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The Woman Who Nearly Died Ten Times To Defeat Depression

Apr 22, 2019 , Forbes
A new book tells the story of the extreme lengths one woman went to overcome her treatment-resistant depression – participating in an experimental therapy that brought her to near-brain death multiple...
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A peep into the history of Easter's marshmallow icon

Apr 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Easter is a popular time for America's bunny- and chick-shaped marshmallows friends known as Peeps. Every day, about 5.5 million Peeps are produced, roughly 2 billion a year....
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Rural health clinics struggle to fight skyrocketing syphilis cases

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Syphilis is spreading from big cities into rural counties across the Midwest and West. One Missouri clinic has seen more than six times as many cases in the first few months of 2019 compared with the same period last year. Communities grappling with budget cuts and crumbling public health infrastructure also lack experience in fighting the disease....
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Obese sleep apnea patients may live longer with nighttime breathing aid

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese people with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, may live longer when they use a machine to help keep their airways open while they sleep, a recent study suggests....
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Global medical app downloads exceeded 400M in 2018

Apr 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Consumer spending in health and fitness apps also tripled during this time, according to numbers from App...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Apr 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Jennifer Haberkorn of the Los Angeles Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to answer listener questions about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, “Medicare-for-all“ and how to talk about health care costs. Also, for extra credit, the panelists offer their favorite “extra credit” stories of the...
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Caregivers: When's The Last Time You Took A Vacation?

Apr 19, 2019 , Forbes
Time to relax and recharge is essential for you and your loved...
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Most type 2 diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(This April 16 story modifies headline and paragraphs 1 and 2 to make it clearer that the apps were for patients with type 2 diabetes.)...
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You Can't Exercise If You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to bust some asthma myths that have been around for many years. “Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 26 million Americans – more than 8 percent of the population,” says allergist Todd Mahr, MD, president of the American C......
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More TV, Tablets, More Attention Issues at Age 5

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with their peers who spent no more than a half-hour in front of a screen each day, 5-year-olds who logged over two hours were six times more likely to have "clinically significant" attention...
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14 ways to spring-clean your online pressroom

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Is your boilerplate outdated? Is your digital newsroom buried in decade-old press releases? Does the CEO’s photo predate his comb-over? Spruce it up. Spring is here, and that means it’s time to do a major housecleaning. Just ask Martha Stewart. Reseal the grout lines, wipe lemon over your cutting boards, toss out every article of […] The post 14 ways to spring-clean your online pressroom appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Regular Cannabis Users Require Up To 220% Higher Dosage For Sedation In Medical Procedures

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received en......
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How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A relentless barrage of news—often frightening and negative—can take a toll on our mental and physical health. Communicators can help people cope in these trying times. The 24/7 news cycle and social media—combined with global violence and heartbreaking stories closer to home—can elevate stress levels in patients and workplaces. Employees in hospitals, schools and government […] The post How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress appeared first on Health Care...
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Doctors in five states charged with illegally dispensing painkillers, sometimes for sex

Apr 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Those charged include doctors, pharmacists and nurse practitioners, the Justice Department...
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Prove that your communication solution measures up

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Put your platform front and center at The Measurement for Communicators Academy. Meet new sales prospects, share thought leadership and more! Desperate times call for intelligent measures—especially if you’re a marketer pursuing new business. Are you not getting the right people interested in your product? Are you unsure where to look for high-quality leads? Maybe […] The post Prove that your communication solution measures up appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Most diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hundreds of smartphone apps promise to make managing diabetes easier, but very few offer real-time guidance on what to do for dangerously high or low blood sugar, a U.S. study suggests....
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In some states, sexting could land teens in jail for a long time

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Sexting - the texting of sexual images - is increasingly common among teens, but in nearly half the U.S. the practice may hold an unexpected danger: in 23 states, sexting between teens is considered child pornography, which could potentially result in a 20-year prison term and mandatory registration as a sex offender, a new report warns....
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For Busy Medical Students, Two-Hour Meditation Study May Be Just As Beneficial As Longer Course

Apr 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a Rutgers study finds. The study, conducted by researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, i......
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Mulvaney: Trump Brought Down Drug Prices For The First Time In 50 Years

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It’s "within spitting distance of something that’s true," said one health economist. But our fact check found it wasn't quite there....
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Robinul vs. Ditropan

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Robinul Injection helps to control conditions such as peptic ulcers that involve excessive stomach acid production. The injectable form of Robinul is also used to reduce saliva, nasal, lung, and stomach secretions and to help control heart rate during surgery. Ditropan is an antispasmodic used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased night-time...
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