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As smog season begins, China wary of leaving residents without winter heat

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
Sometimes to win the war against pollution, you have to beat a tactical retreat....
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Length Of Each Breathing Disruption In Sleep Apnea May Predict Mortality Risk Better Than Number Of Breathing Disruptions

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How long a person with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) stops breathing may be a better predictor of mortality risk from OSA than the number of times they stop breathing, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medi......
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How to time your holiday media pitches

Oct 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The holiday season is approaching and PR pros looking for timely holiday coverage have a shrinking window to get their stories told. Consider these...
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Nearly 100 More Women Sue USC With Accusations Of Sexual Abuse By University’s Longtime Gynecologist

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
With the additions, the number of women now suing the University of Southern California with allegations against Dr. George Tyndall rises to over 400. Meanwhile, a respected research hospital in New York says it knew about allegations of child sexual misconduct against one of its pediatric doctors....
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FTC Files Complaints Against Two Stem Cell Clinics Offering ‘Miracle’ Treatments For Autism, Parkinson’s

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This is the first time the agency has cracked down on clinics saying, “There are no human clinical studies in the scientific literature showing that amniotic stem cell therapy cures, treats, or mitigates diseases or health conditions in humans." In other public health news: cyborgs, whole-genome sequencing, a mysterious illness in children, Ebola, equality, sunlight and...
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Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia Later

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
Women with a history of preeclampsia were 3.4 times more likely to suffer from vascular dementia later in life, researchers have found. This form of dementia is triggered by impaired blood flow in the...
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The Biotech Innovation That Will Transform Society Has Arrived (Hint: It's Not CRISPR)

Oct 19, 2018 , Forbes
"Our field spent incredible amounts of time and money racing to sequence the human genome. And we succeeded. Once we finally finished sequencing it, we could finally read the thing. So then I said to myself, 'Okay, now it's time to start writing...
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Companion Medical, Ultimed win DSN/ECRM Buyers’ Choice Awards

Oct 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Companion Medical won the Drug Store News/ECRM Buyers Choice award for its InPen Bluetooth-enabled pen, and Ultimed was a finalist for its UltiGuard Safe Pack. Read More...
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Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye disease

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people with diabetes, the chance of developing eye damage that can lead to blindness may depend on how many hours per day they can keep their blood sugar levels under control, a Chinese study suggests....
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US fertility rates down, first-time moms getting older

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
First-time mothers in the United States grew older on average over the past decade while total fertility rates declined, a new government report shows....
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Automated System Identifies Dense Tissue, A Risk Factor For Breast Cancer, In Mammograms

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an automated model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms -- which is an independent risk factor for breast cancer -- as reliably as expert radiologists. This marks the first time a deep-learning model of its kind has s......
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Salmonella Outbreak Number 16: This Time It Is Antibiotic Resistant And From Chicken

Oct 18, 2018 , Forbes
Salmonella, here we go again. My my. This antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Infantis outbreak that has affected at least 92 people in 29 states pushes the CDC list of Salmonella outbreaks to 16 for...
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A wooden bench is starting a mental health revolution

Oct 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Dixon Chibanda spent more time with Erica than most of his other patients. It wasn't that her problems were more serious than others' -- she was just one of thousands of women in their mid-20s with depression in Zimbabwe. It was because she had travelled over 160 miles to meet him....
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Viewpoints: Sen. Warren’s Ideas About ‘Medicare For All’ Move U.S. Forward; It’s Time To Train All Adults About Child Sexual Abuse

Oct 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these and other health care...
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Detroit Medical Center awaits inspections

Oct 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Detroit Medical Center faces a surprise quality inspection that could happen any time from state and federal regulators, according to officials from the Chicago office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Michigan Department...
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How Paul Allen Taught Me To Peel An Orange

Oct 16, 2018 , Forbes
"Paul, Paul, slow down. I've spent my whole lifetime studying the brain, and not in my lifetime, and probably not in your lifetime will we understand how the brain...
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AJN’s Recent Breast Cancer Articles: From Screening to Late Treatment Effects

Oct 16, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Image via Flickr / Ted Fu October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time when we hear and read much about breast cancer statistics, the importance of screening, and the stories of those affected by the disease. According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer [...] The post AJN’s Recent Breast Cancer Articles: From Screening to Late Treatment Effects appeared first on Off the...
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Hernias: Why They Hurt And What Can Be Done

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An unusual bulge in the lower abdomen can cause severe pain and embarrassment, but doctors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are on a mission to educate and treat patients one hernia at a time. A hernia is a common medical condition that happens when part of an internal organ or tissue pus......
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Measuring Well-Being: It's More Than GDP

Oct 16, 2018 , Forbes
At a time when GDP is rising at a steady clip while simultaneously overall life expectancy is falling, it behooves the federal government to systematically record and report healthcare system successes and...
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Unapproved, Sometimes Dangerous Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements

Oct 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The research most commonly turned up the drug sold as Viagra in the supplements. Despite what consumers may think, the supplements are actually regulated as food and therefore not subject to premarket safety and effectiveness testing imposed on...
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