News tagged with doctor visits

Hot flashes take toll on life, health, and work

Hot flashes put a damper on women's health and productivity at work and pump up the cost of health care. A study published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), has pu ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Weight loss today keeps the doctor away

Statistics show that today, almost one in four Canadians is obese. A deadly trend that has been on the rise for the last thirty years, obesity is associated with diabetes, heart disease and cancer. But is the obesity epidemic ...

Jul 16, 2012
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Younger women start to follow pap test guidelines: CDC

(HealthDay)—More young women are following recently revised U.S. guidelines for getting Pap tests—the standard screening for cervical cancer—but many women who have had a total hysterectomy still get ...

Jan 03, 2013
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FDA urged to curb caffeine in energy drinks

(Medical Xpress)—A group of doctors and public health experts are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from the effects of caffeinated energy drinks. In a letter ...

Mar 20, 2013
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