Shirley Bernal

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Managing Health Care Costs with Consumer-Driven Health Plans

Posted by Ted Haughey on August 15, 2014<p>With the fall season soon approaching, the thoughts of many employers have turned towards their employee …

Health Care

Three Simple Steps: Managing Health Care Costs

At every turn, it seems, there's bad news about health care costs:<p>America has the highest health care costs among the 34 member nations of the …

9 ObamaCare-Agnostic Health Care Stocks

I’m pretty sure that the Affordable Care Act (or ACA, also known as ObamaCare) is going to create some great investment opportunities, but I have no idea what the ultimate effects of the new government programs will be on the different individual stocks and groups of stocks in the health care …

Orgasm for dummies: Neuroscience explains why sex feels good

New brain studies explain how pleasure really works — and the amazing science behind amazing pleasure<p>Before I realized what was happening, the patient reached down between my legs and grabbed my genitals. It was 1985, in the middle of the night during my medicine internship. I was working about 110 …

Where did syphilis come from?

Did Columbus bring the disease back with him from the New World, or was it in Europe all along? Katherine Wright, winner of the Wellcome Trust science writing prize 2013, investigates<p>Last month, Katherine Wright was awarded the Wellcome Trust science writing prize at a ceremony at the Observer's …

Why Are Today's Teens More Susceptible To Genital Herpes?

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 10/17/2013 07:47 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Teens today may be more susceptible to one type of genital herpes infection once they become sexually active than teens in years past, a new study suggests.<p>In the study, adolescents ages 14 to 19 who had their blood …

How to Start an IV | Starting an IV Clinical Nursing Skills

Registered nurses (RNs) learn in nursing school the nursing skill on <b>how to start an IV</b>. A nurse cannot afford not to learn the skill of starting an …

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Nursing Support

‘Electronic Skin’ Tracks Vitals, Delivers Meds and Reports Data

A new multifunctional wearable device, described as “electronic skin” that can not only take vital signs but deliver medications when needed, is taking previous reports of flexible, paper-thin electronic devices that stick onto patients to the next level.<p>Sensors, like this one held by University of …

Poor infection control procedures lead to HIV transmissions at haemodialysis centre in Saudi Arabia

Breaches in infection control procedures were associated with genetically linked HIV transmissions among people receiving haemodialysis in Saudi …

Public Health

One more cup of coffee a day could cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.<p>Researchers from Harvard University found that people who increased their coffee consumption by at least one cup per day over a period of years were 11% less likely to get Type 2 diabetes compared with …

Diabetes

New NHS boss: service must become world leader in personalised medicine

Simon Stevens will use first policy speech to say NHS must embrace treatment that uses patient's genetic profile<p>The NHS's new boss will on Wednesday urge the service to become a world leader in personalised medicine, which uses a patient's genetic profile to devise better treatments.<p>Simon Stevens, …

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Health Tip: Diving with Diabetes

Nearly 26 million Americans in the US have diabetes. Seventy nine million have pre-diabetes. Decades ago, diabetes raised a red flag among dive …