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First Day Of Summer Means Peak Poison Ivy Season; Expert Offers Tips For Coping With This Hazard

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Summer officially arrives at 6:07 a.m. on Thursday. And typically, the first two months of summer coincide with the height of poison ivy season. Virginia Tech’s John Jelesko researches poison ivy and the chemical contained in the plant – urushiol – and ways you can make sure it doesn’t ruin your s......
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Infographic: Mistakes that can trip up even veteran writers

Jun 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Even seasoned scribes slip up from time to time, but that doesn’t mean it’s acceptable. Your credibility is at stake, after all. Are you committing these common writing faux...
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U.S. disaster-response force stretched thin as hurricane season starts

Jun 14, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last September, the top U.S. disaster-response official ordered all hands on deck....
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New Childhood Drowning Study Highlights The Surprising Hazards Of Open Water

Jun 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As summer swimming season kicks off month, Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program are releasing a new report highlighting the danger of childhood drowning, with a specific focus on incidents that occur in lakes, rivers, oceans and other types of open water. Key findings of th......
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Primary season: Democrats' next healthcare ideas go to the polls

Jun 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Iowa Democrats in a rural, Republican-leaning congressional district take to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on the party's warring healthcare proposals: allowing the public to buy into Medicare or providing healthcare for all...
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New Orleans Lacks Chief To Oversee Emergencies For People With Urgent Medical Needs As Hurricane Season Begins

Jun 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In other news on hurricane preparations, most Florida nursing homes are not complying with new requirements for backup power, and a new app tells Floridians where to find health...
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Most Hospitals Now Require Workers To Get Flu Shots – Except Those That Treat Veterans, Study Finds

Jun 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In just a few short months, hospitals across the country will start their annual push to make sure their workers get vaccinated against influenza, to protect themselves and others. Memories of the last flu season – one of the worst in years – still linger. A new study shows a rapid rise in the perc......
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New Study Finds Pitcher Injuries Increase As Pitch Count Rises

Jun 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center conducted a new study to determine when and why overuse injuries are occ......
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Storm surge: After Irma, Harvey and Maria, providers prep for a new hurricane season

Jun 02, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Last year's devastating hurricane season offered a lot of lessons for providers, but a recent ACEP poll suggests many still aren't ready if another disaster...
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How to Survive Snake Season, Even if You Get Bit

May 26, 2018 , WebMD
The CDC estimates that as many as 8,000 people are bitten by venomous snakes in the U.S. each year. Such bites are rarely fatal. They kill about five people annually. But snake venom can cause serious...
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Halo Top’s latest seasonal offering is peaches and cream

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Halo Top's peaches and cream contains a swirl of peaches in a vanilla and cream base that captures the feeling of summer in a pint, the company said. Read More...
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Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’ Returns But With New Emphasis On Suicide Prevention Efforts

May 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Some critics of the series, which showed a suicide and sexual assault in graphic detail, blame the first season for glamorizing...
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FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli outbreak, is...
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Florida officials are going to try to battle mosquitoes with drones

May 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
In preparation for one of the most intense mosquito seasons, Florida officials will be tackling the little bloodsuckers using drones. US News & World Report has the...
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FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

May 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday the harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli outbreak, was over and it was unlikely that it was still available in stores due to its 21-day shelf life....
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Vaccine-Induced Antibodies Against One Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Found To Disarm Related Virus For Which There Is No Vaccine

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hemorrhagic fever viruses, so named for their ability to induce massive, and at times fatal, internal bleeding, captured the world’s attention during the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016 in West Africa. But these pathogens’ high lethality, fickle seasonal and geographic patterns, compounded by a lack o......
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State Highlights: Texas Doctors Object To Blue Cross’ Change In ER Billing; Still Without Power, Many Puerto Ricans Brace For Hurricane Season

May 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, Puerto Rico, California, Seattle, Minnesota, Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana and...
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Teladoc doubles Q1 revenue following busy flu season, but remains in the red

May 05, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Amidst big gains in total revenue, memberships, and user engagement, Q1 2018 earnings reported by Teladoc show that the telemedicine company is still a long way from turning a...
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Even a 'Bad' Flu Vaccine Could Save 61,000 Lives

May 02, 2018 , WebMD
Computer modeling shows that the number of people who get vaccinated is more important for protecting lives than the actual effectiveness of each season's...
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Telemedicine has come to schools, now what standards are needed?

May 02, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
When it’s the flu season, the line at the school nurse’s office is usually backed up to the door. As telemedicine continues to reduce the burden on clinics and other healthcare settings, more schools are now looking to the technology for...
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