News tagged with health information

AMA awards grants for medical education innovation

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) has awarded funding to 11 U.S. medical schools in response to their proposals regarding educational innovations aimed at transforming how future physicians ...

Jun 22, 2013
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NIH launches Dietary Supplement Label Database

Researchers, as well as health care providers and consumers, can now see the ingredients listed on the labels of about 17,000 dietary supplements by looking them up on a website. The Dietary Supplement Label ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Doctors don't provide sexual health info to teens

Most sexually active teens don't get information about sexual health from their health care providers, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Furthermore, nearly one in five sexually active ...

Jun 12, 2013
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Stories help patients make health decisions, researcher says

(Medical Xpress)—Stories often appear in health communication in order to encourage individuals to change behaviors, such as smoking or not wearing sunscreen. A University of Missouri researcher studied how stories influence ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Website all about child health—in Spanish

(HealthDay)—Language difficulties may prevent Hispanic parents living in the United States from learning all they can about child health. Now they have a new option: a Spanish-language website launched ...

Jun 03, 2013
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