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Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
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Listeria Fears Prompt Target, Fresh Market Recalls

Jul 23, 2019 , WebMD
The products were sold at Target and Fresh Market stores, and include egg salad, tuna salad and lobster...
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There’s Lots Of Talk About Surprise Medical Bills In Congress, But Ambulance Costs Have Been Left Out Of Conversation

Jul 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers across the country and federally have been trying to figure out the best way to address surprise medical bills. But one of the main causes of the problem --ambulance rides -- isn't in any of the proposed legislation. “If you call 911 for an ambulance, it’s basically a coin flip whether or not that ambulance will be in or out of network," said Christopher Garmon, a health economist at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Meanwhile, legislation in the House over the bills is...
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Colon Cancer

Jul 23, 2019 , eMedicine Health
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Frequent Sleeping Pill Use Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

Jul 23, 2019 , RxList
Frequent use of sleep medications may increase the risk of future cognitive impairment, new research...
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Keep Sugar Substitute Away From Fido

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Keep Sugar Substitute Away From FidoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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The Latest on Caffeine Limits

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: The Latest on Caffeine LimitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Progress Against Opioid Epidemic Is Encouraging, But We Must Not Rest On Our Laurels Now

Jul 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers talk about the opioid crisis and other health care topics....
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The Great Fat Debate: How Much Is Unhealthy?

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: The Great Fat Debate: How Much Is Unhealthy?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Working Too Hard For A Good Death: Has Competitive Dying Become A Thing?

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
We all want a good death. But are we trying too hard to achieve an often-impossible goal?...
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Health Tip: Using Eye Makeup

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Using Eye MakeupCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Closed Loop Medicine lands £1.3m for new research project

Jul 23, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
It follows a £2.1m pre-Series A funding raise announced earlier this...
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Vodafone teams up with learning disability charity for Connected Living initiative

Jul 23, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
In the UK, it is estimated that around 1.5 million people have a learning...
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Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday....
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Archer Farms, Fresket Products Recalled

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Archer Farms, Fresket Products RecalledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Anthem, K Health team up on personalized primary care tool for members

Jul 23, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The deal comes with an investment of "tens of millions of dollars" from Anthem to K...
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Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Mental health chatbot UpLift Health closes $1M seed funding

Jul 23, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The round was led by Washington-based Laidir...
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Ping An Good Doctor to develop 'internet hospital' model with 50 hospitals in China

Jul 23, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, and the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, to jointly develop a new “internet hospital” model, the company recently announced. DEVELOPMENTS LEADING TO THE INTERNET HOSPITAL...
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Plastic Surgery Pays Off for Men

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Plastic Surgery Pays Off for MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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