Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Thousands of people become sick each year and some even die from working in the heat. Heat illness most affects those who have not built up a physical tolerance to heat, and is especially dangerous for workers in agriculture, construction and transportation.
Washington, DC (NAPSI) - There’s good news for women over 40: As of 2014, insurance companies are required by law to cover annual mammograms in full, with no co-pay.
El Centro, California (NAPSI) - Aleta Kellam, 55, was an active medical professional living a full life when heart failure started to make even the simplest tasks, like walking up a flight of stairs, almost unbearable. Concerned she wasn’t receiving the full story about treatment options, she turned to several online resources, where she learned about how the HeartMate II® Left Ventricular Assist Device, or LVAD, was giving heart failure sufferers a second chance at life.
San Diego, California (NAPSI) - For many cancer patients, getting the care they require can mean the financial hardship of traveling to a treatment facility far from home for weeks or months at a time. Fortunately, that’s where Extended Stay America’s “Keys to Hope” program steps in.
Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Efforts to track and analyze amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, have been sporadic in the U.S. until now.
El Centro, California (NAPSI) - There’s helpful news for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. There are practical steps family caregivers can take to make an environment safer whether that environment is a room or an entire home.
El Centro, California (NAPSI) - More than 300,000 men die each year from heart disease in the United States, making it the leading cause of death for men. Unfortunately, half of the men who die suddenly from this disease have no previous symptoms.
El Centro, California (NAPSI) - Seven million children in the United States have asthma and more than half of them will experience an asthma attack this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) but a few simple steps can make a difference.
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