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Viewpoints: Tougher Work Rules For Poor People Getting SNAP Creates Fatter Government; Get Med Students Up To Speed On Addiction Treatment

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers look at these and other health...
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Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sources

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
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Most Americans Think The Opioid Epidemic Is A Problem — Just Not One That’s In Their Backyard

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Less than a quarter of the people surveyed feel it's an emergency in their community, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said. In other news on the crisis: the FDA criticizes a big data provider over a mistake concerning the amount of fentanyl prescribed over the past year; Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wants information on steps a drugmaker has taken to mitigate the opioid epidemic; a House panel advances a package of bills dealing with the epidemic; and more....
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Egg Farm at Root of Salmonella Crisis Had Rodents

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Thirty-five people who ate eggs traced back to the farm have been sickened since November, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the cases were in New York and...
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Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?

May 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00...
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The Opioid Epidemic Has Boosted The Number Of Organs Available For Transplant

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
At this very moment, more than 110,000 people across the United States are lingering on organ transplant waiting lists. The ravages of the opioid epidemic have created an unforeseen opportunity – an increase in the availability of organs for donation. New research led by investigators at University......
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International Study Suggests Alternative Treatment For Mild Asthma

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A large international study led by a Hamilton researcher has found a patient-centric treatment that works for people with mild asthma. People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when they have an asthm......
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Nebula Genomics, Longenesis team up to create life data ecosystem, data sharing platforms

May 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
DNA, health records, and blood test results are not only intimately personal, they are also a valuable asset to researchers. Recently a smattering of companies have been working to create a market for people to share and sell their personal data to researchers and healthcare players. Those efforts are going one step further, as two growing names in the health data and blockchain industry are teaming...
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Educating patients about celiac disease and a gluten-free diet

May 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
There are 300 symptoms associated with this autoimmune disorder. Here’s how to inform people about CD and its severe long-term health...
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Meal kit service Sun Basket tries to reach a new audience: 30 million people with diabetes

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Sun Basket has created diabetes-friendly recipes to assist diabetics to manage their blood glucose...
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Blood Type Affects Severity Of Diarrhea Caused By E. Coli

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A. The bacteria release a protein that latches onto intestinal cells in people with blood type A, but not blood ......
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Blood Type May Impact Severity of E. Coli Illness

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Some people infected with this type of E. coli develop severe, watery diarrhea. For others, the infection causes only mild symptoms or none at...
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Clues To Treating Psychoses In Mental Health Patients

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Psychotic disorders often are severe and involve extreme symptoms such as delusions or hallucinations in which people lose their sense of reality. Researchers at the University of Missouri recently found evidence that boosting how well people at risk for psychosis learn from positive and negative fe......
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Congo health minister says Ebola outbreak in "new phase" after urban case

May 17, 2018 , Reuters
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga late on Wednesday said in a statement that the country's Ebola outbreak had entered "a new phase" after a case of the virus was detected in the northwest city of Mbandaka, with a population of about 1 million people....
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New, Faster, Rabies Test Could Save Lives

May 17, 2018 , WebMD
Rabies is fatal if not treated early. With a better test, people exposed to potentially rabid animals could avoid the weeks-long series of shots now given to prevent the...
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A name for grief that goes on and on

May 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Grieving is natural and healthy, but are there cases when it can occur too long or in an unhealthy way? Experts weigh in on what is called complicated grief, which impacts up to 10% of bereaved people....
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Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?

May 17, 2018 , WebMD
The pig virus, known as Porcine deltacoronavirus, was first identified in China in 2012. It was found in pigs but it was not associated with...
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Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

May 17, 2018 , Reuters
GENEVA/KINSHASA (Reuters) - The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected of killing 23 people arrived in Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday....
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WHO deploys vaccines to control Ebola outbreak

May 17, 2018 , CNN Health
The World Health Organization has deployed 4,000 doses of vaccine along with emergency teams and equipment to the Democratic Republic of Congo to control an outbreak of Ebola, which is suspected to have infected 39 people, including 19 deaths....
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Viewpoints: After Corporations, Wealthy People Get A Boost, Brutality Takes Over Policies; Where’s The Research On Women’s Heart Disease?

May 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers look at these and other health...
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