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What is Disease X? Deadly Bird Flu Virus Could Be Next Pandemic...
A new strain of bird flu has killed one-third of infected people. Instances of person-to-person spread are extremely rare so far, but the CDC warned it will likely spread to other countries if travelers come into contact with poultry carrying the infection in China. The United Nations’ Food and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 14:05 UTC
Chinese Bird Flu Virus Threatens To Become Deadly Disease X Pandemic...
A deadly strain of bird flu was detected in Chinese poultry, which is capable of starting a worldwide influenza pandemic.The existence of the disease was first drawn to the public's attention by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, deputy chief medical officer
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 16:05 UTC
Terrifying new strain of bird flu that kills nearly HALF of those who contract it discovered in China amid fears of new global pandemic...
A NEW strain of deadly bird flu which kills 38 per cent of those infected and could spark a global pandemic has been identified in China. Scientists around the world believe the new pathogen, dubbed "Disease X", could be as lethal as 1918 Spanish
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 16:03 UTC
Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks that may contain salmonella...
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We have a list of the affected UPC codes so you know what to look for if you check your pantry!
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 04:15 UTC
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal...
A salmonella outbreak that affected 73 people in 31 states has been linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 04:12 UTC
Patients being tested for HIV after nurse reused syringes...
A Cherokee Nation hospital in Oklahoma is testing more than 180 patients for HIV and hepatitis after allegations that a nurse reused syringes to administer medications.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-13 05:44 UTC
Half of hepatitis C patients with private insurance denied life-saving drugs...
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The number of insurance denials for life-saving hepatitis C drugs among patients with both private and public insurers remains high across the United States. Private insurers had the highest denial rates, with 52.4 percent of patients denied coverage, whi
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:54 UTC
African-Americans still disproportionately affected by HIV...
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African-Americans are still much more likely to be diagnosed with HIV than white Americans. A new article on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African-American community shows that despite recent drops in HIV diagnoses across every population in the US, there
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-05 15:16 UTC
E. coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Is The Largest In A Decade: FDA...
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What's the latest update on the investigations regarding the multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce? Authorities are still struggling to find the main source of the contamination.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-03 14:42 UTC
Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce...
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(Reuters) - Four more people died from an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday, bringing the total toll to five.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-01 15:45 UTC
Trump Says Big Drug Companies Will Announce Price Drops Soon...
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday major pharmaceutical companies will announce voluntary cuts in drug prices in two weeks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 17:18 UTC
WATCH LIVE: President Trump to sign 'Right to Try Act'...
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Under the measure, people with life-threatening conditions who have exhausted their treatment options would be able to try remedies not yet in pharmacies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 17:17 UTC
5G service is coming and so are health concerns over the towers that support it...
5G requires the installation of new equipment across the U.S. and critics say it could put those nearby the towers
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 04:09 UTC
Here's How This Ebola Outbreak Could Potentially Reach The US...
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A new Ebola outbreak is on the radar in the Congo and just over a week ago had reached a city of more than a million people . Well, things likely got a whole lot worse over the weekend when family mem
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 02:28 UTC
Allergan recalls birth control pills packaged in wrong order...
The maker of a birth-control pill issued a nationwide recall in the United States on Tuesday over concerns that misplaced capsules in sample packs could cause unintended pregnancy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 01:38 UTC
Trump to sign measures to help terminal patients, veterans...
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The White House says President Donald Trump intends to sign legislation next week to help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-25 17:38 UTC
Study Links Some Antidepressants, Bipolar Medications, Parkinson's Drugs To Dementia...
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New research raises important questions as to whether drugs known as anticholinergics may be linked to dementia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 20:39 UTC
Pfizer executives are changing their tune on an approach for a promising new way to treat cancer, and it could be where the field is headed...
BI PRIME: Researchers at Pfizer are shifting their attention toward combining immune system-acting drugs with targeted therapies that act on genetic mutations in cancer patients to see if more people respond.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:05 UTC
Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care...
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The Pennsylvania-based health care chain Geisinger Health System plans to soon offer DNA sequencing as part of routine care for all patients. Is there a downside?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:08 UTC
Eggs reduce heart disease risk, study says...
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Eating a little less than an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 22:59 UTC
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