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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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Plague: What to Know in 2019

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
It dates back to the 6th century, but bubonic plague is still active in the U.S. Three new cases have been reported in the last six months in cats, but no humans, in...
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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday....
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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

Jan 12, 2019 , WebMD
As of Jan. 5, 15 states and New York City were reporting high flu activity, and it was widespread in 30...
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This Woman Could Not Hear Men's Voices, Why That's A Problem

Jan 12, 2019 , Forbes
Not hearing men may seem like a good thing in some cases. But it can also represent actual hearing...
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Despite GOP Losing Control Of The House, Anti-Abortion Advocates Aren’t Worried About Movement’s Momentum

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
With Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the court, the anti-abortion movement is eager to see cases move through the judicial branch. “Our agenda is very focused on the executive branch, the coming election, and the courts,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the anti-abortion organization Susan B. Anthony List. Abortion news comes out of Louisiana, as well....
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New York tackles 'largest measles outbreak' in state's recent history as cases spike globally

Jan 09, 2019 , CNN Health
A measles outbreak in New York has been called the largest in the state's recent history, and it's occurring at a time when there have been spikes in measles cases globally....
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Flu Cases on Upswing as New Medicine Arrives

Jan 08, 2019 , WebMD
A new drug to treat flu, Xofluza, is now available to pharmacies nationwide. It joins Tamiflu, the most commonly prescribed...
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Flu Rides the Subway, Too

Jan 05, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found fewer cases of flu in places where people did not rely as much on public transportation or had shorter commutes with fewer...
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China warns pig trade against African swine fever cover-ups as Taiwan concerns grow

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
China has warned the country's pork industry that covering up cases of African swine fever is a crime, days after a dead pig was found on a Taiwanese beach prompting Taipei to claim Beijing was not sharing accurate information on the disease....
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U.S. judge limits evidence in trial over Roundup cancer claims

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge overseeing lawsuits alleging Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer causes cancer has issued a ruling that could severely restrict evidence that the plaintiffs consider crucial to their cases....
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E-Bandage Generates Electricity, Speeds Wound Healing In Rats

Jan 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not at all, putting a person at risk for chronic pain, infection and scarring. Now, researchers have developed a self-powered bandage that generates an electric field over an injury, dramatically reducing the......
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Ebola outbreak in Congo surpasses 600 cases amid more violence

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim new milestone in the Ebola outbreak which began August 1: The total number of probable patients is 602 as of Tuesday, with 366 deaths, the Ministry of Health said. An additional 54 people who doctors suspect may be sick with Ebola are under investigation. The ministry also reported that 205 people have recovered from the life-threatening illness....
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Flu cases on the rise in the United States, CDC says

Dec 29, 2018 , CNN Health
Flu activity is increasing in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday....
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Hepatitis C Cases Cluster in States Hit Hard by Opioids

Dec 26, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Hepatitis C Cases Cluster in States Hit Hard by OpioidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/24/2018 12:00:00...
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Chronic Wasting Disease In Tennessee, That Makes 24 States Potentially With 'Zombie' Deer

Dec 26, 2018 , Forbes
Tennessee has now seen CWD, and not just 10 cases. The state has seen at least 13 deer with the...
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Hep C Cases Cluster in States Hit Hard by Opioids

Dec 22, 2018 , WebMD
The CDC has estimated that over 2 million Americans were living with hepatitis C between 2013 and 2016. These latest figures show that about 52 percent of those people were living in nine states: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee and North...
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Calling Opioid Epidemic ‘Man-Made Plague,’ Judge Overseeing Lawsuit Against Drugmakers Clears Cases To Go Forward

Dec 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The combined lawsuit from local and state governments from all across the country is being closely watched by a nation held in the grip of the opioid epidemic. Experts expect a reckoning for the companies much like the Big Tobacco settlement in the 1990s....
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Obesity explains almost 1 in 20 cancer cases globally

Dec 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Excess body weight is responsible for about 4 percent of all cancer cases worldwide and an even larger proportion of malignancies diagnosed in developing countries, a recent study suggests....
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