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Ultra-Powerful Opioid Approved by FDA

Ultra-Powerful Opioid Approved by FDA

The drug is a 30-microgram pill that packs the same punch as 5 milligrams of intravenous morphine, according to the Washington Post. According to the administration, prescription opioids were responsi...

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SELZER: 2019 health insurance enrollment has changes

SELZER: 2019 health insurance enrollment has changes

He says you can go to healthcare.gov to review these ACA-compliant plans, which have varying deductible and copayment levels. Of the 107,000 individuals who purchased individual health insurance i...

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New test could determine risk of developing malignant breast cancer

New test could determine risk of developing malignant breast cancer

Rhonda is fighting Metastatic Breast Cancer , that's when the cancer has spread to other organs. Early detection is often the best chance people have to treating the disease, but not everyone is ab...

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Ninth child dies following viral outbreak at New Jersey health care facility

Ninth child dies following viral outbreak at New Jersey health care facility

The department said in a statement on Friday that the latest death involved a child who was "medically fragile with respiratory illness". A staff member at the facility who has since recovered also ...

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Causes Of Polio-Like AFM - The Disease Paralyzing Children - Still Unknown

Causes Of Polio-Like AFM - The Disease Paralyzing Children - Still Unknown

Nancy Messonnier said, despite extensive laboratory testing, they don't know what causes the arm or leg weakness and paralysis in most patients. The CDC is actively investigating the recent cases a...

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Pistons improve to 4-0 with win over Cavaliers

Pistons improve to 4-0 with win over Cavaliers

Details of how Love injured his foot have not been revealed, though the Akron Beacon Journal noted he had a "noticeable limp" in the locker room after the team's 102-86 loss to the Nets on Wednesday...

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Can Eating Organic Prevent Cancer?

Can Eating Organic Prevent Cancer?

A team of scientists in France looked at the diets of almost 68,000 people for 4.5 years and found that those who ate primarily organic foods were more likely to ward off certain kinds of cancer t...

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Breast cancer is Aegon's biggest CI claim cause

Breast cancer is Aegon's biggest CI claim cause

But for the Lambert family, those diagnosed with breast cancer are always at the forefront of their minds. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this weekend, Lynda and Teri are co-chairing t...

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5th suspected case of rare muscle-weakening illness being investigated in MA

5th suspected case of rare muscle-weakening illness being investigated in MA

It can lead to serious neurological problems, the CDC said in a statement last week. Most of the AFM cases that the CDC has studied have no indication of any particular infection. The cause of AFM ...

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6 children dead from adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

Adenoviruses typically cause "mild illness" but the children affected are "medically fragile", officials say . "The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a fragile population h...

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Roche's Tecentriq boosts survival in triple-negative breast cancer

Roche's Tecentriq boosts survival in triple-negative breast cancer

However, three of them were diagnosed with breast cancer. Treatment options are limited, and these cancers tend to be more aggressive, with worse outcomes. Additionally, thanks to the American Cance...

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Trump says Obama took Biden off ‘the trash heap’

Trump says Obama took Biden off ‘the trash heap’

President you know a little something about gold", Heller said. The president wants to focus on immigration as one of the defining election issues. Biden and Rosen rallied with members of Culinar...

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CDC reports first child flu death of the new flu season

CDC reports first child flu death of the new flu season

In addition to getting the vaccine, the Department of Health and Wellness says practising proper hygiene is important. If you get the flu , you could very well pass it on to your children, elderl...

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Salmonella in raw chicken makes 92 people sick, CDC says

Salmonella in raw chicken makes 92 people sick, CDC says

Ill people reported buying many different brands of raw chicken products from multiple stores. The CDC has called the rise in infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria "a global threat", sayin...

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127 suspected and confirmed cases of polio-like condition — CDC

127 suspected and confirmed cases of polio-like condition — CDC

However, the illness has been on the rise in the USA since 2014. It's also important to note that the number of known or suspected cases is small, so the odds of contracting the illness are extremely ...

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A terrifying number of Americans died from the flu a year ago

A terrifying number of Americans died from the flu a year ago

Free flu shots to uninsured adults age 19 and older and to children age 18 and younger with CHIP, Medicaid, Amerigroup, United Healthcare or Sunflower are available at the Division of Health clinic at...

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CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More US Kids

Ninety percent of the cases have been in children, she says. "Despite extensive laboratory testing, we have not determined what pathogen or immune response caused the arm or leg weakness and paral...

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Rare health threat captures attention in the heartland

More than 120 confirmed or possible cases of the mysterious and rare condition have been documented so far this year, mostly since August, a top federal health official said Tuesday . Some patients ...

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CDC expresses concern over mysterious surge in polio-like paralysis cases

The MDH says the case is now being reviewed, and did not provide information regarding where in the state this particular case was diagnosed, or whether or not the child is in the hospital. Other sy...

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Spike reported nationwide in cases of baffling paralysis in children

It shows distinct abnormalities of the spinal cord gray matter on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). CDC began tracking the condition in 2014, when there were 120 confirmed cases. Despite extensive l...

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