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Double the number of women suffer from dementia — so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?

Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer’s patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force behind the first “Women’s Brain Health Day,” launched this week, most research on these disorders focus on only one gender — right down to the mice… Read More »

Urgent care centers grow in number, reach, thanks to comprehensive capabilities, convenience, millennial demand

The urgent care industry continues to grow and watch its population of users expand across patient demographics thanks to the demand for convenient access to specialized and immediate medical care as well as a consumer-friendly model that isn’t just attractive to millennials. That’s the word from the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent Care Association.… Read More »

Remarkable number of women who suffer from bladder weakness – and the surprising advice which could help

It probably isn’t the first topic of conversation you’d bring up over a coffee – but millions of women across the country live with little leaks. Yes, we’re talking about the pesky problem of bladder weakness. Research shows an incredible one in three women over the age of 35 will experience the problem at some… Read More »