ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

December 15, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Dec. 12, 2014:

Old And Overmedicated: The Real Drug Problem In Nursing Homes Read article here

We may be able to reverse signs of early Alzheimer’s disease Read article here

ER doctor discusses role in Ebola patient’s initial misdiagnosis Read article here

Disrupting Cancer Read article here

If Slow Is Good For Food, Why Not Medicine? Read article here

For Women With Dense Breasts, More Mammograms May Not Be The Answer Read article here

Patients Prescribed Narcotic Painkillers Use More of Them for Longer, Study Finds Read article here

Opioid painkillers used in dangerous combinations Read article here

Pharmacy error led to patient death, hospital confirms Read article here

Whooping Cough Back With a Vengeance in California Read article here

Another Way Canned Foods Can Harm Your Health Read article here

Too Much Radiation? Breast Cancer Patients May Get More Than They Need Read article here

What The 10 Healthiest States In America Have In Common Read article here

‘MSSNG’ Project Aims for Autism Breakthrough Read article here

A Crowd Of Scientists Finds A Better Way To Predict Seizures Read article here

Special K, a Hallucinogen, Raises Hopes and Concerns as a Treatment for Depression Read article here

Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds Read article here

 

Study: Is Sugar Worse For Blood Pressure Than Salt? Read article here

Baby infected in birthing pool died of Legionnaire’s disease Read article here

A Type of Childbirth Some Women Will Fight For Read article here

A friend gave her an antibiotic; now she’s fighting for her life Read article here

 

‘Superbugs’ to Kill More Than Cancer by 2050 Read article here

New HPV Vaccine Broadens Cancer Protection Read article here

 

New guidelines for treating tinnitus, or ringing in the ears Read article here

Should you get flu shot if only 50 percent effective? Read article here

On Trial: The Nurse Who Wouldn’t Force-Feed at Gitmo Read article here

 

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

December 8, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Dec. 5, 2014:

Why The ER Doctor Asks Patients What’s Happening At Home Read article here

Danger in the crib? The hidden hazard putting babies at risk Read article here

U.S. hospitals wary of caring for Ebola patients because of cost and stigma Read article here

Hospitals battle ‘alarm fatigue’ Read article here

When EMS should start an IV? Read article here

EMS ‘in and out’ of hot zones during Ferguson protests 

U.S. hospitals making fewer deadly errors, study finds Read article here

Why 1 in 3 Americans is Scared to Go to the Doctor Read article here

Are we on the road to an HIV vaccine? Read article here

HIV’s ability to cause AIDS is weakening over time, study finds Read article here

Danger in the cold and flu aisle: How to stay safe Read article here

Headed for Disaster: What We Know About Traumatic Brain Injury Read article here

Link between antibiotics and childhood asthma called into question Read article here

Circumcision benefits outweigh the risks, CDC says Read article here

Diabetes Ages the Brain 5 Years Faster than Normal Read article here

Diabetes Ages the Brain 5 Years Faster

U.S. designates 35 hospitals to treat Ebola patients Read article here

Emergency Rooms Often Skip The Epinephrine For Severe Allergies Read article here

From FDA: Pregnant? Breastfeeding? Better Drug Information Is Coming Read article here

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Panel Advises FDA to Lift Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood Read article here

CDC Warning: Flu Viruses Mutate and Evade Current Vaccine Read article here

A Drug Might Heal Spinal Injuries By Sparking Nerve Growth Read article here

Researchers find a relationship between sleep cycle, cancer incidence Read article here

Researchers pinpoint chemo effect on brain cells, potential link to autism Read article here

How the Promise of Immunotherapy Is Transforming Oncology Read article here

Whooping Cough Epidemic? Get Used to It Read article here

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65 Read article here

Simple intravenous fluid could save many Ebola patients, specialists say Read article here

Hospital medication error kills patient in Oregon Read article here

Zero Preventable Hospital Deaths: How One Nonprofit Is Making Safety Its Mission Read article here

 

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

December 1, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Nov. 28, 2014:

Sponge test a low-cost, easier way to spot signs of cancer Read article here

Mental illness in U.S. adults widespread Read article here

Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ‘Sybil’ Read article here

Ebola Mappers Track Epidemic in Real Time Read article here

A Medical Device Is Sidelined, but Too Late for One Woman Read article here

Surgical Tool Gets Strongest Warning Read article here

Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder Read article here

ANA Releases New Position Statement on Nurse Fatigue Read article here

 

Exercise in a Bottle Is Next Food Frontier for Nestle Read article here

A Yogurt A Day Keeps Diabetes Away Read article here

Calorie counts: Coming to a restaurant, movie theater, vending machine near you Read article here

