Navigation Links
Preventive Services Not Offered To Most Americans

According to a study it was found that a number of Americans do not receive preventive medical care. //Preventive measures, like a daily dose of aspirin, colon cancer screening, childhood vaccinations, blood pressure screening, Chlamydia screening for young women, immunizing adults against the flu and pneumonia and smoking-cessation therapy are all effective ways to live longer and healthier lives. The study’s results were published online by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. More than 8,000 studies were analysed before reaching a conclusion. Non-profit groups ranked about 25 Prevention and HealthPartners Research Foundation services based on their service and cost.

The report says that these preventive services should be consistently offered to the Americans. This would result in a decrease in the mortality rate and fewer people would suffer from diseases that are preventable. Ashley Coffield, an analyst with the Washington, D.C.-based Partnership for Prevention, said that aspirin therapy is a cheap and effective way of reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. If doctors administered with the people who are at risk then it would have saved 80,000 lives annually. In case of lung cancer if doctors had asked all patients about their smoking habits and offered smokers brief counseling and recommendations for cessation therapies then it would have saved $3 billion in medical costs and saved many lives.

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lose stomach for Life....Preventive removal of stomach saves the risk of cancer
2. Preventive Therapies Found to be More Effective in Managing Migraines
3. Poor Preventive Measures Taken By Diabetics
4. Diabetics Should Adopt Better Preventive Measures
5. Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms
6. Increase in HIV Cases Due To Restricted Offering of the Preventive Treatment
7. Majority Of Women Satisfied With Decision To Have Preventive Mastectomy
8. Preventive Mastectomy Does Not Carry Emotional Baggage For Most Women
9. Autoimmune Diseases – Newer Preventive Measure
10. Govt to Shift its Focus From Curative to Preventive Mode of Healthcare
11. World Cong On Preventive Cardiology In Sept
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... Silver&Fit® Exercise and Healthy Aging Program have announced their endorsement of ... , “American Specialty Health Fitness is proud to have the MFN as one ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... Dr. Kevin Day, local family chiropractor in Warsaw , is hosting ... During the Indiana winter months, Vitamin D deficiency can lead to Seasonal Affective ... to help provide the tools needed to combat it this year! , “Stress kills ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Robert Yeager CEO of PharmMD, has ... past year there have been multiple breakthroughs and challenges as healthcare reform moves out ... enabled their customers and partners to stay ahead of the curve by breaking down ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... the Business Action on Health Awards, bestowed annually to the world’s best corporate-supported ... commended companies at Global Health Council’s Landscape Symposium held in Washington D.C and ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Milford, PA (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 ... ... and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels , has ... AFIA, the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. ("ESSA" or ... today that the first patient has been enrolled in ... treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer ("mCRPC"). ... --> the United States ... 1/2 clinical trial, ESSA intends to demonstrate the safety, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... -- Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ... multi-year agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in ... the Breast Center a future-proof platform capable of expanding with ... announces that Breast Center of Acadiana has entered ... PACS in its two freestanding imaging centers. This investment will ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015  Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink ... that its Board of Directors has declared a special 1 ... stock dividend is payable December 14, 2015, to shareholders of ... the form of additional shares of common stock. ... the Board is a strong endorsement of our confidence in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: