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CBD company Green Growth Brands is taking over malls, to open 70 shops in Brookfield deal

Jun 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Green Growth Brands plans to open more than 70 shops selling products infused with CBD at Brookfield Properties' U.S. malls this...
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Tilray surges on plan to release 75 million shares held by cannabis company backed by Peter Thiel

Jun 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privateer holds 75 million Tilray shares worth roughly $2.91 billion at Friday's closing price of $38.80. That stake was worth more than $16.05 billion at the company's peak price of $214.06 in...
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Screen Time and Inactivity on the Rise

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Americans spend more time sitting in front of the TV or computer than ever before, despite known health...
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New Drug Proven Safe and Effective in Children with Type 2 Diabetes

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Diabetes drug liraglutide is effective but carries some risk of side effects, shows clinical...
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Stress From Workplace Violence Linked to Increased Heart Risks

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Bullying and violence in the workplace increase blood pressure, heart rate and...
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Taking Care of Your Teeth Benefits Heart Health

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Frequent tooth brushing and dental visits could reduce risk for heart disease, finds study of a large Korean...
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Skipping Breakfast Nearly Doubles Risk for Heart-Related Death

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Long-term study of U.S. adults underscores why the morning meal may be the most important of the...
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New Sugar Labels to Prevent 1 Million Cases of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Highlighting added sugars for consumers will save both lives and money over the next 20...
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Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in 'unusual' move

Jun 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walgreens said in a letter reviewed by CNBC it would no longer subsidize medical benefits for former employees who hadn't turned 64 by March...
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Marijuana use among baby boomers rose tenfold over decade as seniors use pot for medical ailments

Jun 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
Cannabis use in older U.S. adults is rising, but many baby boomers are reporting difficulties attaining it, according to a recent...
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Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram

Jun 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly using influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain...
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June 10-14: See what events are coming in healthcare

Jun 08, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums and deadlines for the week of June...
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Interval Training Gets Patients in Shape After a Heart Attack

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Workouts alternating between low- and high-intensity help patients in cardiac rehab trim excess abdominal...
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Imaging Scans for Cancer Provide Useful Information About Heart Health

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Life-saving information about cardiovascular risk is overlooked about half of the...
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Timing, details unclear for executive order on price transparency

Jun 07, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
An expected executive order on healthcare price transparency continues to change, even as its release has been delayed, say policy watchers.An expected executive order on healthcare price transparency continues to change, even as its release has been delayed, say policy...
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Fitness is a Strong Predictor of Survival in Adults Over 70

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Traditional risk factors are so common in older people that they become almost meaningless for predicting future...
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Implantable Monitor Identifies Heart Attacks Earlier, Reduces Delay in Treatment

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
“Symptom-to-door” time—how long it takes to get to hospital after symptoms arise—is reduced by nearly half in study of high-risk...
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Study Supports Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment in All Adults with Diabetes

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Intensive blood pressure treatment isn't just for high-risk patients with type 2...
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Red and Processed Meats Increase Risk for Heart Disease

Jun 07, 2019 , CardioSmart
Not all animal products threaten heart health, finds European study of 500,000...
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