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Explainer: Low vaccination rates, global outbreaks fuel U.S. measles spread

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
A measles outbreak that has stricken at least 225 people in New York state since October began with a traveler who visited Israel during the Jewish high holidays and returned to a predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Rockland County....
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Following Gene-Editing Scandal That Sparked Worldwide Outrage, WHO To Develop Global Ethics Standards For The Tech

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world when he announced that he'd used gene-editing technology on human embroyos--crossing a line that many had looked at as uncrossable in terms of ethics. In response, the World Health Organization will be forming a committee to offer guidance on the...
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Walgreens to roll out Alipay to more than 7K stores

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The chain is partnering with Alipay — which serves more than 1 billion users globally — to offer the mobile payment option in thousands of its U.S. stores. Read More...
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Roundup: Launches, deals and more announcements from HIMSS19

Feb 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
An updating collection of news released during this year's global health IT...
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Health 2.0: Applications that change the world

Feb 14, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A recent article from the HIMSS Insights global eBook looked at the use of digital technologies in healthcare in the developing world....
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Neurologists Speak Out About Gender Disparity At Global Stroke Gathering

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest advances in clinical care, science, and education. Joining those presentations for the first time was a rather provocative topic......
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Global Rate of Suicide Deaths Is on the Decline

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Global Rate of Suicide Deaths Is on the DeclineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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'I love sex. I like to make money': What sex workers really want

Feb 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Foxxy Angel has been a sex worker in the Netherlands for 15 years and still loves what she does. However, though the profession is legal, sex workers across the country are fighting for change, matching a global sentiment for the job to recognized as just that: a job....
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Instagram pledges to handle self-harm material, HIMSS19 focuses on global innovators, and more news briefs

Feb 09, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
Also: UK launches health data research alliance; Novartis partners with Oxford Big Data Institute; Healthware and FII Tech Group will invest more than €10m to strengthen digital health...
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Global Rate of Suicide Deaths Is on the Decline

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
Only further study can determine whether the decline is due to better suicide prevention efforts or to general improvements in population health, the researchers...
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Predictive analytics platform KenSci closes $22M Series B funding round

Feb 08, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The new money will be used to accelerate the company's growth and global...
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Why The Next Evolution Of Global Health Care Will Be Blockchain-Based

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
This distributed ledger technology can improve security, efficiency, and the coordination of health care systems as an answer to aging legacy...
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New Medicare for All draft bill sets a global budget model

Feb 08, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A draft of the forthcoming House Medicare for All bill would set a national global budget system for hospitals and other institutions, and fee-for-service for individual...
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Telemedicine adoption inconsistent across Latin American countries

Feb 07, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
According to new research article published in Health Affairs Global Policy, 65 percent of hospitals in Chile have adopted the technology compared to only 25 percent in...
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Global rates of suicide death have fallen by a third since 1990, study finds

Feb 07, 2019 , CNN Health
The total number of global deaths from suicide increased annually from 762,000 to 817,000 between the years 1990 and 2016, a new study finds....
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Climate change will even change the color of the oceans, study says

Feb 05, 2019 , CNN Health
The ocean will not look the same color in the future. It won't turn pink or anything radically different; the change will be more apparent through optic sensors than though the human eye. But it serves as an early warning sign that global warming is significantly altering the planet's ecosystems, according to a new study....
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HRG’s Wendland joins GMDC Education Leadership Council

Feb 01, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hamacher Resource Group's Dave Wendland will be an integral member of the Global Market Development Center's Education Leadership Council, GMDC said. Read More...
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Exploring The Connection Between Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

Jan 31, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing loss affects tens of millions of Americans and its global prevalence is expected to grow as the world's population ages. A new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital adds to a growing body of evidence that hearing loss is associated with higher risk of cognitive decline. ......
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EMS Launches Telemedicine Simulation Platform For Virtual, Online, Live, And Mobile Medical Training

Jan 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Education Management Solutions, LLC (EMS), a leading innovator of simulation management technologies, today announced a new integrated simulation education platform that removes data sharing barriers between simulation-based learning management systems (LMS) and global higher education and patient ......
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Swisse intros 2 supplements, adds Hemsworth as ambassador

Jan 30, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The brand, which leads the VMS category in Australia, has introduced two new products and added actor Chris Hemsworth as its latest global brand ambassador. Read More...
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