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1399 Articles Matching "protect"

Number Of Flu Deaths Relatively High For A Season That Is Considered To Be Low Severity

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But the flu vaccine is still doing a pretty good job. Interim estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate the vaccine offers about 47 percent protection against all influenza...
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Customized Drug Interaction Alerts Address Alert Fatigue, Protect Patients

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For anyone who regularly uses a computer, the experience of clicking through multipage user agreements is a shared frustration. Being bombarded with too much information can lead to people ignoring vital material. Clinicians who use electronic health records can experience similar problems with dru......
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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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To our kids, after tragedy: 'People are good, not bad'

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Every mass shooting, act of terrorism and hate crime I read/watch/hear about in the news chips away a piece of my heart and makes me want to pull my daughters close, as if my hugs can protect them. But ultimately, none of these tragedies reduces my faith in humanity....
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From The State Capitols: Calif. Governor Gives State Of State; Rape In Ariz. Nursing Facility Sparks New Patient Protection Bills

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Coverage on movement in the state capitols comes out of California, Arizona, Iowa, Texas, Maryland, Georgia, Ohio, South Dakota, New Mexico and...
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Gummy-Like Robots That Could Help Prevent Disease

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Human tissues experience a variety of mechanical stimuli that can affect their ability to carry out their physiological functions, such as protecting organs from injury. The controlled application of such stimuli to living tissues in vivo and in vitro has now proven instrumental to studying the cond......
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How Exercise May Protect Against Alzheimer's

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: “feel-good” hormones that boost mood. Now there’s evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study co-led by Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, a researcher......
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Amid Measles Outbreak, Docs Hope Facts Top Myths

Feb 09, 2019 , WebMD
According to the CDC, more than 90% of children have gotten the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. But there are pockets in the country that fall well below the 90% considered crucial for...
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Drive intros bath transfer bench with curtain guard protection

Feb 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Port Washington, N.Y.-based company has introduced the Splash Defense Transfer Bench with Curtain Guard Protection. Read More...
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Optimism may protect against chronic pain in soldiers

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Soldiers who displayed high optimism before deployment were less likely to develop chronic pain after being sent to Afghanistan or Iraq than those who were more pessimistic, a new study finds....
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Tom’s of Maine unveils 48-hour protection deodorants

Feb 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Tom’s of Maine Women’s Natural Strength Deodorants are available in three scents — fresh powder, fresh coconut and fresh sage. Read More...
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Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
Prior infection with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people a year, could reduce the risk of contracting Zika nearly by half, U.S. and Brazilian researchers reported on Thursday....
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After Rape Of Comatose Woman, Arizona Governor Requests New Regulations To Protect Disabled Patients

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"All Arizonans deserve to be safe — and we have a special responsibility to protect those with disabilities,” Gov. Doug Ducey said in a statement. Arizona in the 1990s created an exemption from state regulation for intermediate care facilities for individuals with developmental disabilities, and now lawmakers are trying to close that...
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Has Obamacare Turned Uncle Sam Into A Drug Dealer?

Feb 07, 2019 , Forbes
It's time for Congress to roll back the Medicaid expansion -- and fundamentally reform the broken program so that it protects taxpayers and better serves the truly...
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Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban Bill Clears Mississippi Legislative Committee

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Meanwhile in Texas, the state's efforts to stop Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will be heard by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. And the Texas attorney general petitions a federal judge to eliminate health law protections for transgender citizens and women seeking...
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Instagram boss to meet UK health secretary amid growing concerns over distressing content

Feb 06, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
UK health and social care secretary Matt Hancock previously warned social media firms that "more action is urgently needed" to protect children...
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State Highlights: Texas District Spends $6.3 Million To Protect Students From Gun Violence; New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Aid-In-Dying Bill

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New Mexico, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, California and Missouri....
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How A Trade Secrets Lawsuit Reveals Just How Nervous Established Health Care Giants Are Of New Players

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The health care initiative created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase worries traditional health care companies -- the recent lawsuit between the venture and UnitedHealth is a stark example of aggressive tactics such companies will take to protect their turf from the technology powerhouses edging into the health care landscape. In other health industry news: a pelvic mesh settlement, the e-cigarette crackdown and health care real estate....
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WHO and vaccine group back 'critical' cervical cancer shots

Feb 04, 2019 , Reuters
LONDON - A vaccine given to girls to protect them against a virus that causes cervical cancer is a "critical" health tool and access to it should be scaled up as swiftly as possible, especially in poorer countries, cancer experts said on Monday....
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Polar Vortex Brings Frostbite Danger: Protect Yourself

Feb 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Polar Vortex Brings Frostbite Danger: Protect YourselfCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2019 12:00:00...
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