The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working toward developing a comprehensive public health agenda to promote and improve the health of people with blood disorders. In this video patients, family members and health professionals talk about their experiences with DVT and PE.
The most prevalent inherited thrombophilic abnormality in Western countries, and this genetic condition has been associated with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
FACE BEHIND THE FILE -WOMEN AT WAR
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi today kicked off "The Faces Behind the File" project when four Pearl Harbor survivors shared their personal experiences of December 7, 1941 with an audience that included VA employees, senior VA officials and national VSO representatives.
War is Loud: Hearing Loss Most Common Veteran Injury. ... Among post-9/11 veterans, 414,000 have come home with hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.
SMOKING AND LUNG CANCER
This is an authentic case filmed at the Royal Edward Chest Hospital, Montreal: the diagnostic tests, assessment, preparation for removal of a lung from a patient with a long history of cigarette smoking." It follows a lung cancer patient, who is also a heavy smoker, through x-ray, diagnosis, bronchoscopy, surgical preparation, surgery, and post-operation.
Smokers are nearly 70% more likely than non-smokers to suffer hearing loss.