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Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Path to Geographic Inequality

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Nearly Homeless at 18, a Young Woman Finds Help From a Youth Villages Mentor

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After more than 30 foster homes, Terrenika ages out of care with support from her Youth Villages mentor and YVLifeSet.

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The Medical Minute: Flat Head Syndrome Usually Not Serious

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The good news about flat head syndrome is that it doesn’t have consequences beyond cosmetics, and it can often be improved – if it doesn’t resolve on its own.

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Patient Race and Gender Together Are Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the Emergency Department

Researchers at the George Washington University published research finding that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients’ risk for acute coronary syndrome, which includes heart attack, in patients of different gender and race.

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Technology Addiction More Likely a Factor for Teen Drivers Texting and Talking with Friends Than with Parents

A new study shows that teens communicating on mobile phones with friends show stronger signs of technology addiction than when communicating with parents.

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More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed at Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took Effect

A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in Stage 1 diagnoses were higher among African American and Latina breast cancer patients.

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AIHREA O.N.E. Health and Wellness Powwow Celebrates Native American Culture, While Providing Access to Medical Screenings

Nation's largest Powwow and health screening

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The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

New study shows your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off.

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Leisure Activities Lower Blood Pressure in Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music—these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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