WATERBURY – Saint Mary’s Hospital is set to open a new medical center on East Main Street by the Cheshire town line on Monday. The building will open with primary care services and an u…
Tips to reduce your risk of cancer
RICHMOND, Va. - February is National Cancer Prevention Month. Dr. Sarah Temkin, Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Massey Cancer Center at VCU shared tips for how to reduce your risk of getting cancer.
performing health systems focus on improving across the continuum of care
Efforts to effectively manage patients after they've been discharged is a key feature distinguishing high-performing health systems from their peers in Truven Health Analytics' seventh annual ranking of top-performing systems.
Breast Milk Storage Tips
How long after you pump should you dump? That’s a question many mothers ask to ensure their breast milk is as fresh as possible for their baby. Lactation consultants from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children say most breast milk will keep for five to seven days in the refrigerator. As a general rule of thumb, breast milk will stay fresh for the following times when stored: At room temperature (60-85 degrees): 3-4 hours In the typical home freezer (approximately 32 degrees): 3-6 months In a deep freezer (-4 degrees): Up to 12 months
How to prevent stroke
In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Strokes – 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain – are medical emergencies that require immediate attention. The earlier a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery. In recognition of …