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My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul

Jun 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get rid of...
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Bubble Tea: What Happened To A 14-Year-Old Who Drank It

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
Doctors found over a hundred undigested boba or bubble tea pearls in the intestines of a teenager who was suffering from abdominal pain and...
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50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDT

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 50 Years After Ban, Canadian Lakes Still Have High Levels of DDTCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Jun 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Is a lack of career experience stifling your job search? Adding certain key skills to your résumé could be the boost you need. Plus, check out our roundup of current openings. When angling for a plum position, you might opt to emphasize skills over experience. If you’re a seasoned communicator, it’s your years in the […] The post 30 jobs in the PR and marketing world appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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‘A Relief To Women’: Injectable Birth Control Does Not Raise HIV Risk, Study Finds, And Is As Safe As Other Methods

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The safety rating for the hormone shot Depo-Provera was lowered several years ago, frustrating women in Africa who found it an easier method to hide and sometimes the only option offered. In other news on HIV: a new documentary and harmful syringe...
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Pharmacies may not stock naloxone, despite statewide orders

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than three years after Pennsylvania issued a statewide order expanding access to the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone, the product was still hard to purchase in Philadelphia pharmacies, researchers found....
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5 ways to spend Father's Day and give back at the same time

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
It comes every year on the third Sunday of June. Father's Day can be a struggle to find the right gift or activity to celebrate dad. There are the usual neckties and socks or breakfast in bed. But for a bigger impact, volunteering with your dad or donating in his name could be just the thing....
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Do You Have An Aging Plan?

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Most of us have developed a retirement plan. But few of us have taken the time to create a plan for our older years. This article gives you the information to create a meaningful Aging...
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Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
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Eating More Red Meat May Shorten Your Life

Jun 14, 2019 , WebMD
People who increased their red meat intake by just half a serving a day boosted their risk of dying over the next eight years by 10%, the study authors...
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Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
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Revenue Growth Beats Out Cost Controls For Hospital CEOs

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a survey of hospital and health CEOS, only one of the top-five areas of interest from 2018 remained in 2019: innovative approaches to expense reduction. Last year's No. 1 topic, preparing for sustainable cost control, fell to No. 11 out of the 29...
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Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
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10 tips to look and sound sharp in your company video

Jun 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Wear solid colors (just not green), ask plenty of questions beforehand, and don’t worry about being perfect. You’ve worked at your company for years. You help make the decisions, people look up to you, and you’re about to appear in a video on your company’s website, social media channels or maybe even on TV. To […] The post 10 tips to look and sound sharp in your company video appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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CDC investigates after 4 patients got sepsis from contaminated platelet transfusions

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Four people in three states developed sepsis after receiving bacteria-contaminated platelet transfusions between May and October last year, according to a US government report released Thursday. One of the four patients died....
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Discovery From An Ancient Cemetery Reveals That Humans’ Use Of Marijuana Spans Thousands Of Years

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Finding evidence of ancient people getting high is particularly difficult because such plant matter tends to degrade quickly. Earlier “discoveries” made at other archaeological sites were discredited later. But that's now...
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Expanding Use Of PrEP In High Risk People To Prevent Infection

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In an effort to eliminate nearly 40,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. each year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended Truvada, which can reduce the risk of infection by 92% when taken daily, should be offered to more patients. High cost has been a barrier, and so far fewer than 10% of high-risk people take the...
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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo

Jun 13, 2019 , Reuters
Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
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He's 10 years old and just beat cancer. Now he's police chief for the day

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Cincinnati, Ohio, has a new police chief and he's only 10 years old....
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Report: Cancer-Causing Nitrates in Water Supply

Jun 13, 2019 , WebMD
Nitrate is responsible for nearly 12,600 cases of cancer a year, researchers from the Environmental Working Group...
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