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Diabetes Camp
Saturday, July 11th, 2009 by type1parentcom
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Diabetes camp was a fantastic experience for us allowing our son to have a normal camp experience while being inspired by others with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Can omega-3 help brain injury recovery?
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Weve all heard the anecdotal and clinical reports of omega-3 supplements helping brain functioning, especially memory, in people without a traumatic brain injury. But does it do any good to take these supplements after a brain injury Has any research been done Is there ... Read More
How to set rehabilitation goals
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Lets say you want to lose weight. You know that you are more likely to actually lose that weight if you set a specific goal, right You will feel good about yourself when you see small progressions toward your goal and you will be less likely to fail because you dont wan... Read More
What you might have forgotten about amnesia
Thursday, June 4th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Here are two statements about amnesia. Are they true or false 1. People with amnesia for events before the injury usually have trouble learning new things too. True or False 2. People usually have more trouble remembering things that happen after an injury than remember... Read More
Categorizing is good cognitive rehab
Monday, May 11th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
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Imagine you are holding a coffee cup. How do you describe it It something found in our kitchen. It is a piece of dishware. It holds hot drinks. It is unusual because it doesnt match our everyday set. It was given to us by a colleague from work. We define this coffee cup... Read More
'Duty to manage' asbestos is law
Saturday, April 18th, 2009 by aminhepa
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The new duty to manage asbestos in workplace buildings became law on 21st May 2004. Among other things, it requires anyone with responsibility for maintenance or repair of workplace buildings to find out if there is asbestos in the premises, its amount and what conditio... Read More
MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMA
Thursday, April 9th, 2009 by aminhepa
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MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMAMalignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer which occurs in the lining of the lung the pleura or in the abdomen the peritoneum. In very rare cases, mesothelioma can occur in other areas of the body as well. Although science is not ... Read More
How Is Mesothelioma Treated?
Sunday, April 5th, 2009 by aminhepa
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Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation using asbestos cement produc... Read More
Mesothelioma Risk in U.K.
Sunday, April 5th, 2009 by aminhepa
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British people whove worked in high-risk jobs like carpentry and plumbing, especially before age 30, are at greatest risk of developing the deadly lung cancer, mesothelioma, according to a recent study in the British Journal of Cancer.Mesothelioma is caused by asbestos ... Read More
Asbestos on Father's Clothing is a Take Home Hazard
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 by aminhepa
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Environmental and epidemiology experts have confirmed a risk related to take home hazards. These hazards are related to poisonous materials that contaminate the clothing, food or vehicle of the worker. The worker then inadvertently brings these poisons home to the famil... Read More
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