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Volunteering saved woman’s life

Volunteering saved woman’s lifePosted on: 10:50 am, April 16, 2014, by NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. – April is Volunteer Month. Volunteering has many benefits, and for one metro woman, it had a life-saving one.In December, Joanie Harrison needed to prove she ... [Published Fox 4 WDAF TV - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Another View: Family crisis followed by catharsis

, that I will never forget. I described what took place after our son Dan phoned on the day after Christmas to tell us he’d been diagnosed with colon cancer.He’d waited from near the beginning of the month to tell us. He wanted to spare us the news right ... [Published Auburn Journal - 11 hours ago]
Entities: CT Scan, Crisis, Cancer
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Leukemia & Lymphoma Cure-A-Thon Thank You

RUSH:  This is Ryan in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Welcome.  I'm glad you called, sir.CALLER:  Hi, Rush.  I just want to tell you: It's a real, real honor to be able to talk to you.RUSH:  Thank you very much, sir.  I appreciate it.CALLER:   I called in just ... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tyler ISD student battling cancer: 'If I didn't have my faith, I don't know where I would be'

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - One Tyler Independent School District student is inspiring others, even in the midst of of a battle with cancer.Twelve-year-old Bre'Shauna Washington attends Boulter Middle School and is a member of the cheerleading squad, student council ... [Published KLTV 7 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

NIOSH to Offer Free Black Lung Tests to Coal Miners in Certain States

This EPA photo from the early 1970s shows an ex-coal miner suffering from black lung. (LeRoy Woodson/National Archives and Records Administration)NIOSH will offer a series of free, confidential health screenings to coal miners later this month to provide ... [Published EHS Today - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Expanding healthcare coverage for Filipinos

A comprehensive, multisectoral advocacy, Alaga ka para sa Maayos na Buhay (Alaga Ka), is being implemented by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to provide primary healthcare to 14.7 million indigent ... [Published Tempo - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Stuart’s 13th marathon to honour aunt

A Montrose dad will take on his 23rd marathon to raise money for charity in honour of his late aunt.Stuart Walker, 54, will pound the streets of London for the 13th time on April 13 to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of his aunt, Linda ... [Published Evening Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Man facing charges of abusing 3-month-old Sierra Vista twins

A Sierra Vista man was arrested Monday, suspected of abusing 3-month-old twin boys, after Tucson doctors discovered the babies had multiple broken bones and skull fractures, a sheriff’s official said.Steven-Michael Rothbauer, 21, was booked into the Cochise ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

A Long-Kept Secret in the Heart

A 61-year-old man with a known history of chronic hepatitis C was evaluated for chest pain due to non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. On chest x-ray and angiography, many small radio-opaque foreign objects were scattered throughout the precordium. ... [Published Journal of the American College of Cardiology - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Chest X-Ray Training

The skill to read a chest X-ray is developed over many years in many real-world scenarios.This app, which is aimed at students, doctors, radiographers and healthcare professionals, uses quizzes to develop and hone chest radiograph interpretation.Users ... [Published Australian Doctor - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Tuberculosis Testing Under Way at Watkins Mill High School

More than 100 students and staff members at in Montgomery County will undergo tuberculosis testing today as a followup to someone in the building who was treated for the disease earlier in the year. Parents of received a letter Feb. 6 warning them that ... [Published Silver Spring Patch - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Letter: Stop wasting NHS time and money

My husband has motor neurone disease and was suffering from a cold which quickly spread to his chest.Due to his upper body weakness, he was soon struggling to breathe, especially in bed, so at 1am last Tuesday evening (having first telephoned 111 for ... [Published Rutland Times - Mar 18 2014]

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"This is an important finding and validates the level of safety and quality issues in outpatient settings," she said. "We know people are getting more care in outpatient settings than in the past. There needs to be more scrutiny on what they're doing and pressure to improve their performance. Misdiagnosis can have a significant impact on patient outcomes and could result in harm."
The findings "should provide a foundation for policymakers, health care organizations and researchers to strengthen efforts to measure and reduce diagnostic errors" the researchers wrote in their study. [ 7 Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe ]
...According to news reporting originating from Bologna, Italy , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Lung nodules can be benign or malignant, reflecting many possible causes, ranging from inflammatory and infectious processes to neoplasms."
...disseminating them will help to raise awareness among referring clinicians, patients, the wider population, and the authorities," Bosmans said. "This needs a major awareness initiative on the part of the national societies of radiology."

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Ben Goldacre eviscerates Roche and Tamiflu [Published PharmaGossip - Apr 11 2014]
Today we found out that Tamiflu doesn't work so well after all. Roche, the drug company behind it, withheld vital information on its clinical trials for half a decade, but the Cochrane Collaboration, a global not-for-profit organisation of 14,000 academics, ...
Odd symptoms [Published HealthBoards - Apr 03 2014]
Hi there, so I've posted before but have gotten more symptoms. My symptoms all started with a drythroat and a feeling of tightness in my throat like breathing through a straw. The next month I started having my joints crack all over my body and stomach ...
I am a hypochondriac and need help [Published HealthBoards - Mar 24 2014]
I am a hypochondriac and need help? It first started last year in August; I had a really bad cough and for some reason couldn’t find relief. I woke up one morning and had a very bad fever and of course I was wheezing. The Dr. performed his checkup listened ...
US: Fresno research leads to speedier Valley fe... [Published H5N1 - Mar 23 2014]
Via The Fresno Bee: Fresno research leads to speedier Valley fever test. Excerpt:Doctors in the San Joaquin Valley have a new, fast way to help diagnose Valley fever using a test developed in a Fresno hospital laboratory. The new DNA test for the fungal ...
Pain in just left side if body. [Published HealthBoards - Mar 18 2014]
So this started back in September. I started having pain in the left side of my chest, it got to the point where it hurt so bad I couldn't move or breathe. So I went to the doctor where they did a chest X-ray and an EKG. They said everything looked fine ...
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