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 2018-01-05 17:00 

Medical News Today

Knee replacement infection: What you need to know...

A knee replacement infection may develop after a person has an operation to replace their knee joint. Learn about the causes and treatment....

 2018-01-05 17:00 

Medical News Today

Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk...

Researchers suggest that eating just 9 grams of processed meats per day, or two sausages per week, could increase women's risk of breast cancer....

 2018-01-05 16:57 

Reuters

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Hungary's Richter expects Esmya drug ruling in first half: CEO...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter expects European health inspectors to deliver a ruling on its Esmya medicine in the first half of 2018, its chief executive told Reuters, adding that uncertainty about the drug could delay earnings guidance...

 2018-01-05 16:54 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Boy gets Stormtrooper prosthetic...

Ben Bronske, 20 months, of Snohomish, Washington, was surprised by Stormtroopers at his home....

 2018-01-05 16:44 

Reuters

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Can living near a gym make you slimmer?...

(Reuters Health) - People who live close to gyms, pools and playing fields weigh less and have smaller waistlines than their counterparts residing farther away from exercise facilities, a UK study suggests....

 2018-01-05 16:44 

Men's Health News

This Couple's Incredible 10-Year Transformation Looks Like They've Aged in Reverse...

Dan Hennessey and fianc Wendy Joseph are proof a healthy lifestyle can go a long, long way...

 2018-01-05 16:32 

AP

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs — and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney gave an emotional tha......

 2018-01-05 16:19 

ABC News (US)

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Munchausen by Proxy: What You Need to Know...

The most common scenario involves a parent, who causes symptoms in the child....

 2018-01-05 16:14 

Men's Health News

7 Pieces of Workout Gear Perfect For the Pop Culture Junkie...

A 'Star Wars' slam ball? Yes, please...

 2018-01-05 16:08 

AP

Officials report Iowa flu toll 6 since October...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have reported four more influenza-related deaths, bringing the state total to six since October....

 2018-01-05 16:00 

Medical News Today

How can we overcome loneliness?...

Loneliness is an epidemic and a major risk factor for premature death, recent research suggests. So what can we do to prevent and overcome it? ...

 2018-01-05 15:48 

Men's Health News

Alex Trebek Is Recovering From Brain Surgery...

The 'Jeopardy!' host had blood clots in his brain following a nasty fall...

 2018-01-05 15:48 

Reuters

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FDA expands use of Amgen's blockbuster drug...

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug, Xgeva, to prevent fractures in patients with multiple myeloma....

 2018-01-05 15:38 

ABC News (US)

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Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney...

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney...

 2018-01-05 15:38 

ABC News (US)

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Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney...

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney...

 2018-01-05 15:34 

Men's Health News

Here's What It Means If Your Poop Floats...

What you're eating might be to blame...

 2018-01-05 15:28 

Men's Health News

Philip Morris Says It's 'Quitting' Cigarettes This Year—But Don't Buy It...

The international tobacco giant took out ads announcing its intention to remove cigarettes from the market, but we'll believe it when we see it...

 2018-01-05 15:09 

AP

Maine adding 50 new public health nurses...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is hiring 50 public health nurses to help address disease outbreaks and the opioid crisis....

 2018-01-05 15:00 

Medical News Today

Your gut microbes may give melanoma treatment a boost...

People with advanced melanoma who had healthy levels of specific gut bacteria responded better to immunotherapy than those who did not, a new study found....

 2018-01-05 15:00 

Medical News Today

All you need to know about the Primal diet...

A look at the primal diet, a way of eating that copies how people ate thousands of years ago. Included is detail on the benefits and what the science says....

 2018-01-05 14:48 

Reuters

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Future of Kala Pharma's dry eye drug uncertain after mixed results...

(Reuters) - Mixed results from two late-stage studies testing Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to provide temporary relief from dry eye disease cast doubt on the drug's path forward and sent shares down 16 percent in early trading on Friday....

 2018-01-05 14:22 

Men's Health News

This Diet Has Been Ranked #1 For Years—but Is It Worth Trying?...

Among 39 other plans, the DASH diet has once again come out on top...

 2018-01-05 14:00 

Medical News Today

What you should know about alopecia totalis...

A look at alopecia totalis, a condition resulting in the loss of all the hair on the scalp. Included is detail on causes and the recovery rate....

 2018-01-05 13:43 

Medical Daily

Young People Snort Date-Rape Drug, Thinking It's Cocaine, Almost Die...

They assumed the white powder was cocaine but it was a powerful date-rape drug that almost killed them....

 2018-01-05 13:30 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Warning of multistate E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 17 people in 13 states were diagnosed with E. coli infections that may be tied to romaine lettuce....

 2018-01-05 13:28 

Reuters

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Kala Pharma posts mixed results from dry eye disease drug studies...