Vitamin D Tests Aren’t Needed For Everyone, Federal Panel Says Read article here

Half A Million Cancer Diagnoses A Year Are Due To Obesity Read article here

Most Americans With HIV Missing Treatment, CDC Says Read article here

Study: Brain Abnormalities Found in 40% of SIDS Cases Read article here

More Medicine Goes Off Limits in Drug-Price Showdown Read article here

Grateful Boston man shows off his double arm transplant Read article here

A New Way to Predict Blood Cancer Read article here

First Human Ebola Vaccine Trial Shows It Seems to Work Read article here

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

November 24, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Nov. 21, 2014:

Electrical Scalp Device Can Slow Progression of Deadly Brain Tumors Read article here

Ebola Treatment Can Pull Virus Out of the Blood Read article here

Promising New Ebola Vaccine Tested On 200 People So Far Read article here

Nurses Call on Federal OSHA, Other States to Follow California Mandate of Highest Ebola Safeguards Read article here

Lung Cancer for Nonsmokers Still Stained by Stigma Read article here

Bedbugs Could Spread Deadly, Heart-Damaging Chagas Disease Read article here

Your Daily Aspirin May Not Prevent First Heart Attacks Read article here

More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk Read article here

An Incipient Threat to Our Hearts Read article here

Anticlotting Push Urged for Heart Patients With Stents Read article here

Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not Read article here

What Did We Learn From Doctor’s Ebola Death? Read article here

Cholera Gave a British Doctor the Idea for IVs Read article here

Eating trans fat may damage memory Read article here

How Much Arsenic Is in Your Rice? Read article here

Baby boomer? Don’t skip this vital screening Read article here

Why the dangers of secondhand smoke could change the innovation dynamics of the marijuana industry Read article here

Take a Tour of the Eerily Beautiful ‘Golden Blood’ Factory Read article here

Look Up From Your Phone. Your Back Will Thank You Read article here

What’s In His Kiss? 80 Million Bacteria Read article here

Diem Brown’s death sheds light on young adult cancer Read article here

Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts Read article here

5 Million Strollers Recalled Over Fingertip Amputation Hazard Read article here

You Can Monitor Your Baby’s Vital Signs 24/7, But Should You? Read article here

Why Your Mom Was Wrong About Cold Weather and the Flu Read article here

Hand soap antimicrobial linked to cancer and liver fibrosis Read article here

Kisses for ‘bubble baby’ after promising new treatment Read article here

FDA approves abuse-deterrent form of controversial painkiller Read article here

What Diabetes Costs You, Even If You Don’t Have The Disease Read article here


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

November 17, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Nov. 14, 2014: 

Woman ‘spontaneously’ revives after 45 minutes without a pulse Read article here

WHO Issues Guidance on Safe and Dignified Burial Protocol for Ebola Victims Read article here

With New York doctor’s release, U.S. is Ebola free Read article here

Feeling flu-ish? Five facts about fever Read article here

 

Report: Laundry ‘pods’ sent 1 child a day to hospitals Read article here

Common medications may cut risk of Lou Gehrig’s disease Read article here

Researchers identify first molecular steps that lead to pancreatic cancer Read article here

 

Individual Nurse Performance Linked to Outcomes Read article here

California Nurses Say They’ll Strike, Without Talking Wages Read article here

 

More Nurses—STAT! Faculty Shortage Puts Nursing Field in Critical Condition Read article here

Federal agency claims major violations by clinic that treated Joan Rivers Read article here

 

How Much Sugar Is Too Much? A New Tool Sheds Some Light Read article here

 

Trouble swallowing pills? You’re probably doing it wrong, study says Read article here

 

Regular pot habit changes your brain, may even lower your IQ, study says Read article here

 

New ‘Stupidity Virus’ Discovered, Scientists Say Read article here

‘Overcooked Baloney': Diets Don’t Work for Long, Review Shows Read article here

 

Surprise Results in Medical Tests Draw New Focus Read article here

Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn’t Read article here

Why some generic drug prices are skyrocketing Read article here

Ebola outbreak: Clinical drug trials to start next month as death toll mounts Read article here

Shocking Study Finds At Least 6 Toxic Flame Retardants in Bodies of Americans Read article here

New Prediction Model Could Reduce Military Suicides, Study Finds Read article here

This plastic chemical is outlawed from baby gear, but preemies get a heavy dose of it. Read article here

Almost a quarter of breast conservation ops lead to further surgery Read article here

Hurricane Sandy Stranded Dialysis Patients. Lessons Learned? Read article here

When an Obsession With Healthy Eating Becomes a Dangerous Risk Read article here

While I was sleeping: Confessions of an Ambien zombie Read article here

Don’t Lick and Stick: Dirty Contacts Linked to Serious Eye Infections Read article here

