Tag archive for ‘Health’
By admin On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference

Experts from 80 medical centers in the U.S., Canada and Norway will convene Nov. 15–17 in Baltimore, Maryland, to share best practices and performance improvement initiatives designed to reduce unnecessary More...

By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes show improvement in their vascular health

Cigarette smokers who switch to nicotine containing vaporizers could significantly improve their vascular health, a major University of Dundee study has concluded. A two-year trial hosted by the University’s More...

By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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UCLA Health pulmonologist describes the signs and symptoms of lung cancer

Nikki Moreno, a 42-year-old mother of two, was not expecting to hear she had advanced lung cancer when she ended up in the emergency room at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, last October. She hadn’t More...

By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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White House unveils finalized health care price transparency rule

Hospitals will soon have to share price information they have long kept obscured — including how big a discount they offer cash-paying patients and rates negotiated with insurers — under a rule finalized More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Broccoli’s effects on kidney health may depend on individual’s genetics

New research indicates that the benefits of a dietary compound on kidney health may depend on an individual’s genetics. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of JASN, may be helpful for tailoring More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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KHN’s ‘What the Health’: Spending bill slowdown

The fiscal year started a month and a half ago, but Congress has still not agreed on an annual spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services – or any of the other annual spending bills More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children’s health

A major new report has warned that climate change poses an unprecedented threat to children and will impact on human health from infancy and adolescence, through to adulthood and old age. Image Credit: Sandor More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Climate change poses ‘lifelong’ child health risk

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in deadly infectious More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Certain professions and late dinners bad for women’s heart health

A new study from a team from Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has revealed that post-menopausal women in certain professions are more likely to suffer from More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health

When Madavia Johnson gave birth to Donald Ray Dowless III last year, she was hit by a case of severe postpartum anxiety. She was scared to carry her son downstairs or drive him in a car. She couldn’t manage More...