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Perspectives: Requiring Pharma To Include Prices In Ads Sounds Nice, But It’s Likely To Do More Harm Than Good

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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CDC Continues Polio-Like Illness Probe, Cases Rise

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
The CDC still hasn't figured out what is causing AFM, which typically leads to weakness in the arms and...
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With GOP Losses, Obamacare Heads For Expansion And Calm

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Obamacare and its Medicaid expansion are about about to enter a period of expansion and calm, healthcare executives, incoming members of Congress and industry analysts...
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After Surviving A Parachute Accident, Vet Heads Back To Class

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Andi Broom joined the U.S. Army, she was ready to leave her past behind—the old high school crowd, a few uninspiring semesters at UGA, and even the contents of her apartment. “I joined the military without my parents knowing; I called from basic training, and my dad had to come up to Athens a......
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Longer Looks: The Rural Medicaid Vote; Losing Laura; And South Carolina’s Infant Mortality Experiment

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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More Americans are meditating than ever before, as mindfulness goes mainstream

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Meditation is on the rise among both adults and children, a new report from the CDC shows. Apps such as Headspace and Calm have helped raise awareness and teach people how to...
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Your Showerhead May Be Bathing You in Risky Germs

Nov 08, 2018 , WebMD
Bacteria thrive in showerheads and water distribution systems. Although most of these bacteria are harmless, some can cause lung infections, according to a new...
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As conflict continues in Afghanistan, superbugs soar

Nov 07, 2018 , CNN Health
As the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq evolved, military doctors grappling to treat soldiers maimed by roadside bombs began facing another challenge: Their patients were developing almost incurable, multidrug-resistant infections in their wounds. They couldn't be treated with the usual antibiotics the doctors had on hand....
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Walmart’s mobile barcode scanner to go the augmented reality route

Nov 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Using Apple’s AR platform ARKit, Walmart Labs created an AR barcode scanner that loads products faster, and makes it easier to compare products by more than just price, according to Walmart Labs’ “Tech Blog.” Read More...
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Ad Check: What Happens If California Limits Dialysis Center Profits?

Nov 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Both sides in the contentious and expensive battle over California’s Proposition 8 are cherry-picking the facts ahead of Tuesday’s vote as dialysis companies spend record amounts to persuade voters through...
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Longer Looks: Midterm Cram, Tuberculosis’ Influence On Modernist Architecture And The Tampon Tax

Nov 02, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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SSM Health church plan challenge heads toward settlement

Nov 01, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
SSM Health reached a settlement with pension plan participants legally challenging the non-for-profit corporation's church plan status, according to court documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court in St....
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Trying To Change Laws To Prevent SNAP Participants From Buying Soda Is Daunting, Researchers Say

Oct 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households spend about 10 percent of food dollars on sugary drinks, which is about three times more than the amount they spend on milk, and is a dietary habit that leads to obesity and other health problems. Yet trying to nudge people toward making healthier changes is complex. Public health news also focuses on health attacks in Cuba and China; older moms; allergy labels for sesame; football injuries; malaria-detecting dogs; and the popularity...
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This headband reads brain waves to help you meditate — here's what happened when we tried it out

Oct 31, 2018 , CNBC Health
The new Muse 2 wearable sells for just shy of $250 and is billed as a "personal meditation...
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Calls For Medical Paper Retractions Prompt NIH To Pause Experimental Stem Cell Treatment Trial

Oct 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Fallout from questions raised about the research and journal publications from the lab of Dr. Piero Anversa, a controversial stem cell researcher, leads a federal agency to temporarily halt a clinical trial studying a stem cell therapy for heart failure patients. And The New York Times reports more on Anversa's...
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Visla Labs draws $3M for AI imaging diagnostic application

Oct 31, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The startup's seed funding comes from Lux Capital, former Twitter heads and...
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Kids' apps may have a lot more ads than you think

Oct 31, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Those cute little apps your child plays with are most likely flooded with ads - some of which are totally age-inappropriate, researchers have found....
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Rochester researchers unveil digital stethoscope designed to monitor implanted heart pumps

Oct 30, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The smartphone-connected device includes a microphone and ECG leads, and relies on machine learning capabilities to identify irregular heart...
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2018 elections: The future of healthcare could be purple

Oct 27, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In the lead-up to 2018 midterms, Democrats appear poised for inroads on Republican-controlled legislatures and governors' mansions, which could push the states to make the healthcare compromises that Washington...
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Oct 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have...
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