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DynaMed™ Accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners
DynaMed™ Accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners
11/12/2014 8:59:12 AM
General Practitioners in the United Kingdom are focused on their targeted learning to prepare for revalidation. They now have an additional source for learning credits as the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has accredited the clinical reference tool DynaMed ™ from EBSCO Health. RCGP, the professional body of 50,000 GPs that works to raise standards of …
Toxic mix of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuelling diabetes and obesity epidemic
Toxic mix of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuelling diabetes and obesity epidemic
11/11/2014 10:54:47 AM
How close you are to fast-food outlets may be linked to your risk of Type-2 diabetes and obesity a new study led by the University of Leicester has discovered. The research found that there was a higher number of fast-food outlets within 500 metres of inner-city neighbourhoods described as non-white as well as in socially deprived areas. The researchers warn that their …
Georgia Health Connect Chooses Liaison to Power Health Information Exchange
11/11/2014 9:45:42 AM
Liaison Technologies , a global data management and integration company, announced today that its healthcare solutions will power Georgia Health Connect (GaHC), a health information network providing integrative technology and clinical support services for practices, hospitals and health systems throughout the state of Georgia. Currently engaged with pilot providers, …
US skin cancer costs rise from 2002 through 2011
US skin cancer costs rise from 2002 through 2011
11/11/2014 9:14:53 AM
The costs associated with skin cancer increased five times as fast as treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011, according to a CDC study published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine . The average annual cost for skin cancer treatment increased from $3.6 billion during 2002-2006, to $8.1 billion during 2007-2011, an increase in costs of 126 …
Online Dating Meets Digital Health: Turning Awkward Conversations into Profit Centers at the 12th Annual iDate Super-Conference in Las Vegas on January 20-22, 2015
Online Dating Meets Digital Health: Turning Awkward Conversations into Profit Centers at the 12th Annual iDate Super-Conference in Las Vegas on January 20-22, 2015
11/11/2014 8:00:00 AM
  New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that myLAB Box will speak at the 12th annual iDate Dating Super Conference ( http://idate2015.com ).  As the majority of the dating population is now dating online, they are also moving many other areas of their life online and into an electronic format, including their health.  Ursula Hessenflow, CEO of myLAB Box, …
CIHs Qualified to Assist with Ebola Outbreak
CIHs Qualified to Assist with Ebola Outbreak
11/10/2014 2:19:19 PM
This year, the largest Ebola epidemic in history occurred in multiple countries across West Africa.  In September, a person who traveled from Africa to the United States was diagnosed with the condition in Texas.  The virus then spread to several healthcare workers who provided the patient with medical care.  Others who offered medical care in West Africa have also become …
Kickstarter Music Therapy Documentary Campaign Launch
Kickstarter Music Therapy Documentary Campaign Launch
11/7/2014 4:39:31 PM
Upon wrapping up his national production for the documentary,  Music is my Therapy: MusicTherapyDocumentary.Com , Chicago-native entertainer Kris Warren is set to take the documentary to the global platform as he ventures overseas to capture footage to further support his research on Music Therapy. Warren who recently discovered Music Therapy in August, 2013 shared  “I …
A patented herbal formula cures tubal blockage and its complications effectively at the same treatment
A patented herbal formula cures tubal blockage and its complications effectively at the same treatment
11/7/2014 2:00:00 PM
Even though the tubal blockage itself can be cured by salpingostomy, damages on fallopian tubes might be permanent. Moreover, infertility may happen after the acquiring of tubal blockage. Prompt and appropriate curative treatment is important in preventing damage to the fallopian tubes. “On the past of those days, tubal conditions and its complications usually are treated …
The Mayday Project Responds to Dr. Paul Auwaerter’s Defense of IDSA Guidelines for Lyme Disease
The Mayday Project Responds to Dr. Paul Auwaerter’s Defense of IDSA Guidelines for Lyme Disease
11/7/2014 1:16:48 PM
The Mayday Project welcomes the response by Dr. Paul Auwaerter to our concerns about the IDSA guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease, which were discussed in a recent Medscape article about Mayday’s outreach to IDSA members at the IDWeek medical conference in October 2014. Dr. Auwaerter’s statement that there can be “productive collaboration among advocacy …
Mayor de Blasio, Senator Schumer Announce FEMA Commitment of at Least $1.6 Billion to Repair and Protect Sandy-Damaged Public Hospitals
11/7/2014 12:42:49 PM
