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Brainstorm Health: Huntington's Disease Drug, Ascension-Providence Deal, Opioid Executions - Fortune

Fortune

Brainstorm Health: Huntington's Disease Drug, Ascension-Providence Deal, Opioid Executions
Fortune
An experimental injectable drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals is one of the first to show potential in treating the root causes of Huntington's disease, a devastating and fatal rare genetic disorder that causes nerve cells in the brain to break down. But ...

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Dr. Moy named head of Harford Health Department - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun

Dr. Moy named head of Harford Health Department
Baltimore Sun
The County Council oversees the health department in its dual capacity as the county's Board of Health. The council, sitting as the health board, voted to appoint Moy as health officer when it met Oct. 17. Moy began his career at the Harford County ...



Ophelia Dahl's National Health Service - The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Ophelia Dahl's National Health Service
The New Yorker
Ophelia Dahl's National Health Service. Partners in Health wants to rebuild entire countries' medical systems, and bring health care to some of the poorest people on earth. By Ariel Levy. Stubborn inventiveness defines Dahl's approach. ?You push,? she ...



Canola Oil May Be A Bad Choice For Brain Health, Study Suggests - Forbes

Forbes

Canola Oil May Be A Bad Choice For Brain Health, Study Suggests
Forbes
Canola oil is generally considered a ?healthy? oil in comparison to most, but a new study reveals that it may not be the best choice when it comes to brain health. With high polyunsaturated fats and low saturated fats, canola earned its reputation as a ...

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Colorado Proves That Empowering Women on Reproductive Health Works - HuffPost

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Colorado Proves That Empowering Women on Reproductive Health Works
HuffPost
According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, ?An independent analysis by University of Colorado researchers concluded that the state health department's family planning program was responsible for as much as two-thirds of the ...





How Loneliness Affects Our Health - New York Times

New York Times

How Loneliness Affects Our Health
New York Times
The potentially harmful effects of loneliness and social isolation on health and longevity, especially among older adults, are well established. For example, in 2013 I reported on research finding that loneliness can impair health by raising levels of ...

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Does Your Gut Health Actually Affect Your Happiness? - mindbodygreen.com

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Does Your Gut Health Actually Affect Your Happiness?
mindbodygreen.com
While there's no question that certain foods are more helpful for a healthy gut than others (looking at you, fiber), Krishnan says the most important thing you can do when it comes to food and your gut health is aim for diversity. "A diverse set of ...


Scientist studies health problems of Arctic living - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Scientist studies health problems of Arctic living
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS ? If one had any doubt that scientist Larry Duffy is a busy man, one need only look at his University of Alaska business card. On one side it reads: Larry Duffy, Director, Resilience and Adaptation Program, while the other side reads: Larry ...


Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics? - NPR

NPR

Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?
NPR
Other people have suggested probiotics might help treat vaginal infections in women, or possibly alleviate colic in infants or perhaps prevent eczema in some babies. Probiotics are also being looked at as a possibility to prevent a serious condition in ...

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Deadline week crunch for health law sign-ups under Trump - ABC News

Deadline week crunch for health law sign-ups under Trump
ABC News
FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a laptop computer, in Washington. The Trump administration came in looking to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law, but the Affordable Care Act survived. Now the ...

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Toward Better Understanding of How Fathers Contribute to Their Offspring's Health - AAP News

Toward Better Understanding of How Fathers Contribute to Their Offspring's Health
AAP News
Fathers' time spent involved in child-rearing activities has more than doubled since 1965, necessitating researchers, policy makers, and clinicians to better understand the unique ways in which fathers contribute to child health. Research in the past 2 ...


Health briefs 12-11-17 - Uniontown Herald Standard

Health briefs 12-11-17
Uniontown Herald Standard
Information and registration: 724-268-1144. n RSDS Support Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information: 724-929-9492. n Alzheimer's Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Dec. 12 ...


Mental health patient located safe - WCAX

WCAX

Mental health patient located safe
WCAX
Police say 20-year-old Robert Ettori took off from the Rutland Regional Medical Center last week after a tussle with staff. He was in the process of being transported to an in-patient area after being committed for a psychological evaluation. Officials ...

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