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Johnson & Johnson will list drug prices in 2019-02-07 13:39:26Johnson & Johnson plans to air first TV ads disclosing list prices of its prescription drugs

FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with 2019-02-07 12:37:10FDA tells more doctors to watch for rare cancer linked to breast implants

Suit: Pharmacy officer knew but didn't stop excessive 2019-02-07 12:28:03A new wrongful-death lawsuit alleges an Ohio hospital's chief pharmacy officer knew about staff prescribing, approving and administering excessive pa

Pittsburgh water agency to spend $50M to replace 2019-02-07 12:11:32Pittsburgh's beleaguered water authority will spend $50 million to replace lead service lines, give filters to low-income residents and take other st

Tests suggest scientists achieved 1st 'in body' gene 2019-02-07 12:06:32Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease

Explaining Trump's talk of 'late-term abortions' 2019-02-07 11:36:31A new law and a governor's comments prompted the mention.

WATCH: How antibiotics mess with your gut 2019-02-07 10:39:15Inside Science looks at the possible effects of antibiotics on the human gut.

How antibiotics mess with your gut 2019-02-07 10:17:56Our bodies are full of bacteria and other microbes.

WATCH: FDA issues new warnings on breast 2019-02-07 08:56:09ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares what women should know about the symptoms for which they need to look.

Company claims to have 'complete cure for cancer' 2019-02-07 06:36:40AEBi, a biopharmaceutical company, claims it will have a cure for cancer within a year. Those claims are probably too good to be true.

How health care played into Trump’s State of 2019-02-07 00:21:45The president laid out a series of health-related goals.

WATCH: Mom reveals to police officer on 2019-02-06 22:41:20Abbie Dunkle, 35, of Highland, Illinois, donated her kidney to Ryan Armistead, a police officer from Missouri, on Jan. 22.

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Spinning With My Shrink 2019-02-19 05:00:01On the stationary bike in front of me was a person who probably knew more about me than I knew about myself. How did that make me feel?

Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition 2019-02-19 04:15:05By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will choose family medicine and other vital but lower-

Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My 2019-02-18 17:30:00Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love.

Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time 2019-02-18 11:34:21Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, whit

The Checkup: Having Anesthesia Once as a Baby 2019-02-18 07:25:49Although earlier studies in animals suggested a connection, the new research should reassure parents whose children need surgery, experts say.

Personal Health: The Case Against Cough Medicine 2019-02-18 05:00:02Evidence is sorely lacking for the value of any over-the-counter remedy to treat most coughs.

Embryo ‘Adoption’ Is Growing, but It’s Getting Tangled 2019-02-17 20:54:34Many agencies that offer donated embryos, including most of those supported by federal grants, are affiliated with Christian or anti-abortion rights o

Do You Want to Be Pregnant? It’s Not 2019-02-17 16:17:59New data on women’s uncertainty over motherhood may reshape how doctors and policymakers think about family planning.

The Instant, Custom, Connected Future of Medical Devices 2019-02-16 23:44:483D-printed and “smart” pharmaceuticals are making medical treatments more effective. But it may take years before the new devices reach mo

A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s 2019-02-16 05:00:11The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. L

8 Ways to Avoid Buying a Bad Mattress 2019-02-15 18:08:50Planning to take advantage of Presidents’ Day mattress sales? Here are eight pitfalls to avoid so you buy a mattress you’ll happily sleep

Q&A: A Tree Grows in — Well, You 2019-02-15 15:44:29Fruit on trees grown near outhouses and latrines usually is safe. That’s not true of produce found on the ground in the same areas.

Scientific American: Health

Human Diet Drugs Kill Mosquitoes' Appetite, Too 2019-02-16 15:30:00When researchers fed mosquitoes a drug used to treat people for obesity, the insects were less interested in hunting for their next human meal ticket.

Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk? 2019-02-16 10:00:00A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different stor

The Dangers of Flying While Allergic 2019-02-13 07:00:00Nuts and other foods served on planes can be devastating for those with sensitivities—but the risks can be avoided -- Read more on ScientificAme

When Cancer Threatens a Woman's Fertility 2019-02-12 12:00:00Solutions exist, but they’re costly—and 45 states don’t require that insurance cover them -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Stopping the World's Biggest Infectious Killer 2019-02-11 07:00:00Science holds the key for ending tuberculosis, but greater effort and sustained innovation are crucial -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

We're Not Using One of Our Best Weapons 2019-02-08 12:00:00New antibiotics will help, but vaccines are a more immediate, complementary solution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Better Pill—Internal Delivery Devices May Help Patients 2019-02-08 08:15:00A tortoise and a puffer fish inspire technology to overcome the multibillion-dollar nonadherence problem -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ob-Gyns Do Too Much Fetal Monitoring 2019-02-07 07:00:00It’s important in high-risk pregnancies, but most pregnancies aren’t risky -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Get Fit Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation 2019-02-06 09:30:00Although EMS devices will not allow you to sit on the couch eating bonbons while you build biceps like an Avenger, it can help with recovery, relaxati

