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6197 Articles Matching "report"

State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States; Athenahealth Agrees To Buyout From New York Financial Firms

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and...
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Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition....
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Cancer surpasses heart disease as leading cause of death in many US counties

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years earlier, a new study finds. However, the opposite was true for heart disease during that period; fewer counties reported it as the top killer....
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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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African swine fever found in animal feed raises China's contagion risk

Nov 12, 2018 , Reuters
Major Chinese animal feed maker Tangrenshen Group reported on Sunday that feed produced by one of its units had been contaminated with African swine fever, raising fears of its spread further across the country....
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Athenahealth reports another dip in bookings for Q3

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For the third straight quarter since Athenahealth began reporting quarterly bookings, the company booked less business than it did during the same period the year...
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Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers...
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Leapfrog adds medication error measure to hospital patient safety grades

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The bar code medication administration measure was added to the fall 2018 edition of the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report. Hospital performance on patient safety varied, with 32% of hospitals earning an A while 37% got a...
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State Highlights: Deputies Didn’t Have Keys For S.C. Women Who Died During Flooding While Locked In Van, Lawyers Say; Harvard Receives Largest Gift In Medical School’s History

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from South Carolina, Massachusetts, Oregon, Tennessee, Wisconsin, California, Ohio, Texas and...
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Nearly 30 data breaches reported in October

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More than 2 million people's health data were breached in October 2018, according to HHS' Office for Civil Rights. That's up drastically from the same time last...
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State Highlights: Education Department Allowed To Penalize Texas For Cutting Disabled Student Funding, Court Rules; Woman Who Shot Kansas Abortion Doctor Released From Prison

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, Kansas, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Ohio, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, and...
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FDA to announce ban on flavored e-cigarettes as soon as next week - Washington Post

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations across the country as soon as next week, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
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China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in three provinces

Nov 09, 2018 , Reuters
China found three new African swine fever cases on pig farms in Hunan, Jilin and Jiangxi provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday....
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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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Warren Buffett-owned DaVita plunges 9% after soaring on midterm elections

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
DaVita was set to give back gains at Wall Street's open Thursday after the dialysis provider reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that missed analysts'...
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Surgical patients receive four times the opioids they use, study shows

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Surgeons write opioid prescriptions for four times as many pills as patients actually use, according to a study that found the prescription quantity, not reported pain, is the strongest predictor of opioid...
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US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started collecting data on the issue in 1965, according to a report released Thursday....
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Salmonella Tied to Turkey Sickens 164 in 35 States

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
Sixty-three people have been hospitalized, and one death was reported in California. Illnesses in the outbreak began between Nov. 20, 2017 and Oct. 20,...
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FDA releases open-source app to collect patient-reported data

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Researchers can use the MyStudies app to collect data directly from patients. FDA hopes the app will make clinical trials, observational studies and other research more comprehensive and...
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Drugmakers Lobby Trump Administration To Halt Discounts For Seniors

Nov 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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