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Schools Struggle to Staff Up for Youth Mental Health Crisis

Mira Ugwuadu felt anxious and depressed when she returned to her high school in Cobb County, Georgia, last fall after months of remote learning, so she sought help. But her school counselor kept rescheduling their meetings because she had so... Read More

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Schools Struggle to Staff Up for Youth Mental Health Crisis

Mira Ugwuadu felt anxious and depressed when she returned to her high school in Cobb County, Georgia, last fall after... Read More

FDA Conditionally Approves First Drug to Manage Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has conditionally approved Panoquell-CA1 for the management of clinical signs associated with acute onset of pancreatitis in dogs.  Panoquell-CA1 is an injectable drug intended for use while the dog is hospitalized for treatment... Read More

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FDA Conditionally Approves First Drug to Manage Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has conditionally approved Panoquell-CA1 for the management of clinical signs associated with acute... Read More

FDA Conditionally Approves First Drug to Manage Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has conditionally approved Panoquell-CA1 for the management of clinical signs associated with acute... Read More

Case Western Reserve University Awarded $7.3M for Eye Research

CLEVELAND — Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million grant from the National... Read More

CLEVELAND — Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify new technology, methods and models to study the impact of inflammation and pain on the...


Improved Eye Care Could Have Prevented Dementia Cases, Study Says

WASHINGTON — A study recently published in the journal JAMA Neurology suggests that as many as 100,000 U.S. dementia cases... Read More

WASHINGTON — A study recently published in the journal JAMA Neurology suggests that as many as 100,000 U.S. dementia cases could possibly have been prevented with improved eye care. The National Institute on Aging-funded research used data from a University...


Google Pilot Testing Health Care Records Tool

Google is pilot testing the integration of its Google Care Studio search tool into the health records of two health... Read More

Google is pilot testing the integration of its Google Care Studio search tool into the health records of two health systems, one in Alabama and the other in Wisconsin. According to a recent JAMA Network Open study, poor access to...


Report Finds Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend

WASHINGTON — The death rate from most cancers continued to decline over a four-year period extending from 2015 to 2019,... Read More

WASHINGTON — The death rate from most cancers continued to decline over a four-year period extending from 2015 to 2019, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the State of Cancer from the National Institutes of Health....


Researchers Begin Study of IV Iron Treatment for Post-Pregnancy Anemia

WASHINGTON — Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health are launching a large-scale study to evaluate a single dose of intravenous iron to treat women experiencing anemia after giving birth.  The study will enroll nearly 5,000 women in Bangladesh,...

Researchers Begin Study of IV Iron Treatment for Post-Pregnancy Anemia

WASHINGTON — Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health are launching a large-scale study to evaluate a single dose... Read More

Experimental Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Studies

WASHINGTON — An experimental therapeutic cancer vaccine induced two distinct and desirable immune system responses that led to significant tumor regression in mice, according to investigators from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  The experimental vaccine, SNAPvax, was...

Experimental Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Studies

WASHINGTON — An experimental therapeutic cancer vaccine induced two distinct and desirable immune system responses that led to significant tumor... Read More

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Amazon Makes Renewed Bid for Place in Telehealth Space

SEATTLE — A little more than three months after announcing it was shutting down its telehealth venture Amazon Care, Amazon is poised to make a comeback in the digital health space. The new venture is called Amazon Clinic, and according...

Amazon Makes Renewed Bid for Place in Telehealth Space

SEATTLE — A little more than three months after announcing it was shutting down its telehealth venture Amazon Care, Amazon... Read More

Senators Push Regulators on New Silica Standards for Miners

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators from four coal producing states want to know why the Mine Safety and Health Administration has delayed the release of a new silica standard for coal miners, particularly those in Appalachia. Exposure to silica, an inherent...

