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CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? 2019-04-02 19:17:57US regulators exploring ways CBD could be used legally in foods and dietary supplements

McConnell shuts the door on Trump health care 2019-04-02 19:16:01President Donald Trump defers push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, ensuring it'll be 2020 campaign issue

Alyssa Milano leads protest of Georgia abortion ban 2019-04-02 19:07:26Actress Alyssa Milano has joined several Georgia-based TV and film industry workers in protesting a "heartbeat" abortion ban awaiting signature by R

GOP tries to push vote on bill on 2019-04-02 18:10:29Republicans are starting a long-shot drive to force a House vote on a measure that would imprison doctors for five years if they don't try saving the

US health officials alarmed by paralyzing illness in 2019-04-02 17:30:02More than 500 U.S. children have been struck by a mysterious paralyzing illness over the past decade, more than 200 of them just last year

'Pharma Bro' in solitary confinement for alleged phone 2019-04-02 17:29:28Pharmaceutical honcho Martin Shkreli has been banished to solitary confinement amid allegations he was running his drug company from federal prison us

Family behind OxyContin calls opioid suit false, misleading 2019-04-02 15:40:17The wealthy family who owns the company is calling a Massachusetts lawsuit false and misleading in its first court response to allegations that the fa

The Latest: GOP leader says Senate not tackling 2019-04-02 15:07:49Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's told President Donald Trump that the Senate will not be taking up a rewrite of the nation's health care la

Family behind OxyContin denies aggressive marketing, its first 2019-04-02 15:01:56Family behind OxyContin denies aggressive marketing, its first legal response to claims about its role in opioid crisis

Trump defers push for health plan after GOP 2019-04-02 13:47:34President Donald Trump defers push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, ensuring it'll be 2020 campaign issue

The Latest: Schumer says Trump has no magic 2019-04-02 11:57:14Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump's new pledge to produce a health care overhaul plan after he's re-elected next year

WHO says Ebola cases rising in eastern Congo 2019-04-02 11:29:12WHO says Ebola cases rising in eastern Congo after series of attacks on health facilities

NYT > Health

Doctors: Rituals of Honor in Hospital Hallways 2019-04-02 08:24:33Hospitals across the United States are holding honor walks to show respect to patients at the end of life who are donating organs to others.

One Day There May Be a Drug to 2019-04-02 07:44:33A study found that a hormone meant to protect animals’ brains actually enhanced them. Ethicists are wondering what happens if it becomes viable

Books Q&A: What Your Therapist Is Thinking About 2019-04-02 07:06:59A conversation with Lori Gottlieb about her new book, “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed.&rdq

California Hospital Secretly Filmed Women, Lawsuit Says 2019-04-02 05:00:10The cameras were set up in three operating rooms at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Calif. as part of an effort to catch a possible thief.

Transplant Patients Need Anti-Rejection Drugs. Why Won’t Insurers 2019-04-02 02:30:05Drugs to prevent organ rejection are not always covered for patients who had transplants before they enrolled in Medicare.

Americans Borrowed $88 Billion to Pay for Health 2019-04-02 01:00:05A new survey by Gallup and the nonprofit West Health also found that nearly half of Americans fear bankruptcy in the event of a health emergency.

Lawsuits Lay Bare Sackler Family’s Role in Opioid 2019-04-01 13:40:12Three generations of the Sackler family were deeply involved in running Purdue Pharma and knew of opioid abuse risks, according to lawsuits.

Q&A: How Bees Find Your Flowerpots 2019-04-01 12:31:48It’s not just the famous waggle dance: Bees rely on sophisticated eyesight and even electrostatic fields.

Omega-3s May Ease Asthma Symptoms 2019-04-01 12:22:45High levels of omega-6 fatty acids in the diet, on the other hand, may make childhood asthma worse.

