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‘Dope Refugees’ Flock To New York City’s Transit Hubs In Search Of A Better Life

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say the swelling number of users around the transit hubs is in part because they can find more tolerance and support in New York City than in their hometowns, as well as greater access to services such as syringe exchanges. Meanwhile, the country's foster system is being strained beneath the weight of the drug epidemic. Other news on the opioid crisis comes out of Maryland and...
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How The Department Of Homeland Security Found Itself At The Heart Of Deep Moral Dilemmas

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times takes a look inside the agency that so often is the face of President Donald Trump's immigration strategy that has led to national outrage over how it is being implemented. Meanwhile, Border Patrol is investigating those involved with a secret Facebook group that included posts joking about migrant deaths. Other news from the border crisis focuses on the companies running the shelters, pediatricians' concerns over the health of children, and the conditions at the facilities....
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State Highlights: Maryland Cites ‘Dickensian’ Abuse Conditions In Suit Against For-Profit Group Homes; Researchers Grapple With Problems Of Diagnosing Rat Lungworm Disease In Hawaii

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets focus on news from Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Hawaii, Tennessee, Virginia, Connecticut, California, North Carolina, District of Columbia, New Hampshire, Missouri, Georgia, Washington, Maryland, Oregon, Colorado, Ohio, Florida and West...
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'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
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A Concussion Can Cost Your Job -- Especially If You Are Young And Well Educated

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A hard tackle on the football-field, a crash on your bike or a fall from a ladder in your home can easily cause a concussion, which eventually can cost your job - especially if you are in your thirties, and have a higher education. These are some of the findings in a large new register-based data r......
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‘Chaos' In The Home Linked To Poor Asthma Control In Children

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A chaotic household – one where things just don’t seem to run smoothly, there’s lots of noise, little gets taken care of in a timely manner, and where relaxation is difficult – as well as child and parent depression, are risk factors for worse asthma outcomes in urban minority children, according to......
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Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and...
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Using Obamacare Authority, Trump Aims To Shift Dialysis Care To Patients’ Homes

Jul 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Only about 12% of dialysis patients get their treatment at home and the initiative aims to dramatically increase that number and move patients out of costly dialysis centers. It would also add provisions to boost the annual number of kidneys available for...
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Trump signs executive order overhauling kidney transplant, dialysis market

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The executive order will create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers, HHS Secretary Alex Azar...
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Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa

Jul 11, 2019 , Reuters
Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
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Dangerous UTIs Can Follow Hospital Patients Home

Jul 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Dangerous UTIs Can Follow Hospital Patients HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Trump Administration To Take Steps To Shift More Kidney Treatment To At-Home Care And Away From Stand-Alone Dialysis Clinics

Jul 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
HHS will announce an agency-wide initiative to encourage home dialysis and also to ramp up better prevention and screening for kidney disease, Politico reports. The plan could upend the kidney care market, and face serious pushback from big dialysis chains that are eager to protect $24 billion a year in revenue....
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France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
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‘Get Really Creative’: New York Parents Who Don’t Want To Vaccinate Their Children Are Learning About Home Schooling

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In the state with the highest measles outbreak this year, a new law prevents religious exemptions. More than 25,000 New York children had religious exemptions in 2018. One parent says "our only option is home schooling.'' While hundreds of parents are joining Facebook groups and going to seminars to learn how to homeschool their children, public health officials push for vaccinations and better public health eduction. In other public health news: inaccessible technology for blind and deaf...
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As Rural Hospitals Continue To Close, Patients Are Turning To Telehealth For Desperately Needed Care

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent NPR poll of rural Americans found that nearly a quarter have used some kind of telehealth service within the past few years. Meanwhile, homelessness is often considered an urban phenomenon but it's a growing problem in rural areas as well....
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Homeland Security doctor says he's giving migrant children the care he'd want for his own kids

Jul 06, 2019 , CNN Health
A senior government official said he is proud of the medical care being given to migrant children in the custody of US Customs and Border Protection....
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Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the...
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Why Some Nursing Homes Are In A Federal Improvement Program

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
All about nursing homes with health and safety...
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Youth facing homelessness embrace digital interventions despite few clinical improvements

Jul 03, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
In a small JMIR study, 52% of participants were very or extremely satisfied with the...
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11 Tech Experts Predict The Next Big Developments In Home IoT

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Forbes Technology Council members share what they think will be the next big development in at-home IoT...
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