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Asthma: New Hope in the Disease Management

The number of people living with asthma has nearly doubled over the last 40 years, according to the National Health Interview Survey, and Southeast Georgia is no exception. But, thanks to recent scientific breakthroughs, there’s a new procedure that has the potential to dramatically improve the quality of life for people who have trouble controlling their asthma.

End-Of- Life Continues mission of care

The Nash County Home Health Agency may have been sold recently to a third-party provider, but the Nash UNC Health Care Hospice and Palliative Care program is still doing business the way it has been doing for more than 30 years.

“I think some people were confused by the coverage of the recent sale of the Home Health Agency, but we are still a part of Nash UNC Health Care,” said Sherri Alligood, director of the Hospice and Palliative program, which has been owned by the hospital for more than 30 years.

Dr.Doulgas Boyette is the medical director of the program that provides home care for patients whose doctors certify they need end-of-life care for the remaining months of their lives. These services can be provided at home or a nursing facility.

Astronauts Emergencies In Space Station

We’ve been looking up at the stars for centuries, but it’s only in the last few decades that we’ve been able to actually think about exploring them. Space is still one of the harshest environments that we’ve ever discovered colder than most people can imagine, with no oxygen and plenty of radiation to increase the risk of cancer and other dangerous diseases. When an emergency happens in space, there’s no one to come to the rescue. 

The History of Space Emergencies

There are plenty of emergencies for us to pick from in science fiction movies and novels, but there are harrowing incidents to pick from in the real world, too. First, let’s take a look at the history of space travel and outer space emergencies.

Micro Health Insurance in Rural India: The Effect of Consensus on Its Demand

The present study deals with examining factors that catalyze demand for community-based micro health insurance (MHI) schemes. We hypothesize that demand for health insurance is a collective decision in the context of informality and poverty.

Our hypothesis challenges the classical theory of demand which posits individual expected diminishing utility. We examine factors beyond the traditional exogenous variables.