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 2019-11-19 01:47 

AP

6th fatality linked to Eastern Equine Encephalitis reported...

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health authorities are reporting a 6th fatality linked to Eastern Equine Encephalitis.Berrien County Health Department officials said Monday the victim was......

 2019-11-19 00:15 

Medscape

Primary Care Appointment Numbers Dropping, Despite ACA...

The number of primary care visits is down despite greater access to care via the Affordable Care Act. Experts are conflicted over whether the trend is good or bad for the health system. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-19 00:03 

ABC News (US)

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South Dakota's governor defends 'Meth. We're on it' campaign...

South Dakota's new anti-meth campaign featuring people of different ages and races saying "Meth, I'm on it," is prompting online guffaws...

 2019-11-18 23:30 

NY Times

Something in the Man's Bed Was Making Him Sick...

Doctors were stumped, until a pulmonologist asked about feather bedding in the man's home....

 2019-11-18 23:26 

AP

Abortion opponents sue NY over anti-discrimination law...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A church and anti-abortion pregnancy centers want to strike down New York's new law that prevents employers from discriminating against employees over their reproductive health......

 2019-11-18 22:55 

Men's Health News

Danny DeVito Says He's Better Than Arnold Schwarzenegger at 'Almost Everything'...

Danny DeVito and Kaitlin Olsen, stars of 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' take on the challenge in Men's Health's video 'Disgustingly Healthy.'...

 2019-11-18 22:48 

AP

Pennsylvania families demand investigation into rare cancers...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer have confronted Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf over what they called his administration's insufficient......

 2019-11-18 22:40 

Medscape

Bedside Ultrasound Shows Promise in Diagnosing Increased ICP...

Bedside optic nerve ultrasound shows promise in diagnosing increased intracranial pressure in children and adults, a systematic review and meta-analysis has found. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 22:36 

ABC News (US)

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Correction: Prescription Drugs story...

Correction: Prescription Drugs story...

 2019-11-18 22:08 

Medscape

ORION-9: 50% LDL Reduction With Inclisiran in FH Patients...

A third phase 3 trial with the novel lipid-lowering drug, given just once every 6 months, has shown impressive LDL lowering for patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 21:41 

AP

Audit: NY must improve notifications about group home abuse...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state audit is calling on New York to do better at notifying parents of abuse and neglect at group homes serving people with developmental disabilities.State......

 2019-11-18 21:30 

Men's Health News

This Man Tried to Complete 30 Murphs in a Month—and It Was Brutal...

This man completed a Murph, the popular CrossFit exercise, each day for 30 days—and he documented the entire process. Spoiler: It wasn't pretty....

 2019-11-18 21:15 

ABC News (US)

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Warren's 'Medicare for All' plan reignites health care clash...

Elizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a full "Medicare for All"...

 2019-11-18 21:10 

Men's Health News

The 12 Men's Best Sweatpants That Won't Make You Look Like a Slob...

These days, sweatpants are meant to be worn everywhere. We rounded up the 15 best men's sweatpants that won't have you looking like a slob....

 2019-11-18 20:49 

ABC News (US)

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Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production...

A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers around the U.S. West for nearly 50 years has shut down...

 2019-11-18 20:32 

ABC News (US)

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Hospital: Mold outbreak linked to infections since 2001...

Seattle Children's Hospital said Monday it believes a mold outbreak that has sickened seven patients, one fatally, since summer 2018 is linked to mold-related infections dating back nearly two decades...

 2019-11-18 20:28 

CBC

Drug used to treat gout cuts odds of new heart attack, stroke in heart attack survivors...

The inflammation-fighting drug colchicine, already a treatment for gout, dramatically reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems in people who have just survived a heart attack, a large new study by a Montreal researcher has concluded....

 2019-11-18 20:03 

CBC

Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infections, U.S. study shows...

Mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care, according to a U.S. government study....

 2019-11-18 19:49 

AP

Novel drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.One new study found......

 2019-11-18 19:41 

Medscape

FDA OKs First Contact Lens to Slow Myopia in Children...

MiSight (CooperVision Inc) soft, disposable contact lenses are meant to be worn daily (but not overnight) to correct nearsightedness and slow the progression of myopia in children 8 to 12 years old. FDA Approvals...

 2019-11-18 19:31 

Men's Health News

Watch a Bodybuilder Attempt the Marine Fitness Test...

Bodybuilder Obi Vincent took on the U.S. Marine Fitness Test on his YouTube channel, proving how challenging it can be to complete....

 2019-11-18 19:27 

Medscape

Positive Top-line Results for Novel Agent in Acute Psychosis...

KarXT combines xanomeline and trospium and is designed to treat psychosis and related symptoms through preferential stimulation of muscarinic receptors in the central nervous system. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 19:12 

Men's Health News

Police Warn: Taking Facebook Quizzes Could Get Your Identity Stolen...

The Sutton Police Department in Massachusetts shared a scary post on their Facebook page last week warning social media users that those harmless questionnaires could actually be revealing personal information to scammers....

 2019-11-18 18:50 

ABC News (US)

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Novel drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease...

Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure...

 2019-11-18 18:49 

Medscape

Fluoride at High Levels 'Presumed' a Neurodevelopmental Hazard...

The National Toxicology Program found a link between high fluoride exposure in children and cognitive impairment, according to a draft report and systematic review. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 18:42 

Men's Health News

Danny DeVito and Kaitlin Olson Can Help You Throw a Great Holiday Party. Really....

