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CDC Launches Ambitious Initiative To Kick-Start Nation’s Stalled Progress Against Cardiovascular Death Rate

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
With the campaign, CDC hopes to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes by the year 2022. The campaign would focus on small steps Americans can take to cut their risk factors, such as exercising the recommended amount and giving up smoking. Meanwhile, New York City wants to tackle Americans' sugar addiction....
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St. Luke’s Hires New Cardiac Surgeons As It Works To Overhaul Troubled Houston Heart Transplant Program

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After losing its Medicare certification, the transplant center had temporarily suspended its program in June in order to review the deaths of patients following heart transplants. In a statement, the hospital said it will continue to make improvements in the program. The original director, Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, is still on staff and the hospital declined to describe his current...
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Child at center of legal fight to keep her on a ventilator has died

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
Payton Summons "passed naturally" after her heart stopped beating on its own Friday around 8:30 p.m., while she was still on the ventilator that had become the crux of a legal battle between her parents and a Texas hospital, her family's attorney said....
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St. Luke's heart transplant program changes chief after patient deaths

Oct 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive after a series of media reports on an...
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Heartfelt Watch 4 Ushers In New Time For Apple

Oct 21, 2018 , Forbes
It’s easy to beat up on Apple. Management seems smug. Its lack of real product innovation in its yearly releases can get depressing. But every five years or so, the company does something really...
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Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
We've all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease....
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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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Too many people missing out on health benefits of golf, some experts say

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Playing golf is associated with better strength and balance, a sharper mind, a lower risk of heart disease and a longer life, according to public health experts who say more people should take up the sport....
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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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Hispanic heart disease deaths highest in mostly-Latino communities

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hispanics in the U.S. have lower rates of death from heart disease overall than non-Hispanic whites, except in communities where Hispanics make up most of the population, a recent study finds....
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FDA snubs Novartis bid to repurpose inflammation drug for heart attacks

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected Novartis's bid to repurpose a drug now approved for rare inflammatory diseases to be used in a group of heart attack survivors, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday....
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Beddr launches Sleep Tuner, a forehead-worn sensor for sleep apnea patients

Oct 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The device senses blood oxygenation, heart rate, sleep position, and stopped breathing...
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Tic Tac’s new campaign embraces life’s lighthearted moments

Oct 19, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Tic Tac's new Open Up campaign introduces its new brand persona, Mr. Tic Tac, who wants to help people open up in order to share life’s lighthearted moments with others. Read More...
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ACOs to stay in shared-savings program despite downside risk

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nearly half of accountable care organizations surveyed said they now intend to stay in the Medicare Shared Savings Program even though they could be facing downside risk soon, a change of heart from previous...
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Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight...
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Poverty tied to worse heart health among U.S. teens

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco use, a U.S. study suggests....
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Why big tech companies keep hiring heart doctors

Oct 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Apple, Alphabet, and Amazon have all hired well-known cardiologists. Here's...
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Simple Stickers May Save Lives Of Patients, Athletes And Lower Medical Costs

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple sticker applied to your body. Purdue University researchers have advanced a sticker solution moving it sev......
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Obesity Surgery May Cut Diabetics' Heart Risk

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Severely obese patients who had weight-loss surgery were 40 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke over five years, versus those on standard diabetes care, according to a new...
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Heart Researcher's Papers Contain Fraudulent Data: Harvard

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Researcher's Papers Contain Fraudulent Data: HarvardCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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