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The 30 Highest-Paying Jobs in America-The best-paying job of all: anesthesiologist.

Source:aolnews The best-paying job of all: anesthesiologist. On average, anesthesiologists in the US earn an average annual salary of $246,320. According to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), these medical doctors are responsible for the safety and well being of patients before, during, and after surgery. In the US, they’re required to complete a four-year undergraduate college degree, four years ...

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Strengthening Experiences from Patients while Dying

By T. Jared Bunch, MD / www.everydayhealth.com In my medical practice there are many patients with advanced heart disease.  Most of my patients are elderly and have developed their heart disease later in their life.  As a physician who treats older patients with significant heart disease part of my practice involves end-of-life care and death.  Regardless of the nature of my practice, ...

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UN: Polio outbreak in Ukraine is a state of emergency

Source:AP KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev. In September, Ukraine announced two polio cases — the first in Europe since 2010. The U.N. health agency recommended that Ukraine declare a ...

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Decision paves way for WHO to assess malaria vaccine

Accra, July 31, GNA – PATH’s Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) says it welcomes the positive scientific opinion adopted by European regulatory authorities for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) candidate malaria vaccine Mosquirix™ (RTS,S) for prevention of malaria in young children aged 6 weeks to 17 months in sub-Saharan Africa. A statement copied to GNA said, PATH was joined in its response by leading ...

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26 new HIV infections occur every hour – Report

The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, according to new data released today by UNICEF. AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Among HIV-affected populations, adolescents are the only group for which the mortality figures are not decreasing. ...

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This High-Fat Food Can Lower Your Cholesterol

Source: everydayhealth.com A number of years ago during my first year of residency training, I was talking with a group of residents around 2 a.m., when the hospital employee cafeteria opened for about an hour to feed the night shift. We often worked 80 to 100 hours a week, and even at 1 a.m., food was a welcome gift for ...

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Charges Filed Against Makers of Nutritional Supplements

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay News   Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Criminal charges and civil injunctions have been filed against 117 makers and/or distributors of potentially dangerous dietary supplements, U.S. government agencies announced Tuesday. One of the targets of the investigation — conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Justice and other federal agencies — was USPlabs LLC ...

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Healthy Holiday Gifts

Source:everydayhealth.com 1 / 11 Give the Gift of Health Want to get your friends and loved ones on the path to good health for the New Year? This holiday, consider giving healthy gifts to encourage exercise, weight loss, and healthy habits. Don’t worry — you won’t have to break the bank to do it. There are many inexpensive and healthy holiday gifts that ...

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