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More than 12 MILLION women are living with depression
More than 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men in the US suffer from the mood disorder, according to a new CDC report The condition disrupts the day-to-day activities of 80 percent of those it plagues, impairing depressed men and women equally Rates of depression from this large survey remained consistent between 2013 and 2016, and echoed figures from previous years More than 12.5 million women live with depression in the US - double the number of men who suffer from the condition - according to the latest figures from the CDC.
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Playing Doctor
By AL LEWIS In a deep dark recess of today's Federal Register, large corporations just quietly received permission to "play doctor" with their employees. They can now impose even more draconian and counterproductive wellness schemes on their workers than they already do.
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About Diabetes
"Diabetes mellitus," more commonly referred to as "diabetes," is a condition that causes blood sugar to rise to dangerous levels: a fasting blood glucose of 126 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or more. Most of the food you eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for your body to use for energy.
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Hospitals taking precautions with blood thinner
(CNN) -- The blood thinner heparin may have contributed to the death of a toddler in Nebraska last week, according to the hospital that treated her. It's not the first time the drug has been linked to medical crises involving infants.
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Rising autopsies, declining facilities challenge ME's office
A high number of homicides and drug overdose deaths this year is pushing the workload of the Milwaukee County medical examiner's office to record levels even as it is understaffed with employees working under "repellent" conditions, Chief Medical Examiner Brian Peterson said.
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Medical professionals praise work of hospital staff during San Bernardino mass shooting
As soon as the first emergency call came into Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, emergency room personnel began bracing for the worst case scenario. The hospital was told there were as many as 20 victims, but it was unclear how many were being transported to the Colton hospital.
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Lawmaker touts Cuban medical school as fix for rural doctor shortage
Just north of Greenville, farmers in rural Henderson County grow 65 percent of all the apples in North Carolina - the seventh largest aggregate crop in the country.
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San Diego medical marijuana dispensary hit with $1.8-million fine
A Pacific Beach medical marijuana dispensary has been hit with a $1.8-million penalty for operating outside of San Diego's zoning regulations, the largest fine against a dispensary in city history. That more than doubles the total amount of dispensary-related judgments the city has collected to date. On Nov.
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