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 2019-05-27 04:05 

AP

Janesville woman gets kidney from fiance after 2-year search...

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Mommy and Daddy have matching "owies" on their tummies.It isn't easy to explain a kidney transplant to a 2-year-old, so Ashley Friis chose terminology her toddler,......

 2019-05-26 16:55 

ABC News (US)

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Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case...

One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million...

 2019-05-26 16:36 

Reuters

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Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....

 2019-05-26 15:48 

AP

Wyoming health agency reviews Park County pneumonia cases...

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials are investigating more than 30 pneumonia cases in a single county this year.The Cody Enterprise reports that the earliest cases occurred in......

 2019-05-26 14:36 

AP

Proposal would help parents keep custody of troubled kids...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative proposal would allow Ohio parents to avoid an often heart-breaking decision: giving up custody of troubled children so they can receive desperately needed and......

 2019-05-26 14:32 

AP

Seattle Children's Hospital confirms measles in baby...

SEATTLE (AP) — A 6-month-old child seen at Seattle Children's Hospital has been confirmed with the eighth case of measles in the Puget Sound area.The Seattle Times reports it's the fifth......

 2019-05-26 14:27 

ABC News (US)

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Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action...

It's do or die this week in the California Legislature for efforts to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy...

 2019-05-26 14:04 

AP

Minnesota health official warns of more Lyme-carrying ticks...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents may believe this past winter was rough, but state health officials say it wasn't bad enough to kill off the deer ticks that carry Lyme......

 2019-05-26 13:32 

AP

Wrestling Wonsettlers are now getting physical with therapy...

SCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) — Cliff Wonsettler had wrestled with the idea for a while."From the time I was in physical therapy school, I wanted to do something like this," he said, relaxing for......

 2019-05-26 13:27 

AP

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in......

 2019-05-26 13:21 

Men's Health News

20 Essentials You'll Need for the Ultimate Beach Day...

Looking for the beach essentials to bring to the pool or on vacation this summer? Here's the 20 best beach essentials for every guy who's traveling or going away this year....

 2019-05-26 12:22 

AP

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to......

 2019-05-26 12:00 

AP

College students work to boost access to morning after pill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The calls and text messages arrive directly to Michyah Thomas's iPhone.They come from other students at Hampton University in need of the morning-after pill or in search......

 2019-05-26 10:08 

Men's Health News

8 Summer Fragrances to Switch Up Your Scent This Season...

Summer is here and it's time to update your scent for the warm weather season. Here are the best fresh, cool fragrances for men to wear all season long....

 2019-05-26 10:00 

Men's Health News

13 Simple Changes That Lead to Huge Weight Loss...

Your environment may affect how much weight you lose or don't lose. These expert-backed best easy strategies are the best ways to lose weight by changing your lifestyle habits....

 2019-05-26 10:00 

Medical News Today

Antibiotics may help curb Alzheimer's symptoms...

A new study in mice suggests that a combination of antibiotics may reduce the buildup of amyloid plaques, but only in male brains....

 2019-05-26 09:00 

Men's Health News

7 Sneaky Signs of Job Burnout...

Find out the signs, causes, and best ways to treat job burnout. You really don't have to let your job drag you down....

 2019-05-26 08:00 

CBC

Surgeon transforms amputees' mobility by melding bone and metal...

An Iraqi-born doctor who is now an orthopedic surgeon in Australia has revolutionized prosthetics for amputees. It's called osseointegration, a surgical procedure where a titanium rod-like implant is inserted directly into the bone of a patient's ...

 2019-05-26 08:00 

CBC

Walking without pain: How a new surgical procedure is giving hope to some amputees...

Jason Simunic is one of a handful of Canadian amputees who have undergone osseointegration surgery — a technique that's growing in popularity around the world....

 2019-05-26 07:00 

Medical News Today

Plastic pollution harms oxygen-producing bacteria...

New research finds that plastic pollution not only harms fish but also damages species of bacteria that produce the oxygen we breathe....

 2019-05-26 06:00 

AP

Nursery wants southwest Florida's first marijuana license...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Fort Myers nursery owner is competing for one of Florida's coveted full-service medical marijuana licenses and facing one challenge after another — even suing the state......

 2019-05-26 04:05 

AP

El Dorado to soon begin construction on $3.5M cancer center...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Medical Center of South Arkansas of El Dorado plans to start construction next month on a $3.5 million cancer center.The cancer center building is part of a $15......

 2019-05-26 04:05 

AP

El Dorado to soon begin construction on $3.5M cancer center...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Medical Center of South Arkansas of El Dorado plans to start construction next month on a $3.5 million cancer center.The cancer center building is part of a $15......

 2019-05-25 16:25 

AP

Massachusetts health officials warn of measles exposure...

BOSTON (AP) — Health officials in Massachusetts say a child has tested positive for measles after visiting a number of locations in the Boston area that could have resulted in exposure to other......

