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Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Older adults with untreated hearing loss incur substantially higher total health care costs compared to those who don't have hearing loss -- an average of 46%, totaling $22,434 per person over a decade, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt......
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Number of Top-Scoring Hospitals in Patient Safety Increases

Nov 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 12—The share of hospitals earning the highest patient safety grades increased in the latest scorecard from a national organization....
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Albertsons adds 10 Tesla trucks to its fleet, highlights sustainability efforts

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The company announced the addition of 10 all-electric Tesla tractors to the fleet alongside its 2018 sustainability update. Read More...
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U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
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Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than those who are obese and don't regularly exercise, a new study...
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Enjoying The Holiday Season Heartburn Free

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
High-calorie meals, decadent treats and festive drinks tempt people from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, inviting the fiery sensation of heartburn and the bitter taste of reflux as unwelcome guests to the holiday festivities. Approximately 20% of Americans have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD......
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State Highlights: Texas Activists Want To Put Stop To Day Cares Rejecting Unvaccinated Kids; Bronx School Shuttering Some Bathrooms To Try To Curb Vaping

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New York, New Hampshire, Mississippi, Kansas, Missouri and...
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Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide Prompts Those In Notoriously Brutal Culinary Industry To Speak Out About Mental Health Struggles

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Insiders have long worried privately about the lifestyle of people who work in the restaurant industry, which has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use and alcoholism and a tradition of masking mental-health struggles. In other news on mental health: farmers devastated by Florence are especially vulnerable to depression and judges are starting to favor outpatient treatment over hospitalization....
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Athenahealth sale highlights EHR consolidation trend

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated...
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How Nurses Rate Daily Job Difficulty Plays Key Role In Patient Care

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A neonatal intensive care unit nurse’s ability to provide optimal patient care is influenced by a variety of factors – not just how many babies he or she is caring for or how sick they might be, a new study suggests. The study, which appears in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, highlights the importanc......
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Wanted: High-impact video or visual storytelling

Nov 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Your video or visual work doesn’t have to be high-budget. We want to see work that’s creative and powerful. Enter PR Daily’s 2018 Video & Visual Awards by Nov....
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US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study....
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State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States; Athenahealth Agrees To Buyout From New York Financial Firms

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and...
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When High-Profile People Share Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, Millions Of Others With The Disease May Benefit

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following on the heels of President Ronald Reagan and Tennessee's basketball coach Pat Summitt, Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement about her struggles with dementia helps caregivers and others afflicted by the disease deal with the stigma of the illness and make decisions to seek early diagnosis even though there is no cure. Other public health news looks at an Ebola clinical trial, a problem from soy-based baby formula, last year's deadly flu season, anorexia, poor sleep, wheat sensitivity,...
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Driver's high-cost cancer care procurement app shutters shortly after launch

Nov 13, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The service was unable to generate adequate revenue with its D2C model, which asked patients for a $3,000 enrollment payment alongside $20 in monthly...
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‘This Isn’t Just My Lane. It’s My Highway’: Doctors Outraged Over NRA’s Suggestion That They Stay Out Of Gun Debate

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The NRA's tweet saying doctors should "stay in their lane" over the gun control debate sparked furious, and sometimes graphic, responses from physicians who deal with gun shot victims frequently. "Do you have any idea how many bullets I pull out of corpses weekly?" Judy Melinek tweeted. Another doctor posted: "My lane is paved by the broken bodies left behind by your products.” Meanwhile, media outlets examine the widespread mental health effects of mass...
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

Nov 12, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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New cholesterol guidelines offer a more personalized approach

Nov 11, 2018 , CNN Health
New cholesterol guidelines recommend a more personalized approach in risk assessments, a returned focus on LDL target levels and new drug options for those at highest risk for cardiovascular disease. The guidelines were announced Saturday during the American Heart Association's annual scientific conference....
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on the Personal

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines

Nov 11, 2018 , Reuters
Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke....
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