On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts
NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying ...
First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products
New Guide to be Unveiled by SharpBrains CEO on June 11th, during Games for Health Conference in Boston, MA
SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- How can you take care of your brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other? Do supplement...
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About 'Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction' Debunked
PK anesthesia denied Level I validation for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximeters became available in 1983, making each patient's oxygen status known on a beat-by-beat basis. Not until 1990, did the American Society of Anesth...
Thomson Reuters Publishes Pharma Matters White Paper, 'The Five Myths of Generic Competition'
Unique Survey Shows Much Room for Originator Pharmaceutical Companies to Improve Their Understanding of Generic Competition
PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters today released the white paper, "The Five Myths
of Generic Compe...
Medical Experts Use Data to Dispel Myths About Fad Diets and Exercise
'The Hundred-Year Diet': Guidelines and Recipes for a Long and Vigorous Life
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- One in every 1,000 Americans will spend today in a hospital bed. By some estimates, half of those hospitalizations could have been prevented. As obesity replaces smoking as the ...
Sweet Surprise: Even Former Critics Dispel Long-Held Myths About High Fructose Corn Syrup
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A supplement in the December 2008
edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that reviews the history
and development of high fructose corn syrup finds no scientific support for
the hypothesis that high fructose corn syrup is causally linked to obesity...
Know the Myths and Facts About Family Health History: American College of Medical Genetics
Encourages Families to Gather Family Health History Information on National Family History Day, Thanksgiving 2008
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thanksgiving is the fifth
annual National Family History Day, as declared by the U.S. Surgeon
General. The American Colleg...
AUDIO from Medialink and the Association for Dressings and Sauces: Pass The Mayo! Myths Dispelled During September's 'National Food Safety Education Month'
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Few things are more important than
knowing whether what we feed ourselves and our families is safe. While some
foods have come under fire for bacterial contamination, other foods out
there might have gotten an unfair rap.
Listen to this report from the Assoc...
The Crisis in State and Local Government Retiree Health Benefit Plans: Myths and Realities
New Center for Excellence Issue Brief
WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for State and
Local Government Excellence has issued its first issue brief on retiree
health benefits, The Crisis in State and Local Government Retiree Health
Benefit Plans: Myths
and Realities. T...
Video: Colon Cancer Myths Dispelled!
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is dispelling the
myths and giving patients the facts about colon cancer for National
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
OAK BROOK, Ill., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March is National
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the Ameri...
Busting Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe
No, your hair and nails don't grow after death, report says
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Somewhere in the back of your mind is the idea that you should drink at least eight glasses of water a day to stay healthy.
You may have nodded in agreement when someone mentioned scien...
Miscarriage myths persist despite prevalence of medical information
COLUMBUS , Ohio More than a third of women surveyed about their beliefs surrounding miscarriage and birth defects said they thought that a pregnant woman's foul mood could negatively affect her baby.
One in four of these women thought a pregnant woman's exposure to upsetting situations could ...
Flu Myths Abound in Flu Season
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As a physician,
you hear all sorts of excuses for not getting a flu shot," says Dr. Terry
D. Hashey, Medical Director of First Coast Family Medicine and clinical
spokesperson for Jacksonville's third annual Golden Corral Flu Campaign.
Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up
Breaks, corns, bunions: Experts deliver the facts
FRIDAY, Sept. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Did you know that it's possible to walk on a broken foot?
It is, but many people believe that it is not possible to do so -- and then exacerbate the damage to their broken foot by walking.
New Expert Report Dispels Common Myths About Aspartame
International Scientists Conclude Sweetener Is Safe Across Population Groups
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A report published in the
September issue of Critical Reviews in Toxicology (Volume 37, Issue 8, pp.
629-727) systematically evaluates virtually al...
Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 to October 15, 2007
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While nearly 4,000
Hispanics received the gift of life through organ and tissue donation in
2006, strongly held myths
regarding donation continue to be the major
barrier preventing many Hispa...
Gold's Gym Debunks America's Most Common Fitness Myths
DALLAS, July 13 /PRNewswire/ --As Americans hit the gym this summer to continue to tone up for the beach, Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is exposing some of the most common myths
about getting in shape and offering the must have nutrition and fitnes...
Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Center Identifies Popular Diet Myths
PHOENIX, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders
( http://www.remudaranch.com ), the nation's leading eating disorder
treatment center, reports that many myths
surround the nation's obsession
with dieting. As the dieting industry continues to surge at $50 billion a
American Heart Month: Cracking Open Heart Health Myths
30 Years of Research Shows No Link Between Eggs and Heart Disease
PARK RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart
Month, and while cardiovascular disease continues to be the number one
killer of Americans, many adults are confused about what foods to eat and
what to avoi...
Michigan Cosmetic Surgeon Debunks Top 3 Breast Implant Myths
With the recent (November 17, 2006) re-approval of silicone implants,
attention is once again focused on the safety of breast implants and the potential risks associated with them.
- Myth #1: Silicone implants are more dangerous than saline implants. - Myth #...
7 Common Myths About Osteoporosis
To help people understand who is at risk for the disease, as well as ways to prevent and treat it, Douyon clears up some common myths
1. MYTH: Only women get osteoporosis
FACT: Although there are many more women who may develop this condition, theres also a ver...
16 Common Myths About Breast Cancer
One in seven women will develop breast cancer in her life. But how much do most women really know about this disease? //
Breast cancer specialists from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center say that misconceptions often cause women more anxiety than necessary. And in some case...
