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 2019-09-15 13:01 

USA Today

Plagued with addictions: Opioid treatment not enough so he became a 'garbage can' for drugs...

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced legislation that would let states use some grant money for the opioid crisis to address other addictions....

 2019-09-15 12:45 

ABC News (US)

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Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader...

Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader, latest government critic seized...

 2019-09-15 12:19 

ABC News (US)

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Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears...

Rise in number of people without health insurance in the United States may be linked to immigrants' fears of Trump administration's immigration crackdown...

 2019-09-15 11:49 

AP

NY daycares to get new rules for handling food allergies...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies.Under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state health......

 2019-09-15 11:10 

AP

Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Associated Press review of records shows that nearly half of the 50 inmates who took their own lives in Virginia jails over the past five years did so within the first 10......

 2019-09-15 04:49 

Medical Daily

Discriminated Transgenders Are More Suicidal, Study Finds...

The transgender population in the U.S. is struggling with their mental health and frequently contemplating suicide....

 2019-09-15 03:54 

Medical Daily

Scientists Create Artificial Leaf For More Sustainable Drug Production...

Researchers from the Netherlands developed an artificial leaf that uses sunlight to produce any type of drugs for humans even in remote areas....

 2019-09-15 03:48 

Medical Daily

Fasting Diet Types: How To Choose The Right One For You...

There are a variety of fasting regimens that one can choose from. Read on to find out more....

 2019-09-15 01:34 

Medical Daily

Scientists Say Black Holes May Be Hiding 'Pure Dark Energy'...

A new study suggests that black holes might have been keeping...

 2019-09-15 01:25 

Medical Daily

Should The FDA Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes For Good?...

There is a rising wave of outrage that might result in the complete sales ban of flavored e-cigarettes in the U.S....

 2019-09-15 00:42 

Medical Daily

5 Signs Your Stomach Ache Is Not Normal...

Find out how your unusual stomach pains might be indicative of a more serious health problem....

 2019-09-14 20:27 

ABC News (US)

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Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge...

Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis are seeking to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases...

 2019-09-14 16:10 

AP

Boulder County Jail inmate tests positive for hepatitis A...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — An inmate in Boulder County Jail has tested positive for hepatitis A, two days after news of a death from a recent outbreak of the disease in Colorado.The Boulder......

 2019-09-14 15:58 

AP

Senator wants answers after reports of ant infestation at VA...

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson is demanding answers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after a Georgia woman said her father was bitten more than 100 times by ants at a......

 2019-09-14 15:51 

ABC News (US)

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Warren has own plan for everything, though not health care...

She's got a plan for virtually everything, but Warren looks to Bernie on this key issue...

 2019-09-14 15:09 

AP

California lawmakers tackled health care, wildfire costs...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In their first year with a new governor, California lawmakers passed legislation aimed at guarding against financial harm from wildfires, deterring fatal police shootings......

 2019-09-14 15:03 

AP

Ban on required arbitration by nursing homes is delayed...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A rule prohibiting nursing homes from requiring a signed arbitration agreement as a condition for being admitted as a resident is being delayed pending a federal lawsuit......

 2019-09-14 14:00 

USA Today

Trump's proposed ban on vape flavors may not stop teens from vaping, experts warn...

Health advocates heralded Trump's proposed ban on flavored vape products while industry officials warn it could lead to risky do-it-yourself mixing...

 2019-09-14 13:49 

AP

Deep South states have among the worst adult obesity rates...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Deep South states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi are among nine states where at least 35% of adults are obese.Those findings are included in a national......

 2019-09-14 13:03 

ABC News (US)

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Congo: Confirmed Ebola deaths near 2,000, cases over 3,000...

Congo's National Ebola Response Committee says that confirmed Ebola cases in the east have exceeded 3,000, as confirmed deaths are nearing 2,000...

 2019-09-14 13:00 

CBC

Omega-3: The treatment in search of an illness makes a comeback...

Researchers have renewed interest in omega-3 supplements despite years of research that shows they have little to no health benefit. The latest meta-analysis finds it could alleviate some of the symptoms of depression in adults....

 2019-09-14 12:05 

ABC News (US)

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The 'fool' that fentanyl made into a millionaire...

Aaron Shamo built a multimillion-dollar fentanyl trafficking empire from his computer with a few millennial friends...

 2019-09-14 11:04 

AP

The 'fool' that fentanyl made into a millionaire...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled up jeans. Lurking on a trash can......

 2019-09-14 10:00 

Medical News Today

How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax...

Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed....

 2019-09-14 07:13 

Men's Health News

This Guy Just Organized the Most Daring Tinder Date of All Time...

YouTuber Matt Dajer invited Lacey, a woman he met on Tinder, on a first date in Hawaii, where they went swimming with sharks without a cage....

