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 2020-01-17 16:15 

AP

Level of flu activity now widespread in Vermont...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The level of the flu in Vermont has risen from "regional" to "widespread,"; according to the state Health Department."We are at peak season for flu, strep and other......

 2020-01-17 16:00 

Medscape

Go Ahead, Call Me a Provider...

While debate over the title 'provider' rages on social media, Dr Nabhan asks, 'Don't we have bigger fish to fry?' Medscape Oncology...

 2020-01-17 14:16 

Men's Health News

Bodybuilders in Myanmar's North Make Muscle Their Own Way...

In Myanmar's northern Kachin State, men are becoming interested in bodybuilding, competing at the local and national level and opening their own gyms....

 2020-01-17 13:55 

Medscape

Magnesium Disorders Up Hypocalcemia Risk After Thyroidectomy...

Hypocalcemia occurred in nearly 20% of patients following thyroidectomy in the large study, however, most cases resolved at 1 year. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 13:55 

Men's Health News

The 12 Best Sex Swings in Every Category and Budget, According to Experts...

Experts describe the various styles of sex swings, what to look for when buying one, and recommendations for the best sex swings available online....

 2020-01-17 13:53 

Men's Health News

This Guy Lost 22 Pounds and Got a Six-Pack in Four Months...

Thanks to calorie restriction and an intense weekly workout regimen, Massimo Giusto managed to lose 22 pounds in four months and get six-pack abs....

 2020-01-17 13:41 

Men's Health News

Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Has Reportedly Been Approached to Helm a Star Wars Movie...

Taika Waititi, director of Jojo Rabbit and Marvel's Thor Ragnarok, has reportedly been approached by Disney to develop a new movie in the Star Wars universe....

 2020-01-17 13:30 

Men's Health News

A Couch to 5K Program Helped This Guy Drop 50 Pounds and Get Healthy...

After struggling with weight gain, Huy Tran started a couch to 5K program and started prepping healthy meals to help him achieve a 50-pound weight loss transformation....

 2020-01-17 13:09 

Medscape

FDA Approves CVD Benefit for Once-Weekly Semaglutide...

Information regarding cardiovascular safety was also added to the label of the daily oral semaglutide formulation. FDA Approvals...

 2020-01-17 12:52 

Men's Health News

A Wild Fan Theory Explains How Black Widow Could Still Be Alive After Endgame...

Black Widow met her fate in Avengers: Endgame, but a new theory thanks to Captain America Winter Soldier face-swapping posits that she never died at all......

 2020-01-17 11:30 

NY Times

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable....

In 2019, the industry's performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market's. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices....

 2020-01-17 11:30 

NY Times

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable....

In 2019, the industry's performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market's. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices....

 2020-01-17 10:05 

Reuters

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Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba?...

While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in southern Africa....

 2020-01-17 10:01 

Medscape

New Body-Sculpting Method Zaps Fat With Injected Ice Slurry...

An experimental fat-selective mixture reduced thickness of adipose tissue by as much as 55% and fat volume by almost 3 cm3. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 10:00 

USA Today

The 'business reason' to tackle sleep issues: It might lower medical costs...

Sleep is the latest in an ever-growing list of wellness issues that companies are targeting to improve workers' health and lower medical costs....

 2020-01-17 10:00 

NY Times

Weekly Health Quiz: Running, Body Temperature and a Deadly New Virus...

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

 2020-01-17 09:22 

Reuters

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No pigging out on pork delicacies for China this Lunar New Year...

For Xu, a mother and wife from central China, losing her family's entire pig herd to African swine fever almost meant not serving the cured pork, known as la rou, and dried sausage central to her Lunar New Year meals....

 2020-01-17 09:00 

CBC

Canada's Ebola vaccine almost didn't happen, new study reveals...

Dalhousie University professor Matthew Herder accessed hundreds of government documents to find out what really happened as Canadian scientists tried for years to get the pharmaceutical industry interested in their discovery of an Ebola vaccine....

 2020-01-17 07:53 

Reuters

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Novo Nordisk's diabetes pill Rybelsus to be covered by Express Scripts...

Novo Nordisk's new diabetes pill, Rybelsus, will be covered by Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit managers, the Danish drugmaker said on Friday....

 2020-01-17 07:06 

Reuters

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Bayer close to Roundup settlement, mediator tells Bloomberg...

Bayer is close to settling more than 75,000 cancer claims related to its Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg told Bloomberg in an interview, saying he was "cautiously optimistic" a deal could be reached in about a month....

 2020-01-17 05:43 

ABC News (US)

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Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists...

Authorities are knocking down tiny huts in western Nepal where women have been exiled during menstruation and exposed to cold weather and threats from animals and even sexual assaults...

 2020-01-17 05:09 

Reuters

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Thailand finds second case of new Chinese virus, says no outbreak...

Thailand has found a second case of the new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as the country ramped up checks of Chinese visitors ahead of the Lunar New Year's holidays....

 2020-01-17 05:06 

AP

China reports second death in coronavirus outbreak...

BEIJING (AP) — A second person has died from a new form of coronavirus in central China, health authorities said.A 69-year-old man surnamed Xiong fell ill with the respiratory condition on......

 2020-01-17 05:00 

World Health Organization

17 January 2020 News release Lack of new antibiotics threatens global efforts to contain drug-resistant infections...

Declining private investment and lack of innovation in the development of new antibiotics are undermining efforts to combat drug-resistant infections, says the World Health Organization (WHO)....

 2020-01-17 05:00 

WHO

Novel Coronavirus Japan (ex-China)...
 2020-01-17 04:48 

Medical Daily

Blood Test Could Predict Impending Death, Illness...

