February 03, 2011
Weight-Loss Surgery May 'Remodel' Heart
Besides enabling severely
obese people to lose weight, gastric bypass surgery seems to help
their overly stressed hearts return to more normal function and
appearance, a new study suggests.
How to Survive Super Bowl Excesses
If you tend to overindulge
in food and drink while watching the Super Bowl, there are some
simple things you can do to ease the ill effects you may feel the
next day, says an expert.
With Health Care Reform, Income Swings May Mean Loss of
Under the new Affordable
Care Act, the health reform package signed into law by President
Barack Obama last March, millions of Americans whose income
fluctuates during the year may lose health insurance for periods of
time as their eligibility for different programs changes.
Gender Gap in Starting Doctor Pay Grows
The average starting salary
for a female physician in 2008 was $16,819 less than a male
physician, a huge increase from the $3,600 gap in 1999, finds a new