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Oz government offers privacy concessions on MyHealth Record

Oz government offers privacy concessions on MyHealth Record

He says he is opting out because he is a liberal who believes you "don't trust the government". "Concerns have been voiced in the rural and remote health sector that My Health Record information cou...

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'Medicare for All' from Bernie Sanders could cost trillions, study says

'Medicare for All' from Bernie Sanders could cost trillions, study says

On page 18 of the paper, in a section titled "Effects on National Health Expenditures and the Federal Budget", came mention that under the Sanders plan "national personal health care costs decreas...

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FDA says unapproved 'designer vagina' treatments are unsafe

FDA says unapproved 'designer vagina' treatments are unsafe

If the FDA's concerns aren't addressed, it will consider potential enforcement actions, Gottlieb said . The term " vaginal rejuvenation " has been used to describe non-surgical procedures meant to...

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Wisconsin man loses both legs after being licked by dog

Wisconsin man loses both legs after being licked by dog

Mr Manteufel's wife, Dawn, said her husband was the picture of health before contracting the bacteria. "We can't wrap our heads around it that all of the sudden, he's 48 years old and been around do...

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Smokefree Public Housing Policy Going Into Effect Tuesday

Smokefree Public Housing Policy Going Into Effect Tuesday

Each agency may also choose to ban electronic or e-cigarettes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) now prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars and pipes in all public housing units...

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West Nile Virus found in Vigo County

West Nile Virus found in Vigo County

Common symptoms include fever, headache, body aches, skin rash and swollen lymph nodes. It is the first reported case of West Nile in the Sarasota area this year, according to Sarasotas Mosquito Man...

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'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

The Thorncliffe area where Hussain lived is notorious for gang activity and a source told CBC News that Hussain might have gotten the gun through an older brother who allegedly has ties to a gang. A...

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Illinois Department of Public Health warns Hepatitis cases are increasing

Illinois Department of Public Health warns Hepatitis cases are increasing

According to the World Health Organization ( WHO ), an estimated 71 million people have chronic Hepatitis C infection, making the disease a major public health concern worldwide. And that worldwid...

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A Parasite Found in Your Cat’s Poo Can Affect Your Decision Making

A Parasite Found in Your Cat’s Poo Can Affect Your Decision Making

That benefits the organism, which reproduces in the bodies of cats. Part of the study found that professionals attending business events were nearly twice as likely to have started their own ent...

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Putin ‘ready’ for talks with Trump either in Moscow or in Washington

Collins said after she shouted questions to President Donald Trump during an event in the Oval Office on Wednesday, Shine pulled her into his office along with White House press secretary Sarah Huc...

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Vaccine scandal: chairman of Chinese pharmaceutical Firm Changsheng Biotech arrested

Vaccine scandal: chairman of Chinese pharmaceutical Firm Changsheng Biotech arrested

People were now openly asking why authorities hadn't done more to prevent the issue, he said, adding that the government needed to show a tough stance to ensure this did not become an issue that threa...

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Prince Harry joins Sir Elton John to launch AIDS initiative in Amsterdam

Prince Harry joins Sir Elton John to launch AIDS initiative in Amsterdam

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Ndaba Mandela, was also part of the launch and told delegates that the MenStar Coalition would allow men to "finally fully participate in creating an HIV-free generation o...

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Eleven babies die as pregnant women are given Viagra during drug trial

Eleven babies die as pregnant women are given Viagra during drug trial

Almost a dozen babies died during a trial where their mothers were given Viagra during their pregnancy . The research, carried out at 10 hospitals, involved giving the women - chosen because their ...

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Chinese premier vows crackdown in latest pharma scare

Chinese premier vows crackdown in latest pharma scare

Vials containing the vaccine for rabies are seen as a local market supervisory authority official conducts a check at a hospital in Rongan in China's southern Guangxi region on July 23, 2018. Changc...

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Bayer to Stop Selling Essure in U.S.

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure in U.S.

The company said it was expecting additional lawsuits. The Company states that the decision to discontinue Essure was based on declining U.S. sales and not on any changes to the benefit-risk profile o...

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Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

When she called her doctor's office to explain, the prescription was sent to a nearby Walgreens, where it was filled "without question". "This was the first time that she was starting with this medi...

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MA among 26 states affected by salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey

MA among 26 states affected by salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey

Marler said the reason that outbreaks seem to be occurring more frequently is likely a combination of better detection and an increase in cases themselves. Wash your hands before and after preparing ...

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Merck pledges to cut prices for seven drugs

Merck pledges to cut prices for seven drugs

Fox News Medical A Team's Dr. Marc Siegel on how pharmaceutical giant Pfizer agreed to postpone drug price hikes after President Trump attacked the company on Twitter. Another drug company is pr...

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West Nile virus death reported in southeastern NC

West Nile virus death reported in southeastern NC

No human cases of WNV have been confirmed in any Coastal Health District counties, including Clay and Glynn. "We all need to take personal precautions to protect ourselves and loved ones from mosquito...

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Man dies after eating raw oyster, Florida Health said

Man dies after eating raw oyster, Florida Health said

The man had underlying medical conditions, a Florida Department of Health spokesman told WTLV-TV. The restaurant where the oyster was served was not immediately identified. These bacteria thrive i...

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Eating processed salamis, hot dogs can lead to mania, insomnia: Research

Eating processed salamis, hot dogs can lead to mania, insomnia: Research

The research, which was carried out by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the U.S., found that people who were admitted to hospital for an episode of mania - which is characterised by ...

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Editing DNA for designer babies ‘may be justified’

Editing DNA for designer babies ‘may be justified’

Scientific, legal and ethical aspects of genome editing will be debated at the Progress Educational Trust's Annual Conference ' Make Do or Amend: Should We Update UK Fertility and Embryo Law? Nev...

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White House denies that Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S.

White House denies that Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S.

He has "full faith" in U.S. intelligence agencies, he went on to say, and that he accepted their findings that Russian Federation had meddled in the elections . But he added, "It could be other peopl...

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Britney Spears Isn't Famous When it Comes to Her Children

Britney Spears Isn't Famous When it Comes to Her Children

Baby One More Time in 1999, which went on to sell more than 25 million copies worldwide and become the biggest-selling album ever by a teenage artist. "I am in a much better place in my life, and t...

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Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday

Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday

Chow down: The average American eats 50 hot dogs a year. Snag one in honor of National Hot Dog Day and use it for your Labor Day cookout. Frankly, National Hot Dog Day brings forth hot deals on s...

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Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case

Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case

The women claim that either the talc caused ovarian cancer or that the product's talc led to mesothelioma. Lanier, the plaintiff's lawyer told jurors in his closing arguments that the company knew...

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US judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

US judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

The California state judge who handles the most Roundup cases posted to her docket that she was attending the hearings before Chhabria in March. Lawsuits by more than 400 farmers, landscapers and co...

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Insurers urge quick fix after Obamacare payment suspension

Insurers urge quick fix after Obamacare payment suspension

Many of those are self-employed people and small-business owners, generally seen as a Republican constituency. It's also taken other actions recently that will increase costs. The administration is ...

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CDC says avoid this cereal after it was linked to salmonella

CDC says avoid this cereal after it was linked to salmonella

A sign hangs outside the Kellogg's factory near Manchester, Britain March 7, 2016. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, "Do not eat this cereal". Infectio...

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First positive West Nile mosquito pool found

First positive West Nile mosquito pool found

Use insect repellents with DEET , Icaridin and other approved ingredients on skin and on clothing. -Mosquito-proofing your home by fixing holes in screens, windows, and doors . Mosquitos can contr...

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