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 2018-09-20 11:28 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Feds offer new guidelines to fight obesity...

New recommendations offer doctors guidelines on helping patients battle obesity....

 2018-09-20 09:06 

Reuters

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EU approves fifth copy of AbbVie's $18 billion drug Humira...

Europe has approved a fifth copy of AbbVie's $18-billion-a-year biologic drug Humira the world's best-selling prescription medicine ramping up competition among makers of less-expensive biotech drugs....

 2018-09-20 08:03 

Reuters

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Mylan, Fujifilm win EU okay for copy of AbbVie's Humira...

Mylan and Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics said on Thursday they had won European approval to market a cheaper copy of AbbVie's $18-billion-a-year biologic drug Humira, the world's best-selling prescription medicine....

 2018-09-20 05:33 

AP

UVM, nurses union reach tentative agreement on contract...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Medical Center has reached a tentative contract agreement with a union representing nurses....

 2018-09-20 04:50 

Reuters

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Cargill recalls about 132,000 lbs of beef products over possible contamination...

Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling about 132,000 pounds of ground beef products that may have been contaminated with E.Coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 02:48 

AP

Officials say 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in Gaza...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says a 15-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli army fire during a protest near the perimeter fence with Israel....

 2018-09-20 02:14 

AP

The Latest: New Mexico GOP candidate say he has defied Trump...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the first televised debate between New Mexico's candidates for governor (all times local):8:10 p.m.Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce says he ha......

 2018-09-19 23:14 

AP

Georgia's Kemp: School safety 'has nothing to do' with guns...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has unveiled a $90 million proposal for school security focused on mental health and local control. But absent from his plan w......

 2018-09-19 23:11 

ABC News (US)

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Food research articles retracted by leading medical journal...

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 2018-09-19 23:05 

AP

West Virginia University plans to offer heart transplants...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's Heart and Vascular Institute plans to start offering the first heart transplant program in the state....

 2018-09-19 22:45 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Official: More possible victims of doctor found...

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 2018-09-19 22:32 

Medscape

WHO: Global Efforts to End TB 'Off Track'...

Global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million tuberculosis deaths since 2000, but tuberculosis remains the world's deadliest infectious disease and countries are still not doing enough to end it by 2030, WHO says. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 22:10 

Medscape

FDA Clears New Form of Latanoprost (Xelpros) for Glaucoma...

Xelpros is the first and only form of latanoprost that is not formulated with benzalkonium chloride, a preservative commonly used in topical ocular preparations. FDA Approvals...

 2018-09-19 21:21 

Medscape

Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity...

New registry data suggest even light to moderate physical activity may result in a less severe stroke over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 21:00 

Medical News Today

Is carrageenan safe to eat?...

Carrageenan is a controversial food additive. It is FDA-approved, but some scientists believe that it can cause inflammation, bowel disorders, and even certain cancers. In this article, we look at the research behind carrageenan, including its possible si...

 2018-09-19 20:33 

Medscape

Statin Benefits After 75 Limited to Patients With Diabetes...

Analysis of NHANES data showed no overall benefit of statins for primary prevention, with the exception of adults with type 2 diabetes, and only for those aged 75 to 84 years. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 20:14 

AP

Trail Blazers unveil jersey sponsorship...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have announced a multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Performance Health, an Illinois-based company that manufactures products for the rehabilita......

 2018-09-19 20:00 

Medical News Today

How to do a foot detox...

Some people believe that a foot detox can remove toxins from the body and leave people feeling refreshed. While foot detox machines are available, people can also make their own footbaths at home. These footbaths can help remove dirt and dead skin, as wel...

 2018-09-19 19:50 

CDC

CDC provides new funds to battle the opioid overdose epidemic...

CDC has awarded $155 million in new funding to states and four U.S. territories to advance the understanding of the opioid overdose epidemic and to scale-up prevention and response activities, including improving the timeliness and quality of surveillance...

 2018-09-19 19:27 

CBC

Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts...

People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-09-19 19:00 

AP

Rare virus detected in mosquito for first time this season...

LAKEVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts health officials say a mosquito has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis for the first time this year....

 2018-09-19 19:00 

Medical News Today

How to give an intramuscular injection...

Intramuscular injections are for medicines that people must inject into a muscle rather than the bloodstream or fatty tissue. In this article, find out the standard locations for intramuscular injections. We also provide a step-by-step guide on how to giv...

