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Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of New! 2019-09-16 04:06:16The move comes days after it reached a tentative settlement over opioid deaths.

Amid settlement talks, opioids keep taking a grim New! 2019-09-16 02:18:20As the nation's attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with its blockbuster painkiller OxyCon

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be New! 2019-09-16 02:12:58OxyContin 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 opio

New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig New! 2019-09-15 16:48:30New 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 getti

The Latest: Juul reviewing NY ban, agrees action 2019-09-15 14:31:41The 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

Rise in health uninsured may be linked to 2019-09-15 13:50:13Rise in number of people without health insurance in the United States may be linked to immigrants' fears of Trump administration's immigration crac

Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader 2019-09-15 13:30:18Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader, latest government critic seized

New York governor asks state health officials to 2019-09-15 12:45:56New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout's 2019-09-15 05:24:01The trial of a 29-year-old drug lord who managed to flood the country with a half-million fake oxycodone pills reveals the ease with which fentanyl no

Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge 2019-09-14 16:38:11Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis are seeking to disqualify

Warren has own plan for everything, though not 2019-09-14 11:51:57She's got a plan for virtually everything, but Warren looks to Bernie on this key issue

Confirmed Ebola deaths near 2K, cases over 3K 2019-09-14 10:39:23Police in Congo have detained the former minister of health amid an investigation into the use of Ebola funds as confirmed Ebola deaths rose to near 2

NYT > Health

Who’s Behind the Millions Spent on Ads Opposing 2019-09-13 13:50:48Two doctor-staffing companies, backed by private equity, push back against legislation that could hit their bottom lines.

Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, 2019-09-13 13:50:45The chemical, NDMA, is the same one found in the blood pressure drug valsartan, which led to widespread recalls last year.

Peanut Allergy Drug Will Protect Children, Experts Tell 2019-09-13 13:50:45One in 50 American children is allergic to peanuts. Palforzia does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions.

A Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Would Sharply Cut 2019-09-13 11:44:08Companies and trade groups are weighing the risks of fighting a proposed ban on most flavored vaping products, to protect mint and menthol varieties.

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might 2019-09-13 10:45:38Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study sug

If You Hate Floss, It’s O.K. to Try 2019-09-13 10:18:07Experts with the A.D.A. and the C.D.C. told us five things to try if you hate regular floss — and what you should avoid.

New York City Is Ending a Ban on 2019-09-13 07:57:18The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected th

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a 2019-09-13 07:57:13Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases 2019-09-13 07:57:13The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwid

What the Ingebrigtsen Brothers Can Teach Us About 2019-09-13 05:39:42There’s more than one right way to rear and shape young athletes.

My Father’s Musical Legacy 2019-09-13 05:00:03The sound of the piano was the language of my father’s heart, and at 16 it was too big for me.

At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 2019-09-13 00:07:13A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war.

Scientific American: Health

Immune-Cell Pioneers Win Prestigious Lasker Medical Award 2019-09-10 15:00:00The prizes honored the discoverers of B and T cells, the inventors of a breast cancer treatment, and a vaccination NGO -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

New Clues to the Way We Metabolize Sugar 2019-09-08 12:00:00A gene that appeared sometime after humans began processing their food seems to protect some people from type 2 diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

Fetal Scans and Mammograms--There's a Groupon for That 2019-09-07 09:00:00Discount coupons let patients pin down costs before treatment, but raise worries about unnecessary tests and radiation -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Contaminant That May Be Causing the Mysterious Vaping-Related 2019-09-06 11:00:00Many of the products used by sick patients contained an oil derived from vitamin E, according to news reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Can Genes Tell Us about Fitness? 2019-09-06 09:30:00Can understanding our genes help us get fit and healthy? Get-Fit Guy interviewed Dr. Dan Reardon of FitnessGenes to find out -- Read more on Scientifi

Failure to Condemn: A Global Health Crisis Targeting 2019-09-05 12:00:00Rep. Ilhan Omar missed an opportunity to call out the victimization of women and girls through female genital mutilation or cutting -- Read more on Sc

What Chili Peppers Can Teach Us about Pain 2019-09-05 11:00:00U.C. San Francisco researcher and Breakthrough Prize–winner David Julius talks about capsaicin, opioids and snake vision -- Read more on Scienti

Can You Be Healthy at Any Size? 2019-09-05 09:30:00It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Spaceflight Alters the Gut Microbes of Mice and 2019-09-05 06:45:00Intestinal bacteria in mice on the space shuttle and International Space Station underwent changes similar to those of astronaut Scott Kelly -- Read m

When Vitamin Pills Are Too Much of a 2019-09-04 08:00:00Taking megadoses of vitamins can be risky, as a recent study shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Believe Everything You Hear about Stem Cells 2019-09-04 07:00:00The science is progressing rapidly, but bad actors have co-opted stem cells’ hope and promise by preying on unsuspecting patients and their fami

Crow Cholesterol Climbs After Chomping Cheeseburgers 2019-09-03 18:00:00Wild animals that live near humans have higher cholesterol than their rural counterparts - and our food could be to blame. Christopher Intagliata repo

MedicineNet Daily News

How to Keep Your Bones Strong and Prevent 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: How to Keep Your Bones Strong and Prevent FracturesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs? 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis? 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Unique Gene Activity Discovered in People 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Unique Gene Activity Discovered in People With Both Stroke and CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria

Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis CCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380 in 36 StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13

Clean Water Regulation Repealed by Trump Administration 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Clean Water Regulation Repealed by Trump AdministrationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:0

For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family AffairCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

Heart Attack Can Be More Lethal If Symptoms 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Heart Attack Can Be More Lethal If Symptoms Are More GradualCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019

Health Tip: Cleaning Reusable Water Bottles 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Cleaning Reusable Water BottlesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

FOX News

Hepatitis A outbreak in Colorado kills one, health 2019-09-13 13:56:18At least one person has died in connection to a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A in Colorado, state health officials announced this week. 

Baby born in Tennessee on 9/11 at 9:11 2019-09-13 11:55:21A  couple who welcomed their daughter on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks was shocked when the baby arrived at 9:11 p.m. and w

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases 2019-09-13 10:54:54The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 stat

Girl, 3, dies of rare cancer after doctors 2019-09-13 10:05:57A United Kingdom mother who claims doctors wrote off her 3-year-old daughter’s stomach pains as constipation says the young girl died just days

Mom allegedly fed fast food to obese teen 2019-09-13 09:31:56A United Kingdom mother who purportedly called her obese child a “doughnut” and prevented him from participating in physical activities al

Lawmaker demands answers from VA after veteran reportedly 2019-09-12 23:38:32Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found last we

Toddler diagnosed with pediatric cataracts after mom noticed 2019-09-12 15:02:52A toddler in the United Kingdom required surgery to remove cataracts found in both of his eyes. 

Man donates kidney to stranger after finding note 2019-09-12 14:15:59It all started with a thank you note.

New Jersey parents sue fertility clinic after mix-up 2019-09-12 13:45:29A New Jersey couple is suing a fertility clinic after claiming that their daughter, who began to develop “Asian features” shortly after bi

Delaware woman who didn't know she was pregnant 2019-09-12 13:06:34She had spent years praying for a baby, but figured that at age 37 it wasn't going to happen.

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to 2019-09-12 11:07:50The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he s

'Demon' baby shocks parents in hilarious ultrasound pics 2019-09-12 10:54:42“I love this devil baby so much already,” the expectant mother said.

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