(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You may not think scientific breakthroughs are changing the face of hair transplants; but think again. Utilizing up-to-the minute medical research and innovativetechniques, today's hair transplants have become faster, more efficient, and safer than ever before.
Nov 28, 2014 - 9:28:56 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many Americans don't realize it, but one out of every five new military recruits in the United States is a woman-and 2.5 million veterans are women.
Nov 28, 2014 - 9:20:49 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The U.S. is in a select group of countries. It's one of only three (and the only industrialized one) that doesn't guarantee paid maternity or paternity leave.
Nov 28, 2014 - 9:12:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Wherever your children are in their educational paths, it's never too early-or too late-to save for college. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has put together these five tips that can help you save for higher education.
Nov 28, 2014 - 9:04:13 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When it comes to assessing the institutional benefits derived from school voucher programs, opportunities for financial savings stand out.
Nov 28, 2014 - 8:58:42 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Whether it's the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or any occasion that you want to feel special, heeding a few simple hints can help you become known as having a gift for giving.
Nov 28, 2014 - 8:49:47 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There was a time when facelifts only belonged to the rich and famous. Fortunately, that was a long time ago. Decades have passed since the first facelift was performed, and the advances in medicine, technology, and surgical techniques are evident.
Nov 26, 2014 - 1:40:17 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The drug company teamed up with Mr. Ackman, the hedge fund manager, in a hostile bid for Allergan, the maker of Botox. The deal failed, but because Mr. Ackman had invested in Allergan, he made the kind of fortune that in previous eras were reserved for Persian kings.
Nov 26, 2014 - 1:13:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013
Nov 26, 2014 - 1:10:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Questions this week provide insight and self-understanding with a variety of relationships. Millie, whose husband lives a double life, brings up issues of affairs and cheating.
Nov 26, 2014 - 12:27:58 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The aftershocks of what's been called "patient safety's first scandal" continue to reverberate in the medical community, most recently in the current issue of the Journal of Patient Safety.
Nov 26, 2014 - 11:49:55 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rhinoplasty is widely viewed as one the most delicate and complex of all cosmetic procedures performed today. When performed by an experienced surgeon, a Rhinoplasty can bring proportion, pleasing aesthetics, and function to the facial features.
Nov 26, 2014 - 11:29:39 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you or someone you care about is among the 7.3 million people enrolled in a marketplace health plan, now is the time to review the plan to see if you need to make any changes for next year.
Nov 26, 2014 - 11:19:59 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Bucks said he feels he left a big part of himself behind with the patients and staff still grappling with the deadly disease at the remote jungle clinic, in northeast Liberia, where he volunteered for a month.
Nov 26, 2014 - 11:04:34 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many of us grew up sharing Thanksgiving with family around the dining room table. Our parents or grandparents usually hosted the meal, and we ate with family and became re-acquainted with family we may not have seen since the Thanksgiving before.
Nov 26, 2014 - 10:10:25 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With so many choices in Browlift's today, you may feel a bit overwhelmed seeking out the ‘right' technique for your situation.
Nov 26, 2014 - 9:50:16 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Children who attended a full-day preschool program had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills (language, math, socio-emotional development, and physical health), increased attendance, and reduced chronic absences compared to children who attended part-day preschool, according to a study in the November 26 issue of JAMA.
Nov 26, 2014 - 9:05:35 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY (November 26, 2014) - Planning a beach vacation this winter? Travelers should be aware that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun plays a significant role in the development of skin cancer. In fact, about 86 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to its UV rays.
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:59:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - I know what it's like to long for a child and to wait month after month for the baby that never comes. And I know firsthand the pain of infertility and the difficulties that can come with adoption.
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:49:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - VERO BEACH, FLORIDA - (November 26, 2014) - According to the U.S. Travel Association, approximately 33 percent of domestic business travel includes airfare. Unfortunately, as more and more employees are expected to travel for work, more people fall victim to the unhealthy lifestyle of on-the-road travel.
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:39:07 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - A new hybrid vehicle is under development. Its performance isn't measured by the distance it travels, but rather the delivery of its cargo: vaccines that contain genetically engineered DNA to fight HIV, cancer, influenza and other maladies.
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:31:55 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - People’s views on income inequality and wealth distribution may have little to do with how much money they have in the bank and a lot to do with how wealthy they feel
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:25:36 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - White Plains, New York - November 26, 2014 - Which dark chocolates provide the most cocoa flavanols - natural antioxidants associated with better blood flow and memory?
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:18:45 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In what is believed to be the first interview-style qualitative study of its kind among health care providers in the trenches, a team led by a Johns Hopkins geriatrician has further documented barriers to better care of older adults as they are transferred from hospital to rehabilitation center to home, and too often back again.
Nov 26, 2014 - 8:11:39 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Younger patients make the best facelift patients. That is, according to a study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. It found that women who had a facelift performed before the age of 50 actually found better, longer lasting results than those with aging skin.
Nov 25, 2014 - 5:19:48 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) formally removed Sharon Helman, the director of the Phoenix VA Healthcare System, from federal service.
Nov 24, 2014 - 5:56:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After mining the genetic records of thousands of breast cancer patients, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have identified a gene whose presence may explain why some breast cancers are resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used hormone treatment generally used after surgery, radiation and other chemotherapy.
Nov 24, 2014 - 5:28:15 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, 2014 - It has been said that "laughter is the best medicine" and entrepreneur Jody Barrett has taken that concept and turned it into quirky hospital wear that is sure to bring a smile to the faces of your loved ones this Holiday Season.
Nov 24, 2014 - 5:01:57 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care
Nov 24, 2014 - 4:19:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Although much of the panic surrounding Ebola has quelled, a recent Gallop poll found that Ebola is among American's top three health concerns, provoking more fear than cancer and obesity.
Nov 24, 2014 - 4:04:50 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 24, 2014 - National GERD Awareness Week is November 23-29, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) urges individuals who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, to learn about how diet and lifestyle changes can positively impact symptoms and when it is appropriate to seek medical diagnosis and treatment. Here are a few things to know about GERD.
Nov 24, 2014 - 12:25:53 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications may be up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs illegally than teens who have never received a prescription, often by obtaining additional pills from friends or family members
Nov 24, 2014 - 12:20:52 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS, GA., November 24, 2014 -- Spacemaker Cots and Sheets USA, a 45-year old, family-owned American manufacturing company known for its quality childcare cots and sheets
Nov 24, 2014 - 12:15:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-Smokers who drink heavily have a tougher time quitting cigarettes than smokers who drink moderately or not at all.
Nov 24, 2014 - 9:23:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PLANTATION, FL (Nov. 24, 2014) - Resolved to take the best possible care of yourself and your loved ones this year? Dental savings plans are the perfect way to help enhance and maintain the overall health and well-being of you and your family.
Nov 24, 2014 - 9:06:50 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hampshire, UK - 10th October 2014: EHRs (Electronic Health records) will deliver cost savings to the global healthcare industry of $78 billion between 2014 and 2019
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:50:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Television and movies would have us imagine Thanksgiving as a peaceful, loving, celebration of being grateful and willing to help one another as we sit down to feast on a juicy butter filled turkey. The imagery is great, but the reality is sometimes far removed.
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:48:05 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Short of heading for a deserted island between Thanksgiving and New Year's, what's the game plan for staying on a diet during the holidays?
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:47:25 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As with so many juicy quotations, the attribution to Winston Churchill of "Never let a good crisis go to waste" is now doubtful.
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:45:26 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Being in a position of power can fundamentally change the way you speak, altering basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people are able to pick up on these vocal cues to know who is really in charge
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:41:58 AM