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Opioid Maker Insys Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Jun 11, 2019 , Forbes
Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on...
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Anti-Vax Families Consider Leaving California As State Mulls Bill Restricting Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Most health officials say it's dangerous that medical exemptions have tripled since 2015. But others don't agree: "If there is a one in a million chance that my child will not be able to talk or walk, then I’ll take the risk of measles, thank you very much," said Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. More vaccination news looks at sleuths who uncover an outbreak's origin and protection from shingles, as...
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Perspectives: Growing Anti-Vaccination Movement Is A Serious Hurdle To Eradicating Measles, Protecting Vulnerable Patients

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New England Journal of Medicine presents three opinion pieces this week on the current measles...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Teaching Parents To Be Calm About Vaccinations; With Hurricane Season Here, Is There A Plan To Protect Immigrant Children In U.S. Custody?

Jun 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these public health topics and other...
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The Fates Of Native American Children In Foster Care Could Have Wide-Ranging Implications On The Country

Jun 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A law created in the 1970s to protect Native American children from being taken from their homes and given to white families is raising ethical and legal questions on its likely path to the Supreme Court. In other public health news: deadly falls in seniors, walking, climate change, food and sleep, and...
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Melanoma can occur on skin that doesn't get much sun

Jun 05, 2019 , Reuters
Spending time in the sun without protection increases the risk of melanoma, but the potentially deadly skin cancer can occur even on sites with minimal sun exposure, doctors warn....
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People With Gene Mutation That Chinese Scientist Tried To Mimic In Human Embryos Have Higher Risk Of Premature Death

Jun 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The mutation protects people from HIV infections but leaves them susceptible to other negative health effects. "This is a lesson in humility," says George Daley, the dean of the Harvard Medical...
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Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million

Jun 05, 2019 , Reuters
German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
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New Drugs Substantially Improving Outcomes For People With Hard-To-Treat Forms Of Cancer

Jun 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say there have been some "wonderful" strides made in drugs to help those battling previously hard-to-treat cancers. But, they say, cost and side effects remain an issue. In other public health news: liquid biopsies, vaccines, doctor burn out, hunger, protection against mosquitoes, and more....
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Apple announces hearing protection, period tracking, activity trends features on Watch OS6

Jun 04, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Today at WWCD, Apple unveiled a new feature that will alert WatchOS6 users if environmental noise or smart technology audio is too...
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Trump administration is responsible for the largest reduction in protected land in US history, study finds

Jun 01, 2019 , CNN Health
The Trump administration is responsible for the largest reduction in the boundaries of protected land in US history according to a new study....
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NACDS expands recommendations for opioid abuse prevention

Jun 01, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
NACDS’ new policy recommendations for opioid abuse prevention build on existing initiatives to prevent abuse and to protect pain treatment. Read More...
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South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever

Jun 01, 2019 , Reuters
South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
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Usually Workers Are Protected From Being Ordered To Get Measles Vaccination, But There Are Exceptions

May 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Companies in the middle of areas where there are pervasive outbreaks might stand a chance at winning in court if they wanted to require their employees to get vaccinated....
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5 key practices to secure your internal communications

May 29, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Your employees usually focus on convenience—not security—when sharing sensitive documents and information. Encryption is one answer; a collaboration platform is another. Are you or your staff giving out your company’s secrets without realizing it? Most companies invest in anti-virus security software for security, but that’s often not enough when it comes to protecting your internal communications. These […] The post 5 key practices to secure your internal communications...
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Bike Helmets Protect Your Head, But Not Your Face

May 25, 2019 , Forbes
Bicycle helmet use has significantly reduced the risk of head injuries. However, they have not been as protective when it comes to facial injuries. Full-face helmets may offer added...
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Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people

May 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender...
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U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections

May 25, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
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Ors restores over-processed, heat damaged hair

May 24, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Ors' new Deep Conditioning + Restoring Treatment Masque and Restore + Heat Protect Multi-Benefit Serum contain coconut oil, baobab and active protein complex. Read More...
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Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
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