This study found that 71 % of older adults used some form of alternative medicine in 2000.

This study found that 71 % of older adults used some form of alternative medicine in 2000. A study done in 2002 found a lower rate – about 62 % – among all adults.’The proportion of older adults, the alternative medicine was higher than I expected, ‘Hong said.’Many types of alternative medicine for safety and efficacy for safety and effectiveness, and yet the vast majority of older adults are using them This tells us there is a serious need for more consumer education.

Other results were better understood.Respondents were more likely to use alternative medicine when they said, in poor health and if they reported more problems with daily activities such as carrying groceries, eating or bathing.Communication techniques An universal hazard index of to make communications effectively Radiological Event Scale address irradiation myth – sheets Health Physics Society public education effort radon risk communications Fact and Code. Communicating risk for the patient.

To patients Society: 43 Midyear MeetingThe the 43rd Midyear meeting Health Physics Society takes January 24 to 27 2013 Albuquerque, New Mexico to Doubletree Hotel. Meeting meeting will focus on Radiation Risk Communication to the public. Over 400 participants are expected, a 49 presentation while the current session 2.5 days.