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Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability

Jan 16, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The digital care program also improved users' knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing...
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Rand Paul Will Undergo Surgery At Canadian Hospital–But He’ll Be Paying Out Of Pocket For The Procedure

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republican Sen. Rand Paul's surgery highlights the nuances involved in the Canadian health care system beyond the simple portrayal of socialized medicine....
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It's never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who'll be having surgery for lung cancer should quit smoking before the operation, and the sooner the better, a new study shows....
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Mexican surgeries linked to dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria, says CDC

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Tourists undergoing surgery in Tijuana, Mexico have developed dangerous antibiotic resistant infections, warns the CDC....
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State Highlights: Trump Tells California To Manage Its Forests Or Lose Disaster Funds For Wildfires; Idaho Appeals Ruling Ordering Surgery For Transgender Inmate

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Georgia, Arizona, Florida, Missouri, Arkansas, Maryland, Texas, Philadelphia and...
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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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Readmission Risk Highest in First Days After Thyroid Surgery

Jan 10, 2019 , RxList
Four percent of patients undergoing thyroid surgery were readmitted within 30 days, most during the first week, according to findings published online December 10 in...
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Readmission Risk After Thyroid Surgery

Jan 10, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Readmission Risk Highest in First Days After Thyroid...
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Researchers Create A Wireless, Battery-Free, Biodegradable Blood Flow Sensor

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new device developed by Stanford University researchers could make it easier for doctors to monitor the success of blood vessel surgery. The sensor, detailed in a paper published Jan. 8 in Nature Biomedical Engineering, monitors the flow of blood through an artery. It is biodegradable, battery-fre......
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Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the Hospital

Jan 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Health Tip: Care for Your Incision After Surgery

Jan 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Care for Your Incision After SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Mergers And Acquisitions Have Been Flourishing Across Health Landscape. But What If There’s No One For Hospitals To Make A Deal With?

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The solution for the oldest orthopedic hospital in the U.S.? Simply multiply. Hospital for Special Surgery is launching an expansion strategy that its leaders say is designed to match the demand of a population with a more active lifestyle. In other hospital news: master price lists, HRAs, and outpatient...
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Single-Incision Surgery Speeds Recovery For Cancer Patient

Jan 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Rafael Roa of Colleyville learned he had prostate cancer, he was understandably nervous. Watch video: “When someone tells you that you have cancer, many things go through your head. But this cancer, in particular, is something you don’t want to talk ab......
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Woman tests positive for hepatitis B after surgery center warning

Jan 04, 2019 , CNN Health
A Brooklyn woman has tested positive for hepatitis B after having a procedure at a New Jersey surgery center that later warned thousands of patients they may have been exposed to blood-borne pathogens like hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV....
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Woman first to claim infection after surgery at New Jersey facility

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
A former patient at a New Jersey surgical facility that state health officials said may have exposed thousands of patients to HIV and other blood-borne pathogens has tested positive for hepatitis B, one of her lawyers said on Thursday....
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State Highlights: Thousands Of Patients Potentially Exposed To HIV At New Jersey Surgery Center; OhioHealth Propelled Into Era Of Value-Based Care

Jan 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Arizona, Massachusetts, Oregon, California, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Nebraska, Minnesota, Washington, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire and Colorado....
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For parents of separated twins, inspiration and heartache

Jan 02, 2019 , CNN Health
Jadon and Anias McDonald, the once-conjoined twins whose separation surgery captivated millions in 2017, are now 3. Their progress in the two years since is both awe-inspiring and heart-wrenching....
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New Jersey clinic sued after HIV infection warning

Dec 30, 2018 , Reuters
A former patient has filed the first lawsuit against a New Jersey surgery center that may have exposed nearly 3,800 patients to HIV and hepatitis due to poor sterilization and medication practices....
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Lung Surgery

Dec 29, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Lung SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/27/2018 12:00:00...
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Patients need practical surgical recovery advice

Dec 27, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients undergoing surgery don't often receive practical advice about what to do and what to expect during the recovery process, says a surgeon who has been on the giving and receiving end of post-op instructions....
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