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Bill Gates: Trump Didn't Know the Difference Between HIV and HPV - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Bill Gates: Trump Didn't Know the Difference Between HIV and HPV
Daily Beast
Bill Gates told an audience recently that President Donald Trump did not seem to know the difference between HIV and HPV. Gates made the remarks shortly after meeting with the president. “He wanted to know if there was a difference between HIV and HPV.
WATCH: Bill Gates on Donald Trump 'Doesn't Know What HIV Is'Heavy.com

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Most guns not stored safely in Washington, UW study finds - KING5.com


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Most guns not stored safely in Washington, UW study finds
KING5.com
Approximately 63 percent of firearm-owning households in Washington don't properly store their guns, according to a study by the University of Washington School of Public Health. The study defines proper storage of firearms as locked, unloaded and out ...
Little difference between gun owners, non-gun owners on key gun policiesEurekAlert (press release)
Only a Third of Washington Gun Owners Safely Store Their FirearmsTheStranger.com

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Growing resistance to antifungal drugs 'a global issue' - BBC News


BBC News

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs 'a global issue'
BBC News
Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune systems ...
Resistance to antifungal drugs could lead to disease and global food shortagesMedical Xpress
Deaths from fungal infections exceeding malaria, say researchers in new drug resistance warningThe Independent
Doctors warn of rising rates of fungal resistanceOnMedica

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New Drug Offers Hope to Millions With Severe Migraines - New York Times


New York Times

New Drug Offers Hope to Millions With Severe Migraines
New York Times
The first medicine designed to prevent migraines was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, ushering in what many experts believe will be a new era in treatment for people who suffer the most severe form of these headaches. The drug ...
FDA approves novel preventive treatment for migraineFDA.gov
US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migrainesSeattle Times
The FDA has approved the first drug to prevent migrainesPhillyVoice.com
WILX-TV -Migraine.com -New Atlas -Free Malaysia Today
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Hepatitis A case confirmed in Wayne County restaurant worker - MLive.com


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Hepatitis A case confirmed in Wayne County restaurant worker
MLive.com
The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness have confirmed a case of Hepatitis A tied to a Woodhaven restaurant. All employees were being vaccinated, health officials said. The case was identified in a food service worker at ...
Hepatitis A case confirmed in Sylvania Aldi store employeeToledo Blade
DHHS: Humboldt County has 3 times new Hepatitis C cases than state averageKRCRTV.COM
Hepatitis A confirmed in Woodhaven pizzeria workerThe Detroit News
Southgate News Herald -WNWO NBC 24 -WDIV ClickOnDetroit
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Raccoon in Marion County tests positive for rabies - News 13 Orlando


News 13 Orlando

Raccoon in Marion County tests positive for rabies
News 13 Orlando
MARION COUNTY -- Florida Department of Health officials warn residents that a raccoon found in the Sparr and Anthony areas has tested positive for rabies. Raccoon in Sparr, Anthony tests positive for rabies; Officials warn residents in areas to be aware.

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NIH Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny - New York Times


New York Times

NIH Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny
New York Times
The National Institutes of Health has suspended enrollment in a huge clinical trial on the health benefits of moderate drinking while officials review whether its employees inappropriately solicited funding from the alcohol industry. Five liquor and ...
NIH halts $100 million study of moderate drinking that is funded by alcohol industryWashington Post
NIH suspends study on benefits of alcohol after questions about industry involvementThe Hill
NIH Halts Controversial Industry-Funded Study of Alcohol's Health BenefitsMother Jones

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Hard-to-kill germs may be lurking in your hotel pool, CDC says - NBCNews.com


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Hard-to-kill germs may be lurking in your hotel pool, CDC says
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A hard-to-kill germ called Cryptosporidium can resist the chlorine disinfectant in swimming pools and is a leading cause of outbreaks linked to pools, federal health officials said Thursday. Hotel swimming pools and hot tubs can be a major source of ...
Nasty germs may be lurking in your hotel swimming poolCBS News
Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warnsCNN
Health Officials: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have DiarrheaU.S. News & World Report
The Verge -Healio -TIME -Washington Examiner
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Pennsylvania teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pennsylvania teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says
Atlanta Journal Constitution
An 18-year-old Pennsylvania teen developed wet lung after smoking e-cigarettes for 3 weeks, according to a case study published Thursday in the medical journal Pediatrics. This is the first recorded case of wet lung and acute respiratory distress as a ...
Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeksWGNO
Teen tried vaping. Weeks later, she was on a breathing machine with 'wet lung,' study saysMiami Herald

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Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn't need it - Fox News


Fox News

Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn't need it
Fox News
A South Texas doctor already in hot water for health care fraud and money laundering is also accused of administering chemotherapy and other toxic medications to patients who did not need it. Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada, 61, was charged in a $240 million ...
Doctor Charged in $240 Million Fraud Case Allegedly Gave Chemo to Patients Who Didn't Need ItGizmodo
Texas Doctor's Fraud Allegations Include Thousands MisdiagnosedNewsmax

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100 million Americans have chronic pain. Very few use one of the best tools to treat it. - Vox


Vox

100 million Americans have chronic pain. Very few use one of the best tools to treat it.
Vox
When pain settled into Blair Golson's hands, it didn't let go. What started off as light throbbing in one wrist 10 years ago quickly engulfed the other. The discomfort then spread to his hands, producing a pain much “like slapping your hands against a ...
Psychological Therapies May Help Older Adults With Chronic PainNeurology Advisor

