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Growing U.S. Physician Shortage Hits Maternity Care

Millennial women starting families may face the biggest impact New research released today shows a growing shortage of obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYN) and the potential crisis this poses for women’s healthcare. Doximity’s “2019 OB-GYN Workforce Study” analyzed the primary factors impacting the specialty on a national and local level, including the percentage of OB-GYNs nearing retirement age, the number of ...

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Surgeon Who’s Advised White House Explains How To Get A Better Deal On Health Care In Latest Book

Surgeon and author Dr. Marty Makary addresses the health care system’s brokenness and offers a hopeful take on how it can be solved in his upcoming book “The Price We Pay.” Makary is a health policy expert at Johns Hopkins University who published The New York Times bestseller “Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health ...

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Tips for Coping with Sickness

Being ill is difficult. You have to cope with the illness itself, the effects of the illness, the side effects of medication, failure to get support and difficulties of obtaining treatment. Illness can interfere with relationships, employment and personal independence and may lead to anxiety, anger and depression. Illness is worse when it is chronic. It means that the problems ...

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New Study Reveals Sitting at Home Most Detrimental to Health

We’ve all seen the statistics somewhere– a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of death by 71%, heart attacks by 147%, and certain cancers by 66%. What got lost in the numbers however were the types of sitting most harmful to our bodies. A new study sheds light on this important nuance. Researchers from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons ...

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Movie Review: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is a film by Quentin Tarantino starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The film covers six months in 1969, but it’s filled with homages to (or outright re-creations of) old TV shows, old movies and old advertising jingles. Tarantino also recreates the Hollywood of 1969 by tracking down just about every neon sign that ...

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Sixty-Four Percent of Travelers Secretly Extend Business Trips for Pleasure – Without Telling Anyone

Summer is peak vacation time for most, but for frequent business travelers, it can be a struggle to squeeze in a much-needed vacation between work trips. With its latest “La Quinta Means Business” national survey, La Quinta® by Wyndham unveils the unique trends and challenges for business travelers during the summer season and busy back-to-school months. (Wyndham Hotels & Resorts) The ...

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10 Tips To Achieve the Perfect Smoked Recipe

Who doesn’t love smoked dishes? The tender, chewy consistency of meat; the succulent flavors that are slowly infused into it; and the aroma of wood smoke – these are just a few things that make smoked meals uniquely irresistible. Smoking allows you to experiment on a wide variety of meat products – from pork meat to poultry to wild games ...

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Review: Hobbs And Shaw

Hobbs and Shaw is a rousing, fast-paced, over the top action/buddy film that really rouses the senses and delivers tons of fun. It is based on two characters from the Fast and Furious franchise. Hobbs (played for all its’ worth by Dwayne  (The Rock) Johnson is a rough, tough, brawny former DHS agent who likes to work alone. Shaw (Jason ...

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If I had Known Then, What I know Now – Mountain Biking at 50

This article is the second in the “Mountain Biking at 50” series. In March, when I bought my current bike, I didn’t want to spend a fortune because I didn’t know if I’d want to ride the same type of trails that I did 30 years ago or do something else. But now, I’m approaching 50 and want to get ...

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My Mountain Biking Restart – At 50

I got into mountain biking when I was in my 20’s, just before I got married. I had the bike, upgraded the bike, traded up to a better bike, upgraded that bike… etc. Then, I got married, my career took off and I had kids – mountain biking became a distant memory. Now. the kids are teenagers, I write for ...

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FDA Orders Recall Of Breast Implants After Links To Roughly 500 Cancer Cases, A Dozen Deaths

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The Food and Drug Administration requested that pharmaceutical company Allergan recall specific breast implant models that may cause cancer, the FDA announced Wednesday. Allergan’s textured breast implants have been linked to a rare cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). The FDA warned of the implants, citing 33 patient deaths from breast implant-associated ALCL. Of the 13 deaths where the ...

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By the numbers: Traumatic brain injury in the United States

Traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as intracranial injury, takes place when an external factor causes harm to the brain, which can be correlated with neurologic deficits. More often than not, traumatic brain injury is the outcome of a violent blow to the head. Other causes include auto accidents, firearms, and falls. The wounds can be fatal. Every day, individuals ...

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Why are tenkeyless mechanical keyboards such a hit with gamers?

Computer Gaming is exploding. The hobby has quickly become young people’s leisure activity of choice, and that isn’t poised to change any time soon. As a result, there is a lot of discussion revolving around how gamers can take their skills to the next level. A tenkeyless mechanical keyboard is one of the biggest ways players can improve. These keyboards ...

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75 Percent of Children Are Not Getting Enough Playtime, According to New Research

In the survey of 840 parents, it was found that approximately 75 percent of children under 12 are not getting enough active free play, such as running around or riding bikes. What’s more, the issue becomes worse as children grow older. While 65 percent of one to four-year-olds experience a deficit of active free play, the number jumps to 77 ...

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