Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care
U.S. News & World Report
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have cancer or dementia tend to receive more end-of-life care than those dying from other conditions, a new study of Veteran Affairs hospitals finds. The study also found that fewer cancer and ...
Type of illness, race can lead to end-of-life care disparity
Palliative care is not common in life-threatening diseases
Families cause loved ones to suffer at end of life by 'begging doctors for treatments'
Dogs may help detect hypoglycemia in diabetes patients, study suggests
The chemical dogs smell during a hypoglycemic episode may help researchers develop a breath test to replace finger-prick diabetes tests. By Stephen Feller | June 27, 2016 at 2:11 PM. Follow @upi. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with ...
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El Niño puts more than 26 million children at risk in Eastern and Southern Africa – UNICEF
UN News Centre
Barren fields due to the impact of El Niño-induced drought in the Southern African nation of Lesotho. Photo: FAO. Print. 27 June 2016 – One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has placed the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of ...
UNICEF finds dramatic inequality among world's poorest, richest children
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Zika worries help drive business for insecticide firm
Zika had barely cracked the national consciousness last year when the Katyals had their McCandless yard sprayed for pests. After one of the kids came down with Lyme disease, their worry was ticks. They wanted the disease-prone parasites to be gone.
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Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Kids With Rare Forms Of Epilepsy In Studies
An oil derived from marijuana plants proved effective in a rare form of epilepsy that afflicts 30,000 Americans, its maker said this morning. GW Pharmaceuticals, a London-based company, is developing a drug called Epidiolex, a pharmaceutical-grade form ...
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Health District Launches HIV Mobile Testing Unit
LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District and AIDS Healthcare Foundation today launched an HIV/STD mobile testing unit to coincide with National HIV Testing Day. The mobile unit will be available for viewing today at the Health District's ...
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Pediatricians urged to screen for suicide risks among teens
Family doctors should screen teens for suicide risks in the wake of new information that shows suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens, an American Academy of Pediatrics report said Monday. In the report, the academy provides ...
Pediatricians urged to screen teens for suicide risks
Teen checkups should include suicide risk screening
Bullying, Excessive Internet Use Put Teens at Increased Suicide Risk, Study Finds
The Many Faces Of PTSD
Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD — ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C — I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard ...
Service dogs help vets overcome PTSD symptoms
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New York Times
Cuomo and Billy Joel Ride for Breast Cancer Awareness
New York Times
Hundreds of bikers joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York and his companion, Sandra Lee, to help promote a new signed law that should make it easier for women to get screened for breast cancer. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times. It is probably safe ...
Greater New York Watch: New Law Widens Access to Breast-Cancer Screening
Cuomo rides into New Paltz to promote breast cancer screening law
Cuomo joins Billy Joel in statewide breast cancer motorcycle ride
Are We Any Closer To A Cure for Alzheimer's?
Eli Lilly has spent almost three decades working on drugs for Alzheimer's disease with not much to show for it yet. This year the company began human tests using a totally new approach. Its latest drug targets an aberrant protein called tau that ...
Lilly Convenes Leaders at National Mayor's Conference to Address Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on Local Communities