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What does caffeine do to your body, what are the side effects, and how much is too much?

CommentsTo post comments please <br>log in register or Login with facebookSubheadline: We have everything you need to know about caffeine – the chemical …

Mayo Clinic

Flu Shots At Camden County Senior Citizens Health Fair

The Senior Health Fair will feature dozens of health information tables, games and prizes and lunch for all senior citizens.<p>CHERRY HILL, NJ — Camden …

Camden

Hospital Insider PHI Theft Case: Lessons to Learn

Experts Offer Insights on Preventive Measures Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • September 18, 2018<p>A case involving alleged insider theft of …

Personal Information

Independence Blue Cross Notifies Customers Of Data Breach

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter<p><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – Independence Blue Cross, LLC (Independence) is providing notice to certain members of a recent …

Blue Cross

Patient Portals: Improving The Health Of Older Adults By Increasing Use And Access

<i>Editor’s Note: This article is the second in an occasional series that will be published over the next year on Health Affairs Blog responding to and</i> …

University of Michigan

Canada opioid deaths hits 8,000

OTTAWA (AFP) -<p>More than 1,000 Canadians died of an apparent opioid overdose in the first three months of this year, bringing the toll since the public health crisis erupted in 2016 to 8,000, the public health agency said Tuesday.<p>"The latest data suggest that the crisis is not abating," the agency …

British Columbia

Some students quit mental health medication when they get to college. Here’s why that’s so dangerous.

When her daughter was in high school, Susan Hein occasionally asked if she was remembering to take her antidepressants. But Hein didn't count pills. …

Mental Disorders

Beer boss: Mandatory alcohol labelling should respect EU food information to consumers law

If EU legislators decide to move away from self-regulation in the area of alcohol labelling, the legislation should respect the EU Food Information …

NGOs

Insiders Continue to be Data Theft’s Best Friend

Some of the most damaging attacks to hit organizations over the last several years weren’t caused by outside threat actors. They originated from …

Employment

Convention Q&A: Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction

Posted By AHIMA Staff on Sep 18, 2018<p>The 2018 AHIMA convention session “Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction” will take place …

Data Modeling

MiraCosta's 4-year Biomanufacturing Program Helps Meet Need

MiraCosta College is one of 15 community colleges in California taking part in a pilot program that offers bachelor's degrees to help students get …

San Diego

What patients think of companies selling their DNA

A new survey reveals public attitudes toward potential commercial use of their DNA, blood, and tissue samples.<p>Recently, the almost 5 million people …

Health

Almost all Canadians would benefit from palliative care. Only one in seven can actually access it at end-of-life

An estimated 89 per cent of Canadians could benefit from palliative care in the last year of life. But only 15 per cent are actually getting it.<p>That’s a pretty damning commentary on the state of end-of-life care in this country, and it only tells part of the story.<p>The new data, published Wednesday …

Canadian News

Don't Look To Blockchain To Solve Healthcare's Interoperability Woes

Many people believe blockchain is going to solve all of the world’s problems including something that has plagued the healthcare industry for decades: interoperability of medical records and data. While blockchain and interoperability of medical records could have a symbiotic relationship, there is …

Health Care

What Health Care Organizations and Their Attorneys Need to Know About GDPR Implementation

What Health Care Organizations and Their Attorneys Need to Know About GDPR Implementation<p>Date / Time<p>Oct 4 2018, 1:00 PM EDT<br>• Add to calendar<p>1:00 PM EDT<p>•<p>…

Law

A total letup: The Apple Watch Series 4

It’s almost a full week after Apple’s event and the Macalope still hasn’t dug out from the pile of goofball predictions made before it.Writing for …

Apple Watch

HSE reports increase in HPV vaccination rates

The HSE has reported an increase in HPV vaccination rates, with provisional national uptake levels at 65%.<p>It said two in every three girls are now …

World Health Organization

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Independence Blue Cross report breaches | SC Media

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is blaming a vendor for a breach that compromised the personal health information of 1,567 people …

Health Care

Judge Sides With FTC, Rules 'Gag Clauses' Illegal

Weight-loss marketer Roca Labs engaged in an unfair practice by attempting to stifle reviews by consumers, a federal judge has ruled.<p>"Because …

Weight Loss

A Teen Just Like Christine Blasey Ford Is Being Assaulted Right Now

If sex ed programs taught consent, they could minimize the type of criminal behavior Brett Kavanaugh is being accused of.<p>Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that Brett Kavanaugh pinned her down, covered her mouth and groped her in high school is a common story.<p>Every teenage girl has been treated …

High School

The Application Of AI To Augment Physicians And Reduce Burnout

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to medicine. Whether explicitly or implicitly, much of …

Medical Research

We fed Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Why couldn’t President Trump?

<i>José Andrés is the founder of World Central Kitchen and the co-author, with Richard Wolffe, of “We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time.”</i><p>In recent days, President Trump declared the U.S. response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico an “unsung …

Opinion

Death Of The Fax Machine: Three IT Challenges Standing In The Way Of Fax's Ultimate Destruction

You can get almost any product in the world online. You can order food from your favorite restaurants on your phone. You can get psychiatric consultations, telehealth services and meet the love of your life by swiping right on the appropriate apps.<p>But when it comes to transferring patient health …

Health Care

Beyond Dr Google: the search for health in a digital world

Professor Deborah Lupton was a third-year sociology undergraduate at ANU when she studied two subjects that would set the direction of her academic …

Digital Health

AHA Issues Heart Health Information in Preparation for Hurricane Florence

Student Aidan Spitzer raised $23K to buy trauma kits for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.<p>Florence continues its path of destruction with at …

Olive Garden

7 EHR usability, safety challenges—and how to overcome them

A report from the AMA, Pew Charitable Trusts and Medstar Health, <i>Ways to Improve Electronic Health Record Safety</i>, identifies shortfalls with EHR …

Health Care

A Nonprofit Breaches Patient Health Information Privacy and Pays the Price

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>1 Shares<p>Compliance and Safety LLC. [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons<p>September 12, 2018; Becker’s Hospital Review<p>Breaches …

Nonprofits

Haight Bey Releases Totem™ 2.0, a Security Assessment Tool Built and Priced Specifically for Small Businesses

OGDEN, Utah, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Haight Bey & Associates is excited and proud to announce the release of Totem™ 2.0, a small-business IT security plan and assessment management tool that ensures your organization is at low risk for cybersecurity compromise. Totem is built upon the US …

Small Business

Putting Healthcare Back Into the Hands of Users — HealthHub App

A UX case study on redesigning of HealthHub app.<p><b>Disclaimer:</b> <i>This brief was created by the General Assembly (GA) course.</i><b><br>Team members:</b> <i>Elaine, Tom, and</i> …

Health Records

Health Information Exchange: The Missing Links

Making bigger advances in implementing nationwide health information exchange will require a multipronged effort, including getting patients more …

Software