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  1. Northern Ireland abortion laws violate women's rights, U.N. body saysFri, 23 Feb 2018 08:24:24 -0500
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Kingdom violates women's rights in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting their access to abortion, a report by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) said on Friday. More...
  2. Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory laneFri, 23 Feb 2018 11:45:00 -0500
    HINDHEAD, England (Reuters) - For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality (VR) headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen. More...
  3. EU panel recommends against nod for Puma Biotech's breast cancer drugFri, 23 Feb 2018 07:48:55 -0500
    (Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday recommended against approving Puma Biotechnology's lead breast cancer drug, an outcome the U.S drugmaker had signaled last month. More...
  4. Less-invasive heart valve replacement tied to better quality of lifeFri, 23 Feb 2018 13:19:29 -0500
    (Reuters Health) - People who get minimally-invasive surgery to replace damaged heart valves have an easier time completing daily tasks and a better quality of life after the procedure, a research review suggests. More...
  5. CPR survival rates are lower than most people thinkFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:29:59 -0500
    (Reuters Health) - The majority of people believe cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is successful more often than it tends to be in reality, according to a small U.S. study. More...
  6. KemPharm's opioid painkiller gets FDA approval, shares soarFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:40:06 -0500
    (Reuters) - KemPharm Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its opioid painkiller Apadaz for the short-term management of acute pain, sending the shares of the drugmaker up as much as 36 percent in late afternoon trading. More...
  7. Wine tied to healthier arteries for some diabeticsFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:14:54 -0500
    (Reuters Health) - Some diabetics with plaque buildup in their arteries might have less debris in these blood vessels after adding wine to their diets, a recent study suggests. More...
  8. Frail elderly face increased risk of delirium after surgeryFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:36:12 -0500
    (Reuters Health) - Older adults who have elective surgery are more likely to experience delirium afterwards when theyre frail, a research review suggests. More...
  9. Sangamo in $3 billion gene-editing deal with GileadThu, 22 Feb 2018 10:22:45 -0500
    (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc will use Sangamo Therapeutics Inc's gene-editing technology to develop cancer treatments in a deal potentially worth about $3 billion to Sangamo, the companies said on Thursday. More...
  10. Young mens drinking tied to later liver disease riskThu, 22 Feb 2018 13:50:44 -0500
    (Reuters Health) - Men who drink alcohol in late adolescence are more likely to develop severe liver disease decades later than young people who dont drink at all, a Swedish study suggests. More...
Fox Health
  1. Martin Shkreli controversies: A timeline of eventsFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:37:00 GMT
    Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. More...
  2. Potentially toxic chemicals were found in e-cigarette vaperFri, 23 Feb 2018 18:20:00 GMT
    A significant number of e-cigarette devices produced aerosols with potentially dangerous levels of lead, as well as other metals like chromium, manganese, and nickel which could cause cancer. More...
  3. Young men's drinking tied to later liver disease riskFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:37:00 GMT
    Researchers found that a percentage of men who drank heavily in their younger years developed severe liver disease later in life. More...
  4. Nasty flu season showing signs of winding downFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:08:00 GMT
    U.S. health officials say fewer visits to the doctor last week 1 out of 16 were for fever, cough and other flu symptoms than during the previous two weeks. The number of states reporting high patient traffic for the flu also dropped, to 39 from 43. More...
  5. One-third of millennials brush teeth just once a day, study showsFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:06:00 GMT
    A new survey of 2000 people shows that 30% of millennials only brush their teeth once a day. More...
  6. Fake urine: Mississippi in legislative push to flush it awayFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:07:00 GMT
    Political and business leaders in Mississippi are working to pass a law that would flush fake urine down the toilet. The Mississippi Urine Trouble Act would ban the sale or use of synthetic human urine for the purposes of defrauding a drug test. More...
  7. YouTube star who claims veganism healed her breast cancer dies from diseaseThu, 22 Feb 2018 18:17:00 GMT
    Mari Lopez, who hosted a YouTube channel, died from breast cancer after claiming her vegan and spiritual lifestyle cured her of the disease. More...
  8. Bubble parade for boy who survives bone marrow transplantThu, 22 Feb 2018 16:39:00 GMT
    Hospital staff at Boston Children's Hospital throw a "bubble parade" for a boy who was discharged after a grueling bone marrow transplant. More...
  9. Doctors successfully remove 4-pound brain tumor, bigger than head itselfThu, 22 Feb 2018 14:45:00 GMT
    Surgeons in India successfully removed a 4 pound tumor from a 31 year old man. More...
  10. Healthy food blogger almost died from dieting obsessionWed, 21 Feb 2018 17:08:00 GMT
    A woman was so obsessed with posting pictures of superfoods, she ended up with an eating disorder. More...
CNN Health
  1. School shooting survivor: 'There's so many of us now'Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:56:07 GMT
    Four survivors of past school shootings open up about the "new normal" they faced and the challenges that come after such a tragic event, while leaving messages of hope for the students in Parkland, Florida. More...
  2. Inside the Texas school district that arms its teachersFri, 23 Feb 2018 18:46:37 GMT
    While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years. More...
  3. Trump's language on shooter's mental health could be harmfulFri, 23 Feb 2018 02:49:59 GMT
    President Trump called the Parkland high school shooter a "sicko." Experts say this kind of language is harmful, and studies show that most people with mental illness are more likely to be victims, not perpetrators. More...
  4. Will a signal from the top mean more gun violence research?Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:33:14 GMT
    After previous mass shootings, Democratic lawmakers and victims' families have called for more restrictive gun laws and more research, but not much has changed. This time, though, the script is different -- leaving experts wondering whether it will matter. More...
  5. Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The epidemic of gun violence is treatableFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:25:21 GMT
    As a doctor who works at an international news network, I often see the worst stories of all. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrific realities of the battlefield are funneled and concentrated in the medical tents where I have reported for more than a decade. I have seen patients infected with Ebola in West Africa who dehydrate to death, with no treatment in sight. There are other stories I still can't talk about. More...
  6. Couple sues feds for thwarting their chance to foster refugee childrenFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:23:45 GMT
    A married lesbian couple in Texas was told they couldn't apply to foster refugee children because they don't "mirror the Holy Family." Now they're suing the government. More...
  7. Flu sending fewer to doctor's office, but season 'not over yet' Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:32:02 GMT
    The deadly grip of the flu season appears to be weakening, according to statistics released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...
  8. New genetic link reveals some ovarian cancer passed down by fathersSat, 24 Feb 2018 01:37:44 GMT
  9. Parents paint messages of joy and kindness on school bathroom stallsFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:56:16 GMT
    When an elementary school in Texas picked happiness as this year's campus theme, a group of parents decided to bring the cheer straight to the students -- and to their bathrooms. More...
  10. High school swimmer saves life of opponent who was drowningFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:28:35 GMT
    Xavier Staubs, a 15-year-old Michigan teen, noticed a competitor sinking to the bottom of the pool after they each completed their race. Without hesitation, he dove right in. More...
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