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 2018-10-18 13:59 

AP

Medical marijuana treatments approved for autistic children...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials have approved a petition that will allow parents to use medical marijuana to treat autistic children....

 2018-10-18 13:56 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes...

Here's what you need to know about breast cancer disparities, and why do they still exist?...

 2018-10-18 13:23 

Men's Health News

Is Your Fertility in Trouble?...

Reports show sperm counts are plummeting, and it can risk more than just infertility in men. Here's everything you need to know about sperm quality and health....

 2018-10-18 12:53 

Medscape

Breast Tomosynthesis Better Than Mammography?...

A simplified, single-view version of digital breast tomosynthesis may increase the detection of breast cancer over standard digital mammography, with lower radiation exposure, say Swedish scientists. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-18 12:53 

Medscape

Misdiagnosis of Adult-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Is Common...

Study finds patients identified with diabetes after age 30 are often misdiagnosed as having type 2 diabetes and not immediately treated with insulin. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-18 12:53 

Men's Health News

Onnit Academy Wants to Totally Change the Way We Train...

Onnit Academy in Austin, Texas uses unconventional methods to push people to higher athletic performance....

 2018-10-18 12:37 

AP

Arkansas says 1st flu death of season confirmed...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas health officials say the state has recorded its first flu death of the season....

 2018-10-18 12:31 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: How 'strong' has become the 'new healthy'...

ABC News' Robin Roberts discusses a new online survey from Parade magazine and Cleveland Clinic that reveals a new take on America's definition of what it means to be healthy....

 2018-10-18 11:38 

Medical Daily

Can Finger Length Provide Clues About Your Sexuality?...

In a study of identical twins, researchers found the level of difference in the lengths of the index and ring fingers could help predict a woman's sexuality....

 2018-10-18 11:29 

AP

Uganda, at 'big risk' for Ebola, says Congo is managing well...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A senior health official in Uganda says "the situation is being handled well" in neighboring Congo after the World Health Organization said the latest Ebola outbreak there is......

 2018-10-18 11:27 

Reuters

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Merck, Pfizer combo treatment meets main goals of kidney cancer trial...

Merck & Co said on Thursday a combination treatment of its cancer drug Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta met the main goals of a late-stage study in patients with the most common form of kidney cancer....

 2018-10-18 11:20 

Medscape

FBT Outreach, Patient Navigation Boost CRC Screening...

In a systematic review and meta-analysis of US randomized clinical trials, fecal blood test (FBT) outreach and patient navigation were associated with increased colorectal cancer screening rates. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-18 11:03 

ABC News (US)

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Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-10-18 11:01 

AP

Medical marijuana users can apply beginning Oct. 29...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Those qualifying for medical marijuana and their caregivers can apply for registry cards in North Dakota beginning Oct. 29....

 2018-10-18 10:45 

Men's Health News

13 of the Best Jobs You Can Do From Home...

Find out how to make money without ever leaving your house with these telecommuting job opportunities and work from home jobs....

 2018-10-18 10:10 

Men's Health News

The Pasta Recipe That Changed Jamie Oliver's Life...

Chef Jamie Oliver shares the recipe that changed his life: squash and spinach pasta rotolo....

 2018-10-18 10:09 

Medical Daily

Is Antibiotics And Probiotics Combination The Solution To Drug-Resistant Bacteria?...

MIT researchers found that an antibiotic-probiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria in the lab as long as the probiotics are encapsulated....

 2018-10-18 10:00 

Medical News Today

Seafood rich in omega-3 may promote healthy aging...

New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age....

 2018-10-18 09:28 

Medscape

C diff Spores on Bedsheets Survive Hospital Laundering...

Typical laundering methods for hospital bedsheets left 60% of Clostridium difficile spores behind; their survival may contribute to future outbreaks, a study has found. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-18 09:27 

Men's Health News

The Best Workout for When You Have Zero Time and Zero Space...

Combine cardio pace with weightlifting exercises and use complex workout splits for faster, more efficient training....

 2018-10-18 07:43 

Men's Health News

'A Star Is Born' Shows How Damaging Tinnitus Can Be. Here's How to Avoid It....

In 'A Star Is Born,' Bradley Cooper's character deals with tinnitus and noise-induced hearing loss. Here are the causes of the conditions, and how to prevent them from happening to you....

 2018-10-18 07:30 

Medical Daily

Can Compassion Be Learned? Virtual Reality Could Help Boost Empathy...

In a new study from Stanford University, people developed longer-lasting compassion after undergoing a virtual reality experience about becoming homeless....

 2018-10-18 07:29 

Men's Health News

Colorado's 'Marijuana Czar' Is Setting His Sights on the Rest of America...

Andrew Freedman, a cannabis legalization expert, paved the way for a once-notorious drug to hit the open market in Colorado—and across America—and trying to do it responsibly....

 2018-10-18 07:00 

Medical News Today

Can a vitamin combo prolong your life?...

