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Brain-Powered Hearing Aids: The Next Big Thing in Biotech?

A team at Columbia University is creating hearing aids that use…
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Industry Voices—5G has the Potential to Transform Healthcare for Rural Communities

Just as it promises to increase speeds and reduce latency for…
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Lawmakers Respond to Increasing Temperatures With New Worker Safety Push

Last month, on a day that was sweltering even by Phoenix standards,…
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Leana Wen Leaving Planned Parenthood After Less Than A Year As President

"I am leaving because the new Board Chairs and I have philosophical…
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Grimes Had Part of Her Eyeball Removed for Seasonal Depression

Grimes is willing to go to great lengths to feel her best —…
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Trial Wraps in Oklahoma's Opioid Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

The first civil trial against an opioid manufacturer, Johnson…

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COVID-19 'Far From Done,' Expert Tells Biotech Meeting in Madison

With daily COVID-19 cases on the rise again nationally…
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How Data Science is Driving Innovations in Medical Biotechnology

It is fair to say that the human body contains a lot of data.…
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Economic Forecast: In Order For The Biotech Industry To Move Forward it Must First Look Back

For all of the darkness of this past year — from a deadly…
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COVID-19 Test Gives Results Within Minutes

The method is published on MedRxiv, where the researchers headed…
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The First Covid-19 Vaccines Have Changed Biotech Forever

For all the devastation the Covid-19 pandemic has caused, there…

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The Business of Health: Keeping The Lights on Through The Pandemic and Beyond

For some hospitals and health systems, especially those in rural…
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Business, Health Groups At Odds Over New Republican COVID-19 Bill

Business and health groups were largely at odds Tuesday as…
White House

Biden’s First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump’s Policies, but It Won’t Be Easy

The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats…
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How The Covid-19 Virus is Reshaping Health and Safety of Business Aviation

Airports and FBOs are reimagining every aspect and touchpoint…
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As Small Businesses Await New US Aid, It’s Too Late For Some

NEW YORK (AP) — Clay Reynolds is starting to make peace with…

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Coronavirus

Leaders Who Caught Virus: Boris Johnson, Jair Bolsonaro and Now Trump

Mr. Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, was hospitalized.…
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What Democratic Control of Government Means for Health Care Policy

Following the two U.S. Senate runoff races in Georgia on Jan.…
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To Help Combat COVID-19, Federal Government Should Enforce Health Data Rules

Breaking COVID-19’s chain of transmission requires effective…
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TSA Predicts Record Travel Weekend at SFO Despite Government Health Warnings

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Emmanuel Perez arrived home to the Bay…
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More Than 2,900 Health Care Workers Died This Year — And the Government Barely Kept Track

More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died in the COVID-19…

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Cyberattack Hits Major Hospital Chain Universal Health Services

What appears to be a major ransomware attack has hit the computers…
COVID-19 Virus

WHO Warns New Covid Variants Are ‘Highly Problematic’ and Could Further Stress Hospitals

New, more contagious mutated variants of the coronavirus are…
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Oxygen is The Latest Covid Bottleneck As Hospitals Cope with Intense Demand

As Los Angeles hospitals give record numbers of Covid patients…
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Hospitals Are Already Overwhelmed. Now Some States Are Beginning To Feel The Impact of Holiday Gatherings

Parts of the US are beginning to feel the brunt of last month's…
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US Hospitals Facing Worrisome Shortage of Nurses, Doctors

SAN FRANCISCO — With so many states seeing a flood of coronavirus…

Insurance News

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Report: Health Insurance Premiums Stay Flat, Telemedicine Added in Face of COVID-19

While median premium changes in health insurance remained flat…
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Deadline Looms for Nevadans Shopping for Health Insurance Plans

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevadans shopping for health care coverage…
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How To Attract Millennials To Health Insurance Industry

While millennials earlier avoided health insurance plans, COVID-19…
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NEW LAW WILL AFFECT HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

(KNSI) - A new law going into effect on January 1st will affect…
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Oregon Extends Telehealth Agreement For Health Insurance Plans

SALEM, OR – The State of Oregon has reached an agreement with…

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Health & Wellness

Researchers Prove A Healthy Lifestyle Extends Life Expectancy By Up To 8 Years

Ditching cigarettes, exercising and abstaining from alcohol can…
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National Youth Day: 5 Lifestyle Practices To Ensure Reproductive Health in Youth

