Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from strokes

  Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. Forty more seconds, another stroke. More than 795,000 strokes each year. Of these, more than 140,000 people die, making strokes the third leading cause of death in the country. According to the National Stroke Association, we could easily slash that number by at least […]

The other culprit in the Epi-pen price gouging scandal? The Food and Drug Administration

Sandip Shah Special to Valley News Ordinary Americans, reporters and even a congressional panel heaped scorn on pharmaceutical company Mylan after it raised the price of its epinephrine injector set from $100 to more than $600. Mylan deserved the criticism for making it harder for patients to afford the injectors they need to prevent fatal […]

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from heart disease

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from heart disease

Dr. Terry A. Rondberg Special to Valley News Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S., taking the lives of over 600,000 people each year – that’s one of every four deaths. Yet, according to conservative estimates by the American Heart Association, 80 percent of heart disease and stroke can be prevented. The World Health Organization […]

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