Tag: Health

At-home dialysis improves quality of life

Originally Posted by About.kaiserpermanente.org OAKLAND, Calif. — The rate of people starting voluntary at-home peritoneal dialysis rose from 15% to 34% over 10 years at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, providing a convenient and safe way to manage advanced-stage kidney disease compared with center-based hemodialysis, according to research published today…

Verde Kitchen Advocates for Plant-Based Movement With New Dishes to Increase Awareness of ‘Diet Change For Climate Change’

Originally Published by Hilton Starting October 1, 2019, Verde Kitchen will be partnering with Impossible™ foods to provide city foodies with new plant-based options as a conscious effort to advocate ‘Diet Change For Climate Change’ and celebrate World Vegetarian Day that is observed every year on October 1. Studies have shown an increasing…

CIGNA HEALTH SERVICES BUSINESS PIONEERS AN INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO AFFORDABLY BRING LIFE-CHANGING THERAPIES TO PATIENTS

Originally Published by Cigna Breakthrough, potentially life-changing medicines offer great promise for patients and their families. However, the high prices of the medicines – millions of dollars in some cases – threaten coverage and access by patients who may benefit. Today, Cigna’s health services business is introducing Embarc Benefit ProtectionSM , a…

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Risk of Premature Birth in Latina Women Higher After 2016 Election

Hispanic and Latina women have not fared well in terms of health after the 2016 presidential election. A study published Friday using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that there could be correlations between President Donald Trump’s election and premature births, worsening cardiovascular health, sleep problems, anxiety…

Cigna Commits $140,000 to Methodist and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Foundations to Expand Community Health and Well-being Services

Cigna and the Cigna Foundation have worked closely with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare since 2005. Originally Published by Cigna. Cigna and the Cigna Foundation are contributing $140,000 to the Methodist Healthcare Foundation and the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Foundation in Memphis to expand the availability of housing for families with…

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Women in Alabama Could be Jailed Up to 99 Years for Abortions

With a majority conservative Supreme Court, some states are pushing draconian legislation to try and get Roe v. Wade overturned. One of the most extremely anti-abortion proposals in the country is coming before Alabama lawmakers in a public hearing on Wednesday before the ironically-named House Health Committee that is determined…

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Scientists Name Abbott a Top Workplace

Originally Published by Abbott. What do scientists at Abbott do They create tiny, life-saving devices for baby’s hearts, seek out neurons that cause Parkinson’s and develop tests for Zika. They invent wearable sensors that eliminate the need for painful fingerpricks for people with diabetes. They drive breakthroughs in infant formula…