The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is issuing a warning to medical providers throughout Louisiana about a false advisory in circulation which states health care providers are required by new state and federal regulations to post hand-washing posters.
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Spring and summer mean more outdoor time and more open windows and more chances for people to come in contact with wildlife, including flying bats.
"Phoning it in" works when it comes to losing weight and getting fit, according to a new systematic review.
Physical therapists address the importance of injury prevention in youth sports during April's National Youth Sports Safety Month with "Injury Prevention for Youth Sports".
The functions of everyday living are now made a little easier for anyone experiencing a problem with mobility.
Primary Care Trusts able to commission self-management courses for people with long-term conditions.
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away" has long been a popular phrase to encourage healthy eating and living habits.
While many U.S. adults indicate that they are generally satisfied with how their personal health information is used, a substantial number have serious reservations about the confidentiality and security of their health data.
Springtime brings a noticeable increase in the number of animal bites reported to Dallas County Health and Human Services.
The abundance of health information, tha teaches older adults how to decipher health information, available in print and online can be a bit overwhelming to many people.
The resolution is a key step in advancing policies to promote healthy eating and active living in King County.
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will offer two seminars on Thursday March 29th in the Louisville Free Public Library located in the Mid-City Mall.
Caregivers and family members of children and seniors play a critical role in prevention of poisonings.
Antiplatelet drugs do not contribute to post-endoscopic bleeding.
There is confusion about right-of-way at brick-paved sections of road and pedestrian refuges that are not marked to indicate a crossing.
Inadequate guidelines about the dangers of kidney stones could be putting travellers' lives and their medical insurance at risk.
The cognitive behavioural model of irritable bowel syndrome: A prospective investigation of patients with gastroenteritis.
Many of the burns were discovered only after the exam was over and some were severe enough to require plastic surgery.
Compulsive gambling with extreme losses by people without a prior history of gambling problems has been linked to a class of drugs commonly used to treat the neurological disorder restless legs syndrome.
Effect of providing information about normal test results on patients' reassurance: randomised controlled trial.
A new study raises questions about the safety of the growing trend toward equipping carbon canister protective breathing devices with a blower device to enable personnel to breathe easier.
By eating the sugar, a patient will set the medicine to work and then can end the treatment simply by stopping consumption of the sugar.
About 3.4 percent of patients treated in rural trauma centers appear to be recidivists, meaning that they have visited the facility more than once for separate injuries.
Researchers say differences can help guide appropriate medication selection for heartburn treatment.