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Louisiana boy tells of frantic night in Boundary Waters

Saturday, 26 July 2014 15:00
DULUTH -- The night was so dark early Tuesday in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that frantic campers at one site under assault from falling trees had only the incessant lightning to light their way. Inside one tent, a 13-year-old Louisiana boy was pinned by a 2-foot-diameter tree. It had fallen next to him and reverberated like a tuning fork before rolling on top of him.
Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent obesity?
Friday, 25 July 2014 21:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings Between 1980 and 2008, the prevalence of worldwide obesity more than doubled. In the US alone, almost 35% of adults are obese. With figures like these, the race is on to reduce obesity incidence and its related health complications.
Medical News Today: Lack of sleep 'increases risk of false memories'
Friday, 25 July 2014 21:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 1 3 ratings Past research has claimed lack of sleep can cause memory loss. Now, in what is deemed a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of California-Irvine and Michigan State University suggest sleep deprivation could increase susceptibility to false memories.
Affordable Care Act set to impact urgent care numbers
Friday, 25 July 2014 18:38
While no one knows how many more people will sign up during the upcoming enrollment period running from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15, 2015, medical professionals are already beginning to deal with an increased patient pool - and wonder about the future. For example, according to the Congressional Budget Office, 25 million people will gain health care coverage under the ACA by 2020.
Despite Affordable Care Act, McKeesport free clinic still in demand
Friday, 25 July 2014 18:09
It’s a Thursday afternoon in May, and there are 24 people waiting in the lobby at the former McKeesport YWCA when the 9th Street Free Clinic opens. Nathan Hite is seeking pain medication for an ongoing hip problem. He just lost his job as a firefighter and his health insurance. He doesn’t qualify for Medicaid and is awaiting a ruling on his disability claims.
A new threat to Obamacare?
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:17
Don’t be so sure the Supreme Court is going to save Obamacare. Again. The question is enormously important: Are health care consumers entitled to subsidies if they buy coverage on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, as they are from state exchanges? Two federal appeals courts have reached contradictory conclusions — at least so far. (The Obama administration plans to ask the full federal appeals court for the District of Columbia Circuit to review…
Health law excludes Guam -- Feds: Affordable Care Act doesn't apply to territories
Friday, 25 July 2014 13:56
Health insurance companies in the territories are no longer required to cover the same type of care that's required in the states under the Affordable Care Act because the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has excluded territories from most of the law's mandates. The health care law was expected to take effect on Guam in October 2016, which meant that insurance companies had to cover essential benefits such as emergency services, pediatric services…
State hires MIT economist to vet single-payer proposals
Friday, 25 July 2014 01:36
Vermont has hired a policy architect of the Affordable Care Act as an economic consultant to help the Shumlin administration vet different single-payer financing scenarios. Jonathan Gruber, a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will help Shumlin's health care reform team understand how different tax structures will impact subsets of the population as they design a proposal to pay for a planned universal health care program.
Medical News Today: Could a high-fat diet lead to reduced sense of smell?
Thursday, 24 July 2014 21:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings It is common knowledge that obesity increases the risk of numerous health problems, including heart disease and diabetes. But could it also reduce sense of smell? A new study by researchers from Florida State University found that induced obesity in mice through a high-fat diet led to loss of smell.
Medical News Today: Childhood reading skills linked to 'higher intelligence' in young adults
Thursday, 24 July 2014 21:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings A new study published in the journal Child Development finds that having strong reading skills as a child is a predictor for higher intelligence levels as a young adult.
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