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Peninsula Radation Oncology hosts patient appreciation free luncheon

...Bostelman. "She's amazing! I have seen it with my own eyes. A patient that came in and was experiencing some high blood pressure so (they) couldn't start treatment here. She sat down with Elsie and pet her behind the ears and in just a...
Learning for Life: Are you 'eating the rainbow'?

...have numerous health benefits such as lowering the risk of obesity, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.Most Americans do not consume the USDA recommended daily amount of 3-5 servings of...
Learning for Life: Make the most out of your grain foods

...Overwhelmingly, research has shown that diets high in whole grains may protect against heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, some cancers and other chronic diseases. Current USDA recommendations are that we should strive to make at least...
New therapy dog helps during oncology treatments

...difference in patients' lives. One example of LC's calming influence she cited was when a patient had extremely high blood pressure and couldn't be treated without first calming down. Bostelman said the patient opted to sit in the lobby and...
'American Sniper': A Different Perspective

...detachment from friends and family, irrational reactions to benign situations, and even his post deployment high blood pressure all hit home. To me the great irony of the film comes at the end, when Kyle - who has found a way to manage his...

...catch a stroke?" one boy asked. The doctor assured him that strokes are not contagious but can be caused by "high blood pressure, smoking cigarettes, junk food.""What if we don't have a phone?" a girl asked. Kirchoff suggested asking...

...about any changes that concern you. Some may be the first sign of a medical problem.Many medications, especially high blood pressure medications, tranquilizers and some heart medications, inhibit sexual response. Your doctor may be able to reduce...

...coverage, an insurer still could delve into your health care record, looking for anything - from a bad back to high blood pressure - that foreshadows future claims. They'd be able to turn you down.That's a contrast to President Barack Obama's...
Study: Area healthier, living well, but cancer care needed

...similar areas. Also, one in six residents has been diagnosed with back pain. Prevalence of high cholesterol and high blood pressure increased 5 and 6 percent, respectively, since 2004 with the greatest increase coming from those aged 18 to 44...
Heartburn drug for adults promoted for children

...problems suffered by the plaintiffs, each of whom had a pre-existing condition such as cardiovascular disease or high blood pressure. Johnson said the defense would show that each of the 10 plaintiffs -- who range in age from 3 to 79 -- had pre-existing...


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