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 2018-01-17 15:00 

Medical News Today

All you need to know about vaginal boils...

Learn about vaginal boils, which result in pus-filled lumps around a hair follicle. Included is detail on home remedies and when to see a doctor....

 2018-01-17 14:51 

USA Today

10-year-old Connecticut boy dies from flu complications...

Nico Mallozzi was attending a hockey tournament in neighboring New York state when he began feeling sicker....

 2018-01-17 14:30 

Men's Health News

Is This the Real Reason You Always Gain Weight In the Winter?...

A lack of sun may play a bigger role than you think, a new study suggests...

 2018-01-17 13:25 

ABC News (US)

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3 complementary natural remedies for the flu...

Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down some well-researched natural flu relief options....

 2018-01-17 13:00 

Medical News Today

Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know...

A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms....

 2018-01-17 12:40 

ABC News (US)

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Serena Williams' postpartum story shows other moms it's okay to take your time...

Serena Williams should serve as an example for other new moms, experts say....

 2018-01-17 12:39 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: New victims in flu epidemic as CDC holds urgent meeting...

A 10-year-old boy in Connecticut died from what health officials believe was the flu and sepsis, while 42 people younger than 65 years old have died from flu related complications in California, officials said....

 2018-01-17 11:15 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: NH man and father possibly exposed to HIV by hospital...

A man in Nashua, N.H. is looking for answers from a hospital after his father was injected with an insulin pen previously used on an HIV patient....

 2018-01-17 11:13 

ABC News (US)

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Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu...

Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu...

 2018-01-17 11:00 

Medical News Today

Endometrial ablation: What you need to know...

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It may help women who have heavy or long periods, or bleeding in between periods....

 2018-01-17 10:45 

NY Times

Would the Air Force Let Airman Trump Near a Nuclear Weapon?...

As a former military psychiatrist, I worry that the president would fail the military's mental health standards....

 2018-01-17 10:36 

Reuters

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French police search Lactalis sites after baby milk scare...

PARIS (Reuters) - French police were searching several sites belonging to dairy producer Lactalis on Wednesday following a salmonella contamination scare that prompted a global recall of several baby food products, a source at the Paris prosecutor's o...

 2018-01-17 10:00 

Medical News Today

How you speak to your child may fuel obesity...

A study finds that the way a parent speaks to their child may influence their weight. Parents of obese children were more likely to use direct statements....

 2018-01-17 09:53 

ABC News (US)

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Searches at French baby milk maker after salmonella scare...

Searches at French baby milk maker after salmonella scare...

 2018-01-17 08:00 

Medical News Today

Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes?...

A new study has compared long-term outcomes for weight loss surgery and nonsurgical obesity interventions. Which is linked to lower all-cause death rates?...

 2018-01-17 08:00 

Medical News Today

What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods...

Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body....

 2018-01-17 08:00 

Medical News Today

Parkinson's: How a 'bad' enzyme might protect the brain...

Reduced levels of a mitochondrial enzyme were previously thought to destroy neurons in Parkinson's disease. The opposite may, in fact, be the case....

 2018-01-17 07:18 

Reuters

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Novartis's Kymriah wins speedy reviews in U.S., Europe...

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has been granted fast-track reviews of its cell therapy Kymriah for blood cancers in the United States and Europe, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand the pool of patients eligible for the costly treatm...

 2018-01-17 06:45 

Reuters

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Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua...

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles....

 2018-01-17 06:30 

Reuters

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Novartis gets U.S. priority review for Kymriah for adults with lymphoma...

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has been granted priority review for its cell therapy Kymriah for adults with a form of lymphoma by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand use of the treatment in mul...

 2018-01-17 05:24 

ABC News (US)

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Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test...

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test...

 2018-01-17 05:05 

Reuters

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Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that will help them dispose of leftover medication in order to help curb misuse and abuse....

 2018-01-17 05:04 

ABC News (US)

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Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel...

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel...

 2018-01-17 00:23 

Reuters

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U.S. faces oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken: Sanderson Farms...

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplies of chicken raised without antibiotics are outstripping demand, a major U.S. poultry producer said on Tuesday, a sign of overproduction that could eat into processors' profits....

