The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently launched Random Acts of Light, which is a new initiative that is designed to bring hope to cancer patients through its unique, powerful fundraising campaign: 'Light the Night.'
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently cited research showing that family physicians play an important role in gaining their patients’ trust and learning about their mental health care states.
Pediatric cancer patients recently painted a spacesuit, now in outer space, as part of 'The Space Suit Art Project' in the #CuresNow Moonshot Initiative, which is raising awareness of childhood cancer.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently hosted its Family Medicine Experience event in Orlando, Florida, where attendees heard a keynote address from Dr. Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal.'
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently highlighted 12 individuals who are leaders in the field of environmental health research.
Readmission rates for patients covered by Medicare declined in all but one state during the five years leading up to the end of 2015, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Sue Dubman, a health care and informatics researcher who has Parkinson’s disease, recently wrote an article in the 'Journal of Parkinson’s Disease' to explain that she wants to share her information to further scientific research.
The latest American Heart Association (AHA) 'Rapid Access Journal Report' stated that smoking has long-lasting, broad effects on human DNA, helping scientists to better understand diseases connected to smoking.
The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Inc. (GAP), a nonprofit agency focused on decreasing the duration, expense and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials, recently added Pascale Witz to the organization’s board of directors.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently released a recommendation that health professionals use education and empathy, instead of shame, to encourage their patients to overcome obesity.