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The Mobile Health Paradox: Why Data Isn't Nearly Enough - TechCrunch

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The Mobile Health Paradox: Why Data Isn't Nearly Enough
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In the U.K., the National Health Service (NHS) faces an estimated funding gap of £30 billion by 2020. In the U.S., the situation looks more bleak, with total annual healthcare spending surpassing $3.8 trillion, representing an astonishing 17.4 percent ...


UN health agency delivers medical aid inside Yemen's Taiz city after blocked entry - UN News Centre

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UN health agency delivers medical aid inside Yemen's Taiz city after blocked entry
UN News Centre
10 February 2016 – Following months of blocked access to the Yemeni city of Taiz, and in response to mounting emergency health needs, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today it has successfully delivered more than 20 tonnes of life-saving ...

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Broward Health votes to keep FBI discussion private - Sun Sentinel

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Broward Health votes to keep FBI discussion private
Sun Sentinel
After scheduling a discussion to clear the air over a possible FBI corruption investigation, the board of the Broward Health public hospital system decided Wednesday to hold the meeting behind closed doors. The board voted 5-2 to postpone the review of ...

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BMI Doesn't Really Tell You Anything About Your Health - Huffington Post

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BMI Doesn't Really Tell You Anything About Your Health
Huffington Post
Your weight actually isn't a very reliable predictor of heart health or diabetes risk, according to a new study from obesity researchers. Nearly half of overweight people, 29 percent of obese people and 16 percent of morbidly obese people were found to ...

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Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear - Fox News

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Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear
Fox News
Iham Al Horani, a 32-year-old refugee living in Worcester, Massachusetts, said he has had little time to think about his mental health in between months of job hunting and shuttling his mother, recovering from sniper gunfire, to doctor's appointments.

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Mental Health Startup Lantern Raises $17 Million Series A Round - TechCrunch

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Mental Health Startup Lantern Raises $17 Million Series A Round
TechCrunch
Lantern, a mental health startup that offers tools to deal with stress, anxiety and body image has raised a $17 million Series A round led by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's venture arm with participation from previous investors such as ...

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Solving The Growing Health Needs Of America's Elderly Homeless - ThinkProgress

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Solving The Growing Health Needs Of America's Elderly Homeless
ThinkProgress
Rachel Solotaroff has treated homeless patients at her Portland, Oregon health clinic for nearly a decade. But only recently has she noticed an unsettling trend in the type of people seeking care. Last month, she met a man who had been sleeping on ...


Metro Health confirms 2 new cases of Zika in Bexar County - KENS 5 TV

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Metro Health confirms 2 new cases of Zika in Bexar County
KENS 5 TV
Metro Health officials have confirmed to KENS 5 that there are two new cases of the Zika Virus in Bexar County. One case was confirmed on February 2, and six were under investigation. As of Wednesday, Metro Health officials said there are three ...
Ala. Department of Public Health confirms case positive test for Zika virus in Morgan Co.whnt.com
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Is chocolate good or bad for health? - CNN

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Is chocolate good or bad for health?
CNN
Research has even backed up some of the more bizarre health benefits that have been ascribed to cocoa. The Mayans used chocolate powder to relieve the runs, and in the last decade, researchers have identified possible diarrhea-blocking chemicals in ...

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Baptist Health's Miami Cancer Institute joins Memorial Sloan Kettering alliance - Miami Herald

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Baptist Health's Miami Cancer Institute joins Memorial Sloan Kettering alliance
Miami Herald
The region's largest nonprofit hospital system, Baptist Health South Florida, announced a high-profile partnership Wednesday with the nationally regarded Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for the new $400 million Miami Cancer Institute under ...

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