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Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...ban communities are less likely to seek preventive care
that could help them better manage their illnesses...ans that residents are forced to turn to emergency care
in the form of expensive hospital emergency rooms." Barnes found that difficulty in obtaining adequa...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
... Soudiere, New York, USA , established emergency care
for children in war torn countries. She has directly impacted nearly 1 million children by providing care, family tracing, reunification and community reintegration services in war-torn countries all over the world. Philista Prudence Minjal Onyango...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...l sex is important information for parents, health care
providers and others who work with youth," Halpern...mong themselves." Guidelines for adolescent health care
call for physicians and other health providers to discuss sex and other risky behaviors during regul...
It takes a village to improve the health of children
INDIANAPOLIS -- Optimum health care
to youngsters is far more than providing routine p...ians-in-training in this new approach to providing care
and building strong community partnerships. Rigorous residency training in community health and chi...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
...parents at the infant's first visit with pediatric care
provider. "Although we may never be able to completely eliminate abusive head injury from shaken baby syndrome," Dias said, "we hope that a systematic approach to prevention will at least reduce it to a fraction of its present level." In addition to...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
... general distress and depression compared to usual care
controls. Future studies are planned to determine if stress management and exercise together have an even greater positive effect on these markers of cardiovascular health. The researchers also said further investigation is needed to reveal the biolo...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
...d stress management training, with routine medical care
on psychosocial functioning and select markers of ...2003. Participants received either routine medical care
(usual care); usual care
plus supervised aerobic exercise training for 35 minutes 3 times per week f...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
...the U.S. adult population, is common among primary care
patients, and may contribute to more than 100,000 ... and Veterans Administration clinics, and tertiary care
medical centers. Of the 899 individuals screened, 627 who were diagnosed as being actively drinking ...
...itial success will be as a way of monitoring wound care
products and procedures. There are a large number ...ney and "provide better focussed and less invasive care
for people. Now we want to take our idea forward to bigger and better things. More and more people a...
Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award
...and pharmaceuticals, food and drug law, and health care
law. For more than 20 years he has been an editor of Pharmacy Law Digest, the most widely used pharmacy law text and reference in the United States....
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
...ble lessons in these data, primarily collected for care
planning purposes but now usable for understanding ways to improve the care
in our nation's nursing homes," says Brant Fries, Ph.D., a professor at the U-M School of Public Hea...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...to medical treatment, and their ability to work or care
for themselves and their family. Other research ha...half of personal bankruptcies are linked to health care
costs. The federal bankruptcy reforms now under consideration in Congress do not exempt medical cost...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...pril 1 for Spain to spend six weeks helping health care
providers at six public universities develop intervention strategies. Dr. Louis Moreno, pediatrician at the University of Zaragoza, is coordinating his country's initiative to reverse increasing obesity rates as well as a 20-nation survey on childhoo...
Study: Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival
...evel I trauma centers provide comprehensive trauma care
and are required to have trauma surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and all surgical subspecialties, including cardiac surgery, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, cardiology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery, gynecologic surgery, and head and neck surgery, im...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...f these patients, and the attitudes of doctors who care
for these patients. Luc Deliens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium) and colleagues looked at the death certificates for all neonates and infants in the whole of Flanders who died between August 1999 and July 2000. 292 children were born alive and d...
Competition in health care may not result in better quality
For several decades, competition within the health care
industry has been touted as the way to curb rising...ible population that is compliant with recommended care
guidelines such as immunization rates for children and teens; chronic illness care; and women's care...
ACP releases 5th Edition of its respected ethics manual
...ted suicide, decisions about reproduction, managed care
ethics, and research ethics. Its new topics includ...manual. "Medical practice and the context in which care
is delivered obviously don't stand still, though. The fifth edition of the Ethics Manual examines em...
OHSU develops instant, computerized notification system to communicate patients' end-of-life wishes
...ronically ill patients to direct their end-of-life care
by discussing a detailed care
plan that is signed by their physician. POLST forms provide specific health care
directives about tr...
About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine
...who said they were not satisfied with their health care
also tried alternative therapies classified as pre...at those who were less satisfied with their health care
were more likely to use alternative medicine does suggest some people have issues with the current s...
Children's Hospital, Oakland's Dr. Barbara Staggers wins prestigious award
...ed her life to increasing access to quality health care
for minorities, particularly adolescents. Dr. Sta...s students with a host of health and psychological care
services as well as afterschool and educational programs. Dr. Staggers will open a second adolescen...
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