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Where Pharma Has Failed To Offer Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatment, Medical Devices Have Shown Promise

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study shows that a combination of lights and buzzing activate cells to start cleaning up the brain of mice who have Alzheimer's, stimulating activity throughout many parts of the brain....
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Why ESPN is rethinking its PR content

Mar 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
See what communications manager Molly Mita has to say about the future of the business, then join her in New York City for this can’t-miss conference. It’s an ever-present dilemma for the modern PR pro—how do you make your stories stand out to journalists who are bombarded with pitches every day? It’s certainly a challenge […] The post Why ESPN is rethinking its PR content appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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West Virginia Medicaid saves $54.4M with prescription drug carve out

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The prescription drug carve out resulted in $122 million in pharmacy dispensing fees to West Virginia pharmacies. Read More...
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Consumer Use Of Popular But Deadly Paint Stripper Banned By EPA–But Advocates Say Agency Should Have Gone Further

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The EPA will still allow commercial use of the lethal chemical. The Trump administration “will be partly to blame when the next worker is injured or dies as a result of being exposed to this extremely dangerous chemical,” attorney Melanie Benesh of the Environmental Working Group...
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Help patients differentiate sore throats from strep

Mar 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Communicators can share information about an ailment that could be just a bothersome sore throat or the more serious bacterial streptococcus. Sore throats can be annoying and a bit confusing. As part of patient education, consider sharing details about how to differentiate a sore throat from one that’s infected with Group A bacterial streptococcus. Cleveland […] The post Help patients differentiate sore throats from strep appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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The Road To Curing HIV In South Dependent On Tackling Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugs already exist to prevent and contain the virus. But there are formidable social obstacles that have to be conquered before there can be meaningful headway made. In other public health news: depression, having children, terminal illnesses, immunotherapy, Ebola, antibiotics, TV's effect on the aging brain, and...
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Keys To Successful Care Of Pregnant Women Who Experience Heart Failure? Team-Based Care, According To New Case Study From Intermountain Healthcare

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Any time a pregnant woman presents in heart failure there are risks to both mother and baby. What does it take to protect the mother and her growing baby for the best possible outcome? According to clinicians at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, the key to survival is ......
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Israel-based Theranica raises $35M in series B funding

Mar 19, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Founded in 2016, Theranica, a biomedical technology company focused on developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other prevalent diseases, yesterday announced the closing of its round B of financing, of $35M, led by aMoon, Israel's largest healthcare VC. All existing investors of the company – Lightspeed Venture Partners, LionBird, Corundum Open Innovation and Takoa – participated in the round. What they...
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CBD: A category on the cusp of success

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The state of the CBD category is one of both exuberance and caution as retailers and manufacturers wait for FDA guidance. Read More...
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Salty And Saltier: Fast Food Chains Keep Adding More Salt To Your Food

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Fast food has always contained lots of salt. Most people are probably not aware, though, that over the past 30 years, the amount of salt in typical fast food meals has increased by 50%. This is worrisome for the millions of people with high blood...
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Harvard researchers say soda increases risk of dying from heart disease, breast and colon cancer

Mar 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The study adds to a growing body of research suggesting that sugary drinks can cause people to gain weight and possibly lead to a slew of health conditions, including obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart...
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REX Awards 2019: OTC

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
This month, Drug Store News recognizes the movers and shakers of the OTC world with our Retail Excellence, or REX, Awards. Read More...
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FDA Orders European Seller Of Online Abortion Pills To Immediately Cease Delivery To U.S. Customers

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The FDA says the "unapproved new drugs pose an inherent risk to consumers." In other news on abortion: Tennessee judge rebuked for denying a women on house arrest to travel to get an abortion; Indiana takes steps toward allowing nurses and physician assistants to object to playing role in abortion procedure; and Maine governor wants to allow medical professionals besides doctors to be able to provide the...
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Quiz: Does your writing embrace the 4 C’s?

Mar 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Improve your prose with tips and pointers from the experts at this April 5 virtual summit. Glamorous Instagram shots and funny YouTube videos are certainly effective ways to grab attention, but many communicators forget the power that great writing still wields. What’s the key to ensuring your prose can compete with visual content? One vital […] The post Quiz: Does your writing embrace the 4 C’s? appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Why Hawaii Is An Important Spot For Cancer Research

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
The scientists at the PHI, Hawaii are using advanced technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Their research is unique because they examine how cancer affects people with different ethnic, cultural and environmental...
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Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association agree that for older adults at low heart risk, the chance of bleeding that comes with daily low-dose aspirin outweighs any heart...
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Banza launches chickpea rice line

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Banza's new line of chickpea rice is available in chickpea and tricolor legume, which contains a mix of chickpea, red lentil and green pea rice, the company said. Read More...
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Billionaire-Backed Health Venture ‘Haven’ May Find Itself Facing Legal Challenges Over Name

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There are already dozens of companies named "Haven," with a large handful that deliver or facilitate health services. “It seems very risky to me,” said Jonathan Bell, managing director of Want Branding, a firm that advises companies on name selection. In other health industry news: health savings accounts, hospitals' religious policies, cost disclosures, and minimum wage increases....
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Your Apple Watch Might Help Spot Dangerous A-Fib

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The study improves understanding of how this wearable technology and app works in the real-world setting and how well the technology can detect long periods of a-fib, said a study...
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FDA approves pediatric indication for Allergan’s Avycaz

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
This is the first Food and Drug Administration approval of a pediatric indication for complicated intra-abdominal infections and complicated urinary tract infections in more than a decade, Allergan said. Read More...
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