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Still Too Many Highway Deaths Tied to Speeding

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Still Too Many Highway Deaths Tied to SpeedingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Researchers Report Acute Findings From Havana Embassy Phenomenon

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Beginning in late 2016, U.S. diplomats and family members stationed in Havana, Cuba, reported a number of sudden-onset symptoms, including dizziness, ear pain and tinnitus. They noted a high frequency, loud and very localized sound that sometimes followed them as they moved through a room. For the f......
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How To Give A Good Medical History To Get Better Health Care

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
A key to the ideal health care visit takes forethought. The end result will likely result in time savings and reduced angst plus provide a higher likelihood of a good outcome for your visit. What is this key? Write out a narrative of your problem in advance of your visit. This article explains...
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Opioid deaths linked to drug marketing to physicians, study

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New research shows a link between increased opioid marketing to physicians and higher opioid prescribing rates and elevated overdose deaths in the U.S. It's one of the first studies to make that...
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Rucker, Siddiqui highlight government data sharing initiatives

Jan 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Internal data sharing, an exchange framework for HIEs, and support for open APIs are all HHS...
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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Maybelline New York, Puma unveil athleisure-inspired collection

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The 12-piece special-edition Puma x Maybelline collection features smudge-proof mascara, a metallic highlighter, the Super Stay Matte Ink long-wear lip color in limited-edition shades, and two new duo sticks. Read More...
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State Highlights: Georgia Governor Seeks Changes To Medicaid Program; Ohio Hospital Draws Allegations Of Negligence After Patient Deaths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Ohio, Arizona, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas, Texas, California, New Hampshire, Minnesota and...
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Short Supply, Cost of Key Drugs Leave Hospitals Scrambling

Jan 19, 2019 , RxList
Major hospital groups on Tuesday highlighted the challenges created by both frequent shortages of critical products, including saline and injectable opioids, and rising prices for medicines, including decades-old generic...
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high financial stress, investigators...
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Flu Season 2018-19: How Are We Doing?

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
This flu season has shown both higher immunization rates and lower rates of flu-like illnesses. There continue to be hospitalizations due to flu-like complications, and deaths due to flu, but, to date, the incidence of all flu-related illnesses has declined this...
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For Children With Food Sensitivities, Sometimes Isolation Can Be More Detrimental Than The Allergy Itself

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent court case over a theater program and a child with a peanut allergy highlights the social isolation some young people deal with when they have a food allergy. “The child starts to feel like he or she is the problem," said Dr. James Baker Jr., the director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. In other public health news: stem cells, embryos, physician burnout, vitamin D, sleep, mental health, and...
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MedPAC recommends consolidating Medicare quality programs

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommended that Congress pass legislation to consolidate most of Medicare's value-based quality programs and boost payments for high-performing...
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Areas with high opioid prescription rates are seeing more babies born with a serious birth defect

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A potentially deadly birth defect in which babies are born with exposed intestines is on the rise, and the Centers for Disease and Prevention is concerned that it might be tied to the opioid epidemic....
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HRG highlights December’s standouts

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
As 2018 came to a close, the new product team at Hamacher Resource Group was unrelenting in its efforts to find the hottest products introduced in December. Read More...
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Queen's University Researchers Develop New Test To Detect Disease And Infection That Could Save Time, Money And Lives

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a highly innovative new enzyme biomarker test that has the potential to indicate diseases and bacterial contamination saving time, money and possibly lives. The test, developed by scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’......
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State Highlights: New York Grappling With Worst Measles Outbreak In Decades; Report Highlights Failures By Fla. Child Welfare Agencies In 2-Year-Old’s Death

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Oregon, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Ohio, Idaho, California, Georgia, Texas and...
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Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may be missing out on the best treatment for their condition as a result, according to a new patient resource published in JAMA....
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