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Cheap health insurance in rhode island?

Cheap health insurance in rhode island?

Insurance commision: You should check with your insurance commissioner in providence. Ri has a reputation for very generous benefits for the indigent. But i assume you want to purchase this and do not have a plan through your place of employment. Your cost will also depend upon your medical history, age, sex and personal habits. ...Read more

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International health insurance for a uk resident in uk?

International health insurance for a uk resident in uk?

On-line: International health insurance, typically with evacuation coverage, is a supplemental insurance policy to cover health expenses while traveling. There are many reputible companies who market their products online. The national health service advises: www.Nhs.Uk/nhsengland/healthcareabroad/pages/healthcareabroad.Aspx. Us state department: travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1470.Html. ...Read more

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Looking for psychologist that deals in anxiety, health anxiety, in southern california. Recommendations?

Looking for psychologist that deals in anxiety, health anxiety, in southern california. Recommendations?

See below: Link to a california state psychological association. The website has "find a psychologist" tab. Good luck! http://www.Cpapsych.Org/. ...Read more

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Looking for psychologist that deals in anxiety, health anxiety, in southern california. Recommendations?

Looking for psychologist that deals in anxiety, health anxiety, in southern california. Recommendations?

See below: Link to a california state psychological association. The website has "find a psychologist" tab. Good luck! http://www.Cpapsych.Org/. ...Read more

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Because of health risks for humans bovine growth hormone is banned in canada, japan, australia, and all 25 countries of the european union?

Because of health risks for humans bovine growth hormone is banned in canada, japan, australia, and all 25 countries of the european union?

No health risk: Bovine GH is given to cows to increase their milk production. It has no activity in humans and would be destroyed in our digestive tract. Opposition to its use is more political than scientific ...Read more

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Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more

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Whats the state of mental health in the united states?

Whats the state of mental health in the united states?

Not so good: A report last year from the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention indicated that at least 25% of the us population reported having a mental illness in the previous year. The same report showed that 8.4 million americans had suicidal thoughts in the past year, 2.2 million made plans to kill themselves, and 1 million attempted suicide. Note: stigma may lead to under-reporting. ...Read more

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In the united states and also internationally, what gender health disparities exist?

In the united states and also internationally, what gender health disparities exist?

Very broad topic: This topic can't be addressed in a few short sentences. A good place to start researching this is the cdc (www.Cdc.Gov/women/ and www.Cdc.Gov/minorityhealth/index.Html). ...Read more

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of seaweed in japan?

What are the health benefits of seaweed in japan?

Seaweed: Seaweed is wonderful for health ! Seaweed is high in calcium. It contains lignans which are antioxidants. A great source of chlorophyll, it can help our bodies to detoxify. It has a chemical composition close to plasma. Their Sulfated Polysaccharides have anti-inflammatory effects. It provided bio-available Iron & soluble fiber. See the many tips taps on seaweed superfoods. ...Read more

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Is there gender bias in health care?

Is there gender bias in health care?

Sometimes: Sometimes certain diagnoses are applied to more women vs men, and problems can be missed because our index of suspicion may not be high enough. For instance, heart attack symptoms may differ in men vs women, but both genders will be just as sick. Some doctors may also assume that women are "hysterical" rather than understanding they may have a complicated health problem. We have a lot to learn. ...Read more

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Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?

Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?

Can't judge: I imagine the couple is more interested in a healthy surrogate. It so happens that candidates in poorer areas may be more willing or interested in being a surrogate. If both parties benefit, i see no harm. ...Read more

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Updated national programmes for child health in India?

Updated national programmes for child health in India?

Confusing question: Why would physicians based in the US have any knowledge of the Indian health system ?Try a site based in your country. ...Read more

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Are there any free psychiatric services in the east end of montreal in english?

Are there any free psychiatric services in the east end of montreal in english?

Wrong place to ask: You would be best served looking in government section of the phone book in your area or calling health services. It's a long shot that one of the professionals on this site is going to know the answer. ...Read more

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Who directs the us dept of health and human services?

HHS: I believe that the HHS Secretary has been Sylvia Mathews Burwell since 9 June 2014. ...Read more

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What are the best mental health facilities in america?

What are the best mental health facilities in america?

To many to answer: I am not sure you are asking about inpatient or outpatient facilities. Inpatient facilities would need to be broken down into into specialties, such as ocd, anorexia, drug rehab, etc. On an outpatient basis, try to find out if your therapist is board certified and trained in provision of empirically supported treatment. ...Read more

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Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. ...Read more

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How do the public and world health organisations make use of health statistics?

How do the public and world health organisations make use of health statistics?

Evaluate & Monitor: The underpinning of public health is the application of interventions to reduce the burden of disease. Health statistics provide a baseline measure from which the efficacy of an intervention can be ascertained. For example, enumerating the prevalence of malaria before and after the use of mosquito nets demonstrates their efficacy. The same is true for vaccines, treatments and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of any mental health facilities in california?

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Does anyone know of any mental health facilities in california?

Mental health facili: Plenty of government run mental health clinics for severely mentally sick people. The government mental health hospitals in all counties. Search the web. http://ochealthinfo.com/behavioral-home [for orange county] http://www.Sfdph.Org/dph/comupg/oservices/mentalhlth/cbhs/default.Asp [for san francisco] .... ...Read more

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How can a social worker intervene to prevent diseases from occurring (health promotion-disease prevention)?

How can a social worker intervene to prevent diseases from occurring (health promotion-disease prevention)?

Prevention: Have you heard the statement, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"? The social worker has the ability to help inform you of healthier health practices that can, if followed, improve your ability to prevent disease. And help you to have a better quality of life. Social workers are a great benifit to many people if only people will listen and apply their reccomendations. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the typical health promotion initiatives that help reduce the risk of depression?

