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One in Five Americans Pee in Pool; Almost Half Admit Unhygienic Pool Behavior

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Water Quality & Health Council Offer Ways to Curb the Tide of Rising Recreational Water Illnesses ARLINGTON, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you know what's in your public pool? Findings from a recent survey show that when it com...

70 percent of drug-addicted men admit they consume drugs to increase their sexual pleasure

This release is available in Spanish . 72.28 per cent of drug addict men admit to have consumed drugs to be able to have sexual relations and most of them (58%) choose cocaine to this purpose, the narcotic which increases the most sexual incapacitation. On the other hand, only 37.50% drug...

Many Alzheimer's Caregivers Admit to Abusive Behavior

Incidents were reported by half of family caretakers surveyed in British study THURSDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of family members looking after people with dementia admit they have behaved abusively toward their relative, a new British study finds. Actual physica...

What's at Risk from Unlicensed Teen Drivers: One in 25 Admit to Driving Without a License

Researchers see more fatalities associated with this overlooked group PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today from the research alliance of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm Insurance Companies(R) in the journal Pediatrics sheds ligh...

Long Island, New York School Agrees To Admit Students With Diabetes

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today that Raynor Country Day School, in Long Island, N.Y., has entered into a settlement agreement with the United States to resolve two complaints filed by parents of children with diabetes who were turned dow...

Nearly 1 in 5 teenagers admit eating problems, but anxiety is a bigger problem than appearance

Eighteen per cent of school children who took part in two health surveys carried out a year apart admitted they had eating problems, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing. Thirteen per cent admitted eating problems in either the first or second survey and a f...

AIDS Ignorance: One-Third of Adults Admit Little or No Knowledge of Pandemic

Survey: The More You Know, the More You Care About AIDS World Vision U.S. President Issues Call to Action for World's Leaders to 'Put a Face on the Pandemic' UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 25 years after HIV was discovered, one-third of the people in seven...

Homeowners Admit to Dust Bunny Dilemma

American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning's Dust Bunny Barometer Uncovers Concerns and Solutions for Poor Indoor Air Quality in 20 Major U.S. Cities TYLER, Texas, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The dust has settled -- and chances are dust bunnies are lurking in yo...

Tobacco Companies Admit Their Products Cause Cancer but Not in Those Who Sue Them

Despite publicly admitting, to varying degrees, that cigarette smoking causes cancer, the industry has consistently dismissed these claims for people who have// sued them, reveals an analysis of recent lawsuits, published in a supplement to Tobacco Control. The authors looked at the opening a...

Survey Compares Aussie and English Barbeque Attitudes

...age barbecue at 1,695 and 1, 036 respectively and drink an average of 5.8 beers compared with the English 3.7 Aussie bravado prevails; over half admit to wearing novelty hats/aprons at the grill, 70% opt for cricket team's colours. Just 30% of English will don a comedy outfit and 40% England kit ...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

...ining of a biopsy when required. Capsule endoscopy of the colon explores the large intestine in a minimally invasive manner, not being necessary to admit patients to hospital, nor to sedate or anaesthesise them; neither is any tube or air needed nor radiation. A total of eight European hospitals took...

New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

...GTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New research by the national, nonprofit Home Safety Council (HSC) reveals that the vast majority of parents (83 percent) admit that they have left their toddler unsupervised in the home -- for a few moments, or even longer. The survey polled parents of children between the age...

Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight

... But avoiding postpartum sleep deprivation can be tough, experts admit FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- New moms who can't zip up their pre-pregnancy jeans might not be catching enough zzzs. Getting a go...

Younger Teens Really Do Care What People Think

... The opinion of others is key to their self-image, study finds WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Although they might not want to admit it, what other people think about them is extremely important to young adolescents, a new study confirms. Previous research into teens' sensitivity...

Full Transcript of House Democrats' Press Conference on Introduction of Health Care Legislation

... Mr. Miller and Mr. Waxman can talk about the changes. Chairman Rangel. Well, one of the things that we had concern with -- and I have to admit I learned a lot as we moved along, especially the diversity that exists throughout this great country, where people have different needs, people have ...

