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San Antonio Zoo Earns Humane Certification for Treatment of Its Animals

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Today, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being....

Mar 24, 2017 - 1:11:29 PM

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Care Received at End of Life Varies Drastically by State

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PORTLAND, Ore.
, March 15, 2017 -- People with serious illness or frailty in Oregon are more likely to have their end-of-life care wishes honored

Mar 15, 2017 - 10:40:25 PM

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Causes and Treatments for a Slipped Disc

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - West Orange, NJ, March 14, 2017 - It is estimated that over 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain.

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:00:10 PM

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For Surgeons in the OR, a Way to Fight Bad Posture

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. — The psychological stress that surgeons face is well-documented. Less understood is the physical stress they endure from spending hours in awkward positions in the operating room.

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:55:05 AM

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Top Health Problems That Lead to Car Crashes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The World Health Organization states that 1.25 million people die yearly due to traffic related accidents


Mar 13, 2017 - 4:10:38 PM

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Record Visitation to America’s National Parks

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WEST GLACIER, Mont. - Today, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke hailed 331 million recreation visits to America’s national parks in 2016

Mar 10, 2017 - 3:36:11 PM

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100 National Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Radical Changes to Medicaid

(HealthNew(sDigest.com) - Washington, DC — Today, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Justice in Aging, the Medicare Rights Center, and 97 other national organizations sent a letter to Congressional leadership....

 


Mar 3, 2017 - 10:27:26 AM

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Geisinger to Hire 2,000 New Employees

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DANVILLE, Pa. -- Six months after launching a recruitment campaign to hire 1,500 employees, Geisinger Health System has announced further efforts to hire an additional 2,000 new employees in 2017.


Mar 2, 2017 - 2:50:34 PM

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Could Electromagnetic-Field Sensitivity be the New Tobacco?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Decades ago when society considered the health risk of tobacco addiction manufacturers could argue that there was no scientific evidence that linked smoking to lung cancer.

Mar 2, 2017 - 2:01:31 PM

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Addressing Crises in Recovery from Trauma

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When it comes to traumatized youth, therapists are well versed in how to deliver evidence-based treatment, and there are clear guidelines for safety and for ethical therapeutic behavior.

Mar 2, 2017 - 11:55:10 AM

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‘500 Cities’ Website: Users Can Explore Neighborhood Health Data

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Users of a new, interactive web application can view and explore city-and neighborhood-level health data for America’s 500 largest cities.

Mar 2, 2017 - 9:13:00 AM

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Leveraging Technology for Socially Disadvantaged Communities

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - One of the greatest challenges facing the United States today is the growing health divide in underserved communities.

Mar 1, 2017 - 2:07:42 PM

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Lack of Oxygen, Not Excessive Stimulation, Cause for Half of Seizure-Related Brain Damage in Epilepsy

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Neuronal degeneration is the most severe long-term consequence of repetitive seizures in patients with epilepsy

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:06:57 AM

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Occupational Therapy Profession Celebrates 100 Years

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BETHESDA, Md. — The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is proud to announce that the profession of occupational therapy is officially turning 100 years old.

Feb 23, 2017 - 3:40:08 PM

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Miracle Flights Rings in the New Year with Record Flight Count

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LAS VEGAS
, Feb. 23, 2017 -- The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, welcomed the New Year with 588 life-saving flights during January 2017.

Feb 23, 2017 - 9:01:42 AM

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5 States Account for 25 Percent of All Reported ATV-Related Deaths in the United States

(HealthNewsDigeswt.com) - Taking a four wheeler out for a spin is a recreational activity that many riding enthusiasts participate in all year long

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:37:37 AM

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Reasons to Choose Long-Term Rehabilitation

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It takes a lot of courage to decide to seek help on the journey to being addiction free.

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:41:48 AM

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New York Doll Collection Launches New Lines at Toy Fair 2017

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK
, Feb. 17, 2017 -- The New York Doll Collection is proud to announce the launch of its City Girls and LOVE NYdolls at Toy Fair 2017 in New York.

Feb 17, 2017 - 5:57:09 PM

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AMA Commends Aetna Commitment To End Prior Authorization on Opioids Treatment

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO -- The American Medical Association today commended Aetna for joining other health insurers in eliminating prior authorization for opioid treatment as of March 1.

Feb 17, 2017 - 9:28:32 AM

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America's Top Military Heroes Honored

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PALM BEACH, Fla.
, Feb. 13, 2017 -- Four of America's bravest military heroes, who just happen to be dogs, were honored Thursday night for their outstanding achievements and service to our country.

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:19:34 AM

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Consumers Union Praises Anthem-Cigna Ruling

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, praised a federal judge’s ruling to block Anthem from acquiring rival health insurer Cigna.

Feb 9, 2017 - 11:16:59 AM

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Valentine’s Day 2017: Feb. 14

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Expressing one’s affection to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine’s Day.

Feb 7, 2017 - 10:51:46 AM

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Put the Freeze on CO Poisoning this Winter!

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Old man winter is gripping much of the nation and that means many consumers are turning up the heat in their homes.


Feb 3, 2017 - 2:39:03 PM

News : National
Super Bowl 51: Feb. 5, 2017

 

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Super Bowl 51 will be played Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Feb 3, 2017 - 12:19:09 PM

News : National
Tips On How To Reduce The Spread Of Norovirus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2017 -- It's not only cold and flu season; it's also norovirus season

Jan 27, 2017 - 3:28:12 PM

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Giving Back Through Blood Donation

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Donating blood is a tangible way to help people who are struggling with serious health conditions, yet many people may not think about it or make time for it.

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:42:22 PM

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Struck by an Arrow, Paralyzed Boy Makes Comeback

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Kirsten Bressler will never forget the day she lived every mother’s worst fear.

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:35:53 PM

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Grim Picture of Future of Reproductive Freedom Under Trump

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:27:05 AM

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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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 “Irresponsible” Move that Puts American Families, Health System at Risk

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

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Using Fat to Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA – 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

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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

News : National
Mystic Aquarium Earns Humane Certification

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 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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