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Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases - ABC News

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Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases
ABC News
Doctor Vu Minh Dien, left, examines dengue patient Tran Thi Xuyen at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections ...
Vietnam Battles Dengue OutbreaksDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Health ministry steps up efforts to prevent dengue fever outbreakhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors - CNN

8 hours 3 min ago

CNN

Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors
CNN
St. Augustine, Florida (CNN) When he was 11 years old, LJ Stroud of St. Augustine, Florida, had a tooth emerge in a place where no tooth belongs: the roof of his mouth. LJ was born with severe cleft lip and palate, which explained the strange eruption ...

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Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed signals - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:09

Reuters

Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed signals
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer. The research ...
E-cigarettes are a gateway to real cigarettes for Britain's youngThe Conversation UK
Schoolchildren who use e-cigarettes are more likely to try tobaccoEurekAlert (press release)
Are your children vaping? New warning that smoking harmful tobacco is the next step for manyChronicleLive
The Independent -News-Medical.net -Independent Online -Hartlepool Mail
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Cops, firefighters, teachers, doctors embroiled in $25M drug fraud scheme, feds say - NJ.com

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:29

NJ.com

Cops, firefighters, teachers, doctors embroiled in $25M drug fraud scheme, feds say
NJ.com
CAMDEN -- Federal officials announced Thursday that two men have pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that used a network of recruiters, doctors, and state and local government employees to collect millions for unnecessary compounded prescriptions.
Linwood drug rep, Philly man plead guilty in $28M Shore public benefit Rx schemePhilly.com
Linwood, Philadelphia men agree to plea deals in federal drug fraud casePress of Atlantic City
2 Plead Guilty to $25 Million Prescription Drug SchemeU.S. News & World Report

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Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women? - HealthDay

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:09

HealthDay

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?
HealthDay
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime ...
Vaginal estrogens do not affect cancer, cardiovascular event riskHealio
Outdoor light exposure at night may increase breast cancer risk: studyNew York Daily News
Outdoor Light at Night May Increase Breast Cancer Risk by Up to 14 PercentSeeker
EurekAlert (press release) -Laboratory Equipment -FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay -Medical News Today
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FDA approves Pfizer's drug for rare blood cancer - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:09

Reuters

FDA approves Pfizer's drug for rare blood cancer
Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday it approved Pfizer Inc's rare blood cancer drug, Besponsa, with a boxed warning. A boxed warning is the agency's severest form of warning reserved to caution against the most ...
FDA approves new treatment for adults with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemiaFDA.gov
FDA Approves Drug for ALL SubgroupMedPage Today
Besponsa Gains FDA Approval to Treat Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaCuretoday.com
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) -Rare Disease Report -OncLive -Business Wire (press release)
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Linwood, Philadelphia men agree to plea deals in federal drug fraud case - Press of Atlantic City

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:00

Press of Atlantic City

Linwood, Philadelphia men agree to plea deals in federal drug fraud case
Press of Atlantic City
CAMDEN — A pharmaceutical representative from Linwood and a Philadelphia man agreed to a plea deals Thursday in connection with an ongoing federal investigation into a alleged multi-million dollar prescription drug benefits fraud case. Matthew ...

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Emoticons in work emails make you look incompetent, a study finds - NBC Montana

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:05

NBC Montana

Emoticons in work emails make you look incompetent, a study finds
NBC Montana
JERUSALEM (CNN) - Pro tip: Keep the smiley faces out of your work emails, or else the person receiving the message may think you're incompetent. That's according to a study published in "Social Psychological and Personality Science." It calls itself ...
Using this emoji in a work email will make you seem incompetentNew York Daily News

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Linwood, Philadelphia men plead guilty in federal prescription drug fraud case - Press of Atlantic City

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:07

Press of Atlantic City

Linwood, Philadelphia men plead guilty in federal prescription drug fraud case
Press of Atlantic City
Matthew Tedesco, 42, of Linwood, leaves the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in Camden after pleading guilty to committing conspiracy to commit health fraud charges. Thursday, August 17. ERIN GRUGAN / Staff Photographer. Medical fraud ...

