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Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Stress management counseling appears to benefit men who have all or part of their prostate removed (radical prostatectomy) to treat early-stage prostate cancer, sa...

Grief Counseling Services Battles Rising Costs of Funeral Expenses

Grief Counseling Services announces a new business to battle the rising costs of making funeral arrangements for your loved ones. It is more poignant than ever before, in these difficult economic times, for families to try to cut costs where ever possible. West Sayvill...

Tooth Wizard Battles PlaqueMan during February's Children's Dental Health Month; Makes Illinois Kids Smile

Educational theater program teaches kids good oral health habits to defeat tooth decay LISLE, Ill., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tooth Wizard is kicking off the New Year with a resolution to help save children's teeth in Illinois elementary schools. And he'll be enli...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

There has been an alarming rise in the number of suicides ever since a separatist campaign erupted in Jammu and Kashmir way back in 1989 . Unfortunately, most such incidents have gone unnoticed. Although police records show that there were 736 cases of attempted suicide from 2001 until May ...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

As Kerala staggers under the whipping rod of Chikungunya, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) government has been cornered over its quest for a 'politically correct' low-cost health cover plan . Incidentally, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government had dumped its BPL (below poverty li...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old Texan, went for a swim only to be struck by flesh-eating bacteria . Even after three surgeries, he is still in danger of losing a life, possibly even his life. Steve Gilpatrick is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, a tissue-destroying disease caused by a bacterium ...

Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River

A 8 km long oil slick has contaminated Melbourne's Yarra River, posing serious threat to wildlife in the region . Recreational users have been warned against contact with the water until the slick - from the Chandler Highway to Johnston St - is cleaned up. The Environment Protection Ag...

A Toddler Battles for Life

Three year old Ruby has been diagnosed with a brain tumor which is at the stem of her brain. A strange limp of the kid led her parents// to approach the doctor who after routine tests revealed that the child was suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. The doctors have given her three to six month...

Madhya Pradesh battles polio with yet another drive

Madhya Pradesh is gearing up for yet another anti-polio drive Sunday even as new polio cases - three in a span of six months// - have been detected. During the drive, pulse polio drops would be administered to nearly 10 million children of up to five years of age, according to health official...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

...on that you see out there throughout the country. Because what the opponents of reforming the system are engaged in is the same kind of misinformation battles that they waged in previous years, back in the 1990s, even when we talked about reforming Medicare which we're pleased to celebrate the anniversary ju...

'Spirituality and Medicine: Can the Two Walk Together?'

...r. Hodges has been "up close and personal" with parishioners and patients who have struggled to understand the presence of a higher power during their battles against various illnesses. Although a serious academician with five university degrees, Dr. Hodges is quite relaxed in her role as hospital administra...

Immune System Gene Discovery Sheds Light on Staph Infections

...iate response to infection, became overactive when S. aureus hits. Meanwhile, the genes in the children's adaptive immune systems, which recall past battles to better fight later infections, are shut down. "It's a very sophisticated and complex dysregulation of the immune system, but our findings prove ...

First Anniversary of New War on Cancer Marks Many Advances

.../PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Lance Armstrong, founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF), cancer survivor, and champion cyclist, battles through the daily demands of the Tour de France, the National Call to Action on Cancer Prevention and Survivorship that Armstrong helped launch one ...

Two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Scientists Receive Presidential Early Career Award

...s work. Earlier this year he also was appointed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist. Malik studies genetic conflict. He sees battles raging within a cell's nucleus as genes jockey for evolutionary dominance. These clashes can have a long-term impact on organisms, as they sometimes a...

Elizabeth Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Advocate Foundation's 10th Annual Patient Congress

...ards will be signing copies of "Resilience." "Through her participation on the frontlines of improving Americans' healthcare and through her own battles with cancer, Elizabeth Edwards has a truly unique and invaluable perspective on how we are to improve the way we address and treat life-threatening di...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka

... Upcoming episodes of Sharing Miracles will feature rapper and actor Ice-T, who lost both of his parents to heart attacks; actor Danny Glover, who battles epilepsy; and four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry, who overcame colon cancer. Previous episodes of Sharing Miracles have featured...

THA, Broad Coalition Press Leaders in House and Senate to 'Act Swiftly and Forcefully to Pass CHIP Bill'

...or HB 2962 passes both chambers and becomes law. The House and Senate each overwhelmingly passed strong, similar children's health coverage bills, but battles around other issues now threaten to kill this legislation and keep roughly 80,000 children from seeing a doctor. With the clock running out on this le...

National Press Club to Host 'NEWSMAKER' Media Briefing on Cancer Policy

...80917/NPCLOGO ) "It's time for a no-holds-barred game plan to conquer cancer and help those affected by the disease, both when facing the uphill battles of treatment and their aftermath -- piecing together the fragments of their lives, relationships and spirits -- after post treatment care," says Dr...

Prominent New York Personal Injury Lawyer Says Insurance Companies Thwart Efforts Of Employees Seeking Workers Compensation Benefits In New York State

... New York personal injury and workers compensation attorney, David Perecman, is speaking out against the insurance companies and their legal battles against the injured New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2009 -- One of New York's best personal injury attorneys , David Perecman...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program Now Airs on More Than 300 Stations

... their stories of the battle with disease. Next month's show will feature Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease. Known as "America's Coach," Ditka is only one of two people to win the Super Bowl as a player, assistant coach, and head coach. In 19...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature NBA Hall-of-Famer, Scoring Champ Dominique Wilkins

...betes," Berria said. Upcoming episodes of Sharing Miracles will feature Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease; rapper and actor Ice-T, who lost both of his parents to heart attacks; and four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry, who overc...

