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State Highlights: D.C.’s Homeless Camps Paint Grim Picture Of Widening Inequality In Country; Houston’s Monitoring Of Air Quality Continues As Warning Ends

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from D.C., Texas, Rhode Island, New York, Wisconsin, Iowa, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, Minnesota, California, Missouri, Louisiana, Maryland and...
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10 startups tackling the problem of high prescription drug costs

Mar 23, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Whether by managing payments, connecting consumers to reimbursement options or just manufacturing cheap drugs themselves, these companies are taking aim at a problem that's building to a...
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Middle-school screening uncovers diabetes, high cholesterol

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health - In a small pilot study that screened 45 Ohio middle school students for cardiovascular risk factors, a third of the children had abnormal levels of cholesterol or blood sugar, and two kids were found to have undiagnosed diabetes....
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OMG! Nutrition unveils flavored magnesium powder packs

Mar 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The New York-based company has launched its line of single-serve, flavored powder packets that it said offers high absorption of magnesium without digestive discomfort. Read More...
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Lengthy Training, Licensing That Health Care Occupations Require Creating Significant Skill Gap For Those Looking For Jobs

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"There just aren’t enough places and schools to get trained for how many people we need in those roles," said economist Tara Sinclair. An aging population and increase in wealth has contributed to higher demand for health care services, and the skills gap is only going to have a greater impact on the booming industry as it grows. In other health industry news: costly insurance, a hospital whistleblower case, health stocks, state employee premiums, cheating doctors and...
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Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for...
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State Highlights: Poor Training Of R.I. Call Takers Cited In Baby’s Death, Report Says; Tennessee Woman Claims Surgery Was On Wrong Kidney

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Massachusetts, D.C., Florida, California, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Texas, Minnesota and...
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Adolescents Treated With Some ADHD Drugs Like Adderall May Be At Higher Risk Of Having Psychotic Event

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The risk is “low enough that you can’t say, ‘just don’t prescribe Adderall,’” said Dr. Lauren Moran, the study’s lead author. “But from a public health perspective, there’s so many millions of people being prescribed these medications that it actually leads to thousands of people at increased risk of psychosis.” In other public health news: Zika, sugary drinks, depression and more....
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Can Drinking Very Hot Tea Raise Your Risk Of Esophageal Cancer?

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
A study showed that drinking tea above this temperature was associated with higher esophageal cancer...
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Living alone does not appear to worsen heart disease

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people with well-controlled heart disease, living alone isn't linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, a large study suggests....
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Prescribing Healthy Food In Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost ef......
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Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study....
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High Potency Cannabis Tied to 50% of New Psychosis Cases

Mar 21, 2019 , RxList
Daily use of cannabis, particularly high potency cannabis, is associated with higher rates of psychosis, new research...
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High Potency Cannabis Tied to 50% of New Psychosis

Mar 21, 2019 , eMedicine Health
High Potency Cannabis Tied to 50% of New Psychosis...
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State Highlights: PG&E Knew About Likelihood Of Flaws That Led To Calif. Fires, Report Says; San Francisco Proposes Sweeping Limits On E-Cigarette Sales

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Washington, Wyoming, Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida, Ohio, Connecticut, New York, Georgia, Louisiana and...
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Can High-Potency Pot Make You Crazy?

Mar 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Can High-Potency Pot Make You Crazy?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 12:00:00...
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3 tips for making yourself irreplaceable

Mar 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Some PR work won’t be immune to automation and revolutionary industry changes. Here’s how to keep your PR role relevant. According to researchers at Oxford University, 47 percent of American workers have a “high probability of seeing their jobs automated over the next 20 years.” Retail, manufacturing and others are the industries projected to be […] The post 3 tips for making yourself irreplaceable appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Daily Use Of High-Potency Marijuana Can Increase Risk Of Developing Psychosis By Nearly Five Times

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say that this should temper some of the enthusiasm that's been growing about the healthfulness of marijuana. They also say it provides reasoning behind putting some restrictions on legalized use of the drugs--such as making sure high-potency versions are harder to...
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Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic?

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
As many as 1 in 5 newly diagnosed cases of psychosis might be linked to daily cannabis use, according to data gathered from 11 hospitals across...
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Third of Uninsured Skimp on Meds to Save Money

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
Nearly 1 in 5 of those prescribed drugs asked their doctors for less expensive options. The rate was highest -- 40 percent -- among people without...
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