 2018-01-17 00:13 

Reuters

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Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White House doctor...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories, fats and carbohydrates and starting a daily exercise routine, the White House physicia...

 2018-01-17 00:05 

AP

Florida Senate's bill on opioids clears first committee...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate's version of a bill to combat the state's opioid epidemic has passed its first committee....

 2018-01-16 23:45 

AP

Judge orders intractable pain onto marijuana treatment list...

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered the state of Illinois to expand the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use to include intractable pain....

 2018-01-16 23:25 

AP

The Latest: House GOP looking to delay taxes for budget bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget (all times local):6:25 p.m.House GOP leaders are looking to delay implementation of unpopular taxes on medical devices and gener......

 2018-01-16 22:57 

Reuters

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Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a cognitive test and is in overall excellent health, but needs to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and starting to exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 22:16 

Reuters

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Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens...

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren't routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study ...

 2018-01-16 22:06 

Men's Health News

Do You Have Exercise Bulimia? Inside the Eating Disorder That Men Don't Talk About...

Here's how to know when your urge to constantly hit the gym is becoming a problem...

 2018-01-16 21:27 

Reuters

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WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo visitors...

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at risk for yellow fever and recommended foreign travelers get vaccinated befor...

 2018-01-16 21:27 

Men's Health News

How to Borrow Your Buddy's New Volvo With Just an App...

Volvo ushers in an era of peer-to-peer car sharing, as other carmakers get in the game...

 2018-01-16 21:15 

Men's Health News

Matt Damon Regrets #MeToo Comments: "I Really Wish I'd Listened a Lot More Before I Weighed In"...

The actor has addressed his December comments about sexual assault in Hollywood...

 2018-01-16 21:15 

Medical Daily

Study Shows Opioid Prescriptions Come From Doctor Offices, Not Emergency Rooms...

A new study shows where people are getting their opioid prescriptions from....

 2018-01-16 21:10 

Reuters

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White House doctor says Trump in 'excellent' overall health...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet and more exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 21:09 

Men's Health News

This Bodyweight Workout Proves You Don't Need Weights to Build Bigger Quads...

It's not called "death by air squat" for nothing...

 2018-01-16 21:08 

Reuters

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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke...

(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they're 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests....

 2018-01-16 21:04 

AP

West Virginia expands Medicaid drug treatment...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia health officials say Medicaid recipients are beginning to receive expanded addiction treatment following federal approval in October....

 2018-01-16 20:46 

AP

Assembly passes breast density alert bill...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bill that would require mammogram providers to notify women if they have dense breast tissue....

 2018-01-16 20:20 

ABC News (US)

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Kentucky governor readies for Medicaid legal challenge...

Kentucky governor readies for Medicaid legal challenge...

 2018-01-16 20:19 

AP

Kentucky governor readies for Medicaid legal challenge...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor says he will shut down the state's expanded Medicaid program, denying its coverage to more than 400,000 people, if the courts stop his plan for ......

 2018-01-16 19:15 

Reuters

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Longer breastfeeding tied to lower diabetes risk for mothers...

(Reuters Health) - Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associated with a lower risk of diabetes even decades later, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-01-16 19:14 

ABC News (US)

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Why internet craze the 'Tide pod challenge' is dangerous, potentially deadly...

Why the 'Tide pod challenge' is dangerous, potentially deadly...

 2018-01-16 19:06 

Men's Health News

Fit Celebrity Couple Alert: Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers Are Officially Dating...

In a recent interview, Patrick confirmed she and Rodgers are an item...

 2018-01-16 19:02 

Reuters

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FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months....

 2018-01-16 18:52 

AP

Iowa governor leaves door open on Medicaid work requirements...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has left the door open to Iowa requiring certain Medicaid recipients to work as a condition of health care coverage....

 2018-01-16 18:51 

Men's Health News

A Flaw in a VR Porn App Exposed the Personal Information of 20,000 Users...

If you used SinVR before early January, your username and email could have been exposed...

 2018-01-16 18:04 

NY Times

High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer...

New research suggests a strong link between genes, dietary fat and prostate cancer....

 2018-01-16 17:47 

Men's Health News

Hugh Jackman Chows Down on Pizza, Asks 'What Detox?'...

Hey, even a shredded superhero has to indulge now and then...

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