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 2020-01-17 19:08 

ABC News (US)

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US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness...

U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick...

 2020-01-17 18:42 

ABC News (US)

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Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical pot debate...

Kansas lawmakers expect this year to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana...

 2020-01-17 18:42 

Medscape

Cardinal Health Surgical Gowns May Not Be Sterile, FDA Warns...

Facilities should immediately stop using Level 3 surgical gowns made by Cardinal Health, and PreSource procedural packs that contain the gowns, because of sterility concerns. News Alerts...

 2020-01-17 18:14 

Medscape

Despite Dangers, Docs Continue to Co-Prescribe Benzos, Opioids...

Despite well-known dangers and recommendations to the contrary, benzodiazepines and opioids are still commonly co-prescribed. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 17:31 

Men's Health News

The Rock Posted a Moving Instagram Tribute to His Late Father...

WWE legend and father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, passed away on Thursday. The Rock posted on Instagram, honoring his father....

 2020-01-17 17:28 

Men's Health News

Watch Strongman Brian Shaw Try to Do a Handstand...

Brian Shaw, four-time winner of World's Strongest Man, tried (and failed) to do a single handstand in a YouTube video. Unsurprising, given his 440 pound weight....

 2020-01-17 17:14 

Men's Health News

Aaron Hernandez's Former Fiance, Shayanna Jenkins, Is Taking a Break From Social Media...

Aaron Hernandez's former fiance Shayanna Jenkins is stepping away from social media after appearing in Netflix's 'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez.'...

 2020-01-17 17:08 

CBC

Thailand reports 2nd infection with new coronavirus from China...

Thailand has found a second case of a new Chinese coronavirus, a 74-year-old woman from China's central city of Wuhan....

 2020-01-17 17:01 

AP

NJ passes laws to preserve 'Obamacare' amid court fight...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Barring health insurance that excludes coverage for pre-existing conditions and letting children stay on their parents' plans until 26 would be preserved under a slate of new......

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Men's Health News

Walmart Apologizes for Insensitive Paul Walker Joke on Twitter...

Walmart made a joke about Paul Walker on Twitter that referenced a 2011 'Workaholics'; episode, and already has issued an apology for the insensitive joke....

 2020-01-17 16:45 

Men's Health News

Tesla Sells a 'Bulletproof' T-Shirt 'Guaranteed to Make You Buff'...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly tweeted about a...

 2020-01-17 16:28 

AP

High number of flu cases closes entire Ohio school district...

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school system on Friday canceled all classes because of a high number of flu cases.Miami Local Trace schools in Fayette County in southwestern......

 2020-01-17 16:24 

Medscape

FDA Panel Split on Approval of Non-Opioid for Surgical Pain...

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel was split on recommending approval of bupivacaine to control post-surgical pain. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 16:18 

Men's Health News

Build Total Body Strength With the Turkish Getup...

Trainer Sean Garner demonstrates the proper steps to the Turkish getup exercise, one of the movements in his Men's Health 6-Week Sweat Off program....

 2020-01-17 16:16 

Reuters

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Bayer could be close to Roundup settlement, mediator says...

Bayer could be close to settling more than 75,000 cancer claims related to its Roundup herbicide, with mediator Ken Feinberg on Friday saying he was "cautiously optimistic that a settlement will ultimately be reached."...

 2020-01-17 16:15 

AP

Level of flu activity now widespread in Vermont...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The level of the flu in Vermont has risen from "regional" to "widespread,"; according to the state Health Department."We are at peak season for flu, strep and other......

 2020-01-17 16:00 

Medscape

Go Ahead, Call Me a Provider...

While debate over the title 'provider' rages on social media, Dr Nabhan asks, 'Don't we have bigger fish to fry?' Medscape Oncology...

 2020-01-17 16:00 

NY Times

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Sperm Health...

Young men who took fish oil supplements had higher sperm counts, a greater sperm volume and larger average testicular size....

 2020-01-17 15:51 

Medscape

Top 5 Diabetes Highlights From 2019...

For the first time in several years, a cardiovascular outcomes trial may not be the most exciting diabetes news of the year. Here are 2019's highlights from Dr Harpreet Bajaj. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2020-01-17 15:47 

Men's Health News

Jon Favreau Shares Instantly Iconic Star Wars Photo of George Lucas Cradling Baby Yoda...

'The Mandalorian' showrunner Jon Favreau took to Instagram and Twitter, sharing an image of 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas cradling Baby Yoda....

 2020-01-17 15:36 

Medscape

Off Gurneys, Into Beds -- How Can We Speed Up Admissions?...

Dr Alok Patel discusses options for improving emergency department admission flow. Medscape Hospital Medicine...

 2020-01-17 15:31 

Men's Health News

Jillian Michaels Just Shared a Throwback Photo of Herself at 175 Pounds...

Trainer Jillian Michaels has posted a throwback photo of herself from when she weighed 175 pounds after she was recently accused of...

 2020-01-17 14:16 

Men's Health News

Bodybuilders in Myanmar's North Make Muscle Their Own Way...

In Myanmar's northern Kachin State, men are becoming interested in bodybuilding, competing at the local and national level and opening their own gyms....

 2020-01-17 13:55 

Medscape

Magnesium Disorders Up Hypocalcemia Risk After Thyroidectomy...

Hypocalcemia occurred in nearly 20% of patients following thyroidectomy in the large study, however, most cases resolved at 1 year. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 13:55 

Men's Health News

The 12 Best Sex Swings in Every Category and Budget, According to Experts...

Experts describe the various styles of sex swings, what to look for when buying one, and recommendations for the best sex swings available online....

