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Cigna earmarks $5 million in grants to reduce child food insecurity

The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofit organizations working to reduce child food insecurity to apply for funding through its Healthier Kids For Our Future grant program. The program will provide grants to community organizations totaling up to $ 5 million over the next year. WHAT’S THE IMPACT Without proper nutrition, children face significant health risks.… Read More »

MGH: E-consults can streamline, simplify care and reduce need for visits

A study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that electronic consultations (e-consults) in allergy and immunology can simplify the process of providing the most appropriate care, often reducing the need for in-person specialist visits. The paper, which has been published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, reports on the… Read More »

VTA-DBS May Reduce Refractory Chronic Cluster Headache Frequency, Intensity – Clinical Pain Advisor

Deep brain stimulation in the ventral tegmental area (VTA-DBS) may effectively reduce the frequency and intensity of refractory chronic cluster headache and alleviate anxiety associated with headaches, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. A total of 18 consecutive patients with cluster headache who underwent VTA-DBS were included in the study. Patients were assessed prior… Read More »

Lift Weights for Healthy Liver! Strength Training May Help Reduce Fatty Liver Disease

Representational Purpose Only (Photo Credits: IANS) Brasilia, March 17: Besides being beneficial for heart, strength training can also reduce accumulation of fat in liver and improve blood glucose regulation, says a study on mice. The study, led by a team from the University of Campinas in Brazil, showed strength training can reduce fat stored in… Read More »

School-Based, Self-Managed Asthma Interventions May Reduce Hospitalizations

February 12, 2019 Share this content: School-based, self-managed, asthma interventions compared with no interventions may reduce mean hospitalizations. School-based, self-managed asthma interventions appear to reduce hospital admissions, the number of days children experience asthma symptoms, emergency department (ED) visits, and are likely lead to small improvements in asthma-related quality of life, according to a study… Read More »