 2019-09-14 07:00 

Medical News Today

Does poor oral health impact brain function?...

Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations....

 2019-09-14 06:41 

Medical Daily

Hubble's New Saturn Image Is So Clear It Looks Unreal...

NASA has issued the lates image of Saturn captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in June, which shows the planet at a unique angle towards Earth....

 2019-09-14 06:40 

Men's Health News

Kermit the Frog Has Been Working Out a Lot Lately...

The official Twitter account for Kermit the Frog just tweeted that he's been hitting the gym extra hard lately. Here's how you can stay motivated to work out....

 2019-09-14 06:38 

Medical Daily

Scientists For The First Time Hear Black Hole 'Ringing Like A Bell'...

Astrophysicists recorded another first time experience this year with black holes after a team heard the first ever sound coming from the object....

 2019-09-14 06:34 

Medical Daily

Earth May Soon Lose Important Omega-3 Fatty Acid Due To Global Warming...

A new study predicts that the rising temperatures due to global warming may soon cut major sources of important omega-3 fatty acid around the world....

 2019-09-14 06:30 

Men's Health News

Watch This Bodybuilder Try the Victoria's Secret Model Diet...

YouTuber MattDoesFitness tried to eat and train like a Victoria's Secret model for a day, but found the low calorie intake and low intensity workout didn't suit him....

 2019-09-14 06:11 

Medical Daily

MIT Develops Color-Changing Ink; Ford Motor Interested...

A reprogrammable ink will allow people to quickly replace the colors of different objects....

 2019-09-14 06:00 

Men's Health News

Running Tips for Guys Who Hate Running...

Hate running but want to enjoy it more? These non-runner guys are kind of surprised they're running now, too after following these three easy tips....

 2019-09-14 05:52 

Medical Daily

Does Eating Mushrooms Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?...

Mushrooms seem to have a role in mitigating the risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study....

 2019-09-14 05:34 

Medical Daily

Vaginal Fluid Transplants In The US: What You Need To Know...

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University tried a novel screening procedure to identify 'super donors' for vaginal microbiota transplant (VMT)....

 2019-09-14 03:34 

NY Times

Episode 4: How the Bad Blood Started...

In the United States, racial health disparities have been as foundational as democracy itself....

 2019-09-14 02:16 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Sackler spokesperson defends oversea transfers...

A spokesperson for Mortimer D.A. Sackler has defended $1 billion in previously unknown transfers from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to his family, saying they were "perfectly legal and appropriate in every respect."...

 2019-09-14 02:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about cataract surgery...

Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person's vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures....

 2019-09-14 00:00 

Medical News Today

What does it feel like to be drunk? What you need to know...

Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here....

 2019-09-13 23:38 

Medscape

Proposed Military Cuts Ignite Worries for Medical Education...

AAMC's chief academic leader, a former Army officer, says that, if medical education in the military had to be outsourced to the civilian side, there wouldn't be enough training spots. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-09-13 23:15 

ABC News (US)

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California woman sickened by mercury-bearing skin cream...

A California woman is hospitalized in a semi-comatose state after using a skin cream from Mexico that was laced with toxic methylmercury...

 2019-09-13 22:27 

ABC News (US)

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Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker...

An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker....

 2019-09-13 22:09 

AP

California woman sickened by mercury-bearing skin cream...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is hospitalized in a semi-comatose state after using a skin cream from Mexico that was laced with toxic methylmercury.California health......

 2019-09-13 21:31 

Reuters

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Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays...

(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....

 2019-09-13 21:24 

Medscape

Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs, FDA Warns...

CDK 4/6 inhibitors may cause rare but severe inflammation of the lungs. Clinicians asked to watch for new or worsening respiratory symptoms. News Alerts...

 2019-09-13 21:11 

Medscape

Newer MS Therapies Superior to Injectables in Children...

A first of its kind observational study compares effectiveness of initial treatment choices for children and adolescents with multiple sclerosis — and finds an advantage for newer agents. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-09-13 20:50 

Reuters

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First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers...

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it...

 2019-09-13 20:49 

ABC News (US)

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Filings: Purdue owners used Swiss banks to hide transfers...

New York state's attorney general contends in court papers that the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves...

 2019-09-13 20:44 

ABC News (US)

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Court filings: Family behind OxyContin used Swiss bank accounts to conceal transfer of millions of dollars to themselves...

Court filings: Family behind OxyContin used Swiss bank accounts to conceal transfer of millions of dollars to themselves...

 2019-09-13 20:31 

AP

Public health lifts advisory for water at 3 coast beaches...

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Health officials have lifted a public health advisory because bacteria levels have decreased near three Oregon coast beaches near Newport.Oregon Health Authority......

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