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Hundreds of Nova Scotians volunteer for Ebola vaccine trial - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Hundreds of Nova Scotians are volunteering to be injected with an experimental vaccine that might cause aches and fever – but could protect against the Ebola virus. Within minutes of the Nov. 14 an...

Kids' Games from Nutrition Explorations

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nutritionexplorations.org - Welcome to Fuel Up to Play 60 — the new home of all your favorite games and lessons from Nutrition Explorations! Here, you can still play your favorite games, AND you can learn more about Fuel Up t...

Meningitis Symptoms

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meningitisnow.org - Trust your instincts – if you suspect meningitis or septicaemia get medical help immediately. Describe the symptoms carefully and say that you think it could be meningitis or septicaemia. Early dia...

Does milk do a body good? Maybe not

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gulfnews.com - The research team cited another reason for their scepticism: D-galactose. This is produced by the body as it breaks down lactose, the sugar in milk. Studies in animals have shown that chronic expos...

7 Trends Driving Global Health And Life Sciences In 2015 - Forbes

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forbes.com - Nicole Fisher is the President and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm. Additionally, she is a Senior Policy Advisor and expert on health economic analyses m...

In-Depth: Analysis of 137 HealthKit-enabled apps

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mobihealthnews.com - This week MobiHealthNews once again rounded up an up-to-date list of health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit, a health and fitness data exchange that makes it easier for iOS apps...

THE MANIPURA CHAKRA AND STRESS. - YOGAMEDITATION33BLOG

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yogameditation33.com - THE MANIPURA CHAKRA AND STRESS. STRESS IS A KILLER.  Working on the Manipura Chakra might help us to reduce stress. Yes, we all need some stress in life; but the problem is to live under stress bec...

Sole Love - How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Amputation - Yahoo She Philippines

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sg.news.yahoo.com - As a podiatrist (foot specialist), I work on a daily basis with diabetic patients dealing with foot problems. Some of these are severe problems such as diabetic foot ulcer and pre- and post-amputat...

Putting people first Health tech and the digital revolution

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experientia.com - The London Design Museum has launched Health Tech and You – a search for the best new health tech ideas, inventions and devices. Director Deyan Sudjic reflects on how the digital revolution is brea...

Majority of top Android and iOS apps have been hacked

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imedicalapps.com - According to a recent report by mobile security firm Arxan Technology, the overwhelming majority of top paid and free apps for both iOS and Android have been hacked. And that prevalence of hacking ...

NHS workers are striking for us all | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

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touchstoneblog.org.uk - NHS workers on the picket line during the national strike on 13 October 2014. This Monday will see the second day of strike action by NHS workers in a dispute with the government that seeks to deny...

[US] Collections | Complementary & Integrative Medicine - Audio - Integrative Medicine Program

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Friday, May 16, 2014 Complementary & Integrative Medicine - Audio Integrative Medicine Program Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: May 10, 2012 INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE PROGRAM Combining...

Health Tips Online » Excellent Informative Solutions For Anyone Suffering With Arthritis

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healthtipsonline.net - Arthritis is a common condition which affects the joints, bones, and digits and makes them difficult to move without causing pain. While it typically appears during late adulthood, it can strike pe...

[US] Collections | Health Affairs Conversations - Health Affairs

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Friday, May 16, 2014 Health Affairs Conversations Health Affairs Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: January 28, 2014 Health Affairs Blog Editor Chris Fleming hosts timely roundtable...

[US] Collections | Mental Health and Psychiatry (Audio) - UCTV

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top-collections.try-before-you-buy.com - Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Mental Health and Psychiatry (Audio) UCTV Genre: Health & Medicine Price: Free Publish Date: January 23, 2014 UCTV delivers documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge res...

The power of Android: How smartphones are swatting out dengue in Lahore - Hindustan Times

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hindustantimes.com - Pakistan's added smartphones to its arsenal against dengue in the province of Punjab with astounding results. In 2011, Punjab saw its worst dengue outbreak ever, with 359 deaths and more than 21,00...

