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Study Finds CBD Can Help Dampen Cravings For Opioids, Potentially Adding Weapon In Fight Against Crisis

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a report published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers find that patients treated with cannabidiol (CBD) reported lower cravings for heroin or other opioids than did patients who were either given a placebo or no treatment at all. As states and public health experts scramble to contain the drug epidemic, the findings could provide some hope....
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Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated With Delayed Antibiotics For Sepsis Patients

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Providing early, appropriate antibiotic treatment for patients with sepsis — a serious complication of infection that can lead to organ failure and death — is crucial for their survival. But in a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was......
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Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in Kids

May 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Eli Lilly's lower-priced insulin goes on sale amid drug price debate

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
A cheaper generic version of the rapid-acting insulin Humalog has hit the market, according to a statement Wednesday by drugmaker Eli Lilly....
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Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
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Hypertension Found In Children Exposed To Flower Pesticides

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online May 21, 2019 in the journal Environmental Research, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother’s Day flower h......
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Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: Study

May 22, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00...
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Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
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'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
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Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
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Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer, 20-Year Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rigorous study from the Women's Health Initiative is the first to show postmenopausal women who modified their diets for at least eight years and who later developed breast cancer had a 21% lower risk of dying of the disease compared to others who ate as usual. "It really suggests that changing your diet, losing weight, exercising, could actually be a treatment," said Dr. Jennifer Ligibel of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Other women's health news looks at the benefits of pelvic...
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Importing Drugs From Canada Not Viable For Lowering U.S. Prices

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
Americans are rightly concerned about the price of prescription medicines. New ideas and approaches are needed to deal with this...
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Trans Women on Hormones Have More Breast Cancer

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that trans women on hormone therapy had a higher breast cancer risk than the general male population but lower than the general female...
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Lopid vs. Lipitor

May 15, 2019 , RxList
Lopid (gemfibrozil) and Lipitor (atorvastatin) are used to lower cholesterol levels. Lopid is also used to treat very high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with...
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When Possible, Upper And Lower GI Endoscopies Should Be Done On Same Day

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If your car needs work on its front and rear axles, it’s obviously more convenient, efficient and cost effective to have both repairs done at the same time. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown similar benefits from “bundling” upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies on the same......
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Lopid vs. Lipitor

May 15, 2019 , RxList
Lopid (gemfibrozil) and Lipitor (atorvastatin) are used to lower cholesterol levels. Lopid is also used to treat very high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with...
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AHA News: This May Be Why Slashing Salt Lowers Blood Pressure

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: This May Be Why Slashing Salt Lowers Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
Both men and women reported suffering from lower back pain. They were more likely to be 45 to 64. Obesity can also contribute to lower back...
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Supreme Court Grants Whistleblowers More Time To Bring Cases Against Health Care Companies

May 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Until now, circuit courts' interpretations of the False Claim Act statute of limitations has varied across the country in cases where the federal government has not intervened. The Supreme Court justices said whistleblowers are not considered to be U.S. officials and are not limited by the original six-year statute of limitations that starts at the time of the alleged violation. The justices also released unusual explanatory statements about their death penalty...
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Bos unveils Sparkling Unsweetened Iced Tea collection

May 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Bos’ Sparkling Unsweetened Iced Tea collection is available in three flavors — blueberry and jasmine, white peach and elderflower, and pineapple and coconut. Read More...
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