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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Health

12 percent increase in emergency department visits related to dog bites from 2007 to 2014; in 2014, hospital charges for dog bite injuries totaled more than $17 million

The Health Department recently released a report on dog bite injuries in New York City. This report identifies trends in dog bites in 2014, with a focus on differences among neighborhoods, age groups and activities at the time of the reported bites. In 2014, there were 6,373 emergency department visits related to dog bites, 293 hospitalizations and 3,188 reported dog bites. Hospital charges for dog bite injuries totaled more than $17 million. Rates of both reported dog bites and emergency department visits were higher among children 17 years of age and younger than among

Expert panel calls for tighter painkiller prescribing practices without denying patients in need

Scientists who've developed a wide-ranging "action plan" to combat the U.S. opioid abuse epidemic warn there's no quick fix.

Needed measures include tighter prescription practices, greater access to treatment, physician-patient education and research into alternatives to addictive painkillers, according to a new report released Thursday from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and

The Supreme Judicial Committee Headed by Honorable Former Judge of the District Court, Ezra Kama, Has Decided to Grant MDA with the Two Star Award of Organizational Excellence in the Gold Category; MDA Director General, Eli Bin: "We've Received This Award of Excellence Thanks to One Big Soul, Our Employees and Volunteers. They Are the Vivid Spirit, the Human Factor Without Which There Is No Value to Innovation and Technology."

On Wednesday, July 12, Magen David Adom received the National Award

'Stem cell educator' provided at least 4 years' benefit for some people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, study says

A treatment targeting wayward immune cells in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes may help even years later, a new study finds.

For the treatment, researchers take blood from a person with diabetes and separate out the immune system cells (lymphocytes). They briefly expose those cells to stem cells from umbilical cord blood from an unrelated infant. Then they return the

Life gives people plenty of reasons to be stressed.

Relationship problems, child-rearing issues, job woes and a lack of money are just some of life’s complications that can weigh people down – and cause health problems.

“It’s difficult to stay healthy and energized when stress is a daily reality,” says Dr. Greg Wells (www.drgregwells.com), author of The Ripple Effect: Eat, Sleep, Move and Think Better.

“Chronic stress can damage your body, threaten your mental health, put a strain on