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As recently as the 1970s, sickle cell anemia patients had little hope of living past their teen years and little relief from painful crises. With the 1980s came the use of prophylactic penicillin to significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from infection in sickle cell youngsters. One of the sickle cell breakthroughs of the 1990s is the use of… (More)
Children appear to be following a disturbing trend set by adults-more children are overweight, yet fewer are physically active. According to a 1995 National Center for Health Statistics study, 4.7 million American children ages 6 to 17 years are severely overweight. Another estimate from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services indicates that… (More)
Until recently, New Jerseyans' exposure to physician assistants (PAs) was through television programs such as "E.R." But with the 1992 legislation enabling PAs to work in New Jersey and a growing acceptance among physicians, patients are seeing more of these health care providers in the examining room.
The statistics regarding arthritis are mind boggling: one out of every six Americans have arthritis. In New Jersey, more than one million people are affected by arthritis diseases. The condition costs the U.S. economy $65 billion annually in medical care and lost wages. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects that in the year 2020, one… (More)