Category for: HEALTH

Pacemakers go high-tech

(BPT) - Steven Reiss, a New York City lawyer and long-distance swimmer, was the picture of health for an active 63-year-old man. Among his many

The case for MRI-conditional cardiac devices [Infographic]

(BPT) - MRI is increasingly being used to diagnose a multitude of conditions. In fact, more than 34 million MRI scans are performed annually in

Removing an unwanted tattoo just got easier

(BPT) - Your ex's name is on your forearm and you just got engaged to someone else. That tribal tattoo on your back just doesn't

Put Your Pride Aside: Olympic Medalist Suffers From a Common Side Effect of Using Opioid Medication for Chronic Pain

(BPT) - Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a world heptathlon record holder, Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century,' a philanthropist working

Prostate cancer test can help patients avoid overtreatment

(BPT) - A prostate cancer diagnosis can be shocking and scary, but there are ways to help ease anxiety and uncertainty around treatment options. A

Seniors: Safety tips to help you weather summer storms and heat

(BPT) - Flooding, extreme heat, drought, thunderstorms, lightning and hurricanes: For all its sun and fun, summer weather can be dangerous. This time last year,

Pregúntele al experto: ¿Cómo se sabe cuando es hora de someterse a una cirugía de cataratas?

(BPT) - En la medida que envejecemos, nuestros ojos envejecen también. Con el paso del tiempo, los adultos comienzan a notar que su visión disminuye

Ask an expert: How do you know when it’s time for cataracts surgery?

(BPT) - As we age, so do our eyes. Over time, adults may begin to notice their vision becoming dim and blurry. This is often

Drink up! [Infographic]

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Managing diabetes costs [Infographic]

(BPT) - Healthcare costs are rising for Americans, particularly those with diabetes. People with diagnosed diabetes spend about $7,900 per year on the disease. Many

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