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Apple Gets Around U.S. Labor Standards and Laws by Outsourcing Production to China
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Apple isn't the only tech giant outsourcing much of its production to Chinese manufacturers nowadays, but the sheer popularity of the California-based company's products makes it an especially easy target ....
Feb 6, 2016 - 2:12:21 PM
Giving A Voice To Your Musical Creativity
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Here's something to sing about: The next time you get a sore throat, you can still make a joyful noise.
Feb 6, 2016 - 9:12:45 AM
New Advances In Implantable Heart Devices Allow Patients To Get Lifesaving MRI Scans
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Shirley Goodman, a 60-year-old mother and grandmother from¬†Jacksonville,¬†Florida, recently experienced a "warning stroke" called a transient ischemic attack that was diagnosed through a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan.
Feb 6, 2016 - 9:03:16 AM
Keep Food Poisoning Away from Your Super Bowl Party
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - As Americans prepare for Super Bowl celebrations¬†on Sunday, the¬†Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the University of Arizona¬†College of Pharmacy encourages fans to strike food poisoning off the guest list for their parties.
Feb 5, 2016 - 3:35:42 PM
Super Bowl 50: Feb. 7, 2016
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Super Bowl¬†50 will be played Feb. 7 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The first Super Bowl was played on Jan. 15, 1967, at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, with the Green Bay Packers beating the Kansas City Chiefs by the score of 35-10.
Feb 5, 2016 - 2:24:10 PM
Understanding Who‚Äôs at Risk for Zika Virus
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you hadn't heard of the¬†Zika virus, chances are that has changed with recent reports of outbreaks of the mosquito-borne illness....
Feb 4, 2016 - 5:05:47 PM
Early Poverty Disrupts Link Between Hunger and Eating
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - How much you eat when you're not really hungry may depend on how well off your family was when you were a child
Feb 4, 2016 - 8:05:42 AM
Major New National Resource Launched for America's Active-duty Military, Veterans, Their Families, and Military Animals
(HealthNewsDigest.com) -¬†PALM BEACH, FL, February 3, 2016 - American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization and one that is celebrating a century of working with the U.S. military in 2016, has announced the launch of the Lois Pope LIFE Center for Military Affairs....
Feb 3, 2016 - 2:12:38 PM
American Medical Association Supports Telemedicine Bill
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO -¬†Feb. 3, 2016¬†- The American Medical Association (AMA) today supported the bipartisan Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act to expand the use of telemedicine to achieve quality care for patients.
Feb 3, 2016 - 11:37:55 AM
Bring Back Sexy with the 'Love Diet' for Valentines Day
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As we celebrate St. Valentines Day, wouldn't it be nice to know how to turn up the "heat" and make our loved one's passions boil?
Feb 3, 2016 - 11:04:52 AM
Merck Set to Launch New Version of Fertility Pens
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ¬†Merck, a leading science and technology company, today received European approval for the GONAL-fprefilled pen 2.0 from the European Medicines Agency.
Feb 3, 2016 - 9:15:55 AM
Rising Generic Drug Costs Have Physicians Raising Red Flags
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Harrisburg, Pa. - 2/3/16 - ¬†A December 2015 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed by another nearly a month later from Truveris about the rising costs of drugs....
Feb 3, 2016 - 9:00:53 AM
Stuttering Foundation Launches ID Card for People Who Stutter
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (February 1, 2016)¬†-¬†The¬†Stuttering Foundation today announced the creation of a free identification card available to all those who stutter.
Feb 1, 2016 - 5:24:05 PM
A Silent Killer: Raise Your Blood Clot Awareness to Reduce Your Risks
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Blood clots are a subject that too many of us don't discuss in great detail if at all, and this means that there is not always the level of awareness needed about this silent killer.
Feb 1, 2016 - 9:46:31 AM
Flint Water Crisis Never Would Have Happened in Affluent White Neighborhood
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Flint, Michigan is a predominantly African-American, poor, working-class city. And the water crisis there is no coincidence....
Jan 22, 2016 - 11:39:46 AM
How to Maintain Health & Hope during Drug Abuse Recovery?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Just like the first time you experimented with a drug, drug abuse recovery is something you have never done before.
Jan 21, 2016 - 10:05:56 AM
Will Treatment for Uncontrolled Bleeding During Helicopter Transport Reduce Deaths?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - Uncontrolled hemorrhage (bleeding) is the primary cause of significant complications and death to traumatically injured patients.
Jan 15, 2016 - 5:36:48 PM
Know the Warning Signs of a Deep-vein Blood Clot
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA -¬†Blood clots can be lifesavers when it comes to healing a wound.
Jan 14, 2016 - 9:17:52 AM
Mosquito Net Safe to Use in Inguinal Hernia Repair
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 14 JAN. 2016 - Sterilised mosquito nets can replace costly surgical meshes in the repair of inguinal (groin) hernias without further risk to the patients.
