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Kahun raises $8M for AI enabled clinical reasoning chatbot

Sep 30, 2022 , Mobile Health News
The startup's first product asks patients questions about their concerns and provides a summary with recommendations for follow-up to the...
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Few Places Have More Medical Debt Than Dallas-Fort Worth, but Hospitals There Are Thriving

Sep 29, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Some hospitals notch big profits while patients are pushed into debt by skyrocketing medical prices and high deductibles, a KHN analysis...
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US sees increase in respiratory infections that can lead to paralysis in children, CDC data shows

Sep 28, 2022 , CNN Health
Doctors should prepare for a possible increase in young patients with enterovirus D68, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, and that may be linked to more cases of the rare, paralyzing condition acute flaccid...
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The Middleman Mentality Is Killing American Medicine

Sep 27, 2022 , Forbes
As patients have become more reliant on middlemen and their services, American healthcare has developed what Dr. Robert Pearl calls the 'middleman mindset.'...
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Dementia May Lead To Greater Risk Of Covid Death Than Previously Thought, Study Suggests

Sep 27, 2022 , Forbes
Conditions like dementia and Alzheimer's left patients even more vulnerable to death from Covid than other pre-existing ailments like heart disease, a new study found....
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Study: Patients immersed in virtual reality during surgery require less anesthesia

Sep 24, 2022 , Mobile Health News
A recent study found patients using virtual reality while undergoing hand surgery required less anesthesia during surgery....
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FDA gives AstraZeneca approval for Imfinzi

Sep 23, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Imfinzi is used to treat adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer in combination with chemotherapy (gemcitabine plus...
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Desperate Long COVID Patients Turn to Unproven Alternative Therapies

Sep 23, 2022 , WebMD
With few evidence-based treatments for long COVID, patients with debilitating symptoms can be tempted by unproven...
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Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

Sep 22, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors are divided on whether blanket testing of breast cancer patients is warranted, since scientists and physicians are sometimes unsure about how to interpret the...
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AAM reacts to Avalere study on generic drug costs

Sep 21, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Avalere analysis shows that generic drugs continue to be misplaced on higher formulary tiers, unfairly driving up costs for...
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Have Long COVID? Here’s Where to Go for Care

Sep 21, 2022 , WebMD
Patients who navigate what can feel like an endless series of checkups and lab tests to confirm a long COVID diagnosis face an even harder path ahead: Figuring out where to go for...
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Zócalo Health raises $5M to launch virtual primary care for Latino patients

Sep 20, 2022 , Mobile Health News
The startup will use the seed funding to launch services in California, Texas and Washington this...
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McKesson to acquire Rx Savings Solutions

Sep 20, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
The acquisition aligns with McKesson’s strategic growth focus by connecting biopharma and payer services to patients, the company...
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Private Equity Sees the Billions in Eye Care as Firms Target High-Profit Procedures

Sep 20, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
As private equity groups are swarming into aging America’s eye care, the consolidation is costing the U.S. health care system and patients more...
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New Abortion Laws Jeopardize Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Patients

Sep 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
As abortion restrictions take effect across the South in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, cancer doctors are trying to decipher the laws. They’re grappling with how to discuss options with pregnant patients, who may be forced to choose whether to proceed or forgo lifesaving cancer treatments that can prove toxic for the...
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With Polio’s Return, Here’s What Back-to-Schoolers Need to Know

Sep 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Because polio has been vanishingly rare in the United States for nearly a half-century, doctors may not consider it when diagnosing patients with typical symptoms. Here are the signs and the science behind an infectious disease that is largely a mystery to modern...
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Weight-Loss Surgery Has Long-Term Benefits for Pain, Mobility

Sep 17, 2022 , WebMD
Though many patients regain some weight in the first couple of years after bariatric surgery, a new study finds pain and movement benefits seem to stand the test of...
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With Polio’s Return, Here’s What Back-to-Schoolers Need to Know

Sep 17, 2022 , WebMD
Because polio has been vanishingly rare in the United States for nearly a half-century, doctors may not consider it when diagnosing patients with typical symptoms. Here are the signs and the science behind an infectious disease that is largely a mystery to modern...
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Q&A: Could an Apple Watch change the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to AFib?

Sep 17, 2022 , Mobile Health News
The Rhythm Evaluation for AntiCoagulaTion (REACT-AF) trial will study a "pill-in-pocket" method of stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation. Some participants will monitor for AFib using an Apple Watch and take blood thinners as needed, instead of using the drug...
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Azurity gets FDA nod for Konvomep

Sep 16, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Konvomep is approved for the treatment of active benign gastric ulcer and reduction of risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in critically ill...
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