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On Prescription Drug Prices, Will Trump Turn Words Into Action?

Jul 16, 2019 , Forbes
At this point, it's hard not to be skeptical as the Administration has been long on rhetoric and short on action when it comes to lowering prescription drug...
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Why social media should be treated as a conversation

Jul 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How do you know if your social media messages offer sufficient value to your audience? Here’s why you should always try to start a conversation with your online followers. Social media is an integral part of any digital marketer’s toolbox. Without it, your organization risks going unseen or unheard, far from ideal in a world […] The post Why social media should be treated as a conversation appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Good News About Dementia: 5 Lifestyle Changes Can Make Difference Even For People Who Have Genes That Increase Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While recent news about Alzheimer's focused on disappointing failed drug trials, two new studies discussed at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference look at how clean living helps lower the chances of developing wasting brain diseases by as much as 60%. Give up red meat, don't smoke, exercise more, read more books and limit red wine to one glass a night. "This research is exciting in that it shows there are actionable things we can do to try to counteract genetic risk for...
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Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan

Jul 14, 2019 , Reuters
Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue....
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Different Takes: Pros And Cons On Trump’s About Face On Drug Rebates

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on Trump's change of heart on drug rebates and Ohio's attempt to lower drug...
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CPR Less Likely for Poor Black Kids Study Finds

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest there's a crucial need for CPR training programs in poor, non-white, lower-education neighborhoods, said study lead researcher Dr. Maryam...
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China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
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U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
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Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Could The ACA Really Go Away?

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Is the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional? That was the question before a federal appeals court in New Orleans this week. Two of the three judges on the panel seemed inclined to agree with a lower court that the elimination of the tax penalty for failure to maintain coverage could mean the entire health law should fall. Also this week, President Donald Trump wants to improve care for people with kidney disease. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and...
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CDC says 8 in 10 US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC...
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Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing...
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White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers

Jul 12, 2019 , Reuters
The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy aimed at health insurers and raising the possibility of new measures focused on drugmakers....
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Buns Recalled; May Have Plastic Bits in Them

Jul 11, 2019 , WebMD
Flowers Foods says the products include buns sold at 7-Eleven, Walmart, Target, Piggly Wiggly, Publix, Ingles, and IGA stores, among others, and include brands such as Wonder, Great Value, Market Pantry, Nature’s Own, and...
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Poor Social Life Might Harm Women’s Bones

Jul 11, 2019 , WebMD
In a long-term study of more than 11,000 postmenopausal women in the United States, lower bone mineral density was associated with higher "social strain," a measure of negative social interactions and relationships. Weaker bones were also tied to lower levels of social...
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Parsing Policy: Attempt To Have Courts Kill The Health Law Makes Sense Only To The GOP; What’s The Next Huge Idea To Lower Health Care Costs?

Jul 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care issues and others....
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Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates

Jul 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
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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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How to Create a Diet That Lowers Your Cholesterol

Jul 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Create a Diet That Lowers Your CholesterolCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 12:00:00...
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MetLife Plans To Disrupt $2.7 Trillion Life Insurance Industry Using Ethereum Blockchain

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
MetLife is utilizing the live public Ethereum blockchain to add transparency and efficiency to the life insurance claims process. This program has the potential to transform the insurance industry as a whole, creating new markets, products, and servicing a diverse set of customers at lower...
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