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Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Frequent consumption of sugary drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and juice is linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser extent, from cancer, according to new research....
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Keys To Successful Care Of Pregnant Women Who Experience Heart Failure? Team-Based Care, According To New Case Study From Intermountain Healthcare

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Any time a pregnant woman presents in heart failure there are risks to both mother and baby. What does it take to protect the mother and her growing baby for the best possible outcome? According to clinicians at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, the key to survival is ......
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FDA Orders European Seller Of Online Abortion Pills To Immediately Cease Delivery To U.S. Customers

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The FDA says the "unapproved new drugs pose an inherent risk to consumers." In other news on abortion: Tennessee judge rebuked for denying a women on house arrest to travel to get an abortion; Indiana takes steps toward allowing nurses and physician assistants to object to playing role in abortion procedure; and Maine governor wants to allow medical professionals besides doctors to be able to provide the...
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Hidden Cost Of Immigration Enforcement Battle: Veterans Drug Court Could Become Casualty In Sanctuary City Standoff

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration in 2017 threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from 29 cities, counties or states it viewed as having “sanctuary” policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration agents. Today, all those jurisdictions have received or been cleared to get the money, except Oregon, which is battling for the funds in federal court. Some of that money is slated for veterans courts that help servicemen and women who are addicted to drugs get help....
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Light physical activity tied to lower heart disease risk in senior women

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Senior women may be able to reduce their risk of developing heart disease by increasing the number of hours they spend in low intensity activities, such as walking and gardening, a new study suggests....
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Low awareness of heart risks, heart health among young women

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young women are largely unaware of the risks they face from cardiovascular disease, even though it remains the top cause of death for American women, researchers warn....
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Woman Going To Jail Sues For Access To Methadone Treatment: ‘I Will Lose Control Of My Addiction… I Will Die.’

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The federal prison does not allow anti-craving medications as ongoing treatment for opioid addiction except for pregnant women, who can take methadone. Meanwhile, Massachusetts advocates want hope to revolutionize the way the criminal justice system treats people who are...
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Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: Study

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Why Is Maria Shriver Passionate About Protecting Your Brain Health?

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
Every 65 seconds a brain is impacted by Alzheimer's disease, and two-thirds of them belong to women. Maria Shriver explains why women are at the center of this global health crisis — and may also hold the key to unlocking a...
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Women in venture: The case for increasing representation in digital health investing

Mar 16, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Women make up 12.2 percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse...
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The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century

Mar 16, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Nursing has a long history of advocacy and activism on behalf of vulnerable populations. For Women’s History Month, we have been drawing attention to the theme of the intimate connection between nursing history and women’s history. In this post, we share an image of nurses at the Henry Street Settlement in New York’s Lower East [...] The post The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century appeared first on Off the...
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Why Millions Of Women Are Suffering In Silence With Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical literature research, Mr. Askes concludes that many questions about the disorder remain unanswered and unaddressed by the medical co......
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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory But Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning – but......
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New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new study which followed 2,000 women with breast cancer for twenty-years post-diagnosis has revealed that breast cancer is eleven different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after...
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Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who gain more weight than recommended while pregnant may increase their chances for serious complications at delivery, a study of more than a half-million births in New York City suggests....
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Inactive Ingredients In Pills And Capsules May Cause Allergic, Adverse Reactions

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study led by a team of investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found that the vast majority of the most frequently prescribed medications in the U.S. contain at least one ingredient capable of causing an adverse reaction. Known as inactive ......
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African mothers 50 times more likely to die after c-section than moms in rich countries, study says

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The maternal mortality rate in African countries was "substantially higher than expected": 5.43 deaths per 1,000 operations, compared with 0.1 deaths per 1,000 operations in the UK. Similarly, 1 in 6 African women experienced complications during cesarean surgery, three times the rate of women in the United States....
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Molecular 'Clues' May Predict Breast Cancer Return

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
If doctors could better predict which patients had a high recurrence risk, those women might want to continue hormone therapy past the standard five...
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Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women's age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest....
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Pregnancies tied to breast cancer odds for high-risk women

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Having more than one pregnancy has long been linked to lower odds of breast cancer, and a new study suggests that may hold true even for some women with genetic mutations that put them at high risk for these malignancies....
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