Tag: "service" at medical news
Senator Jon S. Corzine pledges support to NYU Child Study Center
...upport to numerous educational, healthcare, social service
and cultural organizations. He is a member of the board of trustees of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Chicago. "I am honored to be the first Corzine Family Associate Professor ...
Welfare recipients will not seek help if it is too far away, study says
...than individuals who resided farther away from the service
providers, according to a new study led by a Brown...s studied 668 women by combining information about service
use among welfare recipients in the Detroit metropolitan area in 1999 with information about access ...
Cardiff universities to merge
...hing and research, the strengthening of the health service
in Wales and the potential creation of 3,000 new jobs and a range of new high technology companies. Rigorous business planning and analysis culminated in the Governing Councils' endorsement of the unification plan, which with substantial financial ba...
Major prostate-cancer prevention study to launch awareness campaign in churches nationwide
...e congregations nationwide to host a SELECT Sunday service
and to advise African Americans about the importance of prostate-cancer awareness and participating in SELECT. We need to help find a way to stop prostate cancer before it starts." Starting this weekend, participating churches are welcome to host SEL...
Caregivers for patients with dementia need more support before patient dies, less after
...ents are cared for by a family member at home. The service
these people provide saves the health care system billions of dollars a year, while the caregivers themselves endure both emotional and financial stress. Because the number of people in this situation will increase markedly over the next two decades,...
Sixth annual child advocacy award dinner
...scents. In addition, the Child Study Center public service
announcement (PSA) will debut at the dinner. The PSA campaign includes television, print and radio spots sponsored by The Bear Stearns Charitable Foundation and created by BBDO New York. The campaign, which also features the tagline, "Giving Childre...
Multi-hospital angioplasty improvement effort reduces deaths and complications
...oplasty but don't have a dedicated cardiac surgery service
in-house as a backup - an increasingly common practice. Overall, 2 percent of about 2,300 post-heart attack PCI patients wound up having emergency bypass surgery within 24 hours of their failed angioplasty. Another 1.7 percent of the patients had byp...
Telemedicine and e-learning put communities in touch
...eachers. Currently reaching 1750 institutions, the service
goes out to over 400,000 users. Satellite technology is also the perfect solution for delivering video-rich material because it is so much faster than terrestrial networks and can reach remote areas where a terrestrial connection is not an option. B...
Caregivers of family members with dementia experience more health problems than noncaregivers
...lnesses, physical symptoms, medication use, health service
use, functional cellular immunity, antibodies, enumerative immunity, stress hormones, cardiovascular function and metabolic function. The authors found that caregivers had a 23 percent higher level of stress hormones and a 15 percent lower level of a...
Public access defibrillator use increasing
... than those of people treated by emergency medical service
workers, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2003. Public access defibrillation (PAD) is when someone other than a traditional emergency medical worker applies an automated external defibrillator (AED) to trea...
News tips for Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003
...l pharmacist-managed cardiovascular risk reduction service
(CPCRS) reduces recidivism among CVD patients. The service
uses pharmacy specialists to manage patients as well as a patient-tracking system to ensure patients...
Outpatient pediatric visits good opportunity to help parents quit smoking
...n the Stop Tobacco Outreach Program (STOP), a free service
including a motivational interview, nicotine replacement, follow-up phone counseling and referrals to both their primary care physicians and to the Massachusetts Smokers Quitline. Of 100 parents enrolling in the program, 78 percent accepted nicotine...
Near-real time ozone forecasting made possible by Envisat
...ts initials in Flemish and French) has developed a service
called the Belgian Assimilation System of Chemical...n the process of ozone destruction." Users of the service
available at http://bascoe.oma.be - can obtain forecasts of global ozone levels for the week ahea...
Poorer performing Philadelphia schools have more undiagnosed asthma, Jefferson study finds
...cation is the AsthmaBUS Program. The bus, a public service
projectdeveloped by Jefferson Medical College under the auspices of thePhiladelphia Asthma Task Force and with funding by GlaxoSmithKline, relieson a red, double-decker, British Bus, remodeled as a moving asthma exhibitfor Philadelphia school childre...
Childhood obesity? School food service personnel say NIMBY
...tate survey of a group of Pennsylvania school food service
personnel revealed that the respondents perceived ...ee candidate in nutrition. In the study, school service
personnel who participated in a Project PA workshop were quizzed before and after training about the...
Suffer the children
... be shifted from rapid intervention to longer-term service
needs. They conclude: "The relatively low injury rates documented by the CIS raise questions about the investigative procedures that dominate the organization of child protective services and, in particular, the emphasis that has been placed on risk ...
Former NHLBI director Lenfant receives Lifetime Achievement Award
...he Lifetime Achievement Award honors extraordinary service
and accomplishment spanning a career in health car...ovation, publication, research, public service, or service
to the profession. "I am very appreciative to be the recipient of the ACCP Lifetime Achievement Awa...
Time to stop exploiting trust doctors
...outlines steps to reform and improve conditions of service
for trust doctors. He estimates that the number of trust doctors from developing countries may be as high as 3500-4000. To have trained this number of doctors in the UK would have cost around 600m....
Outbreak of foodborne botulism traced from food sold at Texas salvage store
...r sick customers. Salvage stores provide a useful service
to the community. The low prices attract people who cannot afford to shop in standard supermarkets. Dr. Pavani Kalluri of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the lead author of the article, notes that when the Texas salvage store was clos...
Do overseas recruitment schemes fuel health inequalities?
...itment policy, and it is wrong to suggest that the service
is targeting health staff from struggling countries, argues Debbie Mellor, Head of NHS Employment Policy, in an accompanying commentary. The NHS is working with several developing countries to support them in programmes to retain their staff, and is ...
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