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Marijuana grower Tilray rallies 3% after sales more than double

Mar 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Shares of Tilray jumped after the bell Monday after it reported that its cannabis sales more than doubled over the last...
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Salty And Saltier: Fast Food Chains Keep Adding More Salt To Your Food

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Fast food has always contained lots of salt. Most people are probably not aware, though, that over the past 30 years, the amount of salt in typical fast food meals has increased by 50%. This is worrisome for the millions of people with high blood...
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The 90-year-old Japanese scientist still dreaming of resurrecting a woolly mammoth

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Even in retirement, 90-year-old Akira Iritani still dreamed of resurrecting the prehistoric woolly mammoth....
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CHPA study: OTCs save healthcare system $146B yearly

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
A new study from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association is highlighting big savings that over-the-counter products bring to the healthcare system. Read More...
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40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years....
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There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. The only concerns parents should have: finding their phones fast enough to document the funny faces and cleaning up the mess that might follow. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies -- leaving parents to keep track of it all....
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Blue Shield Of California Helps Reduce Opioid Use Among Its Members By 56 Percent

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative results show a 56% reduction in overall opioid use by members with chronic, non-cancer pain compared to 2014, exceeding the nonprofit health plan's year-end 2018 goal by 6 percentage points. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 4......
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HRG IDs 5 notable February launches

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
February may be the shortest month of the year, but Hamacher Resource Group’s new product team still managed to comb through 161 new product launches to find which ones stood out. Read More...
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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Study subjects who got ablation -- where a catheter is used to tweak the heart muscle cells responsible for the arrhythmia -- also seemed to have less shortness of breath, less fatigue and all-around better quality of life five years later, with those who got drug therapy...
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After Selling Her Genetic Data Mining Software Company, A 32-Year-Old CEO Relaunches It With A Microsoft Partnership

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Country-scale genome sequencing projects are producing “the largest datasets on the planet,” Spiral Genetics CEO Adina Mangubat says. Spiral’s goal is to make sense of them....
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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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How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Hear what Dorri McWhorter from YWCA Chicago has to say about engaging employees in today’s business world. When Dorri McWhorter took over as CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago in 2013, the 140-year-old nonprofit organization had seen better days. Money was tight, morale was low, and McWhorter quickly realized she needed to make some changes. By […] The post How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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Ebola Survivors Continue to Suffer Years After Recovery

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Ebola Survivors Continue to Suffer Years After RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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Can Ovarian Cancer Be Diagnosed Earlier?

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fewer than half of ovarian cancer patients survive until five years after diagnosis. According to the American Cancer Society, this is because only about one-fifth of ovarian cancer cases are detected early, when the chances of successful treatment and recovery are highest. “If we could change this......
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How illustration can give your marketing messages a lift

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Is an artistic representation of your product better than a realistic photo? It depends on your overall goal, your budget and brand image. Illustration is the original visual communication. Our ancestors etched and painted drawings on cave walls and boulders and canyons thousands of years before Joseph Nicéphore Niépce captured the first recorded photographic image […] The post How illustration can give your marketing messages a lift appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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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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Why Millions Of Women Are Suffering In Silence With Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical literature research, Mr. Askes concludes that many questions about the disorder remain unanswered and unaddressed by the medical co......
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