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Rite Aid shareholders green-light to reverse stock split

Mar 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
At a special meeting on Thursday, shareholder voted 78% in favor of the reverse split, the company said. Read More...
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Rite Aid shareholders approve reverse stock split

Mar 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
Rite Aid shareholders have approved the company's reverse stock split, the company announced Thursday, a move aimed at keeping the drugstore chain's shares trading on New York Stock...
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Aspirin: Have the New Guidelines Changed What You Should Do?

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
For many people without evidence of cardiovascular disease, less will be more – with the benefit of aspirin just not worth the risk and inconvenience – and that is particularly true for those older than 70 years or with an increased risk of bleeding. And that fits just fine with the new...
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Rite Aid Shareholders Approve Plan To Avoid NYSE Delisting

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
Rite Aid shareholders Thursday approved a “reverse stock split” in an effort to keep the company’s stock from being delisted by the New York Stock...
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Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7% annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8% annually for those younger than age 55, according to the American Canc......
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AI in healthcare: Not human versus machine, human plus machine

Mar 20, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Developing effective AI tools for healthcare means working multiple stakeholders and understanding the clinical, according to panelists at GTC in San...
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Even Housework, Gardening Can Help an Older Woman's Heart

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Even Housework, Gardening Can Help an Older Woman's HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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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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Heart Attacks Fall By One-Third Among Older Americans

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Attacks Fall By One-Third Among Older AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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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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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory But Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning – but......
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Different Takes: Trump’s New Budget Slashes Medicare, Health Law; Older Americans Would Be Hit Hard By HIV Fund Cuts

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on health...
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Rite Aid CEO Standley Is Out In 'Managerial' Purge Of 400 Jobs

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Rite Aid's CEO John Standley is leaving in a major management shakeup that follows a period of shareholder unrest and two failed merger attempts during his nine-year reign....
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Fear Of Hospitalization Keeps Men From Talking About Suicide

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fear of psychiatric hospitalization is one of the primary reasons that older men -- an age and gender group at high risk for suicide -- don't talk about suicide with their physicians. Researchers discovered this finding as part of a pre-launch, stakeholder assessment of a multimedia program designe......
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AHA News: Belly Fat Ups Older Women's Heart Risks, Even Without Obesity

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Belly Fat Ups Older Women's Heart Risks, Even Without ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Knee surgery for torn cartilage may not be worthwhile

Mar 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many middle-aged and older adults with torn cartilage and pain in their knee are not likely to benefit from so-called arthroscopic surgery, a review of past studies suggests....
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Seniors increasingly breaking bones while walking dogs

Mar 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who walk their dogs on a leash have been breaking bones at an increasing rate, with women and hip bones most at risk, researchers say....
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Long-term obesity tied to higher dementia risk in healthy older adults

Mar 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy older adults who have been obese for years may be at higher risk of developing dementia than their peers who aren't overweight, research from the UK suggests....
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Bristol-Myers urges shareholders in open letter to support $74 billion Celgene deal amid resistance

Mar 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
The company said in an open letter to shareholders, its board of directors are "confident" the drugmakers acquisition of Celgene is the best path...
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How Dog Walking Injuries Are Increasing Among Older Adults

Mar 07, 2019 , Forbes
A study showed an over 150% increase in 13 years in fractures among older adults. Here are precautions that you can...
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