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With EPA rule change, worries linger for those near coal ash ponds

Jul 22, 2018 , CNN Health
In March 2017, coal mogul Bob Murray came to the Washington headquarters of the US Department of Energy for a meeting with Secretary Rick Perry. Also at the table was Andrew Wheeler, who this month became acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency....
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As Q2 revenue takes expected dip, NeuroMetrix looks to recoup with updated product launch, GSK partnership

Jul 22, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Earnings reports shared by neurostimulation and digital medicine company NeuroMetrix during a Q2 investors’ call showed a slight drop in total revenue as the company is preparing to place its marketing weight behind the launch of its updated wearable pain relief product, Quell. However, the company remained profitable during the quarter thanks to sales of its other product,...
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Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy Price

Jul 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy PriceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00...
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Synthetic Cannabis Laced With Rat Poison a Risk to US Blood Supply, FDA Warns

Jul 21, 2018 , RxList
Illegal synthetic cannabis products laced with rat poison continue to be sold in the United States and pose a significant health risk not only to people who use these products but also the US blood supply, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week in an update on the ongoing...
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This 11 year old was bullied for her skin color. Now, she owns a successful clothing line

Jul 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Kheris Rogers can't forget the grade school humiliation. During an assignment where the students had to draw themselves, the teacher handed the shy dark-skinned girl a black crayon instead of a brown one....
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‘Oversight Lapses,’ Lack Of Clear Roles Hobbled EPA’s Response To Flint’s Water Crisis, Watchdog Report Finds

Jul 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The EPA's inspector general report also urged the agency to now do more to monitor drinking water across the...
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Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study

Jul 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00...
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Swiss, German drugmakers join U.S. price freeze

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
European drugmakers Roche, Bayer and Merck KGaA became the latest companies to freeze prices in the United States for the rest of 2018 following criticism by President Donald Trump over the cost of medicine....
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Bayer to Halt Sales of Essure Birth Control Implant

Jul 21, 2018 , WebMD
Drug maker Bayer announced Friday that it would stop US sales of the birth control implant Essure by the end of...
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Immigrant shelters drugged traumatized teenagers without consent

Jul 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Emotional distress is high among the children being separated from their families at the border, so many kids are being pressured into taking psychotropic drugs without approval from a parent or guardian to calm them down, ProPublica reports....
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340B showdown: Big pharma, hospitals squaring off in lobbying fight

Jul 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals have adopted a take-no-prisoners approach in the fight with Big Pharma over the 340B drug discount program. Can this strategy hold as Congress, oversight agencies, the courts and the Trump administration ratchet up scrutiny of the...
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How to limit
 drug prices

Jul 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS received over 3,000 comments on the Trump administration's Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices, which was released in May. Hospitals, health insurers and drugmakers had plenty to say on how to address soaring drug...
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Jul 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
KHN’s newsletter editor, Brianna Labuskes, wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have...
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Agios Pharmaceuticals leukemia drug gets U.S. approval

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its treatment for a type of leukemia, the first targeted drug for patients with a specific genetic mutation....
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U.S. court rejects Allergan bid to shield patents through tribe deal

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe....
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Roche gets breakthrough status for Alzheimer's test Elecsys

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday....
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Affected by the Valsartan Heart Drug Recall? Here's What to Do

Jul 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Affected by the Valsartan Heart Drug Recall? Here's What to DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00...
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Foodborne illness may be on the rise, here's why

Jul 21, 2018 , CNN Health
One child drank apple cider at a Connecticut farm, another a glass of juice during a road trip in Oregon; later, both were rushed to emergency rooms as they struggled for their lives. A middle-aged woman became sick more than a decade ago after enjoying a salad at a banquet hosted by a California hotel; her debilitating symptoms continue to this day....
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FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot

Jul 21, 2018 , WebMD
Synthetic marijuana products spiked with an ingredient in rat poison have caused several deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, the FDA says. The contaminant -- a blood thinner called brodifacoum -- can cause severe bleeding and has been found in products with names such as K2 and...
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EU drug regulators step up work to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
Drug regulators across Europe are hiring extra staff and increasing their workload as the role of British experts in the EU-wide system of medicines supervision winds down ahead of Brexit....
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