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Scientists close in on Blood Test for Alzheimer's

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Suicide Risk Among Nurses Higher than in Other Occupations

Both male and female nurses face higher suicide risk than their…
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Addiction Treatment Companies Partner on NAS Care

Nashville-based medication-assisted treatment provider ReVIDA…
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Heather Dewey-Hagborg Mixes Biotechnology and Art

Genetically modified plants and viruses form part of “At the…
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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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The Pandemic Hasn’t Slowed Hiring at Local Biotech and Tech Companies

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2021 Biotech IPOs Get Off to a Roaring Start

The year is starting off with a number of biopharma and life…
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With Rare Speed, Gene Editing Emerges as Biotech’s New Cutting Edge

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Biotech Companies Working on a COVID-19 Vaccine For Cats

LOS ANGELES - A group of bio technology companies are currently…

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Essential Business

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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More Employers Planning To Encourage COVID-19 Vaccines

More data is indicating that employers plan to encourage their…
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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…
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Are Your Local Restaurants, Other Businesses Following COVID-19 Rules? Yelp Will Now Post Your Feedback

Are the employees at your neighborhood restaurant wearing masks?…

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

Mr. Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, was hospitalized.…
Medical Syringe & Vaccine

PA. Health Officials Say They Haven’t Received Enough COVID-19 Vaccines From Federal Government

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Joe Biden Picks Transgender Woman As Assistant Health Secretary

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania…
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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.…
Covid Vaccine

Washington Department of Health Partially Blames Slow Vaccine Rollout on Federal Government

SPOKANE, Wash.– Washington’s vaccine rollout has been a mess,…

Hospitals News

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Cyberattack Hits Major Hospital Chain Universal Health Services

What appears to be a major ransomware attack has hit the computers…
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L.A. Has Avoided A New York-Level COVID-19 Hospital Meltdown as Conditions Improve

Just weeks ago, Los Angeles County’s hospitals were overwhelmed…
Nurse Stressed Out

North Carolina Hospitals Brace For Growing Impact From COVID-19 Cases

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Last week, North Carolina saw record COVID-19…
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Hospitals and Businesses Are Offering Incentives To Those Hesitant About Getting COVID-19 Vaccines

While millions have eagerly awaited the arrival of coronavirus vaccines,…
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U.S. Health Officials Push Hospitals To Administer Unused Covid Antibody Drugs

The U.S. has shipped over half a million doses of antibody treatments…

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…
Health Insurance Policy

President Biden Plans To Reopen Online Health Insurance Marketplace

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - President Joe Biden plans to reopen…
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Health Care First Steps For President Biden And The Democrats

After four years of the Trump administration's undermining of…
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Friday Is The Last Day In 2021 To Enroll For Health Insurance Through The Colorado State Exchange

Friday is the final day to sign up for 2021 individual health…
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Open Enrollment For ‘Pennie’ Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance Program Ends Friday

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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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Nutrition Expert Shares Healthy Lifestyle Advice

With the shock of a pandemic, many fitness and lifestyle habits…
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What Is Green-Mediterranean Diet? How It Promotes Weight Loss, Heart Health; Foods To Eat

Mediterranean diet has been in the news for long for all the…
Vegetarian

Ask Dr Bassem Youssef Your Questions About The Plant-Based Lifestyle

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Essentia Health Offers Virtual Heart-Healthy Cooking Demonstration

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Mental Health News

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Talk To Children About Mental Health And Suicide, Experts Say

At Riley Hospital for Children there's been a jump in emergency…
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TikTok-Famous Dietitian Shares The Foods To Eat To Improve Mental Health

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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…

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…
Nurse Stressed Out

New York Gov. Cuomo Accused of Undercounting Nursing Home Deaths in Wake of Report

New York’s approach to counting nursing home deaths…
Covid Vaccine

Temple College Nursing Students Qualify To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

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CVS Pharmacy

CVS and Walgreens Under Fire For Slow Pace of Vaccination in Nursing Homes

The effort to vaccinate some of the country's most vulnerable…
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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,…

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…
Blurred Hospital

Rural Hospital Closures at Hit to Patient Care Access, Outcomes

January 26, 2021 - In areas that saw rural hospital closures,…
Cardiac Care

Health System Boosts Cardiac Rehab Rates, Improves Patient Care, with New Referral Process

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) has been shown to reduce mortality,…
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…

Pharmaceuticals News

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Top Ten Pharma Companies in 2020

The global pharmaceutical industry is expected to witness…
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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Pharma Giants Not Prepared For Next Pandemic

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Mark Cuban Is Going To Help Big Pharma’s Image

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Mark Cuban Plans Low-Cost Generic Drugs With Pharma Startup

Mark Cuban is getting involved in generic drugs. The Dallas…
Covid Vaccine

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…

Safety & Quality News

Construction

How Contractors Are Managing Health And Safety Regulations

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

Stars Promote Safer Indoor Spaces Through WELL Health-Safety Rating

As the world continues to battle COVID-19 and communities strive…
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APEX Launches New Health Safety Standard with a Dozen Airlines

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) in collaboration…
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2021 Environmental, Health, and Safety Outlook for Manufacturers

This week, we continue with our 2021 outlook series with a…
Basketball

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

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the…

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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How Tech Helps Healthcare Providers Administer the COVID-19 Vaccine

With the approval of two COVID-19 vaccines (one from Pfizer and…
Alzheimers Disease

Health Tech Unveiled at CES: New High-Tech Ways To Monitor Blood Pressure, Detect Alzheimer's and Crush Germs

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Hospitals’ In-Room Cameras Enable Seamless Visits and Better Safety

As COVID-19 swept across the country last spring, teams at Banner…
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