Monday, April 30, 2018

Puyallup hospital links nurse to 2 patients infected with hepatitis C; 2600 patients urged to seek testing

  1. Puyallup hospital links nurse to 2 patients infected with hepatitis C; 2600 patients urged to seek testing  The News Tribune
  2. Hospital Warns 2600 ER Patients to Test for Hepatitis C  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Puyallup hospital warns 2600 ER patients to test for Hepatitis C  Seattle TimesFull coverage

'Eaten Alive' By Scabies? No, But Here's How Scabies-Related Deaths Happen

  1. 'Eaten Alive' By Scabies? No, But Here's How Scabies-Related Deaths Happen  Live Science
  2. Scabies: How The Skin Condition Can Become Deadly  Medical Daily
  3. GA: Former Model Eaten Alive By Scabies In Nursing Home  5newsonline.com
  4. 'Eaten Alive' | Woman known for beauty suffers horrific death at nursing home  11Alive.com WXIAFull coverage

Texas woman says aquarium coral nearly killed her family

  1. Texas woman says aquarium coral nearly killed her family  WFAA.com
  2. Toxic airborne poison from aquarium coral nearly kills Texas family  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  3. Texas mom says aquarium nearly killed her family  Week FactsFull coverage

How two hospitals harnessed EHRs and other tech tools to go from F to A on Leapfrog safety grades

  1. How two hospitals harnessed EHRs and other tech tools to go from F to A on Leapfrog safety grades  Healthcare Finance News
  2. PMC receives recognition  NJ.com
  3. Southern Ocean Medical Center Drops To B In Non Profit's Ratings  Patch.comFull coverage

Male Brown Widow Spiders Prefer Cannibalistic Older Females for No Apparent Reason

  1. Male Brown Widow Spiders Prefer Cannibalistic Older Females for No Apparent Reason  Gizmodo
  2. Male Brown Widow Spiders Prefer Having Sex With the Females Who Are More Likely to Eat Them  Newsweek
  3. Cougartown: These spiders prefer sex with older females, then being eaten  The Jerusalem PostFull coverage

Baltimore launches Levels of Care initiative at 11 hospitals

  1. Baltimore launches Levels of Care initiative at 11 hospitals  WBAL Baltimore
  2. Baltimore to Rate Hospitals on Opioid Response  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Baltimore rolls out new incentives, information-sharing program in bid to combat opioid crisis  FierceHealthcareFull coverage

Obesity tied to worse disability in rheumatoid arthritis

  1. Obesity tied to worse disability in rheumatoid arthritis  Reuters
  2. Extra Weight Ups Risk for Becoming Disabled in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Study Says  Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)Full coverage

Dozens diagnosed with rare eye cancer in North Carolina, Alabama has doctors stumped

  1. Dozens diagnosed with rare eye cancer in North Carolina, Alabama has doctors stumped  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. Doctors are baffled by unusual concentration of rare eye cancer  The Week Magazine
  3. 36 Auburn University Graduates Develop Rare Eye Cancer Years Apart  PEOPLE.com
  4. OMF - disease - Ocular Melanoma Foundation  Ocular Melanoma Foundation
  5. "What's going on?" Rare form of eye cancer detected in two groups in two states  CBS NewsFull coverage

Medical marijuana may help combat the opioid crisis. But there are better solutions.

  1. Medical marijuana may help combat the opioid crisis. But there are better solutions.  Vox
  2. Health Highlights: April 30, 2018  Philly.com
  3. Maine Doctors Suggest That Medical Marijuana Could Be Used To Help Fight Addiction To Opioids  Tech Times
  4. NFL player makes medical marijuana history: 'I have a life to live'  CNNFull coverage

Music-based treatment may alleviate anxiety, depression in dementia patients

  1. Music-based treatment may alleviate anxiety, depression in dementia patients  New York Daily News
  2. Music May Calm the Agitation of Alzheimer's  HealthDay
  3. Music may help alleviate anxiety in Alzheimer's patients  UPI.comFull coverage

Hospital Warns 2600 ER Patients to Test for Hepatitis C

  1. Hospital Warns 2600 ER Patients to Test for Hepatitis C  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Wash. nurse with Hepatitis C may have exposed 2600 patients, hospital says  KTVB.com
  3. 2600 Good Samaritan patients notified of potential Hepatitis C exposure  KOMO NewsFull coverage

City upbringing, without pets, boosts vulnerability to mental illness

  1. City upbringing, without pets, boosts vulnerability to mental illness  Medical Xpress
  2. Exposure to animals and the outdoors strengthens mental health  Earth.com
  3. People who grow up in cities without pets have a higher risk of mental illness and chronic stress, a new study has found.  Daily Mail
  4. Kids Raised on Farms Are Healthier in Two Important Ways  GizmodoFull coverage

Allergy Season Worsens Every Year Due To Weather Change: Here Are The Cities That Are Most Affected

  1. Allergy Season Worsens Every Year Due To Weather Change: Here Are The Cities That Are Most Affected  Tech Times
  2. What does a colder spring mean for allergy season?  WTOP
  3. Sneezing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose? Spring allergy season is here  fox8.com
  4. Why what's making you sneeze may NOT be hay fever: Five people convinced they were allergic to pollen took blood ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Palliative care saves money, study finds

  1. Palliative care saves money, study finds  NBCNews.com
  2. Study: Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Stay, Cost of Sickest Patients  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Prompt Palliative Care Saves Money, Especially in Sickest Patients  MedPage TodayFull coverage

Veterinarians want you to know vaccines will not give your dog autism

  1. Veterinarians want you to know vaccines will not give your dog autism  Washington Post
  2. Pssst. Your Dog Can't Get Autism  AgWebFull coverage

E. Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Underscores Need For Change And Technology

  1. E. Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Underscores Need For Change And Technology  Forbes
  2. Ditch all romaine lettuce and check your eggs — a bad month for food recalls  KSWO
  3. Update on E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce  Orlando Sentinel
  4. Southern Utah E. coli outbreak: Two kids dead  Blasting NewsFull coverage

Toxic airborne poison from aquarium coral nearly kills Texas family

  1. Toxic airborne poison from aquarium coral nearly kills Texas family  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  2. Texas mom warning others after aquarium coral nearly kills her family  WWLTV.com
  3. Mom Warns Others After Aquarium Coral Nearly Kills Her Family  WFMYNews2.comFull coverage

America's Air Isn't Getting Cleaner as Fast as It Used To

  1. America's Air Isn't Getting Cleaner as Fast as It Used To  U.S. News & World Report
  2. The USA's long battle against air pollution isn't over yet, as air quality improvements are slowing down  WCNC.com
  3. In a surprise to scientists, gains in tackling dirty air have stagnated  Yahoo NewsFull coverage

Invasive, toxic caterpillars that can kill are about to invade parts of London

  1. Invasive, toxic caterpillars that can kill are about to invade parts of London  Ars Technica
  2. Toxic caterpillars invade London  Mother Nature Network
  3. Toxic caterpillar invasion prompts health warning in the UK  The Weather NetworkFull coverage

Local Relay for Life events combine for Fight Cancer Fest at NYS Fairgrounds

  1. Local Relay for Life events combine for Fight Cancer Fest at NYS Fairgrounds  Syracuse.com
  2. Tazewell County Relay for Life helping the next generation  Peoria Journal Star
  3. Relay For Life takes stand against cancer  Clanton AdvertiserFull coverage

Southern Ocean Medical Center Drops To B In Non Profit's Ratings

  1. Southern Ocean Medical Center Drops To B In Non Profit's Ratings  Patch.com
  2. PMC receives recognition  NJ.com
  3. Where are the 49 Leapfrog straight-A hospitals?  Becker's Hospital ReviewFull coverage

36 Auburn University Graduates Develop Rare Eye Cancer Years Apart

  1. 36 Auburn University Graduates Develop Rare Eye Cancer Years Apart  PEOPLE.com
  2. Rare eye cancer discovered in former Auburn University students  New York Daily News
  3. Eye Cancer Found In 2 Groups Of People In 2 Different US States  Tech TimesFull coverage

Brainstorm Health: Fighting Pandemics, Obamacare Drama, Allergan Stock Slides

  1. Brainstorm Health: Fighting Pandemics, Obamacare Drama, Allergan Stock Slides  Fortune
  2. Bill Gates Pledges $12 Million to End the Pandemic Flu Threat  Laboratory Equipment
  3. Bill Gates Pledges $12 Million For Universal Flu Vaccine, Says Trump Is 'Super Interested' In Idea  The Inquisitr
  4. Bill Gates got President Trump fired up about a universal flu vaccine — and also (maybe) got a job offer  STATFull coverage

FDA Identifies One Farm Where Some of the Romaine in E. coli O157:H7 HUS Outbreak Was Grown

