The four principles behind WIG’s cross-sector work

The four principles behind WIG’s cross-sector work

The Whitehall & Industry group is 35 years old, it was set up in 1984 and it hasn’t deviated from its purpose since, but it’s merely grown – which tells you something about how relevant it is, I think. And to my mind, it was set up around four undeniable truths: and the first ofRead More The four principles behind WIG’s cross-sector work

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Rose’s Story

You know, my mama had always told me, you know, “quit smoking,” you know. As a matter of fact, she said she was going to kill me if she caught me. But I didn’t listen, you know. But, you know, now that, you know, I went through all this, you know, I now understand whatRead More CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Rose’s Story

Pregnant Girl Dies After Abortion Ban Prevents Chemotherapy

Pregnant Girl Dies After Abortion Ban Prevents Chemotherapy

speaking of the incredibly negative effect that abortion of bands can have on people the mother of a pregnant leukemia patient who died after her chemotherapy was delayed why because of the entire abortion laws in the dominican republic is accusing doctors have not putting her daughter’s health first this is incredible it is aRead More Pregnant Girl Dies After Abortion Ban Prevents Chemotherapy

The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

Dave Erickson: Folic acid is a vitamin which can protect a developing baby from getting a serious problem that can cause difficulties walking. Spina bifida. Anencephaly. These are major birth defects that are either fatal or have serious, long-term consequences for the child. And, in contrast to polio, where you only get motor- you onlyRead More The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Sharon’s Diagnosed at 37 Story

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Sharon’s Diagnosed at 37 Story

(Sharon) I was diagnosed at 37. I had two children. Made the kids’ lunches, took ’em to school. You know, was on the PTA. I started to feel tired. Then I thought I had swollen glands. Life was going to change for me pretty quick. Went to the doctor and he put me on anRead More CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Sharon’s Diagnosed at 37 Story

Amish Girl & Family Flee to Avoid Forced Chemotherapy

Amish Girl & Family Flee to Avoid Forced Chemotherapy

an Ohio Amish girl and her family have lead to avoid forced chemotherapy Kevin sent me this story via MSN is an 11-year-old Amish girl who is here in hiding after an Ohio Court ruled that she must listen to medical professionals and continue chemotherapy which is a treatment her parents don’t want because theRead More Amish Girl & Family Flee to Avoid Forced Chemotherapy

Same Chemotherapy $70,000 in US, $2,500 in India

Same Chemotherapy $70,000 in US, $2,500 in India

another medical story which i found pretty disturbing the same chemotherapy treatment that cost seventy thousand dollars in the u_s_ cost twenty five hundred dollars in india the atlantic at a rate of about this and they talked about goalie vic believe it is a leukaemia drug it cost seventy thousand dollars for a yearRead More Same Chemotherapy $70,000 in US, $2,500 in India

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Sharon’s “Treadmill” Tips Commercial

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Sharon’s “Treadmill” Tips Commercial

(SHARON) I’m Sharon and smoking caused my throat cancer. My life isn’t the same after all those surgeries and treatments. But, walking every day makes me feel like myself again. Well, Well, almost. (Announcer) You can quit. For free help, visit CDC.GOV/TIPS.

New Tool to Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy

New Tool to Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy

Hello, my name is Lisa Richardson, and I’m an oncologist and medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I’m pleased to speak with you today as part of the CDC Expert Video Commentary Series on Medscape about an educational Web site aimed at reducing infections in cancer patients—preventcancerinfections.org As clinicians, we knowRead More New Tool to Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy