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Loss of elasticity in blood vessels may help identify higher dementia risk

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September 21, 2018 at 6:35 am

Arterial stiffness among people with mild cognitive impairments could put them at higher risk for progressing to dementia, which may include Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study explor...

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As States Try To Rein In Drug Spending, Feds Slap Down One Bold Medicaid Move

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September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | States serve as “laboratories of democracy,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said. And states are also labs for health policy, launching all kinds of experiments lately to tempe...

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Bad Air And Inadequate Data Prove An Unhealthy Mix

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September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | WASCO, Calif. — Kira Hinslea wanted to play outside, but she knew she couldn’t until her mom checked an air-quality app on her phone. “Is it OK?” the 6-year-old eagerly asked her mother, Shirley ...

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Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in women

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September 20, 2018 at 6:30 am | Eating a diet that’s heavy in fruits, vegetables, fish and nuts – what’s called a Mediterranean diet – may significantly reduce the risk of stroke among women, even those at h...

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Differences remain in heart attack treatments for black patients

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September 20, 2018 at 6:17 am | Black patients hospitalized for heart attacks continue to receive different medical treatment than white patients, according to a new study that explored whether previously reported racial difference...

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Despite Red Flags At Surgery Centers, Overseers Award Gold Seals

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September 20, 2018 at 2:50 pm | At his surgery center near San Diego, Rodney Davis wore scrubs, was referred to as “Dr. Rod” and carried the title of director of surgery. But he was a physician assistant, not a doctor, who anesthet...

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health On The Hill

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September 20, 2018 at 11:06 am | As the start of the fiscal year draws near — along with pivotal midterm elections — Congress is picking up its pace on legislation. This week alone the Senate passed a comprehensive bill aimed at cur...

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The Storm Within: Protecting Loved Ones With Dementia During Florence

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September 20, 2018 at 10:50 am | [UPDATED at 12:30 p.m. ET] As Hurricane Florence barreled toward her coastal community, Patty Younts grappled with a question: Where should a person with dementia go? Her husband, Howard, 66,...

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Hispanics in certain counties more likely to die from heart disease, stroke

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September 19, 2018 at 6:49 am | Hispanic adults who live in counties with high concentrations of their ethnic peers are about 60 percent more likely than those who don’t to die from heart disease and stroke, a new study shows...

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