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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients - although most considered it an important part of treatment...
Re "Study faults breast cancer exams," Nov. 22 So a study of numbers and percentages decides that routine mammograms are probably not financially worth it? What about a study of lives saved, hope restored and loved ones still together? My cancer was...
Contributing writerLast month, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was observed locally and nationally with appropriate fanfare and enthusiasm. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. I would venture that few of us, even in the healthcare professions, know of any recent...
Tags: Chest, Chemotherapy, Medical Research, X-rays, Lungs and Airways
Thoroughbred Threads signs agreement with St. Catharine College Thoroughbred Threads LLC has signed a two-year agreement with St. Catharine College to take over operation of the St. Catharine College Spirit Shoppe and school store in Springfield. ...
A telephone call from my oncology department made me very happy this week. At first, I answered the phone with a little trepidation just simply because of the origin of the call. After the caller informed me I was indeed who she wanted on the phone, she...
Reuters(Reuters) - Email alerts may encourage cancer doctors to talk with terminally ill patients about their end-of-life wishes and to record those preferences in their medical records, according to a U.S. study. Oncologists who were reminded each time one...
Ephraim McDowell Health pharmacists earn national certification Ephraim McDowell Health pharmacists Stephanie Stone, Ashley Cambron, Michele Heinz, Angie Hatter, Brett Vickey, and Jaime Kenney, have reached a professional milestone few in their...
Nick Pesek was coming off the best season of his football career. He was a 1,000-yard rusher for a Saint Xavier University team that hit a peak one year earlier than its coaches had expected and was returning 16 of the starters who won the NAIA national...
Edmonds, Wash.: Our mother left us on Saturday, Oct. 27, on Angel Flight 101 in a first class seat non-stop to Heaven to be re-united with her son, Christopher Howard and husband, Gregory Allen. Also greeting her are her mom and dad, Howard and Avis...
A common operation in the United States, hysterectomies are now going high-tech as many surgeons embrace robotics as another tool to help them do their jobs better. NorthShore University Health System has two robotic surgical systems used for...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Mayo Clinic, Hysterectomy, Health, Blood
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelMore cancer patients will be able to participate in cutting-edge cancer research without leaving the community thanks to a $2.1 million grant Florida Hospital Cancer Institute received this month. The three-year grant from the National Cancer Institute...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelUCF researcher Ming Su has won the National Institutes of Health New Innovator award, which comes with a $2 million grant, the university announced Thursday. Su, an associate professor at UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center, is one of 82...
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