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Article ID: 16106

Prevention and Treatment to Control Heart Disease

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Both prevention and drug treatment strategies are needed to control cholesterol and reduce the risk of death from heart disease, a Wake Forest University investigator reported Nov. 10 at the American Heart Association meeting in Atlanta.

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11-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 16004

Impotence May Warn of Heart Disease

American Heart Association (AHA)

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of heart disease, according to research being presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Therefore, physicians should determine the cause of a man's erectile dysfunction and recommend additional evaluation in cases where it may be the result of diseased blood vessels, says the researcher.

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11-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 16001

Spouses of Heart Disease Patients Face High Risks

American Heart Association (AHA)

Women whose husbands are recovering from heart attacks or open heart surgery may have a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease themselves, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

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11-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16133

Americans, Protect Yourselves from the Flu

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

President Clinton and Surgeon General David Satcher urge Americans to take a step that could save thousands of lives: getting their flu shots.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16131

Exercise, Low-Fat Diet Prevents Weight Gain in Menopausal Women

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

Middle-aged women can avoid the weight gain that often accompanies menopause through increased physical activity and a low-fat, reduced-calorie dietary pattern, according to a University of Pittsburgh study.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16129

National Medical Association Installs Board of Trustees

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

Several key members of the National Medical Association's Board of Trustees were installed in leadership positions at the 1999 Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly in Las Vegas.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16127

AmericasDoctor.com Continues Move West

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

AmericasDoctor.com announced the addition St. Joseph Healthcare in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as its newest online sponsor.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16123

Planned Parenthood Statement on Fetal Tissue Research

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

Planned Parenthood deplores the on-going attempts by extreme anti-choice politicians to curtail scientific research and medical advances for the sake of hyperbole and to demonize women who seek to control their own fertility.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16118

Reliability Problems with Nerve Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

University of Michigan

A nerve test widely used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome should not be relied upon to give a "yes-no" answer to the question of whether a person has the painful hand condition, a new University of Michigan study says.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 16024

Long Phone Call, "Mini-Stroke" for Psychiatrist

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Cradling the phone between head and shoulder led to temporary vision loss and difficulty speaking for a healthy French psychiatrist, according to a case report in the November 10 issue of Neurology.

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10-Nov-1999 12:00 AM EST

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