Role of Information Technology in Health Care
Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report Feature Highlights Recent Blog Entries (Medical News Today)
While mainstream news coverage is still a primary source of information for the latest in policy debates and the health care marketplace, online blogs have become a significant part of the media landscape, often presenting new perspectives on policy issues and drawing attention to under-reported topics.
Health Calendar (Spartanburg Herald-Journal)
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 3:15 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, September 1, 2008 at 7:38 p.m. TOPS: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly weight-loss group. Meets every Tuesday. 6:30 p.m. Church of the Covenant, 9020 Asheville Highway, Spartanburg. For more information, call 585-1931.
Men take a pit stop in the race for health and well-being (Inverell Times)
INVERELL?S Community Health Service has made great headway in encouraging men to seek information on their well-being.
Diabetics put health at risk during Ramadan (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Diabetic Muslims in the Netherlands are putting their health at risk by ignoring medical advice to take part in Ramadan.
Access to health info cuts maternal mortality rate (IE via Yahoo! India News)
Even as the latest UNICEF report has found that the present maternal mortality rate in India leaves the country lagging in meeting the United Nations' proposed Millennium Development Goals, a pilot study by the Directorate of Health Services indicates that access to health information and services made available to married adolescents have helped in reducing the maternal mortality rate in ...
Health calendar (The Springfield News-Leader)
CoxHealth Medical Explorers Post 229 meeting, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Foster Auditorium, Cox South, 3801 S. National Ave. Medical Explorers is for students ages 14-20 who are interested in a health care career. There is a $10 joining fee. For more information, log on to www.coxhealth.com or call 269-5954.
New Quality Assurance On The Way For Health And Social Care Information, UK (Medical News Today)
The MS Society has been chosen by the Department of Health from over 120 applications to participate in the testing phase of a new scheme to ensure good quality information across the health and social care sector.
Health Beat Live (The San Angelo Standard-Times)
Tuesday, September 23, 6 p.m., Women?s & Children?s Conference Room. Dr. Walter Rustmann will discuss sleep disorders and how a good night?s sleep is vital to good health. To R.S.V.P. or for more information, call 657-5064.
Stateline Area Health Notes (Beloit Daily News)
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment only at the Rock County Health Department, 61 Eclipse Center, Beloit. Information, call (608)364-2010.
Beaumont Health Center offers aquatic exercise (Detroit News)
If you have arthritis or joint pain, you will find that exercising in water can be very beneficial because water is so easy on your joints. This kind of exercise can help to relieve pain and improve your symptoms. The Beaumont health Center offers aquatic exercise at 7:30, 8:30 and 10 a.m. weekdays. Other times are also available. The cost is $72 for 12 one-hour sessions. A doctor's prescription ...