Per a new research, scientists found a way to predict illness and imminent death better via a blood test....

 2020-01-17 04:37 

Medical Daily

Want To Lose Weight Fast This 2020? Try The Keto Diet...

Looking for a diet to follow this year? The ketogenic diet might be for you....

 2020-01-17 04:09 

ABC News (US)

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China reports second death in coronavirus outbreak...

Chinese health authorities say a second person has died from a new form of coronavirus in central China...

 2020-01-17 03:52 

CBC

B.C. appoints special prosecutor to probe Crown conduct in decade-old child murder case...

The office of B.C.'s attorney general has appointed one of the country's top defence lawyers to probe the conduct of prosecutors involved in a second-degree murder charge laid against a babysitter in 2011....

 2020-01-17 01:41 

Medical Daily

How To Tell If Your Probiotic Is Not Working For You...

When constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome improve, it can be taken to mean the supplement has aided recovery. However, not all probiotic supplements are safe to consume....

 2020-01-17 01:38 

AP

Yosemite confirms 2 norovirus cases among 170 illness...

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two cases of norovirus have been confirmed at Yosemite National Park, which is investigating about 170 reports of the gastrointestinal illnesses, it was......

 2020-01-17 01:22 

Medical Daily

Flu vs. Flu-Like Illness: What You Need To Know...

Flu-like illnesses are treated similarly with antiviral medication by doctors who just go by the symptoms....

 2020-01-17 01:01 

ABC News (US)

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170 sickened at Yosemite; park confirms 2 cases of norovirus...

Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses that officials say are consistent with norovirus...

 2020-01-17 00:28 

Reuters

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China says second person dies in Wuhan pneumonia outbreak...

A second person has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan following an outbreak of a previously unknown virus, local health authorities said late on Thursday....

 2020-01-16 23:48 

AP

Rep. Ayanna Pressley goes public with alopecia and baldness...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Ayanna Pressley, whose hair twists have been an inspiration to young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, said Thursday that she has gone bald due to......

 2020-01-16 23:33 

Medscape

Support for Vaccines Continues Downward Trend in US, Poll Shows...

In 2019, 84% of Americans think vaccinating children is important, down from 94% in 2001; 10% still believe vaccines can cause autism, according to a new Gallup survey. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-16 23:04 

Medscape

People With Diabetes in Hong Kong Living Longer, Except the Young...

Researchers reports an over 50% drop in overall death rates among people with diabetes living in Hong Kong from 2001-2016; younger people with diabetes less likely to experience improvement in survival, however. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-16 22:48 

AP

MLB, union: $3M to domestic violence, mental health programs...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' union announced a $3 million grant program Thursday to support organizations that advocate for positive mental health, relationship skills......

 2020-01-16 22:36 

AP

Massachusetts Senate approves comprehensive sex ed bill...

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill Thursday that would require school districts that offer a comprehensive sex education curriculum rely on "medically accurate,......

 2020-01-16 22:29 

Men's Health News

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Wiggle a 'Chicken Tender' Lipoma Free...

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper removes a slender, jiggly lipoma resembling a raw chicken strip....

 2020-01-16 22:24 

AP

Wyoming governor requests funding for suicide call center...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has recommended providing $400,000 to fund an in-state call center for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.Gordon changed course on the......

 2020-01-16 22:16 

Reuters

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'List price' for healthcare treatments in the U.S. may be misleading...

(Reuters Health) - - The "list price" for healthcare treatments can vary wildly and may not reflect what will appear on a patient's bill, a new study finds....

 2020-01-16 22:08 

Reuters

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Surgical weight loss beats diet and exercise for reversing diabetes...

(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to achieve remission of diabetes than those who try to shed excess pounds by dieting and exercising, a recent study suggests....

 2020-01-16 21:54 

Men's Health News

What Is Robert Downey Jr.'s Net Worth? He's No Tony Stark, But He's Still Rich as Hell....

Robert Downey Jr. may not be a Marvel star anymore, but his colossal net worth is still impressive as hell. Here's his net worth ahead of the Dolittle premiere....

 2020-01-16 21:39 

Men's Health News

HBO's 'Watchmen' Is Officially Dead (For Now)...

Now that the first season of Watchmen is over, and just about every mystery has wrapped up, the question is obvious: What about Season 2?...

 2020-01-16 21:36 

AP

Teen who fled with mom to avoid cancer surgery has operation...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager who was taken out of state by her mother to avoid surgery for a rare type of liver cancer has had the operation while in the custody of the state welfare......

 2020-01-16 21:31 

Men's Health News

TikDocs Are Using TikTok to Spread the Word About Sex Ed and Vaccinations...

Doctors are taking to TikTok—we call them TikDocs—to educate teens about vaping, sex ed, vaccinations and more. Reactions are mixed....

 2020-01-16 21:27 

AP

Arkansas university: Employees are not obeying vaccine terms...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville had 194 faculty and staff members who had not complied with a state vaccination directive in response to a campus mumps......

 2020-01-16 21:16 

Reuters

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Smartwatch band may help spot heart problems, but doctors still required...

A smartwatch band with integrated electrodes to produce an electrocardiogram (ECG) might be able to help detect atrial fibrillation, but not as well as a traditional ECG machine used in a hospital, a recent study suggests....

 2020-01-16 20:57 

Medscape

Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia Linked to Lower Morality Risk?...

It's widely assumed antipsychotics increase the risk of CVD and early death in patients with schizophrenia. However, new findings suggest the opposite may be true and that these agents may in fact be protective. Medscape Medical News...

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