Opioid Users’ Kids May Be At Higher Suicide Risk

The findings suggest that opioid use by a parent or parents doubles the risk for suicidal behavior by their children, study co-author Dr. David Brent says.

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Health Canada approves Apple Watch ECG, public health groups warn of tobacco’s guerrilla social media ads and more digital health news briefs

Also: HoloLens may affect surgeon’s precision dexterity; Backpack Health integrates EHRs.

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12 essential steps for setting up a pharma cleanroom

Whatever their intended purpose, setting up a cleanroom is set up requires careful consideration both in the design phase, and then in how you use it.

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Reflexion Health’s VERA system lands FDA clearance for trunk, upper extremities

The platform uses an avatar coach to help patients with physical therapy at home. 

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Study: Anti-Clotting Meds OK After Bleeding Stroke

The findings suggest that anti-clotting drugs reduce, rather than increase as feared, the chances of more bleeding in the brain, but more study is needed, researchers said.

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What can cause a sore eyelid?

Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they experience vision problems or their symptoms are severe or do not improve. Learn more here.

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Are Surprises Ahead For Legislation To Curb Surprise Medical Bills?

This high-profile issue has gained bipartisan attention, but it remains unclear if that’s enough to move it to the finish line. Here’s a review of the current state of play.

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Surprise Medical Bills Are Driving People Into Debt: Will Congress Act To Stop Them?

Lawmakers are discussing several measures to solve the problem of unexpected medical bills, which can wreak havoc on patients’ lives. Here’s our guide to the current roster of proposed legislation.

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US cosmetics are full of chemicals banned by Europe – why?

Citizens United. Capitalism needs regulation or else they do shit like this, poisoning our products with harmful chemicals, making fake

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