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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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Big Data Adds Clarity, Certainty To Clinical Trial Outcomes For AFib

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The 33 million people with atrial fibrillation worldwide not only suffer from bothersome symptoms, but also face a fivefold increased risk of stroke and a twofold increased risk of death. Research teams led by Mayo Clinic published three connected studies on Friday, March 15, clarifying the benefits......
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Quiz: How your staff and patients can find the right exercise plan

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Some people are competitive team players, others are lone wolves, and some are in search of inner peace. This quiz can help them find what they’re looking for. Choosing the right exercise plan isn’t easy. With so many options to choose from, many people avoid the subject altogether. Communicators can help them make a healthy […] The post Quiz: How your staff and patients can find the right exercise plan appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Sharp Increase In Mental Health Illnesses In Young People May Be Linked To Social Media, Cultural Trends

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report also said that lack of sleep could be a contributing factor. Between 2008 and 2017, suicides among young adults in age brackets between 18 and 25 grew by as much as 56 percent, and the rate at which these young people entertained thoughts of suicide rose by up to 68 percent. “It’s an alarming trend," said Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a Johns Hopkins University...
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Smartphone mindfulness app may help curb loneliness

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social interactions than people who don't, a small experiment suggests....
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Engineering Treatments For The Opioid Epidemic

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. is reeling from a public health crisis driven by the misuse of prescription and illicit opioids with nearly 12 million people abusing the drugs annually. The Midwest saw opioid overdoses increase 70% from July 2016 to September 2017, and every 15 minutes a baby is born suffering from opioid......
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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AI Takes Aim at Lung Cancer Screening

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
A low-dose CT scan is the standard diagnostic test for people at high risk of lung cancer. In the United States, about one-quarter of these scans reveal shadows indicating nodules in the lung. Despite that positive result, fewer than 4 percent of those patients actually have...
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Can Apple Watch Really Detect Cardiac Problems? Results Of Big Study From Stanford Just A Heartbeat Away

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At the upcoming annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, researchers will unveil the first results of a study of 400,000 people wearing the device. Cardiology is becoming a testing ground for new tech. Other health technology stories include news on the Cleveland Clinic's new artificial intelligence center and Amazon's latest product for sale--modular hospital rooms....
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Blood Test to Detect Heart Attacks May Be Flawed

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
In a new study of patients undergoing blood tests at a hospital in England, one in 20 people had high blood levels of troponin, a protein released into the bloodstream during a heart attack. But most of them had no clinical signs of a heart...
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Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report says

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Dementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal. A report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the rate of Americans who died from dementia has more than doubled from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017....
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Diabetics more likely to report back pain

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes are more likely to report back and neck pain, but it's still unclear if diabetes is the cause of their pain, a research review concludes....
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A Top Oregon Psychiatry Official Acknowledges Gaps In System For Treating, Discharging People Found Criminally Insane

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The head of the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board Alison Bort, in responding to public scrutiny over the state's failure to properly oversee inmates who are discharged, said that the board needs to do better. Bort said she hopes a task force can examine four areas: how defendants get into the system, their treatment while under state jurisdiction, the process for early discharges and then dealing with people once they have been...
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Calif. Governor To Place Indefinite Moratorium On Death Penalty: It’s ‘Inconsistent With Our Bedrock Values’

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be a leader in the world as long as its government continues to sanction the premeditated and discriminatory execution of its people,” Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to say. Newsom also cited cost and racial disparities as reasons for his...
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Januvia vs. Amaryl

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Januvia (sitagliptin) and Amaryl (glimepiride) are oral diabetes medicines for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Both Januvia and Amaryl are sometimes used in combination with other diabetes...
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Cutbacks by some doctors halved new opioid prescriptions over 5 years

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The rate of first-time opioid prescriptions declined 54 percent between 2012 and 2017 in the U.S., largely because many doctors stopped prescribing the painkillers, according to a study of more than 86 million people covered by private insurance....
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Januvia vs. Onglyza

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Januvia (sitagliptin) and Onglyza (saxagliptin) are oral diabetes medicines for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent)...
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Januvia vs. Invokana

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Januvia (sitagliptin) and Invokana (canagliflozin) are oral diabetes medicines for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent)...
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Forget hygge; pyt is the new Scandinavian term for a happier life

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, and they also happen to have a lot of cool words for ways to be happy....
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Januvia vs. Jardiance

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Januvia (sitagliptin) and Jardiance (empagliflozin) are oral diabetes medicines for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes....
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