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1730 Articles Matching "media"

As Measles Outbreak Spreads To 21 States With 107 People Taken Ill, Health Officials Urge Parents To Vaccinate Children

Aug 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following an investigation of an outbreak last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found people who were infected lacked immunizations and had the incorrect perception that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine was linked to autism. Media outlets also report on food safety, baby foods, blood pressure medicine recalls, kidney donors and...
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State Highlights: Flurry Of Abortion Law Moves Set Off By Supreme Court Debate; Medical Boards Fail To Act On FDA Doctor Warnings

Aug 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, New Mexico, California, New York, Louisiana, Tennessee, Maryland, Ohio and...
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Conspiracy Theories And Dubious Health Advice, Courtesy Of Alex Jones

Aug 18, 2018 , Forbes
Conspiracy theorist and far-right radio host Alex Jones has just been banned from multiple media platforms for his hate speech. He also runs a highly profitable side business selling dietary supplements. I took a look at a couple of his more outrageous claims about...
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School Drinking Fountains In 3 Maryland Counties Found To Contain High Levels Of Lead In First Year Of Required Testing

Aug 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While public health officials say fountains or taps found to contain water with lead levels above 20 ppb are shut down and are being evaluated, parents are pushing for more stringent standards. The CDC says no level of lead is safe for children. Media outlets also report on water issues in D.C. and...
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'Right' Amount of Carbs May Help You Live Longer

Aug 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who followed more than 15,000 people in the United States for a median of 25 years found that moderate consumption of carbohydrates (50 to 55 percent of calories) was associated with the lowest risk of early death. The better-known low-carb and high-carb diets were associated with higher risk of early...
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'What did we do?' Families struggle with anxiety over chemicals in tap water

Aug 17, 2018 , CNN Health
When Parchment, Michigan, learned that its tap water had the contaminant PFAS at up to 200 times federally recommended levels, the city and state immediately took action. But for residents, it's created a sense of anxiety over their health and the health of their families....
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3 marketing essentials to combat social media distrust

Aug 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
As users question their attachment to social media, marketers and PR pros don’t want to lose this valuable tool to speak to their audience. Try these tactics to maintain consumer...
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State Highlights: New Lawsuits Against USC’s Former Gynecologist Detail Lewd Comments, Behavior; D.C. Children Suffered Lead Poisoning In Homes Approved By Inspectors

Aug 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, D.C., Washington, Texas, Maryland, Minnesota, Tennessee, New Hampshire and Florida....
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State Highlights: Illinois’ Psychiatric Facilities For Kids So Bad Some Teens Chose Jail, Advocates Say; D.C. Failed To Provide Mental Health Services For Troubled Children, Suit Claims

Aug 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Illinois, D.C., Ohio, California, Tennessee, Maryland, New Jersey, Arizona, Louisiana, Georgia, New Hampshire, Minnesota and North...
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Snapchat dysmorphia: When social media filters mess with perception

Aug 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Social media filters are fun! You can look like a puppy dog or a nerdy cat or a fairy princess, or just hot! Like, slightly hotter than you actually are. Like you, but spackled and sandblasted and shaved down until you have a chin sharper than the Matterhorn and the complexion of a cotton ball....
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MedStar Washington Hospital Center First In D.C. To Use Mobile Intraoperative CT Scanner For Neurosurgery

Aug 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the first hospital in Washington, D.C., to use Brainlab Airo® Mobile Intraoperative CT, an advanced imaging scanner that gives surgeons a real-time look at the brain or spine during surgery in order to make immediate decisions when it counts the most. Thirty ......
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State Highlights: Ailing New Hampshire Veterans Left Without Care When VA Fails To Pay Its Bills; Missouri Dems Reverse Course Over Including Anti-Abortion Message On Platform

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Hampshire, Missouri, Ohio, Georgia, Arizona, Minnesota, Kansas, Florida, Iowa, California and Massachusetts....
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Words and phrases spokespeople should avoid

Aug 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Filler words, misused modifiers and meaningless jargon can ruin your chance to speak directly to your audience. Make sure your vocabulary is free of these media relations stumbling...
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Prove you’re a PR powerhouse and bring this iconic event to your organization

Aug 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
We’re looking for hosts for our PR & Media Relations Conference in New York City next...
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State Highlights: Calif. Ballot Measure On Dialysis Clinics Sparks Concerns About Possible Closures; N.Y. Clinic For 9/11 Survivors To Open

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Michigan, Kansas, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts and...
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3 takeaways from Snapchat losing millions of users

Aug 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The social media app reported 3 million less active members than it had three months prior. Here’s what you can take away from the platform’s disappointing...
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Your Brain On Drama: What Social Media Means For Your Personal Growth

Aug 11, 2018 , Forbes
Neuroscience has a decent grasp on the ways our brain develops, processes stimuli and reacts to the world around us. But with each day, that world becomes noisier, more cluttered and chaotic. But to stop ugly, angry social media engagements, we have to know why our brains like conflict and...
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Snapchat dysmorphia: When social media filters mess with our perception

Aug 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Social media filters are fun! You can look like a puppy dog or a nerdy cat or a fairy princess, or just hot! Like, slightly hotter than you actually are. Like you, but spackled and sandblasted and shaved down until you have a chin sharper than the Matterhorn and the complexion of a cotton ball....
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This Spirited Toddler Has Rare Brittle Bone Dis

Aug 11, 2018 , WebMD
Three-year-old Byron Baxter has bones that break easily, sometimes with just a wave of his hand, his parents say. But he’s inspiring social media fans with his fighting spirit and cheerfulness in videos and pics his family posts...
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No budget? No problem. Enter PR Daily’s Nonprofit PR Awards

Aug 10, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
We’re still accepting submissions for PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards. Show off the videos, media relations campaigns and publications you’ve produced. The next deadline is on Aug....
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