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FRC: New Mental Health Studies Dispel Myth That Abortion Is A 'Non-Event'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new studies out this week add to the body of research evidence clearly showing again that abortion is associated with increased risk of adverse mental health effects. The two peer-reviewed papers were published in the British Journal of Psychiatry...

End Widespread Myth Social Security Faltering, but Fix Medicare Urge Ex-Hill Committee on Aging Chief/National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner and Former Senior Hill Aide John Larmett in Palm Beach Post Op-Ed

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It's time to end the widespread myth that Social Security is faltering; the real problem is Medicare," say ex-U.S. House Committee on Aging Chief of Staff Robert Weiner (also a former White House senior staff member) and former senior Hill aide Jo...

Democratic National Committee McCain Myth Buster: John McCain and America's Small Businesses

Today's McCain Myth: John McCain would stand up for America's small businesses. WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO ) John McCain says he ...

DNC - McCain Myth Buster: John McCain and the Gulf Coast

Today's McCain Myth: John McCain will do a heckuva job on Gulf Coast recovery. WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Democratic National Committee: Just this week John McCain said that "[t]here must be no forgotten places in America" and ...

DNC McCain Myth Buster: John McCain and Health Care

Today's McCain Myth: John McCain understands how to address the challenges facing America's working families, like getting quality health care. WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John McCain claims he delivers "straight talk on health system reform." In his speech today in Los...

McCain Myth Buster Day 3: John McCain and Veterans' Health Care

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After casting himself as a "Maverick" in 2000, the new John McCain is walking in lockstep with President Bush, pandering to the right wing of the Republican Party, and embracing the ideology he once denounced. On the campaign trail McCain has call...

Breastfeeding study dispels sagging myth

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2007) − Nursing mothers needn't worry. A new study shows that breastfeeding does not increase breast sagging. University of Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Rinker and his colleagues conducted the study with patients at UK HealthCare Cosmetic Surgery Associates. The...

The Myth Called Health Insurance

In the United States, having a health insurance does not seem to help people when in need. This was reported in a study undertaken nationwide. This study was funded// by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Missouri Foundation for Health. The Access Project of Boston has reported the faults of healt...

Fat Myth About Skimmed Milk

New York: Most dieters swear by Skim milk and in their interest to shed weight, completely knock off whole milk from their diet//. A study was conducted recently with 19,000 middle-age women, habituated to consume one serving of whole milk or cheese each day. The finding revealed that such wo...

The myth about government hospitals

According to Sudhanshu Mittal it was appropriate for Rahul Mahajan to be taken to a government hospital during an emergency. Rahul Mahajan was taken to Apollo hospital and not to AIIMS or Safdarjang even though these hospitals were much closer to the scene of overdosing. //But medical experts say d...

A New Study Discredits The Myth Of Sexual Intercourse Late In Pregnancy Speeds Labour & Delivery

A new study that appears in the June issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynaecology has discredited the widely held belief that engaging in sexual intercourse during the final weeks of pregnancy can accelerate labour and delivery//. The study conducted by the Ohio state University Medical cent...

Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices

The smell of egg and mutton biriyani fills the air at Shilpa's stall at the 'Aravanis' talent village' near the Koothandavar temple as the Hindu deity is readied// for his marriage with hundreds of transvestites in an annual ritual. Shilpa is an 'Aravani', one who is among nearly 300,000 tran...

The Myth about MMR Vaccine

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) in Dublin reported that in the previous year 84% of 24-month-old children received the vaccination//. Even Ireland has joined the list as it shows a very low take up of the MMR vaccination. Hence a high alert has been issued by the health officials ...

