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1398 Articles Matching "loss"

Hearing Loss Is A Risk Factor For Premature Death

Dec 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study links hearing loss with an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that mortality among those with hearing loss is elevated, par......
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Weight Loss Surgery Carries 'Easy Way Out' Stigma

Dec 13, 2018 , WebMD
Almost 40 percent of nearly a thousand people surveyed in a new study thought weight loss surgery (or "bariatric surgery") was this kind of lazy, quick fix for weight...
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NYC Health & Hospitals projects $362M loss from Trump-proposed changes to public charge rule

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York City Health & Hospitals said it could see a loss of up to $362 million in the first year alone if proposed changes to the public charge rule are...
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Health Tip: What Causes Memory Loss?

Dec 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: What Causes Memory Loss?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2018 12:00:00...
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Vaping Cannabis Produces Stronger Effects Than Smoking Cannabis For Infrequent Users

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory loss and distraction when doses were the same. The findings of the new study, described in the Nov.......
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Advance Directives Allow Patients With Mental Illness To Shape Their Own Care Before They’re Too Sick To Do So

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While some doctors worry the documents could limit treatments, they are legal in 27 states and “could be a very important tool to minimize hospitalization and minimize involuntary commitment,” said Cherene Allen-Caraco, chief executive officer of Promise Resource Network. Other public health news focuses on loss of parental rights, ADHD diagnoses, rare diseases, 5G wireless safety, shingles vaccine shortage, personalized cancer medicine, Apple watches and...
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Wayne State University medical group tries to thread Chapter 11 needle

Dec 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The sudden bankruptcy filing of the Wayne State University Physician Group was driven by discovery earlier in the year that financial losses of the 264-physician faculty practice plan were double the $5.5 million expected and a new, more...
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Penn Study Shows Regular Behavioral Counseling Leads To Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT), which provides diet and physical activity counseling, is proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss in six to 12 months. A new Penn Medicine study, published in Obesity, the journal of the Obesity Society, is the first randomized controlled ......
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Cost Matters to Those Sizing Up Weight-Loss Surgery

Dec 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Cost Matters to Those Sizing Up Weight-Loss SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Carb Cycling: An Exercise in Weight Loss

Dec 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Carb Cycling: An Exercise in Weight LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2018 12:00:00...
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CeraVe unveils Hyaluronic Acid Serum, line for Diabetic skin

Dec 01, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CeraVe’s Diabetics Dry Skin Relief line was developed to address the individual skin care concerns of those with diabetes. The Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Serum was formulated to moisturize skin and lock in moisture to prevent water loss, the company said. Read More...
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Alli vs. Xenical

Dec 01, 2018 , RxList
Orlistat and Xenical are gastrointestinal lipase inhibitors used to help with weight loss by preventing the digestion and absorption of fat in food by inhibiting the enzyme lipase in the...
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Teatoxing Is The Hottest Detox, And Toxic It Is

Nov 30, 2018 , Forbes
Teatoxing, a form of detox cleanse involving laxative-containing teas, is a new trend in celebrity weight loss. Actress Jameela Jamil has raised awareness of the dangers of this by parodying the unseemly...
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Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Nov 29, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs than their counterparts without hearing trouble, two U.S. studies suggest....
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PPOk, Ideal Protein partner on weight management program

Nov 27, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Pharmacy Providers of Oklahoma and Ideal Protein partnered to launch the Ideal Protein Protocol, which focuses on helping patients achieve health benefits of weight loss. Read More...
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Health Tip: Should You Be Worried About Memory Loss?

Nov 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Should You Be Worried About Memory Loss?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2018 12:00:00...
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Chicago Hospital Shooting Hits Close To Home For Doctors Already Furious Over Being Told To ‘Stay In Their Lane’

Nov 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In the past week, physicians flooded social media with stories about their first-hand experiences with gun violence after an NRA tweet directed them to stay out of the debate. The shooting at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago made it even more personal because a doctor was among the victims killed. Meanwhile, the hospital's leaders are citing the active-shooter training done in the months prior to the incident as the reason there wasn't more loss of life....
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Weight-Loss Surgeries Less Common in States With High Obesity Rates

Nov 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Weight-Loss Surgeries Less Common in States With High Obesity RatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Cleveland Clinic’s First Heavy Play In Insurance Field Through Partnership With Oscar Health Is Vastly Exceeding Expectations

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Oscar and Cleveland Clinic's teamup posted a loss of $1.4 million in 2017, attributable to startup costs, Harrington said. In the first half of 2018, though, they reported net income of $1.8 million. In other health industry news: Ascension's transformation, interoperability, and medical practice guidelines...
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Preserving Shoulder Function, Quality Of Life, In Breast Cancer Patients

Nov 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After a prophylactic double mastectomy in 2015, Tina Harrison discovered that she did, indeed, have breast cancer—it just hadn't been detected. Harrison, of Pinckney, Mich., correctly predicted the cancer—it ran in her family—but she didn't anticipate her ongoing pain and loss of shoulder function ......
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