ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

October 20, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Oct. 17, 2014:

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola – how could this happen? Read article here

 

Dallas Nurses Cite Sloppy Conditions In Ebola Care Read article here

Dedicated Ebola Hospitals Sought After Nurse’s Infection Read article here

Experts question ethics of placebo drug trials in case of Ebola Read article here

 

Lax U.S. Guidelines on Ebola Led to Poor Hospital Training, Experts Say Read article here

Ebola’s Very Contagious. Ebola’s Also Hard To Catch. Confused? Here’s How To Understand Read article here

What should Ebola health care workers wear? Read article here 

Number of Biocontainment Beds for Ebola Patients in US May Surprise You Read article here

Ebola infections with no symptoms are possible. And they could help fight the West Africa epidemic Read article here

Lethal illness enterovirus D68 takes another child Read article here

Researchers Replicate Alzheimer’s Brain Cells in a Petri Dish Read article here

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections Read article here

10 things your health insurance won’t tell you Read article here

This Man’s Simple System Could Transform American Medicine Read article here

Is this the breakthrough Christopher Reeve was was hoping for? Read article here

Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study Read article here

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Exercise, Diet and Sleep Can Improve MS Symptoms Read article here

Can mom’s age help predict mitochondrial disease? Read article here

Number of respiratory illness cases expected to spike due to new CDC test Read article here

Researchers move closer to origins of pancreatic cancer Read article here

Google Glass Addiction? Doctors Report First Case of Disorder Read article here

Blood cells modified by researchers hunt cancer — with success Read article here

Why Health Officials Are Concerned About Energy Drinks Read article here

Scientists Study New Yorks Rats and the Diseases They Carry Read article here

‘What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk for Cancer?’ Read article here

Study Backs Use of Stem Cells in Retinas Read article here

 

Study Says Mediterranean Diet Could Help Reverse Metabolic Syndrome Read article here


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

October 13, 2014

Recap for Week Ending October 10, 2014:

Nobel prize in medicine awarded for discovery of brain’s ‘GPS’ Read article here

Tackling type 2 diabetes at its root shows promise Read article here

Doctors consider consequences of new Vicodin rules Read article here

Understanding the Risks of Ebola, and What ‘Direct Contact’ Means Read article here

When Ebola hits, contact tracing is a critical process Read article here

What happens to hospital business when Ebola is in the ER? Read article here

How doctors test for Ebola Read article here

U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers Arriving From Ebola-Stricken Countries Read article here

U.S. EMTs adopt new Ebola procedures Read article here

First person diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. dies in Texas hospital Read article here

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National Nursing Survey: 80% Of Hospitals Have Not Communicated An Infectious Disease Policy Read article here

Feds issue rules for burying Ebola patients in the U.S. Read article here

Why America’s Nurses Are Burning Out Read article here

It’s Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height Read article here

Parents growing anxious about enterovirus D68 Read article here

Shorter doc training not tied to worse outcomes, study shows Read article here

‘Decision fatigue’ may lead docs to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics Read article here

Hospitals’ High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs’ Resistance: Study Read article here

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study

What 20 Years Of Research Has Taught Us About The Chronic Effects Of Marijuana Read article here

New ‘lab-on-a-chip’ could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer Read article here

New 'lab-on-a-chip' could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer

Life Expectancy in the US Reaches All-Time High Read article here

29-year-old woman: Why I’m taking my own life Read article here

Caution: Using Certain OTC Medicines May Affect Your Driving Ability Read article here

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Study warns about stimulants in diet supplements Read article here

Could diabetics produce their own insulin? Read article here

32 Myths About The Flu Vaccine You Don’t Need to Fear Read article here

Lung cancer can stay hidden for 20 years before detection, study says Read article here


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

October 6, 2014

Recap for Week Ending October 3, 2014:

Newly discovered marker may lead to early detection of pancreatic cancer Read article here

 

Roche Breast Cancer Drug Appears to Greatly Extend Patients’ Lives Read article

Ebola Is Diagnosed in Texas, First Case Found in the U.S. Read article here

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia — seemingly successfully Read article here

Ebola Vaccine: Why It’s Taking So Long To Make One Read article here

What’s the Best Birth Control for Teens? Hint: It’s Not the Pill  Read article here

Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking Read article here

Osteoporosis: bone health in childhood ‘is an important factor’ Read article here

What We Don’t Know About Heart Disease Can Kill Us Read article here

CDC investigates kids’ limb paralysis; is enterovirus to blame? Read article here

Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity Read article here

Can Aspirin Cut Your Risk of Cancer? Read article here

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Back Pain or Headache? Opioid Painkillers May Do More Harm than Good Read article here

Cardiologists: Understand the radiation risks before having heart imaging Read article here

Understand the radiation risks before having heart imaging : Cardiologists

Studies criticize US medical device approval process Read article here

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Afraid of EV-D68? Another Deadly Virus Is Actually Killing Kids in U.S. Read article here

 

Soon You Can Send Your Expired Painkillers Through the Mail Read article here

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New cancer drugs promise improved treatments, but come at a high cost Read article here

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10 essential things Joan Lunden learned about breast cancer Read article here

Cholesterol Drugs Haunted By Ghosts Of Past, Present, And Future Read article here

Texas Hospital Makes Changes After Ebola Patient Turned Away Read article here

FDA address cybersecurity in medical devices Read article here

U.S. Military Hospitals Are Ordered to Improve Care, Access and Safety Read article here

‘I Couldn’t Smell, and Then I Died’ Read article here

‘Mini-strokes’ lead to PTSD and other psychiatric disorders Read article here

Researchers Pinpoint Origin of HIV Pandemic Read article here

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Enterovirus 68: What Experts Are Learning Read article here

