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Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule

Herrera sued after the rule was announced in May and sought a preliminary injunction. Opponents warn it would endanger patients, particularly women and LGBT+ people seeking access to contraception, ...

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Bernie Sanders opens Democratic debate with call for tax increases

Bernie Sanders opens Democratic debate with call for tax increases

But it's not the first time that Harris has been forced to clarify - and walk back - a comment on supporting Medicare-for-all. The reactions are interesting because numerous candidates have ostensib...

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Parkinson's May Not Start in the Brain

Parkinson's May Not Start in the Brain

Parkinson's disease has been attributed the clumping together of a protein called alpha-synuclein that are generally found at the ending of the nerve cells. While the control and severed vagus nerve g...

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Insulin pumps vulnerable to hacking, FDA warns amid recall

Insulin pumps vulnerable to hacking, FDA warns amid recall

As patients await new devices, Medtronic and the FDA are asking that users take specific precautions , including paying close attention to blood glucose levels and having control of insulin pumps and...

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HPV vaccine could end cervical cancer, study suggests

HPV vaccine could end cervical cancer, study suggests

Meanwhile, the meta-analysis by researchers from Canada's Laval University is an update to its 2015 review and appeared yesterday in The Lancet . Covering 600 million people in 14 "high-income coun...

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Mother says daughter contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Florida beach

Mother says daughter contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Florida beach

When the family got back to IN, the pain turned into swelling and then a fever. Kylei's mom, Michelle, called a doctor to set up an appointment, but he urged her to immediately take her daughter to ...

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Roanoke doctor murdered while on vacation in Belize

Roanoke doctor murdered while on vacation in Belize

Gary Swank was found murdered in Belize, along with a local tour guide", the statement read. Graniel had previously called the authorities to his residence on Saturday after an unknown gunman fired ph...

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Measles outbreak: Ten confirmed cases in Northland region

Measles outbreak: Ten confirmed cases in Northland region

Dr Gibney said people aged 54 and over were likely exposed to measles as a child, so are probably immune to the disease. Men were over-represented in the waning immunity group, they noted - as women...

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HPV Vaccine Making Headway Against Cancer-Causing Virus Worldwide

Vaccination against the virus that causes nearly all cervical cancer is having a major impact on stopping infections and should significantly reduce cases of the disease within a decade, researchers...

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Trump order aims to disclose 'real' costs for health care

Trump order aims to disclose 'real' costs for health care

Hospital care cost Americans about $1.1 trillion in 2017, accounting for one-third of all US medical spending. Accordingly, the administration continues to propose health care policy by now focusing o...

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Investigation Underway After NSW Surgeons Remove Wrong Side Of Patient's Bowel

Investigation Underway After NSW Surgeons Remove Wrong Side Of Patient's Bowel

Hazzard has asked the hospital to provide all possible support for the patient and his family. "But again, another day, another incident at the Northern Beaches Hospital". An internal email, obtaine...

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Former fertility patients, children testify — BARWIN DISCIPLINARY HEARING

Former fertility patients, children testify — BARWIN DISCIPLINARY HEARING

In a notice of hearing on its website, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario alleges Norman Barwin is incompetent and committed an act of professional misconduct "that would be regarded by...

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Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk

The researchers found no significant increases in dementia risk associated with antihistamines, skeletal muscle relaxants, gastrointestinal antispasmodics, antiarrhythmics, or antimuscarinic broncho...

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Are longer working hours bad for your health?

The study analysed data from more than 143,500 adults in France, noting their age, sex, smoking habits and working hours. Some prior studies suggest that long work hours affect people differently de...

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Coffee and 'brown fat' could be the secrets to fighting obesity

Coffee may have anti-obesity effects due to its ability to stimulate the body's brown fat, according to a new study. The brown fat cells primarily burn energy, while the white fat cells are there to...

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Young people growing freaky skull spikes after hours of smartphone use

Young people growing freaky skull spikes after hours of smartphone use

In theory, constantly tilting your heavy head forward to look at screens, instead of holding it upright as it's meant to sit, may strain the neck and back of the head enough to result in bone growth...

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New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US

The company said phase 3 studies "confirm the effectiveness" of the drug as a treatment for pre-menopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder . "Most women who come into my office have no i...

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West Nile Virus Detected For The First Time This Season In Idaho

West Nile Virus Detected For The First Time This Season In Idaho

Mosquitoes collected in Saginaw and Oakland counties, in addition to a Canada goose from Kalamazoo County, have all tested positive not too long ago for West Nile virus, based on the Michigan Depart...

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Teen, Mom Must Drive 5 Hours After Vape Pen Shatters Jaw

Teen, Mom Must Drive 5 Hours After Vape Pen Shatters Jaw

There, doctors rushed him into surgery, working to reconstruct and fix shattered bone. Nine per cent of the remaining patients were burned from e-cigarettes exploding or catching fire. Russell told ...

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Visitors to Greece told to take precautions against West Nile virus

You should consider preventative measures to minimise exposure to mosquitoes, for example using mosquito repellent when outdoors and closing doors or windows or using screens". Nearly 2.4 million Brit...

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Kenya Investigates Patient with Ebola Symptoms

Kenya Investigates Patient with Ebola Symptoms

She is now in an isolation ward at Kericho County Referral Hospital. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said on Monday that tests had been conducted on the suspected victim and the results diff...

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Ebola outbreak alarming, but not yet a 'global health threat,' WHO says

Ebola outbreak alarming, but not yet a 'global health threat,' WHO says

While Ugandan authorities praise the health workers as "heroes" and say they are prepared to contain the virus, some workers disagree, wondering where the millions of dollars spent on preparing for Eb...

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Woman isolated in Kericho over suspected Ebola case

Woman isolated in Kericho over suspected Ebola case

The WHO panel, officially known as the International Health Regulations and Emergency Committee, was meeting by teleconference with experts connecting from Geneva and around the globe. The World Healt...

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Trump speaks in Rose Garden on health care

Trump speaks in Rose Garden on health care

Mr. Trump is discussing expanding coverage through health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), which are employer-funded group health plans which reimburse employees tax-free for qualified medical ex...

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NY removes religious exemptions for vaccinations

NY removes religious exemptions for vaccinations

Dozens of NY legislators voted against the Bill , arguing that banning religious exemptions risks violating the First Amendment, which protects religious freedom. "While I understand and respect free...

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