Thermal Imaging Shatters Arousal Gender Gap Myth

A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging technology for the first time ever to measure sexual arousal rates has turned the conventional // wisdom that women become aroused more slowly than men on its head. “Comparing sexual arousal between men and women, we see that there is no ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

...ons, Dellutri recommends using Disposer Care(R) plus Bleach Alternative once a week to help fight this problem. Grimy Dishwashers: Despite the myth that dishwashers are self-sufficient and clean themselves, hard water deposits, rust and food may be left inside the dishwasher, disrupting its perfor...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

...r visit: www.aahomecare.org/athome . myth #1: Medicare overpays for durable medical equip...l Health Expenditures data from Medicare. myth #2: Congress killed the bidding program, costin...ting the bid process this Fall (2009). myth #3: The competitive bidding program for durabl...

FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

...DA in court." Most consumers, and most dentists, have already switched to the main alternative, resin composite. The FDA rule destroys a dental myth that the mercury becomes inert in the mouth; FDA says the vapors from dental mercury go into the human body. Due to mercury waste, amalgam is also inc...

Integrated Healthcare Association Releases White Paper on Pay for Performance

...in the US, P4P payments average 7.25 percent of physician compensation. The continued existence of IHA's P4P program has helped to dispel the myth that it is impossible to measure quality in healthcare. "The Second Chapter" outlines program evolution, performance results, program successes, less...

Congressmen Mike Ross and Kendrick Meek Introduce Bill to Protect Medicare Patients Who Require Medical Oxygen Therapy at Home

...the essential services that are part of home oxygen therapy . This recognition would end the singular focus on equipment costs and help to dispel the myth of equating Medicare home oxygen therapy costs to the cost of purchase of oxygen equipment alone. Is budget-neutral, so total Medicare spendin...

Gold's Gym Debunks America's Most Common Fitness Myths

...at www.facebook.com/goldsgym . myth #1: 1,000 crunches a day will guarantee you a si... never get that washboard stomach. myth #2: It's only a good workout if you're sore the ...tissue. In short, don't overdo it. myth #3: Women get "bulky" or "masculine" if they lif...

Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance

...st in his revival of the ancient methods and philosophies concerning maintaining and increasing inner energies. Peck, Robert L. The Great Medical myth Article Posted on 7/11/2009 ControllingYourHormones.com For further information please contact: Robert L. Peck, Author Tel/Fax: 860-423-4785 ...

Spa Chefs Prepare You for a Healthy Summer

...ne can include wine, red meat and dairy products; it's all about creating a balance for your diet, mind, body and spirit." Don't be fooled by the myth that spa cuisine is bland and unfilling; spa chefs are creating unique and scrumptious meals that still keep calories in check. ISPA members have got...

Summertime Sun Exposure Can 'Burn' Acne Sufferers in More Ways than One

...ir skin. Many acne sufferers falsely believe that sun exposure can be beneficial for their condition. This misconception is not entirely based on myth -- minimal amounts of sun exposure may initially improve the appearance of acne. However, this exposure over time can actually make acne worse by incr...

Should All Kids Be Screened for Depression? This Expert Says Yes and Explains How It Can Save Lives

... at-risk children in schools. She has also worked with prison inmates and battered women. She is a successful speaker and the author of the book, THE myth OF SELF-ESTEEM: 50 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself. Diebold is the President of the Virginia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and has ser...

Surging Internet Use Cutting Into Family Time

...uding having access to a history of sites visited, he said. "The more involved parents are in their teen's life, the more valued teens feel. It's a myth that teens do not want their parents in their life," Koplewicz said. More information Find out more at the Center for the Digital Future . ...

Ovu-Trac(R) Home Test Kit From OvumOptics Predicts Ovulation with 96.2% Accuracy

...nited States. It is available through the website http://www.ovu-trac.com/ . Why Women Need an Accurate Fertility Calculator It is a myth that most women have a 28-day menstrual cycle, and unfortunately most fertility calendars base their ovulation calculations on this misinformation. ...

First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products

... consumers, and a deep review of the scientific literature. The guide debunks 10 popular myths on brain health and brain training : myth #1. Genes determine the fate of our brains. #2. Aging means automatic decline. #3. Medication is the main hope for cognitive enhanceme...

