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Prostate Cancer – Recognizing the Signs

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and a significant concern for older men. Fortunately, men have a lot of treatment options nowadays. So read on and see how you can take action against this disease.

Posted on 11 August 2015 | 8:14 pm

Cooper Bariatric Surgery Program Recognized for Quality and Safety By Insurance Leaders

The Cooper Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has been designated by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey as a Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care Program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities shown to deliver quality specialty care, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community, for patient safety and better health outcomes.

Posted on 13 July 2015 | 3:37 pm

Stroke Prevention, Detection and Treatment

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the #1 leading cause of adult disability. (Kochanek KD, 2014) (Mozzafarian D, 2015). Stroke occurs when blood flow is blocked to the brain either by a clot or ruptured vessel, which causes blood, nutrients and oxygen supply to the brain tissue to be interrupted, and results in cellular death. On average, one American dies of a stroke every four minutes (Mozzafarian D, 2015) and every 40 seconds someone has a stroke (American Heart Association, 2015). Onset of a stroke is an emergency and quick transport to a stroke hospital is key to treating stroke and preventing further deterioration in health.

Posted on 27 May 2015 | 6:37 pm

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Doctors Use 3D Printing to Safeguard Baby Before Birth

New technology took guesswork out of high-risk pregnancy, experts say.

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says.

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects.

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys.