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Paul Tiffin: Can we tame Big Tech’s big influence on healthcare? PAUL TIFFIN: CAN WE TAME BIG TECH’S BIG INFLUENCE ON HEALTHCARE?

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Jul 16, 2019

At the start of the year, Juliet Bauer, chief digital officer for NHS England, announced that she was joining LIVI, an independent provider of remote primary care advice. Months earlier, Michael Macdonnell, NHS England’s national director of Transforming Health Systems, declared he was leaving...

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Should You Exercise When You Have Cancer? SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU HAVE CANCER?

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Jul 16, 2019

After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, starting or maintaining an exercise routine might seem like the least of your worries.That s understandable. Regular exercise might be something you didn’t seem to have time for even before your diagnosis. With all the new demands of treatment, such as ...

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Animal Healthcare Market Value at Expected to Reach USD 48,847.2 Million by 2025 | CAGR 4.2% ANIMAL HEALTHCARE MARKET VALUE AT EXPECTED TO REACH USD 48,847.2 MILLION BY 2025 | CAGR 4.2%

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Jul 16, 2019

Animal Healthcare Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2019-2025- Rising prevalence of infectious and parasitic diseases and increased pet adoption is expected to drive the growth of Global Animal Healthcare Market.Animal Healthcare Market is valued at USD 38...

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Empowering patients in their health care: Q&A with Cerner’s Teri Meintel EMPOWERING PATIENTS IN THEIR HEALTH CARE: Q&A WITH CERNER’S TERI MEINTEL

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Jul 15, 2019

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The management of patient access is critical to making sure that patients can get the care they need when, and where, they need it. In many cases, patient satisfaction is attributed to the patient access professionals who handle scheduling, registration, patient...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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Why Doctors Are Drowning in Medical School Debt WHY DOCTORS ARE DROWNING IN MEDICAL SCHOOL DEBT

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Jul 15, 2019

Its four o’clock on a roasting Wednesday last July. I am a resident physician at Yale University, and I am sitting beside my wife, Kristin Budde, who just became an attending physician, also at Yale. We are both opposite our new accountant.

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WakeMed Health & Hospitals prepares patients before heart surgery to improve outcomes WAKEMED HEALTH & HOSPITALS PREPARES PATIENTS BEFORE HEART SURGERY TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES

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Jul 13, 2019

The use of enhanced recovery protocols for surgery has been commonplace in the U.S. since the concept was first introduced in the 1990s for colorectal procedures. The approach, which involves specific steps before and after surgery, has a strong track record of helping patients recover faster and im...

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Healthcare Australia acquires national allied health business Positive Rehab HEALTHCARE AUSTRALIA ACQUIRES NATIONAL ALLIED HEALTH BUSINESS POSITIVE REHAB

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Jul 12, 2019

Healthcare Australia (HCA) announces the acquisition of Positive Rehab which further boosts their expansion into direct Healthcare across verticals such as Allied, Corporate Health, NDIS, Homecare and Aged Care.Positive Rehab based out of South Australia, also operates in Queensland, Northern Territ...

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Why Cloud in Healthcare? WHY CLOUD IN HEALTHCARE?

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Jul 11, 2019

Previously, I discussed the benefits of adopting cloud into the healthcare industry. In this post, I want to address the main question; why implement cloud in healthcare?Cloud is more than a place to store data; it has become an ecosystem of tools for enterprises to make the most of their business.

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Want to solve surprise medical bills? Listen to patients WANT TO SOLVE SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS? LISTEN TO PATIENTS

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Jul 11, 2019

Americans are fed up. Health insurance is increasingly costing more but covering less. According to a new Morning Consult poll, 59 percent of Americans say they wish their insurance company provided plans with lower deductibles so they could better afford the health care they need. Over the last 12 ...

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Medicare for All: Would Patients and Physicians Benefit or Lose? MEDICARE FOR ALL: WOULD PATIENTS AND PHYSICIANS BENEFIT OR LOSE?

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Jul 10, 2019

If, as is stated, it is not true that innovation would cease, where would the dollars come from for research and new drug/device development? Bernie Sanders erroneously stated in a recent article he published in the Wall Street Journal that drug development by pharma is funded by the government. Wit...

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Engaging Youth To Advance Community Health, Equity, And Safety ENGAGING YOUTH TO ADVANCE COMMUNITY HEALTH, EQUITY, AND SAFETY

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Jul 10, 2019

Striking differences by race and ethnicity in community health and public safety outcomes, with worrying implications for America’s youth, have been documented at the county and zip code levels. To address poor outcomes and disparities, philanthropic and public-sector attention has been increa...

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Resolving Surprise Medical Bills RESOLVING SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS

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Jul 10, 2019

In a rare but welcome moment of bipartisanship, Congress appears ready to pass legislation protecting US consumers from the scourge of surprise medical bills. Such bills occur when patients lack insurance or have the misfortune of requiring services rendered by an out-of-network provider in emergenc...

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Creating Holistic Digital Experiences for Healthcare Events pt. 3 CREATING HOLISTIC DIGITAL EXPERIENCES FOR HEALTHCARE EVENTS PT. 3

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Jul 10, 2019

Adopting a comprehensive approach to your events marketing strategy that includes event listing and promotion on your flagship website as well as marketing efforts will ensure a holistic approach in creating awareness, engagement, and loyalty for your healthcare events.

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Standardizing Healthcare Terms: Challenges, Benefits, and Future STANDARDIZING HEALTHCARE TERMS: CHALLENGES, BENEFITS, AND FUTURE

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Jul 09, 2019

As a registered nurse (RN), Im in the field of medical and nursing terminologies within electronic health records (EHRs). I understand all too well the impact and benefits that standard healthcare terms contribute in leveraging interoperability and providing healthcare with big data for research and...

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5 ways to use social determinants of health data to improve patient outcomes 5 WAYS TO USE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH DATA TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

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Jul 09, 2019

Its a puzzle many healthcare providers are still working to solve: when over 80% of health outcomes are influenced by non-medical factors, how can health systems help their patients achieve better outcomes?From affording time off work so they can attend an appointment, to accessing healthy food, chi...

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CMS’s International Pricing Model For Medicare Part B Drugs: Implementation Issues CMS’S INTERNATIONAL PRICING MODEL FOR MEDICARE PART B DRUGS: IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES

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Jul 09, 2019

For many years, Americans have paid significantly more than the rest of the world for prescription drugs. Medicare spent an estimated $140 billion in 2017 on outpatient prescription drugs, with this large total fueled by double-digit annual spending growth since 2013.[1] To lower the Part B portion ...

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RCN calls for RCN CALLS FOR 'WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY' COMPANY AT BRADFORD TEACHING HOSPITALS TO BE SCRAPPED

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Jul 09, 2019

Regional director Glenn Turp writes about RCN fears over moves by the Bradford Teaching Hospitals to set up a Wholly Owned Subsidiary Company.This week Estates, Facilities and Procurement staff employed by Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are taking industrial action

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Move Over Weights! Here are 5 Health Benefits of Dancing MOVE OVER WEIGHTS! HERE ARE 5 HEALTH BENEFITS OF DANCING

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Jul 08, 2019

Do you wish there was a way to meet the recommendations for physical activity each week without having to commit to a formal exercise routine? If so, why not put on some music and enjoy the health benefits of dancing?Dancing is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health. As a bonus,...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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U.S. Companies Continue to Pay More in Healthcare as the Cost of Drugs Keeps Rising U.S. COMPANIES CONTINUE TO PAY MORE IN HEALTHCARE AS THE COST OF DRUGS KEEPS RISING

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Jul 08, 2019

The rising cost of healthcare has been a hot topic of discussion as of late throughout the United States, with many presidential candidates using it as a selling point of their campaign. The problem has gotten so bad within the past few years that the US currently pays more per capita for prescripti...

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Some healthcare workers deterrents to vax uptake SOME HEALTHCARE WORKERS DETERRENTS TO VAX UPTAKE

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Jul 08, 2019

A qualitative study has looked at the perspective of older people relating to influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations.Researchers interviewed 36 participants aged between 65 and 84 years, recruited from Queensland and New South Wales, between July 2017 and January 2018.
Uptake of the flu vacc...

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ROBO launches specialist healthcare & AI indices ROBO LAUNCHES SPECIALIST HEALTHCARE & AI INDICES

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Jul 08, 2019

HTEC, a research driven index portfolio of over 80 best-in-class healthcare technology & innovation companies from around the world, offers one of the most important investment opportunities for the next decade. Healthcare is undergoing a dramatic, technology-driven revolution, with the converge...

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SteriTrack, Microsoft to Offer Healthcare Device Data Reporting Globally STERITRACK, MICROSOFT TO OFFER HEALTHCARE DEVICE DATA REPORTING GLOBALLY

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Jul 08, 2019

SteriTrack has partnered with Microsoft to distribute a cloud-based healthcare device scanning software, which aims to provide immediate information regarding the status of equipment, across government bodies worldwide.Its Tractus platform updates users on device quality and possible expiration, as ...

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The transformative power of patient narratives in healthcare education THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF PATIENT NARRATIVES IN HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

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Jul 08, 2019

The narratives we share about ourselves and others are an integral part of our everyday lives. They are the medium through which we communicate, celebrate, and educate, providing a common currency that has the potential to be accessible to all. However, despite the repeated sharing of health and ill...

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Book Review: Healthy or Sick? Coevolution of Health Care and Public Health in a Comparative Perspective by Philipp Trein BOOK REVIEW: HEALTHY OR SICK? COEVOLUTION OF HEALTH CARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE BY PHILIPP TREIN

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Jul 07, 2019

Healthcare is a large sector; within it, policymakers specialise in regulation, child health, medicines, hospital-building, workforce issues and many more areas that, like the TARDIS in Doctor Who, look small on the outside but are vast and complex on the inside. A challenge, not unique to healthcar...

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How AI Will Change Healthcare by 2020 HOW AI WILL CHANGE HEALTHCARE BY 2020

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Jul 05, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has led to many medical advancements, from AI-based software for the management of medical records, to diagnosing and recognizing conditions. Despite such achievements, the AI market is still young and is projected to expand rapidly. The market in healthcare is expected ...

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Healthcare Insurance Market Set For Rapid Growth, To Reach Value Around USD HEALTHCARE INSURANCE MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH, TO REACH VALUE AROUND USD

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Jul 05, 2019

The global Healthcare Insurance Market report delivers the clean elaborated structure of the Healthcare Insurance Market comprising each and every business-related information of the market at a global level. The complete range of information related to the global Healthcare Insurance Market is obta...

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AES Strikes Again AES STRIKES AGAIN

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Jul 05, 2019

For the past decade, districts in Bihar have seen outbreaks of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) during the peak summer months. Inspite of this history and almost a year since the roll out of Ayushman Bharat, this year was no different.The toll had passed 130 by end-June and is likely to increase, e...

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Global Big Data Analytics In Healthcare Market Set For Rapid Growth, To Reach Around USD GLOBAL BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH, TO REACH AROUND USD

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Jul 05, 2019

The global Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Market report delivers the clean elaborated structure of the Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Market comprising each and every business-related information of the market at a global level. The complete range of information related to the global Big Data An...

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Veradigm Partners With American College of Cardiology on Next-generation Research Registries VERADIGM PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY ON NEXT-GENERATION RESEARCH REGISTRIES

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Jul 04, 2019

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has partnered with Veradigm, an Allscripts business unit, to power the next generation of real-world research on behalf of cardiovascular disease and diabetes patients around the world. As part of this partnership, Veradigm which simplifies healthcare with da...

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Diabetes in the united states a death sentence why the participants insulin caravan travel to canada for medicine DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATES A DEATH SENTENCE WHY THE PARTICIPANTS INSULIN CARAVAN TRAVEL TO CANADA FOR MEDICINE

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Jul 04, 2019

From 2012 to 2016, the price of insulin in the USA nearly doubled. Last weekend, about a dozen people boarded the bus from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and drove 817 miles (1315 km) to London, Ontario in Canada, to purchase the drug without which they will not survive.
For us, insulin is like air....

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Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market 2019 GLOBAL NON-INSULIN THERAPIES FOR DIABETES MARKET 2019

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Jul 04, 2019

Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market perspective, underscoring thorough enlightenment of the product price, market fluctuations, sales volume, and growth potential.
The Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market appears to be a window into the vigorously growing Non-Insulin ...

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Global Healthcare BI Software Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE BI SOFTWARE MARKET 2019

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Jul 04, 2019

The Global Healthcare BI Software market report studies market status, competition landscape, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges, sales channels and distributors.The analysis provides essential Healthcare BI Software data of past years along side e...

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Duncan Jarvies: It’s time for healthcare to be a better LGBT+ ally DUNCAN JARVIES: IT’S TIME FOR HEALTHCARE TO BE A BETTER LGBT+ ALLY

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Jul 04, 2019

Women who go on to identify as LGBT are more likely to have a teenage pregnancy than hetrosexual women. Lesbian women have a higher asthma rate than straight women. We know that women have a longer life expectancy than men, and that heterosexual marriage seems to narrow that gap (married men live lo...

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Humana’s CEO and CMO Analyze the Gains Around Value Made in Medicare Advantage HUMANA’S CEO AND CMO ANALYZE THE GAINS AROUND VALUE MADE IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

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Jul 03, 2019

In an analysis published online in the Health Affairs Blog on July 3, Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard, and chief medical officer William H. Shrank, M.D. look at the gains in quality and effectiveness being made in the Medicare Advantage program, as the entire U.S. healthcare system begins to shift in ...

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Smaller Healthcare Providers Struggling to Implement Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices SMALLER HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS STRUGGLING TO IMPLEMENT HEALTHCARE CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES

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Jul 03, 2019

A recent study of cybersecurity best practices adopted by large and small healthcare providers has revealed there is a growing gulf between the two. Larger providers are more likely to have mature, sophisticated cybersecurity defenses, while smaller providers are struggling to follow cybersecurity b...

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Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth & Industry Report INTENSITY MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY MARKET SIZE, SHARE, TRENDS, GROWTH & INDUSTRY REPORT

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Jul 03, 2019

Intensity modulated radiation therapy is a type of conformal radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer. Intensity modulated radiation therapy is one of the important development in oncology in recent years. Improvement in the computer technology and imaging technique enabled the rapid development in ...

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The Secret Sauce to Become One of the Worlds Most Admired Healthcare Companies THE SECRET SAUCE TO BECOME ONE OF THE WORLDS MOST ADMIRED HEALTHCARE COMPANIES

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Jul 03, 2019

Every waking moment, brands are vying for our attention, blasting information our way with firehose-force. Its getting tougher and tougher for these brands to break through, which makes the businesses on the annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, produced by Fortune and global organizatio...

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Workbook for Healthcare Decision Makers Provides RCM Strategics to Improve Patient Financial Outcomes WORKBOOK FOR HEALTHCARE DECISION MAKERS PROVIDES RCM STRATEGICS TO IMPROVE PATIENT FINANCIAL OUTCOMES

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Jul 02, 2019

Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is a practice that is responsible for managing collected revenues and billing processes across a healthcare organization. The need to optimize these processes, reduce costs, and improve the patient financial experience has become a growing priority for healt...

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5 tips to make sure you 5 TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE GETTING RID OF YOUR MEDICINE THE RIGHT WAY

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Jul 02, 2019

If you take prescription or over-the-counter medicines to help manage your health, there may come a time when you no longer need to take these medicines. And, like fresh fruits and vegetables, medicines also expire. Medicine that has expired may not work as well and may no longer be safe to use.

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Health Affairs’ July Issue: Physicians, Nurses, Disparities & More HEALTH AFFAIRS’ JULY ISSUE: PHYSICIANS, NURSES, DISPARITIES & MORE

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Jul 01, 2019

The July issue of Health Affairs, a variety issue, includes studies about physicians, nurses, disparities, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and global health policy. Among the articles are two studies from the journal’s The Practice Of Medicine series, which is supported by The Physicians Founda...

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Type 2 diabetes: Low carb diet, without weight loss, may lower risk TYPE 2 DIABETES: LOW CARB DIET, WITHOUT WEIGHT LOSS, MAY LOWER RISK

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Jul 01, 2019

A new study from Ohio State University has found that a low carb diet can help those at a higher risk of developing diabetes — even if they do not actually lose any weight. The research specifically looked at people with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that ...

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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer HOW ANTIOXIDANTS CAN HASTEN THE SPREAD OF LUNG CANCER

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Jul 01, 2019

A few years ago, scientists in Sweden sparked a heated debate when they published research suggesting that taking antioxidant supplements, such as vitamin E, could make cancer more invasive. Their revelations challenged the belief that antioxidants can help fight cancer. Now, two independent Cell st...

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Obesity: How diet changes the brain and promotes overeating OBESITY: HOW DIET CHANGES THE BRAIN AND PROMOTES OVEREATING

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Jun 28, 2019

Scientists have implicated specific neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, a region involved in survival mechanisms such as food intake, in signaling to the brain when to stop eating. This mechanism is impaired in obese mice. Obesity is a worldwide problem, with the World Health Organization (WHO...

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Israeli Startup Aims to Avert Healthcare Hacking ISRAELI STARTUP AIMS TO AVERT HEALTHCARE HACKING

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Jun 28, 2019

The internet of things or IoT is taking the world by storm. IoT is the network of everyday objects outside of the typical devices we go online with that are equipped with technology capable of allowing the devices to send and receive data. This includes anything from smart refrigerators to smartwatc...

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Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners with DiA Imaging Analysis to Offer Advanced KONICA MINOLTA HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH DIA IMAGING ANALYSIS TO OFFER ADVANCED

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Jun 28, 2019

DiA Imaging Analysis, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultrasound analysis solutions, announced that it has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc., a market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT, to expand analysis capabilities of Konica Min...

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Efforts to Improve Health Care Value Should Focus on Doing the Right Thing EFFORTS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE VALUE SHOULD FOCUS ON DOING THE RIGHT THING

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Jun 28, 2019

Health care institutions and providers face mounting pressure to wring more value out of every dollar spent on caring for their patients.A new review shows that most efforts to decrease low-value care have based their measurement of success on how much they reduced the overall use of certain tests a...

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Universal coverage pragmatists and visionaries must work together in 2020 UNIVERSAL COVERAGE PRAGMATISTS AND VISIONARIES MUST WORK TOGETHER IN 2020

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Jun 28, 2019

Proponents of universal health coverage currently fall into two groups pragmatists who propose a mix of incremental initiatives to achieve universal coverage, and visionaries, who prefer a single-payer approach that would eliminate private health insurance. While the presidential primary dynamics ma...

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How to manage diabetes HOW TO MANAGE DIABETES

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Jun 27, 2019

Diabetes also affects children and adolescents. Approximately 193,000 people younger than 20 in the country have diagnosed diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) note in 2017 guidelines that self-management and education are crucial aspects of diabetes care. Diabetes self-management can r...

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Reimagining Healthcare with Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of Jefferson Health REIMAGINING HEALTHCARE WITH DR. STEPHEN KLASKO, CEO OF JEFFERSON HEALTH

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Jun 27, 2019

This is the final episode of this exciting Spring 2019 podcast season.  I cant imagine a more engaging interview to conclude with one that truly exemplifies the purpose of Creating a New Healthcare.Our guest this week, Dr. Stephen Klasko, was recently ranked 6 in Modern Healthcares Top 50 Most ...

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Healthcare Archiving and eDiscovery Market 2019 HEALTHCARE ARCHIVING AND EDISCOVERY MARKET 2019

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Jun 27, 2019

Healthcare industry, in most of the countries, is strongly regulated and effectively handled by concerned authorities. That is why keeping a track of all the necessary documents are of great importance. This has created the need for Healthcare Archiving and eDiscovery Market and riding on this the g...

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The AI Marketing Mistake You are Making in Healthcare THE AI MARKETING MISTAKE YOU ARE MAKING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 27, 2019

Stanford medicine predicts that healthcare data will produce 2,314 exabytes by 2020. for context, the volume of big data in healthcare will surpass finance, media, and manufacturing via compound annual growth of 36% through 2025.given this huge amount of data and big goals to improve value-based car...

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Interpreters Ensure Equitable Health Care Access INTERPRETERS ENSURE EQUITABLE HEALTH CARE ACCESS

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Jun 27, 2019

More than 2,000 times a month, Michigan Medicines Interpreter Services is called to assist patients with language barriers in clinics and hospitals.The four foreign languages the team most commonly speaks are Spanish, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese. Collectively, face-to-face interpreters can speak 15...

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Trump accomplished step one in healthcare transparency but can he conquer lobbyists? TRUMP ACCOMPLISHED STEP ONE IN HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY BUT CAN HE CONQUER LOBBYISTS?

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Jun 26, 2019

We american healthcare consumers - continue to experience frustration when we try to do one simple thing - discover how much emergency hospital care will cost.  should be pretty straight forward, right?  unfortunately, all of us, who navigate the healthcare system in all of its machination...

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Healthcare hiring in the crosshairs in China trade war HEALTHCARE HIRING IN THE CROSSHAIRS IN CHINA TRADE WAR

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Jun 26, 2019

Most of the 10 biggest US companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical or consumer health business with production and operations in China have scaled back job postings nearly 30% from their 2018 peak until late June, yet another signal that the ongoing trade war between Presidents Donald Trump and X...

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Republicans must push through genuine health care reform REPUBLICANS MUST PUSH THROUGH GENUINE HEALTH CARE REFORM

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Jun 26, 2019

After a failed attempt at reforming health care in the last Congress, Republicans seem in danger of letting the issue become their own third rail of politics. If they do, there will be far less in the way of stopping a Democratic Party that is devouring any hint of moderation. The president understa...

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Taking action to stop the sabotage and expand access to health care for Americans TAKING ACTION TO STOP THE SABOTAGE AND EXPAND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICANS

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Jun 26, 2019

Over the past two years, we have seen consistent and ongoing threats from the Trump administration to the health care and guaranteed protections that millions of American families depend on. President Trump has tried to pass repeal plans that would take peoples health care away and allow insurance c...

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How to create a world where healthcare is a right not a luxury HOW TO CREATE A WORLD WHERE HEALTHCARE IS A RIGHT NOT A LUXURY

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Jun 25, 2019

Its been gratifying to see the World Health Organization (WHO) use its voice to insist that universal health coverage the idea that everyone everywhere should be able to access quality health services and medicines is an essential component for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It has suc...

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Ken Burns Uncovers the Catholic Roots of a Healthcare Giant in The Mayo Clinic KEN BURNS UNCOVERS THE CATHOLIC ROOTS OF A HEALTHCARE GIANT IN THE MAYO CLINIC

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Jun 25, 2019

Currently airing on Netflix after a run on PBS last September, acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns’ latest effort, The Mayo Clinic: Faith Hope Science, explores the history of the famed Minnesota hospital and medical-research facility and finds some determined Franciscan nuns.For centuries, and ...

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The healthcare community needs to champion healthy THE HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY NEEDS TO CHAMPION HEALTHY

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Jun 25, 2019

We need to look beyond disease and individual sector silos and take into account the potential of the social and built environment to both prevent disease, and also contribute to it, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.The need to prevent disease is well recognised globally. However, prevention efforts ofte...

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Olive Adds Clincs Conversational AI to Digital Healthcare Employee OLIVE ADDS CLINCS CONVERSATIONAL AI TO DIGITAL HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEE

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Jun 25, 2019

While new technologies continue to transform the healthcare industry in unprecedented ways, administrative functions still burden the healthcare industry with 1 in every 3 dollars spent on administration. Olive, the company that introduced healthcare’s first digital employee, has joined forces...

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Clinical Nutrition Market Performs Well with Rising Healthcare CLINICAL NUTRITION MARKET PERFORMS WELL WITH RISING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 25, 2019

In the past decade, metabolic disorders have become prevalent across the world like never before. The number of patients going for diagnosis of metabolic disorders has boosted in this period, leading to the rise in the number of patients diagnosed. Therefore, with the growing prevalence of metabolic...

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2 Healthcare Stars Under Spotlight MSB And KZA 2 HEALTHCARE STARS UNDER SPOTLIGHT MSB AND KZA

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Jun 25, 2019

The healthcare industry of Australia plays a major role in developing the countrys economy. The healthcare sector witnessed an increase in the demand for health services by Australia’s growing and ageing population. The growth in the industry has been driven by increased patient volumes for ge...

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Why your healthcare facility should have a wound expert WHY YOUR HEALTHCARE FACILITY SHOULD HAVE A WOUND EXPERT

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Jun 25, 2019

We have partnered with The Wound Care Education Institute to raise awareness about the devastating effects of wound care knowledge gaps in the U.S. healthcare system. Our goal is to educate clinicians to empower themselves and their organizations to combat these gaps through wound care education. As...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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Virtual Reality Might Be the Next Big Thing for Mental Health VIRTUAL REALITY MIGHT BE THE NEXT BIG THING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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Jun 24, 2019

Experts used to worry that virtual reality (VR) would damage our brains. These days, however, VR seems more likely to help our gray matter. A new wave of psychological research is pioneering VR to diagnose and treat medical conditions from social anxiety to chronic pain to Alzheimers disease. Many o...

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Americans bargain shop for everything except health care AMERICANS BARGAIN SHOP FOR EVERYTHING EXCEPT HEALTH CARE

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Jun 24, 2019

Several years ago I had a shoulder injury and the doctor told me I might need surgery to fix the small tear in my rotator cuff. He said that I was borderline whether to have the surgery or not.  So I asked: "Doctor, if I have this surgery, about how much will it cost.He looked at me confus...

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How Leader States And Health Plans Deliver Evidence Based Treatment HOW LEADER STATES AND HEALTH PLANS DELIVER EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

The opioid crisis continues to take a staggering toll on US health and society. In the past two decades, approximately 400,000 individuals died from opioid-related overdoses, more than six times the amount of US military casualties in the Vietnam War. Americans today are more likely to die of an opi...

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New Partnership Will Focus on Spinning Out New Drug Companies, Digital Health NEW PARTNERSHIP WILL FOCUS ON SPINNING OUT NEW DRUG COMPANIES, DIGITAL HEALTH

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Jun 24, 2019

Germany based Evotec, Oxford University and artificial intelligence experts Sensyne Health forged a partnership to form multiple spinout companies aimed at accelerated data-driven drug discovery and development.The three entities will fund a new BRIDGE (Biomedical Research, Innovation & Developm...

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International Yoga Day The Experts Speak INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY THE EXPERTS SPEAK

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Jun 21, 2019

On this International Day of Yoga, industry experts talk about the benefits of yoga in managing modern lifestyle diseases, improving general well-being and leading a healthy way of life
Chronic non-communicable diseases are fast becoming an epidemic in rural India. It contributes to 47 per ce...

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If you encounter these symptoms should visit a cardiologist IF YOU ENCOUNTER THESE SYMPTOMS SHOULD VISIT A CARDIOLOGIST

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Jun 21, 2019

Cardiovascular disease are almost on the first places by the number of subsequent deaths. Unfortunately, not everyone knows that is a signal for a trip to the doctor. That is why the diagnosis can be too late. According to statistics, 20-30 % of adults in the world suffer from hypertension, and in r...

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Common Hypertension Drug Valsartan Can Trigger Cancer? COMMON HYPERTENSION DRUG VALSARTAN CAN TRIGGER CANCER?

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Jun 21, 2019

It is common for the medical fraternity to discover adverse pharmacoviiglance for medicines. Further, drugs and medications meant to control a particular disease may trigger other health problems. For this reason, it is important for the pharmaceutical industry to stay wary of the side-effects of me...

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Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market INTRA ABDOMINAL PRESSURE MEASUREMENT DEVICES MARKET

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Jun 21, 2019

Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market research report contains most recent, ample and most advanced market information and a precious data. This Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market report has been prepared with the combination of steps which employs a nice blend of indu...

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Experts have found summer a method for the treatment of hypertension EXPERTS HAVE FOUND SUMMER A METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION

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Jun 20, 2019

Scientists have found the old way of treating hypertension, which can cause the body a number of issues, including the development of cardiovascular diseases. It turned out, the key to health lies in the vegetables. According to statistics, in Russia every fourth person does not know about the prese...

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Urinary Tract Infection Kills URINARY TRACT INFECTION KILLS

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Jun 20, 2019

Women are at high risk of getting urinary tract infections because they have to the shorter ureter than men. Urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria or fungi get into the urinary tract and spread to other vital organs of the urinary system. E. coli Escherichia coli, is the main cause of UTI. Ur...

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Flexible & Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy Market FLEXIBLE & SEMI-RIGID URETEROSCOPY MARKET

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Jun 20, 2019

Ureteroscopy is a medical examination performed on the urinary tract for the diagnosis of the bladder and other accompanying parts. An ureteroscope is usually passed through the urethra and into the ureter; the procedure is majorly useful in the diagnosis and the treatment of urolithiasis. The patie...

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Vitamin D Supplementation Unlikely To Avert Type 2 Diabetes VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION UNLIKELY TO AVERT TYPE 2 DIABETES

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Jun 20, 2019

A new study, examining Vitamin D effects found zero evidence of it preventing type 2 diabetes. While they are essential vitamins for healthy bones, they cant prevent diabetes. They can be found in cereals, fortified milk, sardines, mackerel, and salmon, along with production by the skin on sunlight ...

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Why Cancer is Key to Pfizers $11 Billion Merger Plans WHY CANCER IS KEY TO PFIZERS $11 BILLION MERGER PLANS

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Jun 19, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies are betting big on cancer.Thats one reason drug company Pfizer announced this week that it plans to acquire the cancer drugmaker Array BioPharma, for $11 billion.The cancer drug industry is expected to be worth $237 billion by 2024 compared to $138 billion in 2019, according...

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Healthcare from a Horizontal Perspective HEALTHCARE FROM A HORIZONTAL PERSPECTIVE

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Jun 19, 2019

Have you ever been a patient in an ambulance, before or after becoming an EMS provider? Have you witnessed a loved one become a patient? How did it alter your perception of patient care? EMS Worlds series, The Patient-Provider Experience, shares the stories of both patients and providers who have be...

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Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market Outlook 2019 BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE MARKET OUTLOOK 2019

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Jun 19, 2019

The blockchain technology is assigned for maintaining and recording real-time transactions. It is a brilliant initiative for cyber security. The increase in cyber threats is urging the need for enhanced protection. Additionally, the pragmatic shift towards digitalization is booting the adoption of b...

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Donald trumps attacks on lgbtq health care DONALD TRUMPS ATTACKS ON LGBTQ HEALTH CARE

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Jun 19, 2019

Donald Trump has continued his outright assault on LGBTQ people and our rights. One of the most dangerous attacks on the community has been his attacks on LGBTQ health care. Through Pence allies at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Trump administration has peeled away almost eve...

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Harnessing the power of AI to transform healthcare HARNESSING THE POWER OF AI TO TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE

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Jun 19, 2019

One of the many remarkable things about artificial intelligence is that while we tend to think of it as something that will have a big effect in the not-too-distant future, it is already transforming peoples lives in profound and powerful ways today. In factories and warehouses, AI is improving work...

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Senate help Committee Hearing on The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019 SENATE HELP COMMITTEE HEARING ON THE LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS ACT OF 2019

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Jun 18, 2019

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow on its draft legislation, The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019.It is an effort to get something done where there is agreement between the Republicans and the Democrats.  The legislation addresses ...

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Three healthcare stocks Coh, Csl, Rmd THREE HEALTHCARE STOCKS COH, CSL, RMD

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Jun 18, 2019

Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world in terms of cost, access, and quality of services and products offered. Globally, health is challenged by demographic and economic changes, threatening a country’s ability to deliver the level of quality healthcare to which their po...

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Ambulance Drones Market Revenue 2019 Multiple Applications in Healthcare AMBULANCE DRONES MARKET REVENUE 2019 MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 18, 2019

Drones hold the potential to transform the delivery of healthcare services. Drones can be especially useful in emergency situations. Applications include dropping of emergency equipment and medicines, conducting search and rescue operations, responding to natural disasters, collection of blood and t...

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Winner of Innovation Challenge Delivers Unique Population Health Insights for Healthcare WINNER OF INNOVATION CHALLENGE DELIVERS UNIQUE POPULATION HEALTH INSIGHTS FOR HEALTHCARE

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Jun 18, 2019

Earlier this month, Socially Determined won the LifeBridge Health and CareFirst Innovation Challenge. As the winner of the challenge, they have the opportunity to collaborate with LifeBridge Health and CareFirst to run a pilot program of their technology in Baltimore. The judges specifically asked S...

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American Medical Association Rejects Medicare For All AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION REJECTS MEDICARE FOR ALL

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Jun 17, 2019

Healthcare still ranks as a top issue nationwide and in the Sunshine State.
Liberal Democrats running for president have proposed major changes when it comes to healthcare, including Medicare for All.But one major healthcare organization isn’t embracing their view.The American Medical A...

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Healthcare Services Market 2019 In Depth Analysis and Future Forecast 2019-2023 HEALTHCARE SERVICES MARKET 2019 IN DEPTH ANALYSIS AND FUTURE FORECAST 2019-2023

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Jun 17, 2019

The global  Healthcare Services Market report serves with all-inclusive, highly-effective, and thoroughly analyzed information in a well-organized manner, based on actual facts, about the Healthcare Services Market. The whole information from the scratch to the financial and management level of...

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Better access, lower costs BETTER ACCESS, LOWER COSTS

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Jun 17, 2019

The logistics of getting to the doctors office can often be a pain and costs can climb quickly when your employees are visiting multiple facilities and networks. To bring greater treatment efficiency and help control costs, many organizations have been establishing their own on-site clinics. This ha...

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Global Medical Device Connectivity Market 2019 GLOBAL MEDICAL DEVICE CONNECTIVITY MARKET 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

The Global Medical Device Connectivity Market research report 2019 ensures to deliver exhaustive examination over various essential facets in the globalMedical Device Connectivity industry. The proposed delineation is not limited to production volume, sales volume, demand, market size, share, and re...

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Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing Industry by Manufactures, Types, Applications, Market Dynamics 2025 CELL-FREE DNA (CFDNA) TESTING INDUSTRY BY MANUFACTURES, TYPES, APPLICATIONS, MARKET DYNAMICS 2025

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Jun 17, 2019

Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing Market report delivers in-depth overview of Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing market competition analysing, production technology, top-vendors, cost, gross margin and revenue estimates. This Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing market report also shares detail information about bu...

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Globally Healthcare BPO Industry Driven by Technological Innovations GLOBALLY HEALTHCARE BPO INDUSTRY DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS

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Jun 14, 2019

Factors that are propelling the growth of the market include the burgeoning healthcare sector and increasing insurance claims. Moreover, factors such as the advancements healthcare IT, new business models & processes, and the increasing use of digital technologies in healthcare are escalating th...

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AI And Machine Learning In Healthcare AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

Theres a lot to say about how artificial intelligence will disrupt healthcare as we know it. Here’s a crash course in what AI and machine learning mean for healthcare today and what the future could look like for these technologies.In 2018, the U.S. FDA approved an industry first: they gave th...

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Global Healthcare Equipment Leasing Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT LEASING MARKET 2019

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Jun 14, 2019

The global Healthcare Equipment Leasing market report includes a scrupulous analysis of the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in the forecasted period. It also assesses the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in terms of topography, technology, and consumers. The report also covers the volume of t...

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Global 3D Printing Healthcare GLOBAL 3D PRINTING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

The 3D Printing Healthcare Market report offers a thorough examination of the diverse patterns and factors affecting the development direction of the worldwide market. An evaluation of the effect of government guidelines and approaches available tasks is likewise included to give an all-encompassing...

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Lytix Biopharma AS Announces the Addition of Nobel Laureate Dr James Allison and Oncologist LYTIX BIOPHARMA AS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF NOBEL LAUREATE DR JAMES ALLISON AND ONCOLOGIST

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Jun 13, 2019

Dr James (Jim) Allison (PhD) is Regental Professor and Chair of Immunology and Executive Director of Immunotherapy at the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic, University of Texas. He is also a director of the Cancer Research Institute scientific advisory council. His research elucidated the mechanism behind T...

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How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week Doctors Say HOW MUCH NATURE IS ENOUGH? 120 MINUTES A WEEK DOCTORS SAY

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Jun 13, 2019

A wealth of research indicates that escaping to a neighborhood park, hiking through the woods, or spending a weekend by the lake can lower a person’s stress levels, decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk asthma, allergies, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, while boosting mental health ...

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INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES

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Jun 13, 2019

About what can threaten the health of the habit of watching TV shows in one gulp over a long period of time, doctors said in the publication edition of the Washington Post. Doctors expressed concerned about the view that the recent growth in popularity of streaming services contributed to the fact t...

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PE HUB Healthcare Wire Highlights, 6.13.19 PE HUB HEALTHCARE WIRE HIGHLIGHTS, 6.13.19

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Jun 13, 2019

Alright, healthcare gang. Whats going on? The year started of relatively slow in terms of large-scale PE bets in healthcare. And now we’re seeing an explosion of M&A. On the heels of billion-dollar-range transactions for Definitive Healthcare and Advarra, this week was no exception. I some...

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What You Should Know About Sleeping Pill Side Effects WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SLEEPING PILL SIDE EFFECTS

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Jun 12, 2019

For people who have a hard time getting their ZZZs medications for insomnia are a dream come true  quite literally.But recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new warning about certain prescription medications for insomnia. Sleep medicine specialist Harneet Walia, MD, explai...

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Health care changes coming HEALTH CARE CHANGES COMING

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Jun 12, 2019

Finger Lakes Health (FLH) healthcare system is starting the process of exploring partnership options, according to an announcement released last week. These will include all areas of acute and long-term care health services to the Yates County community through Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospit...

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Nurse Practitioners can discover a career leading and shaping Veterans’ healthcare during the 2019 NURSE PRACTITIONERS CAN DISCOVER A CAREER LEADING AND SHAPING VETERANS’ HEALTHCARE DURING THE 2019

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Jun 12, 2019

At the u.s. department of veterans affairs (va), a career as a nurse practitioner (np) is a chance to lead and shape the healthcare of more than 9 million veterans enrolled in va all across the country.discover exactly what that means by visiting va careers at the 2019 american association of nurse ...

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Healthcare Mobility Solutions Market Global Analysis HEALTHCARE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS MARKET GLOBAL ANALYSIS

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Jun 12, 2019

Healthcare mobility solutions are a part of the healthcare system that aims at providing maximum benefits to patients. This is a result of a holistic change that the healthcare sector experienced due to the technological implementations.Among the factors, healthcare mobility solutions ability to smo...

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Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts Application Growth Potential HEALTHCARE PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MARKET INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, SIZE, SHARE, GROWTH, TRENDS, AND FORECASTS APPLICATION GROWTH POTENTIAL

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Jun 11, 2019

The global healthcare predictive analytics market is expected to witness tremendous growth owing to the government initiatives to increase EHR adoption, growing venture capital investments, growing pressure to curb healthcare spending and improve patient outcomes. Other key factors such as rising he...

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26 CALIFORNIA MOVES FORWARD ON PLANS OFFERING FREE HEALTHCARE FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS UNDER 26

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Jun 11, 2019

I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.Some low-income adults in California living in the co...

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Global Healthcare IOT Security Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE IOT SECURITY MARKET 2019

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Jun 11, 2019

Swift expansion of IoT across a multitude of sectors has led to the implementation of IoT security in the healthcare sector. Market Research Future, a firm which specializes in market reports related to the healthcare sector among others, recently published a report on this market. The global health...

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CA Gives Illegal Immigrants Free Healthcare, Despite Budget Woes CA GIVES ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FREE HEALTHCARE, DESPITE BUDGET WOES

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Jun 10, 2019

California left the nation in awe by passing legislation that gives immigrants who are in the country illegally full health benefits on the expense of the taxpayer.While the federal and state health insurance program Medicaid is rife with abuse, and the state is, by all means, broke, lawmakers decid...

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Relay for Life’s Spirit and Fundraising Works Toward Ending Cancer RELAY FOR LIFE’S SPIRIT AND FUNDRAISING WORKS TOWARD ENDING CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Saturday was a big day for participants in West Hartford’s annual Relay for Life, an event celebrating cancer survivors, honoring those who did not win their fight, and raising money in support of the American Cancer Society and cancer research.The event at Northwest Catholic High School in We...

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Body Fat Distribution Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer BODY FAT DISTRIBUTION LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the ...

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Bushwick Bill Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer BUSHWICK BILL DIES AFTER BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

COLORADO (CelebrityAccess)  Bushwick Bill, a core member of pioneering Southern hip-hop group, Geto Boys, has passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Bill, who was born Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn, joined the Geto Boys in 1986 following...

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A 10-minute scan could soon let men know whether they A 10-MINUTE SCAN COULD SOON LET MEN KNOW WHETHER THEY'RE LIKELY TO DEVELOP PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Men could soon be offered a new one-off prostate cancer test, which could detect whether they are likely to develop a dangerous form of the disease, scientists have revealed.
Experts say men could be offered one scan between the age of 55 and 60 and be given peace of mind for the rest of thei...

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Global Prostate Cancer Market 2019: Genomic Health, Abbott, OPKO, Siemens Healthcare, DiaSorin GLOBAL PROSTATE CANCER MARKET 2019: GENOMIC HEALTH, ABBOTT, OPKO, SIEMENS HEALTHCARE, DIASORIN

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Jun 10, 2019

The Global Prostate Cancer Market Research Report 2019 mainly revolves around the global Prostate Cancer industry size, share, trends, and sales volume, and product demand as these have been considered as the most significant factors in the industry. These factors lead to influence, revenue generati...

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Global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment Market 2019 GLOBAL ADOPTIVE CELL THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT MARKET 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

The global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment market has been brewing with a steady growth rate since the last decade and expected to exhibit better CAGR during the forecast period (2019-2024). It also has the potential to become one of the industries that have been influencing the global re...

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LI2Day breast cancer walk creates community camaraderie LI2DAY BREAST CANCER WALK CREATES COMMUNITY CAMARADERIE

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Jun 09, 2019

A clear blue-sky covered Smith Point Park in Shirley on Saturday, where LI2Day held its annual 13.1 mile walk to fight breast cancer. Overhead sunshine highlighted the smiles, resilience and overwhelming support displayed by the event’s survivors, fighters and supporters.
Behind every b...

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Research Roundup: Heart Disease Mutations Depression and Huntingtons and More RESEARCH ROUNDUP: HEART DISEASE MUTATIONS DEPRESSION AND HUNTINGTONS AND MORE

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers with the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified three genetic variations within a family that combined cause heart disease in several siblings at a very young age. The researchers first encountered the family when Deepak Srivastava, a card...

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U.S. Soldiers Have Worse Heart Health Than Civilians U.S. SOLDIERS HAVE WORSE HEART HEALTH THAN CIVILIANS

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers compared a group of more than 263,000 active duty Army soldiers, age 17-64, who had a health examination in 2012 with a similar group of U.S. civilians participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2011-2012.The groups were evaluated on four criteria c...

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Taking Depression Seriously: Selecting a mental health care provider TAKING DEPRESSION SERIOUSLY: SELECTING A MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

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Jun 07, 2019

Finding the right health care provider can be critical to treating depression. Different types of practitioners are licensed to provide distinct forms of support based on their training and experience. Although there is some variation between states, requirements such as the level of education are g...

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Take a fresh look at diabetes research for UK Diabetes Week TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT DIABETES RESEARCH FOR UK DIABETES WEEK

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Jun 06, 2019

In the UK 10 to 16 June 2019 is Diabetes Week, an annual initiative set up by the charity Diabetes UK to raise awareness of diabetes and raise money to fund research into the condition. Diabetes UK has been funding research across the UK for over 80 years. In this blog we take a look at the latest d...

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Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults HEAVY TEEN BOYS MAY FACE HIGHER HEART DISEASE RISK AS ADULTS

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Jun 06, 2019

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests.It included about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years.During the fo...

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Mending a broken heart (revisited) MENDING A BROKEN HEART (REVISITED)

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Jun 06, 2019

The heart loses about a billion cells during a heart attack and the rate that the heart regenerates is not nearly fast enough to cope with such a large loss. This can result in shortness of breath and fatigue because the heart is not pumping blood around the body as effectively as it should. Harding...

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Anthem buys Beacon Health Options from Bain, Diamond Castle ANTHEM BUYS BEACON HEALTH OPTIONS FROM BAIN, DIAMOND CASTLE

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Jun 06, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS WIRE Anthem, Inc. NYSE ANTM today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options Beacon, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. Beacon currently serves more than 36 million individuals a...

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Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against Stomach Flu Virus LOWER RISK OF TYPE 1 DIABETES IN CHILDREN VACCINATED AGAINST STOMACH FLU VIRUS

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Jun 06, 2019

A U-M study found that type 1 diabetes rates were one-third lower in children who received all doses of the rotavirus vaccine. Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood stomach flu greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need hospital care, a new study shows.But the ...

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In a first for the nation, New York State lawmakers vote to ban cat declawing IN A FIRST FOR THE NATION, NEW YORK STATE LAWMAKERS VOTE TO BAN CAT DECLAWING

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Jun 05, 2019

New York State lawmakers yesterday said a resounding no to the declawing of cats. Many well-meaning cat owners over the years have chosen to pay for this surgery, but we now know with certainty that it is the cause of tremendous suffering and behavioral problems for cats. In effect, it is similar to...

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Gender Gap in Teen Suicide Is Narrowing, Study Finds GENDER GAP IN TEEN SUICIDE IS NARROWING, STUDY FINDS

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Jun 05, 2019

Over the last century, those who study adolescent suicide have documented a consistent pattern they call suicide’s genderparadox While teen girls are more likely to have suicidalthoughts and to attempt suicide, males are significantly more likely to die by it. Theories attempting to explain th...

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How Employers Can Support Women During Postpartum Depression HOW EMPLOYERS CAN SUPPORT WOMEN DURING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

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Jun 05, 2019

Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family. This becomes even more difficult when mom works.
Caring for a newborn (especially the first born or a child with special needs) is a significan...

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Immunotherapy boosts survival outlook for lung cancer patients IMMUNOTHERAPY BOOSTS SURVIVAL OUTLOOK FOR LUNG CANCER PATIENTS

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Jun 04, 2019

An immunotherapy treatment helped significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer, according to the results of a clinical trial cited by researchers on Saturday.
Almost 25 percent of patients who received the drug pembrolizumab and had not previously rece...

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Novartis Shows Growing Strength in Lung Cancer Innovation NOVARTIS SHOWS GROWING STRENGTH IN LUNG CANCER INNOVATION

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Jun 03, 2019

Primary analysis of investigational capmatinib (INC280) in the GEOMETRY mono-1 study demonstrates promising efficacy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring MET exon-14 skipping mutation.Overall response rate among patients receiving capmatinib wa...

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Can Too Much Calcium Raise Your Heart Attack Risk? CAN TOO MUCH CALCIUM RAISE YOUR HEART ATTACK RISK?

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Jun 03, 2019

You know calcium is key to strong bones, so you’ve been deliberate in regularly popping calcium pills to ward off osteoporosis. But now you’ve heard that too much calcium can increase the risk of heart attack. It feels like you just can’t win in the quest for good health.What&rsquo...

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How ‘healthy’ is your mental health? HOW ‘HEALTHY’ IS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH?

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Jun 03, 2019

Mental health is a topic that we are hearing more and more about in recent times. From a less than ideal perspective the prevalence of mental health issues in the western world is on an upward trend. Why why why….?! It’s a brilliantly loaded question. We have more than we ever had, quit...

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Janssen to Present Notable Prostate Cancer Data at ASCO JANSSEN TO PRESENT NOTABLE PROSTATE CANCER DATA AT ASCO

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May 31, 2019

A little more than a year after winning regulatory approval for a non-metastatic prostate cancer treatment, Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc. is aiming to gain approval for the same medication as a treatment for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC).In April, the Johnson & Johnson su...

