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Lawsuits filed over drinking water in South Carolina after CNN report

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Two lawsuits have been filed on behalf of residents of Denmark, South Carolina, where a CNN investigation revealed that a chemical was being added to the water supply for 10 years without EPA approval....
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FDA approves Gamifant for ultra-rare illness

Nov 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sobi and Novimmune will bring Gamifan to patients with HLH, an ultra-rare syndrome of hyper-inflammation. Read More...
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Is Amarin’s Fish-Oil-Derived Drug A Historic Breakthrough Or Not? It’s Complicated

Nov 21, 2018 , Forbes
Welcome to a spirited debate about whether a drug derived from fish oil will change the way doctor's treat heart...
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CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that's struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation....
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Big pharma leaves big gaps: drugmakers urged to do more for poor

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
Many of the world's top drugmakers are not doing enough to provide medicines to poor countries, leaving big gaps in access to treatments in crucial disease areas, including cancer, according to a new report on Tuesday....
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Egypt says cheap new drug 'Strox' threatens its youth

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
For years, Mostafa Mahmoud struggled to pay for his expensive drug addiction, spending much of his meagre income on hashish. A few months ago, he switched to a cheaper way to get high which he says is pushing him to his death....
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New Blood Test Detects Early Stage Ovarian Cancer

Nov 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer - a disease which kills over 1000 Australian women and 150,000 globally each year. The new blood test has the potential to dramatically improve early dete......
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U.S. court allows generic version of Indivior opioid abuse drug

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed generic drug company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories to sell a copycat version of the Indivior Plc opioid treatment Suboxone Film, sending Indivior's stock price down more than 40 percent....
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Multaq vs. Tikosyn

Nov 21, 2018 , RxList
Multaq (dronedarone) and Tikosyn (dofetilide) are antiarrhythmic drugs used to treat atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, types of abnormal heart rhythms....
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New Drug Approved for Traveler's Diarrhea

Nov 21, 2018 , WebMD
Traveler's diarrhea is the most common travel-related illness, the FDA says, affecting up to 40% of travelers worldwide...
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Q&A: McKesson HVS’ Tamarro talks customized central fill

Nov 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Drug Store News spoke with McKesson High Volume Solutions vice president of sales, Joe Tammaro, to discuss the role automation plays in a successful central-fill pharmacy. Read More...
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Secondhand cannabis smoke may cause allergy, worsen asthma in children

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Secondhand marijuana smoke appears to have provoked a cannabis allergy and worsened the asthma of a 6-year-old child, researchers told the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology's annual conference in Seattle....
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Mylan gets FDA warning letter over infractions at West Virginia plant

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
Mylan NV said on Tuesday it is addressing issues raised in a warning letter it received earlier this month from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which flagged concerns regarding the drugmaker's manufacturing plant in West Virginia....
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China cracks down on obstruction of African swine fever reporting

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it was issuing new rules to stop behavior that was leading to the spread of African swine fever, a highly contagious disease that has already killed hundreds of thousands of pigs in the country....
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Florida's opioid lawsuit against CVS and Walgreens takes aim at distributors with deep pockets

Nov 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Florida lawsuit accuses the drug stores and pharmaceutical distributors of playing as big a role in the proliferation of opioid addiction as the drug manufacturers of OxyContin and fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than...
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Multaq vs. Betapace

Nov 21, 2018 , RxList
Multaq (dronedarone) and Betapace (sotalol) are antiarrhythmic...
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Diving Into Burning Questions About Health: Life Spans, Alzheimer’s, Obesity And More

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times addresses some questions--like why are we still so fat when so much research has been done on weight loss?-- in a series taking a look at some pressing public health concerns....
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If you are suffering from 'stress brain,' you might be making some bad financial decisions

Nov 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
To safeguard or drive financial portfolio gains, it's key to pay attention to how stress caused by everyday life affects our financial...
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Walgreens, Humana in talks to take stakes in each other: WSJ

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
Drugstore owner Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and health insurer Humana Inc are in preliminary discussions to take equity stakes in each other, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
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In Theory, Efforts To Curb Smoking Could Offer Template For Reducing Alcohol Deaths. But Reality Is More Murky.

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Many roadblocks stand in the way to effectively addressing what has ballooned into a major public health crisis. "It's just so socially acceptable, especially among the people who write the laws," says Boston University professor David Jernigan. "It's the drug of choice and incredibly normalized for upper income people in the USA." In other public health news: the flu shot, contraception, scientific experiments, holiday eating, malaria, screen time for kids, and...
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