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  • D.C. Board Rarely Punishes Physicians
    ... For more than seven years, the D.C. Board of Medicine knew that something was amiss with Jewel A. Quinn's medical practice....
    Washington Post - Mon, 11 Apr 2005 07:38 EST
  • D.C. Calls for Doctor Oversight Hearing
    ...Council member David A. Catania (I-At Large) says the hearing was prompted by a series of Washington Post articles this week demonstrating that the District's medical board rarely disciplines troubled doctors....
    Washington Post - Thu, 14 Apr 2005 08:44 EST
  • D.C. Council Member Allows Health Department More Time To Pay Not-for-Profits Serving HIV/AIDS Patients
    ...Washington, DC, City Council Member David Catania (I) on Friday gave... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 24 May 2005 08:00 EST
  • D.C. Council Member Demands Health Department Pay Not-for-Profits Serving HIV/AIDS Patients, USA
    ...David Catania (I), a member of the... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 21 May 2005 11:00 EST
  • D.C. Council Members, HMO Announce Efforts To Secure Funding for Whitman-Walker Clinic, USA
    ...Washington, DC, City Council Member David Catania (I) on Tuesday was expected to introduce legislation that would redirect $2... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 23 Jun 2005 10:00 EST
  • D.C. Health Department To Begin Medicaid Performance Measures, USA
    ...Washington, DC, officials on Monday said that beginning this month the district''s Medicaid contracts will include "performance measures" designed to show how health plans compare in areas such as rates of cancer, HIV, heart disease, diabetes, smoking and asthma, the... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 18 Aug 2005 04:00 EST
  • D.C. Lawsuit Seeking To Block Medicaid Citizenship Requirements Dropped
    ...Lawyers for Medicaid beneficiaries in the District of Columbia on Friday dropped a federal lawsuit against the city's implementation of a new federal rule requiring Medicaid beneficiaries to establish citizenship when re-enrolling or applying for benefits, the Washington Post reports. Federal officials last month decided to exempt from the law eight million U.S. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 11 Aug 2006 04:00 EST
  • D.C. Medicaid Costs For Transportation A Focus Of U.S. Senate Finance Committee
    ...Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and ranking member Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on Nov. 17 sent a letter to Washington, D.C., Inspector General Charles Willoughby seeking a confidential briefing on the District's efforts to investigate Medicaid transportation costs, the Washington Times reports. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 30 Nov 2006 07:00 EST
  • D.C. Officials Lack 'Sustained Attention' To HIV/AIDS, Editorial Says
    ...Washington, D.C., officials "yield to no one in their outspokenness" about the spread of HIV/AIDS in the district, but their "high-flown rhetoric ... far exceeds their dismal response" to the epidemic, which affects nearly one in 50 district residents according to a report released last week, a Washington Post editorial says... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 31 Mar 2006 12:00 EST
  • D.C. Public Health Officials Say CVS Condom Lock-Up Could Create Barrier To Access, Discourage Use
    ...Some public health officials in Washington, D.C., are concerned that stores such as CVS -- which often place condoms behind locked cabinets -- might discourage condom use by acting as a barrier to access, the Washington Post reports. According to an informal survey, 22 of the 50 CVS stores in Washington, D... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 14 Apr 2006 02:00 EST
  • D.C. Sniper Attacks Left Some With PTSD
    ...Title: D.C. Sniper Attacks Left Some With PTSDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/24/2006 2:04:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2006 2:04:13 AM...