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Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Global Market 2019 Analysis And Forecast 2024 BREAST CANCER TREATMENT DRUGS GLOBAL MARKET 2019 ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 2024

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May 30, 2019

The Global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Market research report offers an in-depth and factual analysis of the global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs industry based on market size, contemporary trends, share, and industry supply chain. The report illuminates segments, sub-segments, rivalry, regional b...

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The Case for Collaborative Care THE CASE FOR COLLABORATIVE CARE

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May 29, 2019

Several years ago, a patient of mine was suffering from intrusive thoughts and associated rituals, stemming from a case of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). One day, she took a significant risk and shared her distress with her primary care provider, who realized that she needed a behavioral healt...

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Embracing Your Legacy: Protecting Legacy Systems in a Modern World EMBRACING YOUR LEGACY: PROTECTING LEGACY SYSTEMS IN A MODERN WORLD

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May 29, 2019

Legacy infrastructure is still a crucial part of enterprises across many industries: healthcare organizations relying on windows xp, oracle databases running on old solaris servers, business applications which require linux rhel4 and atms running decade-old windows versions are just a few examples. ...

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Salesforce Introduces the First Low-Code Blockchain Platform for CRM SALESFORCE INTRODUCES THE FIRST LOW-CODE BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM FOR CRM

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May 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2019 PRNewswire TRAILHEADX Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today announced Salesforce Blockchain, a low-code platform that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parties. By bringing blockchain to th...

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Join the #MovementForMovement JOIN THE #MOVEMENTFORMOVEMENT

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May 29, 2019

Ann B. Gates of Exercise Works announces a free online course (Exercise and Health) to educate healthcare professionals on appropriate interventions to improve patients through physical activity
Physical inactivity has been identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a leading risk f...

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How Virtual Reality Technology Revolutionizes Education On Congenital Heart Disease HOW VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZES EDUCATION ON CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

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May 27, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) technology is applied in many areas, including architectural and urban design, digital marketing, education, and military training. It is defined as the use of computer technology to create a stimulating environment. The most recognizable component of VR technologies is the head...

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HOW DO MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WORK HOW DO MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WORK

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May 25, 2019

Medicare pays for medically necessary services for most individuals’ age 65 and older. Medicare may also cover those that have received disability benefits from the social security administration, or the railroad board. Traditional Medicare consists of several parts which combine coverage for ...

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Direct Mail Is NOT Dead: 5 Reasons It Still Works for Healthcare DIRECT MAIL IS NOT DEAD: 5 REASONS IT STILL WORKS FOR HEALTHCARE

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May 24, 2019

At a time when email inboxes are overflowing, how else can you reach prospective patients in your area without overwhelming them? In fact, a piece of healthcare-related mail can be a nice break from the screen, a physical reminder that a local specialist, practice, or hospital is here to offer care ...

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Perspectives on Working with Healthcare Systems for Digital Start Up Companies PERSPECTIVES ON WORKING WITH HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS FOR DIGITAL START UP COMPANIES

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May 23, 2019

Start-ups are an increasingly important “node” within the healthcare ecosystem. They are challenging status quo concepts that have long been ingrained in the healthcare system, like questioning the value of traditional EMR systems, or shifting the power of information to patients, or bre...

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How technology can help us achieve universal healthcare HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP US ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE

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May 21, 2019

This week, the World Health Assembly (WHA) is convening in Geneva to address the implementation of the health-related goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a particular focus on how to make universal health coverage (UHC) a reality. Earlier this year, the World Health Organizati...

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Right way to consume Green Tea RIGHT WAY TO CONSUME GREEN TEA

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May 21, 2019

Undoubtedly, Green Tea promises a healthy lifestyle, but have you ever wondered what could be the best time and right way to consume this nuture’s goodness so that you can achieve all the benefits?Green is a great source of anti-oxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body.Reg...

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Diabetes Injection Pens Market Predicted to Grow at a Moderate Pace Through 2026 DIABETES INJECTION PENS MARKET PREDICTED TO GROW AT A MODERATE PACE THROUGH 2026

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May 20, 2019

Diabetes Injection Pens Market is drafted for providing the interested readers with the crucial information related to the Diabetes Injection Pens industry. The report is basically a combination of both primary level market data as well as secondary level data related to the Diabetes Injection Pens ...

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Congress: Support legislation to defend Medicare home health CONGRESS: SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO DEFEND MEDICARE HOME HEALTH

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May 20, 2019

Since the start of the 116th Congress, reducing prescription drug-pricing has been a focal point for many lawmakers on Capitol Hill and rightfully so. Legislative initiatives that strive to lower the cost of care should be applauded.Yet as many policymakers and the wider public continue to focus on ...

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How IoT will affect the world of healthcare? HOW IOT WILL AFFECT THE WORLD OF HEALTHCARE?

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May 20, 2019

App development companies that are looking to utilize the Internet of Things tend to be aware of the latest trends. However, the IoT is more than just a passing trend. While there were many early skeptics who did not believe in the long term viability of the Internet of Things, forward-thinking app ...

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Understanding The Transformation Of Healthcare In Australia UNDERSTANDING THE TRANSFORMATION OF HEALTHCARE IN AUSTRALIA

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May 20, 2019

Shiny new, big hospitals are – to the future healthcare needs of Australia – what coal-fired power stations have become for our energy sector.Like the energy sector, healthcare paradigms are changing rapidly. Unlike the energy sector, we haven’t even started to argue about why we a...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market Trends, Regulations And Competitive Landscape ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) IN HEALTHCARE MARKET TRENDS, REGULATIONS AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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May 20, 2019

The Market Research Group Announced The Analysis Report “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market by Offering (Hardware, Software, and Services), by Technology (Machine Learning, Context-Aware Computing, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, and Querying Me...

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Global Cad Software For Healthcare Market 2019 GLOBAL CAD SOFTWARE FOR HEALTHCARE MARKET 2019

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May 20, 2019

The report also intends to offer crucial insights into changing market dynamics, driving forces, and market restraints. The report presents a synoptic elucidation of market environment that elaborates vital facets such as political, social, economic, and atmospheric concerns as well as provincial tr...

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2 Healthcare Stocks In Penny Space BNO, AC8 2 HEALTHCARE STOCKS IN PENNY SPACE BNO, AC8

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May 20, 2019

Bionomics Limited (ASX: BNO) was established in 1998 and is domiciled in Thebarton, Australia. It is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that is engaged in extensive research and development to discover and develop novel drug and innovative therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous sy...

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Rising Medicare And Social Security Deficits And Their Consequences RISING MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY DEFICITS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES

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May 20, 2019

Do the nation’s trust funds for Medicare—hospital insurance and supplementary medical insurance—and Social Security have much meaning anymore? Not really. Trust fund reserves have never been sufficient to cover more than a small percentage of liabilities and, anyway, they are headi...

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How to Use Instagram as a Healthcare Marketing Tool HOW TO USE INSTAGRAM AS A HEALTHCARE MARKETING TOOL

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May 20, 2019

Recently, we’ve heard a lot more practice and hospital marketing leaders talking about Instagram marketing. Healthcare may have been slow to adopt social media marketing and advertising techniques in the past. But today’s healthcare professionals are open to exploring new platforms&helli...

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Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Healthcare and Life Sciences Market Opportunities NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING (NLP) IN HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

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May 17, 2019

Natural language processing (NLP) is the innovation which helps machines in understanding both written and spoken human language by analyzing human to computer collaboration. NLP strategies extraction of data from the large amount of clinical information and enhance it viably for improved preparing ...

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Global Cognitive Assessment and Training in Healthcare market Growth Will Escalate Rapidly 2019-2026 GLOBAL COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING IN HEALTHCARE MARKET GROWTH WILL ESCALATE RAPIDLY 2019-2026

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May 17, 2019

The Global Cognitive Assessment and Training in Healthcare market report consists of explicit and up to date information about the consumer’s demands, their inclinations, and their variable liking about particular product. The information and data cited in this Global Cognitive Assessment and ...

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Digital health platform DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM

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May 15, 2019

Digital health is focusing on tracking and managing the personal health and health details of close relatives and family members. The aim is to improve health management for both patients and service providers. Digital transformation is at the core of the fundamental change all branches of trade and...

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Everything You Need to Know for Open Enrollment 2020 EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT 2020

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May 15, 2019

Open enrollment 2020 is nearing. That means it’s time to check in with your current health insurance status. While we’re still squarely in 2019, it’s never too early to get prepared, know the dates—and plan. Whether you’re buying for an individual or a family, here&rsqu...

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Are strangers ARE STRANGERS' MENTAL HEALTH 'RECOVERY NARRATIVES' HELPFUL?

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May 07, 2019

Researchers at the University of Nottingham in United Kingdom have reviewed dozens of articles analyzing the helpfulness of other people's "recovery narratives" and found that they can help people overcome their own mental health problems.

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The Affordable Care Act and Economic Opportunity THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

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May 06, 2019

The Trump administration's recent decision to push for a complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act, and the Medicaid expansions that accompany it, has implications for more than simply the provision of healthcare in this country. It will also impact economic opportunity. Understanding the...

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Even doctors can’t navigate our broken health care system EVEN DOCTORS CAN’T NAVIGATE OUR BROKEN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

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May 02, 2019

Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system. It was an act of defiance and desperation. Like millions of people who are sick or old and the families who...

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A system upgrade gives this healthcare network an it cure A SYSTEM UPGRADE GIVES THIS HEALTHCARE NETWORK AN IT CURE

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May 02, 2019

We’ve all heard the adage, physician, heal thyself.here’s a lesser known version healthcare network, heal thy technology ills.and with patients out of 21 regional locations across 2 states, complete with two urgent care facilities, an emergency care center, and over 200 medical providers...

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A Holistic View and Digital Experience for your Healthcare Events A HOLISTIC VIEW AND DIGITAL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE EVENTS

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May 02, 2019

Healthcare providers often have a comprehensive calendar of events they host and sponsor to support patients, the local community and medical professionals. However, raising awareness of these events and having a consistent digital experience that aligns with the rest of the digital footprint can be...

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Another blood pressure medication recalled  here’s what you need to know ANOTHER BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION RECALLED HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Apr 29, 2019

Numerous blood pressure drugs are now involved in the recall that began in late July over a suspected cancer-causing compound. A pharmaceutical giant has joined the growing list of companies recalling blood pressure medications due to concerns over a cancer causing agent.

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People with rheumatoid arthritis may be at higher risk for certain cancers PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MAY BE AT HIGHER RISK FOR CERTAIN CANCERS

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Apr 28, 2019

Not only do people with RA have painful joints and disabling fatigue to contend with, they may have to also worry about a greater risk of cancer. When compared to the general population, it appears that people living with rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk for various types of cancer.

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How to use sharepoint effectively to meet healthcare needs HOW TO USE SHAREPOINT EFFECTIVELY TO MEET HEALTHCARE NEEDS

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Apr 28, 2019

Healthcare providers are eager to facilitate their work with digital tools. However, they work in a strictly regulated environment, which imposes restrictions on the use of such tools. For example, HIPAA regulations demand high security of healthcare information. The choice of digital tools is limit...

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4 Reasons You’re Hungry all the Time 4 REASONS YOU’RE HUNGRY ALL THE TIME

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Apr 26, 2019

It can be easy to view hunger as a bad thing and while it’s certainly an inconvenient feeling  it’s as innate as the need to yawn or go to the bathroom. In fact, hunger is a crucial biological signal. To understand this, a refresher of the autonomic nervous system is helpful. The au...

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Why it Can Be Harder to Walk up Stairs Than Run a Mile WHY IT CAN BE HARDER TO WALK UP STAIRS THAN RUN A MILE

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Apr 25, 2019

If you’ve ever walked up several flights of stairs and felt more winded than the last time you ran a mile, it isn’t your imagination. “Stair-climbing requires more energy, or calories per minute, compared to running,” says Dustin Slivka, PhD, associate professor of health and...

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6 intermittent fasting mistakes to avoid 6 INTERMITTENT FASTING MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Apr 25, 2019

Proponents of intermittent fasting claim it helps with weight loss and can boost energy and mood levels. But if you’ve decided to try limiting your eating to a certain timeframe and are having trouble adjusting to the plan, it may be because this eating style is vastly different from your prev...

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How the brain adapts to hear better after vision loss HOW THE BRAIN ADAPTS TO HEAR BETTER AFTER VISION LOSS

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Apr 25, 2019

Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that people who experience vision loss often develop a more enhanced sense of hearing. So what happens inside the brain? New research investigates.

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The Federal Government Needs To Take Stronger Action To Prevent Discriminatory Coverage Of Methadone THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO TAKE STRONGER ACTION TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATORY COVERAGE OF METHADONE

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Apr 25, 2019

Every day, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose. Tragically, these deaths are entirely preventable; like other substance use disorders (SUDs), opioid use disorder (OUD) is a preventable and treatable disease. There are currently three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FD...

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Winning local solutions to our most pressing public health needs WINNING LOCAL SOLUTIONS TO OUR MOST PRESSING PUBLIC HEALTH NEEDS

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Apr 25, 2019

The United States has the lowest life expectancy among comparable Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD countries. That means people in places like Japan, France, Australia, and some others are living at least 3.5 years longer than we are in the US. Also, the US has the highest ...

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How nursing interventions fill a vital need for medication adherence HOW NURSING INTERVENTIONS FILL A VITAL NEED FOR MEDICATION ADHERENCE

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Apr 24, 2019

According to Gallup's latest annual poll on how the general American public views various professions, nurses were ranked the most honest and ethical. In fact, that's the case for the previous 16 polls as well. Gallup notes that 84% of Americans rate the honesty and ethical standards of nurs...

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Using small molecules to regenerate heart tissue USING SMALL MOLECULES TO REGENERATE HEART TISSUE

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Apr 24, 2019

New research, which appears in the journal Nature Communications, shows that delivering two small molecules to mice helps their hearts regenerate after a heart attack.

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Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain STUDY REVEALS HOW GENERAL ANESTHETICS AFFECT THE BRAIN

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Apr 24, 2019

New research reveals for the first time that diverse drugs that induce general anesthesia activate a brain circuit that brings on sleep. The scientists at Duke University in Durham, NC who carried out the study, suggest that the findings will help to develop better drugs that can induce sleep with f...

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Health Blogs I Read HEALTH BLOGS I READ

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Apr 23, 2019

In my time blogging, I’ve had the honor of “meeting” some other great bloggers.
Through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and others, I’ve been able to connect with many of these bloggers and definitely consider them (online) friends.
Today, I&rsq...

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The Administration’s Drug Rebate Reforms: Four Implementation Questions That Will Influence Whether Drug Costs Fall THE ADMINISTRATION’S DRUG REBATE REFORMS: FOUR IMPLEMENTATION QUESTIONS THAT WILL INFLUENCE WHETHER DRUG COSTS FALL

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Apr 23, 2019

The Trump administration has outlined an ambitious agenda to reduce prices for prescription drugs, as outlined in its May 2018 Blueprint. Its policy agenda is centered on three premises with which most health care policy analysts and observers generally agree. First, high and rising prescription dru...

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The 2018 Annual ACO Survey: Examining the Risk Contracting Landscape THE 2018 ANNUAL ACO SURVEY: EXAMINING THE RISK CONTRACTING LANDSCAPE

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Apr 23, 2019

In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched new voluntary payment models for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) with incentives to control spending. The number of Medicare ACOs has grown steadily to more than 600 organizations responsible for managing care for nearly 12...

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Danish dogs to receive virus-inspired cancer vaccine treatment DANISH DOGS TO RECEIVE VIRUS-INSPIRED CANCER VACCINE TREATMENT

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Apr 23, 2019

Fifteen Danish dogs with advanced cancer are to receive a new type of therapeutic vaccine which, it is hoped, will rid them of the disease and pave the way for human testing. Unlike preventative vaccines, therapeutic vaccines are not used to prevent someone from getting a disease but rather to suppo...

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What a court ruling against association health plans means for small business health benefits in 2019 WHAT A COURT RULING AGAINST ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS MEANS FOR SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH BENEFITS IN 2019

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Apr 23, 2019

In late March, a federal judge struck down the Labor Department’s 2018 rule expanding access to association health plans. While in place, the rule allows small businesses and self-employed workers to band together to either buy large-group health insurance or self-insure. The rule has fac...

