Category Archives: Health Care

Use Of Psychotherapeutic Medications In Pregnancy

There is no doubt that the minimization of any and all chemicals is probably the safest for the child in-utero (both OTC drugs and prescribed drugs). I think the caution here is that we are talking about psychotherapeutic drugs that … Continue reading

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New studies on Alzheimer’s disease

New Studies on Alzheimer’s Uncover Genetic Links — The New York Times (@nytimes) April 3, 2011

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Meningitis Booster Is Recommended

Federal vaccine advisers recommended on Wednesday that 15-year-olds be given a booster dose of a vaccine against meningococcal meningitis and that people from age 11 to 64 get a booster to protect against whooping cough, diphtheria and tetanus. Read the story here on the … Continue reading

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The Last Smokers in New York City

They are the holdout smokers. The ones who have survived the ever-scarier health warnings (and the social stigma that made the Vietnam veteran ask that he not be identified in this article); the ones who have persisted despite legislation banning … Continue reading

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Professor Finds Big Drops In Hospital Waits With Electronic Records

An aspect of Health Care Reform that needs to be emphasized. An advanced electronic medical records system could decrease emergency wait times by more than 22 percent, according to a study by an ASU professor. Read the story here by in … Continue reading

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Study Says Brain Trauma Can Mimic A.L.S.

A peer-reviewed paper to be published Wednesday in a leading journal of neuropathology, however, suggests that the demise of athletes like Gehrig and soldiers given a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, might have been … Continue reading

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Economy Led To Cuts In Use Of Health Care, Study Says

When money is tight, people are going to put off routine health care. The irony is that preventative care has shown to save health care costs. Another reason why health care is not a privilege. It is a right and … Continue reading

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