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As we enter 2016, most of us have compiled resolutions for the coming year. As individual patients, personal physicians and participants in the health care system, we can do much to improve both our own health and that of the nation. Read More Source:: Forbes – Health

by Andrea Brand As a parent of two boys, I’m a close observer of how much media aimed at children and teens involves … More The post Who’s Teaching Sex Ed? And How Can We Do it Better? appeared first on Our Bodies Ourselves. Read More Source:: Our Bodies Ourselves

When you walk into a store selling beverages, chances are your eyes have already been rented. Many beverage manufactures purchase the rights to stock their products in store areas that are easy to see. A study from the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) at Johns Hopkins University found that changing where healthier drink options are…

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Connected devices and health tech is transforming healthcare. From Philips point-of-care ultra sound device to a smart case that notifies you when you’re too far from your EpiPen, connected technology is changing how we interact with ourselves, our doctors and the world around us. At CES 2016, here are few new connected tech companies focused…

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Can we declare Title IX an unequivocal success in getting girls and women equal access to sports? Looking on the courts and playing fields suggest that this may be the case. Looking on the sidelines suggests otherwise. A closer look reveals that Title IX seems to have benefited more male coaches than female coaches. Well,…

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While the premise of a recent study from British Medical Journal is a bit cheeky, the issue it reveals is a serious one: … More The post Mustaches More Common Among Medical School Leadership than Women appeared first on Our Bodies Ourselves. Read More Source:: Our Bodies Ourselves

As the nation’s retail pharmacies move deeper into the business of providing healthcare services, they now want pharmacists to be paid by Medicare to immunize the nation’s seniors. Under legislation that is gaining rare bipartisan support and momentum in the U.S. House and Senate, particularly for a Congressional health bill, pharmacists […] Read More Source::…

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As health insurance companies begin the third year of providing subsidized private coverage under the Affordable Care Act, worries abound about whether the economics and politics will improve the unsteady individual commercial business. Last year brought growing pains and scores of health insurance products were pulled from public exchanges, so this […] Read More Source::…

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With the presidential campaign in full swing, no one is getting talked about more than Donald Trump. As one who doesn’t have a strong affiliation with either major party and who has studied the collateral damage from our health ecosystem, it’s striking how shallow the analysis is on the Trump […] Read More Source:: Forbes…

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Looking for ways to get healthy? In most cases, there’s no tax deduction for weight loss strategies. But there are some tax-favored options for getting and staying healthy. Here’s what you need to know. Read More Source:: Forbes – Health

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