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Infographic - HPV Vaccine & Cervical Cancer Facts

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Safety App Empowers Students, Offers Peace of Mind for Parents

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Safety App Empowers Students, Offers Peace of Mind for Parents ( NewsUSA ) – Sending the kids to college means letting go, but it doesn’t mean disconnecting, especially when it comes to safety.Newly minted college students may think they are invincible, but approximately 4 million young adults arrive in emergency rooms each year because...
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Today is National Safer Internet Day

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​Your modems are already going, so why not dedicate some time for us, as consumers, to have a National   Safer Internet Day ?  We do so many things on our computers, smartphones, tablets along with countless other types of portable electronic devices. We shop, buy, surf, research, connect with friends and family, send electronic mess...
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Depression Sufferers Find Hope With New Sound Technology

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Depression Sufferers Find Hope With New Sound Technology ( NewsUSA ) – They may not make those “Agony of Defeat” sports reels, but amateur athletes get injured all the time. Maybe it’s from an awkward golf swing. Or maybe it’s from not warming up or stretching before an event. Whatever the cause, though, there’s ...
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Scuba Therapy Helps Veterans Heal

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Scuba Therapy Helps Veterans Heal ( NewsUSA ) – Many of America’s military veterans struggle with injuries and disabilities.Scuba diving might not be the first therapy that comes to mind to help these individuals, but data support the value of scuba diving for improving the physical and mental health of people suffering from conditions ...
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Virtual Colonoscopy Is Becoming a Reality for More People

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Virtual Colonoscopy Is Becoming a Reality for More People ( NewsUSA ) – Colorectal cancer deaths are slowly declining, but shocking racial and ethnic disparities remain.According to the American Cancer Society, Latinos living in the United States are more likely to develop and die from this disease than those in many Central and South America...
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Millennials Seek Mindfulness as a Fix for Their High-Stress Levels

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Millennials Seek Mindfulness as a Fix for Their High Stress Levels ( NewsUSA ) – Call them "Generation Stressed." Millions of Americans just made their New Year’s resolutions, and – while eliminating stress tops the list for many of them – it’s especially important to Millennials. Nearly half of them say they&rsqu...
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Cigarette smoking is down, but almost 38 Million American adults still smoke

Cigarette smoking remains high among certain groups Men Adults 25-64 years old lower education Below poverty level Midwest and South Uninsured or Medicaid Disabled Serious psychological distress American Indians, Alaska Natives, and multiracial Lesbians, gays, and bisexuals  Strategies essential to continue reducing cigarette smoking overall: ...
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Transparent Hospital Pricing Exposes Wild Fluctuation, Even Within Miles

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Transparent Hospital Pricing Exposes Wild Fluctuation, Even Within Miles Harriet Blair Rowan The federal government’s new rule requiring hospitals to post prices for their services is intended to allow patients to shop around and compare prices, a step toward price transparency that has generated praise and skepticism. Kaiser Health News exam...
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Today is National Hot Chocolate Day

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With the current cold snap, we warmly welcome National Hot Chocolate Day . This beverage is deeply-rooted in Americans' collective childhood culture. We tend to turn to a cup of hot chocolate on rainy days, or even a day like today; when the sky is clear, but the temperature is down-right cold. So cheers, find a place where you can sit back and rel...
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Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently

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Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently Judith Graham DENVER — Pauline Jeffery had let things slide since her husband died. Her bedroom was a mess. Her bathroom was disorganized. She often tripped over rugs in her living and dining room. “I was depressed and doing nothing but feeling sorry for myself,” said the 85-year-old D...
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Ads For Short-Term Plans Lacking ACA Protections Swamped Consumers’ Online Searches

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Ads For Short-Term Plans Lacking ACA Protections Swamped Consumers’ Online Searches Steven Findlay Consumers shopping for insurance online last fall — using search terms such as “Obamacare plans,” “ACA enroll” and “cheap health insurance” — were most often directed to websites that promote indiv...
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Boot Camp After 60: 10 Steps To Turn Around Unhealthy Habits

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Boot Camp After 60: 10 Steps To Turn Around Unhealthy Habits Bruce Horovitz It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one — particularly for folks over 60. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association, said Dr. Dana King, professor an...
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Today is National Puzzle Day

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Jan. 29 is National Puzzle Day . A day to exercise our brain, while having a little fun. The options are plentiful. I'll personally stick to a traditional children's puzzle, one I can attempt with my 2 and 5-year-old nephews. Maybe you're more of a crossword, jigsaw or Sudoku puzzle player? Regardless, each of these activit...
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Community Hospitals Link Arms With Prestigious Facilities To Raise Their Profiles

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Community Hospitals Link Arms With Prestigious Facilities To Raise Their Profiles Sandra G. Boodman After seven years of a vigorous fight, Jim Hart worried he was running out of options. Diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 60, Hart had undergone virtually every treatment — surgery, radiation and hormones — to eradicate it. But a blood...
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Hope You’re Sitting Down: Hospital Charges $4,700 For A Fainting Spell

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Hope You’re Sitting Down: Hospital Charges $4,700 For A Fainting Spell Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Matt Gleason had skipped getting a flu shot for more than a decade. But after suffering a nasty bout of the virus last winter, he decided to get vaccinated at his Charlotte, N.C., workplace in October. “It was super easy and free,&rd...
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Analysis: Pulling Back Curtain On Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle In Cost Control

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Analysis: Pulling Back Curtain On Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle In Cost Control Elisabeth Rosenthal As President Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a game changer for health care. Starting this month, hospitals must publicly reveal the c...
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The human factor in clean water

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  The human factor in clean water There are many cheap and effective ways to provide safe water to the world’s poor regions. But projects often fail due to inadequate planning, maintenance or persuasive power. By Lindzi Wessel 1.26.2019 For more than 2 billion people, safe drinking water isn’t a given. Not for them a clean, reliabl...
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Postpartum Psychosis Is Real, Rare And Dangerous

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Postpartum Psychosis Is Real, Rare And Dangerous April Dembosky, KQED Even after all she had been through — the helicopters circling her house, the snipers on the roof and the car ride to jail — Lisa Abramson still wanted to have a second child. That’s because right after her daughter was born in 2014 — before all that troub...
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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

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General Information/Press Room | American Thyroid Association ​Facts and Information  https://www.thyroid.org/media-main/press-room/ #GIVE2THYROID    Download PDF File Here
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