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Patient Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON
, April 28, 2017 -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today called on Congress to guarantee health insurance coverage for emergency patients in the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA)

Apr 28, 2017 - 2:30:29 PM

Marital Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - So, you’re gearing up for that special day. Your wedding day. Unlike many brides, though, you’ve been imagining something a little different from the norm.

Apr 28, 2017 - 2:05:03 PM

Environment

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Washington D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, today responded to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision granting the Trump Administration’s request....

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:26:11 PM

Drugs

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DENVER, April 28, 2017 -- Medication theft from the home is a leading cause of prescription drug overdose deaths....

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:11:13 PM

Women's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - (Washington, DC)—The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (The National Campaign) announces its support for the Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers

Apr 28, 2017 - 12:56:26 PM

FDA Approval

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 28, 2017 -- Novartis announced today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rydapt® (midostaurin, formerly PKC412) for two indications.

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:49:25 AM

Children's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Seesaws, swings and slides! Now that springtime is here, playground season is in full swing.

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:24:40 AM

Vaccine Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines a plan to ensure a continuous yellow fever vaccine supply in the United States following the anticipated depletion of the U.S.-licensed YF-VAX®

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:17:21 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON (April 28, 2017) - Matt Wixon is not the typical colon cancer patient. He has none of the risk factors sometimes associated with the cancer

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:09:11 AM

Eye Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SAN FRANCISCO  — Researchers from the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes.

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:03:52 AM

Children's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 28, 2017 – A pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas helped study participants better control their condition.

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:59:00 AM

Arthritis Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Using new gene-editing technology, researchers have rewired mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis and other chronic conditions.

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:53:19 AM

Diabetes Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, NY (April 27, 2017)—Columbia University researchers have developed a personalized algorithm that predicts the impact of particular foods on an individual’s blood sugar levels.

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:47:24 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to a new multicenter study, nearly half of previously employed adult survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:42:06 AM

Insurance

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG FL April 28, 2017 — Most travel insurance policies with the Trip Cancellation benefit include Terrorism coverage.

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:34:44 AM

FDA Approval

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SILVER SPRING, Md., April 28, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rydapt (midostaurin) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation called FLT3

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:24:50 AM

Affordable Care Act

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON -- The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization have called on Congress to reject the amended American Health Care Act

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:01:24 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 28, 2017) – A microscopic structure that has been used in ketchup could be the key to revolutionizing medical procedures, including cancer treatment

Apr 28, 2017 - 9:00:22 AM

Food and Nutrition

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA, April 28, 2017 -- As part of its inaugural "Stop Food Waste Day," Atlanta-based Morrison Healthcare today announced a commitment to increase the number of food recovery and donation programs....

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:15:57 AM

FDA Approval
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration today approved a new drug to treat people with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer.
Apr 28, 2017 - 7:32:24 AM

Medicare Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Public expenditures for family planning services totaled $2.1 billion in fiscal year 2015, and Medicaid accounted for three-quarters of those expenditures

Apr 27, 2017 - 2:54:13 PM

Seniors

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After a meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens, President John F. Kennedy encouraged all Americans to pay tribute to older people across the country by designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month.

Apr 27, 2017 - 2:37:45 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON, Va., April 27, 2017 -- Cancer patients who speak Spanish have new tools to help them understand treatment options for their disease.

Apr 27, 2017 - 2:31:25 PM

Product Recall

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hazard: A child seated in the carrier can slip through the leg openings, posing a fall hazard to children.

Apr 27, 2017 - 2:15:04 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (April 27, 2017) — Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:34:41 PM

Affordable Care Act

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO – In a letter to House leaders, the American Medical Association (AMA) today urged Congress to oppose the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA)....

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:28:09 PM

FDA Approval

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SILVER SPRING, Md., April 27, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Stivarga (regorafinib) to include treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC or liver cancer)

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:22:36 PM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — How happy a mother is in her relationship and the social support she receives may affect the risk of infant colic

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:16:15 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If someone had told Tim Harner a year ago that he would run in the Boston Marathon this month, he likely would have laughed – or cried— because the No. 1 item on his bucket list seemed so unattainable.

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:09:41 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued recommendations earlier this month that change its stance on prostate screenings, suggesting that men have conversations about it with their doctors.

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:03:23 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable ability to rewire itself after suffering an injury.

Apr 27, 2017 - 12:56:14 PM

Dental Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO, April 27, 2017 -- The American Dental Association (ADA) announced new resources for dental professionals and the public related to genetics and oral health.

Apr 27, 2017 - 12:45:18 PM

Arthritis Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. LOUIS, April 27, 2017 -- Using a new gene-editing technology, researchers at Shriners Hospitals for Children® St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine have re-wired living cells to produce their own targeted arthritis-fighting vaccine.

Apr 27, 2017 - 12:31:41 PM

Plastic Surgery

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - School bullies and their victims are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:39:57 AM

Travel

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) is quoted in numerous graduation speeches, “Oh, the places you’ll go.” Most graduates discover, however, that the first place they go is away from school.

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:22:48 AM

Eye Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (April 27, 2017) – Many people know about the damage that ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on the skin, from sunburns to skin cancers.

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:14:53 AM

Drugs

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 -- President Trump said recently that drug companies are "getting away with murder."

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:43:47 AM

Exercise

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a “synergistic” link between exercise and good vitamin D levels

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:19:14 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. – For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and her mom, Delmy, that Robin had leukemia.

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:14:15 AM

Disease

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve....

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:08:58 AM

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