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Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual death were described in an article published in BMJ Case Reports....
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Yet Another Selfie? You Might Be a Narcissist

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
In a small new study, the people who posted a high number of images and selfies on social media had an average 25 percent increase in narcissistic traits such as exhibitionism, a sense of entitlement and exploitation of others, researchers...
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday....
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These jobs have highest suicide rates in the United States, according to the CDC

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Men who work in construction and extraction had the highest rates of suicide in the United States, according to a report published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For women, suicide rates were highest among those who work in arts, design, entertainment, sports and media....
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19-year-old dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals....
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Not-for-profit hospital industry may have peaked financially, Fitch Ratings says

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As not-for-profit hospitals' profits slide, balance sheets are at an all-time high, according to Fitch...
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After Reorganization And Promises To Save Money On Connecticut’s Inmate Care, State Official Expects Increase Of $7M

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After UConn Health explained it couldn't sustain the health care needs of 14,000 prisoners in the face of budget cuts, the state took it over and announced it could save $8 million in costs. Now, officials are presenting a different picture, saying older inmates require better care and startup costs are high. News on care of prisoners comes out of California, Ohio and New Hampshire,...
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State Highlights: Water Fountains In Detroit Public Schools Have Been Dry Since August; More Than 20 Ohio State Officials Knew About Concerns Over Doctor, Accusers Allege

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Michigan, Ohio, Connecticut, Maryland, Louisiana, Tennessee, California, Florida, Texas and Missouri....
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Some Diabetes Drugs, Higher Amputation Risk Linked

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medication, Scandinavian researchers have...
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use is called, increased from 220,000 (1.5 percent) to just over 3 million (20.8 percent), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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State Highlights: Leaders At A Mass. Hospital Apologize To Widower Of Woman Who Died Outside The ER; Blue Cross To Pump $10M Into Texas To Improve Rural Health

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Texas, New Hampshire, Missouri, North Carolina, Florida, California, Hawaii and Ohio....
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Rising Stars: HRG highlights top product launches from October

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The new product team at Hamacher Resource Group evaluated 120 products that launched during the month of October across OTC, beauty and wellness categories, choosing five standout products. Read More...
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5 Diet Foods That Are High in Fiber

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 5 Diet Foods That Are High in FiberCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Micardis vs. Diovan

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
Diovan (valsartan) and Micardis (telmisartan) are angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) used to control high blood pressure (hypertension), and to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or death from heart problems in people risk factors for serious heart...
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AAM, 28 groups oppose barriers to generics, biosimilar access in USMCA

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The AAM is expressing opposition, along with 28 groups, over the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement for its potential to keep drug prices high. Read More...
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Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
People placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned more daily calories, versus those given high-carb meals in a recent...
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London's low-emission zone ineffective in improving child lung health, study says

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Traffic control measures have improved air quality in London, but the number of children with poor lung capacity because of traffic pollution remains high, a new analysis says....
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Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grades For Delaware, D.C., North Dakota Are Worst Among 2,600 Facilities

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While hospitals in Texas, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, and Massachusetts have the the highest percentage of "A" graded hospitals. Leapfrog grades are based on 28 factors, including responsiveness of staff, doctor procedures and outcome measures....
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Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country's highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica, exposing the company to possible financial claims....
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Babies' brain development may not depend on sleeping through the night

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Infants who don't sleep through the night don't seem to be at higher risk for cognitive or motor development problems, a Canadian study suggests....
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