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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:35:19 GMT

Racial gap in heart health down due to declining health of white ...
ABC News
A new study out of UCLA has shown that health disparities between black and white Americans have decreased because overall heart health for white Americans has declined. Researchers looked at health records 40,876 adults -- white Americans, African ...

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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:25:00 GMT

New York Times

Cropped Cuts for Everyone
New York Times
PRAGUE — Deep in the heart of Prague's rebellious working-class district of Zizkov, among the graffitied architecture and grungy drinking dens, stands an unassuming three-story building. Its first-floor storefront is marked with a barber's pole, the ...

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:00:41 GMT


Twitter violates womens' human rights, according to Amnesty International
The goal is to come up with metrics to measure the health of the interactions on Twitter. But Twitter eventually wants to take that a step further, Dorsey said in a public conversation via Periscope. “Ultimately we want to have a measurement of how it ...

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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:01:50 GMT

Chicago Sun-Times

Is a gluten-free diet good for you — if there's no medical reason for it?
Chicago Sun-Times
If a doctor has diagnosed you with Celiac Disease, an allergy or another condition that requires you to avoid wheat or gluten, you should heed their advice on what to eat. A diagnosis like that could mean eating gluten is causing harm. But for everyone ...

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:48:42 GMT


Up and Away Offers Tips to Keep Kids Safe From Medications
The campaign is part of a larger partnership known as the PROTECT(www.cdc.gov) (PRevention of Overdoses and Treatment Errors in Children Taskforce) Initiative, a collaborative effort that brings together public health agencies, private sector companies ...

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:07:23 GMT

ESI Africa

The transition to a low carbon future must be rapid, and must be for everyone
ESI Africa
As it is, air pollution from the coal-fired power stations results in early death of thousands of people and in poor health for hundreds of thousands each year. The REIPPPP has contributed towards our national climate change response and our ...

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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:31:27 GMT

Expert advice for moving your pet to and from Hawaii
HONOLULU, HI (KHON2) - With three pet-related incidents involving United Airlines last week, many people are now worried about flying their dogs or cats on a plane. But a woman whose company has moved thousands of pets to and from Hawaii says pet ...

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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:24:10 GMT

Chester Bennington's widow launches new mental health campaign
"His passing was a catalyst for opening up dialogue with respect to emotional and mental health. Throughout his life, he saved countless lives with his music and philanthropy. And through his death, he continues to save lives by spotlighting the urgent ...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:16:27 GMT

Ottawa County ranks No. 1 for health in Michigan
“We just released the community health needs assessment, which is a huge county-wide effort, where we work with the three hospitals in the county, Community Mental Health, United Way, Community SPOKE,” she said. “... We look at those areas of concern ...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:52:55 GMT

California Unions Secure 12% Raises from Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health
HealthLeaders Media
Two labor unions in California announced Monday that they have reached separate contract deals with major providers in the state. Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente, which operates 21 medical centers and other facilities in central and northern California ...

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