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South Dakota’s governor defends ‘Meth. We’re on it’ 2019-11-18 19:03:41South Dakota’s new anti-meth campaign featuring people of different ages and races saying “Meth, I’m on it,” is prompting onli

Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ plan reignites health care 2019-11-18 18:48:25Elizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a ful

Correction: Prescription Drugs story 2019-11-18 17:36:39Correction: Prescription Drugs story

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with 2019-11-18 16:26:43President Donald Trump is backing away from a ban on most flavored e-cigarettes popular with teens

Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production 2019-11-18 16:20:40A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the U.S. West for nearly 50 years has shut down

Hospital: Mold outbreak linked to infections since 2001 2019-11-18 15:32:09Seattle Children's Hospital said Monday it believes a mold outbreak that has sickened seven patients, one fatally, since summer 2018 is linked to mol

New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to 2019-11-18 15:26:39Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure

California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads, youth 2019-11-18 15:18:56California is suing e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging its past marketing appealed to teens

Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more 2019-11-18 13:32:38Study shows mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care

No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths 2019-11-18 08:19:28No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths amid economic collapse; ‘I need help’

Drug cost legislation gets a push from White 2019-11-18 03:22:42Battling impeachment, White House presses for drug cost legislation with new urgency

Samoa shuts schools, declares emergency as measles kills 2019-11-18 03:10:13Samoa banned children from public gatherings, mandated everyone get vaccinated.

NYT > Health

Something in the Man’s Bed Was Making Him 2019-11-18 18:30:07Doctors were stumped, until a pulmonologist asked about feather bedding in the man's home.

When Mental Illness Is Severe 2019-11-18 14:12:46Programs‌ ‌called‌ ‌assertive‌ ‌community‌ ‌treatment‌ ‌provide‌‌‌ ‌the‌ &z

Statin Drugs Not Linked to Memory Decline in 2019-11-18 14:00:03A large Australian study found no association between cholesterol-lowering statins and memory or thinking problems.

Elizabeth Warren Vows to Expand Health Coverage in 2019-11-18 12:14:34Ms. Warren laid out a blueprint to pass major health legislation at the start of her presidency. But she would wait as long as three years to seek pas

Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes 2019-11-18 09:19:27Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among v

Cleaning Up After My Brother’s Fatal Overdose 2019-11-18 05:45:57The mark he left in the world was his bloodstain. I hired a trauma cleaning company to erase it.

Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at 2019-11-18 05:29:39“This is very much out of control,” a vaccine expert said, as the Pacific island country barred children from public gatherings and declar

A Mother’s Love, Knitted Up in a Flock 2019-11-18 05:00:06My daughter wanted brown hats with two stuffed drumsticks artfully positioned, one on each side — like wearing a roasted turkey, just out of the

Apple to Ban Vaping Apps From Its Store 2019-11-17 11:56:30A respiratory condition linked to vaping has caused more than 40 deaths and over 2,000 illnesses, according to United States health authorities.

Planned Parenthood Awarded $2 Million in Lawsuit Over 2019-11-16 19:45:00An anti-abortion activist recorded the videos to try to show that the group was illegally selling fetal tissue.

Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers 2019-11-16 14:00:09Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed.

To Lower Costs, Trump to Force Hospitals to 2019-11-15 18:58:02A proposed federal rule would make hospitals list the prices they negotiate with insurers, allowing consumers to seek better deals for care.

Scientific American: Health

Blindness in Kashmir 2019-11-19 13:00:00A doctor mourns a wholly avoidable epidemic of visual and moral impairment -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Targeting Gut Microbes May Help Stroke Recovery 2019-11-19 06:45:00Growing evidence from mouse studies suggests that a healthy microbiome might improve poststroke outcomes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

As CBD Skyrockets in Popularity, Scientists Scramble to 2019-11-18 15:00:00Everything from bacon consumption to kidney function can skew cannabidiol dosing -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Superslippery Toilets Squash Water Wastage 2019-11-18 11:00:00A slick coating, inspired by the carnivorous pitcher plant, could halve the liquid needed for flushing -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Pricey New Drugs Better Than Old Ones? 2019-11-18 09:00:00Most of the time we don't know if they are better than the old ones -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

CDC Report Finds 35,000 Americans Die of Antibiotic-Resistant 2019-11-15 13:15:00While the number of deaths has gone down since 2013, new infections—such as the deadly Candida auris—have appeared -- Read more on Scienti

