In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two
Says BPC's health care proposal "would expand coverage and control costs"
WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's Washington Post, columnist Ruth Marcus praised the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) plan for reforming health care, entitled: "Cros...
Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog
Those who do are apt to exercise (and enjoy it) more, experts say,,
THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Forget about joining a gym. If you want to get into shape, all you need is a four-legged pal.
Dr. Robert Kushner, a human obesity expert and professor of medicine at Northweste...
Can't Sleep? Try Online Therapy
Help with relaxation techniques and bedtime habits may ease insomnia
FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- You've tried counting sheep, maybe even taken sleeping pills. You might also want to try
online therapy for help in getting a better night's rest.
Chronic insomniacs who took par...
To Be More Creative, Try Living Abroad
Adapting to a new culture seems to give people an inventive edge
FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Students living abroad may get more out of the experience than a chance to visit cool museums and try
new foods. New research suggests that living abroad sparks creativity.
Trouble Sleeping? Try These Tips
What you do and drink before bedtime can have an effect ,,
FRIDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- Though the value of a good night's sleep is well known, it's not uncommon for people to get far less than the eight hours recommended for peak performance.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy and ...
When 'Just Say No' Isn't Enough: Try Science
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens are fascinated by their brains,
the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes. The American
Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recommends that parents,
teachers and caregivers use that fascination to engage middle and high school
When 'just say no' isn't enough: Try science
Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recommends that parents, teachers and caregivers use that fascination to engage middle and high school students this holiday season in a disc...
Make an Impact on Pediatric Cancer Research Before Summer's End: Try Some Virtual Lemonade!
Help Volvo's Lemonade Stand for life reach 210,000 cups sold by Labor Day 2008
First-of-its-kind virtual lemonade stand raising money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is almost over, ...
Thirsty for a Cause? Try Some Virtual Lemonade!
A first-of-its-kind virtual lemonade stand will raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
IRVINE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Is there any better cup of
lemonade to buy than one that works to find a cure for pediatric cancer?
The world's first virtual lemonade...
Spring Allergies Got You Down? Try Some of These Drug-Free Options
CleanBrands offers several ways to help alleviate allergy symptoms
PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- April showers bring May
flowers, and May flowers bring...sneezes?
For those allergy sufferers out there, May is often viewed with mixed
emotions. While the end of cold weather and s...
America's Favorite Doctors Try to Outdo Their Own Blockbuster
Revised and expanded YOU: The Owner's Manual released today
SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This blockbuster just got even
better! YOU: The Owner's Manual, Updated and Expanded Edition, by Michael
Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD, hits bookstores today. The original book,
published by H...
Looking for a Healthy Alternative for Your Children's Drinks? Try a Glass of Sun Shower(TM) 100% Nectarine Juice
Sun Shower(TM) 100% Juices: A Great Alternative to Sugary Soft Drinks
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of your kids drinking
sugary soft drinks that offer a lot of calories and no nutritional value?
Pour your kids a glass of Sun Shower 100% Nectarine Juice and you may find
Burning out? Try logging off
You might think that a long vacation is the way to beat job burnout. But the kind of vacation you have is just as important if not more important than its length, concludes Prof. Dov Eden, an organizational psychologist from Tel Aviv Universitys Faculty of Management.
The key to a quality va...
Vincent Corso and Daniel Trush Win 2007 Avis 'We Try Harder' Awards
Both Winners to Run ING New York City Marathon 2007 and be Recognized for Courage and Perseverance by New York Road Runners and Avis
NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Road Runners and Avis Rent A
Car System, LLC, announced today that Vincent Corso and Daniel Trush have
won the fo...
Teen girls report abusive boyfriends try to get them pregnant
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Seven years ago, Elizabeth Miller was a volunteer physician in a community-based clinic in Boston, Mass., which offered confidential services to teens. She is still haunted by the memory of a 15-year old girl who asked her for a pregnancy test. It was negative, but two weeks ...
September: Time to Try Cholesterol-Free Soyfoods
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent New York
Times article on lowering cholesterol, Jane E. Brody wrote, "Americans tend
to turn far too quickly to drugs to solve their health problems. Drugs
should be the last resort, if there are reasonable measures people can take
BenefitMall Hosts New World of Healthcare Forum to Empower Partners to Find Solutions for Volatile Healthcare Industry
BenefitMall is hosting The New World of Healthcare Forum on July 28, 2009 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Dallas to bring together national healthcare leaders to discuss the most current legislation proposed for healthcare reform. The special one day educational and networking event will also inclu...
Salmonella Common In U.S. Poultry
2 outbreaks highlight the dangers of infection from live birds, report shows
THURSDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- While peanut butter contaminated with salmonella has dominated the headlines recently, U.S. health officials cautioned Thursday that salmonella bacteria is also prevalent ...
AdvancedMD Software Names Tech Veteran, Christopher J. Bijou, as Executive Vice President of Sales : Executive to Drive Growth of Software as a Service for Medical Practice Management Industry
AdvancedMD Software, the leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for medical practices and medical billing services, announced that it has appointed Christopher J. Bijou, 41, as the company’s executive vice president of sales. In his new role, Bijou is responsible for inside, fi...
Zoft Breast Enhancement Gum Revolutionizes Breast Enhancement Industry
Zoft Breast Enhancement Gum is an herbal breast enhancement formula with proven results. Women have seen increases of ½ to 2 cup sizes within three months' time. Zoft herbal breast enhancement gum comes from a blend of 13 different herbs, all of which have been used for centuries, and have...
