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2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year

Jun 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past YearCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/22/2018 12:00:00...
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Boston Children's spinout Mightier gets $2.4M for emotion-regulating biofeedback video games

Jun 23, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Mightier, a Boston Children’s Hospital spinout that makes biofeedback video games to help children with emotional regulation, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding. Slow Ventures led the round, with additional participation from Bolt, Founder Collective, Project 11, and angel investors. The round brings the company’s total seed financing to more than $3.7...
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Not-for-profit health systems working to get around tax on high exec pay

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Not-for-profit health systems are finding clever ways to reduce or avoid the new tax law's 21% excise tax on executive compensation that exceeds $1...
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Aaptiv gets $22M from Alexa Fund, Disney, and others for audio fitness coaching

Jun 22, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
On-demand fitness content maker Aaptiv has raised $22 million in a new funding round led by Millenium Technology Value Partners. Existing investor Insight Venture Partners also contributed to the round, as did several strategic investors: The Amazon Alexa Fund, Disney, Warner Music Group, and NWS...
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LifeBeam's latest $20M injection will expand Vi, its AI-powered workout headset

Jun 22, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
LifeBeam, a wearable health sensor and fitness device maker, has raised $20 million from Joy Ventures, Square Peg Capital, New Era Ventures, Cerca Partners, Triventures, Wellborn Ventures, and FGI Capital Partners to expand its business, VentureBeat...
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Mayo Clinic-born remote patient monitoring startup Ambient Clinical Analytics gets $1.5M

Jun 21, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Ambient Clinical Analytics, a remote patient monitoring company that spun off from Mayo Clinic in 2013, has raised $1.5 million in a round led by Noaber Ventures, the impact investment arm of Noaber Foundation and the company’s first European investor. Existing investors Social Capital, Bluestem Capital, and Mayo Clinic also contributed to the...
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Severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Almost every American will, at some point or another, face a mental health challenge. It may be related to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or maybe something more circumstantial like grief over a loss or trouble adjusting to a life change. The CDC reports 43.4 million adults suffered from some sort of behavioral health issue in 2015 alone....
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Dr. Reddy’s launches generic epilepsy treatment

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The product, levetiracetam in sodium chloride injection, had annual U.S. sales of roughly $37 million, according to IQVIA data for the 12 months ended April 2018. Read More...
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Backed by Harry Styles, Ashton Kutcher, meditation app Calm nabs $27M

Jun 21, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Calm, developer of the meditation and sleep app of the same name, has raised $27 million in a round of funding led by Insight Ventures that also includes singer Harry Styles (formerly of One Direction) and Sound Ventures, the investment vehicle of actor Ashton Kutcher. This is the company's first major funding round since a $1.5 million seed round, and brings its total investment to $28.5...
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Trump administration finalizes rule to expand association health plan access

Jun 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration's decision to expand access to association health plans will encourage healthy people to seek the cheaper, less robust coverage options but also could lead millions to forgo coverage, according to Labor Department...
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Diagnosing Diabetes From A Single Blood Sample

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found evidence that a positive result for two standard diabetes markers in a single blood sample is a highly accurate predictor of diabetes and of major diabetes complications such as kidney disease and heart disease. About 25 million ......
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Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place

Jun 20, 2018 , Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a finalized rule that will enable millions of Americans to buy skimpy health insurance plans that do not comply with key Obamacare coverage requirements, marking its latest effort to chip away at the healthcare law. ...
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Some Prison Nurses Earning More Than $100,000 In Overtime A Year, Costing Taxpayers Millions

Jun 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While about 50 nursing vacancies exist, the prisons rely on volunteer overtime to accommodate the shortages. In other health worker news: limits proposed on the number of patients a nurse can see, reinstated health care workers are turned away on eve of union vote, and a new movement in paramedicine....
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MD Anderson will pay $4.3 million fine to HHS for data breaches

Jun 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Employees at the Houston-based cancer center lost a laptop and two thumb drives containing data on approximately 33,800 patients. It's the fourth largest HIPAA-related settlement ever paid to HHS' Office for Civil...
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Digital mental health platform Healios raises $2.9M

Jun 20, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UK-based digital mental health company Healios has just closed a $2.9 million (£2.2 million) funding round led by Albion Capital and Spice Capital.  The platform connects patients to mental health professionals for assessments, treatments, and wellbeing check-ins. It also gives patients and clinicians the ability to connect through video conferencing and interactive digital tools. The digital health tool is designed so that different family members can be connected on the...
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MACPAC proposes changes to Medicaid drug rebate program

Jun 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A panel that advises Congress and HHS on Medicaid policy recommended tweaking the Medicaid drug rebate program to reduce spending on drugs by hundreds of millions of...
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A Diabetes Diagnosis Later In Life May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer In African-Americans And Latinos

Jun 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, stroke, glaucoma and more. But for African-Americans and......
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Have Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Students Solved The Nuisance Of Nasal Congestion?

Jun 19, 2018 , Forbes
A team of five biomedical engineering undergraduates at John Hopkins University (JHU) plan to manufacture and sell a device that they say would achieve the same effect as nasal reconstructive surgery for sufferers of chronic nasal obstruction - a condition that affects tens of millions of...
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Digital brain biomarker startup raises $15M in Series B funding

Jun 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Mindstrong Health, a company that uses phone activity to measure mental health and behavior, has just closed a $15 million Series B funding round.  This newest backing brings the startups total financing to $29 million, and will be used to scale the business and advance commercial deployments with partners in the healthcare industry. Mindstrong is backed by ARCH Venture Partners, Berggruen Holdings, Bezos Expeditions, Decheng Capital, Foresite Capital, Optum Ventures, and One Mind Brain...
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India facing its worst water shortage in history, report says

Jun 16, 2018 , CNN Health
India is facing its worst water shortage in history. Six hundred million people are dealing with high to extreme water shortage, according to a report by Niti Aayog, a policy think tank for the Indian government....
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