10 Swimwear Brands That Will Make Your Instagram Pop

Ethically and locally made in Vancouver, BC, Londrė is a travel-inspired line of swimwear boasting multi-functional designs that hold up to chlorine, salt, and sand. Whether you wear yours solo while sunbathing, with shorts for touring, or dressed up for seaside cocktails, each silhouette is double lined with recycled fabric and features anti-bacterial, anti-odor, and…

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New method to assess platelet health could help ER doctors

VIDEO: UW researchers have created a novel system that can measure platelet function within two minutes and can help doctors determine which trauma patients might need a blood transfusion upon being… view more  Emergency room doctors often have only a few minutes to determine which patients are in need of a blood transfusion. But currently doctors…

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Scientists delineate pathway that helps us make antibodies

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 13, 2019) — Our bodies are continuously concocting specific antibodies to thwart invaders like a virus or even pollen, and scientists have new information about how the essential production gets fired up and keeps up. It’s a key protective mechanism that the scientists want to better understand with the long-term goal of…

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ASTRO releases updated radiation oncology safety guide

ARLINGTON, Va., March 13, 2019 — In conjunction with Patient Safety Awareness Week, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) published an update today to its framework for safe and effective radiation therapy treatment. The comprehensive reference guide, Safety is No Accident: A Framework for Quality Radiation Oncology and Care, is available for download at…

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Cleveland Clinic Nevada joins international clinical trial investigating RRMS treatment

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is now recruiting participants for a new, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis treatment trial, DELIVER-MS. The purpose of the global, multi-center study, led by Cleveland Clinic, is to compare the benefits and risks of two common treatment approaches for multiple sclerosis to determine which is the better course. The…

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New Generic Blood Pressure Drug Is Approved to Relieve Shortages

The Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that it had approved a new generic version of the widely used blood pressure drug Diovan, or valsartan, which has been in short supply following recalls made because of chemical contamination. The new version is being made by Alkem Laboratories Limited, based in Mumbai, India. “The F.D.A.…

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Medical News Today: What’s the best shower frequency?

In many parts of the world, taking a shower every day tends to be the norm. However, from a strictly medical perspective, it is not necessary for most people to shower this frequently. Personal hygiene does provide health benefits, and most people do need to shower regularly. In addition to its use for routine washing…

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Undermines His H.I.V. Plan, Experts Say

President Trump’s 2020 budget request of an extra $291 million to fight the spread of H.I.V., experts said on Tuesday, will not be remotely sufficient to meet the goal he announced in his State of the Union address: to nearly eliminate the AIDS epidemic in the United States within 10 years. Mr. Trump’s plan focuses…

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Grounded 737 Max 8s but Not Chaos, for Airline Passengers

[Read live updates on the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Boeing 737 Max 8 bans here.] As he waited on Tuesday morning to board Southwest Flight 2315 from Oakland to Los Angeles, William Gonzales learned that the plane that he was about to board was a Boeing 737 Max 8. “This is the Max?” Mr.…

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