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AHA News: Doctor's 'Little Heart Attack' Turned Scary and Inspired Big Changes

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Doctor's 'Little Heart Attack' Turned Scary and Inspired Big ChangesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
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‘Dope Refugees’ Flock To New York City’s Transit Hubs In Search Of A Better Life

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say the swelling number of users around the transit hubs is in part because they can find more tolerance and support in New York City than in their hometowns, as well as greater access to services such as syringe exchanges. Meanwhile, the country's foster system is being strained beneath the weight of the drug epidemic. Other news on the opioid crisis comes out of Maryland and...
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It Used To Be Easy To Cure Urinary Tract Infections. But Now They’re Becoming Increasingly Resistant To Antibiotics.

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug ampicillin, once a mainstay for treating the infections, has been abandoned as a gold standard because multiple strains of UTIs are resistant to it. “This is crazy. This is shocking,” said Lance Price, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University. In other public health news: mental health and apps, sleep training, firefighter suicides, skull fractures in infants, climate change and health, young blood, and more....
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Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday....
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Good News About Dementia: 5 Lifestyle Changes Can Make Difference Even For People Who Have Genes That Increase Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While recent news about Alzheimer's focused on disappointing failed drug trials, two new studies discussed at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference look at how clean living helps lower the chances of developing wasting brain diseases by as much as 60%. Give up red meat, don't smoke, exercise more, read more books and limit red wine to one glass a night. "This research is exciting in that it shows there are actionable things we can do to try to counteract genetic risk for...
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First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches

Jul 16, 2019 , Forbes
Healthtech startup Oxford VR has teamed up with GameChange to test its VR mental health therapy program and advance its roll out across the National Health...
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Study: Years later, pedometer-based walking interventions remain impactful

Jul 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
A recent study found fewer health events in the four years following a 12-week behavior change...
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Update To Controversial Hospital Star Ratings Delayed Until Expert Panel Reviews Changes

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The American Hospital Association spoke out in support of CMS' decision to hold off on releasing the ratings, which have long provoked push back from the industry over the methodology the agency uses....
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Different Takes: Pros And Cons On Trump’s About Face On Drug Rebates

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on Trump's change of heart on drug rebates and Ohio's attempt to lower drug...
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President Trump Delivers Lifesaving Deregulation

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
How many people noticed the most life-changing story of the week? Yesterday, President Trump made a stunning speech announcing regulatory changes that will save thousands of lives each year. Every president since Reagan could have pushed the deregulatory envelope to save lives. Well, Trump...
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4 tips to announce layoffs humanely

Jul 11, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Communicate early and often, let employees have their say, and build up those who are staying on staff. When layoffs loom, employees want their leaders to be clear and straightforward about what’s happening and why. Navigating change isn’t easy, but employees want the truth—especially if the news is bad. Hopefully, you’ll never have to communicate […] The post 4 tips to announce layoffs humanely appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Why Treating Patients As Consumers Can Improve The Healthcare Experience

Jul 10, 2019 , Forbes
Healthcare is the fifth-biggest industry in the United States, yet it ranks dead last out of 25 industries for simplicity of experience. Why change is...
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Tobacco Imagery, Media Messages And ‘Stranger Things’: Can Netflix Changes Decrease Youth Smoking Initiation?

Jul 10, 2019 , Forbes
The shift away from tobacco imagery will make health professionals, many parents, and those embracing The Truth Initiatives 2019 report, While You Were Streaming: Smoking on Demand, A Surge in Tobacco Imagery is Putting Youth at Risk, quite...
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Viewpoints: On Obamacare, Appeals Court Needs To Let Policy Created In Congress Stand; Stop Frightening Everyday People About Health Care Change

Jul 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers focus on these health care topics and...
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With ACA’s Future In Peril, California Reins In Rising Health Insurance Premiums

Jul 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Premiums will grow by an average of 0.8% next year on the state health insurance exchange. Officials cite two new policies for the relatively low rate hike: a new state tax penalty on Californians who don’t have health insurance coupled with state-based tax credits to help enrollees afford their premiums, including middle-income people who make too much money to qualify for federal financial...
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The Unspoken Causes Of Physician Burnout

Jul 09, 2019 , Forbes
When medical culture clashes with medical science, the only way to protect patients is to change the...
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Loneliness Is A Serious Risk To Your Parents' Health

Jul 09, 2019 , Forbes
Older Americans who live alone are often lonely and more susceptible to health problems. Interaction with young people can change this situation dramatically. The young people get assistance, help with jobs, housing and a mentor. The older people have restored meaning and purpose in their...
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Alzheimer’s Researchers Test Biomarkers To Advance Diagnosis And Treatment Methods

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"For the future, we hope that we might be able to use these biomarkers in order to stop or delay the memory changes from ever happening," Maria Carrillo, chief science officer of the Alzheimer's Association, tells NPR. Meanwhile, other news on aging reports on a potential link between dementia and a prostrate cancer treatment as well as seniors' retirement...
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Vaping Is So Ingrained In Youth Culture That Cracking Down On Juul’s Marketing Unlikely To Change Habits, Study Finds

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The company gets much of its advertising organically these days through young people's social media accounts. "We're at a point where young people are doing Juul's job for them," says Elizabeth Hair, a study co-author and senior vice president at the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute. Meanwhile, Netflix has vowed to curb smoking depictions going forward following criticism of "Stranger...
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