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Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
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AmWell, Cisco partner on TV-centered telehealth platform for seniors

Jun 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The companies pitched the upcoming service as a convenient in-home option for Medicare Advantage patients overwhelmed by digital...
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Nearly 1 in 4 Home Care Aides Faces Verbal Abuse

Jun 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Nearly 1 in 4 Home Care Aides Faces Verbal AbuseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Nursing home abuse frequently goes unreported, government agency finds

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Abuse in nursing homes remains under-reported in the United States, according to reports released Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General....
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Poland’s StethoMe, Germany’s Thryve selected as winners of the EC2VC pitch competition

Jun 13, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
The EC2VC pitch competition saw startups and SMEs pitch their solutions in front of a jury of digital health investors from Europe and...
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Your Guide to a Healthier Home for Better Asthma Control

Jun 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Your Guide to a Healthier Home for Better Asthma ControlCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Medically Home's remote care service earns $10M from investors

Jun 12, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The startup will use the new funds to scale its at-home care model to more...
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High blood pressure at doctor's office may mean you're twice as likely to die of heart disease

Jun 11, 2019 , CNN Health
When a patient's blood pressure reads normal at home and high in a doctor's office, it's called "white coat hypertension" -- and new research suggests that it is not a benign condition....
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Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Jun 11, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One. The device is smartphone-connected; patients pair the wearable to their phone before sleeping with the device, which straps around the wrist but also includes a sensor that goes over the tip of the finger and another that affixes to the chest, both physically connected to the wrist strap by...
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Soldiers' Odds for Suicide Quadruple When Loaded Gun at Home

Jun 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Soldiers' Odds for Suicide Quadruple When Loaded Gun at HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe NotCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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VA Owes At Least $189 Million To Disabled Veterans Who Overpaid On Their Home Loans

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At issue is a fee that is paid to the lender, which is supposed to be waived for disabled veterans. A recent audit found that more than half of the veterans entitled to this added benefit paid the fee and never received reimbursement from the government. Meanwhile, the VA implemented its expanded privatized care program on...
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We Stand To Suffer If American Nursing Homes Are Not Fixed

Jun 08, 2019 , Forbes
The federal agency charged with helping people in need of housing is clearly not working, yet it remains a vital part of our nation’s elder care...
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Health Tip: Hiccup Home Remedies

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Hiccup Home RemediesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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‘The Height Of Contradiction’: LA Officials Grapple With Steep Rise In Homelessness Despite Ample Funding To Fight Crisis

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s like cold water being thrown in one’s face after all this good work,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, co-chairman of a statewide homeless task force. Other cities in the state also saw increases. California ranks No. 1 in the nation with its homeless population of...
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Could You Afford Home Health Care? Maybe Not

Jun 08, 2019 , WebMD
Only two out of five older adults with significant disabilities have the assets on hand to pay for at least a couple of years of extensive in-home care, researchers...
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Jun 07, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The mountains in New York will be rocking to the sounds of country music’s top performers—and you could work for the record label of two of the headliners. New York is the home of country music—for this coming weekend, at least. Lovers of the twang-laced music genre will travel to the Catskill Mountains for the Taste […] The post 30 jobs in the PR and marketing world appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities

Jun 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
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Illinois Clamps Down On Nursing Homes In Wake Of KHN-Chicago Tribune Investigation

Jun 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In reaction to an investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Chicago Tribune, the Illinois legislature has passed a new law to impose fines on nursing homes that fail to meet minimum staffing...
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Home Exercise Program Reduces Rate Of Falling In At-Risk Seniors

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36%, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, conducted by UBC faculty of medicine researchers in partnership with the clinical team ......
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