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.
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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.
Monongalia County Health Department reminds all Americans to protect their health while they pursue summertime fitness and fun.
Loudoun Health Department lists the following ten steps that all swimmers and parents should check before swimming.
Bucks County Commissioners and Emergency Management Agency Director are urging Bucks Countians to take steps to protect themselves and their families during hurricane season.
SparkPeople.com launched online Health Guide for consumers -- combining a variety of content from trusted sources with the site's own content and community to help consumers integrate diet, fitness and overall health.
Jay B. Kuennen helps readers make the best decisions for their health with alternative and traditional medicine in his new book, "Vibrant Health & Sexual Life Through 140 and Beyond with His Spirit".
With temperatures expected to hit the high 90s today and through the weekend, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
National Patient Health Information Network now provides access to critical ePrescribing patient decision support information for the majority of commercially covered lives within the United States.
With warmer weather arriving, Albertans reminded to take precautions against three potential health threats - hantavirus, E. Coli and rabies.
Kentucky Department for Public Health announced the creation of a new electronic state organ donor registry, which available through the Circuit Court Clerks' offices.
The ion channel activated by menthol also detects a wide range of cold temperatures and relays the information to the brain.