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 2018-04-26 06:20 

Medical Daily

Artificial Light At Night Linked To Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk: Study...

Researchers from Spain link nighttime exposure to artificial light from smartphones and white LED street lights to a higher risk of breast and prostate cancer....

 2018-04-26 06:00 

AP

Maui police officer files disability suit against department...

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Maui police officer has filed a lawsuit against the department claiming it has no psychologists to help police with mental health issues and has a pattern of retaliation, f......

 2018-04-26 05:41 

AP

Norovirus confirmed after 50 college students fall ill...

CLINTON, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at an upstate New York college have confirmed that norovirus sickened over 50 students....

 2018-04-26 05:25 

Men's Health News

Prince Harry Is Getting Shredded Before He's Wedded...

Prince Harry wants to look his best for his royal wedding, so he's got himself a pre-nuptial fitness and diet routine fit for a sixth-in-line-for-the-throne king....

 2018-04-26 05:03 

ABC News (US)

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Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches...

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

 2018-04-26 05:03 

Men's Health News

John Cena Says He'll 'Always Love' Nikki Bella...

John Cena says he'll...

 2018-04-26 04:43 

Medical Daily

Dark Chocolate Can Reduce Stress And Make You Smarter, Research Finds...

Two studies have found that consuming certain types of dark chocolate can have a positive effect on stress levels, learning abilities, immunity and more....

 2018-04-26 03:42 

Reuters

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Johnson & Johnson wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict...

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company's Pinnacle hip implant devices....

 2018-04-25 23:48 

Reuters

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Income, education tied to physical function in old age...

(Reuters Health) - People with lower socioeconomic status may have fewer years of good physical functioning in old age than their more affluent, educated counterparts, a recent study suggests....

 2018-04-25 23:14 

ABC News (US)

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Eat your breakfast to prevent future weight gain, decrease chances of becoming obese...

Skipping breakfast is a predictor of future weight gain and increases your chances of becoming obese, according to a new study....

 2018-04-25 22:33 

AP

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases...

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states....

 2018-04-25 21:36 

AP

Legionnaires' cases linked to Co-op City in the Bronx...

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials have confirmed three cases of Legionnaires' disease, one of them fatal, at an apartment complex in the Bronx....

 2018-04-25 21:29 

ABC News (US)

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Number of pre-teen moms in the US at a record low, CDC says...

A new report shows that the number declined by 67 percent over eight years....

 2018-04-25 21:00 

NY Times

Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics...

Providing one dose every six months saved one in four babies, researchers reported. Now the W.H.O. will consider recommending routine use....

 2018-04-25 20:37 

Reuters

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'Adrenal support' supplements may contain unsafe ingredients...

(Reuters Health) - Many "adrenal support" supplements sold online as energy boosters may contain thyroid hormones and steroids that aren't listed on the labels and can cause dangerous side effects, a study suggests....

 2018-04-25 20:19 

CBC

'Naps aren't just for babies:' ridesharing industry fights fatigue risks...

Some ridesharing companies now require rest periods after extended driving shifts, but it can be difficult to enforce and doesn't sufficiently address driver safety, U.S. sleep medicine society says....

 2018-04-25 20:08 

AP

Nursing home camera bills wins Louisiana senators' support...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Nursing home opposition hasn't slowed a proposal to let Louisiana families install video camera systems in their loved ones' nursing home rooms....

 2018-04-25 19:55 

Reuters

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FDA says reviewing Acadia's Parkinson's medication, shares fall...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it was reviewing Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Parkinson's medication, the only approved drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with the disease....

 2018-04-25 19:53 

Reuters

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Court rules gravely ill UK child cannot travel to Vatican hospital...

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A British court rejected an appeal on Wednesday from parents of a gravely ill 23-month-old boy to take their son to Italy for treatment, a case that has drawn international attention, including from Pope Francis....

 2018-04-25 19:41 

Reuters

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Fatigue a major risk in ridesharing industry...

(Reuters Health) - Fatigue and sleepiness are inherent safety risks in the ridesharing industry today, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns....

 2018-04-25 18:49 

AP

Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a lab in a box: Researchers created a device about the size of a toaster that can test a drop of blood to tell, in about half an hour, who's immune to certain infections a......

 2018-04-25 18:39 

Reuters

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Mom's depression tied to kids' emotional, intellectual development...

(Reuters Health) - A mother's depression is linked with her children's development from infancy through adolescence, according to a new study....

 2018-04-25 18:05 

AP

Pennsylvania gets more federal aid to fight opioid crisis...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is getting another $26.5 million in federal aid to help fight the opioid addiction epidemic and says one focus will be to establish more medica......

 2018-04-25 18:00 

Medical News Today

Caring for a child with ADHD: 21 tips...

Parenting or caring for a child with ADHD can be both challenging and rewarding. In this article, we give tips on how to encourage positive behaviors and development in a child, as well as how to talk to them about their condition. We also look at how a p...

 2018-04-25 17:41 

ABC News (US)

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Parents of sick toddler Alfie Evans make new court challenge...

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

 2018-04-25 17:00 

Medical News Today

What is the cause of drooling?...

A person usually drools while asleep, when they have less control over their mouth. Infections, neurological conditions, and other issues can lead to more frequent drooling. We describe tools, tips, and medications that can reduce or eliminate this sympto...

 2018-04-25 16:57 

AP

Health officials warn of measles exposure in SE Minnesota...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials are warning residents of southeastern Minnesota about possible exposure to measles....

