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New Tool Analyzes How Prepared World Is For An Epidemic. Spoiler Alert: It’s Not.

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The new website aims to help public officials recognize where vulnerabilities exist. In other public health news: heart research, predicting falls, lead paint, addiction, obesity and...
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Purdue University researchers develop glucose-monitoring contact lens

Jun 23, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Glucose-monitoring contact lenses have been a continuing area of interest from developers all over the world. Most recently a team of researchers at Purdue University has announced that they have developed a new silicon-based, sensor-carrying contact lens that can monitor glucose levels as well as be used for ocular pain relief and drug...
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Marrying Mindfulness And Movement Reduces Stress, Boosts Mood

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
The best of both worlds, moving the body mindfully may be a salve for mental...
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Jun 22, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Freshen up your self-focused photography skills for this week’s featured position. Plus, check out our roundup of other current...
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Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died

Jun 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language and showed the world what great apes can do, has died....
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3-D Printing Offers Quick, Cost-Effective Solution To Help Train Aspiring Nurses

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As a regular attendee of conferences on healthcare simulation around the world, Dr. Lori Lioce was already well aware of the growing trend of using 3-D printing to create task trainers – clinical simulators that allow nursing students to repeatedly practice a specific skill in preparation for provid......
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Marrying Mindfulness With Movement Reduces Stress, Boosts Mood

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
The best of both worlds, moving the body mindfully may be a salve for mental...
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Nearly half of diabetics admit they've skipped care because of high costs

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Drug costs are so high that nearly half of diabetics admit they've skipped treatment temporarily, according to a new study. US News & World Report has the...
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WHO Calls ‘Gaming Disorder’ Mental Health Condition

Jun 21, 2018 , WebMD
The World Health Organization will recognize “gaming disorder” as a diagnosable condition, a decision that has sparked controversy among psychiatric...
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GSK takes billion-dollar drug fight with Gilead to top AIDS meeting

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is taking its fight with Gilead Sciences for dominance of the HIV market to the world's leading AIDS conference next month by showcasing detailed results from its new two-drug treatment....
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WHO will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The World Health Organization no longer classifies transgender people as mentally ill....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo is 'largely contained': World Health Organization

Jun 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak has been "largely contained" and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June...
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Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Recreational marijuana use will soon be legal in Canada after the Senate passed a "historic" bill on Tuesday with a vote of 52-29....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo 'largely contained', says WHO

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak has been "largely contained" and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June 9, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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WHO ‘Gaming Disorder' Classification Opens Door For Treatment

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The World Health Organization’s classification of video game addiction as a mental health disorder is a significant step toward getting people the help they need, said Douglas Gentile, an Iowa State University professor of psychology and expert on video games and addiction. In the above video, Gent......
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Video gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Jun 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Video game addiction has been recognized by World Health Organization as a mental health...
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Saudi MERS outbreaks killed 23 over four months: WHO

Jun 19, 2018 , Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - Outbreaks of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) killed 23 people in Saudi Arabia between Jan. 21 and May 31 this year, the World Health Organization said on Monday....
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WHO to classify 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

Jun 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances....
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Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Jun 19, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder....
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Polio has not returned to Venezuela, WHO says

Jun 16, 2018 , CNN Health
A child in Venezuela who was reported to have a common symptom of polio does not have the viral disease, World Health Organization said Friday....
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