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Medicare Projects Relatively Stable Average Prescription Drug Premiums in 2017

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Medicare announced that the average basic premium for a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in 2017 is projected to remain relatively stable at an estimated $34 per month.

Jul 30, 2016 - 7:48:26 AM

News : National
When to Get a Second Opinion

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Getting a second opinion for a medical condition isn't quite the same as cheating on your hairstylist. In fact, when it comes to complex or serious, life-threatening conditions, most doctors encourage second opinions.

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:47:15 PM

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Stay Safe from Salmonella in Backyard Poultry

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- As of July 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 611 people had been infected with Salmonella in 45 states, likely as a result of contact with live poultry

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:16:34 PM

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Medicine is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online

(HealthNewsDigest.com)-BUFFALO, N.Y. - With the rise of on-demand delivery, prescription medicine joins the countless list of items that can be ordered online with the click of a button.

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:59:42 PM

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Getaways that Recharge Your Mind

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Now that summer is here and we are gearing up to get away we must consider if we are choosing the right kind of escape.

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:24:42 PM

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Miracle Flights Coordinates 692 Medical Flights in June

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2016  -- The nation's top medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, ended the month of June with 692 coordinated medical flights to hospitals and doctors around the country.

Jul 26, 2016 - 9:48:03 AM

News : National
SC Johnson Donates Millions Of OFF!

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - RACINE, Wis.,¬†July 25, 2016¬†¬†-- With¬†the United States¬†in peak mosquito season, SC Johnson announced today it will make its largest donation to date of OFF!¬ģ mosquito repellent.

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:00:30 AM

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Why Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detox is More Effective When Treating Substance Abuse

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York - July 19, 2016 - The first step on the road to recovery for someone suffering from substance abuse is to safely detox off of alcohol and drugs.

Jul 19, 2016 - 4:35:29 PM

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First Female-to-male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Infection Reported in New York City

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika.....

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:03:56 AM

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Road Rage Affects Majority of U.S. Drivers

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OMAHA, NE (July 14, 2016) - Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:45:19 AM

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I Got a Tattoo Years Ago: Now I Don't Want It Anymore

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, July 14, 2016 - With about half of the 40 million Americans who have tattoos regretting their initial decision to "ink" their skin, tattoo removal has become an increasingly common choice.

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:13:23 AM

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7 Tips to Relieve Information Overload During a Hospital Stay

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Anyone admitted to a hospital faces stress and anxiety, often in tandem with pain and trauma.

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:18:36 PM

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Voucher Allows You To Donate A Kidney Now, Secure One For Later

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Los Angeles) - A new program gaining national momentum allows people to donate a kidney today, in exchange for a voucher for a friend or loved one, should they ever need a kidney transplant in the future.

Jul 11, 2016 - 9:31:10 AM

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American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert Receives SmartCEO Magazine’s 'Brava Award'

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -¬†WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 -‚ÄĮAmerican Humane President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert receivedSmartCEO Magazine's Brava Award at a sold-out awards ceremony last night at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.

Jul 8, 2016 - 9:59:09 AM

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Philanthropists Who are Looking at the Health and Social Welfare of America

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - America's leading businessmen and women are increasingly looking outside of their own interests and putting their sizeable fortunes into solving the country's social problems.

Jul 8, 2016 - 9:38:24 AM

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Focusing on Primary Care for Better Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In the United States, we have historically invested far more in treating sickness than we do in maintaining health.

Jul 7, 2016 - 5:32:31 PM

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Protect Gardens From Invasive Pests

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Nothing tastes better than fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, invasive pests threaten to devour the crops in our gardens and farms, and the flowers, trees and plants in our landscapes.

Jul 7, 2016 - 2:40:40 PM

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Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in the U.S. Could Drop by Half with Proven Strategies

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - About 90 people die each day from motor vehicle crashes in the United States, resulting in the highest death rate among 19 high-income comparison countries.

Jul 6, 2016 - 1:03:41 PM

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Summer Concerts and Party Drug a Dangerous Mix

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Summer is peak concert season, a time when illicit drug use tends to spike.

Jul 6, 2016 - 11:44:54 AM

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Life in the Emergency Room

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The real life of an emergency room nurse might not be exactly what's depicted on TV, but there can still be plenty of drama.

Jul 5, 2016 - 9:48:21 AM

News : National
Factors Affecting HPV Vaccination Rates

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., but fewer than 40 percent of adolescent girls have received the three-dose vaccine developed a decade ago.

