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UofL Provides Comprehensive Dental Care for People Living with HIV

UofL's Community Based Dental Partnership Program (CBDPP), is one of only 12 Ryan White CBDPP federally funded oral health programs in the United States, and the only one in Kentucky.

Smartphone App Helps Patients Prepare for and Recover From Surgery

A new smartphone app is helping University of Virginia Health System surgery patients follow a treatment program to better prepare them for surgery and speed their recovery.

CATCH Identified as Successfully Scaled-Up Physical Activity Intervention

In a paper published today in a special physical activity series of The Lancet, the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program developed by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)Show More Summary

Diabetes Prevention Programs Beneficial in Improving Cardio-Metabolic Profiles

A new study by researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that lifestyle modification programs modeled on diabetes prevention programs (DPP) trials not only achieved...Show More Summary

XLerateHealth Accelerator Unveils Its Fourth Class of Digital Health Startups

XLerateHealth, a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage healthcare companies, announced it has selected six companies to participate as part of its incoming fourth cohort. The accelerator’s 13-week intensive program will begin August 1, 2016 and run until “Demo Day” on October 27, 2016. Show More Summary

ACSM, Walk with a Doc Program Announce Partnership

Organizations join forces to promote walking, improve health

Overlooked benefit of successful healthy lifestyle programs: Improved quality-of-life

PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2016 - The value of a healthy lifestyle isn't reflected only in the numbers on the scale or the blood pressure cuff. University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers demonstrated that it also can be measured through improved "health-related quality of life." read more

AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare Launch Digital Health Program to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

The American Medical Association (AMA), Omada Health, and Intermountain Healthcare today announced a digital health initiative aimed at reducing the alarming number of adults who develop type 2 diabetes. The new partnership will create...Show More Summary

Selling stem cell claims via sponsored TV news – “horribly wrong” health news

The segment on the WFAA-TV, Dallas, Good Morning Texas program, was headlined “The latest on the investigational use of stem cell therapy for a number of IRB approved disorders.”  A more apt headline would be, “The latest on how health...Show More Summary

Arizona becomes the last state to provide health insurance to low-income children

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The state is rejoining a program for low-income and working-class families who do not qualify for Medicaid

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Endocarditis: Are You at Risk for this 'Silent Killer'?

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH Medical Director, Cardiac Health Program Director, Women's Cardiac Assessment and Risk Evaluation Program Mount Sinai Health System Endocarditis: Are You at Risk for this 'Silent Killer'? Endocarditis is an uncommon but potentially deadly disease of the heart. Show More Summary

Success and Shareholders -- Why Companies Should Engage

Creative Commons Andrew Behar is the CEO of As You Sow, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing environmental and social corporate accountability. The Climate, Environmental Health, Waste, and Human Rights programs create industry-wide...Show More Summary

An Alternative To Health Care's Logic-Defying Payment System

Recently President Obama provided an assessment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare") in an article published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The president acknowledged the program's successes and shortcomings, and offered up some advice about how to improve it going forward. Show More Summary

Teaching Nurses How To Treat Gay Men Is Saving Lives In Rural South Africa

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A program in east South Africa is working to education health care professionals about addressing the unique issues of gay and bisexual men.

Social robots: Programmable by everyone

Social robots can be used in the educational or health system, where they would support trainers and therapists in their work. The robots can be programmed to practice vocabulary with children or to make rehabilitation exercises with stroke patients.

Family Support Program Launches at NYU Langone Medical Center to Provide Services for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

Two new grants from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) will enable New Yorkers with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and their families, to get the most comprehensive care and support services available in the New York City area. Show More Summary

Gates Institute Announces 'The Challenge Initiative'

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is launching The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a global urban reproductive health program supported by a three-year, $42 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Launchpad Digital Health Accelerator Adds 6 New Startups to Portfolio

Launchpad Digital Health, a focused next generation accelerator has added six new startups to its 12-month accelerator program. Among the companies that closed the new seed capital financings are:  Hint Health, Lab Sensor Solutions,Show More Summary

Moving From Ambulances To Fences For Strokes

With the skyrocketing burden of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular illness, diabetes mellitus and cancer on the health and budgets of Western countries, the focus of public health and hospital programs should shift from the acute...Show More Summary

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