Press "esc" to clear
Go to Advanced Search

Showing results

110 of 5901
pills-.jpg

Article ID: 696266

Use of Alternative Medicines Has Doubled Among Kids, Especially Teens

University of Illinois at Chicago

A JAMA Pediatrics study shows that since 2003, the use of alternative medicines among children has doubled. Increased use of Omega-3 fatty acids and melatonin among adolescents ages 13 to 18 drives the change.

Released:
18-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment
IMG_2996.JPG

Article ID: 696219

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Knowing what to do to save a life in the aftermath of a mass trauma event is now at the touch of a button. The Uniformed Services University’s (USU) National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) recently launched “Stop the Bleed,” a free iPhone and Android app designed to teach users how to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency – and hopefully save lives.

Released:
18-Jun-2018 9:55 AM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Social and Behavioral Sciences

ScreenShot2018-06-15at4.02.13PM.png

Article ID: 696201

Infectious Disease Experts Available for Comment on Dangers of Swimming in Natural Bodies of Water with Open Wounds or Cuts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Released:
15-Jun-2018 4:20 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Article ID: 696196

Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition Honored for Hurricane Response

Endocrine Society

The Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition, composed of the Endocrine Society and seven other leading diabetes care and research organizations, received an American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) 2018 Gold Power of A Award for helping to provide critical diabetes supplies to regions impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Society announced today.

Released:
15-Jun-2018 4:00 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Article ID: 696195

AANA to VHA: Now is the Time to Grant CRNAs Full-Practice Authority

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is urging the VA to reopen its final rule to grant Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) the authority to practice to the full scope of their education, training, certification and licensure.

Released:
15-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Article ID: 696153

Nine UIC students named Schweitzer Fellows

University of Illinois at Chicago

Nine University of Illinois at Chicago students have been awarded Schweitzer fellowships, a service learning program for health professional students committed to helping Chicago’s underserved.Named in honor of humanitarian and Nobel Laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer, the fellowship encourages exceptional students in health and human service fields to serve the most vulnerable members of society, including the uninsured, immigrants, the homeless, returning veterans, minorities and the working poor.

Released:
14-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Education

Article ID: 696133

Financial Literacy Linked to Lower Hospitalization Risk in Older Adults

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Could being more knowledgeable about finances help to keep you out of the hospital? Older adults with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalized, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released:
14-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment
  • Embargo expired:
    14-Jun-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 696023

Parents ranked cancer prevention as No. 1 provider reason for HPV vaccination

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Parents ranked cancer prevention as the most compelling reason health care providers can give for recommending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a survey led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers.

Released:
12-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment
3Ticks.jpg

Article ID: 696092

Top Tick Tips: What to Know and How to Protect Yourself

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The summer months are upon us and people are beginning to spend more time outdoors, increasing their exposure to ticks and the diseases they may carry. Most people are familiar with Lyme disease, which if left untreated can cause an infection that spreads to the joints, the heart, and the nervous system, but what they may not know is that different species of ticks may bring different and less familiar health concerns.

Released:
13-Jun-2018 3:25 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Article ID: 696008

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives $3 Million Grant to Study Impacts of Limiting Antimicrobial Drug Use in Livestock

George Washington University

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced it has received a $3.1 million (£2.74 million) grant from the Wellcome Trust to study the impacts of California’s new legislation limiting the use of antimicrobial drugs given to livestock raised in the state. Wellcome awarded the grant to Lance Price, PhD, a professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and the director of the school’s Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC). This grant builds upon a pilot study funded by Wellcome in 2017.

Released:
13-Jun-2018 12:15 PM EDT
EXPERT AVAILABLE
Open in New Tab
Add to Favorites
Comment

Showing results

110 of 5901





Chat now!