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Viewpoints: Since Doctors Fight To Save Shooting Victims, It’s Also Our Job To Advocate For Gun Laws; Borrow Ideas From Cleaning Up Other Disasters

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on these public health issues and...
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Primary Care Doctors Should Screen Adult Patients for Unhealthy Drinking: Task Force

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Primary Care Doctors Should Screen Adult Patients for Unhealthy Drinking: Task ForceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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19-year-old dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals....
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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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Doctors still advise against marijuana for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even though there are still a lot of unknowns about the effects of marijuana exposure in the womb and from breast milk, research to date still suggests that pregnant and nursing women avoid cannabis, U.S. doctors recommend....
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After separation, Bhutanese conjoined twins want to be close

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Despite their new-found independence, the Bhutanese conjoined twins who were separated by doctors in Australia last week still want to be close to each other, nurses have told reporters....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Doctors, Guns And Lame Ducks

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Alice Ollstein of Politico discuss how the Democrats’ takeover of the House and other results from the Nov. 6 elections might affect health care, and what Congress may have in store for the lame-duck session....
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Factbox: Macron's plan to fix France's healthcare system

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron has promised extra money and more doctors to ease pressure on France's healthcare system....
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Viewpoints: Get Behind Doctors’ Advice About Reducing Carnage Caused By Guns; New Exercise Guidelines Lack Muscle

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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NRA Tweet Opens Floodgate Of Doctors Sharing First-Hand Experience With Gun Violence

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“I see no one from the @nra next to me in the trauma bay as I have cared for victims of gun violence for the past 25 years,” one doctor wrote in response to NRA's suggestion. “THAT must be MY lane. COME INTO MY LANE. Tell one mother her child is dead with me, then we can...
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In rural France, Macron seeks remedy for 'healthcare deserts'

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
When Joelle Dupas falls ill, she goes to a medical center in her home town in rural western France where all 12 doctors have come out of retirement....
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All adults should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
You can expect a "drinking checkup" when you visit the doctor. All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care physicians, the United States Preventive Services Task Force advises. For those patients who drink above the recommended limits, doctors should provide brief counseling to help them reduce their drinking, according to the new task force statement published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA....
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Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection Benefit

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection BenefitCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Medical costs were 15.6% lower for seniors enrolled in Humana Medicare Advantage plans that paid physicians via value-based models last year, the insurer...
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All adults should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use, new guidelines say

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
You can expect a "drinking checkup" when you visit the doctor. All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care physicians, the United States Preventive Services Task Force advises. For those patients who drink above the recommended limits, doctors should provide brief counseling to help them reduce their drinking, according to the new task force statement published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA....
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Most violent injuries seen in ER not reported to police

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The vast majority of violent injuries seen by doctors in emergency rooms are not reported to police, a new report suggests....
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Perspectives: Doctors Won’t Be Dismissed By NRA In Efforts To End Gun Violence; Gun Safety Advocacy Played Out In Midterm Wins

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion pages focus on how to help bring about an end to gun...
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Coronary calcium screening better predicts heart disease risk, research finds

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Last year, President Donald Trump's doctors screened him for heart disease using a test unfamiliar to many Americans. Now, research shows that that test, either alone or combined with other evaluation methods, is better at predicting whether a symptomatic patient required heart surgery than the standard evaluation....
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Call On Doctors To Tailor Treatments To Manage Risk For Each Individual Patient

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The guidelines also recommend the use of two new kinds of drugs for those at the greatest danger of heart...
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Docs should screen kids' daily physical activity as a 'vital sign' for health

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of U.S. children may not be getting the recommended amount of physical activity and doctors can help by making exercise one of the "vital signs" assessed in routine health checks, researchers say....
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