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Pharmacists Have Wider Clinical Role In Casualty, Concludes Study

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The first evaluation of pharmacists based in accident and emergency departments has concluded that with additional clinical skills, they are able to take on overall clinical responsibility for patients. Daniel Greenwood a PhD student from The University of Manchester studied the work of people they......
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Medicines Only Work if Patients Can Afford Them: Solutions For The High Drug Prices Era

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
New drug therapies help people live longer, better lives. But in a world of increasing health costs, prescribing life-saving medications for our patients isn’t enough. Physicians, health plans and pharmaceutical manufacturers have to ensure that patients can afford to take them, as...
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Salty And Saltier: Fast Food Chains Keep Adding More Salt To Your Food

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Fast food has always contained lots of salt. Most people are probably not aware, though, that over the past 30 years, the amount of salt in typical fast food meals has increased by 50%. This is worrisome for the millions of people with high blood...
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Stay Away From Sugary Sodas, Spare Your Heart

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
People who consumed at least two sugar-sweetened drinks per day were about one-third more likely to die of heart disease or stroke, versus those who rarely had these...
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Harvard researchers say soda increases risk of dying from heart disease, breast and colon cancer

Mar 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The study adds to a growing body of research suggesting that sugary drinks can cause people to gain weight and possibly lead to a slew of health conditions, including obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart...
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Why Hawaii Is An Important Spot For Cancer Research

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
The scientists at the PHI, Hawaii are using advanced technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Their research is unique because they examine how cancer affects people with different ethnic, cultural and environmental...
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Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 19, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
According to the latest figures from the CDC, 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 84.3 million adults have 'prediabetes.' Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of all cases. Are you up-to-date on the new drugs? This month in AJN, Patricia Keresztes and Annette Peacock-Johnson help us find our way [...] The post Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes appeared first on Off the...
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There's More Choice Than Ever When It Comes To Health And Wellness - Here's What Matters Most

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
With rising expenditures on health and fitness and a growing global wellness industry, we know how much people want to be living healthier, happier lives. Yet with so much to choose from it can feel overwhelming where to begin. This Founder says forget the tools and get clear on a structure...
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40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years....
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Woman Going To Jail Sues For Access To Methadone Treatment: ‘I Will Lose Control Of My Addiction… I Will Die.’

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The federal prison does not allow anti-craving medications as ongoing treatment for opioid addiction except for pregnant women, who can take methadone. Meanwhile, Massachusetts advocates want hope to revolutionize the way the criminal justice system treats people who are...
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Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death

Mar 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of sugary sodas and sports drinks every day may be more likely to die early of causes like heart disease and cancer than people who rarely if ever indulge in these beverages, a U.S. study suggests....
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The Robots That Dementia Caregivers Want: Robots For Joy, Robots For Sorrow

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Caregivers design robots that increase joyful moments and reduce emotional stress Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family members, about what characteristics and roles......
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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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Big Data Adds Clarity, Certainty To Clinical Trial Outcomes For AFib

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The 33 million people with atrial fibrillation worldwide not only suffer from bothersome symptoms, but also face a fivefold increased risk of stroke and a twofold increased risk of death. Research teams led by Mayo Clinic published three connected studies on Friday, March 15, clarifying the benefits......
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Quiz: How your staff and patients can find the right exercise plan

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Some people are competitive team players, others are lone wolves, and some are in search of inner peace. This quiz can help them find what they’re looking for. Choosing the right exercise plan isn’t easy. With so many options to choose from, many people avoid the subject altogether. Communicators can help them make a healthy […] The post Quiz: How your staff and patients can find the right exercise plan appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Sharp Increase In Mental Health Illnesses In Young People May Be Linked To Social Media, Cultural Trends

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report also said that lack of sleep could be a contributing factor. Between 2008 and 2017, suicides among young adults in age brackets between 18 and 25 grew by as much as 56 percent, and the rate at which these young people entertained thoughts of suicide rose by up to 68 percent. “It’s an alarming trend," said Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a Johns Hopkins University...
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Smartphone mindfulness app may help curb loneliness

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social interactions than people who don't, a small experiment suggests....
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Engineering Treatments For The Opioid Epidemic

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. is reeling from a public health crisis driven by the misuse of prescription and illicit opioids with nearly 12 million people abusing the drugs annually. The Midwest saw opioid overdoses increase 70% from July 2016 to September 2017, and every 15 minutes a baby is born suffering from opioid......
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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AI Takes Aim at Lung Cancer Screening

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
A low-dose CT scan is the standard diagnostic test for people at high risk of lung cancer. In the United States, about one-quarter of these scans reveal shadows indicating nodules in the lung. Despite that positive result, fewer than 4 percent of those patients actually have...
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