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Defibrillator vest fails test because many heart attack survivors wouldn't wear it

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(Reuters Health) – Patients who have just survived a heart attack and consequently have a dangerously-weak heart face a high risk of sudden death. Giving them a wearable defibrillator that can restart their heart doesn’t improve their odds, according to the formal findings of a new study of 2,302 volunteers. A three-dimensional printout of a Read More

Gender nonconforming teens face higher risk of mental distress

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(Reuters Health) – Compared to teens whose gender expression matches societal expectations, gender nonconforming adolescents may be more likely to experience mental Health problems, a U.S. study suggests. Four in five high school students in the study described themselves in terms that conformed with traditional gender expectations; they were either female students who said they Read More

UnitedHealth warns hospitals about Envision ER contracts

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – UnitedHealth Group Inc will treat emergency room and other hospital services performed by Envision Healthcare as out-of-network claims beginning next year after failing to reach a new contract agreement with the staffing company, UnitedHealth said on Monday. Health warns hospitals about Envision ER contracts" alt=" UnitedHealth warns hospitals about Envision ER Read More

Special Report: Juul copycats flood e-cig market, despite FDA rule

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(Reuters) – The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet flavors and high nicotine content. Now, a new wave of lower-priced Juul knock-offs is showing up at convenience stores, vape shops and online – despite a U.S. Food and Drug Administration Read More