From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, episode 73, This week, The Food and Drug Administration took some serious steps toward curbing teen use of tobacco and nicotine products this month, including proposing a virtual ban on most flavors of the liquid used in e-cigarettes.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national awareness week focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. This week’s Friday Five provides CDC flu resources, a sickness forecasting app, home remedies to combat flu symptoms and more.
Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and world-leading analytics and advice firm Gallup today released the 2017 State and Community Rankings for the Prevalence of Diabetes report, measuring the prevalence of diabetes and obesity across the U.S.
Harlow on Healthcare episode NOW on Demand. Host David Harlow talks with Joyce Lee MD MPH, a pediatric endocrinologist on the faculty at the University of Michigan.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, episode 72, This week, Election Day was Nov. 6, but results remain undetermined in some races at the state and federal levels. Nonetheless, it is already clear that the election could have major implications for health policy in 2019.
Smartphones are with us at all times so they are a natural fit for monitoring our health. This week’s Friday Five highlights companies that have turned the common smartphone we all know and love into useful and possibly even lifesaving devices.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, episode 71, This week, Voters on Election Day gave control of the U.S. House to the Democrats but kept the U.S. Senate Republican. That will mean Republicans will no longer be able to pursue partisan changes to the Affordable Care Act or Medicare.
The Joint Commission released “Pioneers in Quality™ eCQM Proven Practices Collection: Recognizing Success 2017-2018,” a publication recognizing hospitals and health care systems that have successfully leveraged eCQMs and health information technology to drive quality improvement.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, episode 63, This week, Ensuring that people with preexisting health conditions can get and keep health insurance has become one of the leading issues…