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Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer - Reuters


Reuters

Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer
Reuters
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.
J&J wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in baby powder caused cancerSeeking Alpha
A Win for Johnson & Johnson in Baby Powder-Mesothelioma CaseFairWarning
J&J wins lawsuit on 'cancer-causing' talc productsEJ Insight
India TV -CVN News (blog) -Daily Mail
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Are energy drinks bad for your health? New study says yes. - Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Are energy drinks bad for your health? New study says yes.
Yahoo News
Few people would ever claim that energy drinks are healthy, but it's easy to assume they're fine for your health given how popular they are. But new research suggests they're actually pretty bad for you. The study, published in Frontiers in Public ...
Expert warns that kids should be banned from buying energy drinks to protect their healthScottish Daily Record
Here's What Energy Drinks Actually Do To Your BodyMen's Health
You won't believe what energy drinks REALLY do to your bodyDaily Star
Hindustan Times -ABP LIVE -The Sun -Express.co.uk
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Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting - Patch.com


Patch.com

Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting
Patch.com
Oliver Curme, who appeared to be against a medical marijuana dispensary, said his comments were meant to be taken as "satire." By Alex Newman, Patch Staff | Nov 16, 2017 11:36 am ET. 0. Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting.
Boston Man Says Offensive Comments On PTSD, Breast Cancer Were MisconstruedWBUR
'Outrageous' comments about cancer patients, vets with PTSD were 'in satire'WCVB Boston
Man Says Comments Attacking Vets With PTSD, Breast Cancer Patients Was 'Satire'CBS Boston / WBZ
WAAF.com (blog) -Boston.com -Boston magazine -MassLive.com
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FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia A - FDA.gov


Washington Post

FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia A
FDA.gov
FDA approves new treatment to prevent or reduce frequency of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A who have Factor VIII inhibitors. Release. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) to prevent or ...
FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patientsABC News
New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding EpisodesHealthDay
FDA approves Hemlibra for hemophilia AHealio
Reuters -Endpoints News -MD Magazine -Business Wire (press release)
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Revising the results of last year's study, Posit Science still effectively combats dementia - TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Revising the results of last year's study, Posit Science still effectively combats dementia
TechCrunch
Revising the results of their headline-grabbing, decade-long study, researchers from top universities still believe that a brain training exercise from app developer Posit Science can actually reduce the risk of dementia among older adults. The ...
Study: Mental quickness exercises can lower risk of dementiaTampabay.com
Brain training game linked to lower dementia risk a decade laterNew Scientist
Higher risk of dementia among frail older adultsMedical Xpress
Daily Mail -Telegraph.co.uk -News-Medical.net -International Business Times UK
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Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway - Tribune-Review


Fortune

Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway
Tribune-Review
That's the message Thursday from Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine as she encouraged Pennsylvania residents to take part in a Great American Smokeout event near them to learn more about ways to quit cigarette smoking.
Commentary: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.Fortune
Help available to those wishing to quit smokingOnline Athens
Don't Vape Your Health AwayUConn Today
WSBT-TV -Omaha World-Herald -New Jersey Herald -Medical Xpress
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Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president - CNN


CNN

Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president
CNN
(CNN) The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, had a minor heart attack Monday during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California, according to a press release. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern ...
American Heart Association president suffers mild heart attack during heart health conferenceInternational Business Times UK
American Heart Association president suffers heart attackGears Of Biz

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Doctors report first marijuana overdose - and it was an 11-month-old baby who died - Sacramento Bee


Newsweek

Doctors report first marijuana overdose - and it was an 11-month-old baby who died
Sacramento Bee
Marijuana is one of the most widespread drugs used in America today. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 22 million Americans consume marijuana in any given month, and about one in five Americans regularly uses the drug, according ...
Report from Colorado doctors finds possibility of first death attributed to marijuanaWXYZ
Doctors claim to have witnessed 'first cannabis overdose' in medical historyInternational Business Times UK

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Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth - PEOPLE.com


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Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth
PEOPLE.com
The Ohio mom of three who made headlines in August after posing with 20,000 bees on her belly in a shocking maternity shoot has suffered a stillbirth. “Yesterday evening we had to hand over our precious child and say goodbye to his physical body ...
Akron mother whose bee pregnancy photos went viral has stillborn soncleveland.com
Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares HeartbreakNewser
Ohio woman whose bee maternity shoot went viral suffers stillbirthWXIA-TV
New York Post -Daily Mail -Canton Repository -Vibe
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Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak - Newser


Newser

Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak
Newser
(Newser) – An Ohio mom whose photos from her maternity shoot went viral over the summer shared sad news online this weekend: The baby she'd been carrying, a little boy she and her husband named Emersyn Jacob, died in utero, reports the Cincinnati ...

