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Consumer Use Of Popular But Deadly Paint Stripper Banned By EPA–But Advocates Say Agency Should Have Gone Further

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The EPA will still allow commercial use of the lethal chemical. The Trump administration “will be partly to blame when the next worker is injured or dies as a result of being exposed to this extremely dangerous chemical,” attorney Melanie Benesh of the Environmental Working Group...
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Prescription Fish Oil Pill Lowers Heart Attack Risk in Those Already on Statins

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Prescription Fish Oil Pill Lowers Heart Attack Risk in Those Already on StatinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Early data shows Livongo lowers blood pressure at six weeks

Mar 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Comorbid patients with hypertension and diabetes saw an average blood pressure drop of 11.2/5.2 mm...
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FDA Orders European Seller Of Online Abortion Pills To Immediately Cease Delivery To U.S. Customers

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The FDA says the "unapproved new drugs pose an inherent risk to consumers." In other news on abortion: Tennessee judge rebuked for denying a women on house arrest to travel to get an abortion; Indiana takes steps toward allowing nurses and physician assistants to object to playing role in abortion procedure; and Maine governor wants to allow medical professionals besides doctors to be able to provide the...
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Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association agree that for older adults at low heart risk, the chance of bleeding that comes with daily low-dose aspirin outweighs any heart...
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Light physical activity tied to lower heart disease risk in senior women

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Senior women may be able to reduce their risk of developing heart disease by increasing the number of hours they spend in low intensity activities, such as walking and gardening, a new study suggests....
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Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack PreventionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Low awareness of heart risks, heart health among young women

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young women are largely unaware of the risks they face from cardiovascular disease, even though it remains the top cause of death for American women, researchers warn....
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Woman Going To Jail Sues For Access To Methadone Treatment: ‘I Will Lose Control Of My Addiction… I Will Die.’

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The federal prison does not allow anti-craving medications as ongoing treatment for opioid addiction except for pregnant women, who can take methadone. Meanwhile, Massachusetts advocates want hope to revolutionize the way the criminal justice system treats people who are...
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EPA's Methylene Chloride Ban Excludes Workers

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The EPA says it will issue a rule that bans the sale of methylene chloride to consumers, but allows for its continued use in commercial...
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There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. The only concerns parents should have: finding their phones fast enough to document the funny faces and cleaning up the mess that might follow. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies -- leaving parents to keep track of it all....
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Gillette, TerraCycle partner on recyclable razor program

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Gillette and TerraCycle are launching a nationwide program that allows consumers to recycle their disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridges and razor plastic packaging. Read More...
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Aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for most healthy adults

Mar 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Cardiologists are no longer recommending low-dose aspirin except for high-risk patients because the risk of bleeding can outweigh the heart-healthy benefits....
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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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How To Eat Like An Audiologist: A New Cookbook To Benefit The American Academy Of Audiology Foundation

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
During the spring of 2018, a group of friends who are all members of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) sat around a table in a Scottsdale restaurant enjoying a fun night of fine food and wine, when the discussion of cookbooks came up. Following another round or two of wine, they agreed to crea......
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How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Hear what Dorri McWhorter from YWCA Chicago has to say about engaging employees in today’s business world. When Dorri McWhorter took over as CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago in 2013, the 140-year-old nonprofit organization had seen better days. Money was tight, morale was low, and McWhorter quickly realized she needed to make some changes. By […] The post How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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Heart Attacks Fall One-Third Among Older Americans

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
The study of more than 4 million Medicare patients found that hospitalizations for heart attacks dropped 38 percent between 1995 and 2014. At the same time, deaths within 30 days of a heart attack reached an all-time low of 12 percent, down more than one-third since...
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Exclusive: India's health ministry calls for blocking Juul's entry into country - document

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
India's health ministry has called for Juul Labs Inc's electronic cigarettes to be blocked from entering the country, a letter seen by Reuters showed, potentially dealing a blow to the U.S. company's plans to tap the South Asian market....
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EPA bans household use of deadly paint stripper, but not commercial use

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a ban on retail sales for household use of methylene chloride, a powerful and dangerous paint stripping chemical linked to dozens of deaths. But health advocates were disappointed that the EPA allowed its continued use in commercial settings....
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