Wellness Plans Make Economic Sense
GENEVA — Workplace wellness programs reduce companies' healthcare spending through better employee health but are dramatically underused, according to a panel of experts.
Middle-Age Runners Need CV Screen
GENEVA — Cardiac screening before participating in sports isn't just for the young, according to a study suggesting that runners who take up marathon running in middle age also need examination for risky heart conditions.
VAD 'Good Enough' for Function
GENEVA — Ventricular assist devices may equal heart transplantation in helping patients get through daily activities, although they don't measure up for relief from breathlessness and restoration of exercise capacity, according to a small study.