Trump Approves Budget Deal, Reduces Medicare Fee Cuts Trump Approves Budget Deal, Reduces Medicare Fee Cuts

The package also extends many health programs that had expired, repeals the Independent Payment Advisory Board, and adds $6 billion to address the opioid epidemic.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Related Links:

Publication date: Available online 10 November 2018Source: Journal of Theoretical BiologyAuthor(s): Zhongpu Xu, Kezan Li, Mengfeng Sun, Xinchu FuAbstractMany real-world networks exhibit community structure: the connections within each community are dense, while connections between communities are sparser. Moreover, there is a common but non-negligible phenomenon, collective behaviors, during the outbreak of epidemics, are induced by the emergence of epidemics and in turn influence the process of epidemic spread. In this paper, we explore the interaction between epidemic spread and collective behavior in scale-free networks...
Source: Journal of Theoretical Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Abstract Worldwide, over 77 million people have been infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) but its cure remains elusive. Once considered a fatal disease, advances in antiretroviral therapy (ART) have dramatically increased the life expectancy of infected persons. Much progress has been made in the development and utilization of combination ART and preventative pre-exposure prophylaxis products, however, numerous obstacles prevent eradication. Clinical pharmacologists along with world health organizations continue to play a key role in identifying and implementing strategies to combat this disease. ...
Source: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) released the following statement Nov. 8 from President Altha Stewart, M.D., in response to the deadly shooting Nov. 7 in Thousand Oaks, California: “Our hearts are with the victims of yesterday's deadly shooting and their families and loved ones. There is much we still do not know about this tragic event, but we must keep in mind that most people living with mental illness are not violent. Effective treatment is available for mental disorders , including PTSD [post‐traumatic stress disorder], depression and suicidal thoughts. The victims of this act of violence and their l...
Source: Mental Health Weekly - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Briefly Noted Source Type: research
Conclusions: These results highlight that elderly trauma patients are at risk of long-term opioid use, especially if they had preinjury or early postinjury opioid consumption.
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases - Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - To say the opioid problem in Knox County is still a problem would be an understatement. According to the Knox County Drug Related Task Force, 293 deaths were linked to opioid overdoses in 2017. This year, 253 lives have been lost with six of those coming during the first seven days of November. This problem has been extremely evident than with the paramedic crews of the Knoxville Fire Department.
Source: JEMS Patient Care - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news
The opioid epidemic is killing millions of Americans, including North Carolinians, at an alarming rate with seemingly no end in sight.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: news
November 09, 2018The threat in DRC may no longer be containable and could become endemic.US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert Redfield came to Capitol Hill in Washington Monday with an ominous warning:The current Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now so serious that it might not be containable and could become endemic.TheWorld Health Organization (WHO) reports this week that there are now 300 cases of the virus and 186 deaths since the outbreak was declared four months ago. Twenty-seven health workers have been infected and three have died.Key to ending the ...
Source: IntraHealth International - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! Have you had the chance to meet our Health Programming Coordinator? Learn more about the newest member of the MAR team, Michael Balkenhol! DOCLINE users! Please review the DOCLINE 6.0 Preview Checklist. Questions or concerns? Contact the DOCLINE Coordinating Office (NDCO) via email: DOCLINE@hshsl.umaryland.edu or telephone: (410) 706-4173. National Network of Libraries of Medicine News NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Awards: NNLM MAR is accep...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news
By Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN (CNN) — Taking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products an agency official confirmed Thursday. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is expected to announce a ban on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations as early as next week. The agency will impose age-verification requirements for online sales. Flavored e-cigarette products would be available in vape and tobacco shops. Gottlieb is also expected to propose a ban on menthol in regular cigare...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health News CNN e-cigarettes Source Type: news
More News: American Health | Budgets | Epidemics | Epidemiology | Health | Medicare | Primary Care | Trump | USA Health