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2078 Articles Matching "face"

Why are some countries making a vaccine U-turn?

Feb 18, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."...
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Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Parents were protesting compulsory vaccinations 150 years ago. Some are still angry

Feb 17, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."...
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Childhood Disease Like Measles Help ‘Keep You Healthy And Fight Cancer,’ Says Wife Of White House Official

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The antivaccination claims--that childhood illnesses help boost immunity--touted by Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, have been debunked by health experts. Meanwhile, Facebook says it is looking for options to remove the antivaccine information that flourishes on its site....
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Amid measles outbreaks, Facebook considering how to reduce spread of anti-vaccine content

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook is looking into suppressing certain anti-vaccine messaging on its social platform, a move that raises questions about free speech and public health....
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Feb 18-22: Most New ACOs to Face Higher Risk, Analyses Say

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 14—Most organizations applying by next week to launch accountable care organizations this summer may be required to take on higher levels of financial risk, according to two analyses....
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The Medical Minute: Helping Caregivers Address Mental Health Concerns

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Caregiver jobs often come loaded with pressures. In fact, caregivers face a higher risk of developing a mental health disorder because of the stress that can accompany taking care of others. “It’s important for caregivers to care for themselves first so they can stay healthy enough to care for othe......
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Teen who inspired many by walking while on life support has died

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Zei Uwadia, a teenage girl who defied expectations by walking while on life support, has died, according to a Facebook post by her mother....
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Why Do Parents Hesitate To Vaccinate Kids? A Look At Anti-Vaccination Community Upends Some Common Myths

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"One common idea would be that they're all absolutely looney-tunes, crazy people wearing tinfoil hats and reading all these conspiracy theories on crazy blogs on the Internet," said medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo. "And that is absolutely not the case." Sobo talks about what she learned from interviewing families at a school with low vaccination rates in California. In related news, what Facebook is doing to cut down on vaccine conspiracies and a look at vaccinations abroad....
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Face Transplant Surgery Can Improve Speech In Victims Of Severe Face Trauma: A New Case Study

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new case study out of New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds that face transplant surgery in patients who have experienced severe facial trauma can improve speech production. Face transplantation is one of the most extensive facial reconstructiv......
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Facebook rolls out blood donation program in the US

Feb 13, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The program launched in Pakistan, Brazil, India and Bangladesh and will soon expand to the...
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Medicare Advantage plans' quality measures face new changes

Feb 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is looking to change some quality measures it maintains for CMS for Medicare Advantage plans, and the healthcare accreditor wants public feedback on those...
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Garnier unveils Shade Selector by ModiFace

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Garnier's Virtual Shade Selector tool by ModiFace looks to assist shoppers with finding their best hair color match by using personalized technology. Read More...
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Facebook Live: Helping People Age With Independence

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
KHN columnist Judith Graham speaks with Sarah Szanton, director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, about helping people age with...
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Where Is The Line Between Getting A Suicidal Person Help And Their Right To Privacy? Experts Wonder If Facebook Is Toeing It

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s important to have innovative approaches. But just because people are suicidal and in crisis doesn’t mean they don’t deserve rights,” said Dr. John Torous, the director of the digital psychiatry division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In other public health news: race and the medical community, colds, mental health, exercise, allergies, gene-editing and...
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Eating 'ultraprocessed' foods accelerates your risk of early death, study says

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
The quick and easy noshes you love are chipping away at your mortality one nibble at a time, according to new research from France: We face a 14% higher risk of early death with each 10% increase in the amount of ultraprocessed foods we eat....
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Facebook screens posts for suicide risk, and health experts have concerns

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
A pair of public health experts has called for Facebook to be more transparent in the way it screens posts for suicide risk and to follow certain ethical guidelines, including informed consent among users....
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Hospitals could face new CMS notification requirements

Feb 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals will have to identify and send patient notifications to their doctors if their EHR system is up to the...
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New Cases of Cancer Linked to Breast Implants Surface

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Cases of Cancer Linked to Breast Implants SurfaceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Addiction treatment providers go mobile

Feb 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
There's growing interest in using empirically validated, mobile app-based therapeutic tools that allow providers to remotely offer therapy, skills training and support to their patients in between face-to-face...
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