Sunday, April 29, 2012

Health News: [health]

MONTGOMERY: Teachers do the learning at Wellness Fair
The Princeton Packet Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:44 PM PDT
MONTGOMERY â€" Teachers and staff indulged in massages, worked out on mini trampolines and got a little taste of Crete by learning about the health perks of the Mediterranean diet. They even sampled gluten free cheesecake and washed it down with Vitamin Water and fruit and veggie smoothies.

Tackling over-utilisation of health services
Crikey Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:44 PM PDT
The results of over-diagnosis, over-investigation, and over-treatment in health care systems has dire consequences not only for those individuals subjected to such treatment, but to the rest of the population who look to their health... Read more... Read more on the blog...

Medical Personnel Praised For Helping Injured During Gathering
Bernama Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:44 PM PDT
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 (Bernama) -- Deputy Health Minister Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin today praised the medical personnel who rendered aid to people as the gathering organised by a non-governmental organisation in the city last Saturday turned violent.

Marching for baby health
WREX-TV Rockford Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:43 PM PDT
Sunday morning's effort hopes to draw attention to the challenges facing families raising babies born prematurely and improved healthcare for pregnant women.

Pall Corp selling some blood transfusion assets
Times Leader Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:41 PM PDT
(AP) Filtration equipment manufacturer Pall Corp. says it has agreed to sell certain operations and equipment used in blood transfusions to health care company Haemonetics Corp. for $550 million. …

Thousands protest health, education cuts in Spain
Times Leader Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:40 PM PDT
Associated Press (AP) Tens of thousands of people across Spain protested Sunday against education and health care spending cuts as the country slid into its second recession …

Five U.S. federal agencies provide significant contributions each year to global health R&D
News-Medical-Net Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:38 PM PDT
A new report that the United States government is the largest funder of global health research and development (R&D) in the world, investing $12.7 billion over the past 10 years in the creation of new vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and other products for neglected diseases of the developing world. That funding, according to the report, helped lead to the development of more than half of the 45 ...

New Chandler business focuses on women
ABC 15 Phoenix Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:29 PM PDT
There's a "first of its kind" medical practice opening in the Valley on Monday, which focuses primarily on women's sexual health in a very unique way.

Barren Road mock car crash planned for Penncrest High School students
Media Town Talk Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:23 PM PDT
Penncrest High School along with Riddle Memorial Hospital EMTs and other community emergency services will stage a full-blown mock car crash on the campus Friday, May 4, for twelfth grade students and eleventh grade health classes to witness.

Fifth annual Walk for The Wounded May 19 at Rose Tree Park
Media Town Talk Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:23 PM PDT
Operation First Response (OFR) has announced that its fifth annual Pennsylvania Walk For The Wounded will take place Saturday, May 19 at Rose Tree Park. The Walk brings together upwards of 8,000 people each year from the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond, who come to show their support for wounded veterans and their families who struggle to deal with serious health issues and financial challenges.

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