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 2018-05-22 16:40 

AP

Abbvie to donate $100M for health, housing in Puerto Rico...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Drug maker Abbvie says it will donate $100 million to improve access to health care and housing in a Puerto Rico struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria....

 2018-05-22 16:00 

Medical News Today

Inflammatory bowel disease may raise Parkinson's risk...

Having IBD is tied to a 22 percent higher risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a nationwide Danish population study that covered nearly 40 years....

 2018-05-22 16:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about centrilobular emphysema...

Centrilobular emphysema is a form of emphysema where the damage begins in the central lobes of the lungs and spreads outward. This is distinct from panlobular emphysema. In this article, we discuss centrilobular emphysema including symptoms, causes, compl...

 2018-05-22 15:37 

ABC News (US)

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California appeals to defend law allowing life-ending drugs...

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

 2018-05-22 15:37 

AP

California appeals to defend law allowing life-ending drugs...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general has appealed a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives....

 2018-05-22 15:00 

Medical News Today

Novel gel regrows brain tissue after stroke...

In a first-of-its kind study, researchers show that a bioengineered gel can help brain tissue to regrow and restore function following a stroke....

 2018-05-22 14:50 

Reuters

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FDA issues warning letters to companies selling kratom products...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it issued warning letters to three companies that illegally marketed and distributed products containing the substance, kratom, which they claimed treat opioid addiction and withdrawal....

 2018-05-22 14:39 

ABC News (US)

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Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain...

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

 2018-05-22 14:37 

AP

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain...

Cancer patients often start two battles after diagnosis: They have to fight their disease and avoid financial ruin....

 2018-05-22 14:10 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants...

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

 2018-05-22 14:00 

ABC News (US)

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Cancer deaths are down overall, new report says...

The data reflects more successful cancer treatments and better detection....

 2018-05-22 14:00 

Medical News Today

Severe asthma: Eczema drug succeeds where others fail...

Two new studies show that a common eczema drug reduces asthma symptoms and improves lung function in people who have severe asthma....

 2018-05-22 14:00 

Medical Daily

Cancer Death Rates In US Declining Overall, Report Finds...

Highlighting an overall decline, the new report notes increasing, decreasing, as well as stabilizing death rates for different types of cancer in the U.S....

 2018-05-22 13:54 

Reuters

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FDA issues warnings letters to companies selling Kratom...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it issued warning letters to three companies that illegally marketed and distributed products containing kratom, a natural plant grown in parts of Asia that is claimed by some to help ease ...

 2018-05-22 13:40 

AP

Kansas governor to treat patients at a Wichita free clinic...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, who is a plastic surgeon, plans to treat at least half a dozen patients at a free weekend clinic in Wichita....

 2018-05-22 13:29 

ABC News (US)

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Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'...

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 2018-05-22 13:00 

Medical News Today

Are apples good for diabetes?...

A person with diabetes must monitor the carbohydrate and sugar in their diet. Although apples contain these compounds, they are a healthful choice for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In this article, find out the effects of apples on blood su...

 2018-05-22 12:20 

ABC News (US)

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Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus...

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 2018-05-22 12:19 

AP

Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus...

MBANDAKA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry has announced six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day....

 2018-05-22 12:00 

Medical News Today

What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?...

While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word "tumor" may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the differen...

 2018-05-22 11:48 

Reuters

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Ten die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals...

BENGALURU/KOCHI (Reuters) - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said on Tuesday, with at least nine more being treated....

 2018-05-22 11:45 

Men's Health News

The 13 Worst Sex Scenes of All Time...

The worst sex scenes of all time, selected by an award-winning porn star and director....

 2018-05-22 11:14 

AP

Dying Indian nurse: "Take care of our children"...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The nurse, with two young children and a husband working overseas, scrawled the words in blue pen as she lay dying in an Indian hospital isolation ward, sick with a rare and deadly......

 2018-05-22 10:52 

Reuters

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Two more die of Ebola in Congo, seven new cases confirmed...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Two more people have died from Ebola and seven new cases were confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday, but resistance to some public guidance about preventing the disease wa...

 2018-05-22 10:41 

Medical Daily

Whooping Cough Symptoms: 4 Cases Confirmed In Buncombe County Schools...

Whooping cough is an illness, which spreads easily from person to person by coughing or sneezing, especially if they are not vaccinated against it....

 2018-05-22 10:41 

Men's Health News

The 5 Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes...

Battle this potential killer with ammo from the supermarket....

 2018-05-22 10:30 

Men's Health News

Healthy Meats to Eat: How to Pick the Best Beef, Pork, Poultry and Fish...

