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 2019-11-13 02:16 

AP

Another Seattle Children's hospital patient sickened...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Children's hospital officials have confirmed that a surgical patient at Seattle Children's hospital contracted an infection from a fungus found in three operating......

 2019-11-12 23:45 

ABC News (US)

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Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed...

Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several Republican leaders intervene in the case...

 2019-11-12 23:40 

AP

Philanthropists give $106M to fund brain research alliance...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Billionaire philanthropists Joan and Sandy Weill announced Tuesday they are donating $106 million to launch a research initiative at three West Coast universities aimed at......

 2019-11-12 23:25 

Men's Health News

So, What is a Mandalorian , Anyway?...

The Mandalorian focuses on one bounty hunter in the 'Star Wars' world, but learning what a Mandalorian is will help you understand the series in a deep way....

 2019-11-12 23:04 

AP

Doctors: Double lung transplant recipient was teen who vaped...

DETROIT (AP) — A double lung transplant recipient who severely damaged those internal organs by vaping has been identified as a Michigan teenager.Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit......

 2019-11-12 23:04 

Reuters

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UK's Labour pledges 26 billion pound boost to healthcare spending...

Britain's opposition Labour Party will pledge on Wednesday to spend an extra 26 billion pounds ($33 billion) on healthcare if it wins the Dec. 12 election, including recruiting thousands more staff, rebuilding facilities and providing new equipment....

 2019-11-12 22:59 

Reuters

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Insomnia symptoms tied to increased risk of heart attack and stroke...

(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than individuals who don't have any sleep difficulties, a recent study suggests....

 2019-11-12 22:49 

Men's Health News

20 Perfect Keto Snacks to Add to Your Grocery List...

Looking for on-the-go keto snacks? There keto-approved options are easy to find at your supermarket (or online) and make following the keto lifestyle easier....

 2019-11-12 22:48 

Medscape

Environmental Contamination Linked to Neurologic Disorders...

Contaminants in air, water, and food are linked directly or epidemiologically to neurologic diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders. Nanoparticle solids and endocrine disruptors are major factors. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-12 22:14 

ABC News (US)

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Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data...

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant...

 2019-11-12 22:02 

Reuters

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Patients just as satisfied when surgeons give fewer opioids for pain...

(Reuters Health) - When surgeons cut their prescribing of opioids for pain by more than 50%, their patient-satisfaction scores didn't suffer, a small U.S. study found....

 2019-11-12 21:58 

ABC News (US)

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Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital...

Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping...

 2019-11-12 21:48 

Reuters

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Black, Hispanic mothers report more pain after delivery but get less pain medication...

(Reuters Health) - White mothers may receive more pain assessments after delivery and have better access to painkillers than women from other racial and ethnic groups, two new studies suggest....

 2019-11-12 21:36 

NY Times

Facing 'Certain Death,' Boy With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant...

The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries....

 2019-11-12 21:21 

Men's Health News

George Lucas Edited Star Wars to Have Greedo Say 'MACLUNKEY' Before Shooting at Han Solo...

In 2012, before selling Lucasfilm to Disney, George Lucas edited in a line where Greedo says 'MACKLUNKEY' before shooting at Han Solo in the cantina scene....

 2019-11-12 21:16 

Men's Health News

Need a Budget-Friendly Holiday Gift Idea? Brickell Men's Grooming Kits are Free....

This best-selling grooming brand for men is now selling free kits with 17 grooming samples. Learn more about this cool holiday gift idea that's basically free....

 2019-11-12 20:54 

Men's Health News

The 12 Best Sets of Adjustable Dumbbells for Your Home Gym...

We hand-picked a range of adjustable dumbbells for you to add to your home gym, including dumbbells from Bowflex, Ironmaster, Power Block, and more....

 2019-11-12 20:12 

Men's Health News

The 23andMe Ancestry Kit is $100 Off at Walmart Right Now...

