Alcohol and Minorities
Do blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States drink more or less than whites drink? Do they have more alcohol-related medical problems? Do they receive treatment in proportion to their problems? In 1990, 68.3 percent of whites, 64.5 percent of... How to Give Medicine to Children
"Open wide ... here comes the choo-choo." When it comes to giving children medicine, a little imagination never hurts. But what's more important is vigilance: giving the medicine at the right time at the right dose, avoiding interactions between drugs, watching out for tampering, and asking your... Alcohol and AIDS
There are two reasons to investigate connections between alcohol, HIV infection, and AIDS: alcohol may adversely affect the immune system, and alcohol may influence high-risk sexual behavior. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the agent that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).... Domestic Violence is a Serious, Widespread Social Problem in America: The Facts
Prevalence of Domestic Violence * Estimates range from 960,000 incidents of violence against a current or former spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend per year1 to three million women who are physically abused by their husband or boyfriend per year.2 * Around the world, at least one in every three...
American Diabetes Association, YMCA of the USA and American Medical Association Release New Cost Estimate on Federal ...
The American Diabetes Association and YMCA of the USA , in collaboration with the American Medical Association , released important new research today examining HR 962/S 452, the Medicare Diabetes Prevention ... AMA Honors Rep. Upton of Michigan With Nathan Davis Award
The American Medical Association presented U.S. Rep. Fred Upton the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. Rep. Upton was presented with the award at a dinner in Washington, D.C., as ... Congress Must Take Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Medicare Now
This guest post was written by Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, M.D., President of the American Medical Association. She is an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Ky. The 165-year-old American Medical Association is the largest association of medical doctors, doctors of... If Smokers Vape, Does That Prove Vaping Causes Smoking?
A study reported today in The Journal of the American Medical Association claims to present evidence that "e-cigarette use is aggravating rather than ameliorating the tobacco epidemic among youths." The authors, Lauren Dutra and Stanton Glantz of the Center for Tobacco Research and...
You Need Time Away From an Adopted Sibling Group
October 16, 2007, 6:51 am
Taking on a sibling group can be quite stressful. While you may feel that it is important for the children to have you at home to bond with, it is just as important for you to be in the right frame of mind. Therefore, you need to make time for yourself and for your significant other, if you have... Family Trees And Adoption
September 26, 2007, 7:30 am
On the Russian adoption forum right now there is a thread that both enlightens and infuriates me. It's about telling a teacher that your child was adopted and those elementary school family tree projects . If you bear with me, I'll explain both reactions.
I've written before that I have told... MRSA Infections Kill More Americans Than HIV/AIDS
October 24, 2007, 6:35 am
Yesterday, I learned that our local elementary school had reported a case of MRSA. Usually if something is going around the school, a note comes home with my child. However, this school infection was actually reported as news on a local radio station, which caused me to do some research....
Association of American Medical Colleges Meeting San ...
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American Medical Association - June 20, 2001
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