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1533 Articles Matching "safety"

Viewpoints: Saving Rural Hospitals Can Save More Than Lives; Listen To Evidence About Gun Safety And Children, Not The NRA

Feb 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Ice climbing helped her out of addiction; now, she's pulling others up

Feb 23, 2019 , CNN Health
After strapping on all the required safety gear like helmets and crampons for our boots, Margo Talbot gives one last piece of advice before she starts climbing a wall of ice....
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There Is No Benefit Of "Natural Immunity" When It Comes To Infections Like Measles

Feb 23, 2019 , Forbes
In the midst of one of the largest worldwide measles outbreaks since the initiation of the measles vaccine, those with large social media platforms are spreading inaccurate medical information regarding the safety and efficacy of...
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FDA proposes new sunscreen regulations

Feb 22, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information....
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U.S. FDA proposes new regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens

Feb 22, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal aimed at improving the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States....
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Despite Safeguards, FDA And Doctors Allowed Fentanyl To Fall Into Hands Of Thousands Of Inappropriate Patients, Report Finds

Feb 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After reviewing thousands of pages of documents requested through the Freedom of Information Act, researchers also found that both the FDA and drug companies became aware of what was happening but took no action to stop it. “The whole purpose of this distribution system was to prevent exactly what we found,” said Caleb Alexander, co-director of the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness. In other news on the national opioid crisis: the Oklahoma court case, copycat drugs, marijuana and car...
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PTSD Isn’t Limited To Combat Soldiers: Parents Of Sick Kids Often Have All The Same Symptoms Yet Go Overlooked

Feb 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Historically, psychiatrists didn’t consider medical diseases traumatic events, but parents of sick children can often have PTSD symptoms such as reliving the experience, avoiding reminders of the event or condition, feeling numb or detached from others, anxiety, difficulty concentrating and being constantly on the lookout for danger. In other public health news: a depression treatment, genetic testing, heart health, women's safety and healthy...
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For nearly 2 decades, Grand Canyon tourists were exposed to radiation beyond the federal limit, safety manager says

Feb 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Uranium ore stored at the Grand Canyon National Park museum may have exposed visitors and workers to elevated levels of radiation, according to the park's safety, health and wellness manager....
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Is There Any Benefit Of "Natural Immunity" When It Comes To Infections Like Measles?

Feb 15, 2019 , Forbes
In the midst of one of the largest worldwide measles outbreaks since the initiation of the measles vaccine, those with large social media platforms are spreading inaccurate medical information regarding the safety and efficacy of...
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Study Reaffirms Safety of Hepatitis C Meds in Liver Cancer Patients

Feb 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Reaffirms Safety of Hepatitis C Meds in Liver Cancer PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever in wild boar

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever in a wild boar near in the northeastern town of Devnya, the national food safety authority said on Wednesday....
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Teen gets vaccinated despite parents' concerns: 'I was doing it for my safety and the safety of others'

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Ethan Lindenberger grew up thinking that not being vaccinated was normal....
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New Mexico Proposed Legislation Jeopardizes Safety Of Patients Bill Would Replace Physicians With Nurses For Anesthesia Care

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists (NMSA) strongly oppose SB 222, which will remove physician involvement from anesthesia care in New Mexico and authorize nurse anesthetists to replace physician anesthesiologists. ASA and NMSA urge the ......
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Nobel Prize Winning Economist Develops Kidney Transplant ‘Chains’ That Are Saving Lives

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Nobel laureate Alvin Roth deserves much of the credit for coming up with a solution for increasing the number of donors and getting people off dialysis sooner. Other public health news focuses on self-harming images; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; hangover prevention; cocktail safety; living alone; breast implants and more....
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UK product safety marking for no-deal Brexit will not affect healthtech industry

Feb 08, 2019 , Mobile Health News
UKCA marking will not be used for medical...
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American Red Cross Launches Resuscitation Education Suite For Healthcare, EMS And Public Safety Professionals

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Red Cross, the premiere provider of resuscitation and first aid training, today announced its new resuscitation education program that meets certification and licensing requirements for healthcare, EMS and other public safety professionals. The Red Cross Resuscitation Suite™ program co......
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State Highlights: Strong Gun Safety Proposals Make Headway In More Than 12 States; Health Industry Joins Contributors To Massachusetts Attorney General

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Georgia and...
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Tackling Wealth Inequality A Common Thread Running Beneath 2020 Democratic Hopefuls’ Messaging

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
From hefty tax credits to savings accounts for every infant, the Democrats are going beyond what previous candidates have promised when attempting to tackle wealth inequality in the country. Critics argue that any kind of cash-assistance in addition to the current safety-net programs that exist would discourage people from finding jobs. Meanwhile, "Medicare for All" has become a highly politicized term, but what does it really...
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Return of French farmer's case keeps Monsanto in legal spotlight

Feb 07, 2019 , Reuters
A decade-old lawsuit in which a French farmer with neurological problems accuses Monsanto of not providing adequate safety warnings for a weedkiller returns to court on Wednesday, adding to health claims faced by the Bayer-owned firm....
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Practical Advice From 75+ Hospitals For Implementing The ABCDEF Bundle In ICUs

Feb 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although growing evidence supports the safety and effectiveness of an assortment of clinical interventions for critically ill patients known as the ABCDEF bundle, critical care providers often struggle with how to incorporate the various elements into clinical practice. The bundle integrates pai......
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