News tagged with inmates
(HealthDay)—Inmates who quit smoking while in smoke-free prisons are more likely to stay tobacco free if they receive special counseling before they're released, new research suggests.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A study published in the March issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, estimates that the prevalence of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is nearly one percent among ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving inmates drug substitution treatment, needles and condoms are key ways to help curb addiction and HIV infection in European jails, experts say, calling on authorities to change their approach to prison health care.
HIV & AIDS Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Psychiatric disorders are prevalent among current and former inmates of correctional institutions, but what has been less clear is whether incarceration causes these disorders or, alternatively, whether inmates have these ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a 400-pound (181-kilogram) condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a weeks-old baked potato was the source of a botulism outbreak at a Utah prison where inmates consumed cell-brewed alcohol.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new monitoring approach developed by researchers from The Miriam Hospital could close a major gap by providing the ability to track whether HIV-positive prisoners are getting the community-based HIV care they need once ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prisoners need education on the appropriate use of topical antibiotic products, according to a study released today at the 39th Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting of the Association for Professionals ...
Medications Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- China will abolish the transplanting of organs from executed prisoners within five years and try to spur more citizens to donate, a top health official says.
Other Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
People with mental illness have gotten a bad rap in past research studies, being labeled the group of people with the highest return rates to prison. But a researcher from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that collaborative behavioral management may be effective in reducing substance abuse among convicted marijuana users who are paroled. The findings have important implications ...
Other Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0