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Given Expanse Of Opioid Epidemic, ‘Knowing How To Use Narcan Can Save A Life’

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More public health campaigns encourage people to learn about the life-saving treatment for opioid overdoses. WBUR interviewed health care experts about the importance of having Narcan available in first-aid kits. News on drug epidemics looks at overdose numbers dropping in Kentucky and meth's resurgence, also....
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Public Options And Medicaid Buy-Ins Emerge From 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Public options to expand health coverage are emerging on the campaign trail ahead of next year’s 2020 Democratic Presidential...
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In Face Of Blood Shortages, Red Cross Aims To Recruit More Donors With New App

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The agency, responsible for nearly half of the nation's blood supply, says the app helps people understand where there are shortages and where they can give blood. Public health news also focuses on a 22-minute workout; housing reforms for the mentally ill; science with borders; infections from Mexican surgeries; the importance of humility among researchers; suicides on campus; higher cancer death rates among the poor; 26 trillion steps and counting on Fitbit and more....
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House Democrats launch drug-pricing probe into a dozen major health-care companies

Jan 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Celgene, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Mallinckrodt, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi and Teva Pharmaceuticals received letters seeking detailed information and documents about the companies' pricing...
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Poor sleep linked to buildup of dangerous plaques throughout body, study says

Jan 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Here's another reason why getting a good night's sleep should be on your must-do list: Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque in arteries throughout your body, not just your heart....
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Hartford Healthcare joins growing number raising minimum hourly wage

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hartford HealthCare announced Monday it will increase the Connecticut integrated health networks's minimum hourly rate to $15, effective March...
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Giant Food Stores deploys robotic assistant

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Giant Food Stores' new robotic assistant is being used to identify such hazards as liquid, powder and bulk food-item spills, and for its reporting that enables quick action, the company said. Read More...
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Nursing Facility Where Woman In Vegetative State Gave Birth Previously Faced Criminal Investigation

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Regulators with Arizona's social-welfare agency wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from Hacienda HealthCare in 2016 and terminate contracts that allowed the facility to provide services for the state as they investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud....
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Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity

Jan 15, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Are any of the people you see in your office or clinic “food insecure?” How about the college friends of your children? Or perhaps your own coworker? Food insecurity is all around us. The United States Department of Agriculture describes food insecurity as the lack of “consistent, dependable access to adequate food for active, healthy [...] The post Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity appeared first on Off the...
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Think Generics Will Lower the Cost of Chemo? Think Again

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Chemotherapy drugs have become ridiculously expensive. Fortunately, many expensive cancer drugs are going off patent soon, raising hopes that generic alternatives will significantly lower patients' expenses. However, a recent study suggests our hopes may be...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Voice search, AI and beyond: Why marketers must embrace technology

Jan 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As digital campaigns touch all aspects of communications, marketers must have a handle on current best practices. Consider voice assistant messaging, artificial intelligence and...
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ClassPass hastens global expansion with GuavaPass acquisition

Jan 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
ClassPass will shut down GuavaPass' service in markets where the two companies were competing, and maintain the latter company's other operations under the ClassPass name "until further...
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NHS Chair Lord Prior talks challenges, opportunities of digital health tech

Jan 15, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Part of the NHS's new 10-year plan is to make the organisation a testbed for new health tech, such as the portal-like...
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Massive Texas Tent City At Center Of Protests Over Migrant Youth Care Closes

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It was chilling to see thousands of children locked up in a tent prison in the desert. It's great news that those children have finally been moved out of Tornillo," said Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) And other critics of the Trump administration's care of young migrants note that there are still thousands of children in U.S. custody in shelters throughout the...
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France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday....
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Newly Discovered Mechanism Helps Our Own Immune Systems Fight Cancer

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
“When the mechanism is deactivated, the immune system becomes much more aggressive against the tumor cells," scientist...
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AI Picks Out 'Shapeshifting' Cancer Cells, Revealing Potential New Drug Targets

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
AI has enabled researchers to identify women with ovarian cancer who have more aggressive disease and may lead to the identification of new drug targets, including potentially...
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CRN names new chairman, board of directors

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The organization announced that David Campbell, vice president of North America regulatory affairs and policy at RB Health, has been elected chair of the board of directors. Read More...
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Albertsons’ Q3 sees steady sales gains, e-commerce growth

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Albertsons managed steady growth in the third quarter, driven by solid identical-store performance, growth in e-commerce and record-high penetration among its private-label products. Read More...
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