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Long-term study confirms link between inflammation and cognitive problems in older breast cancer survivors – Neuroscience News

Summary: Higher levels of inflammatory C-reactive protein have been found in older breast cancer survivors who had cognitive problems. The study is one of the first long-term assessments linking chronic inflammation to cognitive decline in breast cancer survivors. Source: UCLA Scientists are still trying to understand why many breast cancer survivors experience troubling cognitive issues …

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On Edge: Concerns About Child Safety at Grand Junction Psychiatric Hospital Prompt State to Act - Yellow Scene Magazine

On Edge: Concerns About Child Safety at Grand Junction Psychiatric Hospital Prompt State to Act – Yellow Scene Magazine

Complaints about the safety and quality of care at West Springs Hospital’s adolescent unit prompted state regulators to close part of the facility and deny Medicaid patients permission until until the issues have been investigated. (Photo by Dean Humphrey, COLab) By Susan Greene, Colorado News Collaborative (via AP Storyshare) Colorado’s new Behavioral Health Administration on …

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Cheeses recalled across the country after several people hospitalized with Listeria

Cheeses recalled across the country after several people hospitalized with Listeria

A Michigan-based company has issued a recall involving 25 brands of brie and camembert cheeses after five people were hospitalized with a strain of listeria, health officials said. In a Sept. 30 recall notice, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the products were made by Old Europe Cheese Inc. and sold …

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Critical illness insurance policies are becoming widely popular these days as they protect the insurer against critical illnesses. 

What you need to know about critical illness insurance policies

As many illnesses come without indication, people prefer to be prepared for such kind of unfortunate incidents with a health insurance policy. Since critical illnesses carry the huge potential to snatch money from someone, many people also opt for critical illness insurance. Read also : What to Consider When Buying Family Health Insurance With this …

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Folic acid treatment is associated with a decreased risk of suicide attempts – Neuroscience News

Summary: A study finds a 44% reduction in suicidal events, including suicide attempts and self-harm, in depressed patients who took folic acid supplements. Source: University of Chicago Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, with more than 45,000 people dying by suicide in 2020. Experts recommend many strategies and …

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(Opinion) Kristen Nordenholz: Candidates like Dr. Caraveo are key to making Congress more pro-patient

(Opinion) Kristen Nordenholz: Candidates like Dr. Caraveo are key to making Congress more pro-patient

The citizens of Colorado deserve representatives in Congress who will represent their interests. Health care touches families and individuals from birth to senior years. Colorado deserves a voice to be their strong advocate. That’s why the Committee for the Protection of Health Care, a national organization of physicians and health care advocates, has endorsed Dr. …

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3 easy ways to replace your Medicare card if it's lost, damaged or stolen

3 easy ways to replace your Medicare card if it’s lost, damaged or stolen

Your health insurance card is a very important piece of identification. This is proof of your health insurance benefits. You are often required to show your Medicare card when seeking care. Without it, you could end up paying a lot more out of pocket. You will receive your card in the mail with your “Welcome …

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Novel coronavirus subvariant BA.2.75.2 tops concerns as officials brace for possible winter surge

Novel coronavirus subvariant BA.2.75.2 tops concerns as officials brace for possible winter surge

As officials in California and elsewhere try to assess the severity of a fall and winter surge of coronavirus, a key factor is the growth of several new subvariants that are now emerging. It’s too early to tell if any of the new variants will rise to prominence the way Omicron and Delta did. None …

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3 Little-Known Benefits Your Health Insurance Plan Could Have

3 Little-Known Benefits Your Health Insurance Plan Could Have

Image source: Getty Images You may be surprised at the benefits you are entitled to. Key points Many people’s health insurance plans leave them with heavy bills Your insurance plan might actually have hidden benefits that do the opposite. Look for savings on gym memberships, medications, and mental health services. Without health insurance, the cost …

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