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A cancer diagnosis for adolescents and young adults can be especially challenging, and new research shows the social, psychological and informational support these patients need might be going unmet.
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Is anxiety related to premature aging? A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows that a common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was associated with shorter telomeres ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 2 |
The nation's first and only program linking paramedics in the field to patients' pre-existing health information -- enabling emergency workers to make more informed treatment decisions and to transport patients to the most ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Olympic Committee is converting to electronic medical records (EMRs) this month for hundreds of athletes who will be competing in London, as well as thousands of other athletes who have been seen by Olympic Committee ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Productivity gains that can be achieved by widely adopting health information technology are likely to come from the reengineering of health care and may require new measurement tools to accurately gauge their impact, according ...
Health Jun 13, 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
There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis, suggests a new paper published today (30 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cancer patients' primary goal in talking with their doctors about information they've found on the Internet is to get more insight and advice on the online information, new research indicates.
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new article titled, "An HIT Solution for Clinical Care and Disaster Planning: How One Health Center in Joplin, MO, Survived a Tornado and Avoided a Health Information Disaster," by the Geiger Gibson /RCHN Community Health ...
Health May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In response to the considerable challenges in providing high-quality, affordable and universally accessible care in low- and middle-income countries, policy makers, donors and program implementers are increasingly looking ...
Health May 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Commission unveils plan to improve care, reduce health spending by $184 billion over the next decade
Noting the "unprecedented opportunity" provided under the Affordable Care Act, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and other recently enacted federal laws, the Commonwealth Fund ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If your doctor is talking to an iPad the next time you see her, she may actually be flipping through your file.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A digital pen equipped with a small camera that can automatically transfer patient information to a computer database will radically improve the way hospital staff care for their patients.
Other Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over online sources for information about their child's illness, according to ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Remove your shoes at the door of your home to avoid tracking in pollutants. Decrease consumption of processed and canned foods. Avoid the use of plastics with recycling codes #3, #4 and #7. Don't use chemical tick and flea ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0