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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure

seniorhelpdesk.com best healthcare blog update from  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung...
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HIPAA is 20 years old. What has it meant for healthcare?

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited NEIL VERSEL On Aug. 21, 1996 — 20 years ago -President Bill Clinton signed the Health Insurance...
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4 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Maria Masters / Health.com Pay attention while brushing your teeth Sure, your breath may remind you...
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Is Your Aging Loved One Leaving the Hospital with a Superbug?

  seniorhelpdesk.com blog by and credited to mmLearn.org. A full quarter of seniors leave the hospital with superbugs on their hands following a...
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Exclusive: Doctors to Test a Groundbreaking Treatment for Strokes

Article credited to Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Magazine Half of the 800,000 Americans who have a stroke every year end up disabled. Doctors at the...
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St. Vincent's to host grand opening of Urgent Care Center in Trumbull, CT Thursday June 16, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Article credited to Caryn Kaufman @ CT POST TRUMBULL — The public is invited to a grand opening and open house of the St. Vincent's Trumbull Center...
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Griffin Hospital Offers Free Smoking Cessation Program The program begins May 11, 2016

From Griffin Hospital: DERBY, CT (May 2, 2016) – Griffin Hospital offers free education, advice and support to help individuals prepare to quit...
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STROKE AWARENESS: TIME IS BRAIN FUNCTION

About 795,000 Americans will have a new or recurrent stroke this year. That’s a stroke every 40 seconds. Compared to white Americans, blacks are...
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Hospital discharge: It’s one of the most dangerous periods for patients

Article credited to Jordan Rau April 29 at 4:05 PM Joyce Oyler (left) died because of medication mistakes by a Missouri pharmacy and home health...
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'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb': Leading expert explains how life-wrecking illness is spreading - and what YOU can do to protect yourself

Article credited to By DR HANY ELSHEIKHA FOR THE CONVERSATION and  The Daily l Mail Lyme disease is known to wreck lives and strike when people least...
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