News tagged with medical problems

Don't let fear of falling freeze you in your tracks

A Saint Louis University School of Nursing faculty member is going to mark the first day of fall with a simple warning to senior adults: Don't let fear of falling stand in the way of being active and engaged with the world ...

Sep 23, 2013
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Loved ones' mild memory problems require vigilence

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is experienced by many as a harbinger of future memory problems like Alzheimer's disease. Individuals suffering from MCI are often able to maintain independent lives, but there are special ...

Sep 10, 2013
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Puerto Rico to debate medical use of marijuana

Legislators in Puerto Rico are preparing to debate a bill that would allow people to use marijuana for medicinal purposes in this conservative U.S. territory, officials said Thursday.

Sep 06, 2013
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