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As You Age, Alcohol May Be Harder to Handle

FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seniors may be more vulnerable to alcoholism, a psychologist warns. “As we age, it takes longer for the body to break down alcohol. It stays in the system longer. Tolerance also decreases. Excessive drinking can compromise your immune system and can lead …

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Evaluating how healthcare payment reform is really working

Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers have made broad and sweeping changes to how they pay healthcare providers over the past eight years, 
with the goal of improving the quality, efficiency and affordability of healthcare. The industry is eager to know if, at a macro level, these efforts have succeeded. Although …

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I Learned How to Let Go of Pain — You Can, Too

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” – Joseph Campbell I am certainly not unique in my experience of pain. Like physical scars — of which I have plenty — pain of any kind tends to hang around doing its dirty work until …

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The Importance of Eating Organic

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of your health. …

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Health advocates say schizophrenia should be reclassified as a brain disease : Health

Mental health advocates are lobbying Congress to help them get schizophrenia classified as a brain disease like Parkinson’s or Alzheimers, instead of as a mental illness, a move that could reduce stigma and lead to more dollars for a cure. Federal health officials, scientists and doctors say conditions that cause …

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Is Epilepsy Drug Use in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD?

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When a woman with epilepsy uses the anti-seizure drug valproate during a pregnancy, the odds that her baby will go on to develop ADHD rise, a new study suggests. The Danish report can’t prove …

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Healthcare in 2019: Divided – Modern Healthcare

Healthcare in 2019: Divided By Susannah Luthi Year one of a divided government in the Trump era begins with the Affordable Care Act again in legal peril. Political rhetoric around the law and healthcare generally will only intensify in the lead-up to the 2020 election cycle, but the industry is …

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Healthy Fats: What You Need to Know

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Healthy Fats: What You Need to Know | Chris Kresser Like what you’re reading? Get FREE updates sent to your inbox. I hate spam too. Your email is safe with me. By signing up, you agree to our privacy policy. By signing up, you agree to our privacy policy. [gravityform …

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6 Life Lessons I Learned Last Year

Danish philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard once wrote, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to look back over the lessons learned from the mistakes and experiences of previous months. In 2018, I wrote two …

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