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Reality check: Chronic pain sufferers deserve better than opioids - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Every day, thousands of Canadians take opioid painkillers for chronic pain. How many of them know that there is virtually no good scientific evidence showing those drugs are safe and effective when...

Researchers aim to prevent falls in older people with vision impairment

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glasgowcityofscience.com - New research aims to adapt an evidence-based exercise programme for falls prevention among older people with vision impairments. Falls and fear of falling have a big impact on older people’s lives....

[US] Collections | Diabetes care - for iPod/iPhone - The Open University

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Monday, May 19, 2014 Diabetes care - for iPod/iPhone The Open University Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: July 17, 2009 At least 171 million people worldwide have diabetes, and th...

100% Organic... LIES!

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getyourfittogether.org - All across the United States people are looking for ways to improve their health. They want to have more energy, get sick less often and improve their overall quality of life. For many years now, A...

Oranges – So Much More than Just Vitamin C – Health Habits

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healthhabits.ca - What we don’t know is why a whole orange is better for us than a handful of vitamins & antioxidants. And it’s that question that got a bunch of researchers at BYU all excited to find out why eating...

[US] Collections | AH 150: Introduction to Human Illness and Disease - Joan Ellison

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Friday, May 16, 2014 AH 150: Introduction to Human Illness and Disease Joan Ellison Genre: Global Health Price: Free Publish Date: February 26, 2011 This course introduces the student to important ...

Birth season affects your mood in later life

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eurekalert.org - Commenting for the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Professor Eduard Vieta (Barcelona) said: "Seasons affect our mood and behavior. Even the season at our birth may influence our subseq...

U.S. issues new protocols for treating Ebola patients

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reuters.com - DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair ...

Ebola: Lagos to send 28 health workers to S/Leone

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dailytrust.com.ng - Lagos State has announced yesterday that it would send 28 medical personnel to help Sierra Leone battle the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, alongside his Spe...

Get Fit, Yes!: #fitness

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BBC News - NHS 'to grind to halt' with dementia warns professor

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bbc.co.uk - The NHS will "grind to a halt" unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns Wales' only professor of geriatrics. A quarter of patients in district general hospital...

[US] Collections | Acute Adult Nursing - Emma Winterman

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Monday, May 19, 2014 Acute Adult Nursing Emma Winterman Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: June 2, 2009 This series - originally produced to function as revision notes, includes a n...

Shire interim chief financial officer resigns

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pharmafile.com - Mission Statement Pharmafile.com is a leading portal for the pharmaceutical industry, providing industry professionals with pharma news, pharma events, pharma service company listings and pharma jo...

[US] Collections | Pharmaceutical Industry: Past, Present and Future - Oxford University

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Monday, May 19, 2014 Pharmaceutical Industry: Past, Present and Future Oxford University Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: February 4, 2010 Is there a contradiction between profit-...

What is the best medicine for hair fall? - Doctor's insight on HealthcareMagic

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healthcaremagic.com - Dear Ved. I read with interest quite a few remedies that some of my erstwhile colleagues (includes a pain & palliative medicine specialist!) & some fellow baldies have suggested or recommended as m...

BBC News - Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

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bbc.co.uk - A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed from the chest d...

[US] Collections | Conversations on Public Health - Harvard School of Public Health

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Conversations on Public Health Harvard School of Public Health Genre: Global Health Price: Free Publish Date: August 30, 2013 The program Conversations on Public Health presen...

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin D? | Care

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motherandbaby.co.uk - New figures released for National Vitamin D Awareness Week has prompted experts to urge parents to make ‘every day a Vitamin D day’  A study has revealed that the number of children seriously lacki...

European Week – what’s in store? — Healthy Workplaces, Manage Stress

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healthy-workplaces.eu - From 20-24 October events will be held across Europe The Week picks up the theme of this year’s campaign – Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress – and wants to get people talking about the issue. Across...

Trofy | Health & Fitness |465718962| Mac App

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free-mac-apps.now-you-can-have.com - Thursday, October 16, 2014 Trofy iMac App Bruno Vandekerkhove $3.99 GONE FREE $0.00 -- LOW PRICE FOR A LIMITED TIME --Trofy is a simple, fast and effective nutrition tool to track vitamins, mineral...

Health experts press for early introduction of injectable polio vaccine in India

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healthcare.financialexpress.com - Top doctors and medical professors say the injectable vaccine is much more effective than oral vaccine and eliminates the risk of vaccine-polio Top doctors and medical professors who participated a...

DNews: Healthy Food Three Times the Cost of Unhealthy Fare : Discovery News

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news.discovery.com - Healthy Food Three Times the Cost of Unhealthy Fare dnews: how did they build the pyramids? with water! dnews: a look at the top theories for terraforming mars dnews: animal empathy: gorilla cries ...

[US] Collections | The School of Nursing - Art of Bedside Care - MDC

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Monday, May 19, 2014 The School of Nursing - Art of Bedside Care MDC Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: August 28, 2009 The School of Nursing offers a comprehensive program of study...

Single homelessness under the spotlight

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publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk - We don’t think homelessness will happen to us, our family or friends. People living on the street didn’t think it would happen to them. We don’t plan for homelessness. It often results from a combi...

[US] Collections | The Art of Breathing - for iPod/iPhone - The Open University

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 The Art of Breathing - for iPod/iPhone The Open University Genre: Health & Exercise Science Price: Free Publish Date: April 12, 2010 How does your body control your breathing ...

BBC News - Google buys firm behind spoon for Parkinson's patients

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bbc.co.uk - Google has bought a biotech company that has developed a spoon designed to make life easier for people with diseases such as Parkinson's. It is part of its ambitious foray into health technology, s...

