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After 17 months of detention in North Korea, the conditions of which are still unclear, Otto Warmbier returned to his home state of Ohio Tuesday…
06.19 / 22:14
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who lied about having cancer to avoid reporting to prison on a fraud conviction has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. Thirty-seven-year-old Aliyah Davis, of East Windsor, was sentenced to 30 months Monday by a federal judge in New…
06.19 / 22:12
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LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - In its 94th year, the Laconia Motorcycle Week prides itself on being the world's oldest motorcycle rally. As the rally ages, however, so too has its main demographic. But health-related organizations are seeing a silver lining in this shift - and are seizing on this new…
06.19 / 22:12
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Sufferers of celiac disease can now get their Chick-fil-A sandwich with a gluten-free bun. The fast-food chicken chain announced the addition to the menu Monday. Made from quinoa and amaranth, the 150-calorie buns will set you back an extra $1.15, and you'll have to assemble the sandwich yourself to lessen…
06.19 / 22:12
washingtontimes.com
Learn how to relieve anxiety that comes with the end of a great vacation. You're not the only one feeling blue! Keep…
06.19 / 22:09
ahealthiermichigan.org
Texas A&M University System regents tapped Ruth Simmons to lead Prairie View A&M University as interim president on…
06.19 / 22:02
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A protocol based on chemical modulation of WNT activity is used to efficiently generate colonic organoids that recapitulate the molecular features of human colon tissue. Colonic organoids generated from induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with…
06.19 / 21:54
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Vijayanand and colleagues use genomewide RNA sequencing for transcriptional profiling of CD8 T cells from tumors and adjacent uninvolved lung tissue from patients with earlystage lung cancer. A tissueresident memory signature is associated with enhanced…
06.19 / 21:54
bioportfolio.com
AntiLAP antibodies show promising anticancer…
06.19 / 21:54
bioportfolio.com
Despite wide scale vaccine program, thousands of cases reported…
06.19 / 21:50
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The Department of Health and Human Services will stand up its version of the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in a move to help providers and consumers secure healthcare data, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes the Chris Wlaschin, chief information security officer of HHS, said the new facility is scheduled &#…
06.19 / 21:39
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(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT biologists have now identified a mechanism that the immune system uses to eliminate genetically imbalanced cells from the…
06.19 / 21:39
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The Supreme Court decided “the big one” today – and not to keep anyone in suspense [the big one is a major earthquake in California mass tort litigation], the result is that the California Supreme Court finding of personal jurisdiction despite...By: Reed Smith…
06.19 / 21:31
jdsupra.com
The Cybersecurity Act of 2015 established the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force to respond to severe cyber-attacks within the rapidly-expanding information technology (“IT”) aspect of health care. Section 405(c) of the Act required the...By: Dorsey & Whitney LLP…
06.19 / 21:31
jdsupra.com
Aiming for a “community transformation,” a health-promotion organization has selected The Dalles as its newest Blue Zones Project demonstration sit…
06.19 / 21:30
thedalleschronicle.com
To celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse, the U.S. Postal Service will offer a stamp that "eclipses" when you touch…
06.19 / 21:25
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Molly Reynolds, fellow in Governance Studies, describes the progress of Senate Republicans' health care bill, the reasons behind the secret negotiations, and the policy implications for Medicaid. http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/5462622 Related content: On the AHCA in the Senate Repeal and phase out? Senate proposals on Medicaid expansion funding What Brookings experts are saying about the American…
06.19 / 21:23
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MONDAY, June 19, 2017 -- Patients with heart problems should receive personalized education to help them manage their conditions, according to a new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement. The AHA also called for a…
06.19 / 21:20
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A recent study points to a new treatment strategy for rhabdomyosarcoma that takes advantage of the body's own immune…
06.19 / 21:20
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A rural hospital in eastern Georgia has been saved from closure. Optim Medical Center-Jenkins, set to close this month, announced Monday that it has been sold to GA Medical Holdings Corp. The 25-bed “critical access’’ facility in Millen in Jenkins County was due to merge operations with another hospital in the area. It would have been the seventh Georgia rural hospital to shut down since the beginning of 2013. Two of those that closed have been revived as medical facilities, but no longer f…
06.19 / 21:17
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