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The CDC reported on Monday that the measles count is currently up to 121 cases in 17 states. Disneyland exposure accounts for 85 percent of those cases. And of course, the main topic of discussion around the issue has been about preventing further spread and battling the anti-vaxx agenda. But how much do these cases
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SSM Health and health services provider Optum have entered into a 10-year collaboration to enhance inpatient care management, digital services and revenue cycle management. The collaboration will include the implementation and use of clinical technology to reduce care variation and co-develop an inpatient care delivery model that improves outcomes; RCM technology to streamline the billing
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As the popularity of at-home genetic testing kits continues to rise, it is critical that healthcare providers establish a game plan for helping patients effectively navigate this burgeoning area of medicine. A recent Boston University study published in Translational Behavioral Medicine examined this exact scenario and the challenges that can arise when people contact healthcare
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 2.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2019 — including over 265,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. Cellulite removal procedures are growing in popularity as more and more people struggle to maintain a healthy
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Virgin Pulse, the employer wellness arm of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, is making another big acquisition. It plans to buy Denver-based patient engagement company Welltok for an undisclosed amount. Both companies have a similar goal: engaging patients to help them make decisions about their health. But with the acquisition, Virgin Pulse will have access to
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When it comes to salad, you have to keep it interesting. A boring, flavorless salad isn’t going to be satisfying and will leave you looking for more food shortly after. That’s why I like to experiment with using different ingredients in my salads, and that’s exactly what I did for this flavorful, easy cucumber salad
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It’s not turning out to be a great month for Aetna. Last week launched the beginning of a legal battle between the health insurer and Kurtzman Carson Consultants over a mailing that accidentally disclosed the HIV statuses of up to 12,000 members. Now, California insurance commissioner Dave Jones has started an investigation into Aetna after its
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 2.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2019 — including over 265,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. Cellulite removal procedures are growing in popularity as more and more people struggle to maintain a healthy
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 2.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2019 — including over 265,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. Cellulite removal procedures are growing in popularity as more and more people struggle to maintain a healthy
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Dr. John Halamka, the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a professor at Harvard Medical School, recently co-authored a book with Paul Cerrato titled Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine and published by Elsevier. Additionally, Halamka serves on one of the advisory committees for the government-funded Precision Medicine Initiative. Ahead of a trip to Africa,
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 2.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2019 — including over 265,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. Cellulite removal procedures are growing in popularity as more and more people struggle to maintain a healthy
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Only when things come to a breaking point do we really get serious about change. Covid-19 brought the global health care industry together in a truly remarkable, historic collaboration for vaccine development. Voilà. World-record, warp-speed solutions. We must replicate this extraordinary achievement in science and collaboration to innovate around some of health care’s greatest challenges.
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× This Dr. Axe content is medically reviewed or fact checked to ensure factually accurate information. With strict editorial sourcing guidelines, we only link to academic research institutions, reputable media sites and, when research is available, medically peer-reviewed studies. Note that the numbers in parentheses (1, 2, etc.) are clickable links to these studies. The
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California signed up an estimated 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage, according to a report by the U.S. Health and Human Services’ chief watchdog. In a Feb. 21 report, the HHS’ inspector general estimated that California spent $738.2 million on 366,078 expansion beneficiaries who were ineligible. It spent an
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In this article MRNA Denker Elementary School educational resource aide Raymundo Armagnac, 65, gets his COVID-19 vaccination from Nurse Practitioner Mary Ann Topico, right, as Los Angeles Unified employees received their first dose of the vaccine Wednesday morning. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images A key Food and Drug Administration advisory committee
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× This Dr. Axe content is medically reviewed or fact checked to ensure factually accurate information. With strict editorial sourcing guidelines, we only link to academic research institutions, reputable media sites and, when research is available, medically peer-reviewed studies. Note that the numbers in parentheses (1, 2, etc.) are clickable links to these studies. The
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When it comes to salad, you have to keep it interesting. A boring, flavorless salad isn’t going to be satisfying and will leave you looking for more food shortly after. That’s why I like to experiment with using different ingredients in my salads, and that’s exactly what I did for this flavorful, easy cucumber salad
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Last year, the Trump administration made it clear that it took a different perspective on value-based care than the Obama administration. Based on its actions in 2019, it seemed as though it wanted to erode the previous administration’s progress away from fee-for-service. The contrast was evident early on. In September 2019, then HHS Secretary Tom
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We now know that most diseases today are due to inflammation. (1) Inflammation damages your cells and arterials walls and can cause all kinds of problems, including chronic inflammatory conditions like cardiovascular diseases and arthritis. (2) By reducing inflammation, your body is better able to heal from disease. One of the top ways to decrease
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I call this the Summer Farmers’ Market Salad, as this recipe only requires a few ingredients that are usually abundant this time of year: cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion and fresh herbs. Coupled with a classic vinaigrette that incorporates that red onion, this is probably the most delicious yet simple salads one can make. This Cucumber
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Last year, the Trump administration made it clear that it took a different perspective on value-based care than the Obama administration. Based on its actions in 2019, it seemed as though it wanted to erode the previous administration’s progress away from fee-for-service. The contrast was evident early on. In September 2019, then HHS Secretary Tom
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 2.6 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2019 — including over 265,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. Cellulite removal procedures are growing in popularity as more and more people struggle to maintain a healthy
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When it comes to salad, you have to keep it interesting. A boring, flavorless salad isn’t going to be satisfying and will leave you looking for more food shortly after. That’s why I like to experiment with using different ingredients in my salads, and that’s exactly what I did for this flavorful, easy cucumber salad
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