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    • 28 FEB 19
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    New parents’ sleep doesn’t recover for years, study finds

    New parents know all too well how rare a good night’s sleep becomes after a baby arrives. Middle-of-the-night feedings and pre-dawn wake-ups take their toll. Now researchers have calculated just how great a toll it really is. A recent study, published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Sleep Research Society, found sleep satisfaction

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    • 27 FEB 19
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    Families share stories of rare disease struggle

    Joey Tanella is a typical 8-year-old boy, having fun with his sister and parents. But he’s among the millions of people in the United States living with a rare disease — in Joey’s case, diagnosed at just two days old. “The doctor called me and said we had to bring Joey immediately to the hospital,” his

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    • 26 FEB 19
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    Senators grill pharma executives over rising drug prices

    The CEOs of the seven big pharmaceutical companies got a three-hour bipartisan grilling on Capitol Hill Tuesday about the rising cost of medications. Americans spent an estimated $360 billion last year on prescription drugs, and that’s expected to increase dramatically in the next decade. “Prices are astronomically high because that’s where pharmaceutical companies and their

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    • 26 FEB 19
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    The world’s healthiest countries, ranked

    Spain just surpassed Italy as the world’s healthiest nation. That’s according to this year’s edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 countries based on factors that contribute to overall health. Six of the top 10 countries were in Europe, with Italy ranking second. In contrast, the United States didn’t even break into

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    • 26 FEB 19
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    The world’s healthiest countries, ranked

    Spain just surpassed Italy as the world’s healthiest nation. That’s according to this year’s edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 countries based on factors that contribute to overall health. Six of the top 10 countries were in Europe, with Italy ranking second. In contrast, the United States didn’t even break into

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    • 25 FEB 19
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    Consumer group finds traces of weed killer in beer and wine

    As more lawsuits claiming a link between Roundup and cancer move forward, a new report claims the main ingredient found in the weed killer is showing up in organic beer and wine. U.S. PIRG tested samples of popular beer and wine brands and found the chemical, called glyphosate, in 19 out of 20 brands. Glyphosate is

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    • 25 FEB 19
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    Why some fashion brands are embracing a more inclusive standard of beauty

    Watch CBSN Live Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/My5cJYB_uG0/

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    • 23 FEB 19
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    Company may have leaked carcinogen TCE into air for years

    Watch CBSN Live Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/W9hsMrsRcuQ/

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    • 22 FEB 19
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    Company may have leaked carcinogen into air for years

    Minneapolis — A Minnesota business may have been emitting a cancer-causing chemical into the air for a decade or more. Manufacturing company Water Gremlin is located White Bear Township, north of St. Paul, near several lakes and residential neighborhoods. The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are investigating after the company was

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    • 22 FEB 19
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    "Heartless": Hospital and doctor accused of giving lethal doses of fentanyl

    A former Ohio doctor is under investigation for allegedly prescribing “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of a highly potent drug, fentanyl, to dozens of patients who later died. Dr. William Husel was fired in December, and Mount Carmel Hospital reported at least 27 of the patients were near death and receiving intensive care. Twenty-three

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    • 21 FEB 19
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    Just 15 minutes of jogging a day could reduce your risk of depression

    New evidence suggests that even a small amount of exercise – 15 minutes of jogging a day, for example – could lower your risk of depression.  A recent study by Massachusetts General Hospital looked at more than 600,000 adults, assessing their genetic makeup, medical history and physical activity levels. Researchers determined that participants who were

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    • 21 FEB 19
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    Health care spending on track to eat 1 in 5 U.S. dollars

    Americans already spend more on health care than the citizens of any other country. That gap is projected to widen, with health care spending expected to consume almost 20 percent of gross domestic product by 2027.  The surge in health care spending will be due to a potent mix of two trends, according to the

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    • 20 FEB 19
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    Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100

    Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health threat in the majority of the world by the end of this century, a new study says. According to the researchers, more widespread use of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, combined with increased cervical cancer screenings, could prevent millions of cases of the disease

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    • 20 FEB 19
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    Startup halts treatment using young people’s blood after warning

    A startup called Ambrosia Health that offered transfusions of young people’s blood to supposedly reverse aging is ending the controversial treatment after a warning from the Food and Drug Administration. “In compliance with the FDA announcement issued February 19, 2019, we have ceased patient treatments,” the company’s posted on its website within hours of the

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