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Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in New! 2019-07-15 13:52:43With Ebola reaching Congo's eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence New! 2019-07-15 13:29:35A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attenti

Biden cancer nonprofit suspends operations indefinitely New! 2019-07-15 13:26:36A nonprofit set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relies on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspend

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's New! 2019-07-15 13:20:38Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health New! 2019-07-15 13:16:43Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is running as the defender of 'Obamacare' and is promising to expand it

The Latest: US, EU promise support to tackle New! 2019-07-15 11:11:04The top U.S. diplomat in Geneva says the United States will "provide more in the coming months" to help respond to the Ebola outbreak, while the Eur

Latest: Oklahoma prosecutor calls drugmaker opioid 'kingpin' New! 2019-07-15 10:29:13Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has described consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson as the "kingpin" company that helped fuel the stat

Ugandan court says Virginia woman ran illegal, deadly New! 2019-07-15 10:17:12A Virginia woman is facing a lawsuit in Ugandan court accusing her nonprofit of operating in the country illegally and leading to the deaths of Uganda

The Latest: Biden offers health plan 'public option' New! 2019-07-15 07:50:22Former Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a health care plan that would add a 'public option' to the 2010 health care overhaul, with expanded cov

Refugee group: 'Alarming' that only 27% of funds New! 2019-07-15 05:42:52A leading advocacy group for refugees says that with half of 2019 gone, humanitarian organizations have received only 27% of the money needed to provi

Biden campaigns as Obamacare's top defender 2019-07-14 21:51:56Former vice president is promising to expand the 2010 health care measure.

Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of 2019-07-14 16:41:14The Congolese city is home to more than 2 million people.

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Even Moderate Air Pollution May Lead to Lung 2019-07-10 13:50:58Exposure to pollutants had harmful effects similar to that from smoking.

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter 2019-07-10 13:48:24The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than onc

Trump Proposes Ways to Improve Care for Kidney 2019-07-10 13:45:29The administration set ambitious goals to move people out of traditional dialysis and to encourage more organ transplants.

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid 2019-07-10 11:41:27Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people

C.D.C. Investigates Rare Paralysis in Children 2019-07-10 11:41:03Cases of acute flaccid myelitis afflicted more than 200 children last year, but much about the illness is still a mystery.

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That 2019-07-10 09:46:07Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to 2019-07-10 05:36:08By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain.

How Music Can Rev Up a High-Intensity Workout 2019-07-10 05:36:07Volunteers reported enjoying intense exercise most when upbeat music was playing, compared with when they heard a podcast or nothing.

When Patients Need Opioids to Ease the Pain 2019-07-10 05:00:03Some patients genuinely need powerful painkillers to make their excruciating existence at least somewhat tolerable.

Appeals Court Seems Skeptical About Constitutionality of Obamacare 2019-07-09 23:51:28A three-judge panel heard 90 minutes of oral arguments in a closely watched case that threatens the health coverage of millions.

The Ripples of My Mother’s Hunger 2019-07-09 17:46:57The hunger-shaped hole in my family’s history rotted into my full-blown eating disorder.

This Cockatoo Thinks He Can Dance 2019-07-09 14:49:16Researchers have become convinced that Snowball, a YouTube sensation, and perhaps other animals, share humans’ sensitivity to music. He certainl

Scientific American: Health

A Possible New Way to Treat Peanut Allergy 2019-07-02 12:15:00Peanut-allergic sufferers, including young children, are in need of safe and effective treatment options -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

New Method for Tackling Stroke Restrains an Overactive 2019-07-02 09:45:00Shutting down an inflammatory molecule could potentially provide treatment days after onset -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mind and Body Benefit from Two Hours in 2019-07-01 20:18:00People who spent at least two hours outside—either all at once or totaled over several shorter visits—were more likely to report good heal

Social Media Bots Deceive E-cigarette Users 2019-07-01 09:00:00Social media bots promote unproved benefits of e-cigarettes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Genomic Surveillance Could Make a Big Difference in 2019-07-01 09:00:00It can flag pathogens long before patients show up in clinics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cannabis Could Help Solve the Opioid Crisis 2019-07-01 09:00:00Not alone, but it could be part of the solution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Meet the Ebola Workers Battling a Virus in 2019-07-01 08:00:00Nature’s Amy Maxmen reports from the front line of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mucus: The Body's Unsung Hero 2019-06-28 08:00:00The slimy stuff has a surprisingly wide array of beneficial biological functions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Democrats Divided on "Medicare for All" in First 2019-06-27 15:00:00Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only candidates in the first night in favor of eliminating private insurance

