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Labor's Preventive Health Care Policy Looks to Address Future Needs

...will allow doctors to better manage their time and resources in providing quality health care to the community. It is a policy that clearly has an eye on the future demands on the health system. Reforming the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) to allow a greater focus on preventative health care will allow docto...

Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs, Experts Stress

...and calls on governments and donors to ensure that resources are spent on proven prevention strategies targeted to people at highest risk. With expanded prevention, the annual number of new infections would drop to 2 million per year by 2015 - a level that may cause the epidemic to move into long-term declin...

Uganda Bans Plastic Bags, Still a Tough Battle Lies Ahead

...ether these poor countries will have the necessary resources to come up with alternative systems of waste management....

Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately

...s is already a population that tends to have fewer resources to deal with health problems than many other groups so the least we can do is protect them from harmful cigarette smoke, Stark said. For young women in particular, secondhand smoke can increase the risk of having breast cancer and of giving birth pre...

Capitalism is Bad for Men's Health: Study

...the study found. "The inequalities in status and resources that can come with capitalism does lead males to behave in ways that are detrimental to men's health," lead author Daniel Kruger said in a telephone interview. Increased competition can create an environment that encourages risk-taking behavior tha...

Rural Doctors Had It Enough

...port. He says RURAL doctors have identified better resources for rural hospitals and consistent national assessment for overseas-trained doctors. He said that they were hopeful of a response from the government on this in the federal budget soon. The survey has provided useful information for better policy i...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...on Shapiro, M.D. One states that organs are scarce resources and should be allocated preferentially to the lower risk candidates to maximize the longevity of the transplanted organ. The second strives to maximize access for all potential candidates and utilizes waiting time as an important criterion. These cor...

Rural Heart Patients Missing Out

... The findings suggest that greater allocation of resources and improved access to specialists and diagnostic support need to be considered for rural and remote populations, to match those in metropolitan areas. The fact that rural and remote patients were hospitalised as often as patients living in cities...

Meditation May Fine-Tune Control Over Attention

...sults of the study show that devoting fewer neural resources to the first target leaves enough left over to att...n says. "The conventional view is that attentional resources are limited. This shows that attention capabilities can be enhanced through learning." The finding...

Practicing Spirituality may Help Smokers to Quit

...he first to look at the potential use of spiritual resources for quitting in adult smokers, recently was publis...empts. This led the team to question why spiritual resources were not part of mainstream tobacco dependence treatment programs. "We theorized the absence of sp...

States' Spending may Help Keep Childless Seniors Independent

...o determine how to allocate limited long-term care resources in the United States....

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...s this issue by allocating duties according to the resources available. Understaffed nursing units need to be spruced up with fresh staff, instead of overloading existing staff. The importance of rewards, recognition and compensation cannot be over emphasized. Alongside, inculcating attributes of ownership...

Taking The Bull By The Horns- Australia To Tackle Bullying In Schools

... young people as we would wish, because simply the resources are not there.' Prime Minister John Howard is expected tonight to outline plans to combat bullying and violence in schools, as well as giving principals greater power to hire and fire teachers and expel problem students. Mr. Howard's speech com...

Web-based Asthma Program Improves Disease Management for Black Students

...rred students to appropriate agencies or community resources as needed. Periodically, a risk assessment report was generated based on student responses to certain key questions in the program which indicated a need for assistance. These included a report of possible depression, severe and persistent asthma s...

Toddlers to Be Trained to Improve Their Communication Skills

...nts. Other than providing training and classroom resources for staff, the agenda includes a counsel service for parents, who will be given instructions on how to cooperate and converse with their children. "We know from nursery teachers and reception class teachers that children are coming in with fewer s...

Female Reproductive Function Influenced by Childhood Environment

...in evolutionary terms, as it makes the best of the resources and energy available for reproduction in any given circumstance. "Girls who migrate at a young age seem to mature more quickly when they find themselves in an environment where the body has more access to energy. In other words, when theyre under l...

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

...that coordinates government agencies and allocates resources for various regions. "Not only does that impact where we can do prescribed fires and thinning, but it also impacts our fire costs. If we have to protect communities and homes, that is increasingly expensive." One reason for the burst of wildfires:...

Women Less Likely to Control LDL Cholesterol Levels Than Men

...s Web site, GoRedForWomen.org, can help. It offers resources and tools for women to understand their risk and how to manage it," L. Pina said. The findings of the study will be published in the May/June edition of Women's Health Issues of American Heart Association journal....

Risk of Traumatic Workplace Injury Increased by Obesity

...ent in the obese III category. "Clearly, limited resources for workplace injury prevention and control should target the most prominent and modifiable risk factors, but we cannot neglect the fact that our study and other recently published studies support an association between BMI and the risk, distribution...

Health Experts Discuss Effect of DOTS on TB Control in India

...dding that in many areas, a lack of commitment and resources has resulted in inadequate TB diagnostic and laboratory services. According to Papa, although India's TB drug delivery systems have improved, the country's National Sample Survey has not been used to examine India's current TB situation. IMA Presid...

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