Top Medicare Prescribers Rake In Speaking Fees from Drug makers

How does the doctor decide what to write on the prescription pad?

When the blood pressure drug Bystolic hit the market in 2008, it faced a crowded field of cheap generics.

So its maker, Continue reading

Activity is the Key to Help against Cardiovascular Issues

Is our lack of motion killing us? Absolutely. In fact, one of our most unhealthy “activities” is our lack of activity, the sedentary lifestyle of our first-world nation status, where more and more, we sit – at a desk, at a computer, in front of a television – nearly every day of the week, as opposed to engaging in any meaningful physical activities.

In fact, some experts even say our chronic immobility is as dangerous to our health as cigarettes.

“Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk factor and sitting can be equivalent in many cases,” Dr. David Coven, cardiologist with St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, said.

Coven said the latest research indicates that  Continue reading