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Key Takeaways From Three Landmark Heart Studies

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Today, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the research group led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, professor of Medicine and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute, presented three critical research studies aimed at better understanding sudden cardiac arrest. "These research studies......
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Coty appoints new CEO, oversees board changes

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Coty announced that Pierre Laubies will be taking over as its new CEO, in addition to its board appointing Peter Harf as chairman and Erhard Schowel as lead independent director. Read More...
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Search Teams Scour For Human Remains As Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest In California’s History

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The death toll climbed over the past day to 42, surpassing the previous record. Hundreds still remain missing, and officials expect more grim news....
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Arm Yourself Against the Coming Flu Season

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Arm Yourself Against the Coming Flu SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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Why you should prioritize 360-video storytelling

Nov 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The technology has never been more affordable, and capturing the full scene is striking. Here are reasons you ought to consider adding it to your toolkit, along with tips for doing...
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Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks With The Near Accuracy Of A Standard ECG

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives. The international study, led by researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, fou......
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Many Pharmacies Don't Follow Opioid Antidote Law

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
Many pharmacies need to be taught about the law that allows them to give out the opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study...
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Athenahealth, Elliott Deal Wraps Up Months-Long, Contentious Process To Get Health Records Company To Sell

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Athenahealth has rejected the hedge fund's attempts to push it into a sale previously. The all-cash deal between the companies values the medical billing software maker at $135 per...
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study...
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Freakshakes contain "grotesque" levels of sugar, say campaigners

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
It will come as no surprise that milkshakes loaded with sweets, chocolate bars, cream and cake, known as freakshakes, contain "grotesque levels" of sugar....
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Can Stimulating The Brain Treat Chronic Pain?

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The resu......
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Green Giant’s Harvest Protein Bowls go from freezer to table

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Green Giant's Harvest Protein Bowls come in Asian, Southwest, Italian and California styles, and can be found at select grocery retailers nationwide. Read More...
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Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practices....
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Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer, as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication....
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Nearly 1 in 10 Americans Struggles to Control Sexual Urges

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Nearly 1 in 10 Americans Struggles to Control Sexual UrgesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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In Buffalo Emergency Departments, A Better Way To Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An innovative, cost-effective program at more than a dozen hospitals in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment at a community clinic, all within about 48 hours. The ......
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Vaping, e-cigarettes, JUULing: What Parents, Teens Need To Know

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
for consumers, parents and even teens, understanding terminology and the truth about e-cigarettes can be confusing. With inaccurate information wildly being spread about the safety of vaping, the intentions of e-cigarette companies and ingredients in e-cigarettes, University of Alabama at Birmingham......
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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, says it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy nicotine pods on its website to 21 regardless of where consumers are shopping....
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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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