News tagged with doctor visits
Pets can serve as important sources of social and emotional support for "everyday people," not just individuals facing significant health challenges, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Parents of teen girls are more ready to accept their daughters being offered birth control pills and condoms during doctor visits than other, more effective and long-acting contraceptive methods, according ...
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hot flashes put a damper on women's health and productivity at work and pump up the cost of health care. A study published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), has pu ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Statistics show that today, almost one in four Canadians is obese. A deadly trend that has been on the rise for the last thirty years, obesity is associated with diabetes, heart disease and cancer. But is the obesity epidemic ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Use of powerful antipsychotic medications such as Abilify and Risperdal to control youngsters with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other behavior problems has skyrocketed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
The Earned Income Tax Credit is known to reduce poverty, but according to a new University of California, Davis, study it also is linked to reduced rates of low birth weight and increased average birth weight—key factors ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods are expected to see the greatest demand for additional primary care doctors in 2014, as the Affordable Care Act boosts the number of newly insured patients seeking medical services, ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—More young women are following recently revised U.S. guidelines for getting Pap tests—the standard screening for cervical cancer—but many women who have had a total hysterectomy still get ...
Cancer Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adults 18-24 years old with high blood pressure were 28 percent less likely to be diagnosed during doctor visits than those 60 and older, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Inhalers count puffs. Peak-flow meters are read digitally. Nebulizers have shrunk to half their old size.
Immunology Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A group of doctors and public health experts are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from the effects of caffeinated energy drinks. In a letter ...
Health Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The new anti-clotting drug apixaban (Eliquis) appears to help prevent potentially fatal blood clots in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a new Italian study finds.
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Could the emergency room be a good place to spot undiagnosed eating disorders among teens, and help steer them to treatment? A new study from the University of Michigan suggests that could be the case.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Routine checkups don't help reduce a patient's risk of dying from either heart disease or cancer, new Danish research suggests.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Urinary incontinence is an awkward thing to talk about. It's an even more awkward thing to live with.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0