A Deeper Understanding of Breast Cancer 2019-06-27 07:00:00AI finds new insights into molecular tumor properties using images of cells and tissue -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Going Barefoot Is Good for the Sole 2019-06-26 13:05:00Walking without shoes builds calluses, but that does not limit sensation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Streamlined Pathway to Drug Approval 2019-06-26 07:00:00My son's case shows that an emphasis on patient experience data could foster drug development breakthroughs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Cuts in Trainee Doctor Hours Haven't Harmed Patients 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Cuts in Trainee Doctor Hours Haven't Harmed PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:

AHA News: 5 Threats to Heart Health You 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: AHA News: 5 Threats to Heart Health You May Not Be Aware OfCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019

Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:00

Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump AdministrationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019

When You Time Your Workout May Be Key 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: When You Time Your Workout May Be Key to Staying SlimCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:

Is an Elusive U.S. Total Ban on Asbestos 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Is an Elusive U.S. Total Ban on Asbestos Finally in Sight?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 1

Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort AreaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:0

Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Flu Vaccine Safe During PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Treating a Bunion 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Treating a BunionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

For Kids With Rare Condition, 'Restricted' Diets Can 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: For Kids With Rare Condition, 'Restricted' Diets Can Turn DangerousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

8 in 10 Americans Want Less Nicotine in 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: 8 in 10 Americans Want Less Nicotine in Cigarettes: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:0

Make the Most of Summer's Sweet Treat: Delicious 2019-07-13 03:00:00Title: Make the Most of Summer's Sweet Treat: Delicious CornCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00

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NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, New! 2019-07-15 12:17:22 The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, w

Athletes with ACL injury at greater risk of New! 2019-07-15 09:45:35 Young athletes who sustained an ACL injury are at an increased risk for a second knee injury when they return to sports, according to research.

Study: 40 percent of medical clinics refuse to 2019-07-12 16:06:08 People who take opioids for chronic pain have a harder time finding a doctor than non-opioid taking patients, a new study.

Prenatal opioid exposure may lower IQ in babies 2019-07-12 15:39:37 Children who were prenatally exposed to opioids went on to have lower IQ points than those who weren't exposed to the medications.

Adults born at low weight, preterm less likely 2019-07-12 12:39:55 Adults who were born prematurely or at low birth weight are 28 percent less likely to get married or enter a long-term relationship than those born a

Study: NSAID, opioid combo better for post-surgery pain 2019-07-12 09:43:47 Prescribing ibuprofen or other NSAIDs along with opioids for patients after surgery may reduce pain better than prescribing opioids alone.

Google honors surgeon Rene Favaloro with a new 2019-07-12 07:03:18 Google is celebrating what would have been the 96th birthday of surgeon Dr. Rene Favaloro with a new Doodle.

Surgery helps older patients with meniscus tear better 2019-07-11 16:58:11 Meniscal root tears, often associated with younger athletes, also commonly strike older people with degenerative knee problems, a new study says.

Study: 100k patients injured, die each year after 2019-07-11 16:23:45 About 100,000 people are disabled or die each year due to a medical misdiagnosis, a study says.

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in 2019-07-11 11:39:29 Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates 2019-07-11 11:00:25 The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit manage

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD 2019-07-11 10:01:33 The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-rea

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2 dead, 18 hospitalized in respiratory illness outbreak 2019-07-12 11:56:57A total of 54 residents have come down with the illness over 11 days.

Tropical Storm Barry's health risks: 3 things to 2019-07-12 11:18:13Tropical Storm Barry could present a variety of health risks. Here are a few to look out for.

California boy, 9, dies from common cold complications, 2019-07-12 11:16:36His parents, who are both nurses, said they are blaming themselves.

Alabama boy with one-of-a-kind genetic disorder defies odds 2019-07-12 09:35:51His mother said they've always hoped to find another child like Grayson.

New York high school grad with autism honored 2019-07-11 22:44:23The silence was golden at a high school graduation ceremony in New York last week as classmates gave a student with severe autism and noise sensitivit

Design show helping kids with handicaps, illnesses better 2019-07-11 15:37:50Caswell said the show is based on the non-profit organization “Welcome Home Angel” run out of Wilmington, North Carolina.

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against 2019-07-11 12:31:53Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they c

Popeyes gravy recalled over possible plastic contamination 2019-07-11 12:02:50The product was shipped to Popeyes locations throughout Louisiana.

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher 2019-07-11 11:31:17Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline.

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third 2019-07-11 10:07:14A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a proced

Woman films girl licking tongue depressor, putting it 2019-07-11 10:03:31The video's caption read "Don't tell me how to live my life."

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' 2019-07-11 09:14:26The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of

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