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 2018-05-20 22:41 

AP

NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link...

The National Rifle Association's incoming president has linked school shootings and other violence to using medications such as Ritalin....

 2018-05-20 21:36 

Reuters

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British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancer...

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britain's health service, charities and artificial intelligence sector to work together to better identify patients with the early stages of cancer and stop thousands dying each year....

 2018-05-20 18:40 

AP

Kansas' Hispanic infant mortality increases, others decline...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Some researchers worry about the increasing Hispanic infant mortality rate in Kansas as the trend moves in the opposite direction for babies overall in the state....

 2018-05-20 18:13 

AP

Kauai medical marijuana dispensary approved to begin sales...

HONOLULU (AP) — Kauai's first medical marijuana dispensary has received approval to begin sales on the island....

 2018-05-20 14:51 

ABC News (US)

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Taiwan 'angry' over not being invited to WHO assembly...

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

 2018-05-20 14:28 

Reuters

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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday...

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said....

 2018-05-20 13:59 

AP

NH officials: needle-sharer thought to be behind HIV spread...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say a homeless drug user thought to be sharing needles could be behind a significant increase in the number of HIV cases in the state's most popu......

 2018-05-20 13:23 

AP

NY has new plan to control tick population...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has a new plan to control the tick population and combat tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease....

 2018-05-20 12:25 

Reuters

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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday: health ministry...

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday....

 2018-05-20 10:12 

ABC News (US)

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Breath test can save money and catch cancer early...

This test is a cheaper and less invasive alternative to an upper endoscopy....

 2018-05-20 09:06 

ABC News (US)

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Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry...

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 2018-05-20 09:05 

AP

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest....

 2018-05-20 07:00 

AP

UCF nonprofit testing 3-D printing prosthetic arms...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A nonprofit that builds prosthetic arms made by 3-D printing for children at the University of Central Florida is collaborating with an Oregon medical school to conduct clinica......

 2018-05-20 07:00 

Medical News Today

Type 2 diabetes: Intermittent fasting may raise risk...

The 'trendy' diet of intermittent fasting may have adverse consequences on our metabolism, a new study warns. The diet may impair pancreatic function....

 2018-05-20 07:00 

Medical News Today

How tomato sauce can boost your gut health...

Tomato sauce is not just a tasty addition to your meal, it is also a healthful one. It could help to boost the activity of good bacteria in the gut....

 2018-05-20 06:00 

Men's Health News

4 Male Masturbation Techniques You Probably Haven't Tried Before...

4 male masturbation techniques you probably don't know....

 2018-05-20 05:00 

Men's Health News

I Went to the Bahamas and Swam With Pigs...

How a beach vacation in Eleuthera turned into an adventure....

 2018-05-19 22:51 

Reuters

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In Congo city where Ebola resides, fear but not panic...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo, Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends anymore: Ebola changed all that....

 2018-05-19 16:39 

AP

Hawaii toddler contracts rat lungworm disease on Oahu...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii health officials say a toddler on Oahu has contracted rat lungworm disease, the island's first case of the year....

 2018-05-19 16:05 

AP

Oregon hospital pursues 'war on melanoma'...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Health & Science University has declared a 'war on melanoma' and is recruiting unusual foot soldiers for the job: hair dressers, makeup artists, masseurs, nail technici......

 2018-05-19 14:07 

AP

Omaha hospitals, group team to stop escalating violence...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha health systems are teaming up with a violence prevention group to try to stop escalating violence in Nebraska's largest city....

 2018-05-19 14:05 

AP

Annual Pony Express motorcycle ride ends Saturday in Lincoln...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Volunteer motorcyclists are set to arrive in Lincoln this weekend to wrap up the 11th Pony Express — an annual effort to raise awareness about children's mental health....

 2018-05-19 13:00 

CBC

As officials give all-clear on romaine E. coli outbreak, contamination remains a mystery...

Food inspectors still don't know the source of the dangerous bacteria that sent dozens of people to hospital and made more than 200 people sick in two separate incidents of contaminated romaine lettuce....

 2018-05-19 12:00 

AP

Jury awards $25M in Seattle hospital stroke case...

SEATTLE (AP) — A jury in King County has issued a $25 million judgment for a woman who went to Harborview Medical Center's Stroke Center for treatment but suffered a paralyzing turn for the worse w......

