Along with a healthy lifestyle, regular screening can help with the prevention of cancer. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts share additional information during this Cancer Prevention Month.
ISPOR--The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research has released its third annual "Top 10 Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Trends" report. The full report is available at www.ispor.org/top10trends.
Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would've imagined at age 29.
He has been an inpatient at UW Medical Center, awaiting a donor heart for transplant. While the monthslong experience has been difficult, he says a program called Paws for Patients has provided much-needed emotional support. Program volunteers bring registered therapy dogs to visit patients who face challenging medical conditions.
It can be hard to resist a spread of decadent food over the holidays. But as much as you might prepare for gorging by dieting in advance, Natalia Groat, a registered dietitian at Harborview Medical Center, says that plan can backfire.