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Mitch McConnell Reveals the Senate’s ‘Skinny’ Obamacare Repeal Bill

After House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's open to negotiating a comprehensive bill

4 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Eating Organic

13 hours agoHealth : Time: Healthland

The organic food industry is a booming business, and with the recent sale of natural-foods giant Whole Foods to Amazon, it’s expected to grow even larger in the near future. While some consumers buy organic because they believe it’s better for the environment, even more do so for health-related reasons, according to one 2016 survey.…

Day 3: Health Care Showdown: Senate Health Care Vote: Here’s Where They Left Off and What’s Next

19 hours agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The Senate is moving closer to wrapping up debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act, but lawmakers have still not seen the bill they’re discussing.

Brawl over Obamacare repeal returns to Senate floor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After a months-long struggle, Republicans have succeeded in bringing Obamacare repeal legislation, a centerpiece of their 2016 election campaigns, to a debate on the U.S. Senate floor. Now the hard part begins...

Obamacare’s History Littered With Near-Death Experiences

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Few laws have defied as many existential threats as the Affordable Care Act. In seven years, it has been to the brink of elimination nearly a dozen times, only to rally back from seemingly impossible...

Is the world really better than ever?

The headlines have never been worse. But an increasingly influential group of thinkers insists that humankind has never had it so good – and only our pessimism is holding us back. By Oliver Burkeman By the end of last year, anyone who...Show More Summary

2 methods to de-identify large patient datasets greatly reduced risk of re-identification

26 minutes agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(American Association for Cancer Research) Two de-identification methods, k-anonymization and adding a 'fuzzy factor,' significantly reduced the risk of re-identification of patients in a dataset of 5 million patient records from a large cervical cancer screening program in Norway.

During a Night of Casual Sex, Urgent Messages Go Unanswered

43 minutes agoHealth : Well

On one of the most consequential evenings of his life, a young man still finding himself wishes he had answered the phone.

Miraculous Pre-Birth Surgery for Baby with Heart Defect

When baby Sebastian was born - pink and screaming - at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital in May, his mother says that it was "the most amazing sound that I ever heard." The post Miraculous Pre-Birth Surgery for Baby with Heart Defect appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person? Should You Change?

The brain areas associated with high sensitivity are the same ones involved when expressing empathy. You can benefit from your high sensitivity by selecting the right environment.

Grieving Losses Other Than Death

Regardless of the type of loss you’ve experienced, your grief is a real.

Food safety tips for summer

Foodborne illness peaks in the summer, because bacteria that are present throughout the environment and in the bodies of people and animals grow faster in the warm summer months. And outdoor activities increase. More people cook outside ? without the safety controls of a kitchen. Dr. Steven Perkins, a Mayo Clinic Health System family physician, […]

Common foot problems: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Our feet; they help us get from here, to there. But a lifetime of walking can take it's toll.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Norm Turner describes some of the most common foot ailments. To listen, click the link below. Common foot problems

Signs and symptoms of Bell’s palsy

Bell's palsy causes sudden weakness in your facial muscles. This makes half of your face appear to droop. Your smile is one-sided, and your eye on that side resists closing. Bell's palsy, also known as facial palsy, can occur at any age. The exact cause is unknown, but it's believed to be the result of […]

Something to Think About: The world is tired of habitual dishonesty

Dr. Amit Sood says, "The world is tired of habitual dishonesty." Dear friend, Honesty means speaking and living by the truth. With respect to honesty, people come in four different flavors. Some are habitually dishonest. Others choose to be honest as long as it serves their purpose. Still others are, barring extreme situations, committed to […]

El tratamiento suele ayudar a mantener a raya la afección de la piel llamada morfea

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Hace aproximadamente seis meses, en la nalga izquierda me apareció una abolladura grande y blanca. Después de la biopsia, me diagnosticaron morfea y me dijeron que pese a que no era sistémica, el metotrexato podía prevenir futuras lesiones en la piel y posiblemente curar la enfermedad. ¿Es posible eso, y cuáles son […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating male hair loss

Not all hair loss is the same, so not all treatments will work for fixing the thinning you’re seeing in the mirror. A dermatologist can tell you why you’re losing your hair and what can be done about it. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute  Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) is in the downloads. Read the […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Understanding genomics

The Human Genome Project was launched in 1990 to determine the DNA sequence of the entire human genome. Since its completion in 2003, the project has paved the way for scientists to gather knowledge about a patient’s genome to diagnose, predict, treat and prevent disease. This project also has advanced personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics. Show More Summary

Affairs and All That

ADHD & Marriage News - July 27, 2017 Quote of the Week “So often the intoxicating ‘other’ that people discover in an affair is not a new partner, it is a new self." - Esther Perel Affairs and All That I was struck by this quote because...Show More Summary

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