 

 

 

                      

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 29, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 26, 2014:

Hundreds of babies possibly exposed to TB at Texas hospital Read article here

6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick Read article here

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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray? Read article here

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know Read article here

CDC issues new Ebola warning for crews of U.S. airlines Read article here

Keep Your Pants, and Your Dignity, at the Hospital Read article here

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You Read article here

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma’s Mysteries Read article here

Finding Risks, Not Answers, in Gene Tests Read article here

How dangerous is this new respiratory enterovirus? Read article here

Anti-addiction groups call for FDA commissioner to step down Read article here

FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors Read article here

Task Force Recommends All Young Women Be Screened for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Read article here

All Young Women Should Be Screened for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea 

U.S. Estimates 1.4 Million Ebola Cases in Worst Scenario Read article here

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Are Diabetes Rates Really “Leveling Off”? Read article here

 

Think you have Alzheimer’s? You just might be right, study says Read article here

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Only One Person Has Been Cured Of HIV, And Now A New Study Could Explain Why Read article here

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Outbreak of a Respiratory Illness Escalates Among Children and Mystifies Scientists Read article here

Look Up Your Meds On This Massive New Drug Database Read article here

Clues to quicker recovery after surgery Read article here

Dose of Souped-Up Vitamin D Could Stop the World’s Deadliest Cancer Read article here

Vitamin D Could Stop World’s Deadliest Cancer 

As the days get shorter, some people get SAD Read article here

Cardiac Arrest Patients Need CPR, Not Hospitals, Doctor Says Read article here

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Doc cured of Ebola may need 3 months to recover Read article here

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Ebola Shot Turned Down by WHO Is Best Hope as Virus Rages Read article here

Only Half Of Gay And Bisexual Men With HIV Are Getting The Care They Need Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 22, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 19, 2014: 

US works to step up Ebola aid, preps hospitals for potential patients Read article here

Brains may ‘resist Alzheimer’s’ Read article here

Scan image of brain affected by Alzheimer's disease

Skin Shocks Used at Mass. School Draw FDA Look Read article here

Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work Read article here

Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed, study finds Read article here

Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed, study finds

Small number of drugs behind kids’ accidental poisonings: CDC Read article here

Small number of drugs behind kids' accidental poisonings: CDC

Heart Docs Don’t Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes Read article here

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one Read article here

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The Painkiller Abuse Problem Doctor’s Can’t Stop Read article here

Preventing Cancer Through Good Food and Exercise Read article here

A big dispute behind a tiny tick bite: What to call the lingering effects of Lyme disease? Read article here

Does the state of man’s pate reveal his cancer risk? Read article here

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A Blood Test for Depression? Science Says It’s Possible Read article here

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Ebola outbreak ‘demands a truly global response’ Read article here

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes Read article here

Could there be a link between migraine and Parkinson’s? Read article here

FDA Panel Says Testosterone Drugs Need More Study and Reduced Use Read article here

 

End-of-Life Care Needs Sweeping Overhaul, Panel Says Read article here

Sex in the Sink: Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs Read article here

Obama Orders Plan Against Antibiotic Resistance Read article here

Can One Dose Of Antidepressant Lead To Changes In Your Brain? Read article here

Flu shot time is now, officials say Read article here


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 15, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 12, 2014: 

Mystery Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country Read article here

Enterovirus infections difficult to track Read article here

New Drug Could Fight Flu in One Dose Read article here

 

Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data Read article here

To Curb Abuse, Patients Allowed to Return Unused Pills to Pharmacies Read article here

USPSTF: Aspirin Advised When Preeclampsia Risk Is High Read article here

Could early intervention reverse autism? Read article here

Prediabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Cancer, Study Finds Read article here

Common Anxiety Medications May Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease Read article here

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds Read article here

 

Sodium conundrum: Nine in 10 U.S. children eat too much salt Read article here

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Sheets, towels, TV remotes key reservoirs for MRSA contamination Read article here

It Only Takes A Few Hours For A Virus To Spread Through An Entire Office Read article here

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FDA Approves New Diet Pill That’s Made Of Old Medicines Read article here

When does a diet drug tip the balance for health?

Why Diabetics Should Protect Their Hearts, Too Read article here 

Rare blood type linked to dementia risk http://www.cbsnews.com/news/rare-blood-type-linked-to-dementia-risk/

Ebola Victim Treated With Survivor’s Blood Read article here

How Hospitals Are Becoming Safer for Children Read article here

Antibiotics overdose can invite more dangerous diseases Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 8, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 5, 2014: 

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet Read article here

Can you train your brain to like broccoli? Read article here

More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don’t Curb Ultimate Height Read article here

Study: Novel heart failure drug from Novartis shows big promise Read article here

Surgery Prices Surge With Innovation and Consolidation Under Obamacare Read article here

New, biodegradable stent ‘as good as current gold standard’ Read article here

Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy? Read article here

Breast-feeding boost: What parents feed infants has lasting effect Read article here

How parents feed their infants has a lasting impact on their health, the CDC found.

Location of body fat can increase hypertension risk Read article here

Double Mastectomies Don’t Increase Cancer Survival Rates Read article here

Scientists discover how to ‘switch off’ autoimmune diseases Read article here

Global health officials warn that window for bringing Ebola under control is closing fast Read article here

Two Women Receive Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Fast-Tracked Trial Read article here

First report of allergic reaction to antibiotic pesticides consumed in food Read article here

Wine and Exercise: A Promising Combination Read article here

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain Read article here

When something medically goes wrong Read article here

When Feces is the Best Medicine Read article here

Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History Read article here

FDA Approves Merck’s New-Wave Cancer Drug Read article here

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer? Read article here

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