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UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not 2019-08-22 20:18:44The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control method

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study 2019-08-22 18:31:41Cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, study finds

Appeals court rules South Bend abortion clinic can 2019-08-22 17:13:26A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction allowing a South Bend abortion clinic to remain open without a state-required license, pending a fina

Feds to revamp confidentiality rules for addiction treatment 2019-08-22 16:16:26Feds to revamp confidentiality rules for addiction treatment in an effort to promote coordinated care

Utah moves to scrap state-run pot dispensary system 2019-08-22 16:10:13Utah legislators are moving to scrap a planned state-run medical marijuana dispensary system after county attorneys said it would put public employees

Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear 2019-08-22 12:19:56German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident

Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak 2019-08-22 08:30:38Spain issues international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected more than 150 people and killed

Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program 2019-08-22 06:10:23Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program

UN: Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water 2019-08-21 20:09:26The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky

Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases 2019-08-21 19:40:14Officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases of breathing illness in people who vape

Anti-vaccine activist shoves California lawmaker 2019-08-21 19:10:12An anti-vaccine activist has been cited for assault after pushing a California lawmaker on a sidewalk near the Capitol

North Carolina schools add e-cigs to 'no smoking' 2019-08-21 09:28:56North Carolina public schools have added a picture of an electronic cigarette to their "no smoking" signs

NYT > Health

Overcoming Fear of Flying in the Bumpy Skies 2019-08-23 05:53:39Turbulence is a natural occurrence and should be expected — not dreaded. The trick is to learn to go with the flow.

Significant Mother 2019-08-23 05:00:05Beth was my ex-stepmother, but “mother” was still a part of her title. Could I share a home with her?

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions 2019-08-23 00:04:48Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-i

Zika Was Soaring Across Cuba. Few Outside the 2019-08-23 00:04:44The mosquito-borne virus spread through the island in 2017, but global health officials failed to sound the alarm.

This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. 2019-08-22 23:58:50“Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States 2019-08-22 12:45:09The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and O

Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a 2019-08-22 11:36:53Researchers are trying to develop options to lithium-ion and other batteries in a quest for quick bursts of power and extended energy storage.

How to Help Your Child Study 2019-08-22 10:59:04Regardless of a child’s age or challenges, parents can encourage sound homework routines for a successful start to the school year.

A Secret Opioid Memo That Could Have Slowed 2019-08-22 10:28:30A new TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu.

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used 2019-08-22 10:01:44Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the pro

The Emperor of All Maladies’ New Clothes 2019-08-22 08:35:42A physical and psychological trial, cancer also poses the ongoing challenge of finding apparel for bodies altered by treatment.

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 2019-08-21 18:28:03The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high

Scientific American: Health

Moving Away from Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture 2019-08-22 12:00:00Bacteria-killing viruses could protect livestock without the risk of creating resistant microbes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The False Promise of Fish Oil Supplements 2019-08-22 07:00:00After decades of promises that they “may work” to reduce cardiovascular disease, the lack of a demonstrated benefit leads me to conclude t

MDMA, or Ecstasy, Shows Promise as a PTSD 2019-08-21 14:15:00Scientists test how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA combines with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Detained Migrant Children Need Continuous Medical Care 2019-08-21 11:45:00Health care providers say a lack of transparency and communication are barriers to ensuring the children are getting adequate, ongoing treatment -- Re

Graphics That Seem Clear Can Easily Be Misread 2019-08-21 09:30:00Misreading data visualizations can reinforce biased perceptions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Abortion Bans Based on So-Called "Science" Are Fraudulent 2019-08-21 07:00:00Our silence in the face of new anti-choice laws across the U.S. is deafening -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Virtual Physical Therapy Could Help Fill Gaps in 2019-08-21 06:45:00At-home video sessions and apps could reduce costs and expand treatment in rural areas -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

It's Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases 2019-08-20 07:00:00The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Visual Task May Offer a Brain Marker for 2019-08-19 13:15:00The brain deals with viewing two images simultaneously in a distinctive way -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Top U.S. Medical Centers Roll Out DNA Sequencing 2019-08-18 08:00:00Patients can pay hundreds to thousands of dollars to screen for genetic health risks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Trials Test if C-section Babies Benefit from Mom's 2019-08-17 08:00:00Swabbing infants with mothers’ vaginal bacteria could affect the children’s health, but critics warn of sparse data and high risk -- Read

Treatment for Extreme Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Wins U.S. Government 2019-08-16 09:45:00The three-drug regimen cures 90 percent of people who have the deadliest form of the disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Study Points to Harms From MRI 'Dye' in 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Study Points to Harms From MRI 'Dye' in Early PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12

'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: 'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass ShootingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:

Health Tip: Lifting Heavy Things 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Lifting Heavy ThingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Gene Testing 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: U.S. Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Gene Testing RecommendationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2

Vaping Constricts Blood Vessels, Raising Heart, Lung Concerns 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Vaping Constricts Blood Vessels, Raising Heart, Lung ConcernsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/201

The Merits of Physical Therapy 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: The Merits of Physical TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Study Finds Diabetes, Heart Failure a Dangerous Duo 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Study Finds Diabetes, Heart Failure a Dangerous DuoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00

CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against Flu 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against FluCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

When Does Heart Health Return to Normal After 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: When Does Heart Health Return to Normal After Quitting Smoking?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2

AHA News: A Mineral, a Metal and a 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: A Mineral, a Metal and a Deadly Pregnancy ConditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/201

Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on MemoryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/20

AHA News: New Heart Saved Her - and 2019-08-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: New Heart Saved Her - and It Came With the Name of Teen Who Gave ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

FOXNews.com

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe 2019-08-22 14:07:54Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as u

Patient's mangled, overgrown toenails shaved down in 10-minute 2019-08-22 13:47:27The doctor who posted the clip called it an "unfortunate circumstance."

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to 2019-08-22 12:17:21Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated

Colorado health officials probe suspected vaping-related illness case 2019-08-22 10:37:18Colorado health officials are investigating a suspected case of vaping-related illness.

Ex-ski champion dies of dengue fever while house-sitting 2019-08-22 09:52:41Her dad suspects she had been ill for several days before seeking medical attention.

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can 2019-08-22 09:12:39A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, a

Baby born by C-section after parents involved in 2019-08-21 15:17:19A British couple welcomed their baby girl weeks early after they were involved in a car accident — which left them both with broken ankles &mdas

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and 2019-08-21 15:05:40Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International

Beth Chapman ‘choked on cancer’ in final moments 2019-08-21 14:47:00She said the 51-year-old's final moments haunt her father.