Women with severe, chronic health issues are screened for breast cancer less often
Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions, a new study has found.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
WABC-AM New York
How Ebola Survivors Have Fought the Stigma
The recovery and release of two American Ebola patients has spotlighted a lingering side effect of the deadly disease: stigma.
Rich People Exercise, Poor People Take Diet Pills
Poor people-and poor women in particular- are more likely to be overweight and obese.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Staying well and getting well aren't the same
Staying well and getting well aren't the same x Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1oRdSuV Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown, left, and Dr. Jacob Adams, director of University of Rochester General Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency program, with Democrat and Chronicle health reporter Patti Singer at the ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Effect of Single Tibial Artery Revascularization on Microcirculation...
From the Departments of Cardiovascular Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Epidemiological Informatics , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan; Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan; and Department of ... (more)
Paradoxical Association of Lipoprotein Measures With Incident Atrial Fibrillation [Original Articles]
From the Division of Preventive Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine , Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada ; and Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland .
Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts
Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships.
CWRU prof who cited legal challenge to Obamacare to kick off quarterly health policy...
Case Western Reserve University is launching a quarterly health policy speaker series in an effort to bring together people throughout Cleveland - experts and average folks from different professional and community walks of life - to talk about how to improve the health and quality of life of the city's residents.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Are children who play violent video games at greater risk for depression?
While much attention has focused on the link between violent video game playing and aggression among youths, a new study finds significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high daily exposure to violent video games.
Prioritizing suicide research can help lead to fewer suicide attempts and deaths
In a new supplement to the September issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine , experts address the state of the science on suicide prevention and provide useful recommendations for research to inform effective suicide prevention.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
MLM Business Opportunities Blog
The Doctor of the Future?
"This is a $2.4 trillion industry run on handwritten notes," says 33-year-old Dr. Jay Parkinson.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
First study to look at Australians' use of surrogacy
Research into how Australians use surrogacy shows that most people thinking about it are considering or using overseas compensated arrangements.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Keys to Good Health
First, the good news. As a board-certified physician in preventive medicine/public health, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine , and someone who has practiced what he preaches for a lifetime and been the beneficiary of it: yes, I think we know just what the keys to good health are.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Food & Wine
10 Incredible Fish Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating
F&W's Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple's brilliant and easy way to fillet a fish is just one of the great reasons to enjoy fish now.
Staten Island Readers' Choice: Nominate the borough's 'Best Sushi Restaurant'
The borough is packed with sushi options - from intimate bento box counters to clubby cocktail lounges with Top 40 soundtracks.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Anti-smoking campaign takes less defiant tack
Smoking had long been a hallmark of teenage rebellion when "Truth," a campaign from Legacy, introduced its first anti-smoking commercial in 2000.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
This is Your Brain on Fish
A new study in the current American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that people who regularly eat baked or broiled fish have more voluminous brains than those who do not -- in such a way that stands to protect them from Alzheimer's disease.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Heartworm Cases Increasing in Nevada Dogs
Some area animal hospitals are seeing a rise in ticks and heartworm in dogs. That's why they're asking dog owners to take steps to keep their pets safe.
Taiwan enhances disease control efforts amid Ebola scare
Taipei, Aug. 8 Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said Friday it has assigned a special unit to stay on top of the development of the Ebola epidemic, after the World Health Organization declared the deadly disease outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency.
Victorville Daily Press
The County of San Bernardino celebrates National Health Center Week
The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Clinic Operations will commemorate National Health Center Week with events at the new Adelanto Health Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 12 and Aug. 14 and at the Hesperia Health Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13. There will be resource tables, nutritional demonstrations, free incentives, ... (more)