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The Ignore No More: ACTe Now! Campaign to address vast health disparities by seeking more inclusive approach to recruiting Black American patients for clinical trials and research CHICAGO — The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is proud to announce the launch of the Ignore No More: ACTe Now! (Advance Clinical Trials for Equity in Sarcoidosis) campaign. The goals of this campaign are…

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Relationships: Can Someone Fear Human Contact If They Had An Intrusive Caregiver?

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One thing that someone could often struggle with is feeling alone and isolated from others. During this time, they could be desperate for human contact and hope that they will soon spend time with another or a few others. However, if this was to take place, it doesn’t mean that their whole being would show up around another. In other…

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Comprensión de la fibrilación auricular: Vivir con y tratar una afección común

(Family Features) Un diagnóstico de fibrilación auricular (AFib) puede ser aterrador, pero no tiene por qué impedirle disfrutar de la vida. Aprender más sobre la condición y las opciones de tratamiento puede afectar significativamente su pronóstico y calidad de vida. La AFib es el tipo más común de arritmia cardíaca o ritmo cardíaco anormal. Ocurre cuando las cavidades superiores del…

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2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games Athletes and U.S. Army General Lead Torch Parade at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. /PRNewswire/ — Walt Disney World Resort proudly hosted 2022 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games athletes on Thursday, celebrating the arrival of the Warrior Games with a parade at Magic Kingdom Park. Commanding General of United States Army’s Training and Doctrine Command General Paul E. Funk joined several athletes in serving as Grand Marshals for the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade and…

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Nearly One-Third of All Gym-Goers Have Still Not Returned to the Gym Since the Pandemic

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UpSwell Marketing’s recent fitness survey revealed many still have not returned to the gym and don’t currently have plans to rejoin MARIETTA, Ga. /PRNewswire/ — UpSwell Marketing, a full-service marketing agency focused on helping gyms attract new members and improve member retention, today released the results of their recent fitness consumer survey. These insights help to uncover the new mindset and behaviors…

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Three-Year Data on World’s Smallest Heart Device Show Benefits of Fixing Holes in Newborn Hearts Without Surgery

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Results reinforce that Amplatzer Piccolo™ Occluder is safe and effective for closing an opening in the heart known as a “patent ductus arteriosus” (PDA) in newborns Study found low adverse event rates following a Piccolo procedure, showing additional benefit of the device that can help babies avoid riskier surgery A PDA is present in approximately 1 in 2,000 births1 ABBOTT…

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How COVID-19 Could Help People Relate to Sea Level Rise

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Newswise — The COVID-19 pandemic offered a unique opportunity for climate change experts to relate sea level rise to the general public. In her recent paper “Translated Emission Pathways (TEPs): Long-Term Simulations of COVID-19 CO2 Emissions and Thermosteric Sea Level Rise Projections,” published in “Earth’s Future,” Texas Tech University‘s Ting Lin did exactly that.  Working with undergraduate McNair Scholar Alan R. Gonzalez, Lin,…

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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Activates Partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to Expand Black Representation in Health Care

Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is one of seven sites in the nation to host the training program SEATTLE and TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) is launching an undergraduate medical training program for students from Morehouse School of Medicine. Virginia Mason Medical Center is one of seven sites in the nation, and the only site in the Pacific Northwest,…

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Help Discover the Next Breakthrough Medical Treatment

(Family Features) Without clinical trials, the medicines millions of people rely on to treat or cure diseases would not have become available. Clinical trials examine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments in people, and this research plays a key role in developing ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases. Why Diversity is Important in Clinical Trials To ensure new…

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National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Health Promotion Council Launch Media Campaign Promoting the Use of Text Messaging to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Among Pennsylvanians

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Multi-Channel Public Health Outreach Campaign Aims to Increase Health Literacy and Accessibility for One Million High-Risk Black and Hispanic Residents PHILADELPHIA and PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To address the public health crisis of skyrocketing diabetes among Black and Hispanic Pennsylvanians who develop diabetes at greater prevalence, the Health Promotion Council (HPC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) have joined forces…

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