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Digital health news briefs for 1/16/2018

Jan 17, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Connected thermometers track flu season. Smart thermometer company Kinsa told the New York Times that its flu tracking data is more accurate and more granular than that of the...
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Vicious Flu Season Reveals Weaknesses In Health System That Don’t Bode Well For Future Pandemics

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This season's severe virus is straining hospitals. But if something as foreseeable as the flu is too much for the medical system to handle, what does that say about future public health crises?...
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Early Testing For Influenza Symptoms Critical This Flu Season

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As flu season picks up steam across the country, it’s important for people to be tested very early after symptoms that are compatible with influenza start, since there are effective treatments that can limit severe, life-threatening disease and curtail transmission to others. That advice comes fro......
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With strong flu season on horizon, Rite Aid urges flu shots

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year. Read More...
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CDC: Flu season far from over

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
It's not the worst flu season in the past decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shared during a press conference Friday morning. Read More...
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Flu in U.S. now widespread but season may be peaking: CDC

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seasonal influenza is now widespread across the continental United States, causing severe illness and rising numbers of hospitalizations, but this year's outbreak may be peaking, government health officials said on Friday....
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Flu season may have peaked, but is far from over CDC says

Jan 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenThere have only been two flu seasons in recent memory that were characterized as "high severity." This year's illness rates are not yet there, but there's still a lot of season left, CDC officials reported. read...
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Cramer's game plan: JP Morgan set the benchmark. Now watch the banks

Jan 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Jim Cramer laid out the stocks and events he'll be watching as earnings season kicks into high...
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With strong flu season on horizon, Rite Aid urges flu shots

Jan 12, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenThe CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year. read...
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Flu Season Is ‘One Of The Nastiest In Years’; Severity Of Symptoms Leading To More Hospitalizations

Jan 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But in California, where a record number of people have died, Department of Public Health chief Dr. James Watt says, "Our hope is that because we started early, we'll end...
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Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Jan 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Jan 10, 2018 , WebMD
In the West, emergency rooms in California and Arizona are packed with people struck by the flu, and drugs that ease the illness are in short supply as doctors  struggle with a sharp spike in...
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Blood Banks Need January Donors

Jan 10, 2018 , WebMD
Blood bank supplies tend to be low in January because the holidays and the season's typically inclement weather often keep people from going to a donation...
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Get ready, the worst flu season in history may be coming

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Medical experts in the US are bracing for one of the worst flu seasons in history as it spreads nationwide....
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Wallet versus waistline: Here's what consumers packed on this holiday season

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
In the battle of the bulge, most people would rather reign in their waistline than their wallet. Here's how....
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Green Giant expands Veggie Swap-Ins offerings with latest launch

Jan 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Gisselle GaitanThe new Green Giant Veggie Spirals contain no sauces or seasonings and come in four varieties, zucchini, carrots, beets and butternut squash.  read...
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CDC: 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009

Jan 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenAccording to the CDC, 46 states reported widespread influenza activity for the week ended Dec. 30. read...
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Nursing Homes Should Require Flu Shots For All Staff And Patients, Most Older Adults Say

Jan 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As flu season swings into high gear, a new poll suggests that nursing homes and other long-term care facilities should be doing more to get their staff and patients vaccinated before it’s too late. Nearly three-quarters of people over age 50 surveyed in a new poll say that all staff in such facilit......
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Flu Activity Increased Sharply In Week Before Christmas

Jan 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This flu season is expected to be particularly vicious and peak early....
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Got the flu? Here's what leads to recovery

Dec 30, 2017 , CNN Health
Flu season is well underway across the United States....
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