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Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study

...from a list of possible rules which family smoking restrictions were in place within their family. This included such rules as "Only adults can smoke," "Adults can smoke, but not around children," and "No smoking is allowed in my home." The researchers also inquired about tobacco exposure rules outside the home, ...

AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright

... currently engaged in cancer research There are no restrictions with regard to race or gender The Award will be presented to an individual investigator Institutions or organizations are not eligible Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated wi...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...ences among WIC participants. There should be few restrictions on participants' choices among fresh produce, the report says. Yogurt should be permitted as a substitute for some of the milk for both women and children, and tofu and soy beverages should be allowed as alternatives to milk for women. Overall, th...

Fear of falling: It's not only grandpa's phobia

...dle-aged patients and that the associated activity restrictions can have numerous adverse consequences, including premature death," she says....

Tough child support laws deter single men from becoming dads

...rograms to discourage single parenthood -- such as restrictions on welfare benefits -- focus on the mothers. "Decisions about sexual intercourse and marriage involve two people," Garfinkel said. "But research and policy debates have largely failed to recognize men's role in childbearing and how government polici...

Alcohol abuse: Early diagnosis is key to treatment success

... legal for those older than 21, but there are many restrictions on its use and employers have the right to restrict smoking. What people need to remember," he added, "is that misuse of alcohol will harm an individual's health, and these new advances are designed to be used to help people who either are not aware...

Artificial cervical disc replacement offered for neck and arm pain problems

...is optional for comfort and there are few activity restrictions recommended for the first six weeks. If the cervical device is demonstrated to be safe and effective and is approved by the FDA, Philips believes it will be more widely used than the artificial lumbar disc, which has already received FDA approval for...

Which drugs should health plans cover?

...cts across individuals or subgroups argues against restrictions on first-line treatment, but only if those differe...cts across individuals or subgroups argues against restrictions on first-line treatment, but only if those differences are predictable. Drugs approved for the same ...

Cancer prevention news tips

...d Fahey own BPP stock, which is subject to certain restrictions under University policy. Drs. Talalay and Fahey are unpaid consultants to the company. Dr. Talalay's son is the Chief Executive Officer of BPP and owns BPP stock. The terms of this arrangement are being managed by the Johns Hopkins University in ac...

Ethics in a pandemic

...ers should take; and support given to people under restrictions such as quarantine. Decision makers and the publi...onths. The WHO would likely impose regional travel restrictions in hopes of slowing the spread of the disease. However such decisions can have major economic impact...

Diagnostic images show go-carts cause serious injuries to children

...ted for 65 percent of those injuries. While safety restrictions have tightened on go-cart tracks as a result of lawsuits, privately owned go-carts intended for off-road use remain largely unregulated. "People need to be aware that go-cart injuries in children can be serious and even life-threatening," said co-aut...

Threat of avian influenza pandemic grows, but people can take precautions

...ration with the strategies above, including travel restrictions and, perhaps most importantly, sharing of national antiviral stockpiles. The co-authors say that even if these strategies don't curtail a pandemic, they might buy the world precious time to better prepare by ramping up production of vaccine and ant...

Modified Atkins diet effectively treats childhood seizures

...Atkins diet also produces ketones, but requires no restrictions on calories, fluids and protein, and does not require a hospital admission and fast to begin. It also does not require the accurate weighing and measuring of foods, which may translate to better compliance with the regimen, researchers concluded. "Th...

Medicare drug benefit could do harm to poor, elderly, and disabled

...n rapid studies to examine the impact of formulary restrictions and changes in cost sharing on the use of essential medication and health outcomes," Soumerai writes. He suggests that CMS should also modify policies that cause underuse of essential medications or harmful health effects....

Alcohol advertising may contribute to increased drinking among young people

...uthors write. The alcohol industry has no federal restrictions on its advertising but is subject to voluntary codes dictating that 70 percent of the audience for their advertisements be adults older than age 21. The authors report that these ads still appear frequently in media aimed at young people. Leslie B. ...

International research reveals proven ways to reduce drug costs

...estrictions on price increases. While there are no restrictions on price increases in the U.S., some other countries restrict increases and regularly review drugs every two to four years after initial approval. After these reviews, drug prices may be adjusted (typically downward). 3. Mandated price cuts. Countri...

New scheme will help London's most vulnerable people

... it difficult to access health care, while tougher restrictions on entitlement to NHS care are a barrier for migrants. It is well known that there is a growing health gap between rich and poor within London, leading to reduced quality of life, and early death for many people, particularly those living in the most...

Anxious fathers make caesarean ops more painful for mothers

...stnatal pain and recovery. They also have mobility restrictions placed on them whilst they recover from the surgery, such as picking up heavy items, reaching upwards and driving. "Whilst it has become a social expectation that birth partners accompany and support mothers during a caesarean delivery, it is unclear...

Scientists call for Hepatitis treatment of young injection drug users

...e aged 18-35 who tested positive for HCV. If such restrictions were applied, almost all would be denied treatment. "There is no credible scientific basis to deny treatment for this group of HCV infected individuals," noted Dr. Holly Hagan, now a scientist at the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc...

Children with severe epilepsy need special precautions at home to prevent accidents

...eyond these precautions, the details of reasonable restrictions should be adapted to the individual child."...

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