Putting the Glam in Mammogram

When Shawna Peters, a cybersecurity recruiter in St. Paul, Minn., heard about a V.I.P. night including chair massages and goody bags with mints, lip balms and pedicure accessories, she signed right up. Nevermind that she’d have to get a mammogram to earn those perks. Mammograms are such a literal pain — unless you are the…

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Can Menopause Ever Be Sexy?

A couple of months ago, Sonsoles Gonzalez, a former Procter & Gamble Company executive, introduced a line of hair-care products she had been working on for several years. The upscale collection, which includes shampoos, hair masks and conditioners, comes packaged in trim boxes of marine blue and goldenrod in a blobby pattern that could call…

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Henry Ford Stroke Centers earn American Heart Association quality awards

IMAGE: A sign near the entrance of Henry Ford Health System’s Harris Stroke Center. view more  All five of Henry Ford Health System’s hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke recently earned an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® recognition, which recognizes the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most effective…

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ACR applauds bipartisan legislation to improve prior authorization oversight and use

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today applauded the introduction of the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 3107), a bipartisan bill to protect patients enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans from prior authorization requirements that needlessly delay or deny access to medically necessary care. The bipartisan legislation, which is sponsored by…

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