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  1. State funding changes in spotlight in Republican healthcare billThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:33:00 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders sought to nail down the final votes needed to pass what U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called their "last best chance" to repeal Obamacare while a new analysis underscored how Democratic-leaning states stand to lose large amounts of federal funding under the legislation. More...
  2. U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorderThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:16:32 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from sleep apnea that had not been diagnosed, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. More...
  3. Versartis growth hormone drug fails key study, shares sinkThu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:20 -0400
    (Reuters) - Versartis Inc said its experimental drug for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study, sending its shares tanking 85 percent. More...
  4. A daily half hour's exercise could prevent 1 in 12 early deaths, study showsThu, 21 Sep 2017 19:03:32 -0400
    LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - People who exercise five days a week for 30 minutes significantly reduce their risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new international study. More...
  5. Cans of 'Death Wish' coffee recalled over possible toxinThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:37:45 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Death Wish Coffee Co, a New York coffee maker that sells what it says is the "World's Strongest Coffee," is recalling cans of its Nitro Cold Brew because of the risk that some could contain the deadly toxin botulin. More...
  6. Many drug companies fail to conduct timely safety checks on medicines after FDA approvalThu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:04 -0400
    (Reuters Health) - In the rush to approve new medicines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration often requires drug companies to study possible side effects and alternative doses for medicines once they hit the broader market. More...
  7. Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a yearThu, 21 Sep 2017 06:08:46 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per patient a year. More...
  8. Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teensThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:44:59 -0400
    (Reuters Health) - Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study. More...
  9. Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse riskThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:24:46 -0400
    (Reuters Health) - People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to relapse when they stop using these drugs than when they remain on medication, a research review confirms. More...
  10. Guns help explain difference in urban and rural suicide ratesThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:35 -0400
    (Reuters Health) - Suicides rates may be higher in rural America than in cities at least in part because gun ownership is more common outside of urban areas, a recent study suggests. More...
Fox Health
  1. New report shows lifestyle changes lower cancer riskThu, 21 Sep 2017 19:06:00 GMT
    TheAmerican Cancer Societyrecommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer begin routine screening at age 50. More...
  2. 7-year-old fitted with 3-D printed hand to throw first pitch at World SeriesThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:35:00 GMT
    The 7-year-old Las Vegas girl who made headlines for wanting to throw a pitch at every MLB ballpark will take the mound this fall to toss the ceremonial first pitch during Game 4 of the World Series. More...
  3. Baby whose mother chose to give birth over chemotherapy diesThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:07:00 GMT
    The baby born to a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday. More...
  4. Flint water crisis caused increase in fetal deaths, lower fertility rates, study claimsThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:53:00 GMT
    The long-term health effects of the Flint water crisis are still unfolding, with a new study pointing to the contaminated water as a cause of lower fertility rates among the citys women and an increase in infant mortality rates. More...
  5. Grandmother who died of West Nile virus didn't know she got bit, family saysThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:35:00 GMT
    The grieving family of an 84-year-old California woman who died of West Nile virus wants health officials to do more about spreading awareness. More...
  6. NYC man dies of Legionnaires' disease, 1 other sickenedThu, 21 Sep 2017 13:59:00 GMT
    A Queens resident is dead and another was sickened after they both contracted Legionnaires disease within a two-month period, prompting New York City health officials to investigate their apartment buildings plumbing. More...
  7. 'Death Wish' cold brew coffee recalled over botulism concernsThu, 21 Sep 2017 13:52:00 GMT
    Death Wish Coffee Company's cold brew might lead to death, health officials warned. More...
  8. Mom charged after 6-month-old dies in her bedThu, 21 Sep 2017 13:39:00 GMT
    A Michigan mom is facing criminal charges after her infant son died after she took him to bed with her, People reports. More...
  9. Doctor goes into labor while delivering patient's babyThu, 21 Sep 2017 13:08:00 GMT
    A doctor who was nearing the end of her own pregnancy was helping to deliver one of her patients babies when she unexpectedly went into labor. More...
  10. Georgia girl battling cancer dies before spending day with San Francisco policeThu, 21 Sep 2017 06:01:00 GMT
    A brave 7-year-old girl from Georgia who was scheduled to spend a day with the San Francisco Police Department in a few days, died Tuesday after a 4-year fight with neuroblastoma. More...
CNN Health
  1. Attorney: Tests show Aaron Hernandez had CTEThu, 21 Sep 2017 21:48:39 GMT
    Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL star who took his life while serving a murder sentence in prison, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- commonly known as CTE -- attorney Jose Baez said Thursday. More...
  2. CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL playersWed, 26 Jul 2017 19:26:08 GMT
    Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. More...
  3. 5 things to know about CTEWed, 26 Apr 2017 14:28:59 GMT
    The list of football players with a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, continues to grow. But what exactly is CTE? Here are five things you need to know: More...
  4. NFL confirms link between football and CTETue, 15 Mar 2016 15:40:58 GMT
    For the first time, an official from the NFL publicly acknowledged a connection between football and CTE. CNN's Coy Wire reports. More...
  5. Athletes and CTEWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:41:44 GMT
    CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. See which NFL players and other athletes have been diagnosed with CTE. More...
  6. When you and your partner have mismatched libidosThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:44:50 GMT
    When one partner has more interest in sex than the other, it's easy for the person with the higher sex drive to feel rejected, bruised, and undesirable and for the partner who avoids sex to feel pressure, anxiety, and guilt. More...
  7. The most common pre-existing medical conditionsThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:37:15 GMT
    By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. More...
  8. Why is health care in the US so expensive?Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:42:58 GMT
    As Congress debates a new health care bill, Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks: Why is health care in the United States so expensive in the first place? More...
  9. Gene editing of human embryos in UK reveals new fertility clueThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:40:43 GMT
    The DNA of human embryos has been altered and studied for the first time in the UK, offering new insight into the early stages of human development. More...
  10. Gatorade punished for dissing water in video gameFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:26:05 GMT
    The Gatorade Company will no longer be able to make disparaging comments about water, according to a settlement announced Thursday by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. More...
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