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 2018-05-10 20:33 

ABC News (US)

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California counties sue drug makers over opioid epidemic...

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 2018-05-10 20:24 

ABC News (US)

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In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis...

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 2018-05-10 20:16 

CBC

Scientist wants all Canadian kids with cancer to receive genetic test for drug reactions...

A scientist who developed a lab test to predict whether children with cancer are susceptible to potentially life-threatening side effects from three chemotherapy drugs is now focusing on five other medications so parents and doctors can discuss safer, per...

 2018-05-10 20:15 

AP

Inspection at North Carolina high school concerns parents...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Parents of students at a North Carolina high school are expressing concerns after a health inspection turned up smelly bathrooms and insects in the girls' locker room....

 2018-05-10 20:12 

CBC

Slow and steady: marathon runners slower than ever before...

The sport of running continues to grow in popularity across Canada. But when it comes running races, including marathons, completion times have slowed by 20 minutes over the past 20 years....

 2018-05-10 20:07 

ABC News (US)

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Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway...

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 2018-05-10 20:01 

Reuters

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Just living close to livestock might lower allergy risk...

(Reuters Health) - Exposure to farms seems to reduce the risk of allergy sensitivity, even among adults, and living close to a livestock farm in particular might curb common allergies, a Dutch study suggests....

 2018-05-10 19:30 

ABC News (US)

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Congo's health ministry confirms one death from a new Ebola outbreak in the country's northwest, 11 active cases...

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 2018-05-10 19:26 

Reuters

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Peru hikes taxes on sodas, alcohol, cigarettes and dirty cars...

LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian government hiked excise taxes on sugary drinks, alcohol, cigarettes and polluting cars on Thursday in a bid to tackle public health problems linked to obesity and cancer while shoring up public resources....

 2018-05-10 18:50 

ABC News (US)

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Child at Massachusetts daycare diagnosed with typhoid fever...

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 2018-05-10 18:49 

AP

Child at Massachusetts daycare diagnosed with typhoid fever...

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts child care center has shut down temporarily after a child was diagnosed with typhoid fever, which is rare in the U.S....

 2018-05-10 18:43 

AP

Documents: Labor agency rebuked Illinois VA on Legionnaires...

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois workplace safety officials reprimanded state veterans' officials for how the agency told staffers about a deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Quincy veterans' home, a......

 2018-05-10 18:18 

Reuters

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Congo confirms first death in latest Ebola outbreak...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Thursday the first confirmed death in a new outbreak of Ebola virus and said 11 other people were now confirmed to be infected, including three medical staff....

 2018-05-10 18:11 

CBC

March overdose deaths reached near-record level in B.C....

Suspected overdose deaths spiked again in March, reaching the province's second highest monthly total to date....

 2018-05-10 18:00 

AP

Missouri faces physician shortage, medical students leaving...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers and health care groups are working to remedy the state's physician shortage by keeping their medical students in-state....

 2018-05-10 18:00 

Medical News Today

What are the symptoms of citrus allergy?...

Among the rarest allergies is a reaction to citrus fruits. Symptoms, which include tingling, redness, and swelling, tend to affect areas that have come into contact with fruit or juice, and some people have airborne allergies. We describe the range of tre...

 2018-05-10 17:55 

AP

California counties sue drug makers over opioid epidemic...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of California counties are suing several drug makers and pharmacy chains that officials say created a public nuisance by manufacturing and distributing prescription......

 2018-05-10 16:05 

AP

Pease to be featured in study on impact of chemicals...

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says a study will be conducted at New Hampshire's Pease International Tradeport to examine the health impacts of chemicals in drinking wa......

 2018-05-10 16:00 

Medical News Today

Scientists halt flesh-eating disease in mice...

Scientists discover how the germ behind flesh-eating disease hijacks nerve cells and makes them send signals that stop immune cells from killing it....

 2018-05-10 16:00 

Medical News Today

What does a maculopapular rash look like?...

A maculopapular rash causes both flat and raised lesions on the skin. The causes of a maculopapular rash can be an allergy, an infection, or a response to taking a new type of medication. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the causes, diagno...

 2018-05-10 15:54 

AP

Man in Alabama charged with murder in brother-in-law's death...

CORDOVA, Ala. (AP) — A man in Alabama has been accused of fatally shooting his brother-in-law....

 2018-05-10 15:45 

Reuters

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'This is taking an awfully long time!', says scientist before assisted suicide...

ZURICH (Reuters) - A 104-year-old Australian scientist killed himself in Switzerland on Thursday by lethal injection in an assisted suicide he hoped would trigger more lenient euthanasia laws in his home country....

 2018-05-10 15:34 

Reuters

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First reported deaths in Congo Ebola outbreak came in Jan: WHO...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo facing an Ebola epidemic as long ago as December and the first deaths were reported in January, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, as four new suspected cases s...

 2018-05-10 15:13 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: EpiPen shortage anticipated by FDA...

The auto injectors are expected to be in short supply soon because of manufacturing delays....

 2018-05-10 15:08 

Reuters

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In Europe, Mylan's rivals try to plug EpiPen shortages...

LONDON (Reuters) - European makers of emergency allergy treatments are stepping up production of alternative life-saving adrenaline shots to try to fill intermittent shortages of Mylan's market-leading EpiPen injection....

 2018-05-10 15:00 

Medical News Today

Stroke survivors may benefit from magnetic brain stimulation...

