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 2019-07-21 00:30 

ABC News (US)

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Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults -- a $27 million cut that is having an impact...

 2019-07-20 15:55 

AP

Mannequins help students learn ins and outs of health care...

MIAMI (AP) — Lying on the table, surrounded by two nurses, a woman shrieks in pain, "There's something horribly wrong!"She's in labor, and nurse Shanti Fernandez is helping to deliver her......

 2019-07-20 13:51 

ABC News (US)

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What consumers can do as regulators weigh compounds' risks...

While federal regulators weigh the risks of a widely used nonstick and stain-resistant compound, experts say consumers can take steps to limit their exposure....

 2019-07-20 13:10 

AP

West Nile virus found in 4 mosquito pools around Omaha-area...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials are warning those in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County to take precautions after West Nile virus is found in mosquitoes in the county.The Douglas County......

 2019-07-20 13:00 

CBC

Are food politics defeating Canada's healthy eating strategy?...

With the clock ticking toward a federal election, time is running out for the Trudeau government's signature health eating strategy. The law banning the advertisement of junk food to kids died in the Senate last month. Advocates are now worried that n...

 2019-07-20 12:08 

AP

Indiana steps aim to make it easier, cheaper to quit smoking...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two state agencies are taking steps to make it easier and cheaper for Indiana residents to quit smoking.The policy changes were announced Monday by the State Department......

 2019-07-20 12:05 

AP

Effort to help boost nurse practitioners in rural Michigan...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Valley State University is working with two Michigan health care systems to graduate more students who will work as nurse practitioners in rural or underserved......

 2019-07-20 10:16 

Reuters

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African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria...

Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....

 2019-07-20 10:00 

Medical News Today

Computer use later in life may prevent cognitive decline...

New research finds that using a computer and playing games, among other activities, can significantly reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment....

 2019-07-20 09:37 

ABC News (US)

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War-weakened South Sudan tries to prepare for Ebola...

War-weakened South Sudan tries to prepare for Ebola as threat of virus' spread is 'very high'...

 2019-07-20 08:00 

CBC

How air conditioning gave us skyscrapers, President Reagan and saved countless lives...

During these sweltering days, many people likely take air conditioning for granted — one of those modern-day conveniences that make life at work, or sleep at home, a little more pleasant. But the world-changing invention of air conditioning has been...

 2019-07-20 08:00 

Men's Health News

Enter The Next Dragon...

As Bruce Lee in summer's hottest movie, Mike Moh is revitalizing the legacy of the martial-arts icon (and the sport itself) in both pop culture and fitness....

 2019-07-20 07:00 

Men's Health News

People Are Sharing the Reasons They Cheated on Their Partners...

In a thread which went viral on Reddit, people have been getting honest about the reasons and different ways they were unfaithful to their partners....

 2019-07-20 07:00 

Medical News Today

How an omega-6 fatty acid may keep heart disease at bay...

New research in mouse cells sheds light on some mechanisms that help explain how dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, an omega-6, prevents atherosclerosis....

 2019-07-20 06:30 

Men's Health News

Not All Creatine Supplements Work. Here's How to Buy One That Does....

Not all creatine supplements are created equal. This decoder will help you find the most effective muscle-building supplement with all the right ingredients....

 2019-07-20 06:15 

AP

Idaho prisoners volunteer at suicide hotline...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — While Tamara Reuben spent an evening volunteering at the Idaho Suicide Hotline, one of her family members died by suicide."Why didn't he call the hotline?" Reuben asked......

 2019-07-20 06:00 

Men's Health News

Michael B. Jordan Will Steal Art and Hearts in 'The Thomas Crown Affair' Remake...

'Black Panther' star Michael B. Jordan will play the title role in a remake of the art theft thriller 'The Thomas Crown Affair', produced by the Russo Brothers....

 2019-07-20 05:00 

Men's Health News

Get Fully Shredded With This 30 Minute Bodyweight Circuit Workout...

This bodyweight blast workout from trainer Michael Piercy can kick off major fat burning effects in just 30 minutes of effort....

 2019-07-20 04:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about waking up with anxiety...

A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here....

 2019-07-20 03:13 

Medical Daily

Sesame Oil Health Benefits: Treats Arthritis, Promotes Heart Health And More...

Sesame Oil has several health benefits due to its antioxidant properties....

 2019-07-20 03:06 

Medical Daily

Turkey Bacon vs. Pork Bacon: Which Is Healthier?...

Bacon, either pork or turkey, are equally bad for health. Here is why....

 2019-07-20 03:00 

AP

Fallout from patient rape leads to Mesa hospital's closing...

