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Latest Diet Weight Management News FRIDAY, Oct. 1, 2021 Trying to slim down? Diet drinks aren't likely to help, researchers warn. And those containing the artificial sweetener sucralose may even increase food cravings and appetite in women and people who are obese, according to a Universi...


Mark Mohan Kaggwa Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Correspondence: Mark Mohan Kaggwa Email [email protected] Abstract: Addiction disorders/substance use disorders (SUD) are on the rise. However, many mental health care...


BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Final 2022 premium rates for individual and small group health insurance plans will be published by the Idaho Department of Insurance on Oct 1. Next year, there will be an overall average decrease of 2% in premium rates for the individual market, while the small employe...


Two Jefferson County residents — a man in his 70s and a woman in her 60s — have died from COVID-19, the Peninsula health officer said. The recent deaths bring Jefferson County’s total to 15 and the two-county North Olympic Peninsula to 65. Clallam County has recorded 50 deaths due to COVID-19 sinc...


By Allen Brown We all need health insurance if we want to avoid paying a fortune every time we have a medical issue. Understand though, that shopping for health insurance is a massive task that requires a good amount of time to do right. Health insurance is important not on...


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Health News Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Essentia Health can help assess a person's risk for heart disease. Written By: Brainerd Dispa...


Then-Gov. Cuomo signs legislation (photo: Darren McGee/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) In the aftermath of the highest number of overdose deaths recorded in New York State in a single year, advocates and substance use treatment providers are calling on Governor Kathy Hochul to sign what...


Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Ibrahim Aksakal pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care and wire fraud in connection with a so-called “birth tourism” scheme in Suffolk County between approximately 2017 and 2020.  The scheme facilitated pregnant Turkish women fraudulen...


The feeling of being unsure and insecure when people look in the mirror is something that many people suffer from. People may not have a perfect figure or even one at all. This causes great concern about how others will perceive them.   SPECIAL PROMO: Get Keto Strong at The Lowest Discounted...


Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Al-Mrabeh A, et al. Oral presentation 41. Presented at: European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting; Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2021 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Taylor reports being the author of the book Life Without...


By Allen Brown We all need health insurance if we want to avoid paying a fortune every time we have a medical issue. Understand though, that shopping for health insurance is a massive task that requires a good amount of time to do right. Health insurance is important not on...


PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Cecilia Vizuete of Upper Darby is expecting her third child in November, but she hasn't been able to get the health care she's needed throughout her pregnancy. Vizuete, who came to the United States two years ago to escape violence in Ecuador, is among more than 15 percent...


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There are many resources for those who are struggling with addiction. (Stock photo) Substance abuse can take many forms. The ways to treat it can, too. Here are some places people struggling with substance abuse can find help in Milwaukee. Did we miss anything? Email [email protected]