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Make Sure Your Baby is Seeing the Most Important Things in His World

InfantSEE(R) reminds parents about the importance of eye assessments for babies during June's Child Vision Awareness Month ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- When should a parent schedule a comprehensive eye assessment for a baby? Clinical research has shown that at 6 months, the average baby...

Social Security Disability Backlog Worsens, So Make Sure You Qualify Before You Apply

Contact an SSDI representation company to learn if you could be eligible for benefits before you apply; average wait times for initial applications will jump by 20 percent this year Belleville, IL (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- The Social Security Disability Insurance applicat...

Fit 4 Sex: The Guide to Make Sure He Never Leaves

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainer turned Fitness Guru Tera Patrick announces her sexiest endeavor yet - getting women "Fit 4 Sex" with a unique DVD series distributed by Watch It Now Entertainment melting Yoga, Pilates and Kama Sutra into a fitness program guaranteed to get you in sh...

Interested in Breast Augmentation, New Jersey? Be Sure You Know the “Real Cost”

For breast augmentation, New Jersey women should consider the real cost of the procedure beyond the initial price of surgery. Dr. Paul M. Parker, New Jersey plastic surgeon, advises of the importance of choosing a cosmetic surgeon wisely based on credentials, certification, and understanding, ...

Study: Doctors not always sure when to treat BP in people with diabetes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. For people with diabetes, high blood pressure poses a special threat, multiplying their risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney problems. But a new study finds that even when people with diabetes show up in their doctors office with a high blood pressure reading, theres onl...

Study: Doctors Not Always Sure When to Treat Blood Pressure in People With Diabetes

Even when pressure is high, uncertainty stems from ambiguous standards, competing demands and overlapping health problems, U-M/VA study finds ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For people with diabetes, high blood pressure poses a special threat, multiplying their risk of hea...

Want docs to treat the underserved? Make sure they train at community health centers

University of Washington researchers have found that community health center-trained family physicians were more likely to work in underserved settings than their non-community health center-trained counterparts (64 percent versus 37 percent), based on a study published in the April issue of Famil...

Public not so sure 'personalized medicine'

Ordinary people worry about the extra, and often burdensome, responsibilities which could come with scientists promises of personalised medicine, according to evidence to be presented at a major two-day showcase of groundbreaking social science research into the whole field of genomics, funded by...

AUDIO from Medialink and Allergan: Women Not Sure Who to Trust on Anti-Aging Skin Care

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people looking for tax advice usually go to an accountant, and those with car trouble usually see mechanics, right? Here's more on a new report that shows a lot of women with skin care concerns and questions are actually not seeing the pros trained in th...

Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure

Social networking sites latest place to view smoking-related content, study shows,,,, MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you make sure your teen isn't watching TV shows or movies that glamorize smoking, he or she may still be getting positive tobacco messages via the Internet,...

You are Slim.. But are You Sure You are Healthy?

Shocking, but not all those looking exteriorly might be healthy internally. They might come under the category of what is jokingly called tofi i.e. thin outside fat inside! // Case of Tofi : Ben Schwartz is a thin lad of 28 who occupies himself throughout the day in his occupation of ru...

Retinal Hemorrhage: No More a Sure Sign of Child Abuse

A new study has now found out that retinal examination of a child, to determine the location and number of hemorrhages may not be a sure sign of abuse. // This was discussed in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting held in Seattle recently. Retina is a light sensitive tissue ...

Salmon's own diet sure to affect yours

A STUDY by American scientists has sparked new fears over the safety of Scottish farmed salmon by warning people that they should eat no more than two portions a year.// Researchers at the University at Albany, part of New York State University, concluded that the health benefits of eating Sc...

Papillomavirus no more a sure sign of child abuse

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. More than 100 different types of HPV exist, most of which are harmless. HPV is a virus, which can affect mucous // membranes, causing warts to grow in the anal, genital, oral cavities ...

Gene-Altered Foods -Still Not Sure

Ignorance might well be bliss for the American public. A decade after genetically altered crops were first cultivated in the continent//, Americans still remain ignorant and disinclined towards them. According to a survey sponsored by The Pew Initiative for Food and Biotechnology, the last five ...

Gene-Altered Foods ? Still Not Sure

Ignorance might well be bliss for the American public. A decade after genetically altered crops were first cultivated in the continent//, Americans still remain ignorant and disinclined towards them. According to a survey sponsored by The Pew Initiative for Food and Biotechnology, the last five ...

Anti-anxiety treatment found effective in lowering blood pressure

Acute blood pressure (BP) increase is one of the most common causes for referral to the emergency room. In most patients the condition, although urgent, is not an emergency, and intravenous treatment is not required//. There are no guidelines on how to treat patients with acute BP elevation or exce...

Understanding The Harmful Effects Of Radiation Exposure

According to recent findings researchers say the risks and benefits of using CT scanning for young children need to be re-evaluated.// Researchers from Sweden studied more than 3,000 men who received radiation therapy before 18 months of age. Participants had their intellectual capacity tested at a...

Salt reduction lowers blood pressure

According to a new study combining a diet rich in fruit and vegetables with decreased salt intake can lower blood pressure, even in those not suffering from hypertension. The DASH (Dietary Approached to Stop Hypertension) diet can lead to significant health benefits.// Previous research has shown i...

