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 2018-01-11 19:04 

AP

5 flu-related deaths in New Hampshire, flu not widespread...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say there have been five flu-related deaths among adults in the state this season....

 2018-01-11 19:04 

Reuters

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Axing 'Cadillac' health plan tax may be part of spending deal: House chairman...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said on Thursday getting rid of the so-called "Cadillac" tax on high-cost employer-provided health insurance could be part of the spending deal now under negotiation i...

 2018-01-11 19:01 

Men's Health News

Logan Paul Punished for Graphic 'Suicide Forest' Video: A Full Timeline of the YouTube Debacle...

Paul finally went a step too far for YouTube...

 2018-01-11 19:00 

Medical News Today

What is mesenteric panniculitis?...

Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare disorder that affects the abdomen, causing pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment....

 2018-01-11 18:58 

AP

Fort Smith hospital sets up flu clinic to ease ER crowding...

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — To keep flu sufferers from clogging its emergency room, a Fort Smith hospital has opened a separate clinic to keep non-emergency patients away....

 2018-01-11 18:52 

Men's Health News

9 Yoga Staples You Need That Aren't a Mat...

Shorts, underwear, and other must-have accessories...

 2018-01-11 18:19 

Reuters

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Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold...

(Reuters) - A Baltimore hospital has opened an investigation into why a patient was discharged on a freezing night this week and left outside wearing only a thin medical gown, after a video of the incident posted on Facebook attracted wide attention....

 2018-01-11 18:15 

Men's Health News

12 Products You Absolutely Need If You Have Trouble Sleeping...

From humidifiers to sprays to blankets, you'll hit the hay in no time...

 2018-01-11 18:14 

AP

4 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials in North Carolina report four new flu deaths, while a school canceled classes for the rest of the week and hospitals placed restrictions on visitors because ......

 2018-01-11 17:51 

Reuters

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Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma?...

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don't take these medications, a research review suggests....

 2018-01-11 17:48 

ABC News (US)

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Judge invites Ohio attorney general to discuss opioid crisis...

Judge invites Ohio attorney general to discuss opioid crisis...

 2018-01-11 17:43 

AP

North Dakota creates 8 regions for medical marijuana shops...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department established eight regions for medical marijuana dispensaries in an effort to ensure qualifying patients have easy access to the drug....

 2018-01-11 17:38 

Reuters

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Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under the Medicaid government program f...

 2018-01-11 17:33 

Men's Health News

Tough Mudder Unveils New Obstacles...

They sound coy and inviting, but they're designed to kick your ass. (And sometimes shock it)...

 2018-01-11 17:30 

ABC News (US)

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Court: Yes, there is doctor-patient confidentiality...

Court: Yes, there is doctor-patient confidentiality...

 2018-01-11 17:30 

AP

Court: Yes, there is doctor-patient confidentiality...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's highest court has ruled on an issue that most people may think is already settled, saying doctors have a duty to keep patients' medical records confidential and......

 2018-01-11 17:16 

Men's Health News

14 Foods That Will Help You Gain Muscle On a Vegetarian Diet...

Maximize your gains without fueling up on meat...

 2018-01-11 17:14 

Men's Health News

White House Staffers Aren't Allowed to Wear Smart Watches Anymore for Security Reasons...

Looks like staffers are going to have to complete their activity rings elsewhere...

 2018-01-11 17:12 

Men's Health News

How the Star of NBC's 'Taken' Trained to Acquire That Very Particular Set of Skills...

Clive Standen opened up about playing Liam Neeson's iconic character ahead of Season 2's premiere...

 2018-01-11 17:01 

Men's Health News

5 Ways Hitting the Snooze Button Is Wrecking Your Body...

You may want to rethink that "bonus" sleep time...

 2018-01-11 17:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about iliopsoas bursitis...

A look at iliopsoas bursitis, a condition that can cause pain in the hip joint. Included is detail on recovery time and exercises for prevention....

 2018-01-11 17:00 

Medical News Today

How does stress make us ill? Study sheds light...

Have you ever put your illness down to stress? In a new study, researchers help to explain precisely how psychological stress makes us sick....

 2018-01-11 16:54 

Men's Health News

The Top 10 Health and Fitness Products We Saw at CES 2018...

If you're not already tracking your sleep, it might be time to start...

 2018-01-11 16:43 

AP

Pace of drug-affected baby births in Maine finally slows...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say the number of drug-affected babies born in the state declined last year for the first time in more than a decade....

 2018-01-11 16:39 

Reuters

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France blames Lactalis, retailers in deepening baby food scare...

PARIS (Reuters) - France, seeking to limit reputational damage to its agri-business industry, threatened on Thursday to impose sanctions after the country's biggest supermarkets said recalled baby foods made by Lactalis had still found their way onto ...

 2018-01-11 16:36 

AP

Palestinians: 2 teens killed in clashes with Israeli army...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health officials say two Palestinian teens have been killed in clashes with the Israeli military in separate incidents in the West Bank and Gaza....

