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3428 Articles Matching "pot"

Price Transparency: Why Are Drug Prices Such A Bitter Pill to Swallow?

May 18, 2019 , Forbes
Do you know how much you’ll pay out-of-pocket to fill your latest prescription? If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, probably not. We’re so used to sticker shock at the pharmacy that it has taken over a decade of rising drug prices to make it under the national...
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Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills, Says Panel

May 18, 2019 , RxList
In a recommendation that could "substantially alter prescribing trends," according to its authors, an international panel of experts concludes that patients with subclinical hypothyroidism should not be routinely offered thyroid hormone replacement...
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Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills

May 18, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills, Says...
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Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in FibromyalgiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers combined metformin with standard drugs used for fibromyalgia and saw a much greater degree of pain...
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Without co-design, technology's healthcare potential is wasted

May 17, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Clifford Goldsmith, chief medical officer and national director of US providers at Microsoft Health and Life Sciences, discusses best practice for creating tools that engage patients and...
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Researchers Identify Faster, More Effective Drug Combination Regimens To Treat Tuberculosis

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tuberculosis is a potentially deadly though curable disease. Each year about 10 million people develop active cases, and 1.6 million people die. In addition, about 1.7 billion people around the world are infected with TB bacteria, which can lie dormant for weeks to years, then become active and caus......
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North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers to children

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
North Carolina is accusing Juul of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its vaping...
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FDA clears AI that detects ‘ticking time bomb’ in chest images

May 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
AIdoc's tool flags potential cases of pulmonary embolism to ensure prompt review and...
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App Could Spot Kids' Ear Infections

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers studied an app that uses a smartphone's microphone and speaker and a piece of paper to detect fluid behind the...
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J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby...
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With patients more vulnerable than other consumers, technology must keep human empathy at center

May 15, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Cleveland Clinic's chief experience officer and chief nursing officer discuss the potential and challenges of digital tools in patient...
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FDA clears AI tool to help radiologists spot pneumothorax

May 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Zebra Medical Vision's tool interprets medical imaging and flags potential cases for specialist...
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Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSD

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Phillip Morris halts global campaign featuring young influencers

May 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The depiction of an under-25 user of a vaporizer product ‘was a clear breach’ of its own policy, the company says, emphasizing that no laws were broken. Still, the FDA is keeping watch. Where there’s smoke—or vapor—there’s a potential PR firestorm. Phillip Morris International has stopped a global social media campaign after reporters discovered the […] The post Phillip Morris halts global campaign featuring young influencers appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to the point where it outweighs any potential benefit, a research review suggests....
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Potentially Blinding Shingles of the Eye on the Rise

May 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Potentially Blinding Shingles of the Eye on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Is the County You Call Home a Potential Measles Hotspot?

May 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Is the County You Call Home a Potential Measles Hotspot?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Why you don’t need a bigger training budget

May 11, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
See how even the smallest comms teams are getting robust training without breaking the bank. We all want to win the lottery. We all want a private island. If you’re a communicator, chances are you want a bigger training budget—and the chances of that happening are about as likely as hitting the jackpot or buying […] The post Why you don’t need a bigger training budget appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Middle schoolers may be the secret weapon in fight against climate change

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Teaching middle-school children about climate change may be one of the most important things we can do to save the planet. Yes, the same ones doing those funny "Fortnite" dances while waiting for the bus in the morning. It's those kids who have the most potential, according to a new study....
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