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Hacker seeking Palmetto Health payroll info puts patient data at risk

An email phishing incident at Palmetto Health resulted in unauthorized access to certain employee email accounts, potentially affecting protected health information. The Pensacola, Fla.-based system is notifying 23,811 patients that an apparent attempt by a hacker to gain access to payroll information may have also impacted their health information. Patients of Palmetto Health, which recently… Read More »

Men who eat a healthy diet cut risk of physical impairment by 25 percent

A person’s ability to maintain independence and physically care for themselves is an essential part of healthy aging. But few studies have examined how diet may allow some aging people to maintain physical function — everyday tasks such as bathing, getting dressed, carrying groceries, or walking up a flight of stairs — while others’ abilities… Read More »

Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »