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Mesothelioma Victim's Widow Headed Back to Trial After Supreme Court Reversal

Mesothelioma Victim's Widow Headed Back to Trial After Supreme Court Reversal Mansfield, Delaware – The Delaware Supreme Court has reversed a 2012 ruling that awarded $ 2.86 million to Darcel Galliher, widow of Michael Galliher, a mesothelioma victim. Mrs. Galliher's wrongful death lawsuit found R.T. Vanderbilt – a New York … Full News here – […]

Gwen Korovin is Joan Rivers selfie snapping doctor: Lawsuit very likely

Gwen Korovin is Joan Rivers selfie snapping doctor: Lawsuit very likely At her funeral, Dr. Mehmet Oz revealed Joan Rivers was afraid of anesthesia, and that he had warned her against getting more plastic surgery as a result. "I'm reminded of a comment she made, very prescient," said Dr. Oz. "I was giving her a […]

San Diego taxi drivers object to odor test

San Diego taxi drivers object to odor test More than 1 in 10 U.S. adults use SSRIs, which block the reabsorption of serotonin in the brain; commonly prescribed SSRIs include Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, and Paxil. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Germany used an MRI machine to look at … Full News here – Read […]

Is Miralax + Gatorade a Good Choice for Bowel Prep Before Colonoscopy?

Is Miralax + Gatorade a Good Choice for Bowel Prep Before Colonoscopy? A new study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology investigates the use of Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350; Merck) and Gatorade for use as a bowel preparation before colonoscopy. While polyethylene glycol (PEG) is considered a popular … Full News here – Read more […]

Combo Diabetes Treatment Outperforms Others: Study

Combo Diabetes Treatment Outperforms Others: Study The drug belongs to a new class of injectable medications called "glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists" (GLP-1), which mimic the behavior of a gut hormone. It's already available as a treatment for diabetes, either used alone or in combination with basal … Full News here – Read more on WebMD

One in six Idahoans lacked health insurance in 2013

19 September 2014

One in six Idahoans lacked health insurance in 2013 Idaho's 16.2 percent rate of uninsured — or about 257,000 people — was unchanged from 2012, the bureau said. But the number of Idahoans who lacked health-insurance coverage rose by about 2,000 people between 2012 and 2013. The national rate fell … Full News here – Read […]

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Trust the Doctor that Doctors Trust for LASIK

19 September 2014

Trust the Doctor that Doctors Trust for LASIK Dr. Steven Koenig of Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin has been nominated for Best Lasik Surgeon in the Shepherd Express' Best of Milwaukee Readers' Poll. A cornea specialist, Dr. Koenig is trusted by many doctors themselves and their … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Three-year-old cancer survivor's father suffers tragedy

19 September 2014

Three-year-old cancer survivor's father suffers tragedy Two-year-old Caleb and his family came to San Antonio this past weekend with a group of cancer survivors. When he was very young the little boy had liver cancer. While they were enjoying a day at Schlitterbahn tragedy struck Caleb's father. "He [Caleb … Full News here – Read […]

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Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy – Medical Informer Video

19 September 2014

Dr. Alan Barkun clearly explains what to expect if you are referred for a colonoscopy. This test allows doctors to examine the lining of the colon to evaluat…

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The Troubles With Negotiating Health Care Pricing In The Dark

19 September 2014

The Troubles With Negotiating Health Care Pricing In The Dark Paying $ 850 per month for health insurance for a family of three is not out of the ordinary, even when that insurance comes with a $ 5,000 annual deductible. But it become just too much for a man we'll call Mr. Smith, from Hollywood. […]

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Dr. Joseph King Releases Website for Bellevue LASIK Patients

19 September 2014

Dr. Joseph King Releases Website for Bellevue LASIK Patients Dr. Joseph King and the entire team at King LASIK are pleased to announce the release of their latest website, which provides information to current and prospective laser eye surgery patients in Bellevue, WA. Dr. King has launched this website to … Full News here – […]

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Study Suggests Asbestos Bans May Take Decades to Lower Mesothelioma Rates

19 September 2014

Study Suggests Asbestos Bans May Take Decades to Lower Mesothelioma Rates Italy's 1992 asbestos ban is expected to cause a significant decrease in the number of mesothelioma cases in the country – but not for at least another decade. Researchers in the Occupational Health Unit of the Local health Authority of Padua reached … Full […]

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GOP's Johnson elevates health insurance woes in campaign to unseat

18 September 2014

GOP's Johnson elevates health insurance woes in campaign to unseat … MINNEAPOLIS — Republican Jeff Johnson is moving to make health insurance problems a bigger part of his campaign against Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. For the second time this week, Johnson took aim Thursday at Dayton's embrace of the federal … Full News here – Read […]

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Police: Slidell mom busted for DWI with toddler triplets in tow

18 September 2014

Police: Slidell mom busted for DWI with toddler triplets in tow In the vehicle were Greenleaf's triplets under the age of 3 in the back seat. The children were properly restrained in car seats. Police say Greenleaf admitted to taking prescription medication (Lexapro and Xanax) and drinking wine before leaving her home. Full News here […]

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LONG ISLAND MEDIUM: Colonoscopy Theresa Caputo Style (VIDEO)

18 September 2014

LONG ISLAND MEDIUM: Colonoscopy Theresa Caputo Style (VIDEO) Tag along with Theresa Caputo tonight on LONG ISLAND MEDIUM as she prepares for her first colonoscopy. You read that right. In back-to-back shows Theresa goes from a preventive health measure like the colonoscopy to riding on the back of Larry's … Full News here – Read more […]

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Expanding Cancer Treatment Options Across Western Kentucky

18 September 2014

Expanding Cancer Treatment Options Across Western Kentucky "The Methodist Hospital affiliation with the UK Markey Cancer Center brings to this region nationally ranked cancer treatment close to home," Begley said. "We believe this is a big step in the continuing battle against cancer, and I appreciate UK … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Stocks to Watch: Conagra, Rite Aid, Air Products

18 September 2014

Stocks to Watch: Conagra, Rite Aid, Air Products Vivus Inc. and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. said the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental new drug application for erectile-dysfunction drug Stendra. Vivus's shares advanced 15% to $ 4.46 premarket, while Auxilium's shares edged up … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin to Sing at NJPAC

18 September 2014

Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin to Sing at NJPAC It was yet another sold-out show, and she told everyone in attendance how a few years before, after she'd had a CAT scan, doctors gave her some bad news. This is when Franklin didn't blink in the face of death, but determinedly beat the unknown disease […]

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Rockies' Nolan Arenado sidelined

18 September 2014

Rockies' Nolan Arenado sidelined DENVER — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia. The slick fielder was hurt diving for a ball during a game in New York against the Mets last week. An MRI and CAT scan … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Men who smoke could be increasing asthma chances for their future children

18 September 2014

Men who smoke could be increasing asthma chances for their future children We know the research shows that smoking parents can affect the health of their child. But now new research shows that fathers who smoke before the child is even conceived have a greater chance of having a child with asthma. The European Lung … […]

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