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Saturday Aug 30 | Mental Help Net

Tax on Sugary Beverages Could Most Reduce Child Obesity

Simulations demonstrate that an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would be the most effective policy for reducing child obesity, according to research published online Aug. 26 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Assessment of Rabies Exposure Risk in a Group of U.S. Air Force Basic ...

In January 2014, members of the Joint Base San Antonio -Lackland, Texas, preventive medicine and public health teams evaluated a U.S. Air Force basic training squadron for potential exposure in sleeping bays to rabies virus carried by Mexican free-tailed bats .

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, US Air Force, Immune Globulin (generic), Gammagard

CBS News

Soda tax could combat childhood obesity

Three-year-old Samantha Krass and her brother, 18-month-old Devin, enjoy their Slurpees at a 7-Eleven store on July 18, 2002 in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

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Related Topix: Pembroke Pines, FL, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Integrated Health Network Selects eClinicalWorks for Population...

"Focusing on preventive medicine, healthcare education, and disease management, .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

4 essential shots for back to school

OIL DRILLING IN SUBURBAN NEIGHBORHOODS HEADS TO OAKLAND COUNTY. Carmen: WHICH COMMUNITY WILL BE NEXT TO PUT A STOP TO THE DRILLS.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Family, Kids, Infectious Diseases, Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WebProNews

Weight Loss Harder For the Poor, Shows Study

As Americans continue to grow larger , the weight loss industry continues to rake in billions of dollars each year.

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Business Wire

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CarePoint will also utilize the eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Medical RecordA for population health management.

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Related Topix: Medicine, CIO News, Nursing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

Women with severe, chronic health issues are screened for breast cancer less often

Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Ontario (Ontario, CA), Health Insurance, Long Term Care

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WABC-AM New York

How Ebola Survivors Have Fought the Stigma

The recovery and release of two American Ebola patients has spotlighted a lingering side effect of the deadly disease: stigma.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

The Atlantic

Rich People Exercise, Poor People Take Diet Pills

Poor people-and poor women in particular- are more likely to be overweight and obese.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Staying well and getting well aren't the same

Staying well and getting well aren't the same x Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1oRdSuV Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown, left, and Dr. Jacob Adams, director of University of Rochester General Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency program, with Democrat and Chronicle health reporter Patti Singer at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

Effect of Single Tibial Artery Revascularization on Microcirculation...

From the Departments of Cardiovascular Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Epidemiological Informatics , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan; Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan; and Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Japan,

Circulation

Paradoxical Association of Lipoprotein Measures With Incident Atrial Fibrillation [Original Articles]

From the Division of Preventive Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine , Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada ; and Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boston, MA, Canada,

EurekAlert!

Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts

Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships.

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Cleveland.com

CWRU prof who cited legal challenge to Obamacare to kick off quarterly health policy...

Case Western Reserve University is launching a quarterly health policy speaker series in an effort to bring together people throughout Cleveland - experts and average folks from different professional and community walks of life - to talk about how to improve the health and quality of life of the city's residents.

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Related Topix: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Are children who play violent video games at greater risk for depression?

While much attention has focused on the link between violent video game playing and aggression among youths, a new study finds significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high daily exposure to violent video games.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Social Software, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Medicine, University of Alabama, Santa Monica, CA

EurekAlert!

Prioritizing suicide research can help lead to fewer suicide attempts and deaths

In a new supplement to the September issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine , experts address the state of the science on suicide prevention and provide useful recommendations for research to inform effective suicide prevention.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Suicide

Sun Aug 17, 2014

MLM Business Opportunities Blog

The Doctor of the Future?

"This is a $2.4 trillion industry run on handwritten notes," says 33-year-old Dr. Jay Parkinson.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

First study to look at Australians' use of surrogacy

Research into how Australians use surrogacy shows that most people thinking about it are considering or using overseas compensated arrangements.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Switched

The Keys to Good Health

First, the good news. As a board-certified physician in preventive medicine/public health, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine , and someone who has practiced what he preaches for a lifetime and been the beneficiary of it: yes, I think we know just what the keys to good health are.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemiology, Life, Nutrition, Food

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