APA Deplores Trump Announcement To Bar Transgender People From U.S. Military
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON â The American Psychological Association questioned President Trumpâs announced ban on transgender people serving âin any capacityâ in the U.S. military
Jul 26, 2017 - 3:02:34 PM
Are Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics Too Often for Sinus Infections?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctorâs office with an antibiotic prescription in hand.
Jul 26, 2017 - 1:53:18 PM
Coconut Water: Healthy Drink or Marketing Scam?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Coconut water is not water with coconut flavor added. It's the clear fluid inside the coconut, not to be confused with coconut milk, which is an emulsion of coconut water and fresh grated coconut. So coconut water is a type of juice.
Jul 26, 2017 - 12:43:26 PM
Physician Census Identifies 953,695 Actively Licensed Physicians in U.S.
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Washington, D.C. â Today, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) released an advance copy of its â2016 Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in the United States.â
Jul 21, 2017 - 1:11:36 PM
A Sodium Surprise
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Irregular heartbeat â or arrhythmia â can have sudden and often fatal consequences.
Jul 21, 2017 - 12:49:59 PM
Identify Critical Need for Standardized Organ Donation Metrics
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA â Across the country, there are 58 Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO), which are responsible for recovering and distributing organs and tissues for life-saving and life-enhancing transplants.
Jul 20, 2017 - 11:08:32 AM
âGolden Hourâ Study Details Earliest Changes to the Immune System After Trauma
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Scientists from the University of Birmingham are carrying out pioneering research as part of a major ÂŁ10 million study aimed at improving outcomes for patients who have suffered a traumatic injury.
Jul 19, 2017 - 10:28:46 AM
Red Cross Calls for 35,000 Volunteers Across the U.S. To Sound the Alarm
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 --Â The American Red Cross is calling for 35,000 volunteers to Sound the Alarm this fall to install 100,000 free smoke alarms in more than 100 major cities across the country
Jul 18, 2017 - 11:44:34 AM
New Physician Assistant Faculty Practice First of Its Kind in Nation
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rutgers School of Health Professions is improving care for patients in Newark through a new physician assistant faculty practice â the first of its kind in the nation.
Jul 18, 2017 - 11:19:41 AM
Individualistic Practices and Values Increasing Around the World
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Individualism is thought to be on the rise in Western countries, but new research suggests that increasing individualism may actually be a global phenomenon.
Jul 17, 2017 - 4:52:11 PM
AMA Responds to CMS Update of Physician Payment Fee Schedule
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO â The American Medical Association (AMA) responded today to policies outlined last week in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) physician fee schedule proposed rule.
Jul 17, 2017 - 4:48:01 PM
Why Some Mannequins Are Turning Blue, Taking a Dive and Putting on Weight
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Women have long griped about pencil-thin mannequins in clothing displays, saying they bear little resemblance to real womenâs bodies and make shopping frustrating and depressing
Jul 17, 2017 - 1:55:36 PM
How Dolphins Inspired a Potentially Life-saving Method for Treating Trauma Victims
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. â A physiological process used commonly by mammals like seals and dolphins inspired the potentially life-saving method
Jul 17, 2017 - 1:04:02 PM
The Human Evolution of the Spine
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Humans are perhaps the most successful primates on the planet, and most of it is related to the evolution of our brain as well as our ability to walk.
Jul 17, 2017 - 9:46:48 AM
Could Calcium Hold the Key to Fighting a Dangerous Hospital Infection?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, MI â It lurks in hospitals and nursing homes, surviving the cleaning crewâs attempt to kill it by holing up in a tiny hard shell. It preys upon patients already weak from disease or advanced age.
Jul 14, 2017 - 10:55:05 AM
Connections Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Infertility
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ALBANY, N.Y. -- Each year, millions of women face difficulties in getting pregnant. In the U.S., nearly four million women desired but were unable to conceive children in 2002
Jul 13, 2017 - 11:19:21 AM
Endangered Baby Names 2017
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2017 --Â Like dinosaurs, movie-rental stores, and flip phones, a number of baby names could soon be gone forever.
Jul 12, 2017 - 7:59:54 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You can take several steps to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
Jul 10, 2017 - 1:03:40 PM
Donât Trust Me? Letâs Dance
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Synchronized movement such as dancing or marching act as a kind of social glue, bringing people together and enhancing trust and cooperation. But scientifically measuring synchrony and trust is hard to do.
Jul 10, 2017 - 11:41:58 AM
No Summer Vacations for Viruses
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Summer colds might seem rare, but youâre actually just as likely to catch one in the summer as in the winter. Â Why?
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:19:22 AM
Does Volvoâs Embrace of Electric Cars Signal the Beginning of the End of the Gas-powered Internal Combustion Engine?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Volvo has announced that it will only sell hybrid and electric cars beginning in 2019, signaling a shift in the auto industry as a whole toward more fuel-efficient cars that can help reduce driversâ carbon footprints and fuel costs.
