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Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...ible situation. They said the number of complaints statewide is small considering the thousands of psychiatric patients who seek care in Massachusetts ERs each year. In 2005, ERs reported 168,000 visits by psychiatric patients, 10 percent more than in 2003, according to the Massachusetts Health Data Consorti...

Diabetes may Lead to More Complications

... S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Penn., used a statewide database to identify 12,489 patients with diabetes who were hospitalized at 27 trauma centers between 1984 and 2002. They then selected an additional 12,489 patients who were the same age and sex and had the same severity of injury but did not have...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...egislature should require the same alcohol testing statewide of all officers involved in shootings. The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has counseled and spoken for the victims, said ensuring that the public knows whether police officers are "in complete control of their senses when making life and death decisions" is...

Employer Leave Helps the Parents of Chronically Ill Kids

... Paid Family Leave Insurance program, which uses a statewide payroll tax to provide up to six weeks of partial pay for employees to care for ill family members. This first-in-the-nation paid family leave program is being closely watched as a potential model for other states and the federal government. Paid F...

University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus

...petus for change came when Arkansas passed its own statewide restrictions on smoking in public places through the Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act. The University of Arkansas tobacco free policy was developed by Serafini, using a model provided by the federal Center for Disease Control. Students in the substanc...

American State Lawmakers Make Moves To Tackle Autism

...is unknown. The bills proposed would establish a statewide autism registry, restructure a state research and treatment council, train teachers in autism awareness, instruct physicians in early detection, create the task force on adult autism and provide more money for research and treatment. The proposals,...

Increase in Pneumococcal Infections That are Not Covered by Vaccine

...cine serotype disease. The researchers conducted a statewide population-based laboratory surveillance of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections (such as pneumonia, meningitis, or bacteremia [bacteria in the blood stream]) from January 1, 1995, through December 31, 2006. The authors found that in the th...

Art of Living Fights for Girl Child in Punjab

... (UNFPA) and a couple of NGOs Thursday concluded a statewide campaign to make people aware of the long-term repercussions of a dwindling female population. Seven out of the 10 districts in the country with the worst sex ratios are in Punjab - Fatehgarh Sahib being the lowest at around 700 females per 1,000 m...

Massachusetts Leads The Way In Health Reforms

...legislature in 2006 to execute the country’s first statewide universal coverage plan. The state requested its residents to buy and maintain health insurance if they don't already have it. Following Massachusetts closely on its heals are California, Texas and New York with their own specific proposals. Though...

Seven Polio Cases Detected in Bihar

... in India after Uttar Pradesh in 2006. The third statewide immunisation drive began Sunday with about 20 million children to be immunised. Officials have identified 27 high-risk districts where they will target children below the age of five. The rise in polio is worrying after the 30 cases it recorded in ...

Medical Personnel Can Save More Lives by Screening for Oral Signs of Disease

...ghout New York State. She actively participates in statewide teleconferences for health care providers working for the New York State Department of Corrections, sponsored also by the New York State Department of Health's AIDS Institute and Albany Medical Center. Since joining the City Tech faculty in 2004, s...

Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...don Kieft, the Seven won first prize in Michigan's statewide Project Citizen competition, in which they researched the risks of NIHL from personal music players, suggested preventative measures, and then pursued the solutions they determined to be most effective. In their research, the Michigan Seven measure...

Few Medicaid Kids with Asthma Get Recommended Flu Shot

... for influenza vaccination this fall in Michigan’s statewide immunization registry. SRM...

Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center To Be Developed By Case

...EC). It was explained that OTREC would assist with statewide tobacco prevention and control efforts supported b...he Centre’s work will involve the development of a statewide evaluation plan with a centralized data collection system and developing resources and tools for bui...

Secondhand Smoking Can Be Deadly

...searchers are requesting the government to enact a statewide ban on smoking in indoor public places. Oregon tod...gislature passed a milquetoast which implemented a statewide ban, of smoking in workplaces except bars, taverns, restaurant lounges, bingo halls, racetracks, tob...

PE Minimums Violations:California Schools Blamed

...tion, exercise, public ,children,obesity,diabetesA statewide review found that // approximately 50%f California's public schools violate a state law that required them to set aside at least 20 minutes a day for physical education and activities. Out of the 73 school districts examined by the state Depart...

IMA, Punjab, Gives Call For Medical Bandh On May 25

...apter of Indian Medical Association today called a statewide medical bandh on May 25 to protest the Centre's move// to provide reservation for OBCs in elite educational institutions. At an emergency meeting of the state executive body of IMA presided by President Dr G S Gill, the members unanimously passed a...

Understanding the History of HIV Infection Is Vital To Develop a Vaccine

...outh Africa) and in North Carolina, where patients statewide will be referred to UNC and Duke. The initial goal of CHAVI-001 is to identify people with HIV still in its earliest stages, before seroconversion. When people develop antibodies to HIV, they "seroconvert" from antibody-negative to antibody-positive,...

Doctor Shortage in St Helens Hospital

...ssociation claimed that the doctor shortage was a statewide problem. A public meeting organized by the organization was attended by over 200 people who supported the recent resignation. The St Helens community has demanded the State Government take responsibility for the ongoing crisis. The chairwoman of ...

Campaign to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

...hat legislative initiatives have included creating statewide cervical cancer elimination task forces, requiring...cover new FDA-approved technologies, and declaring statewide cervical cancer awareness days. Cervical cancer has been claimed to be responsible for almost a qu...

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