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 2018-01-12 18:43 

Reuters

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Flu in U.S. now widespread but season may be peaking: CDC...

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seasonal influenza is now widespread across the continental United States, causing severe illness and rising numbers of hospitalizations, but this year's outbreak may be peaking, government health officials said on Friday....

 2018-01-12 18:42 

Men's Health News

Elon Musk's Reps Say He Went to a Alleged Silicon Valley "Sex Party" by Accident...

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 2018-01-12 18:40 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Trump sits for 1st medical checkup as president...

The Latest: Trump arrives for 1st medical exam as president...

 2018-01-12 18:40 

ABC News (US)

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US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer...

US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer...

 2018-01-12 18:19 

Men's Health News

How This NFL Wide Receiver Beat His Injuries, Got Back Into Shape, and Made the Playoffs...

Before the Eagles face off against the Falcons this weekend, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery shares his 6 best workout tips...

 2018-01-12 18:02 

Reuters

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Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to implement Medicaid work requirements...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to receive approval from the federal government to implement work requirements in Medicaid, a fundamental change to the 50-year-old government health insurance program for the poor....

 2018-01-12 17:52 

Reuters

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Spark's planned price for Luxturna gene therapy for rare blindness too high: ICER...

(Reuters) - The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high, an independent U.S. nonprofit organization that evaluates clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines s...

 2018-01-12 17:47 

Men's Health News

6 Post-Workout Foods That Will Help You Build Muscle and Recover Faster...

Optimize your training with these science-backed recovery aids...

 2018-01-12 17:41 

AP

2 more flu deaths bring total to 7 in Washoe County...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County health officials have confirmed two more flu-related deaths....

 2018-01-12 17:29 

ABC News (US)

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Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?...

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?...

 2018-01-12 17:21 

Reuters

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Zambia arrests 55 in riots over cholera control rules...

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Police in Zambia arrested 55 people in Lusaka after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed to control a cholera outbreak, the government said on Friday....

 2018-01-12 17:20 

AP

Oklahoma health officials say flu death toll is 22...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials say 22 people have died from the flu in the state this season, and more than 1,000 people have been hospitalized....

 2018-01-12 17:20 

AP

West Virginia drug plan calls for limiting prescriptions...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia health officials have proposed limiting initial opioid prescriptions, increasing oversight to stop inappropriate prescribing and requiring all emergency respo......

 2018-01-12 17:14 

Men's Health News

7 Gadgets and Gear to Track Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions...

Including smart scales, fitness trackers, and more...

 2018-01-12 17:06 

Reuters

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France's Lactalis forced into new recall in baby milk scare...

PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis is widening a product recall to cover all baby milk manufactured by a factory at the center of a salmonella contamination, Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday....

 2018-01-12 17:00 

Medical News Today

Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer's...

New research has linked increasing symptoms of anxiety in older adults to higher brain levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease....

 2018-01-12 17:00 

Medical News Today

What is Parkinsonism?...

Parkinsonism is a condition that causes some symptoms of Parkinsons disease alongside those of another disorder. We also look at diagnosis and treatment....

 2018-01-12 16:48 

AP

Officials report Iowa flu toll has risen to 14 since October...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have reported eight more influence-related deaths, bringing the Iowa total to 14 since Oct. 1....

 2018-01-12 16:30 

Men's Health News

Lebron James' "Time Machine" Post Turns into a Wild Story About the Rock's Childhood Years...

What started off as a discussion about hot tub time machines turned into The Rock describing his troubled high school years...

 2018-01-12 16:17 

AP

Northern Idaho school district closes due to flu outbreak...

KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — A school district in northern Idaho has sent its staff and students home due to a flu outbreak....

 2018-01-12 16:10 

Medscape

Type 2 Diabetes in Kids: Don't Miss It...

Dr Tyree Winters stresses the importance of identifying at-risk kids and screening often, as much as annually, to be sure that early-stage type 2 diabetes is not missed. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2018-01-12 16:04 

Reuters

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FDA approves expanded use of AstraZeneca cancer drug...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved expanded use of AstraZeneca Plc's cancer drug Lynparza to include patients with metastatic breast cancer whose disease is associated with a mutation of the BRCA gene....

 2018-01-12 16:00 

Medical News Today

Sex and self-confidence: Do genital enhancements help?...

What is genital cosmetic surgery, what are your options, and what should you look out for? We give you an overview based on specialist insights....

 2018-01-12 15:36 

Men's Health News

This Lunge Sequence Is the Perfect Way to Finish Your Workout...

Build strength, endurance, and mobility in one workout...

 2018-01-12 15:26 

Men's Health News

3 Signs Of Prostate Cancer You Should Never Ignore...

Catch it early when it's much more curable...

