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Category Archive: Health

Nov 19 2019

Adakveo approved for Sickle Cell Disease

Those who suffer from Sickle Cell Disease could be getting a reprieve from some symptoms soon. The Food and Drug Administration approved crizanlizumab-tmca on Friday, November 15th. Around 100,000 people suffer from the disease, according to The Center for Disease …

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Nov 14 2019

New Zika Research Shows Patterns

Zika virus has been a huge scare lately, especially for pregnant women. Threats of the virus have made it impossible for some pregnant women to travel overseas. Fortunately, Goethe University in Germany has conducted a study tracking the prevalence …

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Nov 09 2019

Dengue Vaccine Being Developed

Dengue fever is one of the deadliest threats to human health. The World Health Organization says that they are close to finding a vaccine. Before now, there has never been a viable vaccine for dengue, and WHO says it …

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Sep 25 2019

Overworked nurses provide less care

Better nurse-to-patient ratios have been a hot topic in healthcare for a long time now. As a result, about 6,500 nurses participated in a walkout in Florida, Arizona, California and Illinois. They are demanding a system in which patients …

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Sep 23 2019

Dental Tourism

According to the Congress Report, there are more than 40% Americans without dental insurance. The cost of dental care to many Americans is outrageous. Unfortunately, this leads to international dental tourism as a final solution. Many patients end up traveling …

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Sep 21 2019

Malaria vaccine is being tested

A new malaria vaccine may be the answer to high mortality rates in Africa. Three countries have rolled out the vaccine, and they are testing the only licensed version in the world. The World Health Organization approved Ghana, Malawi, …

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Sep 18 2019

Social Media and Teens

With the rise of technology, our daily lives are becoming more dependent on social media. Teenagers are especially susceptible to social media due to having free time. Research shows that there are plenty of negative psychological effects on teenagers. There …

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Sep 09 2019

E-cigarette use linked to multiple deaths

E-cigarette use has led to severe lung illnesses and death around the country. As a result, the Center for Disease Control has warned against further use. Five people have died and 450 have reported symptoms related to lung illnesses after …

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Sep 06 2019

Influenza Vaccinations Delay is Expected

Three influenza vaccinations will be postponed for three to four weeks this year. These three vaccines make up around 40% of the influenza vaccinations market in the United States. Pharmaceutical companies supplied around 160 million doses last year. This delay …

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Aug 08 2019

Medicare Requirements

If your medical office accepts Medicare or Medicaid, you must follow FDR rules and regulations in order to remain in complete compliance. The FDR has requirements that practices must follow in order to avoid fines. FDR requires medical offices that …

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