    MedicineNet - Thu, 24 Aug 2006 12:00 EST
  • D.C., Maryland Could Lose Ryan White Funding Under Names-Based HIV Reporting Requirement
    ...The District of Columbia and Maryland could lose millions of dollars in Ryan White CARE Act funding if they do not implement names-based reporting of new HIV cases, the Washington Post reports. Currently, the district and Maryland encode patients'' information when collecting HIV statistics (Brown, Washington Post, 3/13)... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 16 Mar 2006 12:00 EST
  • D.C.-Area Program For Latinas Breaks Barriers To Cancer Screening
    ... Removing economic concerns, having a bilingual staff and being culturally sensitive can remove some of the barriers to cancer screening for Latinas in the United States, according to a study of a program that provided cervical and breast cancer screening in the Washington, D.C., area. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 24 Aug 2006 12:00 EST
  • D1, GAD, And Working Memory
    ...Kobori and Dash examined deficits in working memory after a mild concussive brain injury that did not cause overt neuronal loss. The authors targeted the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC), known to be important for working memory (WM). Rats performed a delay match-to-place task, in which they escaped a water maze to a hidden platform (the location trial), were removed from the maze, and then relocated the platform (the match trial)... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 22 Apr 2006 10:00 EST
  • DA Comments On Case Kansas AG Kline Cited For Necessity Of Investigations Into Late-Term Abortions, Child Sex Crimes
    ...A district attorney involved in a case that Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline (R) has cited as an example of how his office discovered evidence of a crime by conducting wide-ranging investigations about possibly illegal late-term abortions and sex crimes against children recently responded to Kline's comments, the AP/Wichita Eagle reports. Sedgwick County, Kan. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 06 Oct 2006 03:00 EST
  • Dacogen(TM) Approved For Patients With All FAB Classifications Of MDS
    ...MGI PHARMA, INC.(Nasdaq: MOGN) and SuperGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPG) todayannounced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approvedDacogen(TM) (decitabine) for Injection. Dacogen is indicated for treatmentof patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) including previouslytreated and untreated, de novo, and secondary MDS of allFrench-American-British (FAB) subtypes (refractory anemia, refractoryanemia with ringed sideroblasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts,refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation, and chronicmyelomonocytic leukemia), and Intermediate-1, Intermediate-2, and High-RiskInternational Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) groups... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 05 May 2006 11:00 EST
  • Dad more involved if paternity is confirmed early
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among unwed parents, fathers whose paternity is established in the hospital, rather than after their newborn''s mother is discharged, are more likely to support the child and to be involved in the child''s life, new study findings show....
    Reuters - Fri, 29 Jul 2005 01:46 EST
  • Dad tells of son's assisted death
    ...The man who accompanied his terminally ill son to his assisted death in a Swiss clinic describes what happened....
    BBC - Sun, 04 Jun 2006 03:56 EST
  • Dad''s Asthma May Make Child''s Asthma Worse
    ...Having a father with asthma may put children with the disease at risk for more severe symptoms....
    WebMD - Thu, 01 Sep 2005 10:00 EST
  • Dad''s the Link for Childhood Asthma
    ...Title: Dad''s the Link for Childhood AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/2/2005 1:59:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2005 1:59:24 AM...
    MedicineNet - Fri, 02 Sep 2005 11:00 EST
  • Dads can suffer postnatal depression
    ...Although it occurs mostly in mothers, fathers can also suffer postnatal depression, British researchers said on Friday....
    MSNBC - Fri, 24 Jun 2005 03:33 EST
  • Dads can suffer postnatal depression too - study
    ... LONDON (Reuters) - Although it occurs most often in mothers, fathers can also suffer postnatal depression and it can influence their children''s early behavior, British researchers said on Friday....
    Reuters - Fri, 24 Jun 2005 08:10 EST
  • Dads can suffer postnatal depression too - study
    ... LONDON (Reuters) - Although it occurs most often in mothers, fathers can also suffer postnatal depression and it can influence their children''s early behavior, British researchers said on Friday....
    Reuters - Fri, 24 Jun 2005 09:28 EST
  • Dads Get Postpartum Depression, Too
    ...After years studying postpartum depression in new moms, a recent study suggests that new dads can get depressed too....
    WebMD - Mon, 07 Aug 2006 09:21 EST
  • Dads Get Postpartum Depression, Too
    ...Title: Dads Get Postpartum Depression, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2006Last Editorial Review: 8/7/2006...
    MedicineNet - Mon, 07 Aug 2006 11:00 EST
  • Dads Have Postpartum Depression, Too
    ...Postpartum depression doesn''t just happen to women....
    WebMD - Fri, 24 Jun 2005 01:27 EST
  • Dads may increase daughters’ risk of bulimia
    ...Fathers are important influences on their daughters’ perceptions of their weight and shape during childhood, and can increase their risk of developing an eating disorder in adolescence, research shows....
    MSNBC - Fri, 09 Feb 2007 05:37 EST
  • Dads may suffer postpartum depression too
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women are not alone in suffering postpartum depression -- a "strikingly high" number of new fathers are affected as well, researchers reported Monday....
    Reuters - Mon, 07 Aug 2006 08:28 EST
  • Dads may suffer postpartum depression too
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    CNN - Thu, 10 Aug 2006 01:51 EST
  • Dads may unwittingly push daughters toward bulimia
    ...NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fathers are important influences on their daughters' perceptions of their weight and shape during childhood, and can increase their risk of developing an eating disorder in adolescence, research shows....
    Reuters - Fri, 09 Feb 2007 03:46 EST