New Website with a Revolutionary Approach to Diabetes and Many Diabetes Resources Launched

...chitects of the website and its public relations manager. The Diabetes myth DiabeticDietRecipes.net takes aim at the myth that the condition cannot be reversed, and introduces its audience to a tri...

Survey Reveals Injectable Procedures Are Mainstream And Accepted Medical Aesthetic Treatment Options

...th seven out of ten (70 percent) receiving support from the people they told. “In a similar survey issued four years ago, we dispelled the myth that Hollywood and corporate wives were the typical BOTOX® Cosmetic patient,” says ASERF President Laurie Casas, MD, a plastic surgeon pract...

Student Veteran Health Examined in First-of-Its-Kind Study by University of Minnesota/Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

...ut insurance, students are less likely to seek medical care when they need it, Ehlinger said. When it comes to alcohol use, the study dispels the myth that problem drinking is higher among veterans than in the general population, Ehlinger said. While more veterans have used alcohol in the last year (...

Treating gum disease helps rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

...M.D., chair of the department of rheumatology at University Hospitals, "From way back, rheumatologists and other clinicians have been perplexed by the myth that gum disease may have a big role in causing systematic disease." He added that historically teeth were pulled or antibiotics given for treatmen...

Doctors explore 'Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Health'

...se myths - but upon reflection, we weren't sure whether they were true or not. As health services researchers, we couldn't resist the temptation to be myth busters," said Dr. Carroll. The new book is divided into six sections: "Look at the size of his feet!" Myths about your body "Do you want to c...

Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

...'s sleep and motivate them to talk to a healthcare professional to determine if treatment is appropriate." Setting the Record Straight: myth Fact Sleep is not important. Sleep is vital to our health and People can get by on a well-being, and is just as im...

Do Fad Diets Really Work?

...Clark. "But, the real culprit of weight gain is eating too many calories and getting too little exercise on a daily basis." How to Spot a Diet myth To demystify diet fact from fiction, Dr. Clark offers the following advice: Do your homework. Just because you find a lot of...

Sitting at the Virtual Poker Table: Results From First Ever Epidemiological Study of Actual Internet Poker Gaming Behavior, in Press

...uous gaming behavior and its consequences for responsible gaming. Two key findings beginning to emerge from the research initiative are: 1) The myth of online gaming as a powerful seductive force has been empirically refuted. Online gaming has no greater problem potential than offline gaming. ...

More Social Security Disability Applicants Are Seeking Representation

... can ensure your hearing will take place in front of a specific judge. Will the organization help you file the initial application for SSDI? The myth that you cannot have a representative help you file your initial application for SSDI may stem from the fact that many attorneys only accept SSDI clie...

Bob Greene, America's Personal Trainer, Brings His Secrets Of Healthy Living To Discovery Health

...his current weight could lead to high blood pressure or even a stroke. From myth #10 through myth #1, this is an hour of information that will help put an end to viewers' di...

AFRAID TO GO HOME, A Novel About Violence Against Women, Released By Tristan/Isolde Publishing

...free herself and her children from at home. "One of the reasons I wrote this book," says Baden Hill, the author, "is that I wanted to de-bunk the myth that domestic violence is primarily a problem of minorities and youth." The episodes of violence depicted in the book are drawn from both discuss...

New study finds blacks still lag in obtaining total knee replacements for arthritis

...Tips for Reducing Knee Pain: To reduce the pain and disability of arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation recommends the following: Understand the myth about physical activity and arthritis. Many people think that physical activity can worsen arthritis pain. Nothing could be farther from the truth. ...

IOF joins ECCEO9 at leading international meeting in Athens

...experts in the field: Implications of improving adherence to osteoporosis treatment, Stuart Silverman ecular trends in osteoporosis fracture: myth or reality, Cyrus Cooper Imaging of bone microarchitecture and osteoporosis, Sharmila Majumdar Clinical and economic aspects of the management...
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