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The QuickLift Facelift
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
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
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
Clash Between Same-sex Couples‚Äô 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
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
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
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
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
Nutritionist Comments on New FDA Trans Fat Regulations
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MANHATTAN - The Food and Drug Administration has announced that partially hydrogenated oils, which are the primary dietary source of trans fat, are not "generally recognized as safe" for use in food.
Jun 23, 2015 - 10:40:26 AM
First Health Canada Approved Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Starts Patient Recruitment
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SASKATOON,¬†June 23, 2015¬†/CNW/ -¬†Prairie Plant Systems and¬†CanniMed, Canada's most well-established and reliable producer of medical cannabis, along with researchers at McGill University Health Centre and Dalhousie Universities....
Jun 23, 2015 - 9:45:42 AM
How To Hand Yourself Better-Looking Nails
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you ever have a problem with weak, damaged or unsightly nails, you may be glad to know the solution can be at your fingertips-if you heed these six helpful hints.
Jun 19, 2015 - 5:30:30 AM
23andMe Genotypes One Millionth Customer
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Mountain View, Calif. -¬†June 18, 2015¬†- 23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced it has genotyped more than one million people worldwide.
Jun 18, 2015 - 12:20:34 PM
2015 Hurricane Season Begins
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - June 17, 2015 - The North Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and lasts through¬†Nov. 30.
Jun 17, 2015 - 4:43:58 PM
Remove Uninvited Pests from the Summer Barbeque with FlyPunch!
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Greenville, SC (June ¬†17, 2015)¬† - Imagine it: A summer barbeque.¬† The backyard is prepared with a hot, seasoned grill, open bottles of wine and beer, and summer's bounty of ripe, sweet fruits, fresh vegetables...
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:58:09 PM
Control Your Beliefs and Take Command Over Your Life
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - "Why is it I have prayed and prayed and got no answer? Jim Jensen has been asked this question untold times. It's a very common complaint all over the world.
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:56:34 PM
Botox: It's Not Just for Wrinkles
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Albertson, NY, June 17, 2015 - In 2002, the FDA approved the use of injected botulinum toxin type A for temporary reduction in the appearance of wrinkles between the eyebrows.
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:48:07 PM
Making Good Choices About Anesthesia
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA -From stitching up a cut to bypassing a coronary artery, most operations aren't possible without anesthesia
Jun 17, 2015 - 7:41:07 AM
Advocates Support Research to Find New Treatments for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - On June 10 and 11 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sponsored an Advisory Committee meeting to consider the approval of a new class of drugs to treat high cholesterol called PCSK9 inhibitors.
Jun 16, 2015 - 4:09:13 PM
The Fourth of July 2015
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - June 16, 2015 - On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:57:06 AM
Three Quarters of Americans Say Prescription Drug Costs Are Unreasonable
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - - Nearly three quarters (73%) of the public view prescription drug costs as unreasonable, and far more blame pharmaceutical companies more than insurers for the high prices
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:40:32 AM
What‚Äôs the Latest with the U.S. Postal Service Trying to Reduce its Environmental Footprint?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As recent TV ads have been telling us, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has recently started delivering some mail on Sunday ...
Jun 12, 2015 - 4:17:05 PM
Father's Day June 21, 2015
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - June 12, 2015 - The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909.
Jun 12, 2015 - 2:40:06 PM
Are MRIs Leaving Toxic Traces in the Brain?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Two prominent experts¬† in the radiology community called this month for more research into two contrast agents...
Jun 11, 2015 - 3:46:36 PM
End-of-life Care Gets $1M Boost from Saint Elizabeth
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MARKHAM, ON,¬†June 10, 2015¬†/CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth Community Enterprise, a national leader in social innovation and impact, is investing $1 million this year towards improving end-of-life care for people and families.
