Tag: medically

Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-employment, and even same-day random drug testing during employment, is common across industries. Penny McNerney, vice president of human resources for Atrium, a talent […]

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TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)over three years. The new policy from the province’s PharmaCare program targets Janssen’s Remicade and […]

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A woman’s simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye’s blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the case. The 41-year-old woman was undergoing a “liquid nose job,” a quick cosmetic procedure in which injections of filler substances are used […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice. In a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the researchers said prescribing antibiotics as […]

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(Reuters Health) – Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as possible, according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians and other healthcare workers should play a significant role in the adoption process, the guideline authors emphasize. “Adopted children often don’t […]

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(Reuters) – An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to allow parents to keep opting out on religious grounds. The bill had passed the Democratic-controlled state House of Representatives last month, making Maine one of at least […]

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<img src=”https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/04/640/320/1862/1048/jewelry_istock.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1″ alt=”It’s an idea that builds on existing skin patch technology to give people more contraceptive choice, but experts have concerns about whether it would be workable in reality.“> It’s an idea that builds on existing skin patch technology to give people more contraceptive choice, but experts have concerns about whether it would be […]

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(Reuters) – A New York suburb has banned children not vaccinated against measles from public spaces, such as schools and shopping malls, as it fights the state’s worst outbreak in decades of the potentially deadly disease. <img title="Unvaccinated children face public space ban in New York measles outbreak " alt="Unvaccinated children face public space ban […]

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Speed demons and law busters in one Texas town may have met their match in <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/childrens-health” target=”_blank”>6-year-old</a> Abigail Rose Arias, whose dream of becoming a police officer to exact revenge on her <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/cancer” target=”_blank”>terminal cancer</a> came true on Thursday in a special ceremony. “I promise to keep fighting the bad guys until all […]

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