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New Triple-Combo Pill Aids Blood Pressure: Study

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
Target blood pressure for people in the United States is now 130/80, according to the American Heart Association and the American College of...
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AHRQ, Social Security Administration aim to attract FHIR developers

Aug 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
WASHINGTON, DC — The Agency for Health Research and Quality and the Social Security Administration here on Monday announced plans for kicking off challenges to identify technologies that solve specific problems. SSA Executive Director of Health IT Jude Soundararajan said here at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference that in September SSA will launch a GitHub site with its use case for disabilities. And he said that developer contests will...
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Advocates sue to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver...
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Monsanto Roundup appeal has uphill climb on 'junk science' grounds: legal experts

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Bayer AG unit Monsanto faces long odds on an appeal blaming an "inflamed" jury and "junk science" for a verdict of $289 million in damages to a man who said the company's Roundup weed killer caused his cancer, according to some legal experts....
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41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials 'worried'

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Fifty-seven cases of Ebola have been identified in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO said Tuesday....
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Google, Amazon, others join interoperability push

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower...
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Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak....
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VisualDx gets NASA grant to build diagnosis tool for deep space missions

Aug 15, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The astronauts currently on the International Space Station rely on telemedicine for everything from coughs to bruises. But as Dr. Shannan Moynihan, deputy chief of space and occupational medicine at the NASA Johnson Space Center, said in a presentation at HIMSS18, telemedicine has its limits for caring for...
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas' Medicaid work requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state....
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Express Scripts staking out million dollar gene therapies

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs....
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Colleges, courts grapple with the role of companion animals

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
A 15-year-old girl took the witness stand to testify against the accused, detailing extensive sexual abuse. David Crenshaw, the clinical supervisor of the girl's therapist at the time of the June 2011 trial, said he and the therapist did not think she would be able to go through with it....
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With Few Clinical Trials For Alzheimer’s Drugs Under Way, Neuroligists Cite ‘Urgent Need’

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts also raise questions about why there isn't more outrage about the paucity of trials. "There is an element of age discrimination,” neurologist Sam Gandy said, including “the argument that those affected by dementia have already had the opportunity to have long lives.” In other news on Alzheimer's, Massachusetts' lawmakers pass the first bill in the nation requires special training for health care workers....
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'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking....
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Google, Amazon, others join in call for greater interoperability

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower...
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Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study

Aug 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

Aug 12, 2018 , Reuters
Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment....
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India’s Hetero pulls heart drug from U.S. amid cancer risk probes

Aug 12, 2018 , Reuters
A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug....
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Dexcom beats revenue guidance, eyes iCGM G6 sales for next quarter's growth

Aug 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Shortly after launching its integrated continuous glucose monitoring system, Dexcom announced a 42 percent increase in year-over-year sales during its Q2 earnings call.  “Not only did we exceed our annual growth guidance for the second consecutive quarter but the business continues to accelerate,” Kevin Ronald Sayers, CEO of Dexcom, said during the call. “All of our key segments demonstrated strong year-over-year growth with US and [out of US] revenues up 35 percent and 78 percent,...
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Swabbies looks to give busy parents a hand

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Started by mom and entrepreneur Carman Campbell, Swabbies is looking to make a splash with its applicator that the company said said makes applying diaper cream mess-free. Read More...
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Ample Partners For Rite Aid After End To Albertsons Deal

Aug 11, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid has ample opportunities to partner with health insurers and grow its EnvisionRx PBM into new Medicare Part D markets following the decision to end its merger with...
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