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2015 Articles Matching "lower"

Kaléo to offer lower-priced opioid antidote

Dec 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Pharmaceutical company Kaléo announced Wednesday that it will offer a generic version of its opioid antidote Evzio for $178 for a carton containing two single-dose auto-injector pens....
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DOJ joins whistle-blower lawsuit against Sutter Health

Dec 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The U.S. Department of Justice has intervened in a whistle-blower lawsuit against Sutter Health that accuses the health system of submitting unsupported diagnosis codes to inflate its Medicare Advantage...
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Longer breastfeeding tied to lower risk of liver disease

Dec 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Mothers who breastfeed for six months or more may have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease, a U.S. study suggests....
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How can we lower healthcare costs? Key GOP senator seeks ideas

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) will focus the Senate health committee's 2019 agenda around healthcare costs. He has asked for specific proposals from high-profile think tanks and industry...
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Man Coughs Up Blood Clot In Perfect Image of Lung

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
Doctors later inserted a tube down his trachea and into his lungs and found a little bit of blood in branches of his lower part of his right...
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Delivering a baby increases - then lowers - risk of breast cancer: study

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given birth, researchers behind a new study have concluded....
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Viewpoints: Lessons on How Robots, Wearable Devices Can Lower Health Costs; Gun Trauma Takes Big Toll On Caregivers, Too

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Planned Parenthood’s State Funding Protected With Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear Case

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Five Supreme Court justices rejected an appeals case from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to withhold Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood. As a result, two lower court rulings stay in place that block the states from stripping funds from the women's reproductive health organization. Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the three dissenting judges, accused his colleagues of avoiding the case for political...
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New Rehabilitation Device For People With Leg Injuries

Dec 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Uniqueness of SUSU scientists’ development consists in the fact that this device unlike other analogous devices allows involving all the joints of lower limb. Patented know-how can be applied not only for rehabilitation after serious injuries or teaching children with infantile cerebral palsy to wal......
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Orthopedic group blazes trail as hip, knee replacements move out of hospitals

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A newly formed surgeon group in Michigan is aggressively moving to prove outpatient orthopedic surgery can be just as effective as traditional inpatient surgery for much lower...
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Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Odds of Breast Cancer's Return

Dec 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Odds of Breast Cancer's ReturnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Blistering hot chemical could hold secret to controlling chronic pain

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
RTX, which is derived from a flowering cactuslike plant native to Morocco known as Euphorbia resinifera or resin spurge, is not only fiery, it's accurate. It can target and destroy nerve endings for pain, and for pain...
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Tamoxifen at a Lower Dose Might Still Prevent Breast Cancer's Return

Dec 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Tamoxifen at a Lower Dose Might Still Prevent Breast Cancer's ReturnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Dec. 10-14: Overall Healthcare Spending Increases Continue to Slow

Dec 08, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 6—Federal actuaries identified slower-than-projected nationwide healthcare spending growth in 2017, driven in part by reduced use of outpatient...
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Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Odds of Breast Cancer's Return

Dec 08, 2018 , WebMD
Healthier lifestyles might improve the prognosis of people with breast cancer if they will stick with the positive changes, researchers...
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U.S. healthcare spending growth slows for second year in a row

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
Healthcare spending growth in the United States slowed for the second year in a row in 2017, mainly due to slower spending growth for hospital care, physician and clinical services as well as retail prescription drugs, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services....
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More evidence fruits and greens can be good for the brain

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Middle-aged men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may be lowering their odds of cognitive problems as they get on in years, compared to peers who don't consume these foods very often, a U.S. study suggests....
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Lower-Dose Tamoxifen Works As Well As High-Dose

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that a lower dose of the hormone therapy Tamoxifen is as effective as the higher dose treatment in helping to prevent breast cancer from returning and guarding against new cancers in women who had high-risk breast...
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Lower utilization dampened health spending growth in 2017

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The rate of U.S. healthcare spending growth slowed from 2016 to 2017, driven by reduced use and intensity of hospital care, physician services and prescription drugs, according to CMS' Office of the...
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More Green Space May Mean a Healthier Heart

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The investigators also found lower levels of F2-isoprostane in the participants' urine, which indicates less oxidative stress and better health. The study also showed that folks from greener spaces had greater ability to repair blood...
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