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Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

Most providers not fully compliant with HIPAA access requirements, research shows

Dive Brief: More than half of providers sampled in a recent study failed to comply with the HIPAA right of access, according to research published Wednesday on medRxiv, a free online archive for unpublished health-related manuscripts. The study has not been peer-reviewed. The most common problem was providers not sending health records via email when… Read More »

Why The Research You’ve Read About On Smartphone Addiction May Be Wrong

Many studies concluding that people are “addicted” to their smartphones are flawed for a basic but unavoidably important reason, suggests a new research analysis. And ironically our phones are compiling clues pointing to this reason all the time. Researchers reviewed ten “addiction surveys” that claim to measure how much people use their smartphones and other immersive gadgets… Read More »