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Not-for-profit hospital industry may have peaked financially, Fitch Ratings says

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As not-for-profit hospitals' profits slide, balance sheets are at an all-time high, according to Fitch...
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Rise In Polio-Like Illnesses In Kids Comes At A Time When States’ Public Health Systems Are Already Stretched

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Insufficient funding has hampered the ability of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local health departments to keep pace with the new and continuing threats to the health of the American people and to fully fund prevention initiatives,” according to the Trust for America’s Health, a nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based research organization. In other public health news: the flu, salmonella, suicide, Ebola, ticks, genetic testing, and...
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When Is It Time To Find Long-Term Care For A Spouse or Partner?

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
Making the decision to place your spouse or partner in assisted or long-term care is difficult. Here are some things to consider in your...
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The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2018: The Draft Agenda

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
We're two weeks away from the big event. On November 28 we'll host the Forbes Healthcare Summit, a 24-hour meeting (time off for sleep) of the top executives from the pharmaceutical, insurance and hospital sectors....
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Can Stimulating The Brain Treat Chronic Pain?

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The resu......
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Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Older adults with untreated hearing loss incur substantially higher total health care costs compared to those who don't have hearing loss -- an average of 46%, totaling $22,434 per person over a decade, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt......
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Fecal Transplant Effective Against Immunotherapy-Induced Colitis

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, transplanting gut bacteria from healthy donors was used to successfully treat patients suffering from severe colitis caused by treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs). The study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which includes two patients, sugges......
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Viewpoints: Time To Right A Serious Wrong And Ban Menthol Cigarettes; Problems With Single-Payer Go Beyond Costs

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health topics and...
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You still have time to enter Ragan’s 2018 Intranet Awards

Nov 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Categories include intranet design, video, employee recognition and more. Complete your submission by the late-submission deadline on Nov....
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Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly With Nitric Oxide Technology

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. They’re planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers of new tissue pumped up by nitric oxide. In patients with diabetes, impaired ......
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Tesla's Board Chair Change: Its Broader Relevance

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Maybe a full time board chairman is good for your company...
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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New Guidelines Say Any Kind Of Exercise In Small Doses And Less Sitting Improve Health Starting As Early As Age 3

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Getting a sedentary nation off the sofa -- only 20 percent of us get the recommended amount of exercise a day -- is a big concern for the government, which updated its guidelines Monday for the first time in 10 years. Since the first guidelines were issued, research has expanded the recognized benefits of movement, including reducing the risk of cancer, anxiety and depression and improving cognitive function and...
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‘This Isn’t Just My Lane. It’s My Highway’: Doctors Outraged Over NRA’s Suggestion That They Stay Out Of Gun Debate

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The NRA's tweet saying doctors should "stay in their lane" over the gun control debate sparked furious, and sometimes graphic, responses from physicians who deal with gun shot victims frequently. "Do you have any idea how many bullets I pull out of corpses weekly?" Judy Melinek tweeted. Another doctor posted: "My lane is paved by the broken bodies left behind by your products.” Meanwhile, media outlets examine the widespread mental health effects of mass...
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5 ways to create your own video studio

Nov 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
After identifying a space and testing your sound, it’s time to gear up. Here’s the skinny on what you’ll need to start shooting like a...
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You Naturally Burn More Calories at Certain Time of Day: Study

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: You Naturally Burn More Calories at Certain Time of Day: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Caregivers Urged To Prepare What To Say To A Boss Or A Potential Employer

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
When you are getting ready to tell your boss you need time off to care for a loved one, Salemi advised: “Practice on what you are going to say and what is authentic to you. You want to be upfront and transparent, (Caregiving) is a sensitive topic. It can trigger...
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New VA ban on clinicians' union work spurs litigation threats

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Veterans Affairs Department's decision Thursday to prohibit medical workers from doing union work on salaried time has roiled...
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What Can Nurses Do to Influence Health in Their Communities?

Nov 10, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
What can I do as just one nurse? As a nurse, I have often heard my colleagues question their ability to influence health in their communities. At times I have felt this same sentiment. What can I do as just one nurse? Nurses have a unique perspective of how a community’s physical, social, and economic [...] The post What Can Nurses Do to Influence Health in Their Communities? appeared first on Off the...
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Which Type of Long-Term Birth Control is Best for You?

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
Tired of taking birth control pills? There are lots of other contraception choices that need less action on your part and that you can stop at any...
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