‘You Have a New Identity.’ Patients Share What It’s Like to Recover From a Face Transplant
After having more than 20 surgeries over four years, Katie Stubblefield finally has a new face. In May of last year, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic helped the then 21-year-old become the world’s 40th face transplant recipient, and the youngest in U.S. history. Today, Stubblefield, whose story was first told in National Geographic’s September cover story, is recovering well — and adjusting to the novel life, identity and reality that come with her new appearance. “I’m starting over in a lot of ways,” Stubblefield says through her parents, Robb and Alesia. (Her speech is still recovering ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Report shows price variations at Minnesota hospitals
Prices Minnesota hospitals charge for four common procedures can vary widely, even within the same facility, according to a report the Minnesota Department of Health released last week. MDH reviewed pricing data covering July 2014 through June 2015 for the study. The amount a patient may pay for a procedure could be as much as seven times higher than what another patient would pay at the same facility. The research didn’t examine the cause of price variations. However, nationa l research found… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Report shows price variations at Minnesota hospitals
Prices Minnesota hospitals charge for four common procedures can vary widely, even within the same facility, according to a report the Minnesota Department of Health released last week. MDH reviewed pricing data covering July 2014 through June 2015 for the study. The amount a patient may pay for a procedure could be as much as seven times higher than what another patient would pay at the same facility. The research didn’t examine the cause of price variations. However, nationa l research found… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Health care firm raises more than $12 million
A Santa Barbara, California-based company with an executive office in Nashville announced a round of funding Wednesday. AxiaMed raised $12.4 million in a round led by New York City private equity firm Health Enterprise Partners and followed by a number of existing investors, including Nashville Capital Network. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in 2015, the company provides secure payment software to hospitals and ambulatory care centers, according to a news release. AxiaMed President Kevin Kidd… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Essentia names former Fairview exec chief operating officer
Essentia Health has named former long-time Fairview Health Services executive Brad Beard as chief operating officer for its facilities in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. Beard was previously president of Fairview’s south region. He left the Minneapolis-based health system earlier this year amid a reorganization.  At Fairview, Beard’s responsibilities included leading the organization’s hospitals in Edina and Burnsville. He previously held multiple leadersh ip roles at Fairview,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Public REIT proposes wellness center near Jackson hospital
The project would feature medical offices and senior living. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

These Mass. hospital executives have received the biggest raises
Executives at many of the region's largest hospitals earned massive raises in the most recent reporting year, according to newly-released federal compensation data. According to forms filed with the IRS, which the Boston Business Journal obtained from individual health systems, executives from at least nine hospitals in Massachusetts received double-digit pay raises in the most recent reporting year. The forms became publicly available on Wednesday, and are t he most recent ones available from hospitals.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

New Massachusetts Law Offers Fresh Approach To Caring For Alzheimer ’ s Patients
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, August 15, 2018 (State House News Service) — A new state law aims to change the way Alzheimer’s Disease diagnoses and treatment are handled in Massachusetts in hopes of addressing what one advocate said is currently the “single largest unaddressed public health threat.” The law, which Gov. Charlie Baker signed on Aug. 9 and marked with a ceremonial signing on Wednesday, requires the creation of an “integrated state plan to address and assist in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease,” establishes an advisory council on research and treatment, and calls upon docto...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Alzheimer's Disease Local TV Source Type: news

The keys to playing sports safely in the summer heat
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Use Duke MyChart
Image Description Our secure, online website makes it easy for you to schedule appointments, pay your bills, and send a message to your doctor ’s office when you have non-urgent medical needs. Call 919-626-9037 or 919-551-3458 to sign up or ask your doctor at your next appointment. Treatment TermsChildbirth at Duke Regional Hospital Is Default (Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News)
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: jf210 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Half of cardio patients have multiple diseases, Australian study says
Roughly half of patients admitted to Australian hospitals with a cardiovascular disease also have multiple chronic medical conditions. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toward Opioid-Free Surgery Toward Opioid-Free Surgery
Drs Cornell and Waldman discuss methods for managing postoperative pain while minimizing patient exposure to opioid medications.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Commentary Source Type: news

