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The health risks of breathing smoke from California's wildfires - CBS News

CBS News

The health risks of breathing smoke from California's wildfires
CBS News
State agencies are issuing air quality alerts due to wildfire smoke. Atmospheric chemist Richard Peltier explains why smoke from wildfires is hazardous and what kinds of protection are effective. What substances in wildfire smoke are most dangerous to ...

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The feds just cleared a major roadblock for digital health - CNBC

CNBC

The feds just cleared a major roadblock for digital health
CNBC
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is explaining in more detail how digital health software will be regulated. Specifically, it released several documents that detail how a type of software called "clinical decision support" will be regulated. That ...

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Trump to undergo routine physical and release health report, White House says - CNBC

CNBC

Trump to undergo routine physical and release health report, White House says
CNBC
"That will take place at Walter Reed, and those records will be released following that taking place." Trump will turn 72 in June, and he is not known to have any serious health problems. During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Trump ...

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Millennials' struggle with health bills could push hospitals to change - CNBC

CNBC

Millennials' struggle with health bills could push hospitals to change
CNBC
As the first generation to come of age under Obamacare, millennials are finding the new rules of consumer-driven health care tough to navigate. More than half of millennials, 57 percent, say they have little to no understanding of how out-of pocket ...



New health care model given legal clearance to be tested in Missoula - The Missoulian

The Missoulian

New health care model given legal clearance to be tested in Missoula
The Missoulian
Dr. Carol Bridges, the co-founder and co-owner of CostCare in Missoula, said their family practice location at 2819 Great Northern Loop in Missoula, off Mullan Road, will be changing to a direct primary care model on Jan. 1, 2018. The urgent care walk ...



7 health benefits of Silicon Valley's favorite diet ? a high-fat fad that has techies eating bacon and butter - Business Insider

Business Insider

7 health benefits of Silicon Valley's favorite diet ? a high-fat fad that has techies eating bacon and butter
Business Insider
The ketogenic or "keto" diet has been called the holy grail of good health and weight loss by some doctors and bloggers. On the flip side, it's a nutritionist's nightmare. The keto diet goes against conventional wisdom on health eating. It encourages ...

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Innovation is key to solving America's health-care problems - CNBC

CNBC

Innovation is key to solving America's health-care problems
CNBC
In recent years, focus on health-care delivery has been making doctors and hospitals more efficient, leading to shortening appointments to less than 10 minutes ? only enough time to issue a prescription without thorough diagnosis ? often creating ...

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UN health agency launches first global monitoring system for dementia - UN News Centre

UN News Centre

UN health agency launches first global monitoring system for dementia
UN News Centre
7 December 2017 ? The United Nations health agency on Thursday launched the first global monitoring system for dementia, which is expected to affect 152 million people worldwide by 2050 ? triple the current 50 million ? amid the aging of the global ...

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How to meet public health reporting objective for EHR incentive program - AAP News

How to meet public health reporting objective for EHR incentive program
AAP News
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services developed a centralized, non-comprehensive repository for PHA and CDR reporting. EPs can access the list at http://go.cms.gov/2iegMdK. The Academy neither maintains nor endorses a registry that satisfies any ...


Global Mental Health Challenges and Remedies in Chicago - Psychology Today (blog)

Psychology Today (blog)

Global Mental Health Challenges and Remedies in Chicago
Psychology Today (blog)
Fortaleciendo mi Familia is delivered in groups with multiple families by lay workers trained and supervised by the Center for Global Health. Our intervention approach draws upon our prior National Institute of Health funded work with Bosnian and ...


Apple's health boss leaves for new start-up, fulfilling a promise he made to his sick sister - CNBC

CNBC

Apple's health boss leaves for new start-up, fulfilling a promise he made to his sick sister
CNBC
Apple's health boss, Anil Sethi, has left the company to start venture focusing on helping very sick patients after his sister died from cancer. Sethi's medical record start-up Gliimpse was acquired by Apple in August 2016, with Sethi named director of ...



'Clash of Cultures' at Root of Alaska's Health Disparities - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

'Clash of Cultures' at Root of Alaska's Health Disparities
U.S. News & World Report
There are about 150,000 Alaska Natives using the Alaska Tribal Health System, according to the ANTHC report. With federal and state funding, the tribe-controlled health system operates 180 small community primary care centers, more than two dozen ...


Cardinal Health: In The Middle Of The Storm - Seeking Alpha

Cardinal Health: In The Middle Of The Storm
Seeking Alpha
Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) is one of the three leaders in pharmaceutical distribution with AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) and McKesson (NYSE:MCK). CAH operates under 2 business segments: the Pharmaceutical segment (89% of revenue) distributes branded and ...

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