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Specialty Generics: Barriers To Uptake

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
One would expect the specialty generic value proposition for payers and patients - clinical equivalence at a lower cost – to be as positive as the traditional generic value proposition. But, there are several barriers to effective specialty generic price...
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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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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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‘Magical Thinking’ About Vitamin D’s Effect On Cancer And Fish Oil’s Effect On Heart Health Upended In Sweeping Study

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Although both Vitamin D and fish oil drugs have gained popularity recently, a massive study found that healthy people who take the supplements do not lower cancer rates nor do they reduce the rate of major cardiovascular...
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Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D's benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer....
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

Nov 12, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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A bumpy quality journey for Saint Anthony Hospital

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The hospital is concentrated on hardwiring clinical processes to achieve better outcomes for patients with some measures showing significant improvement while others still remain below...
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Early association health plans defy fears, offer comprehensive benefits

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The early association health plans being formed under a Trump administration rule finalized in June claim to comply with Affordable Care Act rules, yet still deliver lower premiums than comparable ACA exchange...
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on the Personal

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
The two studies provide firm evidence that the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines or tuna can have a beneficial effect on heart health, said Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and lead researcher for the VITAL...
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New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines

Nov 11, 2018 , Reuters
Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke....
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Weight loss after menopause tied to lower breast cancer risk

Nov 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older women who lose weight may have a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintain or gain weight, a large U.S. study suggests....
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Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers...
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The Global Gulf In Fertility [Infographic]

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
According to a new study, the world has suffered a remarkable drop in fertility. Nearly half its countries have birth rates below the levels needed to maintain their population...
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Lights, Trees, Tinsel: The Earlier, the Merrier?

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
Whether twinkling lights, Christmas carols, and the scent of gingerbread and pine will help boost your otherwise low spirits all depends on what the holidays mean to...
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Mother sues facility after 10 children died in adenovirus outbreak

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
After her 15-year-old son ended up "in critical and life-threatening condition" from an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, one mother is suing those who she believes allowed her son to end up in the ICU, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
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State Highlights: Education Department Allowed To Penalize Texas For Cutting Disabled Student Funding, Court Rules; Woman Who Shot Kansas Abortion Doctor Released From Prison

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, Kansas, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Ohio, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, and...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
U.S. smoking rates have fallen to the lowest levels ever, federal health officials say. Among adult smokers, the smoking rate fell from 15.5 percent in 2016 to 14 percent in 2017. That rate was 67 percent lower than it was in...
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Kristin Ess launches a hair tool line at Target

Nov 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Following the launch of a hair care line at Target, celebrity hairstylist Kristin Ess unveiled a new hair tool line, which also can be found on the retailer's shelves. Read More...
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