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FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot

Jul 21, 2018 , WebMD
Synthetic marijuana products spiked with an ingredient in rat poison have caused several deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, the FDA says. The contaminant -- a blood thinner called brodifacoum -- can cause severe bleeding and has been found in products with names such as K2 and...
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Police killings tied to worse mental health for African-Americans

Jul 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Police killings of unarmed black people are associated with worse mental health for African-Americans across the country, even when they have no direct connection to the deaths, a U.S. study suggests....
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Liver disease deaths spike among young Americans

Jul 20, 2018 , CNN Health
More Americans, especially young people, are dying of conditions related to liver cirrhosis, according to a new study....
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Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Deaths Skyrocket In Young Adults

Jul 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Deaths from cirrhosis rose in all but one state between 1999-2016, with increases seen most often among young adults, a new study shows. The deaths linked to the end stages of liver damage jumped by 65 percent with alcohol a major cause, adults age 25-34 the biggest victims and fatalities highest a......
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'Diseases Of Despair' Contribute To Declining U.S. Life Expectancy

Jul 20, 2018 , Forbes
Deaths from diseases of despair are contributing to a decline in U.S. life expectancy. Penny wise, pound foolish policies may lead to continued increasing numbers of deaths due to diseases of...
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U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

Jul 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising RapidlyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2018 12:00:00...
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U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

Jul 20, 2018 , WebMD
A growing number of Americans are dying from liver disease and liver cancer.The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors of a new study said. The researchers suspect the economic downturn in 2008 prompted people to comfort themselves with...
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Alcohol-related liver failure deaths rising among U.S. young adults

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Over nearly a decade, deaths from liver disease have been rising rapidly in the U.S., new data show....
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New York Health Officials Point To Reduction In Opioid Deaths As Reason To Legalize Marijuana

Jul 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“Studies have found notable associations of reductions in opioid prescribing and opioid deaths with the availability of marijuana products,” the report from New York's Health Department found. “States with medical marijuana programs have been found to have lower rates of opioid overdose deaths than other states.” More news on the crisis also comes out of Canada, Colorado, New Hampshire and Ohio....
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Testosterone Research Brings New Hope For Cancer Patients

Jul 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20% of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterized by a rapid and/or severe loss of fat and skeletal muscle. Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore, prof......
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Infographic: How to avoid heat-related illnesses

Jul 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Every year, scorching temperatures lead to hundreds of deaths in the U.S. These tips can help your patients stay safe in extreme...
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Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action

Jul 13, 2018 , CNN Health
A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the last half of 2016 and the first half of 2017....
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iBeat launches watch that connects pulseless patients to help

Jul 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Today San Francisco-based startup iBeat launched its pulse-sensing iBeat Heart Watch, which aims to alert medical professionals if someone is going into cardiac arrest.  Inspired by the death of a friend who could have been saved by CPR, Ryan Howard, founder and CEO of iBeat, said he decided to start working on a device that could prevent deaths. The team came up with a watch that could check 12 physiological markers and then connect to...
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To Reduce Opioid Deaths And Addictions, Massachusetts Lawmakers To Vote On Bill That Includes Naloxone Access

Jul 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers and Gov. Charlie Baker are looking to build on a March 2016 law aimed at slowing the public health crisis that kills dozens of state residents weekly. News on efforts to curb the epidemic comes from Ohio,...
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After 18 deaths, Ireland changes cervical cancer screenings

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Irene Teap was still bleeding. It had been 18 weeks since she had given birth to her youngest son, Oscar, but the blood kept coming....
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Multivitamin-mineral supplements do not reduce heart disease, deaths

Jul 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Taking multivitamins and minerals does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease or associated deaths, according to a new review of existing research....
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How A Reduction In Hospital Deaths Helped Amazon And Buffett Pick Atul Gawande

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase have picked noted surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande to run their healthcare...
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Two babies die following MMR vaccination

Jul 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The Samoan government has launched an inquiry into the deaths of two one-year-old infants after a routine vaccination....
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Perspectives: Make Methadone Clinics Available To Help Break Opioid Addiction, Save Lives From Overdose Deaths

Jul 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about how to address the opioid...
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Researchers Apply Computing Power To Track Spread Of Cancer

Jul 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead to metastatic disease, which causes about 90 percent of cancer deaths from solid tumors—masses of cel......
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