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Change Within Eye A Hint of Macular Degeneration?

Nov 13, 2018 , WebMD
The investigators discovered that calcifications in the retina -- the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye -- raise the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration...
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One year later: A Look Back At My DNA Diet Year And Results

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
I spent the last twelve months following a diet and lifestyle program based on my DNA. Here's what I found...
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People Spend Billions On Back Pain. This Expert Believes There's A Simple Fix.

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Most adults suffer from back pain, but the origin of the problem may not lie in our back but in our feet. How we evolved to walk millions of years ago can shed clues on how best to live...
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FDA Says Primatene Mist Inhaler is Back for Asthmatics

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Says Primatene Mist Inhaler is Back for AsthmaticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Why Did Google Hire Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg?

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
In his last public interview before leaving Geisinger Health for Google, Dr. Feinberg appeared on the monthly podcast 'Fixing Healthcare.' Using his comments and my research as background, here are five healthcare opportunities Google might...
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Nov. 12-16: ‘Mandatory Models Are Going to See a Comeback,’ Azar Says

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 8—As payers prepare to gather for value-based payment discussions in Washington, D.C., next week, the administration’s healthcare leader warned the sector to prepare for mandatory models....
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After Surviving A Parachute Accident, Vet Heads Back To Class

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Andi Broom joined the U.S. Army, she was ready to leave her past behind—the old high school crowd, a few uninspiring semesters at UGA, and even the contents of her apartment. “I joined the military without my parents knowing; I called from basic training, and my dad had to come up to Athens a......
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California’s Top Lawyer Sees Election Win As Mandate To Sustain Trump Resistance

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Attorney General Xavier Becerra views his resounding Election Day win as a “clear signal” from voters to continue his work defending the Affordable Care Act and pushing back against the Trump...
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Primatene Mist gets OTC reintroduction

Nov 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals is bringing its Primatene Mist back to OTC aisles following Food and Drug Administration approval for a new, CFC-free formulation of the OTC treatment for mild asthma. Read More...
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Warren Buffett-owned DaVita plunges 9% after soaring on midterm elections

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
DaVita was set to give back gains at Wall Street's open Thursday after the dialysis provider reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that missed analysts'...
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The environmental ballot measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday's midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment....
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Calif. health system wins local billing cap ballot battle

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Stanford Health Care will not see its budget cut by rate-setting ballot initiatives after two union-backed measures failed to...
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DaVita, Fresenius beat back costly dialysis measure in Calif.

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Dialysis giants DaVita and Fresenius won a hard-fought—and expensive—victory Tuesday night when California voters shot down Proposition 8. The measure sought to cap profits at dialysis...
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Health concerns drive voters to back Medicaid, weed and trans rights

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election and several involved health-related issues ranging from the taxes on feminine hygiene products to Medicaid expansion, to abortion access, and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what they rejected....
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PatientPop raises $25M for digital practice marketing service

Nov 07, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The new funding, led by Leerink Transformation Partners, brings PatientPop's total backing to $75...
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Donors pledge $1 billion for maternal and child health fund

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
Governments of 10 countries joined philanthropists and the European Commission on Tuesday to pledge $1 billion to a World Bank-backed fund for improving health and nutrition among millions of women and children in poor countries....
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Sanofi and Regeneron's Dupixent gets more positive feedback from U.S. FDA

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulator has given more positive feedback on the Dupixent eczema treatment being developed by drugmakers Sanofi and Regeneron, the companies said on Tuesday....
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Like clockwork: How daylight saving time stumps hospital record-keeping

Nov 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for...
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Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

Nov 06, 2018 , Reuters
Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday....
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Reports Shed Light On How Daylight Savings Time Creates Problems At Hospitals, In Our Brains

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Falling back" an hour causes glitches in Epic Systems, the electronic record system used by some hospitals, requiring them to fall back on paper records during the time change. Other problems with the time change include interrupted sleep patterns and other health...
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