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The More Women In The Operating Room, The Better It Is For Doctors And Patients

As more women are becoming surgeons, the surgical field is changing. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Appeals Court Strikes Down Florida Law Banning Doctors From Asking Patients About Guns

Doctors in Florida can legally counsel patients about gun risks under a federal appeals court ruling that strikes down the state’s controversial “Docs vs. Glocks” gun law.  The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ruled Thursday that Florida’s National Rifle Association-backed law violated doctors’ First Amendment rights.  Read the full ruling below.  The Firearm […]

Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health

Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with ‘low-intensity’ exercise regimen, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight

Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-up healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

You Won’t Believe How Some Doctors Talk To Fat Patients

It’s no secret that body-shaming is a widespread, damaging problem, especially on the internet, where bullies can spew hate and hurtful commentary from the cowardly comfort of their keyboards. But sometimes, those types of comments come from people who are supposed to be the most understanding and supportive, including parents, significant others and, perhaps most disturbingly, […]

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Antipsychotics Don’t Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients

These drugs won’t prevent or effectively treat the condition, review suggests healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients’ Risk of Stroke: Study

Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren’t taken as prescribed healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, And Futile Treatment

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, And Futile Treatment Too often, patients in American hospitals are subjected to painful, expensive, and futile treatments because of a physician''s notion of medical duty or a family''s demands. Lawrence J. Schneiderman and Nancy S. Jecker renew their call for common sense and realistic expectations in medicine in this revised and […]

Wisconsin Needs and Deserves a Patients Reproductive Health Act

Like many states around the nation, Wisconsin’s legislature has engaged in an unprecedented attack on reproductive health care over the past four years. From completely unnecessary admitting privilege requirements for abortion clinics to mandatory ultrasounds meant to shame women considering whether to access abortion care, Wisconsin has joined the troubling national trend of enacting laws […]

Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare

Virginia data show rates of viral suppression rose on federally funded insurance healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Do Taller Patients Fare Worse on Dialysis?

Risk of premature death higher in tall men than in tall women, researchers suggest healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Anonymous Essay Recounts Shocking Treatment Of Anesthetized Patients

Going under general anesthesia is always a leap of faith. When you’re knocked out for an operation, you have no choice but to trust your doctors completely. Yet a disturbing essay published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine shows that doctors sometime betray that trust in shocking ways. The article exposes behavior so […]

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment In Wrong Medicine, Lawrence J. Schneiderman, M.D., and Nancy S. Jecker, Ph.D., address issues that have occupied the media and the courts since the time of Karen Ann Quinlan. The authors examine the ethics of cases in which medical treatment is offered — or mandated — even if […]

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment

Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment Too often, patients in American hospitals are subjected to painful, expensive, and futile treatments because of a physician’s notion of medical duty or a family’s demands. Lawrence J. Schneiderman and Nancy S. Jecker renew their call for common sense and realistic expectations in medicine in this revised and […]

More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study

Experts often recommend this breast-conserving surgery, but many with early disease still choose mastectomy healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Why This Doctor Prescribes His ADHD Patients ‘Parks’ Instead Of Pills

In the last decade, we’ve seen an increase in the number of drugs prescribed to children. But, pediatrician Dr. Robert Zarr has pioneered a program to use outdoor spaces to improve mental health among adolescents. He joins Nancy on HuffPost Live. Watch the video here. — This feed and its contents are the property of […]

Scoring System May Predict Patient’s Risk of Death in Next Year

For now, researchers see this as a tool for hospital comparisons, not patient care healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

New research suggests different treatment may be warranted healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds

Vast majority who have normal cardiac test results are in no immediate danger, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Parents of Child Cancer Patients Prefer Honesty, Study Finds

Parents say they’re less anxious, better able to plan healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

You Don’t Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families

You Don’t Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families On March 2, 1994, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (a division of the Public Health Service) made headlines by releasing new cancer pain management guidelines. That report revealed that pain is frequently undertreated, and that […]

You Dont Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families

You Dont Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families On March 2, 1994, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (a division of the Public Health Service) made headlines by releasing new cancer pain management guidelines. That report revealed that pain is frequently undertreated, and that […]

Ebola Doctor Kent Brantly Tells Grads Why He Didn’t Feel Like A Failure When He Lost Patients

