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Experimental blood test could detect skin cancer early

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy....
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Novartis hints at 2018 outlook hike despite drug price freeze

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
Novartis may ratchet up its 2018 sales outlook, its finance chief said on Wednesday, despite halting planned U.S. drug price hikes amid pressure on the industry from President Donald Trump's administration over the high cost of medicines....
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State Highlights: Mass. Children With Mental Illnesses Spending Days Stuck In ER; Ex-Students File Suit Against OSU Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Jul 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Texas, Puerto Rico, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Missouri....
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Bulgarian farmers protest against mass livestock slaughter

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
Hundreds of farmers from around Bulgaria rallied in the capital Sofia on Wednesday against the government-ordered mass slaughter of livestock following the first outbreak in the European Union of the highly contagious Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)....
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Abbott Labs raises 2018 earnings forecast, shares hit record high

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
Abbott Laboratories raised its full-year earnings forecast and topped estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, powered by demand for its glucose monitoring device for diabetics and gains from its multibillion dollar acquisitions....
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Heart Attack Risk On The Rise For Pregnant Women And Death Rate Remains High

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months after delivery, continues to increase for American women, a new study finds. As published online July 18 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the study, led by NYU School of Medicine researchers, found that the risk......
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Commentary: Taxpayers are entitled to reasonable prices on federally funded drug discoveries

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The large price increases on brand name drugs and the high prices of new specialty drugs are driven by a desire for greater profits and not by the cost of...
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Federal judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states...
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In the U.S., most blacks may have hypertension by age 55

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African American men and women are more likely to develop high blood pressure in middle age than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....
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State Highlights: Single-Payer Could Cost Maryland $24B A Year; Red-Flag, Waiting Period Gun Bills Signed Into Law By Illinois Governor

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, California, New Hampshire, Connecticut, North Carolina, Colorado and...
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11 Insights Gained From Executives Listening To Customers

Jul 18, 2018 , Forbes
Even high-level executives have plenty to learn from listening to...
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UnitedHealth second quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Tuesday reported second-quarter medical costs slightly higher than Wall Street expectations, sending its shares down 4 percent and weighing on the rest of the sector....
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Nurse Practitioners Launch National Awareness Campaign

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has launched "We Choose NPs," a national public awareness campaign highlighting the crucial role nurse practitioners (NPs) play in expanding access to primary care nationwide The campaign - leveraging an integrated mix of television, radio, and......
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Nonsuicidal Self- Injury Among Adolescents

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) refers to deliberate, socially unacceptable destruction of one’s own body tissue performed without the intention to die. Research shows that about 1 in 25 adults has engaged in NSSI, but rates are significantly higher among adolescents: around 1 in 5 engage in NSSI, an......
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Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy....
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Roche touts new flu drug as Tamiflu suffers generics hit

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of recapturing lost ground in the generics-flooded influenza market got a boost after a late-stage study showed its new medicine reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications....
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Indian state takes a step forward for transgender rights

Jul 17, 2018 , CNN Health
The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization....
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Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?

Jul 17, 2018 , WebMD
Compared with their mothers' generation, young women who became pregnant between 2012 and 2016 were at greater risk of having "high" scores when they were screened for depression, British researchers...
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Women's fertility may be related to heart disease risk factors

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young women with unhealthy levels of fats in their blood may have higher odds of having just one child, or no children at all, a recent study suggests....
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Roche nabs trial win for investigational anti-viral flu drug

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
Roche said on Tuesday its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications from flu, a boost to the Swiss drugmaker's efforts to win approval for the single-dose, oral anti-viral medicine....
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