Tag: "southwestern" at medical news
Dentists need more training in oral cancer detection
...es are located in northeast, central, western, and southwestern
Illinois. LeHew said the findings of the study were similar to studies in other states. Illinois dentists are performing at levels similar to dentists in other parts of the country, he said. "Dentists are not going to diagnosis cancer," he said. ...
New family health history projects focus on Alaska Native, Appalachian communities
...er Cincinnati metropolitan area, which encompasses southwestern
Ohio and northern Kentucky, and in the Dayton, Ohio metropolitan area. A major goal of the project is to develop ways of educating people with low levels of literacy about the importance of family health history. Another goal will be to raise awarene...
Surveys find outright hunger among Latino immigrants in North Carolina
...no families in eastern and western North Carolina, southwestern
Virginia and Forsyth County. "Although the United States enjoys a relative lack of hunger, there are segments of the N.C. population Latino immigrants with hunger more severe than areas of persistent poverty like Appalachia," said Sara A. Quandt, P...
Elevated rates of mental health problems among survivors of tsunami
.... In Thailand, the tsunami severely affected all 6 southwestern
provinces, where 5,395 individuals died, 2,991 were unaccounted for, and 8,457 were injured, according to background information in the article. Previous assessments among survivors of natural disasters have shown that posttraumatic stress disorde...
Adherence to pneumonia treatment guidelines results in better outcomes, Pitt study shows
... hospital emergency departments in Connecticut and southwestern
Pennsylvania and more than 3,200 patients, all of whom were diagnosed with pneumonia but who posed varying risks of adverse outcomes from the disease. "A unique aspect to this study was the use of one of three different interventions at sites, each o...