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An Alternative to Plastic Surgery

Curious about wrinkle fillers, which hold the promise of smoother skin and a younger look without surgery? Don’t confuse fillers with Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin. These are injectables that help smooth so-called dynamic lines — such as forehead furrows and crow’s feet caused by frowning and smiling — by blocking muscle contractions under the skin. […]

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Leonard Cole, Who Detailed Secret Army Germ Tests, Dies at 89

A dentist with a parallel career as a political scientist, he drew attention to a program that made millions of Americans unwitting guinea pigs.

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The Unique Dangers of Hurricane Ian During COVID-19

In August 2021, as the Delta variant surged and the threat of hurricanes loomed, President Biden urged people to get their COVID-19 vaccines in case they had to evacuate to a crowded shelter or stay with others indoors. This week, as Hurricane Ian barreled towards Florida as a Category 4 storm, Biden’s remarks resurfaced, mischaracterized […]

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They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.

With the help of a consulting firm, the Providence hospital system trained staff to wring money out of patients, even those eligible for free care.

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Survey: Consumers prefer telehealth over in-person visits for routine, mental healthcare

The JD Power 2022 US Telehealth Satisfaction Study released today shows a stark increase in consumers preferring telehealth visits over in-person appointments for a broad range of routine care. The study finds that 67% of survey relayed they have accessed video telehealth services during the past year. Before the pandemic in 2019, that number was […]

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Weekly Health Quiz: Covid, Brown Noise and U.T.I.s

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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Kahun raises $8M for AI enabled clinical reasoning chatbot

Israeli startup Kahun, which has developed AI-backed clinical reasoning tools for physicians, raised $8 million in seed funding. The round was led by LocalGlobe, with participation from the European Innovation Council Fund as part of the EIC Accelerator program and the Founders Kitchen. The seed brings the company’s total raise to $13 million. WHAT IT […]

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At what age do babies start teething?

There are a lot of exciting milestones in your baby’s growth and development. There’s when they roll over for the first time. Then crawling, their first step, their first word, and on and on. And one of the biggest events is when your baby’s smile starts to turn into a toothy grin. But when do […]

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Babylon hires exec to manage international growth and more digital health hires

Babylon announced Thursday the digital health firm had hired Andrew Hine as vice president of the go-to-market team for Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company said he’ll manage Babylon’s contracts and partnerships and work to increase its offerings and services in those regions. Hine joins Babylon from Ernst & Young, where he […]

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How Festivities and Celebrations Can Improve Your Mental Health

Contributed by Harleen kaur Introduction People around the country are celebrating Navratri and soon many more festivals are on the way by the end of this year. Festivals play an important role in improving mental health. During the festival celebrations, people get distracted from the daily life hustles and worries. With Navratri celebrations already underway […]

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