PHOENIX (AP) — The operator of a Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated patient was raped and later gave birth is closing one of its other hospitals.Hacienda HealthCare......

 2019-07-20 02:38 

Medical Daily

Debate On Whether Simple Infections Can Lead to Alzheimer's Intensifies...

The hypothesis bacterial and viral infections can lead to Alzheimer's is drawing intense scrutiny....

 2019-07-20 02:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about walking for weight loss...

Walking can help people lose weight. Setting a faster pace, using an incline, and walking multiple times per day can all help increase the amount of calories a person burns. Learn more here....

 2019-07-20 01:53 

ABC News (US)

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Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders...

Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids...

 2019-07-20 00:56 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Suit: Firms didn't stop suspicious opioid orders...

Two Ohio counties say in a court filing that drugmakers and distributors ignored a requirement that companies refuse to send suspicious orders of the powerful painkillers...

 2019-07-20 00:31 

ABC News (US)

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AP sources: Trump officials weigh delay of abortion curbs...

AP sources: Trump administration weighs delay in enforcing its ban on abortion referrals by family-planning clinics...

 2019-07-20 00:00 

Medical News Today

Everything you need to know about Wellbutrin for ADHD...

Doctors sometimes prescribe Wellbutrin to treat ADHD if a person cannot take stimulants. Learn more about the efficacy and risks here....

 2019-07-19 23:15 

CBC

Women still becoming pregnant on acne drug Accutane despite birth defect warnings...

Even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking Accutane , each year up to 300 women in the U.S. become pregnant while taking it, researchers find....

 2019-07-19 23:02 

Reuters

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Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod...

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....

 2019-07-19 22:17 

AP

Gastro illnesses reported in southwestern Michigan...

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — State health officials are reporting many cases of a gastrointestinal illness in southwestern Michigan.Cyclosporiasis is caused by a parasite and is linked to......

 2019-07-19 22:00 

Medical News Today

How to strengthen your knee...

People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about how to strengthen the knee here....

 2019-07-19 21:46 

Medscape

Medicare Shared Savings Program Stays Stable Despite More Risk...

Providers are more willing to take on financial risk than some expected, CMS chief says, but critics of the program are still expressing concerns. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-07-19 21:44 

Reuters

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CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak...

Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday....

 2019-07-19 21:11 

Medscape

The Week That Wasn't: 5G Scare, Brain Hacks, Artificial Kidney...

A quick overview of three medical stories that are worth a mention. Medscape...

 2019-07-19 21:07 

Reuters

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Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception...

(Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women...

 2019-07-19 21:06 

ABC News (US)

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Tennessee must mediate with prisoners over hepatitis C drugs...

A federal judge has ordered the state of Tennessee to mediate with a group of prisoners who are demanding treatment for their hepatitis C infections...

 2019-07-19 21:00 

Medical News Today

Everything you need to know about berberine...

Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body's cells, it may help treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammation, and cancer. Learn more about ...

 2019-07-19 20:00 

Medical News Today

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum...

Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....

 2019-07-19 19:35 

Medscape

AI Predicts Long-term Death Risk From Single Chest X-ray...

Using a single diagnostic image, a new artificial intelligence algorithm predicts 12-year mortality, new data suggested. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-07-19 19:00 

Medical News Today

What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?...

A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here....

 2019-07-19 18:24 

AP

State audit finds lapses at New York mental health agency...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An audit finds that New York's Office of Mental Health isn't properly informing parents or guardians when a loved one is abused or neglected in state-regulated......

 2019-07-19 18:03 

Reuters

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Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery...

(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests....

 2019-07-19 18:03 

AP

Maine grappling with closure of nursing homes...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than a dozen nursing homes have shuttered in Maine over the last five years, and operators say the governor's decision to hold off $1 million in additional funding......

 2019-07-19 18:00 

Medical News Today

Why is my chest itchy?...

Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin....

 2019-07-19 17:59 

ABC News (US)

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Federal judge upholds a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'...

Federal judge upholds short-term health insurance, a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'...

 2019-07-19 17:18 

AP

Kentucky lawmakers convene for session on pensions...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — For the second time in seven months, Kentucky's Republican governor called lawmakers back into a special session Friday to deal with the state's pension problems.The......

 2019-07-19 17:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about the side effects of Elavil...

Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here....

 2019-07-19 16:38 

ABC News (US)

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Q&A: Newly public data maps opioid crisis across US...

A trove of federal data made public for the first time this week shows that prescription opioids were shipped to places where the overdose crisis was at its worst...

 2019-07-19 16:37 

Reuters

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Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain...

(Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....

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