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News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new study suggests a simple bag of ice water applied to the face could help maintain adequate blood pressure in people who have suffered significant blood loss.

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:02:38 AM

Psychological Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the U.S. often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money....

Apr 27, 2017 - 9:12:21 AM

Affordable Care Act

(HealthNewsDigewt.com) - Washington, DC — AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the amended House bill that would create an “Age Tax,” increase premiums, eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions....

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:47:27 AM

Transplant Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS  – If not for a heart transplant, Drew Wilson would have been dead last fall.

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:40:27 AM

Affordable Care Act

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, -- Since the American Health Care Act was introduced in the House last month, CHA has said very clearly that this legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would significantly undermine access to health care ....

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:31:14 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - IRVINE, Calif., -- Mentor Worldwide LLC, a global leader in breast aesthetics, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market MemoryGel® Xtra....

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:23:01 AM

Vaccine Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, April 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Almost 30,000 young Somali children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:17:22 AM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS – April 27, 2017 – A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a large proportion of African-Americans and those with more severe illness

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:09:33 AM

New Product

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Wayne, PA – April 27, 2017 – In response to the significant number of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) in hospitals, healthcare and long-term care facilities, two industry marketing veterans launched Design Manage Deliver (DMD)

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:00:42 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Arlington Height, Ill.  (April 26, 2017) – Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is setting up a drive thru to distribute free colon cancer screening kits to help with early detection of colorectal cancer

Apr 27, 2017 - 7:53:56 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA – Researchers from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report estimates of Hepatitis C (HCV) infection in every US state ....

Apr 27, 2017 - 7:48:14 AM

Beauty

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For women of all ages, sallow, dull, or crepey skin can make the chest area or décolletage appear older than it is.

Apr 26, 2017 - 2:36:02 PM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being....

Apr 26, 2017 - 2:14:02 PM

Cosmetic Surgery

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With summer around the corner, it’s time to get ready to bare arms. If former FLOTUS Michelle Obama is the ultimate bicep and tricep inspiration, achieving your shapely arm goals may be simpler than you think.

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:35:35 PM

Eye Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Washington, D.C., 26 April 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – For years,  Micaela Santis Gomez would use a hair clip to pull out her eyelashes. That was the only way she could stop the tearing and pain they caused as a result of trachoma....

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:22:29 PM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As many of you know, April is National Minority Health Month, and it’s a privilege to be Administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and take part in the observance.

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:06:12 PM

Allergies

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DENVER, CO – There may be different opinions about the causes of climate change, but experts say there is no denying its existence – and the effects are nothing to sneeze at.

Apr 26, 2017 - 11:58:27 AM

Children's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MIAMI, April 26, 2017 -- As you start making plans for vacation while school is out for the summer, consider that one of the easiest and most affordable options is a cruise.

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:52:55 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY & Greenwich, CT, April 26, 2017 - There's no mistaking the negative effects a tear in the knee's meniscus - the C-shape of cartilage cushioning the space between the thighbone and shinbone

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:46:57 AM

Diet

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Athens, Ga. – High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden “diet” foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:34:10 AM

Science

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Biologists at the University of California San Diego have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantly impair the ability of otherwise healthy honey bees to fly

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:23:31 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This spring, more than 17,000 high school seniors (out of 102,000 applicants), were offered admission to UCLA for the fall of 2017.

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:16:49 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Philadelphia, April 25–A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:10:08 AM

Exercise

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Suppressing production of the protein myostatin enhances muscle mass and leads to significant improvements in markers of heart and kidney health

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:01:54 AM

Autism Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Waving goodbye and blowing kisses — no parent wants to miss out on those special moments.

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:17:57 AM

Vaccine Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 - UNICEF procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reaching almost half of the world's children under the age of five.

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:46:13 AM

Beauty

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We all want to look as youthful as possible for as long as possible. We spend money on creams, facials, fillers, and even sometimes plastic surgery.

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:38:45 AM

Surgery

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 26, 2017 -- More than 48 million surgeries happen in the U.S. each year,1 and for many of those patients, food is off the table in the hours prior to their procedure.

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:29:00 AM

Obesity Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS – April 26, 2017 – An international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction:

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:21:11 AM

Stroke Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – When Lee Green walks onto the neurological unit at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, he can hardly walk down a hall without being greeted or hugged.

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:10:27 AM

Food and Nutrition

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A number of lifestyle factors can contribute to depression, but one that’s often overlooked is what you put in your mouth.

Apr 26, 2017 - 8:04:08 AM

Supplements

(HealthNewsDigest.com)  - White Plains, New York, April 26, 2017 -- Kelp supplements are promoted as a natural source of iodine, an important mineral for healthy thyroid function. But are they a good alternative to regular iodine supplements?

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:57:35 AM

Allergies

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL (April 26, 2017) – It can be nerve-wracking, as well as exhilarating for kids to go to summer camp for the first time.

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:50:23 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a paper published in 2012, horticulture therapy was proposed as a way to improve the lives of the world's aging population.

Apr 25, 2017 - 3:52:43 PM

Disease

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus in the Americas and predicting that the virus arrived in Brazil in late 2013 or early 2014....

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:34:04 PM

Diabetes Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON—Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:09:04 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Athens, Ga. – Caring for a husband or wife with cancer significantly diminishes family income

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:02:40 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In some cases, the Lassa virus starts with a fever and general weakness, moving toward headache, muscle pain, possible facial swelling, deafness, and worse.

Apr 25, 2017 - 1:55:18 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - World Water Council, 25th of April, 2017 – With less than one year to go before the 8th World Water Forum takes place in Brasilia in March 2018....

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:06:29 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You wouldn’t think chili peppers and marijuana have much in common. But when eaten, both interact with the same receptor in our stomachs

Apr 25, 2017 - 11:56:52 AM


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