Dr. Kent Brantly explained to graduates of his alma mater on Saturday what makes doctors so unique: “When everyone else is running away in fear, we stay to help, to offer healing and hope.” Brantly was the commencement speaker for Indiana University School of Medicine, which he graduated from in 2009. He, along with other […]

Cancer Empathy Cards Say What Patients REALLY Want To Hear

Three and a half years ago, Emily McDowell’s friend Amy Ostermeier became ill with an unknown and aggressive form of cancer. McDowell understood what Ostermeier was experiencing, because when she was 24 she had gone through nine months of chemo and radiation to treat her stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma. — This feed and its contents […]

Cancer Empathy Cards Say What Patients REALLY Want To Hear

Three and a half years ago, Emily McDowell’s friend Amy Ostermeier became ill with an unknown and aggressive form of cancer. McDowell understood what Ostermeier was experiencing, because when she was 24 she had gone through nine months of chemo and radiation to treat her stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma. — This feed and its contents […]

J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients

Terminally ill often have limited access to experimental medications healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Whole Blood Best for Youngest Heart Surgery Patients: Study

Exposure to fewer donors may reduce lifelong risks healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure

Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor’s instructions, study suggests healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Few Sickle Cell Patients Receiving Beneficial Drug, Study Finds

Medication helps reduce painful episodes healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist […]

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal

Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients

Study found those who are related faced greater chance of heart stopping than those who aren’t healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Many Very Ill Patients Choose ‘Next of Kin’ Who Aren’t, Study Finds

But state laws may trump those choices, possibly leading to care delays healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

But almost half don’t have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Clues to ‘Brain Fog’ in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it’s ‘not made up,’ researcher says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than Once

1 in 9 wound up back in ER, California study found healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Many Acne Patients Don’t Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants

But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use

But it’s not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Millions of Kidney Failure Patients Die for Lack of Treatment: Study

Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients

CT may slightly outperform ‘functional’ tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain

Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack than standard care healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

Synthetic Oil May Help Patients With Huntington’s Disease

Preliminary research shows improvement in brain response healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project […]

When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better

Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Patient’s Wife is Afraid of Losing Second Husband | Surgeon Oz | The Oprah Winfrey Network

Tune in Thursdays at 10/9c Charlie and Marilyn Romano met 30 years ago through Parents Without Partners and they’ve been together ever since. Now Charlie needs an operation to replace his aerotic valve and Marilyn fears she’ll lose Charlie the same way she did her first husband — right after undergoing major surgery. Find OWN […]

21st Century Celiac Disease Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians, including Celiac Sprue, Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy, Nontropical Sprue, Gluten Intolerance

21st Century Celiac Disease Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians, including Celiac Sprue, Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy, Nontropical Sprue, Gluten Intolerance This comprehensive compilation provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation’s health experts about celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, nontropical sprue, and gluten intolerance. Starting with the basics, and […]

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study

Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer ‘Invisible Tattoo’

Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Medicare Working To Fix Rule That Paid For Drugs Even After Patients Were Dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare’s prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that’s now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services Department’s inspector general says the Medicare […]

Healthcare workers treating Ebola patients should be commended–not treated as untouchables

As a former Physician Assistant who provided medical treatment to AIDS victims in Los Angeles in the 1980s, I have seen firsthand the danger when hysteria overruns science. We should celebrate and not punish healthcare professionals like Kaci Hickox and all the brave American public health workers who have traveled to the countries most impacted […]

Patient’s Wife to Dr. Oz: Can My Husband Have Sex? | Surgeon Oz | Oprah Winfrey Show

Tune in Thursdays at 10/9c A patient comes in for a check up with Dr. Oz after surgery to replace a heart valve. Dr. Oz says his heart is stronger than ever, but can it handle the intimate activity his wife has in mind? SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN He is the most famous and beloved doctor in […]

Kaiser Permanente Is Failing Its Mental Health Patients

In September, after more than a year of stonewalling its patients and employees, Kaiser Permanente finally paid a $ 4-million fine levied against it by state regulators because of the HMO’s chronic, illegal, and too often tragic failures in mental health care. Spurred by whistleblower complaints from Kaiser’s own mental health clinicians, an investigation by […]

Newark Passenger Who Worked With Ebola Patients Develops Fever

A female healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who was quarantined because she had contact with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has developed a fever after arriving at Newark Liberty Airport, the New Jersey State Health Department said on Friday. She has been isolated and is being evaluated at University Hospital in Newark. The woman […]

