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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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Substantial Consumption of Fluoride Increases Chance of Mild Fluorosis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Young children who consume substantial amounts of fluoride through infant formula and other beverages mixed with fluoridated water or by swallowing fluori ... Read on »
Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment Is Plagued by Myths; Economists... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- While Medicare paints a glowing picture of the controversial "competitive" bidding program for home medical equipment and services (HME), economists and c ... Read on »
New Label Changes for Commonly Prescribed HIV Drug Invirase by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that new safety information has been added to the label for the HIV antiviral drug Invirase (saquinavir), describing ... Read on »
State, Justice Department Reach Agreement on Mental Health Plan by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Agreement avoids direct federal control, lays out measurable benchmarks Governor Sonny Perdue today announced that the State of Georgia and the US Department of Justic ... Read on »
FDA Approves Pradaxa to Prevent Stroke in People With Atrial Fibrillation by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Pradaxa capsules (dabigatran etexilate) for the prevention of stroke and blood clots in patients with ab ... Read on »
Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians Partner with US AGAINST ATHERO... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians have teamed up with US AGAINST ATHERO, to bring the Artery Explorer experience to Piedmont Fayette Hospital ... Read on »
Allergy Drug Found to Clear Condition but not Symptoms of Throat Disease by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Pradaxa capsules (dabigatran etexilate) for the prevention of stroke and blood clots in patients with ... Read on »
American Red Cross and American Heart Association Jointly Announce Revised First Aid Guidelines by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and American Heart Association today announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the revisions are updated reco ... Read on »
FDA approves Botox to treat chronic migraine by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and American Heart Association today announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the revisions are updated r ... Read on »
FDA issues warnings to marketers of unapproved ‘chelation’ products by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned eight companies that their over-the-counter (OTC) chelation products are unapproved drugs and devices and that it is a ... Read on »
Clayton State to Hold Men’s Health Fair, October 14 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As part of Clayton State University’s first Men’s Awareness Week, the University’s Department of Campus Life, along with the Student African American Brotherhood is sponsori ... Read on »
FDA Funds Pediatric Trial Testing Genetically Reprogrammed HSV to Treat Cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical trial testing a genetically reprogrammed herpes simplex virus as treatment for deadly forms of childhood cancer has received a U.S. Food and Drug ... Read on »
FDA approves injectable drug to treat opioid-dependent patients by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned patients and health care providers about the possible risk of atypical thigh bone (femoral) fracture in patients who ta ... Read on »
Geron Initiates Clinical Trial of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Based Therapy in Patients with Spinal... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today at Obesity 2010, the 28th annual scientific meeting of The Obesity Society, find that bariatric surgery is associated with reduce ... Read on »
Abbott Laboratories Agrees to Withdraw Its Obesity Drug Meridia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Laboratories has agreed to voluntarily withdraw its obesity drug Meridia (sibutramine) from the U.S. market because of clinical trial data indicati ... Read on »
FDA orders halt to marketing of unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took action against companies that manufacture, distribute, and/or market unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine, a medi ... Read on »
FDA issues final rule on safety information during clinical trials by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a final rule that clarifies what safety information must be reported during clinical trials of investigational drugs an ... Read on »
FDA Approves Combination Contraceptive Containing a Folate by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today(September 24) announced that CDC has allocated $30 million of the Affordable Care Act's Pr ... Read on »
House Committee Approves Arthritis Bill by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswir/ -- The Arthritis Foundation announces a major step in passing bi-partisan arthritis legislation in more than 30 years. The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cur ... Read on »
FDA significantly restricts access to the diabetes drug Avandia by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it will significantly restrict the use of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone) to patients with Type 2 diabet ... Read on »