Cooperatives Can Address Health Care Needs if Properly Defined and Adequate Consumer Protections are Established
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health care proposal released yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee includes an option to offer health insurance through cooperatives but leaves many questions about their structure and scope undefined. The National Cooperative Business Associ...
Indianapolis Residents View Economic Challenges as Significant Barrier to Properly Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Cost of diabetes treatments, local gyms and fresh food among barriers preventing Indianapolis residents from implementing healthy habits to take control of their diabetes
INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a not-for-profit organization dedicate...
Survey Reveals Honolulu Residents Perceive Financial Challenges as Main Barrier in Properly Managing Their Type 2 Diabetes
Cost of fresh food and diabetes treatments prevents Honolulu residents from implementing healthy habits into their daily lives
HONOLULU, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) announced findings today from a recent survey conducted by national research firm Yan...
Digital Hearing Aids Online - Introducing Properly Programmed Hearing Aids Available Online
There is finally a method to safely purchase properly
programmed digital hearing instruments online. Rediscover the sounds in your life with both confidence and safety. The method is simple; the savings are substantial; and the experience is sound.
Aurora, CO (PRWEB) N...
European businesses not properly advised on how to prepare for flu pandemic
London, June 11, 2008 A new report entitled Business Continuity Planning and Pandemic Influenza in Europe, published by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), has found huge gaps and differences across Europe in the level of advice given to businesses to prepare for a possible ...
Handling Stress Properly Increases Good Cholesterol
And that can help protect your arteries, study suggests
SUNDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A man who keeps his cool in a stressful situation helps himself by increasing blood levels of HDL cholesterol, the good kind that keeps arteries clear, a study indicates.
And he might be addi...
Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly
Golf courses, if properly
managed, could serve as important wildlife sanctuaries, a recent study by a University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has revealed .
"There are more than 17,000 golf courses in the United States, and approximately 70 percent of that land is not used for playing. T...
Colonoscopies Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer; Only When Done Properly
Doctors who perform colonoscopies for early detection of colorectal cancer were almost four times as successful when they took longer to evaluate a patient's colon as they// were more likely to spot polyps, according to the study.
In a colonoscopy, the doctor inserts a thin flexible tube wit...
Doctor Failed To Treat Asthma Properly
The death of Jessica-Lee Dennis, 16, from severe asthma could have been prevented had her doctors not underestimated the seriousness of her illness// , a coroner in Australia has found. The teenager collapsed and died of breathing difficulties just one hour after she visited Dr Andrew Jeyaprakash a...
Hospitals In Scotland Not Diagnosing DVT Properly
According to a report by the public services watchdog, the hospitals in Scotland are failing to properly
diagnose the clinical presentations of patients with potentially// fatal condition known as ‘Deep vein thrombosis’ (DVT), wherein a blood clot develops in the vein, usually in the leg.
Allergies can be fatal if not attended properly
Amber Norman, 12-year-old girl died after eating a single sweet as she suffered from nut allergy.
She assumed that it was a strawberry cream cake but had // failed to identify the chocolate-covered Brazil nut.
She suddenly developed difficulty in breathing and lost consciousness in an h...
Geriatric Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease May Not Be Treated Properly
Research points out that elderly population may not be checked regularly for chronic kidney disease// (CKD) that can be a common condition in them.
Researchers from Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston had reported in the recent issue of Journal of the American Society of Nephrology that t...
Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website
...p blood, potentially leading to heart failure or death.
The early symptoms of PPH can mimic those of other conditions, which can lead to delays in properly
diagnosing the disease. The most commonly reported symptoms of PPH include shortness of breath, weakness and repeated fainting or passing out. Women a...
Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases
... at a time, as is the case in classical methods, the number of tests is humongous and information about the genetic causes of correlated traits is not properly
used, resulting in a loss of statistical power, Xing said. "So it's unlikely we can unravel the root causes of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and a...
Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity
...sic gastrointestinal problems including diarrhea, bloating, and indigestion and leading to disruptions in nutrient absorption. For example, failure to properly
absorb iron may lead to anemia, whereas failure to absorb folate may lead to a variety of neurological conditions. Malabsorption of specific nutrients...
AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009
...any's independent registered public accounting firm.
Explanation o f Non-GAAP financial measures
Management believes that in order to properly
understand the Company's short-term and long-term financial trends, investors may wish to consider the impact of certain non-cash or non-recurring ite...
State Regulation of Massage Therapy Will Improve Public Health, Safety
...violates the act, a person who employs a massage therapist in violation of the act, or an individual who holds himself out as a licensee without being properly
For additional information visit www.dos.state.pa.us and follow the link to "Professional Licensure."
The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods
...nsumer confidence in the inherent nutritional and health benefits of organic food. Among the multiple missteps in the FSA's analysis are a failure to properly
assess differences in the levels of key polyphenols and antioxidants and not using stringent guidelines to determine whether the studies are scientifi...
100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death
...ort that swine flu patients are being placed in non-negative pressure isolation rooms.
Nurses at Kaiser-Oakland report that the facility has not properly
fit tested their N-95 masks.
At Long Beach Memorial, RNs report that five RNs were infected after being told to reuse masks.
Nurses at Mil...
Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football
...ck to make sure equipment is adequately maintained and used properly. Protective equipment such as padding, headgear, mouth guards and cups, must fit properly
and their use must be strictly enforced.
Learn to recognize early signs of pain and discomfort in children, and teach children to be aware of th...
The World of HD Video Conferencing is Now at VideoCentric - One-stop Comparisons of Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Emblaze-VCON and Aethra
... telephony, ISDN videoconferencing and ordinary PSTN phones.