Texas Ebola Patient’s Family Says His Condition Is Too Disturbing To Watch

DALLAS (AP) — The family of a man diagnosed with the first U.S. case of Ebola visited him at the hospital Tuesday but declined to view him again via video because the last time had been too upsetting. Relatives of Thomas Eric Duncan are visiting from North Carolina and they glimpsed him using a camera […]

E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

‘Immunonutrition’ Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says

Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

This 6-Year-Old Donated Her Hair In Hopes Of Helping Young Cancer Patients Feel Like Royalty

While some girls dream of looking like a princess, this girl dreamed of making that wish come true for young cancer patients. Charlie Tillotson, 6, of Sidmouth, England, had never gotten a haircut, and was passionate about protecting her long, golden locks, according to the Daily Star. “She has always wanted to grow it as […]

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients

Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Raw Video: President Obama Talks with Young Asthma Patients

Last week, instead of recording his weekly address at the White House as usual, President Obama taped it at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. In his address, the President discussed the EPA's new actions to cut carbon pollution — and at the medical center, he visited children whose asthma is aggravated by […]

Raw Video: The President Talks With Young Asthma Patients

At the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., President Obama visits with children whose asthma is aggravated by air pollution. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says

Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients

Study also found heightened odds for heart trouble in patients taking benzodiazepine sleep aids healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study

Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Doctors and Patients

Doctors and Patients An anthology of classic writing and short stories about doctors, patients, illness and health that illuminates the relationships between doctors and patients in the past and today, this volume features writings by world-famous authors, many of whom were also physicians, including Oliver Sacks, Anton Chekhov and Arthur Conan Doyle. As well as […]

Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Head and Neck Cancer

Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Head and Neck Cancer The Johns Hopkins Patients Guide to Head and Neck Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow how to guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining head and neck cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, […]

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)

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21st Century Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL), Burkitt, B-Cell, Lymphoblastic Lymphoma – Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians

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The 2002 Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Feminine Urinary Incontinence: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

The 2002 Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Feminine Urinary Incontinence: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also […]

21st Century Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma (Embryonal, Alveolar, Anaplastic) – Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians

21st Century Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma (Embryonal, Alveolar, Anaplastic) – Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation’s cancer experts about rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of sarcoma. Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality information, this comprehensive compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, […]

21st Century Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors (Bone, PNET, Extraosseous) – Clinical Data and Practical Information for Patients, Families, and Physicians

21st Century Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors (Bone, PNET, Extraosseous) – Clinical Data and Practical Information for Patients, Families, and Physicians Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation’s cancer experts about the ewing sarcoma family of tumors (bone, PNET, extraosseous). Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality […]

Diagnosing and Treating Mental Illness, A Guide for Physicians, Interns, Nurses, Patients, and Their Families

Diagnosing and Treating Mental Illness, A Guide for Physicians, Interns, Nurses, Patients, and Their Families This is an updated edition of a revolutionary little book about understanding mental illness from the perspective of how people actually experience it. Dr. Wylie believes that mental illnesses are segments of normal emotional function that have escaped into an […]

The Low Dose Immunotherapy Handbook: Recipes and Lifestyle Advice for Patients on LDA and EPD Treatment

The Low Dose Immunotherapy Handbook: Recipes and Lifestyle Advice for Patients on LDA and EPD Treatment The Low Dose Immunotherapy Handbook: Recipes and Lifestyle Tips for Patients on LDA and EPD Treatment gives 80 recipes for patients on low dose immunotherapy treatment for their food allergies. These recipes are for the basic shot time (EPD) […]

Health Care Professionals Convicted of Murdering Patients, Including: Karl Brandt (Physician), Harold Shipman, Marcel Petiot, H. H. Holmes, Charles Cullen, Kristen Gilbert, Ahmad Ahmadi, Amy Archer-Gilligan, the Angel Makers of Nagyr V, Genene Jones

Health Care Professionals Convicted of Murdering Patients, Including: Karl Brandt (Physician), Harold Shipman, Marcel Petiot, H. H. Holmes, Charles Cullen, Kristen Gilbert, Ahmad Ahmadi, Amy Archer-Gilligan, the Angel Makers of Nagyr V, Genene Jones Used – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative […]

The Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Tremor: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

The Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Tremor: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where […]