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 2018-04-21 19:00 

Medical News Today

What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?...

Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what considera...

 2018-04-21 18:00 

Medical News Today

Why is my eyelash growing in the wrong direction?...

Instead of becoming trapped under the skin, an ingrown eyelash may grow in the wrong direction, toward the eye. This is called trichiasis, and it can cause irritation, pain, and damage to the cornea. Injury, inflammation, or certain conditions may be resp...

 2018-04-21 16:00 

Medical News Today

What does it mean if your RDW is high?...

A red cell distribution width (RDW) blood test can help detect the presence of anemia, along with what could be causing it. The test identifies the size difference between the biggest and smallest red blood cells in a sample. In this article, we look at w...

 2018-04-21 15:20 

ABC News (US)

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Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions...

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

 2018-04-21 14:35 

AP

Admissions ban on Florida nursing home tied to Irma deaths...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida health officials will not allow new patients to be admitted to an assisted living facility associated with a nursing home where a dozen residents died after the fac......

 2018-04-21 13:11 

AP

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on physician-assisted suicide...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers in New York are examining a legislative proposal to give terminally ill people the right to seek life-ending medication from their physician....

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Medical News Today

How are Dexedrine and Adderall different?...

Dexedrine and Adderall are two medications that are commonly used to treat ADHD. Both drugs are similar, but there are some differences in how they are used. In this article, we examine the similarities and differences between these two medications, along...

 2018-04-21 12:00 

CBC

Health Canada's 'fake news?' — It's not fake but it's not news either...

Health Canada writing about itself is not fake because it's fact-based, but it's also not 'news,' journalism professor says....

 2018-04-21 12:00 

Medical News Today

Can essential oils reduce varicose veins?...

Varicose veins occur when blood pools in the veins as it tries to return to the heart to pick up fresh oxygen. They are common in people's legs as they age and can be irritating and often painful. We discuss some essential oils and other treatments th...

 2018-04-21 10:00 

Medical News Today

What causes blood in sputum?...

Seeing blood in sputum or mucus can be worrying, but it is usually not a cause for concern. If a person is young or generally healthy, these traces of blood are often caused by a mild infection or bronchitis. In serious cases, they can indicate a severe i...

 2018-04-21 09:46 

ABC News (US)

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Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears...

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

 2018-04-21 08:38 

CBC

Why so few people on Six Nations reserve have clean running water, unlike their neighbours...

A professor and researcher is calling attention to dismal lack of access to clean running water on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Ontario - despite it being a stone's throw away from major towns and cities with fully functioning water i...

 2018-04-21 07:55 

ABC News (US)

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CDC expands warning to consumers over tainted romaine lettuce...

The government is now warning all romaine lettuce, not just chopped, be tossed....

 2018-04-21 07:02 

AP

Roseburg woman breathing easier after double-lung transplant...

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Myers of Roseburg can breathe easier now that a double lung transplant has given her a new lease on life....

 2018-04-21 07:01 

AP

In opioid crisis, finding balance between pain and addiction...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Kenneth Choquette knows the kind of chronic pain his patients endure every day. Without opioid pills, some cannot work, sleep or do simple chores like wash the dishes....

 2018-04-21 07:00 

Medical News Today

Having an audience makes your brain perform better...

New research examines what goes on in the brain when people perform a task in front of an audience versus when they are not being watched....

 2018-04-21 07:00 

Medical News Today

Why are my legs and feet numb?...

There are many reasons why a person may feel numbness or tingling in their legs or feet. The most common is sitting in the same position for too long, which reduces blood flow to the legs. Causes for chronic numbness include multiple sclerosis and fibromy...

 2018-04-21 07:00 

Medical News Today

How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism...

A recent study looks at the links between the immune system, gut bacteria, and autism spectrum disorders. It uncovers some interesting interactions....

 2018-04-21 06:00 

Men's Health News

7 Meaningful Mother's Day Gifts Under $50...

Looking for the best cheap Mother's Day gifts for her? Check out the top choices of thoughtful and sentimental presents for your mom, all under $50....

 2018-04-21 05:00 

Men's Health News

Boxed Liquor Is Here, Because You Deserve to Get Whiskey Drunk in Your Backyard...

Black Box Wines has announced boxed whiskey, boxed vodka, and boxed tequila, available at liquor stores in several states, with many more to come....

 2018-04-21 05:00 

Men's Health News

The Best Floor Speakers for Turning Your Sound System Up a Notch...

Good floor speakers are an essential part of any high-quality home audio setup. We've rounded up some of the best options available today, from affordable picks to ultra high-end....

 2018-04-20 23:10 

AP

Man shot while holding hostage had claimed mental illness...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 41-year-old man shot and killed by police in suburban Salt Lake City this week had previous run-ins with police and claimed to have mental illness....

 2018-04-20 22:25 

AP

State says 3 have died in Kentucky hepatitis A outbreak...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say three deaths have now been reported in a hepatitis A outbreak in six counties....

