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FITNESS & WELLNESS

Breath test might predict obesity risk
HealthDay News
A simple breath test may be able to tell if you are overweight or will be in the future, a new study suggests. According to the findings, results from a standard breath test used to assess bacterial overgrowth in the gut can also tell doctors if you have a high percentage of body fat.
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Kids who exercise less likely to have fractures in old age
TIME
It turns out that strengthening bone to avoid fractures starts at a very young age. Physical activity, such as the exercise children get in school gym classes, is important for fighting obesity, but the latest research suggests it may help to keep bones strong as well.
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Annual BP checks may improve hypertension identification
HealthDay News
For previously normotensive adults, an annual office-based hypertension screening strategy is associated with improved specificity while maintaining sensitivity, according to a study. Researchers conducted a retrospective case-control study involving 372 adults without hypertension and 68 patients with newly diagnosed hypertension to assess the standard screening practice of checking blood pressure at every visit versus a strategy that considers only annual blood pressure measurements.
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The cardio service line, rebooted
HealthLeaders Media
As healthcare leaders pay more attention to what their patients want and need, the tactics for caring for cardiology patients are changing. Those responsible for cardio service lines are placing more emphasis on patient behavior. And even though there is more emphasis on care outside the hospital, for the most part, healthcare leaders expect stability in cardio revenues and contribution margins, partly as a by-product of industry consolidation.
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DIET & NUTRITION


Let's do lunch: NYC joins other big cities in school food alliance
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The Urban School Food Alliance — which includes New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade and Orlando school districts — will coordinate menus to improve purchasing power from food providers. The recent kick off to the program, included students from New York to Los Angeles to all eat the same lunch: roasted chicken, brown rice with seasoned black beans, steamed green broccoli, fresh fruit and assorted milk.
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The fight against cancer begins at the kitchen table
The Marietta Daily Journal
As rates of obesity rise in the U.S. and around the world, so does the spread of cancer. Weight loss guides and tips permeate our culture and can be found in most magazines and newspapers on any given day. But beyond superficial reasons, maintaining a healthy weight is also important for reducing the risk for cancer.
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Body weight or body fat? You make the call
By Jeff White
On any given day, you'll hear someone say "I'm trying to lose weight." Turn on the TV, and you'll see plenty of commercials touting products that will help people lose weight. Most people know how much they weigh, but how many know what their body fat percentage is? Body weight is an important factor when it comes to evaluating a person's health, but so is a person's body fat percentage. Body weight doesn't tell the entire story.
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VITAMINS & PHARMACEUTICALS


Drug shortages take heavy toll on cancer patient care
USA Today
Certain cancer drugs were in such short supply in 2011 that patients were going without, taking untested medications and were subjected to prescription errors because of changes in routine, finds a survey of health professionals published today.
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Vitamin D benefits breathing in TB patients
Infection Control Today
Maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D can help people breathe better and may even protect against tuberculosis,according to a recent study accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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Drug to treat tuberculosis in short supply
Reuters
The Food and Drug Administration has added Pfizer's tuberculosis treatment rifampin to its list of drugs in short supply, the latest in a growing number of spottily available TB medications. The FDA noted in a post on its website that the injectible antibiotic will be in short supply until the end of June. The cause of the shortage is a manufacturing delay, it said.
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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT


Health law could boost use of temp workers
The Washington Post
The healthcare law could prove to be a boon for temporary-staffing companies as employers outsource jobs to sidestep complex requirements for medical insurance. But some experts say the Affordable Care Act's exceptions for temporary employees could undercut the goal of expanding coverage to more American workers.
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FAST FACTS
"TB is spread through the air from one person to another, but not by shaking someone's hand or sharing food, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."


 

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