Tag: "tale" at medical news
...e lightning thanthe undisturbed ground nearby. The tale
of a family in North Carolina clearly illustrates how towers canconcentrate lightning strikes. In 1998, a 42 meter (138 ft) tall water tower waserected near Murfreesboro, NC. This tower was about 45 meters away from afarmhouse that was situated on a ...
'Handwriting challenged' doctors to take penmanship class at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
... "This tragic situation is certainly a cautionary tale
for everyone in the medical profession." In order to create interest in the handwriting class, Dr. Hackmeyer borrowed basic techniques from Madison Avenue. He had the Medical Center create posters and flyers featuring a photo likeness -- and crypt...
NIH History Day celebrates NIH; Features lecture and tours
... public health history with the absorbing personal tale
of a doctor who went to extraordinary lengths to demonstrate his ideas. The lecture will take place at 3:00 p.m. at Lipsett Auditorium in the Clinical Center (Building 10) on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The lecture will be immediately fol...
Vioxx: An unequal partnership between safety and efficacy
...ed clear statements from all parties in this sorry tale
about the lessons to be learned. Without more vigilant drug regulation in the future, doctors will continue to be misled and patients' lives will continue to be endangered.'...
Vioxx went mostly to patients who didn't need it, Stanford researcher says
...with COX-2 inhibitors should serve as a cautionary tale
about the growing trend of turning custom-fit medications into one-size-fits-all remedies. The researchers attribute the overuse of the drugs to several non-clinical factors-including heavy marketing and the tendency of patients and physicians to equ...
Study reports women don't experience undue pain, anxiety during mammography screening
...mal levels of distress. "I think it's an old wives tale
that mammograms hurt," says the study's lead author Alice Domar, PhD, Director of the Mind/Body Center for Women's Health at Boston IVF and senior psychologist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BI...