799 Articles Matching "woman"

State Highlights: Poor Training Of R.I. Call Takers Cited In Baby’s Death, Report Says; Tennessee Woman Claims Surgery Was On Wrong Kidney

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Massachusetts, D.C., Florida, California, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Texas, Minnesota and...
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Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
Mississippi's Republican governor signed one of America's strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can often occur before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
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Even Housework, Gardening Can Help an Older Woman's Heart

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Even Housework, Gardening Can Help an Older Woman's HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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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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Woman Going To Jail Sues For Access To Methadone Treatment: ‘I Will Lose Control Of My Addiction… I Will Die.’

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The federal prison does not allow anti-craving medications as ongoing treatment for opioid addiction except for pregnant women, who can take methadone. Meanwhile, Massachusetts advocates want hope to revolutionize the way the criminal justice system treats people who are...
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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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Johnson & Johnson shares slip after jury orders it to pay $29 million in latest talcum cancer trial

Mar 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
A California jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $29 million to a woman who alleged that asbestos in the company's talcum-powder-based products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, caused her...
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State Highlights: California Jury Orders J&J To Pay Woman $29M For Cancer Linked To Talc-Based Powders; Health Officials Cite ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At Aging Louisiana Mental Health Center

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Louisiana, Utah, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts and...
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Johnson & Johnson hit with $29.4 million verdict in talcum powder case

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A California jury returned a $29.4 million verdict in a trial involving a woman who believes that her mesothelioma is tied to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder....
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California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer....
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Can a 'fertility diet' really help you conceive? In some cases, yes

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there's a diet that claims it can boost a woman's chances of having a baby....
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Talc cancer concerns get their day in Congress

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The son of a woman who was a "true fan" of Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder, who made it a "necessary part of our hygienic routine," testified before lawmakers on Tuesday, asking for help for women like his mother, who died of ovarian cancer after regularly using talc-based powder....
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Why A Woman Suffered An Allergic Reaction From Oral Sex

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Was there semen-ly a link with her partner taking a penicillin...
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State Highlights: Arizona Center Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth Reaches Oversight Agreement; Suicides Among Calif. Firefighters Reveal Toll Of Fire Season

Mar 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Arizona, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Washington, Louisiana, Minnesota, Georgia, Texas, Missouri and...
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Real Life STEM Superhero Used Her Powers To Build An Internship For The Future

Mar 09, 2019 , Forbes
As the top engineer at Abbott, a $31 billion heath company, Corlis Murray knows a thing or two about being a successful woman in the STEM world. But it’s not her role managing hundreds of millions of dollars and a hundred thousand employees in 150 countries that has gotten her to superhero...
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After losing her leg in an accident, a woman finds hope through snowboarding

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
In March 2009, Megan Harmon's life took a drastic turn....
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This bill could ban e-cigarette flavors nationwide

Mar 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Colorado congresswoman Diana DeGette plans to introduce legislation this week that could ban e-cigarette flavors on a national level, her office announced Monday....
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Flu Shot Won't Cause Miscarriage, Study Confirms

Mar 02, 2019 , WebMD
This is a very definitive study for a recent, relevant time period of flu and should remove all doubts a woman might have about whether it is safe to be vaccinated during pregnancy, researchers...
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Insurer skips doctors and sends massive checks to patients, prompting million-dollar lawsuit

Mar 02, 2019 , CNN Health
A woman received nearly $375,000 from Anthem for treatment at a rehab facility, according to a lawsuit. Another woman tells CNN a family member got more than $240,000 from Anthem after surgery with an out-of-network doctor. One medical ethicist says insurers paying patients directly, instead of providers, is "insane."...
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New Tools To Help Women With Physical Disabilities Make Decisions About Pregnancy

Mar 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Becoming a mother is often a very personal decision for a woman. “For a woman with a physical disability, making a decision about whether or not to get pregnant can be very complicated,” says Claire Kalpakjian, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Michigan Med......
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