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Health & Wellness

Emergency Rooms Are No Place for the Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hospitals, Emergency room, treatment, risks, illness, disease, medicine, prevention, protection, warning )

Dee
- 129 days ago - well.blogs.nytimes.com
The elderly man lived alone in an apartment complex not far from the hospital. A younger neighbor, who'd watched him hobble down the building's stairwell for nearly a week insisted on taking him to the emergency room.
Israel Hospital Clowns Team With Doctors In New Medical Treatments
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, Clowns, hospitals, helps with fertility )

Beth
- 327 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Doctors in Israel are beginning to believe in the power of clowning around. Over the last few years, Israeli clowns have been popping into hospital operating rooms and intensive care units with balloons and kazoos in hand, teaming up with doctors to
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

Angelika
- 530 days ago - pcrm.org
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction
Health & Wellness  (tags: superstorm sandy, doctors, nurses, home health aides, hospitals )

Judy
- 624 days ago - npr.org
One lasting image of Sandy will be very sick patients being evacuated from flooded hospitals. Less visible are thousands of patients who rely on visiting nurses and home health aides for care ranging from bathing and feeding to oxygen and ventilators.
Keep Hospitals McDonald's-Free ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, McDonalds, junk food, prevention, family, diet )

Nancy
- 825 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Hospitals are no place for the world's leading junk food brand. Yet, 22 hospitals across the country have a McDonald's store inside.
Hospitals Are Treating the Elderly 'Like Slabs of Meat' Says Damning Report Into NHS Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hospitals, are, treating, the, elderly, 'like, slabs, of, meat', says, damning, report, into, NHS, care )

Agnes
- 986 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Nurses have refused to give painkillers to dying patients Concerned relatives have stayed on wards round the clock with loved ones Hospitals are accused today of treating elderly patients like 'slabs of meat' in a damning report that lists a
Coming to Hospitals Near You: Self-Navigating Robots
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, robots, hospitals, technology )

Michelle
- 1399 days ago - news.discovery.com
You've probably watched enough television shows about hospitals to know that they're busy places, where the right tools need to be in the right place at just the right time in order to help save lives. With hundreds of nurses, doctors and orderlies racing
Hallucinations in Hospital Pose Risk to Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, disease, elderly, hospitals, treatment, study, humans )

Cal
- 1491 days ago - nytimes.com
The cause of delirium is unclear, but there are many apparent triggers: infections, surgery, pneumonia, and procedures like catheter insertions, all of which can spur anxiety in frail, vulnerable patients. Some medications, difficult for older people to m
Hospitals 'Are Wrong to Ban Flowers as a Health Threat'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flowers, Patients, Germs, Hospitals, News )

Alisa
- 1678 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hospitals that ban flowers in an attempt to stop infections spreading are actually slowing patients' recovery, researchers have found.
USA: In Protecting Against Flu, Face Masks Rank Last. Best? Vaccination!
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, protection against H121, hospitals, hospitial staff, vaccinations, protective germ equipment, face masks, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pre, patient waiting rooms, hospitals, N95 respirators )

K. A.
- 1742 days ago - reuters.com
New guidelines on protecting hospital workers against the H1N1 swine flu stress keeping influenza patients away from others; put protective equipment such as face masks last.vaccinate as many staff as possible against H1N1; U.S. Centers for Disease Cntrl.
Health Care Reform : Uninsured Camp Out for Free Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, health care, health care reform, single payer, public option, President Obama, Democrats, Republicans, uninsured, 49 million Americans are uninsured, physicians, nurses, hospitals, insurance companies, lobbyists )

Blue
- 1815 days ago - reuters.com
An estimated 3,000 people traveled to Wise, Virginia, to receive free health, dental and eye care from volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers, who provided the care at their own expense.
IMSS, the Largest Social Security Institution in Latin America, MEXICO
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mexico, Social Security, humans, hospitals, doctors, great, cancer, ethics, family, health, healthcare, interesting, investigation, protection, safety, science, society, treatment )

Teresa
- 1884 days ago - imss.gob.mx
The IMSS is the largest social security institution in Latin America, it is a fundamental pillar of the individual and collective wellbeing of the Mexican society and a main redistributing element of Mexico's richness; it is, doubtlessly,
Teddy Bears Treated at Albany Med
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hospitals, wellness, children, learning, research, study )

Dee
- 1892 days ago - capitalnews9.com
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Medical Center transformed into a hospital for teddy bears Sunday, for its 13th annual "Teddy Bear Hospital Day".Albany Medical College students hosted, giving kids the chance to see the Life-Net helicopter and learn about general--
Flu Exposes Flaws in Mexico's Health Care System
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, Mexico City, Hospitals, humans, illness, disease )

Dee
- 1899 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MEXICO CITY-Mexicans will do almost anything to avoid a public hospital emergency room, where ailing patients may languish for hours slumped on cracked linoleum floors that smell of sweat, sickness and pine-scented disinfectant.
Need Surgery? Do Your Hospital Homework!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, protection, research, hospitals, doctors, surgery, risks, warning, illness )

Dee
- 1916 days ago - cbn.com
Click the player to watch the report from CBN News Medical Reporter Lorie Johnson followed by comments from Pat Robertson.
 

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