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 2018-01-23 12:02 

AP

Kenyans accuse largest hospital of rape, abuse of patients...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Hundreds of Kenyans have held a peaceful demonstration at the country's largest public hospital to demand that management act on allegations of rape and sexual harassment of p......

 2018-01-23 11:48 

Reuters

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Europe's safety watchdog says laxatives may increase cancer risk...

LONDON (Reuters) - European food safety officials issued a warning on Tuesday about potential health problems, including an increased risk of some cancers, linked to long-term use of laxatives such as senna and rhubarb extract....

 2018-01-23 11:00 

Medical News Today

What is kernicterus and what are the symptoms?...

Learn all about kernicterus, a form of brain damage linked to severe jaundice in newborns. We look at the complications, diagnosis, and treatments for this...

 2018-01-23 10:03 

ABC News (US)

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Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say...

Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say...

 2018-01-23 10:03 

AP

Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world with......

 2018-01-23 10:00 

Medical News Today

Children with autism may benefit from being bilingual...

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers find that children with autism spectrum disorders who are bilingual have improved cognitive flexibility....

 2018-01-23 09:05 

World Health Organization

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas...

The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....

 2018-01-23 08:00 

Medical News Today

What are simple partial seizures?...

Simple partial seizures are a form of seizure where a person does not lose consciousness. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here....

 2018-01-23 08:00 

Medical News Today

'Cross-dressing' cells may improve cancer treatment...

Researchers from Switzerland describe a new method that improves cancer immunotherapy by 'cross-dressing' the dendritic cells of the immune system....

 2018-01-23 08:00 

Medical News Today

All about the spleen...

In this article, we discuss the spleen. We will explain what the spleen does, the types of cells involved, and what happens when it goes wrong....

 2018-01-23 08:00 

Medical News Today

The nutrient mix that could boost women's energy levels...

Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?...

 2018-01-23 05:13 

AP

New Hampshire considers limits on sex reassignment surgery...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire House lawmakers are considering two bills on the topic of gender reassignment surgery....

 2018-01-23 05:13 

AP

NY fire departments seek aid in covering ambulance costs...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fire departments that also provide emergency medical services are seeking some financial relief from the New York State Legislature....

 2018-01-22 23:55 

Reuters

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Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples: WHO...

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 23:54 

Reuters

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CDC director urges flu vaccinations as pediatric deaths mount...

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Of the 30 U.S. children who have died from the flu so far this season, some 85 percent had not been vaccinated, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who urged Americans to get flu shots amid o...

 2018-01-22 23:28 

AP

Deal that broke Senate impasse: Kids' health but no DACA...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal was hastily assembled and approved Monday to break through the Senate stalemate over immigration and border security that shut down the government for three days....

 2018-01-22 22:56 

AP

Mississippi has its 1st pediatric flu death of season...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is reporting its first pediatric flu death of the current season....

 2018-01-22 21:56 

Reuters

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'Inflammatory' diet linked to higher risk of colon cancer...

(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer than individuals who tend to avoid these foods, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-01-22 21:41 

Men's Health News

A Disease Turning Deer Into 'Zombies' Could Theoretically Spread to Humans...

Should you be worried about chronic wasting disease? Here's everything you need to know...

 2018-01-22 21:36 

AP

Sewage spill shuts beaches along California's central coast...

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean in Monterey County after a filter at a water treatment plant got clogged and the computer system failed to sound an......

 2018-01-22 21:32 

Reuters

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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration's approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to claim its novel iQOS tobacco device is les...

 2018-01-22 21:17 

Reuters

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Little change in proportion of U.S. kids with autism...

(Reuters Health) - After steadily climbing for two decades, the proportion of U.S. children with autism may be leveling off, a recent study suggests....

 2018-01-22 21:16 

Reuters

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Vermont becomes ninth U.S. state to legalize marijuana...

(Reuters) - Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill passed by the legislature earlier this month....

 2018-01-22 21:12 

Men's Health News

We Asked 2,400 People What Counts as Microcheating. Do You Agree With the Results?...

From sexting to having dinner with someone you're attracted to, the definition of infidelity has changed. We asked couples and therapists what counts as microcheating— and what doesn't...

 2018-01-22 21:07 

ABC News (US)

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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny...

Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny...

 2018-01-22 21:06 

AP

Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but government scientists say it's unclear if that translates into ......

 2018-01-22 20:41 

Men's Health News

This Guy Is in Crisis Mode Because His Mom Found His Stash of Incest-Themed Porn...

"How can I explain to my mom that my porn collection has absolutely nothing to do with her or my dad?"...