Can an App Prevent Pregnancy?
By the time Jackie Blume was in her early 20s, like many women her age, she’d been taking the Pill every day for nearly a decade. When she was 23, Blume — now 28 and living in Wilmington, North Carolina — started embracing a more “natural” lifestyle, which for her meant paying attention to what she ate, and avoiding cleaning products, cosmetics, and shampoos that contained certain ingredients. “I wanted to cut things out of my life that were putting unnecessary chemicals in my body,” says Blume. “It led me to question whether my birth control pills were harming me.” Whi...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Reproductive Health Source Type: news

CMS' positive step on site-neutral payments and the case for going further
A new analysis looks at a proposed change to Medicare's hospital outpatient prospective payment system. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Saudi temper tantrum could land one devastating blow — to Canadian health care: Neil Macdonald
This year, there are 800 Saudis in addition to the 3308 Canadian-government-funded positions, meaning the Saudis comprise about 20 per cent of the 4108 residents in Canadian hospitals. We can't afford to lose them. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Opinion Source Type: news

CY 2019 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program
August 22, 2018 10:00am& 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gunshot Gaza: hospitals struggle to treat surge in firearms injuries - Owen J.
More than a thousand people in Gaza have been left with life changing injuries after being shot by Israeli soldiers at demonstrations in the past few months, doctors have said, leading to a medical emergency. Nearly 10 000 people have received inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

AHN plans labor and delivery services at Wexford hospital
Allegheny Health Network ’s new Wexford Hospital will have labor and delivery services when it opens in 2021, only the second maternity unit to open in Pennsylvania in the past 30 years. Wexford Hospital will have 160 beds and other services including cardiac, neurosurgery, a full emergency department and other adult and pediatric services. It will be AHN’s biggest investment to date and part of a $1 billion commitment to build out the hospital network with the end of the consent decree between… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

What you need to know about medical device packaging
Image courtesy of Packaging Compliance Labs. A recent study about recalls of foot and ankle implants included a portion that likely drew less attention than the headline. Some of these implants were recalled because they arrived at the hospital in an unsterile condition, and the authors said faulty packaging may have been the cause. Poor packaging can cause a host of problems for medical device companies and their customers. A package that holds a sterile medical device not only has to arrive at the hospital or clinic free of holes, tears and broken seals, it also has to withstand sitting on a shelf, possibly for...
Source: Mass Device - August 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Contract Manufacturing Materials Testing keystonesolutionsgroup packagingcompliancelabs Source Type: news

Premier Health opens new cardiology office
A Premier Health-owned cardiology practice is opening a new office in Mason, marking another expansion for the hospital network in recent months. Middletown Cardiology Associates, part of Premier Physician Network, is launching the satellite location at Atrium Health Center Mason, 7450 Mason Montgomery Road, Suite 201B. The practice, which is run by Dr. Madhumita Saha, is accepting new patients. The Mason office is the fourth location for the cardiology practice, which also has facilities in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Five Injured in Pennsylvania Walmart Shooting
WYNCOTE, Pa. (AP) — A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people before fleeing but was later arrested after crashing into a police vehicle, police said Tuesday night. All victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the gunfire reported just after 6 p.m. Tuesday in the crowded store at the Cedarbrook Plaza Shopping Center, Cheltenham Township Chief of Police John Frye said. Frye said the gunfire started after some type of altercation between customers in separate lines near the cash register, when "words were...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

Premier Health opens new cardiology office
A Premier Health-owned cardiology practice is opening a new office in Mason, marking another expansion for the hospital network in recent months. Middletown Cardiology Associates, part of Premier Physician Network, is launching the satellite location at Atrium Health Center Mason, 7450 Mason Montgomery Road, Suite 201B. The practice, which is run by Dr. Madhumita Saha, is accepting new patients. The Mason office is the fourth location for the cardiology practice, which also has facilities in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Emergency hospital visits for bowel cancer linked to deprivation
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

A Chicago startup wants to eliminate mistakes in the operating room
It would be a nightmare for anyone to go into surgery for an organ transplant, and after, realize they ’ve been given the wrong one. Though events like this are very rare—making up only .03 percent of all operations every year in the U.S. — Richard Vazquez, who practiced general surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 38 years, said they should never happen. That’s why in 2015 he foun ded Chicago-based software startup SafeStart Medical, which uses smart mobile devices and a cloud-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katherine Davis Source Type: news

