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Blood in the Urine Often an Important Warning Sign

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Blood in the urine can be a scary sight, yet it's a symptom many people ignore until it is bad enough to land them in a hospital emergency department.

Sep 3, 2015 - 11:28:11 AM

News : National
Cause of Resilience to Tinnitus, Drugs That Can Reduce Chance of Developing the Debilitating Condition

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2015 - Researchers have identified in an animal model the molecular mechanisms behind resilience to noise-induced tinnitus and a possible drug therapy...

Aug 27, 2015 - 10:50:59 AM

News : National
Medicare Says Doctors Should Get Paid To Discuss End-Of-Life Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Remember the so-called death panels? When Congress debated the Affordable Care Act in 2009, the legislation originally included a provision that would have allowed Medicare to reimburse doctors when they meet with patients to talk about end-of-life care.

Aug 26, 2015 - 3:31:24 PM

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Providing Opportunities for Youths With Disabilities

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most young adults follow well-established paths after graduating from high school, either going on to college or seeking work that doesn’t require higher education.

Aug 25, 2015 - 10:39:32 AM

News : National
Opiate Addiction Spreading, Becoming More Complex

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.-- The growing availability of heroin, combined with programs aimed at curbing prescription painkiller abuse...

Aug 21, 2015 - 8:11:28 AM

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Mount Sinai Opens Dialysis and Renal Treatment Center

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK - AUGUST 19 -- The Division of Nephrology of The Mount Sinai Health System has marked the opening of the Mount Sinai Kidney Center at East River Plaza

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:07:53 PM

News : World
Feeding a Growing World Population

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - Feeding a growing world population, especially in developing countries, will require advances in technology to support sustainable food systems ...

Aug 18, 2015 - 1:18:20 PM

News : National
VA Announces New Rules Regarding Service Animals in VA Facilities

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has revised its regulation regarding the presence of animals on VA property.

 

Aug 17, 2015 - 11:57:13 AM

News : National
Environmentalists Putting Drones to Use

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Conservationists are utilizing drone or "unmanned aerial systems" (UAS) technology to gather highly detailed imagery and other environmental data that is traditionally challenging to obtain.

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:20:29 PM

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Protecting And Recovering Your Wages

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For too many workers in the U.S., a fair day's pay for a fair day's work doesn't ring true. That's especially the case in certain sectors of the economy including construction, food service, agriculture, janitorial, retail and hospitality.

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:49:14 PM

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A Sweet‚ÄĒAnd Effective‚ÄĒWay To Combat Mosquitoes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Mosquitoes can be a big problem for small to medium- sized businesses.

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:33:05 PM

News : National
New York City Hospitals to End Filming Without Consent

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After a reality TV show filmed the death of a man without getting his family's approval, New York City hospitals have decided to put an end to filming patients without consent, ProPublica's Annie Waldman writes.

Aug 13, 2015 - 11:49:29 AM

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Dealing with Loss

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - INDIANAPOLIS - Everyone experiences the loss of a loved one at some point in life, but many health careprofessioals deal with death every day.

Aug 13, 2015 - 9:28:47 AM

News : National
Lead Poisoning ‚Äď The Summer Disease

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - San Francisco - From China and Antarctica to Ohio and California, no nation or state is free of lead poisoning. It affects humans and wildlife, children and adults, with children being the most susceptible to harm from lead.

Aug 11, 2015 - 8:19:32 AM

News : National
Sexting May Be Common Among Adults

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TORONTO - The practice of sexting may be more common than generally thought among adults. More than eight out of 10 people surveyed online admitted to sexting in the prior year

Aug 8, 2015 - 11:58:06 AM

News : National
Salt Essential for Summer Hydration

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Summer is the time for outdoor fun and activities, but as temperatures rise, staying properly hydrated becomes even more important.

Aug 6, 2015 - 9:12:17 AM

News : National
VA Launches New No-Cost Training Programs

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON -  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched two new no-cost training programs, Accelerated Learning Programs (ALPs) and VA Learning Hubs...

Aug 5, 2015 - 3:53:24 PM

News : National
Beating Back A Super Bug

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - President Barack Obama's has warned that antibiotic-resistant bacteria could "cause tens of thousands of deaths and millions of illnesses."

Aug 4, 2015 - 9:48:44 AM

News : National
Alabama's Meth Lab Law, Abortion Rights and the Strange Case of Jane Doe

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Authorities in northern Alabama have denied a 29-year-old pregnant inmate in the local jail -- accused of exposing her fetus to drugs -- the right to have an abortion.

Jul 31, 2015 - 3:34:43 PM

News : National
Physician Groups Band Together to Address America’s Opioid Crisis

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Opioid abuse is a serious public health problem that has reached crisis levels across the United States, with 44 people dying each day from overdose of opioids, and many more becoming addicted.

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:39:43 AM

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University of Florida Debuts State-of-the-art Medical Education Building

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After years of planning and construction, a historic day for the University of Florida has arrived with the unveiling of the nation's premier medical education facility.

