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Equicare Health exhibits oncology patient engagement software at ASTRO 2016

Equicare Health exhibits oncology patient engagement software at ASTRO 2016

Equicare Health Inc. announces that the company will demonstrate their oncology patient engagement software at the ASTRO Annual Meeting in Boston starting today. [More]
Combined Insurance urges consumers to understand importance of life insurance

Combined Insurance urges consumers to understand importance of life insurance

Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products, and a Chubb company, is encouraging consumers to educate themselves about the value of life insurance during Life Insurance Awareness Month. [More]
UVM names medical school in honor of Dr. Robert Larner

UVM names medical school in honor of Dr. Robert Larner

The University of Vermont announced today an estate commitment with an estimated current market value of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alum and Vermont native Robert Larner '39, M.D. '42, and his wife, Helen. [More]
AAFP awards highest honor to North Carolina physician Karen L. Smith

AAFP awards highest honor to North Carolina physician Karen L. Smith

The American Academy of Family Physicians today awarded its highest honor to Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP, of Raeford, North Carolina. [More]
Salk scientist Clodagh O'Shea named recipient of grant from Faculty Scholars Program

Salk scientist Clodagh O'Shea named recipient of grant from Faculty Scholars Program

Clodagh O'Shea, an associate professor in the Salk Institute's Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, is among the first recipients of a grant from the Faculty Scholars Program, a new partnership of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Simons Foundation for early career researchers whose work shows the potential for groundbreaking contributions in their fields. [More]
New study reveals doctors less likely to seek help for their own mental health issues

New study reveals doctors less likely to seek help for their own mental health issues

Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, so they can get help from modern treatments, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those same concerns about themselves. [More]
AAFP announces winners of its prestigious awards

AAFP announces winners of its prestigious awards

The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. [More]
Injured veterans receive new healing perspective through Wounded Warrior Project

Injured veterans receive new healing perspective through Wounded Warrior Project

Injured veterans seeking treatment for combat stress recently received a new healing perspective through a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) multi-day mental health workshop. [More]
National Multiple Sclerosis Society calls for change to make MS drugs accessible

National Multiple Sclerosis Society calls for change to make MS drugs accessible

When Abigail Bostwick, 36, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013, she never thought it would hit her as hard as it has -- not physically -- but financially. [More]
Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals

Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals

Worldwide, good progress has been made towards some of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since 2000, particularly in reducing under-5 and neonatal mortality, family planning, and the rollout of universal health care. [More]
Three-way partnership launches Australia’s first eICU monitoring program for high-risk patients

Three-way partnership launches Australia’s first eICU monitoring program for high-risk patients

Royal Philips, Macquarie University’s MQ Health in Sydney and Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia (US), today announced the launch of Australia’s first - and only - remote intensive care unit (eICU) monitoring program, to improve the outcomes of high risk patients in most need of ‘round-the-clock’ observation. [More]
Gastroenterology specialist receives national award for research into feeding tubes

Gastroenterology specialist receives national award for research into feeding tubes

A gastroenterology specialist has won a national award for his research into feeding tubes. Dr Matt Kurien has investigated which patients benefit most from feeding tubes, and provided evidence to help clinicians decide which cases are most suitable. [More]
Australia ranked 10th in global health study, but faces challenges in alcohol and childhood obesity

Australia ranked 10th in global health study, but faces challenges in alcohol and childhood obesity

Australia has come in at No. 10 of a global study tracking progress on health, but faces challenges around suicide, alcohol consumption and overweight children. [More]
NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

NIGHTSEA, creators and manufacturers of the innovative Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter (SFA), and Electron Microscopy Sciences (EMS) are pleased to award the second annual KEY Award for New Faculty to Dr. Sarah Petersen of Kenyon College. [More]
Radiometer to sponsor 2016 EuSEM Congress in Vienna, Austria

Radiometer to sponsor 2016 EuSEM Congress in Vienna, Austria

Radiometer is proud to be a gold sponsor of this year’s European Congress on Emergency Medicine organized by the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) in Vienna, Austria, October 1-5. [More]
Children's Hospital of Michigan wins Excellence through Insight award for exceptional pediatric care

Children's Hospital of Michigan wins Excellence through Insight award for exceptional pediatric care

The Children's Hospital of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical Center was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for "Overall Outpatient Surgery Experience" in the Pediatrics Unit Category by HealthStream, Inc. [More]
Study quantifies benefits of healthy city design

Study quantifies benefits of healthy city design

Previous studies have shown a correlation between the design of cities and growing epidemics of injuries and non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. [More]
Study evaluates calorie cost and metabolic intensity of individual yoga poses

Study evaluates calorie cost and metabolic intensity of individual yoga poses

Hatha yoga is an increasingly popular form of physical activity and meditative practice in the U.S. [More]

New intervention may reduce sitting time of office workers

If you work in an office or behind a desk, chances are that you spend most of your day sitting. [More]
SLU receives HRSA grant for training family physicians and medical family therapists in behavioral health

SLU receives HRSA grant for training family physicians and medical family therapists in behavioral health

Saint Louis University has received a $1.87 million grant to strengthen behavioral health training for family physicians, who often are the primary physician seen by many adults and children, and for medical family therapists who practice alongside them. [More]
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