Americans overwhelming identify themselves as Christian – 75 percent call themselves “Christian” or “Catholic.” Yet every year the government, law enforcement, the court system, and educators across the country dismiss citizen’s religious rights and punish them for living to their values. Show More Summary
In a joint response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) National Coverage and Analysis Group, the Lung Cancer Alliance, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Radiology (ACR) and 38 other medical organizations...Show More Summary
American Society of News Editors The Boston Globe won ASNE’s breaking news writing award for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, ASNE announced Thursday. The ASNE said in a release: “Judges appreciated how thoroughly and honestly the … Read more
More than 1,400 sports medicine physicians from the United States and abroad will reveal cutting-edge medical research at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the largest primary care sports medicine physician organization in the nation.
Highlights Older adults are the fastest growing population with end-stage renal disease in the U.S. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has released an educational video for medical professionals and key information for older patients.
Dr. Ben Carson receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2008 Uh: Fox News contributor and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson on Monday compared American society to Nazi Germany. "I mean, [our society is]...Show More Summary
The medical community has presented findings on both the pros and cons of eating a diet high in animal protein as of late. But now, researchers publishing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggest consuming a diet high...Show More Summary
The public face of the John Birch Society in spirit if not in official affiliation is Americans for Prosperity. Opposing any national education standards has long been a core value of the John Birch Society, because they're sure educating...Show More Summary
Chris Edwards One of my favorite Adam Smith passages is: The man of system … seems to imagine that he can arrange the different members of a great society with as much ease as the hand arranges the different pieces upon a chess-board. Show More Summary
A diet high in protein, particularly animal protein, may help elderly individuals function at higher levels physically, psychologically, and socially, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Due...Show More Summary
By 2030, cancer is going to be the United States' leading cause of death, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The number of cancer cases diagnosed will increase by 45 percent to 2.3 million, and surpass heart disease as the country's deadliest health ailment. Show More Summary
Does you regularly eat luscious strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or raspberries? BerriesExciting new findings reveal that berries can boost your brain power. Researchers writing in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Journal...Show More Summary
The Internet has radically changed everyday life in American society. It has created new ways to connect with friends and family, disrupted the way we do business and rewired just about everything in between. But the Internet and the World Wide Web are still relatively young. Show More Summary
In between National Grammar Day and the national conference of the American Copy Editors Society, let us lament that "popular culture" does not always use "correct grammar," thus making incorrect grammar more popular in our culture. This phenomenon has been with us forever, of course, even longer than there has been a Popular Culture Association. If you are old enough,...
A new noninvasive urine test can distinguish among different causes of acute kidney dysfunction after transplantation. The test, which is described in a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology...Show More Summary
The American Cancer Society estimate that there will be 12,360 new cases of invasive cervical cancer diagnosed this year, with 4,020 deaths from the disease. Now, a phase II trial has found that a targeted antitumor drug could prolong the survival of women with cervical cancer.The research team, led by Dr. Show More Summary
A new clinical study has found that erlotinib, a targeted antitumor agent, has promising potential to improve treatment for cervical cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the...Show More Summary
A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com. Comparisons between the airline industry and anesthesia care are common. One of the most commonly heard analogies is that the takeoff and landing of a jetliner are similar to induction and emergence during a general anesthetic. But there are other equally important analogies between the [...]
The American Geriatrics Society says medical evidence is scant for five common treatments in the elderly.
Western Growers Association, Irvine, Calif., has committed $100,000 over two years to the American Cancer Society, part of a first-time collaboration to call attention to healthy eating’s role in preventing cancer.