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1. Ridley-Tree Cancer Center at Sansum Clinic Unveils Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot01:25[−]
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IIPW?src=hash" target="_blank">#IIPW</a>--Ridley-Tree Cancer Center unveiled a Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot that enhances environmental cleanliness by destroying bacteria and germs. ......

2. Brazil's president has partial coronary obstruction01:25[−]
SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil's presidential palace says that President Michel Temer has been diagnosed with a partial coronary obstruction. In a statement emailed on Friday, Temer's press office said aspirin and a low-fat diet are being used to treat the 77-year-old president. The statement added that catheterization is not ... ......

3. BoxBar Vascular Opens Doors with Hands-On, State-of-the-Art Care01:25[−]
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/boxbarvascular?src=hash" target="_blank">#boxbarvascular</a>--BoxBar Vascular opened this week under the care of board-certified surgeon Dr. Ellen Derrick to improve patient vascular health & overall well-being. ......

4. Authorities seek forfeiture of seized camel milk in Kansas01:25[−]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities have seized camel milk in Kansas that prosecutors allege falsely claim unproven health benefits. The Kansas City Star reports that legal action was filed Thursday in federal court seeking forfeiture of the seized products. Prosecutors allege the California company selling the products advertises ... ......

5. Syros Announces Oral Presentation Highlighting Its Drug Discovery Research in Immuno-Oncology at American College of ...01:25[−]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Syros Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SYRS), a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the discovery and development of medicines to control the expression of disease-driving genes, today announced that the Company’s drug discovery research in immuno-oncology will be highlighted in an oral presentation at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2017 Clinical Congress taking place October 22-26 in San Diego. The research is part of a collaboration with the Lowy laboratory ......

6. RTI Surgical? Introduces TETRAfuse? 3D Technology Becoming First to Offer 3D Printed Interbody Polymer Optimized ...01:25[−]
ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical? Introduces TETRAfuse? 3D Technology Becoming First to Offer 3D Printed Interbody Polymer Optimized to Participate in Fusion ......

7. Lawmakers weigh two competing health care bills01:19[−]
Panel debates the options. ......

8. FDA Approves Another Gene Immunotherapy Treatment For Cancer01:19[−]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the second gene immunotherapy treatment for cancer in two months. The new therapy, called Yescarta, is geared toward adult patients with certain aggressive types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In August, the FDA cleared the first gene therapy for...

9. Johnson & Johnson Shuts Insulin Pump Business, Inks Other Deals01:15[−]
Johnson & Johnson Inc. (JNJ) has made a trio of moves, one designed to clip costs, the other two targeted at increasing profits. The pharma behemoth announced earlier this month it was scrapping its Animas insulin pump business after competitive shifts in the market impacted Animas. According to state records in Pennsylvania, the company filed a WARN notice that intended to shed 297 employees from its Wayne and West Chester facilities. The layoffs are...

10. The GOP is much more united on tax cuts than on health care: Kudlow01:12[−]
CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow discusses the Senate passing the budget and advancing to the GOP tax reform agenda. ......

11. This Amazing Transformation Proves Lifting Weights WON'T Make You Bulk Up01:11[−]
A post shared by Rebecca Catherine Smith (@rebeccafitness_eats) on Sep 14, 2017 at 11:55am PDT Rebecca Catherine Smith, a fitness influencer with almost 40K followers, has been on the fitness train for quite a while. She used to be all about cardio, but has since switched gears to weight training, and recently posted this before-and-after photo to ease women's fears about lifting...

12. Minister Petitpas Taylor to mark the one-year anniversary of the Healthy Eating Strategy01:10[−]
Significant progress achieved in plan to make healthier food choices easier for Canadians October 20, 2017 Vancouver, British Columbia Health Canada Canada is facing a diet-related chronic disease crisis. To address this issue, the Government of Canada is implementing a comprehensive Healthy Eating Strategy that aims to make healthier food choices easier for Canadians and improve the quality of the foods they have to choose from. Tomorrow, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will mark the one-year anniversary of the Healthy Eating Strategy at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver. You can watch the Minister's speech live at 9 a.m. PDT at...

