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Persistent high poverty is most prevalent among children, with those living in rural America disproportionally impacted, according to researchers from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
Health Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 11
An innovative program at the University of Missouri School of Medicine could help states deal with a dilemma in Washington, D.C. If deficit-reduction measures cut billions of dollars for training physicians ...
Health Sep 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
In a first of its kind study, researchers have found that using two way audio-video telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for rural hospitals that don't have an around-the-clock ...
Neuroscience Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A person tries to kill themselves in China every two minutes, the government and state media said Thursday, giving the country one of the highest suicide rates in the world.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In dengue-endemic areas such as South-East Asia, in contrast to conventional thinking, rural areas rather than cities may bear the highest burden of dengue fevera viral infection that causes sudden high fever, severe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, have examined a number of plants which are used for illegal abortions in Tanzania. The lab tests show that several of the plants can make the ...
Medications Aug 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cholera has killed at least four people in an outbreak in the past three weeks in western Burundi, where more than 400 people are infected, a health ministry official said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Families are increasingly relying on public health insurance plans to provide coverage for their children, a growing trend that researchers say is tied to job losses, coverage changes to private health insurance plans, and ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People living with Type 2 Diabetes are being recruited for a national online survey to understand how it affects their quality of life.
Health Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin A deficiency does not increase the risk of asthma, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.
Health Jun 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa ...
HIV & AIDS May 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In urban communities, less than 1 in 100 inhabitants died from Spanish flu in 1918, but in isolated communities up to 9 out of 10 died. An important explanation for the differences is due to different exposure to influenza ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |