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Prison Health Services, Inc. Announces Contract for Prisoner Health Care Services With the State of Michigan Department of Corrections

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- America Service Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ASGR ) announced today that the Company's operating subsidiary, Prison Health Services, Inc. ("PHS") and the State of Michigan Department of Corrections ("Department") have agreed to an initial three-year contract unde...

Executed Prisoner Organs For Sale In China: BTS Concerned

Transplant experts in Britain have accused China of removing organs from executed prisoners and selling them without prior consent of the prisoners and their families//. There is increasing evidence, which highlights that organs from executed prisoners are being removed for human transplantat...

Woman prisoner in Bihar found HIV positive

Patna, July 18 (IANS) A woman prisoner in a Bihar jail was detected as HIV positive //and admitted to a government hospital for treatment. The 30-year-old, an under trial in Beur Jail here, was diagnosed as HIV positive at the Patna Medical College and Hospital this month. It is the first such...

Filling the gap: The importance of Medicaid continuity for former inmates

...ced to rely on emergency rooms for medical care, placing the burden of cost on hospitals and state agencies," says Rich, co-director of the Center for prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He also points out that releasing inmates ...

Gunther Von Hagens' BODY WORLDS and KORPERWELTEN - Not Affiliated With Paris Copycat Display

...ation and Dr. von Hagens reiterate that they are not associated to the display in Paris facing a ban ruled by the French court. "As a former political prisoner in East Germany, I believe firmly in the principles of democracy, freedom, and free will. Thus from the beginning of my career, when I established th...

OLC Memos Confirm Integral Role of Health Professionals in US Torture

...ter an individual has been subjected to them," stated Dr. Scott Allen, MD, PHR Medical Advisor and Co-Director of the Brown University Center for prisoner Health and Human Rights. "The involvement of health professionals in techniques they should have known would result in severe pain and harm is n...

Anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens, Pioneer of Anatomical Exhibitions Not Affiliated With Copycat Display in Paris

...een implicated in the use of executed prisoners for commercial purposes, including organ transplants. Dr. von Hagens said, "As a former political prisoner in East Germany, I believe firmly in the principles of democracy, freedom, and free will. Thus from the beginning of my career, when I established th...

VH1 to Televise 'The 46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela at 90' Exclusively in the U.S.

...ger Taylor with support from artists such as Bono, The Edge and Beyonce, 46664 takes its name from Mr. Mandela's Robben Island prison number. He was prisoner number 466, incarcerated in 1964. At the time of Mr. Mandela's release in 1990 South Africa recorded 120,000 people living with HIV. Today the numbe...

Send Me An Angel(TM) Pairs Senior Citizens With Their Peers in Alternative Care

...scue my mother, normally as busy self reliant go getter from the misery of what had become a lonely existence. I was determined she would not become a prisoner in her own home. In fact, we designed Send Me An Angel(TM) to work with very ill people, people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's, like my mother...

ADAO's March 29 Conference Unites Survivors, Families and Physicians

...given day, Gary Stevens' home in Shelby Township, Michigan, has flags waving proudly from the flagpole in the front yard -- a United States flag and a prisoner of War flag. There is no doubt that Stevens has a love for his country and those who serve it. Stevens, 60 years old, is the vice president and ac...

Long-Time San Diego Community Leader, Transplant Patient, Joe Dolphin, Endorses John Mccain

...of issues and making rational and practical decisions. His behavior is controlled by a brain that was strong enough to withstand years of torture as a prisoner of war. As for his maturity, you just have to look at the smiling face with gray and balding hair," Joe proclaimed. Dolphin was president and CEO of...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings provides forum for debate about capital punishment

...al, says Black and Dr. Levine. Participation in prisoner executions might cause patients to have difficulty...n of general anesthesia is necessary to render the prisoner insensitive to pain before staff administer the he...ous system must be placed in a state such that the prisoner is insensitive to the extreme pain that would nece...

How to Beat the High Cost of Living

...ibits them from purchasing medical care on their own, locking patients in a situation much like the cell of little ease, a torture device in which the prisoner can neither stand, nor sit, nor lie down. This is not merely something that is occurring under foreign systems of socialized medicine. Instead, it exi...

Center for Health Justice Statement on Governor's Veto of AB 1334

...ecognizing the public health benefits of expanding prisoner access to sexual barrier devices and for opening t...xcited that the Governor recognized that expanding prisoner access to condoms is not just good for inmates but...d advocate for the elimination of barriers between prisoner health and public health. Center for Health Justic...

