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6 ways to shape your hospital’s brand through stories

Apr 25, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Why storytelling will solidify your hospital’s brand. There’s been a lot of discussion about the importance of story in business. But decades of research has shown that not just any narrative will do. It’s personally engaging narratives that have the power. Here’s how to bring the power of story into your social media mix and […] The post 6 ways to shape your hospital’s brand through stories appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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More millennials, Gen Z are dying of opioid overdoses, researchers say

Apr 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
Death rates from drug overdoses for people between the ages of 15 and 24 rose by 19.75% from 2006 to 2015, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Studies on Alcohol and...
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Restaurant servers don't know much about food allergies, study finds

Apr 25, 2019 , CNN Health
When eating out, people with food allergies often have to trust their servers for information on what is safe to eat. But most restaurant staff have limited knowledge about allergies, according to new research....
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German scientists create see-through human organs

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
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Five Names To Watch: Apple’s Top Talent For Health Care Includes Many Physicians, Medical Researchers

Apr 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Apple claims its biggest contribution to society will be in health care and is making big hires to try to make that happen. Other news on technology is on a new wearable device designed to keep the chronically ill people out of the hospital....
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Study: 8 Million Middle-Income Seniors Will Struggle To Afford Housing

Apr 25, 2019 , Forbes
Half of middle-income seniors, or nearly 8 million people, will not be able to afford senior housing and related healthcare in 2029, research in the May journal Health Affairs shows....
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Build your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses

Apr 25, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Ragan workshops provide daylong deep dives on your doorstep. Save $200 on all workshops through May 3. Research shows that it’s more effective for professionals to focus on developing their strengths than expending effort to improve upon their weaknesses. The caveat: Even the most masterful professional still needs a basic level of skill in categories […] The post Build your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Activists Have Little Regard For Health Outcomes Of Women; Lessons On The Flaws Of Nutrition Research

Apr 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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New Research Uses Search Data To Understand Public Health Needs

Apr 25, 2019 , Forbes
Online searches may reveal information about how we think about health and disease. Researchers are finding ways to use this data to improve public health in...
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In many states, pregnancy invalidates a woman's DNR

Apr 24, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most states have statutes that invalidate a woman's advance directive if she is pregnant, a U.S. study finds. And because those statutes are often not clearly outlined in the DNR form, women filling out an advance directive most likely would not know that it wouldn't apply if they were pregnant, researchers reported in JAMA....
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Computers, not TV, are to blame for increase in US sitting time, study says

Apr 24, 2019 , CNN Health
There's a key culprit in the battle against sitting. Time spent watching TV and videos has remained consistently high in the United States over the past 15 years, but time sitting at a computer has increased dramatically, new research finds....
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Apr 24, 2019 , WebMD
The different treatment of expectant women and men -- known as the "motherhood penalty" and the "fatherhood premium" -- has been documented in previous studies, but the researchers said this is the first one to show that women who feel unwelcome the workplace may decide to opt...
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Behavioral Disorders In Kids With Autism Linked To Reduced Brain Connectivity

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently in the brains of the children who exhibi......
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On-Chip Drug Screening For Identifying Antibiotic Interactions In Eight Hours

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell-based drug screening platform for exploring critical pharmacological patterns of antibiotic interactions, along with poten......
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New Pediatric Blood Pressure Guidelines Identify More Kids At Higher Risk Of Premature Heart Disease

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidelines that classified more children as having elevated blood pressure are better at predicting which kids are likely to develop heart disease when they reach adulthood, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. The guidelines were issued by the Amer......
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Depression, smoking cessation apps fall short on privacy and data sharing transparency

Apr 23, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Researchers found that 33 out of the 36 apps studied shared data with third parties. However, around half of those apps failed to properly disclose the transmission...
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Study Highlights Global Burden Of Emergency Diseases And Conditions

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In 2015, about half of the world’s 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a statistical analysis of information from nearly 200 countries by a Johns Hopkins Medicine researcher. The analysis, described in Apri......
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People With Heart Disease At Risk When Pharmacies Close

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications — like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants — that have known cardiovascular and survival benefits. The researchers, led by UIC’s Dima Qato, report th......
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Researchers Use Gene Editing With CRISPR To Treat Lethal Lung Diseases Before Birth

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Using CRISPR gene editing, a team from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Penn Medicine have thwarted a lethal lung disease in an animal model in which a harmful mutation causes death within hours after birth. This proof-of-concept study, published today in Science Translational Medicine......
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AI Startup Zebra Medical Vision Enlists Deep Learning To Save Lives

Apr 23, 2019 , Forbes
Zebra Medical Vision is helping doctors make the right decisions by developing deep learning algorithms for interpretation of medical images, working with data and research partners to train the algorithms and validate their efficacy, and integrating with the workflow of practicing...
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