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Researchers Report Acute Findings From Havana Embassy Phenomenon

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Beginning in late 2016, U.S. diplomats and family members stationed in Havana, Cuba, reported a number of sudden-onset symptoms, including dizziness, ear pain and tinnitus. They noted a high frequency, loud and very localized sound that sometimes followed them as they moved through a room. For the f......
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Driving With Dementia -- New Guidance For Doctors

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. 'Driving with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment' helps medical teams with the appropriate assessment and management of patients. Researchers from Newc......
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As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
The US’s position as a leader in the scientific community is not simply something to be proud of—it is essential to our future as a nation, and with every day that the shutdown continues, we fall a bit further...
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Brain's Cerebellum Found To Influence Addictive And Social Behavior

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online today in the journal Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, prove for the first time that the brain's cerebellum—long thought to be mainly involved in coordinating movement—helps control the brain's reward circuitry. The surprisin......
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'Missing link' in human history confirmed after long debate

Jan 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious fossils represent a "missing link" in humanity's family tree....
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Measles sickens 19 in Washington state. Portland Trail Blazers fans may have been exposed

Jan 20, 2019 , CNN Health
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Ditch Your Leisure To-Do List

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Ditch Your Leisure To-Do ListCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Frailty a Risk Factor for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Child Survivors Of Hodgkin Lymphoma Have Increased Risk Of Second Cancer

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma are at an increased risk of developing an entirely new cancer later in life, according to new research published in Cancer — the American Cancer Society’s international peer-reviewed scientific journal — and conducted at University of Alabama at Birmingham. W......
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Disrupted Sleep Plagues Hospital Patients, But New Program Might Help

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Disrupted Sleep Plagues Hospital Patients, But New Program Might HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Nearly 1 in 4 Antibiotic Rx Still Inappropriate in US

Jan 20, 2019 , RxList
Almost one quarter (23.2%) of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are inappropriate, according to an analysis of new diagnosis codes and insurance claims data from 19.2 million...
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How To Give A Good Medical History To Get Better Health Care

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
A key to the ideal health care visit takes forethought. The end result will likely result in time savings and reduced angst plus provide a higher likelihood of a good outcome for your visit. What is this key? Write out a narrative of your problem in advance of your visit. This article explains...
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Pioneering Eurgery Restores Movement To Children Paralyzed By Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An innovative and complex surgery involving nerve transfers is restoring hope and transforming lives torn apart by a mysterious and devastating illness. Acute flaccid myelitis, also known as AFM, strikes without warning, shows no mercy and frequently results in paralysis. Most affected patients are ......
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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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Protecting loved ones from sexual abuse in long-term care facilities

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It's the stuff of nightmares: your loved one living in a long-term care facility or nursing home was sexually abused and you had no idea it was happening. Could this nightmare come true and what can you do?...
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Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests....
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Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled For Wood Particles

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
The problem was discovered when Perdue received three complaints from consumers that wood was in the...
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Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescription business, the retailer confirmed...
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Automation, tech companies aim to reduce lick, stick and pour duties

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With volume demands increasing alongside the need to provide clinical services to patients, pharmacies turn to automation and software to help get prescriptions filled and pharmacists out from behind the counter. Read More...
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