Nebraska hospital to receive 3rd Ebola patient, CDC says Read article here

WHO: These Are The Most Promising Ebola Treatments Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

November 10, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Nov. 7, 2014:

Brittany Maynard, advocate for ‘death with dignity,’ dies Read article here

 

Relentless Killer: Why Is Brain Cancer So Lethal? Read article here

Tau protein, not plaque, may cause Alzheimer’s, study says Read article here

Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation Read article here

 

A Tiny Stumble, a Life Upended Read article here

New physician guidelines for preventing kidney stones Read article here

‘Post-Ebola Syndrome’ Persists After Cure, Doctor Says Read article here

Patient’s Nurse Attack Highlights Problem Of Violence Against Nurses Read article here

 

The future of surgery is now: Smaller scars, fewer complications Read article here

Tiny survivors: Special NICU mimics mother’s womb Read article here

 

This technology shows nurses where your veins are Read article here

New labeling sought for longtime cancer drug tamoxifen Read article here

What’s behind the dramatic rise in autism cases? Read article here

 

Child diabetes: could you spot the signs? Read article here

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‘Kissing Bug’ Now Spreading Tropical Disease in U.S. head article herel

FDA: Supplements, meds can be dangerous mix Read article here

FDA: supplements, meds can be dangerous mix

Missing Out: 8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening Read article here

 

Celiac disease triggers may include non-gluten proteins Read article here

 

Rate of colorectal cancer in young adults in the U.S. is rising, study shows Read article here

 

Painkillers Shown Yet Again To Up Risk Of Stroke, Death Read article here

 

A key thing doctors can do to reduce hospital errors Read article here

 Nurse CIOs are taking on bigger roles in healthcare Read article here

A Push to Back Traditional Chinese Medicine With More Data Read article here

 

Study: Long-term shift work lessens brain power Read article here

The mental decline can be reversed by a switch to regular hours -- but it takes five years.

Psoriatic Arthritis, RA, Psoriasis May Increase CV Risk Read article here

Three Wearables that Could Change Afib Screening Read article here

Fractured: Men get osteoporosis, too, but are rarely screened Read article here

 

Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not Read article here

 

Flu Season Brings Stronger Vaccines And Revised Advice Read article here

 

New hope for Parkinson’s patients in stem cell treatment Read article here

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

November 3, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Oct. 31, 2014:

CDC Moves Faster to NY as Ebola Self-Examination Begins Read article here

’60 Minutes’ Just Broke New Details On The Dallas Ebola Case. Here’s What They Revealed. Read article here

Ebola: Who is patient zero? Disease traces back to 2-year-old in Guinea Read article here

In The Hospital, A Bad Translation Can Destroy A Life Read article here

 

AAP Updates Guidelines on Bronchiolitis in Young Children Read article here

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports Read article here

Four Categories of Risk: CDC Tweaks Ebola Guidelines Read article here

The new genetic disorder every mom needs to know about Read article here

 

FDA issues emergency authorization for two new Ebola tests Read article here

Nurse quarantined over Ebola fears in N.J. released Read article here

 

Ebola nurse in Maine rejects home quarantine rules Read article here

Steps for Doctors and Patients To Make Anesthesia Safer Read article here

Is Surgery Safer at a Teaching Hospital? Read article here

Ebola nurse Amber Vinson ‘so grateful to be well’ Read article here

EPA USA EBOLA PATIENT DISCHARGE HTH DISEASES USA GA 

New home test shakes up colon cancer screening Read article here

Placebos are ‘more effective than no treatment’ for children’s coughs Read article here

Ibuprofen Safest Painkiller in Child Fracture Treatment Read article here

Compound In Cocoa May Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss Read article here

  

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? Read article here

High Milk Intake Associated With Mortality Risk? Read article here

Stem cells that release cancer-killing toxins offer new brain tumor treatment Read article here

The rise of retail health care clinics in America Read article here

If you have chronic fatigue, now there’s proof you’re not faking it Read article here

Ketogenic diet stops seizures when epilepsy drugs fail Read article here

Diabetes Will Fuel Tuberculosis Cases Worldwide, Experts Warn Read article here

This Is Google’s Plan to Change How Diseases Are Found Read article here

 

10 Medical Innovations Poised To Make Us Healthier In 2015 Read article here

Why U.S. Ebola patients seem to be recovering faster Read article here

How Ebola Kills: Study Finds the Deadly Signs Read article  here

FDA Approves New Meningitis B Vaccine Read article here

Judge limits nurse’s movement, but rejects quarantine Read article here

Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans Read article here


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