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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical..
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The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Tens of thousands marched in Slovakia's capital on Sunday calling for a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Catholic central European country.
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MOSCOW (AP) — Several thousand people have taken to the streets across northwest Russia to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant..
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Frustration: that's the word Vancouverite Jacqueline Sinclair uses most often to describe her insomnia. Increasingly, doctors and sleep experts recognize that..
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NPR's Melissa Block speaks with two U.N. Climate Change Summit attendees: Lisa Helps and Minal Pathak. The summit begins Monday.
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the..
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Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region..
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World Health Organization says country has not been sharing data on suspected cases
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The latest stop for the Pirovolakis family in the search for a cure for their who has a rare genetic disorder is San Diego. Terry Pirovolakis is at conference..
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Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region..
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Tanzania has declined to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, posing a challenge in efforts to fight..
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Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional 1 percent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop..
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‘Medicare for All’ proposal risks alienating moderates ahead of 2020 election
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The FDA announced on Thursday that Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling several batches of their Losartan Potassium tablets.
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A health influencer claims it helps to cure chronic illnesses. Doctors are far from convinced.
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Parents of children with the condition flew 7,300 miles to buy a "life-saving" drug unavailable on the NHS in England.
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Labour is to announce a pledge to abolish prescription charges in England at its party conference next week.
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The Green Party would decriminalize all drug possession if elected in October, leader Elizabeth May said Saturday while campaigning in Winnipeg.
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The first UN youth climate summit kicks off in New York City on Saturday with a panel of speakers that include 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta..
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Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in the United States, but what does that mean for the lawsuits in Canada over the opioid crisis? The concern in Canada is..
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Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to..
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Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler will unveil the policy at Labour's conference in Brighton.
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With fires, floods, and pollution growing faster and more serious every year, children and young people are scared that they'll be bearing the brunt of this..
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Roland Foods, LLC of New York, New York is initiating a voluntary recall of its red and black lumpfish caviar products, which were manufactured at Ora ehf in..
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A Bay Shore couple was arrested after officers seized drugs, guns and more than $16,000 in cash from their home -- which is across the street from a high school,..
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Connecticut’s Department of Public Health announced on Friday that an East Lyme resident died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis earlier this week.
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Kreena developed heart failure after being treated for cancer - but has made a remarkable recovery.
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The teen who was hospitalized with a severe, vaping-related respiratory illness in London, Ont. did not use a cannabis-related product, the region's medical..
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A new pill to lower blood sugar for people with Type 2 diabetes was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday.The drug, Rybelsus (semaglutide)..
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From how much sleep you get to how you sleep, stopping wrinkles starts at night.
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The latest death in Massachusetts was a man in his 70s
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for..
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Children born to mothers with iron-deficiency anemia early in pregnancy may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, a new study suggests.
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Walmart's decision, which will also apply to its Sam's Club stores, is the latest blow to the vaping industry that tried to position its products as healthier..
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This preemie baby known as "Fighting Finn" was 1 pound when he was born and spent 113 in the NICU. He fought a tough battle – and now he's getting a hero's..
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The U.S. military has adopted a unique service to enhance both performance and nutrition in their revolutionary Go for Green (G4G) program, which is now being..
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(Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and more than..
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King County confirmed Friday that a woman in her 30s is the second case of someone falling ill with a mysterious lung disease that may be connected to vaping.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor..
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People who swim in warm freshwater lakes, ponds and hot springs should do their best to avoid getting water up their nose because it could transmit a deadly..
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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler about the administration's plans to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle..
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America’s largest retailer cites regulatory concerns in latest blow to the vaping sector
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Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores.
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(Reuters Health) - Behavior changes could potentially reduce a large part of the risk for developing gout, a U.S. study suggests.
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America's largest retailer cites mounting regulatory concerns in decision to stop carrying vaping product
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Walmart Inc on Friday sent an internal memo to its staff saying the retailer will discontinue the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products..
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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string of mysterious..
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Goaltenders in the National Hockey League are seeing a recent increase in head injuries.

Just two NHL goalies were concussed in 2016-17, missing a..
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The Ministry of Health is monitoring intensive-care units across the province for vaping-related illness, a move prompted by illness and deaths abroad which are..
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