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced that the City has secured a commitment of at least $1.6 billion in funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair and protect the City’s public hospitals damaged during Hurricane Sandy. The allocation—the second largest FEMA award ever and the largest award under FEMA’s 428 program—will …
WHO welcomes approval of a second Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland
11/7/2014 11:53:13 AM
WHO welcomes approval by Swissmedic, the Swiss regulatory authority for therapeutic products, of a second Swiss trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine. The trial will be led by the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG). If judged safe, larger scale trials will be taken to African countries as early as January 2015. This trial approval means that the vaccine will be tested on …
Shave and a Haircut - and Colorectal Cancer Screenings: Maryland Center for Health Equity and the Cigna Foundation Train Barbers, Stylists as Community Health Advocates
11/7/2014 11:43:54 AM
The Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland and the Cigna Foundation recently announced a partnership to encourage colorectal cancer screening among African-Americans through health promotion initiatives in barbershops and beauty salons in Prince George’s County. The partnership is made possible by a $200,000 …
CodeBaby Wins Best Interactive Site Award From eHealthcare Leadership Awards 2014
11/7/2014 11:36:28 AM
Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 5, 2014) –– CodeBaby, a leading interactive virtual assistant (IVA) and consumer engagement company, today received the Best Interactive Site Award from Health Care Internet Communications at the 18th Health Care Internet Conference (HCIC) in Scottsdale, Arizona.   “We are pleased to present the Best Interactive Site Award to CodeBaby for …
A new herbal medicine approved by SIPO to treat interstitial cystitis naturally and harmlessly is available, says diureticspill.com
A new herbal medicine approved by SIPO to treat interstitial cystitis naturally and harmlessly is available, says diureticspill.com
11/7/2014 10:06:56 AM
State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) approved a new medicine patent “ Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill ” as a herbal product to treat people with interstitial cystitis, according to Wuhan Dr.Lee’s TCM Clinic. This product has been applied to clinics many years and rapidly introduced into the population. This product now is available in …
Orange is not the New Black: Just Highly Allergenic for One Toddler
11/7/2014 10:03:49 AM
Many people don’t realize allergies and asthma go hand-in-hand, and about 90 percent of kids with asthma also have allergies. Even more important, when asthma is undiagnosed or poorly controlled, children are at risk for suffering difficult-to-treat allergic reactions to food. According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) …
Christina Applegate Appears In New Campaign For SU2C and Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
11/6/2014 12:50:41 PM
Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA®) have collaborated on a new print, radio and digital public service campaign featuring actress and cancer survivor Christina Applegate. The public service announcement (PSA), entitled “When You Don’t Know What to Say, Stand Up,” highlights the ways friends and family can provide support to a loved one …
Don’t Be Afraid Of The Big Bad Dentist
11/6/2014 12:31:03 PM
But what happens when you pay for something like dental reconstructive surgery, fillings, root canals or cosmetic dentistry? According to survey results, people are less likely to do something about it. Whether you choose to have cosmetic dentistry or are required to have dental surgery, you expect the procedures to be of high quality. You expect that a certain amount of …
Consumer Reports Health Launches New Online Caregiver Resource
Consumer Reports Health Launches New Online Caregiver Resource
11/6/2014 10:48:03 AM
A new online web portal has been launched by Consumer Reports, offering a range of free materials for family caregivers that includes information on hospice and palliative care. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization was proud to work with Consumer Reports to develop a Guide to Palliative and Hospice Care  available free of charge on this new web hub. The …
Region’s First Obstetrics Unit in More Than Three Decades Opens at Jefferson Hospital
Region’s First Obstetrics Unit in More Than Three Decades Opens at Jefferson Hospital
11/6/2014 10:08:29 AM
Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network delivered on a promise today to bring much-needed obstetrics care to women close to home with the opening of the new Women and Infants Center at Jefferson Hospital. Patient admissions to the new Center will begin on Monday, November 10. At a ceremony this morning attended by representatives of Highmark Health, Allegheny Health …
Helping Gavin & Gunnar Relocate to Receive Needed Medical Care
Helping Gavin & Gunnar Relocate to Receive Needed Medical Care
11/6/2014 9:17:19 AM
The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation is reaching out to help Jenni O’Connor raise much needed funds for her sons Gavin (21 months) & Gunner (6 weeks), who both suffer from non classical infantile Pompe, a genetic disease diagnosed through Missouri’s Newborn Screening program. Gavin, was actually the first person in the US to be diagnosed with Pompe through Newborn …