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Only 1.9% of eligible heavy smokers screened for lung cancer - Healio


Healio

Only 1.9% of eligible heavy smokers screened for lung cancer
Healio
Of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers eligible for screening, only 1.9% underwent screening in 2016, according to an analysis of national screening sites scheduled for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. “Lung cancer remains the ...
Most heavy US smokers don't want to know if they have cancerBangor Daily News
A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung ScansU.S. News & World Report
Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer TestsHealthDay

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Exotic tick species spreads to Middlesex County - MyCentralJersey.com


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Exotic tick species spreads to Middlesex County
MyCentralJersey.com
NEW BRUNSWICK - The exotic tick first discovered in Hunterdon County continues to spread to other parts of the state. On Wednesday, the state Department of Agriculture announced the Longhorned tick, also known as the East Asian tick, was found on ...
Exotic tick found on orphaned Albemarle calfThe Daily Progress
Tick from Asia, that can carry a deadly virus, found on calf at Virginia farmWSET

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Depression in men may lower chances for pregnancy, NIH study suggests - Washington Post


Washington Post

Depression in men may lower chances for pregnancy, NIH study suggests
Washington Post
Women having trouble getting pregnant sometimes try yoga, meditation or mindfulness, and some research suggests that psychological stress may affect infertility. But what about men: Does their mental state affect a couple's ability to conceive? The ...
Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples, study suggestsMedical Xpress

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US Surgeon General helps save passenger's life aboard flight headed to Atlanta - WFAA.com


WFAA.com

US Surgeon General helps save passenger's life aboard flight headed to Atlanta
WFAA.com
ATLANTA — It was an awesome case of being in the right place at the right time, when the U.S. Surgeon General responded to calls for help aboard a Delta flight Wednesday evening. Dr. Jerome Adams was aboard flight 1827 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to ...
When the Delta crew asked if there was a doctor on board, they got a yes — from the surgeon generalWashington Examiner
Surgeon general helps passenger during medical emergency on Delta flight11Alive.com WXIA
US Surgeon General says he assisted in medical emergency on Delta flightWKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
WJTV
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Dementia exercise programmes 'don't slow brain decline' - BBC News


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Dementia exercise programmes 'don't slow brain decline'
BBC News
Exercise programmes for people with mild to moderate dementia "don't work", according to researchers writing in the British Medical Journal. They found no improvements in thinking skills or behaviour in more than 300 people in their 70s who did aerobic ...
Rigorous exercise does not halt dementia decline, study concludesThe Guardian
Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementiaMedical Xpress
'Surprising' study suggests exercise may make dementia worseTelegraph.co.uk
Irish Times -The Independent -NEWS.com.au -The Straits Times
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Loxo Oncology's targeted RET drug shows promise in early trial - Reuters


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Loxo Oncology's targeted RET drug shows promise in early trial
Reuters
CHICAGO, May 16 (Reuters) - An experimental Loxo Oncology Inc drug that targets cancers with mistakes in the RET gene led to tumor shrinkage in nearly 70 percent of patients regardless of where their cancer originated, according to preliminary data ...
Loxo Oncology +18% as cancer drug shows promise in early trialSeeking Alpha

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Ebola vaccine arrives in DRC; campaign to begin within days - CIDRAP


CIDRAP

Ebola vaccine arrives in DRC; campaign to begin within days
CIDRAP
The first 4,000 units of VSV-EBOV vaccine, the Ebola virus vaccine, landed in the Democratic Congo of the Republic (DRC) today. Reuters reports that officials announced that vaccination will begin this weekend. On Twitter, Peter Salama, MBBS, MPH, WHO ...
DRC: Tackling the Ebola outbreak in Equateur provinceDoctors Without Borders
Congo health minister says Ebola outbreak in "new phase" after urban caseReuters
Congo Receives First Doses of Ebola Vaccine Amid OutbreakVoice of America
Tech Times -The Philadelphia Tribune -CBC.ca
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Shorter Drug Treatment OK for Many Breast Cancer Patients - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Shorter Drug Treatment OK for Many Breast Cancer Patients
U.S. News & World Report
New research suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12. May 16, 2018, at 5:38 p.m.. May 16, 2018, at 5:38 p.m.. More.
For Women With Early Breast Cancer, Herceptin Treatment Can Be Much ShorterNew York Times
Test of Herceptin Finds Briefer Treatment Can Work, With Fewer Side EffectsNPR
Six Months ofTrastuzumab Equal to 12 in Breast CaMedPage Today
Reuters -HealthDay -Bloomberg -Oncology Nurse Advisor
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Opioid crisis makes more organs available - NBCNews.com


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Opioid crisis makes more organs available
NBCNews.com
America's opioid epidemic has one sad upside: more organs available for lifesaving transplants, researchers reported Wednesday. Close to 14 percent of people who donated an organ in 2016 had died of a drug overdose, the team of experts reported in the ...
Fatal overdoses in US increasing pool of transplantable organsReuters
Overdoses nearing car crashes as top source of US organ donationYahoo News
Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: StudyHealthDay
Gizmodo -EurekAlert (press release) -Medical Xpress -Mother Jones
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