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Labor condemns anti-abortion group's claims 'babies will die under Shorten government'

Cherish Life group accuses ALP of ‘extreme late-term abortion agenda’Labor has hit back at the “baseless lies” of an anti-abortion campaign group targeting it in seven key marginal seats.The Cherish Life campaign claims “more babies would die under a Bill Shorten Labor government” and accuses Labor of an “extreme late-term abortion agenda”. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Australian politics, Abortion, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Tanya Plibersek, Bill Shorten Labor


Better training needed for internal medicine residents to combat HIV epidemic, survey suggests

The nation's HIV epidemic remains stubbornly persistent, with almost 40,000 new infections annually in the United States.
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4 Steps To Treat Separation Anxiety In Dogs

This article has been sent to us, courtesy of FOMO. As a dog owner, dealing with canine separation anxiety and distress can sound like a daunting task. When you become a dog parent, you never even think about the potential behavioral issues that might arise and the thought of having a dog that struggles with anxiety almost seems slightly absurd. The reality is, though, that at one point or another during your life of being a doggy parent, you are going to have to deal with issues and one of th...
Tags: Health, Pets, Jennifer, TheStarryEye Astrologer, Pawpourri, Cesar Milan, Favorite Sites


Optimism, wisdom and loneliness associated with physical, mental functioning of older persons

Ten thousand Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. By 2029, the entire generation born between 1946 and 1964 will be at least that old. What happens next concerns millions of Americans.
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PSU researcher to identify the behavioral health needs of parents with NICU babies

Thirteen years ago, Susanne Klawetter gave birth to triplets. They required a stay in a neonatal intensive care unit. Stays like Klawetter's are relatively common: about 10 percent of all babies born nationwide will require care in a NICU, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Tags: Health, PSU, NICU, Susanne Klawetter, Klawetter


Meals that include fresh avocado can suppress hunger and increase satisfaction, study suggests

A new study released by the Center for Nutrition Research at Illinois Institute of Technology suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese adults.
Tags: Health, Illinois Institute of Technology, Center for Nutrition Research


Sports Massage for Cyclists: What Are the Benefits & Should You Get One

In this article, we explore more on what sports massage is and how sports massage can benefit your cycling experience. The post Sports Massage for Cyclists: What Are the Benefits & Should You Get One appeared first on Physiotherapy & Functional Wellness.
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Researchers develop fast diagnostic tool that shows MS patients in relapse

Dr. Horea Rus is an expert in diagnosing and treating patients with multiple sclerosis, and his research laboratory at the University of Maryland is producing new tools for treating the disease that attacks the central nervous system.
Tags: Health, University Of Maryland, Horea Rus


New research defines the chain of molecular events that goes awry in sepsis

Sepsis is a medical condition that few patients have heard of and most doctors dread. The body's response to attack by bacteria can trigger a cascade of cellular self-destruction that inadvertently causes blood clots, multi-organ failure, and death.
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Mitochondrial function may help explain the link between intelligence, health and aging

For over 100 years, scientists have sought to understand what links a person's general intelligence, health and aging. In a new study, a University of Missouri scientist suggests a model where mitochondria, or small energy producing parts of cells, could form the basis of this link.
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KU researchers receive grant to study eating disorders in active-duty soldiers and veterans

When one thinks of the military, images of elite, highly fit soldiers often come to mind. Conversely, talk of eating disorders generally steers toward undernourished individuals, often young women.
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Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

White drug users addicted to heroin, fentanyl and other opioids have had near-exclusive access to buprenorphine, a drug that curbs the craving for opioids and reduces the chance of a fatal overdose.
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Beverly Hills poised to end most tobacco sales

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The smoke hasn’t cleared yet, but Beverly Hills is poised to become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales.  The City Council in the world-renowned enclave of the rich and famous unanimously indicated Tuesday that it’s ready to snuff out most sales when it meets again on May […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Ap, Nation, Beverly Hills, City Council, BEVERLY HILLS Calif


Chronicles of a resident’s life

I love working but detest taking exams. Since life only gives you more of what you try to run away from, on a Friday morning, I had to present a patient in front of my colleagues and attendings in our weekly clinical grand rounds. After that, I had to look at the patient and follow […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented

The Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has released a Vital Signs report that says that at least three in five pregnancy related deaths are preventable.
Tags: Health, Cdc, Vital signs, Centres for Disease Prevention and Control CDC


Howard Stern opens up about cancer scare

On the morning of May 10, 2017, Howard Stern abruptly canceled his show.
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What 'Six Weeks Pregnant' Really Means

In the wake of a Georgia law banning abortions after five to six weeks of pregnancy, a few people—I’m not naming names—have shown that they have no idea how weeks are counted in pregnancy. Folks, on the day you have sex to make a baby, you are considered two weeks pregnant already. And you can’t possibly even know…Read more...
Tags: Health, Pregnancy, Georgia, Reproductive Health, Lifehacks, Sex Ed For Grownups


