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GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market

Jun 18, 2019 , Reuters
Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
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State Highlights: California Explores Use Of ‘Digital Fire Alarm’ For Managing Mental Health Crises; Complex Legal Theories Ground Flint Water Case To A Halt For Now

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Michigan, New York, Alabama, Minnesota, Tennessee, Florida, Connecticut, Louisiana, Arizona, Virginia, Colorado, Washington, Connecticut and...
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Heart disease can have long-term impact on the mind, study says

Jun 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Patients who receive a diagnosis of coronary heart disease are at higher risk for cognitive decline later on, a new study shows....
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How are you reaching all your patients in the digital age?

Jun 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As health care technology expands, medical practices can take steps to focus on accessibility. Are high-tech innovations increasing medical access, or are they putting restrictions on patients with disabilities? Health care providers are aware of and comply with ADA accessibility, but what about the barriers created by technology for patients with communication and processing differences? […] The post How are you reaching all your patients in the digital age? appeared first on Health Care...
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Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Jun 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose

Jun 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for teens and young adults, new research shows....
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50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDT

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDTCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young Users

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young UsersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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'Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide "deaths of despair," with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the...
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State Highlights: Virginia Governor Plans Public Talks On Gun Control; Abuse Occurred To 20% Of Medicare Patients During ER Transports In Eight States, Report Finds

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Virginia, Florida, Maryland, California, New York, Arizona, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Minnesota, Colorado, Missouri, Ohio and...
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Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
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As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Soar Among Millennials, Experts Call For Targeted Programs To Address Their Unique Needs

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say millennials are dealing with "burdensome levels of education debt," the cost of housing and the challenge of building careers during the "great recession" and the opioid crisis. More broadly, rates of deaths from suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol have reached an all-time high in the United...
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State Highlights: New York Anti-Vaxxers Linked To Progressive School Where Textbooks, Technology Are Banned; Strong Economy Is Why 128,000 Tennessee Kids Lost Medicaid, GOP Leaders Say

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Florida, Ohio, Arizona and...
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CDC: Exercise Rates Up for Urban, Rural Americans

Jun 14, 2019 , WebMD
Among adults living in rural America, 13.3% were exercising in 2008 at recommended rates, but by 2017 that number had risen to 19.6%. And in cities, rates went even higher -- from 19.4% to...
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House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe

Jun 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi says the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as...
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Discovery From An Ancient Cemetery Reveals That Humans’ Use Of Marijuana Spans Thousands Of Years

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Finding evidence of ancient people getting high is particularly difficult because such plant matter tends to degrade quickly. Earlier “discoveries” made at other archaeological sites were discredited later. But that's now...
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Still HIV negative but at risk of an infection? Take this pill, experts say

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
A simple pill taken every day, known as "pre-exposure prophylaxis" or PrEP, can help prevent an infection with HIV. Doctors should offer PrEP to people at high risk of acquiring HIV, according to a new US Preventive Services Task Force statement published Tuesday....
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Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Facebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too....
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Expanding Use Of PrEP In High Risk People To Prevent Infection

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In an effort to eliminate nearly 40,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. each year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended Truvada, which can reduce the risk of infection by 92% when taken daily, should be offered to more patients. High cost has been a barrier, and so far fewer than 10% of high-risk people take the...
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State Highlights: Measles Outbreak Slows In NYC As Repeal Effort On Vaccination Exemptions Moves Forward; North Carolina Lawmakers Eye Mental Health Solutions For Prison Safety

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Iowa, New Hampshire, California, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio and...
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