13. Veteran's Day Celebration 2017 - "Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe"01:10[−]
CONTACT: Celeste Duignan, Oak Park Township Senior Services Nutrition Program Manager 708-383-8060; cduignan@oakparktownship.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2017 Oak Park Township Senior Lunch Program to host a Veteran's Day Celebration On Thursday November 9, 2017, Veteran Staff Sergeant Albert Parr will join the lunch program to view the internet show 'Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe.' Parr...

14. Puerto Rico, Federal Government, and Voluntary Agencies Unite to Address Health and Medical Needs01:10[−]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Government of Puerto Rico, the Federal Government, and voluntary organizations are combining efforts to ensure life sustaining relief and medical care is available to survivors of Hurricane Maria. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has more than 500 personnel from the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) deployed to Puerto Rico. These medical personnel are providing care in 13 locations throughout Puerto Rico, delivering care to survivors where hospital facilities are overwhelmed or unavailable. HHS medical teams provide emergency care tailored to the specific needs of each location, ranging from...

15. Leukemia: Cancer Cells Killed By Diabetes Drug01:10[−]
This year in North America, it was estimated that more than 21,000 people would be diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. And unfortunately, about 50 percent of those people will die as a result of the disease. This is due, at least in part, to the fact that AML treatments have not changed all that much over the last few decades. The current methods of treating AML...

16. Questions about the MyHospitalCare patient portal01:10[−]
posted 10/20/2017 in News Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Iowa's patient portal is an important way for hospital patients to access and understand their health information. The portal also makes it easier for hospital patients, their caregivers, family members and clinicians to collaborate on the patient's hospital care. What is the MyHospitalCare patient portal? Similar to online banking or other websites people use every day to manage their lives, MyHospitalCare is an online tool that allows you to check your hospital test results, access key health information, and pay your bill...

17. APSE Focuses on Integrated Competitive Employment Climate01:10[−]
by RJ Moshay Changes are on the horizon in Employment First, and the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) stands ready to help navigate these uncharted waters at its upcoming two-day regional institute in Atlanta, November 2-3, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown. For the third time, APSE is hosting its annual Regional Institute in partnership with the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and its Employment First State Leadership Mentor Program (EFSLMP). To learn more about the organization while gaining perspective on how its conference will demystify the nuances of competitive integrated employment, the Georgia Council on...

18. Saving Georgia’s Council on Developmental Disabilities01:10[−]
By Adina Solomon For more than four decades, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) has advocated for people with developmental disabilities and acted as a liaison between them and state leaders. Today, the Council is made up of a 24-member board appointed by Governor Nathan Deal; and it represents about 158,000 Georgians with developmental disabilities in issues including education, employment and direct care. 'We are really in a unique space to be able to, without having any kind of conflict of interest, really find out what do people with disabilities and their families really need and want and be able to help give them voice in a way that maybe other organizations might...

19. Does diabetes make a heart attack feel different?01:10[−]
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may not always feel classic symptoms like acute chest pain when they have a heart attack, according to a small study that offers a potential explanation for why these episodes are more deadly for diabetics. ......

20. Air Methods leader wins award for lifetime achievement01:10[−]
If you've ever been life-flighted in a helicopter, driven by ambulance or wheeled down the hall in a hospital gurney, say a word of thanks to Air Methods' Allen C. Wolfe Jr. for your safe transportation. An industry leader, Wolfe has won the Association of Air Medical Services' Marriott-Carlson Lifetime Achievement Award for innovations that improved the transportation of patients and the safety of their treatment when they are most vulnerable. The award comes as Wolfe-who is Air Methods' director of clinical education-and two fellow editors release a new edition of a book known as the bible of air transport, outlining safe procedures for moving sick and injured patients. The Air & Surface...

21. “Meet Dr. Right” Event at Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion on November 201:10[−]
PITTSBURGH - Your doctor just retired. Your company will soon be offering a new insurance plan. Or maybe you just moved to the area. All reasons why you might be looking for a new doctor. But finding a new doctor doesn't have to be stressful. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Allegheny Health Network (AHN) are teaming up to offer a free 'Meet Dr. Right' event on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, located at 12311 Perry Highway in Wexford. Parking is...