The Checkup: How to Minimize Exposures to Hormone 2019-04-01 12:17:47Experts say adults and children alike can benefit from avoiding canned goods and certain plastics and substituting natural products for commercial cle

Med Students Get an Extra Match on ‘Match 2019-04-01 12:15:06Across the country, couples are escalating the day they learn where they will go for their residencies by using it as an opportunity to propose.

An Outbreak Spreads Fear: Of Measles, of Ultra-Orthodox 2019-04-01 11:14:47A measles outbreak in a New York suburb has sickened scores of people and stoked long-smoldering tensions between the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community

Scientific American: Health

A Drug Shows an Astonishing Ability to Regenerate 2019-04-01 09:30:00A once abandoned drug compound shows an ability to rebuild organs damaged by illness and injury -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Meta-Post: Posts on War and Peace 2019-03-31 15:00:00Cross-Check columns on war and related topics. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Secrets of an Aging Athlete 2019-03-30 10:00:00Bestselling author and fitness guru Brad Kearns joins Get-Fit Guy, Brock Armstrong, to explain how we can stay fit now, and well into the future -- Re

The Case of a Woman Who Feels Almost 2019-03-30 08:00:00The discovery may have implications for treating acute and chronic pain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

World's First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant with Living Donor 2019-03-29 12:30:00The ability to use organs from living HIV-positive individuals could increase the supply available for transplant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

A New Way to Fight Cancer 2019-03-29 12:00:00Metabolic therapy is showing promise in robbing malignant cells of their primary energy source -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Repurposed Drug Could Offer Hope after Many Alzheimer's 2019-03-28 10:30:00An experimental drug for hepatitis D triggers a cellular waste disposal system to rid mice brains of the tau protein, a major culprit in neurodegenera

The <em>Other</em> Reasons People Don't Get Vaccines 2019-03-27 12:00:00When it comes to the flu, refusal often has nothing to do with the fear of autism -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

3 Myths (and 1 Truth) About Grain-Fed Beef 2019-03-27 11:15:00There’s a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy—or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with acc

New Strategies Take On the Worst Cancer--Glioblastoma 2019-03-27 08:00:00Among the various malignancies that can afflict the human body, few bring with them the dour prognoses of brain tumors -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Biogen Halts Studies of Closely Watched Alzheimer's Drug, 2019-03-22 10:00:00Trial failure raises doubts about amyloid as a target for drug development -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Opting Out of Vaccines Should Opt You Out 2019-03-21 07:00:00People who are able to take vaccines but refuse to do so are the moral equivalent of drunk drivers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for Many 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for ManyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:

Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary Drinks 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary DrinksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Coffee on Your Mind? Even Thinking About It 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Coffee on Your Mind? Even Thinking About It 'Arouses' the BrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2

Second New MS Drug Secures FDA Approval 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Second New MS Drug Secures FDA ApprovalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Kids With High Blood Pressure Need 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Kids With High Blood Pressure Need Smooth Transition to Adult CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

Surgery May Boost Outcomes in Common Form of 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Surgery May Boost Outcomes in Common Form of Advanced Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2

Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid TumorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019

Three Exercises for Stronger, Sleeker Thighs 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Three Exercises for Stronger, Sleeker ThighsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Uninsured Get Short Shrift on Hospital Stays 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Uninsured Get Short Shrift on Hospital StaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Teens' E-Cig Surge Hasn't Hurt Move Away From 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Teens' E-Cig Surge Hasn't Hurt Move Away From Smoking: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019

Pot During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Psychosis Risk 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Pot During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Psychosis RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:0

Health Tip: Daily Aspirin Therapy 2019-04-03 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Daily Aspirin TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

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A bottle of wine a week is as 2019-04-03 14:13:08Drinking one bottle of wine a week is as cancer-causing as smoking up to ten cigarettes during the same time period, a new study claims.

Texas woman with rare disorder that causes massive 2019-04-03 12:37:04A Texas woman who was born with a rare disorder that has caused her leg to swell so large that she can no longer wear pants has refused to let it caus

California bill would allow state employees to bring 2019-04-03 11:58:21Lawmakers in California will decide on Wednesday the fate of a bill that would allow for state employees to bring their babies to work with them.

