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Boy dies after contact with rabid bat

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
A 6-year-old Florida boy died after he came in contact with a bat and contracted the rabies virus....
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President Trump has common form of heart disease

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Like most men of his age, President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Without those changes, the President has a moderate risk of having a heart attack in the next three to five years, according to the Mayo Clinic....
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Jane Fonda Has Cancerous Growth Removed From Lip

Jan 18, 2018 , WebMD
The 80-year-old downplayed the situation and noted that she received a clean bill of health, NBC...
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Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Jan 18, 2018 , RxList
Women who breastfed for at least 6 months across all births reduced their risk for type 2 diabetes throughout their childbearing years by almost half compared with those who did not breastfeed, a 30-year study has...
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AOTA Continues Work Toward Permanent Repeal of Therapy Cap

Jan 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the previous patch on the Outpatient Medicare Therapy Cap expiring on December 31, 2017, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is working harder than ever to have legislation passed that would completely repeal the therapy cap. With the turn of the calendar year, the therapy cap ......
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Anti-Abortion Advocates’ No. 1 Legislative Priority For 2018: A 20-Week Ban

Jan 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s an election year, so getting substantial stuff done from Congress is usually a stretch,” said Tom McClusky, vice president of government affairs with March for Life, which opposes abortion. “However, it is a good chance to bring up bills to highlight the differences between pro-lifers and those who are...
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Aetna customers get $17 million in HIV privacy settlement

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
After thousands of customers' HIV statuses were revealed in mailings last year, a federal class-action lawsuit against health care company Aetna has reached a $17 million settlement....
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6 free ways for ambitious PR pros to bolster their industry cred

Jan 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Clever communications professionals can get a foot in the door with these practices designed to add lines to your résumé. How can you get ahead in the new...
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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests....
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White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health,' has no cognitive problems, but should lose weight

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump is the oldest person ever to become president. The 71-year-old has a fondness for fast...
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Youth Using Alternative Tobacco Products Are More Likely To Smoke 1 Year Later

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nonsmoking adolescents who use e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco or tobacco water pipes are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within a year, according to new research by UC San Francisco. The study analyzed data from a nationally-representative sample of more than 10,000 adolescent......
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Albertsons names new COO with Denningham retiring

Jan 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Albertsons has announced that its president and COO Wayne Denningham will be retiring at the end of its fiscal year, leading it to appoint a new COO. Read More...
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Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio district

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months....
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Holding a sneeze blew a hole in a man's throat

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports....
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UnitedHealth stock jumps after insurer's profit more than doubles on a one-time tax gain

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
UnitedHealth reports profit that more than doubled from a year earlier, driven by a one-time tax...
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Advocate for rural healthcare named CHIME, HIMSS CIO of the year

Jan 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Randy McCleese was honored for bringing the voice of rural providers to critical policy discussions on health...
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20 baby health products from CES 2018

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Last week CES brought innovators from around the world to Las Vegas. But one event at CES was dedicated to creating innovations for the smallest people. This year participants in the Babytech Awards displayed a myriad of products from wearables that monitor a baby’s heartbeat to baby sleep coaches. There were five categories including healthy baby, fertility and pregnancy, baby safety, baby eats, and baby learn and play.  Here is a list of 20 digital health products displayed that are aimed...
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Here Is What Can Happen If You Hold In A Sneeze

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man pinched his nose and held his mouth closed when about to sneeze. Here's what happened next and how you should handle your sneezes...
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Hallucinations After Taking Tamiflu: How Much Is Real Versus Not Real?

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
After taking Tamiflu for influenza, a 6 year-old girl from Allen, Texas, reportedly began hallucinating, ran away from school, and tried to jump out a window. This is not the first such...
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Embrace these 2018 trends in health care marketing

Jan 16, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Marketing health care services is likely to get even more competitive in the coming year. Pay attention to these key...
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