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  1. South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... medical community that the public can rest easy," Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn told a government meeting on public health. Twelve people remain hospitalized in South Korea and under treatment for MERS although only one is still testing positive for ...

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  2. How Digital Therapeutics Can Help Payers Out of Regulatory FixRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Commercial health plans must soon comply with a Federal rule that will require them to provide counseling to obese and some overweight beneficiaries-and most will need help complying. Omada Health co-founder and CEO Sean Duffy, writing this month in Evidence-Based Diabetes Management, tells how the CDC has opened the door for digital health programs to offer a scalable, effective solution.

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  3. How a world war, a POW boat and a chocolate bar connected two Huntington Beach families foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Steve Olim, left, and Klaus Goedecke, right, display a painting of the transport ship that their fathers met on after WWII. Slim found a letter from Goedecke's father and began a search for the family and found that Klaus lived a few miles away in Huntington Beach.

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  4. Ancient hepatitis B strain only found in NT gives new hope in preventing liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... where there are high rates of liver cancer among Indigenous Australians. Dr Josh Davis, from Menzies School of Health Research, said the strain seemed to be "more aggressive than the strains found elsewhere". "This particular C4 virus is quite ...

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  5. Keeping older drivers independent is key, but not at the expense of safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... a very serious and complex decision to make." There's a huge caveat, sort of a chicken-and-egg issue: "Declining health may lead to driving cessation," the report said, "and driving cessation in turn may result in adverse health outcomes." The study ...

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  6. Epic trek in Skye Hall's memory under way THE father of Skye Hall set ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    THE father of Skye Hall set off on a mammoth journey to raise money for the charity set up in memory of his son. Andrew Hall, from Abingdon, left Blenheim Palace on Saturday with 16 other cyclists as part of a journey called 2Skye4Skye.

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  7. 2015 Mountain West football media day: Staff predictionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mountain West Connection

    Mountain West football media days are going to be under way on July 28 and July 29 and prior to the media's predictions for players of the year and order of finish, our staff here decided to partake in our own preseason predictions. We are keeping things simple by predicting the offensive and defensive players of the year and division winners.

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  8. NH drug czar: No plans to leave jobRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    John Wozmak, senior director for Substance Misuse and Behavioral Health, during an interview at the New Hampshire Union Leader on March 3. State drug czar John "Jack" Wozmak said public criticism over his first six months on the job won't change the way he goes about doing it.

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  9. What would Dad want?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    This month The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that would allow physicians to be paid for advance-care planning discussions with their patients. Reimbursement for these important and complex discussions supports their value to patients and families.

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  10. 9 everyday habits that prevent you from having great sexRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... tepid. Most couples chalk this up to the natural progression of a long-term relationship. But it could be that your health habits outside the bedroom are to blame for your struggles inside it. "People think sexual health is all about sexually ...

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  11. Nutritious watermelon not just summer dessertRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... C, vitamin A and potassium," said Penelope Perkins-Veazie, a professor of horticulture in the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University. She said she's been studying watermelon nutrients for 15 years. Most noteworthy are ...

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  12. Ice caps can prevent hair loss during chemoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... are more skeptical. "I don't personally recommend or use them," said Helen Analo, an oncologist with Allegheny Health Network. "It's uncomfortable, it's not that effective, and most women regain their hair anyway after chemotherapy." Dr. Analo said ...

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  13. New local massage clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bombala Times

    WE are always excited to see a new business start up in town, and R 'N' R Massage Clinic Bombala is getting a warm welcome since opening its doors last week. Alisha Robinson is very excited to now be offering therapeutic and relaxation massage from the old Workways building in the main street two days a week.

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  14. Seen At 11: New Report Says Red Eyes At Pool Caused By Urine, Not ChlorineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... pneumonia, as well as gastro-intestinal diseases, like the norovirus. "Ask around, moms know what's going on as any health official and if somebody's kid has gotten sick you want to make sure that you're aware of that protecting and your family as ...

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  15. Blood Pressure Variability Tied to Increased Risk for CVD, MortalityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , adds to the evidence suggesting that wide variability in blood pressure across office visits translates to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and death. Researchers studied over 25,000 hypertensive adults aged 55 and older who'd been enrolled in a randomized trial of BP treatment.

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  16. USPSTF Recommends Depression Screening in Draft StatementRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    All adults should be screened for depression in primary care settings "with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up," according to a draft statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The grade B recommendation updates the task force's 2009 recommendation to include pregnant and postpartum women.

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  17. Specific cardiovascular risk factors may predict Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... our findings give us a more concrete idea about the relationship between specific vascular risk factors and brain health." Prior studies have linked cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive decline, but the new study focused on specific risk ...

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  18. Omega-3 fatty acids may help improve treatment and quality of life in cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... is a community of dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians, scientists, students, and other health professionals from every facet of nutrition support clinical practice, research, and education. For more information about ...

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  19. Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitisRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Ministry of Health has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, reports Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH's Preventive Health Department. The World Health Organisation has estimated that about two billion people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis B virus and around 130 - 150 million people were chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus, in 2014.

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  20. Patients use boxing to fight Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Patients use boxing to fight Parkinson's disease A gym uses the sport of boxing to help patients beat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1SareBB

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