Nigerians prefer to spend money on expensive phones, cars than check-up - Vanguard News

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vanguardngr.com - Lagos – A medical doctor, Dr Dayo Ojo, on Saturday in Lagos urged Nigerians to always check their health status against any ailment. Ojo, of Calvary Medical Hospital, Ayobo, Lagos, told the News Ag...

Taylor & Francis Online

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tandfonline.com - While climate variability and change affect global patterns of disease, there are few examples of methods that effectively integrate climate into health programming. This study examines a Red Cross...

How Climate Change Can Rattle the Foundations of Public Health 

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huffingtonpost.com - As the Ebola Zaire virus -- one of the deadliest pathogens on earth -- continues to ravage parts of west Africa, political leaders around the world are finally beginning to understand an argument I...

Put Some Vísi in Your Life Canada

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AreYouVisi.com - 10/2 and a Chew is an innovative approach to sharing Vísi's amazing products. This one-day trial pack features a Vísi Probíta chew and two Vísi Vínnle capsules. The name guides the usage. Take a Ví...

[US] Collections | Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600 - Audio - Frank Snowden

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600 - Audio Frank Snowden Genre: Global Health Price: Free Publish Date: March 30, 2011 This course consists of an international analysis o...

Recovering Workaholic to Healthy Mompreneur: Stephanie Calahan

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findingyourvoiceradio.com - On the show, keynote speaker, visionary catalyst, and recovering workaholic mom, Stephanie Calahan shares how she went from a jet-fast Fortune 500 lifestyle to a health crash and later a mompreneur...

Big Tobacco puts countries on trial - Business Analysis & Features - Business - The Independent

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independent.co.uk - But the Latin American country has unwittingly found itself not just in the thick of that battle, but in the middle of an even bigger fight – that of the rising opposition to international free tra...

Addressing drug use together through a health-based approach: high level civil society hearing

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idpc.net - Click the image above to watch the High-level Civil Society Hearing on “Addressing Drug Use together through a Health Based Approach as part of the International Drug Control Conventions” organised...

Birchensale Middle School In Redditch Closed Due To Illness

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irwinmitchell.com - It is worrying to see reports of these two schools both struggling with illness issues in recent days and it is clear that the priority at present must be to contain the outbreaks to prevent the fu...

DoveMed

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dovemed.com - Nutmeg is a spice derived from several species of tree in the genus Myristica. The most commercially used species is the Myristica fragrans, an evergreen tree native to the Banda Islands in the Mol...

Lynda Bellingham's Decision To End Chemo Would've Given Her A 'Sense Of Empowerment'

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - Lynda Bellingham's decision to end chemotherapy treatment would've given her a huge "sense of empowerment", according to the chief executive of a leading bowel cancer charity. Bellingham, who annou...

Bowel Cancer (and Colon). Discover Bowel Cancer Symptoms Online

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patient.co.uk - Colorectal is a word which means the colon and rectum. The colon and rectum are parts of the gut (gastrointestinal tract). The gut starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. When we eat or drink, th...

110: Life Imitates Football, with NFL QB Mike Tomczak | The Solopreneur Hour Podcast with Michael O'Neal - Lively Conversations, Candid Insights, Bold Advice

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solopreneurhour.com - If you’re a football fan, (especially Bears, Steelers, or Packers) have you ever wondered what it would be like to win the Super Bowl? For those of you non-football fans, winning the Super Bowl pro...

Are your specs history? Revolutionary eye implants could replace reading glasses - NY Daily News

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nydailynews.com - A tiny eye implant may let millions of people with blurry vision kick their reading glasses to the curb. A study released Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology fou...

Why social care needs an influx of creative professionals to improve dementia services

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communitycare.co.uk - By David Savill, artistic director at Age Exchange Reminiscence arts is a unique approach within dementia care that allows practitioners to spend time with participants and their families and to us...

An hour of moderate exercise a day may decrease heart failure risk -- ScienceDaily

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sciencedaily.com - In a new study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower yo...

Lung cancer - the truth behind the headlines. Health Blog at Patient.co.uk

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patient.co.uk - People smoking one to 14 cigarettes a day are eight times more likely than non-smokers to get lung cancer A new study suggests that doctors are missing opportunities to diagnose lung cancer. Perhap...

More than 70 applications examined in 2013 | esante.gouv.fr, le portail de l'ASIP Santé

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esante.gouv.fr - Guaranteeing citizens that their health data is securely stored in full respect of their rights is the purpose of the accreditation necessary to host personal health data. A green light will be gra...

What's In a Cigarette, The Ingredients - QuitSmokingSupport.com

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quitsmokingsupport.com - As if this isn’t a reason to Quit Smoking! Most cigarette ingredients can cause long-lasting harm to most of your bodily organs and provide the best reasons to quit smoking. If you’ve taken a few m...

Eating breakfast increases brain chemical involved in regulating food intake, cravings -- ScienceDaily

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sciencedaily.com - "Our research showed that people experience a dramatic decline in cravings for sweet foods when they eat breakfast," said Heather Leidy, an assistant professor of nutrition and exercise physiology....

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Suffering From Hair Loss? This Is Why Men Go Bald...

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - An estimated 6.5 million men in the UK experience male pattern baldness - but why? In the video, Tara Long explains that male hair loss is down usually down to either genetics or hormones. Over tim...

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The Ebola Virus

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dhealthstore.com - Anytime there’s a major national or international health crisis or epidemic, I get loads of email inquiries from Dhealthstore.com customers and people in general wanting to know my view of things a...

Karen D. Swim

Marketing,PR Communications specialist. Quietly doing work I love for people and organizations that I believe in and that inspire my respect. Love shining the light on others and getting results that drive business forward.

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Daily chatter, news and views on technology, media, PR, health and marketing from the smart, funny people who populate my twitter community. Diversity of thoughts, views are the authors and not mine own.