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Source: NewKerala

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 15:08:05 -0700 | health-news

The research done by Monell Center revealed that giant panda both possesses functional sweet taste receptors and also shows a strong preference for some natural sweeteners, including fructose and sucrose. Danielle Reed, PhD, a behavioral geneticist at Monell, said that...
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Source: FierceHealthIT

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 13:56:12 -0700 | health-news

Share Tools It's time to grow beyond yesterday's population health management, and health organizations must employ uncommon methods to truly discover new methods to do so, writes Jason Burke, a senior advisor for advanced analytics at the University of North...
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Source: Newswise

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 12:31:57 -0700 | health-news

Whether the source is the tiny screens of mobile devices or overhead lamps, nighttime light exposure is disrupting circadian rhythms and likely fueling obesity rates, according to a new review of past research published today in the Endocrine Society's journal...
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Source: FierceHealthIT

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-26 13:06:28 -0700 | health-news

Joseph Kvedar Director Partners HealthCare's Center for Connected Health Joseph Kvedar, M.D., is the Founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, part of Boston- based Partners HealthCare. An author and frequent lecturer, Kvedar also serves as a board...
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Source: National Public Radio

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-26 15:10:38 -0700 | health-news

Hospital-acquired infections continue to be a big problem in health care, with 4 percent of patients getting a new infection while hospitalized, a study finds...It's the first time that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has attempted to catalog...
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Source: National Public Radio

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-26 12:38:27 -0700 | health-news

The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline warned consumers that some lots of alli, its over-the-counter weight loss drug, appear to have been tampered with after people reported finding the wrong pills in bottles. The bogus pills were found in bottles bought in...
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Source: National Public Radio

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-26 01:28:20 -0700 | health-news

For all the campaigning and schmoozing members of Congress have to do, the truth is that the vast majority of Americans will never actually meet their lawmakers...But among those who do want that face-to-face, there's serious competition for a lawmaker's...
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Source: Newsbusters

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-25 18:48:34 -0700 | health-news

With Obamacare's March 31 sign-up deadline and subsequent penalties looming over the heads of young and old Americans, citizens are wondering more than ever and with good reason, I might add whether Washington has dished out another bill of bad...
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Source: The Washington Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 18:45:37 -0700 | health-news

When some people hear that President Obama has proposed a new federally funded pre-school program, they might think, Great idea...They'd say this, surely, because they're unaware that Washington is already running pre-school programs. Not just one or two, in fact,...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:02:10 -0700 | health-news

I am now 74 and thanks to the total, all-out, scorched-earth policy of being forced (unsuccessfully) to eat vegetables right up until I left for college at age 17 I have refused to eat vegetables of any kind throughout my...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:01:34 -0700 | health-news

People's weight and body mass index (a measure of fatness calculated from weight and height) are common predictors of cardiovascular and other health problems and even early death...In a span of about nine years, 78,268 of the participants died. People...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:01:32 -0700 | health-news

Colberg offer a program that they say can stop and even reverse the relentless progression of that disease. Breakthrough is a word too often used in medical diet books, and this one's promise of better health in just 12 weeks...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:01:32 -0700 | health-news

In the March issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch , Zachariah Isaac, a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, offers suggestions aimed at making sure that doesn't happen...Cutting back on activity because of temporary pain can...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:00:21 -0700 | health-news

Many practices participate in more than a dozen insurance plans. The list on the health plan's Web site might not be up-to-date, so it's best to double-check with the doctor's billing office, using the exact name of your plan. Orly...
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Source: Washington Post's The Checkup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-24 16:00:19 -0700 | health-news

It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it, says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. About 8 million adults turn to prescription sleeping pills every month, according to a study...
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