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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
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State Highlights: Texas Activists Want To Put Stop To Day Cares Rejecting Unvaccinated Kids; Bronx School Shuttering Some Bathrooms To Try To Curb Vaping

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New York, New Hampshire, Mississippi, Kansas, Missouri and...
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All adults should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use, new guidelines say

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
You can expect a "drinking checkup" when you visit the doctor. All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care physicians, the United States Preventive Services Task Force advises. For those patients who drink above the recommended limits, doctors should provide brief counseling to help them reduce their drinking, according to the new task force statement published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA....
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As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year....
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Many U.S. drugstores fail to provide naloxone for opioid overdoses

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, two U.S. studies suggest many pharmacies don't stock the drug or make it easily available to people who need it....
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Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United...
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States may now broaden mental health treatment under Medicaid

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may now allow for states to pursue Medicaid reimbursements for short-term inpatient treatment in mental health facilities despite a decades-old exclusion, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Tuesday....
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CMS plans to overturn Medicaid ban on mental health facility pay

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
States may soon have a new waiver option to use federal funds to pay for Medicaid beneficiaries' treatment at inpatient mental health facilities. The CMS has had a ban on reimbursing those providers for...
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Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide Prompts Those In Notoriously Brutal Culinary Industry To Speak Out About Mental Health Struggles

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Insiders have long worried privately about the lifestyle of people who work in the restaurant industry, which has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use and alcoholism and a tradition of masking mental-health struggles. In other news on mental health: farmers devastated by Florence are especially vulnerable to depression and judges are starting to favor outpatient treatment over hospitalization....
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Joshua Kushner's start-up Oscar Health sues Florida Blue for allegedly running Obamacare monopoly

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Health insurance start-up Oscar Health sued Florida Blue, accusing the independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association of using inappropriate practices that allow it to be a monopoly in the state's Obamacare...
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NIH awards $13.4M grant to support cognitive health research via mobile tools

Nov 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The grant recipient, a Penn State research lab, will also be partnering with Sage Bionetworks to develop a standardized suite of tools for similar projects in the...
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US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study....
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State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States; Athenahealth Agrees To Buyout From New York Financial Firms

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and...
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Cancer surpasses heart disease as leading cause of death in many US counties

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years earlier, a new study finds. However, the opposite was true for heart disease during that period; fewer counties reported it as the top killer....
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For 10 years, a chemical not EPA approved was in their drinking water

Nov 12, 2018 , CNN Health
For 10 years, some residents in Denmark, South Carolina, have been suspicious of the rust-colored water coming from their taps. They've been collecting samples in jars and using bottled or spring water, even though the local and state government assured them it was safe....
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What You Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act This Open Enrollment Season

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Policygenius's recent Affordable Care Act survey shows that even eight years later, there's much confusion around the law. For some demographics, this makes an already confusing topic more challenging. Learn how to get the most accurate information for the state of your health and your...
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Jury delivers $25.5 million 'statement' to Aetna to change its ways

Nov 11, 2018 , CNN Health
An Oklahoma jury has awarded $25.5 million to the family of a cancer patient denied coverage by Aetna, with jurors saying that the insurer acted "recklessly" and that the verdict was meant as a message for Aetna to change its ways....
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Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Has Sickened 164: How This May Affect Thanksgiving

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
The CDC announced that so far at least 164 people have become ill in 35 states, resulting in 63 hospitalizations and one...
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Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning States

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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