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 2019-09-16 11:24 

ABC News (US)

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Sudan says cholera outbreak kills 7, dozens infected...

Sudan's Health Ministry says at least 7 dead in cholera outbreak over past weeks in southeastern province...

 2019-09-16 10:10 

Reuters

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AstraZeneca diabetes drug granted fast track status for heart failure treatment...

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has been granted fast track designation by U.S. regulators for the treatment of heart failure, boosting prospects of wider use of the drug and putting it ahead of rivals....

 2019-09-16 06:12 

ABC News (US)

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After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection in a deal that would give its future profits to those suing it over the toll of opioids...

 2019-09-16 05:50 

Medical Daily

Is Eating Raw Salmon Safe And Healthy?...

Find out how to safely enjoy eating raw salmon....

 2019-09-16 05:28 

Medical Daily

Can Heartburn Drugs Lead To Cancer?...

The FDA issued a warning about the potential side effects of common heartburn drugs, ranitidine, due to a cancer-causing impurity....

 2019-09-16 05:15 

ABC News (US)

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Amid settlement talks, opioids keep taking a grim toll...

As the nation's attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with its blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on in state after state, community after community...

 2019-09-16 03:27 

ABC News (US)

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Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement...

The company that made billions selling OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy protection...

 2019-09-16 03:26 

NY Times

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy...

The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by a group of 26 states....

 2019-09-16 01:25 

Medical Daily

Effects Of Vaping Leave Teen With Lungs Of '70-Year-Old'...

An 18-year-old teen from Illinois left doctors surprised after he appeared with the lungs of "a 70-year-old" due to long-term e-cigarettes use....

 2019-09-16 01:02 

Medical Daily

Scientists Use Gene Editing To Help HIV Patient Delete Disease In China...

Scientists in China used the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 for the first time to help treat an HIV patient....

 2019-09-16 00:44 

Medical Daily

FDA OKs First Ever Peanut Allergy Drug...

The FDA gave its initial approval to commercialize the first ever drug for peanut allergy in children in the U.S....

 2019-09-15 18:31 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Juul reviewing NY ban, agrees action needed...

The largest player in the e-cigarette market says it's reviewing an announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but agrees there's a need for "aggressive category-wide action."...

 2019-09-15 17:25 

AP

Health officials: Mosquito-borne virus found in Indiana...

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Public health officials say a rare mosquito-borne virus that has caused deaths in other states has been detected in some insects and animals in northern Indiana.The......

 2019-09-15 16:48 

ABC News (US)

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Cuomo pushes for flavored e-cig ban, citing risk to youth...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine...

 2019-09-15 16:45 

ABC News (US)

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New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction...

New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction...

 2019-09-15 16:10 

AP

3 at trauma center, 19 treated, released after deck collapse...

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say nearly two dozen people were taken to hospitals after a deck collapse at the New Jersey shore, but almost all were treated and released.Cape May......

 2019-09-15 15:34 

AP

New Mexico had 535 suicides last year, up 6.7 % from 2017...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say New Mexico had more suicides in 2018 than any other year in at least two decades.According to data provided by the state's Department of......

 2019-09-15 14:02 

AP

Officials: 2 new cases of Legionnaires' in suburban Chicago...

BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials are worried an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at a suburban Chicago retirement home appears to be spreading with two new cases in the nearby......

 2019-09-15 13:01 

USA Today

Plagued with addictions: Opioid treatment not enough so he became a 'garbage can' for drugs...

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced legislation that would let states use some grant money for the opioid crisis to address other addictions....

 2019-09-15 12:45 

ABC News (US)

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Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader...

Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader, latest government critic seized...

 2019-09-15 12:19 

ABC News (US)

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Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears...

Rise in number of people without health insurance in the United States may be linked to immigrants' fears of Trump administration's immigration crackdown...

 2019-09-15 12:18 

Men's Health News

Deleted Iron Man scene referenced Spider-Man and X-men...

Kevin Feige reveals a deleted post-credits scene from the Iron Man movie referenced Spider-Man and X-Men in the MCU....

 2019-09-15 11:49 

AP

NY daycares to get new rules for handling food allergies...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies.Under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state health......

 2019-09-15 11:10 

AP

Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Associated Press review of records shows that nearly half of the 50 inmates who took their own lives in Virginia jails over the past five years did so within the first 10......

 2019-09-15 10:00 

Medical News Today

Physical fitness linked to better brain function...

In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability....

 2019-09-15 07:58 

Men's Health News

Watch What Happens When This Bodybuilder Tries Pole Dancing for the First Time...

YouTube bodybuilder MattDoesFitness tries pole dancing for the first time, and is only able to complete some of the moves due to...

 2019-09-15 07:57 

Men's Health News

Where to Get the Terminator T-Shirt Everyone Will be Wearing This Fall...

