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Emergency physicians are key decisionmakers for nearly half of all hospital admissions, highlighting a critical role they can play in reducing health care costs, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation. Hospital admissions from the ER increased by 17 percent over seven years, accounting for nearly all the growth in hospital admissions between ..
One of the world's biggest challenges is improving global healthcare in developing countries...
In order to avoid exposing vulnerable groups such as children and young adults to alcohol advertising, industry groups have developed their own self-regulation guidelines. However, these guidelines have been criticized for possible conflict of interest, lack of objectivity, and unresponsiveness to complaints about violations. A study of violations of ..
Only 25% of sunscreen products offer strong and broad UV protection and raise few health concerns, according to Environmental Working Group (EWG). The safety and efficacy of over 1,400 sunscreens, lotions, lip products, and makeups that advertise sun protection on the market in 2013 were evaluated in EWG's 7th annual Sunscreen Guide released today, ..
African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index (BMI) than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and this association was particularly strong among those with a lower income...
Shocking New Statistics On Head Injuries Among Men Who Are Homeless Or In Danger Of Losing Their Home20/05/13 more »
Men who are heavy drinkers and homeless for long periods of time have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to a new study by researchers who said they were shocked by their findings. These men have 170 times as many severe head injuries as the general population and 300 times as many injuries that cause bleeding ..