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WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
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As Opponents Predicted, ‘Right To Try’ Law Fizzles Without Drugmakers’ Buy-In

Sep 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugmakers prefer to have their products go through the FDA approval process. “At the end of the day, [companies] control their products. It’s their property. You can pass a law saying people can try things, but unless you obligate companies to give something, there’s no right to gain access,” said Arthur Caplan, who heads the division of medical ethics at the NYU School of...
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CDC's case count of vaping-related lung disease went down. Here's why

Sep 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports cases of mysterious lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, narrowing the number of cases and expanding the number of states involved....
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U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
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CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students

Sep 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data...
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Mayo Clinic Strikes 10-Year Partnership With Google To Store Patient Data, Explore Opportunities With Medical AI

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The deal is the latest sign that Google is positioning itself to better shoulder into the health care landscape. While large portions of Mayo’s clinical data will be stored in Google’s cloud, hospital officials emphasized that Mayo will control access to that...
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'Doing me a favor': Vapers open to Trump's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
New Yorkers who vape do not seem to mind if President Donald Trump pushes through a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, admitting that widespread youth addiction needed to be controlled and expressing hope that it might help them quit....
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Different Takes: Stop Making Excuses, Senators, And Do Something About Gun Control; No, Really, Background Checks Might Work

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how to stop mass shootings in the...
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This Startup Raised $15 Million To Reduce Errors In Quantum Computing

Sep 11, 2019 , Forbes
Q-CTRL, an Australian-based quantum computing software company that applies principles of control engineering to quantum hardware, announced Tuesday that it had raised a $15 million series A funding round led by Square Peg...
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Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Bernie Was Right: Climate Change Demands Family Planning

Sep 08, 2019 , Forbes
'Population control' is a violently racist, oppressive part of US history, but global support for parents' health and agency must be our...
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Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.

Sep 07, 2019 , WebMD
For the study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers analyzed data on diabetes care in the United States from 2005 through 2016. The investigators found that one in four adults with diabetes was not diagnosed, and nearly one in three was not receiving appropriate care for...
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Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms

Sep 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
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Different Takes: Walmart Makes Our Government Look Weak On Combating Gun Violence

Sep 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express views on gun control...
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Lasix vs. Inspra (Eplerenone)

Sep 05, 2019 , RxList
Lasix (furosemide) and Inspra (Eplerenone) (chlorthalidone) are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excessive fluid accumulation (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, liver failure, renal failure, and nephritic syndrome. Lasix and Inspra (Eplerenone) are also used to control high blood pressure (hypertension)....
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The US eliminated measles in 2000. The current outbreak could change that

Sep 05, 2019 , CNN Health
CNN is first to report that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a "reasonable chance" the US will lose its measles elimination status as early as October 1....
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These states have the highest and lowest death rates

Sep 05, 2019 , CNN Health
The five states with the highest death rates have an average rate that clocks in at 49% higher than that of the five states with the lowest death rates, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Planned Parenthood rolls out new virtual care tool in 27 states

Sep 05, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The platform will let users request birth control, get a UTI prescription and schedule an in-person...
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For Men, Living Alone May Mean Poorer Control of Blood-Thinning Meds

Sep 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Men, Living Alone May Mean Poorer Control of Blood-Thinning MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Different Takes: Reasonable Ways To Break The Maniacal Hold Of The NRA; Gun Violence Won’t Change Until Americans Understand They’re Hooked On Violence

Sep 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in with ideas for gun...
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