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Measles ‘Perfect Storm’ Leads To Uptick In Immunization Rates On Island Known For Anti-Vaccine Views

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Anti-vaccine sentiments have been deeply rooted on Vashon, a Washington island known for its counterculture lifestyle. But education efforts, shifting views and recent measles cases in the state are driving vaccine rates up. News outlets report on other new measles cases as well as one of Whooping...
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9 steps for working with journalists

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The best pitches capitalize on positive relationships with media contacts built over years. Here’s how to develop these priceless connections. Reporters ask lots of questions. What if one happens to be, “Do you have time for a few questions?” If the story will be written about your organization with or without your participation, the answer […] The post 9 steps for working with journalists appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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When E-Cig Makers Offer Promotional Items, More Teens Likely to Vape

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: When E-Cig Makers Offer Promotional Items, More Teens Likely to VapeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Drummer's Death Inspires Grief-Stricken Bandmates to Rethink Rock 'n' Roll Lifestyle

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Drummer's Death Inspires Grief-Stricken Bandmates to Rethink Rock 'n' Roll LifestyleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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AAM submits comments at FDA public hearing on insulin biosimilars

May 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The AAM and the Biosimilars Council continue to urge the FDA to foster the development of biosimilar insulins. Read More...
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Report: Measuring PR’s value remains communicators’ top challenge

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A Muck Rack survey reveals that media relations savvy remains the most powerful skill in PR pros’ toolkit, but proving value to executives remains a struggle. PR pros are crucial to their organizations’ success, but most struggle to prove it through numbers or tie it to business results. Muck Rack’s “The State of PR 2019” […] The post Report: Measuring PR’s value remains communicators’ top challenge appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Love the Smell of a Cup o' Joe? Here's What That Reveals About You

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Love the Smell of a Cup o' Joe? Here's What That Reveals About YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Zebeta vs. Bystolic

May 21, 2019 , RxList
Zebeta (bisoprolol fumarate) and Bystolic (nebivolol) are beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents (beta-blockers) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure)....
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1 in 5 Kids Don't Strap on Helmets Before Biking

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 5 Kids Don't Strap on Helmets Before BikingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Suicide Rates Sharply Increase Among Young Girls, Study Finds

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
According to results of a new study, while suicide rates have increased among all youth, there has been a steep increase in young...
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Source Of California Gas Leak That Caused Mass Health Issues, Evacuations Identified By Investigators

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new report points to a corroded well lining at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility near Los Angeles as the culprit behind the environmental catastrophe in 2015 and 2016. The investigation also says SoCalGas, the company that runs the facility, failed to properly inspect 60 other well...
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Suicides Increase Among U.S. Kids, But More in Girls Than Boys

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Suicides Increase Among U.S. Kids, But More in Girls Than BoysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Purely Elizabeth Recalls Granola Products

May 21, 2019 , WebMD
A range of gluten-free granola products have been recalled by Purely Elizabeth because they may contain foreign matter such as glass, plastic or...
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Thousands Of Acute And Critical Care Nurses Gather In Orlando For Annual Conference Hosted By The American Association Of Critical-Care Nurses

May 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) brings together thousands of nurses this week in Orlando, Florida, at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2019) with the theme “Our Voice, Our Strength.” AACN President Lisa Riggs, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN......
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Little Caesars to use Impossible Foods' meatless sausages in pizzas

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
Little Caesars will use meatless sausages made by Impossible Foods in some of its pizzas, making it the latest food chain to tap into growing demand for plant-based alternatives to meat....
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Sera Labs introduces Seratopical skin care line

May 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Lewiston, Maine-based company is launching Seratopical, a five-product antiaging skin care line that soon will launch at major retailers that offer topical CBD products. Read More...
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Meet Rootine: A Personalized Vitamin Customized To Your DNA

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
Rootine Vitamins has provided an innovative way to customize vitamins regimens through DNA testing, blood levels and...
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Zebeta vs. Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol

May 21, 2019 , RxList
zebeta bisoprolol fumarate inderal hemangeol propranolol hydrochloride beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents beta-blockers used to treat hypertension high blood...
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Safety net hospitals issue warning about looming DSH cuts

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Faced with $4 billion in cuts to Medicaid uncompensated-care payments that start in October, some hospitals warn they may have to...
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Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York

May 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since...
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