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:23:46 PM

News : National
Doctors Practicing Asylum Medicine Look for Scars of Persecution

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This is the story that Paulin Kalonji, once the owner of a small business in Africa, told Dr. Katherine McKenzie at the Yale School of Medicine when he applied for asylum in the United States:

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:56:13 PM

News : World
PTSD and Car Crashes: A Silent and Invisible Threat

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The scars may fade, and the broken bones and cuts might heal, but many people carry the trauma from an auto accident with them for the rest of their lives.

Jul 24, 2015 - 8:22:17 AM

News : National
Do Sex and Violence Sell?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON -- Advertisers hoping to sway consumers might want to rethink running spots within media with violent or sexual themes

Jul 21, 2015 - 9:33:36 AM

News : National
Kaiser Permanente Celebrates 70 Years as the Nation's First Fully Integrated Health Plan and Health Care Provider

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OAKLAND, Calif., July 20, 2015  -- It began on July 21, 1945 as an experiment, expanding what had been a benefit for wartime shipyard and steel-mill workers into a novel, pre-paid health plan focused on prevention and open to the public at large.

Jul 20, 2015 - 1:35:36 PM

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Device Delivers Drugs to Brain via Remote Control

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - A team of researchers has developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs.

Jul 18, 2015 - 8:05:34 AM

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Popular Blood Thinner Causing Deaths, Injuries at Nursing Homes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The widely used blood thinner Coumadin requires careful calibration: too much, and you can bleed uncontrollably; too little, and you can develop life-threatening clots.(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The widely used blood thinner Coumadin requires careful calibration: too much, and you can bleed uncontrollably; too little, and you can develop life-threatening clots.

Jul 17, 2015 - 6:46:04 PM

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‚ÄėTalk to Your Mother‚Äô Proves to be Healthy Advice

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Bringing out the proverbial "skeleton in the closet" can provide health benefits but the degree of benefit depends on who you confide in

Jul 11, 2015 - 9:52:48 AM

News : National
Cost of Low-risk Childbirth Varies Widely Among Hospitals

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-The cost of having a baby can vary by almost $10,000 depending on which hospital is chosen

Jul 8, 2015 - 4:19:09 PM

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America's Physicians Still Work In Small Practices

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - July, 8, 2015 - Despite challenges posed by a changing health care landscape, a new updated study on physician practice arrangements by the American Medical Association ...

Jul 8, 2015 - 10:39:11 AM

News : National
Dramatic Midair Rescue, Saving Tucson Man’s Life

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Life stopped suddenly for Tucsonan Richard "Dick" Highberger at 40,000 feet, when a silent and devastating cardiac arrest left him not breathing and with no heartbeat during a flight over Texas.

Jul 6, 2015 - 3:09:07 PM

News : National
Transparency Program Obscures Pharma Payments to Nurses, Physician Assistants

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In June, a nurse practitioner in Connecticut pleaded guilty to taking $83,000 in kickbacks from a drug company in exchange for prescribing its high-priced treatment.

Jul 6, 2015 - 2:10:06 PM

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Can Tattoos Cover Scalp Scars?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Bald spots are frequently thought of as being linked to the aging process, but what about other kinds of permanent hair loss?

Jul 2, 2015 - 12:55:02 PM

News : National
A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs' Finances Okay

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new data on payments to doctors from pharmaceutical and medical device companies as required under the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 1, 2015 - 7:31:38 PM

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Surprising Facts About Dehydration

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A huge misconception about dehydration is the way one identifies it. Most people think that if they drink when they feel thirsty, they can avoid becoming dehydrated.

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:14:27 AM

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Clash Between Same-sex Couples’ Right to Marry and Religious Freedom is Up Next

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The main battle over same-sex couples' right to marry is over, says University at Buffalo associate professor of law Michael Boucai, and that news was a real relief.

Jun 26, 2015 - 2:25:14 PM

News : National
The Perfect Summer Movie for Your Family

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you've got a soft spot for dogs, America's brave military men and women, and good summer family entertainment, have we got a movie for you!

Jun 26, 2015 - 12:40:01 PM

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One, Two, Three Hacks‚ÄĒYou're Out! Four Lessons All Companies Can Learn from Baseball's Astros Hacking Scandal

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Silicon Valley, CA (June 24, 2015)-Most of us assume that corporate espionage and digital theft of trade secrets rarely occur outside of technology, retail, and finance.

Jun 24, 2015 - 12:56:33 PM

News : National
An Overview of Common Types of Hormone Therapy

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There are many hormones, each of which serve many functions in the body. While some hormones are important in sexual function, others support cognition and metabolism.

Jun 24, 2015 - 10:38:21 AM

News : National
MERS: Should We Be Worried?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -- In parts of the Arabian Peninsula and in South Korea, a disease called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has claimed lives.

Jun 24, 2015 - 7:48:23 AM

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