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3425 Articles Matching "air"

Scott Gottlieb joins Ateon's board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures

Sep 20, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Also: Amy McDonough steps up as GM and SVP of Fitbit Health; Cala Health appoints Renee Ryan as CEO; Craig Maloney joins Maestro...
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An Innovative Way You Can Help Visually Impaired Aging Parents

Sep 20, 2019 , Forbes
The app, Be My Eyes, can be a new help for those with visual impairment. Millions of volunteers are ready to help the blind with an innovative app that connects a sighted person with one needing help finding something or seeing something, using the camera on their smart...
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Early Georgia Air Test Results Raise Questions

Sep 20, 2019 , WebMD
The first round of community-sponsored testing of the air around a plant that uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment were released this week. The results were open to interpretation from both sides of the...
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Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe

Sep 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's...
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Georgia Toxic Air Test Results Disputed

Sep 19, 2019 , WebMD
The first round of community-sponsored testing of the air around a plant that uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment were released this week. The results were open to interpretation from both sides of the...
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CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom drop all e-cigarette advertising, including from market leader Juul

Sep 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
CBS, CNN and other media companies are pulling e-cigarette ads off their airways, as the death toll from a mysterious vaping-related illness...
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Smog Particles Can Reach Developing Fetus: Study

Sep 18, 2019 , WebMD
Air pollution can penetrate a pregnant woman's placenta and potentially threaten the health of a developing fetus, new research...
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Air pollution particles may reach fetuses in the womb, study finds

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
New evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems....
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Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
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Purdue Pharma chair: Best way to fight opioid crisis is for OxyContin maker to stay in business

Sep 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Purdue Pharma's chairman says the company should still produce OxyContin despite the drugmaker's bankruptcy filing amid the opioid...
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For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family Affair

Sep 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family AffairCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US

Sep 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
"In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer...
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‘He’s Yelling Out In Pain’: Being Forced To Taper Opioids Isn’t Working For Some Patients Who Say They Didn’t Abuse Them

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While a national effort is under way to lower opioid doses, many chronic pain patients feel unfairly treated and researchers say there's been little research done on how to taper. Other news on the opioid epidemic covers pain education for doctors and helping the workforce in rural...
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Livongo's complex recipe for digital health success

Sep 12, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
At the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference next week in Santa Clara, I'll sit down with Livongo Executive Chairman Glen Tullman to look back at the company's IPO — and ahead to healthcare's digitally-empowered...
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China reports new African swine fever case in Ningxia

Sep 11, 2019 , Reuters
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported a new case of African swine fever on a farm in the northwestern region of Ningxia on Tuesday....
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More Research Links Child Detainment to PTSD

Sep 11, 2019 , RxList
Adding to previous research showing a link between toxic stress at a young age and lasting impairment, including depression and anxiety, a new study suggests a significant association between separation of families at the US border and posttraumatic stress disorder...
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Atlanta Sterilizer Closes as Locals Plan Air Tests

Sep 07, 2019 , WebMD
In a related matter, state Sen. Jen Jordan and two area residents filed a lawsuit asking a Fulton County judge to throw out a consent order on the Sterigenics construction plan that the company struck in August with state...
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'Extreme grooming' not linked to STIs

Sep 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Researchers say women who frequently remove most or all of their pubic hair are no more likely to contract chlamydia or gonorrhea than women who don't practice "extreme grooming."...
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Lawmaker asks FDA to crack down on Juul's 'fraudulent' medical claims

Sep 06, 2019 , CNN Health
The chairman of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy asked the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to take "appropriate enforcement action" against e-cigarette maker Juul....
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Verily, iRhythm ink deal to create a-fib screening, diagnosis tools

Sep 06, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The pair will be targeting patients with asymptomatic or silent atrial...
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