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Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United...
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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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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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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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UnitedHealth Group reports revenue growth in Q3, looks ahead to digitizing health records for patients, providers

Nov 07, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UnitedHealth Group finished Q3 2018 with 12 percent year-over-year revenue...
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High Exposure To Radio Frequency Radiation Associated With Cancer In Male Rats

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones developed cancerous heart tumors, according to final reports released today. There was also some evidence of tumors......
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Reports Shed Light On How Daylight Savings Time Creates Problems At Hospitals, In Our Brains

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Falling back" an hour causes glitches in Epic Systems, the electronic record system used by some hospitals, requiring them to fall back on paper records during the time change. Other problems with the time change include interrupted sleep patterns and other health...
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Texas Businessman Offers $2M Prize For Finding The Key To Alzheimer’s In Existing Research

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Meanwhile, in other news, the Washington Post reports on an effort in California to equip people with Alzheimer's, dementia or autism — potential wanderers — with trackable bracelets that can be activated by search...
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China battles to control African swine fever as it reports 50th case

Nov 06, 2018 , Reuters
China confirmed a new case of African swine fever on Monday, in southern Hunan province, marking the 50th outbreak of the highly contagious disease in the world's top pork producer....
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State Highlights: 10th Child Dies In New Jersey From Viral Outbreak; New Hampshire Reports ‘Big Problem’ Of Childhood Food Insecurity

Nov 02, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, New Hampshire, California, Texas, Ohio and...
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23andMe to offer direct-to-consumer pharmacogenetics reports

Nov 02, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA has authorized 23andMe's direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that may be associated with medication metabolism. Read More...
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Babies Born At Home Have More Diverse, Beneficial Bacteria, Study Finds

Nov 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Infants born at home have more diverse bacteria in their guts and feces, which may affect their developing immunity and metabolism, according to a study in Scientific Reports. Understanding why babies born at home have more diverse microbiota for at least a month after birth, compared with those bor......
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France investigates reports of babies born without arms in rural areas

Nov 01, 2018 , Reuters
France has launched a nationwide investigation into why some two dozen babies have been born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas since 2000 after several new cases were reported this week, the health minister said on Wednesday....
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Aetna Reports $1B Profit As Sale To CVS Health Nears Closing

Nov 01, 2018 , Forbes
Aetna reported $1 billion in the third quarter profits as the insurer prepares to be taken over by drugstore giant CVS...
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Pfizer To Revert To ‘Business As Normal’ After Pricing Increase Pause, CEO Says On Earnings Call

Nov 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The pharmaceutical giant signaled that prescription drug price increases could return in 2019 after postponing planned hikes in July. The news was made during Pfizer's third-quarter earnings call, in which the drugmaker also said its profits were up but that revenue did not hit forecasts. Bloomberg also reports on the company's hospital drug...
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Calls For Medical Paper Retractions Prompt NIH To Pause Experimental Stem Cell Treatment Trial

Oct 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Fallout from questions raised about the research and journal publications from the lab of Dr. Piero Anversa, a controversial stem cell researcher, leads a federal agency to temporarily halt a clinical trial studying a stem cell therapy for heart failure patients. And The New York Times reports more on Anversa's...
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Aetna Reports $1B Profit As Sale To CVS Health Nears Closing

Oct 31, 2018 , Forbes
Aetna reported $1 billion in the third quarter profits as the insurer prepares to be taken over by drugstore giant CVS...
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Safe Stations, ERs And Other Responses To The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

Oct 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Other states are watching how New Hampshire's "safe stations" approach, which involves setting up access points at which people can seek addiction treatment, is doing. Meanwhile, Maryland hospitals are becoming trailblazers in offering addition treatment in their ERs. And, recognizing that the plague of heroin is not just a big-city problem, NPR reports on how one rural community is reacting....
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Trump Green Card Proposal Triggers Troubling Health Care Trend Among Some California Immigrants

Oct 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The San Francisco Chronicle reports on how immigrants at one local clinic are worried that being enrolled in Medicaid will stall their efforts to gain citizenship. Also, the Texas Tribune reports on how one woman, who had been detained at the border, received substandard care....
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China reports new African swine fever in Hunan province

Oct 29, 2018 , Reuters
China's agricultural ministry reported on Sunday a new outbreak of African swine fever in Changde city of central Hunan province, where 99 pigs were killed and 106 were sick....
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