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 2018-01-12 10:00 

Medical News Today

Why your body size perception could be wrong...

Are you as thin or large as you think you are? Probably not. Researchers suggest that we judge our body size based on previous experiences....

 2018-01-12 09:31 

AP

France tries to stem damage from failed baby milk recall...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government is scrambling to save face after the alarming failure of a mass recall of baby milk prompted by a salmonella scare....

 2018-01-12 08:00 

Medical News Today

What is palmar erythema?...

Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes, including pregnancy and liver cirrhosis....

 2018-01-12 08:00 

Medical News Today

Sitting down can build fat around your organs, study shows...

A new study shows a clear connection between the amount of time we spend sitting and our amount of inner fat and fat around our liver....

 2018-01-12 08:00 

Medical News Today

An introduction to eyes and how they work...

The eyes are incredibly complex organs. In this article, we explain their anatomy, how they work, and describe some conditions that affect the eyes....

 2018-01-12 07:35 

Reuters

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Zambia slum residents riot over rules to curb cholera outbreak...

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Residents in a slum in Zambia's capital are rioting over a ban on street vending that was imposed to control a cholera outbreak, the government said on Friday....

 2018-01-12 07:06 

ABC News (US)

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Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday...

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday...

 2018-01-12 07:06 

ABC News (US)

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Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday...

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday...

 2018-01-12 06:48 

Reuters

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Roche's star MS medicine Ocrevus wins EU approval...

ZURICH (Reuters) - The European Union approved Roche's multiple sclerosis medicine Ocrevus, one the Swiss company's key new drugs that likely neared $1 billion in revenue in its first nine months on the U.S. market....

 2018-01-12 06:02 

AP

Telehealth gives rural Missouri more access to health care...

ST. ROBERT, Mo. (AP) — With a population just shy of 5,000, the town of St. Robert lies just south of the heart of Missouri. It's one of the many rural towns in the state that finds alternatives to......

 2018-01-12 05:54 

ABC News (US)

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Meidcaid recipients to get work requirements...

Medicaid recipients to get work requirements...

 2018-01-12 03:59 

ABC News (US)

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Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked...

Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked...

 2018-01-12 03:50 

Reuters

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Japan starts culling chicken after confirming bird flu outbreak...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm, the local government said....

 2018-01-12 02:09 

Reuters

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German minister backs culling of wild boars to fight swine fever: paper...

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt is backing an "intelligent reduction" of Germany's growing wild boar population to prevent a further spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the Rheinische Post newspaper reported o...

 2018-01-12 01:28 

ABC News (US)

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Hospital CEO apologizes for discharge of patient in gown...

Hospital CEO apologizes for discharge of patient in gown...

 2018-01-12 01:14 

AP

Funeral held for mother who died after contracting flu...

BOSTON (AP) — A funeral has been held for a Needham woman who died of complications from the flu....

 2018-01-12 00:20 

ABC News (US)

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

What to know....

 2018-01-12 00:20 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Japan starts chicken cull after confirming bird flu outbreak...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm, the local government said....

 2018-01-12 00:18 

AP

Minnesota flu season in full swing; 1 child death reported...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has reported its first child death from the flu this season....

 2018-01-11 23:42 

AP

2 children die of flu in Oregon...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two children have died from the flu in Oregon, both younger than 10....

 2018-01-11 23:35 

Reuters

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New Zealand to test dairy farms nationally for cattle disease...

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will roll out a nationwide program to test dairy farms for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis as the number of affected properties steadily grows, the Ministry for Primary Industries said on Friday....

 2018-01-11 23:13 

AP

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans, according to a new report from state health officials....

 2018-01-11 23:02 

AP

Child under age of 5 dies of flu in Oregon...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A child under the age of 5 has died from the flu in Oregon....

 2018-01-11 22:46 

Medical Daily

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Fast Food...

A diet high in fat and sugar, which could include fast food, may affect the immune system in the same way as a bacterial infection....

 2018-01-11 22:43 

Medscape

Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine...

Dr Eric Topol identifies the latest tech advances in medicine that set the stage for the coming year. Medscape...

 2018-01-11 22:40 

AP

The Latest: What robot strippers say about sexism and tech...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local):2:30 p.m.Two robot strippers that made an appearance at a strip club in Las Vegas during the CES technology......

 2018-01-11 22:39 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Judge invites states to discuss opioid crisis...

The Latest: Judge invites states to discuss opioid crisis...

 2018-01-11 22:33 

Men's Health News

CES 2018: What the Future of Gym Tech Might Look Like...

"The forward-thinking gyms will implement high-tech components this year"...

 2018-01-11 22:18 

Reuters

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Drug-overdose suicides may be going undetected...

