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1 In 4 Rural Hospitals Are At Risk Of Closure And The Problem Is Getting Worse

Feb 25, 2020 , Forbes
The rural hospital closure crisis has claimed 120 facilities across the nation over the past 10 years and the numbers are not getting any better....
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Pot Use Among Seniors Nearly Doubled in 3 Years

Feb 25, 2020 , WebMD
The proportion of folks 65 and older who use pot stands at 4.2%, up from 2.4% in 2015, according to figures from the U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and...
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Esperion says cholesterol drug gets U.S. approval; eyes $10 per pill pricing

Feb 22, 2020 , Reuters
Esperion Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that U.S. health regulators approved its cholesterol-lowering drug, making it the first non-statin treatment to be cleared for sale in the country in nearly 20 years....
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Appeals Court Upholds Block On Mississippi Heartbeat Bill On Likely Path Toward Supreme Court

Feb 22, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
"The clinic contends it occurs at six weeks. Mississippi argues it can occur anywhere between six and twelve weeks," the appeals court judges wrote. "But all agree that cardiac activity can be detected well before the fetus is viable. That dooms the law." The legislation is one of several restrictive bills that have passed in recent years and is expected to make it to the Supreme Court. Other news on abortion comes out of Florida, Texas and...
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Another HIV Hazard: Higher Risk for COPD

Feb 21, 2020 , WebMD
Compared to those without the AIDS-causing virus, people with HIV had a 34% higher rate of COPD and were diagnosed with the lung disease about 12 years earlier -- average age 50 versus 62, the investigators...
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‘You’re Always In My Heart’: Mother And Daughter Among First Families Separated At Border Still Countries Apart

Feb 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The courts have ordered the government to reunite separated families. But in many cases, the months have turned to years as they wait for action....
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Late Bedtimes in Preschool Years Could Bring Weight Gain

Feb 19, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Late Bedtimes in Preschool Years Could Bring Weight GainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00...
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Amazon Care, the company's virtual medical clinic, is now live for Seattle employees

Feb 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
The company has been working on Amazon Care for several years as a pilot project. The app provides virtual medical consultations, as well as a way to schedule a follow-up visit from a health professional to a patient's home or...
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Screen for Cervical Cancer Every 3 Years

Feb 19, 2020 , eMedicine Health
Screen for Cervical Cancer Every 3 Years: More Is a...
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Screen for Cervical Cancer Every 3 Years: More Is a 'Waste'

Feb 19, 2020 , RxList
A unique study from New Mexico, which took into account all information from the entire state, regardless of the women's insurance provider, insurance coverage, healthcare provider, and location, shows that screening every 3 years dramatically reduces the rate of cervical...
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Bloomberg Said U.S. Should Deny Treatment To Old People With Chronic Disease

Feb 18, 2020 , Forbes
If Democratic Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg was 95 years old and had prostate cancer, he could afford extreme medical care to improve and extend his...
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Coronavirus live updates: Director of hospital in Wuhan, China dies

Feb 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said Liu Zhiming died at 51 years old after an all-out rescue attempt...
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As Biden Sinks, Bloomberg Becomes Obamacare Protector

Feb 17, 2020 , Forbes
Mike Bloomberg has made protecting the Affordable Care Act signed into law 10 years ago by President Obama a key part of his presidential...
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Families Having Problems With Medical Bills Dropped Nearly 30% In 7 Years Reports CDC

Feb 14, 2020 , Forbes
From 2011 to 2018, families who said they had difficulty with medical expenses in the past year dropped from 19.7 percent to 14.2 percent, according to the CDC’s National Center for Health...
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Golf May Be a Recipe for Longevity

Feb 13, 2020 , WebMD
Researchers followed nearly 5,900 adults, 65 and older, for 10 years and found that those who were regular golf players (at least once a month) were more than 8% less likely to die from any cause than...
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Playing golf may help older adults live longer, study says

Feb 13, 2020 , CNN Health
President Trump has spent more than 260 days at one of his golf clubs during his first three years in office as of February 2, according to CNN's tally....
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Air pollution crossing U.S. state lines, causing premature deaths

Feb 13, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A study 11 years in the making has found that half of premature deaths related to air pollution in U.S. states are caused by pollution that originated from another state, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday....
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The coronavirus appears to be sparing one group of people: Kids

Feb 12, 2020 , CNBC Health
Of the 43,100 people with the new coronavirus so far, the majority are over 40 years old and the elderly are getting hit particularly...
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3 Brothers Have the Same Rare Cancer

Feb 12, 2020 , WebMD
The Rush brothers, ages 5 years, 4 years, and 7 months, share something that most brothers don’t: bilateral retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer. See how their mother, who was also born with the disease, handles treatments, daily life, and facing the...
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LGBT Teens Still Plagued by Suicidal Thoughts

Feb 11, 2020 , WebMD
Over the years, more kids have been identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) -- and their likelihood of reporting suicidal thoughts and behavior has gone...
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