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Philippines reports first vaping-linked illness

The Philippines on Friday reported its first case of a vaping-linked illness, as health authorities expressed concern at court orders preventing them from regulating electronic cigarettes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two treated for deadly pneumonic plague in Beijing

Two people in Beijing have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague—a rare instance of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated.

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Medical practices burdened by regulatory requirements

(HealthDay)—The vast majority of group medical practices report that regulatory requirements, including prior authorization and quality payment programs, are burdensome, according to a survey released by the Medical Group ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dengue cases soar to record high in Pakistan

A record-breaking 44,000 people have been infected with mosquito-borne dengue in Pakistan this year, a senior health official said Wednesday, as increased outbreaks linked to rising temperatures and erratic rainfall ravage ...

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Data breach fixes could impact patient care: study

IT security measures implemented following data breaches at hospitals may cost valuable time in delivering life-saving care, according to new research by Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy ...

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