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Medicare changes could have some patients paying more for drugs

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A proposed shift in Medicare coverage for medicines administered by doctors may help reduce total drug spending, but a new study suggests it may also lead to higher out-of-pocket costs for some patients....
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Health Tip: Reduce Childhood Stress

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Reduce Childhood StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Alzheimer's Disease Support

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
Reliable information for Alzheimer's disease patients and caregivers about how to manage the stages of the disease, and reduce physical and emotional stress of the...
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Study Supports Enhanced Screening Prior to Invasive Heart Disease Imaging

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Better screening could reduce unnecessary tests and procedures in patients being evaluated for heart disease, study...
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Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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Aldactone vs. Accutane

Jan 11, 2019 , RxList
Aldactone (spironolactone) and Accutane (isotretinoin) are used to treat acne. Aldactone is used off-label for acne. Aldactone is typically used to reduce fluid retention (edema) caused by heart, liver or kidney problems, high blood pressure (hypertension), and certain patients with hyperaldosteronism....
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Aldactone vs. Inspra (Eplerenone)

Jan 11, 2019 , RxList
Aldactone (spironolactone) and eplerenone are aldosterone receptor blockers used to reduce fluid retention (edema) caused by heart, liver or kidney problems, and high blood pressure (hypertension)....
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Flu Vaccination Boosts Survival for Patients with Heart Failure

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
The flu shot reduced risk of death by 18% in patients with heart failure, Danish study...
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Milan: The Grey City Is Going Green

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Milan is known for its fog and ashy gray buildings, but it is changing its color palette. The city is going green by planting 3 million trees by 2030 to absorb more carbon dioxide and reduce PM10 small particles that pollute the air and are responsible for respiratory...
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Pharmacists Could Dramatically Reduce ER Visits

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Incorporating pharmacists with an expanded scope into the community or hospital emergency departments (ED) could significantly reduce ED crowdedness, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo found that almost one-third of non-urgent ED visits in Ontario were for conditi......
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Assessments Could Reduce End-Of-Life Hospital Stays For Seniors

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Better use of standard assessment tools could help long-term care homes identify which new residents are at risk of hospitalization or death in the first 90 days of admission. A study from the University of Waterloo and Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging has found that newly admitted resident......
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Horizon launches multi-serve organic protein milk

Jan 10, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Horizon Organic High Protein milk line is available in three flavors — reduced fat chocolate, reduced fat plain and vitamin D. Read More...
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Lack Of Standard Dosage For Blood Thinners Can Lead To Bleeding During Bariatric Surgery, Rutgers Study Finds

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Rutgers researchers have found a way to reduce bleeding in patients following bariatric surgery. The study, which appeared in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Disorders, was conducted by Luigi Brunetti and Leonid Kagan at the Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in collaboration with......
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Capturing Chemotherapy Drugs Before They Can Cause Side Effects

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although chemotherapy can kill cancer cells very effectively, healthy cells also suffer. If doctors could remove excess chemotherapy drugs from a patient's bloodstream after the medicines have done their job, they might reduce side effects such as hair loss and nausea. Now, researchers have develop......
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Amgen cuts prices for Repatha devices

Jan 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amgen’s Repatha device options, including its prefilled syringe, are being offered at a 60% reduced price of $5,850 per year. Read More...
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Strong Tobacco Sales Rules May Reduce Teen Smoking: Study

Jan 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Strong Tobacco Sales Rules May Reduce Teen Smoking: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00...
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One cardiologist's mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

Jan 09, 2019 , CNN Health
High cholesterol? Here's a pill. High blood pressure? Here's two pills. High blood sugar? Here's two pills and an injection. This is what many doctors routinely do without ever addressing why the cholesterol, blood pressure or blood sugar is abnormal in the first place....
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Strong tobacco retail licensing requirements reduce risk of teen e-cigarette use

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Retail licensing requirements written with cigarettes in mind could be helping lower the risk of teenagers using other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes....
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Do parachutes save lives? Study says no ... but keep reading

Jan 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Researchers satirically suggested using a parachute when jumping from an aircraft doesn't necessarily reduce death or major traumatic injuries compared with jumping without one. But they had a serious point to...
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Mizzou Program Significantly Reduces Delay In Autism Diagnosis

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Katie New first suspected her son had autism, she had to wait 18 months for a diagnosis. She also had to travel nearly 100 miles from her hometown of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, to see an autism specialist in Cape Girardeau. When she had similar concerns regarding her younger child, she was able to......
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