State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports
Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries
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World leaders commit to protect people from harms of NCDs
Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases , primarily...
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States' Progress Toward Nurse Practitioner Full Practice Authority: Contemporary Challenges and Strategies
In 2017, South Dakota became the 22nd state to grant nurse practitioners full practice authority (FPA; American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2017a). Legislation for NP...
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Joint Commission Leaves Telehealth Alone
The accreditor pulls back from imposing new provider requirements that, in some cases, would be more restrictive than state laws. Medscape Medical News
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Three telehealth services on the rise
Telemental, telebehavioral and telepsychiatry services are increasingly used by practitioners and healthcare systems, according to a new survey. According to HHS , it is...
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'Disfigured' grandmother has bra TATTOO after mastectomy
Judy Lawrence, 53, from Washington State, US, hated her scarred breasts. After having them tattooed, which took 8 hours, her body confidence has soared.
5 hours ago - Daily Mail
Is THIS Mexican boy the world's fattest baby?
Luis Manuel, 10 months, from Tecoman in the western Mexican state of Colima, tips the scales at a mammoth 4st 10lbs. Doctors fear he has the incurable Prader-Willi syndrome.
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Liberal MP Heidi Victoria abstains from voting on assisted dying after revealing 'threats'
Liberal MP Heidi Victoria says she abstained in the vote on the state's assisted dying bill on Friday because she received threats during the campaign over the legislation.
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Payers need access to pre-approval drug information
Healthcare payment in the United States is shifting toward value-a transformation that will require new approaches to how manufacturers share information with payers, according...
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Number of illnesses from backyard flocks breaks record
It's been a record year for so-called backyard flocks, and not in a good way. The live poultry are responsible for 10 Salmonella outbreaks in 2017 - sickening more than 1,100...
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Mortality Risk Increases for HIV-seropositive Injured Patients
HIV and physical injuries are global health concerns. Patients suffering from these injuries have a higher prevalence of HIV in low middle-income countries.
High-fat Diet during Pregnancy may Increase Diabetes Risk in Kids
Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of diseases like diabetes in the baby and shifting to a low-fat diet can reverse the outcome.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Increase COPD Risk
People with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Interventions are needed to prevent the risk factors of COPD.
Tailbone Pain | Symptoms & Treatments
Coccydynia also known as tailbone pain, may be exasperated by processes that add additional pressure to the area nearing the end of the spine. There are many different...
Pollution kills nine million each year, report finds
Air pollution accounted for 6.5 million deaths on its own, a report published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet found. Icahn School of Medicine in New York...
When Haters Trolled 1 Mom For Working Out at Target, She Clapped Back by...
A post shared by SIA COOPER on Oct 17, 2017 at 12:33pm PDT Fitness guru Sia Cooper can squeeze in a workout practically anywhere - at an airport terminal , on the shore of a...
Insurance is a driving factor in black breast cancer death
About 23 percent of US black women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004-2013 had either no health insurance or had Medicaid coverage, versus 8 percent of white breast cancer...
NCCIH Introduces Know the Science Initiative
Science literacy efforts include interactive modules, videos to equip consumers for informed decision-making NCCIH launches “Know the Science”, an initiative designed to...
Tess Holliday Has Some Advice For the Haters Who Vilified Her Booty Workouts
Reunited with mackfit & working on my 🍑🏋🏻 effyourbeautystandards fatgirlsworkouttoo thenotsosubtleartofbeingafatgirl A post shared by Tess Holliday❣️ on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:49pm...
New Bowel Cancer Drug Target Discovered
Exclusively targeting Wnt signalling in tumour cells reduces growth of tumours derived from colon cancer cells without the toxic effects on healthy cells.