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Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead

May 27, 2019 , Reuters
Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
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Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims

May 27, 2019 , Reuters
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
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Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

May 25, 2019 , Reuters
A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from settlements paid to the women by mesh manufacturers, U.S. prosecutors in New York said....
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China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine

May 25, 2019 , Reuters
China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
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Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn

May 25, 2019 , Reuters
Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures....
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Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval

May 25, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
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Publix opens second GreenWise Market

May 25, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Publix's second GreenWise Market is located in Mount Pleasant, S.C., at the Indigo Square shopping center, the company said. Read More...
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Ogx’s OgXperts campaign expands hair care conversation

May 25, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The OgXperts campaign, which is composed of a diverse group of beauty influencers and experts, looks to continue the conversation around hair care, the company said. Read More...
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Colon Cancer Screenings Increase When Medicaid Arrives

May 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Colon Cancer Screenings Increase When Medicaid ArrivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2019 12:00:00...
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White House Forges Ahead With Public Charge Rules Following Complaints DHS Was Slow-Walking Process

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration has sought to impose tougher requirements on legal immigrants using public assistance programs, a move that advocates say will have a chilling factor on vulnerable migrants -- and potentially their sponsors -- who would otherwise seek health care and food aid....
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House Committee Leaders Target Medicare Part D With Draft Legislation To Lower Drug Costs

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“Already this Congress, our committees have held several hearings with patients and experts from across the political spectrum to discuss options to lower prescription drug prices,” the bipartisan group of House lawmakers said. “Universally these witnesses agreed that Medicare Part D can and should be improved to cap out-of-pocket spending, and lower costs both for the patients and for the Medicare program.” The bill came the same week as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began to test the...
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Physician’s Choice unveils probiotic addition

May 25, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Physician’s Choice's Slim-X is formulated with Greenselect Phytosome, which is a standardized green tea extract, the company said. Read More...
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Colon Cancer Screenings Rise When Medicaid Arrives

May 25, 2019 , WebMD
American Cancer Society researchers analyzed CDC data and found that in states that were very early adopters of the Medicaid expansion, the rate of low-income adults ages 50-64 who were up to date with colon cancer screening rose from 42.3% in 2012 to 51.1% in...
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Jack Link’s debuts Zero Sugar Jerky

May 24, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Jack Link’s Zero Sugar Jerky line is made with lean-meat beef, and does not contain preservatives, MSG, nitrates or added sugar, the company said. Read More...
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WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
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Many 'Dehumanize' People with Obesity

May 24, 2019 , WebMD
"The science is actually pretty straightforward; we know that feeling stigmatized because of your weight actually leads to weight increases," said study author Inge...
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'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is paying attention to, and enhance it....
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African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
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GSK's shingles vaccine approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday its shingles vaccine had been approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above....
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Novartis has 25 blockbusters in the pipeline: CEO

May 24, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis has 25 potential blockbuster treatments in development, the company said ahead of a management event in the United States on Thursday....
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