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Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital 2019-11-11 18:13:31Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping

Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest 2019-11-11 17:57:55US safety officials are examining repair records on dozens of used foreign planes bought by Southwest Airlines

Portland, Oregon, paramedics learn self-defense amid attacks 2019-11-11 15:35:11Hundreds of Portland, Oregon, paramedics are getting mandatory defensive-tactics training after a string of high-profile assaults by patients on medic

Tenn. doctor plans to plead guilty to opioid 2019-11-11 15:16:09A Tennessee doctor who had five patients fatally overdose in a 10-month span intends to plead guilty to distributing a controlled substance

Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still 2019-11-11 14:04:39New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care

Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary 2019-11-11 08:50:21APNewsBreak: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs fo

Harris zeroes in on health care before powerful 2019-11-08 23:55:36Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris told members of Nevada's most powerful political union that she had them in mind when she proposed a

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak 2019-11-08 18:14:25US health officials identify 'strong culprit' in outbreak of vaping illnesses

Oklahoma abortion clinic takes on 'physicians only' laws 2019-11-08 15:35:37An Oklahoma City abortion clinic is challenging longstanding laws that allow only physicians to perform abortions in Oklahoma, marking the sixth time

Texas: Evangelical women's health group owes state $1.5M 2019-11-08 14:21:39Texas investigators say an anti-abortion group that has come under fire for failing to fulfill its promise to provide health services to thousands of

Appeals court says GOP can't join Wisconsin abortion 2019-11-08 11:05:48A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that Wisconsin Republican lawmakers can't intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit challen

Chinese company in vaccine scandal declared bankrupt 2019-11-08 03:24:30A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine that was fined $1.3 billion in a scandal that prompted a national crackdown on the industry says it has been declare

NYT > Health

Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens Who Can’t Lose Weight 2019-11-11 08:18:03The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new policy statement on bariatric surgery for adolescents.

As Vietnam Veterans Age, Hospices Aim to Meet 2019-11-11 08:09:20In addition to high rates of disability and psychological issues, some vets facing the end of life are confronting long-suppressed memories of the tra

Shifting the Focus of Breast Cancer to Prevention 2019-11-11 08:08:15If protective measures were widely adopted, they could significantly reduce women’s chances of ever getting breast cancer.

I Watched Friends Die in Afghanistan. The Guilt 2019-11-11 07:32:47I was convinced the deaths of my friends in combat were my fault. It took me years to realize this feeling had a name: survivor guilt.

A Retirement Community That Comes to You 2019-11-10 20:28:55In continuing care at-home programs, members live in their own houses for years, with regular health check-ins.

Robert Norris, Marlboro Man Who Didn’t Smoke, Dies 2019-11-10 13:24:19He gave up his role in the popular tobacco advertising campaign after 14 years, saying he was setting a bad example for his children.

The Hidden Cost of Gold: Birth Defects and 2019-11-09 22:34:40Indonesia’s mercury trade is intertwined with illegal gold mining around the world, leaving a legacy of thousands born with birth defects and ha

Deaths of 3 Infants Traced to Contaminated Equipment, 2019-11-09 15:30:13Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., said the process it used to prepare donor breast milk was the cause of deadly bacterial infections.

Experts Back Mandatory Bike Helmets but Not All 2019-11-09 13:48:30The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that helmets be required for bicyclists but some biking enthusiasts object.

Running a Marathon With My Mom 2019-11-09 08:00:05When she started running six years and 60 pounds ago, that goal seemed as far away as the moon.

With Medical Bills Skyrocketing, More Hospitals Are Suing 2019-11-08 22:34:22As deductibles and co-pays grow, insured patients owe a larger share of their medical bills. More and more are being taken to court.

Vaping Illnesses Are Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, 2019-11-08 18:10:54Samples of lung fluid from patients with the mysterious illness led to a breakthrough in finding a possible cause. More than 2,000 people have been si

Scientific American: Health

The Stressful Discovery of Type A Personality   2019-11-13 09:00:00How worn-out upholstery in doctors’ waiting rooms revealed common psychological traits -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Invisible Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury 2019-11-13 07:00:00Most people know it’s a problem for athletes and soldiers—but it affects victims of domestic violence even more -- Read more on Scientific

Aversion to Broccoli May Have Genetic Roots 2019-11-12 19:30:00Study subjects with a gene variant that heightened their sensitivity to bitterness tended to eat fewer vegetables than people who didn't mind bitter

Pay More Attention to Climate Perils People with 2019-11-12 12:45:00Increased disease exposure and extreme weather events pose heightened risks for already vulnerable communities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ebola Vaccine Approved in Europe in Landmark Moment 2019-11-12 12:00:00The approval of Merck’s vaccine comes after decades of research aimed at preventing the deadly disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Behind the Scenes of a Radical New Cancer 2019-11-09 15:00:00I’ve now treated several patients with the new cancer gene therapy called CAR-T, but there’s still a lot to learn -- Read more on Scientif

Can Lifelong, Invasive Screening Eradicate Cancer? 2019-11-09 13:00:00A prominent oncologist urges continuous testing of everyone from birth onward with implanted devices that detect cancerous cells before they spre

Should You Be Going Barefoot More Often? 2019-11-09 10:00:00Get-Fit Guy spent some time chatting with Vivobarefoot CEO Galahad Clark about the importance of going barefoot and the health science presented the n

Medicine's Power Problem 2019-11-09 07:00:00It’s not just “superstar” doctors who get away with abuse of patients, medical trainees and other hospital staff -- Read more on Sci

Health Officials Claim Breakthrough on Vaping Illness Culprit 2019-11-08 16:15:00The CDC says vitamin E acetate turned up in every sample of lung fluid from 29 patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Probiotics Safe for Your Immune System? 2019-11-08 16:00:00There are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

How Mass Spectrometry Can Help Limit Reproducibility Problems 2019-11-08 12:00:00Technology comes to the aid against a drain on resources in medical research -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout SupplementsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00

Ultra-Processed Foods May Fast Track You to Heart New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Ultra-Processed Foods May Fast Track You to Heart TroubleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019

Jimmy Carter Recovering After Brain Procedure New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Jimmy Carter Recovering After Brain ProcedureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Some Jobs Are Better for Women's Hearts Than New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Some Jobs Are Better for Women's Hearts Than OthersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00

Lung Cancer Report Delivers Good, Bad News New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Lung Cancer Report Delivers Good, Bad NewsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence Uses ECGs to Predict A-Fib Risk New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Artificial Intelligence Uses ECGs to Predict A-Fib RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12

Plants Will Not Boost Your Home's Air Quality: New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Plants Will Not Boost Your Home's Air Quality: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:0

Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly ControlledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1

Why Are Cardiac Arrests More Deadly on Weekends? New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: Why Are Cardiac Arrests More Deadly on Weekends?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00

AHA News: Millions Unaware of Common Heart Attack New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Millions Unaware of Common Heart Attack SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019

You Won't Get Sued If You Do CPR, New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: You Won't Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:0

AHA News: Flu Shot May Aid Heart Bypass New! 2019-11-14 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Flu Shot May Aid Heart Bypass RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00

FOX News

US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling 2019-11-13 14:12:33The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated about 36,000 Americans died from drug-resistant infections in 2017, down 18 percent from an e

Auburn, Washington hospital says 26 infants, 27 adult 2019-11-13 14:06:48The period of potential exposure was determined to be between April 22 and Sept. 30, 2019.

Model said she didn't know she was pregnant 2019-11-13 12:58:01Erin Langmaid said she didn't have any of the typical symptoms and hadn't noticed any weight gain.

New Jersey man has tumor size of his 2019-11-13 11:07:28Wingert said that several doctors had been hesitant to operate because of the risks associated with the tumor that size.

Mom with aggressive cancer will likely lose eyesight, 2019-11-13 10:51:52A British mom of three diagnosed with aggressive cancer will likely lose her vision in one eye and her upper teeth to radiation therapy, a treatment s

Woman temporarily blinded after excessive smart phone use, 2019-11-13 09:37:37She had allegedly stayed up all night playing on her phone, and when she grabbed it to resume playing the next morning noticed she couldn't see.

Undeclared Viagra ingredient triggers libido-boosting supplement recall 2019-11-13 09:29:37A dietary supplement intended to boost libido in both men and women is being recalled because the product contains an ingredient found in Viagra, a po

2 patients diagnosed in China with pneumonic plague 2019-11-13 06:14:21Two people were reportedly diagnosed with the highly infectious, potentially fatal pneumonic plague in a hospital in Beijing recently, Chinese authori

Do you need your tonsils removed? 2019-11-13 06:00:59Dr. Manny explains why doctors aren't so quick to remove tonsils anymore.

Michigan teen with vape-related illness undergoes double lung 2019-11-12 16:18:16His doctors said that without the transplant, he would have "faced certain death."

These 6 jobs are linked to poor heart 2019-11-12 14:58:32What do female social workers, nurses, health aides, and retail cashiers all have in common?

Hate vegetables? Genetics may be to blame, study 2019-11-12 13:10:20Despite your mom’s pleas, if you could never develop a taste for certain vegetables – namely broccoli and Brussels sprouts –  y


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