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Healthcare analytics, telemedicine drove VC funding in 2019

Jul 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Mercom Capital Group's latest numbers also suggest that upcoming IPOs could cast a long shadow on the direction of digital health...
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Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit'

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
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Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More LivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
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Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
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Skelaxin vs. Valium

Jul 17, 2019 , RxList
Skelaxin (metaxalone) and Valium (diazepam) are prescribed for the short-term treatment of painful muscle spasms....
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More Evidence That Socializing Helps Protect the Aging Brain

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Evidence That Socializing Helps Protect the Aging BrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why'

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene depicting a youth suicide from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday....
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Would You Like a Lizard With That Salad?

Jul 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers analyzed online news between 2003 and 2018 and found 40 articles about U.S. consumers discovering live, dead or severed parts of animals in their...
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Don’t miss this week’s late deadline for PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards

Jul 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The last chance to enter is this Friday, July 19 at 11:59 p.m. Central time. Enter to earn recognition for your captivating content. The post Don’t miss this week’s late deadline for PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Skelaxin vs. Soma

Jul 17, 2019 , RxList
Skelaxin (metaxalone) and Soma (carisoprodol) are skeletal muscle relaxant prescribed for the short-term treatment of painful muscle spasms....
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Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is Tough

Jul 17, 2019 , WebMD
New research suggests that the reason why it's hard to keep weight off lies far back in human evolution, with an anti-starvation mechanism that primes the body to store...
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Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk

Jul 17, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older...
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Heeding The Call For Better Technology, Dollars Flow Into 911 Communications

Jul 17, 2019 , Forbes
Tech companies looking to serve first responders are benefiting from cloud, 5G and Internet of...
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HIV Lurking in Spinal Fluid Linked to Thinking Problems

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: HIV Lurking in Spinal Fluid Linked to Thinking ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioid Epidemic Doubled Number of U.S. Kids Sent to Foster Care

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioid Epidemic Doubled Number of U.S. Kids Sent to Foster CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Boston-based startup Soom launches app to alert patients, providers to medical device recalls

Jul 17, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The app will let users scan a device's barcode to bring up safety...
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The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier LivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Humira vs. Duobrii

Jul 17, 2019 , RxList
Humira (adalimumab) and Duobrii (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion are used to treat plaque...
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Working towards a future where people can live (and die) healthy

Jul 17, 2019 , Mobile Health News
 An interview with Tomoko Inoue, CEO of OMRON...
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