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2013-11-30 23:19:56

Many new mothers do not get the help and support they need, and are often vulnerable to postpartum depression and other problems. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center, will show how communities can support and empower mothers, and create community safety nets so that no mother fails to get the support she needs. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University are co-sponsoring a new webinar,...

2013-06-18 23:00:42

Obesity leaves mothers unable to give birth unassisted as obesity continues its rampant rise in the United States and across the ocean in the United Kingdom. ShopPharmacyCounter.com Announces Summer Sale of PhenObestin 37.5, a prescription strength weight loss supplement to help avoid these birth complications. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As obesity rates sky rocket in the United States and abroad, the increase in need for surgical equipment during childbirth comes as no shock. Forceps...

2013-05-15 08:29:24

Leading hospitalist organization presents at pre-course, "What Keeps You Awake at Night? Hot Topics in Hospitalist Practice Management" TACOMA, Wash., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, will be presenting at the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2013 Annual Meeting. Robert Bessler, M.D., CEO of Sound Physicians, will serve...

2012-06-25 06:28:06

PRINCETON, N.J., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., the leading innovator of fetal surveillance systems, is launching a patient safety campaign designed to inform pregnant women about shoulder dystocia, a serious childbirth complication. The "Start the Conversation" campaign provides pregnant women with a self-assessment tool that helps determine if they have one or more key risk factors for shoulder dystocia and, if so, encourages them to discuss their findings with their...

2012-04-24 02:30:43

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation announced the launch of Cities for Life in Birmingham, Ala., a community-based diabetes management program anchored in family medicine. With nearly 26 million people living with diabetes in the U.S. and with one in three Alabamians born after 2000 developing diabetes during their lifetime, Cities for Life, supported by Sanofi US, will work with community groups to create an...

2011-09-14 14:00:00

The ACLS Certification Institute has added an ACLS algorithms page to its website to assist medical professionals with ACLS exam preparation and training. The institute also recently added a separate ACLS resources page which displays detailed answers to popular Advanced Cardiac Life Support questions. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certification Institute has launched an all-new free ACLS algorithms page to assist medical professionals...

2011-04-26 07:38:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ACLS Blended Learning Solution to Provide Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Education Through Convenient, Integrated Solution Mosby's eLearning, a pioneer in providing eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, and the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) today introduced the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Blended Learning Solution, a training certification solution aimed at...

2010-07-02 16:09:48

According to new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology About 1 in 200 women in the US delivers her baby at home, with approximately 75% of these low-risk, single-baby births planned in advance as home deliveries. In a study published online today by the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG), researchers from Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, analyzed the results of multiple studies from around the world. They report that less medical...

2010-05-31 13:14:59

Fewer than two per cent of cesarean births in British Columbia were a result of maternal request, but the number of cesarean and assisted vaginal deliveries varied widely across health regions in B.C., according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers. "There is a misconception that the overall increase of cesarean births is the result of maternal request," says lead author Gillian Hanley, a PhD student in the UBC School of Population and Public Health. "Our analysis of...

2010-04-15 13:59:49

The March 2010 issue of Clinics in Perinatology (www.perinatology.theclinics.com), published by Elsevier, provides Neonatologists and Maternal-Fetal-Medicine specialists with the tools and concepts necessary to understand Quality Improvement (QI) methodology and to initiate QI projects within their own practices and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). With the American Board of Pediatrics recently making quality improvement part of its program for the Maintenance of Certification process,...