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1167 Articles Matching "deaths"

US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study....
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Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition....
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Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Shows Great Promise—With Big Caveats

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Was it the drug, Vascepa, that prevented cardiac deaths? Or was part of the result due to a placebo that wasn't? "“Is this a one-off chance finding, or is it a drug that is an amazing addition to our...
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Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Shows Great Promise — With Big Caveats

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
Was it the drug, Vascepa, that prevented cardiac deaths? Or was part of the result due to a placebo that wasn't? "“Is this a one-off chance finding, or is it a drug that is an amazing addition to our...
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New Study Cements Fact That Mammography Is A Primary Factor In Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tabar et al — published online November 8 in Cancer — debunks claims that mammography screening is not a primary factor in plummeting breast cancer deaths and reinforces the long-proven fact that Mammography Saves Lives™. The study showed that women screened regularly for breast cancer have a 47% ......
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American Heart Association And American Diabetes Association Launch Landmark Health Initiative—Know Diabetes By Heart™

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know Diabetes by Heart™, to reduce cardiovascular deaths, heart attacks and strokes in people living with type 2 diabetes. People living with dia......
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Ignored As An Election Issue, Deaths From Medical Errors Have Researchers Alarmed

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
We learned Tuesday that health care is a big concern for voters, with exit polling from CNN, NBC and other major outlets showing 40 percent of Americans picked health care as their most important...
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U.S. concerned about Ebola outbreak in Congo conflict zone: official

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday....
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New Study Indicates Opioid Overdose Reversal Products Chemically Stable Well Past Expiration Date

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A widely used naloxone nasal spray (NNS) and naloxone injection (NIJ), otherwise known as Narcan® and Evzio®, which are administered to prevent opioid overdose deaths, were found to be chemically stable up for at least ten months and beyond one year of the expiration date, respectively. According to......
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Blue Cross Drops Oxy Coverage In AL For 2019, But Will It Help Curb Opioid Abuse?

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blue Cross of Alabama announced Wednesday that it would drop standard formulation of OxyContin coverage in 2019 as an effort to deter opioid abuse. According to Alabama’s opioid action plan, there were 742 overdose deaths in 2016. University of Alabama at Birmingham professor and addiction speci......
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30 now ill, including 10 deaths, in adenovirus outbreak

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday....
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Gun deaths increasing after years of decreases

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Gun deaths become much more commonplace, according to the CDC. Between 2015-2016, 27,394 people were murdered by someone with a gun in the US and 44,955 used a gun to kill themselves....
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Global skin cancer deaths rising for men but not women, study says

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Men are dying at a higher rate than women from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, a new global analysis said....
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Fewer Late-Stage Kidney Deaths After Obamacare: Study

Nov 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Late-Stage Kidney Deaths After Obamacare: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/6/2018 12:00:00...
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30 now ill, including 10 deaths, in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

Nov 07, 2018 , CNN Health
A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday....
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Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not Women

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New Record

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New RecordCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Global skin cancer deaths rising for men, but not women, study says

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Men are dying at a higher rate than women from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, a new global analysis said....
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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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Study Reveals Pregnancy-Associated Deaths Involving Opioids More Than Doubled

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The opioid crisis in the United States appears to be gravely affecting more pregnant and postpartum women. In a study of pregnancy-associated deaths of women from 2007 to 2016, researchers found that mortality involving opioids either during pregnancy or up to one year post-pregnancy more than doubl......
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