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Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

Size 2 for Life authors advise that Summertime can be the best time to shed those unwanted pounds. Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Fitness expert Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD want women to know that Summertime is the time when a women's body is...

Plant communication: Sagebrush engage in self-recognition and warn of danger

DAVIS--"To thine own self be true" may take on a new meaningnot with people or animal behavior but with plant behavior. Plants engage in self-recognition and can communicate danger to their "clones" or genetically identical cuttings planted nearby, says professor Richard Karban of the Departmen...

Severe Nightmares May Warn of Suicidal Symptoms

Treating sleep problems could aid suicide prevention, researchers suggest TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Besides disturbing a good night's sleep, nightmares might be linked to an increased risk of suicide, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed 82 men and women, ages 18 to ...

Actuaries: Trustees' Reports Warn of Looming Financial Challenges Facing Retirement Programs

Trust Funds Closer to Depletion According to Latest Projections WASHINGTON , May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 Social Security and Medicare trustees' reports issued earlier today highlight the imperative to act immediately to address the challenges facing Social Security and Medica...

Consumer Alert: Dermatologists Warn Skin Cancer is an Equal-Opportunity Health Threat

Young women, Hispanics and African-Americans are at a greater risk than they might think SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to current estimates, more than 1 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. While historically tho...

Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, warn America's ENT doctors

(Alexandria, VA) Children and teenagers are frequently exposed to potentially damaging noise levels in schools, at home, and in sports, but there has been little reported on their risk for noise-induced hearing loss. In fact, three million children under the age of 18 have some hearing loss, and ...

Scientists Now Warn That White Wine Can Lead To Teeth Staining

New research by the New York University College of Dentistry has shown that white wine can stain teeth. (PRWEB) April 5, 2009 -- Scientists have discovered that drinking white, as well as red wine can lead to staining of the teeth. The research by the New York Unive...

Electrical Signal in Brain Seems to Warn of 'Mistakes'

Finding may help in kids with ADHD, workers under stress,, MONDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- A distinct electric signature in the brain indicates when someone is about to make a mistake, say researchers who scanned the brain waves of volunteers as they worked on attention-demanding ...

Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back -- Warn HMO Regulator Against Siding With Insurers Refusing to Pay for Treatment

Kaiser, Blue Cross and Other Health Insurers Illegally Deny Treatment to Autistic Children, Says Consumer Watchdog SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents of autistic children and their families joined Consumer Watchdog today in warning California regulators not to si...

Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back - Warn HMO Regulator Against Siding with Insurers Refusing to Pay for Treatment

Kaiser, Blue Cross and Other Health Insurers Illegally Deny Treatment to Autistic Children, Says Consumer Watchdog SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents of autistic children and their families joined Consumer Watchdog today in warning California regulators ...

Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back - Warn HMO Regulator Against Changing Rules to Favor Insurers That Deny Access to Medical Treatment

Kaiser, Blue Cross and Other Health Insurers Are Illegally Denying Treatment to Autistic Children SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Consumer Watchdog: Who: Guillermo Arce , father of Andrew Arce John Nagle, father of Frank N...

Consumer Advisory: Pennsylvania Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Lawrence County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Secretary Everette James today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Dean Farms in New Castle, Lawrence County, doing business as Pasture Maid Creamery, LLC, to immediately discard the raw milk due to potential bacterial co...

Chicago Sit-In Highlights Laid-Off Workers, Employers' Obligations, and WARN Act, According to Outten & Golden LLP

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Chicago workers' sit-in shifted national attention to the plight of laid-off workers, the conflict also shows that millions of non-union employees face a nightmarish loss of health coverage benefits in layoffs and should know their legal rights, according t...

Home Oxygen Leaders Commend Sen. Baucus' Efforts to Expand Health Care Access, Warn That Deep Cuts in Oxygen Benefit May Undercut Access

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) today commended Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) for developing important and creative approaches to ensuring that all Americans have access to high quality health care and undersc...

Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Montgomery County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. Johnson today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Hendricks Farm & Dairy of Telford, Montgomery County, to immediately discard the raw milk and any items made with the raw milk due to potential ...

American Academy of Dermatology: Dermatologists Warn Ceramic Flat Irons Could Damage Hair and Lead to Hair Breakage

Straight hair enthusiasts urged to give their hair a break by limiting use and avoiding improper application of popular hair device CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- While hairstyles come and go, pin-straight hair favored by A-list celebrities and emulated by scores of loyal fans from coa...

Worldwide Pharmaceutical Industry, Aid Organizations Warn of Second Disaster in Myanmar

Health experts weary of potential disease outbreak in cyclone-ravaged country WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar is facing a second crisis from the threat of diseases resulting from standing water, destroyed sanitation infrastructure and the...

Cardiologists Warn Proposed Changes Would Close Outpatient Cardiac Cath Labs

Patients would experience higher costs and longer waits NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiologists around the country are speaking out against drastic payment cuts that could force the closure of many outpatient catheterization labs, creating long waits and drama...

AHCA, Alliance Warn Rural Seniors Will Bear Major Brunt of Bush Administration's Medicare Cuts

Rural Seniors in OH, TX, NC, IL, PA, TN, KY, IN, MO, MI Face Greatest, Most Immediate Threat WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Members of Congress are in their home districts this week over the Memorial Day district work period, national and long term care leaders are raising ...

Medicare Fee Cuts Could Devastate Rehabilitation Services, Physical Therapists Warn Congress

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pending cuts to the Medicare physician fee schedule could severely hamper the ability of physical therapists to serve the rehabilitation needs of seniors and people with disabilities -- driving up overall costs while decreasing quality of care,...

Noise in Artery Could Warn of Heart Risk

Carotid bruits linked to increased odds of heart attack, death, study finds THURSDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- That unusual, harsh sound a doctor can hear when passing a stethoscope over a main artery to the brain could indicate an increased risk of heart attack and death from heart d...

National, State Front Line Caregivers Warn About $64 Million Cut to Medicare Funding for Care of Michigan Seniors

Proposed Bush FY 2009 Budget Slashes Nursing Home Funding for Care of Michigan's Most Vulnerable Seniors; Federal Medicare Cuts Place Greater Pressure on State Medicaid Program as Economy Slows LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and state front line caregivers voi...

Home Oxygen Leaders Warn That Competitive Bidding Program Reductions Combined with Other Pending and Proposed Cuts Are 'Unsustainable and Unpredictable'

Medicare Cuts Already Slated for 2009 & 2010 Will Top 20% Changes Threaten Beneficiary Services, Potentially Thousands of Service-Oriented Jobs WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in the home oxygen community today expressed concern over Ce...

Founding Father of Modern Cosmetic Dermatology Seeks to Warn Public of Misrepresented Data and Inappropriate Use of Botox

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, is on a mission to inform the public about the dangers surrounding one of the most popular injectable cosmetic agents: Botox. According to Forbes.com, Botox is the second-most recognized prescription...

UF researchers warn parents about dangers of childhood foot burns

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Warmer weather is just around the corner, but before families fire up the barbecue, roast marshmallows around a crackling campfire or burn yard debris, they should consider some common precautions to help snuff out a serious childhood health risk. University of Florida resear...

Teamsters Warn of Possible Work Stoppages, Service Disruptions at AmerisourceBergen

Union Health Plans Move Closer to Cutting AmerisourceBergen-Brand Pharmacies As Company's Labor Rights Violations Escalate WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) warehouse workers from across the country rallied with hundreds of their fellow Teamsters ...

Public Health Officials Warn About the Unrecognized Health Hazards of Smoking from a Hookah, Reports the Harvard Mental Health Letter

BOSTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new fad among college students and other young people -- smoking from a hookah -- is raising public health concerns. The centuries-old tradition of smoking from a hookah, or waterpipe, is widely perceived to be less harmful and addictive than smokin...

