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3191 Articles Matching "doctors"

Are Doctors Discarding 'Injured' Kidneys That Might Be Used for Transplant?

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Are Doctors Discarding 'Injured' Kidneys That Might Be Used for Transplant?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media

Jan 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online...
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Are Doctors Throwing Away Potential Donor Kidneys?

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Many of the donor kidneys that are discarded each year in the United States could instead be effectively transplanted, a large new study...
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Smartwatch band may help spot heart problems, but doctors still required

Jan 17, 2020 , Reuters
A smartwatch band with integrated electrodes to produce an electrocardiogram (ECG) might be able to help detect atrial fibrillation, but not as well as a traditional ECG machine used in a hospital, a recent study suggests....
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A Cancer Prognosis Can Be Daunting. One Site Wants To Make It Easier For Patients To Understand Their Survival Chances.

Jan 16, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The tool, which is free, asks users to enter information about their age and gender, then more details about their cancer diagnosis, and then they can see what the survival rates look like for similar patients. In other health and technology news, the American Medical Association wants to connect doctors and startups and a study finds doctors are spending too much time on their electronic...
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Walgreens Prescribes More Doctor Deals For 2020

Jan 16, 2020 , Forbes
Walgreens Boots Alliance said it is working on more ways to partner with physicians and hinted at some new deals with doctors in the works for...
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Once A Luxury, Concierge Primary Care Is Becoming More Affordable As Practice Grows In Popularity

Jan 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Lower-priced models are emerging on the scene as both doctors and patients look to cut out complications of the health system. In other health care cost and industry news: a site-neutral payment lawsuit, value-based care, the health costs of eviction, and...
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How Doctors May Be Spending More Time With Electronic Health Records Than Patients

Jan 14, 2020 , Forbes
Doctors are spending over 16 minutes in EHRs per patient encounter. And that's just active...
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Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say

Jan 11, 2020 , WebMD
PGAD, in which the person feels repeatedly sexually aroused without provocation, has been considered an extremely rare and embarrassing condition -- one that has been the punchline of jokes even by...
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Walgreens Sees More Doctors Connected To Its Drugstores

Jan 10, 2020 , Forbes
Though two partnerships Walgreens has to strengthen the drugstore chain’s relationships with physicians remain in testing stages, company executives say they are performing well and a future expansion could be around the...
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OxyContin Sales Reps Had Ready Answers When Faced With Doctors’ Growing Concerns About Opioid Addiction

Jan 10, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
New documents support growing evidence that concerns about misuse raised even in the early days of the epidemic were countered time and again by Purdue Pharma sales reps. Other news on the opioid epidemic looks at needle exchanges, addiction treatment providers, HIV infections, and...
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Major Pharmacy Chains Claim Doctors, Other Providers Are Responsible For Opioid Crisis In New Lawsuit

Jan 09, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
“The pharmacist is not supposed to be second guessing the medical necessity of the doctor’s prescription," said Timothy Johnson, an attorney for Discount Drug Mart. Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart and others who have found themselves in the cross hairs over who was responsible for curbing the opioid crisis filed their own suit against providers....
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Many Older Adults Use Online Doc Ratings, With Healthy Skepticism

Jan 09, 2020 , RxList
Many middle-aged and older adults go online to look at ratings and reviews for doctors, and these online reviews matter about as much as what they hear through word of mouth from family and friends, according to a new University of Michigan (U-M)...
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Testosterone Supplements Won't Help Most Men, Doctors' Group Says

Jan 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Testosterone Supplements Won't Help Most Men, Doctors' Group SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00...
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U.S. Doctors Often Test, Treat Kids Unnecessarily

Jan 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Doctors Often Test, Treat Kids UnnecessarilyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00...
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Canadian doctors warn marijuana edibles pose greater risk of overdose

Jan 08, 2020 , CNBC Health
Marijuana edibles can be especially risky for children, whose metabolisms are different from adults, researchers...
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Seniors Still Wary of Online Reviews When Picking Doctors

Jan 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Seniors Still Wary of Online Reviews When Picking DoctorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00...
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Doctors Use Youtube And Google All The Time. Should You Be Worried?

Jan 08, 2020 , Forbes
There’s a lot of great information on the Internet — and some of it is even...
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One Big Roadblock to Opioid Addiction Treatment

Jan 08, 2020 , WebMD
A new study finds there still aren't enough doctors authorized to prescribe the leading drug treatment for opioid...
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The Financial Impossibilities Of Making Antibiotics: Why Drugmakers Are Going Bust Even In Era Of Superbugs

Jan 07, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors are prescribing the drugs sparingly and patients only need to take them a week or two at a time. In a world where pricey million-dollar cancer drugs are king, drugmakers producing modest antibiotics are crashing just when the country needs them the most. In other pharmaceutical news: pay-to-delay deals, blockbuster treatments and a failed...
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