22. Tax commissioner to plead guilty to drunken driving01:10[−]
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says he will plead guilty to a drunken driving charge. The...

23. Brian Garner: A lesson in passion over pain01:10[−]
Brian Garner was talking to one of his many friends in Columbia a year ago, when the man he “admires most” walked into the room. It was Gary Pinkel. Faced with the chance to meet the former MU football coach, Garner was equal parts nerves and excitement. “Coach, could I ask you a favor?” Garner inquired. “I would be honored if you would sign my leg.” Garner hoisted his right leg up on a long folding table and gave him a marker. In what Garner describes as the “highlight of my year,” Pinkel took the marker and signed his name. “Pinkel’s wife was taking the pictures, but he signed it too fast,” Garner recalled. “She said, ‘Gary do it again.’” And Pinkel did. Garner’s right leg, a wooden...

24. To Reduce Risk Of Recurring Bladder Infection, Try Drinking More Water01:10[−]
While it may seem simple, drinking water flushes bacteria out of the urethra, helping to prevent infection in women prone to them. And it also may help reduce the use of...

25. Georgia lawmaker asks about quarantining HIV patients01:10[−]
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state lawmaker and wife of former U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting...

26. Mruk named fellow of American Psychological Association01:10[−]
Dr. Christopher Mruk, professor of psychology at BGSU Firelands College, was granted the status of fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA) this summer in its Humanistic Psychology division. Fellows are nominated by peers in the organization and must pass review by the APA Fellows Committee. Fellow status is an 'honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding...

27. Mental Health First Aid Classes Available01:10[−]
Schedule a class for your organization today NEWPORT, Ore. - Lincoln County Public Health has openings to teach Mental Health First Aid classes to organizations within Lincoln County. Similar to traditional First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until appropriate professional treatment is obtained or the crisis resolves. Certification for...

28. Weekly Update: Supporting Bipartisan Health Care Reform, Urging Vote on Widely Supported Shale Tax and Funding for State-Related Universities, Combating the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic01:10[−]
On Monday, Governor Wolf expressed his concern that Congressional leaders were complicit in insurance rate increases stemming from the Trump Administration's decision to not continue cost-sharing reduction payments, a move that would negatively impact middle-class families, seniors, and individuals with pre-existing conditions. Governor Wolf joined bipartisan governors from across the county to call on Congressional leadership to act on stabilizing the health insurance market by bringing the bipartisan...

29. New Teck Acute Care Centre: a healing environment for B.C. children and women01:10[−]
VANCOUVER - Newborns, children and expectant mothers from all around the province will be cared for in the new Teck Acute Care Centre, located on the campus of BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital, officially opened today by Premier John Horgan, health-care workers and patients. 'When children need hospital care, they should be in a place that feels like home, where they can play, exercise their imagination, and be surrounded by family to help them heal,' said Premier Horgan. 'This new centre means better care for thousands of patients and their families from every part of B.C. who access the building.' Each area of the building is modelled after a different part of B.C. with the...

30. States may roll back children’s health coverage without money from Congress01:07[−]
Coverage for millions of kids could be at risk....

31. Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care deal01:05[−]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an uphill path and this was the ......

32. Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'01:04[−]
Geraldine Watkins sits at the kitchen table in her ranch home, rattling off the names of friends and relatives in her small Louisiana town who've died of cancer over the last 40 years. ......

33. In New York, an Influential First Lady Redefines the Position00:57[−]
Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, has far extended the boundaries of what a first lady does in the city. ......

34. All major ports to get LDB services: official sources00:53[−]
The Logistics Data Bank’s (LDB) services will soon be extended to all major ports in India. The LDB project’s objective is to ensure greater efficiency in the country’s logistics sector through the use of information technology. Discussions between the Government and the Indian Ports Association (IPA) in this regard have begun, according to official sources. The IPA is the apex body for India’s major ports under the...

35. Jambalaya at fundraiser may have sickened dozens, killed 100:52[−]
A small town in Louisiana has been hit by a severe gastrointestinal illness authorities are linking to jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser ......