Three Great Reasons Why It's Best to Vaporize

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vapir.com - 1. Consistent and Reliable Dosing: When you inhale a plume of smoke – you choke and cough! Depending on your chosen method of inhalation – whether it’s a water pipe or an herb-filled cigarette – ea...

Healthcare's Big Data Opportunity

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nr.news-republic.com - Editor's note: David Richards is the co-founder and CEO of WANdisco. The hospitals where my grandchildren are born will be unrecognizable to those we know today; they'll be safer, cleaner and more ...

Plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people out of 119 cases -WHO - Yahoo News

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news.yahoo.com - GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August and there is a risk of the disease spreading rapidly in the capital, the...

Five Simple Ways to Lose Fat Fast 

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - Many of us were brought up to believe the mantra 'a second on your hips, a lifetime on your hips' but this really is just an old wives tale, and, more than that, it has led many of us to have a dis...

Hand dryers 'splatter' users with bacteria, scientists warn - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - Subsequent detection of the Lactobacillus in the air proved that it must have come from the hands during drying. The experts collected air samples around the hand dryers and also at distances of on...

University of Glasgow :: University news

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gla.ac.uk - Regular consumption of olive oil can drastically improve heart health – especially in people who do not normally eat a Mediterranean diet. Researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Lisbon and ...

Women Are More Likely To Get Addicted To Cocaine Than Men

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - Cocaine use, even if it's occasional, can soon lead to dependence. But did you know that women are more likely to become addicted than men? Women are more sensitive to the effects of cocaine and mo...

Newly diagnosed? Learn about the Psoriasis One to One Mentor Program - National Psoriasis Foundation

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psoriasis.org - Those recently diagnosed with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis often describe feeling lonely, isolated and anxious at first. However, it doesn't have to stay that way. Psoriasis One to One connects...

Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Increased Pulmonary Embolism Risk --Doctors Lounge

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doctorslounge.com - THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For African-Americans, sickle cell trait is associated with an increased risk of pulmonary embolism, but not deep vein thrombosis, according to a study p...

Hand Dryers Spread 27 Times More Germs Around The Room Than Paper Towels

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - It might be time to revert back to paper towels, as scientists have shown that hand dryers aren't actually that effective when it comes to combating germs. According to researchers it could also be...

A New Era for the Treatment of Hyperkalemia? — NEJM

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nejm.org - The potassium concentration within human cells is approximately 70 mmol per liter, yet extracellular potassium concentration is normally 3.5 to 5.0 mmol per liter.1,2 Hyperkalemia is defined as a p...

Young Americans & Health Insurance

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accesshealthusa.com - Brought to you by Access Insurance USA – Call Us Today - 888-691-5052 United Press International (UPI) news on last Wednesday reported saying some young Americans are planning on not having a healt...

WHO: Plague Outbreak Kills 40 in Madagascar — Naharnet

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naharnet.com - An outbreak of plague has killed 40 people in Madagascar, the World Health Organization said, warning that the disease could spread rapidly in the country's densely populated capital Antananarivo. ...

Car jackers in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood samples - Yahoo News

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news.yahoo.com - CONAKRY (Reuters) - Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on F...

'Rise of saturated fat in diet does not raise fats in blood' - Medical News Today

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medicalnewstoday.com - Levels of palmitoleic acid were reduced with low carbohydrate intake and increased as the participants consumed progressively larger amounts of carbohydrates over the course of the study. According...

Nigerian Doctors Web - Nigerian Health - Liberia: Catholic Hospital Reopens Soon, As Archbishop Zeigler, Others Meet With President

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healthfolk.net - The Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia (CAM) has concluded plans that will ensure the reopening of St. Joseph Catholic Hospital, which has since the Ebola outbreak been closed. St. Joseph will resume...

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thedigestiondetective.com - ”Lifestyle Changes That Will Cost You Nothing To Implement”

Switzerland Bans Dutch Poultry Imports, New Bird Flu Cases in Holland — Naharnet

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naharnet.com - Switzerland on Friday said it was banning chicken imports from Britain and the Netherlands, as Dutch officials said they detected bird flu on three more farms. The Swiss move will come into effect ...

