Month: April 2020

VA Portland Health Care System

Important information from VA Portland

Picture of VA Portland Volunteers
We would like to recognize VA Portland’s volunteers who donate their time, talents and resources to support VA in its mission to care for Veterans.

VA established Voluntary Service over 74 years ago and is one of the largest centralized volunteer programs in the federal government.

Volunteers carry on a proud history within VAPORHCS. Over 500 volunteers support services such as Patient Escort, Bio-Med, My HealtheVet, Transition Care Management, Social Work, Supply Chain Management, Voluntary Service (office, information desk and Guest Shuttle Program), etc. Our Volunteers also provide special touches by making appointment reminder calls, visiting patients, delivering comfort items, transporting patients (DAV Program), and serving as Red Coat Ambassadors.
 
In fiscal year 2019, volunteers donated 82,916 hours which equates to 53 full time positions for a year!

Thank you, VA volunteers, for your smiles, listening ears and the special touch you so willingly offer.

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California doctors’ dubious coronavirus claims condemned by health experts

A widely shared local television video of last week’s news conference, which was posted on YouTube, reached more than 5 million views and was amplified by Elon Musk and Fox News, where Dr. Dan Erickson and Dr. Artin Massihi appeared on primetime shows two nights in a row.

The video has since been taken down by YouTube for violating the platform’s policy on misinformation, a YouTube spokesperson said.

The doctors, who are not epidemiologists and who own and operate urgent care centers in the Bakersfield area, held the news conference on April 22 to share their conclusions about the results of 5,213 coronavirus tests at their clinics, extrapolating their findings to the California population as a whole.

“Do we need to still shelter in place? Our answer is emphatically no. Do we need businesses to be shut down? Emphatically no. Do we need to test them and get them back … Read More

Journal of Translational Medicine | About

High visibility

Journal of Translational Medicine‘s open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

Journal of Translational Medicine offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF.

Flexibility

Online publication in Journal of Translational Medicine gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for

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Underrepresented in Medicine Definition | AAMC

On March 19, 2004, the AAMC Executive Committee adopted a clarification to its definition of “underrepresented in medicine” following the Supreme Court’s decision in Grutter.

The AAMC definition of underrepresented in medicine is:

“Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.”

Adopted by the AAMC’s Executive Council on June 26, 2003, the definition helps medical schools accomplish three important objectives:

  • a shift in focus from a fixed aggregation of four racial and ethnic groups to a continually evolving underlying reality. The definition accommodates including and removing underrepresented groups on the basis of changing demographics of society and the profession,
  • a shift in focus from a national perspective to a regional or local perspective on underrepresentation, and
  • stimulate data collection and reporting on the broad range of racial and ethnic self-descriptions.
     

Before June 26, 2003,

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DENTIST GAMES Play Free Dental Games and Brush Teeth Game Online

Welcome to Dentist Games!
It is very important that each day you wash your teeth and keep them healthy, regularly visit your dentist to examine your teeth.

Baby Monster

Baby monster was eating too much candy and in candy it’s sugar that is very bad for her teeth.

Sonicare For Kids Game

Sonicare For Kids

Tool in the hands and start to destroy, bacteria, cavities and unhealthy teeth! Use the philips sonicare for kids toothbrush to clean teeth.

Mario Dentist

Mario Dentist

You are not limited in time, which means there is no need to rush, play slowly and safely with super mario.

Ben 10 At The Dentist

Ben 10 At The Dentist

Help Ben 10 to fix his teeth! Use a variety of dental tools in order to fix Ben 10 teeth.

Barbie Dentist

Barbie Dentist

You are a Barbie dentist and your job is to look for sugar-bugs. Blast’em all before the level ends. check out your tools and prepare to

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Octane Fitness ZR7 Zero Runner

Description

The Octane Fitness ZR7 Zero Runner was created to meet an audacious goal: to provide a true running experience with zero impact.  The ergonomics of the Zero Runner fits users of all sizes. Simulate walking with short strides, or take full advantage of the ZR7’s design, and increase speed to replicate an all-out running motion with strides up to 58 inches.