  1. FDA Identifies One Farm Where Some of the Romaine in E. coli O157:H7 HUS Outbreak Was Grown  Food Poisoning Bulletin
  2. Ready-to-Eat Lettuce More Prone to Contamination  Valley News
  3. Update on E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce  Orlando Sentinel
  4. Southern Utah E. coli outbreak: Two kids dead  Blasting News
  5. E. Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Underscores Need For Change And Technology  ForbesFull coverage

Why some bacteria eat antibiotics and what we can do about it

  1. Why some bacteria eat antibiotics and what we can do about it  NBCNews.com
  2. How bacteria feast on drugs designed to kill them  Yahoo News
  3. Antibiotic-Snacking Bacteria Could Help Tackle Environmental Contamination  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsFull coverage

Gonorrhea hits 25-year high in Washtenaw County, health department says

  1. Gonorrhea hits 25-year high in Washtenaw County, health department says  MLive.com
  2. Health officials: STD rates at record levels in Washtenaw County; 560 cases of gonorrhea in 2017  WDIV ClickOnDetroitFull coverage

Fewer African-Americans admitted to ICU for heart failure receive cardiologist care

  1. Fewer African-Americans admitted to ICU for heart failure receive cardiologist care  Reuters
  2. Racial Disparity in Heart Failure Tx Not Explained by Access  MedPage Today
  3. African-Americans hospitalized for heart failure less likely to see cardiologist  Medical XpressFull coverage

Nursing schools are rejecting thousands of applicants — in the middle of a nursing shortage

  1. Nursing schools are rejecting thousands of applicants — in the middle of a nursing shortage  fox2now.com
  2. Best of the best: Annual Salute to Nurses luncheon celebrates outstanding professionals  Chron.com
  3. Creating new roles in healthcare: lessons from the literature  Nursing TimesFull coverage

Music May Calm the Agitation of Alzheimer's

  1. Music May Calm the Agitation of Alzheimer's  HealthDay
  2. The one memory Alzheimer's can't take away  New York Post
  3. Alzheimer's: 'Music may make symptoms more manageable'  Medical News TodayFull coverage

Cancer scandal: HIQA investigation to look at quality assurance and communication with patients

  1. Cancer scandal: HIQA investigation to look at quality assurance and communication with patients  Independent.ie
  2. Ireland's bravest woman faces deadly cancer battle she should not be fighting  IrishCentral
  3. Cervical cancer controversy: Live updates as HSE confirms 17 of those affected have died  Irish MirrorFull coverage

Prevalence of ASD estimated at 16.8 per 1000 for 8-year-olds

  1. Prevalence of ASD estimated at 16.8 per 1000 for 8-year-olds  Medical Xpress
  2. As autism's prevalence rises, understanding its symptoms is key  Press of Atlantic City
  3. Five myths and truths about autism  Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
  4. The CDC just announced one in 59 children are autistic. Here's why that's not evidence of an epidemic.  VoxFull coverage

Maine Doctors Suggest That Medical Marijuana Could Be Used To Help Fight Addiction To Opioids

  1. Maine Doctors Suggest That Medical Marijuana Could Be Used To Help Fight Addiction To Opioids  Tech Times
  2. Health Highlights: April 30, 2018  HealthDay
  3. CNN: Medical Cannabis Might Be the Answer – But Are They Asking the Right Question?  National Pain ReportFull coverage

Opioid epidemic: Here's one more way it's costing hospitals millions

  1. Opioid epidemic: Here's one more way it's costing hospitals millions  Healthcare Finance News
  2. New York Times wonders if doctors should just let drug addicts die  Raw Story
  3. Ethical dilemma: Is a heart ever not worth saving?  Bend BulletinFull coverage

Scientists Measure Radiation In Hiroshima Bombing Victim's Bones

  1. Scientists Measure Radiation In Hiroshima Bombing Victim's Bones  Immortal News
  2. Scientists Studied The Bone Of A Hiroshima Victim. This Is What They Found  IFLScience (blog)
  3. Radiation Dose Calculated in Bone from Victims of Hiroshima Bombing  Technology NetworksFull coverage

What does a colder spring mean for allergy season?

