September 2009 News Tips

Single-incision now an option for weight-loss surgeries
The latest technique for reducing surgical scars, called single-incision laparoscopic surgery, is now an option for people considering bariatric procedures for weight loss. Read More

Organized, clean residences reduce confusion in Alzheimer’s patients
An uncluttered and organized home can keep a person with Alzheimer’s disease from feeling overwhelmed, and also help him or her function more independently. Read More

Beat the heat with good old-fashioned H20
It may be trendy to carry bottled water — tap or otherwise — but it’s just plain smart when the thermostat’s inching toward 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade. Read More

High blood pressure troubles especially target African-Americans
Knowing your blood pressure and your family’s health history are paramount in fighting early onset of high blood pressure, especially if you’re an African-American, say experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More


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