As we head into autumn, people with Medicare once again need to consider their options for next year. Even if you like the coverage you have now, you should spend at least a few minutes making sure it will still ...
A provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will allow a streamline for licensing of medications known as “biosimilars,” which are similar – but not identical – to cutting-edge biologic medicines.
Ron J. Anderson, MD, was a national spokesperson for public health issues and a champion for the poor and medically underserved.
Arihanna Venable enjoys talking with her patients as she performs physical exams, takes their blood pressure and sometimes administers medicine to help soothe wounds or illnesses.
Alzheimer’s disease is bankrupting many Dallas families and our health care system. Would it surprise you to learn that one in every five dollars spent by Medicare is on people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia
The local and sustainable food movement has gained momentum in the last several years, but it faces more challenges as it grows.
Every woman worries about weight gain during pregnancy. But for women who are obese before pregnancy or gain an excessive amount of weight while expecting, serious health risks can result for both mother and baby.
For women today, a yearly check-up with your health care provider is an essential part of maintaining your fertility health at every age.
On Aug. 21, Dallas County Health and Human Services announced a grant award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials to partner with the YMCA to identify, screen and educate individuals at risk for diabetes.
For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency may require oil refineries to regularly measure the air quality at their perimeters. These fence line measurements will give surrounding communities – largely low-income communities of color – data on the level ...
Even decades after his retirement as defensive end of the Dallas Cowboys, the accomplishments and personality of legendary Ed “Too Tall” Jones still gets football fans excited.
Researchers have discovered some disturbing statistics about substance abuse and mental health in our criminal justice system.
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body.
Eleven years ago, award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson received a diagnosis that would forever change her life – type 2 diabetes. After that moment she decided to make the necessary changes to take back her life through healthy eating, exercise, ...
At the start of 2002, Everett Lee, 57 at the time, considered himself “healthier than all get out.” So when he found himself winded with the smallest tasks, he knew something was wrong.