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Q & A: How Does the Shape of a Head Affect the Brain?
Studies of head compression are inconclusive as to whether cranial shaping caused learning or behavior disorders. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: C. CLAIBORNE RAY Tags: Mayans Head (Body Part) Brain Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you strengthen hip flexors?
Learn about a number of exercises to stretch and strengthen the hip flexors, muscles that grow tight through prolonged periods of sitting. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Israeli EMS Innovations
This article highlights those advances and innovations.   A Coordinated Effort Most Israelis serve in the military for a mandatory period of time, and then continue to serve at least once a year in reserve duty. Reserve duty can include as many as five different deployments per year, depending on a person’s rank and position. Because of this, there’s ongoing crossover between the military and civilian arenas. Often, what a person learns in one area is applicable in both. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dov Maisel, EMT-P Tags: Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Trigger finger surgery: What to expect
The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

How celebrities plan to boost their health in 2018
Property expert Kirstie Allsopp, 46, says she will be meditating much more in 2018. She said: 'I need to do more to still my mind. I want to learn the power of “no” and do less.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson's stages: Signs and symptoms
While everyone with Parkinson's experiences the disease differently, it is broken down into several stages, depending on the symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 31, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Parkinson's stages: Signs and symptoms
While everyone with Parkinson's experiences the disease differently, it is broken down into several stages, depending on the symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Clear liquid diet: What you need to know
A clear liquid diet is easy for the body to digest. It may be prescribed before certain surgeries or to ease nausea in some situations. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

What exercises are good for Parkinson's disease?
Learn about the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's disease, including the types of exercise that may be most useful, tips, and considerations (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What exercises are good for Parkinson's disease?
Learn about the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's disease, including the types of exercise that may be most useful, tips, and considerations (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Foods to eat and avoid for a hiatal hernia
Hiatal hernias occur when part of the stomach enters the chest cavity. Learn about which foods to eat and which to avoid with this condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mitochondrial disease: Death of boy 'has to be for something'
Parents of a three-year-old who died from a rare illness said they want to "learn" from his death. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes vulvar pain?
The vulva is the external genitalia in women. Pain or discomfort in these sensitive tissues is fairly common; learn about the causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

5 ways primary care helps patients and the community
Primary care has long been viewed as the backbone for an effective healthcare system and helps make the community healthier, too. Proactive steps to manage your wellbeing can help you remain in good health. Below are five ways primary care impacts your health. To learn more about Blue KC’s network of primary care providers and find a doctor in your area, visit BlueKC.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) is the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Source Type: news

5 ways primary care helps patients and the community
Primary care has long been viewed as the backbone for an effective healthcare system and helps make the community healthier, too. Proactive steps to manage your wellbeing can help you remain in good health. Below are five ways primary care impacts your health. To learn more about Blue KC’s network of primary care providers and find a doctor in your area, visit BlueKC.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) is the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does it hurt when I ejaculate?
Learn all about the different causes of painful ejaculation, along with associated symptoms and treatment options for this common condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you get a headache from sugar?
Rapid swings in blood sugar levels from to eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about morbid obesity
A look at morbid obesity, a health problem where being overweight impacts daily life and results in serious health issues. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better
Title: The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the BetterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - December 29, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

How to stop catastrophising – an expert’s guide
A clinical psychologist suggests a three-pronged plan for tackling anxiety and approaching each day logically and positivelyLet us start by considering why some people catastrophise – that is, on hearing uncertain news, they imagine the worst possible outcome. After all, it is not uncommon and those who catastrophise seem to do it a lot. Catastrophisers tend to be fairly anxious people. Whether this characteristic is principally genetic or more the result of learning is unkno wn. High levels ofanxiety are extremely unpleasant, so we look for ways to discharge those unpleasant feelings as quickly as possible. If a cat...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 29, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Linda Blair Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Psychology Science Anxiety Society Source Type: news

Public Policy Manager
Location AIBS Public Policy Office, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Description The Public Policy Manager works with AIBS leadership and membership to develop and implement the organization’s science policy and communications agenda, which is focused on promoting informed decision-making that advances the biological sciences for the benefit of science and society. The position requires the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including congressional and executive branch officials. The Manager is responsible for promoting and maintaining an efficient workflow in the office ...
Source: AIBS Classifieds - December 28, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Classifieds Tags: AIBS Positions Available Source Type: news

The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Toddler Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor delivers twins hours after giving birth herself
Washington-based gynecologist Dr Hilary Conway delivered her patient's twins just 14 hours after delivering her own baby girl after learning their hospital rooms were next door. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dextroscoliosis?
Dextroscoliosis refers to an abnormal, right-leaning curvature of the spine. It is a type of scoliosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better
THURSDAY, Dec. 28, 2017 -- Exposing young children to a wide range of healthy foods when they're young can help instill good eating habits, researchers report. They added that even if it's a struggle, parents shouldn't give up. To arrive at that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a hyperextended knee?
Learn about knee hyperextension, an injury caused when the knee joint bends too far backward. We look at symptoms, treatment options, and recovery tips. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

CMS National Training Program Learning Series Webinar
January 11, 2018 1:00pm ET. This webinar will provide an overview of when people can enroll in or change Medicare coverage. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The science of consciousness: Scientists are learning more about how the brain functions while we sleep
(Natural News) The scientific community has long believed that connection between different areas of the cerebral cortex gets disengaged and could no longer communicate effectively during the non-rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, and when a patient is under anesthesia due to the loss of consciousness. However, a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience revealed that the brain remains active and interconnected... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sprained finger: Everything you need to know
Learn about sprained fingers, an injury that causes pain in one or more of the fingers. Included are details on how to recognize a sprain from a break. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sexsomnia: What is sleep sex?
Learn about sexsomnia, a condition where a person engages in sexual acts in their sleep. Included are details on diagnosis and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Cardiomyopathy and Anaesthesia Cardiomyopathy and Anaesthesia
Learn about the different classifications of cardiomyopathy and their impact on perioperative management in this review.BJA Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Exercising at own pace boosts a school child ’s ability to learn
School pupils ’ attention and memory improves after exercise and the best responses to tests come after physical activity set at their own pace, as opposed to exhaustive exercise, a study has found. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 28, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Science News » Different Approaches to Understanding and Classifying Mental Disorders
Research in a wide range of disciplines supports the idea that mental disorders result from the complex interplay of biological, developmental, social, and environmental processes; however, the more we learn about mental disorders, the more we realize there are still gaps in our understanding of how best to classify, diagnose, and treat them. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 27, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Ss white supports children and communities in need with product donation to america ’s toothfairy
(Charlotte, NC –December 19, 2017)Non-profit dental clinics around the nation will be better equipped to provide essential oral care services to children in need thanks to a generous product donation from SS White made to America ’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF).With a retail value of $24,894, the donation consisted ofan assortment of carbide burs. Over $24,000 in donated carbide burs were distributed to thirteen members of the America ’s ToothFairy Dental Resource Program, a national network of non-profit clinics providing essential oral health care to underserved c...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 27, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

9-1-1 Calls Provide Vivid Account of Washington State Train Derailment
SEATTLE (AP) — Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said "tons of people" had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided a vivid account of what happened during the deadly Dec. 18 crash. "My abdomen hurts really bad. I don't feel good," said a crying woman identified as Angela who was bleeding from her head and wailed in panic each time she couldn't find an answer to a dispatcher's questions. "I d...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sally Ho, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Communications & Dispatch Source Type: news

9-1-1 Calls Provide Vivid Account of Washington State Train Derailment
SEATTLE (AP) — Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said "tons of people" had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided a vivid account of what happened during the deadly Dec. 18 crash. "My abdomen hurts really bad. I don't feel good," said a crying woman identified as Angela who was bleeding from her head and wailed in panic each time she couldn't find an answer to a dispatcher's questions. "I d...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 27, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sally Ho, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Communications & Dispatch Source Type: news

Striking a balance: Charlie ’s recovery from neonatal stroke
“Hey, Charlie,” says Dr. Michael Rivkin as he gently dangles a small rubber ducky in front of the little boy. “Would you like this?” A wide smile breaks out across the toddler’s face. Why yes, he certainly would like that duck. He reaches and grasps at it, closing his tiny fingers around the toy. For Charlie Strzempek, it’s nothing more than a playful act. But for his parents, Kathleen and Tom, it’s a major accomplishment. Dr. Rivkin isn’t simply offering his patient a toy. He’s testing his ability to grab and hold an object in his right hand — the side of his bod...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - December 27, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Michael Rivkin Julie Croteau occupational therapy stroke Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about hemarthrosis
A look at hemarthrosis, a condition where there is bleeding around the joint cavity. Here we learn more about its symptoms, treatment and causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Therapy Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Therapy
Cancer therapy can have serious cardiovascular complications. Learn about the cardiac effects of commonly used chemotherapies and how best to prevent and manage them in this overview.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

This young Orlando Health lobbyist advocates for education and arts, too
Learn more about why Rachael Kobb cares so much about legislation and policy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

This young Orlando Health lobbyist advocates for education and arts, too
Learn more about why Rachael Kobb cares so much about legislation and policy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Pet Dogs May Speed Human Brain Cancer Trials
TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 -- Man's best friend may help scientists learn more about a deadly brain cancer in people. Both dogs and humans can develop glioblastoma. Half of people diagnosed with this type of brain cancer live fewer than 14 months, even... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CEO will grow The Learning House by shrinking clientele
The company saw triple-digit growth revenues for 2014 and 2015 and a 90 percent growth in 2016. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a corpus luteum?
Learn about the corpus luteum, a structure that develops in the ovaries and produces the hormone progesterone. We also take a look at corpus luteum cysts. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

American Heart Association president credits CPR for saving his life
The heart doctor is using his own experience to encourage others to learn CPR. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you get cancer on the tonsils?
Tonsil cancer is a rare form of cancer with symptoms that are often similar to other illnesses. Learn more about the risk factors and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a spigelian hernia?
Learn about spigelian hernias, a rare type of hernia that can cause painful symptoms and requires surgery. We also take a look at diagnosis and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the possible benefits of clary sage oil?
Learn about some of the supposed health benefits of clary sage essential oil. We look at the current evidence, along with how this oil can be used. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Vocal Cord Dysfunction: An Often-Misdiagnosed Condition Vocal Cord Dysfunction: An Often-Misdiagnosed Condition
Learn the symptoms and etiology of vocal cord dysfunction, which is often misdiagnosed as asthma or exercise-induced bronchospasms. How can it be differentiated from these conditions?U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Social interactions override genetics when birds learn new songs
(University of California - San Francisco) New UC San Francisco research finds that although young male songbirds are genetically predisposed to sound like their fathers, enriched early experience with a foster-father can overcome this genetic destiny. This finding has striking implications for our thinking about how experience influences the genetics of complex human traits like learning ability or even psychiatric disease, the authors say. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news