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Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situation as of 19 April 2014) - WHO

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afro.who.int - As of 18:00 on 17 April, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 203 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including 129 deaths. To date, 158 patients have ...

Using Your Feet For Reflexology - Health.com

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health.com - Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! Sign up for our FREE Healthy Living newsletter to get the latest health news, nutrition tips, special offers, and delicious re...

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids – WebMD

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webmd.com - THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions could increase a woman's risk of cancer, the U.S. Food and ...

Caffeine: How much is too much? - Mayo Clinic

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mayoclinic.org - Caffeine has its perks, but it can pose problems too. Find out how much is too much and if you need to curb your consumption. If you rely on caffeine to wake you up and keep you going, you aren't a...

Should you be tested for dementia? - Harvard Health Publications

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health.harvard.edu - Widespread screening isn't recommended, but symptoms are cause to get evaluated. We routinely undergo mammograms and colonoscopies with the objective of catching breast and colorectal cancer early,...

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits' – WebMD

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webmd.com - THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that the brains of some football players who had the usual head hits associated with the sport, but no concussions, still had signs o...

FACT SHEET: Affordable Care Act by the Numbers

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whitehouse.gov - The Affordable Care Act is working.  It is giving millions of middle class Americans the health care security they deserve, it is slowing the growth of health care costs and it has brought transpar...

Transplant Center Departments and Centers - Transplant Center - Mayo Clinic

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mayoclinic.org - Share your experience Share your Mayo Clinic transplant experience with others using social media. Facebook YouTube Twitter Mayo Clinic Health Community Sharing Mayo Clinic

Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads : NPR

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npr.org - Health officials in Columbus, Ohio, are calling the city's mumps outbreak the biggest since the development of the mumps vaccine in the 1940s. Columbus generally gets an average of one case of mump...

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers | Science

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wired.com - In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home to a microbial community unlike anything that’s b...

Sleep Smart With These 10 Tips (Slideshow) — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning or staring at the clock, you know the toll it can take the next day. But insomnia and most other sleep disorders can affect your long-term health, t...

Scientists embark on unprecedented effort to connect millions of patient medical records - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - Inside an otherwise ordinary office building in lower Manhattan, government-funded scientists have begun collecting and connecting together terabytes of patient medical records in what may be one o...

Help Fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - For the more than 6 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, holding on to a memory is not a choice. Unless we find a cure, or stop the progression, projections indicate that by 2050 ther...

Insurers offer new incentives to eat healthy

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cnbc.com - Such coupons could help make a dent in health-conscious shoppers' tabs. The healthiest diets cost about $1.50 more per day, according to a study released in December from the Harvard School of Publ...

CDC - NIOSH Science Blog – Conducting Responder Health Research and Biomonitoring During and Following Disasters

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blogs.cdc.gov - When responding to a disaster, emergency workers may face unique health risks from exposures to hazardous chemical and environmental contaminants in forms and circumstances often not seen in other ...

Vegetative States and PET Scans: Is More Information Better?

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blogs.einstein.yu.edu - One typically thinks of advances in medical science and technology as having unalloyed benefits. The ability to cure illness, the mitigation of pain and the possibility of making diagnoses that are...

Yoga for Heel Pain: Plantar Fasciitis (Video) — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - Can’t wait to head off to your vacation in the Rockies and try out those new hiking boots? The day is beautiful, the weather’s great and you feel lucky to be alive. That is, until the next morning,...

The Problem With America’s Twin Epidemic - TIME

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time.com - Remember the days when getting pregnant with twins was a surprise? Now if you’re undergoing fertility treatment, you actually have to decide in advance whether you’re up for double trouble by autho...

Gene Linked to Pediatric Kidney Cancer

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hms.harvard.edu - Nearly one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28, according to new research from Harvard Medical School investigators at Boston Children...

JAMA Network | JAMA | Community-Based Care and Treatment of Schizophrenia

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jama.jamanetwork.com - Browse CME for all U.S. States The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. T...

High Incidence of Disorders, Injuries Found in Poultry Plant Workers - The Poultry Site

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thepoultrysite.com - US - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has issued the final report from its Health Hazard Evaluation at a South Carolina poultry processing plant. The plant had requ...

Science Snaps: designer drugs - Cancer Research UK - Science blog

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scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org - They may look like pictures from a strange forest on another planet, but these illustrations depict a key process in all our cells that dictates when a cell will grow, divide or move. It’s tightly ...

Carpal Tunnel: Best Ways to Address Your Pain, Tingling — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - If you spend a lot of time at a computer or working with your hands, you might be tempted to ignore tingling and numbness in your wrist and fingers. But you shouldn’t, says orthopaedic surgeon Stev...

AMA Wire™ : news and information impacting the medical community

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ama-assn.org - AMA Wire™: news and information impacting the medical community Home AMA Viewpoints Advocacy Health MedEd Practice JAMA Highlights

Study Links Television Viewing with Lesser Amounts of Sleep | News

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thecrimson.com - Harvard researchers recently published the results of a long-term study showing that watching greater amounts of television is associated with lesser amounts of sleep for children in their infancy ...

JAMA Network | JAMA

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jama.jamanetwork.com - Browse CME for all U.S. States The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. T...

