Working long hours might lead to higher risk of having a stroke

...eating or walking.Traditional risk factors for stroke are older age, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and diabetes.Because treatments for strokes are limited at most hospitals, preventing strokes from occurring is a major area of research...

Augusta group raising awareness of kidney disease, lack of diabetes monitoring at Kidney Action Day event

...awareness about risk factors such as uncontrolled diabetes. Richmond County's lack of diabetes monitoring only adds to that concern, an official...screenings for risk factors like kidney function, diabetes, and high blood pressure, plus healthy cooking...

Medicaid offers nutrition counseling to combat obesity in SC

...obese, up from 25 percent in 2004 and 12 percent in 1990. The state ranks among the worst nationwide in obesity-related diabetes and hypertension, according to the Trust for America's Health.Patients in counseling can learn how to prevent such chronic...

Vivian Sullivan

...will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers and in loving memory of Vivian a fund has been set up in her name with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 9400 N. Central Expressway, #1201 Dallas TX 75231 tel: 214-373-9808. The funeral service will...

St. Stephen's Ministry helps low-income, homeless people with HIV

...community needs more education about HIV to reduce the stigma attached to it.She hopes one day it will be seen as an illness like diabetes or cancer, without the assumption of a certain lifestyle."Those are things that I hope during my time of working, I hope...

Across South Carolina

...the largest drug marketing award in state history, saying Janssen broke the law by downplaying to doctors the links between diabetes and Risperdal and by improperly claiming it was safer than competing medications like Eli Lilly & Co.'s Zyprexa.

States deny health care

...Intolerable? Yes. Criminal? Perhaps.There are labs that will diagnose simple ills, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, that are deadly but treatable, that cost less than $100 per visit, so it will not take long for many of the ailing poor...

Veggie market helps Harrisburg residents eat healthy

...clinic and all have some sort of diet-related ailment such as diabetes or obesity, Burke said.The women receive a weekly allowance...getting more like four," Birchfield said.Birchfield, who has diabetes and hypertension, said the meals of canned food from her past...

Unsealed transcript from 2013 details FIFA corruption

...to Dearie. Blazer told the court he had received chemotherapy and radiation for rectal cancer, and he also suffered from diabetes and coronary artery disease.Dearie said prosecutors "identify FIFA and its attendant or related constituent organization...

Amy Bailey

...the Chapel at Thomas Poteet & Son. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association at 2916 Professional Parkway, Martinez, GA 30907. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service...