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New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
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Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study

Sep 09, 2019 , Reuters
An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
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Evaluating Apple’s Services Strategy Ahead Of The Apple Watch 5 Release

Sep 08, 2019 , Forbes
Apple is set to launch a new smartwatch and other product​ enhancements in September. Yet hardware innovation is only half the battle. Apple must win at a services strategy to grow....
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Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups

Sep 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
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Advocates Ask Nebraska Supreme Court To Force State To Implement Medicaid Expansion Faster

Aug 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of two Nebraska residents who are currently uninsured but would be eligible for expanded Medicaid. State officials have argued they need to implement expansion methodically, and the 2020 implementation date gives them time to make sure the rollout is relatively glitch-free. Medicaid news comes out of Kansas and Connecticut as well....
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Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be

Aug 29, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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The Most Expensive Medicare Patients Aren't Who You Think

Aug 28, 2019 , Forbes
Over half of Medicare spending is concentrated in 10% of patients. So who are those patients and what expenses are they racking up? It’s not who or what I...
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Paola Arbour Drives A Cultural Transformation As CIO Of $18B Tenet Healthcare

Aug 27, 2019 , Forbes
Paola Arbour's path to the CIO role was unusual. She spent much of her career serving CIOs at companies like EDS, HP, Dell, and ServiceNow. When she became CIO of Tenet Healthcare nearly a year and a half ago, she came to the role with a higher expectation of the value an IT department should...
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Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here's how you can help slow all rainforest loss

Aug 26, 2019 , CNN Health
The Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world, roughly half the size of the United States, is key to the health of the entire planet. Its trees produce an estimated 20% of the world's oxygen, while putting an enormous amount of water into the atmosphere at a time when cities are drying up. The Amazon is sucking in carbon and greenhouse gases while slowing the rising temperatures. But it's now burning at a record rate -- with images from space showing the smoke covering much of Brazil....
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Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world

Aug 21, 2019 , Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world's population....
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$545 Million Per Year Wasn't Enough For Chiropractors. Now They're Lobbying For Much More

Aug 21, 2019 , Forbes
Chiropractors already collect over half a billion dollars per year from Medicare, but now they've managed to get two NY Congressmen to introduce a bill that would dramatically increase that amount, by letting them function as regular family doctors–something that they are unqualified to...
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Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
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Why One Pharma Company Set The Cost Of Its Cancer Drug At About Half The List Price Of Its Competitors

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While Roche's decision to set its new cancer drug at such a different price level than its competitors sparked worries of a "pricing war in cancer," the nuances are more complicated....
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Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
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Sky-High Surprise Bills From Air Ambulance Rides Under Scrutiny In Georgia

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More insured patients are being hit by surprise medical bills, with air ambulance charges among the worst. The prices can be in the tens of thousands of dollars and more than half of rides in the U.S. on air ambulances are not in the passenger’s insurance network. Georgia legislators say they want to do something about that. The state is also looking to overhaul other aspects of its EMS services. And in Virginia, regulators will seek public input from residents about actions the state could...
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Nearly Half of U.S. Patients Keep Vital Secrets From Their Doctors

Aug 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Nearly Half of U.S. Patients Keep Vital Secrets From Their DoctorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Global Measles Cases Nearly Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

Aug 17, 2019 , RxList
Among media reports of the death of a 44-year-old Israeli flight attendant and mother of three after contracting measles, preliminary data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on August 12 show that the number of global cases of the disease during the first half of this year has not been this high since 2006, with annual numbers rising steadily since...
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Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
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More Than Half of Younger Patients Skip or Quit Blood Pressure Meds

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Than Half of Younger Patients Skip or Quit Blood Pressure MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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British hospitals may be poorly prepared for high casualty incidents

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of key hospital doctors in England who would likely be involved in responding to a major incident, such as a bombing or massive fire, are ill prepared for it, a new report suggests....
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