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Cityblock CEO says technology can "stitch together" broken health ecosystem

Oct 20, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Cityblock Health's Iyah Romm talks about how to combine technology and hyperlocal resources to remedy patient distrust in the...
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The Medical Minute: Improvements To Joint Replacement Procedures Allowing For Quicker Recovery

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hundreds of thousands of Americans get knee or hip replacements each year, and the procedures are becoming more common than ever. Luckily, the recovery from a total joint replacement, or arthroplasty, is improving. Two decades ago, patients would spend a week or so in the hospital after one of thes......
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Protein-Packed Foods That Should Be Part of Your Diet

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Protein-Packed Foods That Should Be Part of Your DietCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Elite athletes not at higher risk of birth complications

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Elite female athletes have no greater risk of childbirth complications than women who don't exercise, a small study suggests....
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How to time your holiday media pitches

Oct 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The holiday season is approaching and PR pros looking for timely holiday coverage have a shrinking window to get their stories told. Consider these...
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Rabies

Oct 20, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Rabie...
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Omega-3s in Seafood May Keep You Healthier, Longer

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Omega-3s in Seafood May Keep You Healthier, LongerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040: Study

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia in Later Life

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia in Later LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Several Influenza Deaths in US

Oct 20, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Several Influenza Deaths in US, Including One Child, as Flu Season...
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Helping Older Kidney Patients Make Fundamental Care Decisions

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The National Kidney Foundation is collaborating with Tufts University on a three-year project to help older patients with advanced stages of kidney disease and their family care partners make decisions that best reflect their goals and preferences for care. Funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Re......
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Veteran battling suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
October in Georgia is when summer finally gives way to fall and the atmosphere paces itself like a perfectly curated air conditioner. One recent Saturday morning, on a rural property in Fortson, the sound of children laughing and playing could be heard between the occasional horse's neigh....
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Unwash expands its product range in-stores, online

Oct 20, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Unwash is bringing eight new products that care for hair without stripping it of natural oils, moisture and color or harming its integrity, to the shelves of Ulta Beauty and online. Read More...
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USC says it's tentatively agreed to $215M settlement over gynecologist misconduct claims

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
The University of Southern California said Friday it has "reached agreement in principle" on a $215 million class-action settlement after students filed lawsuits accusing former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexually abusing them....
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Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing

Oct 20, 2018 , WebMD
Despite being washed with industrial detergent in high, disinfecting temperatures, hospital sheets still were contaminated with the potentially life-threatening C. difficile bacteria, researchers found. And those sheets spread the bacteria to uncontaminated...
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Chronic Kidney Disease

Oct 20, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Kidney...
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Can this app help China's forgotten cancer sufferers?

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
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Cancer Treatment Can Often Come Too Late, But What If You Could Get Ahead Of The Disease?

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A new study, called Project Baseline, is trying to pinpoint the transition from normal health to disease. Researchers hope that the project could lead to the identification of new markers in the blood, stool or urine of healthy people that help predict cancer, cardiovascular disease and other leading killers of Americans. In other news, why don't all cancer-linked mutations in cells turn into...
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15 terrifying office specters to flee this Halloween

Oct 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Beware! Brainstorm vampires. Spirit-spoiling werewolves. Home-haunting honchos. They’re all creeping from the corporate graveyard as Halloween looms, so grab your torches and...
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China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday....
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