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Health: Hearsay and Headlines (HHH) covers the entire spectrum of health issues. We touch on industry news, health news, medical issues, the latest findings and a wide assortment of related information. HHH is sponsored by the Georgia Front Page (.com) and is one of over 100 blogs we maintain.
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FDA permits marketing of first test for most common cause of gastroenteritis outbreaks by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy High-resolution images from a laser-based tool developed at Duke University could help doctors better diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The impro ... Read on »
FDA clears test to help patients with kidney transplants by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients. The test, called QMS ... Read on »
FDA approves first 3-D mammography imaging system by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients. The test, called ... Read on »
FDA Approves 1st Pacemaker Designed to Work Safely During Some MRI Exams by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first heart pacemaker designed to be used safely during certain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... Read on »
FDA Clears First Diagnostic Radiology Application for Mobile Devices by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A new mobile radiology application cleared today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow physicians to view medical images on the iPhone and iPad ... Read on »
FDA Approves Drug to Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth in At-Risk Pregnant Women by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A new mobile radiology application cleared today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow physicians to view medical images on the iPhone and i ... Read on »
What Job Creators and Economists are Saying About the Democrats’ Health Care Law and Jobs by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As the Ways and Means Committee holds its first health care hearing of the 112th Congress – focusing on the impact of the Democrats’ health care law on employers and work ... Read on »
Cost to Treat Heart Disease in United States Will Triple by 2030 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The cost to treat heart disease in the United States will triple by 2030, according to a policy statement published in Circulation: Journal of the America ... Read on »
FDA Approves Viibryd to Treat Major Depressive Disorder by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viibryd tablets (vilazodone hydrochloride) to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Major ... Read on »
U.S. Rep. Tom Price and Grace-Marie Turner, Galen Institute President, To Speak at Georgia Public... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy You are invited to attend a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Policy Briefing Luncheon at noon on Friday, February 4, 2011, at the Georgian Club, featuring Georgia Congressma ... Read on »
FDA Approves Head Lice Treatment for Children and Adults by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy You are invited to attend a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Policy Briefing Luncheon at noon on Friday, February 4, 2011, at the Georgian Club, featuring Georgia Congres ... Read on »
Surveys show significant proportions of hospitals and doctors already plan to adopt electronic... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Four-fifths of the nation's hospitals, and 41 percent of office-based physicians, currently intend to take advantage of federal incentive payments for adoption and meaningfu ... Read on »
FDA Limits Acetaminophen in Prescription Combination Products; Requires Liver Toxicity Warnings by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Four-fifths of the nation's hospitals, and 41 percent of office-based physicians, currently intend to take advantage of federal incentive payments for adoption and meanin ... Read on »
FDA approves opioid analgesic to help cancer patients manage pain by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Abstral (fentanyl) transmucosal tablets to manage breakthrough pain for adults with cancer. Fentanyl immediate-relea ... Read on »
A Nod Towards Regulating Tobacco Products Similar to a Medical Device: The Significance of the... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A recent article in Inside Health Policy entitled New Tobacco Review Process states "A new tobacco approval process that mimics device 510(k) clearance ... Read on »
HHS and EPA announce new scientific assessments and actions on fluoride by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced up to $10 million in funding for a Health Center Planning Grant (HCPG) opportunity for organizations acros ... Read on »
HUD and HHS announce joint effort to assist nearly 1,000 non-elderly persons with disabilities to... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus. Developed ... Read on »
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Receives Generous Donation by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy $5.1 million gift is largest in Piedmont Healthcare history. The Piedmont Newnan Hospital replacement facility on Poplar Road will offer enhanced serv ... Read on »
FDA: Gardasil approved to prevent anal cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today (December 22) approved the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human ... Read on »
UGA researchers develop rapid diagnostic test for common type of pneumonia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy University of Georgia researchers have developed a technique that can diagnose a common type of pneumonia within minutes, potentially replacing existing tests that can ta ... Read on »