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Appeals court puts Trump abortion restrictions on hold 2019-07-03 19:59:13New Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for low-income women seeking abortions are on hold once again

Judge to reassess $80 million award in Monsanto 2019-07-03 19:20:17A federal judge says he will reconsider a jury's $80 million damage award to a cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer

Defending 'Obamacare'? No. But US wants appeal kept 2019-07-03 18:53:14Government attorneys are arguing that the U.S. House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-leaning states have no right to appeal a federal judge's de

Baltimore jury awards $229.6M in medical malpractice lawsuit 2019-07-03 14:44:11A Baltimore jury has awarded $229.6 million to a woman and her daughter in a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging the young child suffered a brain inj

Show of hands on immigrant health care belies 2019-07-03 12:49:12Democrats' show of hands on health care for unauthorized immigrants would reverse longstanding policies

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago's 2019-07-03 07:20:17Officials say US Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport thwarted a man's attempt to import several pounds o

German court overturns abortion advertising conviction 2019-07-03 05:58:11A German court has overturned a doctor's conviction for advertising abortions after the government loosened rules on the issue

States' delay request for arguments in 'Obamacare' lawsuit 2019-07-02 18:00:14A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected a request to delay next week's hearing on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school 2019-07-02 17:16:42Coffee bars are popping in high schools, and not just because students want to cram for tests

The Latest: No delay in next week's 'Obamacare' 2019-07-02 16:40:13A federal appeals court has rejected a request for a delay in next week's hearing on President Barack Obama's health care law

Defenders of vegan bacon sue Mississippi over labeling 2019-07-02 14:19:12A federal lawsuit says Mississippi is violating free-speech rights by banning makers of plant-based foods from using terms such as "meatless meatball

Austrian parliament votes for ban on weed killer 2019-07-02 12:36:56Austria's parliament has voted for a ban on the weed killer glyphosate, a substance that has long been disputed in Europe and beyond

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10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, 2019-07-02 05:22:45Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable

Scientists Took an M.R.I. Scan of an Atom 2019-07-02 05:22:45The hospital technology, typically used to identify human ailments, captured perhaps the world’s smallest magnetic resonance image.

Should We All Take the Slow Road to 2019-07-02 05:00:04Millennials are going on fewer dates, having less sex and marrying later. Do they know something about love that the rest of us don’t?

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use 2019-07-02 01:13:25Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder i

Reversing the Damage of a Stroke 2019-07-02 01:12:34For one patient, a decade of recovery took determination, persistence and the courage to weather repeated setbacks.

‘Pear-Shaped’ May Be Healthier Than ‘Apple-Shaped’ 2019-07-02 01:12:13Older women with more fat around the middle had a higher risk for heart disease compared to those with fat around the thighs.

A Probiotic for Obesity? 2019-07-02 01:11:56People with metabolic disorders may benefit from supplements of a common gut bacterium, a small pilot study suggests.

HPV Vaccine Proving Very Successful 2019-07-02 01:11:30The prevalence of cancer-causing HPV strains has dropped markedly in women who have been vaccinated.

How Do You Treat Positional Vertigo? 2019-07-02 01:11:01A common type of dizziness can be treated with a simple head maneuver.

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of 2019-07-02 01:10:43If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to ca

Could a Gut Bacteria Supplement Make Us Run 2019-07-02 01:10:25Running a marathon ramps up levels of a gut bacteria that made mice run faster, but it’s unclear whether it would work in people.

Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite 2019-07-02 01:10:06They have returned with a vengeance. Scientists are scrambling to find new ways to exterminate them.

Scientific American: Health

Mind and Body Benefit from Two Hours in 2019-07-01 20:18:00People who spent at least two hours outside—either all at once or totaled over several shorter visits—were more likely to report good heal

Cannabis Could Help Solve the Opioid Crisis 2019-07-01 09:00:00Not alone, but it could be part of the solution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Social Media Bots Deceive E-cigarette Users 2019-07-01 09:00:00Social media bots promote unproved benefits of e-cigarettes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Genomic Surveillance Could Make a Big Difference in 2019-07-01 09:00:00It can flag pathogens long before patients show up in clinics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Meet the Ebola Workers Battling a Virus in 2019-07-01 08:00:00Nature's Amy Maxmen reports from the front line of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mucus: The Body's Unsung Hero 2019-06-28 08:00:00The slimy stuff has a surprisingly wide array of beneficial biological functions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Democrats Divided on "Medicare for All" in First 2019-06-27 15:00:00Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only candidates in the first night in favor of eliminating private insurance

A Deeper Understanding of Breast Cancer 2019-06-27 07:00:00AI finds new insights into molecular tumor properties using images of cells and tissue -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Going Barefoot Is Good for the Sole 2019-06-26 13:05:00Walking without shoes builds calluses, but that does not limit sensation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Streamlined Pathway to Drug Approval 2019-06-26 07:00:00My son's case shows that an emphasis on patient experience data could foster drug development breakthroughs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Elite Runners' Microbes Make Mice Mightier 2019-06-24 23:25:00Mice that were fed bacteria isolated from elite athletes logged more treadmill time than other mice that got bacteria found in yogurt. -- Read more