Jan 14, 2016 - 9:03:19 AM
AMA Suggests Changes to CDC Policies on Opioids
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - Jan. 14, 2016¬†-¬†The American Medical Association (AMA) yesterday released¬†comments on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) proposed opioid prescription policy.
Jan 14, 2016 - 8:54:35 AM
RefillWise: New Prescription Savings Company
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HOUSTON - Jan. 14, 2016 - Luscinia Health, has launched a new subsidiary - RefillWise - to empower its members to find savings on their prescription drugs.
Jan 14, 2016 - 8:29:10 AM
2016: New Year, Old Fears
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 2016: New Year, Old Fears Memphis, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2016)¬†- For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears of speaking and being teased are the same.
Jan 11, 2016 - 3:32:54 PM
Powerball: You're More Likely to Become President
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The stakes are high. Really, really high. And the odds are low. Really, really low. But someone is going to win Powerball....
Jan 8, 2016 - 12:27:51 PM
AMA Supports Newest Dietary Guidelines for Americans to Improve Public Health
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - "The AMA commends the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee for its work to develop the newest¬†Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) based on its thorough review of the latest scientific evidence available.
Jan 7, 2016 - 1:16:21 PM
2016 Braille Challenge Cities Announced
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Los Angeles -¬†Jan. 6, 2016 -- The¬†2016¬†Braille Challenge¬ģ, the only national reading and writing contest in braille for legally blind students ages six to 19, today announced the 50 participating cities and dates (see below).
Jan 6, 2016 - 10:49:48 AM
Braille Institute of America Observes World Braille Day January 4, 2016
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Los Angeles - January 2, 2016 - Braille Institute of America is celebrating World Braille Day in honor of Louis Braille who developed the tactile alphabet system in 1824 at the age of 15.
Jan 2, 2016 - 11:39:04 AM
Happy New Year from American Humane Association
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In 2015 with your support, we were able to rescue furry friends in need, improve the lives of millions of kids and animals, and spread compassion.
Jan 1, 2016 - 11:02:50 AM
CDC Year in Review: What‚Äôs Next?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CDC has made significant strides combatting some of the biggest threats to Americans' health, including infectious and chronic diseases.
Dec 28, 2015 - 12:36:39 PM
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old.
Dec 24, 2015 - 6:55:37 PM
Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus.
Papa says, ‚ÄėIf you see it in THE SUN it‚Äôs so.‚Äô
Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?
Deter Smartphone Thefts and Protect Your Data
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As Americans increasingly prefer mobile-first lifestyles, our mobile devices hold personal data that must be protected.
Dec 23, 2015 - 5:08:27 PM
3 Major Chains Working to Build More Humane World for Farm Animals
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Good news for farm animals: Peet's Coffee, Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels have announced that not only will they be switching to 100% cage-free eggs by 2020.....
Dec 18, 2015 - 2:51:56 PM
Swallowing Disorders: Making the Feeding Tube Decision
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For anyone who has to contend with a swallowing disorder the important question that needs answering is whether to opt for a feeding tube or not.
Dec 15, 2015 - 6:39:34 AM
Canada's Doctors Ready to Care for Refugees
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OTTAWA,¬†Dec. 14, 2015¬†/CNW/ -¬†The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and our over 80,000 members are proud to welcome the first of the planned 25,000 men, women and children who have arrived in¬†Canada.....
Dec 14, 2015 - 4:04:45 PM
Profit and Abuse at Homes for the Profoundly Disabled
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Privately run residential programs were supposed to be an antidote to the ills of institutional care for society's most vulnerable: children and adults with profound disabilities like severe autism.
Dec 10, 2015 - 3:30:21 PM
New Global Framework to Eliminate Rabies
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - GENEVA,¬†10 December 2015¬†/ PRN Africa / -- A new framework to eliminate human rabies and save tens of thousands of lives each year has been launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Dec 10, 2015 - 12:32:13 PM
Small-Scale Violations of Medical Privacy Often Cause the Most Harm
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While much of the public's attention has focused on massive cyber attacks and the hacking of health insurance databases.....
Dec 10, 2015 - 12:01:24 PM
UA College of Medicine ‚Äď Tucson Marks an Application Milestone: Nearly 6,500 Apply for Class of 2020
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona¬†College of Medicine - Tucson has received a record¬†6,457 applications for enrollment in the Class of 2020.
Dec 9, 2015 - 12:14:48 PM
Gonorrhea Rates in Maryland Drop by 24 Percent Due to Alcohol Tax
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Increasing state alcohol taxes could help prevent sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea
Dec 9, 2015 - 10:10:59 AM
Tipping when Stripping
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The holidays are a time when spas and medi-spas see an uptick in business. More people allow themselves the time and luxury of pampering and others may be lucky enough to receive gift certificates.
Dec 7, 2015 - 3:48:43 PM
Environmentalists and Environmental Groups Using Crowdfunding
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Crowdfunding relies on the collective effort of a large amount of individuals making online contributions to allow a project or venture to happen.
Dec 5, 2015 - 4:44:21 PM