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Driving With Dementia -- New Guidance For Doctors

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. 'Driving with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment' helps medical teams with the appropriate assessment and management of patients. Researchers from Newc......
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How To Give A Good Medical History To Get Better Health Care

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
A key to the ideal health care visit takes forethought. The end result will likely result in time savings and reduced angst plus provide a higher likelihood of a good outcome for your visit. What is this key? Write out a narrative of your problem in advance of your visit. This article explains...
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KPC Group offers $610M for four Verity Health hospitals

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California-based Verity wants to implement a public auction where other buyers could outbid KPC for Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, Seton Medical Center in Daly City and Seton Coastside in Moss...
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Success At Cleveland Clinic And The Future Of Healthcare

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Health care is unique in that it impacts every person and is a major cost and health component for every CEO. In this article I interview the CEO of Cleveland Clinic a top medical center...
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Which Came First: Cannabis Use Or Psychotic Disorders? Scientists Weigh In On Dangers, Myths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top scientists who specialize in marijuana research are divided over whether the drug can lead to disorders like schizophrenia. “I’ve been doing this research for 25 years, and it’s polarizing even among academics,” said Margaret Haney, a professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center. Other public health news focuses on climate change's dangers; pain's origins in the brain; the race for health apps; a video game for kids with ADHD; a new way to tell if patients take...
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Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The appeals court returned the case to U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, arguing he didn't follow proper medical standards when ruling in favor of Planned Parenthood in 2017. Texas has sought repeatedly to cut funding for Planned Parenthood....
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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a recent study published in the journal Anticancer Research, Saint Louis University scientists, together with a visiting scientist from Fujian Medical University in China, have discovered evidence that oolong tea can lead to DNA damage of breast cancer cells and inhibit the growth and progression......
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Breast Cancer Up To 5 Times More Likely To Metastasize Even 10 Years After Childbirth

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study by researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Oregon Health & Science University published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network shows that breast cancers diagnosed in young women within 10 years of giving birth are more likely to metastasize, and thus......
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Study: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Not Needed

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
More than 23 percent of prescriptions studied were inappropriate, or not medically justified, researchers said. The inappropriate prescriptions were mostly for colds, chest infections and...
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Injecting Semen Into Your Arm Does Not Treat Back Pain, Case Shows

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
As reported by the Irish Medical Journal, this 33 year old man regularly injected his own semen into his arm. Don't do...
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Nature Or Nurture? Genetics Matters More For Understanding Disease

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
Nature or nurture? Now experts make clear that genes count more than environment, an extensive new study shows and challenges fundamental understanding that genetics and environment equally contribute to illness which has been taught in medical schools for...
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UnitedHealth, Largest U.S. Health Insurer, Beats Expectations For Fourth-Quarter Profits

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
UnitedHealth says higher-than-expected medical costs in the fourth quarter of 2018 were limited to states for which it manages their Medicaid...
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GoFundMe CEO: 'Gigantic gaps' in health system showing up in crowdfunding

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of healthcare. Of the $5 billion the company says it has raised, about a third has been for...
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Humana names UPMC insurance exec Shrank as chief medical officer

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health insurer Humana named Dr. William Shrank as its new chief medical officer to start on April...
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The Demise Of A Once Promising Pancreatic Cancer Drug Is All Too Common

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
Companies as small as Nivien or as large as Pfizer find the chemical tools and run the experiments that prove or disprove medical...
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Edward Lifesciences pays Boston Scientific $180 million to end patent row

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
Edwards Lifesciences Corp has paid rival Boston Scientific Corp $180 million as part of a settlement to end long-standing patent disputes between the two medical device makers....
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AARP chief medical officer: Rethink aging with tech's help

Jan 16, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Charlotte Yeh, chief medical officer at AARP, discusses the assets of age and which technologies could help address isolation and...
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Walgreens CEO: Microsoft Will Help Create 'Ecosystem' To Simplify Healthcare

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina says the partnership with Microsoft will help create an “ecosystem” that connects its drugstores to patients and their medical care providers in...
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Americans Are Now More Likely To Die In An Accidental Opioid Overdose Than A Car Crash

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But most Americans are still most likely to die of natural causes such as heart disease or cancer. In other news on the opioid crisis: a mass drug overdose in California leaves at least one dead and more than a dozen in care; Purdue asks the court to review a decision about unsealing the company's secret records; can medical marijuana help in the fight against the epidemic; and...
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DMC to add 79 Medicare-funded medical residency slots

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Unlike other major hospitals in Southeast Michigan that self-fund dozens of medical residents and fellows, all 79 residents are expected to be funded by the CMS because Detroit Medical Center has room under its federal resident reimbursement...
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