Monthly Archives: July 2014

On first meeting, men prefer ‘nice’ women: study – Reuters

On first meeting, men prefer 'nice' women: studyReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For heterosexual men, women who are “nice” are also “attractive,” according to a new study, but the same doesn't hold true for women meeting a man for the

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Special Hospital Unit Readies for Ebola Patient – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Special Hospital Unit Readies for Ebola PatientNBCNews.comEmory University Hospital in Atlanta said Thursday it was preparing a special isolation unit to receive a patient with Ebola disease “within the next several days”. “We do not know at this time

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Johnson & Johnson Wins Praise for Pulling Uterine Surgery Devices – New York Times

USA TODAY Johnson & Johnson Wins Praise for Pulling Uterine Surgery DevicesNew York TimesJohnson & Johnson, which has come under withering criticism for its response to problems with some of its medical devices, won cautious praise from critics on Thursday

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Ebola-stricken American doctor gives only dose of experimental drug to other aid … – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Ebola-stricken American doctor gives only dose of experimental drug to other aid …New York Daily NewsThe Texas doctor who came down with Ebola while volunteering in Liberia has given the only dose of a potentially life-saving

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Most States Let Medicaid Doc Pay Hikes Lapse – MedPage Today

Kaiser Health News Most States Let Medicaid Doc Pay Hikes LapseMedPage TodayPublic Health & Policy. Most States Let Medicaid Doc Pay Hikes Lapse. Published: Jul 31, 2014. By Phil Galewitz , Kaiser Health News. save. |. A. A. Post Test

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US to modernize poultry inspections to boost food safety – Reuters

SFGate US to modernize poultry inspections to boost food safetyReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday it will modernize its decades-old inspection methods for poultry in an attempt to crack down on food-borne illness. USDA's Food

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How Sweet It Would Be: National Law Would Tax the Stacks Of Sugar In Soda – Forbes

Reuters How Sweet It Would Be: National Law Would Tax the Stacks Of Sugar In SodaForbesIf you want to see something truly scary, go to the website Sugar Stacks and look at the pyramids of sugar cubes stacked up next

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Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors – WVAS

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of DoctorsWVASChief Medical Resident Dr. Julia Vermylen, right, critiques interns during an "intern boot camp," held at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital in June. Stacy Thacker ASSOCIATED PRESS. An influential report that urges sweeping

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Toddler falls over balcony in Dallas arena during Ringling Bros. and Barnum … – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Toddler falls over balcony in Dallas arena during Ringling Bros. and Barnum …New York Daily NewsA 2-year-old's trip to the circus resulted in a scary fall at a Dallas arena Wednesday night. The accident happened as

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Depression Independent Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Suggests – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Telegraph.co.uk Depression Independent Risk Factor for Dementia, Study SuggestsMonthly Prescribing Reference(HealthDay News) — For older adults, depressive symptoms are associated with cognitive decline but appear independent of the neuropathologic hallmarks of dementia, according to a study published online July 30

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Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors – KANW

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of DoctorsKANWChief Medical Resident Dr. Julia Vermylen, right, critiques interns during an "intern boot camp," held at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital in June. Stacy Thacker ASSOCIATED PRESS. An influential report that urges sweeping

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Second West Nile-Infected Mosquito Pool Found Near Boston – Boston.com

10TV Second West Nile-Infected Mosquito Pool Found Near BostonBoston.comA Boston-area mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said on Thursday. This is the second positive test in the area this year. The virus was discovered after tests

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DNA changes linked to health effects of childhood abuse – Reuters

DNA changes linked to health effects of childhood abuseReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Trauma has lasting effects on mental and physical health that may stem from changes to DNA which undermine a person's ability to rebound from stress, according to

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Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors – WPSU

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of DoctorsWPSUChief Medical Resident Dr. Julia Vermylen, right, critiques interns during an "intern boot camp," held at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital in June. Stacy Thacker ASSOCIATED PRESS. An influential report that urges sweeping

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Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery – WebMD

Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After SurgeryWebMDTHURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Recovery time after surgery may be reduced for patients taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, according to a new study. The study's Irish researchers suspect that

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