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Attorney Accused Of Framing PTA Volunteer In Drug Planting Case

5 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

The road to failure is paved with good intentions

5 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Take a moment to think of a task you wish to accomplish in the next three months. It should be something specific, like clearing out your backyard or completing an online course, so that you can judge, definitively, if and when it has been completed. Show More Summary

Changing an Adopted Child's Name: Is It the Right Thing to Do?

Post by Jodi Meltzer. Choosing a child’s name is one of the first major decisions a parent makes. But what if you’re an adoptive parent opening your heart and home to a child who already has a name? That makes a difficult decision even...Show More Summary

Policy Summit Examines Impact of ACA on People with Diabetes

Diabetes experts, policymakers and patient advocates will gather to discuss how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is affecting people with diabetes at the Endocrine Society's policy summit.

Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients' Complication Risk

How well patients recover from cancer surgery may be influenced by more than their medical conditions and the operations themselves. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise their risk of surgical complications, a Mayo Clinic study has found.

War Between Bacteria and Phages Benefits Humans

In our battle with cholera bacteria, we may have an unknown ally in bacteria-killing viruses known as phages. Researchers from Tufts University and elsewhere report that phages can force cholera bacteria, even during active infection in humans, to give up their virulence in order to survive.

Patients Suffer As Employers Limit Restroom Access

Thousands of patients across the globe unite to ask for compassionate restroom access and more affordable medications during the September 2014 Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month campaign.

How Does a Person Living with Dementia Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Think about how difficult life becomes when you can’t remember how to begin the first step of so many activities. By Tom & Karen Brenner Alzheimer's Reading Room What if you couldn’t remember how to button your shirt? When you stop and analyze this activity, it can become quite involved. Show More Summary

Shrink Rap

Concerned about "the dark side" of current psychiatric practices, Glover adopts an approach to personality disorders at the intersection between "the mind-body problem and the problem of free will" that includes the subjective values of autonomy, responsibility, and identity that constitute a good life. read more

New Trial Combines Chemotherapy with Vitamin C

Many investigators have found Vitamin C improved the effectiveness of specific chemotherapy for specific (not all) tumors under laboratory conditions. A successful test could benefit the nearly 50% of patients with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer (APC) and other cancers who now go untreated or undertreated because of safety and efficacy concerns. In lieu […]

Elder Health and Influenza

7 hours agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The Labor Day holiday always reminds me that it's flu shot season and even if I had forgotten, signs were already up last week at the supermarket pharmacies. Maybe you know the statistics about flu and old people. Or maybe...

September 2014: Your Horoscope for the Month Revealed

7 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Summer adventures will soon draw to a close, but never fear, stargazers. The coming of autumn is a cause to celebrate, not mourn. With the sun in Virgo, it’s this earth sign’s time to shine, whether through a new business … The post September 2014: Your Horoscope for the Month Revealed appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Update: SSS - September Issue Released

The September Issue of Service, Support and Success, the newsletter for direct support professionals published by Vita and Hands: The Family Health Network. This month's issue is about supporting people with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. If you'd like a copy, or to subscribe, please email dhingsburger@vitacls.org and indicate if you'd like the single issue or a subscription.

Japanese Pop Icon Faces Lengthy Jail Sentence Over Drug Use

7 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Aska has been embroiled in a drug and sex scandal that has captured the nation.

Arguing for Cellular Senescence as a Contribution to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

7 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Senescent cells rise in number with aging, in an evolved adaptation of developmental machinery that at least initially reduces cancer risk by removing potentially damaged cells from the cycle of division and replication. Many senescent...Show More Summary

Grandpop and Prostate Cancer

Covers prostate cancer-related information and statistics.

HOW LONG WILL IMMIGRATION REFORM REMAIN ON THE BACK BURNER?

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – White House officials are locked in an intense debate over whether President Obama should announce a plan to defer deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants who have family ties and years in the country, before Election Day – mindful that whatever choice they make could […]

Access to Breast Imaging Varies Across United States

The September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR(r)) focuses on a variety of issues relating to clinical practice, practice management, health services and policy, and radiology education and training.

International Progressive MS Alliance to Announce First Round of Research Grants Aimed at Finding Solutions for Progressive MS

The International Progressive MS Alliance will host a press briefing at ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS, the world's largest MS science meeting, to announce the recipients of its first round of research grants in the amount of EUR 22 million (nearly $30 million USD). The grants being awarded advance research and remove barriers to developing treatments for progressive MS.

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