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How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Sprayable Gel Developed By UCLA-Led Team Could Help The Body Fight Off Cancer After Surgery

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95% of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will require surgery and it’s often the first line of treatment for people with brain tumors, for example. But despite improvements in surgical......
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Maintaining your weight through the holidays

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Hill-Rom's new smart bed will incorporate Early Sense's continuous monitoring system

Dec 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The technology was designed to help clinicians continuously monitor a patient's heart and respiratory...
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Autism, ADHD Tied to Raised Risk in Siblings

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Younger siblings of children with autism have a 30-fold increased relative risk they'll be diagnosed with autism themselves. They're also nearly four times as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, researchers...
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Partners reports nearly six-fold jump in operating income

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Partners HealthCare grew its operating income significantly from fiscal 2017 to fiscal 2018, which ended Sept....
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Fewer Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients May Need Lymph Node Removal: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients May Need Lymph Node Removal: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Drugmaker to sell cheaper generic rival to EpiPen injectors

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Generic-drug maker Sandoz will start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year. Brand-name EpiPen, which dominates the market, has been in short supply since spring because of production...
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Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, in part because it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders to cognitive impairment, especially verbal and working memory, which can be explained in part by abnormalities in early audi......
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‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count

Dec 07, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
As a nurse in my early twenties, I worked with kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). At that time, we were just beginning to see some teens and young adults in our CF clinic. I was close to them in age, and friendships naturally developed. Some never even reached their twentieth year. I had never seen [...] The post ‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count appeared first on Off the...
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Obamacare enrollment sinks 11% — historically low unemployment is at least partly to blame

Dec 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
The tightest U.S. labor market in nearly 50 years could be another contributor to the steep drop in Obamacare sign-ups in some states, as more Americans get health insurance as a benefit from their...
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Want More Easy Protein? Go Eat a Bug

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
The movement to encourage eating of insects — and to make it not weird, but a common practice (as it already is in other parts of the world) -- is clearly under way in the...
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Ark launches stomach cancer blood test for early stage stomach cancer detection

Dec 07, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Ark, a Singapore-based medtech enterprise focused on early cancer detection, has raised a record US$40 million in Series A funding. Ark’s vision is “a world without late-stage cancer” and its mission is to eliminate late-stage cancer related death by 2048 through the introduction of accurate, affordable, and actionable cancer detection...
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Targeted Drug Plus Hormone Therapy Stops Tumor Growth In Patients With Early Breast Cancer

Dec 07, 2018 , Forbes
A targeted cancer drug added to hormone therapy has been shown to stunt cancer growth in women with newly diagnosed breast...
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Could Soaps, Shampoos Be Pushing Girls Into Early Puberty?

Dec 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could Soaps, Shampoos Be Pushing Girls Into Early Puberty?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2018 12:00:00...
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AmerisourceBergen Foundation donates nearly 1M drug deactivation resources

Dec 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The AmerisourceBergen Foundation has distributed nearly one million in drug deactivation resources through its Safe Disposal Support Program in 44 states and 140 organizations across the United States. Read More...
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Trump Administration’s Plan to Boost Choice, Competition Draws Hospital Concerns

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 4—An expansion of site-neutral payments, support for physician-owned hospitals, and changes to graduate medical education (GME) were among the newly revealed Trump administration priorities that drew early hospital opposition....
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Scientists Claim To Develop Simple, Fast Blood Test That Detects Cancer

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While the results of the study need to be confirmed, some scientists are hailing the Australian discovery of the 10-minute test as groundbreaking. Scientists have been working to identify cancer earlier, as early detection increases the success rate of therapeutic treatment and...
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Many of Idaho's chronic opioid users prescribed unsafe drug combos

Dec 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nearly 1 in 4 chronic opioid users in Idaho were at risk of overdosing due to unsafe prescription combinations in 2017, and a study questions whether efforts to improve prescribing practices are...
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Infographic: Lead poisoning persists as a significant health risk

Dec 05, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Nearly 500,000 children in the U.S. have elevated lead levels that could cause permanent health damage, says the CDC. It’s time to step up messaging to families, landlords and...
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