"Do it yourself" births prompt alarm
- capsules. // Marketing Health Services;Fall2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p5
The article presents news briefs in the healthcare field. A Families USA survey found that 82 million Americans under age 65 went without health insurance for all or part of 2002 and 2003. The Journal of the American Medical Association found that increasing copayments for prescription drugs may...
- U.S. birth rate increases 2 percent. // Nation's Health;May2000, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p6
Reveals that birth rate in the United States has increased by two percent in 1998. Total number of babies born in 1998; Reason for the increase in birth rate; Statistics gathered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
- Birth Announcement. // Scholastic Choices;Jan2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p3
The article offers information on the report of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) according to which the teenage birthrate in the U.S. has declined in 2009 to its lowest level in 70 years.
- Nibbles. B.L. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jun95, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p10
Presents a report on two unrelated topics, breast-feeding problems and Listeria-infected food. Finding of a survey on how to treat low milk supply, breast abscesses, and breast-feeding problems; Estimates on the number of Americans who died from eating Listeria-infected food; Centers for...
- Mismatched Medicare incentives waste time, money. // Medical Economics;4/25/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p109
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office declaring the failure of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to align two electronic health records (EHR) programs causing physicians to waste time and money.
- CDC working group seeks to define public health role in... // Nation's Health;Jan96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p6
Looks at a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on federal governments needing to develop partnerships to improve managed care organizations in preventative health care. Role of health maintenance organizations; Why CDC's Manage Care Working Group was formed; Key...
- CDC gives update on flu vaccine supply, prioritization. // AHA News;9/5/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p6
Reports on an announcement by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the supply of flu vaccine for the U.S. population. Estimated number of inactivated flu vaccine expected to be produced; Recommendation by the CDC concerning the distribution of the vaccine supply;...
- Health news with tabloid appeal. Case, Tony // Editor & Publisher;10/1/94, Vol. 127 Issue 40, p15
Reports on the observation of David Satcher, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that the media tend to give too much attention to health matters with tabloid appeal. Alleged overplaying of isolated occurrences and underreporting of major crises; Satcher's speech before...
- Untitled. // Time;7/4/1983, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the comments of Atlanta Bureau Chief Joseph Boyce on the role of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in preventing toxic shock syndrome, Legionnaire's disease and swine flu. Boyce has shown his impression to the agency's operations through the scientific methods of...