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Plague: What to Know in 2019

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
It dates back to the 6th century, but bubonic plague is still active in the U.S. Three new cases have been reported in the last six months in cats, but no humans, in...
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Doritos calls on Chance the Rapper, Backstreet Boys for Super Bowl ad

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Doritos will debut a new collaboration between Chance the Rapper and the Backstreet Boys during the Super Bowl, which is in support of the launch of its new Flamin’ Hot Nacho chips. Read More...
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Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Jan 18, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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Dermatologists Cut Back on Antibiotics But Still Prescribe the Most

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Dermatologists Cut Back on Antibiotics But Still Prescribe the MostCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Injecting Semen Into Your Arm Does Not Treat Back Pain, Case Shows

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
As reported by the Irish Medical Journal, this 33 year old man regularly injected his own semen into his arm. Don't do...
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Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug wins FDA panel backing

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that benefits of Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture outweighed its risks and overwhelmingly voted for the drug's approval....
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Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability

Jan 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The digital care program also improved users' knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing...
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Original-formula Cushion Grip gets relaunch

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Miami Lakes, Fla.-based U.S.Pharma is bringing the Cushion Grip Thermoplastic Denture Adhesive back to shelves after it stopped being sold by Bayer in 2014. Read More...
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Marijuana grower Tilray soars more than 20% after Peter Thiel-backed fund says it won't sell

Jan 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privateer Holdings says it "strongly believes in Tilray's long-term global growth strategy and pioneering role" in legal...
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Flurry Of Movement On Capitol Hill On Drug Pricing May Signal Possible Rough Waters Ahead For Pharma

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was one of a handful of lawmakers who have introduced legislation to curb high drug costs in the first few weeks of Congress being back in session. The topic is seen as one of only a few bipartisan issues that may get addressed by a divided Congress this year. In other pharmaceutical news, government officials are worried that drugmakers are using scare tactics to keep competition out of the marketplace....
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Health-care stocks are a way to ride this market comeback, Charles Schwab chief strategist says

Jan 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
The S&P 500's 3 percent rally thus far in 2019 is "pretty decent," but the odds of it being long-term are "relatively slim," says Liz Ann...
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Drug Sponge Could Minimize Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments. The "drug sponge" is......
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UChicago Medicine Performs Historic Back-To-Back Triple-Organ Transplants

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two 29-year-old patients from Michigan and Illinois are recovering following back-to-back triple-organ transplants to replace their failing hearts, livers and kidneys, marking a first in U.S. health care history. The two surgeries, which lasted more than 17 and 20 hours each from Dec. 19 to 21, wer......
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Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the Hospital

Jan 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Medtronic CEO pushes back on critics who claim the medical device giant has a 'spotty record'

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Medtronic has "the strongest pipeline that we've ever had in this company," CEO Omar Ishrak tells CNBC's Jim...
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Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work

Jan 08, 2019 , WebMD
Although the majority of people who have one of these serious health scares do end up back at work, about 20 percent of those who had a stroke weren't back at work three years...
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Drugmakers ‘Not Being Fair To The Consumer,’ Trump Accuses As Pharma Goes Back To Status Quo On Raising Prices

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump's tweet came in contrast to a statement from HHS Secretary Alex Azar that praised Trump’s leadership as the reason the pharma industry had announced “smaller and fewer drug price increases.” Meanwhile, the movers and shakers in the industry are headed to the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this week....
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Chinese scientist was told not to create world's first gene-edited babies

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
As 2018 drew to a close, one scientist unveiled research that entered a new era of science. But it soon prompted extensive backlash from around the globe....
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Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Among the first things Democrats did after officially taking control of the House was to express support for efforts to appeal a Texas district court decision declaring the Affordable Care Act...
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