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5 Ways to Reduce your intake of Diet Soda 5 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR INTAKE OF DIET SODA

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Apr 22, 2019

Cut back slowly to avoid caffeine withdrawal. For 2-3 weeks each time you consider having a soda during the day, consider alternating the diet soda with a naturally flavored sparkling water. It is going to take time. Whether it is the fizz, sweet flavor, caffeine buzz, or refreshing sensation that d...

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Could antibiotic resistant superbugs a bigger killer than cancer COULD ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT SUPERBUGS A BIGGER KILLER THAN CANCER

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Apr 21, 2019

Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. But their continued, widespread use has led to mutated bacteria that are resistant to these drugs When antibiotics were first used in the 1940s they were a revolution in medicine. Before that, diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis were often a...

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Pregnancy Myths: Fact or Fiction? PREGNANCY MYTHS: FACT OR FICTION?

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Apr 19, 2019

Soon after you get that first positive pregnancy result, you’ll begin reading and hearing all sorts of advice from well-meaning people and seemingly knowledgeable sources. But how reliable is all this “wisdom”? There are many excellent sources of sound, medically based pregnancy ad...

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Can alkaline water treat cancer? CAN ALKALINE WATER TREAT CANCER?

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Apr 19, 2019

The term “alkaline” refers to water’s pH level. It’s measured in a range from 0 to 14. The only difference between this type of water and regular tap water is the pH level.Regular tap water has a pH level of around 7.5. Alkaline water has a higher pH of 8 to 9. The higher the...

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Could Eating Dessert be a Weight-Loss Trick? COULD EATING DESSERT BE A WEIGHT-LOSS TRICK?

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Apr 18, 2019

Dessert is often the first thing to go when trying to lose weight. But according to recent research, people who ate dessert (and chose what they would have at the beginning of the meal) consumed healthier foods and fewer calories overall than those who selected their main course first and then decid...

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2020 STA Nominee Cities Feature Electrification, Pedestrian Design, and Low-Cost Interventions from Africa, Asia, and Americas 2020 STA NOMINEE CITIES FEATURE ELECTRIFICATION, PEDESTRIAN DESIGN, AND LOW-COST INTERVENTIONS FROM AFRICA, ASIA, AND AMERICAS

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Apr 18, 2019

For 16 years, the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) has showcased cities that demonstrate political courage by implementing innovative sustainable transport projects. This year is no different. The 15 nominated cities for the STA hail from Africa, Asia, South America, and North America and feature t...

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Five Ways to Prevent Mosquito Borne Illness FIVE WAYS TO PREVENT MOSQUITO BORNE ILLNESS

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Apr 17, 2019

Have you ever looked down at your leg or arm and noticed a red, itchy bump? Most will answer yes, it was a mosquito bite.” But did you know that mosquito bites can be more than just a nuisance? Some mosquitoes actually carry viruses which can make people sick or in rare instances cause death.

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Research First-Year Docs Spend 43% of Time Interacting with EHRs RESEARCH FIRST-YEAR DOCS SPEND 43% OF TIME INTERACTING WITH EHRS

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Apr 17, 2019

The study is part of a broader effort to better understand the effects of shift lengths on young doctors and their patients First-year doctors, or interns, spend nearly all (87 percent) of their time at work away from patients, half of which is spent interacting with electronic health records (EHRs)...

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Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements? IS IT BETTER TO GET NUTRIENTS FROM FOOD OR SUPPLEMENTS?

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Apr 12, 2019

Researchers have found that nutrients from food may be linked to lower risks of death, while excess intake of certain supplements may have the opposite effect. Taking supplements leads to an increased level of total nutrient intake. Dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids,...

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Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease LARGE STUDY TIES PTSD, ACUTE STRESS TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

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Apr 11, 2019

A large Swedish population study has found strong links between psychiatric conditions that can follow extremely stressful experiences and the risk of several types of cardiovascular disease. In addition, the researchers found that the risk of a heart attack and other sudden and severe cardiovascula...

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3 Reasons You Regain Weight and How to Prevent It 3 REASONS YOU REGAIN WEIGHT AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

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Apr 10, 2019

The process of losing weight can feel like a roller coaster. At first, you might be dropping pounds fast and it’s exciting and invigorating. Other times, something as simple as a work happy hour can make you feel like you’re back on that slow incline, wishing you could get off the ride a...

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5 Ways a Drug Interactions App Can Improve Prescribing Decisions 5 WAYS A DRUG INTERACTIONS APP CAN IMPROVE PRESCRIBING DECISIONS

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Apr 10, 2019

There's no lack of medical apps for clinicians to choose from these days. A 2018 analysis of the global mobile medical apps market indicated that there were more than 100,000 mobile apps in the mhealth section of various app distribution platforms. That figure is projected to double every two ye...

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Can genetic variants predict depression risk in young people? CAN GENETIC VARIANTS PREDICT DEPRESSION RISK IN YOUNG PEOPLE?

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Apr 10, 2019

Many factors determine a person's risk of depression, and these include both genetic and environmental factors, such as going through difficult life events or taking medications with certain side effects. However, while we already know some of the probable risk factors, it is not always easy to ...

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5-minute breathing 5-MINUTE BREATHING 'WORKOUT' MAY BENEFIT HEART AND BRAIN HEALTH

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Apr 10, 2019

Most of us know that exercising and eating right are good for us. However, putting in the effort to do so can often require more willpower than we have. What if there was a way to reap all the benefits of a workout without having to lift a finger? New research introduces a 5-minute technique that mi...

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How whitening strips can damage your teeth HOW WHITENING STRIPS CAN DAMAGE YOUR TEETH

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Apr 10, 2019

Studies have shown that most human teeth are not naturally pearl-white. In reality, most teeth are different shades and hues that tend towards yellow. Nor are teeth uniformly colored. Despite this, there is an idea — which is especially prominent in North American societies — that perfec...

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What are the health benefits of mineral water? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF MINERAL WATER?

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Apr 09, 2019

Mineral water comes from underground reservoirs. Unlike regular drinking water, mineral water does not undergo chemical processing. As the name suggests, mineral water contains high quantities of minerals, especially magnesium, calcium, and sodium. But is mineral water better than regular water, and...

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What to eat on a high-protein diet WHAT TO EAT ON A HIGH-PROTEIN DIET

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Apr 09, 2019

People looking to lose weight often decide to adopt a high-protein diet. Eating protein helps a person feel full, which can lead to them eating fewer calories overall. High-protein diets typically include large quantities of protein and only a small amount of carbohydrate.

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Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer CHILI PEPPER COMPOUND MAY SLOW DOWN LUNG CANCER

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Apr 09, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is "by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women" in the United States. The Society also estimate that 228,150 people will develop lung cancer and 142,670 people will die from the condition in 2019. Most deaths occu...

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How AI Is Transforming Healthcare HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Apr 09, 2019

Healthcare is a multitrillion-dollar global industry, growing each year as average life expectancy rises — and with nearly unlimited facets and sub-specialties. For medical professionals, new technologies can change the way they work, enable more accurate diagnoses and improve care. For patien...

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AI-Based Document Digitization in Healthcare – What’s Possible AI-BASED DOCUMENT DIGITIZATION IN HEALTHCARE – WHAT’S POSSIBLE

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Apr 09, 2019

Machine vision has numerous use cases within the healthcare industry, including clinical solutions such as medical imaging, medical diagnostics. There are also possibilities in white collar automation such as medical transcription. That said, there is a less common application for machine vision in ...

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EMPOWERING THE NEW GENERATION OF PATIENTS EMPOWERING THE NEW GENERATION OF PATIENTS

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Apr 08, 2019

The Medical Futurist called them the “e-patients” or “empowered patients” because they are “electronic, equipped, enabled, engaged”. They are probably “an expert of their own medical condition” too. AIMed had discussed this before, technology facilitat...

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Tips to increase stamina TIPS TO INCREASE STAMINA

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Apr 08, 2019

Stamina describes a person's ability to sustain physical and mental activity. People with low mental stamina may find it difficult to focus on tasks for long periods and become distracted easily. People with low physical stamina may tire when walking up a flight of stairs, for example.

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Diabetes: Could targeting this protein prevent hypoglycemia? DIABETES: COULD TARGETING THIS PROTEIN PREVENT HYPOGLYCEMIA?

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Apr 08, 2019

People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who take insulin have a higher risk of developing hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Now, a study of how a protein works in the pancreas could lead to new treatments for protecting against the potentially life-threatening condition. Dr. Gina L. C. Yosten, who is ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Streamlining Your Weight-Loss Plan THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF STREAMLINING YOUR WEIGHT-LOSS PLAN

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Apr 08, 2019

“There are so many diets out there that you might forget that the basics — a balanced diet and exercise you enjoy — actually work. You don’t need anything fancy to lose weight,” says Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in the New York City area. The basics ...

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What to know about high potassium WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HIGH POTASSIUM

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Apr 08, 2019

Hyperkalemia is a medical term for when a person has higher than normal levels of potassium. Usually, people with hyperkalemia do not have any symptoms, which makes it challenging for a doctor to diagnose. The leading causes of hyperkalemia are chronic kidney disease, uncontrolled diabetes, dehydrat...

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Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk EVEN A LOW INTAKE OF RED AND PROCESSED MEAT MAY RAISE DEATH RISK

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Apr 08, 2019

The world is eating more meat. The global consumption of meat and poultry has increased in both developed and developing countries over the past 50 years, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Red meat is the most popular type of meat in the United States. Process...

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Benefits Of Bitter Melon Extract On Blood Sugar And More BENEFITS OF BITTER MELON EXTRACT ON BLOOD SUGAR AND MORE

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Apr 06, 2019

Bitter melon is a tropical vine known for its edible fruit. This unusual plant (also called bitter gourd) comes from Asia and Africa, where it’s been used for centuries for everything from weight loss to abdominal pain. Today, bitter melon is becoming a popular supplement in the keto community...

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10 Benefits of Rooibos Tea 10 BENEFITS OF ROOIBOS TEA

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Apr 05, 2019

You may have seen it on a menu at a café or a tea shop. It has an exotic, foreign name that’s difficult to pronounce. Despite this (or perhaps because of this), this tea has been exploding in popularity. From wrinkle reduction to cancer prevention, this tea seems to have it all. Introdu...

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What are the health benefits of beetroot juice? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEETROOT JUICE?

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Apr 05, 2019

Beetroot juice may offer a range of health benefits due to its unique combination of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Beetroots, or beets, have risen in popularity now that researchers have identified links between drinking beetroot juice and lowered blood pressure, reduced inflammation, and im...

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The Weight-Loss Trick That Only Takes 15 Minutes THE WEIGHT-LOSS TRICK THAT ONLY TAKES 15 MINUTES

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Apr 05, 2019

If you’re trying to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you know quick fixes like fad diets and risky cleanses aren’t worth your time — but that doesn’t mean everything has to be such a long slog. Something that’s worth your time (and doesn’t take much t...

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Who owns the data in healthcare? Should users be paid? WHO OWNS THE DATA IN HEALTHCARE? SHOULD USERS BE PAID?

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Apr 05, 2019

The advancement of big data may lead to a revolution in the health sector by enabling the personalization of medicine. However, there are still uncertainties regarding the ownership of the data available, and also whether users should be entitled to compensation for the utilisation of their data. Th...

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Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide POOR DIET BIGGEST RISK FACTOR FOR EARLY DEATHS WORLDWIDE

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Apr 05, 2019

A major study has found that unhealthful eating is responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other risk factor, including smoking. The Global Burden of Disease Study looked at dietary consumption between 1990 and 2017 in 195 countries, focusing on 15 types of food or nutrients. In a paper that ...

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Keto diet: A KETO DIET: A 'CHEAT DAY' MAY UNDO BENEFITS AND DAMAGE BLOOD VESSELS

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Apr 05, 2019

Diets require discipline, and it is not always easy for people to follow them without indulging in a "cheat day." One day may not make a big difference in the long-term, but a recent study from the University of British Columbia in Okanagan, Canada (UBCO), found that when it comes to the k...

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'EVEN MODERATE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION INCREASES STROKE RISK'

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Apr 05, 2019

Some research has suggested that drinking alcohol in moderation could have protective effects against stroke. However, a large cohort study in a Chinese population shows that this is not the case at all. We know that alcohol consumption can impact our health in many ways, but some researchers have d...

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AI in Healthcare: Data Privacy and Ethics Concerns AI IN HEALTHCARE: DATA PRIVACY AND ETHICS CONCERNS

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Apr 05, 2019

According to a new study from the University of California Berkeley, advances in artificial intelligence have rendered the privacy standards set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) obsolete. In fact, stripping healthcare data of identifying information doesn&rs...

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5 ways AI is being used to advance cancer research 5 WAYS AI IS BEING USED TO ADVANCE CANCER RESEARCH

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Apr 04, 2019

AI and its various applications are redefining the way scientists approach cancer research, according to a review published in Drug Discovery Today. Tumors and the treatments they require are inherently complex, authors Vaishali Y. Londhe and Bhavya Bhasin, both of the Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel Sch...

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Why Interconnectivity Is Crucial for Healthcare WHY INTERCONNECTIVITY IS CRUCIAL FOR HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Interconnectivity is critical is every single industry today, from manufacturing to food service and everything in between and beyond. However, in healthcare, interconnectivity can literally mean the difference between life and death. In this space, robust and flexible interconnectivity is truly par...

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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare 4 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the healthcare landscape. It has become one of the major driving forces in patient care innovation, especially in chronic disease management for conditions such as diabetes. Currently, AI is accelerating four major trends in healthcare innovation: Mobile apps...

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4 Sustainable Ways to Lose Weight Without Fad Diets 4 SUSTAINABLE WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT FAD DIETS

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Apr 04, 2019

There’s never a bad time to check in with your nutrition and exercise habits. In fact, it’s important to constantly check in and recommit to your goals as setbacks can sometimes be more motivating than constant success. Adopting a healthy lifestyle overall, and not hopping on the next fa...

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Cancer: Are probiotics making immunotherapy less effective? CANCER: ARE PROBIOTICS MAKING IMMUNOTHERAPY LESS EFFECTIVE?

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Apr 04, 2019

Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment with several benefits. For this reason, improving its effectiveness is vital. In studying the gut microbiome, scientists have found some rather unusual results. Cancer immunotherapy is a relatively young field. However, it has the potential for long-term remission...

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How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk HOW USE OF DIGITAL DEVICES MAY INFLUENCE OBESITY RISK

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Apr 04, 2019

Recent evidence suggests that people who multitask by switching frequently between digital devices may be more at risk of developing unhealthful eating habits and obesity. The more gadgets that become available to us, the more we may feel tempted to explore these new technologies, but their constant...

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Digitising HR Competencies Of Indian Healthcare DIGITISING HR COMPETENCIES OF INDIAN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Over the years, the Indian healthcare sector has been expanding at an exponential pace and is widely anticipated to clock growth rates of $280 billion by 2020. Healthcare encompasses diverse functional domains including hospitals, medical devices, health insurance, medical equipment, clinical trials...

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Intermittent fasting: a promising approach to reset glucose metabolism? INTERMITTENT FASTING: A PROMISING APPROACH TO RESET GLUCOSE METABOLISM?

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Apr 04, 2019

In a recent study, Professor Chen and colleagues found that type 1 diabetic mice secreted insulin following intermittent fasting. This suggests that fasting can influence metabolism, and is not just a means of reducing caloric intake. A calorie-restricted diet has long been recognized and proven as ...

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Health benefits of olive leaf extract HEALTH BENEFITS OF OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT

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Apr 03, 2019

Olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits, such as helping lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Although scientists have conducted much of the research in animals, the extract is also beginning to show promise in some human trials. People in the Mediterranean region have long us...

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What causes rapid weight gain? WHAT CAUSES RAPID WEIGHT GAIN?

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Apr 03, 2019

Most people experience fluctuations in their weight, and it is common to gain weight over time. However, if a person gains weight in a very short time for no clear reason, this could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Anyone who experiences rapid weight gain that is not due to one of the a...

