About 11,600 County Board of Supervisors approved funding for needle – exchange programsThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to help allocate $ 500,000 for a five – needle – exchange programs to slow the spread of HIV, hepatitis and other blood diseases among drug addicts, the Los Angeles Times reports (Los Angeles times, the authorization is the service in the communities outside the city of Los Angeles for the first time, the Copley News / Torrance Daily Breeze reports. Los Angeles County Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding said his, Agency is the not-for-profit groups that are currently offering needle exchange service for about 11,600 people in the city of Los Angeles, asking their reach to their reach to the rest of the county. About 45 percent the county 72nd J share needles, Fielding said http://mebeverine.org/usage-of-colofac.html . ‘We are not using drugs or condoning drug use in any way,’he said, adding: ‘. What we want is to try to prevent those drugs from transmitting potentially fatal diseases ‘Michael Michael Antonovich, who was one of the two opposing votes ‘openly contemptuous ‘of the programs , the approval by the Copley News / Daily Breeze. One of his complaints is that needle exchange program clients are not showing any identification they provide at least 18 years old. ‘to have to have aggressive programs to rehabilitate drug addicts, not a politically correct that encourages ‘drug use, he said (Smith, Copley News / Torrance Daily Breeze.
JAMA article focuses on commercial films of patients in hospitalsFrom daytime dramas TV news, the public has long fascinated by questions of science and health. In recent years, the increasing popularity of reality – based television programs and health has given a concern over the ethical and legal issues related to privacy and confidentiality while filming patients for commercial purposes. – In an article in the Was published in July to explore, 2002 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Geiderman, MD and Gregory L. The ethical and legal problems that occur during filming patients who are nursing. In her article Commercial filming of patient care activities in the hospital, the authors examine the common circumstances under which patients are commercial filmed in hospitals and to discuss potential positive aspects and negative consequences of such activities. In addition, examine the competing goals of commercial movies and the obligations of journalists towards the rights of patients to privacy.Continue Reading