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West Nile Virus Cases Picking up in Oklahoma - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:55

KOKH FOX25

West Nile Virus Cases Picking up in Oklahoma
U.S. News & World Report
Health officials say more than a half-dozen cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Oklahoma so far this year. Aug. 17, 2017, at 10:44 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. West Nile Virus Cases Picking up in Oklahoma ...
Officials: Seven cases of West Nile Virus confirmed across Oklahomakfor.com
Ohio reports first human West Nile virus case of 2017WKBN.com
Health Deptartment: 2 human cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Oklahoma CountyKOKH FOX25
KOCO Oklahoma City -Terre Haute Tribune Star -FOX 61 -MyNewsLA.com
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Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study - Gizmodo

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:17

Gizmodo

Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study
Gizmodo
You've no doubt heard a peanut allergy horror story sometime in your life. Maybe a friend's friend was on a plane that needed to make an emergency landing for an allergy sufferer, or someone you knew had an allergic reaction from kissing their romantic ...
Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'BBC News
Allergic to peanuts? You could take a pill to change that, study suggestsMiami Herald
Peanut allergy cured in majority of children in immunotherapy trialThe Guardian
CTV News -The Sydney Morning Herald -HuffPost UK -Newsmax
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New study offers hope for early Lyme disease diagnosis - ABC News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:22

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New study offers hope for early Lyme disease diagnosis
ABC News
Researchers may now be able to detect Lyme disease in its earliest stages and differentiate it from other tick-borne ailments with similar symptoms, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The new ...
Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2017HealthDay
Mass Spec Test Developed to Distinguish Lyme Disease From Similar ConditionGenomeWeb
Multiple cases of Lyme Disease reported in Berlin during bad tick seasonMeriden Record-Journal
Healio -The Commercial Dispatch -Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting -Outbreak News Today
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Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy - ABC News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:18

Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy
ABC News
Yem Chrin, center, an unlicensed medical practitioner, is escorted by prison guards to waiting transportation outside an appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Yem, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison after finding him ...

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth - NPR

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:00

NPR

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth
NPR
In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren't healing properly. A study ...
What About Mom? An Exploration Of Maternal Health And Death In AmericaWNPR News

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Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says - CNN

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:10

CNN

Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says
CNN
(CNN) Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Cure News Update 2017: Patients Who Choose Alternative Medicine Twice as Likely to DieChristian Post
How to Advocate for Your Loved One with CancerMesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center (blog)
Alternative medicine for cancer raises death risk: studydomain-B

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Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits - mySanAntonio.com

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:15

mySanAntonio.com

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits
mySanAntonio.com
Research shows people who get DNA test results about their risk of disease often don't change their health habits to stay healthy (Aug. 17). Media: Associated Press. NEW YORK (AP) — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a ...

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Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection - NPR

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:10

NPR

Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection
NPR
If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns each year. And it turns out, the secret weapon was sitting ...
At Last, a Big, Successful Trial of ProbioticsThe Atlantic
Study Shows Probiotics Can Prevent Sepsis in InfantsNewswise (press release)
Probiotic prevents sepsis in infantsChemical & Engineering News
Invisiverse
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With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much? - NPR

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:00

NPR

With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much?
NPR
Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here's a reality check: Many social drinkers may "binge" without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking. Ann Boyajian/Getty Images/Illustration Works hide ...

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Opioid overdoses leading to more ICU admissions and deaths - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:30

Reuters

Opioid overdoses leading to more ICU admissions and deaths
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of Americans are needing intensive care for opioid overdoses and dying after receiving treatment for serious complications, a U.S. study suggests. Opioid-related overdose deaths have doubled since 2000 amid a ...
Orange County's wealthiest cities have biggest opioid problem89.3 KPCC
Report finds opioid overdoses in Orange County on the riseOrange County Breeze
US Patients' Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & DeathsLive Trading News
OCRegister -FOX 11 Los Angeles
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A quarter of people hurt themselves while grooming their pubic hair - MarketWatch

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:51

MarketWatch

A quarter of people hurt themselves while grooming their pubic hair
MarketWatch
About 26% of men and women who groom their pubic hair have been injured at least once, according to a JAMA Dermatology study published Wednesday. Of that total, 32% said that it had happened five or more times. Injuries ranged from minor ones like ...
Americans can't trim their pubic hair without hurting themselvesNew York Post
A Lot of People Are Injuring Themselves When They Trim Their Pubes At HomeJezebel
Wax on, wax ouch: pubic grooming has a high injury rate, survey revealsThe Guardian
Live Science -Refinery29 -Today.com -TIME
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