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Study Finds CBD Can Help Dampen Cravings For Opioids, Potentially Adding Weapon In Fight Against Crisis

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a report published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers find that patients treated with cannabidiol (CBD) reported lower cravings for heroin or other opioids than did patients who were either given a placebo or no treatment at all. As states and public health experts scramble to contain the drug epidemic, the findings could provide some hope....
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AHA News: Potentially Fatal Buildup of Proteins in the Heart Often Goes Undiagnosed

May 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Potentially Fatal Buildup of Proteins in the Heart Often Goes UndiagnosedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows....
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Viewpoints: Religious Freedom Doesn’t Extend To Exposing Kids To A Potentially Fatal Disease; We Can Defeat AIDS But It Requires Resources

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages feature opinions on vaccinations, AIDS, mental health care, gene editing and more....
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Algorithm Steers Catheters To The Right Spot To Treat Atrial Fibrillation

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib experience chaotic electrical signals in the upper chamber of their heart (atria), which cause an irregular or quivering heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots and heart failure. AFib also is a major cause of stroke and affects 33 million people......
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Scientists Succeed In Testing Potential Brain-Based Method To Diagnose Autism

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the team was able to measure the response of autistic children to different environmental cues by imaging a spe......
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Computers Spot Lung Cancer as Well as Doctors Do

May 22, 2019 , WebMD
This new technology is still under development, but shows how artificial intelligence may have a future role in...
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Opioid Suits Loom Over A Walgreens-AmerisourceBergen Deal

May 22, 2019 , Forbes
AmerisourceBergen's potential exposure in opioid-related litigation figures in Walgreens Boots Alliance potential acquisition of the drug...
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Price Transparency: Why Are Drug Prices Such A Bitter Pill to Swallow?

May 18, 2019 , Forbes
Do you know how much you’ll pay out-of-pocket to fill your latest prescription? If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, probably not. We’re so used to sticker shock at the pharmacy that it has taken over a decade of rising drug prices to make it under the national...
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Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills, Says Panel

May 18, 2019 , RxList
In a recommendation that could "substantially alter prescribing trends," according to its authors, an international panel of experts concludes that patients with subclinical hypothyroidism should not be routinely offered thyroid hormone replacement...
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Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills

May 18, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills, Says...
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Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in FibromyalgiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers combined metformin with standard drugs used for fibromyalgia and saw a much greater degree of pain...
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Without co-design, technology's healthcare potential is wasted

May 17, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Clifford Goldsmith, chief medical officer and national director of US providers at Microsoft Health and Life Sciences, discusses best practice for creating tools that engage patients and...
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Researchers Identify Faster, More Effective Drug Combination Regimens To Treat Tuberculosis

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tuberculosis is a potentially deadly though curable disease. Each year about 10 million people develop active cases, and 1.6 million people die. In addition, about 1.7 billion people around the world are infected with TB bacteria, which can lie dormant for weeks to years, then become active and caus......
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North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers to children

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
North Carolina is accusing Juul of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its vaping...
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FDA clears AI that detects ‘ticking time bomb’ in chest images

May 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
AIdoc's tool flags potential cases of pulmonary embolism to ensure prompt review and...
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App Could Spot Kids' Ear Infections

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers studied an app that uses a smartphone's microphone and speaker and a piece of paper to detect fluid behind the...
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J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby...
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With patients more vulnerable than other consumers, technology must keep human empathy at center

May 15, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Cleveland Clinic's chief experience officer and chief nursing officer discuss the potential and challenges of digital tools in patient...
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