Jeanne Longbottom, MSN

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  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rising popularity of bicycling among adult men for pleasure or as a means of commuting may have a downside: More fatal bike-related accidents, according to a new report.

    The report did have some good news, however: Fewer U.S. children are dy...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rising popularity of bicycling among adult men for pleasure or as a means of commuting may have a downside: More fatal bike-related accidents, according to a new report.

    The report did have some good news, however: Fewer U.S. children are dy...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher-than-normal levels of a certain blood chemical may place some patients at significantly greater risk of dying from heart disease, new research indicates.

    Scientists found that nearly one out of three people with diabetes and stable angin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher-than-normal levels of a certain blood chemical may place some patients at significantly greater risk of dying from heart disease, new research indicates.

    Scientists found that nearly one out of three people with diabetes and stable angin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In Belgium and the Netherlands, where euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are legal, doctors are increasingly confronted by requests for such services from people with psychological illnesses or people who say they are "t

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. infants who die before their first birthday continues to decline and is at a historic low, health officials reported Thursday.

    Between 2012 and 2013, the rate dropped only slightly, from 5.98 deaths per 1,000 births to 5.96. Bu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. infants who die before their first birthday continues to decline and is at a historic low, health officials reported Thursday.

    Between 2012 and 2013, the rate dropped only slightly, from 5.98 deaths per 1,000 births to 5.96. Bu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and personality disorders are common reasons why psychiatric patients in Belgium request help to die due to unbearable suffering, a new study found.

    Euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since 2002, and involves the use of drugs taken b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and personality disorders are common reasons why psychiatric patients in Belgium request help to die due to unbearable suffering, a new study found.

    Euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since 2002, and involves the use of drugs taken b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a solid social life face a significantly lower risk for suicide than those who live in relative isolation, new research suggests.

    Moreover, friendships and outside activities were found to offer protection against suicide...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a rare piece of good news about the U.S. health care system, a new study finds that deaths, hospital stays and spending are all falling among older Americans.

    Between 1999 and 2013, yearly rates of death and hospitalization steadily declined a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a rare piece of good news about the U.S. health care system, a new study finds that deaths, hospital stays and spending are all falling among older Americans.

    Between 1999 and 2013, yearly rates of death and hospitalization steadily declined a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy may worsen quality of life for some cancer patients who are nearing death, a new study finds.

    "Oncologists may presume there to be no harm in giving dying patients chemotherapy, but these data point to more harm than benefit," study...Full Article