Young Adults Seldom Try Proven Methods to Kick the Butt
Young adults may be serious about wanting to kick the butt, but the seldom turn to tried and tested methods that could help them quit smoking.
The news comes from public health researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who conducted study on young adults' smoking habits.
Got AIDS – Try Pranayam
Swami Ramadev is a busy man today; fielding complaints from the public, a notice from the Union Health Ministry and threats of being taken to court, from an NGO.//
The yoga guru had created public furor recently when he claimed to hold the key to curing AIDS by performing yoga and using his med...
Pain in the Back? Try Acupuncture
Acupuncture has had its share of brickbats and bouquets, and many have looked at it with suspicion, whether it can deliver as well as it claims//, but now a new study has shown that acupuncture is pretty effective in treating patients suffering chronic back pain.
A study was conducted amongs...
Researchers Try Early Surgical Intervention to Treat Parkinson's Symptoms
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are attempting to short circuit the progression of Parkinson's disease by implanting stimulation devices //into the brains of Parkinson's patients earlier on in the course of their disease.
'One of the driving theories behind this study is th...
Two Students Try To Self-Immolate As Anti-Quota Stir Continues
The government’s assurances seems not to have affected the resolve of the students against reservations who continue their stir // and this took a worse turn when two frustrated students tried to self immolate themselves - one in the capital and another in Orissa.
Rishi Ranjan, 23, whom the p...
Couple Try To Hoodwink Authorities By Remarrying
A married couple who tried to hoodwink authorities by tying the knot in a mass marriage function in order to collect Rs 5000/- as a reward have been hauled away to jail//.
Akil and Sitara from Vidisha district were married 15 years ago and have three children.
But they decided to "remarr...
Want to relieve non cardiac chest pain: try hypnosis
British investigators report that people with chest pain (non cardiac) may find hypnosis provides significant pain relief and improves their sense of general well-being.//
The researchers are Dr. Peter J. Whorwell and colleagues at Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester who have previously shown t...
Suffering from computer ache: try forearm support
A study in The British Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine proclaims that forearm support is an effective intervention to prevent musculoskeletal disorders. // Specially of the upper body and aids in reducing upper body pain associated with computer work.
In the words of lead au...
Parents Try To Cure Children With Overdose Of Medicines
A new study have found that some of the parents, out of sheer anticipation, give overdose of medicines to their sick children, which they believe will cure them//.
Australian researchers compiled through more than 70 studies published worldwide in the past 20 years and found that parents medica...
Pain in the back? Try Acupressure
New Research seems to compliment Acupressure over physical therapy, to alleviate lower back pain. Scientists from the National Taiwan University // have acclaimed Acupressure’s success with statistics – a remarkable 89% drop in disability, as compared to physical therapy with the effect lasting up...
Nobel laureates in chemistry
Three scientists share this year's(2001) Nobel Prize in Chemistry: William S. Knowles, previously at Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Ryoji Noyori, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Japan and K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA. They were award...
If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help
...be big. Because of this, knowing about a breech presentation ahead of time can help the parents-to-be and their doctor decide what to do -- whether to try
to rotate the baby in the womb or prepare for a Cesarean delivery.
"The trend is not to deliver breech vaginally," said Dr. Joshua Copel, a profes...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
...n in Salt Lake County during the last three years and have garnered positive results. Among participants in the 2006 grant recipient program, the 4-H try
(Teens Reaching Youth) Nutrition Program reported a 27% increase in those who ate three to four fruit servings daily and an eight-minute average incr...
Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access
...actice at ACS Healthcare Solutions in Chicago.
"People are already strapped to get a doctor," Bauer said. "As more people have insurance, they will try
to get appointments with more doctors, and that will lead to dramatic increases in the time it takes to get an appointment."
Depending on the cover...
Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial
...ed of blood flow through your veins and arteries creating a pulsing sound in your ears," explains Dr. Cheng. Dr. Cheng also suggests his patients try
Lipo-Flavonoid, www.lipoflavonoid.com , a nutritional supplement that contains a special blend of the B complex group of vitamins in a base of lipotr...
Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain
...options. I still counsel patients that they should try
ongoing medical therapy but I don't think it's une...this point. I think it's suboptimal."
"I always try
bracing and analgesics and physical therapy to try
to get the patients to feel better without any int...
Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation
...f the report is that the Administration needs to put in place procedures to try
to distinguish science questions from policy questions," said Boehlert. "O...distinguish clearly between conflict of interest and bias. Agencies should try
not to appoint advisory committee members with conflicts of interest, but i...
DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice
...sks from mosquitoes and other insects than about the potential harms of DEET, experts said.
"This work was done primarily in test tubes in order to try
to understand some of the mechanisms," said Dr. Ted Schettler, science director of the Science & Environmental Health Network. "The mechanistic in...
Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report
...ere current products fall short, making room for potential new product entrants.
In the PTH modifier market, the Vitamin D products continue to try
to differentiate. While Abbott's Zemplar performs significantly better than Genzyme's Hectorol on almost every product attribute, Nephrologists perce...
On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts
...any sunscreens now contain antioxidants that offer an extra layer of protection to combat potentially harmful free radicals. Additionally, you should try
and avoid being in the sun between peak sun hours -- 10:00am-4:00pm and always wear protective clothing including a hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.