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1903 Articles Matching "lower"

Report Suggests Hospitals Could Save $25.4 Billion By Improving Their Supply Chain Operations

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Modern Healthcare reports on a new analysis that finds the highest-performing hospitals focus on ways to standardize the use of "physician-preference" items and medications that produce clinically equivalent outcomes at a lower...
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Too many people missing out on health benefits of golf, some experts say

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Playing golf is associated with better strength and balance, a sharper mind, a lower risk of heart disease and a longer life, according to public health experts who say more people should take up the sport....
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Hispanic heart disease deaths highest in mostly-Latino communities

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hispanics in the U.S. have lower rates of death from heart disease overall than non-Hispanic whites, except in communities where Hispanics make up most of the population, a recent study finds....
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Viewpoints: Emergency Services Crippled By Patients With Mental Illness; Solution For Lower Costs, Better Health: More Food, Please?

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Australian watchdog's appeal against Pfizer ruling dismissed by court

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
Australia's competition watchdog said on Friday the High Court dismissed its special leave application to appeal a court's decision on whether Pfizer Inc's local unit used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor....
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High Pre-Delivery Maternal Blood Pressure Associated With Low Apgar Scores

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Women who experience high blood pressure prior to labor may be more likely to deliver babies with a lower Apgar score, a measure of a newborn’s physical health, suggests new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting. “A multitude of studies have examined maternal blood pressure ......
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Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight...
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Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Help Aging Brain

Oct 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers studying cognitive health related to hearing and vision found that the rate of mental decline was halved after cataract surgery and was 75 percent lower after people got a hearing...
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Countries That Ban Spanking See Less Teen Violence

Oct 18, 2018 , WebMD
In countries that ban corporal punishment (spanking and slapping), the rates of physical fighting among teens are as much as 69 percent lower than in countries without such a ban, a study has...
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One Option States Are Pursuing To Lower Drug Costs: Treat Pharma Like A Public Utility

Oct 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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Simple Stickers May Save Lives Of Patients, Athletes And Lower Medical Costs

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple sticker applied to your body. Purdue University researchers have advanced a sticker solution moving it sev......
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Bigger Family, Lower Cancer Risk?

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed data from 178 countries found that people from larger families were less likely to get cancer than those from smaller...
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Mass. curbs academic medical center use as healthcare spending dips

Oct 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More lower-acuity patients were treated in Massachusetts community hospitals in 2017 as the state's overall healthcare spending growth dropped to...
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Walmart lowers its adjusted earnings outlook for 2019

Oct 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart is standing by its total sales growth expectations for the fiscal year 2019, but lowering its adjusted earnings per share to $2.65 to $2.80, down $2.90 to $3.05. Read More...
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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began officially reviewing a proposed...
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Hernias: Why They Hurt And What Can Be Done

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An unusual bulge in the lower abdomen can cause severe pain and embarrassment, but doctors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are on a mission to educate and treat patients one hernia at a time. A hernia is a common medical condition that happens when part of an internal organ or tissue pus......
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U.S. to propose TV ads for drugs must include list prices

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. government, in an effort to increase pressure on drugmakers to lower costs for U.S. consumers, said on Monday it will propose requiring companies to include the price of their prescription medicines in television ads....
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Mooala intros strawberry bananamilk

Oct 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Mooala's strawberry bananamilk is a strawberry-flavored, dairy-free milk alternative crafted from fruits and roasted sunflower seeds, the company said. Read More...
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Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu Hospitalization

Oct 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu HospitalizationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Trump administration may soon require drugmakers to advertise drug prices, report says

Oct 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The proposal is slated to be introduced next week, Politico reported, citing four people with knowledge of the plan. It's a key piece of President Donald Trump's blueprint to lower drug prices, which the administration unveiled in...
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