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Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000

...nd plastic surgeons." With the number of Hispanics opting for cosmetic surgery increasing, it is ever important for patients to learn what to look for when choosing a plastic surgeon and operating facility. "Hispanic patients need to be aware of the importance of choosing an ASPS Member Surgeon to ensure qu...

May/June 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...s ignore a single elevated blood pressure reading, opting to wait and reassess the patient during the next visit. They suggest that blood pressure and heart rate are truly vital signs and elevations should be taken seriously and treated. Qualifying Risk of Adverse Clinical Events with One Set of Vital Sig...

Childhood obesity leads to adult diabetes, researcher says

...her or making changes in their preferences such as opting for water or diet soda instead of the calorie ridden regular soda that children seem to love. Also Misra further elaborates that healthy foods are not necessarily expensive if one were to make intelligent choices and adjustments in their dietary...

Blood clot risk not treated preventively, study finds

...s proven most effective for treating the disorder, opting instead for older treatment methods. "Clearly, there is a disconnect between evidence and execution as it relates to DVT prevention and treatment," said co-lead investigator Victor Tapson, M.D., associate professor of medicine at Duke University M...

ACP hosting summit to address the future of internal medicine and patient care

...n physicians leaving practice and medical students opting out of internal medicine as a career choice. Since 1999, for example, there has been a 9.5 percent decline in U.S. medical school seniors entering internal medicine. This steady decrease in the physician workforce compromises the future availability ...

Breast cancer risk overestimated by women, says University of Toronto study

... high risk of developing breast cancer and they're opting for prophylactic bilateral mastectomies when perhaps they shouldn't be. We don't know what is driving these perceptions, whether it's from the media, their families or physicians. But it is troubling." With the advent of genetic testing in 1996, the ...

Medical Students Are Taking Risks With HIV During Elective Studies

... pursue their clinical studies overseas, with many opting to go to developing countries. In a study of 148 of such students, Claire Gamester and colleagues from Guy's, King's College and St Thomas's School of Medicine found that 42 per cent of those who visited areas with a relatively high prevalence of HIV...

Women With Cancer Want More Control

...sease todesigning their own course of treatment by opting for alternative andcomplementary therapies. Some women are tumor free as a result of theirtreatment options; some are still confronting disease. The women interviewed areamong the opinion leaders in the intersecting worlds of cancer advocacy, thewome...

Early Medical Abortion With Mifepristone (RU 486) And Misoprostol Is Highly Acceptable To American Women

... enrollment, the most frequently cited reasons for opting for medical oversurgical abortion was that it allowed women to avoid an operation and wasnoninvasive, and that it seemed natural, like a miscarriage or menses. Otherreasons given included favorable features of the study, such as good medicalcare, no...

Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments

...ir calculations. One is the "likelihood of persons opting to continueto work at later ages. Even the conditions for this seem to be changingas the physical requirements for occupations on average seem to be decliningin the emerging 'information' age." Another variable is whether the U.S. economy could cont...

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