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3725 Articles Matching "change"

FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels For Cigarettes

Aug 16, 2019 , WebMD
Cigarette packs would have to carry very large warning labels that would feature color photos that graphically illustrate the damage smoking can cause. It would be the most significant change to cigarette labels in more than 35...
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FDA OKs 'Game Changer' Pretomanid for Highly Resistant TB

Aug 16, 2019 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pretomanid today, a "major" breakthrough treatment for the most drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) when used in combination with bedaquiline and...
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'Game Changer' Pretomanid for Highly Resistant TB

Aug 16, 2019 , eMedicine Health
FDA OKs 'Game Changer' Pretomanid for Highly Resistant...
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D.C. Appeals Court Upholds Government’s Plan To Change Payments To Safety Net Hospitals

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But the court decision is far from final. Lawsuits by hospitals in several jurisdictions are challenging the rule and appeals are also pending before other federal courts. Elsewhere, a Tennessee judge granted class action status to a lawsuit against Community Health Systems and other hospital news from California, Kentucky and Maryland....
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Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
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Are Color-Changing Tattoos The Future Of Health Monitoring?

Aug 15, 2019 , Forbes
Scientists in Germany are creating tattoo inks that change color based on the levels of certain health markers in the...
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New Experimental Treatments For Ebola Viewed As Game Changer In Reducing Mortality

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to researchers, the first clearly effective treatments for Ebola, a deadly disease that continues its reach in central Africa, have been...
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Heat Waves Brought by Climate Change Could Prove Deadly for Kidney Patients

Aug 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heat Waves Brought by Climate Change Could Prove Deadly for Kidney PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Alarms in emergency rooms rarely important, which can desensitize staff

Aug 13, 2019 , Reuters
Walk into any emergency room in the U.S. and you'll hear a regular din of beeping alarms going off from machines connected to patients. But a new study found only a tiny fraction of the alarms signals a condition important enough to require a change in the patient's care....
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What TV Binge-Watching Does to Your Brain

Aug 13, 2019 , WebMD
If you indulge often, this cycle and the side effects of binge-watching can lead to harmful brain and body...
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Physician Burnout: Isolation, Loneliness And The Loss Of The American Hospital

Aug 13, 2019 , Forbes
Times, like hospitals, have changed. This article looks at how the changing role of the American hospital has left doctors feeling lonely, isolated and, increasingly, burned out....
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Kaiser Permanente’s Net Income Soars To $2B In Second Quarter

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The not-for-profit health system cites strong equity returns and an accounting change as reasons behind the strong jump. Other hospital and health system news comes out of California, Connecticut, Minnesota and Louisiana, as...
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Far-Fetched Conspiracy Theories Are Not Always Far-Fetched

Aug 10, 2019 , Forbes
While the traumatic acoustic events incurred by U.S. government personnel in Cuba remain a mystery, new evidence of brain changes by MRI scans lead investigators to further query the mechanisms and outcomes of what remains a puzzling...
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Buttigieg Rolls Out Rural Health Plan With Focus On Access, Opioids And Maternal Mortality Rates

Aug 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled his plan that would increase subsidies for those who buy plans through the health law exchanges and implement a "Medicare for All Who Want It" approach at the same time. The plan also invests in telehealth and attempts to tackle health disparities across rural communities....
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Climate Change Will Harm Food Production, Nutrition: Report

Aug 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Will Harm Food Production, Nutrition: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Climate Change Could Raise Mercury Levels in Some Fish

Aug 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Could Raise Mercury Levels in Some FishCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Georgia Health Officials Confirm 12 Cases, 1 Death From Legionnaires’ Disease; Feds Sign Off On Changes Made To Correct Patient Safety Issues At St. Luke’s In Houston

Aug 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Texas, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Missouri, Ohio, California, Colorado, North Carolina and...
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New Super-Sensitive Liquid Biopsy Test For Breast Cancer Described As Possible "Game-Changer"

Aug 08, 2019 , Forbes
A new liquid biopsy test for people with early-stage breast cancer may be able to save some people from invasive...
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Beyond Water And Paint: Lead Poisoning From Spices And Powders Poses Unique Risk To Immigrant Families

Aug 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
For example, some products containing lead, such as kajal, have been banned by the Food and Drug Administration but can still be purchased at specialty grocery stores. In other public health news: vaccines, boxing, climate change and...
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Climate Change Raises New Concerns About Large Areas Of World That Could Run Out Of Water

Aug 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News on the environment looks at the increasing risk of running out of water, a real possibility in 17 countries that use almost all their water, and new evidence that using fans really is OK during extreme heat waves despite warnings to the contrary. Other environmental news comes from California, Georgia and New...
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