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 2018-12-17 15:04 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: The Future of Medicine...

An in-depth look at the cutting edge technologies changing medicine, including shining a light on maternal mortality....

 2018-12-17 12:10 

USA Today

Heart attacks most likely happen at this time on Christmas Eve, study says...

Risk of having a heart attack spikes nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve....

 2018-12-17 11:32 

Reuters

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Evofem's hormone-free birth control gel meets main goal in key study...

Evofem Biosciences Inc said on Monday its hormone-free birth control gel met the main goal in a late-stage study....

 2018-12-17 11:32 

Medical Daily

Inhalant Abuse: Dangers Of Using Household Items To Get High...

It is important to watch out for warning signs of inhalant abuse, especially for parents of young teens who are a particularly vulnerable group....

 2018-12-17 11:00 

Medical News Today

How to prevent festive weight gain without exercising...

A new study investigates whether a simple, brief intervention might help people avoid putting on extra pounds over the holiday season....

 2018-12-17 10:20 

Medscape

Bacteria-Ridden Stethoscopes Abound in Hospitals...

Stethoscopes used in an ICU were loaded with bacteria, including bacteria that may be associated with nosocomial infections, and standard cleaning only modestly reduced bacteria levels, a study found. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-17 09:59 

ABC News (US)

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Female journalists shine a light on the sometimes-deadly process of giving birth...

Around the world, and right here in the U.S., giving birth is still a dangerous experience, particularly for black women....

 2018-12-17 09:59 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Texas judge rules Obamacare 'unconstitutional'...

This ruling now may put the healthcare for millions of Americans in jeopardy, as President Donald Trump applauded the decision and Democrats condemned it....

 2018-12-17 09:37 

Medical Daily

Is Talc Powder Safe? What To Know About Potential Cancer Risks...

Just how safe is the use of talc powder for babies and women? As lawsuits and investigations shed light on health concerns, the science remains rather inconclusive....

 2018-12-17 09:00 

CBC

Canadian advocates call for all medical implants to be registered...

After 30 years of failed proposals, the federal government seems to be warming up to the idea of improving tracking of medical implants to warn patients of problems....

 2018-12-17 08:00 

Medical News Today

There's more to blinking than meets the eye...

In an unusual experiment, researchers demonstrate that the duration of a blink during conversation can influence the length of someone's answer....

 2018-12-17 06:32 

Reuters

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Nicox teams up with Chinese firm to develop and sell glaucoma drug...

French ophthalmology company Nicox and Chinese firm Ocumension Therapeutics said on Monday they had signed an exclusive license agreement to develop and sell a yet-to-be approved Nicox drug to treat glaucoma in China....

 2018-12-17 06:01 

Medical Daily

Always Tired? Maybe You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome...

When is your tiredness a possible sign of chronic fatigue syndrome? Recognizing symptoms can be challenging, experts say about the poorly understood disease....

 2018-12-17 05:24 

ABC News (US)

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Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom...

Twice as many high school students are using nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes compared with last year...

 2018-12-17 05:05 

USA Today

Annual survey: Teen vaping soars as opioid use, drinking decline...

Vaping nicotine nearly doubled among high school seniors, but use of other drugs and alcohol reached near historic lows....

 2018-12-17 05:02 

ABC News (US)

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Teen vaping on the rise as use of other substances remains steady or declines: Survey...

There was a drastic increase in teen vaping between 2017 and 2018....

 2018-12-17 04:12 

Reuters

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China confirms new African swine fever cases in Sichuan, Heilongjiang...

China confirmed two new cases of African swine fever, as the disease continues to spread through the world's largest hog herd, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said late on Sunday in a statement on its website....

 2018-12-17 00:17 

Reuters

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Study finds chronic fatigue clues in overactive immune response...

Scientists exploring what may trigger a complex disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have found clues in the way some people's immune systems respond more actively to a health attack....

 2018-12-16 22:13 

AP

Blumenthal pushes for legislation to curb medication prices...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pushing for legislation that he says will end "predatory price gouging" on lifesaving medications....

 2018-12-16 21:42 

AP

Massachusetts residents face Dec. 23 insurance deadline...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts residents who don't have health insurance or who need to take action to stay covered have until Dec. 23 to enroll or renew coverage through the Massachusetts Health Conn......

 2018-12-16 18:54 

AP

State closes medical marijuana dispensaries on Cape Cod...

BOSTON (AP) — The state of Massachusetts has order that medical marijuana dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth close due to concerns about pesticides....

 2018-12-16 17:14 

AP

Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A higher percentage of California marijuana products are passing strict safety tests, but the sudden closing of a lab that state authorities found wasn't correctly checking for p......

 2018-12-16 16:14 

ABC News (US)

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Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests...

Higher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides...

 2018-12-16 16:00 

ABC News (US)

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Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests...

Higher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides...

