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Still hope for success of peanut allergy patch, expert says tweaks may be needed – Health24

Delivering “exposure therapy” via a patch to help curb peanut allergy in kids is somewhat effective, but not as good as delivering the tiny amounts of peanut by mouth, new research shows. The international trial involved 356 children, aged 4 to 11, from five countries. All had been diagnosed with peanut allergy and were asked… Read More »

Viewpoints: Voters Weighed In With ‘Hands-Off’ Message About Medicare, Medicaid; Small Tweaks Won’t Help Health Care System

Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Hill: Voters On Both Sides Chose People Who Pledged To Protect Social Security, Medicare And Medicaid The results of November’s U.S. House elections were — among other things — a seemingly loud rebuke of right-wing economic policies.  Yet, scarcely a month after the… Read More »

HHS seeks ideas on HIPAA tweaks to boost care coordination

Brief Published Dec. 13, 2018 Dive Brief: The HHS Office for Civil Rights is seeking input on how the HIPAA privacy rule could be tweaked to better support the move to value-based, coordinated care, while still protecting personal health information. The request for information asks for ideas on removal of regulatory barriers to ease care coordination… Read More »