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New pain therapy ActiPatch launches in CARE Pharmacies

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
BioElectronics earlier this month launched its ActiPatch musculoskeletal pain therapy medical device through the regional chain CARE Pharmacies. Read More...
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Community Meeting Highlights Rift Between Nashville General And Meharry Medical College

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Recent developments between Nashville General Hospital and Meharry Medical College officials could impact inpatient care at the city's only public hospital. Outlets also report on hospital and health system news from Maryland, Ohio and Illinois....
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IV bags in short supply across US after hurricane

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Before Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 30, the United States had already experienced intermittent shortages of IV bags, which are used to administer and dilute medications. The devastation caused by the Category 4 hurricane -- the first to hit the island in more than eight decades -- amplified the IV bag shortage, in particular sodium chloride 0.9% injection bags, which are ubiquitous in medical facilities and hospitals....
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Holding a sneeze blew a hole in a man's throat

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports....
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Past presidents' physicals: What we learned

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
President Donald Trump is scheduled to undergo a physical examination Friday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The exam will be conducted by US Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the same physician who performed President Barack Obama's last two physicals while in office....
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Vicious Flu Season Reveals Weaknesses In Health System That Don’t Bode Well For Future Pandemics

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This season's severe virus is straining hospitals. But if something as foreseeable as the flu is too much for the medical system to handle, what does that say about future public health crises?...
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Veteran Suing VA Hospital Claiming Doctor Left Scalpel In His Body After Surgery

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) says he was appalled and stunned by the “egregious medical malpractice case" and is asking for a detailed explanation of the...
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Liquid-based sensor could cheaply monitor sick babies in remote areas

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Getting medical attention to sick infants has been a longtime issue in many remote sections of the world. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that 21,000 children under the age of five die everyday from treatable diseases, such as diarrhea and...
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Will Trump Will Divert Funds From Anti-Terrorism To Close Pot Shops? Cannabis CEO's Hope Not.

Jan 14, 2018 , Forbes
Video footage shows Trump in favor of medical marijuana. Small businesses in cannabis now threatened by his Attorney General's anti-marijuana...
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Trump's medical exam 'went exceptionally well,' doctor says

Jan 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump's checkup comes as a new book raises questions about his mental...
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Trump in 'excellent health,' White House doctor says after exam

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny....
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Samsung, MobileHelp partner to bring emergency medical alerts to Gear S3 watches

Jan 13, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At CES 2018 this week, Samsung Electronics America and MobileHelp, a maker of home and wearable medical alert devices, announced a collaboration that would bring mobile personal emergency response capabilities to Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches. Called MobileHelp Smart, the devices integrate MobileHelp’s platform into a modified version of Samsung’s watch, taking advantage of its fitness-monitoring features, GPS, and cell...
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Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
That figure includes medical expenses and costs associated with work and school absences and...
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Are There Signs Of CTE In The Brain Tissue Of Younger People With Epilepsy?

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncommon, according to a small, preliminary study published in the January 10, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Ac......
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Former Hollywood prop creator brings his skills to the medical classroom

Jan 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
He built his resume working on big-budget projects like "Jurassic Park" and the Harry Potter theme park. But in a career plot twist, master prop molder Gregory Loan left behind the magic of Hollywood for the realism of the medical...
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Heal releases diagnostic health data integration platform, Wellbe

Jan 12, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
App-based physician house call service, Heal, just announced the launch of its new product Wellbe, a device which serves as a data hub for connected health devices. The company claims Wellbe can link and track data from more than 100 disconnected, siloed medical tools. The data is then connected to Heal's...
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Ex-Insys employee seeks ban on mentioning 'opioid crisis' at trial

Jan 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - A former Insys Therapeutics Inc employee accused of engaging in a scheme to pay medical practitioners kickbacks to prescribe a fentanyl-based treatment is seeking to bar U.S. prosecutors from referring to the "opioid crisis" at his trial....
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Doctors will have to be more like actors as A.I. gains momentum: Zocdoc CEO

Jan 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
Zocdoc's CEO said that medical schools will screen for candidates with a higher emotional intelligence....
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Trump expects medical exam to go well Friday

Jan 12, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a medical examination he is to undergo on Friday will go well and that he would be surprised if it did not....
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Men Report Less Pain In Studies When Researcher Is Female, And Other Ways Gender Influences Experiments

Jan 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers are looking into the ways gender can change the results of medical experiments in drastic ways. In other public health news: Americans are rushing out to buy anti-radiation pills, more on the president's mental health, former Vice President Joe Biden talks about toxins associated with burning waste at military institutions, alcohol-related ER visits are on the rise, and...
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