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 2017-11-06 08:00 

Medical News Today

Are there any alternatives to Flomax?... +

BPH is a condition often treated with a drug called Flomax. A number of alternatives can help people with BPH relieve their symptoms and feel better....

 2017-11-06 08:00 

Medical News Today

How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite... +

Researchers reveal how a hormone associated with puberty and fertility could help to tackle anxiety-related sexual dysfunction in men....

 2017-11-06 07:58 

Reuters

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Novartis seeks European approval for cell therapy Kymriah... +

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis has submitted its cell therapy Kymriah for European approval in two forms of blood cancer, seeking to expand the use of a new treatment it hopes will eventually become a $1 billion-a-year seller....

 2017-11-06 06:46 

Reuters

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Novartis seeks European approval of cell therapy Kymriah... +

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Monday it submitted an application for its cell therapy Kymriah to be approved in Europe for two forms of blood cancer....

 2017-11-06 05:24 

AP

Voters tapped as Ohio opioid crisis stretches foster care... +

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's opioid crisis is stretching the state's foster care system as more and more children are removed from the homes of their drug-addicted parents, leading to ballot reques......

 2017-11-05 19:14 

Reuters

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Bulgaria reports two more outbreaks of virulent bird flu... +

SOFIA (Reuters) - A virulent bird flu virus has spread to two more regions in Bulgaria prompting veterinary authorities to announce a cull of nearly 8,000 ducks, the Balkan country's food safety agency said on Sunday....

 2017-11-05 18:12 

ABC News (US)

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Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks... +

Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks...

 2017-11-05 18:10 

AP

Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks... +

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law's requirement that people have insurance coverage....

 2017-11-05 17:00 

Medical News Today

All you need to know about illness anxiety disorder... +

A look at illness anxiety disorder, a condition where people worry about their health to a dangerous level. Included is detail on management and the outloo...

 2017-11-05 16:24 

USA Today

Maria's smallest victims: In Puerto Rico, children's mental health a growing concern... +

Mental health services will be increasingly needed as the situation shifts to long-term recovery, experts say....

 2017-11-05 15:24 

AP

UNO to study correctional officers' stress, mental health... +

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha are planning to study on a potential link between the stress correctional officers' experience in prison and their long-term me......

 2017-11-05 14:34 

Reuters

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Ryan says Obamacare mandate repeal on table in tax debate: Fox News Sunday... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House speaker Paul Ryan said his colleagues might use the tax overhaul currently under consideration to repeal the Affordable Care Act provision that mandates individuals buy health insurance....

 2017-11-05 14:00 

Medical News Today

Ectopia cordis: Survival and outlook... +

Ectopia cordis occurs when the heart of a fetus develops outside of the chest. Learn about causes and treatment of this cogenital condition....

 2017-11-05 13:11 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Could ammonia smelling salts be masking concussions?... +

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the effects of smelling salts and additional surgery studies....

 2017-11-05 11:00 

Medical News Today

Common causes of belly button pain... +

In this article, learn about the reasons for belly button pain. Included is detail on causes, such as surgery, gastroenteritis, and pregnancy....

 2017-11-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

Strength training may lower early death risk... +

Emerging research suggests that strength training is at least as important as low-intensity, or aerobic, exercises. It may even help lower death risk....

 2017-11-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

What is paradoxical breathing?... +

Paradoxical breathing can be a sign of a serious injury or illness in adults, including hormonal shifts and neurological problems....

 2017-11-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

Having close friends may stave off mental decline... +

New research suggests that having strong friendships may be the reason why some 80-year-olds are as mentally sharp as their middle-aged counterparts....

 2017-11-05 06:05 

AP

Root2Rise feeds body and mind... +

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A Houma business is bridging the gap between healthy living and eating with a joint yoga studio and cafe....

 2017-11-04 23:34 

Reuters

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J&J's Stelara shows promise against lupus in study... +

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster psoriasis drug Stelara led to a significant reduction in disease activity in patients with systemic lupus compared with a placebo in a midstage clinical trial, according to data released on Saturday....

 2017-11-04 21:33 

AP

Event tackles child malnutrition as economic imperative... +

MILAN (AP) — The only woman to have been the first lady of two countries said Saturday during an international nutrition summit held in Italy that a major challenge in making the eradication of mal......

 2017-11-04 21:15 

AP

Rivier University center responds to workforce shortage... +

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Rivier University is now the latest New Hampshire college that is working to boost the state's mental health workforce and address its drug crisis by training more people in the......

 2017-11-04 20:01 

ABC News (US)

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Couple given prison sentences in Hawaii fake Botox scheme... +

Couple given prison sentences in Hawaii fake Botox scheme...

 2017-11-04 17:44 

AP

Group home, state sued over rape of young woman... +

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A developmentally disabled Santa Fe woman's guardian is suing an Albuquerque group home and the state Department of Health after she was raped last summer after running away....

 2017-11-04 16:00 

Medical News Today

Does cheese have gluten?... +

A look at cheese and whether it is gluten free. Included are details on how cheese is made and the most healthful types of cheese to add to your diet....

