Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Health News: [health]

Just one notable absentee for Rebels
GAA Football & Hurling Tue, 01 May 2012 06:53 AM PDT
Apart from Donal Og Cusack, Cork have a clean bill of health ahead of the hurling league final.

Military, City council launch medical mission
Sun Star Tue, 01 May 2012 06:52 AM PDT
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines through Naval Forces Western Mindanao and the Zamboanga City Council launched Monday its month-long free circumcision and medical service to the different villages in the city. Fourth Civil Relations Group commander Lieutenant Colonel Gamal Hayudini said the medical mission aims to strengthen the basic health services and humanitarian assistance in the ...

Whooping cough cases on the rise In Eastern Iowa
The Gazette Tue, 01 May 2012 06:51 AM PDT
Cases of pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough,” are on the rise in Eastern Iowa, according to the Johnson County Public Health Department. Officials in Johnson County have reported nine cases of the bacterial disease so far this year. “In Iowa, there has been an 83 percent increase this year over the five-year trend [...]

New study identifies how information technology is used to solve global health challenges
EurekAlert! Tue, 01 May 2012 06:50 AM PDT
( Results for Development Institute ) Today, Results for Development Institute published a study in the May 1 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization demonstrating that information technology is being increasingly employed to solve some of the world's biggest health systems challenges. This is the most comprehensive survey to date in peer reviewed literature of programs using e ...

Insurance rate-hike initiative gains high-profile backers
Los Angeles Times Tue, 01 May 2012 06:49 AM PDT
The proposed California ballot measure to tighten regulation of health insurance rates receives funding from hedge-fund manager Thomas Steyer and Roll International Chairman Stewart Resnick. Several high-profile business names, such as San Francisco hedge-fund manager Thomas Steyer and agribusiness magnate Stewart Resnick, have contributed to a proposed ballot measure seeking tighter regulation ...

Health Risks Greater for Asthmatic Baby Boomers over Age 60
Newswise Tue, 01 May 2012 06:46 AM PDT
According to a study published in the May issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), mortality rates and health risks are greater for asthmatic baby boomers over age 60.

Mobile Mammography to be available locally
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier Tue, 01 May 2012 06:44 AM PDT
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center’s Mobile Mammography Services will be at area county health departments, banks and other locations in May.

Eight new hospitals to come up in Delhi
New Kerala Tue, 01 May 2012 06:44 AM PDT
New Delhi, May 1 : The Delhi government will construct eight new hospitals in various parts of the national capital including rural areas where people face difficulties in availing health facilities in government hospitals, said Health Minister A.K. Walia Tuesday.

Republicans Against Markets
Swampland Tue, 01 May 2012 06:42 AM PDT
There was a time, about thirty years ago, when I worked as a freelance writer. The work was plentiful, but the peripherals were lousyâ€"especially when it came to health insurance. I had to buy it on my own and it was expensive. That’s one of the reasons I was so enthused when Stuart Butler of [...]

Calendar of events
Providence Business News Tue, 01 May 2012 06:42 AM PDT
Health care provider Lifespan has agreed to contribute $800,000 annually for the next three years to the city of Providence, Mayor Angel Taveras announced Tuesday.

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