Autism: Symposium to Discuss Myths and Misconceptions
Many theories about autism are doing the rounds amongst the media and the general public. Autism experts feel that it is the right time to dissect these theories, and ascertain their validity. // This will help dispel some of the inaccurate assumptions surrounding autism.
A psychologist, an Epi...
Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions
...ed by the National Psoriasis Foundation every August, Psoriasis Awareness Month is dedicated to raising awareness, educating the public and dispelling myths
about psoriasis. For more information, go to www.psoriasis.org .
About the National Psoriasis Foundation
The National Psoriasis Foundat...
Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments
...g that you as reporters of the truth would put out the story and dispel the myths
scaring seniors as the other side is doing when the AARP is supporting the ... in a fiscally sound way that takes down the curve and again, to dispel the myths
that are being put out there.
This is a shock and awe, carpet bombi...
realbuzz.com Helps you Deconstruct Your Diet
...ort your food from the fad.
There is so much written about losing weight and combining an active
lifestyle, you need to be savvy to understand all the myths
and legends out
So, if you are a persistent weight-loss wannabe without long-term success
it might be time to take a deeper look into yo...
The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education Launches Integrated Rebranding Operation
...f thousands of individuals in schools, community organizations and businesses. Through its outreach, the foundation's programs are aimed at dispelling myths
and minimizing fears about breast cancer while filling the critical knowledge gap that exists about maintaining breast health.
Michael Steele, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Will Hold a Press Conference on 'Health Care - the Republican Alternative' at 9 am on Monday July 20th in the Holeman Lounge of the National Press Club on the 13th Floor
... of core Republican principles for health care reform, spelling out what Republicans are for and what they are against while seeking to correct common myths
about what President Obama claims his health care plan would do for ordinary Americans.
'Easter Island' Drug Adds Years to Mice
...is also unknown because researchers don't know what dose might work best.
The Stanford Center on Longevity has more on the myths
and challenges of aging .
SOURCES: David Harrison, Ph.D., professor, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine; Matt Kaeberlein,...
ABC-TV Gets It Right According to Organ Donation Community
...to cut the offending lines from all future airings of The Job .
Recent research by Dr. Susan Morgan, Purdue University , provides evidence that myths
about organ donation, such as a black market for organs, prevent people from registering as donors. With over 100,000 people currently waiting for a ...
Doctors explore 'Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Health'
...Vreeman previously authored two studies on medical myths
published in the peer-reviewed British Medical Jou... the beliefs we debunked in the BMJ studies. These myths
may be things people have heard since childhood, l...his book was that we had believed so many of these myths
- but upon reflection, we weren't sure whether the...
The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) Announces New Survey Results Highlighting Major Gaps in Public Awareness of Gout
...on form of inflammatory arthritis among adults.
"There are a number of myths
and misconceptions about gout that have complicated efforts to raise public...to improve care for the growing number of Americans living with gout, these myths
need to be corrected."
Gout is caused by an accumula...
A Dog's Eye View For Dog Bite Prevention
...aren Delise is the Founder and Director of Research for the National Canine Research Council and the author of
"The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, myths
and Politics of Canine Aggression". (Anubis Publishing)
She can be reached at kdelise @ ncrcouncil.com.
The National Canine Research Council p...
Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart
...rces with renowned women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moore to debunk common myths
and misperceptions about sleep. The partnership is part of an ongoing initi... As part of the Sleeping Smart campaign, Dr. Donnica debunks common sleep myths
through a series of online videos available on the campaign Web site: www...
Partners in Policymaking Graduates New Generation of Disability Leaders
...ker during the graduation ceremony and will highlight the important role that Partners play in furthering the disability rights movement by dispelling myths
and stereotypes about disability that historically have led to isolation, exclusion and oppression of people with disabilities.
On the evening b...
Lice Removal Salon Offers San Diego an Upscale Solution to an Undesirable Problem
... school or camp due to head lice, families can go into crisis mode," notes Botham. "Our goal is to provide parents with the information to dispel the myths
of lice, then efficiently and safely remove the lice and nits, so kids can get back to school and parents can get back to their lives."
Milestones Organization's 7th Annual Autism/Asperger's Conference; Featuring: Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
...the second most productive applied researcher in ASD in the world from 1997 to 2004. Other workshop topics at the conference include: Medical Research myths
and Realities; Strategies for Out of Control Behavior; Inclusion in Religious and Social Programming; Music Therapy for Young Children; Functional Com...
Video: Paula Deen Calls on America to Reject Myths, Misinformation; Enjoy a Pork Chop Tonight
...a., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity cook Paula Deen has heard enough of the myths
and misinformation surrounding the safety of pork since the H1N1 flu virus ...ng to catch the flu from eating pork."
After witnessing what she calls myths
and misinformation surrounding the safety of pork, Deen was moved to speak ...
World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement
Highlights from the program included:
~ Ron Rothenberg, M.D., Clinical Professor at University of California San Diego (USA), debunked myths
relating to thyroid, growth hormone, testosterone, progesterone, and estrogen
~ Joseph Maroon, M.D., Professor and Director of Neurosurgery at Univer...
Do Fad Diets Really Work?
...D., F.A.C.S.M., Clarifies This Year's Popular Diet myths
and Offers Help for
Women to Get on Track for Sp...ition, The Pennsylvania State University . "Diet myths
mislead and deceive women to believe a particular ...yths. Dr. Clark reveals a few of the popular diet myths
to help women become more diet savvy: