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New blow to China as African swine fever found in wild boar

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
China's efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar, deepening a three-month-old crisis for the world's top pork producer....
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Survey: Turnover on the rise among hourly workers

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
A survey from consulting firm Korn Ferry found that among top retailers, 29% of respondents said they’ve seen an increase in employee turnover since the beginning of 2018. Read More...
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Bernie Sanders’ new bill takes aim at Walmart’s wages

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The senator from Vermont introduced a bill — the "Stop WALMART Act" — on Thursday that would prohibit large companies from buying back stock until they pay all employees at least $15 an hour Read More...
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Repurposing FDA-Approved Drugs Can Help Fight Back Breast Cancer

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Screening Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved compounds for their ability to stop cancer growth in the lab led to the finding that the drug flunarizine can slow down the growth of triple-negative breast cancer in an animal model of the disease. Led by researchers at Baylor College of Medic......
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Gonorrhea Is On The Verge Of Becoming Unstoppable By Antibiotics. But A Vaccine May Offer Hope.

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Cases of gonorrhea jumped 19 percent in the U.S. last year, with similar trends noted around the world, and it's becoming resistant to all the measures doctors use to fight it. A vaccine already on the market may offer some partial protection though. In other news: fish oil and vitamin D, heart health, genetics, gut bacterium, HIV infections and...
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Alphabet stops its project to create a glucose-measuring contact lens for diabetes patients

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Verily, Alphabet's life sciences unit, found it more challenging than expected to measure glucose levels in tears. Especially once it started testing its device outside of the...
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Viewpoints: Health Care Fosters System-Wide Injustice To Elders; Stop Discussing Mental Health, Gun Reforms At The Same Time

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Cavs' Love on a mission to change attitudes about mental health

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Kevin Love is one of the toughest players in the NBA but the embodiment of that type of masculinity is 'outdated' and 'dangerous' and stops men from seeking help for depression and anxiety, according to the Cleveland Cavaliers forward....
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Parsing Policies: Bold, Progressive Ideas About Health Care Reign; Shutting Down Abortions Is The Wrong Solution

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express views on these health topics and...
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Billions Are Being Spent To Protect Students From School Shootings. Does Any Of The Measures Work?

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Even though school security is a booming industry, The Washington Post surveyed schools that have had shootings and only one school suggested that any kind of safety technology might have made a difference. Many had robust security plans already in place but still couldn’t stop the incidents. The response is backed up by a federally funded study that cautioned about the effectiveness of school security technology. Meanwhile, a look at how doctors and nurses deal with the trauma of gun...
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Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: Study

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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China’s Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s BDMS sign MoU to meet demands of Chinese users

Nov 16, 2018 , Mobile Health News
China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Good Doctor announced today the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangkok Dusit Medical Service (BDMS), the largest healthcare network in Thailand. The two medical service giants will integrate and exchange their experienced medical resources online and offline, and provide one-stop healthcare services for millions of Chinese...
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Mercy Health and Ohio State's Wexner Medical ally against opioids

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Healthy State Alliance identified 10 objectives to improve care in Ohio, with opioids, transplant services and cancer care topping the...
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Rising Stars: HRG highlights top product launches from October

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The new product team at Hamacher Resource Group evaluated 120 products that launched during the month of October across OTC, beauty and wellness categories, choosing five standout products. Read More...
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Viewpoints: Get Behind Doctors’ Advice About Reducing Carnage Caused By Guns; New Exercise Guidelines Lack Muscle

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2018: The Draft Agenda

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
We're two weeks away from the big event. On November 28 we'll host the Forbes Healthcare Summit, a 24-hour meeting (time off for sleep) of the top executives from the pharmaceutical, insurance and hospital sectors....
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Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country's highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica, exposing the company to possible financial claims....
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Topamax vs. Lyrica

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
Topamax (topiramate) and Lyrica (pregabalin) are anticonvulsants used to treat or prevent seizures. Topamax is also used to treat migraine headaches. Lyrica is also used for neuropathic (nerve) pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia, and fibromyalgia....
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To Recruit More Men, Rebrand Nursing as ‘Masculine’? Or Just Stop Oversimplifying the Profession

Nov 15, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
As a registered nurse for more than 40 years—with experience in pediatrics, public health, and philanthropy—I read a recent article by NPR’s Shankar Vedantam (“Why More Men Don’t Get Into The Field Of Nursing”) with interest. Vedantam essentially argued that more men don’t enter nursing because it’s seen as a “feminine” profession and proposed that [...] The post To Recruit More Men, Rebrand Nursing as ‘Masculine’? Or Just Stop Oversimplifying the...
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Infographic: How to tamp down verbal fillers

Nov 15, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Repeatedly saying ‘like’ or ‘um’ diminishes your credibility—and makes your audience want to jump through the nearest window. Here’s how to stop annoying speech...
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