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 2018-05-18 19:29 

AP

Lovato has concert activities for mental health awareness...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — On Demi Lovato's latest U.S. tour, she opened each show with "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore," an ode to shaking her addiction to substance abuse....

 2018-05-18 19:13 

AP

New Hawaii state hospital's designs focus on safety...

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials behind plans for a new Hawaii State Hospital said the future facility will be more secure, safer for staff and better suited for patients with mental health issues....

 2018-05-18 19:10 

AP

Boise woman receives first allogeneic transplant in Idaho...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For the first time doctors have performed an allogeneic stem cell transplant in Idaho....

 2018-05-18 19:00 

Medical News Today

Adult diaper rash: What you need to know...

While diaper rash is most common in infants, adults are also at risk of developing the condition, particularly those who wear adult diapers, incontinence briefs, or pads. In this article, we look at how to treat adult diaper rash using home remedies and e...

 2018-05-18 18:59 

AP

The Latest: Lawmakers vote to prevent ER coverage denials...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the last day of the Missouri 2018 legislative session (all times local):1:45 p.m.The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill barring insurance companies ......

 2018-05-18 18:38 

Reuters

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Moisturizing bath washes may not help kids with eczema...

(Reuters Health) - Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a recent experiment suggests....

 2018-05-18 18:21 

ABC News (US)

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Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay...

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

 2018-05-18 18:21 

AP

Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential environmental damages in the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system of that Baltic Sea city malfunctioned....

 2018-05-18 18:00 

Medical News Today

Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathy...

Alcoholic neuropathy is a serious condition caused by excessive alcohol use. This can damage a person's nerves, which can lead to unusual sensations in the limbs, reduced mobility, and loss of some bodily functions. Here, learn what alcoholic neuropat...

 2018-05-18 17:28 

Reuters

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Trump proposes taking funds away from abortion providers...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proposal that would effectively stop giving government funds that subsidize birth control for low-income women to Planned Parenthood and other clinics that provide abortions....

 2018-05-18 17:26 

Reuters

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Regulators flag possible birth defect link to GSK's HIV drug...

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. and European regulators said they were assessing evidence that GlaxoSmithKline's HIV drug dolutegravir might be linked to serious birth defects, casting a shadow over a medicine that has been a key profit driver in recent years...

 2018-05-18 17:24 

Reuters

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Parents' mental health issues may spoil children's friendships...

(Reuters Health) - Parenting styles and a parent's mental health problems, particularly depression, play a role in a child's ability to keep friends in elementary school, suggests a recent study in Finland....

 2018-05-18 17:21 

Reuters

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AstraZeneca pay report rejected by 35 percent of shareholders...

LONDON (Reuters) - More than a third of AstraZeneca shareholders staged a revolt over bonuses at the pharmaceutical company on Friday, following concerns about levels of disclosures and outcomes under the company's incentive scheme....

 2018-05-18 17:04 

Reuters

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Johnson & Johnson scraps Alzheimer's trials on safety concerns...

(Reuters) - Johnson and Johnson said it would stop mid-stage trials testing its experimental Alzheimer's drug after observing safety issues, the latest drugmaker to abandon developing treatments for the memory-robbing disease....

 2018-05-18 16:20 

Reuters

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Trump takes aim at Planned Parenthood in proposed abortion regulation...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proposal to restrict health clinics and programs that receive government funding from referring women to receive abortions....

 2018-05-18 16:11 

Reuters

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Ebola Congo outbreak 'high risk', but can be brought under control -WHO...

GENEVA/KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola, but an outbreak that has already killed 25 people does not yet constitute an international public health emergency, the World Health Organi...

 2018-05-18 16:08 

ABC News (US)

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Trump's pick to head Veterans Affairs: Robert Wilkie...

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

 2018-05-18 16:04 

Reuters

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Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vaping...

ROME (Reuters) - While Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party left financial markets gasping on Friday with promises to raise government spending dramatically, users and producers of electronic cigarettes were breathing more easily....

 2018-05-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

Which essential oils can help with rheumatoid arthritis?...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder affecting the joints. Some essential oils may help to reduce the major symptoms, such as pain, inflammation, and swelling. In this article, we explore current evidence that supports the use of seven essential oil...

 2018-05-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer...

A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in mice....

 2018-05-18 15:11 

ABC News (US)

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Does chiropractic care help with lower back pain?...

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that chiropractic care along with traditional treatment can ease back pain....

 2018-05-18 15:00 

Medical News Today

Drug addiction: Is brain stimulation the answer?...

Researchers used a brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation to reduce the brain's response to drug cues in chronic drug users....

 2018-05-18 14:53 

Reuters

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EU warns of possible birth defect link to GSK's HIV drug...

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's medicines regulator said it was assessing evidence that GlaxoSmithKline's successful HIV drug dolutegravir might be linked to birth defects, adding it should not be prescribed to women seeking to become pregnant....

 2018-05-18 14:46 

Reuters

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Agile Therapeutics sinks after FDA feedback on contraceptive...

(Reuters) - Agile Therapeutics Inc's shares sank 75 percent on Friday after the drug developer said it expects to pursue what could be a prolonged appeal against health regulators' issues over its chief experimental product, a contraceptive patch....

 2018-05-18 14:39 

Reuters

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Congo's Ebola outbreak not yet an international emergency: WHO...

GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not yet constitute an international public health emergency and there are strong reasons to think it can be brought under control, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on...

 2018-05-18 14:34 

AP

The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local):3:35 p.m.The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo does not yet warrant being dec......

 2018-05-18 14:24 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Ebola vaccinations to begin Sunday in Congo...

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

 2018-05-18 14:04 

AP

Alaska to delay some Medicaid payments as funding runs out...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's funding for Medicaid is set to run out before the end of June, causing several hospitals and health care providers to go unpaid until July....

 2018-05-18 14:00 

Medical News Today

Increasing exercise over 6-year span protects the heart...

In middle age, some people may be at risk of experiencing heart failure, a condition that often worsens in time. Can upping exercise levels prevent it?...

 2018-05-18 13:30 

Medscape

Can Obesity Ever Be Healthy?...

Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that 'metabolically healthy obesity' may be a temporary condition. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-05-18 13:19 

ABC News (US)

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Correction: Congo-Ebola story...

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

 2018-05-18 13:18 

Reuters

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Richter's Esmya drug may have contributed to liver damage cases: EMA...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter's Esmya medicine used to treat benign tumors of the womb may have contributed to some cases of serious liver damage, European health regulators said on Friday after a months-long review....

 2018-05-18 13:00 

Medical News Today

Foods for bladder health...

Having an overactive bladder can be a very challenging condition, but there are many ways in which people can improve their symptoms. These include monitoring the foods and drinks that they consume, as well as avoiding alcohol, caffeine, and spicy foods. ...

 2018-05-18 12:00 

Medical News Today

Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know...

Losing a few eyelashes from time to time is normal. However, sometimes a person loses many or all of their eyelashes, perhaps as a result of a burn, a medical therapy, or a health condition. In this article, learn how quickly the eyelashes grow back, as w...

 2018-05-18 11:52 

Reuters

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Agile Therapeutics exploring funding options after FDA meeting...

(Reuters) - Agile Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it was looking for ways to fund operations after a meeting with the U.S. health regulator raised the possibility of a new clinical trial to test its stick-on contraceptive patch, Twirla....

 2018-05-18 11:41 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: FDA approves preventative treatment for migraines...

The FDA has approved a once-monthly injection to help with migraine headaches....

 2018-05-18 11:27 

Men's Health News

HIV, HPV, and 3 Other Sexual Health Facts the Trump Administration Has Gotten Wrong...

President Donald Trump doesn't know the difference between HIV and HPV....

 2018-05-18 11:13 

Reuters

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Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand...

(Reuters) - Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea....

 2018-05-18 11:08 

Medical Daily

5 Possible Reasons Your Eyes Feel Sore...

Your eyes may be trying to tell you that something is wrong. Here are some of the possible reasons why they feel irritated, dry, or sensitive....

 2018-05-18 11:00 

Medical News Today

How to deal with chafing...

Chafing is a widespread problem that can cause irritation, itching, and pain. It typically occurs when skin repeatedly rubs against skin or clothing. In this article, we look at how to treat a chafing rash, as well as what a person can do to prevent this ...

 2018-05-18 11:00 

Medical News Today

How do I stop my hair from being dry?...

Many people have problems with their hair becoming brittle or dry. Medical conditions may be the cause, but it is often down to lifestyle or personal hygiene habits. Potential remedies are diverse and often simple, and we give 12 here, including oils and ...

 2018-05-18 10:59 

Men's Health News

15 Barbecue Essentials That'll Turn You Into a Grill Master...

Looking for the best barbecue accessories for summer? Check out the must-have grill essentials and best BBQ gear for your summer parties and cooking for guests, including tongs, coolers, and more....

 2018-05-18 09:58 

Reuters

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Congo health ministry confirms 11 new cases of Ebola...

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo has confirmed 11 new cases of Ebola in the northwest town of Bikoro, a health ministry spokeswoman said, widening an outbreak that the World Health Organization believes has already infected 44 people and killed 15....

 2018-05-18 09:55 

Reuters

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In Congo outbreak, Ebola vaccine faces reality tests...

LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine to be deployed in an outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has conquered some major scientific hurdles in giving high protection, but it now faces extreme real-world tests including heat, humidity, langu...

 2018-05-18 09:46 

Men's Health News

12 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Make You a Healthier Man...

Artificial intelligence is medicine's future, but certain aspects are available now....

 2018-05-18 09:30 

Men's Health News

5 Low-Carb Cocktails You Can Drink on a Diet...

Trying a low-carb diet? These are the best low-carb cocktails....

 2018-05-18 09:00 

NY Times

The Weekly Health Quiz: Fat, Muscles and Memory...

Test your knowledge of this week's health news....

 2018-05-18 08:43 

Medical Daily

Treatment With Erectile Dysfunction Drug, Flu Vaccine May Reduce Cancer Spread...

A Canadian study reported erectile dysfunction drugs combined with the flu vaccine may help the immune system fight cancer after surgery....

 2018-05-18 07:27 

ABC News (US)

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14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as emergency meeting held...

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

 2018-05-18 07:26 

Medical Daily

Bacteria, Other Parasites Are Swimming In Hotel Pools, CDC Report Warns...

From 2000 to 2014, 493 infectious disease outbreaks linked to recreational water were reported in the U.S. with nearly a third occurring at hotels....

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