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Are Osteoarthritis Patients Receiving The Correct Treatment?

Research has found that physicians who treat osteoarthritis patients are usually not using standard treatment guidelines which are based on the latest medical evidence. The researchers noted medical practitioners were prescribing medications for inflammation and pain, or choosing surgical interventions instead of suggesting weight loss or exercise plans to patients with osteoarthritis.[1] A 2002 World… Read More »

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression

Anne Firmender, 74, was working with her psychologist to come up with a list of her positive attributes. “I cook for others,” said Ms. Firmender. “It’s giving,” encouraged the psychologist, Dimitris Kiosses. “Good kids,” continued Ms. Firmender, who has four grown children and four grandchildren. “And great mother,” added Dr. Kiosses. Ms. Firmender smiled. Dr.… Read More »

Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-connected-hands-love-265702/ Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment : Youth are dealing with a world that’s far different than the one that existed even ten years ago. It can be jarring for people even ten or fifteen years older than a teenager today to… Read More »

Over 1,100 Patients Sue Hospital After Possible Exposure to HIV, Hepatitis

More than 1,000 patients are part of a class action lawsuit filed against Goshen Hospital in Indiana that claims potential exposure to HIV and hepatitis B and C, reports The Elkhart Truth. In November, the hospital notified 1,182 patients who had surgery between April and September of this year that they might have been exposed… Read More »