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FDA Action Against OTC Benzocaine Teething Products

May 25, 2018 , RxList
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and...
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Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
Because this was an observational study, the researchers couldn't prove eczema caused the increased heart disease risk. But they said that, given the large number of people included in the study, the association appears...
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FDA takes action against use of OTC benzocaine teething products

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that OTC teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and children and is asking that companies stop selling these products for such use. Read More...
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Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks: Study

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
Although the study couldn't prove cause and effect, obesity was tied to a rise in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer by 20 percent and kidney cancer by 95...
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Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution Puts Seniors at Risk

May 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution Puts Seniors at RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00...
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Commutes on foot or bike tied to lowered risk of heart attack or stroke

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Commuters who abandon their cars in favor of walking or biking to work are less likely to develop heart disease or to die from it than people who drive to the office, a recent study suggests....
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Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks, Study Finds

May 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00...
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HHS 340B rule delay would put hospitals at risk for high drug prices

May 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals are urging HHS not to delay a rule that would set new ceiling prices for the 340B drug discount program. If the delay happens, 340B providers would be on the hook for high drug...
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Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case

May 25, 2018 , CNN Health
A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson and other companies with a $25.75 million verdict, saying the company was negligent and did not warn consumers about possible health risks from its Baby Powder....
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An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease

May 25, 2018 , CNN Health
Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests....
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Oily fish still a good habit for heart health, U.S. doctors say

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who eat at least two servings a week of oily fish like salmon, mackerel, herring and tuna should keep it up because U.S. doctors still say it's a good way to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes....
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Pressured by industry, U.S. EPA slows formaldehyde study release: documents

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under pressure from the chemical industry, has delayed release of a study detailing cancer risks from formaldehyde, according to internal communications seen by Reuters, potentially keeping important health information from the public....
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What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?)

May 24, 2018 , CNN Health
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits....
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Don’t Swap Your Sunscreen Lotion For Pills, FDA Warns

May 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
No matter what companies may claim, ingesting a sunscreen capsule instead of lathering up will put you at risk. In other public health news: the health effects of alcohol and tobacco, coal miner's disease, superbugs, and air pollution....
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ZappRx taps FDB MedsTracker to bolster specialty pharma prescribing tool

May 24, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Specialty pharmaceuticals are all different, but there’s one thing they have in common: they are difficult to prescribe. Whether it’s because of high cost, high risk, narrow therapeutic range, or complicated dosing, these drugs require would-be prescribing physicians to prove to insurers the drug is the right choice for their patient by filling out a number of forms and providing key data about the...
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FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers

May 24, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA previously warned consumers about the risks of benzocaine, which includes a risk of developing a disease known as methemoglobinemia, which can raise the levels of methemoglobin in the blood while dangerously lowering blood oxygen...
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A Lonely Heart Poses a Big Health Risk

May 24, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Lonely Heart Poses a Big Health RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2018 12:00:00...
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Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic Pregnancy

May 24, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2018 12:00:00...
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Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes

May 24, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adding a test normally used for diabetes monitoring to employee wellness exams could identify people who don't have the disease but are at high risk of developing it, a recent study suggests....
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The skill all communicators need in 2018

May 24, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Organizations rely on you not only to engage audiences but also manage risks. Are you...
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