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Facebook revamps livestreaming tools after Christchurch shooting

May 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The company announced it would restrict access to Facebook Live tools for users who violate certain rules. It hopes a “one strike” policy will prevent terrorists from broadcasting attacks. Facebook hopes to make its livestreaming tools safer—and protect its audience—with a new “one strike” policy. The company faced heavy criticism after a gunman in New […] The post Facebook revamps livestreaming tools after Christchurch shooting appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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After Viral #ThisIsOurLane Debate, Doctors Find Gun Activism Has Helped Heal Their Own Trauma

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors recently clashed with the NRA over their role in the gun safety debate, speaking out about the endless number of gunshot victims they see. Some have found the process of getting involved therapeutic and a way to combat the burnout so common in the profession....
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Will Climate Change Cause Food Sources to Dwindle?

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
Some of the effects may begin soon or have already begun. But they are already affecting U.S. farmers, who have been forced to adapt to the new growing...
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Locking up guns could reduce teen and childhood firearm deaths by a third

May 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Most US households with children do not safely store firearms in the way the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: locked up and unloaded. If parents simply locked up all their guns, then up to a third of gun suicides and accidental deaths among children and teens could be avoided, researchers estimate in a new study....
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Viewpoints: RFK Jr. Belongs To Our Family But His Ideas About Vaccines Are Seriously Wrong; Lawmakers Need To Become The Next Heroes And Reform Gun Laws

May 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Just Weeks After Columbine Anniversary, Colorado School Shooting Leaves 1 Student Dead, 8 Wounded

May 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sheriff Tony Spurlock of Douglas County said the suspects, who were armed with a handgun and other weapons, confronted law enforcement officers when they arrived, but that they were not injured. Spurlock said neither suspect had been on law enforcement’s radar before the shooting and that the motive was...
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Young Woman With Type 1 Diabetes Has Lifesaving Care At Danbury Hospital

May 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Twenty-three year old Lauren Williams was rushed to Danbury Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). During the past 13 hours, she had vomited 35 times and was severely dehydrated, even though she’d consumed sports drinks and three full pitchers of water. Lauren had begun breathing very quickly and hea......
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Utz launches white cheddar cheeseball baseballs

May 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Utz has begun rolling out its limited-edition white cheddar cheeseball baseballs, which highlights all 30 MLB clubs its packaging. Read More...
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State Highlights: Gun Advocates Demand Impeachment Of Pittsburgh’s Mayor Over Regulations; Crowd Decries Violence Against Indigenous Women In Arizona

May 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Pennsylvania, Arizona, California, Minnesota, Illinois, Massachusetts and...
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Flesh-eating bacteria strike two men in Florida

May 02, 2019 , CNN Health
Beach season has begun, and with it comes an increase in waterborne dangers. Two recent examples from the Sunshine State highlight the gruesome possibilities....
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Walgreens Boots Alliance makes key leadership appointments

Apr 27, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens Boots Alliance made several leadership appointments, such as naming Gunjan Bhow chief digital officer, and Annie Murphy global chief commercial officer. Read More...
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Homemade kits with tourniquets make gunshot first aid more available

Apr 26, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Homemade kits used to train bystanders to step in and stop bleeding after a gunshot wound could save lives, a new report suggests....
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Research Roundup: Parental Engagement And Gun Violence; Medically Tailored Meals; And Incentive Payments For Providers

Apr 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Many older U.S. gun owners don't store firearms safely

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one-third of older people in the U.S. may live in households with guns and a new study suggests that many of those firearms are not stored in the safest way: locked and unloaded....
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Students may feel safer with stricter gun laws

Apr 09, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. adolescents living in states with stricter gun laws may feel safer at school, a survey of high school students suggests....
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Flu cases still high as first human universal vaccine trial begins

Apr 06, 2019 , CNN Health
Most states are seeing an unusually high number of flu patients as the season comes to a close. Meanwhile, the very first human experiments with a new universal flu shot have begun at the National Institutes of Health....
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Qvar vs. Symbicort

Apr 06, 2019 , RxList
Qvar (beclomethasone dipropionate) and Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) are used to prevent asthma attacks. Qvar will not treat an asthma attack that has already...
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Qvar vs. Pulmicort

Apr 06, 2019 , RxList
Qvar (beclomethasone dipropionate) and Pulmicort Flexhaler (budesonide inhalation powder) are steroids used to prevent asthma attacks. Qvar and Pulmicort will not treat an asthma attack that has already...
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Before his suicide, Sandy Hook dad and neuroscientist sought source of violence in brain

Apr 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Soon after the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Connecticut, in which a gunman murdered 20 children and six adults, a question began to haunt the parents of 6-year-old Avielle Richman, one of the victims that day....
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Climate Change May Mean More Risky Mosquitoes

Mar 29, 2019 , WebMD
In the United States, where Zika cases have occurred in warmer areas in the last several years, dengue and chikungunya could also become wider threats, the study...
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