Masculine boys, feminine girls prone to cancer risk behaviors | HSPH News

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hsph.harvard.edu - Diet and health Report compares dietary fat intake among 266 countries Air pollution Improving the pollution-mortality link Boston, MA — Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculini...

BBC News - Why big buttocks can be bad for your health

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bbc.co.uk - The demand for bigger buttocks in Venezuela means some women will even have banned injections to achieve them, putting their health at risk. It is with tears in her eyes that Denny recounts how she...

Office of Advocacy Relations - OAR

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advocacy.cancer.gov - Please join NCI and the Director’s Consumer Liaison Group in a discussion on pediatric cancer research. Dr. Jeff Abrams of NCI’s Division of Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis and Dr. Malcolm Smith of NC...

JAMAevidence | Evidence Summary and Review 5

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jamaevidence.com - Topics Discussed: biopsy of temporal artery, clinical prediction/decision rules, criterion standard comparisons (diagnostic tests), giant cell arteritis, glucocorticoids, likelihood ratio, measures...

Too Much Sodium Infographic

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heart.org - Too Much Sodium Infographic View a text version of our Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic.

Herbal Therapy, Sweat ‘Allergy’ and Other News of the Week — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss: An athlete who gets a mysterious allergic-like reaction when play...

JAMA Network | JAMA | Our English Coasts (Strayed Sheep)  William Holman Hunt

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jama.jamanetwork.com - Browse CME for all U.S. States The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. T...

Survey Favors Medicare Pay Data Release

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medpagetoday.com - Almost three of out five readers believe Medicare's release last week of data on what it paid individual doctors was a good idea, according to results of a poll on the MedPage Today website. With n...

How to Check a Cat's Blood Pressure

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ehow.com - With good veterinary care, good nutrition, spay/neuter and indoor homes, cats are living longer lives. Because of this, high blood pressure, known medically as hypertension, is occurring in more ca...

Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has 'Normal Life' - ABC News

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abcnews.go.com - A woman who took part in a ground-breaking study in which scientists were able to use her cells to engineer lab-grown vaginas is speaking about the procedure that changed her life. The unnamed woma...

Cost of Treatment May Influence Doctors - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - Saying they can no longer ignore the rising prices of health care, some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectivenes...

Childhood bullying can cause problems decades later

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usatoday.com - A new study published Thursday in 'The American Journal of Psychiatry' shows harmful effects can extend decades after the initial bullying. (Photo: Aurelia Angelica Marquis, Getty Images/iStockphot...

D.C. Week: ACA Enrollment Tops Expectations

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medpagetoday.com - WASHINGTON -- The White House heralded the early successes of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) here in what has been a mostly quiet week because of religious holidays. Enrollment in private health pla...

Understanding of BRCA1/2 genetic tests result... [Psychooncology. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

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ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - The majority of women (71%) who undergo BRCA1/2 testing-designed to identify genetic mutations associated with increased risk of cancer-receive results that are termed 'ambiguous' or 'uninformative...

Genomics|Update

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cdc.gov - Send Web sites that you would like to see included in a future update to cdcinfo@cdc.gov Sign-up for new Genomics and Health Impact Updates through GovDelivery. You may return to GovDelivery to edi...

TEDMED - The 20 Great Challenges of Health and Medicine

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tedmed.com - Dr. Hibbard is a Professor of Health Policy at the University of Oregon, lead author of the Patient Activation Measure survey, and a recognized international expert on consumerism in healthcare. Ov...

Eggs are for science, not just for Easter - BioMed Central blog

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blogs.biomedcentral.com - Eggs are a staple part of our diet. But is there more to them than being tasty and full of protein? We take a look at their potential uses, and the recent findings researchers are frying up. No egg...

Risk Score Predicts Arthritis Progression

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medpagetoday.com - A risk score encompassing clinical characteristics, serologic findings, and imaging tests could be used to predict which antibody-positive patients are likely to go on to develop rheumatoid arthrit...

How to Prevent Cardiac Surgical Wound Infections (Video) — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - Your doctor told you that you need heart surgery, so you did your homework, researching how to best select your heart surgeon and hospital. Although you don’t choose a hospital solely on reported d...

The Pathological Potential of the Prep Pad

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psychcentral.com - New York Times health columnist Catherine Saint Louis recently covered the many upsides of a spanking new food analyzing device called the Prep Pad. In addition to weighing just how much food you’r...

Medical Xpress: Ebola has killed 61 in Guinea since January

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medicalxpress.com - They were among 197 suspect cases recorded in the impoverished west African country. "From now on, biological analysis can be done more quickly, and the toll will no longer include any non-confirme...

Breast Cancer Screening

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emedicine.medscape.com - Early detection remains the primary defense available to patients in preventing the development of life-threatening breast cancer, although advances in imaging technology and disagreements over rec...

BMC Public Health | Abstract | Loneliness and health risk behaviours among Russian and U.S. adolescents: a cross-sectional study

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biomedcentral.com - Andrew Stickley, Ai Koyanagi, Roman Koposov, Mary Schwab-Stone and Vladislav Ruchkin For some adolescents feeling lonely can be a protracted and painful experience. It has been suggested that engag...

ICD-10 Follies: Fear of the Easter Bunny

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medpagetoday.com - MedPageToday.com is a trusted news service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. Co-developed by MedPage Today, LLC and t...

pasquale valente

MD PhD - Occupational Medicine - Industrial and Environmental Hygiene