News tagged with health outcomes

AMA reveals first step toward improving health outcomes

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the first stage of its improving health outcomes initiative, which aims to optimize the health of the nation with a focus on preventing cardiovascular ...

Apr 24, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Green light for new Red Cross app

It's well known that blood donors perform a vital, life-saving community service, but for some, regular blood donation is an important part of staying healthy.

Apr 24, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Patients go undercover to record encounters with doctors

Patients' health outcomes improve when physicians individualize care and take their patients' life circumstances into account, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Veterans ...

Apr 15, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Sustained stress heightens risk of miscarriage

Several studies have examined the impact of stress on a pregnancy – both chronic stress, such as workload, and acute stress associated with traumatic events like the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They conclude ...

Apr 08, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Diabetes care for African-Americans can be improved

(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...

Apr 01, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0