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 2018-07-23 05:35 

AP

Israeli fire kills Palestinian teen during West Bank clashes...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a teenage boy has been killed in clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank....

 2018-07-23 05:25 

AP

Kodiak hospital sees uptick in bear spray exposures...

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Kodiak health professionals say there is an uptick in the number of children being accidently exposed to bear spray....

 2018-07-23 04:01 

NY Times

Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians' Group Says...

Eat more fruits and vegetables, don't put plastic containers in the microwave or dishwasher and check recycling codes to reduce exposure to chemicals....

 2018-07-23 03:23 

Reuters

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China vaccine scandal ripples through domestic market, threatens global push...

A vaccine scandal in China, which has hit a nerve in the country and prompted quick reactions from leaders in Beijing, is sending ripples across the wider domestic drug market while threatening to dent Chinese ambitions to play a larger global role....

 2018-07-23 02:54 

ABC News (US)

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Chinese premier orders investigation of vaccine makers...

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

 2018-07-22 22:56 

AP

Syndergaard to DL again with hand, foot and mouth disease...

NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the 10-day disabled list after contracting hand, foot and mo......

 2018-07-22 19:44 

AP

Number of typhus cases growing in Galveston County...

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston say the number of typhus cases in Galveston County already has equaled the total for all of 2017....

 2018-07-22 19:30 

ABC News (US)

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More than senior moments: better dementia detection is urged...

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

 2018-07-22 18:00 

AP

Free sunscreen popping up in Vermont parks...

Free sunscreen is popping up in Vermont parks....

 2018-07-22 16:08 

AP

Group wants Maine voters to ban female genital mutilation...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group led by Maine conservatives has launched an effort aimed at having voters explicitly ban female genital mutilation, according to recent state campaign finance filings....

 2018-07-22 15:26 

AP

Malloy launches lead poisoning awareness campaign...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is re-launching a campaign to educate minority parents about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning....

 2018-07-22 15:23 

AP

Study says record number of Arkansas babies drug addicted...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A new study by the Arkansas Department of Health says a record number of babies born in Arkansas are addicted to drugs....

 2018-07-22 13:00 

CBC

Your earliest memory might never have happened...

Researchers say it's unlikely that people can have full "autobiographical" memories from before age two....

 2018-07-22 10:00 

Medical News Today

Eat fish for a longer life, study suggests...

In the latest and largest study to investigate the impact of eating more fish, researchers conclude that a fish-based diet could lower mortality risk....

 2018-07-22 09:21 

ABC News (US)

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UK faces calls to liberalize Northern Ireland abortion laws...

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

 2018-07-22 09:00 

NY Times

It's Not Just the Tampon Tax: Why Periods Are Political...

More people than ever are discussing periods in public, including a push for "menstrual equity" and an end to tampon taxes. We explain....

 2018-07-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?...

It has been generally accepted that high levels of 'good cholesterol' protect the heart. But new research questions this, urging specialists to reassess....

 2018-07-22 05:00 

Men's Health News

How to Build a Great Home Entertainment System...

Step up your sound....

 2018-07-21 21:01 

AP

Imrovements seen at state mental hospital under settlement...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Court-ordered improvements are producing changes at the state hospital for mental health....

 2018-07-21 19:53 

AP

27 Wyoming residents have died in severe flu season...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Twenty-seven Wyoming residents have died from flu-related illnesses during the most recent influenza season....

 2018-07-21 17:41 

AP

Mets' Cespedes too sore to start, may need heel surgery...

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after saying he may need surgery on both heels that would require an eight-to-10-month recovery, Yoenis Cespedes was out of the Mets' starting lineup Saturday because of body ......

 2018-07-21 17:21 

CBC

Ritz Bits pulled from shelves due to possible salmonella contamination...

Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches in cheese and pizza flavours are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency....

 2018-07-21 15:58 

AP

Homeless shelter to require, provide Hepatitis A vaccine...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky homeless shelter is going to start requiring that patrons be immunized against Hepatitis A before staying....

 2018-07-21 14:48 

AP

Wisconsin researchers study genetic screening for Amish...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working to expand newborn genetic screening for Wisconsin's Amish and Old Order Mennonite communities....

 2018-07-21 13:36 

AP

Rhode Island Foundation awards grants for medical research...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded about $340,000 in seed funding to promising medical research projects....

 2018-07-21 13:07 

AP

Ohio State Fair senior day offers discounts, free screenings...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair will feature discounted admissions and free health screenings for visitors age 60 and over....

 2018-07-21 13:00 

CBC

Why there's finally a drug for smallpox even though the disease no longer exists...

Enough doses for two million treatments have been delivered to the U.S. government's national emergency stockpile — and the Canadian government isn't ruling out the possibility of buying some....

 2018-07-21 12:55 

AP

City reports first resurgence of Hepatitis A since 2014...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Health Department is working to prevent the spread of hepatitis A after its recent resurgence....

 2018-07-21 10:00 

Medical News Today

How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?...

Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look....

 2018-07-21 08:00 

ABC News (US)

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'Miles to go' in fight against HIV, UN report warns...

Fifty countries report the rate of new infections is on the rise....

 2018-07-21 07:01 

AP

Algae crisis: What do you do when water is your home?...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Mikayla Zariske's new abnormal stinks. And it gives her headaches. But that's not what worries the Cape Coral liveaboard most about the toxic algae slick surrounding her flo......

 2018-07-21 07:00 

Medical News Today

Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk...

Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating why this is....

 2018-07-21 05:00 

Men's Health News

We've Been Closing Ziploc Bags Wrong All Along...

Try this trick to get the most air out of your Ziploc sandwich bag, without any fancy gadgets....

 2018-07-21 05:00 

Men's Health News

How Elite eSports Athletes Whip Themselves Into Shape to Compete...

With teams like Team Dignitas training with top nutritionists and trainers at elite facilities, the $1.5 billion esports industry is ready to take physical fitness seriously....

 2018-07-21 02:30 

ABC News (US)

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Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd...

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

 2018-07-21 00:22 

NY Times

Quotation of the Day: Sole Survivor of Brazilian Tribe Is Glimpsed in Amazon Jungle, Healthy and at Work...

Quotation of the Day for Saturday, July 21, 2018....

 2018-07-20 22:40 

AP

Phoenix area ozone advisories issued for the last 11 days...

PHOENIX (AP) — For each of the last 11 days, environmental regulators have issued ozone pollution advisories for metro Phoenix, warning that the area is expected to exceed the federal health standa......

 2018-07-20 21:58 

Reuters

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Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises...

(Reuters Health) - Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose....

 2018-07-20 21:54 

Reuters

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Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S....

Life sciences company Bayer AG said on Friday it would discontinue the sale of its birth control product Essure in the United States, citing a decline in sales of the implantable device that made the business no longer sustainable....

 2018-07-20 21:54 

Reuters

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CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that...

(Reuters Health) - To help more patients survive cardiac arrest, traditional CPR training needs an overhaul with more chances for practice - and instructions on social and digital platforms might help lessons stick, some doctors argue....

 2018-07-20 21:52 

Reuters

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'Invisible' stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death...

(Reuters Health) - A screening test for colon cancer that looks for "invisible" blood in stool may also predict a heightened risk of premature death from other causes, a recent study suggests....

 2018-07-20 21:34 

ABC News (US)

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What life is like when your child is diagnosed with PANDAS...
 2018-07-20 21:02 

AP

Wisconsin community seeks solution after string of suicides...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Several suicides by young people in a Madison suburb have the community struggling to find ways to address mental health among its youth....

 2018-07-20 20:30 

CDC

CDC investigation Update of a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact With Live Poultry...

A CDC investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks has been posted....

 2018-07-20 20:26 

Reuters

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U.S. court rejects Allergan bid to shield patents through tribe deal...

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe....

 2018-07-20 19:12 

ABC News (US)

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90 people in 26 states infected with Salmonella: CDC...

The CDC has tips on its website to avoid salmonella infections....

 2018-07-20 18:26 

AP

State no longer seeks death penalty in deputy killing...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state of Montana is no longer seeking the death penalty in the case of a man charged with being an accessory to the homicide of a sheriff's deputy in May 2017....

 2018-07-20 17:21 

NY Times

Got Medicare Advantage? Prepare for New Perks — and New Questions....

Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to cover adult day care, home modifications and other new benefits. But they may not be available to all enrollees every year....

 2018-07-20 17:00 

Medical News Today

Vaginal pH balance: Symptoms, remedies, and tests...

While vaginal pH levels tend to change over a person's lifetime, normal levels are usually below 4.5. A high pH may indicate a bacterial infection or another condition. The presence of menstrual blood and semen can also raise the pH. Here, we cover th...

 2018-07-20 16:29 

Reuters

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Agios Pharmaceuticals leukemia drug gets U.S. approval...

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its treatment for a type of leukemia, the first targeted drug for patients with a specific genetic mutation....

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