Day: March 28, 2020

Division of Sleep Medicine @ Harvard Medical School

GOT SLEEP?
UnderstandingSleep.orgVisit UnderstandingSleep.org for videos, essays and interactive features on sleep: why it matters & how to get it!

November 6, 2019 Announcement
Program in Clinical Effectiveness

The Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness, a joint program of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School & Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is accepting applications for the 34th annual program 

January 10, 2019 In the News
2019 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

Drs. Frank A. J. L. Scheer, and Steven A. Shea have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award by the Sleep Research Society

December 20, 2018 In the News
Emery N. Brown Wins 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

Carnegie Mellon University recently announced that Division of Sleep Medicine affiliate, Emery N. Brown, the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital the Associate

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Dental Emergency Guide – YourDentistryGuide.com

Your dentist should be the first person you call if you have a dental emergency. Most dentists set aside time for emergency procedures. Be sure to keep your dentist’s after hours contact information readily available at all times.

Whether at home or traveling, the following tips can help you manage a dental emergency until you can get to the dentist. It is important to remember that with some dental emergencies, seeing a dentist within 30 minutes or less can mean the difference between saving or losing your tooth.

Knocked-Out Tooth

A knocked-out tooth is a dental emergency that requires urgent attention. If the appropriate emergency steps are followed immediately after the tooth has been knocked out, the chances are very good that the tooth can be reinserted and preserved by a dentist.

  • Pick up the tooth by the top (crown) of the tooth. Do not touch the root(s) of the
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World Laparoscopy Hospital – Laparoscopic Treatment Training and Research

World Laparoscopy Hospital is the leading name among the world-class academic Minimal Access Surgery institute on this planet. WLH is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). This internationally renowned institute is a Scientific, Clinical, and Educational center to improve the quality of care for the Minimal Access Surgical patient by setting high standards of laparoscopic and da Vinci surgical education and its clinical practice.

World Laparoscopy Hospital’s training Institute is situated in Gurugram, India, United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America. This institution meets the guidelines as established in the “Framework for Post Residency Surgical Education and Training” and is endorsed at the Gold level by various international organizations including WALS and ICRS. This International Institute of Minimal Access Surgery has an outstanding pool of doctors, scientists, and researchers to foster multidisciplinary investigation, inspiring new ideas and discoveries.

The patient is the most

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Online yoga classes, fitness, pilates, bootcamp, HIIT from Philadelphia gyms and studios

While gyms are currently closed, the coronavirus doesn’t have to be an excuse to quit exercising.

Fitness centers across the region are streaming classes to help make at-home workouts more fun than doing 100 crunches on your carpet.

Whether you’re looking for yoga, strength training, HIIT, or dance routines, the following studios have you covered.

Bria Method (barre, yoga, and pilates)

Schedule: Class times vary, stay-up-to-date on Instagram

Schedule: Library of on-demand classes

Price: First 30 days free, $12.99 per month after

Schedule: Yet to be released; stay up-to-date on Instagram

Price: Donation-based via Venmo or other alternatives; details on Facebook

Where to stream: Zoom, zoom.us/join, use meeting code 883-036-6021

Price: Donation based via Venmo (@Daniel-Cordua)

Schedule: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. Sunday (subject to change, check Instagram for latest times:@pranadasyoga)

Price: Donation-based; Donations

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Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital

Due to COVID-19 national and state emergency declarations the Sioux Falls VA HCS is implementing numerous actions to safeguard Veterans served by the Sioux Falls VA, our employees and the public.

Call First!

All unscheduled patients and those with flu-like symptoms are asked to call first! If you do not have a scheduled appointment or have flu like symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath, call us at 605-336-3230 EXT. 5001.

Visitor Guidance

There will be no visitors to inpatients. We will allow compassionate exemptions to end of life. Family members and friends can call to speak to inpatients by calling the operator at 605-336-3230 and dial 0 and ask for the inpatient/Veteran by name to be transferred.

