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Famed heart surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. has long rallied against the overuse of stents, cholesterol drugs and other conventional heart disease treatments. His solution? A diet rich in green, leafy vegetables. Doctors generally agree that a healthy diet...
Rebecca Frost got her first defibrillator in 2002, after she collapsed from cardiac arrest in the parking lot of a Walmart near Asheville, N.C. The battery-powered device, implanted in her chest, monitored the rhythm of her heart. Over the next year, it...
You've heard about the "Wheat Belly" diet, right? Well, technically, it doesn't exist. Dr. William Davis points out that the word "diet" does not appear on either the cover of his bestselling "Wheat Belly" book published in 2011 or on the follow-up,...
Tags: Asthma, Diabetes, Tomatoes, Lifestyle and Leisure, Obesity
Jean Harris, the onetime headmistress of an elite girls' school whose trial in the fatal 1980 shooting of the celebrity diet doctor who jilted her generated front-page headlines and national debates about whether she was a feminist martyr or vengeful...
Tags: Trials, New York City, Heart Attack, Punishment, Shootings
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center loses about $400,000 every day it's not certified by Medicare to collect payments from the federal health care program. The big question is how much that will ultimately cost the Towson hospital. Tens...
Channel 2 NewsFor some, chocolate and wine can be the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. But cardiologists warn that consuming too much of both can be bad for the heart. According to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both...
On this Valentine's week news of a new heart procedure that's now being done at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Could it take the place of traditional open heart surgery? In some cases the answer is yes. As we age it's not uncommon to develop...
The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center failed a critical federal inspection and has been unable to collect what is likely millions of dollars in Medicare reimbursements from the federal government since Dec. 1. As part of its takeover of...
The previous owner of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay the federal government $4.9 million for overbilling the Medicaid and Medicare system by keeping patients in the hospital longer than needed. Catholic Health...
Channel 2 NewsWhen it comes to blueberries, you might be more inclined to keep your favorite picking spots to yourself. According to a recent study reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association, blueberries may help women reduce their risk of a heart...
When a big hospital chain buys an independent doctor's office, we often hear the move will "enhance care," "integrate care" or "improve health-care efficiency." Spare us the euphemisms. Patients are the losers in these deals. We pay higher costs. We...
Ashley Shepherd, 20, wears the 14-inch scar down the middle of her chest like a badge. "Scars are but evidence of life, a scar means you survived whatever tried to hurt you," she says proudly. The scar, one of many, helps tell the story of all this...
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