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Experimental Blood Test Accurately Spots Fibromyalgia

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis. In a study that appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers from The Ohio State University report success in ide......
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Keys To Successful Care Of Pregnant Women Who Experience Heart Failure? Team-Based Care, According To New Case Study From Intermountain Healthcare

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Any time a pregnant woman presents in heart failure there are risks to both mother and baby. What does it take to protect the mother and her growing baby for the best possible outcome? According to clinicians at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, the key to survival is ......
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Viactiv unveils new packaging

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews’ tubs are getting a makeover for the first time since their introduction in the ’90s. Read More...
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Rx Fish Oil Cuts Heart Dangers in Statin Takers

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The study suggests that the prescription fish oil pill, not to be confused with over-the-counter supplements, reduces the lifetime risk of dying from heart disease; having a non-fatal heart attack or stroke; or needing heart surgery or hospitalization for a heart...
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The Robots That Dementia Caregivers Want: Robots For Joy, Robots For Sorrow

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Caregivers design robots that increase joyful moments and reduce emotional stress Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family members, about what characteristics and roles......
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How a former Reader's Digest exec turned Nutrisystem around one data point at a time

Mar 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier is a businesswoman with a master's from MIT. Today she's a trailblazer in the $70 billion weight-loss market. How her engineering background led her to become recognized as one of the best CEOs in...
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10 excellent video explainers

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A sleek animation can boost awareness, recruiting, sales, marketing or customer service. Feast your eyes on these fine examples. Animated explainer videos are a superb way to engage your audience and communicate complex ideas. Videos tend to drive higher volumes of traffic, shares and conversions than other forms of content, and humans can process images 60,000 times faster […] The post 10 excellent video explainers appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Electronic Health Records: A Promising New Way To Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Electronic health records can equip health workers on the front lines with access to real-time data about patient prescribing patterns and is a key aspect of the CMS’s roadmap for combatting the opioid...
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Not all health videos have to be scientifically complex

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A simple Mayo Clinic clip about how adult coloring can ease stress can be as well received as segments on severe illnesses and surgical breakthroughs. There’s the ‘ease factor,’ too. It’s time to look beyond kidney transplants and cardiac conditions. Think crayons. Mayo Clinic may be recognized for its medical breakthroughs and leadership in health […] The post Not all health videos have to be scientifically complex appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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25 words to describe your vacation time

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
It’s still early in the year, but many are already looking for ways to get way from their desk. Here are some words to you describe your ideal trip. It might be March, but it’s still cold and dreary. You need to file your taxes. Your annual report content is due. You still have to […] The post 25 words to describe your vacation time appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Heart Attacks Fall One-Third Among Older Americans

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
The study of more than 4 million Medicare patients found that hospitalizations for heart attacks dropped 38 percent between 1995 and 2014. At the same time, deaths within 30 days of a heart attack reached an all-time low of 12 percent, down more than one-third since...
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4 ways to electrify speeches through storytelling

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The platitudes you offer—or mission statements you regurgitate—will soon be forgotten. Make your point with a story, however, and audiences will long remember your message. Boston’s literary Brahmin were dining sumptuously—seven courses washed down with Sauterne, sherry, Chablis, Champagne, claret and Burgundy—and by the time Mark Twain rose to speak, everyone was in a convivial […] The post 4 ways to electrify speeches through storytelling appeared first on Health Care...
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There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best email marketing, recruitment or influencer campaign. Don’t miss the extended deadline on March 20. Digital and social media awards The post There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Former Speaker Boehner on weed legalization: It's time for Washington to 'get out of the way'

Mar 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Former House Speaker John Boehner told CNBC on Friday that U.S. lawmakers are behind the times on cannabis...
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9 signs you should update your branding

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
When is it the right time to refresh your brand image? Without a compelling reason, you could be throwing away years of accumulated customer trust and brand awareness. Is it time to change up your branding? This seemingly simple question is fraught with peril. Changing your organization’s identity when it’s not necessary is a waste […] The post 9 signs you should update your branding appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Are Eggs the Cholesterol Enemy Again?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
As Americans have embraced low-carb diets, many have turned to eggs as a reliable protein source. According to industry data, the average American will eat more eggs in 2019 than any time for the past 20...
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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory But Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning – but......
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Dramatic Shifts In First-time Opioid Prescriptions Bring Hope, Concern

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A national call for restraint in opioid prescribing has yielded dramatic progress in clinician prescribing patterns, with some notable room for improvement. These are the findings of a new study from Harvard Medical School showing a drop of more than 50 percent in monthly opioid prescribing for new......
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Are 'Inactive' Drug Ingredients Really Harmless?

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
On average, each pill or capsule has more than eight different inactive ingredients and sometimes as many as 38. Reports of patients who have had severe allergic reactions to an inactive ingredient are not...
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African mothers 50 times more likely to die after c-section than moms in rich countries, study says

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The maternal mortality rate in African countries was "substantially higher than expected": 5.43 deaths per 1,000 operations, compared with 0.1 deaths per 1,000 operations in the UK. Similarly, 1 in 6 African women experienced complications during cesarean surgery, three times the rate of women in the United States....
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