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Insecurities plague electronic health care

Information security and privacy in the healthcare sector is an issue of growing importance but much remains to be done to address the various issues raised by healthcare consumers regarding privacy and security and the providers' ...

Jul 16, 2010
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Why are blacks more likely to die from cancer diagnosis?

Black people with cancer are up to twice as likely as other races to die from their disease. While disparities exist for nearly every common cancer type, the largest differences occur among cancers that benefit most from ...

Jul 01, 2010
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Personal factors can determine the length of sick leave

Patients, sick-listed for back and neck problems return to work at different rates despite having similar problems, and personal factors play a major role, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Jun 14, 2010
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Wireless patients

A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) could allow healthcare workers to assess a patient's health and the development ...

May 26, 2010
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