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First Edition: November 13, 2019

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations. California Healthline: More Vapers Are Making Their Own Juice, But Not Without RisksDanielle Jones sits at her dining room table, studying the recipe for Nerd Lyfe (v2) vape juice. The supplies she’s ordered online are arrayed before her: a plastic jug of unflavored liquid nicotine,...

Medical device manufacturer Phillips-Medisize opens a global innovation and development centre in Copenhagen

Health tech manufacturer Phillips-Medisize has announced the opening of a global innovation and development centre in Copenhagen, Denmark to support its long-term growth plans for advanced injection, wearable devices and connected technologies. The Molex company says it plans for the centre, based in the Teknikerbyen area, to help accelerate the creation of differentiated drug delivery...

Medicaid Tweak Might Offer Means To Improve U.S. Maternal Health

This story also ran on Vice. This story can be republished for free (details). When Madavia Johnson gave birth to Donald Ray Dowless III last year, she was hit by a case of severe postpartum anxiety. She was scared to carry her son downstairs or drive him in a car. She couldn’t manage to continue...

More Vapers Are Making Their Own Juice, But Not Without Risks

This story also ran on CNN. This story can be republished for free (details). MENLO PARK, CALIF. — Danielle Jones sits at her dining room table, studying the recipe for Nerd Lyfe (v2) vape juice. The supplies she’s ordered online are arrayed before her: a plastic jug of unflavored liquid nicotine, a baking scale...

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

While the biological processes are still a bit murky, researchers suspect a proper night’s rest gives your brain a chance to rid itself of toxic molecules. (For Spectrum Health Beat) The deep stages of sleep may give the brain a chance to wash itself free of potentially toxic substances, a new study suggests.Researchers found that...

Scientific American Warns: 5G Is Unsafe

According to the telecom industry, 5G, the “5th Generation” wireless network, is required to give people the wireless freedom they crave and need. Described by HP as “blazingly fast,” 5G, which is 70 times faster than its predecessor, 4G, “will replace cable internet for good,” allowing you to download a two-hour high-definition movie in...

Are Inhalers a Major Source of Pollution?

Asthma is a chronic airway condition that triggers wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. Those who have asthma may have symptoms ranging from mild to severe; these may occur every day or just on occasion. For many people, asthma begins in childhood and becomes a lifelong condition. The goal of conventional medicine is to manage...

Juul Purposely Sold Tainted E-Cigarette Juice

For over five years I have warned readers about the dangerous effects of vaping. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, vape pens and electronic nicotine delivery systems, are marketed as, and widely believed to be, safer than combustible cigarettes. But these newer options may be just as dangerous as their predecessors. For example, e-cigarette devices...

The rise of digital health in Asia

Dr. Eugene Hong, Executive Director – Institutional Banking Group, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, DBS, who has experience in both the healthcare and finance industries, or coined by the moderator as a ‘medically trained banker’, shared that healthcare today was what FinTech was like five years ago. Digital health is still in its infancy and one...

Verma Attacks Critics Of Medicaid Work Requirement, Pushes For Tighter Eligibility

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Seema Verma, the Trump administration’s top Medicaid official, Tuesday sharply attacked critics of her plan to force some Medicaid enrollees to work, a policy that led to thousands of people losing coverage in Arkansas. “We cannot allow those who prefer the status quo to weaponize the...

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