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  1. Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claimTue, 11 Dec 2018 22:50:33 GMT
    Federal and Massachusetts authorities allege that Minneapolis-based Target violated federal and state False Claims Acts by automatically refilling Medicaid recipients' prescriptions and seeking payment from Medicaid. Massachusetts is among several states that prohibit pharmacies from automatically refilling Medicaid prescriptions without the beneficiary's explicit request. More...
  2. Parents touched by organ donation decisions urge families to discuss the issueTue, 11 Dec 2018 18:12:22 GMT
    Families impacted by organ donation have urged people to discuss their wishes with relatives as new funds to promote the life-saving decision were announced. The parents of a two-year-old boy awaiting a heart transplant joined with a mother whose late daughter's organs were donated as they tried to raise awareness around the emotive issue. More...
  3. 'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplantTue, 11 Dec 2018 13:35:46 GMT
    In this Oct. 18, 2018 file photo, Sarah Hyland arrives at the 2018 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother. More...
  4. Perjeta given green light in Scotland as early-stage breast cancer treatmentTue, 11 Dec 2018 09:13:28 GMT
    Hundreds of breast cancer patients are expected to benefit after a sought-after drug was approved for use by the NHS in Scotland in certain circumstances. The Scottish Medicines Consortium has given the green light to Perjeta as a new treatment option before surgery for patients with early-stage breast cancer. More...
  5. Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screening, says studyTue, 11 Dec 2018 04:57:29 GMT
    The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. More...
  6. Sarah Hyland: Modern Family star reveals second kidney transplantTue, 11 Dec 2018 00:37:54 GMT
    US actress Sarah Hyland has described how having to undergo two kidney transplants left her "contemplating suicide," US media report. The 28-year-old, who stars in the popular sitcom Modern Family, opened up about her kidney dysplasia in an interview with Self magazine. More...
  7. Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned ParenthoodMon, 10 Dec 2018 20:14:20 GMT
    The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices. The court's order reflected a split among its conservative justices and an accusation from Justice Clarence Thomas that his colleagues seemed to be ducking the case for political reasons. More...
  8. Treatment facility for drug-addicted mothers opens in W.Va.Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:43:25 GMT
    A residential treatment facility has opened in West Virginia for new and expectant mothers suffering from drug addiction along with their children. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Replace Lost Volume And Revitalise The Cheekbones Using Dermal FillerMon, 19 Nov 2018 13:17:53 -0600
    Ageing and weight-loss are contributing factors when our face begins to look older and worn-out day by day. The reason our skin looks fresh and tight is because of the collagen that we have naturally in the body, but over time our body will lose vital components such as collagen fibres and elastin, when it gradually starts decreasing in our skin. More...
  2. The Secret Of Eternal YouthFri, 02 Nov 2018 14:46:15 -0500
    Beauty products, guaranteed to make us look young as in our twenties, populate today's market in various forms, such as creams, lotions, oils, astringents, tonics, and so on. Plastic surgeons have also become very popular since plastic surgery got accepted in the modern world in general. Television advertising abounds in various ways to make us look younger than our real age, and many of us have to admit it, the more years pass, the more they develop a preference for these self-proclaimed miraculous products. More...
  3. Rejuvenate Tired, Dull, Ageing Skin With A Chemical Peel TreatmentWed, 01 Aug 2018 07:27:11 -0500
    Sometimes we feel that our skin has lost its youthful glow and most of us put this down to ageing. Lots of us believe the skin will automatically begin to get dull and wrinkly as we get older, however, achieving a glowing complexion and a flawless skin is possible whatever our age. More...
  4. Laser Treatment For Skin Pigmentation & HyperpigmentationWed, 25 Jul 2018 07:26:55 -0500
    Pigmentation on our skin is a common and usually a harmless condition, which occurs when patches of skin become darker in colour, causing an uneven skin tone. We will start to notice that patches of skin such as freckles and age spots will often appear on the skin as we reach 40, because as we age our skin is less able to repair sun damage, like it did when we were younger. More...
