November 2010 News Tips

Slow down when communicating with people with Alzheimer’s
Simplifying your questions and being aware of nonverbal cues can make it much easier to talk with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or other short-term memory problems. Read More

Mother’s milk can help protect infants from H1N1
With the H1N1 flu strain particularly threatening to young children, parents and caregivers are wondering what they can do to protect newborns who are too young to be vaccinated. Read More

Evaluation, treatment if needed, may keep threat of diabetes at bay
If you’re packing a few too many pounds, suffer from hypertension or have polycystic ovary syndrome, consider this: You’re also a candidate to develop type 2 diabetes. Read More

African-Americans develop hypertension at earlier age

Knowing your blood pressure numbers and knowing your family’s health history are paramount in fighting early onset of high blood pressure, especially if you’re African-American, say doctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More