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Three Years After Anthrax Scare, Defense Department Still Behind On Biosafety Upgrades, Report Finds

Sep 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“When it comes to reforming procedures, this is not a one-off thing that you can do once and take a vacation,” said Gigi Gronvall, a biosecurity expert at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. In other public health news: yoga and meditation, Alzheimer's, germs, concussions, and food...
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Senior Housing Communities Lead To Lower Level Of Hospitalization

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Over time, older individuals who live in senior housing communities were found to be less likely to have high levels of hospitalization, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “Our findings suggest that the positive effects from the various support services a......
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Longer Looks: Deaths In Maria; The Apple Watch; And A Fake Town For Dementia

Sep 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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New Research Finds Annual Well Visit Increases Likelihood Of Preventive Services

Sep 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses the effect of receiving an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) between 2011 and 2013 on the annual rate of eight preventive services recommended for the Medicare population following the AWV. The study is published online in Preventive Medicine. ......
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Why Amsterdam is jealous of America's growing weed industry

Sep 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
As the cannabis industry grows in other parts of the world, Amsterdam finds itself playing...
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Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Sep 20, 2018 , CNN Health
Most yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst offenders, a new study warned....
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Air pollution linked to higher dementia risk, new study finds

Sep 20, 2018 , CNN Health
A new study suggests that exposure to large amounts of air pollution may be associated with a 40% heightened risk of dementia. The study, conducted in London, adds to a growing body of evidence that there could be a link between dirty air and dementia diagnoses....
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The Numbers Behind An Epidemic: More Than 2 Million Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes New Survey Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
FDA officials are so concerned by the prevalence of vaping among teens that they've announced a crackdown on the devices. E-cigarettes were designed to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but there's been little research about the long-term health effects of using the devices....
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Study Reveals The Current Rates Of Diagnosed Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes In American Adults

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that type 2 diabetes is overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease. The study found that 8.5% of American adults have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and .5% with type 1 diabetes. Among those w......
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Flu Vaccination Rates In Clinics Drop As Day Progresses, But Computerized Nudges Help Give Them A Boost, Penn Study Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Primary care clinics experienced a significant decline in influenza vaccinations as the day progressed, researchers from Penn Medicine report in a new study published in JAMA Open Network. However, “nudging” clinical staff to order vaccines using a behavioral economics technique known as “active cho......
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FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds

Sep 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
A new study finds that kids and teens who are more religious or spiritual do better as they...
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Many babies still being injured in infant walkers

Sep 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Babies in the U.S. are being injured in infant walkers at a rate of more than five per day, a new study finds. While the number of injuries has dropped significantly over the last three decades, there are still far too many, researchers say....
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FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration said it found additional "unexpected impurity" in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals' recalled valsartan drug....
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More Water, Mom? H2O Is Top Kids' Beverage in U.S.

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that water accounts for almost half of kids' total beverage...
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Survey finds rapid increase in number of UK vapers

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes, according to data from a survey conducted by an anti-smoking charity....
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Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says

Sep 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Gender identity strongly influences the likelihood a teen will attempt suicide, a new study finds....
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1 In 4 Older Adults Prescribed A Benzodiazepine Goes On To Risky Long-Term Use, Study Finds

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
They may start as well-intentioned efforts to calm anxiety, improve sleep or ease depression. But prescriptions for sedatives known as benzodiazepines may lead to long-term use among one in four older adults who receive them, according to new research. That’s despite warnings against long-term use ......
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Nearly 30% of all opioid prescriptions lack medical explanation

Sep 11, 2018 , CNN Health
How large a role do doctors play in the opioid crisis? Nearly 30% of all opioids prescribed in US clinics or doctors' offices lack a documented reason -- such as severe back pain -- to justify a script for these addictive drugs, new research finds....
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