A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan....

 2018-10-18 07:00 

Men's Health News

7 Signs You Might Have a Protein Deficiency...

Your body needs protein to maintain energy and build stronger muscles, so you want to make sure you get enough of it. Here are 7 protein deficiency symptoms....

 2018-10-18 06:32 

Men's Health News

These Top Burger Chains Got Failing Grades for Their Antibiotics Policies...

Do you know what's in your fast food burger? Chains like McDonald's and Burger King received F ratings for their antibiotics in beef policies....

 2018-10-18 05:10 

AP

Hawaii prepares for law allowing medically assisted suicide...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii health officials are urging health care organizations to prepare for the law allowing doctors to fulfill requests from terminally ill patients to prescribe life-ending medica......

 2018-10-18 05:00 

AP

3 women claim doctor abused them at Oregon prison...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three women are suing a gynecologist and Oregon prison officials, claiming they were abused during medical examinations at the state women's prison....

 2018-10-18 04:20 

Medical Daily

Laughing At Yourself, Sense Of Humor Could Make Or Break Your Relationship...

How does your partner react when you tease or ridicule them? Psychologists explore how laughter is tied to the level of contentment people feel with their relationship....

 2018-10-18 01:17 

AP

Cook County Board votes to settle medical malpractice case...

CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County's board of commissioners have voted for a nearly $4 million settlement of a malpractice lawsuit filed after an alleged botched heart surgery at Chicago's Stroger Hospital....

 2018-10-17 23:41 

Medscape

FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk...

The Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA recommended reintroducing tegaserod maleate for women with irritable bowel syndrome and low cardiovascular risk. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-17 22:52 

ABC News (US)

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As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-10-17 22:52 

AP

North Dakota reports possible case of paralyzing illness...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials are investigating a report of a rare paralyzing illness in a child....

 2018-10-17 22:30 

NY Times

Omega-3s in Fish Oils Tied to Healthy Aging...

Older adults with the highest blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids were more likely to be living without chronic diseases or mental or physical deterioration....

 2018-10-17 22:29 

ABC News (US)

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Inducing labor at 39 weeks may help mothers, babies...

Both mothers and babies may benefit when labor is induced at 39 weeks....

 2018-10-17 21:56 

AP

Gnat-borne disease turns up in Minnesota deer for 1st time...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Animal health officials say a disease carried by gnats has turned up in Minnesota deer for the first time....

 2018-10-17 21:36 

Medscape

For Seriously Ill in US, the Suffering Goes Beyond the Illness...

Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-17 21:32 

AP

Alabama editorial roundup...

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:...

 2018-10-17 21:23 

Reuters

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IUD risk for new mothers depends on timing...

(Reuters Health) - New mothers who want intrauterine devices (IUDs) for long-acting contraception after giving birth should know the risk of the implant being expelled is tied to how soon after delivery it is inserted, researchers say....

 2018-10-17 21:17 

Reuters

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Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye disease...

(Reuters Health) - For people with diabetes, the chance of developing eye damage that can lead to blindness may depend on how many hours per day they can keep their blood sugar levels under control, a Chinese study suggests....

 2018-10-17 20:59 

Medscape

Ketamine Dosing for Depression May Not Be 'One-Size-Fits-All'...

A study confirms the antidepressant effects of intravenous ketamine at the standard 0.5 mg/kg dose and hints that a lower dose might also have some benefit with fewer side effects. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-17 20:59 

Medscape

FDA OKs Fluocinolone Intravitreal Implant (Yutiq) for Uveitis...

In clinical trials, Yutiq significantly reduced recurrence rates at 6 and 12 months following treatment compared with sham treatment in patients with chronic, noninfectious posterior segment uveitis. FDA Approvals...

 2018-10-17 20:44 

ABC News (US)

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Could a simple collar help protect soccer player's brain?...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-10-17 20:20 

Medscape

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Bad, but Not Global Emergency, WHO Says...

The Democratic Republic of Congo's rising number of cases and deaths are concerning, but a committee ruled that the circumstances don't warrant an international emergency declaration. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-10-17 19:59 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Neck collars providing answers to subconcussive impacts...

The specialized collar, developed by researchers at the Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, applies pressure to the back of the neck....

 2018-10-17 19:56 

AP

Lawsuit by Wyoming mental patient left on couch to continue...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has partly upheld a lawsuit filed on behalf of a schizophrenia patient left on a dayroom couch without food or water for over 24 hours....

 2018-10-17 19:47 

ABC News (US)

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Obituary for opioid addict goes viral: 'This disease needs a face'...

Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction....

 2018-10-17 19:31 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Feb. 7, 2001: Rod Stewart opens up to Diane Sawyer about thyroid cancer diagnosis...
 2018-10-17 19:30 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-10-17 19:26 

Reuters

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HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections...

(Reuters Health) - An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections in a large group of high risk gay men, Australian researchers report....

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