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Battling Anxiety, Depression, And Tech Addiction In The Workplace

Oct 22, 2018 , Forbes
Mental illness is now the biggest cause of disability worldwide, according to findings from the World Health Organization. Here's what companies can do to...
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Patient outcomes are at heart of disruptive healthcare tech

Oct 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Startups are having the biggest impact working on technology that disrupts access, data gathering, monitoring and care interventions to help patients – as well as alleviate clinician burnout – says cofounder and EVP of Health 2.0 Indu...
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Dieting is out. That poses a problem for Weight Watchers as it renames itself WW

Oct 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Weight Watchers had weathered threats over the decades from the likes of Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem and fad diets like Atkins. But its biggest competition in recent years hasn't been from any of its rivals. Consumers don't want to diet any...
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FCC chairman sees big potential with intersection of broadband and telemedicine

Oct 19, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, talks about how he’s working to modernize FCC regulations to close the digital divide and help rural communities get the high quality healthcare through telemedicine...
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Benefit Of Multimillion-Dollar Industry That Accredits Hospitals Called Into Question In Study

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Harvard University study challenges the assertion that patients benefit when a hospital is accredited. “The wealthy, big hospitals that generally have more resources are more likely to be Joint Commission-accredited, and the thinking is that they have better outcomes,” said Ashish Jha, the author of the study. “What you find is that it doesn’t have a big effect, and it really makes you worry. We’ve put a lot of faith and resources into...
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U.S. prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday visited a former American air base in southern Vietnam that will soon become the biggest-ever U.S. cleanup site for contamination left by the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War....
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Why big tech companies keep hiring heart doctors

Oct 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Apple, Alphabet, and Amazon have all hired well-known cardiologists. Here's...
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White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights Back

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights BackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Bigger Family, Lower Cancer Risk?

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed data from 178 countries found that people from larger families were less likely to get cancer than those from smaller...
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White House and Big Pharma square off over drug prices on TV

Oct 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called "historic action": a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid for by Medicare or Medicaid in television ads....
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HHS secretary rips Big Pharma in policy speech over soaring drug prices

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called "historic action": a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid for by Medicare or Medicaid in television ads....
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Neck Device Shows Promise In Protecting The Brain Of Female Soccer Players

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study of female high school soccer players suggests that a neck collar may help protect the brain from head impacts over the course of a competitive soccer season. “In sports, there’s a heavy focus on single big blows to the head that might lead to what is subjectively described as a ‘concus......
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Sears’ CEO steps down amid Chapter 11 filing

Oct 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sears will close 142 stores near the end of the year, in addition to Eddie Lampert, its chairman, CEO and biggest shareholder, stepping down as CEO, effective immediately. Read More...
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Is The Next Big Step In Cancer Therapy Personalized Vaccines?

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tamara Strauss has been living with high-grade, stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer for more than three years. Current treatments, although effective for her, are highly toxic. Tamara enrolled in a first-of-its-kind, pilot study at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health to test a personal......
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Listen: Health Care Issues Reverberate In The States

Oct 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Although many health policies are set in Washington, states also have a big stake in making sure their residents have access to affordable and effective health care. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins a panel on the 1A radio broadcast looking at recent moves by states on health...
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Timeline: CVS Health and Aetna inches away from merging

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Aetna have not had an easy path in their quest to merge, but they overcame one of the deal's biggest hurdles last week by winning U.S. Justice Department...
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South Africa's Tiger Brands re-opens processing facility after listeria outbreak

Oct 13, 2018 , Reuters
Tiger Brands said on Friday it had re-opened a facility that was closed after South Africa's biggest food producer was implicated in the world's largest outbreak of listeria which killed more that 200 people....
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India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

Oct 12, 2018 , CNN Health
India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan....
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Walgreens Hints More Partnerships, Not Big Deals In The Future

Oct 12, 2018 , Forbes
Walgreens will escalate its partnership strategy, which the drugstore chain says effectively brings scale and market share gains across the...
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With $4.5B, Q3 2018 was digital health funding's biggest quarter yet

Oct 12, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
A new report from StartUp Health Insights shows large, late-stage deals are driving the...
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