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 2018-05-23 13:33 

AP

US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient....

 2018-05-23 13:30 

Reuters

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Three Ebola patients slip out of Congo hospital, medics race to control outbreak...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka, an aid group said, as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in th...

 2018-05-23 13:07 

Men's Health News

Dig The Rock's Style? Meet Ilaria Urbinati, the Genius Who Dresses Him...

Personal stylist Ilaria Urbinati, who's worked with Dwayne...

 2018-05-23 13:00 

Medical News Today

Is my ADHD medication working?...

Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often managed with medication. It is important to know whether this medication is effective and to adjust the type or dosage if needed. Here, learn how to tell whether ADHD medication is work...

 2018-05-23 13:00 

Men's Health News

Why More and More Married Couples Are Opening Up Their Relationships...

Do polyamorous couples understand love and sex better than you do?...

 2018-05-23 12:36 

Reuters

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Teva Pharm says FDA to decide on migraine drug on September 16...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Wednesday it could launch its migraine treatment as early as mid-September, after an initial delay....

 2018-05-23 12:29 

Men's Health News

Men Are Better at Directions, Claims Study...

A study from California claims men are better at navigating directions in a known environment. The research looked at how men and women process directions....

 2018-05-23 12:00 

Medical News Today

Is green tea good for BPH?...

There are many potential treatments for an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Many people look to green tea to manage their BPH, and the science suggests that it may offer relief for some symptoms, and provide other health benefits. ...

 2018-05-23 12:00 

Medical Daily

Barbecue Smoke Compounds Absorbed By Your Skin Are Potentially Cancer-Causing...

Cancer-causing compounds produced during a barbecue session may be likely to use skin as a pathway to enter the body, a new study has revealed....

 2018-05-23 11:49 

Reuters

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Three Ebola patients escape Congo quarantine, medics race to control outbreak...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus escaped from a hospital holding them in quarantine in the Congo city of Mbandaka, an aid group said, as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in th...

 2018-05-23 11:28 

Reuters

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Merck's Keytruda succeeds in late-stage lung cancer study...

(Reuters) - Merck & Co on Wednesday said its cancer drug Keytruda helped extend survival and prevented disease progression when tested in a late-stage study in combination with chemotherapy for a type of lung cancer....

 2018-05-23 11:06 

Men's Health News

This Guy Lost 100 Pounds With the Help of Reddit and the Keto Diet...

Sean Coady was inspired to embark on a weight loss journey after he couldn't fit into his graduation robes....

 2018-05-23 11:05 

Medical Daily

4 Clothing Items That May Hurt Your Health...

Material type, size, and frequency of use do matter — here are four clothing items you may have in your closet that could be hurting your health....

 2018-05-23 10:14 

Reuters

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Three Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, two later die: MSF...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres' (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday...

 2018-05-23 10:00 

Medical News Today

What causes tongue bumps?...

Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange, they are usually harmless and should not cause concern. Here, we look at the causes and symptoms of tongue ...

 2018-05-23 09:45 

ABC News (US)

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WHO says 9 nations mobilize to prevent possible Ebola spread...

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

 2018-05-23 09:45 

AP

WHO says 9 nations mobilize to prevent possible Ebola spread...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa says the agency is accelerating efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to try to prevent the spread of the current ......

 2018-05-23 09:39 

Men's Health News

6 Top Trainers Share Their Mental Strength Hacks to Push Through Obstacles...

Bobby Maximus, Joe Holder, and four other top trainers share the secrets they use to boost their mental strength....

 2018-05-23 09:22 

Men's Health News

The Grill Master's Guide to the Best Grills and Smokers for Summer...

Looking for the best grills and BBQ smokers on the market? Check out this guide to buying gas grills, charcoal grills, and smokers for summer, including grilling tips, recipes, and cookbooks for buyers....

 2018-05-23 09:09 

Reuters

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Second Indian state reports suspected cases of rare virus, fanning fears of spread...

KOCHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian health officials were checking on Wednesday if a rare, brain-damaging virus had spread to a second state after two suspected cases reported in southern Karnataka, as the death toll in adjacent Kerala, where the outbreak beg...

 2018-05-23 08:43 

Reuters

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Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeast Nigeria...

ABUJA (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak has killed 12 people and may have infected at least 134 others in the northeast Nigerian state of Adamawa, a medical official said on Wednesday....

 2018-05-23 08:00 

CBC

Chimpanzee beds are cleaner than ours, study finds...

Chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do. That's one finding of a recent study that evaluated the microbes and arthropods found in the treetop beds that chimpanzees make each night....

 2018-05-23 07:15 

AP

Lawsuit says health center left 98-yr-old in sun for hours...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A family has filed a lawsuit alleging their 98-year-old grandmother died after a Florida health care facility left her outside in 90-degree heat for more than five hours....

 2018-05-23 07:06 

Medical Daily

What Are Sunscreen Pills? FDA Warns They Don't Protect From Sun Damage...

After the FDA warned against using sunscreen pills, a non-profit group expressed concern over oxybenzone — an ingredient the capsules contain. Here's what experts had to say....

 2018-05-23 07:00 

Medical News Today

Plant pigments may preserve lung function into old age...

