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Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual death were described in an article published in BMJ Case Reports....
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday....
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Hospitals Face Business Impacts from Healthcare Innovators

Nov 16, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 14—Hospitals are facing a range of business impacts from innovative partnerships and approaches that have been launched in recent months and years, according to industry analysts....
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Poor Worker Health Costs U.S. Employers Half Trillion Dollars A Year

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
Poor worker health costs U.S. employers $530 billion a year, the Integrated Benefits Institute...
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Novartis 'completely committed' to Sandoz, has no split-off plan

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is "completely committed" to its $10 billion-per-year Sandoz generics business, a spokesman said on Thursday, after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off....
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19-year-old dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals....
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A ‘sharp’ solution for immunization season

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Stericycle’s Enrico Vona writes about how mail-back sharps programs can help ease pharmacies' burden during the peak of flu immunization demand and year-round. Read More...
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Climate Change Could Move Ragweed Season North

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Climate change may push ragweed – the plant that triggers hay fever – farther north in the United States in the next 35 years, scientists...
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Detroit clinic owner gets 13 years for role in $8.9 million healthcare fraud

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The owner of a Detroit medical clinic was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution after running an $8.9 million healthcare fraud...
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Let's Clear the Smoke

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
We’re making great progress. More new therapies have been approved for lung cancer in the last three years than in the previous fifty years. Even so, lung cancer still accounts for almost 30 percent of all cancers...
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Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital....
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Teladoc announces academic partnerships focused on virtual care-specific education, prescribing practices

Nov 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
One collaboration with Jefferson has launched a telehealth fellowship program, with another with USC and Northwestern kickstarts a five-year research...
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NRA Tweet Opens Floodgate Of Doctors Sharing First-Hand Experience With Gun Violence

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“I see no one from the @nra next to me in the trauma bay as I have cared for victims of gun violence for the past 25 years,” one doctor wrote in response to NRA's suggestion. “THAT must be MY lane. COME INTO MY LANE. Tell one mother her child is dead with me, then we can...
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Ava expands into Asia with new Hong Kong office

Nov 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Ava, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women's reproductive health, yesterday announced their expansion into Asia with the launch of an office in Hong Kong. The company has also unveiled an improved and updated version of its popular Ava fertility tracker, along with a host of new premium services available to US users, including a one-year pregnancy guarantee and access to one-on-one fertility...
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Neanderthals' lives weren't more violent than humans', study suggests

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
For years, researchers analyzing traumatic injuries found on Neanderthal fossils believed they had lived dangerous, violent lives....
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Death of 13-year-old fuels debate over Muay Thai kickboxing competitions

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
A teenage boy has died after being knocked unconscious during a Thai kickboxing match on Saturday, according to a local police source....
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MinuteClinic, CDC partner to combat antibiotic resistance

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health's MinuteClinic is joining in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s yearlong Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge. Read More...
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HealthCare.gov open enrollment sign-ups still trailing last year

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Almost 1.2 million people signed up for Affordable Care Act exchange coverage during the first two weeks of open enrollment, according to the...
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Oregon Releases People Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity More Quickly Than Nearly Every Other State

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A ProPublica investigation shines a light on Oregon's unique process of reviewing the cases of defendants found not guilty by reason of insanity. About 35 percent of the people in that category were charged with new crimes within three years of being freed by state...
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