News tagged with social medicine

High debt could be hazardous to your health

If young people are drowning in debt, their blood pressure may be on the rise and their health could suffer. A new Northwestern Medicine® study has found that high financial debt is associated with higher diastolic blood ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Deadly virus threatens endangered elephants

(Phys.org) —Researchers are racing the clock to better understand a deadly virus which has the potential to intensify population declines in the endangered Asian elephant.

Jun 17, 2013
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Social media tools can boost productivity

In this digital age, U.S. physicians still send and receive some 15 billion faxes a year. But not Dr. Howard Luks, chief of sports medicine and knee replacements at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y.

Aug 14, 2012
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Quantifying fragmentation of medical information

It's widely recognized that fragmentation of medical information is a problem in health care, but the extent of the problem and how many patients may be at risk haven't been well quantified. In a new retrospective study, ...

Dec 13, 2010
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New survey on sex in US, biggest since 1994

(AP) -- The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious than boomers.

Oct 04, 2010
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