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Beto O’Rourke Dials Back Medicare-For-All Talk

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
In launching his campaign for President, Beto O'Rourke sees an incremental approach to guaranteeing insurance coverage for all Americans....
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Why Is Maria Shriver Passionate About Protecting Your Brain Health?

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
Every 65 seconds a brain is impacted by Alzheimer's disease, and two-thirds of them belong to women. Maria Shriver explains why women are at the center of this global health crisis — and may also hold the key to unlocking a...
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Aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for most healthy adults

Mar 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Cardiologists are no longer recommending low-dose aspirin except for high-risk patients because the risk of bleeding can outweigh the heart-healthy benefits....
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One In Three Preteens Screens Positive For Suicide Risk, Study Finds

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small NIH study found that 1 in 3 children between the ages of 10-12 screened positive for risk of suicide during emergency department (ED)...
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These tech companies aim to cure pain without pills

Mar 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Companies such as Bioness, Cefaly and Sana are developing technology to reduce pain -- and the need for addictive...
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How a former Reader's Digest exec turned Nutrisystem around one data point at a time

Mar 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier is a businesswoman with a master's from MIT. Today she's a trailblazer in the $70 billion weight-loss market. How her engineering background led her to become recognized as one of the best CEOs in...
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Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk patients -studies

Mar 17, 2019 , Reuters
Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp proved as good or better than open heart surgery in younger, more active patients for whom the surgical option was deemed low risk, according to trial results that had been scheduled to be presented on Sunday....
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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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'Definitely not an anti-vaxer': Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The renewed squabble over vaccinations obscures a large group of parents who aren't anti-vaxers but spread out their children's vaccines at a more gradual pace than doctors recommend. Pediatricians warn that could leave small children vulnerable to disease....
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Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Study subjects who got ablation -- where a catheter is used to tweak the heart muscle cells responsible for the arrhythmia -- also seemed to have less shortness of breath, less fatigue and all-around better quality of life five years later, with those who got drug therapy...
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After Selling Her Genetic Data Mining Software Company, A 32-Year-Old CEO Relaunches It With A Microsoft Partnership

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Country-scale genome sequencing projects are producing “the largest datasets on the planet,” Spiral Genetics CEO Adina Mangubat says. Spiral’s goal is to make sense of them....
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Electronic Health Records: A Promising New Way To Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Mar 16, 2019 , Forbes
Electronic health records can equip health workers on the front lines with access to real-time data about patient prescribing patterns and is a key aspect of the CMS’s roadmap for combatting the opioid...
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How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Hear what Dorri McWhorter from YWCA Chicago has to say about engaging employees in today’s business world. When Dorri McWhorter took over as CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago in 2013, the 140-year-old nonprofit organization had seen better days. Money was tight, morale was low, and McWhorter quickly realized she needed to make some changes. By […] The post How this nonprofit’s CEO is rethinking internal communications appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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NACDS praises Arkansas e-prescribing law preventing opioid abuse

Mar 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The bill, which requires electronic prescribing of Schedules I through VI controlled substances, goes into effect Jan. 1, 2021. Read More...
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Tell us about your employee volunteer program

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Save $50 when you complete your submission by the early-bird deadline on April 5. The post Tell us about your employee volunteer program appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Febreze dives into music with album

Mar 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Available to stream online, the eight-track album came from Febreze having its musical advertisements discussed on social media. Read More...
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States Raising Smoking Age to Combat Teen Vaping

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Newly released numbers from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show more than 3.6 million teens used e-cigarettes in 2018. Those numbers include a 78% increase from 2017 in use among high schoolers and a 48% increase among middle...
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Herbal Essences, TerraCycle unveil Beach Plastic bottles

Mar 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Herbal Essences will launch three products from its bio:renew collection — white grapefruit & mosa mint, argan oil, and coconut milk — in the limited-edition Beach Plastic bottles, which will be available from March to June. Read More...
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Mental Health Woes Are Rising in Young Americans -- Is Social Media to Blame?

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Mental Health Woes Are Rising in Young Americans -- Is Social Media to Blame?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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