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    • 04 JAN 19
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    Mother says son died "because he could not afford his insulin"

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    • 03 JAN 19
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    Do sugar-free sweeteners really help you lose weight?

    If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed pounds, think again. After years of research, there’s still only very weak evidence that no-cal sweeteners might be beneficial, according to German researchers who looked over data from 56 studies involving either adults or kids. The investigators

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    • 03 JAN 19
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    Sunflower butter recalled after customer finds listeria

    Oskri Organics Corporation has recalled sunflower and tahini butter over concerns of possible Listeria contamination, the company announced Wednesday. The Wisconsin-based company said in a statement it was informed by a customer in mid-December that they “randomly” sent its product in for testing and that it came back positive for Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that

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    • 03 JAN 19
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    The best overall diets for 2019

    If getting healthy is one of your top New Year’s resolutions, it may be time to rethink your eating habits. While fad diets will come and go, there are some tried-and true healthy eating plans that can help get you on the right track. U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with a panel of

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    • 02 JAN 19
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    Big Pharma raises prices of more than 1,000 drugs

    Drugmakers are starting 2019 with a slew of price hikes, affecting more than 1,000 medications. The average increase amounts to about 6 percent, said Michael Rea, founder and CEO of RX Savings Solutions, which sells software that helps employers and health plans analyze drug prices. Among the best-known drugs getting costlier are the opioid OxyContin,

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    • 02 JAN 19
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    Pets burned in California’s Camp Fire get relief with fish-skin treatments

    Oroville, Calif. — As 2019 begins, Northern California is still recovering from the Camp Fire, the most destructive blaze in state history. Eighty-five people died, along with thousands of dogs and cats. When the fire broke out in Paradise, Mindy and Curtis Stark were 3,000 miles away from Olivia, their 8-year-old Boston terrier mix. “I

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    • 01 JAN 19
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    Pets burned in California’s Camp Fire get relief with fish-skin treatments

    Oroville, Calif. — As 2019 begins, Northern California is still recovering from the Camp Fire, the most destructive blaze in state history. Eighty-five people died, along with thousands of dogs and cats. When the fire broke out in Paradise, Mindy and Curtis Stark were 3,000 miles away from Olivia, their 8-year-old Boston terrier mix. “I

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    • 01 JAN 19
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    Medical breakthroughs to watch for in 2019

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    • 31 DEC 18
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    Report: China completes antenna 5 times the size of NYC

    China has built a massive experimental radio antenna capable of communicating with submarines in deep water, but some are raising concerns about potential health risks, reports the South China Morning Post. Though it’s exact location remains unclear, the Wireless Electromagnetic Method project was built on a site nearly five times the size of New York

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    • 31 DEC 18
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    Judge lets Obamacare stand during appeal process

    A federal judge in Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals. That means “Obamacare” remains in effect while litigation continues. In a ruling issued Sunday, Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth wrote that he stands by his earlier conclusion that the entire law is invalidated

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    • 30 DEC 18
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    Gayle Smith: AIDS fight is winnable, but "world is not paying attention"

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    • 29 DEC 18
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    Doctor possibly exposed to Ebola brought to U.S. for treatment

    An American doctor who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been taken to a Nebraska medical center for treatment, the medical center said Saturday. The doctor had been providing medical assistance in the central African country, where over 300 people have died in the latest Ebola

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    • 29 DEC 18
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    Top trending health questions of 2018

    While it’s not always a good idea to Google your symptoms to diagnose an illness or source of pain, the internet can be a useful tool for learning about health. This year, people turned to “Dr. Google” to answer their questions on health questions ranging from the keto diet to ALS to endometriosis and much

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    • 29 DEC 18
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    Measles warning issued for Newark airport travelers

    Health officials are warning people who were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Christmas Eve that they have been exposed to measles. An international traveler who arrived at Terminal B on a flight from Brussels on Monday was infected with the highly contagious disease, according to the New Jersey Department of Health.  Officials believe the

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