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Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, which is held the fourth Tuesday every March. This day is a one-day “wake-up call” to inform the American public about the seriousness of diabetes. Today is aimed at encourages all to take the diabetes risk test and learn about your family’s history of diabetes.
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Alison King from @MayoClinic will be speaking in Salon 17 at 4pm. Come join! #SHS2015
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Five to 10 percent of Americans diagnosed with dementia could actually been a treatable condition known as normal pressure hydrocephalus. Do you think more dementia cases should be looked into in case it is actually NPH and not dementia?

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/02/05/is-it-dementia-or-normal-pressure-hydrocephalus?int=98e708
Behind that dementia diagnosis may actually lie a treatable condition: normal pressure hydrocephalus.
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A new device could increase life expectancy for patients with various types of solid cancers. The device delivers cancer drugs directly into tumors without relying on perfusion through the bloodstream.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/289079.php
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Endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs in the US. However, in a new study, it was found that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day could reduce the risk of endometrial cancer by almost a fifth.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288988.php
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Many people take herbal supplements, thinking it will reap many benefits for their health. However, herbal supplements found in various retailers like Walmart, GNC, Target and Walgreens, contain mostly fillers and potential allergens.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/05/opinion/seres-herbal-supplements/index.html
Some supplements contain mostly fillers, but others can be hazardous to human health, David S. Seres says.
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Learn more about embedding systems thinking at 3:30 in Salon 12 #SHS2015
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Alison King from @MayoClinic will be speaking in Salon 17 at 4pm. Come join! #SHS2015
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For the first time, the government health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, Medicare, will be covering lung cancer screening by low-dose CT for early detection.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/05/us-usa-healthcare-medicare-idUSKBN0L92UV20150205
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A new study shows that the germs that live within a city are a reflection of the people who live there and the events that affect daily life, like New York City’s subways, parks and waterways home.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/05/us-germs-nyc-subway-idUSKBN0L92Z920150205
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A new study suggest that people who have up to seven drinks a week in middle age have a lower risk of heart failure over the long term than those who abstain. Too much, however, could lead to an earlier death from other causes.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/05/us-health-alcohol-heart-failure-idUSKBN0L92YH20150205
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As the measles outbreak increases, several U.S. states are considering laws to make it harder for parents to legally opt out of vaccinating their children.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/06/us-usa-measles-laws-idUSKBN0LA02N20150206
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Introduction
Lippincott Solutions is a nursing workflow product suite, backed by evidence-based original content, that is specifically developed for online use to support clinical excellence and improve patient outcomes. This point-of-care tool, by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, the leading provider of trusted content and professional solutions for practicing nurses, combines three innovative products: Lippincott's Nursing Procedures & Skills, Lippincott's Nursing Advisor, and Lippincott's Professional Development Programs. Created by nurses for nurses, Lippincott's Nursing Solutions optimizes nursing performance, increases clinical knowledge, standardizes care, ensures staff competence, and improves patient outcomes.