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E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools: survey

Dec 17, 2018 , Reuters
The percentage of high school seniors who used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days nearly doubled to 20.9 percent from last year, results of a survey released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse showed on Monday....
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Integrated Data Vital In Stopping Spread Of TB

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Manitoba has the highest provincial incident rate of active tuberculosis (TB) in Canada, and stopping its spread depends on, among other things, the availability of high-quality, comprehensive data to ensure early and complete treatment, according to a new study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Pol......
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U.S. Gun Deaths Rise To Highest Level In Nearly 40 Years, CDC Data Shows

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The 39,773 recorded deaths in 2017 marked an increase of more than 10,000 compared to 28,874 deaths in 1999, according to a CNN analysis confirmed by the CDC. Other news on gun violence focuses on an increase in state gun control laws, a report criticizing the sheriff's policy for responding to the Parkland school massacre and a request from grieving parents for a waiting period before a gun...
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PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

Dec 15, 2018 , WebMD
A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy for their pain were 7 percent to 16 percent less likely to fill a prescription for an...
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Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: Study

Dec 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Using remote surveillance, interventions to treat sepsis patients early

Dec 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
WellSpan Health has achieved an 85% compliance rate for CMS' sepsis treatment bundle largely because of a remote team of nurses who surveil patients' vital signs and sepsis alerts from the...
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Parents' Brain Activity ‘Echoes' Their Infant's Brain Activity When They Play Together

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When infants are playing with objects, their early attempts to pay attention to things are accompanied by bursts of high-frequency activity in their brain. But what happens when parents play together with them? New research, publishing December 13 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, by Dr Sam W......
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Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveals

Dec 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database....
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Obesity Causes Nearly 1 in 25 Cancers Worldwide

Dec 14, 2018 , WebMD
The study found that in 2015, about 4 million deaths were attributable to excess body...
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Massachusetts healthcare spending growth drops in 2017

Dec 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare spending only grew by 1.6% in Massachusetts from 2016 to 2017, nearly half the rate in 2015 and 2016 and well below the state's 3.6% cost growth benchmark, according to the Massachusetts Health Policy...
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How To Be Happy (Nearly) All The Time - Part Two

Dec 14, 2018 , Forbes
In a previous post I outlined six ways in which someone could set themselves up for happiness, including ways to think, perspectives to have and things to change. Since the post was published I’ve received suggestions of other tried-and-tested ways to be happy, so here’s 7, 8 and...
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E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat

Dec 14, 2018 , CNN Health
One source of the potentially deadly romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak has been identified, but it's still too early to call outbreak 'over' according to the CDC and FDA....
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Texas' Uninsured Rate Hits 19% As GOP Snubs Medicaid Expansion

Dec 13, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly 20% of Texans under 65 don’t have health insurance and most of them are working, research by the Urban...
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Multi-Million Grant From The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Will Fund National Implementation Of Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing's Aging-in-Place Program

Dec 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) will receive the largest grant ever given by the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation to a single nurse-driven innovation, marking JHSON’s leadership in transformative models of care that focus on social determinants of health. The grant, totaling nearly $3 mill......
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As ACOs Face Change, Group Touts $2.7B Medicare Savings

Dec 13, 2018 , Forbes
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have saved Medicare nearly $2.7 billion from 2013 through 2016, an analysis released by the National Association of ACOs...
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Weight Loss Surgery Carries 'Easy Way Out' Stigma

Dec 13, 2018 , WebMD
Almost 40 percent of nearly a thousand people surveyed in a new study thought weight loss surgery (or "bariatric surgery") was this kind of lazy, quick fix for weight...
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Gottlieb Decries High Insulin Prices But Stops Short Of Endorsing Policies That Would Dramatically Change How Drugmakers Do Business

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“We’ve heard frequent reports of patients rationing insulin, and in some cases dying because they can’t afford the injections they need to survive,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. “These tragic stories aren’t isolated occurrences. And they’re not acceptable for a drug that’s nearly a century...
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Infographic: Help sandwich generation caregivers combat stress

Dec 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Nearly 40 percent of adults in the U.S. care for children and an aging parent. Providers can offer ways to keep this group healthy as they manage daily...
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How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Sprayable Gel Developed By UCLA-Led Team Could Help The Body Fight Off Cancer After Surgery

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95% of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will require surgery and it’s often the first line of treatment for people with brain tumors, for example. But despite improvements in surgical......
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