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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

May 25, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Employees favor a career that values life outside the cubicle. Find out which organizations provide a primo work-life balance, and then peruse our list of current...
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Following School Shooting, Texas May Consider ‘Red Flag’ Law For Guns

May 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) met with victims and survivors of the mass shooting to talk about ways to make students safer. “There were no commitments per se but there were a lot of discussions," Ed Scruggs, board vice chair of Texas Gun Sense said after the...
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What the Patient Knew: Communication and Patient Safety

May 25, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Anticipating emergencies. by rosmary/via Flickr At the start of every shift after receiving report, I take a moment to consider what emergencies I might anticipate for my particular patient in our PICU. Monitor for excessive bleeding in a liver failure patient. Monitor for an altered neurological status in a patient with a head [...] The post What the Patient Knew: Communication and Patient Safety appeared first on Off the...
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Sephora launches in-store classes for the transgender community

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sephora has introduced its new “Bold Beauty for the Transgender Community” in-store classes, which offer a series of workshops geared towards inspiring confidence and fearlessness in individuals facing major life transitions. Read More...
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NCPA vet to lead its Advocacy Center, government affairs

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The National Community Pharmacists Association’s new senior vice president of government affairs and director of its Advocacy Center Karry La Violette’s has been with the organization since 2011, during which time she has led federal government affairs program, which included Capitol Hill and Administration lobbying efforts. Read More...
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FDA approves BioMarin rare metabolic disorder drug, shares rise

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday approved BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc's Palynziq for adults with phenylketonuria, a rare metabolic disorder, sending shares of the biotechnology company up 3 percent after hours....
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Study Says Antidepressants May Lead to Weight Gain

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
In the study, patients who used any of a dozen common antidepressants were 21 percent more likely than others to put on an extra 5 to 8 pounds, the study authors...
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E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit, But Cash Might

May 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit, But Cash MightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00...
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Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

May 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00...
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Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
Data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study had already found that women who ate a low-fat diet were at lower odds of developing more aggressive forms of breast...
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Viewpoints: Trump’s Fearless Pro-Life Promises Leap Ahead Of Past Presidents; Ignore Platitudes About Work Requirements

May 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these and other health care...
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Hospitals Worry Rule Could Lead to Medicaid Rate Cuts

May 25, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
May 23—Proposed changes to federal Medicaid rules could hit hospitals’ bottom lines, advocates warned....
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FDA Action Against OTC Benzocaine Teething Products

May 25, 2018 , RxList
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and...
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J&J must pay $4 million in punitive damages in latest asbestos cancer trial

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4 million in punitive damages to a woman who said she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the company's baby powder, pushing the total damages award in the case to $25.7 million....
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Venture Capitalists Put $260 Million Into New Chinese Biotech

May 25, 2018 , Forbes
Brii BioSciences, that will have the goal of developing new medicines exclusively for the Chinese market. "The company I am trying to build is only going to do China," says Brii Chief Executive Zhi Hong. "I will not have any other...
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Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
In the United States, six children have died in hot cars so far this year -- and about 750 since 1998, the study authors...
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P&G honors Menstrual Hygiene Day global initiative with donation

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
In honor of the upcoming Menstrual Hygiene Day, Procter & Gamble’s feminine protection brand Always is donating an additional one million period products to confront period poverty. Read More...
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With new approval, MemoryMD preparing to distribute its wearable EEG system

May 25, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
New York and Palo Alto, California-based MemoryMD have recently received FDA clearance for a disposable 19-channel EEG headset, called the...
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ClearCare launches API to connect home care to healthcare

May 25, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Home care technology company ClearCare has launched Home Connect API, a new technology that will allow home care agencies to connect directly to health plans and hospitals for referrals, care management, and...
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Pepsi, country musician Dierks Bentley join forces

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
As part of the Pepsi Generations summer music campaign, Dierks Bentley's Mountain High Tour will offer fans such exclusive music giveaways as a chance to win tickets or a private meet and greet. Read More...
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