Health News Archive - March 14, 2007
By Carter-Black, Jan Social workers serve a varied population. Therefore, exemplary social work practice requires a depth of knowledge and skills that cut across diverse cultural contexts.
By Jamie Talan, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Mar. 14--Christina Cowan was one of 2,809 patients across the country waiting for a pair of donor lungs on the nation's growing transplant list. Last week, the 16-year-old Massapequa teenager died after a five-month wait.
PURCHASE, N.Y., March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo (PEP) announced today the launch of the Smart Spot Dance! initiative, a multi-city instructional dance program that offers a fun way for families, especially Moms, to lead healthy, more active lifestyles.
DALLAS, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and siblings have a simple, convenient way to learn to perform infant CPR and to relieve choking -- the American Heart Association's Infant CPR Anytime(TM) Personal Learning Program.
Neurobiologists have discovered a mechanism by which the constantly changing brain retains memoriesâ€”from that dog bite to that first kiss. They have found that the brain co-opts the same machinery by which cells stably alter their genes to specialize during embryonic development.
Onset Medical Corporation announced today that the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has granted clearance to begin marketing the Company's SoloPathTM transseptal access catheter in the United States.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The more than 200,000 "kinship caregivers" in New York state -- grandparents and other relatives raising family members' children -- now have a single resource for services under a new statewide program.
The Premier healthcare alliance Board of Directors has named leaders from seven top U.S. not-for-profit hospitals and health systems to the committee that provides strategic oversight of group purchasing and member relations for healthcare's largest purchasing network.