Having Reverence for Our Own Safety

The dictionary describes safety as the condition of being protected from either danger or injury. Being safe can refer to either physical or psychological safety and is a way to preserve one’s own well-being as well as that of the community and the world at large. The concept of safety is often addressed in the various schools of psychology — whether they be Freudian, Jungian, Behavioristic, Humanistic, or Transpersonal.  The late Abraham Maslow, the “Father of Humanistic Psychology,” h...
Tags: Psychology, Security, Safety, California, Personal, Childhood Trauma, Motivation And Inspiration, Child Neglect, Wagner, Dana, Abraham Maslow, MASLOW, Stephen Porges, Porges, Hierarchy of Needs, Emotional Safety


#RHOA Gregg Leakes Asks For Prayers As He Returns For Cancer Scan…

Gregg Leakes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is a strong cancer survivor but he still needs your help in getting through his next phase of treatment. The popular husband of RHOA star Nene Leakes celebrated completing 6 months of chemo treatments last month, and he recently hit the net to share that he was returning to the doctor for a cancer scan. Gregg asks for prayers and well wishes as he’s hopeful that his body will be free and clear of cancer. Details below… (more…) Related Posts...
Tags: Health, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Naomi Campbell, Gregg, Nene Leakes, Atlanta Gossip, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Gregg Leakes, RHOA Gregg Leakes


How to manage narcissistic doctors

Anyone can exhibit narcissism or narcissistic personality traits or types from time to time in different forms from mild to severe. When doctors are under stress, they can “act out,” or their behavior can worsen. Greater awareness of damaging behaviors is therefore important. The more we recognize the traits in ourselves and others, the less […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Practice Management, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


5 Foot Exercises to Build Strength and Flexibility (Infographic)

Put your best foot forward with these quick and easy foot exercises. Runners’ feet endure the brunt of the repetitive pounding of the sport, and this means that that many are susceptible to foot pain. As a runner, it is particularly important to include good foot training as part of your regular routine to help maintain good foot health and prevent injury. This infographic from Walsh Brothers Shows helpfully lays out five quick and easy exercises you can try to keep your feet happy and health...
Tags: Health, Sport, Running, Walsh Brothers Shows


Am I a Sociopath?

I recently have taken a couple of “are you a sociopath/psychopath” quizzes online, and have received results which state there is a high chance that I am a sociopath, and moderate chance I am a psychopath. I am slightly confused, and wonder if I actually am a sociopath or not. I understand that it is not possible for me to be diagnosed unless I visit a doctor. Those tests are interesting, but they are no more than that. They are not definitive. In other words, you can’t rely on them for a diagno...
Tags: Psychology, General, Personality, Psychopath, Psychopathology, Sociopath, Abnormal Psychology


Should you worry about weight-gain on vacation?

Are there consequences of letting go every once in a while? Several studies address weight gain over vacations; they offer both reassurance and warnings. [Author: Dr. Ayala]
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Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease

WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness. Attorney Christopher Wiest of Covington told The Kentucky Enquirer that 18-year-old Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week. Wiest says […]
Tags: Health, News, Kentucky, Ap, Nation, Covington, Wiest, Kentucky Enquirer, Jerome Kunkel, WALTON Ky, Christopher Wiest


Study reveals important role for psychological distress and emotional eating in obesity

New research, published in the research journal Obesity, has found that people on lower incomes may be more likely to have obesity due to psychological distress that gives rise to emotional eating to cope.
Tags: Health, Obesity


Amsterdam Announces Plan to Ban All Polluting Cars by 2030

On Thursday, the city of Amsterdam announced its plan to replace all gasoline and diesel-powered cars and motorcycles with electric vehicles by 2030. The plan is an attempt to address unhealthy and alarming rates of air pollution in the city due to high traffic. Currently, toxic air pollution in Amsterdam exceeds European Union standards. In 2018, the Dutch health council called on the government to develop a plan to address toxic amounts of nitrogen dioxide and particle matter, specifically in...
Tags: Health, Europe, Design, News, Climate Change, Environment, European Union, Traffic, Air Pollution, Electric Vehicles, Amsterdam, Carbon Emissions, Rotterdam, Hydrogen Vehicles, Sharon Dijksma, Dijksma Amsterdam


FDA undercuts $375,000 drug in surprise move

The US Food and Drug Administration created a workaround this week that effectively undercuts the $375,000 price tag of a drug that became the poster child for concerns about the pharmaceutical industry.
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Polish community works to save wild herd ordered slaughtered

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Local authorities and animal rights activists in western Poland hope to spare the lives of 170 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and a court has ordered slaughtered. Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski said the herd did not receive veterinary care, has been in-breeding and become a […]
Tags: Health, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw Poland, Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski


Study could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Oncologists may soon have an accurate and inexpensive way of differentiating between types of ovarian cancer that will improve how patients are treated, thanks to findings from a national research study co-led out of the University of Alberta.
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UA-led public health initiative increases survival rates of severe TBI victims

The implementation of a massive, statewide public health initiative led by University of Arizona researchers and involving 21,000 prehospital care patients has doubled the survival rate of severe traumatic brain injury victims and tripled the survival rate among those who were intubated.
Tags: Health, University Of Arizona, TBI, UA



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