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The Effects Of Air Pollution On Human Health
No one can escape the dangers.
Seasonal Influenza Deaths More Common Worldwide Than Previously Thought
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
Up to 650,000 people in the world die from seasonal flu each year. This is much higher than the often-used numbers of 250,000
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What To Consider Before Taking A 23andMe Test
By Sarah Elizabeth Richards, On Assignment For HuffPost
You might not want to know all of your health results.
Cardiology Nurse, Heart Attack Survivor Has Message For Women: ‘Listen To Your Body’
Mayo Clinic Women's Health
Optimizing women's health and well-being throughout their life...
Kristin O’Meara’s story, she says, is one of denial. It began with searing chest pain, a serious symptom Kristin understands
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Where the Nation’s Top Medical Specialists Choose to Practice
By Michael Kanter, MD
As the U.S. grapples with a physician shortage, let’s look at an organization that attracts top physicians and offers high
Presented by Kaiser Permanente
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Bill Gates Commits $100 Million To Seek Treatments For Alzheimer's
“I hope that in the next 10 years that we have some powerful drugs, but it’s possible that won’t be achieved.”
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An Iowa Teenager Didn't Wreck His State's Health Care Market. Here's Who Did.
A case study in Obamacare success and failure.
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Opiate Addiction Is An Ongoing Crisis In America
Dr. Arlether Wilson, Ph.D.
Therapist, Life Coach, Best Selling Author & Mentor
At the community level, prevention is imperative.
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Mothers’ Exposure To Air Pollution Tied To Cellular Changes In Kids
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
As much as possible, people should avoid breathing smog and traffic fumes.
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The More We Learn About CTE, The Harder It Is For Football To Stay The Same
By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
It's clear something has to change. But what?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
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'Alzheimer’s Tsunami’ Alongside Medicaid Cuts Leaves Dementia Patients With Vanishing Options
Many caregivers worry about affording nursing home care for patients if Medicaid funding continues to tighten in Iowa.
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Persons With Dementia Deserve A Better Trained Health Workforce
Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-authored by Sandra Swantek, MD, associate professor and director of geriatric psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center
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Why Some People With Diabetes Reject Insulin Treatments
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
About three in ten adults with type 2 diabetes resist prescribed insulin.
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Scientists May Be On The Way To Developing A Test For CTE
Being able to diagnose CTE in living people could be a game changer.
More Findings Of CTE In The NFL
Dr. Adam Lipson
Neurosurgeon at IGEA Brain & Spine
Some NFL players are not waiting to find out what could be in their future.
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Researchers Discover Intriguing Link Between Magnesium And Dementia
By Sara G. Miller, LiveScience
People with high or low levels of magnesium had a higher risk of developing dementia later on in life.
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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Season (AKA Football Season) Starts Today
F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University
The suicides of several high-profile professional athletes, beginning with NFL player Terry Luther Long in 2005, brought CTE into the public consciousness.
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