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Duchess Kate Champions Mental Health in New PSA - ABC News

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Duchess Kate Champions Mental Health in New PSA
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The Duchess goes on to highlight the importance of addressing mental health problems early in life and the vital role schools play in providing a safe environment for kids in need. Kate is juggling motherhood with an energetic Prince George and ...
Duchess Kate calls for mental health support in schools with heartfelt videoToday.com
Duchess Kate Is Slaying Stigma With This Important Mental Health MessageHuffington Post
Watch the Video: Kate Middleton Makes Speech to Launch Children's Mental Health WeekParade
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Health And Fitness Data Is Useless - TechCrunch

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Health And Fitness Data Is Useless
TechCrunch
Data is hot right now. We generate tons of it, but most of it sits there, latent, unused and useless. This is particularly pronounced when it comes to health and fitness data, where we strap on our fitness trackers and expect the pounds to melt away ...


UCLA Study: BMI Not Accurate Way To Measure Health - CBS Local

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UCLA Study: BMI Not Accurate Way To Measure Health
CBS Local
WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — From an early age, Jeannette DePatie said she was told she was unhealthy simply because her body-mass index said she was overweight. “It was very painful. It was very alarming. And I remember walking up to the doctor's ...
Even More Evidence BMI Isn't a Good Measure of HealthLifehacker Australia

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Hospital, physician prices driving health costs, business groups say - The Boston Globe

Hospital, physician prices driving health costs, business groups say
The Boston Globe
AIM joined the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, the Retailers Association of Massachusetts, and the National Federation of Independent Business in funding the study. The analysis did not crunch any raw health care data. Instead, it combed ...

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Knox Co. Health Department offering free flu shots - Local 8 Now

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Knox Co. Health Department offering free flu shots
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that flu activity is increasing across the country, that includes here in East Tennessee. In response the Knox County Health Department will offer free flu vaccinations ...

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Donald Trump's Compassionate Health Care Plan - Forbes

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Donald Trump's Compassionate Health Care Plan
Forbes
In listening to the various presidential candidate's proposals on health care reform, the dance is the same as it was four years ago. On the left, Hilary Clinton wants to improve Obamacare and Bernie Sanders wants to create “Medicare for all,” also ...

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Scientists Discover A Second Bacterium That Causes Lyme Disease - NPR

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Scientists Discover A Second Bacterium That Causes Lyme Disease
NPR
Until very recently it was thought that just one bacterium was to blame for causing Lyme disease in humans. But it turns out that a second, related bug can cause it too. In 2013, during routine testing of bacterial DNA floating around in the blood ...
New Lyme disease bacteria discovered – US national health agencyRT

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Florida health department: 16 Zika virus cases statewide, all travel related - Miami Herald

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Florida health department: 16 Zika virus cases statewide, all travel related
Miami Herald
Separately, the health department reports, Scott has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC for at least 1,000 Zika antibody tests. Florida currently has the capacity to test 475 people, according to the health department.
US Health Officials Reaffirm Zika Focus Is on Pregnant WomenMedscape
U.S. Olympic Committee Tells Athletes To Consider Not Attending Rio Games Over Zika VirusHuffington Post
Brazilian Health Officials Add 'No Kissing' and 'No Sex' to List of Zika Virus PrecautionsBreitbart News
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Governor, Health Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines - ABC News

Governor, Health Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines
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Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on behalf of plaintiffs including a West African family of six quarantined at a relative's home for 20 days and a current student and former student at the Yale School of Public Health who were under 20-day ...

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Survey: Most caregivers became more reliant on online health information in the past year - MobiHealthNews

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Survey: Most caregivers became more reliant on online health information in the past year
MobiHealthNews
Some 56 percent of caregivers said that in the past year they have become more reliant on online health information than they were in the year prior, according to an Edelman survey of 1,500 US adults. Edelman split the respondents into different groups ...

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