Disabled patients face discrimination from doctors. More than three decades after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), some doctors still harbor biases toward people with disabilities, and even actively avoid accepting them as patients, a new study finds. Read more
TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Over 30 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), some doctors harbor biases toward people with disabilities, and even actively avoid accepting them as patients, a new study finds.
I’m one of the people that needs to be educated, or re-educated, about concussions, brain injury and head trauma. I admit it. I would have played Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on Thursday at Cincinnati. I wouldn’t have played him in the third quarter of the Buffalo game, not after the way he wobbled around after hitting his head on the ground late in the second quarter after a hit by ...
TAMPA, Fla. — Bucs tight end Cameron Brate initially complained of shoulder pain and was checked three times by team doctors before going back into Sunday’s game against the Chiefs, head coach Todd Bowles said Monday. Brate, who was targeted three more times, wasn’t ruled out and placed under the NFL’s concussion protocol until symptoms of a head injury became present at halftime, Bowles said. ...
The NFL players union told you what they think of the independent doctor’s diagnosis of Tua Tagovailoa’s possible concussion last Sunday after interviewing him and Dolphins team doctor John Uribe on Saturday. They thought, “many mistakes,’' were made, according to a league source. They thought after Tua bounced his helmet off the ground last Sunday when Buffalo tackled him, shook his head upon ...
MIAMI — Imagine how we would all be seeing the positive and defiantly doubling down on our optimism about the Miami Dolphins and this season had the game been simply a 27-15 road loss to a Cincinnati Bengals team that made the Super Bowl last season. The Dolphins stand 3-1 at roughly the NFL season’s quarter mark, against the toughest four-game gauntlet on the NFL schedule. In succession they ...
Chris Nowinski was in New York City giving a talk and raising $20,000 for the Concussion Legacy Foundation on Thursday night when he looked down at his phone and saw 50 messages. Many came with the video of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa being spun hard to the ground by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Chris Tupou and smacking the back of his helmet hard on the ground for the ...
25 Years Ago – 1997
THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Bryce Cornet is no stranger to a racing heart. His heart beats faster each time he puts on his helmet, slides into the cockpit of his race car, snaps on the buckles of his harness and puts the pedal to the floor to careen around a twisting, turning racetrack.
THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A new technology dubbed the "bionic pancreas" may beat standard treatment in helping people with type 1 diabetes control their blood sugar levels, a clinical trial has found.
TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with hearing loss soon will be able to amble into a big box store or pharmacy — or just visit a website — and buy hearing aids without a prescription.
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The stories grabbed headlines during the pandemic: violent episodes in U.S. emergency departments where patients attacked doctors.
25 Years Ago – 1997
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For many years, doctors have advised taking low-dose aspirin to help prevent first-time heart attacks and stroke. But increasingly, they're doing an about-face.
U.S. doctors should regularly screen all adults under 65 for anxiety, an influential health guidelines group proposed Tuesday.
SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Even being young and athletic doesn't protect against a vascular disorder.
FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Fewer than 30% of older adults who need more intensive treatment for high blood pressure actually get it, new research shows. And the problem may be worsening.
THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Skin cancer patients appear to fare better if they receive immunotherapy before their cancers are surgically removed, a pair of clinical trials show.
SUNDAY, Sept. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Helping a child deal with a weight issue, while avoiding negativity about their body image, can be challenging, one expert says.
FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Beth Bonness talked into the mirror as her hairstylist, standing behind her, applied reddish highlights to her brown shoulder-length hair. They'd known each other for years, and Bonness was relaying a funny story from a trip to Rome.