Residents urged to avoid norovirus infections Hopewell Valley News Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:02 PM PST TRENTON â" As expected, New Jersey is experiencing an increase in norovirus outbreaks and the stateâs Department of Health and Senior Services reminds residents to take precautions to protect their health.
FDA warns of cholesterol drugs' side effects San Jose Mercury News Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:00 PM PST Federal health officials Tuesday added new safety alerts to the prescribing information of statins, cholesterol-reducing medications that are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the world, citing rare risks of memory loss, diabetes and muscle pain.
Delta residents less healthy than rest of province The Delta Optimist Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:59 PM PST Residents of Delta and the Fraser Health region are not as healthy as the rest of the province, prompting the health authority to reach out to local governments to try and change that.
Leading Policy Advocate to Headline Duke Global Health Week Duke University Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:49 PM PST This March, Duke Global Health Week will kick off with a keynote speech by Laurie Garrett, one of Americaâs most eloquent and forceful advocates for global health, infectious diseases and disease prevention.
Mental health professionals say PCVS should stay open The Peterborough Examiner Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:47 PM PST On the heels of a petition signed by 148 local doctors to keep PCVS open as a regularly functioning high school, a new letter is now heading to Premier Dalton McGuinty signed by 59 Peterborough and area mental-health professionals who say closing PCVS will hurt vulnerable and high-needs youth.[...]
Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs The Herald News Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:44 PM PST March 2, 16, 30; April 13, 27Free blood pressure check: 9-10 a.m. March 2, 16 and 30; and April 13 and 27 in the Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center West Tower Lobby. This free service allows you to keep up with your health and monitor your blood pressure. It is sponsored by the Senior Spirit Department of PSJMC. Call 815-725-9438. March 6Group exercise open house: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 6 ...
The path to nirvana The Morning Call Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:43 PM PST Retreats from coast to coast show the way to bliss â" or at least a smaller waistline Fresh-from-the-farm breakfasts, Tibetan stretching and miles upon miles of hiking trails are just some of the reasons adults are happily forgoing their vacations for health retreats.