On the Men's Health October 2019 cover, Gabriel Luna sports this cool Terminator T-shirt you can buy on Amazon. Score the affordable graphic tee here....

 2019-09-15 07:00 

Medical News Today

Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling...

A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls....

 2019-09-15 06:56 

Men's Health News

Tom Brady Uses This Trick to Avoid 'Swamp Ass' Footballs...

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a simple trick to keeping the ball dry during games: he shoves towels down the pants of centers to soak up their sweat....

 2019-09-15 06:20 

Men's Health News

James Corden Had the Perfect Response to Bill Maher's Comments About Fat-Shaming...

James Corden, host of The Late Late Show, just responded to Bill Maher's comments about fat-shaming, saying that it doesn't help prevent obesity and is just a form of bullying....

 2019-09-15 04:49 

Medical Daily

Discriminated Transgenders Are More Suicidal, Study Finds...

The transgender population in the U.S. is struggling with their mental health and frequently contemplating suicide....

 2019-09-15 03:54 

Medical Daily

Scientists Create Artificial Leaf For More Sustainable Drug Production...

Researchers from the Netherlands developed an artificial leaf that uses sunlight to produce any type of drugs for humans even in remote areas....

 2019-09-15 03:48 

Medical Daily

Fasting Diet Types: How To Choose The Right One For You...

There are a variety of fasting regimens that one can choose from. Read on to find out more....

 2019-09-15 01:34 

Medical Daily

Scientists Say Black Holes May Be Hiding 'Pure Dark Energy'...

A new study suggests that black holes might have been keeping...

 2019-09-15 01:25 

Medical Daily

Should The FDA Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes For Good?...

There is a rising wave of outrage that might result in the complete sales ban of flavored e-cigarettes in the U.S....

 2019-09-15 00:42 

Medical Daily

5 Signs Your Stomach Ache Is Not Normal...

Find out how your unusual stomach pains might be indicative of a more serious health problem....

 2019-09-14 20:27 

ABC News (US)

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Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge...

Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis are seeking to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases...

 2019-09-14 16:10 

AP

Boulder County Jail inmate tests positive for hepatitis A...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — An inmate in Boulder County Jail has tested positive for hepatitis A, two days after news of a death from a recent outbreak of the disease in Colorado.The Boulder......

 2019-09-14 15:58 

AP

Senator wants answers after reports of ant infestation at VA...

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson is demanding answers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after a Georgia woman said her father was bitten more than 100 times by ants at a......

 2019-09-14 15:51 

ABC News (US)

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Warren has own plan for everything, though not health care...

She's got a plan for virtually everything, but Warren looks to Bernie on this key issue...

 2019-09-14 15:09 

AP

California lawmakers tackled health care, wildfire costs...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In their first year with a new governor, California lawmakers passed legislation aimed at guarding against financial harm from wildfires, deterring fatal police shootings......

 2019-09-14 15:03 

AP

Ban on required arbitration by nursing homes is delayed...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A rule prohibiting nursing homes from requiring a signed arbitration agreement as a condition for being admitted as a resident is being delayed pending a federal lawsuit......

 2019-09-14 14:00 

USA Today

Trump's proposed ban on vape flavors may not stop teens from vaping, experts warn...

Health advocates heralded Trump's proposed ban on flavored vape products while industry officials warn it could lead to risky do-it-yourself mixing...

 2019-09-14 13:49 

AP

Deep South states have among the worst adult obesity rates...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Deep South states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi are among nine states where at least 35% of adults are obese.Those findings are included in a national......

 2019-09-14 13:03 

ABC News (US)

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Congo: Confirmed Ebola deaths near 2,000, cases over 3,000...

Congo's National Ebola Response Committee says that confirmed Ebola cases in the east have exceeded 3,000, as confirmed deaths are nearing 2,000...

 2019-09-14 13:00 

CBC

Omega-3: The treatment in search of an illness makes a comeback...

Researchers have renewed interest in omega-3 supplements despite years of research that shows they have little to no health benefit. The latest meta-analysis finds it could alleviate some of the symptoms of depression in adults....

 2019-09-14 12:05 

ABC News (US)

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The 'fool' that fentanyl made into a millionaire...

Aaron Shamo built a multimillion-dollar fentanyl trafficking empire from his computer with a few millennial friends...

 2019-09-14 11:04 

AP

The 'fool' that fentanyl made into a millionaire...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled up jeans. Lurking on a trash can......

 2019-09-14 10:00 

Medical News Today

How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax...

Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed....

 2019-09-14 07:13 

Men's Health News

This Guy Just Organized the Most Daring Tinder Date of All Time...

YouTuber Matt Dajer invited Lacey, a woman he met on Tinder, on a first date in Hawaii, where they went swimming with sharks without a cage....

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