Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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Exercise: the luminous, latent potential of a little action

Lack of habitual motion has long been atop the short list of factors contributing to both premature death, and chronic disease. ... Conversely, routine activity is a key factor on the short list associated with a lifetime reduction in the risk of all
October 2019

Medical tourism--some ideas, and maybe what not to do

Undoubtedly there were tropical diseases which I couldn't recognize and there was chronic pain, mainly headaches and belly aches. ... Paul Farmer has done this in Haiti, dealing with many aspects of chronic diseases in hospital/health care center settings
October 2019

Universal health care and a single payer system are definitely not the same thing

But what about nursing home care and transplants and the newest drug therapy for chronic diseases and expensive medical devices? ... What about smokers who get chronic lung disease and cancer and continue to smoke?
October 2019

Clearing the air about climate change

As temperatures edge upward, doctors should watch out for vulnerable patients, whether it's those with respiratory conditions and other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, those who have ... Vector-borne diseases also are
September 2016

QD: News Every Day--Older, sicker patients lead to rise in hospitalized patients' acuity, use of health care

The American Hospital Association is making the case in a white paper that noted the potential for what could become a more complex population requiring more care for more chronic diseases. ... population. For example, obesity among Medicare
October 2019

Measles in the Magic Kingdom? It's a small world, after all

including here, and the attendant hysteria, would have taught us already that when it comes to infectious diseases, it's a small world after all. ... We have enough troubles with a growing, global burden of chronic diseases.
October 2019

What the new dietary fat study results really mean

We know what dietary patterns are associated with dramatic reductions in the lifetime risk of all chronic diseases. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of
October 2019

What does expensive care look like?

The patients at the hospital who use the most resources are people with chronic diseases, the old and sometimes the very old, often poor people on public insurance, either Medicare or ... Frequently they have chronic pain and are on regular doses of
October 2019

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

would be terrible for people to die or suffer from treatable or preventable diseases because they don't have the money to pay for care. ... People who aren't disabled by chronic diseases or the sequelae of epidemics tend to be better workers, invent more
October 2019

‘Year of the Lung’ draws attention to COPD, asthma

Not only for asthma, but also for other chronic diseases, [a program like this] might be a solution for the future,” said Dr. ... Hashimoto. Asthma also turns out to be like many other chronic diseases in that it doesn't go well with high-fat fast food.
July 2010

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