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What is operation peer support within the blinded veterans association?

What is operation peer support within the blinded veterans association?

Special funding : Special line item funding for the centers of excellence to put together best programs for vets. ...Read more

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What's the blinded veterans association?

What's the blinded veterans association?

Helpful advice: This is an organization helping veterans with visual disabilities. You only need lowered vision to qualify and if you are a veteran with time and no visual problems you can help them out. Contact the local VA Hospital to reach them. ...Read more

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Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Nothing generic: That I am aware of. Which is good thing for farmers/ranchers/etc. In general, it is small / enclosed work spaces that pose potential risk to workers. ...Read more

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The best excellence diagnosis center in europe for neurology? Any equivalent to the mayo clinic ?

The best excellence diagnosis center in europe for neurology? Any equivalent to the mayo clinic ?

Queens Square London: The university college london institute of neurology in queens square is one of the most refutable institutions of neuroscience care in europe. ...Read more

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Is there a national organization for paget's disease patients?

Is there a national organization for paget's disease patients?

Paget Foundation: The paget foundation, http://www.Paget.Org, is one organization. Related groups: http://www.Pagetitalia.Com, http://www.Paget.Org.Uk, http://www.Paget.Nl, http://www.Rarebonedisease.Org, http://www.Magicfoundation.Org, http://www.Fibrousdysplasia.Org, http://www.Nof.Org, http://www.Bones.Nih.Gov, http://www.Oif.Org, and http://www.Boneandcancerfoundation.Org. ...Read more

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Oncology: Where within the National Institute of Health's organization does an oncologist send suspected cancer slides as a second opinion?

Oncology: Where within the National Institute of Health's organization does an oncologist send suspected cancer slides as a second opinion?

Your doctor can guid: NIH is a huge institution. Unless you are your doctor know someone there who is a bonafide speciallist, you may not get the answer that you are seeking. NIH is not known for slide reviewes in the first place. There are other centers of excellence in different cancers, which you doctor can guide you or his office to do. What is your diagnosis? If you tell me tha,t i can guide you and help you find ...Read more

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What is the national framework for older people?

What is the national framework for older people?

Ambiguous question: Do you mean is the country doing more for the elderly? Actually the current programs have not changed but the money supply is dwindling and the prospect for maintaining the current level of funding is not good. This is part of the national debate. The improvement in medical and public health for the younger have increased the numbers of elderly. ...Read more

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Finalexitnetwork.Org a group of people who provide assistance for people suffering of disease to end their lives, has a medical director, is this ok?

Finalexitnetwork.Org a group of people who provide assistance for people suffering of disease to end their lives, has a medical director, is this ok?

If I understand: Correctly the final exit network provides guidance to individuals w a wide variety of “intolerable illnesses” enabling them to successfully commit suicide. This is an ethical & a medical issue. To assist another's suicide would violate my personal commitment to the principle “primum non nocere” or “first do no harm”. As a physician this is the first & most fundamental guide I use in making >>. ...Read more

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Help, please. Is the CDC (center for disease control and prevention) an international health agency?

Help, please. Is the CDC (center for disease control and prevention) an international health agency?

CDC: The cdc is a us governmental health agency. The website cdc.Gov has thousands of useful topics ranging from international travele (cdc.Gov/travel) to concussions (cdc.Gov/concussion) to growth and development (cdc.Gov/actearly). ...Read more

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What is considered legally blind in the state of connecticut?

What is considered legally blind in the state of connecticut?

20/200 or worse: In general, the definition of legal blindness is vision which cannot be corrected better than 20/200 in either eye. ...Read more

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Is there any research or study being conducted in the us on ketamine to relieve major depression, as in the recently published uk study at oxford heal?

Is there any research or study being conducted in the us on ketamine to relieve major depression, as in the recently published uk study at oxford heal?

Yes,several.: Several. You obviously read the research at oxford health nhs, one at houston's baylor college of medicine, new york mt. Sinai school of medicine and are the ones that immediately comes to mind. Although it is promising, the long term effects are yet unknown so more research is needed. ...Read more

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Is there a website for living wills and advance directive?

Is there a website for living wills and advance directive?

Amerian Bar Assn etc: One of the best i can refer to is the american bar assn. Yes, it seems odd for a doctor to refer to a lawyer's site, but check out: http://www.Americanbar.Org/groups/law_aging/resources/consumer_s_toolkit_for_health_care_advance_planning.Html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the cultural significance of the renaissance for western european society.?

Immense: I would be doing the Renaissance a serious injustice to try and describe its impact in 400 characters. There are countless books both on and from the period which will show you how important this time period was. ...Read more