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How to Get Rid of Chronic Pain and Its Consequences

Health care professionals should not rush to prescribe opioids, but they should be mindful of their potential for harm.The opioid epidemic has seen the emergence of a new generation of opioid abusers who may be willing to accept even higher doses of the drug, and the opioid-related deaths and overdose numbers in the United States…


What is a C-section?

The first C-sections are performed by a trained midwife, who will carefully guide the woman to her destination, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).“C-sections for women with obstetric conditions are typically performed with the assistance of a trained nurse midwife and are usually performed by an experienced midwife with experience in…


The latest news and notes on health disparities

A new study has found that the majority of people living in the UK experience some form of health disadvantage, including being more likely to have poorer access to health care, a lack of access to treatment for chronic conditions, or a higher risk of death.According to the findings, more than 60 per cent of…


How to watch Samsung’s new ad with health-focused messaging

Samsung’s latest effort to connect its health apps to its health app ecosystem has caught the attention of consumers in California, where some of the company’s largest markets are located.The company unveiled a new health ad for its Galaxy S7, its most popular smartphone, which features a woman with a cane walking down a street.The…


Why does Australia’s K-12 schools fail?

Posted August 09, 2018 05:53:37 In the days of “one school for all”, the country’s K–12 education system is now one that is a little different.A new report published in The Lancet medical journal reveals a lack of high-quality, quality teaching and a lack in critical thinking.The report, published by the Australian Centre for Policy…


The Best Things You Can Do To Stay Healthy When You’re Sick

I’m not going to lie.It’s pretty darn hard.But when you’re sick, you have to take action.And, of course, that means staying home and doing nothing.And I do want to make a special mention to the health and wellness industry, which makes a big deal about its “self-healing” (read: anti-toxins) products.But that’s really just a spin…


Mass health connector has been launched by Microsoft and Google

Microsoft and its partners have teamed up to create the first connected health platform for Android devices.Mass Health Connector, developed by Microsoft, will allow users to get better care in the workplace, while providing them with information about their health and care. “Mass Health Connectors are a great way to communicate information, get personalized information and…


How to get the best health insurance coverage

Health insurance companies will soon start charging people a fee to help them access care and prevent their premiums from rising, a key part of a federal health care law that has expanded coverage for millions of people.The move comes amid a debate about the cost of covering health insurance for millions who are not…


How to avoid the health screenings for cancer that are too expensive

You might think you could afford an expensive routine pap smear, but it’s not always the case.Here’s how to find out whether you’re eligible for the routine tests that most people pay for.What to expect If you get a pap smear or are scheduled for a test, you’ll need to take an appointment at a…


Orlando, Fla., Hospital to get mental health quotes from private health company

Health care is going to be in a state of flux in Florida.The Orlando Regional Medical Center has agreed to take the next step in its transition to a more centralized, privately run system.Its board of directors will take up the task Tuesday, with the Orlando Health system expected to take over the job by…


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