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 2018-09-23 06:28 

ABC News (US)

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Swiss vote on bids to improve food quality, protect farmers...

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 2018-09-22 21:23 

AP

12 cases of West Nile reported in Alabama's Mobile County...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Mobile County has confirmed its 12th case of West Nile virus....

 2018-09-22 20:57 

ABC News (US)

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Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school...

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 2018-09-22 18:18 

ABC News (US)

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UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016...

Most of the people who died were men, WHO says....

 2018-09-22 18:09 

AP

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016...

GENEVA (AP) — Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said....

 2018-09-22 16:59 

ABC News (US)

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Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids...

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 2018-09-22 16:58 

AP

Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids...

ROME (AP) — Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof to schools that their children have received 10 mandatory vaccinations....

 2018-09-22 16:10 

AP

Health officials warn of e-cigarette use among teens...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Health officials in Vermont are warning parents that teens are becoming addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes....

 2018-09-22 16:08 

AP

State to review children mental health system...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The state has hired a private consulting firm to review how Maine provides mental health services to children after an advocacy group urged the state to improve such services....

 2018-09-22 14:57 

AP

Patient at VA hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease...

BOSTON (AP) — Water at three Veterans Affairs hospitals in Boston is being tested after a patient was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease....

 2018-09-22 14:32 

AP

State investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot...

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster pound that hoped to mellow out lobsters with marijuana....

 2018-09-22 14:32 

AP

2nd rabid raccoon found in same Pittsburgh neighborhood...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that a second raccoon found in the same Pittsburgh neighborhood has tested positive for rabies....

 2018-09-22 14:00 

Men's Health News

15 Foods That Pack More Protein Than an Egg...

These 15 foods are low in calories, nutrient-dense, and have more protein than one large egg. Here's the best way to eat them....

 2018-09-22 13:00 

CBC

Is psychedelic drug therapy on track to become as ubiquitous as meditation?...

Psychedelic drugs show promise as a treatment for severe mental illnesses and addiction, but some believe the drugs could also benefit people without a mental health diagnosis....

 2018-09-22 13:00 

CBC

Sex and the senior: They're doing it, so get over it...

A British researcher says stereotypes persist when it comes to seniors having sex, and that's affecting their health and well-being....

 2018-09-22 10:00 

Medical News Today

The Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk, too...

In the latest study to investigate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, researchers identify a reduction in stroke risk for those who partake....

 2018-09-22 09:48 

ABC News (US)

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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border...

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 2018-09-22 09:06 

ABC News (US)

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Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis...

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 2018-09-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

'Gut feeling' may be a hardwired 'sixth sense'...

New research shows that there is a neuronal circuitry between the gut and the brain that allows information to be sent to the brain in milliseconds....

 2018-09-22 05:05 

AP

Minnesota woman starts support program for Lyme disease...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lisa Najarian sipped her chamomile tea in the sunny kitchen of her Grant home on a recent Monday and sighed....

 2018-09-21 22:12 

Reuters

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Hurricane power outages may increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning...

(Reuters Health) - Homeowners in North Carolina and South Carolina who lost electricity in the wake of Hurricane Florence need to realize that backup generators and other temporary power sources can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, scientists warn....

 2018-09-21 21:55 

CDC

Ground Beef E. coli O26 Infections...

Ground Beef E. coli O26 Infections...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

Medical News Today

What causes yellow stool?...

A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with the pancreas, liver, or gallbladder. Learn more in this article....

 2018-09-21 20:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about the anti-smooth muscle antibody test...

When a person has a liver condition, their body produces high levels of anti-smooth muscle antibodies (ASMA). Doctors check for these antibodies using the ASMA blood test. Learn more here....

 2018-09-21 19:37 

Reuters

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Drug shortages may add $230 million to annual U.S. drug costs...

(Reuters Health) - Prescription drug shortages may drive up prices twice as much as they would rise with medicines in abundant supply, adding $230 million a year to U.S. drug costs, a new study estimates....

 2018-09-21 19:00 

Medical News Today

The 10 best probiotics for vegans...

While yogurt is a popular probiotic food, it is not suitable for vegans. However, many other plant-based foods contain probiotics, including miso, tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, and kimchi. In this article, learn about these and other vegan probiotic foods...

 2018-09-21 18:34 

ABC News (US)

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Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill...

