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State Highlights: Advocates, Audit Fault Ability Of Georgia Agencies To Oversee Mental Health, Senior Care; Massachusetts Bill Aims To Improve ‘Profoundly Broken’ Mental Health System

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Mississippi, District of Columbia, Nebraska, Maryland, North Carolina, Michigan, West Virginia, and...
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Gilead drug prevents type of coronavirus in monkeys; raises hope for China trials

Feb 14, 2020 , Reuters
An experimental Gilead Sciences antiviral drug prevented disease and reduced the severity of symptoms in monkeys infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), an infection closely related to the fast-spreading coronavirus that originated in China, a study published on Thursday found....
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Chinese public dial in for support as coronavirus takes mental toll

Feb 13, 2020 , Reuters
Hundreds of 24-hour mental health support telephone hotlines have sprung up in China in recent weeks as millions of people fret about catching the coronavirus - and try to avoid infection by staying at home....
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London-based startup Unmind scores $10M in Series A funding

Feb 12, 2020 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The funds will help the mental health startup expand its global...
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Two Experimental Drugs Disappoint With Inherited Alzheimer's

Feb 12, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Two Experimental Drugs Disappoint With Inherited Alzheimer'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2020 12:00:00...
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More Evidence Links Social Media Use to Poorer Mental Health in Teens

Feb 12, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: More Evidence Links Social Media Use to Poorer Mental Health in TeensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2020 12:00:00...
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Trump budget plan could push tobacco oversight out of the FDA

Feb 11, 2020 , CNN Health
The Trump administration wants to fundamentally change the way the US government regulates tobacco and e-cigarette products, and the plan to move regulatory authority out of the US Food and Drug Administration is being met with strong condemnation from the public health community....
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Investigation Into Vaping-Related Deaths Continues: With No Known Cause, Relatives Struggle To Find Out What Killed Family Members

Feb 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Although vaping-related lung illnesses are declining, more than 2,700 have been reported across the U.S. and its territories since last March, according to the CDC. A total of 60 have died. Public health news is on a rare neuromuscular disease, cervical cancer, obesity, preparing for civilization's end, longevity, vocal disorders, postpartum depression, organ transplants, a sweet substitute for kids' cough medicines, Alzheimer's disease, mental health, and medical errors, as...
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Roche drug fails in early-onset Alzheimer's disease study

Feb 10, 2020 , Reuters
Roche said its experimental Alzheimer's disease drug gantenerumab did not show a significant slowing of the rate of cognitive decline in people with a rare inherited form of the devastating brain wasting disease....
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Feb 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Happy Friday! In news that is technically really good and exciting but is also kind of icky: yarn made from human skin could eventually be used to stitch up surgical wounds as a way to cut down on detrimental reactions from patients. As CNN reports, “The researchers say their ‘human textile,’ which they developed from...
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Big Tech’s Push Into Health Care Is So Last Year. Now It’s Big Retail That’s Making Waves.

Feb 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Companies like BestBuy and Walmart are getting into the lucrative landscape. In other news from the health industry: Johnson & Johnson hit with another painful jury decision; workforce growth for those caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities plateaus; scope-of-practice legislation sparks debate; some nonprofit hospitals aren't earning their tax breaks; and...
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Searching for the 'perfect' meditation to fight perfectionism

Feb 06, 2020 , CNN Health
Trying to be perfect is exhausting and can even be dangerous for your health. It's possible that a non-judgmental form of meditation might help, a new study says....
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Ten U.S. refineries emitted excessive cancer-causing benzene in 2019: report

Feb 06, 2020 , Reuters
Ten U.S. oil refineries, including six in Texas, released the cancer-causing chemical benzene in concentrations that exceeded federal limits last year, according to government data published by the green group Environmental Integrity Project on Thursday....
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Experimental Antiviral Drug to be Tested Against New Coronavirus

Feb 05, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Experimental Antiviral Drug to be Tested Against New CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/4/2020 12:00:00...
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Stress Less: Tech Companies In The Mental Health Space Are Finally Going Mainstream

Feb 05, 2020 , Forbes
Anxiety, depression, and stress are deeply engrained in our culture. However, a growing field of technology startups are tackling mental health challenges thanks to changing social norms and increasing venture...
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Babies are willing to give up food, showing altruism begins in infancy, study says

Feb 05, 2020 , CNN Health
The beginnings of altruism appear to begin early, occurring even among infants who are developmentally primed to have temper tantrums, a new study finds....
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Fragility Of Football: Super Bowl Brain Summit Tackles Medical And Mental Health Issues Impacting Athletes

Feb 05, 2020 , Forbes
Difficulty with simple math, impulsive outbursts, forgetting your child’s name or how to tie your shoelaces, slow and abnormal...
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Global investment in mental health technology surges above half a billion pounds

Feb 04, 2020 , Mobile Health News
But the sector still makes up just 15% of overall investment in the digital health...
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U.S. environmental groups plan to sue Trump administration on airplane emissions

Jan 31, 2020 , Reuters
Environmental groups said on Thursday they planned to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to regulate aircraft emissions after a 2016 agency determination that those emissions pose a danger to public health....
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U.S. EPA reaffirms that glyphosate does not cause cancer

Jan 31, 2020 , Reuters
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it finished a regulatory review that found glyphosate, the most widely used weed killer in the United States, is not a carcinogen....
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