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More Educated Choose Healthier Foods, But Pay More

Higher quality diets also associated with higher income levels, study finds FRIDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- People with higher levels of education and income tend to eat healthier diets, but pay more for selecting foods that are less energy-dense (lower calorie/higher nutrient conten...

Helping to Clear the Air for Consumers - New Certification Standard for HEPA Filters Will Help Millions of People Make More Educated Choices

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and testing protocol for HEPA Air Cleaning Devices. The asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Prog...

Death Gap Widens Between Educated and Those Not

Socioeconomic inequalities blamed for increasing disparity overall, study finds WEDNESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Being well-educated can lengthen your life span, according to new study. The research, published in the May 14 issue of PLoS ONE , shows that the gap in overall dea...

HIV shifting from most to least educated in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV infections appear to be concentrating among the least educated people in Africa, reversing previous patterns which saw higher levels of infection among the most educated, according to a study published today in the journal AIDS. A team led by Dr. James Hargreaves of the London School of Hy...

Dementia in More Educated Hits Later But Harder

More schooling delayed disease onset, but decline was more rapid afterward, study finds TUESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Having a higher level of education seems to delay the onset of dementia, but once cognitive decline begins, the descent is more precipitous, a new study finds. ...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

Apparently Adolf Hitler and his eugenics are not exactly dead. An academic in New Zealand has brazenly called for measures to discourage the educated women from conceiving and encouraging the educated to give birth to more. New research out of last year's census shows that less educated wo...

Highly Educated Women Woo Career and Boo Motherhood

Going to university and getting the much desired professional degree is indeed a big achievement for the goal oriented women of today.// Most of them nurture the desire of making it big in their careers and realizing their dreams and ambitions. Steeped in career progression, they do not have the in...

Increase of HIV Infections Among the Educated Class in South Africa

AIDS is spreading rapidly among the rich and educated class in South Africa. This was disclosed by a study conducted by Markinor Polling// company along with the University of South Africa. All along, HIV infection was said to be a disease of the poor but it has spread its tentacles to people b...

Binge Drinking Excessive Among Less Educated Middle-aged Women

Researchers have come out with a study that entreats policy makers to target older adults in addition to younger ones while drawing up health plans to combat binge drinking. // Binge drinking has been considered more common among younger adults. Binge drinking can be described as consuming...

Adults Needs to be Educated About the Dangers of Elevated TVs

A recent study conducted by UT Southwestern Medical Center, has said that awareness needs to be created for adults about the television's potential danger. // It has stated that it is not the program or the content that is harmful but the physical danger of falling TV sets. UT Southwestern ped...

Female Foeticide Practiced More By Educated People

Population experts have revealed that female foeticide is increasingly being practiced by the educated upwardly mobile population of India. // The educated people in the country consider sons as a source of wealth, and poverty is not the only reason for these selective abortions. This is happening ...

Highly Educated More Prone To Parkinsons Disease

In a shocking revelation, researchers from the Mayo Clinic, in Olmsted County, Minnesota, suggest that Parkinson's disease is more likely to strike the highly-educated than manual workers,// meaning that an individual's educational and career paths impact Parkinson's disease risk later in life. ...

Alzheimer's Disease Progresses Rapidly In Highly Educated

A recent study has now found that educated people could face increased risk from Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common cause of dementia in old people. // Although Alzheimer's tends to be associated with a later age of onset among the educated, it progresses more rapidly. In other wor...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

...gdal Ohr is roughly the size of the Columbia University campus, where each day thousands of children from all over the world are fed, clothed, housed, educated and nurtured on to productive lives. Migdal Ohr runs a network of schools, providing academic and vocational studies while integrating new immigrant c...

Detroit Physician Among 10 Finalists for J.H. Kanter Prize

...ppi Delta region where geographic location limits access to medical care. Has accepted bushels of vegetables in lieu of payment. An Ivy-League educated physician who spent nights as a "street physician" beneath Boston's bridges and subways, offering care targeted to address unique issues of our homele...

Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign

...g the intervention of friends, family and other loved ones - even if that intervention involves law enforcement. The campaign developed messaging that educated citizens on the warning signs of meth use, appropriate action to help a loved one suspected of drug use and encouraged users to believe that recovery ...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

...e that's not as well understood by most athletes as previously believed--and has serious consequences if it's not addressed. Athletes are much better educated about sports nutrition than they are about sports hydration. We intend to shift that." Hydration science not well understood by athletes ...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...t 99%. The Core Measures team developed and instituted a PAT/Pre-Op checklist for improved interdepartmental quality and efficiency. Compirion staff educated the hospital staff in better documentation of antibiotic use. The compliance for Antibiotic Discontinuation Within 24 Hours rose to 100 percent. ...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

... on the heels of a national initiative called The educated Citizen and Public Health --a collaboration of sev...lic health is an essential step toward becoming an educated citizen," says the book's author, Richard K. ...rvices and has taken a lead role in developing The educated Citizen and Public Health initiative. Public Healt...

AstraZeneca and the Artery Explorer Take California Residents on Virtual Journey Through the Arteries

...ies by encouraging them to become advocates for their own health and to take action." Since its 2008 launch, the US AGAINST ATHERO campaign has educated over 100 million Americans about preventing and managing atherosclerosis. In 2009, the Artery Explorer will visit 16 major cities across the US. At th...

March of Dimes Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Genetics 'Short Course'

... to fill a gap in existing medical genetics education. The course has evolved and today is a key element of professional development programs that has educated nearly 4,800 faculty at leading medical institutions nationwide and around the world. An annual Press Week then grew out of the Short Course a...