Right now, Walmart is offering $100 off 23andMe's Health and Ancestry kit. Gift it to a loved one this holiday season or score this ancestry kit for yourself....

 2019-11-12 20:01 

Men's Health News

Salacious Crumb Gets Secretly Killed (for a Second Time) in The Mandalorian...

The most annoying character from 'Return of the Jedi' is Salacious Crumb, a laughing Kowakian monkey-lizard. In 'The Mandalorian,' he roasts on a pike....

 2019-11-12 20:00 

Medscape

Vaping-Related Injury: New Guidance on Diagnosis, Treatment...

Illness severity at presentation and resumption of vaping post-discharge were associated with relapse and persistent lung abnormalities, a study found. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-12 19:54 

CBC

Merck wins European approval to market first-ever Ebola vaccine...

U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Monday received approval from the European Commission to market its Ebola vaccine....

 2019-11-12 19:36 

ABC News (US)

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Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data...

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant...

 2019-11-12 19:15 

Medscape

The Case Against Clinical Guidelines...

Deviations from guidelines should be viewed not as an irregularity, but as individualized and human-oriented medicine, argues Talal Hilal, MD. Medscape Oncology...

 2019-11-12 19:07 

Men's Health News

The 10 Best Ski Jackets for Men to Stay Warm on the Slopes...

Hit the slopes in a jacket that has the perfect mix of performance, insulation, and cool style. Here are the best ski jackets for men from top outdoor brands....

 2019-11-12 18:58 

Medscape

ACAAI 2019...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2019 Medscape Allergy & Immunology...

 2019-11-12 18:21 

Reuters

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Eswatini next to suspend South African animal imports after foot and mouth outbreak...

ESwatini has suspended animal imports from neighboring South Africa for a second time this year following another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the mountain kingdom's agricultural ministry said on Tuesday....

 2019-11-12 17:50 

Reuters

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U.S. recorded 11 cases of measles over the past month...

The United States recorded 11 measles cases over a month as of Nov. 7, taking the total cases for the year to 1,261 in the worst outbreak since 1992, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday....

 2019-11-12 17:00 

Medscape

Marijuana Use Linked to Stroke, Arrhythmia in Young People...

Use of marijuana is linked to a higher risk of stroke and hospitalization for cardiac arrhythmia in young people, two new studies suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-12 16:58 

Men's Health News

Beskar Steel Is Like the Star Wars Version of Vibranium...

Episode 1 of 'The Mandalorian' discusses Beskar, which is the substance that makes up Mandalorian armor. It is the strongest substance in the 'Star Wars' world....

 2019-11-12 16:20 

Reuters

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Amarin surges as fish-oil drug receives largely positive FDA review...

Amarin Corp Plc's fish oil-derived drug received a largely positive review from FDA staffers on Tuesday, dispelling investor fears that the company's choice of placebo in its trial could challenge the approval of its potential blockbuster....

 2019-11-12 16:20 

Men's Health News

The Mandalorian 's First Episode Twist Will Make You Question What You Know About Star Wars...

Episode 1 of 'The Mandalorian' on Disney+ promised a twist ending, and it came through with one, revealing 'Baby Yoda,' a character similar to Yoda and Yaddle....

 2019-11-12 16:16 

Reuters

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Solid Biosciences shares plummet as gene therapy trial halted again...

Shares in Solid Biosciences Inc plunged 71% on Tuesday after a trial testing its gene therapy for a muscle-wasting disorder was halted for the second time in less than two years....

 2019-11-12 16:11 

Men's Health News

Captain America Turns Into a Zombie in Marvel's What If...? Series on Disney+...

Marvel's animated Disney+ show 'What If...?' show will include a scenario where Captain America is a zombie, and Bucky (voiced by Sebastian Stan) must stop him....

 2019-11-12 16:05 

Medscape

Physician-Turned-Counselor Helps Docs Overcome Career Anxiety...

Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with career counselor Dr Heather Fork on how physicians can deal with stress at all stages of their careers. Medscape Neurology...

 2019-11-12 15:54 

Men's Health News

Alex Trebek Gets Emotional After Contestant's Heartfelt Message on 'Final Jeopardy!'...

Jeopardy! contestant Dhruv Gaur gave up nearly $2,000 to honor Alex Trebek amid his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis. The longtime host held back tears....

 2019-11-12 15:37 

Men's Health News

The 7 Best Wireless Headphones to Score on Sale Today on Amazon...

Right now, you can save big on stellar wireless headphones on Amazon from brands like, Apple, Jabra, Jaybird, Sony, and more....

 2019-11-12 15:36 

Men's Health News

Chicago SWAT Member Races 15K in Gear, Saves Life, Then Proposes to Girlfriend...

Chicago SWAT Team Member Sgt. Michael Nowacki saved a life, ran in 50-pounds worth of gear, and proposed to his girlfriend all in one race....

 2019-11-12 15:35 

Medscape

Mandrola Previews 2019 AHA and the ISCHEMIA Trial...

All eyes will be on ISCHEMIA in Philadelphia, but a study on asymptomatic aortic stenosis as well as trials in heart failure and cardiogenic shock also piqued Dr John Mandrola's interest. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2019-11-12 15:29 

Men's Health News

Government Accidentally Releases Documents on 'Psycho-Electric' Weapons...

They were accidentally sent to a journalist....

 2019-11-12 15:27 

Medscape

New Imaging Device Reduces Hypocalcemia After Thyroidectomy...

The near-infrared light imaging device identifies parathyroid glands well before visualization with the naked eye, enabling surgeons to better avoid damaging them, with the potential to reduce hypocalcemia. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-12 15:07 

Medscape

Air Pollution an Independent Risk Factor for Schizophrenia?...

Exposure to nitrogen dioxide during childhood raises the risk of schizophrenia, independent of genetic liability, results of a large, population-based study in Denmark show. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-11-12 15:07 

AP

Grin and bear it: Berlin panda gets CT scan for kidney exam...

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the......

 2019-11-12 15:05 

Men's Health News

Iron Man Gets to Meet His Adult Daughter in Emotional Deleted Scene from 'Endgame'...

In a deleted scene from 'Avengers: Endgame', Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) meets a future version of his daughter Morgan in the 'Way Station' before his death....

 2019-11-12 14:21 

Medscape

Promising Biomarkers for Diabetic Nephropathy...

A big-data analysis identifies various glycolytic pathway enzymes, particularly PKM2, that could serve as potential therapeutic targets for diabetic kidney disease. Medscape Nephrology...

 2019-11-12 14:03 

Men's Health News

All The Ways You Can Subscribe To Disney+, Which Is Now Finally Live...

This story includes all the ways that you can subscribe to Disney+, which include several bundles and a Verizon deal....

 2019-11-12 13:04 

AP

Residents want federal probe of cancer near Georgia facility...

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Residents of an Atlanta suburb want the federal government to investigate cases of cancer near a medical sterilization plant that uses a gas linked to an increase cancer......

 2019-11-12 12:56 

AP

Air quality sinks to 'severe' in haze-shrouded New Delhi...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A thick gray haze blanketed India's capital on Tuesday, with authorities attempting to reduce the pollution by sprinkling water to settle dust and banning some......

 2019-11-12 12:45 

Reuters

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Solid Biosciences gene therapy trial put on hold for second time, shares slump...

Solid Biosciences Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had put on hold a trial testing its gene therapy for a muscle-wasting disorder, the second halt by the health regulator, sending its shares plunging 66%....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

ABC News (US)

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Air quality sinks to 'severe' in haze-shrouded New Delhi...

A thick gray haze of polluted air is hanging over India's capital, with authorities trying to tackle the problem by sprinkling water to settle dust and banning some construction...

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