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Heart Care Guidelines Rarely Backed by Top-Notch Science

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Care Guidelines Rarely Backed by Top-Notch ScienceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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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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Elon Musk-backed company launches a website to poke fun at DNA testing — and it's hilarious

Mar 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
DNA Friend might be a joke. But for DNA testing companies, it hits very close to...
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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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Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack PreventionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Beto O’Rourke Dials Back Medicare-For-All Talk

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
In launching his campaign for President, Beto O'Rourke sees an incremental approach to guaranteeing insurance coverage for all Americans....
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How a former Reader's Digest exec turned Nutrisystem around one data point at a time

Mar 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier is a businesswoman with a master's from MIT. Today she's a trailblazer in the $70 billion weight-loss market. How her engineering background led her to become recognized as one of the best CEOs in...
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'Definitely not an anti-vaxer': Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The renewed squabble over vaccinations obscures a large group of parents who aren't anti-vaxers but spread out their children's vaccines at a more gradual pace than doctors recommend. Pediatricians warn that could leave small children vulnerable to disease....
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Make your healthcare blog a more valuable tool

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
These seven tips will draw more readers to your blog and keep them coming back for more. Blogging is exploding across all industries, with more than 2 million blog posts published daily . Blogging is especially common in retail, but it can play a significant role in healthcare as well. When used correctly, it brings […] The post Make your healthcare blog a more valuable tool appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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Heart Guidelines Rarely Backed by Good Science

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Less than one in 10 recommendations are based on results from multiple randomized controlled trials (considered the "gold standard"), and that percentage has actually dropped in the past decade, the researchers...
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Students With Disabilities Call College Admissions Cheating ‘Big Slap In The Face’

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Parents of students with legitimate learning disabilities worry that a backlash against providing special accommodations in college admissions testing could make it harder for them to...
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Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can't go back to school

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A federal judge has turned down a request to let more than 40 unvaccinated children return to classes in a suburban New York school, while there's a measles outbreak in the area....
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After Nearly Two Years Of Bitter Battle Following Their Failed Merger, Cigna And Anthem Await Judge’s Decision

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There's billions of dollars at stake, with each company having "shot for the moon" in their damages requests. The court proceedings peeled back the curtain on large-scale mergers in the health industry, and aired a lot of dirty laundry along the way. In other health industry news: dental insurance, profit reports and federal tax refunds....
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New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new study which followed 2,000 women with breast cancer for twenty-years post-diagnosis has revealed that breast cancer is eleven different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after...
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Diabetics more likely to report back pain

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes are more likely to report back and neck pain, but it's still unclear if diabetes is the cause of their pain, a research review concludes....
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Federal Appeals Court Backs Ohio Anti-Abortion Law That Defunds Planned Parenthood

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
An earlier U.S. district court ruling had agreed with Planned Parenthood that denying the organization funding if it continued to perform abortions violated its right to due process. In his opinion Tuesday, Judge Jeffrey Sutton rejected the contention that the Ohio law imposes an unconstitutional condition on public funding. In other news on abortions, House Democrats eye a bill that would repeal a ban on abortion coverage in programs like Medicaid....
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Cutbacks by some doctors halved new opioid prescriptions over 5 years

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The rate of first-time opioid prescriptions declined 54 percent between 2012 and 2017 in the U.S., largely because many doctors stopped prescribing the painkillers, according to a study of more than 86 million people covered by private insurance....
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State Highlights: Mental Health Funds At Texas Schools Take Back Seat To Security Following Shooting; N.Y. Teams Up With Feds To Clear Rape Kit Backlog

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New York, Florida, D.C., Pennsylvania, and Minnesota....
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The African Childhood Cancer Specialists Lost On Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Among the 32 Kenyans onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 were three women on their way back home after a conference focused on improving the lives of children with cancer in...
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