 2019-05-25 15:52 

AP

Bill would create $25B opioid epidemic response fund...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick have introduced a bill to create a $25 billion Opioid Epidemic Response Fund to provide......

 2019-05-25 15:12 

ABC News (US)

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Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility...

Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health hospital four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch for over 24 hours...

 2019-05-25 14:12 

AP

Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for......

 2019-05-25 14:02 

AP

Indiana educators disappointed about mental health funding...

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana education officials are frustrated that state lawmakers didn't approve proposals in the recent session that would have made mental health services eligible for......

 2019-05-25 13:22 

AP

Juvenile bald eagle found on ground to be released Tuesday...

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A young bald eagle found soaked and stumping along a street in the Louisiana neighborhood where it hatched will be released Tuesday in the same area. The bird's parents have......

 2019-05-25 13:00 

CBC

'You disappointed us': Why is Canada opposing more transparency in drug prices?...

Frustration at the pharmaceutical industry's high prices and secrecy bubbled over at the World Health Assembly this week as delegates fought for a strongly-worded resolution calling for greater transparency in the cost of clinical trials, drug R&D and...

 2019-05-25 12:31 

AP

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason.......

 2019-05-25 11:10 

AP

Aid coming to try to improve Maine's high cancer death rates...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials are receiving more than $2 million to try to improve the state's efforts to prevent cancer.Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen.......

 2019-05-25 10:00 

Medical News Today

How does exercise support health later in life?...

A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity....

 2019-05-25 08:56 

Men's Health News

This Cardiac Core Session Will Shred Your Six-Pack...

This bodyweight abs workout for men from the Men's Health book 30 Minute Shred burns fat and helps to build cardio health....

 2019-05-25 08:00 

Men's Health News

What You Need to Know About HBO's New Fantasy Show 'His Dark Materials'...

Here's everything we know so far about the new HBO fantasy series 'His Dark Materials', including casting news, the trailer and expected release date....

 2019-05-25 08:00 

Men's Health News

How to Cope With a Terminally Ill Parent...

Hospitals are confusing and many doctors aren't skilled at discussing end-of-life plans. Here's what one writer learned about the healthcare system after his mother's cancer diagnosis....

 2019-05-25 07:00 

Medical News Today

Weighing yourself every day could prevent weight gain...

New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight....

 2019-05-25 07:00 

Men's Health News

These 'Game of Thrones' Finale Fan Theories Were Better Than the Actual Ending...

Following the series finale of HBO's fantasy epic 'Game of Thrones,' here are some fan theories and predictions that make more sense than the actual ending....

 2019-05-25 05:00 

Medical News Today

What is systemic lupus erythematosus?...

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common form of lupus. It is a chronic condition that can affect multiple tissues and organs. As a result, the symptoms of SLE vary widely. Although doctors do not know the cause, they can treat the condition ...

 2019-05-25 04:05 

AP

Pregnancy centers near campus draw debate on abortion access...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A handful of student protesters lined the sidewalk in front of First Care Pregnancy Center in Prospect Park in late April. One of their signs proclaimed that the clinic behind......

 2019-05-25 04:00 

Medical News Today

Can probiotics help you lose weight?...

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut. Some research suggests a link between these good bacteria and a healthy weight. Learn more about probiotics for weight loss here....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

World Health Organization

25 May 2019 News release World Health Assembly Update, 25 May 2019...

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11)...

 2019-05-25 02:20 

CDC

CDC Food Safety Alert: E. coli O26 outbreak linked to flour...

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26 infections linked to flour....

 2019-05-25 02:00 

Medical News Today

What to do about dry skin on the penis...

Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as moisturizers, can help. Learn more here....

 2019-05-25 01:38 

AP

Cluster of mumps cases confirmed at Colorado ski resort...

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a cluster of mumps cases among employees and their associates at Colorado's Arapahoe Basin ski resort.The Summit Daily reports the first......

 2019-05-25 00:21 

Medscape

Influenza Season Winds Down, but Not Done Yet, CDC Says...

This influenza season is in its final stages but influenza is not completely gone just yet, according to the CDC. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-05-25 00:00 

Medical News Today

What types of massage are there?...

There are several types of massage, such as hot stone, deep tissue, and sports massages. Benefits include relief from muscle aches and relaxation. Learn more about the different types of massages here....

 2019-05-24 23:44 

Medscape

Physician Groups Decry Plan to Reverse Transgender Protections...

Transgender individuals already are reluctant to seek care because of fears of discrimination, according to a recent survey. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-05-24 23:25 

Medscape

FDA OKs Alpelisib, First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer...

The FDA approved alpelisib (Piqray, Novartis) to be used with the FDA-approved fulvestrant in certain patients with breast cancer. A companion test was also approved. FDA Approvals...

 2019-05-24 23:17 

ABC News (US)

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Health tax splits California amid need for Trump's approval...

California lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with first-term Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to continue a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health care benefits...

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