Video: American Dental Association Statement: Food and Drug Administration Action on Dental Amalgam

...erscores what the ADA has long supported -- a discussion between dentists and patients about the full range of treatment options to help patients make educated decisions regarding their dental care." Dental amalgam is a cavity-filling material made by combining mercury with other metals such as silver...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

...erscores what the ADA has long supported -- a discussion between dentists and patients about the full range of treatment options to help patients make educated decisions regarding their dental care." "Right now, it's confusing because [amalgam] is classified according to its different components. The enca...

Eucerin Provides BlogHer Attendees With a Glimpse Into Their Skin's Future With Proprietary 'Time Machine' Aging Simulator

...ng signs of skin damage, such as incidental sun exposure. In addition to receiving a customized view of the aging process, attendees were also educated about ways to help combat the damaging effects of incidental sun exposure and the benefits of using products like Eucerin Everyday Protection Body Lot...

AHIMA Enters Multinational Arena to Support HIM Worldwide Advancement

...management profession, in general through a global community of learning and practice." About AHIMA Representing more than 53,000 specially educated Health Information Management professionals in the United States and around the world, the American Health Information Management Association is commi...

Many Heart Attack Patients Not Referred to Cardiac Rehab

...patients," study author Dr. Todd M. Brown, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said. "Physicians need to be educated about the importance of cardiac rehabilitation and emphasize to their patients the need to attend." Fonarow thinks that new efforts are needed to g...

Department of Aging Urges Citizens to Report Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

...ight to live a life free from abuse and neglect, which can take many forms," said Hall. "I urge citizens to check on older relatives and neighbors, be educated about the warning signs of abuse and notify authorities when they suspect that someone is being harmed. Reports can be made confidentially and without...

Average Mom USA Wins $25,000 Via Total Body Transformation

...d Fitness Nutrition Coaches" so in-store, online, and even through the online community which is growing daily, people reach their goals be being educated and not sold."     Max Muscle Sports Nutrition plans on continuing the MaxFormation Online Challenge in the coming year with pro...

The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education Launches Integrated Rebranding Operation

...y breast health education foundation whose mission is dedicated exclusively to the prevention and early detection of breast cancer. The foundation has educated hundreds of thousands of individuals in schools, community organizations and businesses. Through its outreach, the foundation's programs are aimed at ...

New Study Finds Yet Another Link to Cancer, Synthetic Hormones

...ncer within an eight-year period could be linked to synthetic hormones. "Women who choose to partake in hormone replacement therapy should be educated about the health risk associated with synthetic options," says C.W. Randolph, Jr., M.D. R. Ph., board-certified gynecologist and medical director...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Atrius Health Sign Alternative Quality Contract

...SMA believes in rewarding doctors and hospitals for delivering safe and effective care, and in empowering patients to take more responsibility, become educated health care consumers and become stronger partners with their doctors. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an independent licensee of the Blue ...

Branded Surgery Is Not Always the "Quick Fix" it is Advertised To Be

...Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Renato Saltz, MD. "For ultimate patient safety it is essential that the media and the general public be better educated about what constitutes appropriate training to perform operations such as facelifts, rhinoplasty, liposuction, abdominoplasty, breast surgery and cosm...

AHIMA Launches New Interactive myPHR.com Web Site

...tion management and [serve as] the trusted source for education, research and professional credentialing." AHIMA represents more than 53,000 specially educated HIM professionals who serve healthcare and the public by managing, analyzing and utilizing data vital for health system management. www.ahima.org ...

PharmaTelevision Launches New Premium Content Service

...television channel http://www.pharmatelevision.com . Now in its 17th year PharmaVentures is based in Oxford, UK, employs over 50 people mostly educated to PhD or above, and has increased its turnover five fold with 80% of revenues from outside the UK. With offices in the USA and Australia, the Company...

PRA International Expands Presence in Asia:

...cal systems, exemplified by 30-day Approval Clock for INDs and adherence to ICH-GCP Active engagement of world-class Investigators Highly educated and committed clinical research professionals (CRAs, Study Nurses, and Study site personnel) State-of-the-art trial facilities including 124 Kor...

Eyemaginations Partners with SoloHealth to Enhance Public Eye Health Education with EyeSite(TM) Vision Kiosks

...borating with SoloHealth, we are able to heighten eye health awareness among the public. We believe that this empowers consumers to make increasingly educated health care decisions, such as seeing an eye care practitioner for their specific eye health needs." Established in late 2007, SoloHealth has...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

... they are ready to accept support, the GP is often unaware that their attitude has changed. The researchers recommend that doctors should be educated to have a higher level of suspicion for symptoms of cognitive decline, especially in caregivers and people with complex, multi-system diseases, and th...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improve Chronic Disease Management

...ialysis or transplant with their physician, have a dialysis access implanted, start treatment outside of the hospital before becoming very ill, and be educated and psychologically prepared for it." While the vast majority of chronic kidney disease patients can be successfully managed by primary care doc...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improves Chronic Disease Management

...ialysis or transplant with their physician, have a dialysis access implanted, start treatment outside of the hospital before becoming very ill, and be educated and psychologically prepared for it." While the vast majority of chronic kidney disease patients can be successfully managed by primary care doc...

Vancouver Fertility Acupuncture Clinic Announces New Fellows of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine

...s a personalized preconception care program as well as support for Assisted Reproductive Therapies like IVF. All Acubalance practitioners are formally educated and licensed with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of British Columbia (CTCMA) and have post graduate training in TCM reproductive health a...
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