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Health care marketplace system hacked, personal data compromised

Health care marketplace system hacked, personal data compromised

It throws into turmoil one aspect of the ACA's insurance signup process less than two weeks before the start of the annual enrollment period for coverage created by the 2010 health-care law. "It is ...

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Not Exercising Worse For Your Health Than Smoking, Diabetes & Heart Disease

Not Exercising Worse For Your Health Than Smoking, Diabetes & Heart Disease

However, the newly published study from Cleveland Clinic found that extreme fitness provided additional survival benefit over more modest levels of fitness, and that extremely fit patients lived the l...

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Thousands walk on City Island to raise awareness for breast cancer

Thousands walk on City Island to raise awareness for breast cancer

However, genes aren't actually the thread that links all breast cancers together. 'In Ghana, majority of breast cancer patients report so late that in most cases treatment offered is ineffective and...

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Six kids in Brooklyn diagnosed with measles

Controlling the spread of the measles is almost impossible said one specialist in infectious disease who spoke to Haaretz on condition of anonymity. With the current outbreak, doctors in some areas ha...

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Research Analysis of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC)

Research Analysis of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC)

On the other side, the firm has one month volatility of 4.96%. Company has kept return on investment ( ROI ) at 6.10% over the previous 12 months and has been able to maintain return on asset (ROA...

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Trump Closely Involved In Killing FBI’s Move Out Of Washington, Emails Show

Trump Closely Involved In Killing FBI’s Move Out Of Washington, Emails Show

After suggesting to Congress that the president had no role in the discussions during a House Appropriations Committee hearing in April, Murphy was later shown to have attended two meetings at the Wh...

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Lifespan 2040 ranking: US down, China up, Spain on top

Lifespan 2040 ranking: US down, China up, Spain on top

Life expectancies in both countries were just below 75 in 2040. They also forecast more optimistic and pessimistic scenarios, in which life expectancy increases to 81 years in the first case, and es...

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Pharmacist Refuses To Give Woman Her Medication On Religious Grounds

Pharmacist Refuses To Give Woman Her Medication On Religious Grounds

Rachel Peterson said she was denied prescribed medication to help with a miscarriage because the pharmacist said it was against his religious beliefs. "This was a really traumatic, awful thing - and o...

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Novartis AG (NVS) Announces Deal for Radiopharmaceutical Company

Novartis AG (NVS) Announces Deal for Radiopharmaceutical Company

With the purchase, the Swiss company is adding to its arsenal of radiopharmaceuticals, a new group of drugs created to more closely target cancer cells. The Endocyte pipeline includes additional inv...

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With flu season underway, Arizona health officials urge getting flu shot

With flu season underway, Arizona health officials urge getting flu shot

In addition to getting the vaccine, the Department of Health and Wellness says practising proper hygiene is important. Another option is the nasal spray, where a doctor sprays the vaccine into your...

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Drug-resistant salmonella linked to raw chicken in 29 states — CDC

Drug-resistant salmonella linked to raw chicken in 29 states — CDC

But, no specific supplier or product had been identified as the source. Of the 92 reported cases, 10 were in NY and nine were in New Jersey, according to the CDC's website. The CDC says the outbre...

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CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey

CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey

No one knows what causes AFM , although a virus or viruses are suspected. "The hallmark is sudden onset of weakness in the arms or the legs". The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and aro...

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India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women

India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women

Health Minister J P Nadda chaired a high-level meeting to review the activities for prevention and control of Zika virus and stressed the need to undertake exhaustive control measures, including f...

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Farm locked down after mad cow disease found

Farm locked down after mad cow disease found

A movement ban has been put in place at the farm as investigators try to establish the source of the fatal disease, and Ms Voas said it could be several months before investigators could say for certa...

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This Self-Lubricating Condom Will Make Safe Sex More Enjoyable

This Self-Lubricating Condom Will Make Safe Sex More Enjoyable

Latex is the standard material for condoms, but the synthetic substance is known for being pretty dry - not great considering how condoms are used. Nearly all of them agreed it was better than a nor...

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World Health Organization convenes emergency meeting on DRC's Ebola outbreak

World Health Organization convenes emergency meeting on DRC's Ebola outbreak

A WHO declaration of a so-called public health emergency of worldwide concern (PHEIC) would have aimed to draw the world's attention and hopefully elicit a greater worldwide response to a health crisi...

