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Cancer was one of the best things to happen to me ... but I worry about the future

London, UK: For Dan Savage, surviving testicular cancer has been a spur to him making the most of his life and taking more adventurous decisions, and he says, that in retrospect, it was probably one of the best things that has happened to him. But as he approaches the end of his fifth year in rem...

'Cancer was one of the best things to happen to me... but I worry about the future'

London, UK: For Dan Savage, surviving testicular cancer has been a spur to him making the most of his life and taking more adventurous decisions, and he says, that in retrospect, it was probably one of the best things that has happened to him. But as he approaches the end of his fifth year in rem...

Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents: A Survival Manual for Parents of Difficult Children by Norman E. Hoffman, Ph.D.

Renowned Therapist Challenges Modern Psychology and Explodes Myths of 'Why Bad Kids Happen' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Some children have a genetic predisposition to bad behavior and are more difficult to raise than others. The notion of 'there are n...

Hazardous Falls Don't Have to Happen

Experts offer seniors tips on avoiding harmful tumbles MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the leading cause of injury among senior citizens in the United States, but there are ways to reduce the risk, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Each year in the U...

Automate Corporate Minutes and Resolutions; Stop IRS Woes Before They Happen

Low-cost software helps small corporations keep compliant with tedious record-keeping SEATTLE, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Iccomplish, Inc announces the availability of "Quick Corporate Minutes" desktop software that takes the tediousness out of corporate record-keeping and storage. Now small-to...

HPV Vaccine for Boys? It Just Might Happen

The virus that causes cervical cancer also leads to throat cancer in males SATURDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of all people will have a sexually transmitted disease or infection at some point in their life, the American Social Health Association reports. One of the...

Will you be misdiagnosed? -- how diagnostic errors happen

New York, April 28, 2008 How frequently do doctors misdiagnose patients? While research has demonstrated that the great majority of medical diagnoses are correct, the answer is probably higher than patients expect and certainly higher than doctors realize. In a Supplement to the May issue of The ...

Quaker(R) Life(R) Cereal Partners with Actress and Mom Holly Robinson Peete to Inspire Moms to Make Their Best Days Happen

Famous and Everyday Moms Share Their Own Words of Wisdom, Consumers Enter to Win One-of-a-Kind Keepsake Book at LifesBestDays.com CHICAGO, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For moms who well know "life's what you make it," Quaker(R) Life(R) Cereal is introducing a little life inspiration. With th...

Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide

Animal studies have shown the regular exposure to carbon monoxide can damage// the ears of young children. Carbon monoxide enters into the atmosphere from kerosene and gas stove combustions, generators and other liquid fuel powered equipments, car exhaust and tobacco smokes. At moderate concen...

Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

...t about their increased risk after undergoing genetic testing. "Women have their breasts or ovaries removed based on their risk. It does not always happen immediately after counseling or a genetic test result and can take more than seven years for patients to decide to go forward with surgery," lead rese...

Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

...se lack of adherence to medications and failure to maintain treatment goals are so high among heart disease patients, we wanted to find out what would happen to the patients after they were discharged from the program but remained in contact with the health care system through our electronic health record,"...

Patient Safety Technologies Reports Second Quarter Results

...efs and assumptions of our management and on information currently available to us and, therefore, they involve uncertainties and risks as to what may happen in the future. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee that our plans and expectations will be achieved. Our actual results and stockholder values could be...

Aetna 28 Percent Profit Drop Signals Storm Clouds for Healthcare

...Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, issued a press release and hosted a related Webinar. "Aetna is a good barometer for what will continue to happen in the healthcare insurance industry," McSweeney said. "Their earnings report also cited an 'additional unfavorable reserve development' and 'lower-t...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

... you and be sure to ask visitors to your room to wash up as well. Plan your admission and discharge carefully : Errors in medications tend to happen during "care transitions," when patients are admitted, transferred from one ward to another, or discharged from the hospital. An ill-planned discharg...

Scientists Bioengineer New Teeth in Mice

...o porcelain replacement teeth because they will look better and be more functional. The researchers behind the study wanted to find out what would happen if they took bioengineered tooth "germs" -- tissue that holds the instructions to building a tooth -- and transplanted it into the jawbones of mice. ...

Exercise is healthy for mom and child during pregnancy

...se. "It is important to remember that pregnancy is a temporary condition, not a disease, and that the musculoskeletal and physiologic changes that happen are normal in the majority of patients," she said. Capt. DeMaio's findings contradict what some physicians recommended in the past. As recently ...

Exercise Is Healthy for Mom and Child During Pregnancy

... "It is important to remember that pregnancy is a temporary condition, not a disease, and that the musculoskeletal and physiologic changes that happen are normal in the majority of patients," she said. Capt. DeMaio's findings contradict what some physicians recommended in the past. As recen...

Hispanic Alliance Urges Congress to Work Through Recess on Health

...tals to continue practicing -- not drive them out of medicine. Those kinds of solutions take hard work and true bipartisan compromise, but they don't happen in the rush to a month-long summer vacation. Congress should stay in Washington and get the job done right." ...

Oscar Award Winner, Dr. A.R. Rahman inaugurates Apollo Children's Hospital - the First Standalone Quaternary Care Paediatric Hospital in the Apollo Hospitals Group

...the art technology and an incredibly child-friendly ambience. I am sure that this harmony will enable boundless possibilities and make medical marvels happen everyday!" Addressing the gathering, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group said, "Children shape the future of a nation. In thi...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

... can include symptoms of crying and mood swings, restlessness and fatigue that lasts for a few hours to a few weeks after delivery. PPD doesn't always happen immediately after birth. It can take hold months after the baby is born and moms usually experience exaggerated symptoms of the baby blues. PPD is a ...