36. Demand Local Midwifery Care!00:49[−]
Revelstoke needs midwifery services and we, as women should...

37. 8 Everyday Thoughts that Limit Your Success and How to Change Them00:47[−]
Why do some of the most intelligent people sabotage their own success? It all goes back to unconscious every day thoughts, also called cognitive distortions, first identified by psychologist Aaron Beck and Dr. David Burns. It’s typical to fall into these irrational thoughts every now and then. Mindset missteps are common among even the brightest, most well-meaning people. We can all relate to that feeling of sometimes getting in our own way. It’s simply part of being human, an evolutionary response designed to keep you safe and protected. Nevertheless, irrational thoughts can get in your way of success and taking necessary, healthy risks. For example, your inner critic may tell you you’re...

38. Trump’s Action Could Lead to Free Health Insurance00:46[−]
“If President Trump prevails in shutting down a major Obamacare health...

39. Syria's Raqqa handed over to local officials and tribal elders00:43[−]
The administration of the city of Raqqa was handed over to a civil council Friday after Syrian Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital". ......

40. With Afrezza Sales Flat, MannKind Needs Growth00:43[−]
MannKind (MNKD) investors have seen an interesting October thus far, while MannKind traders have made runs to the proverbial bank multiple times on the volatility of the equity. Binary events always make the market interesting, but is is the fundamental story and the realistic potential that delivers the true value of a stock. At this stage the crux of the MannKind story rests on whether or not sales of Afrezza can ramp up enough to impress the street, whether potential partners can see enough daylight to take on the drug themselves, and whether MannKind can hit its own expectations. For the week ending October 13th, Afrezza sales came in at just above 400. This was the first full week of...

41. Ex-Columbus pastor gets 3 years on opioid-related charges00:40[−]
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A former southern Indiana church pastor has been sentenced to three years in prison after admitting charges in what prosecutors...

42. 'Deliver your baby, take appendix out': Government's plan to alleviate doctor drought00:40[−]
The Federal Government appoints Professor Paul Worley to be the National Rural Health Commissioner to lead the push to improve rural health services with a return to the "old-fashioned general practitioner". ......

43. MRIs can help mental illness acceptance00:40[−]
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in an MRI scan can make a difference, writes a psychiatrist. ......

44. Democrats Must Soon Decide Whether Single-Payer Is a Litmus Test00:37[−]
Should Democrats abandon incremental approaches to health care? ......

45. More than half of Manitobans 'strongly oppose' health care premiums: poll00:30[−]
Premier Brian Pallister's proposed health care premiums are not playing well in the province — 53 per cent strongly oppose them and 18 per cent oppose them moderately. ......

46. What is liver cirrhosis, the condition Sean Hughes had, what are the symptoms and can ...00:25[−]
CIRRHOSIS of the liver can be very serious, with the possibility it can lead into liver failure and potentially death. But what is the condition and can it be treated? Here's all you need to know... Alamy What is liver cirrhosis? Liver cirrhosis is scarring of the liver caused by long term damage. The scar tissue on the liver prevents it from functioning properly, which can eventually lead to failure where the liver stops functioning altogether. The damage is often...

47. Charges against Montana physician whittled from 400 to 2200:24[−]
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - A southwestern Montana physician who lost his license for allegedly overprescribing pain medication faces trial next week on 22 felony counts, including two charges of negligent homicide for the overdose deaths of two patients. Jury selection began Thursday in the case against Chris Christensen of Florence. ... ......

48. Enrollment period for Vermont Health Connect starts Nov. 100:24[−]
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont residents who want to sign up for a health insurance plan for next year through the state's online exchange or existing subscribers who want to change their plan can do so starting next month. The annual enrollment period for Vermont Health Connect runs from Nov. ... ......

49. Childhood cancer survivors commonly stay at jobs to keep health insurance, new study finds00:23[−]
A significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions, the results of a national cancer survey find. <!-- more --> ......

50. Cell biology: Cleaning up? Not without helpers00:23[−]
Scientists explain assembly and transport function of 'old' calcium pumps by 'new' partner proteins. <!-- more --> ......


 
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