The healthiest beef, pork, poultry and fish products you can buy at the grocery store....

 2018-05-22 10:00 

Medical News Today

How to get a splinter out...

Splinters are very common but can be painful, especially if they are difficult to remove. In this article, learn about different ways to remove a splinter. These include using tweezers or duct tape and soaking the area. We also explain the signs of infect...

 2018-05-22 09:27 

Reuters

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Rare brain-damaging virus kills 10 in India, prompts rush to hospitals...

BENGALURU/KOCHI (Reuters) - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said on Tuesday, with at least two more cases being monitored....

 2018-05-22 09:19 

ABC News (US)

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Nurse killed by deadly virus amid Indian outbreak...

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

 2018-05-22 08:44 

Reuters

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Two new Ebola deaths recorded in Congo: Health Ministry...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Two new deaths from Ebola and seven new confirmed cases have been recorded in Democratic Republic of Congo, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday....

 2018-05-22 08:12 

Men's Health News

Hotel Pools Are Cesspools of Diarrhea and Bacteria, Says CDC...

The water at your hotel pool is probably contaminated with poop water....

 2018-05-22 07:36 

Medical Daily

Eating One Egg Everyday May Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds...

Experts weigh in on cholesterol content and dangers linked to eggs as a new study suggests one egg per day could reduce cardiovascular risk....

 2018-05-22 07:22 

Reuters

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From Burkina to Zimbabwe, U.S. aid cuts squeeze family planning services...

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to stop work in June....

 2018-05-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

Can the Mediterranean diet protect against air pollution?...

A recently published study concludes that switching to the Mediterranean diet could protect against certain health issues caused by air pollution....

 2018-05-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

One egg per day may keep stroke at bay...

Eating eggs might lower your risk of stroke and heart disease. At least, this is what a new, large-scale study from China now suggests....

 2018-05-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

How to use essential oils for hair growth...

Many essential oils show promise for promoting hair growth, including peppermint, bergamot, and jojoba oil. In this article, we look at the best essential oils for hair growth and provide tips on how to use them to get the greatest benefits. We also consi...

 2018-05-22 04:53 

Medical Daily

What Is Nipah Virus? Infection Spread Through Bats Breaks Out In India...

After an outbreak suspected to have been caused by fruit bats, at least four deaths were confirmed as cases of Nipah virus infection in the Indian state of Kerala....

 2018-05-22 04:09 

ABC News (US)

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US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama...

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

 2018-05-21 22:39 

Reuters

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Egg a day tied to lower risk of heart disease...

(Reuters Health) - People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don't eat eggs at all, a large Chinese study suggests....

 2018-05-21 21:37 

CBC

More children and teens overdosing on ADHD drugs, U.S. study says...

The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs....

 2018-05-21 20:01 

Reuters

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More U.S. kids overdosing on ADHD drugs...

(Reuters Health) - The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs....

 2018-05-21 20:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about ulnar tunnel syndrome...

The ulnar nerve runs all along the arm. When it becomes compressed a person may feel pain and numbness in the outer fingers. This is called ulnar tunnel syndrome. It can be treated using surgery or wrist braces, and nerve gliding exercises may also help. ...

 2018-05-21 19:59 

ABC News (US)

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USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct...

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

 2018-05-21 19:59 

AP

USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of molesting patients over decades as a "serial sexual predat......

 2018-05-21 19:40 

Medscape

Keeping Kids Safe From Gun Injury Is a Universal Goal...

We all want to keep our children safe, says Colleen Kraft, president of the AAP. Pediatricians can take the lead. Medscape Pediatrics...

 2018-05-21 19:00 

Medical News Today

Is honey good for asthma?...

Honey is a common home remedy for sore throats and coughing. It is known to have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. In this article, we find out whether it can also help to treat asthma symptoms, after exploring a range of scientific studies ...

 2018-05-21 18:34 

Reuters

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Adding chiropractic to back pain care may reduce disability...

(Reuters Health) - Adding chiropractic care to standard medical care for low back pain may help reduce discomfort and disability, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-05-21 18:00 

Medical News Today

What causes abdominal bloating?...

There are many causes of abdominal bloating, including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance, and infection. For most people, the cause of bloating may be fairly harmless and can be treated with simple home remedies. Here, we look at...

 2018-05-21 17:46 

Medscape

ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case...

Dr Jay H. Shubrook interviews Dr Timothy J. Wilt on ACP's updated guidance statement on pharmacologic treatment of nonpregnant patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Medscape Family Medicine...

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