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


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

October 27, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Oct. 24, 2014:

Every 8 Minutes, A Child Experiences A Medication Error  Read article here

Did CDC Laxity on One Infection Help Spread Another? Read article here

Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital, medical records show Read article here

Pentagon building rapid-response Ebola team Read article here

Ethicist Calls CPR Too Risky in Ebola Read article here

New Ebola protection guidelines leave no bare skin Read article here

DHS requires West Africa travelers to arrive at five airports Read article here

U.S. to monitor all travelers from Ebola-stricken nations for 21 days Read article here

Drugmakers Working Together to Mass Produce Ebola Vaccine Read article here

America Is Beating Ebola: Every Patient Taken To An Elite U.S. Hospital Has Survived Read article here

Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor Read article here

Beyond Brittany: Assisted Suicides Happen in Every State, Insiders Say Read article here

In a ‘world first,’ a paralyzed man with severed spinal cord walks again after nerve cell transplant Read article here

DNA Said to Protect Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer Read article here

Study Links Enterovirus in Kids to Type 1 Diabetes Read article here

Parkinson’s drugs linked to sex and gambling addictions Read article here

1.5 million died last year from this curable disease Read article here

Cold sore virus linked with Alzheimer’s disease Read article here

Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements Read article here

Officials Tracing New York Ebola Patient’s Movements, While Reassuring a Wary City Read article here

Dallas nurse is Ebola free: ‘I feel fortunate and blessed’ Read article here

Why Has Nurse Amber Vinson Recovered From Ebola So Quickly? Read article here

How Mindfulness Protects Your Heart Read article here

 

Dead Heart Transplanted into Patients in Huge Medical Breakthrough Read article here

 


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

A woman smokes a cigarette in this illustration picture taken in Paris, October 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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

A general view of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is seen in Dallas, Texas in this October 4, 2014 file photo. REUTERS-Jim Young-Files

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

Cancer Cells

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

HIV origins pinpointed 

Enterovirus 68: What Experts Are Learning Read article here

 

 

 

                      

 


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