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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Study subjects who got ablation -- where a catheter is used to tweak the heart muscle cells responsible for the arrhythmia -- also seemed to have less shortness of breath, less fatigue and all-around better quality of life five years later, with those who got drug therapy...
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After Selling Her Genetic Data Mining Software Company, A 32-Year-Old CEO Relaunches It With A Microsoft Partnership

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Country-scale genome sequencing projects are producing “the largest datasets on the planet,” Spiral Genetics CEO Adina Mangubat says. Spiral’s goal is to make sense of them....
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25 words to describe your vacation time

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
It’s still early in the year, but many are already looking for ways to get way from their desk. Here are some words to you describe your ideal trip. It might be March, but it’s still cold and dreary. You need to file your taxes. Your annual report content is due. You still have to […] The post 25 words to describe your vacation time appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Hear what Dorri McWhorter from YWCA Chicago has to say about engaging employees in today’s business world. When Dorri McWhorter took over as CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago in 2013, the 140-year-old nonprofit organization had seen better days. Money was tight, morale was low, and McWhorter quickly realized she needed to make some changes. By […] The post How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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Ebola Survivors Continue to Suffer Years After Recovery

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Ebola Survivors Continue to Suffer Years After RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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Can Ovarian Cancer Be Diagnosed Earlier?

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fewer than half of ovarian cancer patients survive until five years after diagnosis. According to the American Cancer Society, this is because only about one-fifth of ovarian cancer cases are detected early, when the chances of successful treatment and recovery are highest. “If we could change this......
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How illustration can give your marketing messages a lift

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Is an artistic representation of your product better than a realistic photo? It depends on your overall goal, your budget and brand image. Illustration is the original visual communication. Our ancestors etched and painted drawings on cave walls and boulders and canyons thousands of years before Joseph Nicéphore Niépce captured the first recorded photographic image […] The post How illustration can give your marketing messages a lift appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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9 signs you should update your branding

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
When is it the right time to refresh your brand image? Without a compelling reason, you could be throwing away years of accumulated customer trust and brand awareness. Is it time to change up your branding? This seemingly simple question is fraught with peril. Changing your organization’s identity when it’s not necessary is a waste […] The post 9 signs you should update your branding appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Why Millions Of Women Are Suffering In Silence With Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical literature research, Mr. Askes concludes that many questions about the disorder remain unanswered and unaddressed by the medical co......
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Are Eggs the Cholesterol Enemy Again?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
As Americans have embraced low-carb diets, many have turned to eggs as a reliable protein source. According to industry data, the average American will eat more eggs in 2019 than any time for the past 20...
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Beyond The Movie "Five Feet Apart," A Real-Life Journey With Cystic Fibrosis

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In more ways than one, Emily Schaller is a rock star. The vivacious, 37-year-old Detroit native played drums in a local band when she was younger. She remains larger than life today, a star whom countless others look up to, as she works tirelessly to spread awareness about cystic fibrosis, the gen......
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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Turkey's Erdogan opens giant city hospital in Ankara amid criticism from medics

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
President Tayyip Erdogan opened one of the world's largest hospitals in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, brushing aside criticism of what is the latest in a series of mega projects that have marked his 16 years in power....
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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After Nearly Two Years Of Bitter Battle Following Their Failed Merger, Cigna And Anthem Await Judge’s Decision

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There's billions of dollars at stake, with each company having "shot for the moon" in their damages requests. The court proceedings peeled back the curtain on large-scale mergers in the health industry, and aired a lot of dirty laundry along the way. In other health industry news: dental insurance, profit reports and federal tax refunds....
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Common Chemicals Harm Sperm in Both Men and Dogs

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
Previous studies have reported a 50 percent decline in human sperm quality worldwide in the past 80 years. Another study by the same U.K. team found a similar decline in domestic dogs, pointing to the possibility that chemicals present in the home could be a...
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New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new study which followed 2,000 women with breast cancer for twenty-years post-diagnosis has revealed that breast cancer is eleven different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after...
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