Health News Archive - June 06, 2008


A group of paramedics are considering forming a special ambulance crew designed specifically to rush to the scene of a recent death in order to collect the body and its organs to that they could be used for transplant.

By Emily Bregel, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 6--An emergency physician at Erlanger hospital received high praise Thursday from a national medical organization. The American College of Emergency Physicians named Dr.


Like a wristwatch that needs to be wound daily for accurate time-telling, the human circadian system — the biological cycles that repeat approximately every 24 hours — requires daily light exposure to the eye’s retina to remain synchronized with the solar day. In a new study published in the June issue of Neuroscience Letters, researchers have demonstrated that when it comes to the circadian system, not all light exposure is created equal.

By Maggie Borman, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 6--BRUSSELS -- A Hardin man and four teenagers were hurt in a one-vehicle accident Thursday night when a pickup swerved to miss a deer, struck a tree and caught fire. Calhoun County sheriff's deputy Mike Angel said he was paged out at 10:34 p.m.

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new oncology practice management model adapted from a successful manufacturing process is yielding substantial results for enhancing patient access to advanced cancer care while improving efficiency.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.