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Senate releases healthcare bill, and critics mobilize against it

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Senate releases healthcare bill, and critics mobilize against it
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans Thursday released their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, aiming to reduce government-paid healthcare benefits, give more power to states and cut taxes for some people. The Senate bill would keep restrictions that bar …
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The Role Of Telemedicine In Mental Health – Health IT Outcomes
In a given year, one in five American adults is diagnosed with a mental health disorder. And more than half (56 percent) of the U.S. adults with a mental health condition do not receive proper treatment. While there are multiple reasons and issues keeping …

9 Health Problems You Can Treat with Exercise
It helps you live longer, lose weight, and gain a stronger heart. It can help you cope with stress and depression and boost your self-esteem. Exercise: It’s the best medicine available, yet few doctors are going to write you a prescription for a daily 30 …
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The Terrible Trio
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Wiki in the Workplace
The business wiki is one of the most powerful Enterprise … The human resources department can utilize a wiki in maintaining an up-to-date employee handbook, dispensing information about health and 401(k) plans, and making general office announcements.

Health and safety file
Where projects involve more than one contractor, the CDM Regulations require the client ensures the principal designer prepares a health and safety file so that, at the end of the project, the client is in possession of information anyone carrying out …

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Saving Wikipedia: Meet Lila Tretikov
Early last month, the San Francisco-based non-profit entity that operates announced that it was teaming … That has led to critical gaps in coverage about topics ranging from women’s health to the history of Botswana (compared to, say …
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A wiki for social workers in a local health authority: An actor-network analysis and seed design
We use actor-network theory (ANT) to understand how social workers in a large Italian local health authority might interact with a wiki space to share resources, inform practice, and maintain their professional identity. At the time of study, the wiki was …

Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding in 2016 Crosses $5 Billion for the First Time, Reports Mercom Capital Group

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Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding in 2016 Crosses Billion for the First Time, Reports Mercom Capital Group
AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Jan 18, 2017) – Mercom Capital Group, a global research and communications firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) / Digital Health …
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Medication That Inhibits PCSK9 Safely Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
2 Disclosures for Brenda Montgomery. Employer: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. Montgomery’s role as President, Health Care & Education of the American Diabetes Association (Association) is a voluntary position to which she was elected by the members of the …
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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” it with TrumpCare centers around the mandate that …
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Healthcare experts clamour inter-professional collaboration

Healthcare experts clamour inter-professional collaboration
Against the backdrop of inter-professional rivalry in the health sector, which appears to have become divisive, unhealthy, and a distraction to healthcare professionals, the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, in partnership with the Pharmaceutical Society of …

Cisco Fixes Severe Flaws in Prime Collaboration Product
Cisco has released updates for its Prime Collaboration Provisioning software to address critical and high severity vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely without authentication. The flaws were reported to Cisco by Andrea Micalizzi (aka rgod …

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Title: True manhood : a manual for young men
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Shepherd, E. R DeCosta, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1831-1904. White cross: its origin and progress
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nerves, one on each side, to thearms, limbs, stomach, liver, etc., supplying the nervetubing to every gland, muscle and bone plexus, inter-mingling with capillaries, becoming there exceedinglysmall and delicate. Each white thread is a tubule (little tube) filled withtransparent fluid, and through it nerve force is com-municated. The bundles of them are inclosed in amembrane and the whole is called a nerve. Distributed at intervals through the body areminute clusters of cells and plexus called ganglia.They too are little batteries and are united with oneanother and with the spine and brain by nerves. The brain with its system of nerves passing downthe spine and its branches therefrom, together with itschain of ganglia, is called the Cerebrospinal System of Nerves. Cerebro means brain, and spinal, referring to thebackbone. The cells of the brain develop electric10 tK4 TRUE MANHOOD. force on the same principle as man makes artificialelectricity. Creative force draws into each cell atoms

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Fig. XLII. Brain and Nervous System. TRUE MANHOOD. 155 having an opposite character—positive and nega-tive—the acids and alkalies of the blood. Phosphorusand oxygen couple together, or perhaps fats and sul-phur. Uniting they form a new article, salts, andliberate electric force in the process. The salts aredisposed of by absorption, and the electricity is gath-ered in the nerves, and as illustrated in Figs. XLI.and XLIL, distributed throughout the system. Human electricity is called nerve force. It is muchfiner, more highly organized than that made by man.It is subject to the same laws of attraction and repul-sion, and gives off light, sound, heat, in the same way,e. g. sparks of light are often emitted with a crack-ling sound, when woolen garments, worn for somehours next to the skin, are removed in a dark, coldroom; and also by the hair when combed in clear,crisp weather. We find the same succession of young, old and de-stroyed cells in the brain as in all other organs. AGerman

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Gooseberry / Amla 11 Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts
It is a rich source of antioxidants, iron, vitamin A, C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, etc. So it highly proves beneficial to health. It is effective to prevent cancer or tumor cell growth. It also improves eye health, improves hair luster …

Caution Prescribed When Researching Medical Conditions on Wikipedia
“While Wikipedia is a convenient tool for conducting research, from a public health standpoint patients should not use it as a primary resource because those articles do not go through the same peer-review process as medical journals,” explains lead …

Researchers Changing the Way We Respond to Epidemics with Wikipedia and Twitter
Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in the United States in Near Real-Time, published April 17, 2014 “People infect each other with opinions about vaccinations,” says Marcel Salathé in the PLOS Public Health Perspectives …
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