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Sham Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Often Begins at Home

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Among young adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in a recent study, more than half of said others had tried to change their sexual orientation during...
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Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital....
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In rural France, Macron seeks remedy for 'healthcare deserts'

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
When Joelle Dupas falls ill, she goes to a medical center in her home town in rural western France where all 12 doctors have come out of retirement....
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Walmart, Home Depot adopt health insurer tactic in drug copay battle

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Walmart and Home Depot , two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications....
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Ren Ci Nursing Homes in Singapore to implement 3D wound management app in 2019

Nov 13, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Created in response to the challenge of wound management in the community care sector in Singapore, the CARES4WOUNDS wound management application was developed and pilot-tested with 25 patients at Ren Ci Hospital and Tetsuyu Healthcare since November 2017, with good initial results. The hospital is the first in the Intermediate and Long Care (ILTC) services sector to deploy such a 3D wound management...
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As California Wildfires Force Thousands To Evacuate, What To Do To Protect Yourself

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
The Camp Fire has become the most destructive wildfire in California recorded history. Meanwhile, as a result of the Woosley Fire, over 200,000 residents are fleeing their homes in Ventura and Los Angeles...
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Health Tip: Keep Toxins from Your Home

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Keep Toxins from Your HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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8 worst practices in international PR

Nov 10, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Taking your outreach efforts to the global stage poses particular, often hidden, hazards. Doing your homework and carefully crafting your messaging to local markets are just part of the...
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Medicare To Test Out Philosophy That Simple Help In Patients’ Homes Can Have Meaningful Impact On Well-Being

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Medicare Advantage plans to offer a host of new benefits next year, such as transportation to medical appointments, home-delivered meals, wheelchair ramps, bathroom grab bars and air conditioners for asthma...
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Hy-Vee, customers to honor veterans

Nov 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hy-Vee is kicking off its sixth annual Homefront initiative with customers to honor and help veterans and their families. Read More...
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Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With Caution

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With CautionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Maine voters reject universal home care referendum

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The ballot measure would have hiked taxes to cover no-cost, at-home healthcare services for seniors and disabled people regardless of income...
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These children have a high risk of being stabbed on way home from school

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Children are most likely to become victims of stabbings as they walk home from school, a London study has found, as its authors warn of the "endemic" nature of knife crime among youths in the UK capital....
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‘Alarming’ Staffing Vacancy Rate Undermines Care For Veterans, Report Finds

Nov 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Most of the nearly 40,000 vacancies are for medical and dental staff such as doctors and nurses. In other health news on veterans, Georgia is undergoing an increase in homeless women...
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Nursing home safety data hard to find

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Nursing Home Compare, a web-based tool from the U.S. government that helps consumers look into the quality of nursing homes, falls short when it comes to rating safety, a new study suggests....
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UK children have highest risk of being stabbed on way home from school, study finds

Nov 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Children are most likely to become victims of stabbings as they walk home from school, a London study has found, as its authors warn of the "endemic" nature of knife crime among youths in the UK capital....
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Democrats win largest share of hospital, nursing home donations

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Senate Democratic candidates have been the biggest recipients of provider dollars this campaign cycle. Hospitals and nursing homes have ramped up their share of contributions to that party by more than 31 percentage points in the runup to the...
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Nursing home star ratings don't reflect patient safety events

Nov 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new study finds patient safety measures don't have a strong influence on the overall star rating a nursing home will receive on CMS' Nursing Home Compare...
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More Oversight Needed To Avoid Dangerous Nursing Home Situations During Disasters, Senate Inquiry Finds

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Senate report says that state and federal officials must do more to improve safety at nursing homes, while the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services argues that new rules help clarify emergency procedures. In other nursing home news, Synergy Health Centers announces that it will close two of its 10 Massachusetts...
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State Highlights: New York City’s Diabetic Students Treated Unfairly, Parents Claim In Lawsuit; ACLU Pushes To End Aid-In-Dying Ban At Hawaii Retirement Home

Nov 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Hawaii, California, Arizona and...
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