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794 Articles Matching "woman"

How a former Reader's Digest exec turned Nutrisystem around one data point at a time

Mar 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier is a businesswoman with a master's from MIT. Today she's a trailblazer in the $70 billion weight-loss market. How her engineering background led her to become recognized as one of the best CEOs in...
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Johnson & Johnson shares slip after jury orders it to pay $29 million in latest talcum cancer trial

Mar 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
A California jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $29 million to a woman who alleged that asbestos in the company's talcum-powder-based products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, caused her...
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State Highlights: California Jury Orders J&J To Pay Woman $29M For Cancer Linked To Talc-Based Powders; Health Officials Cite ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At Aging Louisiana Mental Health Center

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Louisiana, Utah, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts and...
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Johnson & Johnson hit with $29.4 million verdict in talcum powder case

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A California jury returned a $29.4 million verdict in a trial involving a woman who believes that her mesothelioma is tied to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder....
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California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

Mar 14, 2019 , Reuters
A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer....
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Can a 'fertility diet' really help you conceive? In some cases, yes

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there's a diet that claims it can boost a woman's chances of having a baby....
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Talc cancer concerns get their day in Congress

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The son of a woman who was a "true fan" of Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder, who made it a "necessary part of our hygienic routine," testified before lawmakers on Tuesday, asking for help for women like his mother, who died of ovarian cancer after regularly using talc-based powder....
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Why A Woman Suffered An Allergic Reaction From Oral Sex

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Was there semen-ly a link with her partner taking a penicillin...
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State Highlights: Arizona Center Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth Reaches Oversight Agreement; Suicides Among Calif. Firefighters Reveal Toll Of Fire Season

Mar 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Arizona, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Washington, Louisiana, Minnesota, Georgia, Texas, Missouri and...
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Real Life STEM Superhero Used Her Powers To Build An Internship For The Future

Mar 09, 2019 , Forbes
As the top engineer at Abbott, a $31 billion heath company, Corlis Murray knows a thing or two about being a successful woman in the STEM world. But it’s not her role managing hundreds of millions of dollars and a hundred thousand employees in 150 countries that has gotten her to superhero...
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After losing her leg in an accident, a woman finds hope through snowboarding

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
In March 2009, Megan Harmon's life took a drastic turn....
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This bill could ban e-cigarette flavors nationwide

Mar 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Colorado congresswoman Diana DeGette plans to introduce legislation this week that could ban e-cigarette flavors on a national level, her office announced Monday....
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Flu Shot Won't Cause Miscarriage, Study Confirms

Mar 02, 2019 , WebMD
This is a very definitive study for a recent, relevant time period of flu and should remove all doubts a woman might have about whether it is safe to be vaccinated during pregnancy, researchers...
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Insurer skips doctors and sends massive checks to patients, prompting million-dollar lawsuit

Mar 02, 2019 , CNN Health
A woman received nearly $375,000 from Anthem for treatment at a rehab facility, according to a lawsuit. Another woman tells CNN a family member got more than $240,000 from Anthem after surgery with an out-of-network doctor. One medical ethicist says insurers paying patients directly, instead of providers, is "insane."...
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New Tools To Help Women With Physical Disabilities Make Decisions About Pregnancy

Mar 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Becoming a mother is often a very personal decision for a woman. “For a woman with a physical disability, making a decision about whether or not to get pregnant can be very complicated,” says Claire Kalpakjian, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Michigan Med......
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No, the flu shot will not cause a pregnant woman to miscarry

Feb 28, 2019 , CNN Health
A new study puts an end to speculation about whether getting a flu shot during pregnancy ups the risk of miscarriage and reinforces current vaccination guidelines that protect both pregnant women and their newborns from the dangers of flu....
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Woman's Hospital CEO Teri Fontenot to retire this summer

Feb 23, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Her retirement will cap a 23-year tenure leading the Baton Rouge, La., hospital, which has grown to become the state's largest birthing hospital and neonatal...
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State Highlights: Maryland Bill Would Allow Minors To Get Preventive HIV Care Without Adult Consent; Facility Where Incapacitated Woman Was Raped Has History Of Self-Dealing, Nepotism

Feb 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Arizona, New York, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Ohio and New...
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New recommendations say not all women need genetic testing for cancer. Critics say it could cost lives

Feb 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Primary care providers should screen women for personal, family and/or ethnic history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer to decide who should undergo genetic counseling for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommended Tuesday. The mutations increase a woman's cancer risk....
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Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Feb 20, 2019 , WebMD
Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart...
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