We've Lost Touch with Our Bodies 2019-02-05 07:00:00But we can get it back through a process known as “interoception” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Appalachia's Fight to Lessen the Impact of Substance 2019-02-04 12:00:00A needle-exchange program in Virginia is a good first step—but isn’t enough by itself -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Tiny Organs in Orbit 2019-02-04 07:00:00Cultured human lung, heart and kidney cells flying onboard the International Space Station could reveal much about aging and disease -- Read more on S

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Health Tip: Eat Less Salt 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less SaltCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Common Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage, Birth 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Common Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage, Birth DefectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/

Heart Attacks Rising Among Younger Women 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Heart Attacks Rising Among Younger WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Should You Get Tested for the 'Breast Cancer 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Should You Get Tested for the 'Breast Cancer Genes'?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00

Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/201

AHA News: Could 'Cardio-Obstetrics' Curb Rise in Pregnancy-Related 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Could 'Cardio-Obstetrics' Curb Rise in Pregnancy-Related Deaths?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial R

'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments Unproven, Potentially Harmful: 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments Unproven, Potentially Harmful: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

AHA News: Living Near Convenience Stores Could Raise 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Living Near Convenience Stores Could Raise Risk of Artery-Clogging ConditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast E

Gut Microbes May Help Drive Lupus, Study Finds 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Gut Microbes May Help Drive Lupus, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products Now 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279 Cases: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

FDA Fell Short in Preventing Fentanyl Abuse Crisis, 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: FDA Fell Short in Preventing Fentanyl Abuse Crisis, Report ClaimsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20

Brief Morning Exercise Helps Ease Blood Pressure Throughout 2019-02-21 02:00:00Title: Brief Morning Exercise Helps Ease Blood Pressure Throughout the DayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/

BBC News - Health

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare 2019-02-18 19:30:43After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.

What is it like to suffer a stroke 2019-02-17 20:01:51Emily Cane's dance career was cut short and now she has communication difficulties.

Anorexia recovery: 'I know the darkest of the 2019-02-17 19:23:32Lara Rebecca, 18, says she knows the "darkest of the darkest" after recovering from her eating disorder.

Vitiligo: Skin condition brought Kenyan friends closer together 2019-02-15 19:26:18Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.

Tilly Lockey: 'I can paint with my bionic 2019-02-15 07:24:43Tilly Lockey, 13, has bionic arms that are so sophisticated she can now use a paintbrush and apply make-up.

Brain function of night owls and larks differ, 2019-02-14 19:37:28Late risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests.

Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than 2019-02-14 19:34:01This helps doctors who often struggle to answer questions from patients on how they will last.

Super gonorrhoea: Why your STI could become untreatable 2019-02-14 19:14:01The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice' 2019-02-14 11:30:28Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.

Down's syndrome: Parents help Michael and Alison find 2019-02-14 07:23:01A couple who both have Down's syndrome open up about their relationship.

'Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin 2019-02-13 19:54:56Going for a free health check could flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, health bodies say.

The hairdressing salon for people who have cancer 2019-02-13 19:28:50The Feel Good Project is a place that people with cancer can go for beauty treatments, community support and specialist advice.

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Teens view anxiety, depression as biggest problems in 2019-02-20 17:50:48 Most American teenagers say they view anxiety and depression as a major problem in the communities where they live, a Pew study released Wednesday in

Food allergy linked to certain form of eczema, 2019-02-20 16:06:52 The answer to whether a kid with eczema also develops a food allergy could lie just beneath the surface of their skin, a new study says.

Veterans with PTSD have stronger bonds with service 2019-02-20 14:31:33 New research shows that service dogs and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder have an unusually strong connection, a new study says.

Google health-related searches double a week before ER 2019-02-20 12:17:19 Google searches can tell a lot about a person, like when they are likely to visit the hospital.

Report: The number of cancer survivors grows as 2019-02-20 10:59:45 As the number of cancer survivors in the United States continue to grow, the number of

U.S. women have lower blood pressure, more obesity 2019-02-20 09:20:32 People in the United States may be getting control of their blood pressure, but their weight is another story, a new study says.

Morning exercise may lower blood pressure for older, 2019-02-20 04:05:07 Just 30 minutes of daily walking can lower blood pressure for overweight or obese people between ages 55 and 80, according to a study published Wedne

Gut microbiome imbalances may help diagnose, track lupus 2019-02-19 17:35:45 Scientists have pinpointed gut bacteria that may cause painful flareups in people with Lupus, and this discovery that could lead to finding a better

Eating nuts may lower cardiovascular disease risk from 2019-02-19 16:39:26 Eating nuts may give people with type 2 diabetes a better chance of staving off cardiovascular risk.

FDA: Taking blood from young donors not clinically 2019-02-19 16:06:15 Many older people are infusing young people's plasma into their bodies, but the Food and Drug Administration says there is no clinical benefit to th

Study: High-carb, low-protein diets may extend lifespan 2019-02-19 13:01:11 Despite carbohydrate becoming a bad word to many in the fitness and diet communities, researchers say that a low-protein, high carbohydrate diet is l

Strep throat bacteria can turn deadly, study says 2019-02-19 10:58:45 The same bacteria that causes strep throat can also turn into a dangerous, flesh-eating disease, a new study shows.

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