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Two Thirds of Sunscreen Products Provide Inferior Protection

With summer approaching, Americans will be spending lots of time outdoors grilling and chilling. But is the sunscreen they are using safe?
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Dr. Oz: The Dangers of Black Market Insulin

“The Dr. Oz Show” discovered that some of the drugs in highest demand aren't used recreationally; they are ones people need to stay alive.
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People With Bipolar Disorder 7 Times More Likely to Develop Parkinson's

Struggling with bipolar disorder is hard enough, but now a new study from Taiwan suggests these patients are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.
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Bacterial Link to Strokes Found

Bacteria commonly seen in the mouth has been found in the brains of people who have had a stroke, a new study shows.
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Study: Unfiltered Cigarettes Are the Most Deadly

There is no such thing as a safe cigarette, but unfiltered cigarettes are even more likely to kill you, a new study finds.
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7 Ways Your Diet Can Increase Cancer Risk

A new study published in the JNCI Cancer Spectrum reveals your diet might have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think.
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Procrastinating genius: did da Vinci have attention disorder?

Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci's litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society.
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'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room

(Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices..
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Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources

JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar..
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Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep

(Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced..
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GSK's shingles vaccine approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above

GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday its shingles vaccine had been approved for use in China in adults aged 50 and above.
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WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear

Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling..
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Weight-training may help reduce hot flashes

Postmenopausal women can fight off hot flashes and night sweats by pumping iron, a new clinical trial shows.
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African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers

French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential..
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Do you know blood donation can reveal dangerous genetic cholesterol condition? - Published

Skin patch for children may treat chronic condition triggered by milk - Published

High education reduces the risk of heart attack, says study - Published

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak

As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to..
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U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo

The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed..
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Unhealthy food at work ups risk of lifestyle ailments - Published

Novartis has 25 blockbusters in the pipeline: CEO

Novartis has 25 potential blockbuster treatments in development, the company said ahead of a management event in the United States on Thursday.
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Aspirin, Anti-Clotting Meds Safe to Take After Stroke

Taking aspirin or anti-clotting medicines like Plavix will not boost the risk of another stroke if you have already survived a bleeding stroke, a new study suggests.
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Sleep Apnea Raises Risk of Cancer for Women

Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds might be higher for women than men, researchers say.
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New Supplement Boosts Your Energy

Do you ever wish you did not feel tired halfway through the day and had more energy to do all the things on your bucket list? That energy boost is possible, thanks to the help of a new supplement.
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Stroke patient can continue consuming antiplatelet medicines: Study - Published

Exposure to nature during childhood leads to better mental health: Study - Published

Children of opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: U.S. study

The U.S. opioid crisis is taking a toll on children of users as a study published on Wednesday showed they were more likely to attempt suicide.
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Trauma in childhood may lead to adolescent depression, suggests study - Published

Gut bacteria might play role in reducing anxiety: Study - Published

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks

A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based..
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Report: IQ Scores Are on the Decline

A new report shows that IQ scores are falling across the board around the world.Evan Horowitz of FCLT Global wrote for NBC News that the data does not look good for humans' future....
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Aspirin 'safe' for brain stroke patients: Study - Published

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range

Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it..
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PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund

PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing..
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Parents get conflicting advice about mixing infant formula

(Reuters Health) - National and international pediatric and health organizations should develop a uniform set of guidelines around infant formulas, says a group of pediatric experts.
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In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs

Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of..
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Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister

Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug..
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Placental stem cells can regenerate new heart cells after heart attack, study finds - Published

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries

(Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African..
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Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.
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Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk

(Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows.
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Kissing is a risk factor for throat gonorrhea

(Reuters Health) - Deep kissing with tongue may be a way that gonorrhea is passed on, even if romantic partners haven't been otherwise sexually active, according to research from Australia.
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Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights

Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust..
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Measles Outbreak Spreads to Maine, 25th State to Report Case

Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was..
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Indian Woman Doctor Hema Divakar wins Global Asian of the Year 2019 award

Indian Doctor wins Global Asian of the Year 2019 award. The bangaluru based medical doctor received this title in Dubai for her contribution towards women's healthcare ecosystem in India according to..
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Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak

Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the disease.
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Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their..
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Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy

Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis..
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Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center

CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel.
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