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Roundup Caused Man's Cancer: Jury

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
Monsanto, now owned by pharmaceutical company Bayer, faces more than 9,000 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States, The...
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Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment (cancer, arthritis, glaucoma and pain), compared to states without medical...
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Novo Nordisk submits diabetes pill for U.S. approval

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
Novo Nordisk has submitted its oral semaglutide drug, a pill it hopes will transform the diabetes market, for approval in the United States....
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Most New HIV Cases Stem From People Undiagnosed or Untreated

Mar 21, 2019 , RxList
About 80% of new HIV infections in the United States occur in about 40% of people who either don't know they are infected or are not receiving HIV care, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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CVS has started selling cannabis-based products in 8 states

Mar 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
The pharmacy chain said the products include topicals such as creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and...
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Cannuka’s CBD products hit Ulta Beauty shelves

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Cannuka CBD skin care products can now be found on shelves of Ulta Beauty stores wide, except for 13 stores in three states that will not carry the products. Read More...
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Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7% annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8% annually for those younger than age 55, according to the American Canc......
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Hidden Cost Of Immigration Enforcement Battle: Veterans Drug Court Could Become Casualty In Sanctuary City Standoff

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration in 2017 threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from 29 cities, counties or states it viewed as having “sanctuary” policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration agents. Today, all those jurisdictions have received or been cleared to get the money, except Oregon, which is battling for the funds in federal court. Some of that money is slated for veterans courts that help servicemen and women who are addicted to drugs get help....
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40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years....
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States Raising Smoking Age to Combat Teen Vaping

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Newly released numbers from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show more than 3.6 million teens used e-cigarettes in 2018. Those numbers include a 78% increase from 2017 in use among high schoolers and a 48% increase among middle...
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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AI Takes Aim at Lung Cancer Screening

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
A low-dose CT scan is the standard diagnostic test for people at high risk of lung cancer. In the United States, about one-quarter of these scans reveal shadows indicating nodules in the lung. Despite that positive result, fewer than 4 percent of those patients actually have...
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Some parents overlook dangers of medicines, sending thousands of children to ER

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly 52,000 children under age 6 were treated at emergency rooms across the United States in 2017, according to a new report. Although that's a decline since 2010, the report identifies some reasons why children may continue to be poisoned by medicines, offering key lessons for other parents....
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Blue Cross Merger Takes Five States Off The Board For Anthem

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
The five-state deal between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia Health Solutions prevents Anthem from using the valuable Blues brand in new...
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African mothers 50 times more likely to die after c-section than moms in rich countries, study says

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The maternal mortality rate in African countries was "substantially higher than expected": 5.43 deaths per 1,000 operations, compared with 0.1 deaths per 1,000 operations in the UK. Similarly, 1 in 6 African women experienced complications during cesarean surgery, three times the rate of women in the United States....
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Walmart is flying employees to top hospitals in other states for treatment

Mar 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walmart published an extensive case study this week on its efforts to improve health care for its...
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FDA OKs Import of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
An import alert that prevented genetically engineered salmon from entering the United States has been lifted by the U.S. Food and Drug...
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Hispanics and blacks create less air pollution than whites, but breathe more of it, study finds

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
A new study about the environment and public health reveals a stark inequity: White populations in the United States contribute more to air pollution than minority Hispanic and black populations. However, Hispanic and black populations are more likely to be breathing in the air pollution that's created....
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Non-Invasive Imaging Technique Valid For Identifying Small Airway Disease In The Lung

Mar 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammatory disease of the small airways in the lungs, affects 16 million Americans and is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, according to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Identifying small airway disease in i......
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