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Alzheimer's Deaths May Be Drastically Under-reported

While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) currently ranks Alzheimer’s Number Six among the leading causes of death in the U.S. Investigators now say the illness more accurately sits atop the list alongside killers Ranked  One and Number Two: heart disease and cancer, reports… 148 more words

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Flu Shot May Cut Risk of Stroke, Too - NIH

Regular readers know I feel very strongly that getting a flu shot is a good idea and greatly increases our chances of missing out on this annual disease. 174 more words

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Study: Uninsured Patients Get Better Care Than Insured

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Severely injured patients are less likely to be transferred to a trauma center if they have health insurance, according to a recent study. 286 more words

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