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The proven health benefits of honey

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Honey is touted as a natural healing agent for dozens of conditions, but how much of that is based on fact?...
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Gupta: 'Competent' or 'crazy' misses the point of presidential mental health

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
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Amazon is hiring a health privacy expert for 'new initiative'

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Here's yet another signal that Amazon is getting serious about health care....
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Passion Flower

Jan 17, 2018 , RxList
Passion Flower suggested uses include: attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cardiac rhythm abnormalities, generalized anxiety disorder, gastrointestinal (GI) upset, hemorrhoids (topical), insomnia, nervousness/excitability, neuralgias, opiate withdrawal symptoms,...
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Nature’s Bounty names chief customer officer

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Nature's Bounty on Tuesday named Bob Goode chief customer officer. Read More...
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New pain therapy ActiPatch launches in CARE Pharmacies

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
BioElectronics earlier this month launched its ActiPatch musculoskeletal pain therapy medical device through the regional chain CARE Pharmacies. Read More...
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Shots rang out and three lives collided

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Three bullets hit Rachel Sheppard when a gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas. A stranger and a woman she barely knew saved her -- and changed them all....
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Take Your Houseplant to Work Day

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Take Your Houseplant to Work DayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Nestlé sells U.S. confectionery business to Ferrero for $2.8B

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Nestlé will be selling its U.S. confectionery business to Ferrero. Read More...
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Walmart offers free opioid disposal product in effort to fight painkiller abuse epidemic

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
The product, DisposeRX, mixes with drugs and warm water to form a solid that can be safely thrown out in the...
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Infographic and video: Bring on health literacy

Jan 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
As consumers take charge of their own health care, the focus shifts from diagnosis and treatment to health, wellness and...
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Parsing The Policies: Is It Safe to Give Medicaid Work Requirements A Try? Are They Going To Backfire?

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Last week's decision by the Trump administration to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew both praise and criticism from opinion writers across the...
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Community Meeting Highlights Rift Between Nashville General And Meharry Medical College

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Recent developments between Nashville General Hospital and Meharry Medical College officials could impact inpatient care at the city's only public hospital. Outlets also report on hospital and health system news from Maryland, Ohio and Illinois....
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How to talk to kids about sexual abuse

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
It was a typical PTA meeting at my daughters' elementary school with talk of budgets, fundraisers and the upcoming school calendar, until a guest speaker stood up to talk, shattering the banality of the meeting with a story no parent wants to hear....
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U.S. faces oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken: Sanderson Farms

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplies of chicken raised without antibiotics are outstripping demand, a major U.S. poultry producer said on Tuesday, a sign of overproduction that could eat into processors' profits....
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A Dream of Horses: An Aging Veteran’s Healing Encounter

Jan 17, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
“Let’s go for a ride,” I said to Joe as he lay expressionless on his bed, covered in blankets and staring at the ceiling. The room was stuffy with hot, stale air. No bigger than a walk-in closet, the space held the lifetime possessions, many of them scattered on the bed, floor, and windowsill, of [...] The post A Dream of Horses: An Aging Veteran’s Healing Encounter appeared first on Off the...
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Sun Pharma settles litigation over Linzess generic

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Mumbai-based Sun Pharma has settled its litigation with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals. Read More...
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Greenstone launches authorized generic of Silvadene Cream

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Pfizer subsidiary Greenstone has introduced its authorized generic of Silvadene Cream (silver sulfadiazine cream, 1%). Read More...
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FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months....
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Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug traffic has caused countless deaths and raised trillions for...
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