Category Archives: Family medicine

Many seniors are lively and active and want to remain that way.

Seniors are becoming savvier about how to save money on prescription drugs. A 2008 Medco study reported that 66 % of older Americans switched from a brand medication to a generic over a 12-month period and 54 % have asked their doctor or pharmacist about generic alternatives. Related StoriesNew across-the-board Medicare cuts may place many […]

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A New Treatment for Prostate Cancer?

For instance, most prostate cancer patients are drawn to this treatment predicated on perceived simple recovery and shorter medical center stays, which is certainly true, but some evidence points to an increased risk of bladder control problems after the medical procedures, up to three times more likely than with regular radical prostatectomy. Furthermore, there exists […]

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Dont feel too bad thats the way Barack Obama wants it.

It’s shocking that our government would actually imagine selling out the general public in such a fashion. The TPP and the bills to check out will affect us above all else that President Obama has done while in office – – that is his accurate legacy, and it ain’t good. The bills effectively take away […]

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About Abbott Vascular isAbbott Vascular.

About Abbott Vascular isAbbott Vascular, a division of Abbott, is one of the world’s leading vascular care businesses. Abbott Vascular is uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development, and advancing medicine through training and […]

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Blood pressure control remain poor in developing countries.

Primary Care Physician Pap screening practices are not consistent with major guidelines.. In this issue:2 Community – based interventions effective in reducing blood pressure for patients in the developing worldCardiovascular diseases are the leading killer of adults worldwide. There is convincing evidence that lowering blood pressure reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, blood pressure control […]

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