"It is our policy not to merely sell best of breed products, but to support them properly
as well", added David Shimell. "By demonstrating and using them ourselves, we are better able to represent our customers concerns in discuss...
Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals
... problems, you might benefit even more than others from researching your local hospitals.
Take steps to avoid chaotic care : When care is not properly
coordinated, a patient can be subjected to unnecessary or duplicate tests and treatments. If your admitting doctor or hospitalist isn't doing a good j...
Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe
...face masks which have fibers that are treated with anti-viral and anti-microbial particles that increase killing. Those three important issues weren't properly
factored in in this study," he said.
"In our study we used surgical masks, which should be available over the counter in drugstores," Cowling said....
Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply
...eview by USDA and other outside experts.
"DHS has said it will continue to work with Congress to ensure this critically important facility is properly
designed and constructed to protect the nation's food supply and agriculture. As Secretary Napolitano said earlier this week, we intend to move forwar...
American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News
...edicare overpays for durable medical equipment as compared to prices found on the Internet. Media stories often incorrectly suggest that the cost of properly
providing a wheelchair or oxygen therapy to a Medicare patient at home should cost no more than what one would pay on the Internet for the equipment a...
Carboxytherapy and Mesotherapy Unproven, Warns The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety
...able cosmetic treatments, appropriate injectors and where to safely access cosmetic medical procedures. Our goal is to promote treatment supervised by properly
qualified and trained, board-certified doctors and to promote only the use of U.S. FDA-approved, appropriately administered product. More information ...
Must-Haves for Your Summer Vacation Bag
...ations. Spending an increased amount of time outdoors is common during the summer months, but before you start soaking up those rays, be sure you are properly
equipped with the right products to help you stay healthy.
Dr. Melonie Clemmons, independent doctor of optometry at Wal-Mart Vision Center, ...
Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis
...000 deaths occur per year from these FDA approved, properly
prescribed, and properly
administered miracle drugs. He explains how the so...y. Both are necessitated by the rising deaths from properly
prescribed and administered miracle drugs.
Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer
...ink again. Sweat plays a critical role in keeping your body cool in hot temperatures. The key to keeping this internal air conditioning system working properly
is drinking enough fluids.
Use a vaporizer or atomizer: Help the body's natural cooling system by using a vaporizer or atomizer to spray a lig...
The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters
...lls, lifelong disability, or death," Mantooth explained. "Our fire fighters need to know and understand these significant occupational hazards, how to properly
protect themselves and prevent unnecessary health risks to improve the odds that they will be around tomorrow to do what they were born to do."
IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection
... main agencies that are evaluating and approving hurricane protection. They are: The Florida Building Commission (FBC), which awards an FBC number to properly
tested and evaluated products; Miami-Dade County, which awards a Notice of Acceptance (NOA) to approved products, and the Texas Department of Insuranc...
Wonderbox Technologies(R) Releases Version 4.5 of the Enterprise System
...and founder. "Although the Enterprise System is already packed with a variety of tools providing top-to-bottom benefit administration, we would not be properly
serving our clients without providing periodic and incremental software updates. As a leading-edge software development company, it is our job to be n...
EAP Strengthens Service Offerings Through Deal With Broadspire
...e of mind."
As a vital new component to the new service, called Horizon at Home, Crawford Care professionals will help special needs families properly
assess their situations and provide detailed plans of action to use as daily guidelines. In addition, care managers will deliver a variety of on-site...
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
Infection-Causing Amoeba May be Resistant to Multiple Contact Lens Solutions
A new study suggests that some contact lens solutions do not properly
disinfect against Acanthamoeba, a free-living organism in the environment that can cause a painful vision-threatening infection. The researchers from...
My InnerView and UW-Eau Claire Announce New Online Health Management Certificate Program for Senior Care Professionals
...isfaction metrics, My InnerView is able to provide leaders in assisted living, senior housing, and skilled nursing professions with the information to properly
align their operational practices to improve performance and business outcomes. My InnerView provides quality improvement resources to more than 8,00...
Owensboro Medical Health System Announces Results of Its 'Modified Dutch Auction' Tender Offer
... for the tender offer, $13,850,000 aggregate principal amount of bonds were properly
tendered and not withdrawn in the tender offer. Accordingly, there will be no proration of tenders received in the tender offer. All bonds properly
tendered at or below the final purchase price have been accepted for paymen...
New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon
...actor researchers also noted in the study.
"It's a study with results that deserve follow-up confirmation, and the best way to do that is through a properly
designed clinical trial," Henderson said. "The findings do make sense as far as our understanding of the basic underlying biology of the disease."
New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age
...ed by increased reaction of the airways to a variety of stimuli. Undiagnosed asthma has serious health consequences and can be life-threatening if not properly
managed.4 Emergency department visit rates for asthma are highest among children under five years old,5 indicating a general need to improve the deliv...
Home Oxygen Patients and Family Members Visit Capitol Hill to Ask Congress to Protect Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit
...erely confine patients by limiting their daily living activities. Home oxygen therapy is one of the only effective treatments for these patients when properly
The National Emphysema/COPD Association empowers people with COPD, their families and caregivers to improve the ...
FDA Investigating Safety of Asthma Drug Xolair
...assess whether Xolair is appropriate for their individual patients."
One asthma expert was surprised by the FDA's action.
"In my experience, in properly
selected patients, [Xolair] has been a great benefit and clinical improvement can be dramatic, on a case-by-case basis," said Dr. Clifford Bassett, a ...