More Americans Seeking Medical Care Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that on average, each American seeks medical care at a doctor's office or a hospital emergency department about four times a year, an increase of 26% over the decade from 1996 to 2006.
According to Marketing Technology Solutions, health care has joined the ranks of businesses that have been adversely affected financially by the weak economy and fears of a recession.
A research team from the University of Reading and the Peninsula Medical School in southwestern England that is studying memory loss in the elderly think they have discovered a means of reversing the forgetfulness of aging.
In the future, robots could be taking the place of traditional caregivers of the elderly.
A team of dental researchers at New York University have uncovered evidence that pregnant women who suffer from periodontal disease are more likely than those with healthy gums to develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
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