 2018-04-20 21:30 

CBC

'Don't use cannabis when you are pregnant or breastfeeding,' doctors warn...

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada launches campaign to warn pregnant and breastfeeding women about the potential dangers of cannabis use....

 2018-04-20 20:36 

Reuters

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Many approaches may help children improve self-regulation...

(Reuters Health) - Yoga, exercise, education and personal skills training are among the many types of interventions that may help kids improve what's known as self-regulation, or their ability to manage their behavior and emotions, a study suggests....

 2018-04-20 20:25 

NY Times

Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of 'Human-Challenge' Trials...

A vaccine study in which subjects are to be deliberately infected with Zika is on pause after ethicists said it had "insufficient value."...

 2018-04-20 20:11 

Reuters

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Opioids overprescribed to patients taking certain sedatives...

(Reuters Health) - Narcotic painkillers can be particularly dangerous for patients who also take tranquilizing drugs known as benzodiazepines, but a study suggests doctors are still over-prescribing this combination of medicines....

 2018-04-20 20:06 

Reuters

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Hungarian laboratory worker isolated after exposure to Ebola virus...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Hungarian laboratory worker has been isolated at a Budapest hospital after accidental exposure to the deadly Ebola virus but has shown no symptoms so far, health officials said on Friday....

 2018-04-20 19:36 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say...

The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it....

 2018-04-20 19:18 

ABC News (US)

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Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say...

The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it....

 2018-04-20 19:16 

Reuters

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Many U.S. kids with brain injuries not getting needed rehab...

(Reuters Health) - Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests....

 2018-04-20 19:00 

Medical News Today

15 ways to prevent pregnancy...

A person can choose from a wide range of methods to avoid pregnancy. Non-hormonal methods include condoms and natural family planning, where a person tracks their cycle of fertility. Hormonal methods include the pill, implants, and IUDs. Find out about pr...

 2018-04-20 18:39 

AP

Elko oncology center to close citing lack of support...

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Rural northeast Nevada cancer patients will have to travel to get radiation therapy after an Elko oncology center closes its doors next month....

 2018-04-20 18:29 

AP

State warns of possible hepatitis exposure in Corning...

CORNING, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Health says visitors to a restaurant and gas station in northeast Arkansas may have been exposed to hepatitis A after an employee tested positive for......

 2018-04-20 18:00 

Medical News Today

Is fibromyalgia worse in women?...

The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including bowel irritation, and heavy, painful menstruation. Learn...

 2018-04-20 17:55 

Reuters

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U.S. biotech companies Alnylam, Dicerna settle trade secrets case...

BOSTON (Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc will pay it $25 million in cash and stock to resolve a lawsuit claiming it stole trade secrets about gene-silencing technology used to develop drug treatments....

 2018-04-20 17:42 

ABC News (US)

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53 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC...

CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out....

 2018-04-20 17:08 

AP

17 apply so far to be medical pot growers in North Dakota...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department has received 17 applications so far from potential manufacturers of medical marijuana....

 2018-04-20 17:00 

Medical Daily

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Organic Tampons No Safer Than Regular Ones...

A new study suggested toxic shock is caused by bacterial growth and air intake through fibers, with no differences between organic and regular tampons....

 2018-04-20 16:41 

CBC

Are cures bad for the drug business?...

A glimpse at the cold calculations required to make profitable drug investments in new genetic technologies such as gene therapy....

 2018-04-20 16:14 

CBC

Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola, WHO says...

The World Health Organization says it has co-ordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month....

 2018-04-20 16:00 

Medical News Today

How to make yourself fart...

Farting is an everyday term for the expulsion of gas that builds up in the body. Gas can cause uncomfortable bloating and pain, but many yoga poses and other positions can help a person pass gas naturally. We also look at which foods cause gas and give ot...

 2018-04-20 16:00 

Medical News Today

Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?...

A study looks at the relationship between diet, gut bacteria, and osteoarthritis. Surprisingly, it found that the microbiome is linked to joint health....

 2018-04-20 15:43 

ABC News (US)

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Zimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new government...

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

 2018-04-20 15:00 

AP

Zimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new government...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Scores of nurses have demonstrated in Zimbabwe's capital after the government fired 16,000 of them from public hospitals for demanding better working conditions and higher p......

 2018-04-20 15:00 

Medical News Today

A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis...

In sleep paralysis, your mind wakes up, but your body does not. You may also experience frightening hallucinations. What is this, and how can we cope?...

 2018-04-20 14:59 

AP

Correction: School Security-Illinois story...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriv......

 2018-04-20 14:58 

AP

17 apply to be medical marijuana growers in North Dakota...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department has received 17 applications from potential manufacturers of medical marijuana....

 2018-04-20 14:52 

AP

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola...

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially......

 2018-04-20 14:46 

Medscape

Here's What's New in the HIV Treatment Guidelines...

Dr Paul Sax reports on a new recommended HIV treatment option and thanks Marty Hirsch for his skillful leadership of the guidelines working group. Medscape HIV/AIDS...

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