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Jack Harkins, a member of the United Veterans Council in San Diego County, said news of the VA’s three-star rating last year made his phone ring and ring. After implementing a variety of improvements the clinic is back to four stars.
Most veterans who commit suicide do so with a gun, but most therapists don’t understand gun culture. A veteran who has struggled with depression himself now helps bridge that gap by educating mental health professionals.
The bill proposed by Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) would prohibit doctors from proscribing oxycodone to patients younger than 21.
The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a recent report — putting a strain on families and health care resources.
Según un informe reciente, se espera que el número de latinos en los Estados Unidos con la enfermedad roba-memoria aumente más de ocho veces para 2060, a 3,5 millones de casos, poniendo presión en las familias y en los recursos de salud.
A study shows some emergency physicians wrote far more opioid prescriptions and Medicare patients who saw those doctors were more likely to still be taking the addictive painkillers months later.
The treatment is believed to lessen hair loss because it reduces the delivery of chemotherapy to the scalp and hair follicle.
The National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine said that modifying genes in embryos is acceptable if the alterations are designed to prevent babies from acquiring genes known to cause “serious diseases and disability,” and only when there is no “reasonable alternative.”
David Shulkin promised he would address the problems that have been plaguing the agency, but that it wouldn’t be privatized on his watch.
Antibiotics were given to “children in that classroom, close contacts among the staff and other close contacts of the patient,” according to Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, of the Department of Public Health.