Washington, DC - "We will deliver relief to American workers, families, and small businesses, who right now are being crushed by Obamacare, by increasing freedom, choice, and opportunity for the American people." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Scottsdale, Arizona - Most people know that when the weather heats up, drinking plenty of water can prevent dehydration. But you may not know that consuming lots of liquid in the heat of summer may also reduce your risk of developing kidney stones. Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, says more patients go to the doctor with painful kidney stones in summer than during any other time of the year. He has tips to help you prevent getting kidney stones this season.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid (usually but not always containing nicotine), turning it into a vapor that can be inhaled. Using e-cigarettes is often referred to as vaping.

Orlando, Florida - People with diabetes who have experienced recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and take a combination of alirocumab and statins may reduce their risk of future cardiac events by more than double that of people on the same medication regimen who have similar cardiac histories, but have prediabetes or normal blood glucose levels, according to the study, “Alirocumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and Diabetes - Prespecified Analyses of ODYSSEY OUTCOMES,” presented at the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA’s) 78th Scientific Sessions® at the Orange County Convention Center.

Orlando, Florida - Diabetes is a unique and complex disease affecting more than 30 million Americans, and the individual living with diabetes is solely responsible for daily diabetes management. The added stress of this responsibility significantly increases their risk for depression and anxiety. Research has indicated that symptoms of depression have been shown to be associated with worsened blood glucose levels and increased diabetes-related complications. Therefore, diabetes prevention programs and increased awareness, screening and care for the mental health aspects of diabetes are key components in improving the quality of life for people with prediabetes (more than 84 million have prediabetes) and diabetes.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education (ASPIRE) Competition named Dr. Kara Spiller of Drexel University as the 2018 U.S. nominee to represent the United States for the APEC-wide ASPIRE Prize.