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Behavioral health advocates fear impact of Medicaid work requirements on treatment access

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Behavioral health advocates are worried that Medicaid work requirements will hamper people's access to substance abuse and mental health...
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More Evidence That Energy Drinks May Pose Health Risks To Young People

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
At a time of increased interest in restricting their sale, a new study hints at the prevalence of health risks associated with energy...
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Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
A Japanese city issued an emergency alert to residents Monday after two people ate potentially dangerous portions of fugu fish that should not have been sold....
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Previous Influenza Virus Exposures Enhance Susceptibility In Another Influenza Pandemic

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
While past exposure to influenza A viruses often builds immunity to similar, and sometimes different, strains of the virus, Canadian researchers are calling for more attention to exceptions to that rule. New data analysis suggests that people born at the time of the 1957 H2N2 or Asian Flu pandemic ......
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U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade: Gallup

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points to 12.2 percent, according to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday, the biggest jump in the uninsured rate in nearly a decade....
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Old Age Not Only Cause Of Surgery Complications

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after...
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Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
In the 16th century, an epidemic known as "cocoliztli" that caused bleeding and vomiting swept through large areas of Guatemala, Mexico and even reached Peru. It wiped out 80% of the population, killing millions of people....
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How to help the victims of the California mudslides

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
On Tuesday rivers of mud and boulders flooded the streets and homes in Montecito, California. At least 17 people were killed, and searchers are looking for at least 8 missing people. The mudslides destroyed 65 homes and damaged another 462 in an area that had already endured the massive Thomas Fire....
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75% of India's air pollution-related deaths are rural

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research....
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20 baby health products from CES 2018

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Last week CES brought innovators from around the world to Las Vegas. But one event at CES was dedicated to creating innovations for the smallest people. This year participants in the Babytech Awards displayed a myriad of products from wearables that monitor a baby’s heartbeat to baby sleep coaches. There were five categories including healthy baby, fertility and pregnancy, baby safety, baby eats, and baby learn and play.  Here is a list of 20 digital health products displayed that are aimed...
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Giving Blood To Honor The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
January is National Blood Donor Month. There is a particular need for bone marrow donations from people of African American...
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Analysis Shows Lack Of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators pub......
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Early Testing For Influenza Symptoms Critical This Flu Season

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As flu season picks up steam across the country, it’s important for people to be tested very early after symptoms that are compatible with influenza start, since there are effective treatments that can limit severe, life-threatening disease and curtail transmission to others. That advice comes fro......
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Cooling Glove Developed By Stanford Researchers Helps Athletes And Patients

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A cooling device that has been improving strength and endurance in mostly male athletes for 15 years is finding new uses in helping people with multiple sclerosis live normal lives, preventing overheating in Ebola workers and cooling working dogs. In a recent trial in women, it helped frosh particip......
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Here's what people talked about at JP Morgan's health-care conference

Jan 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Tech's impact on the health-care industry, the impact of tax reform and how drugs will be priced in the future were key...
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Study: Telemedicine helps people stay on track for weight loss goals

Jan 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A recent study published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telcare, found that obese patients who had a weekly telemedicine session with a clinician lost significantly more weight than their peers who did...
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Parsing The Policy: Will Medicaid Work Requirements ‘Backfire’?; Will They Make People Healthier?

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration plan to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew strong reactions from opinion writers across the...
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Hard To Swallow? New Digital Pill Raises Personal Privacy Concerns

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new digital pill capable of monitoring whether individuals are taking a prescribed medication. People not taking their medications – especially those with chronic conditions – is a major national health problem that costs about $300 billion a y......
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Wild Monkeys in Florida Could Pass Herpes to People

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Wild Monkeys in Florida Could Pass Herpes to PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Essentia Health Puts Access To Care In The Palms Of Their Patients' Hands With Essentia E-Visit

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit – an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people's hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities Essentia serves can seek care virtually from trusted Essentia care teams using their smartphones, tablets ......
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