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LifePoint finalizes merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners

Nov 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
LifePoint Health has finalized its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners. The rural hospital operator has been purchased by affiliates of the private equity firm Apollo Global Management, which owns...
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'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life

Nov 17, 2018 , WebMD
To highlight the continued dangers of huffing, Dutch physicians outline the tragic case of a 19-year-old who died after inhaling spray deodorant to get...
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Make-a-Wish program tied to lower hospital costs for sick kids

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with life-threatening illnesses who receive a special gift from the Make-a-Wish Foundation may have lower hospital costs than sick children who don't get these gifts, a U.S. study suggests....
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Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
Alphabet Inc's life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels....
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Alphabet stops its project to create a glucose-measuring contact lens for diabetes patients

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Verily, Alphabet's life sciences unit, found it more challenging than expected to measure glucose levels in tears. Especially once it started testing its device outside of the...
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How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your Own

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your OwnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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A Climate Change Side Effect: Earth’s Warming Could Lead To Successive Heat Waves That All But Sterilize Men

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Research suggests that heat stress appears to be associated with transgenerational fertility problems, as well. That means that organisms may bear the effects of elevated temperatures long after the initial exposure — in the form of reduced lifespans, reproductive challenges and other types of defects passed to...
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The Amazing Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Genomics and Gene Editing

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
It is predicted that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform many aspects of our life including healthcare and genomics. AI and machine learning have helped us to understand the genome of organisms and will potentially change the way we treat disease, determine effective drugs and edit...
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Local Ties In Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer Makes Case Personal For New Jersey Officials

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing the legal action. “New Jersey’s pharmaceutical industry is the envy of the world, with a long history of developing vital, lifesaving drugs. But we...
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Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
When Meghann Adams learned that she was pregnant in early 2015, she was ecstatic. Starting a family with her husband, Chris, had not been easy, but she was carrying twins. They were to be named Delly and Aubrey....
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How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your Own

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
People whose mothers who had more marriages or lived with more romantic partners were likely to follow the same path, a new study...
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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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Jail Conversations With Late Football Star Aaron Hernandez Depict Culture Of Rampant Opioid Abuse In NFL

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
One NFL player, Mike Pouncey, complained to Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, that “they don’t even want to give me my Toradol shots anymore.” In another call, former Patriot Brandon Spikes recalled “how they used to pass [painkillers] out on...
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Cancer Is On Cusp Of Overtaking Heart Disease As America’s No. 1 Killer

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Scientists are warning that Americans should undergo all recommended cancer screenings and adopt lifestyle prevention practices, such as healthy diet and exercise, which are beneficial in lowering both cancer and heart disease mortality. In other public health news: fecal transplants, a rare polio-like illness, concussions, microbes, contraception, and conversion...
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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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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GE CEO Culp's quick comments about health spinoff could mean an 'outright sale'

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Analyst Scott Davis says Danaher, which GE's Larry Culp once ran, would "love" to own the life sciences business of GE...
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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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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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One year later: A Look Back At My DNA Diet Year And Results

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
I spent the last twelve months following a diet and lifestyle program based on my DNA. Here's what I found...
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