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 2018-08-15 20:46 

AP

VA accused of failing to pay bills for health care company...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Months of unpaid invoices to the Department of Veterans Affairs has prompted a health care provider in New Hampshire to stop servicing more than a dozen veterans in New Hampshi......

 2018-08-15 20:45 

NY Times

Any Weight Loss Can Be Healthful, but More Can Be Much Better...

Overweight people who lost 5 to 10 percent of their weight lowered their risk for metabolic syndrome by 22 percent. Those who lost 20 percent cut their risk by over 50 percent....

 2018-08-15 20:00 

Medical News Today

Can service dogs help with anxiety?...

Service dogs not only provide emotional support for people with anxiety disorders, but they can also be trained to perform essential tasks. They can detect and reduce anxiety attacks, fetch medication, and get help for people in distress. We discuss how t...

 2018-08-15 19:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about a watermelon allergy...

A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy to w...

 2018-08-15 18:59 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: New 'zombie' gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer...

They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world....

 2018-08-15 18:41 

ABC News (US)

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Kids living near forests have more 'diverse' diets, better nutrition: Study...

The study looked at a massive trove of dietary records between 2000 and 2013....

 2018-08-15 18:32 

AP

Alzheimer's advocates hail law aimed at raising awareness...

BOSTON (AP) — Alzheimer's advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a new law that aims to raise awareness about the disease while also increasing efforts to train caregivers about recognizing and tre......

 2018-08-15 18:00 

Medical News Today

What to do about vaginal cysts, sores, and bumps...

A lump or bump on the vagina may have a variety of causes. Causes can include cysts, warts, polyps, and, rarely, vaginal cancer. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve medication, lifestyle and hygiene changes, or even surgery. Learn more about th...

 2018-08-15 17:01 

Reuters

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Express Scripts staking out million dollar gene therapies...

Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs....

 2018-08-15 17:00 

Medical News Today

Technology has driven us into a cognition crisis. Is there anything we can do about it?...

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who's spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation's cognition crisis....

 2018-08-15 17:00 

Medical News Today

14 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise...

Strict diets can be challenging to follow, and people may not always have the time or ability to exercise. However, a variety of simple lifestyle changes can help people lose weight and improve their health. These include taking probiotics, getting enough...

 2018-08-15 16:00 

Medical News Today

Stroke: Time not the only factor in emergency care...

The expert who once coined the rule 'Time is brain!' uses a model to argue that there is also a need to consider the circulation pattern in the brain....

 2018-08-15 16:00 

Medical News Today

Mountain Dew does not kill sperm...

There is a persistent myth that the popular drink Mountain Dew kills sperm cells. Some people incorrectly think components of the drink, including caffeine and tartrazine, affect male fertility. This is not true. Learn more about what other factors to do ...

 2018-08-15 15:40 

AP

Oklahoma agency urges judge to not block new marijuana law...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Health Department is warning a judge that the public will be harmed if the state can't implement key rules on medical marijuana....

 2018-08-15 15:39 

AP

Kansas nurses sue to overturn midwife law...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Two nurse midwives are trying to overturn a Kansas law prohibiting them from practicing without physician oversight after they lost the ability to deliver babies at a hos......

 2018-08-15 15:00 

Reuters

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Stocking EpiPens at restaurants might reduce fatal allergic reactions...

(Reuters Health) - If restaurants and other food establishments stocked epinephrine autoinjectors, the number of fatal allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, could decrease, a small study in Canada suggests....

 2018-08-15 15:00 

Medical News Today

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure...

Hypertension is very common, and it's a major cardiovascular risk factor. An innovative 'three in one' pill may help treat it more easily and effectively....

 2018-08-15 14:09 

Medscape

Is One Basal Insulin Just Like Another?...

A new review suggests that we may be fooling ourselves by rating one high-priced insulin over another. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-08-15 14:08 

Men's Health News

Physical Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction? Yes, It's a Thing....

Physical therapy treatments can be an effective solution for men dealing with erectile dysfunction....

 2018-08-15 14:00 

Men's Health News

John Cena's Relationship Status Is a Mystery, But His Wealth Is Real...

John Cena, with 16 WWE World Championship wins and an ever-growing number of movie roles under his belt, is raking in some serious cash. His net worth here....

 2018-08-15 14:00 

Medical News Today

Cancer research: Zombie genes and elephants...

Elephants are affected by cancer much less frequently than humans. By unraveling their DNA, researchers gain new insight into anticancer mechanisms....

 2018-08-15 13:37 

ABC News (US)

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Judge: Firm can mandate drug test for medical marijuana user...

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

 2018-08-15 13:25 

Men's Health News

The Best Yoga Poses for Guys...

Yoga poses that men should master, from forward fold and downward dog to hero pose. These 10 moves will help you hone flexibility and athleticism....

 2018-08-15 13:00 

Medical News Today

Foods to eat for better sex...

Many people look to their diet to find ways of improving their sex lives. People sometimes try known aphrodisiacs to boost libido, or they might want to try heart-healthy foods to improve their stamina. In this article, learn which foods are best for sex ...

 2018-08-15 12:53 

Men's Health News

11 Henley Shirts You'll Live In This Fall...

Looking for a new henley to wear this fall? Check out the top 10 henleys for men to wear this fall, including shirts from Bonobos and Huckberry....

