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Weekly Health Quiz: Plants, Protein and Muscle

1 Which of the following has been shown to dramatically lower mortality in septic pediatric patients? Intravenous vitamin C with hydrocortisone and vitamin B1 Recent research has demonstrated an intravenous protocol of vitamin C, hydrocortisone and vitamin B1 lowers mortality in septic pediatric patients, from 28% to 9% in the first 30 days. Learn more.… Read More »

Central Maine business briefs: Northern Light Health honored for its commitment to safe sleep for infants – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

BREWER — Northern Light Health recently became the first health care system in the country to have all of its birthing hospitals named Gold Safe Sleep Champions by the Cribs for Kids National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program. The certification recognizes Northern Light Health for its commitment to keeping infants as safe as possible in… Read More »

Health plans continue to add digital platforms for mental health

Minneapolis-based PreferredOne has joined a growing number of health plans nationwide that are turning to the use of digital methods to treat mental health. PreferredOne has added Learn to Live’s evidence-based digital cognitive behavioral therapy platform to support its self-insured clients with 200 or more employees to aid in treating mild to moderate anxiety, depression,… Read More »

US health officials fast-track coronavirus vaccine, hope to start clinical trial in three months

Amid concerns about the Coronavirus causing illness and deaths in China, many parade goers during New York City, New York’s annual Lunar New Year parade wore surgical masks, January 25, 2020. EuropaNewswire | Gado | Getty Images U.S. health officials are fast-tracking work on a coronavirus vaccine, hoping to start an early-stage trial within the… Read More »