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A New Study Links Fried Potatoes and Early Death:Researchers look for connections between fried foods and mortality
Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”:An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.
Secular Funerals and Rituals Are Becoming More Common:Rituals help atheists, agnostics and the otherwise religiously unaffiliated move through grief
Category Archives: Something Special
A new report shows that global rates of obesity continue to climb
Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle just released a sobering study about levels of obesity worldwide. Reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study shows that obesity is now a global epidemic, affecting 12 percent of … Continue reading
New Interventions and Preventive Care Could Lower Costs and Reduce Hospitalization for Medicare Patients
Experts release a list of ideas for the future care of Medicare beneficiaries
The Bipartisan Policy Center recently found that an estimated 3.65 million Medicare beneficiaries might need more preventive care than they’re currently receiving. These Medicare patients fit into one or more of the following categories: Patients who aren’t dually eligible for Medicaid … Continue reading
Researchers in Israel have developed a way to slow disease progression in mice
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel, have developed a promising new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS is a degenerative disease of the nervous system that causes loss … Continue reading