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Miracle Flights Rings in the New Year with Record Flight Count

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LAS VEGAS
, Feb. 23, 2017 -- The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, welcomed the New Year with 588 life-saving flights during January 2017.

Feb 23, 2017 - 9:01:42 AM

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5 States Account for 25 Percent of All Reported ATV-Related Deaths in the United States

(HealthNewsDigeswt.com) - Taking a four wheeler out for a spin is a recreational activity that many riding enthusiasts participate in all year long

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:37:37 AM

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Reasons to Choose Long-Term Rehabilitation

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It takes a lot of courage to decide to seek help on the journey to being addiction free.

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:41:48 AM

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New York Doll Collection Launches New Lines at Toy Fair 2017

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK
, Feb. 17, 2017 -- The New York Doll Collection is proud to announce the launch of its City Girls and I LOVE NY™ dolls at Toy Fair 2017 in New York.

Feb 17, 2017 - 5:57:09 PM

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AMA Commends Aetna Commitment To End Prior Authorization on Opioids Treatment

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO -- The American Medical Association today commended Aetna for joining other health insurers in eliminating prior authorization for opioid treatment as of March 1.

Feb 17, 2017 - 9:28:32 AM

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America's Top Military Heroes Honored

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PALM BEACH, Fla.
, Feb. 13, 2017 -- Four of America's bravest military heroes, who just happen to be dogs, were honored Thursday night for their outstanding achievements and service to our country.

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:19:34 AM

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Consumers Union Praises Anthem-Cigna Ruling

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, praised a federal judge’s ruling to block Anthem from acquiring rival health insurer Cigna.

Feb 9, 2017 - 11:16:59 AM

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Valentine’s Day 2017: Feb. 14

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Expressing one’s affection to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine’s Day.

Feb 7, 2017 - 10:51:46 AM

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Put the Freeze on CO Poisoning this Winter!

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Old man winter is gripping much of the nation and that means many consumers are turning up the heat in their homes.


Feb 3, 2017 - 2:39:03 PM

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Super Bowl 51: Feb. 5, 2017

 

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Super Bowl 51 will be played Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Feb 3, 2017 - 12:19:09 PM

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Tips On How To Reduce The Spread Of Norovirus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2017 -- It's not only cold and flu season; it's also norovirus season

Jan 27, 2017 - 3:28:12 PM

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Giving Back Through Blood Donation

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Donating blood is a tangible way to help people who are struggling with serious health conditions, yet many people may not think about it or make time for it.

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:42:22 PM

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Struck by an Arrow, Paralyzed Boy Makes Comeback

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Kirsten Bressler will never forget the day she lived every mother’s worst fear.

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:35:53 PM

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Grim Picture of Future of Reproductive Freedom Under Trump

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new 50-state report from NARAL Pro-Choice America finds that reproductive-health-care access is severely restricted in a majority of states...

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:46:39 PM

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Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification for Treatment of Animals

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Today, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, announced that Dolphin Quest passed a rigorous third-party audit....

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:33:50 PM

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What If Sick People Lose Their Obama Care?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:27:05 AM

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Procedure for Vertebral Compression Fractures Caused By Osteoporosis (Insight from my patient)

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - At 81, John lives a very active life. This Massachusetts resident works full-time as a CPA and stays active with four grown children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. However, in April, while walking to the bathroom one night, John fell.

Jan 13, 2017 - 4:00:14 PM

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Your Space Heater Needs Space

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With cold winter weather already upon us, families without a home heating system or who are struggling to pay their heating bills....

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:54:10 PM

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New Leader for American Humane Farm Program

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, announced the appointment of Dr. Janet Helms to the position of National Director of its American Humane Farm Program.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:29:07 AM

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Understanding Planned Parenthood’s Critical Role in the Nation’s Family Planning Safety Net

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Over the past two years, antiabortion members of Congress and state policymakers have fervently pursued a political and policy agenda to deny public funding to Planned Parenthood.

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:14:49 PM

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Consumers Union: ACA Repeal Track “Irresponsible” Move that Puts American Families, Health System at Risk

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, today wrote to Congress warning of the drastic consequences consumers would face if lawmakers....

Jan 11, 2017 - 4:44:29 PM

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What Do Health Plan Deductibles Really Mean for People with Chronic Illness?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — For tens of millions of Americans, the start of a new year means the counter has gone back to zero on their health insurance deductible.

Jan 10, 2017 - 10:09:46 AM

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Go Small to Help Realize Your Resolutions

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - At the beginning of any new year, we often have the inner motivation to make new year’s resolutions.

Jan 10, 2017 - 9:51:55 AM

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Using Fat to Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA – Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue.


Jan 9, 2017 - 1:07:15 PM

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How to Express Sympathy

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When a friend, co-worker or family member experienses a loss, it can be hard to know what to say, but just about any acknowledgement of sympathy is better than nothing.


Jan 9, 2017 - 10:42:41 AM

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Mystic Aquarium Earns Humane Certification

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being, has announced that Mystic Aquarium achieved certification by the American Humane Conservation program

Jan 5, 2017 - 9:53:01 AM

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Severe Winter Blood Shortage

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017  -- The American Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood platelet donations today in response to a severe winter blood shortage

Jan 4, 2017 - 10:38:36 AM

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Don’t Be A Victim Of Tax Fraud

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you get a call from the “IRS” threatening you with lawsuits or jail unless you pay up immediately, don’t worry. It’s a scam.


Jan 4, 2017 - 9:45:36 AM

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Girl Scouts of the USA Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK
, Jan. 3, 2017 -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the start of 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts

Jan 3, 2017 - 9:12:07 AM

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2016 Health Care in Review

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This was a tumultuous year in health care and elsewhere. Wherever we looked, the improbable and unbelievable became true and believable:

Dec 28, 2016 - 10:24:47 AM

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Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." Please tell me the truth, is there a Santa Claus?


Dec 25, 2016 - 10:28:43 AM

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Tips On Buying A House While Single

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new home is one of the biggest purchases a couple will make. Now imagine doing it on your own.

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:49:37 AM

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Studies Document Doctors of Chiropractic Provide Safe, Effective Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - To accurately assess the origin of health care problems and complications requires careful study and analysis.

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:40:28 AM

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Recent Attacks on Family Planning May Be a Harbinger of What Is to Come

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Recently renewed efforts by Congress and state policymakers to cut off public funding from many safety-net family planning providers

Dec 20, 2016 - 11:16:58 AM

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Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - EAST LANSING, Mich. – A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution of drug resistance.


Dec 20, 2016 - 11:06:01 AM

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Captain Martin Sanders Appointed USPHS Chief Scientist

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -
Captain Martin Sanders has been appointed Chief Scientist Officer of the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS).

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:33:32 PM

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How to Get Mentally Fit for The New Year

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With the start of a new year it is important to reflect back on the prior year, assess what went well...

Dec 19, 2016 - 4:25:12 PM

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Surviving the Holidays with Infertility

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Going through ​infertility​ during the ​holidays can be difficult, ​especially since most holiday events involve ​families with young children. ​

Dec 19, 2016 - 3:52:55 PM

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Dr. Henry Heimlich, World Famous Inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver, Passes Away at 96

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CINCINNATI, Dec. 17, 2016 -- Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, passed away last night at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, after complications from a massive heart attack suffered on Monday in his home at Deupree House in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dec 17, 2016 - 1:46:43 PM

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New Data Show Continuing Opioid Epidemic in the United States

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Drug overdose deaths, including opioid overdose deaths, continue to increase in the United States, according to new data published today in CDC’sMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.


Dec 16, 2016 - 2:16:05 PM

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