(Reuters Health) - - Deaths by drug overdose are more likely to be classified as accidental or of undetermined cause, compared to deaths by gunshot or hanging, say U.S. researchers who conclude that drug suicides may be underestimated....

 2018-01-11 22:16 

Reuters

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U.S. judge pushing for opioid settlement reaches out to states: Ohio...

(Reuters) - A federal judge pushing for a quick settlement of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors by U.S. cities and counties is seeking to meet with states that are separately suing and probing the companies, Ohio's attorney genera...

 2018-01-11 21:47 

Reuters

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Trump expects medical exam to go well Friday...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a medical examination he is to undergo on Friday will go well and that he would be surprised if it did not....

 2018-01-11 21:37 

AP

Eastern Iowa hospitals limit visitation as flu season rages...

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Some eastern Iowa hospitals have announced restrictions on visitation in the wake of a vicious flu season that has strained hospitals across the country....

 2018-01-11 21:31 

Reuters

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Ex-Insys employee seeks ban on mentioning 'opioid crisis' at trial...

(Reuters) - A former Insys Therapeutics Inc employee accused of engaging in a scheme to pay medical practitioners kickbacks to prescribe a fentanyl-based treatment is seeking to bar U.S. prosecutors from referring to the "opioid crisis" at his tri...

 2018-01-11 21:16 

NY Times

'Is Mr. Trump Nuts?' Analyze This....

Readers, including two psychiatrists, discuss the presidents mental fitness....

 2018-01-11 21:06 

Reuters

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Increased stress at work linked to higher risk of diabetes...

(Reuters Health) - - Workers who experience an increase in stress on the job over time may be more likely to develop diabetes than their coworkers who don't, a recent study suggests....

 2018-01-11 21:02 

AP

The Latest: State Health Council OKs medical marijuana rules...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on developments in efforts to establish a medical marijuana program in North Dakota (all times local):3 p.m.North Dakota's State Health Council has approved adm......

 2018-01-11 20:49 

Reuters

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Judge seeking settlement of opioid lawsuits reaches out to states: Ohio...

(Reuters) - A federal judge pushing for a quick settlement of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors by U.S. cities and counties is seeking to meet with states that are separately suing and probing the companies, Ohio's attorney genera...

 2018-01-11 20:47 

Men's Health News

5 Things Every Guy At Your Gym Is Doing Wrong...

Stop basing your routine on broscience...

 2018-01-11 20:41 

Men's Health News

This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body...

Both quality and quantity should be your focus...

 2018-01-11 20:33 

Men's Health News

Real-Life Superhero Raises More Than $35,000 so Kids Can See 'Black Panther'...

A New Yorker wanted to raise $10,000 so the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem could see 'Black Panther.' He ended up with triple the amount...

 2018-01-11 20:30 

Men's Health News

The Exact Portion Size You Should Be Eating Of 8 Popular Foods...

Keep your serving sizes in check with this handy guide...

 2018-01-11 20:26 

AP

Hepatitis A exposure possible at food pantry amid outbreak...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Health officials are adding a Utah food pantry to the list of places where people may also have been exposed to hepatitis A amid a widening outbreak....

 2018-01-11 20:24 

Men's Health News

3 Stylish Haircuts to Try Right Now, According to a Celebrity Barber...

Whether you prefer longer hair or want something classic, you can't go wrong with these...

 2018-01-11 20:06 

Reuters

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Trump expects his physical to go well Friday...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a physical examination he is to undergo on Friday to go well and that he would be surprised if it did not....

 2018-01-11 19:52 

Reuters

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Time with grandparents may impact how kids view the elderly...

(Reuters Health) - - Children and teens who spend a lot of time with their grandparents may be less likely than peers who don't to have negative and stereotypical ideas about the elderly, a recent study suggests....

 2018-01-11 19:44 

Men's Health News

Black Mirror's "Hang the DJ" Episode Isn't as Far From Reality as You Think...

We asked dating app founders to weigh in on how realistic the technology in the episode actually is — and whether expiration dating is in your future...

 2018-01-11 19:35 

Men's Health News

James Franco Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 5 Women...

"I just didn't want him to hate me, so I did it"...

 2018-01-11 19:10 

Men's Health News

This Bodybuilder Tore His Bicep and Now His Arms Are Totally Different Sizes...

Calum von Moger, who will play Arnold Schwarzenegger on the big screen, had surgery on his left bicep almost a month ago...

 2018-01-11 19:09 

Reuters

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Portuguese doctors back marijuana medicine as bill enters parliament...

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's influential Doctors' Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow...

 2018-01-11 19:06 

AP

Officials blame flu for long ER wait times...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Some Rhode Island residents say they were forced to wait hours in the emergency room, and state officials say the flu is to blame....

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