Blood pressure can be difficult to understand because it means more than just a set of numbers. We have been told for years that a measurement of 120/80 is the ideal that is considered normal. But now, there are new guidelines for clinicians to follow.
Having a heart attack or going into cardiac arrest is something we all fear, but technology has given us the Automated External Defibrillator, or AED. A life saving device such as the AED should be readily available in most public places, but it's not.
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The Malaysian Education Ministry has denied reports that, worried about the spread of the "unhealthy phenomenon " of homosexuality and "working to curb the problem," it endorsed guidelines to help parents identify "symptoms" of gay orientation.
The Canadian Medical Association has issued national guidelines to assist the prescription of pain medication. The aim is to ensure that proper assessment and treatment are conducted to prevent abuse, addiction and overdose of opioid painkillers.
Many students and parents are 'weirded out' about teachers being on the popular social-networking websites Facebook and MySpace after grade-school kids Tweeted about their teachers being on the websites.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has released a toy safety guideline to help consumers make smart choices while they shop for those perfect gifts for children. (A) awareness, and knowing the (B) benefits, for (C) consumers.
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Almost everyone experiences occasional homesickness, but many young people suffer from a particularly intense form that interferes with normal activities, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
VOA - A confusing variety of laws governing stem cell research in many nations has led to a global effort by scientists, ethicists, lawyers and others to set principles by which stem cell investigations should proceed. The effort is devoted in part to...