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Medical News Today: Undetected diabetes may double risk of heart attack, periodontitis

New research finds an intriguing link between undetected blood sugar disorders and the development of heart attacks and severe gum disease. Undetected blood sugar disorders may heighten the risk of heart attacks and periodontitis. Previous research has pointed to a connection between periodontitis — a chronic condition that affects the gums and bones that support… Read More »

Quest Diagnostics: Medical info of 11.9M compromised in breach

A massive data breach at Quest Diagnostics has exposed the medical and financial information of as many as 11.9 million patients, according to the laboratory giant. WHY IT MATTERSQuest Diagnostics says that one of its outsourced vendors, American Medical Collection Agency, discovered an unauthorized user had gained access to an AMCA system that had was… Read More »