Weekly challenge: check your blood pressure, on both arms Boston Globe Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:48 AM PST The next time you get your blood pressure checked, ask your health provider to take measurements on both arms. Having a difference in readings between arms could indicate a condition called peripheral artery disease, a narrowing of the blood vessels in the arms and legs that restricts blood flow to the heart and raises the risk of a heart attack and stroke.
Eating fish tied to lower risk of colon polyps Reuters Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:47 AM PST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who eat about three servings of fish per week have a somewhat lower chance of having polyps found during a routine colonoscopy than women who eat just one serving every two weeks, according to a new study.
Visitor restriction lifted at Rainycrest Fort Frances Times Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:45 AM PST Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. has lifted the visitor restriction at Rainycrest Long-Term Care, effective immediately. Although the restriction is lifted, the public is encouraged to use precautions when visiting Rainycrest. People should not visit if they have any âflu-like symptoms, including a cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. read more
U.S. Supreme Court may get contraceptive mandate case New Haven Register Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:42 AM PST WASHINGTON â" The Supreme Court and the Obama administration, already headed for a face-off in March over the constitutionality of the health care law, may be on a collision course over another part of the law that will require church-run schools, hospitals and charities to provide free contraceptives to their employees.
Development Associate Philanthropy Journal Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:41 AM PST Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Development Associate at our corporate office in Concord Ca. About Our Company: Anka is a private non-profit corporation providing community behavioral health services for all people.