Making some healthier lifestyle changes can help improve…
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Healthy Lifestyle Benefits: 5 Tips for Living Your Strongest, Healthiest Life Yet

When you’re not at your healthiest, you can probably tell.…
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How To Eat Healthier and Stay Hydrated This New Year

In this New Year, many are looking to make healthier lifestyle…
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Good Bacteria That Help Fight Illnesses

Most people relate bacteria to diseases and presume that bacteria…

Mental Health News

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Recognizing World Mental Health Day

In recognition of the stress that Carolina students are experiencing…
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TikTok-Famous Dietitian Shares The Foods To Eat To Improve Mental Health

The past nearly one year of the coronavirus pandemic has…
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Expert Recommends These Lifestyle Changes To Improve Your Mood And Mental Health

Mental health: Simple modifications in diet and lifestyle can…
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Mental Health Focus More Important Than Ever At Start of 2021

TRI CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) Mental health officials say if there…
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Holidays A Good Time To Make Mental Health A Priority

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — It's a very stressful time of a very…

Nursing News

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Fatal Cases of COVID-19 at Nursing Facilities Prompt New California Law

SACRAMENTO —  With skilled nursing homes hit particularly…
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People Who Live In Nursing Homes Should Be Our Top Priority

2021 is beginning a lot like how 2020 ended. Across the country,…
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Michigan's Last-Minute Switch Delayed COVID-19 Vaccines For Nursing Home Residents

From Michigan's biggest cities to its far rural areas, the…
Nursing Home Care

Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home: How to Choose the Right Level of Care

Long-term care options for older adults are more varied than…
Medical Syringe & Vaccine

Vaccinations Have Begun At The Nursing Home Hit By The First U.S. Virus Cluster

A nurse at the suburban Seattle nursing home that was ravaged…

Patient Care News

Telehealth

Majority of Health Execs Say Telemedicine Has Improved Patient Care

While more than half of the leaders polled say their telehealth…
Telehealth

Balancing Tech And Patient Care In Telehealth: A Case Study With CallOnDoc

Telehealth took on a whole new importance in 2020, with the pandemic…
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Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Hospitals ‘Making Difficult Decisions’ As Patient Care Deteriorates

Conditions at Los Angeles County hospitals are worsening by the…
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CSRA Hospitals Seeing Increase in Coronavirus Cases, in Patient Care Up

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The number of people checking into the…
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Addressing Social Isolation; Telehealth's Impact on Patient Care

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Pharmaceuticals News

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Top Ten Pharma Companies in 2020

The global pharmaceutical industry is expected to witness…
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N.J. Pharmaceutical Company’s COVID Vaccine Could Be A Game-Changer. Here’s Why

As the nation struggles to scale up its COVID-19 immunization…
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AM-Pharma Enrolls First Patients in Covid-19 Phase III Trial

AM-Pharma has recruited first patients with Covid-19 infection…
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Pharma Condemns Pro-Trump 'Thugs' and Riots—and Backs Manufacturing Group's Call For Consequences

Pharma executives and trade groups joined the chorus of voices…
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Vaccines Boost Big Pharma’s Image, But Won’t Change Its Ways

The development of Covid-19 vaccines in record time will…

Safety & Quality News

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How Contractors Are Managing Health And Safety Regulations

Contractors are moving forward with ongoing projects—in many…
Basketball

NBA, NBPA Agree To Additional Measures To Supplement Health and Safety Protocols

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the…
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Hospital Celtics Back in Full Force As 4 Players in Health, Safety Protocols

The Boston Celtics may find themselves even thinner than they…
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NYC Partnership Sets Sights on Mass Transit Health, Safety

(TNS) — The Transit Tech Lab, a program focused on identifying…
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Camping World Stadium Crews Focused on Health, Safety Through Massive Cleaning Effort

ORLANDO, Fla. — Camping World Stadium is the only…

Technology News

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Health Technology to Prevent or Mitigate Slip and Fall Accidents

Slips and falls are more dangerous than they seem. In fact, a…
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What’s Next for Senior Tech? 5 Insights From The Thrive Center

Technology adoption among older adults is growing, and there…
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Lumen Health Tech Company Reveals New Data About Metabolism Training

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lumen, a health technology company at…
Digital Tech

How COVID-19 Has Accelerated Digital Transformation in Healthcare

At the beginning of 2020, digital strategy initiatives around…