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Study Finds CBD Can Help Dampen Cravings For Opioids, Potentially Adding Weapon In Fight Against Crisis

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a report published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers find that patients treated with cannabidiol (CBD) reported lower cravings for heroin or other opioids than did patients who were either given a placebo or no treatment at all. As states and public health experts scramble to contain the drug epidemic, the findings could provide some hope....
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Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
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From The State Capitols: Gun Control, Mental Health, Food Stamp Work Requirements And More

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Outlets report on state Capitol news from Texas, Ohio and New...
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Study Finds Higher Education Linked To Later Onset Alzheimer's-Related Decline

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Exercising the brain by learning and thinking is known to improve cognition. Now a new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer’s-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings will be published early online in the ......
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Pretty In Pink: From Food To Baths To Lamps, Pink Himalayan Salt Should Be Taken With A Grain Of...

May 22, 2019 , Forbes
Pink Himalayan Salt, while not harmful, adds no health benefit over traditional table salt. But because it is being marketed as a wellness product, there is an illusion of health...
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Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
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Louisiana Lawmakers Propose Expanding Medicaid Program To Help Families Of Children With Disabilities

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The expanded coverage would cost an estimated $14 million in the upcoming budget year. The House voted 98-0 for the proposal Monday, sending it to the Senate. Other news on Medicaid comes from New Hampshire and Connecticut, as well....
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Twix, Snickers revamp ice cream bars

May 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The new Snickers Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Bars and Twix Triple Chocolate Ice Cream Bars can be found in the freezer aisle at major retailers nationwide. Read More...
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Sea levels may rise much faster than previously predicted, swamping coastal cities such as Shanghai, study finds

May 22, 2019 , CNN Health
Global sea levels could rise more than two meters (6.6 feet) by the end of this century if emissions continue unchecked, swamping major cities such as New York and Shanghai and displacing up to 187 million people, a new study warns....
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Walmart unveils new HQ campus design

May 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart has shared renderings of its planned new, sprawling campus in Bentonville, Ark., which will fill 350 acres and house more than 14,000 employees. Read More...
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Why algorithm changes don’t have to spell doom for your brand

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Ensure your Facebook presence remains strong with tips from the experts at this virtual event. The way audiences see posts, videos and campaigns on Facebook has changed dramatically, striking fear into the hearts of communicators. Thankfully, the principles that make an audience care about your content are still the same. Discover how to craft narratives […] The post Why algorithm changes don’t have to spell doom for your brand appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Meet The People Behind World's First Reusable Tampon Applicator

May 19, 2019 , Forbes
Period products like the mooncup have yet to take off. So two entrepreneurs set about finding an...
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Many Older Americans Expect To Lose Brainpower, Poll Finds, But Most Don't Ask Doctors About Preventing Dementia

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia, a new national poll finds. But while the majority of those polled say they take supplements or do puzzles in an effort to stave off brain decline, ve......
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App Prevents Asthma Attacks And Helps Parents Manage Their Child's Disease

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child’s asthma has a big impact on managing the disease. When families monitored symptoms with eAsthma Tracker and adjusted care accordingly, children had better asthma control and made fewer visits to the emergency department. Using the app also m......
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Facebook revamps livestreaming tools after Christchurch shooting

May 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The company announced it would restrict access to Facebook Live tools for users who violate certain rules. It hopes a “one strike” policy will prevent terrorists from broadcasting attacks. Facebook hopes to make its livestreaming tools safer—and protect its audience—with a new “one strike” policy. The company faced heavy criticism after a gunman in New […] The post Facebook revamps livestreaming tools after Christchurch shooting appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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What's Causing Your Vertigo? Goggles May Help With Diagnosis

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Vertigo is a form of severe dizziness that can result in a loss of balance, a feeling of falling, trouble walking or standing, or nausea. There is more than one type of vertigo, each with a different cause, and sometimes requiring different treatment. Now a proof-of-concept study has found that spec......
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Norwalk Hospital's New Telestroke Program Delivers Critical Stroke Care Faster Than Ever

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When someone has a stroke, minutes count, and delivering treatment as fast as possible is critical to preventing severe brain damage and death. That’s why Norwalk Hospital — a nationally accredited Primary Stroke Center — recently launched a telestroke program. With telestroke, neurologists can remo......
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Like A Lot Of Things, Women's Gut Microbiomes Appear To Mature Earlier Than Men's

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The human gut microbiome is a complex microbial ecosystem that plays an important role in our health. For example, these microbes — bacteria, viruses, fungi — help regulate metabolism, fend off infections, produce essential vitamins and break down dietary fiber. They may also be biomarkers of health......
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Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards

May 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best white papers, videos, social media campaigns and more. Don’t miss the early-bird deadline on June 12. The post Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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State Highlights: Breast Cancer Death Rate For Black Women Is 40% Higher And Worse In Southern States; Minnesota Dems Say Losing Tax Would Be Devastating To Health Programs

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Minnesota, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Texas, California, Washington and New...
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