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Like you, we’re keeping an eye on news – especially the bits that could affect our health or the well-being of our families. But let’s face it, those stories don’t always get to what it means. That’s why the Premier Health Now team came up with this idea to give you more insights into the headlines you and your friends will be talking about. Whether the story is close to home or far away, whether it causes worry or makes you smile, we invite you to check in with Premier Health Now to get the "so what" behind the day’s news.

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Stories from December 2017

The Party Crasher: Holiday Heart Syndrome

12/18/2017 | Comments | Heart

Celebrating the holidays with family and friends does your heart good. Overeating and drinking too much alcohol while you party, though, can interrupt your good cheer with a condition called “holiday heart syndrome.” This condition is characterized by a fluttering in the chest, an irregular heart...

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Why Facebook is Scanning Your Posts for Suicidal Clues

12/8/2017 | Comments | Technology, Emotional Health

Your Facebook posts, video and live streams are now under continual surveillance, Facebook execs announced in late November. With the help of computer software, the company has begun scanning for phrases like “Are you OK?” or “Can I help?” that may indicate a Facebook user is having suicidal...

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Dayton Tesla Test Yields Not-So-Shocking Results

12/5/2017 | Comments | Heart, Technology

What impact might electric vehicles have on patients with pacemakers or defibrillators? As modern technology continues to advance, could the things designed to save our lives somehow collide with those that make them more convenient? A group of patients at Good Samaritan Hospital (closed in...

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Source: Premier Health Now Team
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