Jun 30, 2016 - 1:59:56 PM

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5 Facts About Shoulder Injuries

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most people think joint problems are limited to serious athletes or older adults. But when it comes to the shoulder, everyone is at risk.

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:45:09 AM

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Summer Safety: Fact vs. Fiction

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Do you really have to wait a half hour after eating before going for a swim?

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:25:24 AM

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6.1 Million Europeans Quit Smoking Thanks to Vaping

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than six million smokers in the European Union have quit smoking and more than nine million have reduced cigarette consumption with the use of vapor products and electronic cigarettes

Jun 27, 2016 - 11:00:18 AM

News : National
Blood Lead Levels Higher After Switch to Flint River Water

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the results of its investigation into the potential health impact that lead contamination in the Flint, Michigan water supply had on the blood lead levels of local children.

Jun 24, 2016 - 12:01:52 PM

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Don’t Move With Moths

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 12 percent of Americans move to new homes every year. The next time you're among them, there's something you need to remember NOT to pack: gypsy moths.

Jun 24, 2016 - 8:08:51 AM

News : National
The Fourth of July: 2016

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - JUNE 22, 2016 - On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.

Jun 22, 2016 - 4:30:58 PM

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Smart Swimsuit

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Helping women look and feel like the beautiful people they are may not sound like a typical business model but it's what's worked for one American company.

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:17:21 AM

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WVU Medicine Adopts CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - WVU Medicine - West Virginia University Health System has adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) opioid prescribing guidelines as part of the system's mission to improve the health of the state.

Jun 21, 2016 - 3:23:33 PM

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AMA Adds New Tools to Combat Opioids

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO ‚Äď The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted new policies this week at its annual meeting to reverse the country‚Äôs opioid epidemic.

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:44:37 PM

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How to Remove Unwanted Body Hair with At-Home Waxing

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 14, 2016) - With beach season just around the corner, you might be thinking about waxing to achieve a hair-free body before summer.

Jun 14, 2016 - 3:51:32 PM

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Is the United States Prepared for a Major Zika Virus Outbreak?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - From its initial discovery in Ugandan forests nearly 70 years ago, Zika virus has emerged as a worldwide public health crisis, with active transmission in more than 40 countries in the Americas and Caribbean.

Jun 14, 2016 - 2:32:58 PM

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Global Program To Help Millions Of Animals Living In World's Zoos And Aquariums

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, and the first to create historic protections for animals on farms and ranches....

Jun 14, 2016 - 12:34:00 PM

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Botox’s Sweet Tooth Underlies Its Key Neuron-Targeting Mechanism

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Irvine, Calif. - The Botox toxin has a sweet tooth, and it's this craving for sugars - glycans, to be exact - that underlies its extreme ability target neuron cells in the body ... while giving researchers an approach to neutralize it.

Jun 14, 2016 - 12:21:46 PM

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AMA Calls Gun Violence ‚ÄúA Public Health Crisis‚ÄĚ

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - In the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history and with more than 6,000 deaths already in 2016 from gun violence....

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:59:29 AM

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Dallas Clinic Offers Human-Identical Hormones to Correct Imbalances

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS, June 14, 2016  -- To treat the drop in energy, decreased sex drive and other debilitating symptoms of hormone imbalances, the Dallas Anti-Aging Institute offers Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, or BHRT, to its male and female patients.

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:29:58 AM

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Gay Men's Health Crisis Condemns Terrorist Attack in Orlondo

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, New York: Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the world's first AIDS service organization, released the following statement on the massacre in Orlando, Florida at Pulse Night Club

Jun 13, 2016 - 11:04:17 AM

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Behavioral Health Services with Free Online Assessments

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sunrise, Florida, June 10, 2016 - MDLIVE, today announced the launch of several new tools designed to help individuals evaluate their behavioral health needs.

Jun 10, 2016 - 2:31:19 PM

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FastMed Becomes Largest Urgent Care to Offer Telemedicine Visits

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DURHAM, NC - FastMed Urgent Care, is enhancing its healthcare services by partnering with leading telemedicine platform, TouchCare, to offer mobile video appointments to North Carolinians via smartphone or tablet.

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:58:19 AM

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Consider Annuities For Dependable Retirement Income

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 today, and about 10,000 more will cross that threshold every day for the next 13 years.

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:19:21 AM

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