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Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Afford Reconstruction

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
Having built successful careers in skincare with their eraclea product line, Morgan Hare and Janet Denlinger set out to give back to women. With Dr. Rod Rohrich, they established AiRS Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors heal by offering affordable...
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Recalled defibrillator among exemptions in FDA's hidden database

May 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Faced with the possibility that a bout of abnormal heartbeats could end his life, in 2006, Dr. Marc Sicklick had a small device implanted in his chest that would shock it back into rhythm. Soon he would struggle with another life-or-death choice: whether to remove the Sprint Fidelis, which was deemed dangerous and recalled in 2007 after it had been implanted in hundreds of thousands of patients....
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U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
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What Bob Griese Has To Do With Skin Cancer

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
The Hall of Famer quarterback and the former ABC college football broadcaster told his story about...
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Latest Salmonella Outbreak: Do You Have Chickens In The Backyard?

May 19, 2019 , Forbes
Got chickens or other poultry in the backyard? Pay attention to this CDC...
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Dr. Gupta: If you see someone struggling with mental illness, don't turn away

May 19, 2019 , CNN Health
On the morning of September 25, 2000, when Kevin Hines looked out from the Golden Gate Bridge, it must have been a magnificent sight. The sun bouncing off the coastline of Marin County to the left and backlighting the coast of San Francisco to the right, with Alcatraz straight ahead. There were probably boats of different types and sizes in the glittering water and an occasional sea lion breaking the surface....
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When A Cold Cheese Sandwich Is Humiliating: Outcry Over ‘Lunch Shaming’ In Schools Gains Traction

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal lawmakers recently introduced legislation to shield children whose parents haven't paid for their school lunches. Policies vary across the nation, but in Rhode Island last week there was a backlash against a school when it served some children cheese sandwiches, signaling to others their parents hadn't paid. Other news on school lunches comes from...
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Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the CDC...
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Bedbugs Date Back to T. Rex's Time

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Bedbugs Date Back to T. Rex's TimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests....
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Amazon's drug push has one start-up cutting staff, selling pharmacies to help businesses compete

May 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nimble, a venture capital-backed start-up, wants to help thousands of independent pharmacies go...
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Blue Cross Plans Back Solera Health’s Social Determinants Venture

May 17, 2019 , Forbes
Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are investing more than $40 million in Solera Health, which manages chronic disease and helps address patients social determinants of health....
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More Back-to-Back Heat Waves Will Come With Climate Change

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Back-to-Back Heat Waves Will Come With Climate ChangeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Solera Health rings in $42M Series C

May 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The latest round of funding brings the health program marketplace platform to a total of $72 million in...
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Hospital price study draws pushback

May 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
The dramatic conclusion of new research that hospitals prices are more than 200 percent of Medicare rates is raising questions among industry...
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1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
Both men and women reported suffering from lower back pain. They were more likely to be 45 to 64. Obesity can also contribute to lower back...
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Ohio town worries about safety after radioactive contamination is found at middle school

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said....
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FDA clears AliveCor's six-lead smartphone ECG

May 14, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The KardiaMobile 6L builds upon its predecessor with a third electrode placed on its back side, allowing cardiologists better insight into device owners'...
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