News tagged with health emergency
(HealthDay)—Physicians from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), together with other health organizations, are urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as swine flu (H1N1) threaten global health and should be considered by funding agencies and humanitarian organizations as development issues rather than emergency situations, requiring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with sickle cell disease rely more on the emergency room as they move from pediatric to adult health care, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
President Barack Obama may have defeated opponents of his landmark health care law in the courts and at the ballot box, but the sweeping reforms still face a rocky road ahead.
Health Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reporting disease using mobiles and online systems is the next weapon against emerging infectious diseases, a new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Jonathan Welch, MD, a physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, never thought his family would be part of a medical error. But when his mother's battle with cancer took a sudden turn ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people do not recognise the signs of stroke and delay calling emergency services, limiting their chances of getting effective early treatment, a new study has revealed. Even those ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to compare mental health-related emergency department (ED) visits between children with and without autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers found that ED visits are nine times more likely to be for ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As public health researchers continue efforts to understand the effects of neighborhood conditions on health, residents themselves can provide valuable insights regarding public health issues and potential solutions. A new ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors should give underage teenagers prescriptions for emergency contraceptives such as Plan B before they start having sex instead of waiting until a young patient's "plan A" goes awry, the American Academy of Pediatrics ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Obama administration is strengthening the prescription drug coverage that will be available to the millions of people who will start getting insurance through the nation's health care overhaul.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrary to popular belief, there is no connection between lunar phases and the incidence of psychological problems. This is the conclusion reached by a team of researchers directed by Professor Geneviève Belleville of Université ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |