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Hospital M&A Deals Slow in 2018

Jan 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 11—Hospital transactions declined in 2018, amid a shift in the most active types of organizations....
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Early research on Apple's Health Records service suggests patients generally like it

Jan 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers at UC San Diego surveyed patients to see how they like Apple's Health Records...
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This $1,300 smart crib that rocks your baby to sleep is now available to rent

Jan 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dr. Harvey Karp, author of "Happiest Baby on the Block," built a high-tech crib that can soothe a baby to sleep with the push of a...
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Huawei reportedly fires an employee in Poland following charges of espionage

Jan 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Chinese tech giant Huawei told The Wall Street Journal that it fired sales director Wang...
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CDC says it's another bad flu season with up to 7.3 million people sick so far

Jan 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
While the numbers are milder than last season, the CDC's "influenza like illness level" last week was elevated at 4.1 percent, almost twice national...
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Marijuana grower Tilray soars more than 20% after Peter Thiel-backed fund says it won't sell

Jan 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privateer Holdings says it "strongly believes in Tilray's long-term global growth strategy and pioneering role" in legal...
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Study Supports Enhanced Screening Prior to Invasive Heart Disease Imaging

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Better screening could reduce unnecessary tests and procedures in patients being evaluated for heart disease, study...
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Apple will disrupt the health sector as the iPhone did wireless, former CEO John Sculley says

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Tim Cook is "absolutely onto something" in health services and "it may well be the great legacy that he's talking about," former Apple CEO John Sculley...
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Jeff Vinik thinks cannabis stocks are a bad idea: 'Nobody's going to make money'

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Star investor Jeff Vinik, who just announced the revival of his hedge fund, doesn't see any money in cannabis...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders says 'we will end' Big Pharma 'greed' in legislative push to cut drug prices

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The bills, led by Sanders and Reps. Elijah Cummings and Ro Khanna, would permit Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to negotiate lower prices for drugs under Medicare Part D, the federal program for prescription drug...
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Jan. 14-18: Focus Falls on Medicare Finances

Jan 11, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 10—As Congress’s primary Medicare advisory panel meets next week to recommend 2020 payment rates, new research has identified a leading cost challenge in the program. ...
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With no end in sight for the shutdown, thousands of federal workers file for unemployment

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Unemployment offices across the country are reporting an uptick in claims from federal workers. President Donald Trump has said the stalemate could persist for "months or even...
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New research shows Coke has led efforts by US junk food companies to shape China's obesity policy

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Coca-Cola has led efforts by American junk food companies, including PepsiCo, Nestle and McDonald's, to quietly shape China's nutrition policy to favor exercise over healthier eating in curbing the nation's obesity problem, new research...
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Readmissions Penalty Program May Be Having Little Effect

Jan 11, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 9—Medicare’s $500 million readmissions penalty program may have cut readmissions by only half as much as the half-million that previously was estimated—or not cut them at all, according to new research....
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Flu Vaccination Boosts Survival for Patients with Heart Failure

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
The flu shot reduced risk of death by 18% in patients with heart failure, Danish study...
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Women Wait Longer to Seek Treatment for Heart Attack, Study Finds

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Experts urge women to call 911 at first signs of heart attack, based on study that highlights delays in...
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Obese Mothers are Twice as Likely to Have a Baby with Congenital Heart Defects

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study confirms the link between maternal obesity and risk of congenital heart...
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Government shutdown slows FDA inspections, food safety watchdogs warn of outbreak risks

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA has stopped a large portion of its safety inspections, as about 41 percent of the organization's 17,000 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government's...
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Sleep Apnea is Common in Black Adults with Uncontrolled Hypertension

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Treating underlying sleep problems could improve hypertension...
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This smartphone app can detect an opioid overdose and save your life

Jan 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can detect an opioid overdose. Called Second Chance, the app accurately detects overdose-related symptoms by monitoring breathing patterns, then sends an alert so Narcan can be administered in...
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