Appeals Court OKs Multimillion-Dollar Judgment for Dallas Doctor

...d have made a particular argument at trial. "My hope is that Pinnacle, in the face of the trial court's judgment and this appellate ruling, would admit that what it did to Dr. Fisher was wrong and that the company would change the way it does business," Mr. Rose says. Rose Walker, L.L.P., is a pr...

Hospice of Michigan President and CEO Available for Comment on New England Journal of Medicine Article on Profits in Hospice Industry and Proposed Changes From MedPAC

...mmended changes to the hospice payment system because we have found the payment system currently in place rewards for-profit hospices that selectively admit patients requiring less intensive care and resources while they are reimbursed at the same rate as hospices like Hospice of Michigan that take all pat...

America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals

... more than usual, and 17% say that is true of their co-workers. 8% admit they are abusing drugs more than usual, and 7% admit they are drinking more. "What these rising numbers under...

ZoneDiet.com Survey Reveals That Body Insecurity Prevents Nearly Half (49%) of Americans From Engaging in Summer Activities

...t the way their body looks during the summer - and nearly half (49 percent) admit insecurities keep them from engaging in warm-weather activities. (Pho... -- to offset poor eating choices. Nearly a third (32 percent) of Americans admit they would increase their exercise regiment to "get away" with eating more ...

After 10 Years A Stronger and More Enhanced Form of Viagra Now Available

...er."-Suzanne, P. "He is 41. I did not realize the importance of "sex" in a relationship, but I guess my husband did. I hate to admit this, but we have not been able to have adequate sex in over a year now. He has taken all the different erectile medications with diminishing results....

Photos: New Image Survey Reveals 'Perception Is Reality' When It Comes to Teenagers With Acne

...e, compared to teens with clear skin (58% vs. 36%).(1f) What Teens Would Do for Clear Skin When asked about their own acne, American teens admit the lengths they would go to if they could get rid of the condition forever, such as staying off of Facebook for one year (59%), not going on a date f...

The Pressure Is on for African Americans with Hypertension

...anxiety about their health than 12 months ago. More than half (52 percent) admit they aren't giving their health and well-being as much attention as they wo...can women are still less proactive than men (56 percent vs. 47 percent) and admit their health doesn't receive the attention it should. "Women tend...

Feeding Feelings: Survey Reveals Americans Are Turning to Junk Food When Stressed

...ecent survey commissioned by Wasa Crispbread found that nearly 50 million people(1) - nearly a quarter (22 percent) of Americans, 18 years and older - admit they've been eating less healthy than normal during the last six months due to the economy. And 64 percent of Americans who eat while stressed typical...

Green Family Foundation Gives $10 Million Boost to FIU Community Medicine Program

...s and the Florida Legislature. In 2008, it received preliminary accreditation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the AAMC and will admit its first class in the fall of 2009. Among the innovative elements of the FIU College of Medicine is a program called NeighborhoodHELP, which ...

Delaware Urologic Associate's, Dr. Peter J. Muench, Presents Advances in Incontinence Treatment with a New Perspective and Outlook

..., by merely discussing the minimally invasive procedures that do not require much recovery. It is at this point that patients often become willing to admit to mild to moderate incontinence - making them curious enough to pursue these new options. Open recognition of a problem is always the first step towa...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

... AAFA, and supported by 1-DAY ACUVUE(R) MOIST(R) Brand Contact Lenses. One-third (33%) identified themselves as contact lens wearers, while 12 percent admit to having dropped out of contacts because of allergies. The majority of contact lens wearing respondents report that they replace their lenses mo...

RehabCare Leverages Force.com Platform to Build Custom Healthcare Application for use on Apple iPhone

... that helps ensure we match our services to our patients' needs. Unfortunately this process was taking too much time and was impacting our ability to admit patients quickly," said Dick Escue, chief information officer at RehabCare. "Using Force.com, we were able to design and build a solution to fit our ...

Psychemedics Corporation Announces Sales & Marketing Agreement With Bupa in UK

...the patented Psychemedics hair analysis drug test in the UK. Around one in three adults between the ages of 16 and 59 living in England and Wales admit to illegal drug use at some time(1) and many firms, especially where workplace safety is critical, have a legal obligation to prevent staff from attem...

