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FDA nominee ducks questions on Trump e-cigarette flavor 2019-11-20 17:07:40Trump’s pick to lead FDA sidesteps questions on future of proposed ban on vaping flavors

Trump to meet on teen vaping as plans 2019-11-20 16:31:43White House officials said Wednesday President Donald Trump will meet with experts, advocates and industry representatives on the problem of underage

Washington state hospital addresses mold infections, deaths 2019-11-20 16:11:39Executives at Washington state children’s hospital found additional patient deaths from mold infection after taking closer look at their records

Divided US House committee backs pot decriminalization 2019-11-20 15:26:11A divided House panel has endorsed a proposal to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level

French government to boost funding for public hospitals 2019-11-20 13:53:40The French government says it will boost funding for the country’s public hospitals over the next three years by 1.5 billion euros ($1.6 billion

Some family doctors ditch insurance for simpler approach 2019-11-20 10:12:48Some family doctors ditch insurance for simpler approach by charging patients a monthly fee

Fake doctors, pilfered medical records drive Oxy China 2019-11-20 09:28:18Mundipharma reps have promoted OxyContin in China as less addictive than other opioids, the same pitch the company’s U.S. affiliate, Purdue Phar

AP key findings about Mundipharma’s OxyContin sales in 2019-11-20 01:02:44Key findings of AP’s investigation about Mundipharma’s OxyContin sales in China

Fake doctors, misleading claims drive OxyContin China sales 2019-11-20 00:51:28Mundipharma reps have promoted OxyContin in China as less addictive than other opioids--the same pitch the company’s U.S. affiliate, Purdue Phar

Mundipharma is promoting OxyContin in China with claims 2019-11-20 00:02:35Mundipharma is promoting OxyContin in China with claims its U.S. affiliate, Purdue Pharma, admitted in court were false

AMA calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, 2019-11-19 21:19:57American Medical Association calls for an immediate ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products

New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul 2019-11-19 16:33:25New York has joined the ranks of states suing Juul, the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker

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2 More States Sue Juul Over the Marketing 2019-11-19 17:25:26The attorneys general of New York and California filed lawsuits alleging that the company had targeted young people with deceptive advertising.

She Takes a Hands-On Approach to Health Care 2019-11-19 14:49:45Sheila Davis runs a nonprofit that focuses on bringing modern medicine to the world’s poorest and sickest communities.

How the Brain Can Rewire Itself After Half 2019-11-19 14:18:59New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function.

The Brain Benefits of Reading and Writing 2019-11-19 13:01:53People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia.

Poverty Impacts Access to Health Care. These Women 2019-11-19 05:00:21A look at three women who are working to make people with low incomes healthier.

For Some Children With Autism, Dance Is a 2019-11-19 05:00:08Researchers are studying how movement helps children with special needs improve social communication and motor skills.

Will Science Ever Give Us a Better Night’s 2019-11-19 05:00:03Unraveling the mysteries of sleep might depend on studying the genes of people who don’t get much.

Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at 2019-11-19 00:42:03Over 1,000 cases of measles have been recorded in the Pacific island country, with the casualties including a 7-month-old. “This is very much ou

As a Mountain Biking Motivator, Add a Little 2019-11-19 00:38:58E-mountain bikes may enable newcomers to gain fitness on daunting hills or snowy trails.

Dread the Holidays? Feasting Together Might Actually Help 2019-11-18 19:42:38Sharing a meal with loved ones, co-workers or friends may seem like a chore, but research shows it has real benefits. Stick with us here.

Something in the Man’s Bed Was Making Him 2019-11-18 18:30:08Doctors were stumped, until a pulmonologist asked about feather bedding in the man's home.

When Mental Illness Is Severe 2019-11-18 14:12:47Programs‌ ‌called‌ ‌assertive‌ ‌community‌ ‌treatment‌ ‌provide‌‌‌ ‌the‌ &z

Scientific American: Health

Blindness in Kashmir 2019-11-19 13:00:00A doctor mourns a wholly avoidable epidemic of visual and moral impairment -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Targeting Gut Microbes May Help Stroke Recovery 2019-11-19 06:45:00Growing evidence from mouse studies suggests that a healthy microbiome might improve poststroke outcomes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

