Innovis Health Lifts Restrictions for Hospital Visitors

November 23, 2009, 10:24 am

Effective immediately, Innovis Health has lifted its visitor restrictions at its hospital campus based at 3000 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. Innovis Health continues to request that individuals with flu-like symptoms or any other illnesses to please refrain from visiting the hospital campus. We also strongly...

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Parenting tests couple

November 23, 2009, 9:50 am

Dear Abby: I have been dating "Charlie" for almost a year. We both have children from previous relationships.

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Buzzword: Teeth bleachorexia

November 23, 2009, 9:00 am

What does it mean? The compulsion for ever-whiter teeth. Why the buzz? Americans have been snapping up at-home tooth whitening kits. We spent $343 million in 2008 on these products, which claim to give you a brighter smile in a week or so. And they can brighten teeth somewhat, our tooth whitener...

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Agenda

November 23, 2009, 5:56 am

11/23 - Shareholders' information meeting in Rouen 11/24 - Investor day (Paris) 12/07 - Shareholders' information meeting in Marseille 12/08 - Shareholders' information meeting in Toulouse 02/18 - FY09 earnings publication 04/29 - Shareholders' meeting 05/06 - First...

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Alfred Bouckaert

November 23, 2009, 5:55 am

Member of the Management Board

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Dem. Senators Push Health Care Bill

November 23, 2009, 5:30 am

A health care overhaul bill has headed for the senate floor. Some lawmakers say senators must pass it by the end of the year so they can concentrate on the economy and job creation.

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Q&A: Co-Q10 supplements for statin safety?

November 23, 2009, 4:30 am

I’ve heard that people on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs should take coenzyme Q10 (Co-Q10) pills to prevent muscle damage. Does any evidence support that? —M.R.V., by e-mail  Not enough to recommend taking the pills for that purpose. Muscle pain or, rarely, muscle damage is...

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Claude Brunet

November 23, 2009, 4:03 am

Member of the Management Board

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Denis Duverne

November 23, 2009, 3:45 am

Member of the Management Board

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Denis Duverne

November 23, 2009, 3:41 am

Member of the Management Board

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Henri de Castries

November 23, 2009, 3:23 am

Chairman of the Management Board

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As state battles H1N1, syphilis cases rising in NC

November 23, 2009, 1:18 am

Health departments in North Carolina already burdened with the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus have an additional worry - a dramatic increase in the number of cases of syphilis.

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AXA - Publications - Director's Dealings - Henri de Castries

November 23, 2009, 12:55 am

Chairman of the Management Board

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More Swine Flu Deaths, Fewer Hospital Cases in SC

November 22, 2009, 8:58 pm

South Carolina is reporting fewer swine flu cases, but more deaths from the disease.

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Kate Hudson, Pierce Brosnan, other stars come out for CNN awards for everyday heroes

November 22, 2009, 4:29 pm

Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year ceremony in Hollywood, Calif.

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Former NIH chief: Ignore new mammogram guideline

November 22, 2009, 12:07 pm

Dr. Bernadine Healy says the directive would save money but not lives. The recommendation, released last week by an independent panel, recommends that women not routinely undergo mammograms until age 50.

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Women fight for their mammograms

November 22, 2009, 7:38 am

There's a new fight in Washington, and it's not between the Democrats and the Republicans.

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NHS to offer 'marriage counselling'

November 22, 2009, 3:18 am

Couples who have hit a "rocky patch" will be offered counselling on the NHS if their relationship problems are causing depression, it has emerged.

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Charity ball raises money for diabetes

November 21, 2009, 10:58 pm

Charity ball raises money for diabetes

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Comparison of Democratic health care bills

November 21, 2009, 6:23 pm

A comparison of the health care bills before Congress: The Senate Democratic bill : WHO'S COVERED: About 94 percent of legal residents under age 65 a ' compared with 83 percent now.

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Senate health bill would cost state, counties more

November 21, 2009, 2:05 pm

WASHINGTON - How New York state would fare under proposed health care reform remains an open question, but there's no doubt that state government and, to some extent, county governments would share in the cost of expanding health coverage to more Americans.

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GOP puts women's health in spotlight

November 21, 2009, 9:29 am

Republicans are seizing on this week's recommendations for fewer Pap smears and mammograms to fuel concern about government-rationed medical care - and to try to chip away support by women for President Barack Obama's proposed health-care overhaul.

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Guidelines for cancer screening differ by group

November 21, 2009, 5:10 am

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges.

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WHO Investigating Norway Swine Flu Mutations

November 21, 2009, 12:54 am

The World Health Organization said Friday it is investigating samples of variant swine flu linked to two deaths and one severe case in Norway, but that so far the significance of the mutation is unclear.

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Healthbeat - Cancer and Health Care Reform

November 20, 2009, 8:37 pm

Health Care Reform has been the big hot button issue lately. Alot of women with breast cancer without insurance are having tremendous problems getting treated.

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6 survival skills for a healthy—happy Thanksgiving dinner

November 20, 2009, 5:00 pm

For my family, Thanksgiving dinner starts early in the day and ends hours later after we’re all stuffed and exhausted. I call it the "food coma." While there’s lots of talk of elastic-waist pants, loosening of belts, and "never eating again after today," rarely is there discussion...

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Tamiflu-resistant swine flu cluster found in North Carolina

November 20, 2009, 4:09 pm

Health officials say four people in North Carolina have tested positive for a type of swine flu that's resistant to the drug Tamiflu.

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Routine mammograms and the importance of rating preventive services

November 20, 2009, 1:17 pm

This week’s news from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on routine breast cancer screening has caused quite the stir. The USPSTF shared their new ratings of preventive services for breast cancer: Mammograms work really well in women in their 60s, pretty well in women in their 50s and...

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Drug resistant swine flu hits UK

November 20, 2009, 11:43 am

Health officials say a Tamiflu-resistant strain of swine flu has spread between hospital patients.

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Drug prices increase as inflation rate declines

November 20, 2009, 10:54 am

You may want to be extra vigilant buying brand-name prescription drugs these days. Prices for some of the most widely prescribed brands shot up an average 9% this year–the highest rate in over a decade–even as the overall inflation rate actually declined by around 1 percent.This assessment* comes...

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