New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin

...erapy during a briefing for stakeholders today. Special guests and patient advocates included Terri Cerda, who, together with her two young daughters, battles combined immunodeficiency disease and whose family will be featured on the May 10 episode of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," and Nebraska Stat...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Boston Red Sox Star Pitcher Jon Lester

...t Cancer fundraiser. Upcoming episodes of Sharing Miracles will feature Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease, and Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, who has diabetes. Previous episodes of Sharing Miracles have featured Academy Aw...

Sleepless in Botswana

...y being more rested and alert because of NightWave, this group of courageous Peace Corp. volunteers can better help these villages in Africa win their battles against HIV/AIDS," said Parsons. About Coherence Resources Coherence Resources, Inc., based in Portland, Ore., seeks to relax the world t...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature UConn Huskies Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun

...nning actress Christina Applegate, star of the ABC hit comedy Samantha Who? ; Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease; Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins, who has diabetes; and World Series champion and Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, who over...

Health experts urge return of prevention and wellness funding to stimulus

...s accelerated the erosion at these critical agencies, even as the nation confronts new dangers like salmonella-contaminated food outbreaks and ongoing battles such as the 56,000 new HIV infections occurring annually in the U.S. A survey by the National Association of County and City Health Officials found th...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program Expands Network to Key U.S. Markets

...current team is ranked #1 in national polls. Coach Calhoun will discuss his battles with both prostate cancer and skin cancer. Future episodes will include Wo...es; Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease; and Pro Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins, who has ...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Meredith Baxter

... curing the patient." Upcoming episodes of Sharing Miracles will feature Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl-wining coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease; Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, who has diabetes; World Series champion and Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, who overcame...

U.S. Preventive Medicine Recommends Changing CDC Name to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

...ht against infectious diseases like polio, tuberculosis and malaria in the last century," said Fey. "Having won these 20th century public health care battles for the most part, preventable conditions like diabetes and chronic heart disease are replacing infectious diseases as our largest threats. And so it ...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program Now Reaches Worldwide Audience

...Football Hall of Famer and multiple Super Bowl-wining coach Mike Ditka, who battles heart disease; Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, who has diabetes... are able to share in the hope that inspires our guests as they fight their battles with disease." Previous episodes of Sharing Miracles have featured Aca...

Psychology of Face Transplants is Subject of New Book by Allegheny College Professor

...ty and the New Science of Face Transplants" begins with the story of Isabelle Dinoire, the recipient of the first face transplant, her surgery and her battles with tissue rejection. But the book's scope widens with a look at how surgical teams --- including three from the U.S. --- are in a global race to per...

Migraines: Help for a common problem in children and teenagers

...edhealthonline.org. Help for children and teenagers battling migraines Migraines are common in children and teenagers: one in 10 young people battles these thumping headaches now and then. The good news: having migraines when you are a child does not necessarily mean a lifetime of these headaches. M...

National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) Announces New Executive Vice President of Federal Legislative Affairs

...Free Kids (CTFK) - Fowler is poised to bring new leadership to NPAF's federal legislative initiatives. While with CTFK, Fowler coordinated successful battles in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the public health community, most notably, the passage of 2008 legislation giving the U.S. Food and ...

The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to California War Hero, a Purple Heart Recipient

...NTURA, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tough odds have never stopped Anthony Radonski. He has survived the rain forests of Vietnam and now battles the 4th stage of lymphoma. Immobility, though, has tested the 60-year-old war hero's spirit like nothing else -- until today when The SCOOTER Store de...

Highlights from the December 2008 Issue of Men's Health: On Newsstands November 18th, 2008

... Sports Tech: You work hard and here's the gear to help you play harder (TG-48) THE MONEY WARS , page 116: Every couple has battles over money, and it's becoming an issue now more now than ever. Men's Health looks at ways to smooth out the friction over finances. From asking pr...

NBA's Kevin Love Helps Launch Rookie Relief for St. Jude Online Jersey Auction

...es, Andrew Bogut and Dirk Nowitzki. Fans can check out the complete listings of jerseys by visiting http://www.stjude.org/rookierelief . While Love battles some of today's toughest NBA players on the court, he recognizes there are children at St. Jude who are in the battle of their lives. "Becoming ambass...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Olympic Legends Mark Spitz and Bruce Jenner

...to go to school as a young kid because I was afraid that the teacher was going to ask me to read in front of the class." Today, motivated by his own battles with ADD and dyslexia, he serves as an advisory board member for several foundations for the learning and mentally disabled, including the National Dy...

Lance Armstrong Foundation to Welcome Senator John McCain to LIVESTRONG(TM) Cancer Summit

... second national-level gathering of cancer advocates and the second time the Foundation has featured Presidential candidates discussing their personal battles against the disease and their hopes to further progress in the national battle to defeat it. Last August's LIVESTRONG(TM) Presidential Cancer Forum in...

Leaner Coffee Creamer Boosts Metabolism and Curbs Appetite

... Java Solutions battles the Bulge with Hoodia and Bitter Orange LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering an alternative to fatty and unhealthy coffee creamers, Java So...

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Baker, Daschle, Dole, and Mitchell Launch Unprecedented Health Care Effort

...s to address the delivery, cost, coverage, and financing challenges facing the nation's health care system. "All four of us have seen many legislative battles over health care in our careers. The time has come to put aside partisanship and put forward solutions," said Senator Dole. The four Leaders will ...
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