[unable to retrieve full-text content]KABUL, Afghanistan — The International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday that deteriorating security in Afghanistan has impeded access to medical care , driving it to critically low levels in some areas of the country …
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All Colorado State University (CSU) researcher Laura Bellows wanted to do was make a difference in people’s lives. She ended up being recognized as one of the most promising young scientists in the country. On Sept. 26, President Obama selected Bellows to receive the 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in honor of her research into childhood obesity prevention. PECASE annually recognizes scientists and engineers whose work enters the frontiers of science and technology
Medical Care Criminalized in Bahrain Front Line Defenders Deplores Prison Sentences Handed Down to Doctors and Nurses in Bahrain Dublin, Ireland, September 29, 2011 – Front Line Defenders condemns in the strongest terms the sentencing today by the Bahrain National Safety Court of First Instance of 20 medical staff to prison sentences ranging from 5 to 15 years following a deeply flawed and unfair trial. Among those sentenced are Dr
Blood letting machine Last week I blogged about the illnesses that 19th century people suffered along with what they thought caused them to become sick. This week’s blog will reveal the treatments they endured. Because illness was believed to result in internal weakness (or sin) or that the external environment had invaded the body, aggressive treatment was designed to rid the body of its noxious incursions
Medical care insurance cost issues vary. Health care is among the biggest factors that you can attain. Fact of the matter is, we all prone
Posted: 6:30 pm Tue, September 6, 2011 By Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Uncle Sam wants you to know more about what you’re eating. The Food and Drug Administration wants to revise the nutrition facts label — that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging — to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic. A proposal is in the works to change several parts of the label, including more accurate serving sizes, a greater emphasis on calories and a diminished role in the daily percent values for substances like fat, sodium and carbohydrates
Dr. Debra Lister, sitting in Coffee (County) Regional Medical Center in Douglas, monitors the results on a screen as nurse Marty Nall examines Sheila Spiker at Clinch Memorial Hospital in Homerville. If the doctor had to be there in person, it would be a two-hour round trip.
LOS ANGELES — Uncle Sam wants you to know more about what you’re eating. The Food and Drug Administration wants to revise the nutrition facts label – that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging – to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic. A proposal is in the works to change several parts of the label, including more accurate serving sizes, a greater emphasis on calories and a diminished role in the daily percent values for substances like fat, sodium and carbohydrates
by TAT and Richard DeAndrea, MD,ND Over a million travellers visit Thailand each year to receive high quality medical services and to enjoy a standard of care equal to or surpassing what they would expect back home. Visitors from the US, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, Sweden, and the Middle East are outsourcing their healthcare. They expect and receive medical expertise, state of the art medical technology and treatments comparable to anything available in the West.
Saul Diaz was a penniless, unemployed, uninsured illegal alien living in Georgia when he was severely injured in a car accident. During his yearlong hospitalization, Diaz racked up $1 million in medical expenses. Officials tried to return Diaz to Mexico after he was stabilized.