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Influenza Season Now Longest in a Decade, CDC Reports

Apr 25, 2019 , RxList
This year's influenza season is the longest in a decade, and although influenza activity is subsiding, it remained elevated for the 21st week, according to a report and report summary from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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'Two Wave' Flu Season Unusually Long: CDC

Apr 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Two Wave' Flu Season Unusually Long: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00...
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Combivent vs. Advair Diskus

Apr 25, 2019 , RxList
Combivent (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) and Advair Diskus (fluticasone and salmeterol oral inhaler) are inhalers used to treat and prevent symptoms (wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by ongoing lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, which includes bronchitis and emphysema)....
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Influenza Season Now Longest in a Decade, CDC

Apr 25, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Influenza Season Now Longest in a Decade, CDC...
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Do Hospitals Have Flu's Spread Under Control?

Apr 24, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Do Hospitals Have Flu's Spread Under Control?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Government Officials Desperately Scour Country To Find Somewhere To Hold Detained Immigrants

Apr 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A national spotlight has been on the health and care of immigrants who are in U.S. custody, even as facilities face mounting pressure of an influx of detainees. In one initiative examined earlier this year, Department of Homeland Security officials looked at housing migrant children at Guantánamo Bay,...
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On-Chip Drug Screening For Identifying Antibiotic Interactions In Eight Hours

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell-based drug screening platform for exploring critical pharmacological patterns of antibiotic interactions, along with poten......
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The Flu Season That Just Won’t End: Second Viral Wave Is Pushing Otherwise Mild Year Into The Record Books

Apr 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The current season began the week of Thanksgiving, a typical start time, but in mid-February, a nastier strain started causing more illnesses and driving up hospitalizations. In other public health news: over-treatment, suicide, exercise, depression, cholesterol, autism, abuse, and...
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How to talk to your kids about 420 Day

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
How to protect your kids as mainstream brands and social media influencers jump on the weed wagon....
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This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
It's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker....
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Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Cambodia reports an outbreak of H5N6 bird flu: OIE

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among poultry, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Cambodia's agriculture ministry....
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IBM Watson cuts back on drug discovery, Redox's $33M Series C and more digital health news briefs

Apr 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Sensor system monitors Parkinson's medication fluctions; Babylon Health ramps up North America...
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ICER's Growing Impact On Drug Pricing And Reimbursement

Apr 18, 2019 , Forbes
ICER’s greatest influence is not on the binary drug coverage decisions (cover or not), but rather the net price and the conditions of reimbursement or utilization controls once a drug is...
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Hospital Study Finds Substantial Proportion Of Patients And Healthcare Workers Shed Flu Virus Before Symptoms Appear

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research examining influenza transmission in a tertiary hospital finds that a substantial proportion of patients and healthcare works shed the flu virus before the appearance of clinical symptoms. The findings, being presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectiou......
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Lupin gets FDA green light for generic Prozac

Apr 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fluoxetine tablets had an annual market value of roughly $68.2 million, according to December 2018 IQVIA data. Read More...
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New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Updated numbers for 2019 show impact of the disease. The facts and figures surrounding Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. show a disease on the rise as the nation’s aging population increases. With the future of insurance coverage in flux, this news may be especially troubling to both elderly and middle-aged patients and their families. Some […] The post New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Tagamet vs. Prevacid

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tagamet (cimetidine) and Prevacid (lansoprazole) are used to treat and prevent certain types of ulcer, to treat conditions that cause the stomach to produce too much acid, and to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)....
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Tagamet vs. Prilosec

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tagamet (cimetidine) and Prilosec (omeprazole) are used to treat and prevent certain types of ulcer, to treat conditions that cause the stomach to produce too much acid, and to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)....
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Tagamet vs. Pepcid

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tagamet (cimetidine) and Pepcid (famotidine) are histamine receptor antagonists used to treat and prevent certain types of ulcer, to treat conditions that cause the stomach to produce too much acid, and to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)....
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