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$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on 2019-10-21 17:23:32The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the toll of opioids, ave

Arizona quietly suspends Medicaid work requirement 2019-10-21 17:23:29Arizona quietly suspended plans to require about 120,000 people to work, volunteer or go to school to receive Medicaid benefits

The Latest: National opioid settlement could be hard 2019-10-21 17:20:41Not every state wants to sign on to a potential $48 billion settlement to opioid lawsuits across the country; one said it's not a framework but rathe

In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike 2019-10-21 16:11:58In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fears _ and never mind the vomit

Illegal vapes traced to California woman who was 2019-10-21 16:09:57A pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes

Study points to virus as culprit in kids' 2019-10-21 15:30:26Scientists find strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious poliolike illness in children

N Ireland laws on abortion, same-sex marriage, set 2019-10-21 11:54:38Northern Ireland is set to decriminalize abortion and set the stage for legalization of same-sex marriages as of midnight Monday, bringing its laws in

Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of 2019-10-21 08:26:54Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit

Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits 2019-10-21 02:48:26More than 2,000 suits seek to hold drug makers accountable for opioid crisis.

1st federal opioid crisis trial to focus on 2019-10-21 01:17:11First federal trial on U.S. opioid crisis is to focus on how powerful prescription painkillers were distributed

Where you die can affect your chance of 2019-10-20 08:56:13Feds mull tighter standards for organ collection groups, as AP finds some secure donors at half the rate of others

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before 2019-10-19 17:05:24Key differences were between state AGs and lawyers for local governments.

NYT > Health

W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in 2019-10-18 17:49:42New cases are down to 15 a week from a high of 128 in April, but outbreaks are still popping up in remote and dangerous mining areas.

Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice 2019-10-18 17:14:34After a forced sterilization at 19, she became first a sculptor and then an advocate for more humane psychiatric care in modern Germany and beyond.

Coming Out as Bipolar in Modern Love and 2019-10-18 15:53:33In 2008, Terri Cheney went public about her mental illness. The essay led to a new career as a writer and an episode of the ‘Modern Love’

NASA’s First All-Female Spacewalk Makes History 2019-10-18 15:43:46Two women on Earth, Jessica Bennett and Mary Robinette Kowal, had a chat about two women astronauts in medium-sized spacesuits.

Judge Summons Drug C.E.O.s for Talks on Sweeping 2019-10-18 14:45:05Representatives of states and localities hard hit by the opioid epidemic are also to be present. The high-stakes move is an effort to propel a resolut

Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug 2019-10-18 14:07:34The company’s announcement follows decisions by Walgreens, CVS and others to remove the drug from their shelves and after other manufacturers re

A ‘Menopause Champion’ at Work? Yes. You Also 2019-10-18 12:10:05A British broadcaster says its new menopause policy will help free up a “taboo” subject and close what has been called the “gender p

Death on an Airplane 2019-10-18 11:09:52The defibrillator beeps. No response. The air is prickly with his life force waning. “One, two, three…,” they count.

How Pending Decision on Obamacare Could Upend 2020 2019-10-18 05:00:20A federal appeals court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act could be a huge headache for the president and take Democrats’ focus off Medic

Raising a Twinless Twin 2019-10-18 05:00:06I didn’t want my daughter to experience survivor guilt or worse, to feel incomplete, as if she were part of a broken set.

25 Modern Love Essays to Read if You 2019-10-18 01:31:44To celebrate the column’s 15th anniversary this month, and the new series on Amazon Prime Video, we pulled together some greatest hits.

Juul Suspends Online Sales of Flavored E-Cigarettes 2019-10-17 17:51:43Facing multiple inquiries into its marketing practices and its role in the rise of teenage vaping, the company suspended internet access to mango, cuc

Scientific American: Health

Vaping-Related Illness Has a New Name: EVALI 2019-10-15 12:30:00The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted the name in new guidance on the illness, which has sickened nearly 1,300 people across 49 st

Are Antibiotics Damaging Your Family's Health? 2019-10-15 12:00:00The CDC calls their misuse “one of the most serious public health problems in the United States” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Living with Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes 2019-10-14 12:00:00Thailand is trying to communicate the risk through museum exhibitions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Can We Reverse the Decline in Breast 2019-10-13 12:00:00Making it more convenient and less painful would be a great start -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels: Nobel Prize in 2019-10-07 20:11:00William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells

Discovery of Molecular Switch for How Cells Use 2019-10-07 08:10:00Research by William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza led the way for applications in treating anemia, cancer and other diseases -- Read

Nobel in Physiology or Medicine for How Cells 2019-10-07 06:54:00The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William G. Kaelin, Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveri

Teeth Tell Black Death Genetic Tale 2019-10-06 23:45:00DNA from the teeth of medieval plague victims indicates the pathogen likely first arrived in eastern Europe before spreading across the continent.

Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast? 2019-10-05 10:00:00Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

The U.S. Needs to Tighten Vaccination Mandates 2019-10-04 12:00:00Existing religious and philosophical exemptions endanger public health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

While Searching for the Perfect Vaccine, Keep Using 2019-10-04 12:00:00The anti-vaccine movement fails to live up to its own rhetoric -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies? 2019-10-04 10:00:00The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That do

MedicineNet Daily News

Cooking With Greens 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Cooking With GreensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of AsbestosCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

AHA News: Retired? Hardly – at 99, This 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Retired? Hardly – at 99, This Pioneering Heart Doctor Still Leading the WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Are Disinfectants Putting Nurses at Risk of COPD? 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Are Disinfectants Putting Nurses at Risk of COPD?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00

Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Drug Limits Damage of Brain InjuryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: Surgeon GeneralCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

The Wellness Boost of a Purposeful Life 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: The Wellness Boost of a Purposeful LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Study Uncovers Racial Gaps in Treatment of Multiple 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Study Uncovers Racial Gaps in Treatment of Multiple MyelomaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/201

Health Tip: Avoiding Air Pollution 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Avoiding Air PollutionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib? 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

How to Keep Halloween Fun and Safe 2019-10-22 03:00:00Title: How to Keep Halloween Fun and SafeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

FOXNews.com

Mom claims epidural failed during emergency C-section: 'It 2019-10-21 14:48:11A British woman says her newborn son will be her first and last child after the epidural she received prior to his birth allegedly wore off during an

Mom loses arm to flesh-eating bacteria, felt 'helpless' 2019-10-21 13:45:24At one point, doctors told her husband she might not make it through one of the surgeries.

Antibiotics caused man's 'drunkenness disease,' report says: 'No 2019-10-21 13:13:16 A 46-year-old man developed the rare, but very real condition known as auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), colloquially referred to as “drunkenne

Study finds lead in 95 percent of baby 2019-10-21 12:00:42Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel said parents must pay close attention after a study on popular baby foods in the U.S. turned out a

Dad’s skin cancer battle leaves him with massive 2019-10-21 11:22:44A 37-year-old Australian father of two is warning others to undergo a routine skin check after losing a large chunk of flesh on his back and neck to m

News anchor diagnosed with molar pregnancy, undergoing chemotherapy 2019-10-21 10:03:08Velez said she plans to be "as transparent about this journey" as she can be.

Walmart 'Great Value' brand of frozen meat products 2019-10-21 09:58:46Several Walmart "Great Value" brand meat items have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination, health officials announced.

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids 2019-10-21 09:54:10The settlement means the closely watched trial will not move forward now.

Legionnaires' outbreak linked to North Carolina state fai