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Viewpoints: Anti-Vaxxers Are Lost In World Of Many Conspiracy Theories; As Colon Cancer Increases So Should Life-Saving Screenings

Editorial writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: The Real Horror Of The Anti-Vaxxers How many studies do you have to throw at the vaccine hysterics before they quit? How much of a scientific consensus, how many unimpeachable experts and how exquisitely rational an argument must you present?… Read More »

InterSystems exec on distributed, data-intensive, rapidly changing world of health IT – Healthcare IT News

There are three primary factors driving health IT today: It is distributed, it is information-intensive, and it is changing rapidly, said Kathleen Aller, director of market strategy for healthcare at InterSystems. The vendor will be focusing on these and other health IT trends, including FHIR and AI, at HIMSS19 in February in Orlando. “The distributed… Read More »

One-quarter of people around the world at risk for a stroke after age 25, study reveals

Global risk of stroke is ‘startling’: One-quarter of people worldwide at risk for a stroke after age 25, new data reveals Scientists looked at stroke risk after age 25 in 195 countries from 1990 to 2016 The global risk increased from about 23% in 1990 to about 25% in 2016 China had the highest risk for… Read More »