 2018-05-19 10:07 

CBC

Congo reports 3 new Ebola cases in large city...

Congo's health minister says three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people....

 2018-05-19 08:19 

ABC News (US)

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Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city...

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 2018-05-19 08:10 

ABC News (US)

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Congo's health minister announces three new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million...

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 2018-05-19 07:01 

AP

Rabies alert issued for South Florida community...

MIAMI (AP) — Health officials have issued a rabies alert for a Florida community after a raccoon tested positive for the disease....

 2018-05-19 07:00 

Medical News Today

What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?...

ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person's life, including their sexuality ...

 2018-05-19 07:00 

Medical News Today

Hepatosplenomegaly: Everything you need to know...

Hepatosplenomegaly refers to an enlargement of the liver and spleen. Its causes include a variety of conditions that affect these two organs, including liver disease, HIV, anemia, infections, and cancer. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, h...

 2018-05-19 07:00 

Medical News Today

E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease...

Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease....

 2018-05-19 07:00 

Medical News Today

Lowering cholesterol improves cancer-fighting immunotherapy...

A recent study demonstrates that a certain type of cancer immunotherapy might be enhanced simply by reducing cholesterol levels in cells....

 2018-05-19 06:00 

Men's Health News

The Men of Cannes Know That Great Style Means Not Trying Too Hard...

They're making everything look cool, from knit polos to colored suits....

 2018-05-19 05:00 

Men's Health News

9 Handy Father's Day Gifts for the Mr. Fix It In Your Life...

Looking for the best tools to give as gifts? Check out these tool kits that make cool Father's Day presents, including details on what they do, how they work, and where to buy the best gifts for him....

 2018-05-19 00:22 

AP

The Latest: Cuba state media says Castro had hernia surgery...

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the plane crash in Havana (all times local):8:15 p.m.Cuban state media say Communist Party leader Raul Castro is recovering from a hernia operation.State televisio......

 2018-05-19 00:19 

Reuters

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U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court do...

 2018-05-18 22:26 

Reuters

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Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sources...

(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday....

 2018-05-18 22:14 

ABC News (US)

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San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users...

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 2018-05-18 22:10 

ABC News (US)

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Correction: Hepatitis A-San Diego story...

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 2018-05-18 22:06 

Reuters

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Congo northwest city Mbandaka confirms three new Ebola cases...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Three new cases of Ebola were confirmed in northwest Congo's regional capital of Mbandaka on Friday, in a part of the city lying next to the Congo River, the health ministry said....

 2018-05-18 21:58 

NY Times

Trump's New Health and Human Services Secretary Is a Joyful Regulator...

In an administration with a deregulatory bent, Alex Azar relishes his policymaking powers....

 2018-05-18 21:25 

Reuters

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Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from '13 Reasons Why' Netflix series...

(Reuters Health) - A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching "13 Reasons Why," a popular Netflix series about a teen girl's suicide, may be inadvisable for some youngsters....

 2018-05-18 21:22 

Reuters

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Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women...

(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say....

 2018-05-18 21:13 

Reuters

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Needed heart attack care is faster when EMS can bypass local hospital...

(Reuters Health) - Heart attack patients get faster life-saving treatment to restore blood flow if they live in states where ambulances are allowed to bypass local hospitals and rush to facilities with specialized cardiac care, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-05-18 21:06 

AP

San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's mayor wants to send medical teams out to city streets to distribute a drug that curbs heroin cravings in opioid addicts....

 2018-05-18 20:48 

Reuters

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Ebola experts from U.S. Centers for Disease Control ready to go to Congo...

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are ready to go to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where an Ebola outbreak has spread to a major African city, increasing the risk of a global outbreak....

 2018-05-18 20:43 

AP

Governor Northam vetoes GOP healthcare bills...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed a handful of GOP-backed bills related to health care....

 2018-05-18 19:47 

AP

Alabama closes shellfish growing waters in Baldwin County...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in Baldwin County....

 2018-05-18 19:32 

ABC News (US)

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Woman admits having deadly toxin ricin at retirement home...

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 2018-05-18 19:32 

AP

Woman admits having deadly toxin ricin at retirement home...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A 70-year-old woman accused of manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin (RY'-sin) and testing it on fellow residents at a Vermont retirement community has pleaded guilty to posse......

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