  1. What does a colder spring mean for allergy season?  WTOP
  2. These are the worst US cities for Spring allergies  11Alive.com WXIA
  3. This is the worst US city for people with spring allergies  AOLFull coverage

Update on E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce

  1. Update on E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce  Orlando Sentinel
  2. E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Expands; Still No Source Identified  wnep.com
  3. Everything You Need to Know About the Romaine Recall  Healthy Eats (blog)
  4. Southern Utah E. coli outbreak: Two kids dead  Blasting News
  5. E. Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Underscores Need For Change And Technology  ForbesFull coverage

Study to Explore Whether Cannabis Compound Eases Severe Symptoms of Autism

  1. Study to Explore Whether Cannabis Compound Eases Severe Symptoms of Autism  Alaska Native News
  2. Treating severe autism with a controversial marijuana compound  Genetic Literacy Project
  3. Singapore, home to strict drug laws, looks to develop synthetic marijuana compounds  Yahoo Finance UKFull coverage

'Who knew what and when?' - Vicky Phelan reacts to shock news that 17 women affected by smear test scandal have ...

  1. 'Who knew what and when?' - Vicky Phelan reacts to shock news that 17 women affected by smear test scandal have ...  Independent.ie
  2. Ireland's bravest woman faces deadly cancer battle she should not be fighting  IrishCentral
  3. Vicky Phelan: It's scandalous government hasn't offered to pay for my cancer treatment  thejournal.ieFull coverage

Baltimore to Rate Hospitals on Opioid Response

  1. Baltimore to Rate Hospitals on Opioid Response  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Baltimore hospitals to play a bigger role in opioid epidemic under city initiative  Baltimore Sun
  3. City rolls out levels of care initiative at 11 hospitals  WBAL BaltimoreFull coverage

Texas mom warning others after aquarium coral nearly kills her family

  1. Texas mom warning others after aquarium coral nearly kills her family  WWLTV.com
  2. Mom Warns Others After Aquarium Coral Nearly Kills Her Family  WFMYNews2.com
  3. Fish Tank Coral Produced Toxin That Nearly Killed Family  CBS DenverFull coverage

The one memory Alzheimer's can't take away

  1. The one memory Alzheimer's can't take away  New York Post
  2. Alzheimer's: 'Music may make symptoms more manageable'  Medical News Today
  3. Music Could Benefit Alzheimer's Patients By Stimulating Their Brain, New Research Finds  The InquisitrFull coverage

Doctors Amputate Indiana Woman's Leg After Flu Complications

  1. Doctors Amputate Indiana Woman's Leg After Flu Complications  Newsweek
  2. Doctors forced to amputate woman's leg after complications from the flu  CW33 NewsFixFull coverage

5 habits that could help you live 10 years longer

  1. 5 habits that could help you live 10 years longer  CBS News
  2. These 5 simple lifestyle changes could add more than a decade to your life  Today.com
  3. These 5 healthy habits may add more than a decade to your life  Chicago Tribune
  4. These 5 healthy habits could help you live a decade longer, study suggests  CNNFull coverage

CNN: Medical Cannabis Might Be the Answer – But Are They Asking the Right Question?

  1. CNN: Medical Cannabis Might Be the Answer – But Are They Asking the Right Question?  National Pain Report
  2. Health Highlights: April 30, 2018  HealthDay
  3. Medical Marijuana Could Be Used To Treat Opioid Addiction  The InquisitrFull coverage

E-Cigarette Use in Classrooms Booms as Teachers Blame Juul Vape

  1. E-Cigarette Use in Classrooms Booms as Teachers Blame Juul Vape  Newsweek
  2. FDA's Gottlieb Right To Crack Down On Vaping  Hartford Courant
  3. Schools scramble to combat spread of vaping devices  SFGateFull coverage

Bill Gates Announces $12M Grand Challenge For Universal Influenza Vaccine Development

  1. Bill Gates Announces $12M Grand Challenge For Universal Influenza Vaccine Development  Kaiser Family Foundation
  2. Bill Gates Pledges $12 Million For Universal Flu Vaccine: Here Are Other Ways Microsoft Founder Is Saving Lives  Tech Times
  3. Bill Gates says the US is underprepared for the next pandemic  ConsumerAffairsFull coverage

Top 5 cities to avoid when dealing with seasonal allergies

  1. Top 5 cities to avoid when dealing with seasonal allergies  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
  2. Don't suffer with seasonal allergy symptoms  Maryville Daily Times
  3. New medications make seasonal allergies nothing to sneeze at  Toronto StarFull coverage

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Expands; Still No Source Identified

