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Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...ir goal was to make young drivers(15-20 year olds) aware
of the dangerous environment in which theywill be driving and also be aware
of their own risk-takingbehaviors. Some of the consequence interventions (penalties that occura...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...using the prostate screening channel could be made aware
of free screenings or health fairs in the area. Public health and medical specialists, computer programmers, graphic artists and Hollywood Screen Writers Guild writers joined forces on the project. "Studies have shown that, compared to standard mas...
Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.
...nce supports a claim of benefit and the patient is aware
of the risks. Alternatively, the physician has the option to refuse to provide the test, or refer the patient to another doctor who will provide it. This education and negotiation process is intended to apprise the patient about which screening tes...
Do Deaths Of Babies From Birth Asphyxia Vary Depending On When They Are Born?
...y related to mental fatigue and so staff should be aware
of how their performance may vary at different times. They indicate that mistakes may be mitigated with the greater use of shiftwork, but they stress that shifts need to be carefully designed to avoid the excessive disruption of circadian rhythms (u...
Beware Of Adverse Drug Reactions
...y saying that prescribing doctors should always be aware
of the toxic profile of the drugs they prescribe and that they should be ever vigilant for the occurrence of unexpected adverse reactions. Contact: Dr Munir Pirmohamed, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeu...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
... death."Olson emphasized that consumers need to be aware
that dietary supplementproducts are considered neither food nor drugs from a legal standpoint. "Therefore, they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Manufacturers are solely responsible for product quality, and toxicity may berelate...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
... someone is simply damaging theirown bodies and is aware
of it, but instead is damaging someone else's entirefuture, I fail to understand why there aren't articles, headlines, magazinecovers, or presidential statements targeting cigarette smoking in pregnancy. It's something that we stand a reasonable chan...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
... the Core Institute. "Now that administrators are aware
of the problem they can begin to tailor prevention programs to college athletes, who we now know are clearly at-risk." Drinking and drug use are causing athletes a variety of problems, says Jami S. Leichliter, assistant director of the Core I...
Many Gay Men Infected With HIV Are Opting To Delay Treatment, Despite
Availability Of Drugs
...y are doing fine, Stall concluded. "Many are quite aware
what their options are and they have decided to ke...d making informed choices," he said. "They're also aware
that once they start drug therapy, they can never stop.Someone not prepared to make that commitment ...
Controlling Collagen Levels May Be Key To Fighting Organ Failure Caused By High
...ated in the immediate future. Nevertheless,we are aware
that further studies are necessary to validate the application ofsuch treatment in clinical practice." Co-authors of the study are Concepcion Laviades, M.D., Ph.D.; NereaVaro, BSc; Javier Fernandez, DSc, M.D., Ph.D.; Gaspar Mayor, M.D.; Mari...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...onitor "dietary supplements," consumers need to be aware
of the dangers of natural drugs. No More Needles for Insulin Dependent Diabetes Sufferers? -- Millions of diabetes sufferers must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, ofte...
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...onitor "dietary supplements," consumers need to be aware
of the dangers of natural drugs. No More Needles for Insulin Dependent Diabetes Sufferers? -- Millions of diabetes sufferers must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, often deadly complications. But there's hope: A leading Canadian ...
A Trip To The Dentist Could Cause Symptoms In Asthmatic Kids
...thma. Parents of asthmatic children should be aware
that a trip to the dentist may cause symptoms to flare up. For some kids, the respiratory effects could show up later. Dental treatment could potentially cause discomfort within 24 to 36 hours, Casamassimo said. Cont...
Low "Health Literacy" Increases Hospitalizations
...ay be that people withinadequate literacy are less aware
of when they need to seek medical care, sothey seek it later, when their conditions have become more severe. "We also know from previous studies that they are less likely to knowhow to take care of themselves and how to take care of their chr...
New Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Provides Hope For Epilepsy Patient Who Has Had A Lifetime Of Seizures
...ding that shesometimes blacked out or would remain aware
but unable to speak. "I've beenfortunate -- I didn't fall down on the floor or tear my clothes off oranything." But there have been some close calls and frightening moments. Whenthe seizures started up in high school, her sister awoke to find blood ...
Managed-Care Incentives Should Be Disclosed, Physician Says
...ndoctors and patients." He says patients should be aware
of incentives so they can become educatedhealth-care consumers. And he urges health plans and doctors to disclose themwhen asked. "It is in the self-interest of managed-care plans and physiciangroups to be more open about these incentives," he says. ...
Improved Medications Can Nip Allergy Season In The Bud
...istory of allergies until three years ago, she was aware
of their disablingeffects because her husband, Jes...vity." Which is why it's even more important tobe aware
of the medications available to help manage the signs and symptoms ofallergy season, he stressed....
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Prenatal Program Pushes the Frontiers of Diagnosis From the Second Trimester Into the First
.... Co-workersand distant relatives don't need to be aware
of the pregnancy until after shehas gotten her results." Karen Mohr of Hermosa Beach chose CVS in part because she and her husband wantedto get the results quickly. The mother of two children, ages 8 and 10, Mohr isover age 35. Getting the results wi...
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...hysicians to NPs and PAs. Patients should be made aware
of who providesprimary care and who controls referrals," Jacobson said. What exactly is a nurse practitioner? What does a physician assistant do? Better yet, what are they trained to do? How do physicians feel about theirrole in the health care pro...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Physicians Perform First Known Pediatric Laser Surgery For Farsightedness
...ll, first took Kiley to Dr. Wright whenthey became aware
of their son's vision problems when he was 5. For more thansix months, he often wore a patch over his "good" eye to force his brain to workwith his out-of-focus eye. He also wore glasses to improve the vision in thateye to 20/60. Those glasses, howev...
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