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Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported..
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Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women Who Pass Grueling Courses

In the nearly four years since the Pentagon announced it was opening all combat jobs to women , at least 30 have earned the Army Ranger tab, two have graduated Marine infantry school and three have..
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Diabetic women at greater risk of heart failure than men - Published

Study suggests mechanism to wake up sleeping bacteria to fight infections - Published

Hearing loss linked to other ailments in elderly - Published

More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy: Study - Published

Air pollution linked to increase in newborn intensive care admissions: Study - Published

Is it about time we recognise obesity as a disease? - Published

Diabetes could be predicted by regular blood tests - Published

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria

Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country.
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One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP - Published

'Secret handshake' detected between sperm and uterus - Published

Chinese experts to test long-lasting HIV vaccine on humans - Published

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down..
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CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak

Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
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Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception

(Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a..
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Reduced use of AC during peak summers could help prevent premature deaths: Study - Published

Study: Cursing Increases Your Pain Tolerance

Stubbed your toe? Dropping the occasional F-bomb can actually make the pain more bearable.That's the conclusion of a recent study, which found that cursing can increase a person's pain tolerance by up..
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Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests.
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Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain

(Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say.
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Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages

The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it would keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months.
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Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults

(Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests.
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WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda

A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
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Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval

Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare..
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Here's why Alzheimer's is more prevalent in women than men? - Published

Scientists Develop Method to Reduce Population of Dangerous Mosquitoes

Some mosquitoes spread diseases to humans through their bite, passing along harmful pathogens like Zika, dengue fever, West Nile virus and chikungunya.Now humans are turning the tables, infecting these..
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New Test Can Help Pinpoint Which Pancreatic Cyst Will Turn Cancerous

To have surgery or not to have surgery? That is the big question for hundreds of thousands of Americans diagnosed each year with a pancreatic cyst.The dilemma? While cysts are very common, most will..
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How to Eliminate Added Sugars From Your Diet

People are getting the message about the dangers of sugar. Nearly 70% of Americans have cut back on foods high in added sugars, according to a survey by the International Food Information Council..
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5 Supplements to Help Boost Energy and Fight Fatigue

In an ideal world, we'd obtain all the proper energy-boosting nutrients we need from the foods we eat. But in this fast-paced world, many of us don't take the time to eat properly and or get enough..
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Study: 15 Minutes Is the Difference Between Life and Death When It Comes to Strokes

Just 15 minutes can make a difference when someone is struck by a stroke, new research suggests.The study included more than 6,700 patients in the United States and Canada who suffered an ischemic..
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Foods That Combat Stress

If you are feeling stressed the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. "Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions," Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief..
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Not just bliss, French kiss may get you gonorrhoea too! - Published

Study: Autism Disorders Caused 80 Percent by Genetics, 20 Percent by Environment

The largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited genes.That means that environmental causes..
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Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and..
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Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule'

Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state..
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Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests.
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Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic

An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were..
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WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report

The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time.
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Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities

(Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest..
Reuters India - Published

Eczema in infants makes them susceptible to food allergy, hay fever, asthma - Published

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns

Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new..
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Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing

(Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study..
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Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO

A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she..
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Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in abortion

When young women use abortion services, the adolescent men who avoid becoming teenaged fathers go on to have better educational and financial futures than peers who do become teen fathers, a U.S. study..
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11 Common Things That Can Cause Cancer

The food we eat, the lifestyles we live, and the chemicals we breathe and ingest can dramatically increase the risk of some cancers.
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US Overdose Deaths Drop for 1st Time in 2 Decades

U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related..
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Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group

Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an..
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Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern

The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries.
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Aurora Cannabis wins contract to supply medical cannabis to Italy

Canadian pot producer Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Thursday it had secured a two-year contract to supply medical cannabis to the Italian government.
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Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report

A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on..
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