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Having a working mom has benefits for kids later in life, study says

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Growing up with a working mom may have some benefits for both daughters and sons later in life....
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Embleema surfaces from stealth, uses blockchain to link patient data to researchers

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (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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Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need To Know

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. But for people with varicose veins, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about 25% of women and 15% of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treat......
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Are 'breakthrough' drugs as safe as other FDA-approved medicines?

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
New research questions the quality of drugs given the "breakthrough therapy" designation by the US Food and Drug Administration. In late 2012, the FDA created this designation to speed the process for reviewing not-yet-approved experimental medicines intended to treat serious or life-threatening conditions....
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Penn Wissahickon Hospice And Caring Way Earn The Circle Of Life Award® From American Hospital Association For Innovative Palliative And End-Of-Life Care

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Penn Wissahickon Hospice and Caring Way received the Circle of Life® award from the American Hospital Association (AHA) for expanding the reach of innovative palliative and end-of-life care to the community. Penn was among three programs nationwide to receive this honor, along with Arizona Palliativ......
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From The Lab To The Real World: Program To Improve Elderly Mobility Feasible In Community

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Immobility in old age can lead to lower independence and quality of life and increased risk for falls and chronic disease. In the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) study, a large multicenter clinical trial, researchers found that a regular program of structured physical acti......
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Study Shows Painful Eczema Symptoms Negatively Impact Quality Of Life

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If you’ve never suffered from eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, you probably aren’t aware of the negative impact it can have on quality of life. The severe itching, redness and excessively dry skin all make life miserable for those who suffer from the allergic disease. A new study published ......
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Eczema Dramatically Impacts Quality of Life

Jul 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Eczema Dramatically Impacts Quality of LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Eczema Can Dramatically Hurt Quality of Life

Jul 17, 2018 , WebMD
The allergic skin condition eczema can seriously damage overall health and quality of life, a new survey...
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Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints

Jul 14, 2018 , WebMD
Differences in genes and life experience change the structure of every individual's brain, so no two are just alike, a new study...
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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 Canadian insurers are wary of covering medical marijuana

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
Sun Life Financial, Canada's No. 2 insurer, recently started covering medical marijuana in its Canadian health insurance plan - more than 17 years after the country first legalized it....
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Formerly addicted mom's stunning turnaround

Jul 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The words that saved Crystal Champ's life were delivered like a spear into the heart....
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What would you write to your younger self?

Jul 13, 2018 , CNN Health
How often do you think how different your life would be if you knew, when you were a teenager, what you know now?...
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Why banning plastic straws upsets people with disabilities

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Daniel Gilbert uses plastic straws to drink his coffee in the morning. For much of his life, the 25-year-old has carried them with him everywhere. He's had to, because all plastic straws aren't the same....
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New Jersey crabber could lose 'life or limbs' after bacterial infection

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
A New Jersey man who went into a river fishing for crabs returned with something else entirely: a deadly bacterial infection....
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End-of-Life Care Depends on Doctor

Jul 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: End-of-Life Care Depends on DoctorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2018 12:00:00...
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In End-of-Life Cancer Care, Geography May Be Destiny

Jul 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When it comes to how much end-of-life care a patient with cancer receives, geography may, indeed, be destiny, according to new research led by Harvard Medical School that found striking differences in terminal care across different parts of the country. The findings, published in the July issue of ......
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The Future Of Healthy Communities Starts With Accessible Technology

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
Here's how technology can be used to make healthier lifestyle...
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Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study

Jul 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2018 12:00:00...
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