In addition to their natural antioxidant properties, flavonoids — the compounds that give plants their color — may keep our lungs healthy into old age....

 2018-05-23 07:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about nightshade allergies...

Nightshade species include potatoes, eggplant, and peppers. Nightshade allergies are rare but can be severe. A person can have an allergy or an intolerance to nightshade, which will cause different symptoms. This article looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, ...

 2018-05-23 07:00 

Medical News Today

Why fever can be your friend in times of illness...

A mild fever is not just the sign of an infection or viral disease. It actually stimulates the body's immune response, and a new study explains how....

 2018-05-23 06:37 

Reuters

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Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state...

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Two people suspected to be infected with the brain-damaging Nipah virus are under treatment in India's Karnataka state, a health official said on Wednesday, after an outbreak of the rare virus in neighboring Kerala state killed 10....

 2018-05-23 04:41 

Medical Daily

Leukemia, Most Common Childhood Cancer, May Be Triggered By Too Much Cleanliness...

A leading scientist from the UK has set out a...

 2018-05-23 04:36 

ABC News (US)

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In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?...

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

 2018-05-23 03:55 

AP

1 person bitten by rabid bat at University of Washington...

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials say at least one person was bitten by a rabid bat at University of Washington and that multiple people were likely exposed to it....

 2018-05-23 02:46 

Reuters

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Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion 'tactics'...

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar accused campaigners opposing a referendum on liberalizing Ireland's abortion regime of trying to dupe voters into thinking the government could still change the laws even if they voted 'No'....

 2018-05-23 02:13 

AP

The Latest: Linderman wins Democratic nomination in 2nd...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky's primary election Tuesday (all times local):10:10 p.m.A former self-employed musician and recording engineer has won the Democratic nomination in ......

 2018-05-23 00:44 

AP

Bison calf born in Colorado lab for conservation found dead...

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A bison calf born in a lab through in-vitro fertilization and introduced to a conservation herd has died....

 2018-05-22 23:47 

NY Times

Ebola, Amnesia and Donald Trump...

Just four years ago, an epidemic taught the need for speed and global cooperation. The Trump administration is ignoring that lesson....

 2018-05-22 21:44 

Reuters

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Doctors distressed by 'unethical' dialysis rules for undocumented immigrants...

(Reuters Health) - Doctors who take an oath to 'do no harm' are morally distressed by dialysis payment policies in many U.S. states that don't cover services for undocumented immigrants until they're near death, a new study found....

 2018-05-22 21:03 

Reuters

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Exercise after stroke improves blood pressure, may prevent repeat strokes...

(Reuters Health) - People who've had a stroke can improve their blood pressure and reduce their risk of repeat strokes if they exercise, according to a new review of previous studies....

 2018-05-22 20:13 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: What is cancer?...

Cancer refers to a collection of related diseases in which the body's cells divide uncontrollably and spread to surrounding tissues....

 2018-05-22 20:13 

AP

AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion...

Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday....

 2018-05-22 20:00 

Medical News Today

What is myxedema and how is it treated?...

Myxedema refers to both a form of severe hypothyroidism and a number of effects that hypothyroidism can have on the skin and other body tissues. Find out here why myxedema occurs, and the symptoms it can cause. We also examine a rare, life-threatening com...

 2018-05-22 19:46 

ABC News (US)

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Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide...

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

 2018-05-22 19:46 

AP

Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide...

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide....

 2018-05-22 19:02 

Reuters

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Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later...

(Reuters Health) - A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations. Grandchildren of women who took it have an increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests....

 2018-05-22 19:00 

Medical News Today

What can cause a burning sensation?...

A burning sensation can occur anywhere in the body. It may feel like heat, pins and needles, or a sharp, prickly pain. Various conditions cause it, and a correct diagnosis is essential. Here, learn about illnesses that commonly cause burning sensations, a...

 2018-05-22 18:40 

Reuters

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Palliative care training helps doctors steer cancer patients away from major surgery...

(Reuters Health) - Doctors who don't have palliative care training are more likely to recommend aggressive surgery for patients with life-limiting diseases, a study suggests....

 2018-05-22 18:17 

AP

Report: Overdose deaths, opioid prescriptions declining...

BOSTON (AP) — State health officials say deaths related to opioid overdoses in Massachusetts are on the decline....

 2018-05-22 18:00 

Medical News Today

How long does numbness last after the dentist?...

Going to the dentist for even a simple procedure might require numbing or anesthetic, because the nerves in the teeth are very sensitive. This numb feeling, from Novocaine or other drugs, will last some time after the procedure is finished. Learn more abo...

 2018-05-22 17:05 

AP

Inspectors find animal welfare violation at Denver lab...

DENVER (AP) — Federal inspectors found a critical violation of animal welfare by a medical research center in Denver in its treatment of guinea pigs....

 2018-05-22 16:52 

CBC

How the new Ebola vaccine was made in Canada...

The made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine was used for the first time to control an outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever....

 2018-05-22 16:44 

AP

Lawsuit: Tulsa officers didn't help man before killing him...

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The family of a mentally ill man who was fatally shot by Tulsa law enforcement has filed a federal lawsuit alleging deputies "did nothing" to help the man....

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