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Data Analysis, Weather And Joint Pain, Medicare records

That Feeling in Your Bones

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Rainy weather has long been blamed for achy joints and back pain. Past research has yielded mixed results. New analysis tracking visits to the doctor with daily rainfall found no relationship between the two.

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ventricular tachycardia, Radiation Therapy

Deadly Heart Rhythm Halted by Noninvasive Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy often is used to treat cancer patients. Now, doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that radiation therapy — aimed directly at the heart — can be used to treat patients with a life-threatening heart rhythm. They treated five patients with irregular heart rhythms, called ventricular tachycardia, who had not responded to standard treatments. The therapy resulted in a dramatic reduction in the number of ventricular tachycardia episodes.

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Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

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Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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muscle stem cells, skeletal muscle, Muscular Diseases, Muscular dystrophies, Aging, tissue damage, MUSCLE ATROPHY

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Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Tonsils, Adenoids, Loyola Medical Center, ENT surgery, ENT, otolaryngologist

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

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the Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Phillips School of Nursing, United States Health Resources and Services Administration, Nursing workforce diversity, Workforce Inclusion in Nursing

Phillips School of Nursing at MSBI Awarded Prestigious Workforce Diversity Grant

Phillips School of Nursing (PSON) at Mount Sinai Beth Israel has received a Nursing Workforce Diversity grant totaling approximately $800,000 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Insomnia, Sleep, Sleep Hygeine, Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Taking a Look at Insomnia, From A to Z’s

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An estimated 35 percent of this country’s 250 million adults experience occasional problems sleeping while roughly 20 percent have short-term or acute insomnia and approximately 10 percent have long-term or chronic insomnia. The reasons behind this widespread sleeplessness are numerous, but so are ways to address the problem.

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Exposure to Terror May Increase Risk of Migraine, Other Headaches

Survivors of a terror attack have an increased risk of frequent migraine and tension headaches after the attack, according to a study published in the December 13, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Prostate Cancer, Genetics, Hereditary Cancer, Genetic Testing, Genetic Counseling

New Recommendations Guide Doctors on Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing for Hereditary Prostate Cancer

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An international panel of experts has created a roadmap to help identify which men and their families may benefit from genetic evaluation for inherited prostate cancer.

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland a Top 25 Hidden Gem for Women in STEM by CollegeRaptor.com

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been listed among the Top 25 Hidden Gems for Women in STEM by CollegeRaptor.com, a higher education planning tool that offers side-by-side comparisons of colleges.







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