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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Affect Memory

Aug 23, 2019 , WebMD
Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, a new study...
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Scores Of People Born Through Artificial Insemination Are Finding Out Their Fathers Are The Doctors Who Performed Procedure

Aug 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
With the growing use of consumer DNA tests, many have been left reeling by the news that the sperm donors that their mothers selected are not their fathers. “You build your whole life on your genetic identity, and that’s the foundation,” said one woman. “But when those bottom bricks have been removed or altered, it can be devastating.” In other public health news: Lyme disease, gene editing, a blood test for Alzheimer's, employee wellness programs and more....
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Even a Little Exercise Means a Lot for Life Span

Aug 23, 2019 , WebMD
The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early...
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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on Memory

Aug 22, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on MemoryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00...
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Cigna Explores Sale Of Its Group Benefits Insurance Business In Sign Insurer Intends To Focus On Health Care

Aug 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Reuters reports that the division Cigna is looking to shed involves disability and life insurance. The move echoes ones made by other insurers looking to focus on health care. In other health industry news: a slew of departures from Apple's health team, price transparency, hospital chains and purchases, and more....
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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Effect Memory

Aug 22, 2019 , WebMD
Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, a new study...
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Cigna May Divest Group Life Business To Keep Up With Rivals Buying Providers

Aug 21, 2019 , Forbes
Reports Cigna may be looking to divest its group benefits business come as rivals are spending to expand their medical care provider...
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Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge

Aug 20, 2019 , WebMD
Some areas of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver remain closed due to plague-infected prairie...
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Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge Near Denver

Aug 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge Near DenverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Ping An Good Doctor’s Private Doctor service officially launched

Aug 20, 2019 , Mobile Health News
China’s one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor, officially launched its Private Doctor service last week in China on August 13. On the same day of launch, the company also entered into partnership with 29 companies including China Mobile Internet, BAIC Group, China CITIC Bank, Wyeth Nutrition, China Everbright Bank, Minsheng Life, Pearl River Life and PKU Founder Life. The 29 enterprises operate in industries such as banking, insurance, automobile, communications, and...
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Avi Yaron: The Young Engineer, His Inoperable Brain Tumor and His Gift to Medicine

Aug 19, 2019 , Forbes
Avi Yaron, a young engineer, had the world at his feet. Then a fortuitous accident reveals devastating news that would alter his life forever....
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To Attract Docs To Rural Areas, Hospitals Promote Lifestyle, Importance Of Mission

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Hospital systems in rural America have to get creative in order to attract medical professionals to work there. NPR looks at some novel strategies that are yielding success. In other news impacting the industry: a new rule goes into effect next week that prohibits health care facilities from disposing of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals into the public sewer system. Regional hospital news also comes out of Pennsylvania and Washington...
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Migraine Meds Recalled for Bacteria Risk

Aug 17, 2019 , WebMD
The bacteria, from the genus pseudomonas and the genus burkholderia, can enter the bloodstream and cause serious, life-threatening...
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Diving Deeper Into Sunscreen's Impact on Marine Life

Aug 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Diving Deeper Into Sunscreen's Impact on Marine LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Age Could Be Key to Women's Worse Quality of Life Post-Stroke

Aug 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Age Could Be Key to Women's Worse Quality of Life Post-StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Strict Insurance Policies Reduce Access to Life-Saving Cholesterol Drugs

Aug 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Most patients never get the PCSK9 inhibitors they’re prescribed, putting patients at increased risk for heart events....
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Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win FDA approval for expanded use

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-heart surgeries, the FDA said on Friday....
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Heart Failure in Young Adults

Aug 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study finds that young patients with heart failure face lower risk of death but poorer quality of life than the...
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FDA Approves Lifesaving Treatment For Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Hard-To-Cure Patients

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Pretomanid, approved for use with two other antibiotics, will be used for the toughest cases. Tuberculosis has surpassed AIDS as the world's leading cause of infectious death. The drug was developed by a nonprofit group called TB Alliance at a time when few companies are investing in creating next-generation...
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Four essential documents that could save your financial life

Aug 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
A shocking health scare showed me first-hand the importance of preparing for life's dramatic...
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