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Decadron vs. Prelone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Decadron (dexamethasone) and Prelone (prednisolone syrup) are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, intestinal disorders, severe allergies, asthma, and certain types of...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Prednisone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and prednisone are anti-inflammatory glucocorticoids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Decadron

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Decadron (dexamethasone) are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Parents were protesting compulsory vaccinations 150 years ago. Some are still angry

Feb 17, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."...
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Decadron vs. Prednisone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Decadron (dexamethasone) and prednisone are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, intestinal disorders, severe allergies, and...
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer's -- and new data which show antiviral drugs dra......
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HHS will test paying ambulances for trips to alternative sites, telemedicine

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS is going to conduct an experiment to pay ambulance companies for taking patients to sites other than the hospital and to use...
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Baylor Scott & White is the latest system to weather investment losses

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Baylor Scott & White is the latest health system whose non-operating results took a hit on weak investment returns. Despite that, its revenue and operating margin inched...
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All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Barriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grows, surgeons say....
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Walgreens Flu Index logs big gains in Mississippi

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
It’s not a great time to be in Mississippi based on the latest week of data from the Walgreens Flu Index. Read More...
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Sensitive Sensor Detects Down Syndrome DNA

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Down syndrome is the most common birth defect, occurring once in every 700 births. However, traditional non-invasive prenatal tests for the condition are unreliable or carry risks for the mother and fetus. Now, researchers have developed a......
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Looking to startups for the future of health

Feb 14, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
From at-home STD testing kits to behavioral health platforms, this year’s HIMSS Pitch Competition came from a variety of...
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Walgreens Boots Alliance shares progress on CSR efforts

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s latest report on its corporate social responsibility action highlights its efforts to prevent opioid abuse, support cancer patients and their families and address such health issues as malnutrition in the communities it serves. Read More...
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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With climate change, what will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Within your child or grandchild's lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, it's going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities....
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I Had Lynch Syndrome For 30 Hours

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
As a genetic counselor, I have been taking the popular home DNA tests on the market. My raw data showed that I have Lynch syndrome, a hereditary cancer syndrome that increases the risk of colorectal, uterine, ovary, and other cancers. Further testing proved that this result was a false...
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MRI Cardiac Stress Test Shows Promise At Identifying Fatal Heart Disease

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The use of MRI to determine heart function has been slow to catch on, but a study from Duke Health researchers shows that stress cardiac MRI not only diagnoses disease, but can also predict which cases are potentially fatal. Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic res......
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Even During A Measles Outbreak, Hundreds Of Protesters Flock To Hearing On Tighter Vaccination Requirements

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Washington state health officials urged lawmakers to pass the bill to eliminate personal or philosophical exemptions, noting the current measles outbreak, which has sickened at least 56 people in Washington and Oregon, is more alarming than the state’s three previous ones. But parents and other advocates turned out in droves to protest. Meanwhile, a teenager whose parents are antivaccination activists staged a defection from the beliefs in a new trend of kids seeking out vaccines for...
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Neurologists Speak Out About Gender Disparity At Global Stroke Gathering

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest advances in clinical care, science, and education. Joining those presentations for the first time was a rather provocative topic......
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Here's why medical chatbots could help doctors but won't replace them

Feb 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Could Sutter Health's new symptom tracker diagnose my bout of food poisoning? I put it to the...
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