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Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says

Sun exposure, a leading risk factor for skin cancers, might also be higher for flight attendants because they might spend time in the sun on lay...

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FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time

Two months after a unanimous recommendation by an outside group of FDA experts and some glowing recommendations in the internal review, GW will ...

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Pharmacist Refuses Woman Her Miscarriage Medication Over 'Moral Objection'

When she went to a Walgreens in the city of Peoria to get her prescription, she says a pharmacist refused to serve her on moral grounds - a stan...

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Hit-and-run injures father, two kids riding bikes in New Tampa

Photo by Associated Press /Times Free Press. Morse later admitted to purposefully crashing into the family, according to an arrest affidavit ...

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FDA approves 1st marijuana-based prescription drug

Today's approval "serves as a reminder that advancing sound development programs that properly evaluate active ingredients contained in marijuan...

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Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Lancaster County

The California Department of Public Health West Nile Virus Program notified the County of Santa Cruz on Thursday of this summer's first find...

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Virus Infections in Early Life Could Set the Stage For Alzheimer’s

The research team created computer models that mapped the genes that were disrupted or activated during the progression of Alzheimer's . Readhe...

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House approves most sweeping bill yet to fight opioid addiction

Following up on House passage of more than 30 bipartisan bills last week to fight the opioid crisis, the House passed 10 additional bills this w...

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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

The viruses can cause encephalitis and other chronic conditions. "Previous studies of viruses and Alzheimer's have always been very indirect a...

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Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's eye

The formation of cataract results in blurred vision by making the clear lenses of the eyes cloudy. The patient's father had bought the laser...

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Kangana Ranaut surprises fans on Yoga Day

Just like Shilpa Shetty Kundra , the actress has also released her fitness CD's which showcase various combinations of exercises. The actor stu...

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Kate Spade New York Donates $1 Million To Mental Health Organizations

She founded the company with her husband Andy Spade in 1993 and opened the company's first retail store in NY three years later. On top of the $...

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U.S. Labor Dept.: Health care reform measure will benefit small businesses

Among other things, the order called for loosening AHP commonality rules as one way to expand alternatives to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ...

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Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

HHV six and seven are fairly common in young kids and can cause what's known as sixth disease with a fever and rash. One of the most prominent t...

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Canada becomes 2nd country to fully legalize marijuana

Trudeau spoke to journalists on Wednesday, after the Senate permitted Canada to become the first country in the G7 to fully legalise cannabis. B...

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Early human West Nile infection

Most people will not show any symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends using an insect repellent that contains the ...

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United Kingdom announces review of medicinal cannabis

Writing in today's Scotsman , Mr MacAskill welcomed the United Kingdom government's decision to allow medicinal cannabis treatment for Billy...

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Britain's May to pledge 20-bln-pound health service cash boost

The DUP's Simon Hamilton said the announcement was a "hugely welcome boost for our National Health Service". Mrs May is under fire for claimin...

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US House to vote on Thursday on immigration bills

However, it seeks to allow families to be detained together throughout the duration of their court proceedings. Trump has been blasted by poli...

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Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world

He also highlighted the fact that Indian government has honored Nouf Marwaai, the first Saudi woman and certified yoga instructor, with the Pa...

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Addicted To Gaming? You Are Suffering From Mental Disorder, As Per WHO!

For a diagnosis, the behavior pattern should last at least 12 months, though the World Health Organization is proposing exceptions in severe ca...

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Number of U.S. smokers at historic low

Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at the Medical University of SC. But 21.5 percent of adults in areas with a population of few...

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CVS Pharmacy launches prescription delivery service nationwide

Earnings per Share Details of CVS Health Corporation: The EPS of CVS is strolling at 5.05, measuring its EPS growth this year at 1.8%. Weal...

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Ludhiana taxmen attempt world record on International Yoga Day

The United Nations General Assembly in 2014 adopted a resolution declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga , co-sponsored by 175 countr...

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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan name Atul Gawande CEO of healthcare venture

While we don't know the name of the entity that Gawande will lead, one thing we know is that it will function as "an independent entity that i...

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Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO

It certainly looks like the disorder is being described by people who are not entirely familiar with video games. On Tuesday, the World Healt...

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Expert calls for comprehensive healthcare management of sickle cell disorder

The event tagged: Red Umbrella Charity Walk and sponsored by Fidelity Bank Plc, was created to commemorate the World Sickle Cell Day . The ...

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Dr. Atul Gawande to lead Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire healthcare venture

The group has offered few details on how it plans to tackle healthcare costs, but the companies said they would initially focus on technology so...

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BOAZ recognized video game addiction a mental illness

The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has announced that being transgender will no longer be classified as a mental illness in the new Interna...

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Invasive plant found in Pennsylvania could cause blistering, blindness

The latest confirmed report of the plants came in Clarke County, Virginia, according to officials at Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech . Ho...

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