The ZR7 also educates you about your stride and form.  Built-in intelligence traces your stride while you walk, jog or run so you can track the health of your form and ensure that you are performing strong throughout your workout.

Features

  • Natural motion that replicates walking, jogging or running
  • Dynamic stride length up to 58″
  • Patented hip and knee joint
  • Intelligent stride tracking
  • Console displays all essential workout data
  • Octane Fitness app compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 for mobile device connectivity
  • Wireless heart rate (Polar, ANT+ and Bluetooth 4.0)
  • Digital
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Is there a relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement? Positive results from public school children in the northeastern United … – PubMed

OBJECTIVES:

To determine relationships between physical fitness and academic achievement in diverse, urban public school children.

METHODS:

This cross-sectional study used public school data from 2004 to 2005. Academic achievement was assessed as a passing score on Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) achievement tests in Mathematics (fourth, sixth, and eighth grade, n = 1103) and in English (fourth and seventh grade, n = 744). Fitness achievement was assessed as the number of physical fitness tests passed during physical education (PE). Multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted to assess the probability of passing the MCAS tests, controlling for students’ weight status (BMI z score), ethnicity, gender, grade, and socioeconomic status (school lunch enrollment).

RESULTS:

The odds of passing both the MCAS Mathematics test and the MCAS English test increased as the number of fitness tests passed increased (p < .0001 and p < .05, respectively).

CONCLUSIONS:

Results show statistically significant relationships

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GolFIT Carolina – Better Your Body To Better Your Swing


GolFIT Carolina is a golf fitness website dedicated to helping golfers play better, healthier golf.  It’s author/owner, Bob Forman, is a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Author and Speaker who is internationally recognized as a leader in golf fitness programming.  He holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and certifications through the Titleist Performance Institute, Gray Institute and the American College of Sports Medicine.  
The articles, videos, and other related material presented here are intended to help golfers enhance swing mechanics and efficiency, thereby increasing distance, improving playing performance and satisfaction, and preventing/alleviating injury.  This information is based on Bob’s 35+ years in the fitness industry and his work with golfers of all ages and skill levels.  New information is added monthly, so please take a look around and come back often. 

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TEAM FITNESS – Home

Welcome to TEAM FITNESS!           

We understand–you want to be stronger, leaner, healthier, and fit. We know you want to look and feel better. Imagine having access to the same information and training methods as our Olympic and professional athletes.  Now, imagine having that information customized to your individual goals. From the sports medicine community, we translate the latest findings into comprehensive, effective, affordable training for medical patients, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts. 

Getting Fit Is a Science We Understand.
Experience world-class training in a non-intimidating atmosphere. Move away from 1970s exercise. Update and modernize your approach to fitness! We use training methods and systems seen with professional athletes in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and at our Olympic training centers. We feel that you will be at your healthiest and fittest when you train like an athlete!

What We Offer
At a Glance

  • Science-Based Personal
    Fitness Rx
  • World-Class Training
  • Elite
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Hospital admission | definition of hospital admission by Medical dictionary

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Admission

MedspeakUK
(1) The point at which a person begins an episode of care—e.g., by arriving at an inpatient ward.
(2) The point at which a person enters hospital as a patient.
Vox populi A statement by a person accused of doing a certain action acknowledging having done that action. 

Hospital/Healthcare admission types, Scotland
Emergency admission
30  Emergency admission, no additional detail added
31  Patient Injury Self-inflicted—injury or poisoning
32  Patient Injury Road traffic accident (RTA)
33  Patient Injury Home incident—including assault or accidental poisoning in the home.
34  Patient Injury Incident at work—including assault or accidental poisoning at work.
35  Patient Injury Other injury—including accidental poisoning outside of home—not elsewhere classified.
36  Patient Non-injury—e.g. stroke, acute MI, ruptured appendix.
38  Other Emergency admission—including emergency transfers.
39  Emergency Admission, type not known.
Other Admission
40  Other admission types, no

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