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Nursing Isn’t Just A Noble Job: It’s Also Potentially Lucrative

17 Apr, 2018

More than a third of all jobs that the American economy will likely add in the next 10 years fall under healthcare and social services. For many, nursing is the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Exercising Doesn’t Just Help You: It May Also Benefit Offspring

11 Apr, 2018

Exercising is obviously important for you to feel good and stay healthy, but a surprising new study shows that it may benefit your unborn offspring as well.

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Your Childhood Friends Are Still Protecting Your Health

02 Apr, 2018

All that time you spent with your friends as a child might still be impacting your life in a positive way today, as researchers find that youth friendships can be a health protectant.

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Warren Buffett Calls Health Care A “Tapeworm” On U.S. Economy

26 Mar, 2018

Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world, and he recently aimed his economic knowledge at one target in particular: the U.S. healthcare system, which he likened to a tapeworm.

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What Are “Smart Pills?”

14 Mar, 2018

Many pundits believe that so-called “smart pills” will be a major treatment option in the near future, even potentially replacing some traditional diagnostic methods. So, what are “smart pills,” anyway?

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There’s No Denying It: Our Healthcare System Is In Trouble

28 Feb, 2018

Our healthcare system is in trouble, and Urgent 9 founder Dr. Manuel Momjian believes that it’s up to doctors to shoulder the responsibility of discovering a better way forward for patients.

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Is Universal Health Care Working In The United Kingdom?

14 Feb, 2018

Many people in the United States say they want a universal health care program such as the United Kingdom’s NHS — but is that system truly working and sustainable?

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Is Loneliness A Public Health Crisis?

23 Jan, 2018

Various studies have shown that feeling lonely — and living alone — can raise your risk of a premature death. Now, the UK is leading the world in an effort to reduce its citizens’ loneliness.

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Allergic To Eggs? You Can Still Get A Flu Shot.

19 Dec, 2017

In the past, people who have egg allergies were warned of potential complications that could arise from getting a flu shot. But new data and tireless research has found the risks to be far less than the benefits.

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Are You Married? You Might Have A Lower Risk Of Dementia.

14 Dec, 2017

Dementia, or the diminishing brain function associated with age, is a scary prospect. But new data suggests being married might guard against its onset.

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