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Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible through algorithm

A team of scientists from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records (EHRs) to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future. Their algorithm uses machine learning to first build a list of key clinical terms associated with cognitive symptoms… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

Walden says legislation to end surprise billing is still possible

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden told reporters Friday that he is optimistic that his bipartisan legislation to stop surprise medical billing will move forward despite a busy congressional calendar this fall. “We are making progress, there’s still discussions. I’ve talked to some of the senators who are involved and I think we’re going to find a… Read More »