A Chicago startup wants to eliminate mistakes in the operating room
It would be a nightmare for anyone to go into surgery for an organ transplant, and after, realize they ’ve been given the wrong one. Though events like this are very rare—making up only .03 percent of all operations every year in the U.S. — Richard Vazquez, who practiced general surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 38 years, said they should never happen. That’s why in 2015 he foun ded Chicago-based software startup SafeStart Medical, which uses smart mobile devices and a cloud-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Katherine Davis Source Type: news

Nemours finishes historic children's diabetes research
As part of a research project conducted by four institutions across the nation, one Jacksonville hospital is taking part in the next big break in type 1 diabetes treatment. Researchers at Nemours Children's Specialty Care on the Southbank of the St. Johns River recently completed a two-week trial of a device that could transform the lives of those living with the disease. The device, called iLet, mimics a pancreas by automatically dosing insulin, glucagon or a comb ination of the two as needed.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Ex-manager jailed after defrauding trust to fund 'lavish lifestyle'
A former contract manager at a hospital trust has been sentenced to jail after using his position to defraud the organisation of more than half a million pounds. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cash-strapped hospitals have spent up to a quarter of a MILLION pounds on super-size morgue fridges
Since 2014, the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has invested £242,923 on hoists, scales and walking frames for overweight patients, according to a Freedom of Information request. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan
A three-day strike by UNISON members at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which was scheduled to begin on Monday, has been called off after the trust’s management lifted the threat of creating a wholly-owned subsidiary. The trust had intended to set up the company and transfer the contracts of cleaners, maintenance workers, IT staff and canteen staff to it. The subsidiary could have then been sold to a private company. But at a meeting earlier this week, director Mark Braden confirmed with UNISON representatives that the trust has stopped all work, on forming a wholly-owned subsidiary, with an agreed short state...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News health care Industrial action NHS NHS subcos privatisation wholly owned subsidiaries Yorkshire and Humberside Source Type: news

UNC Rex eyeing ambitious expansion plans
UNC Rex Healthcare is eyeing development on a 27-acre parcel across the street from the hospital ’s main campus on Blue Ridge Road in west Raleigh. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Graham Source Type: news

Florida Hospital will have a new name in 2019
Adventist Health System, parent company of nearly 50 hospitals across the state, announced that beginning in January 2019, Florida Hospital and all other entities within the Adventist Health System will become AdventHealth. In a statement released Tuesday, a Florida Hospital spokesperson said the name change comes in an effort to become one consumer-centric, connected and identifiable national system. All of Adventist Health System’s wholly owned hospitals and care sites across will adopt the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelsey Sunderland Source Type: news

Gambia:Nurses Complain of Unpaid Transport Allowances
[Foroyaa] Nurses at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, the Bundung Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Kanifing General Hospital and Sheikh Zayed Regional Eye Care Centre, have complained of unpaid transport allowance increment, since it was effected last January. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mount Sinai boosts profits in Q2 as more patients visit
Mount Sinai Medical Center saw a sharp increase in profits during the second quarter as it treated more patients. The non-profit hospital in Miami Beach earned $16 million, up from earnings of $3.9 million in the same period a year ago, according to a report to its bondholders. In the recent quarter, it received a special payment of $10.3 million from the state’s Lower Income Pool, which compensates hospita ls that provide a lot of charity and Medicaid care. MSMC President and CEO Steven Sonenreich… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Countdown: Ohio's highest-paid health system CEOs
Two Dayton health system CEOs — one has since retired — were among the 10 highest paid in the state in 2016. Overall, 14 health system chiefs in Ohio made more than $1 million in salary and bonuses in 2016, our sister publication Columbus Business First found in an analysis of the latest data available on more than two doze n of the state’s largest hospital groups. Changes are coming to future iterations of the annual list: All four system chiefs in Columbus will have changed between 2016… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Glens Falls Hospital planning new building
Glens Falls Hospital is in the planning stages for a new building focused on outpatient care and telemedicine. Tracy Mills, vice president of planning, expects the Glens Falls, New York, hospital to have its plans ready this fall. "Our timeline after that is, we would be sharing the information back with our board, and hopefully proceeding with construction in 2019," Mills said. The hospital is working w ith health care architecture firm FreemanWhite of Charlotte, North Carolina. It has not yet… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Young Source Type: news