  5. Do You Feel Older Than You Look?Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:55:39 -0500
    The scientists at NYU found that nearly 30% of aging is dictated by genetics but the remaining balance of 70% is due to a lifestyle. What does this mean to us now that we live so much longer? We can change the way we look and the way we feel because we are in control of it. More...
  6. Take the Smile Lines Off Your Face Using Dermal Filler TreatmentWed, 18 Jul 2018 07:25:38 -0500
    Nasolabial folds, or laughter lines, are the deep folds that run from the side of the nose to the corners of the mouth which develop through the weakening of facial muscles as we get older and through repeated facial expressions. Some people feel they are a natural part of ageing, but many others do not like them. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Replace Lost Volume And Revitalise The Cheekbones Using Dermal FillerMon, 19 Nov 2018 13:17:53 -0600
    Ageing and weight-loss are contributing factors when our face begins to look older and worn-out day by day. The reason our skin looks fresh and tight is because of the collagen that we have naturally in the body, but over time our body will lose vital components such as collagen fibres and elastin, when it gradually starts decreasing in our skin. More...
  2. The Secret Of Eternal YouthFri, 02 Nov 2018 14:46:15 -0500
    Beauty products, guaranteed to make us look young as in our twenties, populate today's market in various forms, such as creams, lotions, oils, astringents, tonics, and so on. Plastic surgeons have also become very popular since plastic surgery got accepted in the modern world in general. Television advertising abounds in various ways to make us look younger than our real age, and many of us have to admit it, the more years pass, the more they develop a preference for these self-proclaimed miraculous products. More...
  3. Rejuvenate Tired, Dull, Ageing Skin With A Chemical Peel TreatmentWed, 01 Aug 2018 07:27:11 -0500
    Sometimes we feel that our skin has lost its youthful glow and most of us put this down to ageing. Lots of us believe the skin will automatically begin to get dull and wrinkly as we get older, however, achieving a glowing complexion and a flawless skin is possible whatever our age. More...
  4. Laser Treatment For Skin Pigmentation & HyperpigmentationWed, 25 Jul 2018 07:26:55 -0500
    Pigmentation on our skin is a common and usually a harmless condition, which occurs when patches of skin become darker in colour, causing an uneven skin tone. We will start to notice that patches of skin such as freckles and age spots will often appear on the skin as we reach 40, because as we age our skin is less able to repair sun damage, like it did when we were younger. More...
  5. Do You Feel Older Than You Look?Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:55:39 -0500
    The scientists at NYU found that nearly 30% of aging is dictated by genetics but the remaining balance of 70% is due to a lifestyle. What does this mean to us now that we live so much longer? We can change the way we look and the way we feel because we are in control of it. More...
  6. Take the Smile Lines Off Your Face Using Dermal Filler TreatmentWed, 18 Jul 2018 07:25:38 -0500
    Nasolabial folds, or laughter lines, are the deep folds that run from the side of the nose to the corners of the mouth which develop through the weakening of facial muscles as we get older and through repeated facial expressions. Some people feel they are a natural part of ageing, but many others do not like them. More...
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Health News
  1. Michigan State Police escort home girl with life-threatening diseaseWed, 12 Dec 2018 02:52:04 GMT
    A 6-year-old girl in Michigan got a very special escort home upon her release from a months-longhospital stay, police revealed Tuesday. More...
  2. Young girl wakes up from two-week coma: 'Our Christmas miracle is happening'Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:48:16 GMT
    The family of a Florida teen with cystic fibrosis was shocked and amazed after their 17-year-old daughter unexpectedly woke up from a two-week coma last week, but say prayer is still needed. More...
  3. Woman had left breast removed after contracting sepsis in implantTue, 11 Dec 2018 18:25:52 GMT
    A waitress in Nevada has undergone her fourth reconstructive surgery in two years after she developed sepsis in her left breast implant and had to have it removed in order to save her life. More...
  4. Jimmy Dean sausage recalled over potential metal contaminationTue, 11 Dec 2018 16:45:19 GMT
    More than 29,000 pounds of certain Jimmy Dean sausage products were recalled following reports they possibly contained pieces of metal. More...
