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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin - NPR (blog)

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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin
NPR (blog)
"The vast majority of people in America who take aspirin for prevention are what I like to call the 'worried well,'" Nissen says. "They are perfectly healthy. They may not even have a lot of risk factors. But, they're very health conscious. And ...

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Mental-Health Crunch on Campus - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Mental-Health Crunch on Campus
Wall Street Journal
Universities are hiring more social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists as demand for campus mental-health services rises. But persistent budget gaps mean that students in some cases foot much of the cost of the positions. Students at George ...

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Transgender Eugene resident leading Men's Health magazine contest - OregonLive.com

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Transgender Eugene resident leading Men's Health magazine contest
OregonLive.com
Eugene resident Aydian Dowling is making headlines nationwide as potentially the first transgender man to be on the cover of Men's Health magazine. Dowling is currently leading the magazine's nationwide The Ultimate Guy Search contest, which aims to ...


Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out - USA TODAY

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Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out
USA TODAY
A loud snorer can wake up a whole household without having a clue. "There's always a certain level of denial," says Kathleen Bennett, a Cincinnati dentist who specializes in treating sleep breathing problems. "People come in all the time and say, 'I ...
Is your snoring a health hazard?Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

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Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections - New York Times

New York Times

Britain's National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections
New York Times
Sometimes, when visiting a hospital here, it is hard to see why Britain's National Health Service is held in such high esteem that competing claims to be its protector could help decide the national elections next month. Yet as much as ever, the health ...

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize? - NPR (blog)

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?
NPR (blog)
From another angle, critics of the Flexner model correctly point out that Flexner himself, an educational theorist with no medical training, was silent on issues such as poverty, housing, nutrition and other factors that we now call the social ...

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State health department turns over records to abortion rights group - Columbus Dispatch

State health department turns over records to abortion rights group
Columbus Dispatch
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation moved last week to dismiss a lawsuit it had filed against the health department for illegally withholding records, leading the Ohio Supreme Court to dismiss the case today. Court-ordered mediation between NARAL and ...
Abortion rights group gets Ohio records; lawsuit dismissedThe Olympian

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Doctors, Psychs Teaming Up To Offer Integrated Health Care - CBS Local

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Doctors, Psychs Teaming Up To Offer Integrated Health Care
CBS Local
Most parents expect to be going to the pediatrician from the day their child is born, but few may think they'll need the services of a mental health specialist. “It's estimated that as many as 20% of children have, at one time or another, mental health ...


State health officials offer programs to help minority populations - fox13now.com

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State health officials offer programs to help minority populations
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SALT LAKE CITY — In honor of National Minority Health Month, the Utah Department of Health is hosting a series of programs that are meant to improve health in vulnerable populations. Getting to the doctor isn't always easy for Utah's minority ...


As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key - NPR (blog)

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key
NPR (blog)
Apple has made no secret of its health and fitness plans for the Apple Watch. And in recent months, it has recruited medical experts to work on services like ResearchKit and HealthKit, which aim to open up the flow of health data between consumers ...
The 22 Best Apple Watch Health And Fitness AppsTechCrunch
Apple Watch Won't Deliver on Its Promise to Revolutionize Health. Yet.Gizmodo
Apple Watch App Store goes live today with social, health, and news featured ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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