Uncontrolled blood pressure

Among older people high blood pressure is poorly controlled. Drugs and lifestyle modification can help control high blood pressure (hypertension) yet these measures are not being taken by a majority of those who have the condition. At the Baylor School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, doctors have...

Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

...e amazed by the effects of beetroot juice on oxygen uptake because these effects cannot be achieved by any other known means, including training. I am sure professional and amateur athletes will be interested in the results of this research. I am also keen to explore the relevance of the findings to those...

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

...r the transition back to school, they need to make sure each child gets the recommended immunizations, alo... Dental: Interestingly, many parents do make sure their child is current on their immunizations and ...h decay. "We encourage our members to make sure their children start the school year off on the ri...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

...sufficient attention paid to eye health. Nearly half (46%) say they are not sure what such an exam involves, and more than one-third (39%) mistakenly believ... eyes, but only 57% wear sunglasses as protection and even fewer (41%) make sure their children wear sunglasses when outdoors. Nearly seven-in-ten (68...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

...h year. Coastal Contacts aims to help parents of these children by providing an affordable option to high-priced glasses. "We want to make sure that all children have access to clear vision by providing affordable eyeglasses," adds Bochen. About Coastal Contacts: Coastal Contacts ...

Urgent Care Association of America Launches Program to Educate Congress on Urgent Care

... Recognizing that high quality, easy-access, reasonable-cost care is a critical part of any patient-centered health care system, UCAOA wants to make sure that all members of Congress involved in health reform are aware that over 8,000 urgent care centers across the nation are already providing that care...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

...eactions were reported, including serious infection and depression/personality disorder. If you have any questions about this information, be sure to discuss them with your doctor. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch ,...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

... external factors" involved in fractures, she said. "A lot of preventive research has been done about improving a person's environment, such as making sure there is adequate lighting, fastening scatter rugs, providing handrails where necessary." More information The U.S. National Institute of Arth...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

... to be exercised, holding each stretch for at least 30 seconds. Make sure a coach with the appropriate training heads your child's program. It ... beyond the point of safety, physically or emotionally. Check to make sure equipment is adequately maintained and used properly. Protective equipment...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

...en efficacy is largely dependant upon consumer compliance so it is important to choose a product that is esthetically pleasing to the individual to be sure they use it. Nowadays, there are a number of new formulas that feature outstanding UVA protection, broad-spectrum coverage and increased compliance( ...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

...the emergency room," he noted. Of course, there are things that can be done right now by parents and caregivers, Budnitz said. These include making sure the cap is tightly secured after taking medication and placing the bottle well out of the reach of toddlers. While many overdoses are accidental, t...

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

...s a new prescription drug, that's the time to make sure they fully understand the drug, its side effects, ...ou, like most Americans, have health insurance, be sure to get an up-to-date list of providers in your net... where you can see them before treating you and be sure to ask visitors to your room to wash up as well. ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

... without a doctor's diagnosis. Recommendation: Before trying a drug that has become available over the counter, talk with your doctor to make sure that it's right for you, that you need it, and that the condition doesn't require medical supervision. SEPTEMBER 2009 The mat...

Corrected: Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...s in observance of National Immunization Awareness Month. "Recommended vaccinations begin soon after birth and continue throughout life. Making sure you and your family are up-to-date on these immunizations is critical to protecting yourselves, your loved ones, and your communities from disease," s...

Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

...Participants also lack adequate supervision. If an adequately trained coach is not present to ensure participants are using proper techniques and make sure spotters are placed where they should, injuries may occur. In addition, there is no uniformity in training of cheerleading coaches. They can ra...

Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'

... always given blood annually and never thought I would be a recipient of blood. In the past two and a half years, I've had over 40 surgeries, and I'm sure there was blood on hand for each one of them," he said. Vivian Martinez Vivian Martinez, 17, was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia at bir...

Photos: Balance Nutrition and Taste, Reduce Food Waste!

... "At home or at school, children who help select and prepare their meals are more likely to actually eat them. It's a simple and effective way to make sure your children get the energy they need to learn and the nutrition that keeps them healthy, while preventing food from going to waste." Meals Ma...

Plainview Milk Products Cooperative Implements New Employee Boot Policy

...nt. The program is designed to reduce the risk of outside pathogens entering the building. "We're looking at every part of the business to make sure we implement every possible improvement during this time," said Dallas Moe, general manager, Plainview Milk Products Cooperative. "The boot program is...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

...red. If you are travelling within the EU make sure you have your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC...'s note to confirm that you have swine flu so make sure you contact your GP if you believe that you are sh...our extended stay and claim may not be valid. Make sure you buy a policy that will provide the appropriate...

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

...here they were not successful. And we want to make sure that when our Members go home, they have the infor...ding more choice and competition. And it will make sure that people are not denied the coverage that insur... of rationing health care. So, we're going to make sure that when our Members go back home, that they are ...

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...s in observance of National Immunization Awareness Month. "Recommended vaccinations begin soon after birth and continue throughout life. Making sure you and your family are up-to-date on these immunizations is critical to protecting yourselves, your loved ones, and your communities from disease," s...
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