1727 Articles Matching "face"

Later-Life Fractures Boost Risk of Early Death

Jul 21, 2018 , WebMD
People over age 50 who break a bone may face a higher risk of death in the 10 years after the injury, a new study...
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Kentucky Governor Does An About-Face On Cuts To Dental, Vision Benefits For Medicaid Beneficiaries

Jul 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) announced that the benefits were being cut following a court ruling halted the state's work requirements for its Medicaid program. But following a public outcry the administration says that coverage will be retroactively...
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Doctors Wage War Against Trend Of Patients Posting Inaccurate, Negative Reviews Online

Jul 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Several recent cases highlight the challenges doctors face when bringing suits against patients who post negative comments on their social media or platforms like Yelp....
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Pennsylvania’s High Court Allows Philadelphia’s Tax On Soda To Stand

Jul 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The beverage industry argued that the tax duplicated another one, but the justices knocked that down. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, a Democrat, hailed the decision, saying the ruling "offers renewed hope for tens of thousands of Philadelphia children and families who struggle for better lives in the face of rampant...
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Summer Safety: Saltwater A Lethal Threat to Dogs

Jul 20, 2018 , WebMD
From too much heat to a lack of fresh water, dogs and other pets face summertime threats. One Florida man learned that hard way that saltwater can be deadly for...
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Broken Bones Among Older People Increase Risk Of Death For Up To 10 Years

Jul 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Broken bones among older people increase their risk of death for up to 10 years, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Older people with broken bones face a higher risk of death, and that risk can stay elevated for years. Hip f......
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ATI Physical Therapy And University Of St. Augustine For Health Sciences Announce Joint Programs

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), the largest graduate-level physical therapy institution in the country, and ATI Physical Therapy, a national leader in rehabilitation services, announced the formation of a multi-faceted collaborative agreement to expand internship opportuniti......
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Embleema surfaces from stealth, uses blockchain to link patient data to researchers

Jul 19, 2018 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Blockchain is in vogue this year in the healthcare space as innovators find new uses for the technology, which makes information easy to verify and difficult to falsify.  Emerging out of stealth mode today is New York-based startup Embleema, which is launching its block chain personal health record platform designed to help link patients to life science...
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ASHA Connect Starts This Week!

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Learn and connect with others who share your unique set of challenges and concerns and are looking for focused dialogue. Whether you’re a speech-language pathologist who works in a school, health care, or private practice setting, each conference focuses on the challenges you face in your practice s......
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If Defendants With Substance Abuse Disorders Relapse They Can Be Sent To Jail, Court Unanimously Rules

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The case was closely watched because it pitted the traditional method of punishment versus the new thinking that treatment is best for drug addiction. Justice David A. Lowy wrote that a judge has the power and discretion to determine probation requirements tailored to an individual and that further probation’s twin goals: rehabilitation and public safety. Judges, he said, “stand on the front lines of the opioid epidemic” and are “faced with difficult decisions that are especially...
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Study: Nearly Half of Gay Men Face Domestic Abuse

Jul 17, 2018 , WebMD
In a University of Michigan study of gay men, 46 percent reported some form of intimate partner abuse in the last year, including physical and sexual violence, emotional abuse and controlling...
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AHIP gains four new members

Jul 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
AHIP's four new members focus on Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage portfolios. They have joined the trade group as the industry faces bullish prospects for government...
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In-Depth: A peek inside the United States Digital Service at HHS

Jul 15, 2018 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The US government has never been known for its easy-to-use web platforms. At one point getting Medicare or Medicaid information could turn into hours of navigating an antiquated platform. But some of these websites are getting a facelift and becoming faster, simpler, and easier to use. In part, that’s thanks to the brain power of the US Digital Service (USDS), a team of technologists that come to Washington to tackle some of the most difficult tech issues in...
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Mysterious burns on teen's face caused by brush with toxic plant

Jul 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job....
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Facebook Live: The Marketing Plan That Fueled An Addiction Epidemic

Jul 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
KHN senior correspondent Fred Schulte talks about a cache of files detailing Purdue Pharma’s early OxyContin marketing...
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Children and PTSD: Health risks linger long after acute psychological trauma ends

Jul 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Thai boys rescued from the flooded cave complex have survived the extreme physical duress, but now they may face a daunting mental challenge: post-traumatic stress disorder. Children with PTSD are at risk of lifelong health...
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Why Novichok poisoning is so difficult to treat

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
What should a medical professional do when faced with a patient poisoned by a nerve agent?...
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Gradual Progress In Precision Non-Oncology, But Challenges Persist

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
Gradually progress is being made in precision medicine in the non-oncology space. However, precision non-oncology faces a unique set of...
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FSU Research: Zika Suppresses Virus Fighting Cells

Jul 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than two years after reports of skyrocketing Zika rates surfaced worldwide, questions still loom about this complicated virus. Florida State University researchers are one step closer to finding answers. In an article published today in the journal Stem Cell Reports, Professor of Biological S......
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UK Health Service's 70th anniversary inspires protests

Jul 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Cake. Face painting. Singing. Games. Outside a National Health Service England office in London on Thursday morning were all the elements of a classic children's birthday party....
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