 2017-11-04 14:46 

ABC News (US)

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Machel: Global malnutrition is a 'hidden pandemic'... +

Machel: Global malnutrition is a 'hidden pandemic'...

 2017-11-04 14:00 

NY Times

For Love of Healthy Food and Justin Timberlake... +

The couple met at Boston University, but their romance began after both had graduated and moved back to New York....

 2017-11-04 13:00 

AP

Daughter's addiction changed former officer's perspective... +

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kevin Simmers knows the feeling of helplessness in fighting heroin addiction first hand....

 2017-11-04 13:00 

Medical News Today

Does diabetes cause itching?... +

People with diabetes experience skin itching more often than those who do not. Diabetes itching can lead to excessive scratching, pain, and irritation....

 2017-11-04 11:46 

ABC News (US)

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Red Cross: $6 million in Ebola funds went missing from fraud... +

Red Cross: $6 million in Ebola funds went missing from fraud...

 2017-11-04 11:44 

AP

Red Cross: $6 million in Ebola funds went missing from fraud... +

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Red Cross officials say nearly $6 million meant to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa went missing because of suspected fraud....

 2017-11-04 11:00 

NY Times

Why So Many People Choose the Wrong Health Plans... +

You might wonder how anyone can say that the choice of one plan over another is wrong. But many people are paying more money for virtually the same coverage....

 2017-11-04 10:59 

NY Times

Which Health Plan Is Cheaper?... +

Many people are choosing health plans from their employers that are needlessly expensive. Here are some hints about how to crunch the numbers so you can make a better decision....

 2017-11-04 10:00 

Medical News Today

What are the benefits of moringa?... +

A look at the benefits of moringa, a plant native to India with a variety of healthful components. Learn about the benefits, and how moringa is consumed....

 2017-11-04 07:05 

AP

Anacortes man aims to inspire fellow transplant recipients... +

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Years after receiving a heart transplant, Matt Castle wants to be an example....

 2017-11-04 07:00 

Medical News Today

What you need to know about hot feet... +

A look at hot feet, a condition causing a hot or burning sensation to the feet. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and potential lifestyle changes....

 2017-11-04 07:00 

Medical News Today

Insomnia may raise risk of kidney disease and death... +

Insomnia has wide-ranging implications when it comes to health outcomes. New research suggests it may be a factor in the heightened risk of kidney disease....

 2017-11-04 07:00 

Medical News Today

Caffeine may prolong life for kidney disease patients... +

Consuming higher amounts of caffeine could be an effective, inexpensive way to increase survival for patients with chronic kidney disease, say researchers....

 2017-11-04 01:10 

ABC News (US)

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69 Marines hospitalized in California E. Coli outbreak... +

69 Marines hospitalized in California E. Coli outbreak...

 2017-11-04 01:08 

AP

69 Marines hospitalized in California E. Coli outbreak... +

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps says 69 recruits in Southern California are being treated for apparent exposure to E. coli and nine have developed a serious complication....

 2017-11-04 00:07 

AP

Munson Healthcare offers insurance advice in NW Michigan... +

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Financial counselors are available at several Munson Healthcare facilities to help people in northwestern Michigan seek health insurance through the Affordable Care Act....

 2017-11-03 23:15 

ABC News (US)

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Michigan asks judge for quick deal on Flint water supply... +

Michigan asks judge for quick deal on Flint water supply...

 2017-11-03 23:02 

Reuters

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Millions either malnourished or obese in global nutrition crisis... +

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost every country in the world now has serious nutrition problems, either due to over-eating leading to obesity or a lack of food leading to undernutrition, according to a major study published on Saturday....

 2017-11-03 21:59 

NY Times

C.D.C. Reports a Record Jump in Drug Overdose Deaths Last Year... +

The higher mortality rate was further evidence that the opioid crisis has accelerated in recent years....

 2017-11-03 21:25 

Men's Health News

5 Cool Things You Can Do With Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket With Jacquard by Google... +

This just might make you want to replace your other denim jacket...

 2017-11-03 21:15 

AP

Questions raised about absentee votes at nursing home... +

DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Officials are investigating a Pennsylvania nursing home where it is alleged a number of votes were cast fraudulently through the elderly residents....

 2017-11-03 20:26 

AP

UPMC to spend $2B on 3 new specialty hospitals in Pittsburgh... +

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's already booming health care sector is getting a $2 billion shot in the arm....

 2017-11-03 19:50 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Doctor pleads with judge to regain license... +

The Latest: Doctor pleads with judge to regain license...

 2017-11-03 19:38 

AP

Minnesota hospital won't take patients committed by a court... +

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota hospital said it will no longer take patients who are ordered by a court to undergo psychiatric treatment....

 2017-11-03 19:23 

Men's Health News

Here's How the Samsung Galaxy Note8 Can Help Keep You Healthy... +

And Samsung Premium Care will keep your Note8 in peak shape...

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