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Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs 2019-01-16 18:31:54A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees

New suits filed over pain meds given to 2019-01-16 18:00:25At least three wrongful death lawsuits have now been filed against Dr. William Husel, the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System, and nurses and pha

Medical tech in Hepatitis C outbreak challenges sentence 2019-01-16 16:40:43A traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syr

Health providers try to inform immigrant patients of 2019-01-16 16:09:33A new policy could undermine the legal status of immigrants who use Medicaid.

GMO food opponents think they know the most, 2019-01-16 16:08:51Extreme GMO food opponents are less knowledgeable about them, a study found.

The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? 2019-01-16 16:00:39New dilemma in teen vaping epidemic: no approved medications to wean young people off nicotine

WATCH: New York City Mayor Bill de 2019-01-16 14:26:50The mayor joins "The View" to share his plan to expand health care for all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants.

Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs 2019-01-16 08:58:47Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s

WATCH: My Wellness Routine: 1st person to 2019-01-16 05:22:16O'Brady, 33, is a three-time world record holder.

Everything you need to know about Ebola 2019-01-16 04:25:18The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting its 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of t

Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions' 2019-01-15 18:19:58Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s

FDA approves new closure device for heart defect 2019-01-15 16:32:52One out of 10 of all babies are born premature.

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Phys Ed: How Exercise May Help Keep Our 2019-01-16 16:56:09Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease.

High-Dose Vitamin D No Better Than Low-Dose 2019-01-16 16:47:32There was no difference in changes in bone mineral density or number of fractures in older men and women who took high versus low doses of vitamin D.

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night Tied 2019-01-16 15:47:52An argument for a good night’s sleep: People who slept less than six hours were at higher risk for hardening of the arteries, a new study found.

Personal Health: A Device That Gives Parents of 2019-01-16 11:04:22The CuddleCot helps preserve the body of a deceased newborn for days, allowing parents to hold them and take pictures.

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a 2019-01-16 10:52:49The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often

Sacklers Directed Efforts to Mislead Public About OxyContin, 2019-01-16 09:28:56A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company h

Take a Number: You’re Not Getting Much Taller, 2019-01-15 17:28:00New government data charts some interesting changes in average bodies over recent decades.

Opposed to G.M.O.s? How Much Do You Know 2019-01-15 11:38:54People who are the most extremely opposed to genetically modified organisms tend to know the least about them, a new study found.

The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips 2019-01-15 11:03:36It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets.

F.D.A. Says It Will Resume Inspections of Some 2019-01-15 10:52:57Despite the federal shutdown, some agency inspectors are returning to work and will begin performing food safety visits without pay this week, the F.D

The Checkup: Taking the Pain Out of Children’s 2019-01-15 07:28:48Pediatric pain specialists believe that reducing the pain associated with needles can lead to better health care.

Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth 2019-01-15 05:00:01I wanted to face childbirth with an athlete’s strength, confidence and determination. So I turned to sports psychology for advice.

Scientific American: Health

Oysters harvested in California sicken more than 40, 2019-01-17 17:23:00More than 40 people have been sickened after eating raw oysters harvested in Tomales Bay, which is located in northern California, officials said Wedn

Washington man receives heart from donor infected with 2019-01-17 16:45:27A man in Washington state is the first in the Pacific Northwest to receive a heart from a donor who was infected with hepatitis C, according to a loca

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease 2019-01-17 15:43:46People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish

Company selling 'young' blood now accepts PayPal 2019-01-17 14:07:32Ever wanted to have the blood of young virgins coursing through your old, withered veins?

Teen allergic to smells, heat diagnosed with rare 2019-01-17 14:03:58A 15-year-old girl who was forced to skip school and live inside a sealed room after she developed a life-threatening allergy to smells two years ago

Mom's lips left oozing pus after low-cost fillers 2019-01-17 12:08:10A mother-of-three is hoping a video of pss oozing out of her infected lips is enough to put others off cheap lip fillers.

