October 26, 201210262012
COPD Deaths Highest in Rural, Poor Areas: CDC
Deaths from chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more common in rural or
poor areas, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention.
Symptoms of Ankle Fracture
An ankle injury may be difficult to diagnose
as a sprain or fracture, but any obvious ankle injury should be
evaluated by a doctor.
Health Tip: What's Behind a Sore Throat?
A sore throat is among the most common
medical maladies. But it shouldn't be ignored, since a sore throat
could represent a harmless problem or a serious illness such as
Stroke Risk Rises in Seniors With COPD: Study
Older people with chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at greater risk for plaque
formation in the carotid artery, the large artery in the neck that
carries blood to the brain, according to a new study.