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  • FDA's new anti-smoking campaign uses hip-hop to target youth

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials are betting they can adapt the sounds, style and swagger of hip-hop culture to discourage young African Americans, Hispanics and other minority youths from using tobacco.

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  • Local biotechs have enough cash to buy all four New England sports teams

    If all 87 of the Bay State’s publicly traded biotech firms pooled their cash together, it would equal $8.4 billion — enough to buy all four of New England’s professional sports teams with enough left over to buy all 14.5 million residents of the region each a brand-new Patriots hooded sweatshirt.…

    American City Business Journals
  • Doctors Without Borders Enraged Over 'Deliberate' Kunduz Hospital Bombing

    A top U.S. commander said Tuesday that the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan was accidental -- but the humanitarian group, also known as Médecins Sans Frontières, claims otherwise.The hospital, the only one of its kind in the region, was "deliberately bombed,"…

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  • No foreign aid agencies left in Afghanistan's Kunduz: UN

    All international aid organisations have left the embattled Afghan city of Kunduz following a US air strike on a hospital run by medical charity MSF and amid heavy fighting, the UN said Tuesday. The humanitarian situation in the strategic northern city, briefly captured by the Taliban last month,…

  • Nobel Prize: Three to split award in medicine for discoveries of tropical disease drugs

    Three scientists — from the U.S., Japan and China — won the Nobel Prize in medicine today for discovering drugs to fight malaria and other tropical diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year. Youyou Tu — the first Chinese medicine laureate — will share the 8 million Swedish…

    Yahoo News Digest
  • LifeSci Capital Initiates Coverage of Tracon Pharmaceuticals

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  • Basecamp Fitness's West Hollywood Flagship Opens This Saturday

    If you're looking to switch up your fitness routine this fall, hit up Basecamp Fitness—a San Francisco favorite launched by Dethrone Royalty owner and founder Nick Swinmurn. Following the opening of its first studio in Santa Monica, Basecamp has selected West Hollywood for its new…

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  • Is Preventing Injustice Possible?

    What if preventing injustice, not treating it, was the key to equitable communities?Whatever you may think about how we pay for health care, everyone can agree that staying out of the emergency room is a good thing. Maintaining good health through access to primary care and healthy policies is…

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  • Hartford HealthCare backs off merger plan, blames state cuts

    Hartford HealthCare has broken off merger talks with Day Kimball Healthcare, blaming Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut Medicaid reimbursement payments. The groups had announced in July they were exploring ...

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  • Baby, maternal deaths soar in Sierra Leone on Ebola fear: researchers

    By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maternal and newborn deaths in Sierra Leone have soared since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as fear of being infected and mistrust of health workers deter pregnant women from giving birth in health facilities, researchers said on Tuesday.…

  • For 40 years, no one knew this woman discovered a malaria cure. Now she's won a Nobel.

    Yesterday, Tu Youyou became one of three scientists to win this year's Nobel Prize for medicine for her discovery of what has become a standard antimalarial treatment, artemisinin. The backstory behind the 84-year-old Chinese pharmacologist's work is incredible: In 1967, Chairman Mao Zedong set up…
  • These Brave Souls Are Turning Chocolate Into Medicine

    "We look forward to working with the chocolate industry to make chocolate the most fun medicine."

  • Beating parasites wins three scientists Nobel prize for medicine

    By Simon Johnson and Ben Hirschler STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday. Irish-born William…

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    Fixing Facial Flaws With New Technology

    A 3-D printer allows doctors to create a mold of your body and show the "after" look before the procedure.

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  • Revises Reports Following First Successful Heated Chemotherapy Bath for Patient

    This Press Release Is a Retraction of a Previous Press Release Which Announced How Dr. Avi Lebenthal Performed the Surgery with Heated Chemotherapy on a Patient HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2015 ...

  • Garçon returns after suffering knee injury

    Pierre Garon was forced to the sidelines in the 4th quarter of the Redskins game against the Eagles with a knee issue. Redskins PR announced that Garon was questionable to return for Washington. Before leaving the game, Garon had caught four passes for 25 yards.

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  • Face-To-Face Visits Beat Calls, Emails In Fighting Off Depression

    Face-to-face contact can beat back depression among the elderly, a study has found. On the other hand, texts, emails and phone calls, while they may be more convenient methods of communicating for relatives and friends, just don't cut it when it comes to improving the mental well-being of…

    Huffington Post
  • Health concerns abound in aftermath of flooding

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Many areas in South Carolina's capital city - a metropolitan area home to more than 800,000 - have been covered by record amounts of water this week in historic flooding. The rain subsided, but as families returned to their homes to assess damage, officials warned them about…

    Associated Press
  • BioDelivery Sciences Investors Have Been Burned, But Inflection Point Could Be Coming

    The share price of BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI ) has increased 15.01 percent over the last five trading days. Roth Capital’s Scott R. Henry has maintained a Buy rating on the ...