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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 ...


Alabama Health Agency Confirms First Zika Case in State - ABC News

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Alabama Health Agency Confirms First Zika Case in State
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Alabama health officials say they've confirmed the first travel-related case of the Zika virus in the state. The Alabama Department of Public Health issued a statement Wednesday saying a resident of Morgan County in the Tennessee Valley tested positive ...
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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
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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 ...


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
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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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Is chocolate good or bad for health? - CNN

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Is chocolate good or bad for health?
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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Cardiovascular Health: Maintaining a healthy cholesterol level - myfox8.com

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Cardiovascular Health: Maintaining a healthy cholesterol level
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Cholesterol is naturally produced by the liver but also enters the body through the food you eat. Your body needs some cholesterol, but too much can cause plaque to form between layers of artery walls. That makes it harder for blood to flow properly.


Refugee Mental Health Needs Could Overwhelm, Experts Fear - ABC News

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Refugee Mental Health Needs Could Overwhelm, Experts Fear
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For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics — health care, jobs, education and a safe home. But what organizations helping resettle them might not be ...

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