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Beaumont moves home health, hospice care to for-profit Ohio firm

Dive Brief: Royal Oak, Michigan-based Beaumont Health has announced a joint venture with Alternative Solutions Health Network to expand access to home health and hospice services in Michigan. Under the arrangement, Beaumont will shift operations of its seven-county home health and hospice agency to Kettering, Ohio-based ASHN. Partnering with ASHN will allow Beaumont to quickly meet… Read More »

Health Canada moves to restrict alcohol content in single-serve sugary drinks

MONTREAL — Health Canada is moving to restrict sugary high-alcohol drinks like the one reportedly consumed by a Quebec teen who died last winter. The federal agency said the single-serve products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth. It is proposing the beverages no longer contain the equivalent of four servings of alcohol… Read More »

Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain

A recent study in rats reveals that a now-banned herbicide and a common food-derived chemical can work together to produce symptoms similar to those present in Parkinson’s disease. A recent study deepens our understanding of how Parkinson’s disease begins in the gut. Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition. Brain cells in the substantia nigra —… Read More »