As CBD Skyrockets in Popularity, Scientists Scramble to 2019-11-18 15:00:00Everything from bacon consumption to kidney function can skew cannabidiol dosing -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Superslippery Toilets Squash Water Wastage 2019-11-18 11:00:00A slick coating, inspired by the carnivorous pitcher plant, could halve the liquid needed for flushing -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Pricey New Drugs Better Than Old Ones? 2019-11-18 09:00:00Most of the time we don't know if they are better than the old ones -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

CDC Report Finds 35,000 Americans Die of Antibiotic-Resistant 2019-11-15 13:15:00While the number of deaths has gone down since 2013, new infections—such as the deadly Candida auris—have appeared -- Read more on Scienti

Plasma Scalpel Takes On Cancer 2019-11-15 06:45:00New tool enters a pivotal pilot study -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The U.S. Congress Has Started to Revive Gun 2019-11-14 18:00:00A new bill promises millions of dollars for lifesaving studies, and scientists should use it wisely -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Children Are Particularly Vulnerable to Climate Change's Health 2019-11-14 12:30:00Global warming is already affecting public health, and efforts to address the problem are inadequate, a new report says -- Read more on ScientificAmer

Apple Launches Virtual Health Studies Aiming to Enroll 2019-11-14 12:15:00Amid privacy concerns, the tech giant plans to monitor mobility, menstruation and hearing via users’ Apple watches and iPhones -- Read more on S

The U.S. Needs a Mental Health Czar 2019-11-14 09:00:00A psychologist general, on par with the surgeon general, would ease our minds -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Straight Dope on CBD 2019-11-14 09:00:00The compound is found in everything from coffee to cookies, but the research on its efficacy is scant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Study Spots Ties Between Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Study Spots Ties Between Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other DiseasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2

Health Tip: Preventing and Treating Chickenpox 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing and Treating ChickenpoxCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Erectile Dysfunction May Up the Odds 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Erectile Dysfunction May Up the Odds for Irregular HeartbeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

Grandma Isn't So Lonely After All 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Grandma Isn't So Lonely After AllCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Bacteria in Your Spit Might Play 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Bacteria in Your Spit Might Play a Role in Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11

It's Not Just Menopause to Blame for Older 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: It's Not Just Menopause to Blame for Older Women's Flagging Sex DriveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

As Disease Outbreaks Tied to 'Anti-Vaxxers' Rise, States 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: As Disease Outbreaks Tied to 'Anti-Vaxxers' Rise, States Take ActionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

Time to Rethink Ideas About Exercise, Sickle Cell 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Time to Rethink Ideas About Exercise, Sickle Cell Disease?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019

They Had Half Their Brains Removed. Here's What 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: They Had Half Their Brains Removed. Here's What Happened AfterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20

Cigarette Smoking Hits All-Time Low 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Cigarette Smoking Hits All-Time LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: New Type of Drug Might Ease MigrainesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Identifying Melanoma 2019-11-21 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Identifying MelanomaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

BBC News - Health

Vegan sues Burger King for cooking Impossible Whopper 2019-11-20 05:24:36An Impossible Foods spokeswoman says vegans should ask for the burger to be cooked in a microwave.

A million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda 2019-11-19 10:26:09Some of the male contraceptives supplied by charity Marie Stopes contained holes or risked bursting.

Old age: Why 70 may be the new 2019-11-19 10:01:17Experts say health and life expectancy gains mean it is time to rethink how we measure and define being elderly.

Britain's 'unprecedented' drug shortage 2019-11-18 21:03:50File on 4 looks at the impact Britain's medicine shortage crisis is having on patients.

Ollie Gardiner: Cancer teen's family donates treatment funds 2019-11-18 19:36:47Ollie Gardiner's family raised money to treat his brain tumour but he died aged 13 after a relapse.

Sir Chris Hoy and his wife reveal tiny 2019-11-17 11:19:00Sir Chris and Lady Sarra Hoy's son, Callum, was born 11 weeks early, in 2014.

Switch to vaping 'helps smokers' hearts' 2019-11-15 19:47:01A month-long study on smokers suggests vaping could reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke.

Severe allergic reactions rise in children in England 2019-11-14 19:51:31The parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016, call the increase "deeply alarming".

Complementary cancer therapies 'do more harm than good' 2019-11-13 22:23:01Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says.

Teen Instagrammers open up on mental health chat 2019-11-13 19:41:45Harry and Samuel post videos with advice and tips for sufferers in the hope others will open up.

General election 2019: NHS policy check - what 2019-11-13 19:01:59If you care about what the parties are promising on the NHS, here are some key issues to watch for.

Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled 2019-11-13 12:31:07A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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