4 strategies to reduce ER overcrowding

by Paige Minemyer | FierceHealth  Aug 29, 2017 10:56am Overcrowded emergency rooms are common in hospitals across the country. But several key strategies unite the facilities that are most effectively tackling this problem, according to a new study. Researchers stratified hospitals [...]

2017-08-29T15:39:26-05:00August 29th, 2017|Health News|

Does laser therapy for knee pain work?

By Zawn Villines   Last updated Wed 16 Aug 2017 - Medical News Today Laser therapy is an alternative treatment for some types of pain, such as that often associated with the knee. Research on laser therapy is preliminary, and most insurers [...]

2017-08-16T14:24:29-05:00August 16th, 2017|Health News|

CVS Moves Deeper Into Doctors’ Turf

Company plans to use pharmacists, clinics to help manage diabetes, other chronic diseases By Sharon Terlep  The Wall Street Journal   Aug. 8, 2017 3:56 p.m. ET CVS Health Corp., hit by slower store sales and the defection of some big insurance [...]

2017-08-16T14:16:27-05:00August 16th, 2017|Health News|

Stroke Risk Declining in Men but Not Women

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR    AUG. 9, 2017         NYTIMES The incidence of stroke has declined in recent years, but only in men. Researchers studied stroke incidence in four periods from 1993 to 2010 in five counties in Ohio and Kentucky. There were 7,710 [...]

2017-08-14T12:57:09-05:00August 14th, 2017|Health News|