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'Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide "deaths of despair," with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the...
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Have App, Will Find Research Recruits: More Than 20,000 People Sign Up On Facebook For ‘Genes For Good’

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Finding participants for research can be difficult, but it was relatively easy to find a large pool of people from across the country, the developers said, adding it's private, as well. Facebook doesn't have access to the data. New reports on public health news are on enteroviruses, time outdoors, insomnia, visual impairment, depression, Roundup and...
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As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Soar Among Millennials, Experts Call For Targeted Programs To Address Their Unique Needs

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say millennials are dealing with "burdensome levels of education debt," the cost of housing and the challenge of building careers during the "great recession" and the opioid crisis. More broadly, rates of deaths from suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol have reached an all-time high in the United...
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Asbestos Found in Claire's JoJo Siwa's Makeup Kit Sparks Recall

Jun 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Asbestos Found in Claire's JoJo Siwa's Makeup Kit Sparks RecallCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2019 12:00:00...
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‘Bigger Is Better’ Consolidation Mentality Sweeps Through Health Care Industry

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Pretty much anywhere you go in this economy, whether it's eyeglasses or beer or automobiles or airplanes, if you ask the right questions, you'll find it's much more concentrated than it was before," said Phil Longman, the policy director of the company that ran the report on consolidation. "That's true in healthcare, including all of its component parts." In other news from the health industry, two state attorneys general launch an investigation into Quest's data...
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Recall: Asbestos in Claire's Makeup

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
Claire's stores has initiated a recall of its JoJo Siwa's Makeup Kit after the FDA found asbestos fibers in the kit's...
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Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Jun 11, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One. The device is smartphone-connected; patients pair the wearable to their phone before sleeping with the device, which straps around the wrist but also includes a sensor that goes over the tip of the finger and another that affixes to the chest, both physically connected to the wrist strap by...
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Should Air Quality Checks Be Part of Your Travel Planning?

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Should Air Quality Checks Be Part of Your Travel Planning?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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‘The Height Of Contradiction’: LA Officials Grapple With Steep Rise In Homelessness Despite Ample Funding To Fight Crisis

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s like cold water being thrown in one’s face after all this good work,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, co-chairman of a statewide homeless task force. Other cities in the state also saw increases. California ranks No. 1 in the nation with its homeless population of...
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Hearing Through Your Fingers: Device That Converts Speech

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A novel study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience provides the first evidence that a simple and inexpensive non-invasive speech-to-touch sensory substitution device has the potential to improve hearing in hearing-impaired cochlear implant patients, as well as individuals with normal ......
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You're probably ingesting more than 70,000 microplastic particles each year, study says

Jun 06, 2019 , CNN Health
Every day we are ingesting tiny, often microscopic pieces of plastic -- "microplastics" -- with our food, beverages and with the very air we breathe....
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Health Tip: Causes of Hair Loss

Jun 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Causes of Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Are The Days Of Eye-Popping Rate Hikes Over? Health Law Premium Increases Fairly Moderate For 2020

Jun 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The first batch of proposed 2020 rate filings are in from insurers. The sampling indicates to experts that the marketplace is stabilizing. One big reason why: Insurers are now making lots of money on their Obamacare customers — the vast majority of which are heavily subsidized — after jacking up rates to account for higher-than-expected medical costs in the early years. Other health law related news comes out of California, Minnesota, Georgia and Wisconsin....
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Where to relax this summer without sacrificing sales

Jun 05, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Bring your marketing, PR or social media solution to senior-level executives in scenic Vermont. Fresh air and beautiful views, greenery as far as the eye can see and an invaluable opportunity to sit down with senior-level marketing professionals. What could be more perfect? Join Ragan Consulting Group and PR Daily as a sponsor of The […] The post Where to relax this summer without sacrificing sales appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Fed's Powell Flags Corporate Debt Surge: 'Some Businesses May Come Under Severe Financial Strain'

Jun 04, 2019 , Forbes
"Business debt is near record levels, and recent issuance has been concentrated in the riskiest segments," Fed Chairman Powell says. "As a result, some businesses may come under severe financial strain if the economy...
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A Shortage Of End-Of-Life Doctors Is Coming

Jun 04, 2019 , Forbes
There's a shortage of doctors specialized in palliative care that won't recover until 2045, Duke University researchers report in the June issue of Health Affairs....
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Study: Less Sleep For Teens = More Unsafe Sex

Jun 04, 2019 , WebMD
Not getting enough sleep may impair decision-making and increase impulsiveness, increasing the chance of sexual risk-taking, the study author...
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1 Dies in Ohio Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease

Jun 04, 2019 , WebMD
Legionnaires is caused by the Legionella bacteria, which can grow in water in building cooling systems. It's spread as people inhale contaminated water droplets, according to the...
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MedEvac Foundation International Brings Nursing Organizations Together For First Ever Emergency, Trauma, And Transport Nurses Workforce Study

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The MedEvac Foundation International announced today it has joined forces with the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN), the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA), and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) to release a study on the cur......
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Greening our roofs -- and our cities

Jun 04, 2019 , CNN Health
In Singapore, buses have been given the green light to find new ways to reduce emissions and improve the air quality of their services....
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