Blacks waiting for a liver transplant used to be more likely to die compared to whites. Now they have the same chance of getting a life-saving organ under a nationwide system that puts the sickest patients first, a new study found.
Kathleen Zelman, WebMD’s director of nutrition, and Linda Copp, a nutrition consultant in private practice, say the following crucial first steps need to be taken to transition to a healthier lifestyle:
Experts now agree that the U.S. economy is in recession and likely to remain so this year; and most of us are monitoring the health of our bank accounts and the security of our jobs. Few of us, however, are paying attention to how the state of our health impacts the economy and vice versa.
As the financial turmoil that erupted in the United States spreads around the globe, the already depressed U.S. auto industry and its counterparts in Europe, China and India are bracing for the worst.