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Archive: March, 2010
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Wed, Mar 31, 2010, 2:14 PM
After 12 wonderful days of vacation that included skiing in Colorado and hiking in Yosemite, I returned to news that nurses at Temple University...
Women admitted to hospitals more often than men
Fri, Mar 26, 2010, 5:05 PM
Women accounted for 59 percent of hospital admissions in 2007, according to an analysis by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
Will a shortage of primary care doctors undermine the health bill?
Wed, Mar 24, 2010, 8:45 AM
So, if more of us get heath coverage under the legislation that President Obama recently signed into law, will there be enough doctors to meet...
Smoking with chronic illness
Tue, Mar 23, 2010, 2:34 PM
Despite efforts by 54 percent of area smokers to quit in the last year, one in five people living in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster...
Measles outbreak among unvaccinated children
Mon, Mar 22, 2010, 2:15 PM
In 2008 there was a measles outbreak in San Diego, Calif. It was the largest such outbreak in San Diego since 1991. Researchers from the Centers...
Chronic disease management lecture Tuesday
Mon, Mar 22, 2010, 1:43 PM
Chronic illnesses are major drivers of health care costs. Many health experts believe that better management of diseases from diabetes to heart...
Washing away the flu
Sat, Mar 20, 2010, 12:28 PM
Since my oldest daughter started going to daycare I’ve tried to be careful about doing things that would reduce the risk of catching...
Too much good news on Cancer?
Fri, Mar 19, 2010, 11:46 AM
So I thought it would be a good idea to get away for a few weeks after a rough winter and lots of snow. So we got to Denver yesterday and headed...
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