Interesting Articles
The World’s Best Hospitals – How To Be One
Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by Ridzwan Bakar
There are a lot of hospitals who claim to be among the worlds best but has anyone ever listed what it takes to be one One good guide is the US News ranking based on set criteria, where it ranked the best 14 hospitals in the US List of US News Honor Roll Hospitals ... Read More
There Is A Serious Lesson Here For all Health Departments – Read Closely!
Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by davidmore
The following interesting review appeared a day or so ago. Qld health IT disaster shakes up Australia's government CIOs CIOs wait for full picture before commenting Jenna Pitcher CIO04 August, 2010 1435 Top-level State and Federal Government chief information officers a... Read More
After a Lull, Pharma Job Cuts Rise Again
Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by Cliffprf Mintz
According to a post today on the Pharmalot Blog, After what appeared to be a slowdown in layoffs taking place in the pharmaceutical industry, job cuts are accelerating again, according to the latest monthly tally from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. There were 2,023 j... Read More
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by BOB FIDDAMAN
'Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your doctor' would be a suitably apt tagline for the latest promotional push to get children hooked on pharmaceutical drugs.Hollywood execs are constantly on the look for aspiring writer's of fiction, they should look und... Read More
Natural Treatment Options for Women with Osteoporosis
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Matt Bellinger
Studies have shown that for people affected with osteoporosis, the risk of fractures increases. In fact, for women who are over age 40, 40 will have a fracture if they have osteoporosis. The fractures often occur in the wrist, hip or the spine. These fractures can lead ... Read More
Cannabis Receptors and the “Runner’s High”
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Dirk Hanson
Maybe it isn't endorphins after all.What do long-distance running and marijuana smoking have in common Quite possibly, more than youd think. A growing body of research suggests that the runners high and the cannabis high are more similar than previously imagined. The na... Read More
A little more on Avandia
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Paul Maher
Just to fill out the picture. It's now coming to light that at least one of the "experts" on the advisory committee deciding Avandia's fate is on the payroll of the Avandia's manufacturer GlaxcoSmithKline. As reported by the Wall Street Journal "... Dr. C... Read More
Mediterranean Diet Again Linked to Reduced Breast Cancer Risk
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Aaron Tabor
Numerous studies have reported that following a Mediterranean-style eating pattern might have a variety of health benefits. While the majority of this research has reported benefits of the Mediterranean diet for heart health, emerging research suggests that the Mediterr... Read More
Occupational Assessment: Part III of Returning to Work
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Ian Bradley
This is another post in the series about returning to work from a psychological disability. Previously, I described some issues involved in assessing the clinical or psychological aspects of a workplace disability. Now, we will examine the second half of the assessment,... Read More
Home is Where the Heart Is
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 by Linda Burke-Galloway
I read an article the other day about rap star Eminems sojourn back to his rough childhood neighborhood to obtain inspiration and could completely relate. On August 7, 2010, approximately one-hundred or more former residents of the Marcy Housing Project in Brooklyn, New... Read More
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