Archive for May 18th, 2012
Drowning killed more children aged 1 to 4 than any other cause except birth defects between 2005 and 2009, CDC researchers wrote in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Most fatal and nonfatal drownings involving children took place at swimming pools.
Many people know diabetes — both type 1 and type 2 — can take a serious toll on physical health. But these blood-sugar disorders also can affect your emotions and, in turn, your emotions can wreak havoc on your diabetes control…recent research in people with type 1 diabetes has found that long periods of high blood-sugar levels can trigger the production of a hormone linked to the development of depression.
Abbott Laboratories has agreed to pay $1.6 billion in civil and criminal penalties and submit to a five-year corporate integrity agreement (CIA) to resolve a Justice Department probe into its marketing of antipsychotic Depakote. The settlement is the second-largest payment by a drugmaker to date and comes amid a wave of whistleblower-related, civil healthcare fraud cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA). Federal healthcare fraud enforcement in fiscal 2011 raked in a record $4.1 billion.
How do you get someone to stop the constant griping? The answer is simple; Don't listen. Moms, and bosses, are good at this. Now, even therapists are refusing to sit still for chronic complaining.