 2018-01-11 16:30 

Men's Health News

Here's How to Survive a Nuclear Attack (You Know, Just In Case You Were Wondering)...

While a nuclear attack is unlikely, the CDC is planning a briefing on the subject next week...

 2018-01-11 16:17 

NY Times

Health Insurer Centene Is Sued Over Lack of Medical Coverage...

A star of the Affordable Care Act is accused of offering plans that make it hard to find a doctor who accepts its insurance....

 2018-01-11 16:14 

Reuters

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U.S. subpoenas Endo for information on opioid painkillers...

(Reuters) - Pharmaceutical company Endo International Plc said on Thursday it had received a grand jury subpoena from federal prosecutors in Miami seeking documents related to drugs it produces that contain the opioid painkiller oxymorphone....

 2018-01-11 16:00 

Medical News Today

The 10 best fitness blogs...

If you'd like to boost your fitness levels this year, we have found the best blogs that provide expert advice, challenging workouts, and inspiration....

 2018-01-11 16:00 

Medical News Today

Weight loss breakthrough: Sunlight is key...

New research explains the mystery behind winter weight gain, and the good news is that it has nothing to do with how much we eat. Instead, sunlight is key....

 2018-01-11 15:45 

Men's Health News

How to Tell If You're Actually Addicted To 'Call of Duty'...

Can't tear yourself away from your console? Read on...

 2018-01-11 15:29 

Men's Health News

Take Your Lunges to the Next Level With This Easy Move...

Stop just going up-and-down and start moving side-to-side...

 2018-01-11 15:23 

AP

British bobsledder suffers a stroke, to miss Winter Olympics...

LONDON (AP) — A British bobsledder will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a stroke....

 2018-01-11 15:22 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Teacher who had heart attack inspires 1,300 colleagues to try 10-day plant-based diet...

Doug Schmidt lost 60 pounds after eating a plant-based diet and has since inspired 1,300 colleagues to challenge themselves as well. ...

 2018-01-11 15:00 

Medical News Today

Can the Mediterranean diet help to prevent frailty?...

An analysis of pooled data from published studies found significantly lower rates of frailty among older people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet. ...

 2018-01-11 15:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about complex partial seizures...

A look at complex partial seizures, a form of seizure that occurs in just one part of the brain. Included is what to do if someone has a seizure....

 2018-01-11 14:00 

Medical News Today

Conversion disorder: What you need to know...

Conversion disorder causes physical symptoms, such as shaking, paralysis, or double vision, in response to traumatic or stressful events. Learn more....

 2018-01-11 13:02 

Reuters

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Polish parliament starts work on further restricting abortion...

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliament has started work on a new abortion law, in the conservative government second bid to tighten rules that are already among Europe's toughest....

 2018-01-11 13:00 

AP

Hundreds sickened after eating at 2 restaurants...

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department says it is investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at a restaurant with locations in Tacoma and University Place....

 2018-01-11 13:00 

Medical News Today

Everything you need to know about anoxia...

Anoxia occurs when a person's body or brain stops getting oxygen. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and types in this article....

 2018-01-11 11:20 

Reuters

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Philippines exhumes bodies of two children in dengue vaccine probe...

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine government agency on Thursday exhumed the bodies of two children whose parents suspect they died of dengue after receiving a new vaccine against the disease, although its maker said it was not known to have caused any death...

 2018-01-11 11:16 

ABC News (US)

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Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement...

Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement...

 2018-01-11 11:00 

NY Times

A Greener, More Healthful Place to Work...

Biophilic buildings aim not just to leave a minimal carbon footprint but also to promote the health of those who live and work there....

 2018-01-11 10:00 

Medical News Today

Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?...

More than two thirds of pregnant women take acetaminophen at some stage during their pregnancy. New research supports claims that this may be harmful....

 2018-01-11 09:15 

Reuters

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French retailers sold Lactalis baby milk after salmonella recall...

PARIS (Reuters) - France's biggest supermarket chains said they sold some Lactalis baby food products after a recall by the dairy giant over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella....

 2018-01-11 08:26 

AP

West Virginia researcher says drug suicides undercounted...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia University researcher says the official U.S. suicide rate, which rose 34 percent from 200 to 2016, fails to include many people who kill themselves purposel......

 2018-01-11 08:15 

ABC News (US)

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Zambia to vaccinate 1 million against cholera amid outbreak...

Zambia to vaccinate 1 million against cholera amid outbreak...

 2018-01-11 08:14 

AP

Zambia to vaccinate 1 million against cholera amid outbreak...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zambia is set to vaccinate one million people in its capital against cholera as a deadly outbreak grows....

 2018-01-11 08:00 

Medical News Today

Could targeting the body clock stall brain cancer?...

Researchers explore a potential new cancer treatment: an experimental drug that interacts with the body clock, stalling the growth of cancer cells....

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