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Even When Not In Rome, Eat A Mediterranean Diet To Cut Heart Disease Risk

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New research not only confirms the heart health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, but also tracks these benefits over the long...
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For Some Patients, Cancer Fight Turns To DNA

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The therapies include risks and work for only a minority of patients. But those successes continue to drive the research forward....
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FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With MS Drug

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With MS DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Infections in the Young May Be Tied to Risk for Mental Illness: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Infections in the Young May Be Tied to Risk for Mental Illness: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Heart Patients Reduce Bleeding Risk With Drug Combination

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardiovascular patients at risk for gastrointestinal bleeding from taking oral anticoagulants like warfarin reduce that risk by 34% when taking a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) in combination, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in JAMA. Oral anticoagulants, which pre......
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Older adults may be unwilling to give up colorectal screening

Dec 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - At age 76 the risks of a repeat colonoscopy may exceed the benefits for seniors whose previous screenings have found no signs of cancer, but many older adults don't like the logic behind this guideline based on life expectancy....
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Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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CMS finalizes plan to continue risk-adjustment program for 2018

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS issued a final rule that allows the agency to continue the normal operations of the Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment program for...
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Too Little Sleep May Pose Health Risks, Too Much May Signal Health Problems

Dec 08, 2018 , Forbes
More evidence that we should get six to eight hours of sleep per night. More than this might signal health...
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Report Reveals Link Between Air Pollution And Increased Risk For Miscarriage

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah — had a higher risk (16%) of miscarriage following short-term expos......
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Child-Friendly Prison Visits Help Moms In Washington Stay Connected, Reduce Trauma Of Separation

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
States are experimenting with programs that allow low-risk, incarcerated mothers to spend quality time with their children. Women are the fastest-growing prison population and states have varying policies on how often they can see their children. Prison news comes out of Washington, New York, Oklahoma, Missouri and...
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In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic, Missouri Governor Urges Passage Of Database Monitoring Bill To Identify People At Risk

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Mike Parson is hopeful his proposal to allow doctors to see patients' records will move ahead next year. Every other state has a state-wide drug monitoring database. Other opioid news focuses on illegal sales of fentanyl, disclosing lobbying efforts and a push for prescription...
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Infections in kids tied to subsequent mental illness risk in new study

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Serious infections during childhood have been tied to a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders in a new study....
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Lower-Dose Tamoxifen Works As Well As High-Dose

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that a lower dose of the hormone therapy Tamoxifen is as effective as the higher dose treatment in helping to prevent breast cancer from returning and guarding against new cancers in women who had high-risk breast...
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Liquid Ibuprofen Recalled at Walmart, CVS, Others

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
Infants run a small risk of permanent kidney damage from the higher concentration of...
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Body fat levels linked to breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Older women with excess body fat, even if they have what's considered a normal body-mass index, could be at greater risk for breast cancer, according to a study published Thursday in the medical journal JAMA Oncology....
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Joint Commission will require hospitals to screen for suicide risk

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The added requirements, which will go into effect July 1, include hospitals screening patients with behavioral health conditions for suicide...
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Bayer halts vilaprisan drug trials due to toxicology data

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Bayer said it halted trials testing its experimental uterine fibroids treatment vilaprisan, which it previously expected to generate peak annual sales of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion), citing the risk of side effects....
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Pre-race screening of runners could reduce life-threatening health issues

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - As long-distance races like half-marathons and full marathons become more popular, race organizers and medical directors should consider using online medical screening to identify risky runners and avert medical emergencies, researchers say....
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Sleeping too much linked to a greater risk of disease and death

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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