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Epilepsy Caused Actor Cameron Boyce’s Fatal Seizure, Family Says

On July 6, 20-year-old actor Cameron Boyce was found unresponsive in his home and pronounced dead at the scene by authorities. The TV star was best known for his roles in Disney Channel’s Jessie and the Descendants television movies. His family said Boyce suffered a seizure triggered by epilepsy, an ongoing medical condition for which… Read More »

Trump’s transparency order could ‘backfire’ if not coupled with quality data, expert says

It’s been over a week since President Trump signed an executive order mandating hospitals to give patients prices for services based on their negotiated rates with insurers — enough time for industry experts to digest the news and analyze its ramifications for consumers and the healthcare system. As with many political issues, opinions on the… Read More »

Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Nutrition knowledge is essential for today’s physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—points out that overweight, diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer are driven by unhealthful diets, and that most doctors… Read More »

Health care for undocumented immigrants may ‘haunt’ Dems against Trump, says ex-Sen. Evan Bayh

Support among many of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls of government health care for undocumented immigrants may prove damaging in the eventual race against President Donald Trump, former Sen. Evan Bayh told CNBC on Monday. “That particular position may come back to haunt them in the general election,” said the Indiana Democrat who also served as… Read More »