(Reuters) - Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc on Friday reported mixed results from two late-stage trials testing its drug to provide temporary relief from the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease....

 2018-01-05 12:54 

Reuters

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Kala Pharma shares fall on mixed results from dry eye drug trials...

(Reuters) - Shares of Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc slumped over 15 percent before the bell on Friday as the company reported mixed results from two late-stage studies testing its drug to provide temporary relief from dry eye disease....

 2018-01-05 12:40 

AP

Rats! DC wages war against resurgent rodents with dry ice...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any mists spotted rising over the swamp may just be Washington wielding its newest weapon in its never-ending war on rats: dry ice....

 2018-01-05 11:00 

Medical News Today

What you should know about hair dye allergies...

A look at hair dye allergy reactions when someone reacts to the dye they have put on their hair. Included is detail on natural alternatives....

 2018-01-05 10:45 

NY Times

How to Counter the Circus of Pseudoscience...

Alternative-health gurus harness the language of medicine to sound authoritative. Doctors and other scientists must push back....

 2018-01-05 10:36 

AP

Children's hospital carts in snow for patients to play with...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City children's hospital made sure its patients didn't miss out on the snow by carting in buckets for the kids to play with and enjoy....

 2018-01-05 08:13 

ABC News (US)

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Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears...

Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears...

 2018-01-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about hypercapnia...

A look at hypercapnia, a condition where there is too much carbon dioxide in the blood. Included is detail on symptoms and risk factors....

 2018-01-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk...

The latest study to investigate the relationship between vitamin supplements during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders finds a significant link....

 2018-01-05 08:00 

Medical News Today

Sticking to New Year's resolutions could cut cancer risk...

Resolved to eat better and exercise more in 2018? A new study finds that sticking to such lifestyle changes could lower the risk of cancer by a third....

 2018-01-05 07:30 

AP

Officials: Spike in number of flu cases across New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials are reporting a spike in the number of flu cases across New Mexico in the last few weeks....

 2018-01-04 23:02 

Reuters

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Trump administration drops Obama-era easing of marijuana prosecutions...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized the drug, instead giving federal prosecutors wide latitude to pursue crim...

 2018-01-04 22:56 

Men's Health News

Emergency Room Doctors Reveal the Worst Blizzard Injuries They've Ever Treated...

Hint: Don't hoverboard through the snow...

 2018-01-04 22:42 

ABC News (US)

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Oregon sues Monsanto over PCB pollution in waterways, soil...

Oregon sues Monsanto over PCB pollution in waterways, soil...

 2018-01-04 22:10 

Men's Health News

11 Items to Heat Up Your Winter Workout...

From socks to hand warmers, here's what you need to stay warm and fit in the cold...

 2018-01-04 21:54 

Men's Health News

Kegels for Men Are a Thing, and You Should Absolutely Be Doing Them...

Kegels aren't just for ladies— here's why you should be doing regular pelvic floor exercises...

 2018-01-04 21:44 

AP

New deal between UPMC, Highmark extends in-network access...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Under a new agreement, Highmark health insurance will maintain in-network access to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals in western Pennsylvania....

 2018-01-04 21:40 

Reuters

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Doctors and teachers could team up to reduce stress in schools...

(Reuters Health) - - Partnerships between teachers and doctors could help students and school staffers better deal with "toxic stress," suggests a former teacher turned doctor....

 2018-01-04 21:39 

AP

The Latest: Group concerned about abortion consent forms...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the New Mexico attorney general's findings in a case stemming from the use of fetal tissue in medical research (all times local):2:40 p.m.An anti-abortion......

 2018-01-04 21:34 

AP

Judge weighs whether NC schools conspired to depress wages...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is deciding whether an alleged conspiracy between two neighboring research universities potentially depressed the wages of thousands of medical professionals......

 2018-01-04 21:19 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: US investigating source of deadly E. coli outbreak as Canada links its cases to lettuce...

U.S. authorities said today that they continue to investigate a deadly multistate outbreak of E. coli infections that may be tied to romaine lettuce....

 2018-01-04 21:06 

AP

Facing court order, prison system seeks funding increase...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama prison system on Thursday asked lawmakers for an additional $80 million over the next two years to boost staffing and comply with a federal court order to improv......

 2018-01-04 21:04 

AP

House panel backs more legislation on unregulated chemicals...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A House committee looking at river quality unanimously approved a bill on Thursday to address unregulated chemicals in North Carolina's drinking water supplies by seeking bette......

 2018-01-04 21:02 

ABC News (US)

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U.S. investigating source of deadly multistate E. coli outbreak...

A multistate outbreak of E. coli infections is being investigated in the U.S. while Canada has linked its outbreak to romaine lettuce....

 2018-01-04 20:55 

Men's Health News

Want to Make Those Arms Pop? You'll Love This 10-Minute Workout...

All you need is a single dumbbell...

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