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Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer
A new study examines the effect of grape compounds in mice and human cells. The compounds suppress cancer stem cells, which may drive cancerous tumors.


Better pain management needed in emergency rooms
The effectiveness of acupuncture for treating acute back or ankle pain in the emergency department is comparable with that of pharmacotherapy, but neither treatment, either alone or in combination...


Yoga just as good as physical therapy for low back pain
A new trial establishes that yoga is "statistically as effective" as physical therapy for treating chronic low back pain.


Meditation and yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions which cause stress, new study suggests
Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don't simply relax us; they can 'reverse' the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a...


Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress
Mind-body interventions - such as yoga and meditation - reverse changes in gene expression that trigger stress and related health conditions, study finds.



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Health insurance articles

Emergency room patients routinely overcharged, study finds
An analysis of billing records for more than 12,000 emergency medicine doctors across the United States shows that charges varied widely, but that on average, adult patients are charged 340 percent...


More than 8 million children could face higher insurance costs without CHIP
More than 8 million children enrolled in the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) could be at risk of losing coverage if federal funding for the program is not extended this year.


Time for physicians to prepare for impending appropriate use mandate
Within a year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement a provision in the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) that requires physicians to consult appropriate use...


Trump's policies set to damage health and science, warns The BMJ
The BMJ warns that Trump's administration "is acting in ways that will suppress research and limit communication on scientific topics that it deems politically inconvenient.


Many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use for financial reasons
A new analysis indicates that many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use (including skipping doses or requesting cheaper medications) for financial reasons.


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