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    • 06 DEC 18
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    Mylan expands nationwide recall for blood pressure medication

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    • 05 DEC 18
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    Women sue for "massive coverup" of doctor’s sex abuse

    Seventeen women filed suit Tuesday against Columbia University and its associated hospitals, claiming the institutions committed negligence and fraud as part of a “massive coverup” of an obstetrician’s sexual abuse of patients for more than 20 years. The women say the university and hospitals were first made aware of the former doctor’s behavior in the

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    • 05 DEC 18
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    World’s first baby born to woman using uterus from deceased donor

    LONDON — Brazilian doctors are reporting the world’s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. There have been eleven previous births using a transplanted womb, but from a living donor — typically a relative or friend. The baby girl was delivered last December by a woman born without

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    • 04 DEC 18
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    More than 12M pounds of beef recalled amid salmonella outbreak

    An Arizona company is expanding a recall for ground beef to include more than 12 million pounds of raw beef products. The items were packaged from July 26 to September 7, and were distributed to retail locations nationwide. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said the products from JBS Tolleson,

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    • 03 DEC 18
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    High cost has many diabetics cutting back on insulin

    More than one-quarter of people with diabetes have skimped on needed insulin because of the drug’s soaring price tag, according to a new small study. Surveying nearly 200 Americans with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers found 26 percent had underused insulin because of cost. But insulin isn’t a drug you can safely ration,

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    • 01 DEC 18
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    CDC warns about disease threat from Asian longhorned tick

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is studying potential diseases that could stem from the exotic Asian longhorned tick that has been found in nine states. The tick was first discovered in New Jersey last year. “The full public health and agricultural impact of this tick discovery and spread is unknown,” Ben Beard, Ph.D., deputy

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    • 30 NOV 18
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    U.S. urged to send Ebola experts to Congo as crisis worsens

    JOHANNESBURG — Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists — “some of the world’s most experienced” — to return to northeastern Congo to help fight the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history, and the worst ever for Congo. The U.S. experts have been sidelined for weeks, ordered away from

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