News tagged with health departments
First Nations children and those from families receiving government subsidies had more return visits to emergency departments for mental health crises than other socioeconomic groups, found a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American patients with hypertension also suffered hidden heart disease caused by high blood pressure even though they displayed ...
Cardiology Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Majority of families in urban areas have access to Internet, show willingness to receive health info electronically
In a study of mostly minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged families, 99 percent of participants reported having access to the Internet. More than half of the families were interested in receiving health information ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life, in a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and UCSF.
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 1 million youths ages 15-24 have sexually transmitted infections (STIs) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea. Many others, however, are unaware they are infected because they have not been tested.
Other Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- The announcement that mad cow disease was spotted in a California cow drew a rapid response this week from the beleaguered American beef industry, which has been enduring one crisis after another ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The first new case of mad cow disease in the U.S. since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supply.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Men are significantly more likely than women to need urgent hospital care, including readmission, within a month of being discharged, finds research in the online only journal BMJ Open.
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Effective local medical response to New Zealand earthquake helped reduce deaths and burden of injury
Just over a year after an earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, injuring over 6500 people and killing 182 in the first 24 hours, an analysis of the initial medical response highlights how careful ...
Health Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adults with mental illness are more likely to have certain types of chronic physical health problems than those without mental illness, according to a U.S. government report released this week.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new online tool from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health determines the extent of exposure to radio alcohol advertisements among young people ages 12 to ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recent changes in health insurance status were linked to greater emergency department use by newly insured and newly uninsured adults, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine. The articl ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seven out of eight people who sought advice from a telephone helpline staffed by nurses followed the self-care advice they received, ranging from providing treatment at home to calling an ambulance, according to a study in ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Medicaid patients have more difficulty getting primary care and visit hospital emergency departments more often than those with private insurance, a new study finds.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- By using practical strategies based on available literature, notifying survivors of a death in the emergency department can be less traumatic for both the survivor and the physician, nurse, ...
Other Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0