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Medicines Only Work if Patients Can Afford Them: Solutions For The High Drug Prices Era

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
New drug therapies help people live longer, better lives. But in a world of increasing health costs, prescribing life-saving medications for our patients isn’t enough. Physicians, health plans and pharmaceutical manufacturers have to ensure that patients can afford to take them, as...
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Rx Fish Oil Cuts Heart Dangers in Statin Takers

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The study suggests that the prescription fish oil pill, not to be confused with over-the-counter supplements, reduces the lifetime risk of dying from heart disease; having a non-fatal heart attack or stroke; or needing heart surgery or hospitalization for a heart...
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Early Food Exposure May Cut Baby's Allergy Risk

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
Although experts had advised parents in the past to avoid highly allergenic foods early in their child’s life, more recent research has suggested that early exposure to these foods might be a better...
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Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: Study

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk patients -studies

Mar 17, 2019 , Reuters
Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp proved as good or better than open heart surgery in younger, more active patients for whom the surgical option was deemed low risk, according to trial results that had been scheduled to be presented on Sunday....
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Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Study subjects who got ablation -- where a catheter is used to tweak the heart muscle cells responsible for the arrhythmia -- also seemed to have less shortness of breath, less fatigue and all-around better quality of life five years later, with those who got drug therapy...
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Can You Afford Sleep? These Companies Are Waking Up with a Strategy!

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Frost & Sullivan celebrates #WorldSleepDay to raise awareness of sleep as a necessity that is often compromised by the habits of modern life and shares the most impactful insights. When 1Bn suffer from some form of sleep disorder, it should keep the health system awake until a solution is...
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3 reasons you should enter PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Show off your expertise by March 8 and save $50 per entry. If you’re not entering awards programs already, you should be. A healthy competitive ego requires that you brag a little bit. Why wait to show off your impressive work? Organizations like the American Medical Association, Topgolf, World Wildlife Fund, LG and Aflac, haven’t […] The post 3 reasons you should enter PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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New film's love story recalls tragic tale of a real-life 'Fault in Our Stars' couple

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Dave Prager intends to watch the new movie "Five Feet Apart" hidden away in a corner of the theater where no one can watch him cry....
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Beyond The Movie "Five Feet Apart," A Real-Life Journey With Cystic Fibrosis

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In more ways than one, Emily Schaller is a rock star. The vivacious, 37-year-old Detroit native played drums in a local band when she was younger. She remains larger than life today, a star whom countless others look up to, as she works tirelessly to spread awareness about cystic fibrosis, the gen......
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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Enjoying The Simplest Things Is The Most Sustainable Path To Wellness

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
Deliciously Ella is partly a result of Ella finding a passion and joy for cooking nutritious, plant-based meals at home. And when you enjoy what you do, you’re much more likely to bring about balance and well-being in your...
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The Medical Minute: Taking The Reins On Multiple Sclerosis

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to be an ending. With proper treatment and management, patients can manage the disease’s often unpredictable nature. “Patients get a predisposed feeling that their life is doomed. That it’s going to be a complicated life, which isn’t necessarily so,” said Dr. Cary Tw......
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Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report says

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Dementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal. A report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the rate of Americans who died from dementia has more than doubled from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017....
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Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women's age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest....
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AlchemLife intros Proquil prostate health supplement

Mar 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Philadelphia-based AlchemLife recently introduced Proquil, a functional and supportive supplement focused on prostate health. Read More...
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Questions Over Retrieving A Deceased Person’s Sperm Pit Grief-Stricken Families Against Medical Ethicists

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Families say the decision to retrieve the sperm of a loved one should be left to them, while doctors and ethicisits worry about the wide-ranging moral complications of starting a life that would otherwise not exist if not for medical technology. In other public health news: eating out while being overweight, medical devices, mental health, parenting, the immune system, infant tongue-ties, exercising, and more....
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Forget hygge; pyt is the new Scandinavian term for a happier life

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, and they also happen to have a lot of cool words for ways to be happy....
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Some Children Can 'Recover' From Autism, But Problems Often Remain

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have found that the vast majority of such childr......
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Bring your internal communication to life with this Office 365 tool

Mar 13, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
If you have Office 365, you have access to Yammer. Learn how to use it to transform your...
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