 2018-08-15 12:37 

AP

3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three ......

 2018-08-15 12:24 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Health groups push for stricter FDA regulations on e-cigarette liquids...

Several public health advocacy groups have banded together and written a letter to the FDA calling for stricter regulations on the liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes....

 2018-08-15 12:12 

Men's Health News

What the Hell Are Lambskin Condoms, and Should You Be Using Them?...

These condoms are made of sheep gut. Yup! Sheep gut....

 2018-08-15 12:00 

Medical News Today

Ten tips to prevent stretch marks...

Rapid weight or muscle gain, growth spurts, and pregnancy can all cause stretch marks. Genetics may also be a contributing factor. These lines are not harmful to health, but some people dislike their appearance. In this article, learn about ways to help p...

 2018-08-15 11:00 

Medical News Today

Is it safe to reheat rice?...

People often believe it is unsafe to reheat rice. This is because certain bacteria in rice can survive the cooking process. In fact, it is safe to eat reheated rice if it is cooked, stored, and reheated correctly. In this article, we discuss the best ways...

 2018-08-15 10:49 

Men's Health News

I Can't Stop Using This Blackhead-Busting Face-Cleaning Brush...

Looking for a facial cleansing brush? Check out this Foreo Luna review, including details on how to remove blackheads from the nose and more skincare tips....

 2018-08-15 10:00 

Medical News Today

What happens at each stage of breast cancer?...

There are multiple stages of breast cancer, ranging from 04. Each has it's own particular set of symptoms and treatment possibilities. There are treatment options for each stage with varying outlooks for success depending on the stage and person. The ...

 2018-08-15 10:00 

Medical News Today

What are the symptoms of a UTI in older adults?...

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can affect people at any age. However, UTIs are one of the most common causes of infection in older adults. Symptoms of a UTI in older adults may include restlessness, agitation, and confusion. UTIs are treatable with medic...

 2018-08-15 10:00 

Medical News Today

What are monk fruit and stevia?...

Monk fruit and stevia are natural, plant-based sweeteners. The products tend to contain few, if any, calories, carbohydrates, and sugars, and people use them as alternatives to sugar, honey, and other sweeteners. Here, we describe what monk fruit and stev...

 2018-08-15 10:00 

Medical News Today

What long-term cannabis use can do to your brain...

Cannabis and cannabis-based drugs are increasingly used for clinical purposes, but researchers warn they may also harm the brain. A new study explains how....

 2018-08-15 08:14 

Reuters

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Long-acting injection a shot in the arm for GSK's HIV business...

A long-acting injection developed by GlaxoSmithKline and given once a month has proved as effective as standard daily pills for controlling the AIDS virus, lifting prospects for the British drugmaker's key HIV business....

 2018-08-15 07:00 

Medical News Today

Urea dysfunctions in the liver may signal cancer...

New research suggests that a dysfunctional nitrogen metabolism may be an early sign of cancer. The findings may lead to better diagnostic tools....

 2018-08-15 06:42 

Men's Health News

How to Get $50 Off Some of Fitbit's Best Models...

Looking for Amazon's Fitbit sale? Here's how to save up to $50 on a new Fitbit Alta, Fitbit Ionic, and other fitness trackers from Fitbit....

 2018-08-15 05:40 

Men's Health News

What's the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee? The U.S. Army Found the Answer...

The new algorithm uses your sleep patterns to determine the optimal time for you to get your daily caffeine fix in order to feel maximum effectiveness....

 2018-08-15 05:23 

AP

Big Island dispensary gets green light to grow medical pot...

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health has signaled a green light for a medical marijuana dispensary to start growing on the Big Island....

 2018-08-15 05:05 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Express Scripts staking out million dollar gene therapies...

Express Scripts Holding Co built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs....

 2018-08-15 05:00 

Men's Health News

Are You a "Grower" or a "Shower"? The Truth About This Penis Urban Legend...

Is there such thing as being a grower or a shower? We asked the experts about this penis urban legend and the long-time debate over flaccid and erect penises....

 2018-08-15 04:17 

AP

New admissions to Tennessee nursing home suspended...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's health commissioner has suspended admissions to a nursing home after an investigation found problems with the facility....

 2018-08-15 04:11 

AP

University of Louisville announces $5M to help tree study...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Louisville says it has received $5 million to help fund a study that looks at the connection between a green environment and human health....

 2018-08-14 23:19 

ABC News (US)

[ Health ]

New 'zombie' gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer...

They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world....

 2018-08-14 23:17 

ABC News (US)

[ Health ]

Suicide risk nearly double for traumatic brain injury sufferers: Study...

The study was conducted by researchers in Denmark and published Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 23:08 

CBC

'Google Generation' wants more technology in health care but still values personal touch...

People aged 18 to 34 are frequent users of the health care system and want to use technology in managing their health, a survey commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association suggests....

 2018-08-14 22:38 

AP

Officials seek blood tests for people exposed to chemicals...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Officials want to test the blood of hundreds of people in two western Michigan communities who have been exposed to toxic chemicals in their drinking water....

 2018-08-14 21:59 

AP

More than 1,200 infected with measles in Brazil; 6 dead...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Health Ministry says more than 1,200 people have been infected in a growing measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela....

 2018-08-14 21:45 

AP

NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the opioid maker misled doctors and patients about the dangers of its drugs....

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