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NYC Health & Hospitals proposes changes to charity-care payments

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Previous cuts to the DSH program brought NYC Health & Hospitals to the brink of being unable to pay its workforce on time in fall 2017. Now, it wants to change the state formula...
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Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep...
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Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high financial stress, investigators...
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Breast Cancer Up To 5 Times More Likely To Metastasize Even 10 Years After Childbirth

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study by researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Oregon Health & Science University published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network shows that breast cancers diagnosed in young women within 10 years of giving birth are more likely to metastasize, and thus......
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For Children With Food Sensitivities, Sometimes Isolation Can Be More Detrimental Than The Allergy Itself

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent court case over a theater program and a child with a peanut allergy highlights the social isolation some young people deal with when they have a food allergy. “The child starts to feel like he or she is the problem," said Dr. James Baker Jr., the director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. In other public health news: stem cells, embryos, physician burnout, vitamin D, sleep, mental health, and...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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Viewpoints: Time To Recognize Deadly Mix Of Dementia And Guns; Finally, The Right Message About Vaccines Is Delivered

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these public health topics and...
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Queen's University Researchers Develop New Test To Detect Disease And Infection That Could Save Time, Money And Lives

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a highly innovative new enzyme biomarker test that has the potential to indicate diseases and bacterial contamination saving time, money and possibly lives. The test, developed by scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’......
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What social listening tools help you understand your audience?

Jan 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Share how social listening and real-time response play into your overall digital strategy. Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital PR & Social Media Awards in more than 30 categories. Don’t miss the Feb. 15 early-bird...
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Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing...
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Pharma Owners Accused of Lying About OxyContin

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
A court filing appears to link the family that owns Purdue Pharma with specific decisions the company made about the marketing of OxyContin, which contributed to the U.S. opioid epidemic, The New York Times...
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It's Time To Unshackle Cannabis Research Efforts

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
As legalization sweeps across the country, more work must be done to show the true benefits of cannabis...
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Many Teens, Young Adults Don't Get Private Time With Doctors

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Teens, Young Adults Don't Get Private Time With DoctorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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New Legislation About Drug Trials Offers Hope For Children With Incurable Cancers

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The U.S. is set to begin testing drugs on children, a step researchers say many drugmakers skipped because it was risky and costly. “It is an incredibly exciting time,” said Crystal Mackall, a pediatric-cancer researcher. “We have lots of drug companies who want to speak with us suddenly.” Other public health news focuses on a new breast cancer treatment; hemp-derived product regulations; access to dental treatments; killings of transgender people; LGBTQ communities facing bias;...
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DIY Birth Control Patch Being Developed

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone, NBC News...
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UnitedHealth's Optum Sales Hit $100B For First Time

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
UntiedHealth Group said its Optum health services business surpassed $100 billion in annual revenues last year for the first...
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Just one or two experiences with marijuana may alter teen brains

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teens who use pot just one or two times may end up with changes to their brains, a new study finds....
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Just A Couple of Joints Can Damage Teen Brain

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Brain scans show that some adolescents who've tried marijuana just a couple of times exhibit significant increases in the volume of their gray...
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Sports gamblers are getting valuable data from a former NFL doctor who tweets his injury assessments

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dr. David Chao, a former doctor for the San Diego Chargers, has become famous for assessing NFL injuries in real...
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Scientists Take Issue With Anti-Abortion Movement’s ‘Pro Life Is Pro Science’ Slogan

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The "pro-science" emphasis is a somewhat new one for the anti-abortion advocates, who are gearing up for the March for Life on Friday, but march leaders say now is the perfect time to embrace the slogan. Scientists in the field, however, say the movement's vocal opposition to fetal tissue research is at fundamental odds with the "pro-science"...
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