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Pioneering Vanderbilt School Of Nursing Building Designed With Health In Mind

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Health and well-being inform every part of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s new $23.6 million building expansion, opening Jan. 22. The expansion, which broke ground in 2017, was designed to target LEED Gold and WELL Silver certification. Once the certification process concludes, the univers......
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'Missing link' in human history confirmed after long debate

Jan 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious fossils represent a "missing link" in humanity's family tree....
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Nearly 1 in 4 Antibiotic Rx Still Inappropriate in US

Jan 20, 2019 , RxList
Almost one quarter (23.2%) of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are inappropriate, according to an analysis of new diagnosis codes and insurance claims data from 19.2 million...
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Vitruvius Therapeutics gets FDA nod for vitamin B-12 injection

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Vitruvius Therapeutics has received the FDA's blessing for its vitamin B-12 injection, which had a market value of roughly $74.3 million for the year ended September 2018. Read More...
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New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people -- and the planet

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts....
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Medicare Advantage industry sees slower growth for 2019

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Advantage insurers added 1.4 million members to their rosters for 2019, as they looked to grow membership in a market known for being politically safe and predictably lucrative. But membership is growing at slower pace than in...
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All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Jan 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million...
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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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Marijuana grower Tilray strikes deal to develop cannabis-infused makeup, foot creams, other products

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Tilray agreed to pay Authentic Brands $100 million and up to $250 million in cash and stock to create and distribute consumer cannabis products as the retailer's preferred...
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Amneal gets FDA nod for generic Exelon patch

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA has approved Amneal's generic Exelon patch, which had a market value of roughly $225 million. Read More...
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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Two Texas Tech Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu Vaccine

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide; by comparison, about 16 million people died in World War I. And flu pandemics aren’t just a thing of the past. Despite advances in both technology and vaccines, the 2009 swine flu pandemic caught the world unprepared a......
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CVS Health launches $100 million building healthier communities initiative

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
On the heels of its acquisition of Aetna, CVS Health is committing $100 million to build healthier communities. Read More...
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CVS pledges $100 million for community health programs

Jan 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
The initiative, dubbed "Building Healthier Communities," seeks to improve access to affordable health care, manage health challenges like chronic conditions and opioids and partner with...
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Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Puts On A Human Face

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Can a selfie help predict your health risks? The doc.ai app helps people to answer that question by applying artificial intelligence (AI) to health records provided by users. The company attracted millions of dollars from strategic investors and uses novel techniques to engage...
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Millions On Prescription Sleeping Pills Would Sleep Through A Fire Alarm

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a trial of one of the main class of prescription sleeping pills, half the participants slept through a fire alarm as loud as someone vacuuming next to their bed. But a newer alternative preserves the ability to wake in response to danger signals, according to a new research. Published this week ......
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Protecting The Heart From Cancer Treatments

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardio-oncologists help cancer patients monitor and prevent cardiac complications In recent years, highly effective treatments have led to a significant increase in the number of breast cancer survivors, today numbering nearly 3 million. Cardiologists Aarti Asnani, MD, Loryn Feinberg, MD, and Jame......
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Osteoarthritis and Risk of Death Study Finds Surprising Results

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease affecting about 30 million Americans. Over the course of a lifetime, the risk for developing OA is between 25 to 40 percent and obese people are at higher risk of developing this condition. Despite its widespread prevalence, the association of OA ......
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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

Jan 12, 2019 , WebMD
As of Jan. 5, 15 states and New York City were reporting high flu activity, and it was widespread in 30...
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With up to 7.3 million people hit by flu so far this season, scientists search for better vaccine

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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