Health knowledge made personal
WellPage for Cause Death
+ Bookmark › Share
Go
Search posts:

Cause Death - Articles

More Than 50 Medicines in Development for COPD, Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 04 Feb 2012 10:02pm Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Media Release America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are working on 54 medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a report released today by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). The ... Read on »
Does Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment Cause Death or Allow the Patient to Die? by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 22 Jan 2014 11:46am Andrew McGree , at QUT Law, has just published "Does Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment Cause Death or Allow the Patient to Die?" in  Medical Law Review .  Here is his abstract: This article discusses recent arguments of Franklin Miller and Robert Truog about withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment and causation. The authors argue that ... Read on »
TWO NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS JOIN DRIVE4COPD MOVEMENT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF NATION’S FOURTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 3:51pm Drive4COPD Health initiative DRIVE4COPD today announced that two of the most powerful COPD organizations in America – the U.S. COPD Coalition and the COPD Alliance – have joined the mission to raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). With these additions, the country’s leading COPD groups are p ... Read on »
Obesity as a Cause of Death Recorded on Death Certificates by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 12:00am The idea has not previously occurred to me but recording obesity as the primary or contributing cause of death on death certificates could be a way to cast greater light on the profound effects of this disease/condition on the U.S. population. A recent article suggested this idea to me (see: Obesity rise on death certificates, research ... Read on »
Smoking, high BP main causes for deaths in US by Invisalign topdentist Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 6:27pm Washington (IANS):-  Smoking, high blood pressure and being overweight are the leading preventable causes of death in the US says a new study. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ), Universities of Toronto and Washington found that smoking kills 467,000 people every year, high blood pressure (BP) claims 395,000 lives an ... Read on »
Smoking, high BP main causes for deaths in US by Invisalign topdentist Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 6:27pm 1 Comment Washington (IANS):- Smoking, high blood pressure and being overweight are the leading preventable causes of death in the US says a new study. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ), Universities of Toronto and Washington, found that smoking kills 467,000 people every year, high blood pressure (BP) claims 395,000 lives an ... Read on »
The Cause of Death by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 12:16pm Sue Clement CohenSeptember 25, 1943 - July 8, 2012 Years ago, while training to become a hospice volunteer, my mother completed a worksheet on which participants were asked to imagine their own obituaries, complete with age at death, cause of death, and information about memorial plans and survivors. One line above all stays with me. She wr ... Read on »
Smoking, high BP main causes for deaths in US by Invisalign topdentist Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Washington (IANS):-  Smoking, high blood pressure and being overweight are the leading preventable causes of death in the US says a new study. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ), Universities of Toronto and Washington found that smoking kills 467,000 people every year, high blood pressure (BP) claims 395,000 lives and ... Read on »
Number one cause of death among the homeless by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Jan 2013 5:48am Homeless man in Anchorage, Alaska (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   Wow .   Overdoses of drugs, particularly prescription painkillers and heroin, have overtaken AIDS to become the leading cause of death of homeless adults, according to a study of homeless residents of Boston released on Monday. The finding came from a five- ... Read on »