MBA-Exchange.com - Job Detail

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MBA-Exchange.com - Associate Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HECOR), Oncology (1 of 2)-0395140515 DESCRIPTION Janssen Scientific Affairs, a member of Johnson & Johnson?s family of companies, is recrui...

Dr. Donald F. Steiner, Diabetes Researcher, Dies at 84

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ibnmoney.com - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:03:07 GMT – (The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, November 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded UK-based pharmaceutical AstraZeneca PLC’s (Astra...

Processed Meat, Nitrosamines and Cancer

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healthambition.com - Processed meats like sausages, salami, pepperoni, hotdogs, bacon, preformed ham and the manufactured meat in supermarket meals are a common part of many people’s diets. They are usually full of sod...

Vitamins and Minerals are Safer and More Effective than Artificial Stimulants

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healthinformer.net - Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounce...

Health News: Car jackers in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood samples

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robinspost.com - Thugs in Guinea have stolen blood samples infected with the Ebola virus, officials said Friday. The samples had been drawn from a single person and were being transported by a courier who was held ...

What is Placebo? | Guiding Symptoms

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guidingsymptoms.com - The placebo effect can be described as the positive change to a patients health, made by, the patients expectation or belief that what they are taking will make them better.  Skeptics of homeopathy...

ReLaunch - Personal Growth for Business Success - 094 "I sold out my dream to make a dollar" with Author, Marathon Runner Bruce Van Horn

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stitcher.com - Episode Info: [spp-player] Entrenched in a worn-out plan, he did what was expected - he went from high school, to college, to corporate, to misery. And, like you and me, the sparks that filled his ...

Heavy metal poisoning; how to get rid of it

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therapybook.wordpress.com - With the recent news about iron pills that might do harm, and a popular dietary supplement that was exposed as having surprisingly high levels of aluminum sulfate, you might be getting concerned ab...

9 out of 10 problem drinkers in the U.S. aren't alcoholics, study says - LA Times

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latimes.com - You might think that people who throw back five or more drinks in a single outing or who down 15 or more drinks in a week are likely to be alcoholics. But a new study finds that the overwhelming ma...

Do the Math: Why numbers matter - SuperHealthyMe

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superhealthyme.com - There is one simple secret to losing weight: Do the Math. This is my first rule of what I have to do to become Super Healthy Me. Seriously. I have to do the math on how many calories I need a day, ...

Men & Women LifeStyle: Teach Others How You Should be Treated

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men-women-lifestyle.blogspot.com - Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Teach Others How You Should be Treated “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”  Holy Bible “Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find it hurtful.”...

病院のいらない健康情報!/「丁字(ちょうじ)」(クローブ)芳香性健胃薬

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healthkenko1.web.fc2.com - 【スパイス】 「丁字(ちょうじ)」(クローブ)芳香性健胃薬 丁字は、中国では丁香(チョウコウ)とも呼ばれ漢方薬に用いられている。 西洋ではクローブの名で知られている。 開花前のつぼみを乾燥させて使用する。 バニラのような甘く強い香りが胃を刺激し、働きを活発にすることから、芳香性健胃薬として用いられている。 また、丁字は抗菌や軽い抗菌作用があり、口に入れて何度も噛むと、歯痛の緩和にも役立つ。 ...

Touch Your Toes in 10 Days - Flexibility Training Yoga | Health & Fitness |499757365| iPad App

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free-ipad-apps.now-you-can-have.com - Friday, November 21, 2014 Touch Your Toes in 10 Days - Flexibility Training Yoga iPad App Jordan Garn $1.99 GONE FREE $0.00 Looking to improve your flexibility for yoga or for awesome health benefi...

Welcome To FocusUp.com

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FocusUp.com - *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Well being Dietary supplements For Your Well being - Kita Oke

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kitaoke.com - Well being Dietary supplements For Your Well being In todays quick paced world, sustaining a nutritious weight loss plan and health regime has turn out to be a should for wholesome and profitable l...

What is the Homeopathic Medicine for Period Pain?

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guidingsymptoms.com - Most women will experience some sort of period pain during their lifetime.  This is medically termed as Dysmenorrhoea. Period pain is usually felt in t he form of painful muscle cramps in the lower...

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