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 2018-01-16 17:42 

AP

3 Mississippi insurers broaden coverage for autism services...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three insurance companies in Mississippi have agreed to provide more extensive coverage of services for people with autism and other developmental disorders....

 2018-01-16 17:41 

AP

Health chief: Progress underway at mental health agency...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top health official says she's pleased with changes underway at a regional mental health agency her department took over temporarily following a string of spen......

 2018-01-16 17:27 

Men's Health News

How to Give Up Your 4 Worst Eating Habits For Good...

Snapping bad habits is hard—if you do it cold turkey. Here's how you can ease out of your cravings...

 2018-01-16 17:27 

Reuters

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FDA to speed review of medical products for use by military...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense launched a program on Tuesday to speed the development and review of medical products needed by the military, such as freeze-dried plasma that could prevent wounded troops from bl...

 2018-01-16 17:21 

Men's Health News

Should You Do Ab Workouts Every Day If You Want to See Results?...

Find out if you're sabotaging your six-pack goals...

 2018-01-16 17:13 

Men's Health News

Get Rid of Lower Back Pain For Good With These Two Moves...

Rid yourself of lower back pain and discomfort forever...

 2018-01-16 17:03 

Reuters

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Positive Keytruda lung cancer data sends Merck shares up 6 percent...

(Reuters) - Positive lung cancer results for Merck & Co Inc's blockbuster drug Keytruda assuaged investor concerns about delays in testing and the withdrawal of an application for European use of the drug, sending the drugmaker's shares up more th...

 2018-01-16 17:03 

Men's Health News

These Twins Went From Scrawny to Shredded—and Will Inspire You to Get Your Own Six-Pack...

After letting their workout routines fall by the wayside, Austin and Justin Starks joined their college's powerlifting team and transformed their bodies...

 2018-01-16 17:00 

Medical News Today

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis...

A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on outlook and the causes compared to MS....

 2018-01-16 17:00 

Medical News Today

Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments...

Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family....

 2018-01-16 16:57 

Men's Health News

3 Easy Ways to Shave Your Bald Head...

Follow these tips for a clean shave every time...

 2018-01-16 16:47 

Reuters

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U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade: Gallup...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points to 12.2 percent, according to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday, the biggest jump in the uninsured rate ...

 2018-01-16 16:41 

AP

WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever...

SAO PAULO (AP) — The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be ......

 2018-01-16 16:36 

Medscape

Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs...

The latest surveillance report reveals that sexually transmitted infections are again on the rise. CDC Expert Commentary...

 2018-01-16 16:30 

Men's Health News

How to Prevent Hemorrhoids From Ever Popping Up Again...

Follow these tips to avoid a major pain in the butt...

 2018-01-16 16:27 

Reuters

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Newer weight-reduction surgery effective, but may worsen acid reflux...

(Reuters Health) - The two most popular types of weight-reduction surgery are almost equally effective at shedding pounds, reversing diabetes and possibly improving survival....

 2018-01-16 16:25 

Men's Health News

5 Vegetarian Recipes That Actually Pack a Ton of Protein...

These delicious options will feed your muscles and your appetite...

 2018-01-16 16:14 

Men's Health News

We Finally Know Who's Playing Ivan Drago's Son in 'Creed 2'...

Sylvester Stallone announced on Instagram that Romanian boxer Florian " Big Nasty" Munteanu will play Vitor Drago...

 2018-01-16 16:10 

AP

Gov. Scott proposes $150 million correctional campus...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott has proposed a $150 million correctional campus....

 2018-01-16 16:08 

Reuters

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FDA to speed review of medical products used by military...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense launched a program on Tuesday to speed up the development of drugs that could be used by military personnel....

 2018-01-16 16:05 

Medscape

Four Old Antimicrobials That Still Work Best...

These four antimicrobials aren't the newest, but they have staying power. Medscape Infectious Diseases...

 2018-01-16 16:00 

Medical News Today

Magic mushrooms: Treating depression without dulling emotions...

Antidepressants may cause 'emotional blunting.' Can a 'magic mushroom' compound treat depression while avoiding this side effect? Two new studies explore....

 2018-01-16 15:54 

Reuters

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UnitedHealth raises 2018 profit outlook, to take benefit from tax law...