  5. Terminally ill mom dies week after dream weddingTue, 11 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT
    A terminally-ill mother has died just days after friends organized her dream wedding in just 36 hours. More...
  6. Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptionsTue, 11 Dec 2018 15:35:42 GMT
    Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids even to people who are left bedridden without them -- as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid prescribing guidelines (issued in 2016 by the Centers for Disease Control) and the regulatory or third-party limits that followed on the number of pills and daily dosage they can give patients. Some have stopped prescribing opioids after being faced with losing their medical license or getting arrested. More...
  7. Boy, 6, diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria after positive strep testTue, 11 Dec 2018 15:05:38 GMT
    A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi is fighting for his life after a flesh-eating bacteria infection sneakily spread through his legs for days. More...
CNN Health
  1. Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirmsWed, 12 Dec 2018 05:20:52 GMT
    Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016. More...
  2. Animal attacks cost us more than $1 billion a year, and they're becoming more commonTue, 11 Dec 2018 23:30:11 GMT
    Animal-related injuries lead to health care costs of more than $1 billion a year in the United States, according to a new study -- and they're happening more often. More...
  3. More violence and STIs when sex work is criminalizedTue, 11 Dec 2018 19:00:39 GMT
    Sex workers across 33 countries who face repressive policing -- identified as arrest, imprisonment, confiscation of needles, syringes, condoms, displacement to new area or physical or sexual violence by officers -- have a three times higher chance of experiencing physical or sexual violence, according to a new study. More...
  4. How to maintain your weight during the holidays Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:00:41 GMT
    The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help. More...
  5. Increased breast cancer risk might last decades after childbirth, study saysMon, 10 Dec 2018 22:00:11 GMT
    Compared with women who have never had children, women who have given birth may have an increased breast cancer risk that continues for up to 23 years after their most recent birth, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday. More...
  6. Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screeningMon, 10 Dec 2018 20:07:11 GMT
    The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Use Mindfulness to Relieve Suffering Without PainkillersTue, 20 Nov 2018 10:15:59 -0600
    What if you have an innate ability to transform how you relate to pain that not only releases you from suffering, but also heals the cause of your pain itself? In this article, we explore two fascinating insights about your experience of pain and a technique that empowers healing! More...
  2. When Should Neck Pain Be A Concern?Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:25:23 -0500
    Just got neck pain and not sure if it should be a huge concern or not? Let's figure this out into this article. More...
  3. Exercises and Workouts - Four Common Causes Of Knee PainMon, 02 Jul 2018 13:59:02 -0500
    Painful knees are by far one of the most aggravating conditions for anyone who is serious about their fitness pursuits. Even if you are just a weekend warrior, getting knocked down by knee pain is never a fun time. But yet, it happens time and time again. By understanding the common causes of knee pain, you can put your best foot forward in avoiding these issues in the future. More...
  4. Fibromyalgia Deep Breathing Exercise for Pain ReliefTue, 26 Jun 2018 10:04:19 -0500
    Fibromyalgia is a hard to describe disease to someone who doesn't know what the symptoms are and how much pain a person is in at any given time.A person with fibromyalgia may be up today but down tomorrow, it really is a case of one day at a time. Finding ways to get relief from the pain can become challenging, I have put together a Fibromyalgia breathing plan to help with the pain... More...
  5. Safer Methods for Pain ManagementWed, 20 Jun 2018 21:21:06 -0500
    Many people suffer from acute or chronic pain. Spinal conditions, such as neck and lower back pain, contribute to a significant amount of those suffering various degrees of discomfort. This article will address safe alternative treatment options for pain- and non-drug options to combat our nations opioid epidemic. More...
  6. How to Get Rid of Problems of the Respiratory SystemTue, 12 Jun 2018 10:55:19 -0500
    It will be very difficult to lead a normal life if we are not able to sleep due to any problem. We need help of trained professionals for this problem. Sleep is the condition of our body and mind which recurs for several hours at night. While we are sleeping, there is only slight consciousness and relatively inhibited sensory activity. All of these daily schedules are interrupted in the case of sleep disorder. More...