Mother, 32, escapes death after she caught a potentially killer bug
Rosie Summers, from Surrey, unknowingly caught Clostridium difficile during a stay in hospital to combat a kidney infection. She spent a week in the same hospital fighting for her life against sepsis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Bahir Dar University Builds New Teaching Hospital
[Addis Fortune] The teaching hospital's price tag is 207 million Br (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Again Top Hospital Rankings
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Characteristics of a suicide attempt predict who makes another attempt after hospital discharge: a decision-tree investigation - Jordan JT, McNiel DE.
The year following discharge from psychiatric hospitalization is a high-risk period for suicidal behavior, particularly among patients initially hospitalized after a suicide attempt. Demographic and clinical correlates have been identified; however, charac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Identifying disrespect and abuse in organisational culture: a study of two hospitals in Mumbai, India - Madhiwalla N, Ghoshal R, Mavani P, Roy N.
This paper draws on findings from a qualitative study of two government hospitals in Mumbai, India, which aimed to provide a better understanding of the institutional drivers of disrespect and abuse (D&A) in childbirth. The paper describes the structural c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Post-discharge mortality in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury in a Brazilian hospital: a retrospective cohort - Leite VF, Souza DR, Imamura M, Battistella LR.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the survival outcomes in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI). SETTING: A teaching hospital in Brazil. METHODS: A total of 434 patients diagnosed with TSCI (2004-2014) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Generating a core set of outcomes for hospital-based violence intervention programs - Monopoli WJ, Myers RK, Paskewich BS, Bevans KB, Fein JA.
Hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) engage individuals who have experienced violent victimization in postmedical care programming, with the goal of reducing the incidence and impact of future injuries. Although there is some empirical sup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology, prognostic factors, and outcome of trauma patients admitted in a Brazilian intensive care unit - Pogorzelski GF, Silva TA, Piazza T, Lacerda TM, Spencer Netto FA, Jorge AC, Duarte PA.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is a major cause of hospital admissions and is associated with manifold complications and high mortality rates. However, data on intensive care unit (ICU) admissions are scarce in developing and low-income countries, where its incidence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiologic aspects of overall injuries in Hamadan Province; a six-year registry-based analysis - Khazaei S, Rezaeian S, Mazharmanesh S, Ahmadi-Pishkuhi M, Baigi V, Khazaei Z, Veisani Y.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the epidemiological aspects of all-cause injuries in Hamadan province during a 6-year period. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study on injured subjects admitted to private or governmental hospitals in Hamadan provi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early risk factors for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic distress after hospital admission for unintentional injury: multicentre cohort study - Kendrick D, Baker R, Hill T, Beckett K, Coupland C, Kellezi B, Joseph S, Barnes J, Sleney J, Christie N, Morriss R.
OBJECTIVE: To quantify psychological morbidity and identify baseline factors associated with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic distress symptoms up to 12  months post-injury. METHODS: Multicentre cohort study of 668 adults, aged 16 to 70, adm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of electronic screening and brief intervention on hazardous or harmful drinking among adults in the hospital outpatient setting: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial - Johnson NA, Kypri K, Saunders JB, Saitz R, Attia J, Latter J, McElduff P, Dunlop A, Doran C, Wolfenden L, McCambridge J.
BACKGROUND: Most trials of electronic alcohol screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) have been conducted in young people. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of e-SBI in adults with hazardous or harmful drinking. METHODS: This indivi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers?
(University of Pennsylvania) Research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that, among the 151 largest cities in the United States, only Philadelphia and New York City have local legislation that protects a nursing mother who returns to work outside the home and who wants to continue breastfeeding. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Emergency hospital visits more common among most deprived bowel cancer patients
(Cancer Research UK) Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13 percent higher proportions of emergency hospital admissions before a diagnosis than patients living in the least deprived areas, according to a study funded by Cancer Research UK. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bascom Palmer Eye Keeps Top Ophthalmology Hospital Ranking Bascom Palmer Eye Keeps Top Ophthalmology Hospital Ranking
For the 15th consecutive year, the Miami-based hospital received the number 1 ranking in U.S. News& World Report's list of best eye hospitals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news