Jul 8, 2017 - 5:02:08 PM
2 Keys To Protecting Water Wells From Contamination
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Over 15 million U.S. households rely on private, household wells for drinking water, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
Jul 6, 2017 - 1:46:15 PM
Two out of Three U.S. Adults Have Not Completed an Advance Directive
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA â Advance directives are the primary tool for individuals to communicate their wishes if they become incapacitated and are unable to make their own health care decisions, particularly near the end of life.
Jul 6, 2017 - 10:24:37 AM
Self-care for Sunburn
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Once sunburn occurs, you can't do much to limit damage to your skin. But the following tips may reduce your pain and discomfort:
Jul 5, 2017 - 5:25:05 PM
Rush Launches Emergency Med Residency
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Emergency rooms are busy places, and they keep getting busier. The number of emergency room visits in the United States has grown every year since at least 1992
Jul 5, 2017 - 9:45:26 AM
Emergency Need for Blood Donations as Red Cross Experiences Critical Blood Shortage
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, July 5, 2017 -- The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage and today issued an emergency call for eligible individuals to donate blood or platelets as soon as possible.
Jul 5, 2017 - 8:24:39 AM
Honeybee, Wasp and Hornet Venom Extract Shortage Concerns Allergists
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Millions of Floridians will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday outdoors with family, fireworks, barbecues and some irksome, uninvited guests: stinging, flying insects.
Jul 3, 2017 - 4:05:29 PM
Army Veteran with PTSD Finds Hope with Service Dog (VIDEO)
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Recently, Veteran Army Airborne Specialist McLean Raybon, who suffers from PTSD was paired with a service dog named Merrick who has given him a new leash on life.
Jun 30, 2017 - 2:46:13 PM
Yellowstone's Grizzlies Off the Endangered List - Good or Bad?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It depends who you ask. The majority of environmental and wildlife advocates would prefer to keep endangered species protections in place for Yellowstoneâs grizzlies, which they consider to be still at risk.
Jun 30, 2017 - 10:04:09 AM
Rising Seas Could Result in 2 Billion Refugees by 2100
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ITHACA, N.Y. â In the year 2100, 2 billion people â about one-fifth of the worldâs population â could become climate change refugees due to rising ocean levels.
Jun 29, 2017 - 3:49:13 PM
Keep Your Car Breathing Well: Change The Air Filters
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Just as you need clean air to breathe, so does your car. The vehicleâs air filters are what make that possible.
Jun 29, 2017 - 1:47:48 PM
To Avoid Mosquitoes: Get Smart!
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - RACINE, Wis., June 29, 2017 --Â We are in the middle of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (NMCAW).
Jun 29, 2017 - 10:17:31 AM
Making Farming Eco-friendly with âGlasshousesâ
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eighty miles west of Chicago, in a 15-acre climate-controlled âglasshouseâ with special diffused glass and radiated heat, MightyVine is growing more than 500,000 pounds of premium non-GMO tomatoes a month â 12 months of the year....
Jun 28, 2017 - 4:15:40 PM
Varicose Veins: Symptoms and Causes
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Varicose veins can be annoying, embarrassing and uncomfortable â but manageable with self-care measures.
Jun 28, 2017 - 12:55:09 PM
ASPCA Awards More Than $100K to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ASPCA Help a Horse Day was created to honor the ASPCAâs longstanding commitment to horse rescue and equine welfare.
Jun 28, 2017 - 12:22:22 PM
Woodland Park Zoo Earns Humane Certification
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Today, American Humane, worldâs largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being, announced that Woodland Park Zoo achieved certification under the American Humane Conservation program, becoming the tenth Humane Certifiedâ˘ institution in the United States.
Jun 28, 2017 - 10:56:23 AM
4 Ways Solar Adds Value to Your Home
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Itâs always good to feel like youâre getting your moneyâs worth. Solar may be expensive (the average installation runs at about $12,000 after incentives), but it comes with some surprising benefits that make it worth the high price tag in many homeownersâ minds.
Jun 27, 2017 - 12:33:55 PM
Why Social Isolation Can Bring a Greater Risk of Illness
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIAâSocial isolation has been linked to a wide range of health problems, as well as a shorter lifespan in humans and other animals.
Jun 27, 2017 - 11:08:40 AM
New York Blood Center Declares Blood Emergency
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, June 25, 2017 --Â New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at an NYBC donor center or convenient blood drive...
Jun 26, 2017 - 7:32:45 AM
Worried About Outliving Your Retirement Nest Egg?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - On average, boomersâan estimated 74.9 million Americans aged 53 to 71 in 2017âcan expect to live to around age 85, according to the Social Security Administration.
Jun 24, 2017 - 12:17:48 PM