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  • U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin had challenged the…

    Reuters
  • You’ll Never Guess Which State Just Became a Haven for Painkiller Abusers

    Through contact with local pharmacies and access to prescription logs, Logan tries to figure out how many prescriptions people get and from where. When Logan suspects someone of trying to fill a fraudulent prescription, "he has been known to jump from behind the counter and arrest that person on…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

    So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime ...

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  • SmartStop nicotine patch delivers the goods when cravings are most likely

    Conventional patches provide a steady supply of nicotine, but the electronic SmartStop proactively addresses situations when quitters most want to smoke, pumping doses before cravings even have a chance. Developed by Chrono Therapeutics, the product interfaces with smartphones and tablets via…

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  • Nurses Shift, Aiming for More Time With Patients

    Hospitals hope added face time and personal attention in the patient's room will help make recovery easier.

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  • Encephalitis kills 60 in eastern India in fortnight

    An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming'. Hundreds of mainly children die across India each year from the mosquito-borne virus, but West Bengal is not normally one of…

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  • Middle East virus found in air of camel barn

    Researchers in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday they have found genetic traces of the dangerous Middle East respiratory virus, MERS-CoV, in the air of a barn that housed a sick camel. The study in mBio, the journal of the American Society for Microbiology, calls for further research to determine if the…

    AFP
  • Study Finds Elementary Students Like New Healthier Lunches

    When healthier school-meal regulations were first implemented in 2012, a majority of elementary-school students complained, but then ultimately found them agreeable, according to a peer-reviewed study....

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes CVS by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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    The Recipe That Helped Jessica Simpson Torch 60 Pounds

    When you're rushing to get out the door in the morning, don't just grab a breakfast bar - indulge in an easy meal that fuels weight loss without sacrificing taste (or time). The recipe comes from Jessica Simpson, who lost 60 pounds eating delicious meals like hearty baked eggs with the help of…

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  • China 'seals off' town after man dies of bubonic plague

    The 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on its perimeter are telling motorists to find alternative routes, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said. "The city has enough rice, flour and oil to…

    AFP
  • Drugmakers to share neglected compounds with British academia

    A group of seven leading drugmakers has agreed to share an array of neglected experimental medicines with British academic researchers in the latest example of the deepening ties between industry and external scientists. British business minister Vince Cable announced the new partnership on Tuesday…

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    HIV VIRUS REMOVED FROM HUMAN CELLS

    A team of researchers at the Temple Health Center in Philadelphia successfully deleted the HIV virus from cultured human cells.

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  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge…

    Reuters
  • Gaza Hospitals Caught in Crossfire, Four Dead

    Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital Hit by Tank Fire

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  • Millions "Rattled" by New Site Releasing Records!

    Your past is now easily searchable online! A new site has made browsing the public records of anyone as easy as entering a name and choosing a state!

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  • Beef's environmental costs far outweigh poultry, pork

    Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday. Beef requires 28 times more land than the average total needed to produce either dairy, eggs, poultry or pork, said the research in the…

    AFP
  • AIDS cure: study sees advance for 'kick and kill' strategy

    The technique aims to force the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from its last redoubt after it is beaten back by antiretroviral drugs. If the drugs are stopped, HIV usually rebounds within a few weeks and starts once more to infect other immune cells, exposing the body to opportunistic microbes.…

    AFP
  • Health dept.: West Virginia clinic reused needles

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials on Monday advised patients of a West Virginia pain management clinic to be tested for blood-borne infectious diseases after an investigation found that needles had been reused.

    Associated Press
  • Cerora Receives Regional Economic Development Funds from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania

    Strong Support for Start-up Company’s Novel Concussion Evaluation Pipelin e Bethlehem, PA / ACCESSWIRE / July 21, 2014 / Cerora CEO, Adam J. Simon, PhD announced today that his company will receive regional ...

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  • How to Overcome Depression After a Sports Injury

    If you've ever experienced a sports injury, you're probably familiar with that sinking feeling after hearing a pop followed by a sharp pain. Whether you're a professional hockey player, a college gymnast or a recreational basketball player, an injury certainly has the potential to impact your…

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  • Headed to the Hospital? Beware the 'July Effect'

    Recent medical school graduates step foot in teaching hospitals as residents for the first time, as the class above them takes on new duties. “If you talk to anyone who works in a hospital … unequivocally they will tell you care is worse in July,” says Anupam Jena, an internist and assistant…

    Yahoo Health
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