Can you tell me the typical health promotion initiatives that help reduce the risk of depression?

This looks like a : Class assignment. Here is a site you may check: http://www.Cdc.Gov/workplacehealthpromotion/implementation/topics/depression.Html. ...Read more

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I pulled my back out a few months ago, I went to the emergency room and they did xrays and did notice that I had a sprain. I have no insurance due to a recent promotion and waiting for paperwork to be finalized so I can't get seen by a primary care doct

I pulled my back out a few months ago, I went to the emergency room and they did xrays and did notice that I had a sprain. I have no insurance due to a recent promotion and waiting for  paperwork to be  finalized so I can't get seen by a primary care doct

Massage & stretching: There are various reasons why our backs go into spasm or have a strain and as a Rehab/Sports Med MD I see this commonly and try to determine the cause. That would be your 1st step. Next Physical therapy, core training or pilates, yoga and/or massage can usually be used safely to improve muscle strength and balance. Keep me posted ...Read more

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I recently took a total of 2 drug urinalysis for a job promotion and both came back as diluted could my medication of levothyroxine and pravasatin affect the results?

I recently took a total of 2 drug urinalysis for a job promotion and both came back as diluted could my  medication of levothyroxine and pravasatin affect the results?

Urine test: Your urine will be very dilute if you drink large quantities of water/liquid before your test. A diuretic taken just before your test would have similar effects. Neither thyroxine or pravastatin have this effect. ...Read more

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How does eating vegetables promote health?

Yes: Try to eat vegetables with all the colors of the rainbow. ...Read more

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How does music promote health and well-being?

Does it?: It is not established that music promotes health. However, if you like music and it makes to fee better, it will promote your well being like any other pleasurable activity does. ...Read more

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What would your recommend to promote good health? General rules for 42 yo.

What would your recommend to promote good health? General rules for 42 yo.

Watch weight. : Don't smoke, keep your weight normal and exercise regularly. Do something you enjoy. Help others. Don't drink excessively or use street drugs. See your doctor for regular checkups. An active sex life helps! ...Read more

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After another tragedy, do conservatives again promote that everyone who becomes violent has mental health?

After another tragedy, do conservatives again promote that everyone who becomes violent has mental health?

Logical Error: This is about common logical errors humans make: We tend to ignore (or are unaware of) the fact that the vast majority of people struggling w/mental health challenges DO NOT EVER become violent. Instead we focus on the relatively very small number of people w/mental health problems who DO become violent. We conclude that those prone to violence represent ALL people w/mental health problems. ...Read more

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How do I promote ganglia health?

How do I promote ganglia health?

See answer: Ganglia are part of the nervous system. Exercise, healthy diet, avoiding neurotoxins like excess alcohol are recommended for health in general, including the nervous system. There is no specific advice pertaining to ganglia. ...Read more

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How does carnosine promote health?

How does carnosine promote health?

See below: Carnosine can inhibit sympathetic nervous system activity that otherwise promotes hypertension, thus diminishing obesity-associated blood pressure elevations. Its antioxidant properties protect heart muscle directly against toxins, even powerful chemotherapy agents that would otherwise pose serious risks to heart tissue ...Read more

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Are there any suppliments that actually promote Prostate health?

Are there any suppliments that actually promote Prostate health?

Maybe: It has been suggested that lycopene found in tomatoes and in OTC supplements may be beneficial. First thing you should do is have your family physician do a digital rectal prostate exam to make sure your prostate feels normal. Stay away from advertised "medications" that sound too good to be true. ...Read more

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How can animals promote health in elders with dementia?

How can animals promote health in elders with dementia?

Soulfully: Animals have been found to stimulate social interaction & ease agitation in dementia patients + simply give them pleasure. Maybe it has to do with the unconditional love & acceptance that pets seem to provide, and the manner in which they relate to us without highlighting our cognitive challenges; they seem to relate to dementia patients at an intuitive, nonverbal, non cognitive & soul level! ...Read more

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What are new therapies emerging to promote holistic health?

What are new therapies emerging to promote holistic health?

Holistic health: New therapies in this area are really progress in therapies that have been used for decades. Clinical nutrition, biofeedback, clinical hypnosis (see.www.asch.net), dietary supplements, and exercise. For safety and effectiveness, work under the guidance of a licensed professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any chinese herbs are good to promote liver health?

Are there any chinese herbs are good to promote liver health?

Milk Thistle: It may not be part of traditional chinese medicine but milk thistle is very good for the liver. ...Read more

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How do your promote physical health for people with mental illness?

How do your promote physical health for people with mental illness?

By example: Loving someone who is mentally ill is a tremendous challenge that will take sacrifice, courage, and goodness that may not be returned. Some of the strongest medications promote obesity. One of the kindest things you can do is find some form of vigorous physical activity you and your loved one anjoy doing together, and share this time. It's a precious opportunity. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of foods promote good eye health?

What kind of foods promote good eye health?

Many: There are several food ingredients that reduce the risk of eye disease. This includes lutein and zeaxanthin which is found in dark green leafy vegetables, like kale and spinach; fish oil; flax-seed oil, anti-oxidant vitamins (vit a, c, e and zinc). ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that promote eye health?

Are there any vitamins that promote eye health?

Yes: Vitamin a is necessary for adequate night vision. B vitamins, vit. C & antioxidants protect against cataracts. Vit c, d, beta carotene, vit e & zinc slow progression of macular degeneration. Flavonoids like lutein, zeaxanthin & anthocyans are also beneficial. Even mainstream ophthamologists often recommend supplements for eye health. See http://www.Allaboutvision.Com/over60/nutrition.Htm. ...Read more