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Andra AP fonden Purchases New Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

Andra AP fonden Purchases New Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

Jennison Associates LLC now owns 6,616,652 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $1,623,329,000 after buying an additional 710,745 shares during the last quarter. SMA (Simple Movin...

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Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

On Monday, CNN reached out to health departments in every state and received responses from 48 states plus the District of Columbia. At the press conference, Messonnier emphasized how rare the d...

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Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina

Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina

Asked about the discrepancy between the CDC's report of 22 states versus CNN's report of 30 states with cases, Messonnier said, "the 22 states that we're reporting are the states that have confirmed...

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Outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella sickens almost 100 in 29 states

Outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella sickens almost 100 in 29 states

It has been found in live chickens and raw chicken products, but a single, common supplier has not been identified. The illnesses began in January, and the most recent case was confirmed in September....

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Apple Watch Now Helps Study Joint Replacement Patients

Apple Watch Now Helps Study Joint Replacement Patients

Also, patients who don't own on Apple Watch will be given one for the project. The said app is known as Mymobility . The Apple Watch's health features will keep track of the patient's hea...

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Unapproved, Sometimes Dangerous Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements

Unapproved, Sometimes Dangerous Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements

The supplements aren't classified by the FDA as drugs, but are considered foods. Researchers from the California Department of Public Health found that, from 2007 to 2016, 776 products marketed as d...

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U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

No one knows what causes AFM, although a virus or viruses are suspected. The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. The long-term effects of the disease ...

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'Polio like' illness spreads to 22 states

'Polio like' illness spreads to 22 states

Cristina L. Sadowsky, clinical director for the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, with Kennedy Krieger Institute. Among the concerns the CDC has are that the agency does not know the caus...

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Spike reported nationwide in cases of baffling paralysis in children

The CDC says pediatric acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, is now affecting young children in 22 states following a recent spike in Minnesota. However, officials have not been able to identify the cau...

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CDC expresses concern over mysterious surge in polio-like paralysis cases

CDC expresses concern over mysterious surge in polio-like paralysis cases

One case of a polio-like disease has been confirmed in MA, the Department of Public Health announced. A spokesperson with DPH told 7News that one case has been confirmed in the Bay State, while of...

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Almost half of Edmontonians won’t get flu shot

She said the vaccine is updated to protect against viruses it is believed will be circulating during the upcoming season. The unidentified child was otherwise healthy before getting the flu, accordi...

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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Expecting A Baby!

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Expecting A Baby!

Brandon Maxwell is becoming one of Meghan's go-to designers - the American fashion house was responsible for one of her most memorable style moments of the summer, when the Duchess wore a stunning ye...

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'Child VAMPIRE' burial ground discovered on archaeological dig in Italy

'Child VAMPIRE' burial ground discovered on archaeological dig in Italy

Recent findings show that " Vampire burial" techniques were used in the ancient times to prevent a child , possibly infected with malaria, from rising from the dead and spreading the disease to the ...

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Breast cancer: Why you should focus on prevention

Breast cancer: Why you should focus on prevention

Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen whereas radiotherapy is a therapy that uses ionizing radiation, genera...

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Can most Americans be identified by a relative's DNA? Maybe soon

Can most Americans be identified by a relative's DNA? Maybe soon

To reach these findings, the team sifted through a dataset of 1.28 million anonymous USA citizens from MyHeritage's database, which overwhelmingly contained people of northern European descent. They...

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Prescription drugs keep popping up in dietary supplements

Prescription drugs keep popping up in dietary supplements

Between 2007 and 2016, FDA chemists found that 776 supplements were 'adulterated, ' meaning they contained different ingredients than what was advertised on their labels. And "all of the ones that are...

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Caesarean births at epidemic levels in some nations: Docs

In the 10 countries with the highest number of births in 2010-2015 period, there were large differences in caesarean section or C-section use between regions. But in close to a quarter of nations surv...

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Nurses Can Empower African-American Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Nurses Can Empower African-American Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Just previous year the SOMC Cancer Center opened its Breast Center addition on the lower level of the facility. In the meantime, it is known that early detection of breast cancer allows for the disc...

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Health care exchange premiums dip, finally

Health care exchange premiums dip, finally

The figures also show that, after several years of defections, some insurers are returning to sell ACA health plans, and fewer consumers around the country will have only one insurance company in thei...

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