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To Improve Health In Poor Inner-City Communities Some Hospitals Start Overlooking Criminal Records

Apr 21, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Sinai Health System in Chicago is one of several around the country that have launched programs to hire ex-offenders for both licensed and non-professional positions, in part to help reach communities with low health outcomes. They report that these hires generally perform as well or better than people without records. In other public health news: colorectal cancer, cystic fibrosis, antibiotics, and climate...
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With Coronavirus ‘Sinking’ A Carrier, Navy Needs To Get Serious About Disease Threats Again

Mar 30, 2020 , Forbes
Thanks to decades of relative safety due to antibiotics and vaccines, the Navy has long downplayed the threat of communicable diseases and downsized its medical corps. The quarantine of the USS Theodore Roosevelt shows disease control must return to the forefront of military thinking....
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Taking More Antibiotics May Up Odds for Hospitalization

Mar 07, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Taking More Antibiotics May Up Odds for HospitalizationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/6/2020 12:00:00...
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'Necrotizing Pneumonia' May Be New Vaping Hazard

Mar 05, 2020 , WebMD
Necrotizing pneumonia is an uncommon complication of pneumonia. It destroys areas of lung tissue, and can occur even if someone has been treated with antibiotics, according to a previous review in Biomed...
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New Antibiotics Face Major Development And Reimbursement Hurdles

Mar 05, 2020 , Forbes
There is an urgent need for a multifaceted solution that encompasses a comprehensive roadmap for both development and commercialization of novel antibiotics. Here, uptake and reimbursement pose challenges for new antibiotics....
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Coronavirus Outbreak Will Lead To More Drug Shortages In The U.S., Including Antibiotics

Mar 03, 2020 , Forbes
The FDA has announced its first drug shortage directly due to the coronavirus outbreak. Experts warn that many more shortages are likely to occur and that antibiotic production is particularly...
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Too Many Antibiotics, Opioids Given to Dental Patients in the ER

Feb 26, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Many Antibiotics, Opioids Given to Dental Patients in the ERCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/25/2020 12:00:00...
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Pregnant Women Who Take Macrolide Antibiotics Have Increased Risk of Birth Defects: Study

Feb 21, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Pregnant Women Who Take Macrolide Antibiotics Have Increased Risk of Birth Defects: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2020 12:00:00...
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Common antibiotics linked to increased risk of birth defects, study says

Feb 20, 2020 , CNN Health
Taking some common antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy was linked with higher risk of birth defects, according to a new study....
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Too Many Antibiotics Prescribed With No Doctor’s Visit, Study Finds

Feb 20, 2020 , Forbes
A recent study has found that nearly 45% of antibiotics prescribed over a 10-year period were given out for no clear reason and were not associated with a visit to a...
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1 in 4 Gets Unneeded Antibiotics at Children's Hospitals

Feb 11, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 Gets Unneeded Antibiotics at Children's HospitalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2020 12:00:00...
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Could Strep Throat Become Untreatable?

Jan 31, 2020 , WebMD
A new study warns that strains of bacteria that cause strep throat and "flesh-eating disease" appear close to becoming resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics known as...
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Are Antibiotics a Recipe for Obesity in Childhood?

Jan 24, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Are Antibiotics a Recipe for Obesity in Childhood?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/23/2020 12:00:00...
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Novel Drug Candidate Aims To Tackle Superbug Infections In Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
What makes the Antabio’s molecule candidate so unique is that it’s not an antibiotic. Antibiotics typically work by killing bacteria, whereas this molecule aims to disable the bacteria, making it less able to attack and inflame the...
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The Financial Impossibilities Of Making Antibiotics: Why Drugmakers Are Going Bust Even In Era Of Superbugs

Jan 07, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors are prescribing the drugs sparingly and patients only need to take them a week or two at a time. In a world where pricey million-dollar cancer drugs are king, drugmakers producing modest antibiotics are crashing just when the country needs them the most. In other pharmaceutical news: pay-to-delay deals, blockbuster treatments and a failed...
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Research Roundup: Gun Violence, Antibiotics, Opioid Use And More

Jan 03, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Antibiotics in infancy tied to allergies in childhood, new research suggests

Jan 02, 2020 , CNN Health
Antibiotics commonly prescribed to babies may lead to an increased risk of allergies later in childhood, possibly because the medications can affect an infant's gut bacteria, according to a new research paper....
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Not sure how to get rid of opioids or antibiotics? The pharmacy may not know, either

Jan 01, 2020 , CNN Health
When it comes to getting rid of prescription drugs, fewer than half of the California pharmacies surveyed for a new study gave accurate guidance that met US Food and Drug Administration standards for disposing of unused opioids and antibiotics....
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Antibiotics maker Melinta files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Dec 28, 2019 , Reuters
Melinta Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it had filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest casualty of a persistent cash burn in the antibiotic industry....
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Antibiotics in infancy tied to allergies in childhood, research finds

Dec 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Antibiotics that are commonly prescribed to babies may lead to an increased risk of allergic disease later in childhood, possibly because the medications can perturb an infant's gut bacteria, according to a new research paper....
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