Senators Push Regulators on New Silica Standards for Miners

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators from four coal producing states want to know why the Mine Safety and Health Administration has... Read More

HHS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule Strengthening Access

WASHINGTON — A proposed physician fee schedule for 2023 published this past week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services aims to increase access to behavioral health care, cancer screening and dental care. The Calendar Year 2023 Physician Fee...

HHS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule Strengthening Access

WASHINGTON — A proposed physician fee schedule for 2023 published this past week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid... Read More

Abortion-Rights Supporters Prevailed in All Midterm Ballot Measures

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just the control of the U.S. House and Senate that was hanging in the balance as voters went to the polls Tuesday. In states across the nation ballots were cast on a range of health care...

Abortion-Rights Supporters Prevailed in All Midterm Ballot Measures

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just the control of the U.S. House and Senate that was hanging in the balance as... Read More

Half of Dentists Say Patients Are High at Dental Appointments

CHICAGO — A new survey from the American Dental Association has found that more than half of dentists — 52% — say patients are arriving for appointments high on cannabis or some other drug. Currently, recreational cannabis use is legal... Read More

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Half of Dentists Say Patients Are High at Dental Appointments

CHICAGO — A new survey from the American Dental Association has found that more than half of dentists — 52%... Read More

CDC Revises Guidelines for Using Opioids to Treat Pain

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its guidelines for using opioids to treat pain, removing dose and duration targets due to unintended consequences stemming from its earlier recommendations. The new guidance, announced Thursday, updated advice... Read More

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CDC Revises Guidelines for Using Opioids to Treat Pain

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its guidelines for using opioids to treat pain, removing... Read More

JAMA Devotes Special Issue to Post-Dobbs Landscape for Clinicians, Patients

CHICAGO — This week’s special issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association offers a lengthy and often sobering... Read More

CHICAGO — This week’s special issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association offers a lengthy and often sobering dissertation on the already substantial impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade this past June,...


Personalized Kidney Screening Could Reduce Type 1 Diabetes Costs

WASHINGTON — Taking a personalized approach to kidney disease screening for people with type 1 diabetes may reduce the time... Read More

WASHINGTON — Taking a personalized approach to kidney disease screening for people with type 1 diabetes may reduce the time chronic kidney disease goes undetected and reduce the cost of treatment, according to a new study. The new analysis, which...


Abortions Declined 6% Nationwide in Immediate Aftermath of Dobbs Ruling

WASHINGTON — Legal abortions across the United States declined by more than 10,000, or about 6%, in the two months... Read More

WASHINGTON — Legal abortions across the United States declined by more than 10,000, or about 6%, in the two months after the Supreme Court overturned its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which for five decades had guaranteed a woman's constitutional...


Study Shows Blood Pressure Levels Rose During Pandemic

WASHINGTON — Adults with hypertension saw a small but consequential rise in their blood pressure levels during the first eight... Read More

WASHINGTON — Adults with hypertension saw a small but consequential rise in their blood pressure levels during the first eight months of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the number of times they had their blood pressure measured dropped significantly, according to...


Strong RSV Vaccine Data Lifts Hopes After Years of Futility

New research shows vaccinating pregnant women helped protect their newborns from the common but scary respiratory virus called RSV that fills hospitals with wheezing babies each fall. The preliminary results buoy hope that after decades of failure and frustration, vaccines against RSV...

Strong RSV Vaccine Data Lifts Hopes After Years of Futility

New research shows vaccinating pregnant women helped protect their newborns from the common but scary respiratory virus called RSV that... Read More

White House to Invest $84.5M in Clean Energy Improvements for K-12 Schools

WASHINGTON — The White House plans to spend nearly $85 million to make K-12 schools more energy efficient and lower their energy costs. According to the Notice of Intent released through the Energy Department, the funding is the first tranche...

White House to Invest $84.5M in Clean Energy Improvements for K-12 Schools

WASHINGTON — The White House plans to spend nearly $85 million to make K-12 schools more energy efficient and lower... Read More

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