GlaxoSmithKline Travel Health: 55 percent of travellers needlessly put themselves at risk from a potentially fatal virus

...te its seriousness, the survey reveals that people admit they have travelled to destinations where hepatiti...about the disease:(1)   70 per cent admit that they don't know the health implications of contracting hepatitis B(1) 75 per cent admit that they are unaware of the destinations where th...

New Study Shows Stresses of Economic Downturn on Women's Relationships

...their level of intimacy has decreased 16% admit problems, but believe it doesn't make economic sen...omen who have ever been in a romantic relationship admit they do not talk with their partner about what the... (21 percent). Nearly half of women 18-34 admit they get critical of their partner/complain about ...

Indianapolis Residents View Economic Challenges as Significant Barrier to Properly Managing Type 2 Diabetes

... as they should and lack of exercise. Financial constraints are also a part of the issue. The survey shows that: More than one in four admit to limiting supplies, skipping doctor visits and taking medications less often to reduce costs associated with diabetes management More than ...

Patient Placement Systems Presenting Two Sessions at ACHCA 2009 Convocation

...ons process are done manually 80 percent of the time. About Patient Placement Systems: Patient Placement Systems helps continuing care providers admit more patients, generate more revenue, compete better and respond faster with simple, efficient Web-based healthcare software that automates and accele...

Stressed and Sedentary Lifestyles Increase as Recession Appears to Take its Toll on Britain's Health

...nation has declined by two points since July 2008 to a health rating of just 59 per cent today. Worryingly, nearly one in five (18 per cent) Brits now admit they live unhealthy lifestyles, an increase of 4 per cent in just six months.** Overworked and overwhelmed It seems the recession is lea...

Women Seek Outdoor Solace This Summer

...llent Survey(1), nearly nine in ten women say they are likely to spend more time outdoors this year compared to last year, but more than half of women admit they've actually avoided outdoor activities due to the presence of mosquitoes. To protect women's personal time outdoors, SC Johnson introduces new OF...

National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags

...easing parents' perception of the risks posed by teen abuse of prescription (Rx) medications -- an entrenched behavior that nearly 20 percent of teens admit to engaging in during their lifetime. According to the PATS 2008 survey, in a single year's time, the number of parents who mistakenly believe t...

AVEENO(R) Announces Kick-Off of The Skin Cancer Foundation's 2nd Annual 'Road to Healthy Skin' Tour Presented by AVEENO(R) and Rite Aid

...colon; in fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Despite these staggering statistics, 40 percent of people admit that they never use sunscreen and only 11 percent use an SPF 15 or higher daily. "AVEENO(R) is committed to educating people nationwide about the imp...

Ochsner and Australia Partner for Long-Term Solution to Physician Shortages

...raining. In addition, Ochsner welcomed current University of Queensland Medical students for fourth year elective and core rotations. The goal is to admit 80 additional U.S. students in 2010 and reach a steady state of 120 admissions in 2011. "Very few organizations in the world can offer this type ...

One-Third of American Women Choose Youth Over Savings

...Admirable Asset. Forget 401(K)'s and savings accounts -- many women know the dividends are better when they invest in their looks. One in three (33%) admit they'd give up 10 percent of their savings to look 10 years younger than they are for the rest of their life. Fighting Father Time. Almost one ...

Community Hospitals Remain Competitive with Latest Enhancement to Siemens' MedSeries4 Clinical Suite

...n mind. Staff at St Joseph Hospital , a 120-bed community hospital in Bangor, ME, which recently implemented MedSeries4 clinical functionality, admit they were quickly impressed by both its simplicity and intuitive interface. Currently, more that 45 St. Joseph doctors are already using the solution....

Radiation dose can be reduced for 'triple rule-out' coronary CT angiography

...catheterization," said Dr. Takakuwa. "Our goal is to be able to perform cardiac CT using tube current modulation 24/7 and as a means to be able to admit or discharge patients more rapidly," he said. ...
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