  1. E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Expands; Still No Source Identified  wnep.com
  2. E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has not hit Iowa, Nebraska  The Daily Nonpareil
  3. E. coli outbreak not cause for concern at University  Daily Illini
  4. Southern Utah E. coli outbreak: Two kids dead  Blasting News
  5. E. Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Underscores Need For Change And Technology  ForbesFull coverage

Twelve women 'died in connection with cervical smear testing errors' - audit

  1. Twelve women 'died in connection with cervical smear testing errors' - audit  Independent.ie
  2. Ireland's bravest woman faces deadly cancer battle she should not be fighting  IrishCentral
  3. A timeline of the CervicalCheck controversy... and what will happen next  thejournal.ie
  4. More than three-quarters of 208 women not told of delayed cervical cancer diagnosis  Irish TimesFull coverage

Music Could Benefit Alzheimer's Patients By Stimulating Their Brain, New Research Finds

  1. Music Could Benefit Alzheimer's Patients By Stimulating Their Brain, New Research Finds  The Inquisitr
  2. Music Activates Regions of the Brain Spared by Alzheimer's Disease  Lab Manager Magazine
  3. Music for the soul! Songs can help activate Alzheimer-free regions of brain in patients  Economic TimesFull coverage

Accumulation Of Fats In The Brain Could Signal Early Signs Of Parkinson's

  1. Accumulation Of Fats In The Brain Could Signal Early Signs Of Parkinson's  Tech Times
  2. Researchers Find That Lipid Accumulation in the Brain may be an Early Sign of Parkinson's Disease  R & D Magazine
  3. Lipid Accumulation in The Brain May Be an Early Sign of Parkinson's Disease  https://ift.tt/1gchDt0Full coverage

Dark Chocolate Can Help With Stress and Inflammation

  1. Dark Chocolate Can Help With Stress and Inflammation  One Green Planet
  2. How to reduce stress: Eating THIS type of chocolate reduces stress hormone levels  Daily Star
  3. Dark chocolate can help improve your eyesight: Study  JBH NewsFull coverage

Targeting chemotherapy with genetic testing benefits women with aggressive breast cancer

  1. Targeting chemotherapy with genetic testing benefits women with aggressive breast cancer  Medical Xpress
  2. Breast cancer cure hope: Scientists discover genes with cancer risk  Express.co.uk
  3. Why the Death Rate From Breast Cancer Is Higher Among Black Women  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverage

Brown widow male spiders prefer sex with older females likely to eat them afterwards

  1. Brown widow male spiders prefer sex with older females likely to eat them afterwards  Phys.OrgFull coverage

Huge marijuana development could change everything

  1. Huge marijuana development could change everything  Morning Ticker
  2. Medical Marijuana Could Be Used To Treat Opioid Addiction  The Inquisitr
  3. Maine: Where medical marijuana is saving opioid addicts  STLtoday.comFull coverage

Former model Rebecca Zeni was eaten alive by scabies until her death at a nursing home in Georgia

  1. Former model Rebecca Zeni was eaten alive by scabies until her death at a nursing home in Georgia  JBH News
  2. Scabies: How The Skin Condition Can Become Deadly  Medical Daily
  3. Former Model 'Eaten Alive' By Scabies: Facts And Remedies About This Potentially Fatal Skin Disease  Tech Times
  4. Former model 'eaten alive' while in care of Georgia nursing home  Fox NewsFull coverage

This is the worst US city for people with spring allergies

  1. This is the worst US city for people with spring allergies  AOL
  2. Top 5 cities to avoid when dealing with seasonal allergies  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
  3. Don't suffer with seasonal allergy symptoms  Maryville Daily TimesFull coverage

Ethical dilemma: Is a heart ever not worth saving?

  1. Ethical dilemma: Is a heart ever not worth saving?  Bend Bulletin
  2. Is A Heart Ever Not Worth Fixing? Doctors Grapple With Treating Patients Who Get Bacteria From Injecting Opioids  Kaiser Health News
  3. Injecting drugs can ruin a heart. How many second chances should a user get?  Hot AirFull coverage

Music for the soul! Songs can help activate Alzheimer-free regions of brain in patients

  1. Music for the soul! Songs can help activate Alzheimer-free regions of brain in patients  Economic Times
  2. Music helps activate Alzheimer-free regions of brain, alleviates anxiety  Deccan Chronicle
  3. Music reduces anxiety, activates brain regions of Alzheimer's patients  Hindustan TimesFull coverage

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