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New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

... And the top source of environmental disturbance, callers say, is distracting, annoying, shrill, dull or rattling -- noise. "Honking horns, construction noise, the alarms, the airplanes, the subway, traffic: noise is a big problem for New York City. And we had not changed our noise code for over 30 years,...

National TV Promotion Triples Calls to Smoking Cessation Hotline

...urnal of Health Promotion. The phone number links callers to state counselors who give them recommendations ...counselors gave advice instead of simply referring callers to resources, Augustson said. We know that these things work. We know that in general, when people...

Abortions Do Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer

...source centers gave out false information, telling callers there were strong and proven links between abortion and breast cancer. GPL...

Infections in UK Hospitals Drive British Patients to India

...ospital infections are the number one concern from callers to our helpline. It comes as no surprise that some people are going abroad because they're frightened of NHS infection rates in this country. "The government is not doing anything to reassure the public, particularly when we know key people are bei...

Glaucoma: Silently Stealing Sight from Millions

... (3937), 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Eligible callers receive a referral to one of EyeCare America’s 7,300 volunteer ophthalmologists. SourceNewswise SRM...

Maternity leave mooted for South African girls

... taken on the issues surrounding the proposal with callers divided on the best way to proceed. Many said they did not see the need for pregnant girls to be given special treatment for what was essentially their own problem. One caller to a radio station suggested a "draconian" approach of forcing all schoo...

NHS 24 Helpline Service Improved Remarkably Says Health Minister

...d to 54 per cent in March 2005. The percentage of callers having to wait for a nurse to call back has also dropped from 44% last march to 11% this June with pharmacist and dental nurses now being added to the team of patient advisers to deal with the calls. There was also a drop in staff absenteeism from 1...

Gabapentin Reduced Menopausal Symptoms as Estrogen – Study Find

...who wanted to participate, but after screening the callers to meet the study's protocol, the number was whittled to 60, with 53 women complying with every step. They were randomly divided into three groups: 20 women received gabapentin at 2,400 mg per day and a daily placebo or fake estrogen pill; 20 recei...

Need for More Talking Therapies for Treating Depression

...o the charity Mind says evidence from its helpline callers show 83% take medication while only 6% receive therapy for depression. The centers would be open to all adults of working age although it would specially target at the one in three people on Incapacity Benefit who have depression in a bid to help t...

Reports Of A HIV Break Out Scare People Of A Holiday Island

...dicated helpline has been inundated with concerned callers since then. The NHS have said that more than 200 people have contacted a telephone helpline set up in the wake of an HIV scare in St Ives. The confidential line (0845 850 9850) was set up last week by the local health authority after a sudden rise ...

Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts

...nizations report an alarming increase in desperate callers with suicidal tendencies, or severely depressed callers. The calls to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline are up an alarming 60% since Katrina. And if worst seems past the people are becoming vary and apprehensive off the approaching hurricane s...

Internet Research Fosters Confidence and Positivity in Cancer Patients

...asically made an arrangement where 442 participant callers to the National Cancer Institute, were addressed by a panel of trained specialists who informed the callers about cancer related resources in their area. Next the participants were divided into 3 categories b...

Women Poorly Informed About Contraceptive Options: Doctors Blamed

...as been found that less than 1/3rd of FPA Helpline callers were informed about alternative contraceptive opti...otally unaware of the IUD and approximately 76% of callers had not heard about IUS before. 1 in four callers were poorly informed about implants and 12% were t...

Ofcom To Assess The Bedside Call Charges

...efore the providers can see the profits. All the callers are given a warning before they dial up about the rise in the price and incase of regular callers they can skip this warning and help them to make shorter calls. But Mr. Lewis said that still it d...

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