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2010-11-30 16:05:00

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- P/SL has expanded its Blood Cancer Program with the creation of the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) and the expansion of the Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (RMBMTP). HealthONE and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center have acquired the free standing Cancer Care at Thornton (formerly known as the Cancer Care Center of Thornton) led by Medical Director, Kevin Schewe, MD, FACRO. As a commitment to providing the highest...

2010-11-15 20:04:36

A new national survey conducted by researchers from Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute has found that while palliative care may be available for those with dementia, there are significant barriers to providing or receiving services to relieve the pain, eating difficulties and other symptoms associated with dementia. The survey findings are reported in the Nov. 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. "Although the general public and many physicians do not...

2010-11-09 20:34:03

University of Michigan Health System cancer experience study shows more pain flares and financial issues for younger adults Younger adult cancer patients have the most difficulty coping with the pain and emotional issues of cancer, in spite of their potentially better survival odds, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The study, which included mostly breast and lung cancer patients, appears in the November issue of Pain Medicine, a journal of the American Academy of...

2010-11-04 08:32:00

Physicians from 14 nations receive intensive training in palliative care November 6 - 13 SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Dr. Patrick Akhiwu leaves San Diego to share what he has learned with his overworked hospital staff back in Botswana, he'll be equipped with a new tool to help advance Palliative Care in his country and the region. It's not a new piece of high-tech equipment or a powerful new drug. It's leadership. Akhiwu and 21 doctors from around the world...

2010-11-01 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are expressing disgust over the left's lack of real respect for the First Amendment in light of the uproar among professional liberals that ABC News invited conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart to contribute opinions on election night. "Silencing speech is the consistent theme used by progressives," said Project 21 full-time Fellow Deneen Borelli. "Not too long ago, NPR threw Juan...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has selected the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement's (ICSI, www.icsi.org) DIAMOND program as the winner of its 2010 Gold Award for community-based program. DIAMOND (Depression Improvement Across Minnesota, Offering a New Direction) was recognized for its innovative way of delivering services to the mentally ill or disabled, for overcoming obstacles in implementation, and for...

2010-10-28 11:55:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The truth is...not all pain is created equal. Acute pain is where it all begins. Lasting for several months, acute pain is typically treated with rest, time and medication. For many, that is enough. But if the pain persists, it converts to chronic pain, and new methods must be explored. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/FL58348LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/FL58348LOGO ) "When the body...

2010-10-27 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring and education to physicians and staff treating chronic pain, has announced the launch of a new national research center, the Millennium Research Institute (MRI). The mission of the non-profit Institute is to advance pain management and treatment outcomes through the development and dissemination of pharmacokinetic research. (Photo:...

2010-10-08 12:00:00

The International Program at The Institute for Palliative Medicine educates worldwide SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice celebrates World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on October 9 through the worldwide reach of its International Programs, which provide consultation, professional education, and technical assistance to countries, health care systems and organizations committed to building comprehensive palliative care...

2010-10-08 10:12:00

Challenging Palliative Care Cases now featured in Palliative Newsletter SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice is partnering with Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishers of The Journal of Palliative Medicine, to include a monthly case-based educational feature in their Briefings e-newsletter. Palliative care is the prevention and relief of suffering by a specialized interdisciplinary healthcare team that focuses on managing...


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