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Dementia: Amyloid PET scans can improve diagnosis and care DEMENTIA: AMYLOID PET SCANS CAN IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS AND CARE

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Apr 03, 2019

PET scans that can detect changes in the brain relating to Alzheimer's disease could improve the diagnosis and medical care of people with dementia and similar symptoms. Investigators came to this conclusion after analyzing the early results of a study that is examining the clinical impact of a ...

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15-Minute Yoga Flow for Stress Relief 15-MINUTE YOGA FLOW FOR STRESS RELIEF

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Apr 03, 2019

Our modern lifestyle is very busy. Family, career, social life . . . The pressure is high. From a young age, we are encouraged to perform intellectually, physically, professionally and socially. Unfortunately, a very common result of this constant pressure is . . . STRESS. Controlled and limited str...

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Surgical robots, new medicines and better care: 31 examples of AI in healthcare SURGICAL ROBOTS, NEW MEDICINES AND BETTER CARE: 31 EXAMPLES OF AI IN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 03, 2019

Artificial intelligence simplifies the lives of patients, doctors and hospital administrators by performing tasks that are typically done by humans, but in less time and at a fraction of the cost.   One of the world's highest-growth industries, the AI sector was valued at about $600 mi...

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Depression and Dental Health: Exploring the Connection, and How to Get Back on a Healthy Track DEPRESSION AND DENTAL HEALTH: EXPLORING THE CONNECTION, AND HOW TO GET BACK ON A HEALTHY TRACK

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Apr 02, 2019

The body works in mysterious ways. For most of us, it’s truly impossible to imagine all of the complex ways our individual body parts and systems work together in the bigger picture of our overall health and well-being. That includes our state of mind. It is a well-known fact among physicians ...

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BOOSTING HEALTHCARE PERFORMANCE: THE CONVERGENCE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WITH GASTROENTEROLOGY BOOSTING HEALTHCARE PERFORMANCE: THE CONVERGENCE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WITH GASTROENTEROLOGY

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Apr 02, 2019

Innovation occurs on the fringes of healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) has made micro and macro level impacts in healthcare. It has improved operational workflows, diagnostics, and clinical care outcomes, but has only scratched the surface in terms of frontline care implementation. Gastroenter...

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Mental health can impact memory decades later MENTAL HEALTH CAN IMPACT MEMORY DECADES LATER

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Apr 02, 2019

New research from the United Kingdom has found that people who experience recurrent episodes of depression throughout adulthood are more at risk of developing memory problems later in life. Scientists have already shown that depression and other mental health problems can affect a person's memor...

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Is sugar the key to treating lung problems? IS SUGAR THE KEY TO TREATING LUNG PROBLEMS?

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Apr 02, 2019

New research conducted in mouse models suggests that the availability of glucose (a simple sugar) in the lung environment could influence the immune response. The study's authors believe that we may be able to use this information to develop better therapies for respiratory diseases. Millions of...

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Gut microbes can spur immune system to attack cancer GUT MICROBES CAN SPUR IMMUNE SYSTEM TO ATTACK CANCER

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Apr 02, 2019

Immunotherapy is a general term for treatments that increase the body's own ability to tackle disease. One such treatment uses drugs called immune checkpoint inhibitors. These block proteins that cancer cells produce and that protect them from attack by immune cells. However, not all cases of ca...

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Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain? CAN BLOCKING A SINGLE PROTEIN TACKLE DEPRESSION, OBESITY, AND PAIN?

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Apr 02, 2019

Depression, obesity, and chronic pain are some of the most pressing global health concerns. New research may have found a drug that could one day tackle all of these three conditions. Almost 40 percent of adults in the United States were living with obesity in 2015–2016. Worldwide, nearly 40 p...

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How to Practice Mindfulness (The Ultimate Guide to Being More Mindful Throughout the Day) HOW TO PRACTICE MINDFULNESS (THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEING MORE MINDFUL THROUGHOUT THE DAY)

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Apr 02, 2019

How to practice mindfulness, simply and easily.... a complete guide. Will show you everything you need to know about the benefits of mindfulness, how to practice mindfulness and how to make mindfulness a part of your lifestyle. Have you ever felt stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed by life? We live in...

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Plant-Based Keto: Is It Sustainable? PLANT-BASED KETO: IS IT SUSTAINABLE?

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Apr 02, 2019

You know that vegetables are good for you. But most vegetables are high-carb and the ketogenic diet demands that you cut carbohydrates. So, which is it? A ton of colorful fruits and vegetables or a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet? But is it healthy or sustainable for the long-term to favor a plant...

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5 reasons why sugar is bad for you 5 REASONS WHY SUGAR IS BAD FOR YOU

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Apr 01, 2019

Sugars are a type of simple carbohydrate that occur naturally in some foods and drinks. They are also an additive in certain foods and drinks. Consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems, such as increasing the risk of weight gain, diabetes, tooth cavities, and more. Many healthful food pro...

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Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AT HOME: HOW TO DESIGN THE PERFECT MEDITATION ROOM

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Apr 01, 2019

There are all kinds of benefits to meditation, both physical and psychological. From reduced chronic pain to better cognitive function, meditating every day or even a few times a week is a wonderful way to boost your overall well-being and happiness. Creating the ideal space for your quiet reflectio...

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Benefits and uses of B-complex vitamins BENEFITS AND USES OF B-COMPLEX VITAMINS

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Apr 01, 2019

Vitamin B-complex supplements include all of the essential B vitamins in one pill. Some contain 100 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of every B vitamin. Others contain higher doses of some or all of these vitamins. Many people get all the vitamin B they need from a varied, healthful ...

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Artificial Intelligence at the Top Medical Device Companies ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE TOP MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES

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Apr 01, 2019

Predictive and prescriptive analytics seem to be the most common types of AI applications at the top medical device companies. These companies, particularly Becton Dickinson, Medtronic, and Fresenius Medical Care, tend to partner with AI firms and vendors to create software that they intend to sell ...

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How 1 hour of brisk walking can benefit people with osteoarthritis HOW 1 HOUR OF BRISK WALKING CAN BENEFIT PEOPLE WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS

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Apr 01, 2019

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among seniors in the United States. Osteoarthritis of the knee, in particular, affects 10–13 percent of people aged 60 or above, and this percentage rises as high as 40 among people older than 70. There is currently no cure, and treatment oft...

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Weight loss: How the WEIGHT LOSS: HOW THE 'LOVE HORMONE' MIGHT HELP

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Apr 01, 2019

Oxytocin is a hormone that plays an essential role in social interaction, trust, anxiety, sexual reproduction, childbirth, and mother-infant bonding. As such, people sometimes refer to it as the "love hormone." This hormone increases the contraction of the uterus during labor and stimulate...

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A new wearable device may detect cancer with more precision A NEW WEARABLE DEVICE MAY DETECT CANCER WITH MORE PRECISION

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Apr 01, 2019

"Nobody wants to have a biopsy," says Dr. Daniel Hayes, the Stuart B. Padnos, Professor of Breast Cancer Research at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center in Ann Arbor. Biopsies are invasive and can be uncomfortable, yet they are currently the most accurate method of determining w...

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Technical Trends To Implement In Healthcare In 2019 TECHNICAL TRENDS TO IMPLEMENT IN HEALTHCARE IN 2019

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Mar 31, 2019

Regarding the amount of new directions, methods and the adoption of digital technologies, the past several years have become significant for healthcare. The industry is blurring boundaries and is ready to collaborate with all disciplines able to give it a qualitative jump-start to development. Artif...

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Music may enhance the effect of pain relievers MUSIC MAY ENHANCE THE EFFECT OF PAIN RELIEVERS

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Mar 30, 2019

In the past, scientists have explored the idea of using music as therapy in a variety of ways. One study revealed that joining a choir might improve the lives of people with Parkinson's disease, for instance. Other studies have investigated music as a potential treatment for epilepsy. Others sti...

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What are the most healthful oils? WHAT ARE THE MOST HEALTHFUL OILS?

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Mar 29, 2019

Healthful oils are an important part of every diet. There are many types of oil to choose from, so which are the best ones for cooking, nutrition, and health benefits? Dietary fats play an essential role in the body. The fats in food help the body to absorb vitamins A, D, E, and K. They are also ess...

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15 healthful gluten-free meals to try 15 HEALTHFUL GLUTEN-FREE MEALS TO TRY

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Mar 29, 2019

Gluten is a substance that occurs naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and most types of pasta and cereal. To make healthful gluten-free meals, people can use a wide range of replacement ingredients and whole foods, including quinoa, buckwheat, potato, gluten-free flour, and gluten-free oats. In this ar...

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Possible reasons weight loss is not working POSSIBLE REASONS WEIGHT LOSS IS NOT WORKING

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Mar 29, 2019

Calories are a unit of measure that show the amount of energy in foods and drinks. The body requires a certain number of calories to function. It will convert any excess calories into fat, increasing overall weight. The body can only lose weight when it is burning more calories than it takes in. A p...

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The Grapefruit Diet and Weight Loss: A Keto Perspective THE GRAPEFRUIT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS: A KETO PERSPECTIVE

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Mar 28, 2019

From juice cleanses to cabbage soup diets to the grapefruit diet — people have been looking to quick fixes for weight loss since the early 1900s. The grapefruit diet, in particular, has sparked the interest of thousands of dieters over the years. What is the grapefruit diet? Turns out, you can...

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Plant compound could fight eye cancer PLANT COMPOUND COULD FIGHT EYE CANCER

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Mar 28, 2019

Survival rates for eye cancer are generally high, according to the American Cancer Society. However, when it becomes metastatic — that is, when cancer cells break away and travel elsewhere in the body to form more tumors — this rate can drop significantly. Finding a way to slow down the ...

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Hypothyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid HYPOTHYROIDISM: FOODS TO EAT AND AVOID

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Mar 28, 2019

A person's diet can have a significant impact on the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Some foods can improve the condition while others can make it worse or interfere with medications. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the throat. Having hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, can ...

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What to eat on the Indian diet WHAT TO EAT ON THE INDIAN DIET

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Mar 27, 2019

Indian food is famous for its spices and range of dishes. Different regions of India have distinct cuisines, but most of them contain varieties of vegetables, legumes, rice, and bread that may help a person lose weight. Many Indian people do not eat meat. The traditional Indian diet appears healthfu...

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Burnout And The Healthcare Industry BURNOUT AND THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 27, 2019

A constant feeling of being overwhelmed, a lack of compassion and constant irritability are only a couple of nurse burnout symptoms that can occur in the healthcare industry. This is what burnout is, the signs and how it affects patients. What exactly is nurse burnout? This type of emotional and phy...

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AI at the Top Healthcare Companies – Current Initiatives AI AT THE TOP HEALTHCARE COMPANIES – CURRENT INITIATIVES

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Mar 27, 2019

Although one might assume healthcare companies are investing the most amount of money into AI for R&D efforts, such as clinical trials, drug discovery, and surgical robotics, the top healthcare companies don’t seem to be publicizing their efforts if they are. These could be for a variety o...

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Governance in Healthcare: The New Healthcare Imperative GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: THE NEW HEALTHCARE IMPERATIVE

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Mar 26, 2019

Governance forms the framework for information, content, and knowledge management to operate. Establishing clear, common, and consistent models in healthcare upon which to ground governance components provides a solid foundation executing the management activities that enforce these governance requi...

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Immediate First Aid Tips for An Acid Burns IMMEDIATE FIRST AID TIPS FOR AN ACID BURNS

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Mar 26, 2019

All acid burns should be treated by a trained medical professional, as soon as possible! DO NOT wait! Failure to obtain treatment as soon as possible may result in serious problems or death. Acid attacks happen all over the world, yet the commonness of this brutal crime in India is disturbing. Acid ...

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Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth TIME-RESTRICTED EATING MAY PREVENT TUMOR GROWTH

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Mar 26, 2019

Researchers have already identified obesity as a risk factor for cancer, so some doctors recommend reducing caloric intake to help prevent tumors. However, a new study now finds that prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals.

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Keto diet: New study unearths sex differences KETO DIET: NEW STUDY UNEARTHS SEX DIFFERENCES

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Mar 26, 2019

Experts originally designed the ketogenic diet, which people often refer to as the keto diet, as a treatment for epilepsy. Today, people more commonly use it to increase weight loss or to help control their type 2 diabetes. The keto diet allows a liberal consumption of fats and an adequate amount of...

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More evidence links weight gain to meal times MORE EVIDENCE LINKS WEIGHT GAIN TO MEAL TIMES

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Mar 25, 2019

A recent small-scale study adds to the growing evidence of an association between eating later in the day and weight gain. Using unique tracking methods, the researchers add more detail to the theory. As adult obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, finding ways to curb the growth is mo...

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The key to brain health: Light but frequent exercise THE KEY TO BRAIN HEALTH: LIGHT BUT FREQUENT EXERCISE

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Mar 25, 2019

Evidence that exercise can benefit the brain and help maintain cognitive function — including memory — is accumulating. One study, for instance, suggests that engaging even in low-level phyisical activities, such as doing household chores, can help reduce the risk of cognitive impairment...

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Why too much vitamin D can be a bad thing WHY TOO MUCH VITAMIN D CAN BE A BAD THING

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Mar 25, 2019

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth. Without this, our bodies cannot absorb calcium, which is the main component of bone. Vitamin D may also protect against cancer and diabetes. Our bodies synthesize vitamin D when sunlight reaches the skin.

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Sugary drinks can be a factor in cardiovascular disease SUGARY DRINKS CAN BE A FACTOR IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

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Mar 25, 2019

The new study appeared in the journal Circulation, a publication of the American Heart Association (AHA). The results showed that when people consumed more sugary drinks, their risk of death rose accordingly. To understand this association, the researchers looked at data from 37,716 men in the Healt...

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Why a Vegan Diet Could Lead to Weight Loss WHY A VEGAN DIET COULD LEAD TO WEIGHT LOSS

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Mar 25, 2019

If you want the needle on the scale to move, it might be helpful to steer clear of meat, eggs and dairy products. Adopting a vegan diet helped overweight participants lose weight and fat mass and decrease insulin resistance, according to a 16-week study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabete...

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Stroke: Rewiring eye-brain connection may restore vision STROKE: REWIRING EYE-BRAIN CONNECTION MAY RESTORE VISION

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Mar 24, 2019

Existing research shows that about 60 percent of people who have a stroke sustain vision damage. A stroke can affect different parts of the brain. When it occurs in the primary visual cortex, which is the region of the brain that processes visual information, the lack of oxygenated blood can mean th...

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9 Healthcare Marketing Trends for 2019 9 HEALTHCARE MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Mar 23, 2019

Healthcare marketing is tricky. But if it was easy, then everybody would be doing it. Whatever your product or service may be – if you’re in the healthcare industry and looking for healthcare marketing tips, you’re in luck. Healthcare marketing refers to the marketing strategies he...

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Weight loss: WEIGHT LOSS: 'TELLING SOMEONE TO IMPROVE THEIR DIET DOESN'T WORK'

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Mar 22, 2019

Doctors often advise people who are overweight to lose weight by improving their dietary habits or becoming more physically active. However, the results of a new study suggest that such generic advice does not empower people to succeed in their weight loss efforts.

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Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk HOT TEA MAY RAISE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER RISK

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Mar 22, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and over 16,000 people will die from it. In terms of a person's outlook, the Society estimate that approximately 20 percent of people with esophageal cancer go on to live for 5 ye...

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How does tumor acidity help cancer spread? HOW DOES TUMOR ACIDITY HELP CANCER SPREAD?

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Mar 21, 2019

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge found that acidic, or low-pH, tumor regions alter gene expression in cancer cells in ways that make them more aggressive. In a paper that appears in the journal Cancer Research, they describe how, by reducing tumor acidity, ...

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Why your gut may hold the key to cardiovascular health WHY YOUR GUT MAY HOLD THE KEY TO CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

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Mar 21, 2019

An increasing number of studies suggest that the bacteria in our guts hold the key to healthy aging. For instance, a recent conference that Medical News Today reported on featured research in the worm Caenorhabditis elegans. The results suggested that colonizing the gut with specific strains of bact...

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Do people with Parkinson DO PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE SMELL DIFFERENT?