Doctors and Medical Ethicist Discuss Whether Doctors Should Participate in Capital Punishment

...ticipation of doctors in execution. Dr. Caplan asserts that a doctor does not have a duty to alleviate the suffering of a condemned person unless that prisoner has a previous medical relationship with that doctor. "It seems a bit late for physicians to step forward in the context of an execution and say the...

Doctors and medical ethicist discuss whether doctors should participate in capital punishment

...ticipation of doctors in execution. Dr. Caplan asserts that a doctor does not have a duty to alleviate the suffering of a condemned person unless that prisoner has a previous medical relationship with that doctor. "It seems a bit late for physicians to step forward in the context of an execution and say t...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

... I am happy because I don't have to live like a prisoner anymore in a society where no one is allowed to be different," says Gramoz Prestreshi, a slight, nervous man of 22 , originally hailing from Kosovo an...

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

...s has failed to solve the crisis that is undermining prison healthcare and prisoner rehabilitation programmes, said the BMA today. The 19th July marks ...for X-Rays in NHS facilities. A prison doctor was unable to register a prisoner with serious mental health problems with a specialist mental health team be...

Paris' Sex Tape Comes Back to Haunt Her in the Slammer

.... Daniel added that another inmate said that the 26-year-old should make a sequel to her porn clip and title it 'One Night In prison'. "'One prisoner said Paris should follow up her sex video with 'One Night in Prison,'" Daniel added. ...

Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems

...lems they uncovered included an older, incontinent prisoner who had to use a bin bag to protect his mattress a...ocked in the most serious circumstances. One prisoner told researchers he had to wait over an hour for s...isons and young offenders’ institutions. One prisoner said that prison had saved his life, as his drug h...

Convict Felled by Legionnaires

... A prisoner from Ireland has reportedly succumbed to Legionnaires’ disease. // Jack Russell was admitted to Causeway hospital for treatment where a test revea...

Going Overboard With a Hand Sanitizer

...-year-old prisoner, otherwise calm, had suddenly turned awry. Guards in the prison found him red eyed, cantankerous and sermonizing//. Apparently, the prisoner had been consuming from a gallon of hand sanitizer which contained almost 70% alcohol. The alarm regarding abuse of hand sanitizers was not new,...

Tihar Jail Gets De-Addiction Centre

...at, during the year 2006, more than 5,100 prisoners have taken the de-addiction treatment from various jails. Mr. Gupta also added that every new prisoner coming into the jail would be medically examined on the very first day, so that those with a history of addiction could receive treatment from day one...

'Hooded Horror': Death by Hanging

...of the ladder. It is a common practice to hood the prisoner before hanging, to minimise neck injuries and to d... known to occur. Suspension hanging involves the prisoner being raised into the air by means of a crane. Her...gament. There is hypertension of the head when the prisoner falls, leading to the fracture. There are no visib...

Scottish Prisons May Get Needle Exchange Programs

...ing a needle exchange program in jails from next year. In prisoners drug taking can trigger// diseases like Hepatitis C and HIV. "If you look at prisoner surveys some say they have shared needles in prison. There will always be people who continue to take drugs in prison," a SPS spokesman told BBC. "If ...

Prisoner Admitted In the Hospital Dies of Leukemia

...e was found moving in a suspicious circumstance. He hailed from Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu and was the son of Kilapporur Thomas. Raj, a remand prisoner was released yesterday and was admitted in a very serious condition at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital. Doctors at the hospital said that ...

British Court Rules In Favour of Free Treatment For Prisoners With HIV

...ated that the prison authorities were failing to meet treatment plans as the Westville Prison's, with appointment schedules being allowed for only one prisoner a day to receive pre-treatment counselling. The court has asked that the Department of Correctional Services to provide an affidavit to the cour...

Mental Health Court Established

...old fort at the court, once a week . The goal of the program is to treat the root cause of the behavior , that is the mental condition, so that the prisoner is able to lead a normal life. ...

Indian National in Saudi Jail will be released soon

... Kerala: The jailed Indian National in Saudi Arabia, is confirmed to be released from the prison in the course of this week. The prisoner had been nailed on charges of causing partial blindness to a Saudi national. // This case has been in the International media glare for quite a ...

Reforms Required With Regard To Mental Health Facilities

...rom a shortage of mental health staff. A patient has to wait for as long as four to five days to see a doctor at some of them. It is even worse when a prisoner wants to see a dentist or an optician. ...
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