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Prominent Vaping Researcher Asks For Study Linking E-Cigarettes To Heart Attacks To Be Retracted

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The spat is over a study that claimed adult vaping was "associated with" a doubled risk of heart attack. Brad Rodu, a University of Louisville professor, says that when he obtained the federal data, he found the majority of the 38 patients in the study who had heart attacks had them before they started vaping. In other news, Juul has hired a prominent researcher known for his work on nicotine and the adolescent...
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Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Jul 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do AnywhereCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Here Is A 'Big Penis' Warning From The FDA

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
These supplements contain a hidden, undeclared ingredient that's found in...
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Better health care marketing through storytelling

Jul 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
These tips will help you tell powerful stories and connect better with your audiences. Think about how many times in your life you’ve heard someone say, “Man, I’ve got a good story about that.” Or heard a child ask, “Can you tell me a story?” Telling a really good story is a gift, a strength, […] The post Better health care marketing through storytelling appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Menstrual Cups Safe, Effective, and Largely Unknown

Jul 20, 2019 , RxList
Menstrual cups offer similar or better leakage protection compared with sanitary pads or tampons, cost less over time, have few adverse events, and are widely favored by women who have been educated on their use, a study has shown. Despite these attributes, awareness of the feminine hygiene product is limited by a lack of recognition of the device as an option for menses management, the researchers...
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EPA Rejects Ban On Common Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
On Thursday the EPA decided not to ban a controversial pesticide that has been linked to health risks in children....
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Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it would keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months....
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have...
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Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred women in the U.S. become pregnant while taking it, a new study shows....
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Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Candidates’ Plans For Health Care; Now Hear This: A New Lie About Pre-Existing Conditions Via Fox News

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages express views about the future of health...
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Hey! That's the Wrong Knee, Doctor

Jul 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hey! That's the Wrong Knee, DoctorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2019 12:00:00...
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The Marijuana Supply Chain: Is Home Delivery Next?

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
The marijuana supply chain is tricky. Cannabis products can only be sold and consumed within the state that the original plant was grown....
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WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
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Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
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Netflix Needs To Do More Than Cut The Suicide Scene

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
Creating more stories that depict seeking treatment in a positive way is more important than removing or censoring stories that...
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A Sense Of Awe May Bridge The Gap Between Science And Religion

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
Science people may be less likely to believe in god. But if awe is part of a person’s love of science, it can actually make people more likely to...
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FDA sought new PreCert participants, cleared new digital health products and more during Q2 2019

Jul 20, 2019 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
The agency also warned consumers of unregulated diabetes products and outlined plans for AI device...
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15 Minutes Matters With Strokes

Jul 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 15 Minutes Matters With StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Recarbrio OK'd for Complicated Urinary Tract, Intra-Abdominal Infections

Jul 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Recarbrio OK'd for Complicated Urinary Tract, Intra-Abdominal InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Is Caffeine Fueling Your Anxieties?

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
For some people, caffeine may help with concentration and provide an energy boost, but it can cause problems for those with general anxiety disorder, said Dr. Julie Radico, a clinical psychologist with Penn State...
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