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Scammers May Be Using DNA Testing to Defraud Medicare and Steal Identities - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Scammers May Be Using DNA Testing to Defraud Medicare and Steal Identities  Bloomberg

Authorities in several states are warning about an alleged scam in which people visit senior-living communities and low-income neighborhoods, offering to ...

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Missing Critical Healthy Foods Also Key Reason for Diet-Related Deaths - Healthline

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Missing Critical Healthy Foods Also Key Reason for Diet-Related Deaths  Healthline

Having a healthy diet can lead to a longer life. But it's not just about avoiding certain types of foods. It's about eating enough of the right kinds as well.

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E-cig company Juul is considering creating a digital health tool for smokers who want to quit - Business Insider

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
E-cig company Juul is considering creating a digital health tool for smokers who want to quit  Business Insider

In addition to its e-cigs, Juul could offer smokers an app or similar tool that they could use for support while they try to cut back on smoking.

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Coverage of mass killings is bad for mental health — yet makes people seek more - PBS NewsHour

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Coverage of mass killings is bad for mental health — yet makes people seek more  PBS NewsHour

Consuming media coverage of mass killings, whether via news or social media, creates a self-perpetuating cycle of mental distress, according to a new study.

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These myths about sleep are hurting your health, study warns - USA TODAY

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
These myths about sleep are hurting your health, study warns  USA TODAY

No, naps can't make up for lost hours and hitting your snooze button doesn't help either, researchers at NYU School of Medicine say.

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Sophie Turner Speaks Out About How Social Media Impacted Her Mental Health - Refinery29

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Sophie Turner Speaks Out About How Social Media Impacted Her Mental Health  Refinery29

Sophie Turner just got real about her depression. The 23-year-old Game of Thrones star opened up to Dr. Phil McGraw about her long-term mental health ...

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Anti-Vaxxers Sue New York City Health Department Over Vaccine Mandate - HuffPost

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Anti-Vaxxers Sue New York City Health Department Over Vaccine Mandate  HuffPost

A group of parents in Brooklyn are suing the New York City health department for ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of the borough earlier this ...

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Best Buy Continues To Bet On Digital Health With New TytoHome Deal - Forbes

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Best Buy Continues To Bet On Digital Health With New TytoHome Deal  Forbes

Best Buy is the first U.S. retailer to exclusively sell the TytoHome medical device kit made by telehealth startup Tyco Care. Consumers can conduct different ...

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Stocks close lower as health-care sector drags on market - MarketWatch

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Stocks close lower as health-care sector drags on market  MarketWatch

U.S. stocks close lower Wednesday as the health care sector slumped on concerns over potential adverse impact from future policy changes.

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S&P 500 slips as health-care losses overshadow strong earnings and China growth - CNBC

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
S&P 500 slips as health-care losses overshadow strong earnings and China growth  CNBC

Stocks struggled on Wednesday as sharp losses in the health-care sector offset strong quarterly earnings results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 3.12 ...

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Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study - CNN

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study  CNN

Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal, or bowel, cancer, according to a new study published ...

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'Upstreamism': Your zip code affects your health as much as genetics - Big Think

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
'Upstreamism': Your zip code affects your health as much as genetics  Big Think

Upstreamism calls health care professionals to address and assess social and cultural influences on health, not just symptoms. Sadly, the poorest among us are ...

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The key players behind Amazon's health care push - STAT

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
The key players behind Amazon's health care push  STAT

Amazon's health executives mostly work in secret, but in recent months the fruits of their labor have begun filtering through the marketplace.

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Pig Brains Partly Revived By Scientists Hours After Animals Died : Shots - Health News - NPR

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Pig Brains Partly Revived By Scientists Hours After Animals Died : Shots - Health News  NPR

The cells regained a startling amount of function, but the brains didn't have activity linked with consciousness. Ethicists see challenges to assumptions about the ...

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Birth control delivery startup Nurx taps Clover Health’s Varsha Rao as CEO - TechCrunch

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Birth control delivery startup Nurx taps Clover Health’s Varsha Rao as CEO  TechCrunch

Varsha Rao, Airbnb's former head of global operations and, most recently, the chief operating officer at Clover Health, has joined Nurx as its chief executive ...

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Tackling the $190 billion physical therapy market, Sword Health raises $8 million from Khosla Ventures - TechCrunch

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Tackling the $190 billion physical therapy market, Sword Health raises $8 million from Khosla Ventures  TechCrunch

The U.S. healthcare system spends roughly $190 billion every year on physical therapies prescribed to treat muscular and skeletal disorders, and Sword Health ...

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Brexit: Coveney in pledge on European health insurance cards - BBC News

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Brexit: Coveney in pledge on European health insurance cards  BBC News

The Irish government has said it is willing to cover the cost of European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) for all citizens in NI after a no-deal Brexit. Tanaiste (Irish ...

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A cardiologist revealed the truth behind red wine's health benefits - INSIDER

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
A cardiologist revealed the truth behind red wine's health benefits  INSIDER

For decades, red wine has been the "healthy" alcohol, set on a pedestal against its contemporaries. But, is red wine actually good for you?

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Brooklyn's Hasidic Community Reacts to a City-Declared Health Emergency - Tablet Magazine

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Brooklyn's Hasidic Community Reacts to a City-Declared Health Emergency  Tablet Magazine

Lee Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was hectic last Sunday. With less than a week left before the start of Passover, everyone was tending to last minute ...

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Google reportedly disbands review panel monitoring DeepMind Health AI - Engadget

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:00
Google reportedly disbands review panel monitoring DeepMind Health AI  Engadget

Google is reportedly dissolving yet another AI review board. Earlier this month, the company canceled plans for its Advanced Technology External Advisory ...

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