CDC pulls poster explaining how Ebola can be spread by contaminated droplets
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) poster said droplets, such as those from a sneeze, carried the virus and could remain infectious on surfaces for up to several hours. Debate about the necessity of government-imposed quarantines for ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:16

Ensuring a cool recovery from cardiac arrest
The medical staff administered treatments with or without pharyngeal cooling to patients at random, and subsequently recorded success rates of resuscitation and physiological conditions, including temperature both at the body core and in the head near ... - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:18

The Impact of Sleep and Hypoxia on the Brain
These can include systemic or pulmonary hypertension, cardiovascular disease, glucose intolerance, impotence, gastroesophageal reflux and a variety of neuropsychiatric and cerebrovascular deficits. ... OSA is characterized by the narrowing or occlusion ...
Medscape - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:18

Pain intensity at presentation is a survival predictor in head and neck cancer
Squamous cell cancer is the most prevalent head and neck cancer, which includes cancers of the oral cavity, tongue, pharynx, and larynx. Pain occurs in these cancers as a first sign of disease, due to the direct involvement of tissue and bone, as well ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:26

Pre-treatment pain intensity predicts survival of patients with head and neck ...
... is the most prevalent head and neck cancer, which include cancers of the oral cavity, tongue, pharynx and larynx. In the United States, some 54,000 people are diagnosed every year, and five-year survival rates for oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal ... - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:03

Study: Pretreatment pain intensity predicts survival for HNC patients - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:07

Pain Intensity Can Predict Head and Neck Cancer Survival
Newswise (press release) - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:07

Seniors May Lack Access to Quality Dental Care and Are Highest At-Risk Group ...
23% of seniors have not just one, but multiple forms of periodontal disease, and the rate of oral and pharyngeal cancers is much higher. Even issues like missing teeth or cavities, which may seem marginal, can become major health concerns. Studies have ...
Virtual Press Office (press release) - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:26

The Sorry State of Dental Care in the United States
Not only did the sweeping changes put an end to exclusions for pre-existing conditions, but healthcare reform also designated 10 “essential benefits” that insurers must include in their plans, such as treatment for mental health problems and drug and ...
Healthline - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:08

What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak
FIRST, ACCORDING TO the online-posted résumé of Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he is a democratic internationalist who appears to be more concerned with global issues of Ebola rather than protecting ...
McDuffie Mirror - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:26

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