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Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Jul 19, 2019 , WebMD
Kratom, made from the leaves of a Southeast Asian plant, is usually used to treat pain and addiction. But poison control center data shows it has been tied to seizures, withdrawal, hallucinations, agitation and rapid heart rate, researchers...
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India's Strides tried to shred quality-control documents: FDA

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised doubts about Strides Pharma Sciences Ltd's quality-control practices after finding adulteration and evidence of "uncontrolled shredding of documents" at one of its plants....
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U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
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Juul And Rivals, Given 10 Months To Submit FDA Application, Face Battle To Keep Selling E-Cigs

Jul 17, 2019 , Forbes
The FDA had previously established a 2022 deadline for companies to prove why they should be able to keep selling e-cigarette products. Tobacco control experts are divided on if these companies will...
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New contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year, gives women more control

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year and allows women to have complete control over conception, according to a report that details the results of two clinical trials testing the safety and efficacy of the device....
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China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
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U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Disney Channel Star’s Tragedy Shines Light On Rare But Devastating Reality Of Epilepsy-Related Sleep Deaths

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While an autopsy report is forthcoming, the most likely cause of his death was SUDEP, or sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. A severe seizure can temporarily shut down the brain, including the centers that control respiration, and if a person is sleeping and lying face down, death can occur, experts say....
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Yearlong Birth Control Supply Would Cut Unintended Pregnancies, Costs

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from the University of Pittsburgh and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shows that dispensing a year’s supply of birth control pills up front would support women’s reproductive autonomy while also being cost effective. The paper, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, u......
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‘Chaos' In The Home Linked To Poor Asthma Control In Children

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A chaotic household – one where things just don’t seem to run smoothly, there’s lots of noise, little gets taken care of in a timely manner, and where relaxation is difficult – as well as child and parent depression, are risk factors for worse asthma outcomes in urban minority children, according to......
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Poorly-controlled asthma commonly affects pregnancy in U.S

Jul 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Asthma is often not well controlled during pregnancy, especially among publicly-insured women, according to a U.S. study....
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CDC: Polio-like Illness in Kids May Be On Its Way

Jul 10, 2019 , WebMD
The largest recorded outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) occurred last year, with the illness debilitating 233 people in 41 states across the nation, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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12-month supply of birth control pills cuts unintended pregnancies, cost

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
When women are given a 12-month supply of oral contraceptives, they are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than if they need to get refills every three months, a new study shows....
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These Founders Are On A Mission To Democratize Reproductive and Sexual Health

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Allbodies is a digital ecosystem of health resources that empowers individuals to take control of their bodies and eradicates the shame and intimidation that so often accompany existing healthcare avenues. They focus on resilient communities and offer content, tools, provider support and...
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Study Questions Long-Term Heart Benefits of Tight Blood Sugar Control

Jul 03, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tight blood pressure control in military veterans study failed to reduce heart risks years after...
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US Suicide Rates Hit Record-High Levels, CDC Says

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
Suicide rates in the United States have risen significantly over the past 2 decades and are now at the highest level since World War II, federal health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
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7 ways to wrangle an unpredictable leader

Jul 03, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Prepare a crisis plan, seize control of media relations, and, if necessary, develop a new public face. Above all, be brave. A rogue CEO can be a PR pro’s worst nightmare. You might have an exec who spouts embarrassing public comments or commits unethical actions. Perhaps you’re dealing with someone who’s just plain oblivious to […] The post 7 ways to wrangle an unpredictable leader appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Cryptosporidiosis Outbreak Rate Continues to Rise

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
Outbreaks of a parasitic infection linked to swimming pools, farm animals, and childcare settings have risen steadily over the past decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Trulicity vs. Lantus

Jun 19, 2019 , RxList
Trulicity (dulaglutide) and Lantus (insulin glargine [rdna origin]) Injection are used to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....
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Trulicity vs. Januvia

Jun 19, 2019 , RxList
Trulicity (dulaglutide) and Januvia (sitagliptin) are diabetes medications used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....
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