 2018-01-12 15:20 

Men's Health News

Meet the Paralyzed Man Making Sex Toys for People With Disabilities...

Nick Mahler is committed to one goal: helping people with disabilities have orgasms...

 2018-01-12 15:10 

Men's Health News

10 Pieces of Ridiculously Comfortable Clothing You Can Actually Wear to Work...

Dress shoes that feel like running shoes? Check...

 2018-01-12 15:04 

Medscape

Hydrochlorothiazide and Skin Cancer: Should We Be Worried?...

Should we be concerned about, or take any action on, a new link found between this common antihypertensive agent and skin cancer? Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-01-12 15:02 

Reuters

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U.S. FDA approves expanded use of AstraZeneca breast cancer drug...

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved expanded use of AstraZeneca Plc's cancer drug Lynparza to include patients with metastatic breast cancer whose disease is associated with a mutation of the BRCA gene....

 2018-01-12 15:00 

Men's Health News

4 Things You're Doing Before Bed That Are Aging You Overnight...

Are you guilty of these?...

 2018-01-12 15:00 

Medical News Today

How to lose water weight naturally...

In this article, we list simple, natural lifestyle techniques for tackling water weight. We also look at the causes and risk factors for water retention....

 2018-01-12 15:00 

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer: 'Whole' Mediterranean diet could reduce your risk...

A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer....

 2018-01-12 14:55 

Reuters

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Lactalis to widen baby milk recall to all products from plant: minister...

PARIS (Reuters) - Dairy group Lactalis is to widen a product recall to cover all baby milk manufactured at its Craon factory in northwest France, after a salmonella contamination, Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday....

 2018-01-12 14:44 

ABC News (US)

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Zambia's army moves in as slum riots amid cholera outbreak...

Zambia's army moves in as slum riots amid cholera outbreak...

 2018-01-12 14:40 

Men's Health News

Olivia Nova Is the Fourth Porn Star to Die In Three Months. What's Going On In the Adult Industry?...

While the circumstances are still unclear, Nova passed away at the age of 20, shortly after the deaths of fellow porn performers August Ames, Shyla Stylez, and Yuri Luv...

 2018-01-12 14:29 

AP

Flu outbreak filling hospitals in Alabama...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama hospitals are filling up with patients because of a worsening influenza outbreak....

 2018-01-12 14:27 

AP

Replacing Hawaii's cesspools proves to be daunting task...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have learned that their plan to have all the state's cesspools removed by 2050 is not an easy task....

 2018-01-12 14:25 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Sandra Lee opens up about her breast-cancer journey in new documentary...

The ...

 2018-01-12 13:51 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Celebrity trainer Latreal Mitchell shares fun ways to work out at home...

Mitchell shares ways the whole family can get a workout in with simple moves you can even do during a commercial break as you watch TV. ...

 2018-01-12 13:46 

ABC News (US)

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'Arrogant' UK surgeon burned initials onto patients' livers...

'Arrogant' UK surgeon burned initials onto patients' livers...

 2018-01-12 13:31 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Dr. Jennifer Ashton gives an update on her 'Dry Jen-uary' challenge...

Plus, Dr. Kristina Wandzilak appears live on ...

 2018-01-12 13:24 

ABC News (US)

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Expert workout tips for getting children active...

Expert workout tips for getting children active ...

 2018-01-12 13:07 

Reuters

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Zambian army enters slum after riots over cholera controls: state radio...

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka on Friday to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed to control a cholera outbreak, state radio said....

 2018-01-12 13:01 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Schools close in North Carolina, Idaho amid flu outbreak...

Experts weigh in on the best ways to keep children protected from the flu, including making sure they know the proper way to wash their hands....

 2018-01-12 13:01 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Many pregnant women are being prescribed potentially dangerous antibiotics: CDC...

CDC researchers studied almost 500,000 privately insured pregnant women in 2014 and found that about 70 percent of women in the first trimester received antibiotics for UTIs....

 2018-01-12 13:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about petechiae...

A look a petechiae, small non-raised hemorrhages that appear on the skin. Included is detail on what they look like and when to see a doctor....

 2018-01-12 12:02 

Reuters

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Drugmakers see a pricing blueprint in an $850,000 gene therapy...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech's $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for getting paid for highly expensive and effective new medicines....

 2018-01-12 11:05 

Reuters

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Trump to get first presidential medical exam amid questions about fitness...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump has his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday after a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny....

 2018-01-12 11:00 

NY Times

The Weekly Health Quiz: Falls, Deadly Produce and Looking Younger...

Test your knowledge of this weeks health news....

 2018-01-12 11:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about cardiomegaly...

A look at cardiomegaly, a condition where the heart is enlarged. Included is detail on types, causes, and the symptoms of which to be aware....

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