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1707 Articles Matching "ban"

Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy

Dec 15, 2018 , Reuters
Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards off his rheumatism pains....
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Rape survivors are fighting back against victim-blaming in Lebanon

Dec 15, 2018 , CNN Health
"I've been raped," Manal Issa shouts as she staggers down a street in Beirut....
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State Highlights: Texas Struggles To Get Broadband To Rural Areas, A Key To Expanding Telemedicine Access; California Is Flush With Cash And Residents Want To Spend It On Health Care

Dec 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, California, Florida, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina and...
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Texas' Uninsured Rate Hits 19% As GOP Snubs Medicaid Expansion

Dec 13, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly 20% of Texans under 65 don’t have health insurance and most of them are working, research by the Urban...
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Why so many people are becoming allergic to meat

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
I am on my way to meet Tami McGraw, who lives with her husband and the youngest of their kids in a sprawling development of old trees and wide lawns just south of Chapel Hill. Before I reach her, McGraw emails. She wants to feed me when I get there:...
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BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $100K to Forgotten Harvest

Dec 12, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
BJ’s Wholesale Club donated $100,000 to Forgotten Harvest, a Feeding America member food bank, that distributes meals to those in need across the Metro Detroit area. Read More...
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Abortion Services Halted At Only Nashville Clinic That Offers Procedure

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Another one of the city's abortion providers was closed in August, following several significant abortion restrictions in Tennessee in recent years. In other women's health news, Ohio lawmakers examine two abortion...
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China bans raising pigs in wild boar areas to block swine fever

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will ban pig farming in areas inhabited by wild boars to prevent the spread of highly contagious African swine fever....
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Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal....
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State Highlights: Flames From California Wildfire Are Banked, But Not The Trauma For Survivors; ‘Supported Housing’ Deaths In New York Questioned By Judge

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Michigan, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland, Kansas, Georgia, Wisconsin, Florida and Minnesota....
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Ohio Abortion Heartbeat Bill Stalls In Senate Amid Concerns About Whether It’s Unconstitutional

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The delay means the bill might not pass this year. Similar abortion bans have been found unconstitutional in other states. Legislative news comes out of Georgia and Massachusetts,...
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Scientists urge ban of insecticides tied to brain impairment in kids

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Pregnant women should not be exposed to even low levels of a group of chemicals associated with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, scientists argue....
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Provider with ties to lab scheme shutters Texas clinic

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Little River Healthcare, the bankrupt company that's poised to shutter two hospitals, closed a primary- and specialty-care clinic in Temple,...
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Wayne State University medical group tries to thread Chapter 11 needle

Dec 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The sudden bankruptcy filing of the Wayne State University Physician Group was driven by discovery earlier in the year that financial losses of the 264-physician faculty practice plan were double the $5.5 million expected and a new, more...
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Southeastern Grocers expands its Fresco y Más banner

Dec 04, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fresco y Más is opening a new location in Lauderhill, Fla., on Dec. 5, that will have an expanded variety of such products as seafood, specialty meats, produce and seasonings, among other items. Read More...
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

Dec 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Non-smokers who live where smoking is banned in public places may have lower blood pressure than non-smokers who aren't protected by these types of laws, a U.S. study suggests....
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It's Not A Shock: Better Bandage Promotes Powerful Healing

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated from a patient’s own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury. In rodent tests, the dr......
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Chobani unveils Gimmies line of Greek yogurt snacks

Nov 30, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Chobani is diving into the kid’s yogurt aisle with its new Gimmies line, which includes 13 flavors of the crunch, milkshakes, tubes and pouches products. Read More...
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A.I. will transform health care into an equal playing field, top medical CEO says

Nov 29, 2018 , CNBC Health
Artificial intelligence (A.I.) will level out the quality of health care in China in the coming decades, particularly closing the gap between rural and urban parts of the country, according to a CEO in the medical...
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Different Takes: Outrage About CRISPR-Editing Of Human Babies Is Temporary; Ban U.S. Scientists From This Unethical Practice

Nov 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on producing genetically-modified human...
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