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The long arm of your chromosomes and the law

In the last three years, the advent of genome-wide association studies has facilitated the discovery of more than 180 markers for risk of a growing list of common chronic diseases,
July 2020

We are wrong to pin our hopes on a COVID-19 vaccine

addressing all the other deadly chronic diseases out there.
July 2020

Put patients in the driver's seat to steer toward better health

Engaging patients in managing their own chronic diseases can be the key to helping them achieve their goals and improve outcomes. ... Chicago internist Doriane Miller, MD, (left) works to engage patients as the primary caregivers for their own chronic
February 2008

Rapid demise

Prognosis is much more challenging for patients in the end stages of chronic diseases like congestive heart failure, emphysema and dementia, which is the condition that Anderson was reported to have.
July 2020

Cancer and Random Genes: Fortune Favors the Prepared

behind, andthat some populations around the world get much less cancer, as well as other chronic diseases, not because of genetic advantage, but because of lifestyle advantage, mediated by culture. ... into less cancer along with other chronic diseases,
July 2020

Saving money with limos

Emanuel explained to MGMA attendees. He has a lot of plans for saving money in health care, most revolving around the creation of comprehensive medical homes for patients with chronic diseases.
July 2020

Sat-fat bait and switch

There is some evidence that butter, per se, may increase the risk for some chronic diseases but not others. ... foods in sensible and time-honored combinations, are associated with longevity, vitality, and the avoidance of all chronic diseases.
July 2020

Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

Severity of illness. Certain chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), when in their advanced stages, are very labile and prone to exacerbations. ... By their very nature chronic diseases
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

Patients who follow their prescribed medications for chronic diseases spend far less on later acute care, reports a study. ... Almost half of all Americans, approximately 133 million people, have at least one chronic disease.
July 2020

Sugar, on a slippery slope

Finding effective ways to reduce ambient sugar intake is not only warranted, but rather urgent, as we confront epidemics of obesity, diabetes and associated chronic diseases. ... The root cause of most diabetes and much other chronic disease is obesity,
July 2020

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