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Kids Who Lived With Smokers Face Greater COPD Risk

Aug 18, 2018 , WebMD
People who said they had lived with a daily smoker throughout childhood were 31 percent more likely to die of COPD than those who did not grow up in a smoking household, new research from the American Cancer Society...
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Autoinjector Shortage? Alternatives Are Available

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Autoinjectors are in especially high demand as the new school year begins. Reports of a shortage of EpiPens have been surfacing lately as parents attempt to stock up on the epinephrine autoinjectors for school, home, backpacks and grandma’s house. The manufacturer of EpiPen, Mylan, has been deali......
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World's top pork firm shuts China slaughterhouse in race to contain deadly swine fever

Aug 18, 2018 , Reuters
China has ordered the world's top pork producer, WH Group Ltd, to shut a major slaughterhouse as authorities race to stop the spread of deadly African swine fever (ASF) after a second outbreak in the planet's biggest hog herd in two weeks....
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China finds second African swine fever case at WH Group plant

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
China found its second case of African swine fever (ASF) on Thursday at a slaughterhouse owned by WH Group Ltd's Chinese unit, stirring concerns about the spread of the deadly infection across the world's largest pig herd....
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WH Group shuts China slaughterhouse for six weeks after African swine fever discovery

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
WH Group Ltd, the world's top pork producer, on Friday said it had been ordered to shut a slaughterhouse in central China for six weeks after pigs there died of African swine fever (ASF) in the country's second case of the disease....
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AHRQ, Social Security Administration aim to attract FHIR developers

Aug 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
WASHINGTON, DC — The Agency for Health Research and Quality and the Social Security Administration here on Monday announced plans for kicking off challenges to identify technologies that solve specific problems. SSA Executive Director of Health IT Jude Soundararajan said here at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference that in September SSA will launch a GitHub site with its use case for disabilities. And he said that developer contests will...
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Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce pledge to remove interoperability barriers

Aug 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
WASHINGTON, DC – A broad coalition of technology giants took the stage in an unscheduled session at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference here in the White...
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Prove you’re a PR powerhouse and bring this iconic event to your organization

Aug 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
We’re looking for hosts for our PR & Media Relations Conference in New York City next...
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Think It's Hot Now? Wait Until We Reach Hothouse Earth

Aug 10, 2018 , Forbes
Record-setting heat waves are affecting the U.S. and Europe, but this is nothing compared to Hothouse Earth. A new study shows that if we exceed certain tipping points, the planet may be driven inexorably towards a far hotter state, with sea levels rising 33-200...
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Collins booted from Energy & Commerce amid insider trading charges

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A major player in 340B drug discount reforms, Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) can't serve on the House Energy & Commerce Committee, a key health committee, until federal charges of insider trading are...
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Earth at risk of becoming 'hothouse' if tipping point reached, report warns

Aug 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists are warning that a domino effect will kick if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to "hothouse" conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable....
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Some Health Care Cost Relief On The Horizon?

Jul 31, 2018 , Forbes
Congress has struggled to find common ground in health care since before the repeal and replace effort, but a few recent House bills provide a series of effective, simple, commonsense changes that will bring immediate cost relief to millions of Americans—while improving people’s...
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Growing homophobia will fuel the HIV epidemic, experts fear

Jul 29, 2018 , CNN Health
Millie Milton, 52, identifies as a transgender woman and has for more than 18 years. She remembers wearing her mother's veil and clothes from as young as 11 and preferring "female chores" such as sweeping the house....
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Walgreens launches 'Find Care Now,' a digital platform for connecting customers to healthcare providers

Jul 28, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a new digital platform, available through its mobile app and website, called Find Care Now. The service is designed to be a curated way to connect customers to a range of healthcare providers that Walgreens has partnered with, including telemedicine companies, digital-enabled house call companies, and more traditional...
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Walgreens’ Find Care Now aims to make finding providers easy

Jul 28, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The platform and marketplace, which adds to the Deerfield, Ill.-based company’s website and mobile app, is designed to connect patients with urgent care, health clinics, telehealth locations, lab testing services and even house calls, optical services and hearing services in certain markets. Read More...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Congress And Health Care. Again.

Jul 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner talk about the new push on health legislation by Republicans in the House, as well as developments on Medicaid work requirements, drug prices and the fate of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists offer their favorite health stories...
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Vaccine scandals taint Beijing's ambition to become a global pharmaceutical powerhouse

Jul 26, 2018 , CNBC Health
Scandals about vaccines could jeopardize Beijing's plan to become a pharmaceutical heavyweight on the global stage....
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New Efforts To Control Opioids Become ‘Funhouse Mirror Image' Of Prior Policies

Jul 26, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A rise in addiction and overdose deaths involving opioids in the United States has spurred a series of initiatives focused on reducing opioid risks, including several related to prescription of opioids in care of pain. In a critical analysis of U.S. opioid policy, published today in Addiction, Univ......
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As opioid crisis fuels patient-brokering fraud, Congress urged to act

Jul 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
An addiction treatment representative urged House lawmakers to consider legislation to help stop patient-brokering fraud, but policymaking on the issue is complicated by states' regulatory...
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House passes bill to increase Medicare transparency for ambulatory surgery centers

Jul 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House bill would require the CMS to explain why the agency blocks Medicare payments to ambulatory surgery centers for certain...
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