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Scam Alert: Seniors, Low-Income Neighborhoods Targeted By People Claiming To Collect DNA Swab Samples

Apr 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
People are going to these communities in vans and offering to swab residents' cheeks purportedly for DNA checks for cancer and other diseases. It’s not clear who is behind the reported activity. In other public health news: asbestos, candida auris, prostate drugs, three-parent pregnancies, syphilis, and...
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Baby Step Towards Breath-Testing For Gut Disorders

Apr 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful and often traumatic oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses. Research published in international journal Scientific Reports describes an exciti......
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State Highlights: Connecticut House Passes Bill Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions; Judge Orders Chicago Hospital To Restore Services

Apr 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Alaska, California, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland, Georgia, Kansas, Washington and...
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Scientists Generate 'Activity' in Dead Pig Brain

Apr 19, 2019 , WebMD
The cells of the brain remained viable six hours later, compared with other brains not preserved using the newly developed process, the researchers...
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Cambodia reports an outbreak of H5N6 bird flu: OIE

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among poultry, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Cambodia's agriculture ministry....
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Indiana University is dealing with a mumps outbreak -- and most cases are linked to a fraternity

Apr 19, 2019 , CNN Health
At least 16 cases of mumps have been reported at Indiana University since Februrary, and nine cases have ties to a single fraternity....
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Scientists Advance Creation Of ‘Artificial Lymph Node' To Fight Cancer, Other Diseases

Apr 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and multiply cancer-fighting immune system T-cells. The work puts scientists a step closer, they say, to injecting such artificial......
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Report finds 'alarming unaddressed deficiencies' in US offshore oil drilling

Apr 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Even as the Trump administration has taken steps to expand offshore oil drilling, a new report shows that thousands of oil spills are still happening and that workers in the oil and gas industry are still dying on the job....
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Newly Released Data Indicates Certified PAs Poised To Meet Current And Future Health Care Demands

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the sixth consecutive year, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) has published the Statistical Report of Certified Physician Assistants, the most comprehensive report of PA data nationwide. The most recent publication demonstrates the growth of the profession......
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Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday....
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Wrist, upper-arm BP readings often differ considerably

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Blood pressure measured at the wrist is commonly higher than pressure measured at the upper arm, which has implications for the accuracy of devices that measure blood pressure, researchers report....
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State Highlights: Polluted Drinking Water Plagues Coal-Fueled County In Kentucky; Officials Probe Salmonella Outbreak In 7 States

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Kentucky, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, New York, Washington, Oregon, California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Georgia, Colorado, Ohio, Illinois, D.C. and...
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Are Most People Really Paying A Lot For Drugs Every Month? No, But The Ones Who Do, Face Sky-High Bills.

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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C-Section Infection Risk Higher for Moms on Medicaid: Study

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Surgical site infections occurred in 0.75% of the deliveries covered by Medicaid and 0.63% of those covered by private insurance. In other words, women covered by Medicaid had a 1.4-fold higher risk, the researchers...
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The Battle Over Kratom: Is It A Life-Saver For Recovering Opioid Users Or Just Another Drug To Become Addicted To?

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The substance has offered hope to those recovering from opioid addiction, but the FDA contends that there is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use. The CDC weighed in last week with a new report citing a significant death toll linked to kratom. In other news about the crisis: the Sackler deposition has gone mainstream, CVS is fined for its Percocet prescription practices, President Donald Trump will appear at a summit in Atlanta to discuss the epidemic,...
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3D goggles may soon help surgeons see better

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In a first, heart surgeons in Poland used 3D goggles to help them see inside a patient's chest as they opened up a narrowed heart valve, according to a report in the European Heart Journal....
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Fact Not Fiction: Measles Vaccine Is Safe, Effective And Lifesaving

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Regional and local measles outbreaks have hit communities across the country in 2019, with 555 cases reported so far this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the second highest number of cases since 2000 when measles was declared eliminated from the United States. Measles i......
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Venrock report: Health tech players see Apple Watch as a clinical tool, 'Medicare-for-all' as opportunity for growth

Apr 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
The report surveyed 250 industry players including health IT startups, large employers, insurance companies, healthcare providers, academics, the government, investors and professional service...
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State Highlights: New York’s Effort To Track Safety Of Mentally Ill Residents Is Faulty, Report Says; Jury Finds Former Head Of Chicago Group Homes Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Illinois, New Hampshire, Missouri, Connecticut, Texas and...
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New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Updated numbers for 2019 show impact of the disease. The facts and figures surrounding Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. show a disease on the rise as the nation’s aging population increases. With the future of insurance coverage in flux, this news may be especially troubling to both elderly and middle-aged patients and their families. Some […] The post New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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