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Kids of divorce twice as at risk for certain health issues: study

Divorce is bad for your kids’ health. That’s the not altogether surprising finding of Spanish scientists from the universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo. Researchers reached their conclusions using a cross-sectional study of divorced and intact families. Subjects ...

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Health care debate centers on whether it’s a right or privilege

Do the needs of the many outweigh the rights of the individual? Or do the rights of the individual outweigh the needs of the many? Much of the debate about the “repeal” of Obamacare and whether to “replace” ...

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Cyberattack in U.K. Hits 16 Health Institutions

BREAKING: Multiple NHS trusts across UK under malware attack. Actual screenshot of the threat ppl are seeing: https://t.co/ZBm6a7ImwQpic.twitter.com/7NVy8xvfyD NYT > Technology

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Quadriplegic mom fears for future under GOP health care plan

Because of Medicaid, quadriplegic Michelle Fridley lives on her own and is able to raise her daughter — but the single mom fears for her future under the GOP’s proposed health care plan. Fridley’s one of the 6 million New ...

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Global Health: Telling Mosquitoes Apart With a Cellphone

Photo West Nile virus is spread by Culex mosquitoes. Credit James Gathany/C.D.C. Simple cellphones can tell one type of mosquito from another by their hums, which may be useful in fighting mosquito-borne diseases, according to new research from Stanford University. ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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A patient’s guide to high-deductible health care plans

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 11, 2016, 6:01 PM iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto Healthcare consumers today are facing a rapidly changing landscape. In the past, you could go to a provider and expect a $ 20 copay. Now, patients are absorbing the ...

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Women who give birth after 40 at greater health risk

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 3:45 PM luamduan/Getty Images/iStockphoto Don’t wait too long to have babies. Women who give birth after 40 put themselves at increased risk of strokes and heart attacks, according to a new study ...

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IBM Buys Truven, Adding to Growing Trove of Patient Data at Watson Health

IBM is looking to enhance the growth of its Watson Health business with the $ 2.6 billion purchase of Truven Health Analytics, which has data on the cost and treatment of more than 200 million patients. The planned acquisition of ...

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