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Organ donations rise during major motorcycle rallies due to crashes, study says

Dec 02, 2022 , CNN Health
Organ donations and transplantations increase during major US motorcycle rallies due to crashes, according to a new study, signaling a need for increased safety...
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Hearing aid tech company Eargo has a new majority owner

Dec 01, 2022 , Mobile Health News
Healthcare investment firm Patient Square Capital now owns approximately three-quarters of Eargo's outstanding common...
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Should Older Seniors Risk Major Surgery? New Research Offers Guidance

Nov 29, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
An important new study offers much-needed data to inform older Americans of the risks and benefits they must weigh when facing major...
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China might not make major changes to its Covid policy any time soon, despite weekend protests

Nov 28, 2022 , CNBC Health
Groups of people in China took to the streets over the weekend to vent their frustration, built up over nearly three years of stringent Covid...
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Lunit supercharges global expansion with latest market approvals, major distribution deal

Nov 28, 2022 , Mobile Health News
Its AI imaging solutions are coming soon to's...
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Research helps seniors make informed decisions about risks, benefits of major surgery

Nov 26, 2022 , CNN Health
Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to an important new study that sheds much-needed light on the risks seniors face when having invasive...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Changing of the Guard

Nov 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Democrats retained control of the U.S. Senate in the midterm elections, while Republicans won a majority in the House, giving them the ability to block items on President Joe Biden’s agenda. Meanwhile, the lame-duck, Democratic-led Congress won’t have the votes to pass abortion rights legislation, although they may try to undo some long-standing anti-abortion policies in federal spending bills. Joanne Kenen of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Politico, Victoria Knight...
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Prescription drug sales through HDA healthcare distributors remained strong in 2021

Nov 16, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Prescription drugs make up the majority (98%) of distributors' sales, split among sales of brand-name drugs (55.3%), branded specialty (33.7%), generic drugs (7.8%), generic specialty (.6%) and biosimilar products...
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Major Depressive Disorder and the Changes It Brings

Nov 16, 2022 , WebMD
Learn about ways that major depressive disorder may affect you, including changes in energy level and...
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What’s Medical about Marijuana?

Nov 11, 2022 , WebMD
A majority of states have approved cannabis to treat 42 diseases and conditions. And yet it remains a federally designated Schedule I drug (for now), with “no accepted medical use” and “high potential for abuse.” So, is it a scourge, a savior, or something in...
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The Clitoris Steps Into the Spotlight With Major Scientific Discovery

Nov 11, 2022 , WebMD
Until recently, the clitoris was an understudied body part that has led to stigma when patients have medical issues. A new study may open doors for patients who have historically suffered in silence, without guidance from the medical...
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Two teaspoons of lab-made blood could have enormous potential for people with rare blood conditions

Nov 10, 2022 , CNN Health
Scientists have transfused lab-made red blood cells into a human volunteer in a world-first trial that experts say has major potential for people with hard-to-match blood types or conditions such as sickle cell disease. The research could someday mean an end to long searches for compatible donors or dangerous transfusion...
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Even If GOP Wins Majorities In House And Senate, Inflation Reduction Act’s Drug Pricing Provisions Won’t Be Repealed Any Time Soon (Or Ever)

Nov 09, 2022 , Forbes
Even if Republicans gain majorities in the House and Senate in today’s midterms, the Inflation Reduction Act will not be repealed any time soon. In fact, it’s unlikely the Act will ever be fully...
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90% Of Nurses In New Survey Say Patients Suffer Due To Staffing Shortages

Nov 09, 2022 , Forbes
In a new survey of 1,000 nurses across the United States, a majority point to nursing shortages as a top frustration and reason they would leave the...
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Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids Are Now Available: Though Helpful, It’s Not Exactly What The Doctor Ordered

Nov 03, 2022 , Forbes
Undoubtedly, the policy change will improve access and lower costs for millions of Americans with mild to moderate hearing loss. While the new policy eases access for some, OTC hearing aids appear to comprise a rather clunky solution to a major...
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Sex After a Hysterectomy

Nov 01, 2022 , WebMD
Sex after a hysterectomy is a major concern for many women considering this surgery, but it doesn’t have to...
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Microplastics and Health Risks: What Do We Really Know?

Oct 29, 2022 , WebMD
Researchers worldwide and the World Health Organization agree microplastics are everywhere and regularly ingested by all of us. Some scientists predict a major human health crisis to...
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'Scrabble variants' now cause the majority of new Covid-19 infections in the US

Oct 29, 2022 , CNN Health
The Omicron BA.5 subvariant is no longer the dominant cause of Covid-19 infections in the United States, according to estimates released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and...
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Pharma Executives Are Awakening To A New Reality: Embrace The Future Of The Commercial Model Now Or Else

Oct 27, 2022 , Forbes
For sales force leaders, the economic pressures of this new landscape can be daunting. Some major drug companies have already started layoffs and we expect that trend to continue in a big way - especially as the number of and qualifications required for representatives have changed...
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New COVID Subvariants Rising: How Concerned Should We Be?

Oct 19, 2022 , WebMD
Move over BA.5, there are some new kids in town and no one is sure yet if we should be worried. But there is concern that COVID-19 virus subvariants BQ.1 and BQ1.1 will become a major threat in the U.S. that XBB could alter the COVID-19 picture...
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