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Mar 21, 2019

Parkinson's is a progressive neurodegenerative condition. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate that around half a million people in the United States are living with the condition. Parkinson's disease tends to affect older adults. The population of the United States is growing ol...

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This THIS 'CATERPILLAR FUNGUS' MAY HELP TREAT OSTEOARTHRITIS

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Mar 21, 2019

A parasitic fungus that infects caterpillars and various other insects may hold the key to better treatments for osteoarthritis, a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in a person's joints. This, at least, is what new research from the United Kingdom suggests. Osteoarthritis is the most...

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Use Cases for Telehealth in Nephrology Care in 2019 USE CASES FOR TELEHEALTH IN NEPHROLOGY CARE IN 2019

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Mar 21, 2019

The use of Telehealth technology is widely accepted throughout the medical community. Having now existed for over a decade, Telehealth has taken medical practices by storm and changed the way that patients visit with their providers. With a few clicks of a mouse, patients who previously had difficul...

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5 Mindsets to Avoid if You Want to Lose Weight 5 MINDSETS TO AVOID IF YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT

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Mar 21, 2019

Breaking through a weight-loss plateau to reach your goal and ultimately shift your focus to weight maintenance can be a major challenge for anyone trying to lose weight. While you can create healthy habits to lose those last few pounds — like changing your workout routine and incorporating ne...

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Artificial intelligence in healthcare – elusive, but close ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE – ELUSIVE, BUT CLOSE

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Mar 21, 2019

With the deployment of electronic medical records now widespread, healthcare providers are contemplating what’s next in their ongoing adoption of information technology efforts. That’s why the development of artificial intelligence in healthcare was a primary focus at HIMSS19. It’s...

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5 HOSPITAL BAD DEBT STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW 5 HOSPITAL BAD DEBT STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 21, 2019

Bad debt is a chronic issue for hospitals, with the vast majority of facilities expecting to recover less than one-fifth of what patients owe. This trend has proliferated with the adoption of high-deductible health plans, which leaves a greater portion of the financial burden on patients rather than...

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3 Ways to Simplify Your Healthcare Social Media Strategy 3 WAYS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR HEALTHCARE SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

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Mar 21, 2019

Social media has certainly created a buzz among business owners in the last decade, and healthcare practitioners are no exception. However, factors such as how many likes or follows you get on your Facebook page do not necessarily translate into direct revenue or new patients. Employees can waste a ...

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Social Media’s Positive Impact on the Quality of Healthcare SOCIAL MEDIA’S POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE

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Mar 20, 2019

Social media is a powerful tool that connects you with friends, family, and other loved ones. Over 4.2 billion people use the internet worldwide, and more than 3 billion are active social media users. Social media interactions aren’t limited to personal connections; 80 percent of Instagram use...

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5 Ways Health Systems Can Use Customer Relationship Tools to Improve Health Outcomes 5 WAYS HEALTH SYSTEMS CAN USE CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP TOOLS TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

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Mar 20, 2019

Consumers expect more from their health care experiences. A personalized experience for the consumer is quickly becoming the norm and an active driver in preference and choice. With these attitudes guiding consumer decisions, health care institutions are implementing and learning to use tools that e...

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Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk STUDY LINKS SEVERE GUM DISEASE TO RAISED DEMENTIA RISK

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Mar 20, 2019

Using data from an extensive national health insurance screening program, investigators from Seoul National University in South Korea examined the relationship between chronic periodontitis and dementia. In a paper that now features in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the researchers ...

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Heart disease and depression: Scientists find missing link HEART DISEASE AND DEPRESSION: SCIENTISTS FIND MISSING LINK

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Mar 19, 2019

Researchers already recognized the link between depression and heart disease. However, until recently, the mechanisms explaining it remained a mystery. A new study reveals that stress-induced inflammation may explain why mental and cardiovascular health are so intimately related. Heart disease is no...

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Light and sound therapy may boost brain function LIGHT AND SOUND THERAPY MAY BOOST BRAIN FUNCTION

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Mar 19, 2019

The hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in the brain include the formation of beta-amyloid plaques and the amalgamation of tau, a toxic protein that disrupts the correct functioning of neural networks. Recent research has suggested that people with this form of cognitive impairment also experience ...

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How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments HOW DESTROYING A TUMOR PROMOTER COULD LEAD TO NEW CANCER TREATMENTS

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Mar 19, 2019

The discovery concerns the molecular activity of the tumor suppressor protein p53. This protein sits inside the nucleus of the cell and protects the cell's DNA from stress. It has acquired the nickname "guardian of the genome" for this reason. However, mutated forms of p53, which are c...

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Urology EMR: Why Doctors Are Frustrated UROLOGY EMR: WHY DOCTORS ARE FRUSTRATED

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Mar 19, 2019

Urologists are growing consistently more frustrated by vendors of Electronic Medical Records who forget to pay attention to the specialists. The “normal” Electronic Medical Record has left Urologists in the dust without the proper tools they need from their office technology in order to ...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – A Comprehensive Overview ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE – A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW

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Mar 19, 2019

Various use cases and applications for AI and machine learning in the healthcare industry are proposed more frequently now than ever. Healthcare leaders may find it difficult to keep up with where AI is being applied in their sector. Similar to the pharmaceutical industry, the healthcare industry is...

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Perspectives on the Changing Nature of the Business of Health and Care PERSPECTIVES ON THE CHANGING NATURE OF THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH AND CARE

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Mar 18, 2019

There is no doubt artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our world. I am reminded of this in my own life every day. Siri can tell me anything I need to know in a matter of seconds, Waze tells me the fastest route to get where I need to go, and Uber matches me with a ride when I don’t wan...

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5 Ways to Survive Spring Allergy Season 5 WAYS TO SURVIVE SPRING ALLERGY SEASON

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Mar 18, 2019

Does the arrival of the new season make you sniffle and sneeze? We can help you prepare for this spring allergy season. Even though it’s beautiful outside, all of the flowering buds and blooming trees can make you dread being outdoors. Especially if you are one of the millions of people who su...

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Why AI will make healthcare personal WHY AI WILL MAKE HEALTHCARE PERSONAL

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Mar 15, 2019

For generations healthcare has been episodic – someone gets sick or breaks a bone, they see a doctor, and then they might not see another one until the next time they get sick or injured. Now, as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence open up new possibilities for the healthcare...

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Does eating mushrooms protect brain health? DOES EATING MUSHROOMS PROTECT BRAIN HEALTH?

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Mar 15, 2019

Mushrooms are a much-loved ingredient in cuisines around the world. They are nutritious and especially rich in antioxidants, which protect cell health. Researchers are now asking whether mushrooms can also protect against cognitive decline. Mushrooms are fascinating. Although some are edible and gro...

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Healthcare Will Continue to Grow THE IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON HEALTHCARE WILL CONTINUE TO GROW

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Mar 15, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds lots of promise for the effort to improve healthcare. In a webinar based on her article, 10 Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2019, Robin L. Rose, MBA , VP, Healthcare Resource Group, HealthStream was joined by HealthStream’s Jim Reeves, Vice President, Strategic...

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THE DIGITAL DOCTOR: WILL SURGEONS LOSE THEIR SKILLS IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION? THE DIGITAL DOCTOR: WILL SURGEONS LOSE THEIR SKILLS IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION?

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Mar 15, 2019

The sick care industry has a lot to learn from the airline industry, like flight operations (OR scheduling and turnover), cockpit management (checklists, time outs, and huddles) and demand management and pricing (new models of charging for unused OR time, particularly on off-peak hours and weekends)...

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Could green tea help fight obesity? COULD GREEN TEA HELP FIGHT OBESITY?

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Mar 14, 2019

According to a recent study in mice, consuming green tea might reduce the risk of obesity and its related conditions. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea's positive influence on gut bacteria. All across the United States, obesity rates are rising. According to the Centers for Disea...

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Is there a link between stroke and changes in gut bacteria? IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN STROKE AND CHANGES IN GUT BACTERIA?

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Mar 14, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke, a cardiovascular event in which the brain's oxygenated blood supply is cut off. A stroke can cause damage to the brain, as its cells begin to die in the absence of ...

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Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence OVARIAN CANCER: NEW DRUG MAY PREVENT RECURRENCE

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Mar 14, 2019

New research in mice identifies a compound that prevents ovarian cancer recurrence by eradicating the cancer stem-like cells that conventional chemotherapy leaves behind. According to the National Cancer Institute, there were over 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer in the United States in 2018. More...

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Diffusion Of Innovation To Improve Health Care Value: Physician-Led Care Redesign DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE VALUE: PHYSICIAN-LED CARE REDESIGN

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Mar 14, 2019

Medical care in the United States is generally outstanding, as evidenced by individuals who travel from other countries to benefit from the health care practices offered by our physicians and surgeons. Every day, dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced clinicians deliver highly effective care to i...

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The Importance of Medication Administration: 5 Ways to Improve THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION: 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE

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Mar 13, 2019

Ensuring that medications are given safely and accurately is a cornerstone of safe medical care. The importance of following the “Five Rights” of Medication Administration (right patient, drug, dose, route, and time) is ingrained in every medical, nursing, and pharmacy student’s tr...

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Methods To Help Control Hospital Acquired Infections METHODS TO HELP CONTROL HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS

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Mar 13, 2019

At least 1 in 25 patients has at least one hospital acquired infection on a given day and many of these infections are preventable.  Even though hospitals have been taking an active and engaged approach to help prevent these infections, there is still more that can be done. In 2017, more than 1...

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Is high blood pressure always bad? IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE ALWAYS BAD?

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Mar 13, 2019

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a risk factor for several health conditions, including cardiovascular problems, diabetes, and other metabolic issues. However, is high blood pressure always a cause for concern? New findings question that assumption. Up to 75 million adults in the United Stat...

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Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women TYPE 2 DIABETES: WORK STRESS MAY RAISE RISK IN WOMEN

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Mar 13, 2019

More than 100 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes, according to the latest statistics. Over 9 percent of the U.S. population is living with diabetes, and more than 84 million people are living with prediabetes — a condition that is bound to develop into full-blown ...

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These Latest Developments in 3D Printing are Changing the Healthcare Industry THESE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN 3D PRINTING ARE CHANGING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 13, 2019

Imagine a world where our medicine, food and health conditions are made from or treated by a 3D printer. If you’ve already been feeling bogged down by a constant rush of new tech, then brace yourself. Several companies have recently made way with developments through 3D printing that they hope...

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Top Five Digital Health Technologies in 2019 TOP FIVE DIGITAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES IN 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

Constantly evolving, digital technologies are finding new applications in the health sector. Even when the industry continues to struggle with digital transformation, new applications emerge every year. This article takes an in-depth look at the five most progressive technologies that will have a si...

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WE ASKED COMPANIES HOW TO MAKE EVERYONE EXCITED ABOUT AI IN MEDICINE WE ASKED COMPANIES HOW TO MAKE EVERYONE EXCITED ABOUT AI IN MEDICINE

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Mar 13, 2019

Radiologists are probably the techiest and they are proud of it. “They foresee a future like Star Trek where all we have is a machine and those working around the machine are radiologists,” Arielle Shoham, vice-president of marketing at Aidoc, told AIMed at the recent European Congress o...

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How AI Is Transforming The Health Sectors In 2019 HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING THE HEALTH SECTORS IN 2019

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Mar 12, 2019

How AI Is Transforming The Health Sectors In 2019 Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is an intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. It emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that a...

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3 Ways to Avoid Losing Muscle While on a Fat-Loss Program 3 WAYS TO AVOID LOSING MUSCLE WHILE ON A FAT-LOSS PROGRAM

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Mar 12, 2019

In general, weight loss is a good thing. As the CDC notes, even losing 5–10% of your total body weight can lower blood pressure, bad cholesterol and blood sugar. However, one downside to weight loss is it often means losing muscle tissue, which not only burns more calories at rest than fat, bu...

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Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH: COMPLETE DATA FOR TARGETED CARE

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Mar 12, 2019

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health. As healthcare organizations continue to implement technologies and strategies to bring targeted, value b...

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Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: A GROWING NEED FOR REFERENCE MODE

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Mar 12, 2019

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise.

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New brain stimulation therapy is effective against depression NEW BRAIN STIMULATION THERAPY IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST DEPRESSION

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Mar 12, 2019

A new clinical trial has tested the ability of a little-studied, noninvasive brain stimulation technique to treat the symptoms of major depression. The results, so far, have been more than promising. Researchers from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in Chapel Hill have recen...

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Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts SLEEP LOSS CAN TURN US INTO SOCIAL OUTCASTS

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Mar 12, 2019

When we sleep poorly, we may feel less inclined to participate in social activities. Now, researchers have found evidence that being sleep-deprived can not only make us less sociable, but it can also prevent our peers from seeking us out. Sleep deprivation can contribute to a host of mental and phys...

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The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET CAN BOOST ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE IN JUST 4 DAYS

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Mar 12, 2019

The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects to staving off chronic disease. As a result, researchers are increasingly pointing out that this diet may be the key to a long, healthy life. The Mediterranean diet — which is typically rich in fruits, vegetables,...

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New drug limits damage to heart muscle from heart attack NEW DRUG LIMITS DAMAGE TO HEART MUSCLE FROM HEART ATTACK

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Mar 11, 2019

An experimental drug has shown great promise in limiting the damage that a heart attack can inflict on the heart. It targets a protein that plays a central role in the death of heart muscle cells. Tests on mice have revealed that the drug could markedly reduce heart injury from a heart attack. The s...

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Diabetes: Could muscle strength lower risk? DIABETES: COULD MUSCLE STRENGTH LOWER RISK?

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Mar 11, 2019

Many people worldwide have type 2 diabetes, a metabolic condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Experts already know that lack of physical activity can contribute to the risk of diabetes, but what type of exercise might lower it? Recently, researchers have been looki...

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Vascular risk factors tied to brain health VASCULAR RISK FACTORS TIED TO BRAIN HEALTH

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Mar 11, 2019

It is no secret that the global population is aging at an increasingly fast pace. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were approximately 900 million people across the globe who were aged 60 and above in 2015. The WHO expect this number to jump to 2 billion by 2050. According to t...

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How "Non-Medical Switching" is Harmful in Diabetes and Beyond HOW "NON-MEDICAL SWITCHING" IS HARMFUL IN DIABETES AND BEYOND

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Mar 11, 2019

These are strange times when we have to think about insurance companies and medical equipment suppliers like they’re our doctors. No, of course, they aren’t... But they're acting like it, using strong-arm tactics couched in language like “preferred brand” to force specifi...

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3 Ways Weight Loss Changes Your Brain 3 WAYS WEIGHT LOSS CHANGES YOUR BRAIN

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Mar 11, 2019

There’s plenty of emphasis from health and fitness professionals on how excess weight affects the body — not just related to appearance, but also in terms of insulin resistance, cardiovascular effects, bone and joint health, cancer risk, metabolic syndrome and other issues — but we...

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How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Mar 11, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming healthcare in ways we never thought possible. And it really is all about the data. At Mt. San Rafael Hospital, our mission to improve patient care. Using data, we can help healthcare professionals make more informed, accurate, and proactive assessments an...

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What to know about the lemon detox diet WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LEMON DETOX DIET

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Mar 11, 2019

The lemon detox diet involves consuming just a lemon juice-based mixture for 1 or 2 weeks, with no solid foods. The diet aims to remove toxins and cleanse the body. However, scientists have found no evidence to support these claims, and the diet may be harmful in some cases. The concept of a detox o...

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Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS AND WEIGHT GAIN: WHAT TO KNOW

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Mar 11, 2019

Being overweight can make a person more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis or make its symptoms worse. Taking medications and losing weight can improve the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a form of inflammatory arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, about ...

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Why Fatigue Management Is Key to Patient Safety WHY FATIGUE MANAGEMENT IS KEY TO PATIENT SAFETY

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Mar 11, 2019

Fatigue is a workplace hazard that affects the health and safety of patients, health care providers and the community. Early in my nursing career, I was on an exhausting, mandated schedule of working three eight-hour night shifts, followed by one night off, then seven eight-hour night shifts, follow...

