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  1. Study: a Obamacarea repeal-only would make 30M uninsuredRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according to a study released Wednesday. Separately, a professional group representing benefit advisers warned congressional leaders of the risk of "significant market disruption" that could cause millions of Americans to lose their health insurance.

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  2. Ohio GOP wants to add 20-week abortion ban to heartbeat billRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Wednesday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. House lawmakers heard testimony about the 20-week ban Wednesday morning with a scheduled committee vote in the afternoon and a goal to put it on the House floor later in the day.

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  3. Texas eyes immunizations as more kids file exemptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Texas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for non-medical reasons rises. The number of Texas kindergarten through 12th grade students who reported filing conscientious exemptions for at least one immunization last school year increased 19-fold since 2003.

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  4. Diabetes Drug Slows Experimental Parkinson's Disease Progression, Human Trials to Begin Next YearRead the original story

    44 min ago | Newswise

    A new investigational drug originally developed for type 2 diabetes is being readied for human clinical trials in search of the world's first treatment to impede the progression of Parkinson's disease following publication of research findings today in the journal Science Translational Medicine . "We hope this will be a watershed moment for millions of people living with Parkinson's disease," says Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D. , director of Van Andel Research Institute's Center for Neurodegenerative Science, chairman of The Cure Parkinson's Trust's Linked Clinical Trials Committee , and the study's senior author.

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  5. Diabetes drug slows experimental Parkinson's progression, human trials to begin next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new investigational drug originally developed for type 2 diabetes is being readied for human clinical trials in search of the world's first treatment to impede the progression of Parkinson's disease following publication of research findings today in the journal Science Translational Medicine . "We hope this will be a watershed moment for millions of people living with Parkinson's disease," says Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., director of Van Andel Research Institute's Center for Neurodegenerative Science, chairman of The Cure Parkinson's Trust's Linked Clinical Trials Committee, and the study's senior author.

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  6. Team designs molecule that could be first antidote for carbon monoxide poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC have engineered a protein that reverses carbon monoxide poisoning in mice, a discovery that could potentially lead to the creation of the first antidote in humans to the often deadly poisoning, according to research published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine . CO poisoning is responsible for more than 50,000 emergency room visits in the United States annually, and is one of the leading global causes of poisoning death.

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  7. Kenya court halts HIV data collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Newsday

    A Kenyan high court has ruled that a government directive to collect data on HIV-positive schoolchildren and pregnant women is unconstitutional. Last year, President Uhuru Kenyatta had ordered that the names of HIV-positive children, their guardians and their addresses to be listed to help with the provision of health services.

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  8. Yolo County hosts pharmaceutical take-back programRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Daily Democrat

    The Yolo County Community Services Department, Integrated Waste Management Division has secured ongoing funding for a pharmaceutical take-back program through its hazardous waste service provider, Stericycle, to address the increasing problem of teen and elder prescription medication overdosing and the environmental degradation and compromise to the drinking water supply that occurs when medications are improperly disposed of in the trash or toilet. With this funding, pharmaceutical take-back kiosks have been placed throughout the county to provide free, safe and convenient disposal of all over-the-counter and prescription medications, including controlled and non-controlled substances.

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  9. Pfizer fined for hiking drug price 2,600% in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... of Epanutin, Pfizer's name for phenytoin sodium capsules, so they could increase the price. As a result, the National Health Service saw the bill for drug increase to 50 million pounds in 2013, from 2 million pounds in 2012. "The companies ...

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  10. Orkambi negotiations believed to be plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | RTE.ie

    The announcement comes after hundreds of people took part in a protest at Leinster House demanding access to the drug Negotiations appear set to take place between the HSE and drug manufacturer Vertex concerning the price of Cystic Fibrosis drug Orkambi. Minister for Health Simon Harris said Vertex has responded to the HSE with a view to re-engaging in negotiations.

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  11. Mom with cancer 'humiliated' after aggressive TSA searchRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The London Free Press

    Denise Albert posted a video of a female officer attempted to do a "body cavity search in public" at Los Angeles International Airport on Facebook. A mother fighting breast cancer was left feeling violated and humiliated after an overly aggressive search by TSA officers at Los Angeles International Airport.

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  12. Protect yourself against frostbiteRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WWLP

    ... cases this year, despite the unseasonably warm weather. Last year, 25 patients came in for treatment, Madsen said. Health officials say rapid rewarming is the primary treatment. This is ideally done with warm water between 98 and 102 degrees. ...

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  13. 1 in 4 Americans Had Vacation Interrupted by ER VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Health News Digest

    ... medical attention for an illness or an injury during a vacation, you're not alone. A new national survey by Orlando Health finds one in four Americans had their vacation interrupted by an ER visit and doctors say many patients are simply not ...

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  14. Eataly Rolls Out New Dough at La PizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Local Tourist

    Any Chicagoan knows that pizza is not just pizza. There are over 1200 restaurants in the area that serve these Italian pies, and each one of them is different.

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  15. Five New Promos for Legion Get NutsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | ComingSoon.net

    Following the new trailer from earlier this week , FX has revealed five brief but bonkers promos for Legion which you can check out in the players below! Fargo 's Noah Hawley serves as Executive Producer, along with Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg , Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and John Cameron. Legion is the latest project from Hawley and Cameron, two of the executive producers of the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning FX limited series Fargo .

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  16. Healthy Life: All about probioticsRead the original story

    50 min ago | News Tribune

    ... initial studies, and the long-term benefits of probiotics are still unclear. This article discusses the potential health benefits and side effects of probiotics based on present credible scientific research. The root of the word probiotic, "pro" and ...

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  17. Wildlife park closes parts of the centre 'as precaution' after bird flu outbreak in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Oxford Mail

    Wildlife park closes parts of the centre after bird flu outbreak. Photo taken at park previously by Farmoor resident Brian Walker A WILDLIFE park has sealed off some areas of the site after a recent outbreak of bird flu in Europe.

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  18. Prosecutor: Black church shooter had cold, hateful heartRead the original story

    52 min ago | KLTV Tyler

    Dylann Roof had a "cold and hateful heart" when he pulled a pistol from his fanny pack during a Bible study last year and killed nine black church members as they closed their eyes for a final prayer, a prosecutor said Wednesday. As the 22-year-old white man's death penalty trial began, his lawyer conceded that Roof committed the slayings.

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  19. Police: 5 injured in gas explosion at rowing machine companyRead the original story

    52 min ago | KLTV Tyler

    A rowing machine made by the company has been featured in the Netflix series "House of Cards" and is frequently used by lead character Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey.

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  20. Scots charity at centre of 'ground-breaking' discovery linking cancer spread to a fatty dietRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... aturated fats and sugar. Fat is necessary for the function of the body, but uncontrolled intake can have an effect on health, as already shown for some tumours such as colon cancer, and in metastasis, as we demonstrate here."

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