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Northeast Takes the Lead; South Lags Behind: Growth Likely to Continue as Public Becomes Aware New York, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Palliative care in U.S.
Northeast Takes the Lead; South Lags Behind Growth Likely to Continue as Public Becomes Aware NEW YORK, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Palliative care in U.S.
SEATTLE, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A poll of registered voters in the Pacific Northwest released today by National Journal and The Regence Foundation finds that Washington and Oregon residents are considerably more open to end-of-life options than the overall American public.
Every year, at least 116 million adult Americans experience chronic pain, a condition that costs the nation between $560 billion and $635 billion annually, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
GLENVIEW, Ill., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the one of every four American adults who suffers from chronic pain, the findings released today by the Institute of Medicine in its report, "Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research" will evoke a sigh of relief.
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 21st at 4:00 p.m.
A Position Statement from the American Academy of Pain Medicine GLENVIEW, Ill., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several recent unintentional deaths of military personnel have drawn national attention on major news websites and Sunday morning television talk shows.
BALTIMORE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to evolving health care guidelines and the needs of its growing membership, XLHealth has reformed its Medical Advisory Board, bringing together nine leading authorities in both clinical program management and medical consulting, who will play a vital role in helping the company formulate new programs and interventions that best serve the needs of its more than 100,000 chronically ill and underserved Medicare members. The Medical Advisory...
PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with life-threatening illnesses receive hospital-based palliative care services for an average of more than a year, far longer than adults who require similar end-of-life support, according to a new study from the Pediatric Palliative Care Research Network and PolicyLab at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The majority of children were treated for genetic, congenital, neuromuscular, breathing and stomach illnesses, much...
Though there have been significant improvements in the treatment of head and neck cancer, there is still a lack of data on the experience of end of life care for head and neck cancer patients.
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