Vice President Joe Biden has been crisscrossing the country to push the federal government's overall cancer "moonshot" initiative, speaking at cancer centers and addressing oncology professional societies to accelerate cancer research and delivery.
The Health Department in Salt Lake County, Utah, has confirmed the death of an individual last month following travel to a region where the Zika virus is an epidemic.
Because raw sewage has polluted Rio's waterways for many years now, scientists believes these "super bacteria" are still present at detectable levels on the beaches of the city.
Before visiting a country, the Plasticos Foundation requires that the host hospital must meet their highly reasonable criteria: the local doctors must be willing to be trained in the plastic surgery techniques utilized.
Dr. Arnold Kriegstein, head of UCSF’s stem cell program believes patients may abandon a promising field of medicine if they start having nasty side effects, start or losing faith that stem cells can enhance their health.
Perennial swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy, by joining with the liberal justices, helped deliver a victory to abortion rights activists.
This entry was posted in Public Health on Jun 29, 2016 11:57 AM
Following the example of the United States, countries in Europe and Australasia have followed suit and have begun organizing testing weeks with promotional events to encourage individuals to get tested for HIV.
This entry was posted in Public Health on Jun 28, 2016 11:29 AM
Carmen Lofgren probably understands more than anyone else how a bicycle helmet can mean the difference between life and death.
Expanding nurse responsibilities would allow nurse anesthetists to have authority in making decisions for a hospital, such as evaluating the safest and most cost effective anesthesia delivery methods.
Iconic Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton reached out to the pediatric cancer department of Memorial Sloan Kettering after he felt it was time to bring more awareness to children that suffer from the disease.