US infant mortality rates down 15% – CNN

21. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CNN US infant mortality rates down 15%CNN(CNN) Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. From 2005 to 2014, the infant mortality rate in the US dropped 15%, from 6.86 infant deaths per 1,000 …Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent ...

HHS Launches Webpage Highlighting Administrative Actions to Empower Patients

21. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Monday, March 20, 2017 This week the Health and Human Services Department launched a new page on HHS.gov highlighting the regulatory and administrative actions the Department is taking to relieve the burden of the current healthcare law and support a patient-centered healthcare system. “We’re taking action to improve choices for patients, stabilize the individual and ...

San Francisco woman dies after drinking poisonous tea – Los Angeles Times

20. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Los Angeles Times San Francisco woman dies after drinking poisonous teaLos Angeles TimesA woman is dead after drinking tea containing a lethal poison that she unwittingly bought from an herbalist in San Francisco’s Chinatown, public health officials announced Monday. The woman, whose identity was not released, became sick within an hour …Woman dies after drinking toxic ...

Anti-PCSK9 Drugs: An Ingenious Solution for a Problem That's Mostly Already Solved – Forbes

20. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Forbes Anti-PCSK9 Drugs: An Ingenious Solution for a Problem That’s Mostly Already SolvedForbesOn Friday, for the first time, we saw the full data from the FOURIER clinical trial of Amgen’s cholesterol-lowering antibody, evolocumab (Repatha™). Depending on who you listen to, it was either “the most important study in at least 20 years” or a …Cholesterol ...

5-Year-Old Who Had Heartwarming Reaction to Heart Transplant Is Now Rejecting New Organ – PEOPLE.com

20. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
PEOPLE.com 5-Year-Old Who Had Heartwarming Reaction to Heart Transplant Is Now Rejecting New OrganPEOPLE.comTwo weeks ago, 5-year-old Ari Schultz received a heart transplant after spending 211 days at Boston Children’s Hospital. Ari’s heartwarming reaction to his transplant quickly went viral. But Ari’s status has taken a turn for the worse post-surgery as …Fallen firefighter’s family ...

Studies shed light on opioid exposures among US children and young adults – Fox News

20. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Fox News Studies shed light on opioid exposures among US children and young adultsFox NewsBetween 2000 and 2015, poison control centers in the United States received 188,468 calls about prescription opioid exposures in children and teens, a new study finds. That translates to roughly 11,700 calls per year placed to poison control centers, …Poison control report: ...