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UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not New! 2019-08-22 20:18:44The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control method

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study New! 2019-08-22 18:31:41Cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, study finds

Appeals court rules South Bend abortion clinic can New! 2019-08-22 17:13:26A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction allowing a South Bend abortion clinic to remain open without a state-required license, pending a fina

Feds to revamp confidentiality rules for addiction treatment New! 2019-08-22 16:16:26Feds to revamp confidentiality rules for addiction treatment in an effort to promote coordinated care

Utah moves to scrap state-run pot dispensary system New! 2019-08-22 16:10:13Utah legislators are moving to scrap a planned state-run medical marijuana dispensary system after county attorneys said it would put public employees

Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear New! 2019-08-22 12:19:56German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident

Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak 2019-08-22 08:30:38Spain issues international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected more than 150 people and killed

Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program 2019-08-22 06:10:23Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program

UN: Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water 2019-08-21 20:09:26The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky

Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases 2019-08-21 19:40:14Officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases of breathing illness in people who vape

Anti-vaccine activist shoves California lawmaker 2019-08-21 19:10:12An anti-vaccine activist has been cited for assault after pushing a California lawmaker on a sidewalk near the Capitol

North Carolina schools add e-cigs to 'no smoking' 2019-08-21 09:28:56North Carolina public schools have added a picture of an electronic cigarette to their "no smoking" signs

NYT > Health

Philippines Declares a National Dengue Epidemic 2019-08-06 07:43:33At least 622 people have died of the mosquito-borne illness this year, officials said.

How Sumo Taught Me to Love the Gym 2019-08-06 05:30:47I wasn’t going to lose weight — I liked my fat body — but I wanted to harness the strength and power behind the weight.

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients 2019-08-06 02:30:05Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the mark

Deadly Germ Research Is Shut Down at Army 2019-08-06 01:47:08Problems with disposal of dangerous materials led the government to suspend research at the military’s leading biodefense center.

What Drives People to Mass Shootings? 2019-08-06 01:08:52There may be as many explanations as there are killers. But over the decades, scientists have seen some patterns emerge.

Cancer Treatment at the End of Life 2019-08-06 01:05:26Too often, people with incurable cancers pursue therapy beyond any hope of benefit — except, perhaps, to the pockets of Big Pharma.

Living Near Oil and Gas Wells Tied to 2019-08-06 01:04:11Other studies have linked living near gas and oil sites to premature births, smaller babies, migraines and fatigue.

Anemia May Increase Dementia Risk 2019-08-06 01:03:54Having hemoglobin levels that are low, or high, are tied to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.

Morning Exercise May Offer the Most Weight Loss 2019-08-06 01:03:21In a study, people who worked out before noon lost more weight, on average, than those who typically exercised after 3 p.m.

A Brain Scan May Predict Alzheimer’s. Should You 2019-08-06 01:00:17One expert warns of “unintended downsides,” including overuse of only modestly effective medications.

States Clash With Cities Over Potential Opioids Settlement 2019-08-06 00:49:01As lawyers for cities and counties push a plan for a nationwide settlement of opioid lawsuits, states push back, saying they should lead the way.

A New Sponsor for Allyson Felix 2019-08-05 17:52:56The women’s sports apparel company Athleta announced it is sponsoring the Olympic sprinter, who went public about her dispute with Nike, her pre

Scientific American: Health

Moving Away from Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture New! 2019-08-22 12:00:00Bacteria-killing viruses could protect livestock without the risk of creating resistant microbes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The False Promise of Fish Oil Supplements 2019-08-22 07:00:00After decades of promises that they “may work” to reduce cardiovascular disease, the lack of a demonstrated benefit leads me to conclude t

MDMA, or Ecstasy, Shows Promise as a PTSD 2019-08-21 14:15:00Scientists test how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA combines with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Detained Migrant Children Need Continuous Medical Care 2019-08-21 11:45:00Health care providers say a lack of transparency and communication are barriers to ensuring the children are getting adequate, ongoing treatment -- Re

Graphics That Seem Clear Can Easily Be Misread 2019-08-21 09:30:00Misreading data visualizations can reinforce biased perceptions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Abortion Bans Based on So-Called "Science" Are Fraudulent 2019-08-21 07:00:00Our silence in the face of new anti-choice laws across the U.S. is deafening -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Virtual Physical Therapy Could Help Fill Gaps in 2019-08-21 06:45:00At-home video sessions and apps could reduce costs and expand treatment in rural areas -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

It's Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases 2019-08-20 07:00:00The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Visual Task May Offer a Brain Marker for 2019-08-19 13:15:00The brain deals with viewing two images simultaneously in a distinctive way -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Top U.S. Medical Centers Roll Out DNA Sequencing 2019-08-18 08:00:00Patients can pay hundreds to thousands of dollars to screen for genetic health risks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Trials Test if C-section Babies Benefit from Mom's 2019-08-17 08:00:00Swabbing infants with mothers’ vaginal bacteria could affect the children’s health, but critics warn of sparse data and high risk -- Read

Treatment for Extreme Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Wins U.S. Government 2019-08-16 09:45:00The three-drug regimen cures 90 percent of people who have the deadliest form of the disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Study Points to Harms From MRI 'Dye' in 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Study Points to Harms From MRI 'Dye' in Early PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12

'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: 'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass ShootingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:

Health Tip: Lifting Heavy Things 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Lifting Heavy ThingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Gene Testing 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: U.S. Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Gene Testing RecommendationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2

Vaping Constricts Blood Vessels, Raising Heart, Lung Concerns 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Vaping Constricts Blood Vessels, Raising Heart, Lung ConcernsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/201

The Merits of Physical Therapy 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: The Merits of Physical TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Study Finds Diabetes, Heart Failure a Dangerous Duo 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Study Finds Diabetes, Heart Failure a Dangerous DuoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00

CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against Flu 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against FluCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

When Does Heart Health Return to Normal After 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: When Does Heart Health Return to Normal After Quitting Smoking?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2

AHA News: A Mineral, a Metal and a 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: A Mineral, a Metal and a Deadly Pregnancy ConditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/201

Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on MemoryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/20

AHA News: New Heart Saved Her - and 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: New Heart Saved Her - and It Came With the Name of Teen Who Gave ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial