Thyroid Disorders and Gynecologic Cancers: Is There a Link?

A study found that women with hyperthyroidism have a lower risk of developing gynecologic cancers compared to those without thyroid disorders. The study used data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database and followed women diagnosed with thyroid disease between 2000 and 2018. Women with hyperthyroidism had a significantly lower risk of gynecologic cancers,…

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Harnessing Supplements, Acupressure And Acupuncture

The author is an experienced acupressure specialist with over a decade of expertise in natural wellness. They have created AcupressureGuide.com and have helped countless individuals overcome stress, chronic pain, and sleeplessness through daily acupressure practice. The content explores the importance of lowering cortisol levels for overall well-being and provides 5 quick and effective ways to…

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Health Bulletin 02/ March/ 2024

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WebMD Bolsters Patient Engagement Offerings Through New Acquisition

WebMD has acquired Healthwise, an Idaho-based nonprofit provider of health education content and patient engagement tools. The deal, announced on Thursday, did not disclose financial details. Healthwise’s assets will be integrated into WebMD Ignite, providing engagement tools to over 650 customers, such as Providence and Trinity Health. The acquisition follows WebMD’s 2020 purchase of The…

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NCHD Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

The NCHD Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists position is a temporary full-time post from July 2024 to July 2025. Applicants must have current Irish Medical Council Registration. Interested individuals can inquire with Sarah Foley or Caitlyn McGoldrick and submit their CVs via email or post. The closing date for applications is Friday, March 22, 2024, with…

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Release Updated Guidelines for the Treatment of Hip Osteoarthritis

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has updated their guidelines for managing hip osteoarthritis (OA), with modifications to 14 of the 23 recommendations for nonoperative treatment. Strong recommendations include the use of Tranexamic Acid for individuals undergoing hip replacement, while the use of intra-articular hyaluronic acid is strongly not recommended. Other recommendations cover oral…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Every first Friday in March, people wear blue to raise awareness for colorectal cancer. The campaign aims to remember those affected by the disease and promote early diagnosis for better survival rates. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US, with rates increasing in adults under 50. Symptoms include rectal…

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Q&A: Walgreens CMO on VillageMD closures

Walgreens’ VillageMD clinics in Florida and Illinois are closing as the company strives to increase profitability. Dr. Sashi Moodley, Walgreens’ Chief Medical Officer, discussed the company’s healthcare initiatives, including a new virtual care program available in nine states. The program offers direct-to-consumer services, aiming to provide a seamless experience for patients. Walgreens is focused on…

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Share Your Catholic Hospital Story With Us

Patients and clinicians are encouraged to share their experiences regarding care at Catholic hospitals and any constraints they may have experienced due to the “Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.” The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued these directives, which may impact the care provided at these hospitals. Patients and clinicians can…

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