Jun 10, 2015 - 11:22:52 AM
Some Hospitals Marking Up Prices More Than 1,000 Percent
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - The 50 hospitals in the United States with the highest markup of prices over their actual costs are charging out-of-network patients and the uninsured, as well as auto and workers' compensation insurers, more than 10 times the costs allowed by Medicare
Jun 9, 2015 - 10:23:26 AM
Pennsylvania Physician Andrew Gurman Announced as AMA‚Äôs New President-elect
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO -¬†June 9, 2015¬†- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced the election of Andrew W. Gurman, M.D., an orthopaedic hand surgeon from Hollidaysburg, Pa., as the new president-elect
Jun 9, 2015 - 9:56:12 AM
AMA Launches STEPS Forward to Address Physician Burnout
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO -¬†June 8, 2015¬†- Building on its prominent¬†study with RAND Corp. confirming that the administrative burden of modern medicine is a root cause of physician burnout
Jun 8, 2015 - 11:25:49 AM
Best Dads on the Planet? Let‚Äôs Start with These Little Guys
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-The world's finest fathers just might be covered with fur and live in the trees of Argentina.
Jun 8, 2015 - 10:31:29 AM
New Congressional Caucus to Make a More Humane World for People and Animals
(HealthNewsDigest.com) -¬†The American Humane Association applauds the formation of a new congressional caucus that will work to make a more humane world for both people and animals.
Jun 8, 2015 - 9:33:23 AM
Spine Hospital Opens at Mount Sinai
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK -¬†Monday, June 08, 2015 The Mount Sinai Health System has established The Spine Hospital at Mount Sinai, the first of its kind in New York City.
Jun 8, 2015 - 8:33:25 AM
Tips for Avoiding or Treating Poison Ivy
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It's the time of year when backyards attract children, trails beckon hikers, and poison ivy attacks the unwary.
Jun 4, 2015 - 8:43:29 AM
Natural Gas Versus Diesel
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Some major trucking companies are turning to natural gas to fuel their fleets - and to earn "green" credit among customers.
Jun 3, 2015 - 10:12:38 AM
Why Feminine Skills Are the Future of Leadership
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Santa Barbara, CA -Successful women have been in the news quite a bit lately. You'd have to be living under a rock not to know that Hillary Clinton has announced her candidacy for president of the United States (which is arguably the top leadership position in the world).
Jun 2, 2015 - 2:29:50 PM
Stop the Spread of Superbugs
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC -¬†June 2, 2015¬†- Consumer Reports, the world's largest and most trusted nonprofit consumer organization, today announced its commitment to help wipe out antibiotic-resistant bacteria or "superbugs."
Jun 2, 2015 - 11:14:27 AM
Imagine if it Took an Ambulance Three Days to Reach a Loved One in Trouble.
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Right now, our Red Star¬ģ Rescue team has only three emergency vehicles to serve the entire country, and with such a small fleet, it can take as many as three days for our trucks to reach suffering animals at a disaster site.
Jun 1, 2015 - 11:26:15 AM
25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - May 28, 2015¬†- On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act
May 28, 2015 - 12:51:56 PM
Message from the Secretary - Memorial Day 2015
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many have heard the saying, "Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but beggared is the Nation that has and forgets them."
May 22, 2015 - 2:34:37 PM
Suddenly, It's An Emergency
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We all know what it's like to feel fine one day and then awful the next. Usually this sudden shift in our health is something minor - a cold or a sore throat, for example.¬†But sometimes symptoms that come on fast can signal a serious, even life-threatening problem.
May 21, 2015 - 6:00:41 PM
Announcing Option Care, the Evolution of Walgreens Infusion Services Name and Brand
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DEERFIELD, Ill.,¬†May 19, 2015¬†- Option Care, a new, independent infusion services company previously known as Walgreens Infusion Services, today unveiled its new name and company branding.
May 19, 2015 - 12:31:16 PM
Overuse, Safety Questions Cloud Advair's Ascent to Asthma Blockbuster
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The asthma drug Advair is one of the biggest blockbusters in pharmaceutical history, at $80 billion in sales and counting. Since its approval in 2000,¬† it has become a lifeline for sufferers of asthma, which affects roughly 25 million Americans.
May 19, 2015 - 9:48:35 AM