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'Surprise Billing' Laws Will Gut Emergency Care, Predicts Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

Congressional Republicans, led by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), are reportedly tacking a "surprise billing" provision onto a budget bill. This amounts to federal price-fixin...
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Stanford Children's Health opens new inpatient cancer center and outpatient heart center--boosting capacity for specialty care

Stanford Children's Health opens new inpatient cancer center and outpatient heart center--boosting capacity for specialty careThis month two new patient care areas opened at L...
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Researchers Say 30% of Patients Taking Opioids Experience Adverse Drug Interactions

Patients who do not disclose use of other medications are at higher risk of adverse drug interactions and addiction, according to new research in The Journal of the American O...
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Yale Cancer Center study shows using checkpoint inhibitors promising for patients with myeloid cancers

Yale Cancer Center study shows using checkpoint inhibitors promising for patients with myeloid cancers New findings by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital re...
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Think like a crab - Study by MU scientist and team could contribute to future breakthroughs in understanding the brain and neurological disease

A crab’s nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become “out of whack,” which can contribute to the development of neurolog...
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Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to be Named in Honor of Late Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson's commitment to the future of hea...
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Team Up to Connect Blood Cancer Patients to Clinical Trials that Can Lead to New and Better Treatments

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced a collaboration to expand access to LLS's unique free service providing clinical t...
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Building A Better Flu Shot

Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infe...
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Cancer Linked With A More Than Doubled Risk Of Dying From Stroke

People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the...
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Gut Microbes Alter Characteristics Of Norovirus Infection

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as cruise ships, nursing homes, scho...
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Critical Pediatric Heart Deaths Drop By 24 % At PC4 Hospitals

Eighteen pediatric heart centers were able to significantly reduce deaths and improve care for children with critical heart conditions after committing to transparent data sha...
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New Hospital Tech Disrupts Doctors' And Nurses' Jobs, Forces Improvisation To Ensure Patient Safety

Doctors and nurses must adapt their routines and improvise their actions to ensure continued patient safety, and for their roles to be effective and to matter as new technolog...
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Potent Antimicrobial Found That Shows Promise In Fighting Staph Infections

Research led by scientists from McMaster University has yielded a potent antimicrobial that works against the toughest infectious disease strains. The find could be the beginn...
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New Flu Drug Drives Drug Resistance In Influenza Viruses

On January 31, 2019, an 11-year old boy in Japan went to a medical clinic with a fever. The providers there diagnosed him with influenza, a strain called H3N2, and sent him ho...
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First-In-Human Pilot Imaging Study Shows Improved Heart Attack Prediction

Doctors need better ways to detect and monitor heart disease, the leading cause of death in industrialized countries. A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers ...
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Injection Of Magnetizable Fluid Could Extend Trauma Patients’ Survival Time

Inspired by their use in mechanical systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers are testing a magnetically-actuated fluidic valve to use in trauma patients suff...
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Nanotechnology Could Provide The Breakthrough For Pre-Eclampsia Which Kills 500,000 Babies Each Year

University of South Australia biomedical engineer Dr Marnie Winter has been awarded US$100,000 from the world’s largest private foundation to help better understand and tackle...
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Wound Healing In Mucous Tissues Could Ward Off AIDS

Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a recent study has...
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Regenstrief, IU Study Finds Assigning Hospitalists By Unit Has Both Pros And Cons

Researchers from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine have conducted the first time-motion study in more than a decade to assess the impact of geogr...
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Protection For Pacemakers

ETH scientists have developed a special protective membrane made of cellulose that significantly reduces the build-up of fibrotic tissue around cardiac pacemaker implants, as ...
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COPD Death Rates Are Falling In Many Countries But The Total Number Of Deaths Is Increasing

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death rates fell in most countries between 1995 and 2017, but the total number of COPD deaths increased in many countries over the...
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'Epidermal VR' Dives Technology A Human Touch

Imagine holding hands with a loved one on the other side of the world. Or feeling a pat on the back from a teammate in the online game "Fortnite." Northwestern University res...
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New Cervical Spine System From DePuy Synthes Advances Treatment Options for Patients With Complex Cervical Spine Disorders

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that DePuy Synthes has launched the SYMPHONY Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) System, expanding its offering fo...
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Genteel: For Those With Diabetes, Painful Blood Sugar Checks Are A Thing Of The Past

In observance of National Diabetes Month, Genteel LLC is excited to announce that its patented, painless vacuum lancing device is now more accessible to people living with dia...
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AMT Introduces UriCap For Patients In Long-Term Care

American Medical Technologies (AMT), the leading independent provider of wound care solutions for long-term care and post-acute environments, has partnered with TillaCare to i...
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