Newly Report Endrses Screenin For All Babies

State Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Delaware/Montgomery, who recently introduced legislation that would mandate all newborn babies be tested for congenital heart disease, today announced the release of a report endorsing that plan. The bill, Senate Bill 1202,
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Diet Recipes That Work

Summer is a great time to start new healthy lifestyle and go on a diet as there is such a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, which are vital for your nutrition if you wish to say goodbye to some extra pounds. The unique weight loss program Sadkhin Complex (more...)

Get A Better Night Sleep Tonight!

Yikes! More than two thirds of Americans do not get the recommended average amount of sleep per night. These are the people who drive with us on the roads, operate heavy machinery, teach our children… and what’s worse… I’m one of them! I had to do some research to figure (more...)

Insurers Must Fully Cover Birth Control

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that insurers by 2013 must fully cover the full cost of birth control and other prevention services for women without co-pays. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius hailed the move as "historic". Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards (more...)

Is The Measles Exposure Possible

Is The Measles Exposure Possible?

According to information released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health there is possibility of a potential measles exposure of Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh Counties: " Most people in the United States are immune to measles, either because they received the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine in childhood or because they (more...)

PA Is The 19th Heaviest State In US

Pennsylvania is the 19th heaviest in the nation, according to a study of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 28.5 % of the population in this state considered obese. The goverment of the state has been tried to chage this situation - (more...)

Allyson Y. Schwartz About Free Prevention And Wellness Services

U.S. Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz, representing the 13th Congressional District of Pennsylvania,has been working on some initiatives for seniors. Here are some update, that could be interested for you: " Dear Friend, As Congress continues to debate key issues, I wanted to update you on some initiatives I have been working on for (more...)

Beauty That Kills

Colorful bottles and jars from pharmacy shelves allure us with sweet promises to make us beautiful, young and healthy. Almost all of them carry a line: “Doctors’ choice #1”. They entice us with delicious smells and exotic ingredients. Toothpastes promise to whiten our teeth, shampoos – to recondition our hair, (more...)

Death By Funeral

There are some stories you hear that are hard to believe.  Well this one folks, is downright impossible.  And yet, it’s true. Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, a woman from Kazan, Russia,  was said to have died from chest pains in the middle of last week.  She would pronounced dead and (more...)

Medicare and Medicaid fraud

Government is Going to Fight with Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

At the sixth annual regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit held in the University of Sciences (West Philadelphia) the most discussed theme was Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Eric Holder told the forum that for last two years health care system has lost $8 billion just because of fraud. And now federal (more...)

New Labels on Every Cigarette Box and Advertisement in 2012

New Labels on Every Cigarette Box and Advertisement in 2012

Scary fact: despite Surgeon Generals warnings on cigarette boxes, an average of 3,000 teens light up their first cigarette every day.  Clearly something had to be done; and so it was. Yesterday, Tuesday the 21st, Health officials in Washington unveiled nine graphic labels warning of the dangers of cigarette smoke.  These (more...)

Hospital Advocates Warn of Budget Plan’s Impact on Health Care

Hospital Advocates Warn of Budget Plan’s Impact on Health Care

State Sen. Mike Stack today warned of the disastrous impact of state budget cuts to health programs and services as the Senate tackles the House Republican version of the 2011-12 state budget. He, along with state Sens. Shirley Kitchen, Andy Dinniman, Larry Farnese and Jim Brewster; Ken Braithwaite, regional (more...)

Progress Against Polio Marks U.S.-Russia Collaboration in Health

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer A more than 50-year relationship that has survived the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union remains strong, vibrant and still vital in the global effort to eradicate polio and combat other health threats. At the G8 summit in France in late May, leaders from Russian (more...)

Europe is for Marijuana, Russia is against Parsley

Just a week ago the International Commission declared war on drugs to be a “failure”. And while Europe is going towards decriminalization of marijuana and other drugs, Russia has no intention to give up: moreover, the Chief Sanitary Inspector of Russia – Gennadiy Onishchenko has added to the long list of (more...)

Two Americanes Have Been Affected by E coli Bacterium

Two Americans Have Been Affected by E. coli Bacterium

Sixteen people have died - 15 in Germany and a woman who died in Sweden after travelling to Germany, after becoming infected with enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), with hundreds more sickened by the virulent bacterium. According to the medical information, the gastrointestinal infection has led to (more...)