How black pharmacists are closing the cultural gap in health care
After a health insurance change forced Bernard Macon to cut ties with his black doctor, he struggled to find another African American physician online. Then, he realized two...
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The Quest To Cure Diabetes: From Insulin To The Body's Own Cells
“I thought by now I would have cured the disease,” says Harvard University's Doug Melton, one of the leading diabetes researchers in the U.S. “It's taken much longer than I...
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At 75, Taking Care of Mom, 99: ‘We Did Not Think She Would Live This Long'
The phenomenon some experts call “aging together” - people in their 60s and 70s, usually women, helping much older relatives - can take a financial toll.
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Smartphone's camera could help perform non-clinical diagnostic testing in rural areas
A Simon Fraser University researcher is hoping to help women in rural areas access information about their reproductive health using a common tool in their pockets: a smartphone.
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Alabama woman charged in fetal death, her shooter goes free
An Alabama woman who was shot during an altercation has been indicted in the December death of her unborn baby
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5 articles to read on PTSD Awareness Day
June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day, which helps bring to light some of the symptoms, signs and treatment options for this mental health disorder. Although PTSD has been most...
1 hour ago - Healio - 2 articles
Surprising Things Nobody Tells You About Aging
Aging has become a lot easier these days as people are not only living longer, but they are healthier too! It's one of those things that we can't escape, no matter how hard we...
2 hours ago - Active Beat
Learning More for Children from Medicaid and CHIP Policy Experiments
States are often referred to as the “laboratories of democracy.”1 In the case of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program , they are all too often laboratories...
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Shaping healthy habits in children with neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders: parent perceptions of barriers, facilitators and promising strategies
Prevalence of pediatric neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders is increasing in the United States and globally. ND/MHD are associated with higher risk of poor dietary...
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‘Medicare for All' emerges as early divide in first democratic debate
During Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate - the first in a two-night event viewed as the de facto launch of the primary season - health policies, ranging...
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Tricolsan Found in Toothpaste Linked to Osteoporosis
Women with higher levels of triclosan in their urine were more likely to have bone issues namely osteoporosis, said study.
Sitting in Front of TV for Long Hours is Bad for Your Heart: Here's Why
Television Addiction: Too much sitting and TV watching can put you at a higher risk of developing heart disease, reveals a new study.
Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer
Regular exercise during middle and older age can cut down early death risk. So, start being more active as you age to live longer.
Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm
Dirty sinks and faucets in the hospital are often home to slime and biofilm, reveals a new study.
Factors That Signal Heart Dysfunction Discovered
A close link between vortex flow and pressure differences in the ventricles, or lower chambers, of the heart has been discovered.
New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction is a top priority for the overall reduction of healthcare-associated infections. Newly developed Female External Catheter...
Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study
New urine test for prostate cancer was found to have enormous potential, said researchers.
Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding
Blood cancer patients are more likely to suffer complications such as blood clots and bleeding, reveals a new study.
Food Insecurity Causes Type 2 Diabetes
Food insecurity may increase inflammation in the body, which can cause diet-related obesity. Also, food insecurity is stressful and can lead to mental distress, which triggers...
Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment
Machine learning approach better discriminated which patients would have a cardiac event from those who would not, said new study.