 2018-12-16 15:01 

ABC News (US)

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Insider Q&A: CVS Health CEO seeks bigger role in your care...

CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo seeks bigger role in your care with Aetna acquisition...

 2018-12-16 13:43 

Men's Health News

Say Goodbye To Jason Momoa's Abs: The Actor is Done With His Intense 'Aquaman' Diet...

Since wrapping 'Aquaman,' Jason Momoa revealed he's stopped working out religiously and following a very strict diet. Now, he's eating bread and butter every day and exercising nearly as often....

 2018-12-16 13:25 

AP

4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed....

 2018-12-16 12:25 

ABC News (US)

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4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter...

Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed...

 2018-12-16 11:00 

Medical News Today

How to make kefir more healthful using sound...

Kefir is credited with a range of health benefits. Recently, researchers tried to boost levels of one of its active ingredients using ultrasound....

 2018-12-16 08:00 

Medical News Today

Internet-based CBT effective for treating severe depression...

A large review of existing studies confirms that Internet-based CBT apps are an effective way of treating mild, moderate, and severe depression....

 2018-12-16 07:00 

Men's Health News

How to Find the Best Squat for Your Fitness Goals...

Choosing between loaded front and back squats might seem like a confusing task, but you can find the best exercise for you if you follow these tips....

 2018-12-16 05:49 

ABC News (US)

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Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP...

GOP faces new problems with health care policy after judge's ruling against 'Obamacare'...

 2018-12-16 05:04 

ABC News (US)

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New figures show fewer Mormons in Utah's biggest county...

New figures show that fewer than half of the residents in Salt Lake County belong to the Mormon church, a significant milestone that illustrates how the state's largest county is becoming more religiously diverse...

 2018-12-15 21:42 

AP

Health exchange COO says ruling doesn't affect sign-ups...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The head of Connecticut's health insurance exchange tried to assure residents Saturday that a federal judge's ruling will not affect their ability to sign up for and use 2019......

 2018-12-15 19:22 

ABC News (US)

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All evacuation orders lifted in deadly California wildfire...

All evacuation orders have been lifted in Paradise more than a month after a devastating wildfire that wiped out the Northern California town...

 2018-12-15 18:53 

Reuters

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No immediate health coverage changes from Obamacare ruling: government...

There will be no immediate health coverage impact from a federal judge's ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional, as it is expected to be appealed through higher courts, a government official said....

 2018-12-15 17:44 

AP

Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year....

 2018-12-15 17:35 

Medscape

Physicians, Patients Vow to Overturn Ruling Striking Down ACA...

The law will stand until January 1, but it's unclear what will happen after that. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-15 17:00 

CBC

A transplanted pig's heart lives for months in a baboon — is a human trial next?...

"They've put together a sequence of advanced molecular and tissue engineering strategies to pull this off."...

 2018-12-15 16:10 

ABC News (US)

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Frequent sex associated with greater enjoyment of life for men, but not women: Study...

The study included almost 7,000 people, ages 50 to 89, in England....

 2018-12-15 15:40 

ABC News (US)

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Scientists are getting ahead of Rift Valley fever after learning from Zika epidemic...

Hoping to prevent another zika-like epidemic, researchers are beginning to develop a vaccine for Rift Valley fever....

 2018-12-15 14:00 

CBC

Can the design of a running shoe help prevent injury? A B.C. researcher says he has the answer...

For years, runners have received conflicting advice about what style of running shoe is best for preventing injuries. So a physiotherapist from UBC decided to review the strongest research on the topic. His blunt assessment has reignited one of the fitnes...

 2018-12-15 11:00 

Medical News Today

How meditation impacts the way we learn...

Meditation can influence many aspects of health and well-being. Now, new evidence suggests that it also affects how the brain learns from past experience....

 2018-12-15 08:00 

Medical News Today

Diabetes and hypertension drug combo kills cancer cells...

New research finds that combining the drug metformin with an antihypertensive drug cuts off the energy supply to cancer cells and inhibits tumor growth....

 2018-12-15 07:00 

Men's Health News

Start With a Dynamic Warmup For Better Workout Results...

Before you start an intense workout session, prepare for peak performance with dynamic warmup exercises....

 2018-12-15 05:16 

ABC News (US)

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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage...

Saturday is the deadline for ACA health law coverage in most of the country...

 2018-12-15 05:09 

AP

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City....

 2018-12-15 03:15 

AP

Mexican president seeks to revamp health care for poor...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $5.7-billion, two-year plan Friday to revamp the country's health care system for the poor. He also said the country sho......

 2018-12-15 02:55 

ABC News (US)

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Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional...

A federal judge in Texas has ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act unconstitutional...

 2018-12-15 02:41 

ABC News (US)

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Federal judge in Texas rules Obama's health care overhaul unconstitutional...

Federal judge in Texas rules Obama's health care overhaul unconstitutional...

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