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Jul

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A glance back: the Framingham Heart Study

Posted by on July 31st, 2018 0 comments

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Framingham Heart Study. It is named for the town of Framingham, MA from which the original cohort (there are now six groups of participants) of 5,209 men and women were recruited. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and it… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Health History, NIH, Public Health

Jul

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Could Your Favorite Snack be Causing Manic Episodes?

Posted by on July 26th, 2018 0 comments

Baseball season is in full swing and ballparks across the country are serving up a classic ballpark favorite – hot dogs.  In fact, it is estimated that baseball fans alone will con sume nearly 19 million hot dogs in 2018.  Could they be getting more than they bargain for with this ballpark food choice? A… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Research

Jun

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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

Posted by on June 26th, 2018 0 comments

The World Health Organization has released the newest version of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.  The ICD tracks health trends and statistics globally.  The nearly 55,000 unique codes identify injuries, diseases, symptoms, and causes of death.  These codes are the common language that health care professionals use to share information worldwide. This new version… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, EHR, Electronic Resources, Evaluation, General (all entries), Health History, Public Health, Resources

Jun

19

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New Research Looks at Long-Term Impact of Tonsillectomies

Posted by on June 19th, 2018 0 comments

When I was in grade school, it seemed as if nearly every kid would miss a week of school to have their tonsils removed. They would return to school bragging about their recovery spent eating ice cream, drinking milkshakes, and watching cartoons.  I can almost acutely recall being jealous of these classmates.  After reading new… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Research

May

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All of Us

Posted by on May 17th, 2018 0 comments

Over the past couple of weeks, you may have hear about a new research program that the NIH has launched.  All of Us endeavors to enroll 1 million or more adults to participate in a research study.  Data from this study will be used to further advance the practice of precision medicine. Precision medicine allows… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Data, General (all entries), NIH, Precision Medicine, Public Health, Research

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