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State Highlights: D.C.’s Homeless Camps Paint Grim Picture Of Widening Inequality In Country; Houston’s Monitoring Of Air Quality Continues As Warning Ends

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from D.C., Texas, Rhode Island, New York, Wisconsin, Iowa, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, Minnesota, California, Missouri, Louisiana, Maryland and...
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CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and...
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Breast Ultrasound And Cancer Detection Rates Increased Under New Laws

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say researchers at Yale's School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Their study was published in the American Journal of Public Health. Ab......
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From The State Capitols: Lawmakers Plan ‘Voluntary’ Do-Not-Sell Gun Bill In Louisiana; Children’s Mental Health Measure Moves To Iowa’s Senate; And More

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News from state legislatures comes out of Louisiana, Iowa, New York, Minnesota, Connecticut, Florida and California....
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Preventing Elderly Falls Through Low-Cost Community Events

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Accidental falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults in the United States. While a number of measures can be taken to prevent dangerous and costly spills, a report from the University of Vermont shows that free community-based screenings are effective in influencing o......
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Why It's So Important To Have A Primary Care Doctor

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The United States health care system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. The value of primary care, however, has remained unclear and debated, in part due to limited research. A new Northwestern Medicine study was the first to directly compare the quality and experience of ou......
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Retailers dedicate resources to Midwest flood recovery

Mar 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With Midwestern states recently affected by flooding, Hy-Vee, Walgreens, Walmart and Sam’s Club and CVS Health’s Aetna are offering various forms of support to those affected. Read More...
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Bacteria-Mimicking Particles May Help Treat Infectious Diseases

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Unique particles modified to mimic bacteria may provide a better means of treating infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis. Assistant Professor Joshua Reineke of the South Dakota State University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and his team modified microparticles, known as metal organic fr......
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First Of Its Kind Statistics on Pregnant Women In U.S. Prisons

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind systematic look at pregnancy frequency and outcomes among imprisoned U.S. women, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say almost 1,400 pregnant women were admitted to 22 U.S. state and all federal prisons in a recent year. They also found that most of......
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Breast Ultrasound And Cancer Detection Rates Increased Under New Laws

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say researchers at Yale's School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Their study was published in the American Journal of Public Health. Ab......
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The Dark Side Of Artificial Intelligence: Increased Efficiency Comes With Ominous Threat Of Vulnerability To Hackers

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A report warns that artificial intelligence can be easily duped with tiny pieces of data. The authors say bad actors could hack into records and make it seem like there's an illness there that isn't. But more likely is that doctors, hospitals and other organizations could manipulate the A.I. in billing or insurance software in an effort to maximize the money coming their way. In other health technology news: a day of reckoning is coming for digital health, the FDA calls for tighter security of...
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CVS Pharmacy begins offering CBD products in certain states

Mar 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Pharmacy confirmed it would be selling CBD products in select stores in such states as California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee. Read More...
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Pediatrician Sentenced for Abusing 31 Children

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
Barto did not apologize or make a statement in court, the AP said. He pleaded guilty in December to sexually abusing two family...
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More US school-age children die from guns than on-duty US police or global military fatalities, study finds

Mar 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Gun deaths of school-age children in the United States have increased at an alarming rate, with 38,942 fatalities among 5- to 18-year-olds from 1999 to 2017, according to a new study by Florida Atlantic University's Schmidt College of Medicine....
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Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says

Mar 22, 2019 , CNN Health
States with bans on texting while driving saw an average 4% reduction in emergency department visits after motor vehicle crashes, an equivalent of 1,632 traffic-related emergency department visits per year, according to a new analysis....
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Lengthy Training, Licensing That Health Care Occupations Require Creating Significant Skill Gap For Those Looking For Jobs

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"There just aren’t enough places and schools to get trained for how many people we need in those roles," said economist Tara Sinclair. An aging population and increase in wealth has contributed to higher demand for health care services, and the skills gap is only going to have a greater impact on the booming industry as it grows. In other health industry news: costly insurance, a hospital whistleblower case, health stocks, state employee premiums, cheating doctors and...
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New Zealand Vows To Make ‘Our Country A Safer Place’, Bans All Assault Weapons In Sharp Contrast To U.S. Lawmakers

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It only took six days since New Zealand's largest massacre for the government to change gun ownership laws. But the country's constitution does not guarantee the right to own a gun and the gun lobby isn't as strong as in the U.S., where efforts to change laws have been mostly at the state...
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From The State Capitols: Certificate Of Need Legislation; Health Programs For Seniors; Capping Dialysis Profits; And More

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News on the state legislatures comes out of Georgia, Florida, Connecticut, California, Maryland, Ohio and...
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CBD Products Now Available at CVS in 8 States

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a CVS spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food additives containing...
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Kentucky launches probe into drug overcharges by pharmacy benefit managers

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said on Thursday he had launched an investigation into allegations that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) had overcharged state health insurance programs for drugs and discriminated against independent pharmacies....
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