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Persons living with chronic medical conditions or allergies who did not wear a medical ID had an average hospital bill that was seven times more than the average bill for those who were wearing medical identification.
Illinois public health director stressed the importance of regularly scheduled checkups, as part of an annual awareness campaign.
Dance to Wellness, a new Kirkland-based company, is taking a unique approach to helping stressed-out Washingtonians embrace a healthy lifestyle.
People who are socially isolated - that is, lonely - suffering from higher mortality than people who are not.
World News examined a New York City program that pays cash rewards to low-income parents.
MEDEX Global Group and Harvard Medical International (HMI) have created MEDEX 360m global medical monitor, the most comprehensive health information website ever developed for international travelers. Unprecedented in the travel assistance industry, the partnership fuses MEDEX 's 30 years of experience in providing timely, effective and life-saving emergency care, with Harvard Medical International's knowledge of international health, medical care and public health issues.
Docuscan Patient History system ia a new innovative solution for digitally capturing patient information that is convenient for patients to use and easy for medical office staff to administer.
Whether walking, driving or riding in cars, or getting on and off school buses, getting to and from school safely is the greatest concern as students return to the classroom.
A consultation has been launched on a code of practice designed to help healthcare staff make the right decisions about protecting and disclosing patient information.
As the heat wave continues in Tennessee, every Tennessean encouraged to know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness and urges that citizens act promptly to aid those who are sick or may be at risk.
With recent cases of cryptosporidiosis (Crypto) in Mason City last week, Cerro Gordo County would like to remind people about the symptoms associated with the illness.
Potential of electronic personal health records is studied in this week's BMJ.
The need to educate consumers about cosmetic injectables and standards to protect their safety is evident in the findings released by The Physician Coalition for Injectable Safety.
To help city residents suffering through sweltering temperatures stay hydrated, local company Herbal Water is handing out free bottles of its new beverage Ayala's Herbal Water to residents across Philadelphia.
Illinois public health director is reminding everyone to avoid contact with bats.
An international team of researchers is proposing a plan for building a "toolkit" for personalized medicine - that long-anticipated era in which physicians customize efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases to match the unique genetic characteristics of each individual patient.
Whether you are traveling across the world or across the state to your favorite vacation spot, you can expect changes to your daily routine, daily health care or medical care regimen.