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Will Republicans keep their new promises on pre-existing condition protections?

Oct 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Despite congressional GOP candidates' promises, health policy analysts doubt whether victorious Republicans would move to replace those ACA protections with equally strong measures to cover people with health conditions as part of repeal...
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Experts Sound Warning About 'Baby Boxes'

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
There's no proof that cardboard baby reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and they may pose other risks, British researchers said this week, concerns that are shared by the American Academy of...
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Acadia Healthcare shares jump 9% after report of talks with private equity firms

Oct 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Acadia, which operates a network of nearly 600 behavioral health-care facilities with approximately 17,800 beds in 40 states, has been approached by private equity firms KKR and TPG Global, among others, according to...
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McConnell says Senate Republicans might revisit Obamacare repeal

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday, calling a failed 2017 push to repeal the healthcare law a "disappointment."...
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Mass. curbs academic medical center use as healthcare spending dips

Oct 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More lower-acuity patients were treated in Massachusetts community hospitals in 2017 as the state's overall healthcare spending growth dropped to...
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Ketamine Is A Safe, Effective Alternative To Opioids In Treating Acute Pain In The ED

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Intravenous, low-dose ketamine (LDK) is as effective as intravenous morphine in the control of acute pain in adults in the emergency department (ED). That is the finding of a study to be published in the October 2018 issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), a journal of the Society for Academic E......
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Falling Premiums And Rising Political Tensions

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the Trump administration’s announcement that average premium prices are falling on the Obamacare marketplaces, the effort by Senate Democrats to reverse rules on short-term health insurance and the focus on protections for people with preexisting conditions in the run-up to midterm...
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A-Fib Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Oct 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A-Fib Tied to Higher Odds for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: If Nothing Else, Obamacare Cemented Americans’ Insistence For Preexisting Conditions Protections

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages offer looks at the health law, industry deals, Trump administration moves and...
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Federal Obamacare exchange premiums to drop 1.5% in 2019

Oct 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For the first time ever, average monthly premiums for benchmark silver plans will drop on the federal Obamacare markets, after a nearly 40% spike last...
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Fact-Check: Who’s Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It’s Complicated

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Consumers favor ACA’s safeguards on the promise that patients who have health problems can get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians in both parties agree, but their arguments don’t always add...
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Obamacare Premiums Dip For First Time. Some Call It A Correction.

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration announces that the average price for insurance offered to people buying their own coverage on federal exchanges is going...
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Viewpoints: In Red States, Where ‘Obamacare’ And ‘Medicaid’ Are Dirty Words, ‘Preexisting Conditions’ Becomes A Catchall

Oct 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages cover a variety of health care topics....
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Eye parasite can be avoided with good contact lens hygiene

Oct 09, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - UK researchers have confirmed an uptick in cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis, an eye infection that most often affects contact lens wearers....
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As Midterms Approach, Republicans Flee Their Anti-Obamacare Past

Oct 08, 2018 , Forbes
Republicans are fleeing from efforts to repeal Obamacare, particularly their attacks on popular protections for patients with preexisting conditions that are part of the Affordable Care...
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Transformational Medicine: It starts and ends with patients

Oct 07, 2018 , Forbes
It’s time for pharma and academia to include the most important voice not in the room – the voice of patients who’ve got the most at stake and not a moment to...
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Don't Blame Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis: Study

Oct 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Don't Blame Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2018 12:00:00...
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New MacArthur Fellows Want To Tackle Systemic Waste In Health Care, Chronic Disease Prevention And Brain Imaging Technology

Oct 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Since 1981, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has granted over 1,000 “no-strings-attached” grants to a mix of artists, scientists, writers and social justice advocates. Meet a few of the 2018...
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GOP senators scrutinize CBO's new health insurance simulation model

Oct 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a letter that echoes the GOP tussle with the Congressional Budget Office in last year's Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort, Senate Republicans want the agency to test its new health coverage simulation model by re-estimating the Affordable...
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School Of Nursing Names New Assistant Dean Of Diversity And Inclusion

Oct 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She replaces Assistant Professor Jana Lauderdale, who returned to her faculty role. As assistant dean f......
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