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ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced a new trial focused on improving the treatment for people simultaneously battling both atrial fibrillation (AFib) and heart failure. The first-of-its-kind trial aims to provide new insights into more effective treatment for patients with AFib and heart failure, a complex combination that has historically presented significant challenges to physicians.

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BOCA RATON, Fla., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Although women make the lion's share of healthcare decisions in the U.S., most are in the dark when it comes to their own health, according to a new survey on women's health from MDVIP and Ipsos. A staggering 94 percent of women across all ages 20 and up failed a Women's Health IQ Quiz, revealing their vast lack of knowledge about the health issues that affect them most, including heart disease, Alzheimer's and menopause. The study also finds that many women's concerns are dismissed when seeking medical care, which could explain why more than 2 in 5 women say they have delayed seeing a doctor until their symptoms became urgent (44 percent).

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DENVER, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Did the stressors of COVID-19 drive more Americans to use medical cannabis as an alternative tool for managing their mental health? A new national study exploring this question found a positive correlation between national demand for medical cannabis and the national number of COVID-19 cases; in other words, as cases increased, so did medical cannabis use. And whereas the most common reason for obtaining a medical card has historically been for chronic pain, the majority of medical cannabis patients who applied for medical cards over the past year cited psychological purposes, with 55% of patients saying their main reason for using cannabis was "to feel 'happy."

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) ("Trulieve" or "the Company"), a leading and top-performing cannabis company based in the United States, announced today the opening of a brand-new Florida dispensary, the Company's 87th nationwide.

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LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "According to my medical colleagues in India, COVID-19 patients in severe respiratory distress are laying on the floors or on gurneys in front of hospitals, coughing and crying while their relatives are begging doctors and nurses for help to save their loved ones," says Los Angeles cardiologist and scientist Dr. Ernst von Schwarz. "Hospitals are running well over capacity as staff is overwhelmed and exhausted. They have nothing to offer the sick, neither oxygen nor hospital beds, breathing treatments or any medical relief. People are dying as a result of COVID-19 infections without any supportive therapy."

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PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors and scientists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) are making breakthroughs that are transforming children's lives – and changing the world. In "Pioneered at CHOP," a five-episode special series of her popular podcast Breaking Through with Madeline Bell, CHOP President and CEO Madeline Bell speaks with five CHOP doctors and scientists about the stories behind some of their groundbreaking work.

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ceyeber's intraocular lenses are designed for medical applications and will be medical-grade. To ensure expert clinical advisory is at the core of every fundamental decision, Ceyeber has created a Medical Advisory Board consisting of top ophthalmologists.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. and ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Advise Insurance, an innovative Medicare agency focused on preserving the patient-physician relationship, announced today that Andrew Clifton has joined the organization as president. Advise welcomes Clifton during a time of rapid growth and expansion following the company's $100 million capital raise.