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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region

Jan 21, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia....
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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Sears avoids liquidation at bankruptcy auction

Jan 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sears reached a roughly $5 billion deal on Wednesday with chairman Eddie Lampert for a takeover bid via his ESL Investments hedge fund that would keep the company, including about 400 stores, in operation, CNBC reports. Read More...
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Even a little marijuana may change teen brain, study finds

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers say even one or two joints cause changes in areas of the brain involved in emotion-related processing, learning and forming memories, NBC News...
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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Gansu province in the northwest of the country....
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Drug Overdose Fatality Rate Soars 260% Among Women From 1999-2017, CDC Reports

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The stereotype is a man who's addicted to drugs who's ODing on the street, and we know that that stereotype is clearly not complete. It's inaccurate," said Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association. Other drug epidemic news looks at equipping police with naloxone; tracking doctors who over-prescribe opioids; puppy programs; childhood trauma and research on safe-injection...
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E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Is Finished After Spreading To 16 States, CDC reports

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“Contaminated lettuce that made people sick in this outbreak should no longer be available,” the CDC said Wednesday. While there were no deaths, 25 people were...
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Woman accidentally prescribed erectile dysfunction cream for eye condition

Jan 10, 2019 , CNN Health
When looking for treatment for her eye condition, a woman was incorrectly given an erectile dysfunction cream to be used on her eyes, resulting in chemical injury, according to BMJ Case Reports....
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Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV report

Jan 07, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after going on dates set up via the world's largest networking app for the LGBT community....
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Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

Jan 05, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dutch inventor Boyan Slat said he still believed his $360 million plan could work, NBC News...
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Fujian province

Dec 25, 2018 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Monday reported a new outbreak of African swine fever in the southeastern province of Fujian, which has killed 11 pigs on a farm of 5,776 pigs....
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Paramount Rx reports $400 million in 2018 patient savings

Dec 22, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Paramount Rx's Community Cares Rx card is accepted at more than 57,000 pharmacies. Read More...
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Teething Jewelry Linked to Infant Death

Dec 22, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA said it has received reports of infants and children suffering serious injuries due to teething jewelry, including one death. In that case, an 18-month-old child was strangled by his teething necklace during a...
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FDA warns some antibiotics can cause fatal heart damage

Dec 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Drugs commonly used to treat upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infections should not be prescribed to patients already at risk. NBCNews...
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Certain antibiotics may cause aortic aneurysm, FDA warns

Dec 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday that the benefits of fluoroquinolone antibiotics do not outweigh the risks -- which include aortic aneurysm -- for certain patients, according to the latest research. The research is based on reports of patient problems and on studies published between 2015 and 2018....
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Spike in reports of polio-like illness in UK sparks investigation

Dec 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Public health officials in the United Kingdom are investigating a sudden unexplained increase in the number of cases of a polio-like condition that can cause weakness or paralysis and largely affects children....
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Nearly two-thirds of US women use contraception, CDC reports

Dec 20, 2018 , CNN Health
The most common methods for preventing pregnancy, according to a new government report are female sterilization, oral contraception, long-acting reversible contraception such as IUDs and implants and male condoms....
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China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Guangdong province

Dec 20, 2018 , Reuters
China confirmed on Wednesday the first African swine fever outbreak in southern Guangdong province, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread through the world's largest hog herd....
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Study: Socks with sensors could help continuously monitor diabetic neuropathy

Dec 20, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Sensors connected via Bluetooth to a smartphone app can provide users frequent reports on their foot's...
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Care At Veterans Hospitals Is Just As Good Or Better As Local Private Hospitals, New Study Reports

Dec 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“Our findings suggest that, despite some recent negative reports, the VA generally provides truly excellent care,” said William Weeks, co-author of the study. In other news on veterans health, caregivers are losing government stipends without...
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