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday raised its outlook for 2018 earnings per share by more than 16 percent due to the U.S. corporate tax cut and said it will speed up technology investments that aim to cut customer costs....

 2018-01-16 15:41 

Men's Health News

The 2019 Ford Ranger Is Here and It's Awesome...

A North American debut will give new life to the proven Ford Ranger pickup...

 2018-01-16 15:38 

Medscape

Heart Failure: Are Sodium and Fluid Restriction Necessary?...

Drs Ileana Pia and Charles Vega discuss the latest information on management of heart failure patients in the primary care setting. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2018-01-16 15:21 

Men's Health News

This Guy Tried to Muffle a Sneeze—and Blew a Hole Through His Throat...

Consider this your excuse to let that sneeze rip...

 2018-01-16 15:08 

Men's Health News

Here's Exactly How Cress Williams Learned to Fight like Black Lightning, TV's New Superhero...

"Black Lightning isn't Iron Man-esque, where he's shooting from afar. He's a hand-to-hand combat guy."...

 2018-01-16 15:00 

Medical News Today

How immune cells can be controlled to kill cancer...

Researchers have engineered immune system T cells that are primed to find and kill cancer cells and can be remotely activated with noninvasive ultrasound....

 2018-01-16 15:00 

Medical News Today

How to control your appetite naturally...

In this article, learn about natural, risk-free methods to suppress appetite. We look at the science behind how these simple techniques work....

 2018-01-16 14:51 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Serena Williams opens up about struggles during pregnancy and childbirth...

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in...

 2018-01-16 14:33 

Men's Health News

7 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone Who Runs Sex Parties...

We asked the founder of an NYC play party to answer our most burning questions about how to get in, what to bring, and what to wear to a sex party...

 2018-01-16 14:22 

ABC News (US)

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WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever...

WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever...

 2018-01-16 14:22 

AP

WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever...

SAO PAULO (AP) — The World Health Organization has added all of Sao Paulo state to its list of areas at risk for yellow fever....

 2018-01-16 14:08 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Do gloves, scarves protect from the flu?...

Dr. Karen Latimer, a family physician in New Jersey, tells...

 2018-01-16 14:04 

Reuters

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UK drugs regulator plays down Brexit disruption threat...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's drugs regulator said on Tuesday it would work to minimize disruption caused by the country leaving the European Union and spelt out plans to allay some of the worst fears of pharmaceutical companies....

 2018-01-16 13:55 

Reuters

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Eiger to abandon blood pressure drug after trial failure...

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop development of its drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after it failed in a mid-stage study....

 2018-01-16 13:27 

Reuters

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UnitedHealth raises 2018 profit outlook citing tax benefits...

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday raised its outlook for 2018 earnings per share by more than 16 percent due to the U.S. corporate tax cuts and said it would speed up investments in data analytics and technology to better serve consumers....

 2018-01-16 13:14 

Reuters

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Eiger BioPharma abandons blood pressure drug after failed study...

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop testing its drug ubenimex for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study....

 2018-01-16 13:07 

AP

Health inspectors detail food violations at NY State Fair...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Health inspectors found more than 100 critical violations by 61 food vendors at the 2017 New York State Fair....

 2018-01-16 13:00 

Medical News Today

Thoracotomy: Procedures and recovery...

A thoracotomy is a type of surgery that is carried out on the chest. It is often carried out as part of lung cancer treatment or in emergency situations....

 2018-01-16 12:56 

Reuters

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Merck's Keytruda extends lung cancer survival in combination trial...

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc's blockbuster drug Keytruda in combination with two chemotherapy drugs was successful as a first line treatment for lung cancer, results from a key late-stage study showed on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 12:24 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Nuclear preparedness training delayed to focus on flu epidemic...

More than 60,000 Americans have tested positive for the flu this season and 20 children have died, according to the CDC....

 2018-01-16 12:12 

Reuters

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Merck's Keytruda succeeds in key lung cancer trial...

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday that a key late-stage study testing its blockbuster drug Keytruda as a treatment for a type of lung cancer was successful....

 2018-01-16 12:11 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Father of 3 in medically induced coma after falling ill with flu, wife says...

Felicia York said her life turned upside down when her husband was placed in a medically induced coma after falling ill with the flu....

 2018-01-16 12:00 

Medical News Today

What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?...

Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease....

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