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New health insurer policy may mean you pay for your ER visit

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - While symptoms like chest or belly pain might reasonably drive you to the emergency room with worries about a heart attack or appendicitis, your insurance company might decide not to pay if it turns out your fears were unfounded, a new study suggests....
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Helping Older Kidney Patients Make Fundamental Care Decisions

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The National Kidney Foundation is collaborating with Tufts University on a three-year project to help older patients with advanced stages of kidney disease and their family care partners make decisions that best reflect their goals and preferences for care. Funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Re......
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Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing

Oct 20, 2018 , WebMD
Despite being washed with industrial detergent in high, disinfecting temperatures, hospital sheets still were contaminated with the potentially life-threatening C. difficile bacteria, researchers found. And those sheets spread the bacteria to uncontaminated...
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Patient outcomes are at heart of disruptive healthcare tech

Oct 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Startups are having the biggest impact working on technology that disrupts access, data gathering, monitoring and care interventions to help patients – as well as alleviate clinician burnout – says cofounder and EVP of Health 2.0 Indu...
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Study: Misuse of acetaminophen combo products in decline

Oct 20, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
A recent study published in the journal Clinical Toxicology found a decline in the incidence of therapeutic misuse of OTC combination products with acetaminophen during the 10 years between 2007 and 2016. Read More...
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Omega-3s From Fish May Help Body And Brain Age Well, Study Finds

Oct 19, 2018 , Forbes
The omega-3s found in fish may help people avoid health problems as they...
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Study: Skin Creams May Be OK During Radiation

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
Contrary to the usual advice, a new study has found that, unless applied very heavily, skin creams did not raise the radiation dose to the skin during cancer...
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Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia Later

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
Women with a history of preeclampsia were 3.4 times more likely to suffer from vascular dementia later in life, researchers have found. This form of dementia is triggered by impaired blood flow in the...
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3-Drug Therapy Might Be Cystic Fibrosis Advance

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
In what researchers call “a breakthrough,” two clinical trials have found that two different three-drug treatment plans could help 90 percent of people with cystic fibrosis. “It’s not a cure,” said one of the lead researchers. “But it could be...
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New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Self-lubricating condoms may be the answer in helping prevent sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies, researchers have found....
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Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Help Aging Brain

Oct 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers studying cognitive health related to hearing and vision found that the rate of mental decline was halved after cataract surgery and was 75 percent lower after people got a hearing...
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Video Monitoring Of Tuberculosis Treatment Effective In Urban And Rural Areas

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with statewide collaborators, report that patients who recorded videos of themselves taking tuberculosis (TB) medications better adhered to treatment than patients who were observed in-person. The study also found that using ......
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Countries That Ban Spanking See Less Teen Violence

Oct 18, 2018 , WebMD
In countries that ban corporal punishment (spanking and slapping), the rates of physical fighting among teens are as much as 69 percent lower than in countries without such a ban, a study has...
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5 Paul Allen quotations to inspire communicators

Oct 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The co-founder of technology giant Microsoft was well known for his philanthropic efforts and donations. Here are a few tributes—along with several of his words of...
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Walgreens, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime collaborate with GHLF

Oct 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens and AllianceRx Walgreens Prime will be kicking off a collaboration this week with the Global Healthy Living Foundation. Read More...
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Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
The survey, of more than 500 patients scheduled for surgery, found that more than three-quarters expected to get opioids afterward. Most also thought opioids were the most effective treatment for post-surgery...
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FDA: Guess What Is In This Vaping Liquid, Erectile Dysfunction Meds

Oct 17, 2018 , Forbes
Here is a stiff warning about a company that allegedly has been putting the ingredients found in Viagra and Cialis in its...
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Bigger Family, Lower Cancer Risk?

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed data from 178 countries found that people from larger families were less likely to get cancer than those from smaller...
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Farm Rich unveils collection of new frozen snacks

Oct 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Farm Rich's new launches — Grilled Cheese Sticks, Sweet Onion Jam Sauced Meatballs with Bacon, Hand Pulled Pork in Honey Bourbon BBQ Sauce, Pork BBQ and Sauce with Chorizo Style Seasoning and Bean Dip Bites — can be found in the freezer aisle of major grocers. Read More...
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Study Points To Possible New Therapy For Hearing Loss

Oct 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have taken an important step toward what may become a new approach to restore the hearing loss. In a new study, out today in the European Journal of Neuroscience, scientists have been able to regrow the sensory hair cells found in the cochlea -- a part of the inner ear -- that converts s......
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