News tagged with health education
Researchers have found that African American women exhibit a higher risk for sexually transmitted infections including HIV/Aids. But what motivates this group of women to have sex? And when are they more likely to use protection?
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Benefits, challenges of making health care safer and better: Study reviews a national initiative to 'retool'
Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions together in the classroom and clinical settings, and measuring ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Socioeconomic status, as measured by education and financial wealth, is a strong independent predictor of mortality risk among adult diabetes patients, according to a study published in the ...
Diabetes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Individuals tend to choose partners of equal socio-economic status. This factor may also be significant in terms of health.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues conducted a random telephone survey among blacks, whites and Hispanics in New York, Baltimore and San Juan, Puerto Rico, they found that Hispanics are nearly twice ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Thousands of Spanish medical workers marched through downtown Madrid on Monday to protest against budget cuts and plans to partly privatize their cherished national health service.
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While minority populations are rising throughout the country, enrollment by minority students in the nation's medical schools has stagnated. Further, some data show that non-white students face a greater ...
Other Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—The Philippine president has signed a law that will promote contraception, sexual education and family planning programs vigorously opposed by the country's Roman Catholic Church.
Health Dec 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Among deployed U.S. service members who died of combat or unintentional injuries between 2001-2011 and underwent autopsies, the prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis was 8.5 percent, with factors associated with a higher ...
Cardiology Dec 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)— With the nation experiencing one of the earliest flu seasons since the winter of 2003, Matthew McGlone – an associate professor of advertising in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Communication ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Since the early 1970s school shootings at American elementary, secondary and higher education institutions have been a painful reality for American society. After each incident – like the recent attack in Newtown, CT – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0