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1955 Articles Matching "flu"

Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence Blood Pressure

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Fluorescent Tracers Help Surgeons Remove Breast Cancer Tumors And Preserve Healthy Tissue

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Fluorescent tracer dyes could provide real-time feedback to surgeons during breast cancer surgery, maximizing the chance of removing all of the tumor, whilst preserving more healthy...
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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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Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence BP

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
High blood pressure, which is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, claimed almost 8 million lives around the world in 2015 alone, the researchers...
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Study: Internal comms seen as a business afterthought

Sep 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
New data show that most communicators in the U.S. and Canada are smothered within a larger department, which stymies progress, growth, influence and...
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Household Chemicals Tied to Kidney Problems

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Reseachers who analyzed 74 studies of manufactured chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found the chemicals are associated with poorer kidney function and other kidney problems. PFAS can be found in food packaging; stain- and water-repellent fabrics; nonstick cookware; polishes, waxes, paints and cleaning products; and firefighting...
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WalMart wants to influence healthcare with diet-changing app

Sep 18, 2018 , Mobile Health News
David Hoke, senior director, Associate Health and Well-Being at Walmart, explains how the store and Fresh Try app will engage consumers with chronic health conditions to address an important health issue - their...
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U.S. reports mild bird flu virus at California farm: OIE

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
The United States has reported an outbreak of the low pathogenic H7N3 bird flu virus at a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday....
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A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail?Could Be

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers are testing an injection-free vaccine that looks like a Band-Aid you place on your arm. Their initial hope is to create such a vaccine that would allow for a rapid public health response in case of a pandemic...
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A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail? It Might Happen

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail? It Might HappenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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In 2017, Humanity Across The Globe Had Its Gloomiest Year In More Than A Decade

Sep 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The increase in negative experiences around the world was driven largely by rising worry and stress. “When you’re talking about 154,000 interviews for the entire world, that’s actually a lot,” said Julie Ray, the chief writer and editor of the report. In other public health news: smoking alternatives, medial device hacking, caring for Latino patients, whole-fat dairy, sleep apnea, flu shots, and...
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Summer just ended, but the CDC urges the public to prepare for another potentially nasty flu season

Sep 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
The CDC estimates that more than 700,000 people were hospitalized with the flu during last season with epidemic levels of influenza or pneumonia for 16 consecutive weeks. Some 180 children died from the most recent bout of flu....
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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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Ask Should You Go to the Hospital Have Flu

Sep 08, 2018 , eMedicine Health
When Should You Go to the Hospital if You Have the...
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New One-Dose Flu Drug Shows Promise

Sep 08, 2018 , WebMD
The study also found it as effective as the current standard drug, oseltamivir (Tamiflu), at controlling symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, headache, fever, muscle and joint pain, and...
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‘Food Is Medicine’ Concept Flourishes As States Seek Innovative Solutions Toward Lowering Health Costs

Sep 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
For example, physicians in a dozen states write “prescriptions” for fruits and vegetables at farmers markets and groceries — scripts that can be exchanged for tokens to buy produce. In other public health news: cancer, flu shots, supplements, the power of thoughts, scooter injuries and...
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Following Quarantine At Kennedy Airport, Two More Flights From Europe Screened Because Of Passenger Illness

Sep 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The symptoms in all three cases were most likely from the flu or the common cold. Meanwhile, the quarantine highlighted the rapid-response system in place to deal with possible infections coming into the country....
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Infographic: Why micro-influencers make sense for marketers

Sep 08, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Internet stars reach millions of viewers, but will they help you achieve your goals? This guide offers insight into why internet personalities with smaller follower numbers are a better...
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New One-Dose Flu Drug Shows Promise

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New One-Dose Flu Drug Shows PromiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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All Kids Should Get Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors Say

Sep 07, 2018 , WebMD
Pediatricians should offer flu vaccine injections to all children 6 months and older as soon as it becomes available, preferably by the end of October, the AAP said in a news...
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