News tagged with health programs
Physicians with the least experience spend significantly more money treating patients than physicians who have the most experience, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in this week's PLOS Medicine, which suggests that the additional children's lives saved by removing the age restrictions for rotavirus vaccination in low- and middle-income countries would be much greate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Questions are being raised about Medicare in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intervention stopped early in NIH-funded study of weight loss in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes after finding no harm, but no cardiovascular benefits
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
State physician health programs (PHPs) play a key role in helping doctors with substance abuse problems. But the current PHP system is inconsistent and prone to potential conflicts of interest and ethical issues, according ...
Addiction Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccinations for flu, tetanus and other common vaccines are increasingly taking place in non-medical settings such as supermarkets and drug stores. This added responsibility for pharmacists increases the risk of needlestick ...
Health Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A government official says Taiwan might be unable to support its highly-praised health insurance program because of a growing elderly population.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Why do medical research findings often fail to reach the people who could benefit from them most? And why are health programs proven to work in one setting frequently unable to achieve success in other places?
Other Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Black urban teenagers from low-income families face a rate of sexually transmitted disease up to 10 times higher than their white counterparts, but recent studies at Oregon State University have identified ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although most health care workers (HCWs) appreciate the role of patients in preventing health care-associated infection, a considerable proportion are uncomfortable with patients asking about ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Less than half of community-based substance abuse treatment programs in the United States currently make HIV testing available on-site or through referral. A new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study carried out by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Université de Montréal, has shown ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The key to getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables may be advertising, finds a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion. Marketing seems to play a role in guiding people to eat better ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The protection of the savings of the elderly—one of the primary goals of Medicare—is under threat from a combination of spiraling healthcare costs and increased longevity. As the government attempts to reduce Medicare ...
Health Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A child is desperately ill, and a family faces a stark choice: Should they try to save the child's life with therapeutic treatments, or ease the pain through hospice and other pain-relief services?
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0