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Medicaid birthing model yields success for CMS

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their...
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‘Magical Thinking’ About Vitamin D’s Effect On Cancer And Fish Oil’s Effect On Heart Health Upended In Sweeping Study

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Although both Vitamin D and fish oil drugs have gained popularity recently, a massive study found that healthy people who take the supplements do not lower cancer rates nor do they reduce the rate of major cardiovascular...
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Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D's benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer....
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Perspectives: Just Maybe, A Bipartisan Force Is Finally Emerging To Focus On Gun Safety

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how to reduce gun...
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New Study Cements Fact That Mammography Is A Primary Factor In Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tabar et al — published online November 8 in Cancer — debunks claims that mammography screening is not a primary factor in plummeting breast cancer deaths and reinforces the long-proven fact that Mammography Saves Lives™. The study showed that women screened regularly for breast cancer have a 47% ......
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American Heart Association And American Diabetes Association Launch Landmark Health Initiative—Know Diabetes By Heart™

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know Diabetes by Heart™, to reduce cardiovascular deaths, heart attacks and strokes in people living with type 2 diabetes. People living with dia......
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Patient Safety In Hospitals Still A Concern

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two decades ago, a landmark study by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) highlighted the prevalence of medical errors and called for a national commitment to reduce patient harm. Despite substantial investment by government and private institutions to increase patient safety, progress has been sl......
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Expert: Pressure To Lower Drug Prices May Lead To Recalls, Particularly Of Generics

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The pressure being placed on drug companies to reduce prices as a result of President Donald Trump’s recent proposals, likely will intensify with the Democrats’ taking control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections. Research by George Ball, assistant professor of operations and d......
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Meet the bionic mushroom that can generate electricity

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Finding clean ways to generate energy is a priority for scientists eager to reduce the world's reliance on fossil fuels. Now, a team of US researchers say they've found a way to make environmentally friendly energy using bionic mushrooms covered in bacteria....
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Docs Fail to Tell New Moms Breastfeeding Can Reduce Cancer Risk

Nov 09, 2018 , RxList
Few women report being told by their obstetrician that prolonged breastfeeding, from 6 to 12 months, can reduce their risk of getting breast cancer, according to a study published online October 25 in Breastfeeding...
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Singing May Reduce Stress, Improve Motor Function For People With Parkinson's Disease

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Singing may provide benefits beyond improving respiratory and swallow control in people with Parkinson’s disease, according to new data from Iowa State University researchers....
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Drinking Coffee May Reduce Your Chances Of Developing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Approximately 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year. A new study out of the Krembil Brain Institute, part of the Krembil Research Institute, suggests there could be more to that morning jolt of goodness than a boost in energy and attention. Drinking coffee may also protect yo......
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U.S. companies team up with hospitals to reduce employee maternity costs

Nov 08, 2018 , Reuters
General Electric Co and other large companies are trying to chip away at rising childbirth costs for U.S. employees, working directly with hospitals to reduce cesarean sections and related complications....
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FDA OKs 1st Drug to Tame Gassy Cows

Nov 08, 2018 , WebMD
The U.S. government has approved the first drug that reduces ammonia gas emissions from an animal or its...
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Sit-stand desks cut daily sitting time, may help engage workers

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Sit-stand desks reduce daily sitting time and may improve job performance and work engagement, a British study suggests....
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Study: Women Who Are Early Risers Have Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer

Nov 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A team of UK researchers found that women who wake up early have a 40 to 48 percent reduced risk of developing breast cancer. In other public health news: why you should get your flu shot now; U2's Bono thanks Congress for maintaining AIDS funding; an exploration of the brain's working memory; and...
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Nursing Science Could Help Reduce Firearm Violence And Its Impact

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Firearm violence is a significant public health problem worldwide. In the United States, firearms are used to kill almost 100 people daily. Yet despite the staggering impact of firearm violence, there is limited research directed at preventing or addressing its impact on individuals, families and co......
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Stroke Survivors And Those At Risk Urged To Focus On Yoga And Tai Chi

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs the country $5 billion a year through treatment and loss of productivity, affecting 56,000 Australians in 2017, equivalent ......
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Lilly says diabetes drug Trulicity reduces heart risks in trial

Nov 06, 2018 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co said on Monday that its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity significantly reduced the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related death in a broad range of people with type 2 diabetes, according to results of a large clinical trial....
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Diabetes Medications May Reduce Alzheimer's Disease Severity, Mount Sinai Researchers Report

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People with Alzheimer’s disease who were treated with diabetes drugs showed considerably fewer markers of the diseaseincluding abnormal microvasculature and disregulated gene expressionsin their brains compared to Alzheimer’s patients without treatment for diabetes, Mount Sinai researchers report. ......
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