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 2018-09-21 18:12 

ABC News (US)

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Why natural disasters can be particularly scary for those with dementia...

For the estimated 5 million seniors in the U.S. diagnosed with dementia natural disasters can be particularly terrifying....

 2018-09-21 18:00 

Medical News Today

How to identify a chlorine rash...

Some people develop a rash after swimming in chlorinated pools or soaking in hot tubs. Chlorine rash is simple to treat, but can be confused with other rashes, such as swimmer's itch and heat rash. Learn more here....

 2018-09-21 17:46 

AP

Federal officials praise school for students in recovery...

WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri school for students recovering from substance abuse is winning praise from federal health officials....

 2018-09-21 17:13 

Reuters

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'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still damage lungs...

(Reuters Health) - A new type of "heat-not-burn" cigarette may lead to just as much lung damage as traditional cigarettes, a recent study suggests....

 2018-09-21 17:11 

Reuters

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Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems...

(Reuters Health) - The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests....

 2018-09-21 17:00 

Medical News Today

What are the pros and cons of a juice cleanse?...

Juice cleanses involve consuming only juice for a few days. Some people claim that they can aid weight loss and detoxify the body, but the evidence is scarce. Learn about the pros and cons here....

 2018-09-21 16:48 

Medscape

CHMP Backs Galcanezumab for Migraine Prevention...

The EMA committee has recommended marketing authorization for a second CGRP antagonist for migraine prevention, following its first-in-class approval recommendation for erenumab in May. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-21 16:38 

AP

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016...

GENEVA (AP) — Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday....

 2018-09-21 16:35 

AP

Legionnaire's outbreak causes 1 death, 14 hospitalizations...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease around Sioux Falls has caused one death and has hospitalized 14 others....

 2018-09-21 16:31 

AP

Texas company recalls 690 pounds of ready-to-eat beef jerky...

EL CAMPO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas company has recalled nearly 700 pounds (317.52 kilograms) of beef jerky after regulators say a consumer reporting finding hard metal in a product....

 2018-09-21 16:31 

AP

Louisiana seeking 'subscription model' for hepatitis C drugs...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health secretary thinks she's found a way to get hepatitis C drugs to more Medicaid patients and prisoners. Rebekah Gee wants to model medication purchases off t......

 2018-09-21 16:17 

Medscape

Personalized Medicine, Combo Tx, Stops Progression to Diabetes...

People with prediabetes identified as being at highest risk based on oral glucose testing and treated with 'triple therapy' were less likely to progress in the STOP DIABETES trial. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-21 16:00 

Medical News Today

Inflammation keeps heart attack and stroke at bay...

While inflammation helps atherosclerosis plaques build up inside arteries, it also has a key role in preventing the more advanced plaques from rupturing....

 2018-09-21 15:54 

Medscape

Value-Based Payment Models May Hit Providers of Sicker Patients...

Risk adjustments in CMS models are limited, do not account for important patient characteristics, and may be inappropriately penalizing providers and hospitals that care for high-risk patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-21 15:48 

AP

The Latest: Wisconsin shooting suspect had revoked permit...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Middleton, Wis., that seriously injured three people (all times local):10:45 a.m.Police say the suspect in a Wis......

 2018-09-21 15:31 

Medscape

Focus on Lifestyle Changes: The Indian Diabetes Guidelines...

The ABCs of the Indian Diabetes Guidelines: Dr Rucha Mehta compares these guidelines with the ADA guidelines. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2018-09-21 15:04 

Medscape

Dispelling the Myths About Obesity...

Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape poll and says it's time to dispel the myths about obesity. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2018-09-21 15:00 

Medical News Today

Hugs and kisses: The health impact of affective touch...

Hugs, kisses, and other forms of affective touch have an important impact on our physical and psychological health. Read this Spotlight to find out more....

 2018-09-21 14:47 

ABC News (US)

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Food researcher defends work after resigning from Cornell...

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 2018-09-21 14:44 

AP

New Hampshire to hold meetings across state on mental health...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says it will conduct meetings across the state to get public input on a 10-year mental health plan....

 2018-09-21 14:39 

Medscape

Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?...

Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a UK population, with a stronger effect in women than in men. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-09-21 14:27 

NY Times

The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia...

In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Medical News Today

How cannabinoid drugs affect the experience of pain...

A new study reviews the effects of cannabis on the experience of pain. The results highlight the affective component in cannabis's pain-relieving effects....

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