New Federal Rules Will Let Patients Put Medical Records On Smartphones

Federal officials on Monday released groundbreaking rules that will let patients download their electronic health records and other health care data onto their smartphones.
“Patients should have control of their records, period. Now that’s bec…

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Viewpoints: Where Is All The Important Information Health Care Providers Need About Coronavirus?; Suppressing News Is China’s Biggest Medical Mistake

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Viewpoints: Where Is All The Important Information Health Care Providers Need About Coronavirus?; Suppressi…

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Holiday Tips for Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

An expert at Rutgers’ Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory

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Listen: Five Oklahoma Hospitals Collapsed – What Happened?

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Jackie Fortiér to discuss why a series of rural hospitals collapsed, leaving hundreds of residents without jobs and their communities without lifesaving emergenc…

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CDC Reports The Number Of Lung Illnesses Tied To Vaping Surpasses 1,000

That’s an increase of 275 cases in the past week. About half of those people were hospitalized during the week and the rest are older cases just now linked to the outbreak.

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How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school

How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school , Return to Article List How are

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend.

The Friday Breeze

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend.

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South African study highlights links between low language ability and poor mental health

Newswise — One of the first studies of its kind focusing on South African children’s language ability and mental health outcomes, has found clear evidence for a link between low language ability and depression in young people.

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Vaping May Harm Fertility in Young Women

  E-cigarette use during pregnancy impairs metabolic health in daughters, mouse study finds     CITATIONS Journal of the Endocrine

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Legal Limits Apply to Making a Child Pray

A family that prays together, stays together; it’s an enduring maxim, but what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This poses a delicate legal question, examined by Flinders University law lecturer Dr Esther Erlings in a new book that analyses the law related to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion.

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