Prepaid Emergency Travel Announces a Unique Service That Provides Peace of Mind During Family Emergencies

...needed her support. Denise knew it was important -- no, essential -- for her to be at her brother's side for the funeral. But how could she make it happen with no savings available to pay for a last minute airline flight? In this real-life situation, Denise relocated to a new city far away from ...

Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States

...d the problem is exposed. Change begins with awareness," says Project Manager, Sandra Ciccone, adding that "awareness to this issue needs to happen now, as the situation has exacerbated amidst the current economic recession." Twenty finalists will be judged by a noted panel of judges on t...

Put Defibrillators in High-Traffic Spots, Studies Urge

...sh researchers checked whether AEDs were located where cardiac arrests occurred. About 25 percent of cardiac arrests that occur outside of a hospital happen in public places, they found. Dr. Fredrik Folke and his colleagues digitally mapped the locations of all cardiac arrests that occurred in Copenhag...

New drug for children with high-risk leukemia

...w side effects. All that researchers need to do is to expand these clinical trials to children and adults with high-risk leukemia ― and that can happen relatively quickly," says Dr. Izraeli. Dr. Izraeli explains that typical chemotherapies for leukemia also have a high "toxicity cost." Children wi...

Valve Repair First in New England Done With Robotic Device

...y get healthy and return to work as quickly as possible," Ward said. "You don't have the expensive and unnecessary secondary treatments that happen when things aren't done right the first time." Many members of health plans administered by Patient Advocates travel to centers of medical ex...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

...e dangerous is laughable at best," says Tiffany Ellis, Public Relations Manager of Ecigarettesnational.com. "They only tested two brands and they just happen to be the brands suing them in court. Consider what e-cigarettes don't have in them that tobacco cigarettes do: cadmium, nickel, radioactive Polonium ...

Many Heart Attack Patients Not Referred to Cardiac Rehab

...ng cardiovascular disease event should be referred to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation before hospital discharge, the study demonstrates this doesn't happen often enough, the researchers noted. "Cardiac rehabilitation improves clinical outcomes, but is widely underutilized," said researcher Dr. Gregg C....

Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well

...gland. The study found that the score had an accuracy of 82 percent in predicting 15-year survival, Scardino said. "If you could predict what would happen in the stock market in the next 15 years with 82 percent accuracy, you would be a genius," he said. Overall, there was a greater chance that a man ...

Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

...eases, so does the supply of blood that is needed to meet the extra demand for nutrients such as glucose and oxygen. If this demand is not met, as can happen in Alzheimer's disease, the nerve cells may not function normally and may even sicken and die. Although the elevated ECE-2 in Alzheimer's disease m...

Western Wayne Family Health Center -- Taylor Dedication Ceremony Marks Important Step in Providing Healthcare to Underinsured and Uninsured

...ow market rate thanks to a special program for low cost pharmaceuticals. "When everyone in the community comes together, remarkable things can happen and the new Western Wayne Family Health Center Taylor is a perfect example," said Pete Bergeron. "Many future initiatives can result from this exiting...

Delaying Health Care Reform is U-N-A-C-C-E-P-T-A-B-L-E!

...s, families, and children, to choose between food and medicine. Partisanship killed this issue before, but the American people will not allow this to happen again. We elected this President and this Congress to reform the health care system, and we are not going to allow this issue to devolve into partisa...

Chicago Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Offers Ultra-Thin, Futuristic Lumineers Dental Veneers to Brighten Smiles

... Implant Associates, a dentistry practice in the Chicago area, sees a lot of patients come in to their offices who are stricken with fear of what will happen to them once they sit in the dentist’s chair. Like a lot of dental patients, many of them are looking to correct common aesthetic problems with ...

Rwanda Genocide 100-Day Commemoration Culminates With Kigali Festival With Andrew Palau

... "If the Rwandan situation can be amended by repentance and forgiveness, and the people here can be reconciled enough to live together again, it can happen anywhere in the world," said Bishop John Rucyahana, Kigali Festival chairman. ...

President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model

...air results in shorter hospital stays and costs less when compared with non-robotic valve repair. Innovation at Cleveland Clinic doesn't just happen in the clinical setting. Health information technology pilot projects with Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health let patients better communicate wit...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...public is worried that Congress and the president will pass a bill that's bad for their family (54%) than are worried that health care reform will not happen this year (39%). While a majority of the public favors health care reform now, the share that is supportive is down five percentage points since June...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...ut the time that people have to wait if they don't have health insurance or if they get a job and there's a waiting period, its about time for this to happen and we fully intend to do so. It's pretty exciting, it's pretty exciting. You are a part of history and you are watching the legislative pr...

Caroline W. Nahas Named New Corporate Board Chair for United Way of Greater Los Angeles

...er Los Angeles. "Throughout her career, Caroline has demonstrated not only her tremendous business leadership but a clear vision of how to make change happen in the community through corporate and individual philanthropy and strategic collaboration. With Caroline's direction, we look forward to engaging the...

Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ

...s, and a number of adverse outcomes," he noted. "There's certainly enough there to suggest an effect. And I think any one of those outcomes -- if they happen early enough in life -- can affect development through childhood and exert an impact on intelligence," Jerrett said. "Of course you can't rule out ...

Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy in Mice

.... All we have to do is to keep this toxic RNA and these proteins from sticking to one another," continued Thornton. "In theory, if you could make that happen might you might actually make this disease go in reverse." And the hypothesis panned out. An "antisense morpholino oligonucleotide," a syntheti...

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

...people have felt wouldn't come in our lifetime, but we are going to make it happen in the House this next few weeks, and in the Congress by the end of this ye...s because of pre-existing conditions or because of your gender or where you happen to work. There will be an annual cap on your out-of-pocket expense...
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