small and placed in the stomach in order to take up room so that the patients feel full sooner. However, there is serious concern about its safety and it seems very unlikely that it will be granted approval by the Food and Drug Administration. Weight loss experts, who promote healthy and effective weight loss, for example, work with patients the need to lose a … Continue reading

 

Exercise Can Get Your Life in Balance

The evidence supporting exercise as a necessary daily practice continues to grow. According to a new study, daily moderate exercise and activity can help you sleep better when performed at least three hours before bedtime. In addition to its sleep-promoting effects, numerous studies show that it can also help relieve pain. Physical therapy St. Paul specialists, for example, highly recommend physical activity in order to relieve pain and increase overall well-being. At least 30 minutes of physical activity can have an energizing effect on your body. Morning exercise routines, especially, can be a great way to get you started in … Continue reading

 

Research Suggests Coffee Promotes Weight Loss

Coffee is believed to assist people in losing weight, according to number of medical journal studies. However, this plant, which is consumed around the world, has had thousands of studies performed on it making it to be both a health enemy and a health promoter. Which is it? Weight loss program Dallas center promotes medical support for healthy eating and exercising, however, it is rare find weight loss programs, especially doctors promoting coffee. The coffee bean is actually a fruit of the coffee plant that has a natural toxicity to ward off pests. There are many tropical plants that have … Continue reading

 

Is It Healthy to Be Fat and Fit?

For those wondering if you exercise but do not lose weight can you still get the health benefits of being active, a recent study looked into this question and an article in the Well blog of the New York Times entitles “Getting Fat but Staying Fit?” explains the findings. As being overweight is connected to a number of health risks, including heart disease, and exercise has been shown to decrease you risk, some people that cannot lose the extra pounds they are carrying around, want to know if the added benefits of exercise can counteract the negative ones of being … Continue reading

 

Good Posture Builds Muscles and Burns Calories

Health posture not only has us move more freely and easily it can also contribute to weight loss, according to health writers at Livestrong.com. Good posture, however, is unfortunately not very common for a number a reasons. Physical therapy MN specialists, for example, treat patients for chronic and acute pain caused by accidents and work conditions, which affect our balance and posture and have us miss out on the many benefits of healthy posture. The way we hold our bodies and how we move can help strengthen and activate important core muscles that burn many more calories than fat tissue. … Continue reading