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Cleveland Clinic to launch Center for Functional Medicine
By Timothy Magaw, Crain's Cleveland Business | September 16, 2014
The Cleveland Clinic announced it will launch a center that focuses on how lifestyle factors contribute to chronic disease. The new Center for Functional Medicine, which the clinic said is the first of its kind at an academic medical center, will open Sept. 23 and will be led by Dr. Mark Hyman, a...
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Healthy eating could be a learnable habit
By Modern Healthcare | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Do you hanker for deep-dish pizza or a burger with all the fixings, and push the boiled rutabaga and steamed okra to the far edges of your dinner plate? The “addictive power” of unhealthy foods may have a hold on you, say authors of a new study.
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Rob Montagnese: promoting healthy habits for children
By Mike Mitka | August 29, 2014
The rates of childhood obesity in Licking County, Ohio, are among the highest in the state. According to one stat, about 35% of third-graders in the county are overweight or obese. Rob Montagnese decided to do something about it.
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Carol Solomon: targeting chronic illness in New Orleans
By Mike Mitka | August 29, 2014
Cajun and Creole foods and a “let the good times roll” attitude make New Orleans and its surrounding parishes a great place to visit, but they're also among the contributing factors making it difficult for residents to maintain healthy lifestyles. Statewide figures show Louisiana has...
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Counseling encouraged for overweight patients at risk for heart disease, task force says
By Sabriya Rice | August 26, 2014
Overweight and obese adults at risk for heart disease should be referred to or offered intensive behavioral counseling for diet and exercise interventions, a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation concludes.
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You can show patients test results, but will they understand them?
By Rachel Landen | August 20, 2014
With the increasing adoption of electronic health records, more patients are able to view their lab results electronically outside of clinical consultations, but a study suggests that access doesn't mean patients understand what they're seeing.
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As U.S. diabetics live longer, the costs of care are rising
By Steven Ross Johnson | August 13, 2014
More Americans are developing diabetes during their adult lives and living longer with the disease, a new government study finds. The consequences of those developments include a potentially huge cost burden for the country's health system tasked with providing long-term care for those with this...
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In treatment, there can be too much of a good thing
By Wall Street Journal | August 05, 2014
Aggressive treatment of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes has helped to reduce patient deaths. But a new study suggests some patients may be getting too much treatment, increasing their health risks.
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Access to specialty care out of reach for many
By Associated Press | August 02, 2014
A finger on Myrtis Henderson's left hand is stuck in a bent position, a cyst on the tendon freezing any motion. Henderson is a long-time patient of Dr. Jeannette South-Paul at the Matilda Theiss Family Health Center in Pittsburgh's Hill District. South-Paul has helped her keep control of her...
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Soon-Shiong to lead Providence Health's new cancer division
By Bob Herman | August 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Billionaire philanthropist and healthcare entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has been named the global director for cancer services and bioinformatics at Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash.
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