The technological breakdown, the origin of which isn’t certain, threatens the proper care of the young diabetes patients.
(Loftus, 12/1) The New York Times: Study Warns Helmets Don’t Offer Full Protection On Slopes CONCORD, N. — For several years now, it has been almost de rigueur for skiers and snowboarders to strap on a helmet amid rising concerns about safety on the slopes.
But I also knew I would deeply miss the ones who couldn't make it.
(Henig, 11/28) The Washington Post: Doctors In China Found Tapeworms In Brain Of Man Who Ate Undercooked Meat In Hot Pot A Chinese man sought medical attention for seizures and a headache that lasted nearly a month.
(Johnson, 11/27) The Associated Press: Flu Season Takes Off Quickly In Deep South States The flu season is off and running in the Deep South.
The most recent weekly flu report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds high levels of flu-like illness in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Nevada, South Carolina and Texas.
“That is humbling in all the best ways.” (Anthony, 12/2) NPR: Teens Who Threaten And Hit Their Parents: That's Domestic Violence Too Nothing Jenn and Jason learned in parenting class prepared them for the challenges they've faced raising a child prone to violent outbursts.(Grady, 11/27) The Wall Street Journal: A Prescription Of Poetry To Help Patients Speak Their Minds Dr. The patient had asked for “Invictus,” a dark poem by William Ernest Henley that he remembered from his past.Joshua Hauser approached the bedside of his patient, treatment in hand. It was a copy of a 19th-century poem titled “Invictus.” It isn’t often that doctors do rounds with poetry. Hauser, section chief of palliative care at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, and colleagues are testing it as part of a pilot study. (Reddy, 12/1) The Wall Street Journal: Diabetes Patients’ Blood-Sugar Data Aren’t Being Shared Parents of young diabetes patients say they haven’t been getting crucial readings from blood-sugar monitors worn by their children since early Saturday.Free dating services owned by Match Group, including Tinder, Plentyof Fish, and Ok Cupid, are frequently used by registered sex offenders.While Match Group’s subscription-based product, Match.com, screens many users against sex offender registries, people on its other services are left to fend for themselves, according to a disturbing investigation by .But extending those screenings to the rest of Match Group’s services would be hard, since several of them don’t collect enough user information to let the company effectively compare people against sex offender registries even if it wanted to.A lack of a uniform policy allows convicted and accused perpetrators to access some dating apps and leaves users vulnerable to sexual assaults, according to an investigation.Public health news is on stem cell heart therapy, flu season, Parkinson's disease, poetry therapy, problems with blood-sugar monitors, warnings about ski helmets, a grateful transplant patient, children prone to violent outbursts, and more.Pro Publica: Tinder Lets Known Sex Offenders Use The App. Susan Deveau saw Mark Papamechail’s online dating profile on Plentyof Fish in late 2016.The couple are parents to two siblings whom they first fostered as toddlers and later adopted.In some ways, the family today seems like many others.