Here's how to survive the holidays, largely by drinking, with one half of the 'Always Sunny' gang. DeVito and Olson share their thoughts on the 14th season....

 2019-11-18 18:36 

Men's Health News

The 12 Best Winter Boots for Men to Survive the Season in Style...

Stay warm and stylish this cold weather season with the 12 best men's winter boots that have perfect combination of performance, durability, and design....

 2019-11-18 18:35 

Men's Health News

How the Alethiometer on His Dark Materials Works...

The alethiometer (or 'golden compass'), is a device given to Lyra in 'His Dark Materials.' Simply put? The alethiometer tells the truth....

 2019-11-18 18:34 

Men's Health News

3 Lifestyle Changes Helped This Guy Lose Nearly 100 Pounds in a Year...

To lose nearly 100 pounds in 35 weeks, Andrea Scotti hired a personal trainer, set a daily step goal, and started doing high-intensity interval training....

 2019-11-18 18:04 

Men's Health News

Your Exhaustive Guide to All of Ryan Murphy's TV Shows...

Ryan Murphy's first TV show landed on our screens in 1999, and he hasn't slowed down since. Here's your guide to all of Murphy's shows, from past to present....

 2019-11-18 18:01 

ABC News (US)

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California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads and sales...

California is suing e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging its early marketing appealed to teens...

 2019-11-18 17:47 

ABC News (US)

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Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens...

President Donald Trump is backing away from a ban on most flavored e-cigarettes popular with teens...

 2019-11-18 17:43 

Men's Health News

Even Avengers: Endgame Heroes and Watchmen Vigilantes Need Support Groups Sometimes...

Both HBO's 'Watchmen' and Marvel's 'Avengers: Endgame' have used support group scenes to flesh out key characters and show their vulnerability....

 2019-11-18 17:33 

AP

Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infections...

Mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care.That's according to a U.S. government study that resulted in many......

 2019-11-18 17:29 

Men's Health News

This 5-Minute Workout Challenges You to Beat the Clock...

This workout series from trainer Jeremy Scott uses six exercises and a timer to challenge you to get moving to burn fat and beat the clock....

 2019-11-18 17:14 

Medscape

With Exotic Cats & Video Games, Doc Exhibits LGBTQ-Friendly Care...

After a devastating fire, a family practice physician creates a one-of-a-kind dream clinic where everyone is welcome. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 17:12 

Men's Health News

8 Thanksgiving Sex Positions You'll Be Beyond Grateful for...

Whether you over-ate or don't want to wake your family....

 2019-11-18 17:04 

Medscape

Consider Vitamin D in Alzheimer's Prevention and Management...

Dr Richard Isaacson on vitamin D supplementation's possible role in combating Alzheimer's dementia. Medscape Neurology...

 2019-11-18 17:02 

Medscape

Time to Rethink Renal Dosing of Lamivudine?...

Dose reductions of lamivudine may not be necessary for all patients with mild to moderate renal impairment, says Dr Paul Sax. Medscape HIV/AIDS...

 2019-11-18 16:40 

Medscape

Older Immunosuppressant as Good As Newer One, But 10 Times Cheaper...

Replacement of azathioprine with mycophenolate mofetil for kidney transplantation was a very costly move, with no discernible benefits in the era of modern immunosuppression, say authors of ATHENA. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 16:34 

ABC News (US)

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Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infections...

Study shows mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care...

 2019-11-18 16:10 

Men's Health News

How to Press Overhead Without Shoulder Pain...

You probably have trouble with standard overhead presses. Solve your issues and build shoulder muscle with exercises using a landmine, like presses....

 2019-11-18 15:33 

Men's Health News

Father and Son Break 5 Hours to Set World Record for Fastest Combined Marathon Time...

Tommy Hughes, 59, and Eoin Hughes, 35, completed Germany's Frankfurt Marathon in 2:31:30 and 2:27:52, respectively....

 2019-11-18 15:15 

CBC

Obesity behind rising rates of cancer in younger Canadians: study...

A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds an increase in rates of cancer in Canadians under 50. Obesity is just one of several possible mitigating factors....

 2019-11-18 15:15 

CBC

Obesity-related cancers on the rise in younger Canadians: study...

A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds an increase in rates of cancer in Canadians under 50. Obesity is just one of several possible mitigating factors....

 2019-11-18 15:08 

Medscape

'Hyperpalatable' Defined as Foods Driving the Obesity Epidemic...

"We believe that one of the drivers of the obesity epidemic is ready access to energy dense, hyperpalatable foods," says an expert. Having a standard, universal definition is therefore key. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-18 14:49 

Men's Health News

Blow Up Your Arms With These 15 Triceps Moves...

These 15 triceps exercises, many of which emphasize the isolation of the biggest muscle in the arm, are designed to stimulate muscle growth to build strength....

 2019-11-18 14:47 

USA Today

Philadelphia could become the first US city to host a safe injection site for drug users...

As the opioid overdose death toll shifts from rural America to major urban centers, Philadelphia has become the epicenter....

 2019-11-18 14:23 

Men's Health News

Make Your Ab Rollouts Even Harder...

Trainer Ron Boss Everline uses foam rollers instead of ab wheels to make his rollout exercises even more of a challenge for his core....

 2019-11-18 10:41 

AP

Virginia Tech to establish biomedical research center...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech and Children's National Hospital have announced a plan to establish a 12,000-square-foot biomedical research facility focused on pediatric health.The......

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