Forgotten diseases key to lifting developing world from poverty, destitution and despair
One of the main obstacles towards progress in the developing world is the litany of tropical diseases affecting residents that have not been seriously addressed by the public health community. This is the message of a new book, Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases, published by ASM Press.
Canadians Despair for Family Doctors
Shortage of family physicians is giving to a serious health crisis in Canada, many fear.//
According to a survey done a few months ago, about five million Canadians, or 17 per cent of the population, do not have a family doctor.
Among those doctorless people, nearly two million of them, or...
Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression
...ong. Mood swings - Similar to a roller coaster ride, mood swings are extreme changes in mood. Mom's joyfulness immediately followed by sadness and despair
are not healthy moods. Being afraid of hurting the baby or herself - If mom is afraid of hurting the baby or herself, get medical attention immed...
Program focused on body, mind and spirit helps women with breast cancer cope
...ke Comprehensive Cancer Center.
"The program helped improve distress and despair
during the initial three months and up to six months after diagnosis among ...oms related to their cancer, they reported that they felt less distress and despair
as a result of being able to better cope with the cancer."
A Mother's Report Card: The Best - and Worst - Countries for Mothers
...pical girl born in Japan who will live to be 86 years old. "These statistics go far beyond mere numbers," said MacCormack. "The human despair
and lost opportunities represented in these numbers demand mothers everywhere be given the basic tools they need to break the cycle of poverty and imp...
'Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt': Interdisciplinary Model for Thought Involves Psychology, Business, System Dynamics
...an linearly. This three-part book studies human behavior and mental models to illustrate how to achieve joy, peace and harmony in our lives and reduce despair
and frustration. Educators, business people, creative and resourceful people and those who seek inspiration on how to adapt and improve their relation...
Remuda Ranch Reports Eating Disorders on the Rise Among Elderly
...activity restrictions or limited family visits. Even more serious, refusing food may be a passive effort to commit suicide arising from hopelessness, despair
"It's important to evaluate why elderly people are restricting their food intake," said Cumella. "As we age, taste buds grow les...
Psychiatrist Dr. Richard Esser: How to Find the Best of Life in the Worst of Times
...ser discovered that when we learn how to find the "best" in our living, the despair
over our circumstances disappears. In Vitality: A Psychiatrist's Answer to...urning the worst of living into the best of living by tapping the energy of despair
to motivate positive change.
"I've spent my life," says Esser, "helpin...
New Routes' Immigrant Project 'Egal Shidad' Aims to Solve Somali Mental Health Problems through New Media
... As stories of despair
in the Somali immigrant community continue to make news headlines, one proj... Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- As stories of despair
in the Somali immigrant community continue to make news headlines, one proj...
'I'm Gonna Tell ... an offbeat tale of survival'
...ll" is brutally honest about very personal and painful experiences, but one the author knew had to be told.
Cardille states, "No matter how much despair
and hopelessness a victim of abuse might feel, there is hope for recovery."
About the Author
Lori Cardille is an actress and photographer. S...
US Oncology Encourages Your Right to Decide
... April 16, National Healthcare Decisions Day, your choice in times of despair
HOUSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc .( www.usoncology.com ), supporting the nation's foremost cancer treatment and research ...
Heres how todays Wisconsin children will find jobs tomorrow
...he quality of life in their state, their communities, and their homes. The same poll of 600 Wisconsin residents 18 years old and older showed signs of despair
over the economy. For example:
52 percent said the economy has hurt their employers and 35 percent expect more pain in the next six months.
Genzyme acquistion of Bone Care approved, significant impact forecast
... state could also help the industry get more momentum.
"The bottom line is we're hopeful the employee base remains in Dane County, but we're not in despair
because we're being recognized and that's a sign that we're having success," Leonhart said.
Expanding Hectorol's distribtion
Bone Care, a spin-off...