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Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

By SaintPetersBlog, Guest Author, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 10, 2015 – This is a story about pediatric cancer clusters in Florida. It begins in Durham, N.C., at Duke University, where Dr. David Banks is a professor in the Department of Statistical Science. In 2013 Dr. Banks was the new editor of Statistics and Public Policy, a journal of the American Statistical Association. In early February, Banks gave a speech to the Florida Chapter of the ASA at the University of West […]

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How You Can Help Someone Passed Over For Promotion

By Heather Dugan, EyesOnNews.com, Connection Coach, June 9, 2015 – Have a loved one that’s down in the dumps because they were passed over for a promotion? Here’s how you can help them get past it: Dear Heather, My husband is a firefighter. His dad and uncle are firefighters too, and it’s all he’s ever wanted to do. He was up for captain and had a good shot at it we thought, but he got passed over in favor of a […]

Lung cancer cells (green) cultured together with normal lung cells (red). The triple-antibody combination EGFR, HER2 and HER3 strongly impairs the survival of tumor cells while sparing normal cells. Modified confocal microscopy image: Maicol Mancini, lab of Prof. Yosef Yarden

Study: Triple Treatment Keeps Cancer from Coming Back

By Weizmann Institute of Science, via Yale Health, June 5, 2015 – Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, responsible for some 1.59 million deaths a year. That figure is due, in part, to the fact that the cancer often returns after what, at first, seems to be successful treatment. And the recurring cancer is often resistant to the chemotherapy and other drugs that originally drove it into remission. According to new research by the Weizmann Institute’s Prof. Yosef […]

by · June 5, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Health, Medical, Science
Keep Stress Out of Summer Vacation

Keep Stress Out of Summer Vacation

By Mayo Clinic, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 4, 2015 – PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — You may not think that summer and stress go together, but they often do. Routines change frequently, and downtime can lead to complaining and sibling squabbles. Summertime events, such as graduations, family reunions and vacations, come with their own set of stressors. So, what can you do to stress less and have more fun this summer? Dixie Jackson, behavioral health specialist at Mayo Clinic Health System, […]

What to do when a co-worker depends on you outside the office.

What to do when a co-worker depends on you outside the office.

By Heather Dugan, EyesOnNews.com, Connection Coach, June 2, 2015 – What to do when a co-worker depends on you outside the office. Dear Heather,                                                                                   One of my co-workers has hit a rough patch in her personal life. She just ended a three-year relationship, is taking it very hard and apparently has little family/friend support. She is a very committed to her job and takes on extra projects on a regular basis. The boyfriend didn’t seem very important in her life  (I only […]

Company Owned by Celine Dion’s Sick Husband Secures $35 MILLION-MORTGAGE!

Company Owned by Celine Dion’s Sick Husband Secures $35 MILLION-MORTGAGE!

By Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 1, 2015 – JUPITER ISLAND — A company owned by Canadian singer Celine Dion‘s cancer-stricken husband Rene Angelil just obtained a $35 million-mortgage! And it’s using the chanteuse’s Jupiter Island home as collateral, according to records obtained by Gossip Extra. The huge balloon mortgage, which is due to be fully reimbursed by Dec. 31, 2019, was secured by National Bank of Canada with Dion’s three mansions. There’s also a $20 million-behemoth in Vegas […]

Urbanization and an Epidemic of Loneliness

Urbanization and an Epidemic of Loneliness

By Heather Dugan, EyesOnNews.com, Connection Coach,  June 1, 2015 – There are more of us wedged into less space with global urbanization on a steady increase. Here in the U.S., more than three-quarters of us live in densely developed areas. A full 91% of the adult population owns a personal phone—most of us with Internet and social media access as well. With such proximity and opportunity—connecting has never been so easy. But so elusive… An AARP survey found that the number of adults describing themselves as […]

Bombshell Broward Health Non-Agenda Item stinks of insider Double Dealing

Bombshell Broward Health Non-Agenda Item stinks of insider Double Dealing

By Dan Lewis of BrwrdHealth For EyesOnNews.com, May 30, 2015 – At Wednesday’s Broward Health Board Meeting (May 27/2015), it was announced that  corporate counsel Sam Goren, named partner of the highly respected governmental law firm of Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, P.A., , had given notice that he would resign as Broward Health’s corporate counsel.  No reason was given for this sudden resignation but it appeared to have been seemingly orchestrated by CEO Dr. El Sanadi and Board chairperson David DiPietro. Following […]

Wounded Warrior Captain Bacik Walking, Running and Standing Tall (Video)

Wounded Warrior Captain Bacik Walking, Running and Standing Tall (Video)

By Mayo Clinic, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 24, 2015 – There are heroes in every war and Captain Matthew Bacik is certainly one of those. He was in the elite U.S. Army Ranger Regiment, honored with three Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star Medal, but he left active duty when an ambush in Iraq resulted in a below-the-knee amputation. Today, however, because of a new device tested at Mayo Clinic, he’s walking, running and standing tall.  

OMG – Nabil El Sanadi’s First 5 Months!

OMG – Nabil El Sanadi’s First 5 Months!

By Dan Lewis of BrwrdHealth For EyesOnNews.com, May 21, 2015 – I’ve taken a little time since my last post to talk with a few Broward Health Board members, some senior Broward Health physicians, and some notably well informed people who work for or with Broward Health.  The consensus picture they paint of Dr. Nabil El Sanadi’s first 5 months as CEO is peppered by his apparent arrogant administrative miss-steps, ‘discretionary’ spending seemingly more befitting a drunken sailor, a rumored lack of […]

What Music Therapists Do and Who Can Benefit?

What Music Therapists Do and Who Can Benefit?

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, May 18, 2015 – Did you know that most music therapists are trained psychotherapists who use music as the medium for therapy? Although music therapy is a well-established intervention treatment, similar to occupational or physical therapy, it can be hard to visualize exactly what it entails. The American Music Therapy Association, Inc. defines the practice as “using music therapeutically to address physical, psychological, cognitive, behavioral and/or social functioning.” Used intentionally, music can facilitate healing […]

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Parents Can Learn Strategies for Behavioral Problems Associated with Autism

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, May 14, 2015 – Parent training for dealing with young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can reduce serious behavioral problems, including tantrums, aggression, self-injury, and non-compliance through a structured, 24-week parent training course, according to a study published in late April in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Understandably, parents can easily be overwhelmed by these behaviors and the difficult situations, such as the extreme public meltdowns that happen when a […]

by · May 14, 2015 · Consumer, Education, Featured, Health, Medical