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Grim Picture of Future of Reproductive Freedom Under Trump

( - 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

( - 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?

( - As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ‚ÄúObamaCare‚ÄĚ)‚ÄĒseriously, not just as a political gesture‚ÄĒalarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:27:05 AM

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

( - 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

( - 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

( - 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

( - 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 ‚ÄúIrresponsible‚ÄĚ Move that Puts American Families, Health System at Risk

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. ‚Äď 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?

( - ¬†ANN ARBOR, Mich. ‚ÄĒ 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

( - 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

Using Fat to Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

( - PHILADELPHIA ‚Äď 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

( - 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

( - 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

( - 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

( - If you get a call from the ‚ÄúIRS‚ÄĚ threatening you with lawsuits or jail unless you pay up immediately, don‚Äôt worry. It‚Äôs 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

, 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

( - 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

( - 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

( - 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

Studies Document Doctors of Chiropractic Provide Safe, Effective Care

( - 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

( - 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

Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

( - EAST LANSING, Mich. ‚Äď 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

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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

How to Get Mentally Fit for The New Year

( - 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

( - Going through ‚Äčinfertility‚Äč during the ‚Äčholidays can be difficult, ‚Äčespecially since most holiday events involve ‚Äčfamilies with young children. ‚Äč

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

( - 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

( - 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

Treatment Options for Varicose Veins

( - Ridgewood, NJ, December 15, 2016 - Varicose veins-large, bulging vessels that occur near the surface of the skin....

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:35:24 PM

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2016: Red Cross Provided More Meals, Relief Items and Emergency Shelter Stays than Previous Two Years Combined

, Dec. 15, 2016 -- In a year that set new records for severe and devastating weather, the American Red Cross provided more assistance to the hundreds of thousands of people....

Dec 15, 2016 - 10:49:08 AM

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The Truth About Holiday Spirits: How to Celebrate Safely This Season

, Dec. 15, 2016 -- We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits....

Dec 15, 2016 - 9:34:05 AM

Cold Hands and Frigid Digits

( - When snowflakes swirl and Chicago's wind chills to the bone, warm woolen mittens may top your list of favorite things.

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:56:00 AM

Be Smart About Security At Tax Time

( - Although the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reports a 400 percent surge in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 tax season....

Dec 14, 2016 - 8:41:05 AM

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Tips To Prepare A Safe, Winter Storm‚ąíReady Home

( - Ice, snow, wind and freezing temperatures create hazardous winter conditions that can lead to utility power failures.

Dec 12, 2016 - 2:30:48 PM

How A Strategic Consultation Can Help Your Healthcare Organization

( - Regardless of the type of healthcare center you run, some things remain the same: All businesses face challenges. And if you are in the healthcare industry, you get a few more that are unique to this sphere.

Dec 6, 2016 - 8:58:59 AM

4 Tips For Enjoying Your Backyard Year-Round

( - Here’s cool news: You can create an outdoor area that you, your family and friends can spend time in at just about any time of year.

Dec 5, 2016 - 3:36:11 PM

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CMS Releases 2015 National Health Expenditures

( - In 2015, per-capita health care spending grew by 5.0 percent and overall health spending grew by 5.8 percent

Dec 2, 2016 - 2:09:06 PM

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The 2016 Holiday Season

( - This festive season, or simply the holidays, is a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift giving, reflection and thanks.

Dec 1, 2016 - 3:55:53 PM

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How A Strategic Consultation Can Help Your Healthcare Organization

( - Regardless of the type of healthcare center you run, some things remain the same: All businesses face challenges.

Dec 1, 2016 - 2:35:48 PM

Protect Your Feet When Playing Without Shoes

, Nov. 29, 2016 -- Whether hitting the mat, sand or beam, take preventive measures to protect your feet against common injuries incurred while playing sports that don't require shoes

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:29:26 AM

Heirloom Turkeys a Link to Earliest Thanksgivings

( - Buying a turkey is more than likely already checked off your ‚Äúto-do‚ÄĚ list. If not, better hurry.

Nov 23, 2016 - 2:19:04 PM

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