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Health IT Information Technology

Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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Healthcare (health-care) is broadly defined as any care, service, or supply related to the physical or mental health and well-being of an individual through the services offered by the medical and a...

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Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African tr...

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Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

A population-wide strategy for the prevention of chronic disease is aimed at improving the health of the growing population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Preventing Chr...

Improving Cardiovascular Health in a Rural Population Can Other Communities Do the Same?

Reducing the continued high burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity, disability, mortality, disparities, and costs remains a paramount public health goal for communities and countries. Accele...

Drivers admit to risky behaviors in RU-Eagleton, NJ Medical School public health poll

(Rutgers University) New Jersey drivers are generally intolerant of behaviors perceived as risky or prone to cause distraction in other drivers, but many do engage in these behaviors themselves, a Rut...

Strength training may cut type 2 diabetes risk in Asian workers

(HealthDay)—Strength training may help cut the risk of incident type 2 diabetes in a working-age Asian population, according to a study published online March 2 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigat...

Some neurons can multitask, raising questions about importance of specialization

The brain is constantly processing sensory information while supporting a dizzying array of behaviors. For decades, biologists have assumed that specialized classes of neurons process all this informa...

American Diabetes Association releases position statement

(American Diabetes Association) The American Diabetes Association is lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point at which it recommends screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes, aligning its gui...

Are pornography users more likely to exhibit unsafe sexual behaviors?

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Sexual risk behaviors such as casual sex, lack of condom use, and a high number of sexual partners have been linked to poor health outcomes, including...

Population Health Management will Be ‘Gigantic’ Market in 2015

Population Health Management and Patient Engagement are some of the most desirable health care markets today, said the 2015 Healthcare Technology Purchasing report from peer60. More than 80 percent of...

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Health Behaviors: Is There Any Distinction for Teachers? A Cross-Sectional Nationwide Study.

Health behaviors, as important modifiable determinants of health, are consistently targeted by prevention messages. Teachers, as educators and role models, may play a key-role in bringing such message...

Health and health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior.

to Describe perceived health, mental health and certain health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior in the population residing in Barcelona in 2011.

Is health literacy related to health behaviors and cell phone usage patterns among the text4baby target population?

Text4baby provides educational text messages to pregnant and postpartum women and targets underserved women. The primary purpose of this study is to examine the health behaviors and cell phone usage p...

Happy@Work: protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial to improve mental well-being among an Asian working population.

Mental health issues pose a serious concern in the workplace for the huge productivity loss and financial burden associated with it. Unlike the traditional 'fixing-what-is-wrong' approach, positive ps...

Epidemiology of Internet Behaviors and Addiction Among Adolescents in Six Asian Countries.

Abstract Internet addiction has become a serious behavioral health problem in Asia. However, there are no up-to-date country comparisons. The Asian Adolescent Risk Behavior Survey (AARBS) screens and ...

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