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Why AI-Enabled EHRs & Telemedicine is Transforming Behavioral Health WHY AI-ENABLED EHRS & TELEMEDICINE IS TRANSFORMING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

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Mar 11, 2019

Behavioral healthcare is on the precipice of an exciting new frontier. While the sector has been slow to adopt major tech innovations, emerging tools are ushering in unique advantages that allow providers to maximize profit, advance their sector and improve care for patients more than ever before. A...

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Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects STRESS: A FEELING OF CONTROL MAY LIMIT ITS NEGATIVE EFFECTS

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Mar 10, 2019

Researchers conducted a study on rats and revealed that the possibility of controlling the source of stress may be key to reducing its impact. Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives. Sometimes, stress can be a positive force and lead to positive outcomes. However, when it becomes ...

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How yo-yo dieting impacts women HOW YO-YO DIETING IMPACTS WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH

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Mar 10, 2019

As if losing weight wasn't hard enough, up to 80 percent of people who manage to lose more than 10 percent of their body weight end up regaining the weight within a year. Losing weight for a short period and then regaining it bears the name of yo-yo dieting, which some people refer to as "w...

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health HOW TV AND BREAKFAST MAY IMPACT HEART HEALTH

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Mar 08, 2019

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores.

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Could a smartphone app detect diabetes? COULD A SMARTPHONE APP DETECT DIABETES?

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Mar 08, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. Worryingly, almost one in four people in the U.S. are living with diabetes but do not know. Without treatment, diabetes can have serious health consequences, including kidney pro...

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Cancer: Does mental health influence a person CANCER: DOES MENTAL HEALTH INFLUENCE A PERSON'S OUTLOOK?

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Mar 08, 2019

Though the cancer mortality rates in the United States have "declined steadily" during the past 20 years, it remains the second leading cause of death, both in the U.S. and globally. Worldwide, about 1 in 6 deaths are attributable to cancer; in the U.S., cancer caused almost 600,000 deaths...

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Hospital Cybersecurity 2019: Seven Essential Leadership-Level Strategies HOSPITAL CYBERSECURITY 2019: SEVEN ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP-LEVEL STRATEGIES

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Mar 08, 2019

Dangerous cybersecurity attacks have become a sweeping problem across our healthcare industry, with most hospitals having experienced not one or two, but many threats in the last three years. It wasn’t that long ago when the most common perpetrator of security breaches was a negligent employee...

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7 Challenges of Medication Management in Hospitals 7 CHALLENGES OF MEDICATION MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALS

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Mar 07, 2019

Medication management in hospitals is vitally important to the delivery of safe care. As the RARE campaign notes, "Medication management is one of five key areas known to reduce avoidable readmissions." But medication management is also complex, with many moving parts and participants. As ...

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Overcoming Data Challenges for AI in the Healthcare Industry OVERCOMING DATA CHALLENGES FOR AI IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 07, 2019

There’s a lot of venture money pouring into artificial intelligence in healthcare. From pharma to hospitals and beyond, the potential applications in healthcare are promising.  Late last year, we spoke for The World Bank about our proprietary AI in healthcare research, and speaking with g...

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Top Healthcare Technology Trends for 2019 TOP HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2019

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Mar 06, 2019

With the growth of content capabilities, endless social opportunities and over-whelming attention given to so many platforms, there is a huge amount of progress made in the healthcare industry. That being said, the industry is moving towards solutions from products and services. More than half of th...

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Why Losing Belly Fat Should be Priority Number 1 WHY LOSING BELLY FAT SHOULD BE PRIORITY NUMBER 1

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Mar 06, 2019

Belly fat, scientifically known as visceral fat, has been linked to increased inflammation and problems like Type 2 diabetes. Recent research, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, shows having excess belly fat is correlated with an elevated risk of heart disease. What’s ...

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Being overweight or obese may improve stroke survival BEING OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE MAY IMPROVE STROKE SURVIVAL

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Mar 06, 2019

New research reveals that being overweight, obese, or severely obese may improve a person's chances of surviving after a stroke. Obesity is a "serious medical condition" that can lead to various complications. These might include atherosclerosis and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and...

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IBD: A low-calorie plant diet relieves inflammation, repairs gut IBD: A LOW-CALORIE PLANT DIET RELIEVES INFLAMMATION, REPAIRS GUT

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Mar 06, 2019

Repeated cycles of a low-calorie, plant-based diet have shown promise as a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease. Scientists at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles recently tested what they describe as the "fasting-mimicking" diet on a mouse model of inflammatory bowel ...

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Can supplements help keep depression at bay? CAN SUPPLEMENTS HELP KEEP DEPRESSION AT BAY?

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Mar 06, 2019

On a global level, we are now facing two concerning epidemics, one of which relates to the health of the body and the other to that of the mind, namely, obesity and depression. In the United States alone, approximately 70 percent of all men and women are overweight or have obesity, while about 6.7 p...

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Cutting-Edge Medical Technologies: Strange But True CUTTING-EDGE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES: STRANGE BUT TRUE

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Mar 05, 2019

2019 marks the 90th anniversary of Ripley’s “Believe It or Not,” the syndicated feature that highlighted unique and odd facts and stories from around the world. Robert Ripley subtitled his column “Strange But True,” and traveled the globe in search of the bizarre and do...

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Artificial Intelligence Redefining the Role of the Health Professional – Are We There Yet? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REDEFINING THE ROLE OF THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL – ARE WE THERE YET?

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Mar 05, 2019

In 1970, nephrologist and early researcher into artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, Dr WB Schwartz wrote a special article for the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Medicine and the Computer. The Promise and Problems of Change.” Schwartz outlined the rapid advances in AI an...

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How AI Is Changing Medical Imaging HOW AI IS CHANGING MEDICAL IMAGING

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Mar 04, 2019

From images of cats to handwritten numbers, neural networks have been used for years to process visual data. Deep learning models can identify features in images, enhance image quality, and spot outliers and abnormalities. These same abilities are helping AI transform the field of radiology by savin...

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Hypertension: Home-based care may be the future HYPERTENSION: HOME-BASED CARE MAY BE THE FUTURE

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Mar 04, 2019

Innovators and clinicians have developed and tested a new home-based care-delivery program. The new system helped 81 percent of study participants successfully control their blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the artery walls. Blood pressure rises and falls througho...

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How to treat a cold or flu at home HOW TO TREAT A COLD OR FLU AT HOME

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Mar 04, 2019

Viruses are responsible for colds and flu, so antibiotics are not able to cure or prevent these illnesses. Plenty of rest, fluids, and home remedies can help relieve symptoms. The following home remedies may help prevent illness, reduce symptoms, and shorten the duration of a cold or the flu.

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Sleeping more on weekends does not make up for past sleep loss SLEEPING MORE ON WEEKENDS DOES NOT MAKE UP FOR PAST SLEEP LOSS

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Mar 04, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that approximately one-third of all adults in the United States do not meet the recommended threshold for sleep, which the CDC's guidelines state as being at least 7 hours per night. Sleep deprivation can occur for various reasons, incl...

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6 Key Health Information Technology Trends at HIMSS 2019 6 KEY HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AT HIMSS 2019

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Mar 04, 2019

Healthcare today is largely woven together with electronic medical record (EMR) systems, which has led to the rapid attendance growth in the past decade at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting, now the world's largest health informatics conference with...

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The key to weight loss: THE KEY TO WEIGHT LOSS: 'LOG OFTEN, LOSE MORE'

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Mar 03, 2019

Many people consider logging everything that they eat to be a tedious task. However, this effective weight-loss technique takes much less time than most people think, according to a recent study. Obesity is now a common health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

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Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years? HAS FAST FOOD BECOME WORSE FOR OUR HEALTH IN THE PAST 30 YEARS?

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Mar 02, 2019

Filled with empty calories and ultra-processed, fast food may increase the risk of obesity and cancer. While fast-food chains have ostensibly been trying to offer more healthful options, a new study finds that the health impact of their menus has not improved — to the contrary, in fact. Data f...

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Health benefits of BCAAs HEALTH BENEFITS OF BCAAS

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Mar 01, 2019

BCAAs are essential amino acids. The three BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The body uses amino acids to make proteins, which are the building blocks of every cell, tissue, and organ. Amino acids and proteins also play a crucial role in metabolism. There are 20 amino acids, of which nine a...

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How to get into ketosis fast HOW TO GET INTO KETOSIS FAST

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Mar 01, 2019

Ketosis is a natural state of the metabolic process. When a person has reached ketosis, their body is burning stored fat instead of glucose. As the body breaks fat down, acids called ketones begin to build up in the blood. These ketones then leave the body in the urine. The presence of ketones in th...

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Outsourcing in health IT – is it time to reconsider? OUTSOURCING IN HEALTH IT – IS IT TIME TO RECONSIDER?

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Mar 01, 2019

We probably all know at least one negative story on IT outsourcing in healthcare from years past. But the outsourcing pendulum is swinging back. The recent announcement that Trinity Health is outsourcing application management and rebadging approximately 450 staff is getting attention from other pro...

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What are the health benefits of water chestnuts? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF WATER CHESTNUTS?

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Feb 28, 2019

Water chestnuts are an aquatic tuber vegetable. They grow in parts of Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, and many Pacific islands. A water chestnut resembles an actual chestnut in both color and shape, but it is not a nut. Water chestnuts are popular in many cuisines and have a variety of potential ...

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What are the best dietary sources of vitamin D? WHAT ARE THE BEST DIETARY SOURCES OF VITAMIN D?

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Feb 28, 2019

Vitamin D is a type of nutrient that the body produces when a person's skin has exposure to direct sunlight. People can also consume vitamin D, but it is not naturally present in many foods. High quantities of vitamin D are present in oily fish and certain types of mushrooms. According to the Of...

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4 Dietitians Reveal 5 Common Weight-Loss Mistakes 4 DIETITIANS REVEAL 5 COMMON WEIGHT-LOSS MISTAKES

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Feb 28, 2019

Losing weight not only involves scheduling time for physical activity, but it also requires making smart food (and beverage) choices. However, “the problem is the vast number of trends and misinformation out there can make it difficult to navigate and find out what’s true and helpful,&rd...

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How the HIMSS EMRAM model helps advance healthcare through digital maturity HOW THE HIMSS EMRAM MODEL HELPS ADVANCE HEALTHCARE THROUGH DIGITAL MATURITY

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Feb 28, 2019

There is a growing push, globally, to improve the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) and other digital technologies in hospitals. With more and more evidence that digitally advanced hospitals provide a safer environment and improved outcomes for patients, the advantages of digital maturity...

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What are the treatments for bipolar depression? WHAT ARE THE TREATMENTS FOR BIPOLAR DEPRESSION?

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Feb 28, 2019

For some people, bipolar disorder can cause episodes of depression. People can manage bipolar-related depression using medications, therapies, and other treatments. Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that involves shifts in mood, energy levels, and activity levels. Depending on the type o...

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Which foods to avoid when trying to lose weight WHICH FOODS TO AVOID WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT

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Feb 27, 2019

One way to lose weight is to eat a more healthful diet. Knowing which foods to avoid and which to eat can help a person reach or maintain their ideal weight. In general, when trying to lose weight, it is best to reduce or avoid foods that are calorie dense. However, the number of calories in food is...

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5 “Healthy” Trends That May Lead to Bloating 5 “HEALTHY” TRENDS THAT MAY LEAD TO BLOATING

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Feb 27, 2019

Everyone strives for a healthier diet, but loading up on nutritious options may require some adjustment, especially for your digestive system. “When you add a lot more healthy options into your diet, sometimes the unexpected result is bloating and digestive upset,” says Tamara Duker Freu...

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How the EHR Can Improve Treatment of Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries HOW THE EHR CAN IMPROVE TREATMENT OF SPORTS-RELATED TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

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Feb 27, 2019

When playing sports in the past, “getting your bell rung” and then getting back in the game was a rite of passage and show of toughness. Nowadays, those hard impacts to the head are looked at differently and are strong indications that an athlete may have a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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Obesity and the OBESITY AND THE 'SELF-CONTROL' BRAIN AREA: WHAT IS THE LINK?

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Feb 27, 2019

New research suggests that there is a "reciprocal relationship" between obesity and the brain's prefrontal cortex — an area scientists associate with self-control, among other functions. Many people think obesity, overeating, or losing weight are simply matters of willpower and s...

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Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease STUDY TIES ARTHRITIS PAIN RELIEVER TO HEART VALVE DISEASE

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Feb 26, 2019

A recent study has linked a common prescription drug that people with arthritis use to relieve pain and inflammation to a heart valve problem. The drug, which has the generic name celecoxib and the brand name Celebrex, belongs to a category of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) known as C...

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Osteoporosis: Some yoga poses may cause bone injuries OSTEOPOROSIS: SOME YOGA POSES MAY CAUSE BONE INJURIES

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Feb 26, 2019

Although anecdotal sources and academic studies show that yoga can boost a person's well-being, some may need to use caution. A new study suggests that certain yoga poses can lead to bone injuries in people with osteoporosis or osteopenia. In the United States, about 24.5 percent of women ages 6...

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Is Skipping Breakfast Really That Bad For Weight Loss? IS SKIPPING BREAKFAST REALLY THAT BAD FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

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Feb 26, 2019

“There has been a very strong belief that those who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight [and] it’s also been suggested that people who eat breakfast tend to eat less later in the day,” explains Flavia Cicuttini, PhD, professor at Monash University and head of rheumatolog...

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Strategies For Health Systems To Engage The IT-Enabled Consumer STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS TO ENGAGE THE IT-ENABLED CONSUMER

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Feb 26, 2019

Digital tools have empowered consumers in a range of industries by optimizing decisions, promoting autonomy, improving access to services and reducing costs. Widespread access to the internet, mobile phones, and high-powered computing make it easier to respond to consumers in real-time, wherever the...

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4 Ways Health Care Organizations Can Combat Cybercriminals 4 WAYS HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS CAN COMBAT CYBERCRIMINALS

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Feb 26, 2019

Most people don’t realize how valuable medical information is. But criminals do.” “It’s quite simple, really,” explains Barbara Ciaramitaro, PhD, CISSP, CSSLP, PMP, chair of the information technology undergraduate program at Capella University. “Criminals know th...

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Governance in Healthcare: Ownership and Consistency GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: OWNERSHIP AND CONSISTENCY

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Feb 26, 2019

The rise of big data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools, consumer/ member/patient experience is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities. End-users are gaining more...

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Why You Should Walk 10,000 Steps a Day for Health WHY YOU SHOULD WALK 10,000 STEPS A DAY FOR HEALTH

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Feb 25, 2019

10,000 steps a day is a very popular step goal, but what do 10,000 steps really look like? It’s good to know why 10,000 steps as a goal is so widely recommended, whether you have this goal or not. How many steps are in a mile (or km)? How long does it take to get 10,000 steps? What great healt...

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Artificial intelligence in Health Insurance – Current Applications and Trends ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTH INSURANCE – CURRENT APPLICATIONS AND TRENDS

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Feb 25, 2019

Health insurance is a critical component of the healthcare industry with private health insurance expenditures alone estimated at $1.1 billion in 2016, according to the latest data available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This figure represents 34 percent of the 2016 National H...

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TechTarget Discusses AI Traction in Healthcare with Perficient TECHTARGET DISCUSSES AI TRACTION IN HEALTHCARE WITH PERFICIENT

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Feb 25, 2019

TechTarget recently featured two Perficient Chief Strategists in an article that discusses the momentum of AI in healthcare. The article highlights perspectives on how AI automation can enhance and expedite healthcare processes while holding to an elevated standard of care.

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How chronic stress boosts cancer cell growth HOW CHRONIC STRESS BOOSTS CANCER CELL GROWTH

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Feb 25, 2019

Chronic stress, which a person has consistently over a long period of time, affects mental and emotional well-being as well as physical health. Studies have tied chronic stress to accelerated cognitive impairment, a higher risk of heart problems, and problems with gut health. Previous research also ...

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Diabetes: Nuts could reduce cardiovascular risk DIABETES: NUTS COULD REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

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Feb 25, 2019

Nuts are packed full of essential nutrients that could benefit overall health. They contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, vitamin E, folate, and minerals, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The latest research has shown that nut consumption may help reduce the risk of chro...

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