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American Speech-Language- Hearing Association today renewed its call for the public to follow three simple safety tips to ensure their safety when listening to any personal audio technology.
Over the past year, ASHA has led a national public education campaign, America: Tuned In Today ... But Tuned Out Tomorrow? which encourages safe usage of such technology.
Campaign tips include:
-- keep the volume down
-- avoid prolonged, continuous listening by taking frequent breaks
-- wear headphones that isolate wanted music from background noise
Empathy, understanding and compassion from physicians are more effective than self-disclosure in personal conversations with patients.
Rochester investigation finds doctor disclosures can harm physician-patient relationship, investigators at Rochester Medical Center find.
Missourians advised to take extra precautions this summer to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths.
Injuries from falls can happen at any age and to anyone - the boy on his skateboard or a woman walking downstairs, but falls are a major problem, especially for adults 65 and older.
With summer picnics and grilling in full swing in Wisconsin, state health officials are reminding people to keep summer meals safe by following proper food handling and preparation tips.
New York State Legislature to pass bills that will help in early identification and prevention of eating disorders and improve the quality of care in residential treatment centers.
A swim in the pool can be a fun and healthy summertime activity. But without the proper precautions, pools can spread germs that make swimmers sick, and the number of outbreaks is on the rise.
New website, NHS Choices www.nhs.uk, aims to personalise healthcare and provide information that will allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.
NHS Choices is an information service fit for the 21st century - a resource that gives patients authoritative medical information and enables patients and carers to make better, more informed choices about their health and wellbeing.
Joint Commission accreditation is a key predictor in the implementation of systems that promote patient safety by hospitals.
Americans are more attuned than ever to the power of hurricanes and severe weather -- the widespread devastation of Hurricane Katrina and the 2005 hurricane season is etched into the nation's collective memory.
Working with a personal health coach is increasingly recognized as an effective strategy for achieving health goals and improving overall well-being.
Before heading into the great outdoors, the Kent County Health Department is reminding residents to take precautions to make this a safe and enjoyable summer.
Gwinnett County Department of Fire & Emergency Services' mission is to save lives and protect property, by delivering progressive and innovative educational programs and services in response to the needs of our citizens.