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A Decade of Telemedicine Policy Has Advanced in Just 2 Weeks

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“Now that there’s a time for broad implementation, our colleagues are looking to us for help and troubleshooting advice,” said Kovarik, who is a member of the AAD COVID-19 response task force. Various specialties “lend themselves to telehealth, depending on how image- or data-dependent they are,” Lee told Medscape Medical …

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A Decade In, The iPad Is Still The Only Tablet Worth Buying

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Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the original iPad’s release. Tablets were a thing long before Steve Jobs introduced one on stage during the iPad’s announcement in January 2010, but they didn’t look anything like what Apple had planned. Jobs sold us the vision of a bridge device that …

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Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study

News Picture: Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The cancer drug Gleevec appears to keep chronic myeloid leukemia at bay a decade into treatment — with no signs of additional safety risks, a new study finds. Gleevec — known generically as imatinib — was hailed as a …

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Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC

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Latest Sexual Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The use of long-acting birth control methods such as IUDs or under-the-skin implants jumped fivefold between 2002 and 2011, according to a new U.S. government report. Among U.S. women aged 15 to 44, …

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North American Shark Attacks Hit Decade High

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MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) — A new report says the 53 shark attacks in 2012 off the coast of the United States were the most in more than a decade. The attacks included one fatality, in California. Meanwhile, seven people died last in shark attacks worldwide last year, a …

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Cut Salt, Save 500,000 U.S. Lives Over a Decade, Study Finds

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Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — Reducing salt in Americans’ diets would save hundreds of thousands of lives over 10 years, according to a new study. Excess salt, the primary source of sodium, contributes to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, the …

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Big Tech Acquisitions Over Past Decade to Face Fresh US Scrutiny

Big Tech Acquisitions Over Past Decade to Face Fresh US Scrutiny

A US regulatory agency said Tuesday it would review acquisitions made by five Big Tech firms over the past decade – opening the door to a wave of potential antitrust investigations. The bombshell announcement by the US Federal Trade Commission opens the door to fresh scrutiny of deals made by …

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