 2018-04-25 16:56 

AP

Raccoon killed by dog in Pittsburgh park had rabies...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a raccoon killed by a dog in a Pittsburgh park was found to have rabies....

 2018-04-25 16:30 

Men's Health News

5 Terrifying Signs of Diabetes You Probably Don't Know About...

Diabetes can hurt everything from your eyes to your erection. Here are the signs and symptoms to watch out for....

 2018-04-25 16:27 

Reuters

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U.S. cannot cut teen pregnancy prevention grants : federal judge...

(Reuters) - A federal judge has blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's administration from terminating grant funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs run by affiliates of Planned Parenthood, saying the decision was arbitrary....

 2018-04-25 16:09 

Reuters

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Tests confirm deadly listeria strain at South Africa's Tiger Brands' plant...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Tiger Brands, which faces two class action lawsuits over a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people, said results from an independent laboratory confirmed the presence of the deadly listeria strain in one of...

 2018-04-25 16:00 

Medical News Today

How dogs could help us explore our own gut health...

The proverbial best friends of humankind give us unconditional love and moments of joy. But can they also enrich our knowledge of our own gut microbiomes?...

 2018-04-25 16:00 

Medical News Today

Macrocytic anemia: Symptoms and treatment...

Macrocytic anemia is a type of anemia characterized by abnormally large red blood cells. The size of the red blood cells means there are fewer of them to help the body function. In this article, learn about the causes of macrocytic anemia, including folat...

 2018-04-25 15:37 

Reuters

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U.S. court upholds dismissal of $200 million Merck verdict against Gilead...

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a ruling that pharmaceutical company Merck & Co dishonestly obtained patent rights and was not entitled to collect a $200 million infringement verdict it won against rival Gilead Sciences Inc....

 2018-04-25 15:00 

Medical News Today

Could this vitamin A derivative cure liver cancer?...

Researchers reveal how a compound called acyclic retinoid, which is a synthetic form of vitamin A, can target and destroy liver cancer stem cells....

 2018-04-25 14:37 

AP

Disability advocate files lawsuit against Washington prison...

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A disability advocate organization is suing Washington State Penitentiary, claiming it keeps low-risk inmates with mental illness in cells for 16 hours a day and limits th......

 2018-04-25 14:12 

Medscape

Could Better Sleep Prevent Dementia?...

Dr Vega discusses a study exploring a possible link between Alzheimer dementia and daytime sleepiness. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-04-25 14:09 

Men's Health News

Bad Grammar Is Worse Than Bad Sex, According to Online Daters...

These 4 incredibly common grammar mistakes might be killing your chances of hooking up....

 2018-04-25 14:02 

Medscape

Kids With ASD: The Resources Every PCP Should Know...

What are the resources that can help your patients and their families navigate the many challenges of ASD? CHOP Expert Commentary...

 2018-04-25 14:00 

Medical News Today

Letter from the Editor: Winds of change...

The winds of change are blowing at Medical News Today. Read Managing Editor Marie Ellis' monthly update to learn about what's on the horizon....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

Medical News Today

Cognitive decline: Impaired sense of smell could be used as marker...

The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could be a marker for cognitive decline....

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Medical News Today

What are the main functions of the muscular system?...

The human muscular system is complex and has many functions in the body. These include mobility, stability, posture, circulation, digestion, and more. There are several different types of muscles that enable these roles, including skeletal and cardiac or ...

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Medical News Today

What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?...

Vaginal dryness is a common symptom for women transitioning to menopause. It is caused by a drop in levels of the hormone estrogen. Treatment options include medications to boost estrogen levels and home remedies that can also improve symptoms. We examine...

 2018-04-25 12:30 

Reuters

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Court to rule on whether gravely ill UK child can go to Vatican hospital...

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A British court will hear an appeal on Wednesday in the case of a gravely ill, 23-month-old boy whose case has attracted international attention, including from Pope Francis....

 2018-04-25 12:19 

Men's Health News

How Tony Romo Is Embracing — and Crushing — His New Life...

Tony Romo retired in 2017, but now he's talking about the latest news in his life, including his wife, his kids, golf, and working in sports as well as being the new face of Chaps by Ralph Lauren....

 2018-04-25 12:00 

Medical News Today

What to do about a hyperextended elbow...

A hyperextended elbow can occur when the elbow moves outside its normal range of motion. This can result in a variety of symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and muscle spasms. Treatment involves rest, using a brace, and sometimes, surgery. It can often be p...

 2018-04-25 11:44 

AP

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, was euthanized Wednesday by the Singapore Zoo, officials said....

 2018-04-25 11:12 

Men's Health News

5 Things We Loved About The Suunto 3 Fitness Smartwatch...

The Suunto 3 Fitness smartwatch combines no-nonsense activity tracking and a smart app for a practical fitness wearable....

 2018-04-25 11:08 

Medical Daily

Reducing Acne: 5 Foods That Help Prevent Breakouts...

Apart from avoiding anything that triggers or aggravates acne, it is also worth exploring a few dietary additions that can protect and revitalize the skin....

 2018-04-25 11:02 

Men's Health News

This 'Karate Kid' Star Lost 20 Pounds to Step Back Into the 'Cobra Kai' Dojo...

How William Zabka prepared to reprise his role as Johnny Lawrence, the iconic 'Karate Kid' villain, 34 years later....

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