Plasma Scalpel Takes On Cancer 2019-11-15 06:45:00New tool enters a pivotal pilot study -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The U.S. Congress Has Started to Revive Gun 2019-11-14 18:00:00A new bill promises millions of dollars for lifesaving studies, and scientists should use it wisely -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Children Are Particularly Vulnerable to Climate Change's Health 2019-11-14 12:30:00Global warming is already affecting public health, and efforts to address the problem are inadequate, a new report says -- Read more on ScientificAmer

Apple Launches Virtual Health Studies Aiming to Enroll 2019-11-14 12:15:00Amid privacy concerns, the tech giant plans to monitor mobility, menstruation and hearing via users’ Apple watches and iPhones -- Read more on S

The U.S. Needs a Mental Health Czar 2019-11-14 09:00:00A psychologist general, on par with the surgeon general, would ease our minds -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Straight Dope on CBD 2019-11-14 09:00:00The compound is found in everything from coffee to cookies, but the research on its efficacy is scant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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AHA News: High Blood Pressure, Unhealthy Diets in New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: AHA News: High Blood Pressure, Unhealthy Diets in Women of Childbearing AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial R

Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:

'Don't Give Up:' Parents' Intuition Spots a Rare New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: 'Don't Give Up:' Parents' Intuition Spots a Rare Illness Before Doctors DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria

Stereotypes About Girls and Math Don't Add Up, New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Stereotypes About Girls and Math Don't Add Up, Scans ShowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019

Fish Oil Rx Slows Clogging in Arteries New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Fish Oil Rx Slows Clogging in ArteriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Muscle in Middle Age Might Help Men's Hearts New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Muscle in Middle Age Might Help Men's Hearts LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:

Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory Condition New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory ConditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/201

With Blood Draws, Bedside Manners Matter New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: With Blood Draws, Bedside Manners MatterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Slows Myopia New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Slows Myopia ProgressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2

U.S. Hurricanes Are Bigger, Stronger, More Destructive: Study New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: U.S. Hurricanes Are Bigger, Stronger, More Destructive: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2

Could Short People Have an Advantage When It New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Could Short People Have an Advantage When It Comes to A-Fib?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/20

Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to New! 2019-11-20 02:00:00Title: Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to 30 PercentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 1

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Generation Vape: As Juul faces new suit, doctors 2019-11-19 18:47:00New York state is suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs, alleging the San Francisco-based company used deceptive and misleadin

Man’s bedding was making him sick in odd 2019-11-19 14:49:47A man was diagnosed with "feather duvet lung" after he had trouble breathing for three months.

Bride-to-be wakes from surgery to find legs amputated, 2019-11-19 14:44:48She remains hospitalized, but said she would like to one day walk down the aisle toward her groom.

Mom donates breast milk after losing son 3 2019-11-19 12:15:03A Neillsville, Wisc., mother who lost her son just three hours after giving birth chose to pump her breast milk for 63 days after his death in an effo

Woman drops 500 pounds after losing tongue to 2019-11-19 11:42:57Jen Costa said that without the dire diagnosis, she would have continued gorging on take out food.

Wisconsin sees 'significant increase' in E. coli cases: 2019-11-19 10:45:14Wisconsin health officials late last week announced a “significant increase” in the number of  Escherichia coli, or E. coli, cases in

Man overcomes decade-long heroin addiction, reaches millions with 2019-11-19 10:16:39Alter, who has been sober for three years now, reaches millions through his posts on "The Addict's Diary."

Michigan farmer’s EEE death marks 6th fatality in 2019-11-19 09:04:14A Michigan farmer who contracted the dangerous mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) over the summer has died, according to local reports.

Comedian with cerebral palsy shares how she finally 2019-11-19 08:00:37Comedian Maysoon Zayid, who was born with cerebral palsy, wants to bust the myth that almost held her back--that there aren’t talented disabled

California sues Juul over e-cigarette ads, sales to 2019-11-18 20:15:02Amid a nationwide backlash against vaping, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging that

Facebook relents after breast cancer tattoo artist stages 2019-11-18 12:57:42"There is nothing inappropriate about breast cancer," medical tattoo artist Marnie Rustemeyer tells SurvivorNet.

Woman’s 'velvety' palms lead to unsettling diagnosis 2019-11-18 12:22:33The condition is “closely associated with cancer, particularly lung and gastric cancer,” the doctors in the case report wrote. 


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