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Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say
Rates of melanoma cases and deaths are either rising or falling, depending on which state you might be living in, a new study finds.
Between 2003 and 2013, Americans living in the Midwest and South, especially, tended to have rising rates of both the incidence of melanoma and deaths related to the skin cancer, researchers found.
"The Northeast, specifically New England, is the only U.S. geographic region in which most states experienced a reduction in both death and incidence rates," wrote a team led by Dr. Robert Dellavalle of the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
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QinFlow’s portable fluid warmer is uniquely lightweight, maintenance-free and designed to go from point of care to hospital room
After years of carrying 26-pound batteries on their backs to power blood-warming equipment for injured soldiers, two Israel Defense Forces paramedics independently vowed to invent a better solution.
They happened to meet eight years ago and began collaborating on a technological breakthrough for utmost efficiency in warming blood and IV fluids, according to Ariel
Maimonides expert offers advice for enjoying a happy and healthy holiday meal
Overindulgence often occurs during the holiday season, and is usually accompanied by a side of indigestion or heartburn. Too many rich dinners and desserts may be responsible for the discomfort, but there are several measures you can take to help your body properly digest your holiday feast.
Dr. Ira Mayer, Director of Gastroenterology at Maimonides, offers some recommendations for what you can do before, during
Researchers at the Neurology Unit at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa say trials conducted with an oil made from cannabis showed positive results for children suffering from epilepsy.
Dr. Aharon Schif, a specialist in pediatric neurology at the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, the Center’s pediatric wing, and head of pediatric neurology Dr. Sarit Ravid said that several children of various ages suffering from epilepsy responded well to treatment with the experimental oil. The children had
The Health Department recently published its first annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint for helping all New Yorkers achieve a healthier life. The report details priorities identified by more than 1,000 New Yorkers who ranked their health concerns during community consultations in 28 neighborhoods and through online voting. Participants citywide ranked the following concerns as their top five health priorities: (1) obesity, (2) air quality