With 14 years of nursing experience and plans for many more, Tamara Floyd of Florida recently joined the Nursing Board at the American Health Council to share her expertise in nursing, patient care and orthopedics.
TransPerfect — the world’s largest privately held language service technology provider, based in New York — recently took steps to fight cancer by participating in the American Cancer Society 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' nationwide walk event.
Sharon Byers, who has served the American Cancer Society in a fundraising leadership role over the past year, will now take the helm as the group’s chief development and marketing officer, a newly expanded position.
Responding to requests for administrative help with Parkinson’s patients, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation will sponsor an attorney-led webinar at 1 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Nov. 8, for families, friends and care givers.
For one fortnight, Americans can bolster the Lupus Foundation of America’s crowdfunding campaign to 'Cut It Out,' a concerted nationwide effort designed to stem the devastating effects of the autoimmune disease.
Because a child with diabetes was unable to safely join his peers at play, the American Diabetes Association joined his family in a lawsuit designed to fight discrimination this week in northern California.
Significant fluctuations in 'bad' cholesterol may correlate with declining brain health in older adults regardless of medication or average LDL cholesterol levels, the American Heart Association’s journal 'Circulation' recently reported from Dallas, Texas.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS) recently revealed its successful attainment of almost $3 million in federal grant funds to combat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in outlying areas with officially sanctioned medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
Pain hurts the pocket as well as the patient, according to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), with overall discomfort contributing to the spiraling costs of health care for the entire nation.
In a recently published study on late-term pregnancy, the American Heart Association found that previously unaffected women who develop prehypertension may be more predisposed to having underweight or stillborn infants than other prospective mothers.
To increase access to data for health care providers, employers and other stakeholders, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently suggested regulations for insurance care offerings that are conducive to informing better decisions.
Enticing flavors and colors with potentially poisonous consequences will be stymied, thanks to President Obama’s recent endorsement of the House Energy and Commerce Committee-backed Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act (S. 142) in Washington, D.C.
Following one fatality and four neurological injuries in French clinical study subjects, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials recently teamed up with European counterparts to investigate the circumstances surrounding BIA 10-2474, a drug manufactured in Portugal.
With symptoms often masquerading as other ailments, Parkinson’s can distress victims when diagnosis is detoured, but scientists can now pinpoint its incidence with a new set of criteria recently developed at Montreal’s McGill University.
To reverse any adverse effects caused by certain bromides used in adult surgery, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its approval of Bridion (Sugammadex) via intravenous injection from its Silver Spring, Maryland, offices
Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) federal spending report recently in Washington, D.C., calling the system “unsustainable” and urging alternative approaches to save Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Trust Fund.
When scientists compared the number of primary care visits to specialist visits for diabetic individuals in a recent Washington, D.C., study, they discovered that having additional co-existing conditions increases patients' odds of seeing a specialist.
Unanimously selected by its board of directors to head New York City-based Autism Speaks, marketing professional Angela Geiger will become president and CEO of the autism research and advocacy group starting in February.
In a compelling new cycle of advertisements, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will launch the fifth consecutive year of its head-turning “Tips from former smokers” campaign, starting Jan. 25 via multiple media outlets.