Second infant dies in Italy after at-home circumcision 2019-04-03 10:57:38Another infant has died in Italy after an at-home circumcision, marking the second such death in as many months

Health officials investigate seizure risk with electronic cigarettes 2019-04-03 09:50:56U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices.

Massachusetts warns of possible measles exposure after confirmed 2019-04-03 09:28:28Massachusetts health officials are warning residents about possible measles exposure after a confirmed case was reported in the greater Boston area on

Frozen beef patties recalled after consumers report finding 2019-04-03 09:13:57Food service provider AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for more than 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat frozen beef patties over possible plas

Woman's weeks-long juice and water diet may have 2019-04-03 08:35:05A woman in Israel may have irreversible brain damage after drinking only juice and water for three weeks, according to news reports.

Health officials alarmed by paralyzing illness in kids 2019-04-02 12:47:30One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping.

Surfing accident left man's face 'pushed in a 2019-04-02 12:36:15A 43-year-old man in the U.K. is on the road to recovery and in the planning stages of a project to teach surfers how to help in an emergency jus

Nebraska woman, 61, gives birth to granddaughter after 2019-04-02 10:49:59A 61-year-old Nebraska woman who served as a surrogate mother for her son and his husband has given birth to a baby girl.

Louisiana girl, 5, left partially scalped after hair 2019-04-02 09:48:07A Louisiana family is overcoming the trauma of seeing their young daughter partially scalped after her hair got caught in a go-kart motor.

Health News - UPI.com

Wearable device may take place of biopsy for 2019-04-01 16:13:31 A new device for screening blood is capable of capturing 3.5 times the number of cancer cells as the current method, according to University of Michi

Short sleep duration, not sleep apnea, linked to 2019-04-01 15:54:40 Daytime sleepiness is associated with short sleep duration, not obstructive sleep apnea, according to new research. Sleep apnea was, however, linked

Study: Corn production causes 4,300 deaths each year 2019-04-01 14:33:53 About 4,300 premature deaths occur each year in the United States due to environmental damage brought on by corn production, accounting for nearly $4

Number of 2019 measles cases surpasses total for 2019-04-01 12:40:56 At 387 cases, the U.S. has more confirmed measles cases on April 1, 2019, than it had in all of 2018, which is the second-largest number of cases sin

Mosquitoes drawn to lactic acid smell in human 2019-04-01 12:24:20 A discovery that mosquitoes are drawn to lactic acid in human sweat may lead to better pest control, researchers say.

Pancreatic cancer death increase linked to extra weight 2019-04-01 10:49:22 Having too much body weight before turning 50 may put people at greater risk of dying from pancreatic cancer, new research shows.

Hands-only CPR increases cardiac arrest survival 2019-04-01 08:45:09 The 30-day survival rate for people who get CPR after suffering cardiac arrest has doubled in Sweden in recent years with increased use of compressio

Heart disease in short people comes from poor 2019-03-29 15:38:24 For shorter people, having poorly functioning lungs can cause heart disease, according to new research published Wednesday in Communications Biology.

Beetroot may reduce high blood pressure 2019-03-29 15:14:12 Potassium has long been used as one of the best natural antidotes to high blood pressure, but research may have revealed a better solution.

Exercise can cut cardiovascular risk for breast cancer 2019-03-29 11:37:17 More exercise is a good idea for most people, but it's especially important for breast cancer survivors, who have an increased risk of suffering a s

Later menstrual cycle linked to higher dementia risk 2019-03-29 10:06:54 A woman is more likely to develop dementia if she starts her period later in life, new research shows.

Fetal nicotine exposure linked to SIDS 2019-03-28 16:46:19 Pregnant women who smoke may be raising the risk of their newborn having sudden infant death syndrome or heart arrhythmia, according to a new study.

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