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FDA proposes changes to mammography regulations

Earlier this week, a group of women called on an FDA panel to take more steps to protect consumers from health complications, including cancer...

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White House warns Russian Federation over troops in Venezuela, threatens sanctions

The United States and most other Western countries have thrown their backing behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido , who invoked th...

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Walgreens to Sell CBD Products

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp, a version of the cannabis plant that is low in THC, the part of cannabis that gives pot its hi...

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Judge strikes down Medicaid work requirements, again

Advocates for the poor say Medicaid is a health care program, and work requirements have no place. In one of those states, Virginia, a work re...

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Half-bottle of wine a night 'as bad as three cigarettes'

Drinking a bottle of wine per week may be like smoking five to 10 cigarettes in the same time period, in terms of cancer risk, according t...

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Hospital hosts first UPS revenue drone service

The programme includes oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transport. UPS says the program rep...

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NY county bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

During the outbreak, more than 17,000 vaccinations have been given in the county, according to CNN . According to the Centers for Disease ...

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New York county bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

Rockland County Executive Ed Day said at a news conference that the state of emergency taking effect Tuesday night is meant to persuade parent...

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Another potential male birth control drug passes safety tests

The study involved 40 healthy men across two sites: UW Medical Centre in Seattle and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute in Torrance, ...

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Trump Admin Going After Obamacare to Overturn Entire Law

It's also a departure from the administration's earlier stance in a lower court, where it had argued that only federal protections for people wi...

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Big Sean talks about struggle with anxiety and depression

That helps with anxiety, depression, all those things that I felt in my life, but it wasn't doing it all the way for this. "I couldn't point the...

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Green New Deal stalls in Senate after largely political debate

The final tally was 0-57. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), and Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.), along with Independent senator Angus King (Maine), who caucus...

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New York suburb bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

Rockland County Executive Ed Day is scheduled to hold a press conference Tuesday to formally announce the declaration. According to county ...

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The nationwide opioid litigation movement reached its first major settlement

Then, beginning January 1, 2020, the center will start receiving $15 million a year for five years, for a total of $75 million in additional pay...

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Connecticut US lawmakers react to Barr’s summary of Mueller report

According to Attorney General William Barr's summary of Mueller's final report, there was plenty of evidence that Russian Federation carried o...

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Trump administration asks court to totally repeal Obama's Affordable Care Act

Trump speaks, with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar by his side, during an event on lowering drug prices in the Rose Garden of the ...

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Ebola outbreak in DRC closing in on 1000 cases

Director-General of World Health Organization said: "This outbreak has gone on far too long". Officials say the rise is not unexpected and, ...

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Drinking hot tea linked to higher cancer rates

Overall, the analysis found that participants who drank 700 milliliters (ml) of "very hot" daily were 90 percent more likely to develop esophag...

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Oakland County Confirms 8 Cases of Measles; Concerns Arise About Spread

For more information about measles, go to www.oakgov.com/health or call the Oakland County Health Division's Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533 from ...

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Hailey Bieber: Mental health is my top priority

Thoughts? Do you think this marriage will end in divorce? It would be recalled we reported earlier that Bieber recently asked fans to pray...

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Can Cannabis Use Raise Risk of Psychosis?

Dr Marta Di Forti, lead author from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King's College London , UK, says: "Our finding...

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Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death

In the new study , researchers analyzed data from 80,647 women participating in the Nurses' Health Study (1980-2014) and from 37,716 men in t...

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$34K New Drug Treats Postpartum Depression

Especially when you compare it to current treatments like counseling and antidepressants . Analysts predict Zulresso could eventually achieve...

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Just Released: EWG’s 2019 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Not only does kale rank third in the Environmental Working Group's (EWG ) annual report , but it actually has higher pesticide residues than a...

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Apple and Stanford Medicine reveal results of Apple Watch heart study

The study on the Apple Watches enrolled over 400,000 adults who already owned an iPhone 5S or a newer version, along with an Apple Watch ...

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Chinese woman injects juice in vein, nearly dies of organ failure

The 51-year-old woman, surnamed Zeng, loves folk remedies and came up with the idea of injecting juice into her body. Feng tried to keep her rea...

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Drinking Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk of Cancer

The global study followed the drinking habits of 50,045 people, aged between 40 and 75, in Iran and found 317 new cases of cancer between 2004...

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Frequent pot use, stronger weed linked to psychosis, study says

To reach their conclusions, the researchers turned to 11 sites across Europe and another in Brazil and examined new cases of psychosis between 2...

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Drinking Sugary Beverages Linked With Early Death

It found that adults who consume more than two sweetened beverages a day had their risk of death increase by 21 percent over adults who drank ...

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New guidelines advise against aspirin to prevent heart disease

Roger Blumenthal , who co-chaired the new guidelines , said in a statement . The study also notes that the study's findings do not apply to pe...

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