 2018-01-22 20:36 

Reuters

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Body broker who sold diseased remains is convicted of fraud...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Detroit businessman who sold and leased donated body parts for two decades was convicted Monday of defrauding medical customers by selling them diseased human remains....

 2018-01-22 19:54 

Reuters

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'Misperceptions' keep some from agreeing to donate organs after death...

(Reuters Health) - Although most Americans say they're willing to be an organ donor after they die, some people never sign up because they're unsure about what could happen to them in a medical emergency, according to a new study....

 2018-01-22 19:37 

Men's Health News

Thinking of Going Gluten-Free? It Might Not Be As Healthy As You Think...

Gluten-free products are less nutritious and 159 percent more expensive, according to a new study...

 2018-01-22 19:32 

Men's Health News

Should You Take a Stool Softener Or a Laxative If You Can't Poop?...

Find out which you should stock in your medicine cabinet...

 2018-01-22 19:30 

Reuters

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Hospital patients less likely to survive 'off-hours' cardiac arrest...

(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients who have a cardiac arrest may be more likely to die if it happens in the middle of the night or on a weekend than if it occurs on a weekday, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-01-22 19:22 

Men's Health News

This Workout Keeps Burning Calories For Hours After You're Done...

Plus, all the other reasons why it's a great way to train...

 2018-01-22 19:20 

Reuters

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70 million people suffer in world's neglected crises: CARE...

GENEVA (Reuters) - Some 70 million people are trapped in humanitarian crises that are largely playing out beyond the attention of aid workers, donors and the media, an international charity said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 19:12 

Men's Health News

'Fifty Shades' Star Jamie Dornan Once Glued on Fake Pubes to Impress a Girl...

Shockingly, it wasn't a resounding success...

 2018-01-22 19:00 

Medical News Today

How does a short luteal phase affect fertility?...

In this article, we take a look at short luteal phases, also known as luteal phase defects. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options....

 2018-01-22 18:52 

AP

Nevada official ousted over squalid homes for mentally ill...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada state official responsible for residential care for severely mentally ill people has been ousted after an audit found squalid conditions at taxpayer-funded homes under ......

 2018-01-22 18:42 

AP

Illinois lawmakers plan 2nd Legionnaires' disease hearing...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers will meet again next month in Springfield for a bipartisan hearing about the deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans' home....

 2018-01-22 18:37 

ABC News (US)

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Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals...

Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals...

 2018-01-22 18:29 

Men's Health News

7 Great Socks Fit for Winter Workouts...

Because cold feet don't need to be a reality of sinking temps...

 2018-01-22 18:11 

ABC News (US)

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What pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic...

What pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic...

 2018-01-22 18:09 

AP

Cuban boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound face tumor...

MIAMI (AP) — A Cuban teenager has died, days after doctors in Miami removed a 10-pound tumor from his face....

 2018-01-22 17:52 

USA Today

Hospitals’ best-laid plans upended by disaster...

Many fires, shootings and storms last year tested hospital readiness. Now, leaders are using their experiences to address the shortcomings....

 2018-01-22 17:52 

Reuters

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Kentucky accuses McKesson of helping fuel opioid epidemic...

(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Monday accused drug distributor McKesson Corp of helping fuel the opioid epidemic by failing to halt shipments of suspiciously large or frequent orders by pharmacies of prescription painkillers....

 2018-01-22 17:47 

Reuters

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FDA releases initial review of Philip Morris' iQOS device...

(Reuters) - An electronic product made by Philip Morris International Inc that heats rather than burns tobacco contains lower levels of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than cigarettes, a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio...

 2018-01-22 17:43 

Men's Health News

How to Properly Store Your Razor Blades—and How Often to Replace Them...

Here's the right way to take care of your shaving gear...

 2018-01-22 17:26 

Men's Health News

Death Metal Yoga Is the 1000% Intense Workout You're Not Doing...

Get your Slayer T-shirts out of storage and prepare to bang your head, because this workout has some serious benefits...

 2018-01-22 17:17 

Men's Health News

How This Man Carved a Killer Six-Pack and Became an Adventure Athlete...

Marcus Leach pushed himself entirely out of his comfort zone—and changed his life in the process...

 2018-01-22 17:00 

Medical News Today

What causes Fournier's gangrene?...

A look at Fournier's gangrene, a potentially life-threatening form of necrotizing fasciitis. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook....

 2018-01-22 17:00 

Medical News Today

Why regular coffee intake could worsen sports performance...

Many athletes turn to caffeine as a way of boosting their performance, but a new study suggests that regular caffeine intake may have the opposite effect....

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