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59 min ago | Inter Press Service

How Midwives on Sierra Leone's Almost Untouched Turtle Islands are Improving Women's Health

The eight islands that comprise Turtle Islands, Sierra Leone, are remote and practically untouched by modern civilisation.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News, Health

4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health,

7 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

The stigma and complexity of HIV

Since the Human Immunodeficiency Virus epidemic was first identified in the early 1980s, there has been a considerable decrease in the annual number of new HIV infections in B.C. and Canada.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, North America, Canada, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Celadon, RepuCare expand scope of health, wellness services

Celadon Trucking has expanded the scope of its onsite health and wellness clinic with the selection of RepuCare to manage the facility.


Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Health

Park Record

Amy Roberts: Insurance -- It's no laughing matter

It's been kind of a depressing few weeks. The news out of Gaza, Iraq and Syria is heartbreaking and declaring war in the Middle East seems imminent.


Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Park City, UT, Opinion

Boca News Now

Credit Rating Improved For Boca Regional Hospital

Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that both Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services have raised the Hospital's investment grade credit rating from BBB- to BBB.


Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Health

US News & World Report

Battle of the Sexes: Caring for an Aging Parent

If you want to be taken care of as you get older, your best bet is to have a daughter, not a son, according to research presented last week at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Fordham University, Health, Long Term Care

Loudoun Times

Despite a real joba comment, Foust and Democrats to push a womena s issuesa

John Foust, the Democratic candidate in this year's 10th Congressional District election, has been under fire for the past week over his comments questioning whether his opponent, state Del.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Health

Refinery 29

Scarlett Johansson Gets Sassy On Planned Parenthood T-Shirt

Scarlett Johansson put on her sassy pants and designed a killer T-shirt for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Health

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

STUDY: Reading 50 Shades of Grey could be hazardous to your health

A recent study at Michigan State University found out that reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is hazardous to young women's health.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Health, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Human Sexuality, Arts, Popular Fiction

A worrying new pregnancy link

A CONTROVERSIAL new study links the use of antidepressants during pregnancy and attention deficit syndrome for the child to be born.


Related Topix: Health, ADHD, Depression

Medical News Today

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections significantly reduced by electronic alerts

A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters.


Related Topix: Medicine, Urinary Tract Infections, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

You can exercise while pregnant

You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Louis University, Health, Back Pain


Actavis Confirms Generic Neupro?? Patent Challenge

Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of UCB's NeuproA , which is indicated for the treatment of signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease and moderate-to-severe primary Restless Legs Syndrome .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Restless Leg Syndrome

Patients Benefit from Access to Online Records at HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital

All patients treated at HackensackUMC Mountainside on an inpatient basis now have convenient, secure access to comprehensive information about their hospital care.


Related Topix: Health, Nursing, Medicine


California Bucks The National Trend, Protects Coverage For Birth Control And Abortion

As legislators around the country try to figure out what the recent Hobby Lobby decision means for their constituents' birth control access , as well as continue to find ways to make it harder to get an abortion , lawmakers in California are taking the opposite approach.


Related Topix: Santa Clara University, Loyola Marymount University, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News


Hospitals Less Likely To Encourage Black Mothers To Breastfeed

Jameca Benjamin, right, a breastfeeding peer counselor, sits in the neonatal care unit with Jacqueline Scott and her 8-month-old, 2-pound daughter Miracle Scott.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Life, Food, Health, African-American


Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Calcium and vitamin D are essential to keeping bones strong, dense and healthy as we age, as well as preventing bone loss, osteporosis, and skeletal fractures.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology, Florida Atlantic University, Queens College, City University of New York

Med-tech industry is booming in China

NOW med-tech firms are seeing double-digit growth as they partner with Chinese manufacturers, purchase Chinese companies, and race to educate and woo Chinese doctors and patients eager to tap the latest technology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health

Bend Bulletin

Experts say annual pap tests can cause harm

Sherri Tyrrell, of Bend, holds up 28 samples of high risk HPV test samples inside Central Oregon Pathology in Bend, Oregon on Friday, August 22, 2014.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Bend, OR, Cervical Cancer, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology