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CHPA study: OTCs save healthcare system $146B yearly

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
A new study from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association is highlighting big savings that over-the-counter products bring to the healthcare system. Read More...
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Despite Big Heart Benefits, Far Too Many Skip Statins

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Despite Big Heart Benefits, Far Too Many Skip StatinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Big Data Adds Clarity, Certainty To Clinical Trial Outcomes For AFib

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The 33 million people with atrial fibrillation worldwide not only suffer from bothersome symptoms, but also face a fivefold increased risk of stroke and a twofold increased risk of death. Research teams led by Mayo Clinic published three connected studies on Friday, March 15, clarifying the benefits......
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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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Donald Trump's Budget For A Declining America

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
Despite its comical economic assumptions and severe spending cuts, Trump’s latest budget would still result in a bigger national debt than would have resulted from the policies in President Obama’s final budget...
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Can Apple Watch Really Detect Cardiac Problems? Results Of Big Study From Stanford Just A Heartbeat Away

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At the upcoming annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, researchers will unveil the first results of a study of 400,000 people wearing the device. Cardiology is becoming a testing ground for new tech. Other health technology stories include news on the Cleveland Clinic's new artificial intelligence center and Amazon's latest product for sale--modular hospital rooms....
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Cramer: Five 'perils' of investing in individual stocks

Mar 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Jim Cramer takes a look at some of the biggest headlines of the week that have rocked stocks on the...
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Zimbabwe doctors say patients dying due to drug, equipment shortages

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwe's biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies, brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy....
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Does Elizabeth Warren Have A Point About Technology Oligarchies?

Mar 14, 2019 , Forbes
Are technology oligarchies good or bad for competition in the marketplace? Should the giant technology companies that own huge segments of their markets, be broken up to encourage more innovation and competition? Or is "big" good for...
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AMA Enlists Social Media Giants To Stop Spread Of Anti-Vaccine Misinformation

Mar 14, 2019 , Forbes
The American Medical Association urged big social media and tech companies including Amazon, Facebook and Google to stop vaccine misinformation on their platforms....
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Big Blue Cross Plans To Create National Health Insurer

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said they have formed “a strategic affiliation" that will consolidate management and operations of the two large Blue Cross health plans....
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Is Healthcare The Biggest Hurdle To Financial Independence?

Mar 09, 2019 , Forbes
Would you believe Healthcare is the number one hurdle keeping people from achieving financial freedom? You may be dreaming of an early retirement, we cover how to get there and more importantly how to maintain financial independence. Don't let medical expenses ruin your financial...
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Recipe for a Healthy Heart: Big Breakfasts, Less TV

Mar 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Recipe for a Healthy Heart: Big Breakfasts, Less TVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Commentary: FDA’s website has wrong information about the scope of its software regulation — and that's a big problem

Mar 09, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Ironically, the agency that goes after companies for false and misleading claims is making them about its own...
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Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really

Mar 08, 2019 , CNN Health
It might seem counterintuitive, but generally speaking, skinny people don't have faster metabolisms than people who weigh more. In fact, the bigger your body, the more calories you burn....
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Recipe for Healthy Heart: Big Breakfasts, Less TV

Mar 08, 2019 , WebMD
Those who ate energy-rich breakfasts -- consuming at least a fifth of their daily calories at the breakfast table -- had significantly less buildup of fatty plaque and stiffness in their arteries, compared to people who had a less caloric breakfast or skipped breakfast altogether, said a team led by Dr. Sotirios...
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More Elderly Are Breaking Bones While Dog Walking

Mar 08, 2019 , WebMD
Still, taking your dog for a walk can also bring big health rewards, one joint specialist...
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HIV “Cure” Still Rare And Requires Caution

Mar 07, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The news this week about a patient being cured of HIV infection is a hopeful one, yet this news should be met with caution. It also requires an explanation when it comes to treating HIV universally and seeking a cure. This is the message of Roy T. Steigbigel, MD, Distinguished Service Professor and ......
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With CBD, Cannabis Wellness Market Goes Big

Mar 07, 2019 , Forbes
Cannabidiol oil-infused products have opened up a new space for...
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Biotech stocks fall after FDA chief Scott Gottlieb resigns

Mar 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
The IBB, an ETF that tracks biotech's biggest players, was down more than 2 percent Wednesday, on pace for its worst day since Feb. 7, when it lost 2.5...
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