Tag Archives: Causes

Unsecured portal causes breach for nearly 70,000

An error by a business associate working with Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Mo., has resulted in potential breach of records of 67,493 patients. The business associate’s Internet-facing portal, which contained electronic images of protected health information (PHI) was improperly secured and may have enabled unauthorized persons to access the records. After the error was… Read More »

What causes dark urine?

Urine consists of excess water and waste products that the kidneys filter from the blood. It can range from pale yellow to dark amber depending on the ratio of water to waste products. Many things can affect the color of urine. Most of these are harmless, but a change in color can sometimes signal a… Read More »

Bad breath: What causes it and what to do about it

Almost everyone experiences bad breath once in a while. But for some people, bad breath is a daily problem, and they struggle to find a solution. Approximately 30% of the population complains of some sort of bad breath. Halitosis (Latin for “bad breath”) often occurs after a garlicky meal or in the morning after waking.… Read More »