 2018-09-19 18:59 

AP

Federal agency awards Indiana $25M to fight opioid abuse...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Trump administration has awarded Indiana more than $25 million to fight the opioid epidemic, largely by expanding access to treatment and recovery services....

 2018-09-19 18:32 

Medscape

New Survey Shows Physicians' Top Choices for US Hospitals 2018...

Medically respected expertise and a good reputation are physicians' top two factors in choosing a hospital for themselves or a family member. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 18:00 

Medical News Today

What are the stages of Crohn's disease?...

Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Although Crohn's disease tends to get worse over time, symptoms can vary considerably and may sometimes disappear for weeks or even years. For this reason, doctors usually do not ...

 2018-09-19 17:55 

ABC News (US)

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Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit...

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 2018-09-19 17:14 

ABC News (US)

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From Syria to California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war...

A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind....

 2018-09-19 17:00 

Medical News Today

Fifteen healthful high-carb foods...

Carbohydrates provide essential fuel for the body and are necessary for it to function efficiently. Many high-carb foods offer health benefits, such as providing fiber, protein, and key vitamins. In this article, we list the best high-carb foods to includ...

 2018-09-19 16:51 

ABC News (US)

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Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney...

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 2018-09-19 16:41 

Medscape

Long-term Benralizumab Safe and Effective for Severe Asthma...

The drug is safe for severe uncontrolled asthma over 2 years, and reduces exacerbations in vast majority of patients, according to results from the 1-year BORA extension study. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 16:41 

Reuters

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Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say...

(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests....

 2018-09-19 16:36 

ABC News (US)

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Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors...

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 2018-09-19 16:27 

ABC News (US)

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Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids...

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 2018-09-19 16:27 

AP

Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recove......

 2018-09-19 16:21 

Medscape

Chronic Pain Now Affects 50 Million US Adults...

A new CDC report notes that about 50 million Americans are experiencing chronic pain and that 20 million have 'high-impact'; chronic pain that interferes with life or work activities. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-19 16:18 

NY Times

Kidney Stones Are More Beautiful Than You Might Think...

New research found that the painful deposits are surprisingly dynamic, forming much like microscopic coral reefs, and could help with treating them....

 2018-09-19 16:10 

ABC News (US)

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California doctor and his girlfriend deny rape allegations...

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 2018-09-19 16:00 

Medical News Today

Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, 'disability-free' life...

Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says....

 2018-09-19 15:43 

AP

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota surgeon is denying that he breached the standard of care when removing an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland....

 2018-09-19 15:35 

Reuters

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Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts...

(Reuters Health) - People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-09-19 15:34 

Reuters

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One in three gun-owning U.S. veterans don't store weapons safely...

(Reuters Health) - A substantial percentage of U.S. military vets store guns loaded and ready to use, according to an American study that could have implications for suicide prevention....

 2018-09-19 15:16 

Reuters

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Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak...

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said....

 2018-09-19 15:01 

Medscape

How Do You Feel About Recording Office Visits?...

More patients are recording doctor's appointments with or without permission. Medscape Reader Polls...

 2018-09-19 15:00 

Medical News Today

Through my eyes: Aortic dissection...

Timo Sderlund is the co-founder of Global Aortic Awareness Day. He started this after being diagnosed with the condition in 2012....

 2018-09-19 14:50 

ABC News (US)

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Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo...

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 2018-09-19 14:35 

AP

Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo...

GENEVA (AP) — The regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross says the latest deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo presents complex challenges as long-running conflict......

 2018-09-19 14:10 

ABC News (US)

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Yogurt: A good source of vitamins, minerals...and sugar...

Most store-bought yogurt is packed with sugar, UK-based study shows...

 2018-09-19 14:02 

ABC News (US)

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Infant walkers provide no benefit, cause much harm: Study...

Despite efforts stretching back to 1992, infant walkers are still a thing....

 2018-09-19 14:00 

Men's Health News

The New Apple Watch Is Bigger -- Is It Better?...

Review of the new Apple Watch Series 4 with new ECG app, AFib detection, redesigned shape, and fitness tracking features....

 2018-09-19 14:00 

Medical News Today

Do low vitamin D levels increase breast cancer risk?...

New research finds more evidence that low levels of vitamin D are linked to a heightened risk of breast cancer. Obesity is also a factor, authors confirm....

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