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Input from youth is crucial in promoting adolescent health

...pril 2002 issue of Health Promotion Practice. This theme issue is devoted to the subject of eliminating rac...he findings of other articles within this journals theme issue, which highlights the importance of community participation in the research process, says co-a...

College drinking problems and research solutions

...s related to risks from drinking)"Another dominant theme that emerged from our work," says Reverend Malloy, "is the importance of science-based research in establishing alcohol policies and prevention programs. Although research alone will not solve the problem, it will point the way to solutions." The Ta...

Eliminating health disparities requires community involvement

... at San Jose State University and co-editor of the theme issue. It is essential to enlist the help of commu...al organizations all over the United States. This theme issues addresses critical factors related to health disparities -- socioeconomics, historical mistru...

Madison to host Ecologists Aug. 6-10

...s 2001 annual in Madison Aug. 6-10, focused on the theme "Keeping All the Parts: Sustaining and Restoring C...l focus on ecological technology. The meeting's theme was chosen as a tribute to one of the city's best known sons, Aldo Leopold, who was president of ESA...

Science for global health - World Health Day 2001

...retroviral therapy. This year's World Health Day theme is Mental Health: Stop Exclusion - Dare to Care. This is especially appropriate since over the next two decades, an increasing proportion of ill health in the developing world, by some estimates more than 60 percent of the world's burden of disease,...

NHLBI launches sleep & children education program with Garfield the Cat as "Spokescat"

...o today's hectic lifestyles." The campaign's theme is Sleep Well. Do Well., and the goal is to encourage children to get at least nine hours of sleep each night. Said Hunt, "The message is that getting enough sleep each night will help you do your best in whatever you do. This speaks to their need ...

Many uninsured adults do not receive needed medical care

...The Journal of the American Medical Association, a theme issue on access to care. John Z. Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P., of Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, and colleagues, compared survey data to estimate the unmet health needs of insured and uninsured U.S. adults. The study...

U-M health leaders offer an innovative framework for keeping academic medicine viable

... Adopting a "Putting Patients and Families First" theme that emphasizes empathetic customer service for patients. Implementation of means to measure patient satisfaction, staff productivity, quality and cost-competitiveness. In surveys of patients throughout southeastern Michigan, the U-M Health System co...

Is a one child policy worldwide the solution to human population growth?

... population policy lockstep This week's BMJ is a theme issue devoted to debating the implications of an ever growing world population, which is set to break the six billion mark on 12 October. Commentators advocate two opposing views on what the future will hold for demographics. Some deny that the pop...

Aspirin's role in colon cancer prevention focus of $5 million grant

...re of this program is that it meldsinto one common theme a strong group of researchers that might not otherwisecollaborate. For instance, before this, Dr. Coffey was interested in coloncancer but not prostaglandins. I was interested in prostaglandins, but not coloncancer." Lawrence J. Marnett, Ph.D., Mary...

Study Reveals Prominent Fears Of School-Age Children

...nakes, monsters and scary theme park rides more often than girls do, whilegirls fear thunder storms and the dark more than boys, according to a new study. Ohio State University researchers examined the fear...

Active Aging Makes A Difference: World Health Day 1999 Set April 7

... avoidanceof disease. The true message behind the theme is that if we adopt healthybehaviors and lifestyles early in life, we can expect our middle and later yearsto be particularly stimulating and productive ones." "By becoming and staying physically and mentally active, we can give life to ouryears and ...

Analyze This: New Book Examines Shrinks On Screen

The familiar Hollywood theme of psychiatrists and psychiatric treatment takes aturn "on the couch" in a new book by Glen Gabbard, M.D. and Krin Gabbard, Ph.D. Psychiatry and the Cinema, by published by the American Psychiatric PublishingGroup, is a careful scrutiny of cinematic ...

Pediatric Tip Sheet

...e author of arecently-released book with a central theme of "family-centered care." The bookis intended to help parents become active members of the health-care team, evenin the neonatal intensive care unit. Young Patients Get State-Of-The-Art "TLC" In Cedars-Sinai's New PediatricEmergency Facility When...

A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health

...getation surveying satellite busy. Building on the theme of disease, Francesca Grifo of the Center for Biodiversityand Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History will discuss theeffect of disrupted food production systems on populations susceptible todisease and malnourishment. The implication...

DFG To Fund Four New Research Units

...et up when a small, but scientifically significant theme requires the cooperation of several scientists. The four new research units will now start their activities. For the time being, the DFG will fund them for a period of two years, providing a total of about DM 5.9 million. Another DM 2.1 million are e...

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