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This map shows states with extended deadlines to buy Affordable Care Act health insurance

Dec 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Most people who do not sign up for Obamacare insurance by Saturday's open enrollment deadline will not be able to obtain coverage until next fall, unless they have a qualifying life event such as getting married or having a...
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Defects More Common Than Expected in Kids After Zika Exposure

Dec 15, 2018 , RxList
About 1 in 7 babies aged 12 to 18 months who were exposed to Zika virus before birth have significant neurodevelopmental problems, a study published online December 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
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Anti-Opioid Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

Dec 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Anti-Opioid Vaccine Shows Promise in MiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Exercise Significantly Cuts The Risk Of Death From Cancer

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research out of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center shows that cancer patients who exercise regularly both before and after their diagnosis are significantly more likely to survive than those who are sedentary, adding to the growing body of evidence that physical activity is an important pa......
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U.S. Gun Deaths Rise To Highest Level In Nearly 40 Years, CDC Data Shows

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The 39,773 recorded deaths in 2017 marked an increase of more than 10,000 compared to 28,874 deaths in 1999, according to a CNN analysis confirmed by the CDC. Other news on gun violence focuses on an increase in state gun control laws, a report criticizing the sheriff's policy for responding to the Parkland school massacre and a request from grieving parents for a waiting period before a gun...
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Spinal Cord Injuries Throw Body Clocks Off Schedule, New Study Shows

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In the hours and days following a spinal cord injury, the gears that control the body’s internal clocks fall profoundly out of sync, impacting body temperature, hormone fluctuation, immunity and the timing of a host of other bodily processes, according to new CU Boulder research. The study, funded......
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Medication Omission Common Cause of Fatal Med Errors

Dec 14, 2018 , RxList
Fatal medication errors are most common with anticoagulants and antibiotics, a new study shows. The most common types of medication administration errors (MAEs) were medication omissions, followed by administration of a wrong dose or wrong strength of medication. Half of the reported incidents involved a patient older than 75...
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Missing The Sweet Spot: Millions Of Low-Risk People With Diabetes May Be Testing Their Blood Sugar Too Often

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. In fact, the research shows, 14% of people with......
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How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 12, 2018 , RxList
More than 40% of Americans have not been vaccinated against the flu this year and don't plan to get vaccinated, despite repeated warnings about the potential dangers and last year's record number of flu-related deaths, a new survey...
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With Diabetes, Must You Fast for Blood Tests?

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that up to 22 percent of people with diabetes who fasted for lab tests had a low blood sugar episode (hypoglycemia) while waiting for the...
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Hospital Discharge Around Holidays Can Be Riskier

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
People discharged from the hospital during the Christmas break period had a higher risk of death or readmission compared with people discharged at other times, new research...
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Maintaining your weight through the holidays

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Obamacare Doctor Choices Narrow As Insurers Make More Money

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
More than 70% of Obamacare plans have narrow doctor networks for 2019, a new study by Avalere Health...
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Trump administration could leverage waivers for state CON law repeals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that want their states to keep up their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting...
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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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Spinal Cord Injury Could Throw Off Body's Internal Clock, Study Shows

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although paralysis is the most noticeable result of a spinal cord injury, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin suggests such injuries could throw off the internal clock of the entire body’s daily activities, from hormones to sleep-wake schedules. The spinal cord helps tra......
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Pig hearts can function for months in baboons, study shows, bringing us closer to their use in humans

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
A new paper details how genetically modified pig hearts transplanted into baboons could support life and function for up to 195 days. The finding, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, takes scientists a small step closer to the possibility of using donor animal organs for human patients in need of a heart transplant....
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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn't Good For Patients With Diabetes

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, in patients who take diabetes medications. The study, published in the International Journal of En......
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Hypnosis could help irritable bowel syndrome symptoms

Dec 05, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with irritable bowel syndrome may find that hypnotherapy helps them cope with their symptoms, a new study shows....
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