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'Missing link' in human history confirmed after long debate

Jan 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious fossils represent a "missing link" in humanity's family tree....
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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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CVS and Walmart resolve short-lived reimbursement dispute

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart...
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Which Came First: Cannabis Use Or Psychotic Disorders? Scientists Weigh In On Dangers, Myths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top scientists who specialize in marijuana research are divided over whether the drug can lead to disorders like schizophrenia. “I’ve been doing this research for 25 years, and it’s polarizing even among academics,” said Margaret Haney, a professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center. Other public health news focuses on climate change's dangers; pain's origins in the brain; the race for health apps; a video game for kids with ADHD; a new way to tell if patients take...
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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Perspectives From The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference And CES 2019

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
I’ve been attending the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference for many years in a variety of roles. This year I also attended part of CES. Heading into them this year, it would be easy to have low expectations for the future of health...
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Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests....
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Couples need her, but laws restrict how they find her

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
"Nobody could tell us why we couldn't have children, but we've been trying at this point for about 12 years," said Elizabeth Prior, 49, of Buckinghamshire....
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Florida mother suing her developmentally disabled daughter's caregiver

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care....
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Universal Flu Vaccine May Offer 1-Shot Protection

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers have been working for years on a universal flu vaccine that would mean no annual flu shots. How close are they getting to...
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Senate health committee leaders introduce key funding bill

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Senate health committee GOP Chair Lamar Alexander and top Democrat Patty Murray introduced five-year funding for community health centers and other key healthcare funding under the panel's...
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Guidance Issued on Revenue Recognition

Jan 18, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 16—As healthcare organizations prepare to dive into year-end statements, an issue analysis—sourced from the experiences of HFMA members—has been released to provide insights on overhauled accounting and reporting standards....
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Minnesota Lawmakers Get A Lesson On Public Health Dangers Of Climate Change

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A doctor from Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate met with a new climate policy committee to inform them about the dangers of greenhouse gas emissions and how to regard legislative proposals about it. The advocacy group plans to travel to Washington, D.C. later this year to meet with more lawmakers. Legislative news comes out of Vermont, New Hampshire, Texas, Washington, Missouri and Virginia,...
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He's spent 10 years alone. Now Romeo, the world's loneliest frog, may have finally found a Juliet that can save his species

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The world's loneliest frog is finally close to relationship status....
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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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Acosta forecasts winning categories for 2019

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Although retail freezer-case sales have been declining in recent years, the trend now has reversed and is expected to continue this year, per a 2019 forecast by Acosta, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based sales and marketing firm. Read More...
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Wearable Sensor Can Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression In Young Children

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children – as many as one in five kids suffer from one of them, starting as early as the preschool years. But it can be hard to detect these conditions, known as “internalizing disorders,” because the symptoms are so inward-facing that paren......
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Vitruvius Therapeutics gets FDA nod for vitamin B-12 injection

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Vitruvius Therapeutics has received the FDA's blessing for its vitamin B-12 injection, which had a market value of roughly $74.3 million for the year ended September 2018. Read More...
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