New research suggests that a brain stimulation technique called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves walking speed in stroke survivors....

 2018-05-10 14:48 

AP

Health officials find 7 probable cases of hepatitis C...

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — County health officials have discovered seven probable cases of hepatitis C and 12 cases that require additional investigation following an outbreak at a hospital near Tacoma....

 2018-05-10 14:10 

ABC News (US)

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Action 'shortly' on solvent after Pruitt and families meet...

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 2018-05-10 14:00 

Medical News Today

Should 'shock therapy' be used to treat depression more often?...

A study concludes that if electroconvulsive therapy was used earlier in the treatment of depression, the outcome for many patients would be much improved....

 2018-05-10 13:48 

Reuters

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Lilly to buy Armo Biosciences for $1.6 billion to bolster cancer pipeline...

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it would buy Armo BioSciences Inc for about $1.6 billion to expand its portfolio of drugs that seeks to help body's immune system fight cancer as the drugmaker chases its rivals in a lucrative market....

 2018-05-10 13:45 

ABC News (US)

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5 new suspected Ebola cases reported in Congo's northwest...

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 2018-05-10 13:44 

AP

5 new suspected Ebola cases reported in Congo's northwest...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A hospital director says there are five new suspected cases of Ebola in Congo's northwestern town of Bikoro, where an outbreak of the often deadly hemorrhagic fever was decla......

 2018-05-10 13:27 

Reuters

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Church and religion take back seat as a secular Ireland votes on abortion...

NENAGH/CORK, Ireland (Reuters) - Three decades after Ireland introduced one of the world's only constitutional bans on abortion, the Church that was so pivotal in securing the law's passage finds itself a minor player in the now mainly secular bat...

 2018-05-10 13:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about diverticulitis surgery...

Diverticulitis occurs when small pockets in the large intestine become infected, causing pain and other symptoms. It can be severe and require surgery, which carries risks and is not always successful. In this article, learn about the types of diverticuli...

 2018-05-10 12:30 

Men's Health News

The 10 Best Condoms for You and Your Partner...

How to select the right condom for you and your partner....

 2018-05-10 12:08 

Men's Health News

15 Father's Day Gifts That Will Step Up Dad's Style Game...

Looking for a Father's Day Gift? Check out these Father's Day gifts perfect for dads who need something stylish or fashionable, including grooming kits, shoes, and sunglasses for him....

 2018-05-10 12:00 

Medical News Today

Foaming or frothing at the mouth: What to know...

The conditions known to cause foaming at the mouth are all medical emergencies. They include rabies, seizures, and drug overdoses. In this article, learn what to do if someone starts foaming at the mouth. We also look at treatment options and how to preve...

 2018-05-10 11:45 

ABC News (US)

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Switzerland: Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide...

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 2018-05-10 11:37 

ABC News (US)

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Assisted suicide group says 104-year-old Australian David Goodall has died in Switzerland...

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 2018-05-10 11:33 

Medical Daily

Feeling Tired? 7 Foods To Reduce Fatigue And Boost Energy...

If you find yourself tired and lacking in alertness through the day, try these 7 nutritional foods to receive a much-needed boost in energy....

 2018-05-10 11:06 

Men's Health News

Losing Weight Is Good for Your Health — But It Could Also Help You Save Money...

Looking at obesity through an economic lens can be a powerful new way to change thinking and finally get the body you want....

 2018-05-10 11:05 

Men's Health News

These Are the Most Common Reasons People Skip Workouts...

A new survey revealed the top reasons for skipping workouts. Here are solutions to overcome every single one....

 2018-05-10 10:41 

Medical Daily

Lesbian, Bisexual Women's Sexual Orientation Could Increase Their Diabetes Risk...

Lesbian and bisexual women may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes due to risk factors such as stress, obesity, smoking, and heavy drinking....

 2018-05-10 10:00 

Medical News Today

How to manage thin skin...

As a person ages, their skin naturally becomes thinner, less elastic, or papery. While there is no specific way to treat thin skin or to thicken the skin, a person can prevent skin from getting thinner by using retinol creams and avoiding risk factors suc...

 2018-05-10 09:53 

Reuters

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First reported deaths in Congo Ebola outbreak came in January: WHO...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January, a spokesman for the World Health Organization said in the capital Kin...

 2018-05-10 09:49 

Reuters

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Setback to Roche hopes for Tecentriq as fails key cancer trial...

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's hopes of its Tecentriq immunotherapy catching up rival medicines from Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb were dealt a blow on Thursday after it failed a key combination trial....

 2018-05-10 09:16 

Reuters

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First suspected deaths in Congo Ebola outbreak came in January: WHO...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January, a spokesman for the World Health Organization said in the capital Kin...

 2018-05-10 08:26 

Medical Daily

Depression Can Harm Memory, Lead To Smaller Brain Volume In Older Adults...

While a new study linked depression to poor memory and smaller brain volumes, researchers also reveal the type of exercise that can help relieve symptoms....

 2018-05-10 07:00 

Medical News Today

How long will I survive after a liver transplant?...

Liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery in the U.S. Livers typically come from deceased donors, but transplants using parts of livers from live donors are becoming more frequent. Figures show that more than 50 percent of peop...

 2018-05-10 07:00 

Medical News Today

Body clock gene may protect against breast cancer...

One of the genes that regulate our circadian rhythm might also contribute to the normal development of mammary glands and protect against breast cancer....

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