Man was injecting self with semen in attempt 2019-01-17 11:54:41A bizarre “at-home” remedy for back pain has landed a 33-year-old unidentified patient in the Irish Medical Journal after doctors discover

Less beef, more beans: Experts say world needs 2019-01-17 10:24:12A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according

In limbo: Leftover embryos challenge clinics, couples 2019-01-17 09:51:30Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Stylist spots man's cancer while brushing his hair 2019-01-17 09:39:59A chance drop in at the hairdresser’s turned out to be lifesaving for a driving instructor in the U.K. whose stylist spotted a lump on his head

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO 2019-01-16 21:33:47Anti-vaxxers, or those who oppose vaccines, were deemed a top "threat to global health" in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Baby born 3 years ago has gone home 2019-01-16 21:02:05Zariah Donovan was born with low expectations for survival. Never tell her the odds.

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Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: ExpertsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/

Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12

Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic PlagueCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy MoreCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

When to Treat Varicose Veins 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: When to Treat Varicose VeinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:0

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With SedativesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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The ultrasound scan you can do yourself 2019-01-15 19:17:30A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).

Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s 2019-01-15 19:12:52Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.

Breast cancer risk test 'game changer' 2019-01-15 04:07:40GPs would use the online calculator to tell women their risk of getting breast cancer, say scientists.

What is the right age to lose your 2019-01-14 19:40:23More than a third of women and a quarter of men think they got it wrong, research suggests.

Student makes bucket list after cancer diagnosis 2019-01-14 19:04:29Laura Nuttall had just started university when a routine eye test discovered several brain tumours.

Lens replacement led to 'blind patches', says artist 2019-01-14 00:00:01Landscape painter Denise De Batista is considering legal action against lens manufacturer Oculentis

What does air pollution do to our bodies? 2019-01-13 21:10:44David Shukman examines the effect that air pollution has on our bodies.

Intersex surgeries: is it right to assign sex 2019-01-13 20:37:42Attitudes are changing to the medical practice, with some calling them limiting and unnecessary.

Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in 2019-01-13 19:34:33Ministers hail the UK's "world leading" pollution plan, but green groups call it a missed opportunity.

Healthy eating: What is a correct food portion? 2019-01-13 19:06:47British Nutrition Foundation launches new "handy" guide to stop people cooking and eating too much.

James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over 2019-01-13 10:28:26Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has repeated remarks about race and intelligence.

Medical students: More needed to meet demand for 2019-01-11 11:37:02Northern Ireland needs at least 100 more medical students a year to meet the increasing demand for doctors.

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Smoking speeds up aging, study shows 2019-01-16 15:57:09 Smoking has always been tied to negative health outcomes, but new research zeros in on exactly what harm it causes.

Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation 2019-01-16 14:52:45 Schizophrenia may come from a structural abnormality caused by a genetic mutation in the brain during childhood, a study says.

Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water 2019-01-16 13:01:10 If you take a shower, you risk contracting a deadly disease, according to a recent study.

Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, 2019-01-16 12:55:29 A frenzy in bodily regulation can actually strengthen a person's immune system, which may help in fighting cancer and diabetes, new research suggest

Real-time flu models accurate at forecasting spread, report 2019-01-16 10:22:51 Several real-time infectious disease forecasting models have shown promise in accurately predicting the flu, according to new reports.

Heart healthy diet reduces diabetes risk, study says 2019-01-16 09:34:45 A heart healthy diet may not only help with cardiovascular health, researchers say it could also stave off the risk of diabetes.

Few medical facilities offer opioid treatment medication, study 2019-01-15 16:21:31 Few medical facilities around the U.S. offer proper medication to treat opioid use disorder, even as the country continues to grapple with a growing

More doctors, white people in region linked to 2019-01-15 15:40:42 A person's race and location play a big role in whether they will survive skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Fecal transplant effective against ulcerative colitis, study says 2019-01-15 15:00:19 Fecal microbiota transplantation has shown success in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, researchers report.

Self-administered birth control gives women long-acting option 2019-01-15 13:18:29 Women could soon have a long-acting contraception option for birth control they can apply to themselves, study says.

New stem cell treatment may slow MS progression 2019-01-15 11:02:24 Researchers have developed a new stem cell therapy to slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis, a study says.

Exercise cuts mortality risk for people with type 2019-01-15 09:39:50 People with type 2 diabetes should stay active to maintain good health, decrease mortality and increase overall health, a new study says.

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