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  1. UK firefighters helping to re-open a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Bury Times

    ... istributing family hygiene kits and providing information on the importance of hand-washing. Glynnis Brooks, head of health and WASH at British Red Cross, said: "Water and sanitation remain critical at this stage of the disaster, as those affected ...

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  2. Avian flu hits farm with 1.1 million chickens; biggest yet in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | UPI

    Avian flu has been detected at a chicken farm in Nicollet County in Minnesota that has 1.1 million birds, making it the largest flock in the state to report the disease. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the outbreak was the first for the county .

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  3. Students travel to Ohio Statehouse to rally against drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Aurora Advocate

    ... Free Action Alliance and several state agencies. The rally took place on the same day that the Ohio Department of Health released updated statistics showing a record number of deaths from unintentional drug overdoses. A total of 2,110 such deaths ...

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  4. Capital News: Lengthy list of policy changes hasn't countered drug deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Aurora Advocate

    ... those deaths continues to rise. That's the bottom line message from new statistics released by the Ohio Department of Health. The results deserve a second look and should drive state policy-makers to action. Consider: In 2003, 296 people in Ohio ...

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  5. Why S.F.'s Zenefits strikes fear in hearts of these benefits brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Business Journal

    ... independent agent, which is where a lot of the worry is," said Tim Rasch , president of the Portland Association of Health Underwriters and an insurance broker with Larry Sherwood & Associates. Brooke Gaab , a consultant with Broad River Benefits ...

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  6. Guest Commentary: Patients need Medicaid expansion in MissouriRead the original story

    28 min ago | Missourian

    I am a first year medical student at the University of Missouri, and one of the directors of our student-run free health clinic, MedZou. I, like many of my classmates, chose to pursue a career in medicine and go through the stress that comes with being a medical student because I want to care for people.

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  7. Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott's suit against...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, arguing it's more efficient to give people money to help buy health insurance than to pay hospitals for caring for the uninsured retroactively. Scott filed a lawsuit last month alleging that ...

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  8. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    33 min ago | Business Wire

    Cancer Targeted Technology Receives $2 Million Small Business Innovation Grant to Advance its PET Imaging Diagnostic to Clinical Trials in Prostate Cancer )--Cancer Targeted Technology , a privately-held Seattle-based biotechnology firm focusing on cancer diagnostics and therapeutics, today announced that the NIH awarded a... )--Westinghouse Electric Company hat etwa 200 Tonnen an ReaktorbehA lterbauteilen fA1 4r das in der NA he von Waynesboro im US-Bundestaat Georgia gelegene, Strom erzeugende Ker... )--Good Times Restaurants Inc. , owner of Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, an upscale quick-service restaurant chain focused on fresh, high qual... )--Fans and fellow artists the world over are mourning the death of music legend Ben E. King, who passed away on April 30, 2015 at age 76, after a brief illness.

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  9. ATM-dependent suppression of stress signaling reduces vascular disease in metabolic syndrome.Read the original story

    33 min ago | CiteULike

    Metabolic syndrome is associated with insulin resistance and atherosclerosis. Here, we show that deficiency of one or two alleles of ATM, the protein mutated in the cancer-prone disease ataxia telangiectasia, worsens features of the metabolic syndrome, increases insulin resistance, and accelerates atherosclerosis in apoE-/- mice.

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  10. Banking on ATM as a new target in metabolic syndrome.Read the original story

    33 min ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. In this issue of Cell Metabolism, Semenkovich and his colleagues show that ATM, a protein well known for its roles in the cellular response to DNA breaks, may also be linked to metabolic and cardiovascular diseases .

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  11. Xencor's (XNCR) CEO Bassil Dahiyat on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good afternoon and welcome to the Xencor First Quarter 2015 Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode.

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  12. John Ambrose: Raise cigarette taxes and end the tobacco menaceRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    It is estimated that over 400,000 deaths yearly in the United States are smoking-related. At least one-fourth of all cardiovascular deaths are related to cigarettes.

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  13. EDITORIAL: A novel Rx for rising California health care costsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    California's health care system suffers from many problems, but two in particular conspire to drive up costs and reduce access to care, especially in low-income communities. One is a shortage of primary care doctors.

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  14. Former bouncer speaks out about Capital City barRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | 13WMAZ.com

    More than 300 Georgia College students and Milledgeville residents have joined the Facebook group " Boycott Capital ", a group that says Capital City bar is discriminating against black people. 13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo spoke to a former Capital City bar bouncer who says those stories of discrimination are true.

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  15. Highmark urges Pennsylvania to OK $175M for hospital networkRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state's top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete against rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center . At the four-hour session, state lawmakers, local elected leaders and a health care workers' union were among those urging acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller to approve the plan to tap Highmark's $5.5 billion insurance reserve and use the money for grants to the eight-hospital Allegheny Health Network.

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  16. 3rd Jefferson Co. farm detected with bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | WKOW-TV

    ... strain of virus detected is not known to have caused disease in humans and is not expected to pose a risk to public health or the food supply. The new case in Barron County affects 14,600 commercial turkeys, while in Jefferson County another nearly ...

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  17. Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers QuitRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Health.com

    ... as smoking cessation aids," said Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at North Shore-LIJ Health System in Great Neck, N.Y. "Smoking during pregnancy not only results in harm to the child in utero, but will also result in ...

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  18. Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer SurvivalRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Health.com

    A controversial new study suggests that some extra weight may be linked to a longer life for people with type 2 diabetes. Compared to underweight or normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes, those who were overweight but not obese were less likely to die over the 10-year study period, British researchers found.

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  19. The love of a dog changed a boy with Asperger SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Examiner.com

    The huffington post reported today about a 14-year-old Asperger Syndrome sufferer from Los Angeles, whose life was changed after adopting a rescue pit bull. Joey Granados has Asperger Syndrome , a developmental disorder related to autism and is characterized by higher than average intellectual ability accompanied by impaired social skills.

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  20. Minnesota moves to help farmers whose flocks hit by bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Minnesota lawmakers moved quickly on Monday to help turkey farmers beset by a deadly and growing outbreak of bird flu, putting together a patchwork of loan programs and emergency response funding to cover farmers' losses. The House voted 110 to 18 for a budget bill for the state's agricultural agencies with a sharp focus on the outbreak.

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