Outpatients should come to VA appointments alone. If assistance is needed for your visit, limit your guest to one adult (over the age of 18) family caregiver who is not

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Dentist Dr Sherry Powell | Dentist West Columbia SC

Dr. Sherry Powell is the number one choice when you’re looking for a dentist in West Columbia SC. The team at Dr. Sherry Powell Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain optimal oral health for the rest of your life.

Your beautiful smile is our passion. We make sure that your dental experience nothing short of amazing. We strive to make sure each and every patient feels 100% comfortable and at ease during every dental visit.

We understand that a trip to see the dentist is usually dreaded, so we’ve decided to flip the script. Here’s what makes Dr. Sherry Powell the best dentist in West Columbia SC:

Compassionate Care

We believe in offering high quality, professional dental care with compassion and a soft touch. We offer dental care that is gentle, relaxing and above all, exceptional.

From the moment you walk in our

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UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

Virtual Reality Enhances Brain Surgery

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals has been re-envisioning the entire pediatric health care experience with technology that most young patients can relate to—virtual reality (VR). At the hospital’s Oakland campus, patient and family anxiety levels are lowered prior to brain surgery with a VR tour of the surgical path to their tumor, guided by the child’s neurosurgeon. Meanwhile VR is used to educate medical staff more thoroughly and communicate clearly about an upcoming surgery. Kurtis Auguste, MD, depart…

Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder

Chelation Study on PKAN Has Implications for Treating Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis  An international study led by scientists in Oakland, CA, and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and adults with a rare and debilitating genetic disorder, Pantothenate Kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), as well as a potentially new approach to treat other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

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Healthy Sleep

Healthy Sleep




Health, memory, safety, and the cultural significance of sleep


The brain, jet lag, caffeine, and aging and how they influence sleep


Achieving better rest and heatlh, and knowing when to seek treatment



Continuing Medical Education for Physicians



Video Highlights

Sleep researchers are discovering how sleep is vital for learning and memory, and how lack of sleep impacts our health, safety, and longevity. (6:13)

Sleepy Driving

Balancing the demands of work and parenthood, Kirsten explores how developing sleep routines in her children can help ensure a lifetime of healthy sleep habits. (4:49)

Kids

Margaret describes her lifelong struggle with insomnia. (1:27)

A consultation with a behavioral sleep specialist

Dr. Janet Mullington discusses how studies suggest a link between sleep deprivation and increased risk for cardiovascular disease. (0:31)

Dr. Janet Mullington

Because their body rhythms drift in a later direction, many teens struggle to wake up

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Family Dental Practice in Scottsdale, Arizona

Dental Services We Offer

Our dental practice in Scottsdale offers a complete range of services, which includes general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry,
and emergency dentistry.

With our warm and friendly staff, we put patients at ease and attend to their oral health needs. No matter the patient’s age, we aim to provide a positive and low-stress dental experience.

  • Scottsdale General Dentistry

    Affordable General Dentistry

    So that you maintain healthy teeth and gums we provide general dentistry services that include dental cleanings, dental examination, dental sealants, fluoride treatment, gum disease treatments and preventative dental care

  • Scottsdale Cosmetic Dentistry

    Top-rated Cosmetic Dentistry

    For a GOREgeous Smile that you can be proud of we offer various cosmetic dental procedures that include dental bonding, home teeth whitening, invisalign, laser gum sculpting, in-office teeth whitening, porcelain veneers and smile makeover

  • Scottsdale Restorative Dentistry

    Quality Restorative Dentistry

    If you want to restore your smile we offer restorative dentistry options that include dental bridges, dental crowns, dental

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    South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)


     

    What’s Happening at your VA

    In an effort to make your search for local updates and resources, read the Veteran’s resource guide to get the most updated information that will impact. We will update this link frequently.  

    The South Texas Veterans Health Care System has updated its Visitation Policy.   Currently, there is a temporary “no visitor” policy at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital in San Antonio. Additionally, there is no visitation at the Kerrville Community Living Center.

    VA is monitoring the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Call your local VA medical center if you have symptoms and have recently returned from China or have been exposed to others diagnosed with the virus.

    One of the most exciting changes brought by the VA MISSION Act, is the new Urgent Care benefit. There are some requirements to qualify for this benefit. Read the Urgent Care fact sheet, then find the nearest urgent

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