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666 Articles Matching "season"

How Two Seasoned Entrepreneurs Are Changing The Fitness Industry In India

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Cure.Fit, a technology-driven healthcare and wellness platform, is defying conventional fitness and dietary norms in India by providing a comprehensive approach to better...
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Summer just ended, but the CDC urges the public to prepare for another potentially nasty flu season

Sep 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
The CDC estimates that more than 700,000 people were hospitalized with the flu during last season with epidemic levels of influenza or pneumonia for 16 consecutive weeks. Some 180 children died from the most recent bout of flu....
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Puerto Rico's slow recovery leaves health system exposed for next major storm

Sep 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Puerto Rico's long-term public health challenges after Hurricane Maria have also hindered many providers' preparations for the current hurricane season, raising concerns over what harm another major storm would wreak to a health system that...
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Online History Gives Clues to Heart Ills

Sep 07, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers wondered if online searches for heart information varied seasonally, so they analyzed more than 10 years of Google data. They found that search volumes were 15 percent higher in the winter than in the summer in the United States and nearly 50 percent higher in winter than in summer in...
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Walgreens to supply Kaleo's allergy shots as EpiPen shortage drags

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday emergency allergy shots from Kaleo will be available in its stores, the latest effort to address shortages of the lifesaving treatment during the back-to-school season....
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Severity of Alzheimer's Can Vary by Season

Sep 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Severity of Alzheimer's Can Vary by SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00...
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In prison, fantasy football helps 'fight off the demons'

Sep 06, 2018 , CNBC Health
As fantasy football has become a ubiquitous part of the NFL season, it's also an essential part of prison life, but the chain of information from NFL to prison is difficult to acquire behind bars, USA Today...
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Severity of Alzheimer's Can Vary by Season

Sep 05, 2018 , WebMD
Specifically, improvements in average thinking ("cognitive") skills in the summer and fall were equivalent to nearly 5 years less in age-related declines in thinking ability, the investigators...
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Flu season is around the corner. Is your family prepared?

Sep 05, 2018 , CNN Health
It's time to call your pediatrician. All children should get a flu shot as soon as it becomes available this season, preferably before the end of October, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends in a policy statement published Monday. It also emphasizes that the shot is preferred over the nasal mist....
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'Falls Prevention Awareness' Day Is On The First Day Of Fall, Because Leaves Should Be The Only Thing Falling This Season

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sept. 22 is the first day of Fall and the perfect time to think about preventing serious falls through the National Council on Aging's 'Falls Prevention Awareness' Day initiative According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one-fourth of Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Every 11 seconds, ......
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A healthier tailgate, for the win

Sep 05, 2018 , CNN Health
Football party season is upon us, which means a tailgate diet typically made up of hot dogs, wings, chips, dips and beer....
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Effexor XR vs. Wellbutrin

Aug 29, 2018 , RxList
Effexor XR (venlafaxine hydrochloride extended-release) and Wellbutrin (bupropion) are antidepressants used to treat major depression. Effexor XR is also used to treat panic and social disorders. Wellbutrin is also used to treat seasonal affective...
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3 tips to prepare your hurricane communications plan

Aug 25, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
As we enter storm season, follow this guidance to keep your people safe, informed and ready to...
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Report: Trump administration needs to step up on 'Obamacare'

Aug 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A congressional watchdog said the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons for Affordable Care Act plans after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal the...
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CVS Health Survey Finds Consumers More Likely To Get Vaccinated Following Last Year's Record Breaking Flu Season

Aug 24, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE : CVS ) released today found that one in five (22%) of consumers surveyed who didn't get a flu vaccine last year say that knowledge of last year's flu season – which had flu levels that were the highest observed since ......
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Life expectancy declines seen in U.S. and other high-income countries

Aug 23, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Life expectancy is declining in high-income countries worldwide, driven in part by the effects of the opioid epidemic on younger adults in the U.S. and the impact of a severe flu season on older adults in other nations, two new studies suggest....
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As Smoke From Wildfires Intensifies, More Air Quality Alerts Are Issued In The West Even For Healthy People

Aug 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
During a time of year when many vacationers like to be outside, the wildfires are making it hard to see and breathe. An already difficult wildfire season is being compounded by larger fires than in the past and changing weather patterns. In other news on the environment, the Trump administration is set to undo restrictions on coal-fired plants, lead problems reported in Chicago and Georgia, and herbicide drift damages a Texas...
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Meijer kicks off back-to-college season with shopping celebrations

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Meijer Mania celebration, which celebrates incoming college students with a night of fun, will feature a DJ, photo booth, interactive contests, samples, coupons and the occasional big-ticket giveaway. Read More...
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EpiPen shortage has parents struggling during back-to-school season

Aug 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The lifesaving allergy medicine has had manufacturing disruptions since May, but allergy sufferers and caregivers may find it especially hard to find now, as parents try to stock up to send their kids back to...
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Moe’s Southwest Grill intros nationwide salsa line

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Moe’s Southwest Grill's new grocery store salsa features three products, which contain such ingredients as seasonal peppers, all-natural tomatoes, cilantro, onions, garlic and lime juice, the company said. Read More...
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