 2020-01-17 13:53 

Men's Health News

This Guy Lost 22 Pounds and Got a Six-Pack in Four Months...

Thanks to calorie restriction and an intense weekly workout regimen, Massimo Giusto managed to lose 22 pounds in four months and get six-pack abs....

 2020-01-17 13:41 

Men's Health News

Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Has Reportedly Been Approached to Helm a Star Wars Movie...

Taika Waititi, director of Jojo Rabbit and Marvel's Thor Ragnarok, has reportedly been approached by Disney to develop a new movie in the Star Wars universe....

 2020-01-17 13:30 

Men's Health News

A Couch to 5K Program Helped This Guy Drop 50 Pounds and Get Healthy...

After struggling with weight gain, Huy Tran started a couch to 5K program and started prepping healthy meals to help him achieve a 50-pound weight loss transformation....

 2020-01-17 13:09 

Medscape

FDA Approves CVD Benefit for Once-Weekly Semaglutide...

Information regarding cardiovascular safety was also added to the label of the daily oral semaglutide formulation. FDA Approvals...

 2020-01-17 12:52 

Men's Health News

A Wild Fan Theory Explains How Black Widow Could Still Be Alive After Endgame...

Black Widow met her fate in Avengers: Endgame, but a new theory thanks to Captain America Winter Soldier face-swapping posits that she never died at all......

 2020-01-17 11:30 

NY Times

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable....

In 2019, the industry's performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market's. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices....

 2020-01-17 11:30 

NY Times

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable....

In 2019, the industry's performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market's. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices....

 2020-01-17 10:05 

Reuters

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Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba?...

While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in southern Africa....

 2020-01-17 10:01 

Medscape

New Body-Sculpting Method Zaps Fat With Injected Ice Slurry...

An experimental fat-selective mixture reduced thickness of adipose tissue by as much as 55% and fat volume by almost 3 cm3. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-17 10:00 

USA Today

The 'business reason' to tackle sleep issues: It might lower medical costs...

Sleep is the latest in an ever-growing list of wellness issues that companies are targeting to improve workers' health and lower medical costs....

 2020-01-17 10:00 

NY Times

Weekly Health Quiz: Running, Body Temperature and a Deadly New Virus...

Test your knowledge of this week's health news....

 2020-01-17 09:22 

Reuters

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No pigging out on pork delicacies for China this Lunar New Year...

For Xu, a mother and wife from central China, losing her family's entire pig herd to African swine fever almost meant not serving the cured pork, known as la rou, and dried sausage central to her Lunar New Year meals....

 2020-01-17 09:00 

CBC

Canada's Ebola vaccine almost didn't happen, new study reveals...

Dalhousie University professor Matthew Herder accessed hundreds of government documents to find out what really happened as Canadian scientists tried for years to get the pharmaceutical industry interested in their discovery of an Ebola vaccine....

 2020-01-17 08:37 

Medical Daily

Study Finds Women Age Faster Than Men In This Aspect...

A new study found that blood vessels age significantly faster in women than in men, which increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases....

 2020-01-17 08:32 

Medical Daily

What Is Rubella? First Case Since 1999 Reported In Austin...

Public health officials reported that the contagious disease rubella has returned to Austin after more than two decades of no reported cases....

 2020-01-17 08:28 

Medical Daily

More Flu Deaths Recorded In North Carolina...

Health officials reported 11 people died in early January in North Carolina because of complications linked to the flu....

 2020-01-17 08:23 

Medical Daily

Yosemite Stomach Illness Affects 170: 'Consistent With Norovirus'...

Norovirus has been linked to the sudden spread of gastrointestinal issues at the Yosemite National Park....

 2020-01-17 07:58 

Medical Daily

Is The 7 Minute Workout Effective? Everything You Should Know...

Although it is a time-saving way to get active and fit everyday, the 7-Minute Workout has its benefits and risks....

 2020-01-17 07:53 

Reuters

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Novo Nordisk's diabetes pill Rybelsus to be covered by Express Scripts...

Novo Nordisk's new diabetes pill, Rybelsus, will be covered by Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit managers, the Danish drugmaker said on Friday....

 2020-01-17 07:06 

Reuters

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Bayer close to Roundup settlement, mediator tells Bloomberg...

Bayer is close to settling more than 75,000 cancer claims related to its Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg told Bloomberg in an interview, saying he was "cautiously optimistic" a deal could be reached in about a month....

 2020-01-17 06:55 

Medical Daily

New Study Reveals YouTube Still Monetizes Videos Promoting False Scientific Information...

New research reveals that despite its pledge to fight off misinformation, YouTube still monetizes thousands of videos that carry false scientific information about climate science and other topics....

 2020-01-17 06:46 

Medical Daily

Smoke From Australian Fires Have Already Circled The Globe...

According to a recent update from NASA, smoke from the wildfires in Australia has already circumnavigated the world....

 2020-01-17 06:26 

Medical Daily

Scientists Reveal The Four Types Of Aging...

Different people age differently. And now, a new research may let scientists take another step towards finally understanding why there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to aging for people....

 2020-01-17 05:43 

ABC News (US)

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Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists...

Authorities are knocking down tiny huts in western Nepal where women have been exiled during menstruation and exposed to cold weather and threats from animals and even sexual assaults...

 2020-01-17 05:20 

Medical Daily

Sierra Nevada Plans For 2021 Dream Chaser Launch...

Next year can be a very big year for Sierra Nevada Corp. since the Colorado-based spaceflight company has confirmed that it's on track for the launch debut of its robotic Dream Chaser space plane in...

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