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1265 Articles Matching "protect"

Q&A: MetroHealth's Tracy Carter's fight to save Medicaid coverage

Oct 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For Tracy Carter, vice president of government relations at Cleveland-based MetroHealth System, protecting Medicaid is intertwined with the public health system's overall mission. In recent budget battles, her team fought off cuts that would...
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Protecting Coal Miners From Black Lung Disease

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Black lung disease didn’t go away with pickaxes and carbide lamps. Today’s coal miners may use diesel-powered equipment to break through rock and light their way with LED bulbs, but they still get black lung, an irreversible and potentially fatal condition. In fact, black lung has been on the rise a......
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Will Republicans keep their new promises on pre-existing condition protections?

Oct 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Despite congressional GOP candidates' promises, health policy analysts doubt whether victorious Republicans would move to replace those ACA protections with equally strong measures to cover people with health conditions as part of repeal...
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Protective Use of Antivirals Cuts New HIV Cases

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
In a study of gay men who did not have HIV who were given antiviral drugs protectively, the number of new HIV infections fell from 295 cases in the year before the program rollout to 221 cases the year...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Republicans’ Preexisting Political Problem

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal and Joanne Kenen of Politico discuss how protections for people with preexisting conditions have become a top issue in the elections, Trump administration efforts to make prescription drug prices more public and the start of Medicare’s annual open-enrollment period. Plus, Rovner interviews California Attorney General Xavier...
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HIPAA lets providers text patients, but is it secure?

Oct 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
As texting between patients and providers becomes more common, it’s imperative that providers consider the right platform to use and other security features to protect patient...
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As Midterms Loom, Half Of Democratic Ad Spending Hits GOP On Healthcare

Oct 16, 2018 , Forbes
Half of the political advertising spent by Democrats running for office in midterms this fall is on healthcare, a new report from Protect Our Care and the Wesleyan Project...
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Neck Device Shows Promise In Protecting The Brain Of Female Soccer Players

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study of female high school soccer players suggests that a neck collar may help protect the brain from head impacts over the course of a competitive soccer season. “In sports, there’s a heavy focus on single big blows to the head that might lead to what is subjectively described as a ‘concus......
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Health Tip: Protect Your Food From Hurricane Threats

Oct 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Protect Your Food From Hurricane ThreatsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Dodge The Flu: Get Vaccinated

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
weakened. This means that people with certain health conditions shouldn’t get the spray. Instead, they should get a shot that has inactivated components that stimulate the antibody production that protects against the virus. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older receive an annual flu vacci......
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Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing

Oct 16, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to best protect...
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Sears reportedly preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Oct 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sears, the parent company of Kmart, has hired M-III Partners, a boutique advisory firm, to prepare a bankruptcy filing, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Read More...
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Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

Oct 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Falling Premiums And Rising Political Tensions

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the Trump administration’s announcement that average premium prices are falling on the Obamacare marketplaces, the effort by Senate Democrats to reverse rules on short-term health insurance and the focus on protections for people with preexisting conditions in the run-up to midterm...
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Viewpoints: If Nothing Else, Obamacare Cemented Americans’ Insistence For Preexisting Conditions Protections

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages offer looks at the health law, industry deals, Trump administration moves and...
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Health Tip: Protecting Yourself From Sexual Assault

Oct 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Protecting Yourself From Sexual AssaultCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Fact-Check: Who’s Right On Protections For Preexisting Conditions? It’s Complicated

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Consumers favor ACA’s safeguards on the promise that patients who have health problems can get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians in both parties agree, but their arguments don’t always add...
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Ebola response tightens in eastern Congo as seven new cases confirmed: health ministry

Oct 11, 2018 , Reuters
Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease....
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Does Neanderthal DNA Help Humans Fight Disease?

Oct 09, 2018 , WebMD
Neanderthal genes -- the result of interbreeding with humans -- probably gave people today some protection against viruses that our ancestors encountered when they left Africa, new research...
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Possible Removal Of Pre-Existing Conditions Protections

Oct 09, 2018 , Forbes
A lawsuit by 20 U.S. states seeks to invalidate pre-existing condition protections contained in the Affordable Care Act. Removal of the pre-existing conditions clause may trigger a large number of state legislatures to attempt to enact partial or full...
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