Elite Athletes' Gut Bacteria Give Rodent Runners a 2019-06-24 13:30:00The chemical these bacteria produce appears to enhance athleticism -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Health Tip: IUD Fast Facts 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: IUD Fast FactsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

MS Linked to Higher Cancer Risk 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: MS Linked to Higher Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Reducing PMS Symptoms 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Reducing PMS SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Soy's Heart Benefits Hold Steady Over Time, Review 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Soy's Heart Benefits Hold Steady Over Time, Review FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:0

Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists Warn 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists WarnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2

Packaged Vegetables Recalled by Growers Express 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Packaged Vegetables Recalled by Growers ExpressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Surgery Helps Babies Missing a Heart Chamber Survive, 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Surgery Helps Babies Missing a Heart Chamber Survive, But Problems LingerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Cancer Risk Rises After Iodine Rx for Overactive 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Cancer Risk Rises After Iodine Rx for Overactive Thyroid: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/201

AHA News: Summer Heat Brings Special Health Risks 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Summer Heat Brings Special Health Risks for Pregnant WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/

Gut Bacteria Supplements Might Boost Obese People's Health 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Gut Bacteria Supplements Might Boost Obese People's HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12

Abuse, Injury More Likely When Child is With 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Abuse, Injury More Likely When Child is With Male Caregiver: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/

Add a Flavor Punch to Your Meals: Give 2019-07-03 03:00:00Title: Add a Flavor Punch to Your Meals: Give Pickled Veggies a TryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 1

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Paul Gascoigne v Snoop Dogg: Is cannabis or 2019-07-02 07:07:55An debate has broken out after Snoop Dogg posted a photo of himself and Paul Gascoigne on Instagram.

Boys more likely to need help for 'back 2019-07-01 20:20:47Data from GPs and hospitals shows a three-fold increase in appointments for the condition in September.

Smoking 'damages eyes as well as lungs' 2019-07-01 20:19:29Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists.

Leg fat 'better than belly fat' for older 2019-06-30 19:55:44Carrying fat on legs protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study suggests.

Medicinal cannabis: The family that changed Australia's debate 2019-06-30 11:14:57Their heartrending story shifted perceptions on medical cannabis - but, they argue, not far enough.

Lesbian women cervical screening myth is 'dangerous' 2019-06-28 19:40:45Women who have sex with women can still get HPV during sex, and should be tested, say health experts.

Prosthetic limbs: An invention for amputees in the 2019-06-27 19:00:34It's high-tech, it's cheap, and it's been designed for amputees in the developing world.

Smear tests: Actress writes play based on own 2019-06-27 19:00:30Gabrielle wrote a play about her experiences of smear tests so more people can understand how much of a difference they can make.

'Shocking' fake takeaway sold on Uber Eats 2019-06-27 07:00:05A BBC News team set up a fake takeaway restaurant on Uber Eats and started selling burgers.

Hopes raised of cervical cancer eradication 2019-06-27 03:11:19The success of the HPV vaccination offers the hope of ending cervical cancer, say scientists.

Give children 'less sugar and more veg in 2019-06-26 20:49:00There should be mandatory limits on sugar and parents should offer more bitter vegetables when weaning, a report says.

E-cigarettes: How safe are they? 2019-06-26 08:29:42They are much less harmful than smoking, despite a ban on sales of e-cigarettes in one US city.

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Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk 2019-07-01 17:29:43 Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 p

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections 2019-07-01 16:56:28 Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, accordin

Poll: Grandparents not keeping medications secure around grandkids 2019-07-01 14:43:38 Many seniors aren't safely securing their medications as roughly 86 percent of grandparents keep in the same spot when their grandchildren come over

Survival up for children with single lower heart 2019-07-01 10:31:11 For people born with only one heart ventricle, the Fontan procedure is literally a life saver, but the condition often compromises later quality of l

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid 2019-06-28 16:57:01 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will

Teens who pinpoint emotions better at avoiding depression 2019-06-28 15:26:04 That concept is known as negative emotion differentiation, or NED, which allows a person to sort out and identify various negative emotions

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury 2019-06-28 14:32:56 Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predic

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek 2019-06-28 10:09:04 Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared t

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent 2019-06-27 15:49:58 High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of i

Study: Overtesting in ERs wastes nearly $4M each 2019-06-27 13:26:13 A new collaborative, funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, is working to reduce overtesting throughout the state

Soy may lower cholesterol, study shows, contradicting FDA 2019-06-27 10:53:45 Soy-based food products may hold health benefits, after all, contradicting past claims that the food has no nutritional value.

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential 2019-06-26 16:40:43 While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat

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