Kelli Pedroia, Wife of Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, Joins Melanoma Foundation of New England to Warn About Tanning for the Prom

CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kelli Pedroia, wife of Red Sox star Dustin Pedroia, recently joined the Melanoma Foundation of New England as prom spokesperson. She will be speaking out about the dangers of tanning. She should know. She tanned a lot as a teenager, and a year...

'Fluorescent' Retinal Cells Warn of Eye Disease

Device that measures metabolic stress could help doctors catch trouble early MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- That twinkle in your eye could be an early sign of eye disease if it is seen using a new imaging device developed by scientists at the University of Michigan. The device...

Dermatologists Warn Fitness Enthusiasts: Don't Let Exercise-Related Skin Problems Outweigh the Benefits of Physical Activity

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The changing of the season brings cooler weather, shorter days and more people heading to health clubs for a healthy dose of indoor exercise. While experts agree that exercise is one of the most beneficial activities a person can do to improve one's overall hea...

Health Insurance Agents Warn Against Imposing a 'Health Care Reform' Tax in California

AGENT ASSOCIATIONS REMIND LAWMAKERS CALIFORNIA PREMIUMS ARE 17 PERCENT BELOW NATIONAL AVERAGE SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Assembly Health Committee's hearing on Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's health care reform plan, the California A...

Threshold for bowel surgery may be too high, warn experts

The clinical threshold for undertaking elective surgery to remove part or all of the colon (colectomy) for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be too high, warn researchers in a study published on bmj.com today. IBD is a general term for chronic inflammation of the intestine and...

Immune Proteins Warn of Early Lung Cancer

They could be basis of test for smokers, experts say THURSDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers say they've spotted key immune system proteins that could give doctors early warning of lung cancer. A team at Nottingham City Hospital analyzed blood samples from 104 people with di...

Scientists highlight benefits of genetic research in sport, but warn of ethical concerns

Genetic research into athletic ability should be encouraged for its potential benefits in both sport and public health, a leading group of scientists meeting at the University of Bath said today. Genetic research into athletic ability should be encouraged for its potential benefits in both sport a...

Massive Medicaid Cuts Will Impact All Floridians, Safety Net Hospital Leaders Warn

Legislature targets health programs for the state's elderly, disabled, and poor TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Legislature's plans to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from Medicaid programs for the elderly, disabled and poo...

Revised California Stem Cell Research Rules Fail to Ensure Affordable Access to Cures, Consumers Warn

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed regulations that would govern who owns and controls discoveries resulting from California stem cell research grants to for-profit organizations fail to ensure affordable access to the drugs and cures for California taxpayers payi...

Experts Warn Against Side Effects of the New Weight Loss Drug

As Alli, the first FDA-approved diet drug cleared for over-the-counter sale, arrived Friday in drugstores across the US, doctors and nutritionists were gearing up to counter the hoopla . They are warning consumers that the drugs high cost and limited effectiveness may not be worth its notably...

Rickets Prevention Message is Not Getting Through, Warn Doctors

For over ten years, the UK government has recommended universal use of vitamin supplements to all breastfeeding infants to prevent rickets , write Scott Williamson and Stephen Greene from Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. Yet, in the past four months, they have diagnosed vitamin D deficient ric...

Doctors Warn of Deficiencies in Antenatal HIV Testing

Last month, the BMJ reported that rates of mother to child transmission of HIV are dramatically reduced by antiretroviral use, caesarean section, and avoidance of breastfeeding. However, none of these interventions can take place without awareness of the mothers HIV status, argue two senior doctor...

Over the Counter Drugs can Be Highly Addictive, Warn Doctors

Over the counter (OTC) drugs can be highly addictive, warn two doctors in this weeks BMJ. The development of dependency on OTC drugs is often forgotten, write Drs Chris Ford and Beth Good. Yet, in the past three months, they describe seeing three patients with addictions to Nurofen plus (...
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