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The Amish understand a crucial thing about modern medicine that most Americans don't – Quartz

The Allegheny Plateau, sprawling across northern Pennsylvania and beyond, is an ecosystem of forested hills, with land that supports black bears, bald eagles and wandering turkeys, as well as a patchwork of wild herbs: burdock, jewelweed, chamomile and sheep sorrel. Cellphone reception is spotty and gas stations are few...
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Telemedicine goes more mainstream, but cost remains obstacle – USA TODAY

An example of the live chat capability the company HealthTap offers(Photo: HealthTap) Virtual health care -— whether by phone, text or video — is rapidly becoming more common, but a new study says it’s being stymied because doctors and hospitals can’t afford to roll it out faster. The report, by telehealth provider...
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The Full Brazilian: Louis Vuitton comes to Rio, but with economic collapse and pandemics rife, is the girl from … – The Independent

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Independent The Full Brazilian: Louis Vuitton comes to Rio, but with economic collapse and pandemics rife, is the girl from …The IndependentIt has the same curvaceous yet modern lines, the same hilltop ambience, a pool of water reflecting many of the same members...
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Carena CEO: Telemedicine should be about better care, not technology – MedCity News

Ralph Derrickson Healthcare conference-goers often head for home with new energy to take on challenges they were facing back at work. But one prominent attendee of the American Telemedicine Association annual conference, held May 14-17 in Minneapolis, came home concerned about a new direction the field was taking and...
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The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the US – Washington Post

CRE, a family of bacteria pictured here, is considered one of the deadliest superbugs because it causes infections that are often resistant to most antibiotics. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Reuters) For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics...
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Telemedicine enables endocrinologist visits for diabetic prisoners – FierceHealthIT

Telemedicine is a viable option for treating diabetes among prison populations, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health. Researchers from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse performed a chart review of telemedicine visits between an endocrinologist and 106 male diabetic inmates at 15 correctional facilities in upstate New...
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Writing a prescription … for a dose of electricity – CNBC

When we think about taking medicines, we imagine popping a pill, or perhaps receiving a shot or IV. Those methods target the chemical pathways of our bodies. But a new approach to medicine would instead leverage the electrical signals that govern many of our bodies’ functions. “The concept is...
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Revance injectable outperforms Botox – ModernMedicine

According to early research, not-yet-approved RT002 (DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection, Revance Therapeutics) lasts longer, might be safer and offers more dramatic wrinkle reduction than today’s most popular neurotoxin Botox (Allergan). Phase 2 clinical results, presented in March 2016 at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual meeting, show that three...
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Modern medicine means there's no need for menstruation at all – Daily Mail

Women are taking hormonal contraceptives to stop their periods Gynaecologists said this is completely safe and doesn’t harm fertility Pills are normally taken for 21 days followed by a break where the body bleeds because it is withdrawing from the hormones in the tablets But this artificial bleed is...
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