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Billions Are Being Spent To Protect Students From School Shootings. Does Any Of The Measures Work?

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Even though school security is a booming industry, The Washington Post surveyed schools that have had shootings and only one school suggested that any kind of safety technology might have made a difference. Many had robust security plans already in place but still couldn’t stop the incidents. The response is backed up by a federally funded study that cautioned about the effectiveness of school security technology. Meanwhile, a look at how doctors and nurses deal with the trauma of gun...
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A ‘sharp’ solution for immunization season

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Stericycle’s Enrico Vona writes about how mail-back sharps programs can help ease pharmacies' burden during the peak of flu immunization demand and year-round. Read More...
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NRF: Sales bounced back in October

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
A strong labor market that is boosting consumer spending helped retail sales make a comeback in October, according to the National Retail Federation. Read More...
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Juul to phase out flavored pods at retail, back off social media

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Juul Labs, maker of the eponymous, popular Juul e-cigarette, announced this week that it would be halting retail sales of its flavored nicotine pods as the Food and Drug Administration has taken aim at curbing the number of young people using e-cigarettes. Read More...
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Editorial: Physicians are right to speak out on reducing gun violence

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Physicians who tend to the nation's gunshot victims pushed back against an NRA tweet telling them to "stay in their lane" after the American College of Physicians updated its positions on reducing gun injuries and...
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Local Ties In Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer Makes Case Personal For New Jersey Officials

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing the legal action. “New Jersey’s pharmaceutical industry is the envy of the world, with a long history of developing vital, lifesaving drugs. But we...
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Coca-Cola scales back Christmas truck tour after backlash

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Coca-Cola has slimmed down its Christmas truck tour through Britain amid opposition from health campaigners....
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Can Stimulating The Brain Treat Chronic Pain?

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The resu......
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Top 8 Healthcare Predictions for 2019

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
We have been writing the predictions for healthcare for the past 10 yrs.We also review back how we did each year and each year we are getting to be more accurate.The 2018 predictions that were released in Dec.2017 were almost 98% accurate and each one of them panned out during the course of the...
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Change Within Eye A Hint of Macular Degeneration?

Nov 13, 2018 , WebMD
The investigators discovered that calcifications in the retina -- the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye -- raise the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration...
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One year later: A Look Back At My DNA Diet Year And Results

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
I spent the last twelve months following a diet and lifestyle program based on my DNA. Here's what I found...
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People Spend Billions On Back Pain. This Expert Believes There's A Simple Fix.

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Most adults suffer from back pain, but the origin of the problem may not lie in our back but in our feet. How we evolved to walk millions of years ago can shed clues on how best to live...
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FDA Says Primatene Mist Inhaler is Back for Asthmatics

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Says Primatene Mist Inhaler is Back for AsthmaticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Why Did Google Hire Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg?

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
In his last public interview before leaving Geisinger Health for Google, Dr. Feinberg appeared on the monthly podcast 'Fixing Healthcare.' Using his comments and my research as background, here are five healthcare opportunities Google might...
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Nov. 12-16: ‘Mandatory Models Are Going to See a Comeback,’ Azar Says

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 8—As payers prepare to gather for value-based payment discussions in Washington, D.C., next week, the administration’s healthcare leader warned the sector to prepare for mandatory models....
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After Surviving A Parachute Accident, Vet Heads Back To Class

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Andi Broom joined the U.S. Army, she was ready to leave her past behind—the old high school crowd, a few uninspiring semesters at UGA, and even the contents of her apartment. “I joined the military without my parents knowing; I called from basic training, and my dad had to come up to Athens a......
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California’s Top Lawyer Sees Election Win As Mandate To Sustain Trump Resistance

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Attorney General Xavier Becerra views his resounding Election Day win as a “clear signal” from voters to continue his work defending the Affordable Care Act and pushing back against the Trump...
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Primatene Mist gets OTC reintroduction

Nov 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals is bringing its Primatene Mist back to OTC aisles following Food and Drug Administration approval for a new, CFC-free formulation of the OTC treatment for mild asthma. Read More...
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Warren Buffett-owned DaVita plunges 9% after soaring on midterm elections

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
DaVita was set to give back gains at Wall Street's open Thursday after the dialysis provider reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that missed analysts'...
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The environmental ballot measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday's midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment....
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