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Twitter violates womens’ human rights, according to Amnesty International

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Health, Technology | 0 comments

Twitter has found itself under fire again. This time, it’s coming from Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization that...

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Tradewind Bioscience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Health, Startups, Technology, United States | 0 comments

Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years. Last year...

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A smart glove that allows you to do physical therapy from the comfort of your couch

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

‘RAPAEL Smart Glove‘ is a high-tech rehab device that’s here to make physical therapy fun. It can be used at home...

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Mississippi governor signs the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban into law

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Health, News | 0 comments

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) signed the country’s most restrictive abortion bill into law Monday, banning abortion after 15...

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Trump promised a big policy speech on opioids, but couldn’t stay focused

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Donald Trump, Health, News, Politics | 0 comments

In a strange Monday afternoon speech on opioid policy, President Donald Trump dedicated the bulk of his time to ideas that would be likely...

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Wendy Williams opens up about taking a sudden hiatus from her talk show

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Entertainment, Health, TV | 0 comments

Wendy Williams is discussing her health ahead of her return to her daytime talk show. In February, the TV personality took a three-week...

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How Much Water Should You Drink Each Day (and How Much Is Too Much for You)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Health, Life Hack | 0 comments

We all know that water is important to general health and well-being. But are you actually drinking the right amount of water? Perhaps you...

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Healthcare at SXSW 2018: Tomorrow’s Promise, Today’s Problems

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

Health expenditures in the U.S. are approximately 18 percent of GDP, up from around 5 percent in the 1960s. The reasons include a...

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Lip balms, ranked

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

As someone out there once said, “All I need in this life of sin is me and my lip balm.”  That someone may have been me,...

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Loyal dog refuses to leave hospital where owner died last year

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

A loyal dog in Brazil has waited patiently on a pink and white striped rug outside the hospital waiting for the return of his owner who...

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Colorado nurse goes above and beyond to save the life of a young patient with a rare liver disease

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

A Colorado nurse went far beyond the call of duty when she donated part of her liver to a 7-year-old girl who needed a liver transplant,...

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Doctors in Quebec oppose pay raises, say the money should go to overworked nurses

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Health, News, World | 0 comments

More than 750 physicians, residents, and medical students in Quebec signed an online petition asking that a recent hike in their salaries...

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Mental health providers are failing bisexual patients

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Health, News | 0 comments

Last fall, I made an appointment with a new psychiatrist, hoping to explore my options for more effective treatment for my lifelong...

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New Sensor Measures Blood Pressure While You Hold Your Phone

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Health, Science | 0 comments

You’re probably holding the phone for a few hours per day, so it might as well gather some health data while you do it. The post New...

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I’m Watching My Husband Fall Apart from Prison

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Crime, Health | 0 comments

This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project . When he was in his 60s, my husband Rex was diagnosed with...

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Canadian doctors asking for a pay cut

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Health | 0 comments

Amid cuts to the health care system and complaints about the working conditions for nurses, hundreds of doctors in Quebec have signed a...

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Jack Dorsey wants to measure how Twitter affects society

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Health, Technology | 0 comments

 Earlier this month, Twitter began soliciting proposals from the public to help the platform capture, measure and evaluate healthy...

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24-year-old ousted from one agency gets second strange drug policy job from Trump administration

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Donald Trump, Health, News | 0 comments

A 24-year-old former campaign staffer who briefly held a senior position in President Donald Trump’s faltering drug policy shop has...

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This Guy Allegedly Swallowed Drugs and Spent 47 Days in Jail Without Pooping

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Crime, Health, News | 0 comments

Most humans are powerless to resist the urge to poop. When duty calls, we’re usually forced to drop a deuce at the closest place to...

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Wisconsin wants Medicaid drug testing. Here’s how much testing welfare recipients already costs.

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Economy, Health, News | 0 comments

Over the past several months, Wisconsin lawmakers have waged a war on the state’s Medicaid program by requesting federal permission...

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