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UVA Health Still Squeezing Money From Patients — By Seizing Their Home Equity

Oct 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The University of Virginia promised reforms but has stopped short of announcing them, while hospital giant VCU Health has freed tens of thousands from property...
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Remdesivir Doesn't Reduce COVID-19 Patients' Risk of Death: Study

Oct 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Remdesivir Doesn't Reduce COVID-19 Patients' Risk of Death: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2020 12:00:00...
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Insured Patients Are Getting Surprise Bills After Colonoscopies

Oct 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Insured Patients Are Getting Surprise Bills After ColonoscopiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2020 12:00:00...
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New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Help Tough Cases

Oct 20, 2020 , WebMD
The drug, marketed under the brand name Rinvoq, also helped twice as many patients enter remission from their rheumatoid arthritis, according to a report in the Oct. 15 issue of the New England Journal of...
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Prostate Cancer: Immunotherapy Offers Hope

Oct 19, 2020 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An antibody for treating advanced prostate cancer improves progression-free survival in patients with metastasised, castration-resistant prostate cancer. This is the finding of the long-term analyses of an international phase 3 clinical trial, recently published in the leading journal "European Urol......
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As COVID Continues, Can Hospitals Create Better Bed Management Through Math?

Oct 19, 2020 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The COVID-19 pandemic shined a spotlight on a significant healthcare problem: a sudden inundation of critically ill patients can take a hospital’s bed capacity to the limit – and beyond. “COVID threw healthcare into an enormous temporary imbalance, especially early on as hospitals struggled to man......
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Harmony Biosciences obtains FDA OK for new indication for Wakix

Oct 17, 2020 , Drug Store News - Retail
Harmony's Wakix is the first and only non-scheduled treatment approved for excessive daytime sleepiness or cataplexy in adult patients with...
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Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ in reducing coronavirus deaths, WHO says

Oct 17, 2020 , CNBC Health
A study coordinated by the World Health Organization has indicated that remdesivir, along with three other potential drug treatments for the coronavirus, has "little or no effect" on death rates among hospitalized...
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Most Home Health Aides ‘Can’t Afford Not to Work’ — Even When Lacking PPE

Oct 17, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Home health aides flattened the curve by keeping the most vulnerable patients — seniors, the disabled, the infirm — out of hospitals. But they’ve done it mostly at poverty wages and without overtime pay, hazard pay, sick leave or health...
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Patients Getting Surprise Bills After Colonoscopies

Oct 17, 2020 , WebMD
Many Americans who get recommended colon cancer screening may end up with  "surprise" medical bills, a new study...
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FDA approves new indication for Merck’s Keytruda

Oct 16, 2020 , Drug Store News - Retail
Merck’s Keytruda is the first anti-PD-1 therapy approved for adult patients with relapsed or refractory cHL after front-line...
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Regeneron gets FDA green light for first Ebola treatment Inmazeb

Oct 16, 2020 , Drug Store News - Retail
Regeneron’s Inmazeb is the first FDA-approved treatment for Ebola virus infection in adult and pediatric...
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A-Fib Treatment Reduces Patients' Dementia Risk

Oct 16, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: A-Fib Treatment Reduces Patients' Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2020 12:00:00...
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A-Fib Treatment Reduces Patients' Dementia Risk

Oct 15, 2020 , WebMD
Previous studies have shown that AF is associated with an increased risk of dementia. This one assessed whether catheter ablation and medications for AF reduced that...
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Blood Type May Predict Your Risk For Severe COVID

Oct 15, 2020 , WebMD
Among the COVID-19 patients, there was a lower percentage of people with blood type O and higher percentages of those with with types A, B and...
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Black Doctors Aim to Make COVID Testing Equitable

Oct 14, 2020 , WebMD
The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium has increased access to coronavirus testing in the Philadelphia region, testing more than 10,000 people. The group’s mobile unit and pop-up testing sites also offer patients an opportunity to connect with African American health care...
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No-touch palm scanner helps ID patients while dodging COVID-19

Oct 14, 2020 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Imprivata and Keyo's biometric device connects to a health record-integrated interface that helps health organizations quickly verify patients' identities during...
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Many Seniors With Heart Failure Take 10-plus Meds

Oct 14, 2020 , WebMD
When admitted, 84% of the patients were taking five or more medications and 42%  were taking 10 or...
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Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

Oct 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium has increased access to coronavirus testing in the Philadelphia region, testing more than 10,000 people. The group’s mobile unit and pop-up testing sites also offer patients an opportunity to connect with African American health care...
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Severe COVID More Likely in Black, Asian Patients

Oct 14, 2020 , WebMD
Ethnic minority patients were 10 to 15 years younger than white patients and had higher rates of other health problems, especially diabetes, according to findings published Oct. 9 in the journal...
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