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Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer - CBS News


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Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer
CBS News
Pancreatic cancer is the world's toughest cancer to treat, with a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent in the United States. It kills more people every year than breast cancer and is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.. Yet, unless ...
World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Demands Better For Patients And For SurvivalPR Newswire (press release)
Know the Symptoms and Risks of the Deadliest Major CancerHuffPost
Pancreatic cancer: Is an 'electronic nose' the answer to achieving early diagnosis?EurekAlert (press release)
WPXI Pittsburgh -TheChronicleHerald.ca -NorthJersey.com -Irish Health
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Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack - The Independent


The Independent

Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack
The Independent
Severe emotional stress can prompt a sudden heart condition that poses the same sort of long-term damage as a heart attack, new research has found. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – or “broken heart syndrome” - affects at least 3,000 people in the UK and is ...
'Broken heart syndrome' may lead to long-term heart damage, says studyInquirer.net
Why a broken heart can lead to heart attackIndependent Online

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Drug Firm Founder Indicted in Opioid Conspiracy Due in Court - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Drug Firm Founder Indicted in Opioid Conspiracy Due in Court
U.S. News & World Report
The founder of a pharmaceutical company charged with leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it is due in court in Massachusetts. Nov. 16, 2017, at 12:18 a.m.. Drug Firm Founder ...
Insys founder John Kapoor indicted in opioid conspiracy due in courtWXIA-TV

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Getting Doctors To Stop Prescribing Codeine To Kids Has Taken Years - NPR


NPR

Getting Doctors To Stop Prescribing Codeine To Kids Has Taken Years
NPR
For years the Food and Drug Administration has been trying to get doctors to quit prescribing codeine, an opioid painkiller, to children after getting their tonsils or adenoids out. But it can be hard to get clinicians to change their prescribing ...
Children still being prescribed codeine, despite warningsFOX 61
Black box warning slows, but doesn't stop, codeine for kids after tonsil removalEurekAlert (press release)

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Man rips army vets, MS and cancer patients during City Hall medical marijuana dispensary hearing - The Boston Globe


NECN

Man rips army vets, MS and cancer patients during City Hall medical marijuana dispensary hearing
The Boston Globe
Tuesday's Zoning Board of Appeals hearing for a medical marijuana dispensary on Newbury Street in the Back Bay started innocuously enough. Mike Ross, the attorney for Compassionate Organics, the group behind the proposal, made brief remarks.
Man's Comments At Public Hearing Attack Vets With PTSD, Breast Cancer PatientsCBS Boston / WBZ

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Back Bay Resident Responds After Making Shocking Comments at Hearing on Marijuana Dispensary - NECN


NECN

Back Bay Resident Responds After Making Shocking Comments at Hearing on Marijuana Dispensary
NECN
A Back Bay resident stunned the crowd at a zoning board meeting in Boston by making a series of shocking comments against a proposed medical marijuana facility on Newbury Street. “All my friends and I are against this because it will bring undesirable ...

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California school shooter killed wife before rampage - NBCNews.com


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California school shooter killed wife before rampage
NBCNews.com
Police believe that before a gunman opened fire Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 10 others, he murdered his wife and buried her body under the floor. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.

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Family warns others after woman dies following liposuction procedure - fox2now.com


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Family warns others after woman dies following liposuction procedure
fox2now.com
LOS ANGELES – In her family's eyes, Irma Saenz already was an image of beauty – a loving daughter, sister and aunt – but now they are warning others after they say a liposuction procedure left her dead. “Why why did you do it?" said Irma's sister ...
Californian woman dies after undergoing liposuction in MexicoPulse Headlines
Woman dies after undergoing liposuction procedure in Mexico, family saysFox News
Daughter who flew to Mexico for secret liposuction surgery died after complicationsInternational Business Times UK
KYMA -New York Daily News
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Water department issues boil water notice after E.coli found - SFGate


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Water department issues boil water notice after E.coli found
SFGate
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — The Westerly Water Department has issued a boil water notice after E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. The state Department of Health said Wednesday that water customers should boil water used for human ...
Boil-water notice issued for WesterlyThe Providence Journal
Westerly issues boil-water order after tests detect E. coliWPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Drinking water warning issued for areas of Stonington, Westerly, RIWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
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