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More than 3,000 patients in NJ possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

After the investigation, the state closed the surgery center for three weeks before re-opening with a mission statement detailing "significant improvements" to their policies and procedures. As of Wed...

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Relatives of the Guatemalan boy who died in CBP custody speak out

Relatives of the Guatemalan boy who died in CBP custody speak out

We need help from Congress. DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielsen released a statement Wednesday. The agency also is reviewing other custody options to relieve capacity issues in the El Paso, Texas, se...

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Prices For Hospitals’ Standard Services To Be Made Public Online In 2019

Prices For Hospitals’ Standard Services To Be Made Public Online In 2019

Currently, under the affordable care act, hospitals must release public price lists. The rule also applies to rehabilitation facilities and inpatient psychiatric hospitals. Seema Verma, the head o...

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"Flu-View" provides statistics on influenza

The Florida Department of Health said there have been 8 new outbreaks, making it a total of 37 so far across the state this flu season. But, what they're seeing is expected for this time of year . ...

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Do Smas Signal A Trend Reversal?: CVS Health Corporation, (NYSE: CVS)

Investors often pay increased attention to a stock when it is nearing either mark. At some point, the investor may have to make the tough decision to sell a stock that previously had a lot of upward p...

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Ranbir Kapoor attends the annual Kapoor Christmas lunch with Ayan Mukerji

Ranbir Kapoor attends the annual Kapoor Christmas lunch with Ayan Mukerji

There were multiple parties hosted by Bollywood celebrities on Christmas Eve, which saw the likes of Saif Ali Khan , Sara Ali Khan , Kareena Kapoor Khan , Karisma Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor...

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Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman transfused with HIV-infected blood at govt hospital

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman transfused with HIV-infected blood at govt hospital

The blood bank staff allegedly failed to properly screen the HIV positive blood sample, which was later given to a pregnant woman. He again turned up to donate his blood on November 30. "This will not...

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More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis in New Jersey

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis in New Jersey

Officials say there's a health alert for anyone who's had procedures at a surgery center in Saddle Brook. The discovery came after an investigation of the surgery center by state department of healt...

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Michigan Child Dies From Flu; First In State This Season

Michigan Child Dies From Flu; First In State This Season

When you get a flu shot you're not only protecting yourself, but also everybody you come into contact with, Redfield said. The first pediatric flu death has been confirmed in MI for this winter seas...

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Sen. Murphy, Democrats To Challenge GOP On ACA Ruling

Sen. Murphy, Democrats To Challenge GOP On ACA Ruling

Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) wrote to Gov-elect Ned Lamont, urging the Democrat to join their efforts to establish a committee focused on mitigating rising premium costs on health insurance plans they ...

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Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) Shares Sold by Fifth Third Bancorp

Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) Shares Sold by Fifth Third Bancorp

Net profit is also referred to as the bottom line. As with most ratios, be aware that this varies by industry. The price to earnings growth ratio is 0.70 and the price to sales ratio is 0.53. A stock ...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) returned -15.03% negative

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) returned -15.03% negative

TheStreet raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 12th. It has outperformed by 16.59% the S&P500. Moving averages are us...

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Medical mystery: 11-year-old's brain tumor disappears

Medical mystery: 11-year-old's brain tumor disappears

Doctors can't explain why the tumor disappeared. At the beginning of June, Roxli began having continuous headaches and was feeling worn out. She and other doctors from Texas Children's Hospital, J...

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GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer to create over-the-counter drug giant

GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer to create over-the-counter drug giant

The combination brings together well known consumer brands from both companies - GSK's Sensodyne, Voltaren and Panadol, and Pfizer's Advil, Centrum, and Caltrate. The business had revenue of $9.41 b...

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Americans Are Getting Heavier and Shorter - How Do You Measure Up?

Americans Are Getting Heavier and Shorter - How Do You Measure Up?

The only people who did not increase in weight are Black and Asian men, and Mexican-American women, all of whom did not show a significant change. This is up from 189.4 pounds and 163.8 pounds, respec...

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US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

Tuesday, U.S. Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams released an advisory , calling teen vaping an epidemic. "You have an important role to play in addressing this public health epidemic", the...

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Josh Gordon 'stepping away' from Patriots, reportedly facing another suspension

Josh Gordon 'stepping away' from Patriots, reportedly facing another suspension

Tuesday morning, the Patriots receiver tweeted he needed to focus on his mental health and has elected to take a break from football. New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon has officia...

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Drug regulator says report on Johnson & Johnson baby powder

Drug regulator says report on Johnson & Johnson baby powder "under consideration"

That drop was on top of the 10 percent plunge that wiped out about $40 billion of the company's market capitalization following the Reuters report Friday. "Studies of more than 100,000 men and women...

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Man contracts lung infection from smelling his dirty socks

Man contracts lung infection from smelling his dirty socks

Doctors believe that a fungus that had developed in the patient's footwear spread to his lungs when he inhaled deeply. According to local reports , Peng confessed to the physicians that he had beco...

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Selena Gomez Looks Happy In First Photos Since Mental Health Facility Stint

Selena Gomez Looks Happy In First Photos Since Mental Health Facility Stint

News of the singer's hospitalization came just weeks after she announced that she would be taking a social media hiatus , addressing her break from social media in a post on Instagram . In 2017 she ...

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Heart attack risk increases 37 percent on Christmas Eve

Heart attack risk increases 37 percent on Christmas Eve

Why Does Heart Attack Risk Increase on Christmas Eve? The risk peaks at 10 p.m. Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has found that Christmas Eve is one of the most unsafe times of the ...

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Canada looking for a way out of big Saudi arms deal - Trudeau

Canada looking for a way out of big Saudi arms deal - Trudeau

The arms company in question, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, has issued a statement condemning the effort, and saying that there would be huge liabilities for terminating the contract, adding ...

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GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer agree £10bn healthcare merger

GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer agree £10bn healthcare merger

In a statement, GSK said: 'Within three years of the closing of the transaction, GSK intends to separate the joint venture via a demerger of its equity interest and a listing of GSK Consumer Healthcar...

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Medical miracle: Doctors baffled after Texas girl’s incurable brain tumor disappears

Medical miracle: Doctors baffled after Texas girl’s incurable brain tumor disappears

Roxli's parents Gena and Scott Doss agreed that their daughter should undergo radiotherapy, even though it would not cure their daughter's illness. "Praise God we did", said Scott. Dr Harrold explai...

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Top US doctor urges aggressive steps against e-cigarettes

Top US doctor urges aggressive steps against e-cigarettes

Vaping by USA teenagers has reached epidemic levels, threatening to hook a new generation of young people on nicotine. It is only the second public advisory by the surgeon general since he took...

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Study finds chronic fatigue clues in overactive immune response

Study finds chronic fatigue clues in overactive immune response

Dr Alice Russell, the lead researcher, said: 'Our findings suggest that people who have an exaggerated immune response to a trigger may be more at risk of developing CFS'. The investigators discovered...

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Flu season comes early to province and should peak over the holidays

Flu season comes early to province and should peak over the holidays

A Public Health Agency of Canada report for the week of December 2 to December 8 said there have been 16 flu-related deaths in Canada so far this season. Vaccinations are the best way to prevent the f...

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Fitbit Makes Versa, Ionic Smartwatches Smarter With More Apps

Fitbit Makes Versa, Ionic Smartwatches Smarter With More Apps

Here's everything in the new Fitbit OS 3.0 update. One of the most interesting new apps that are coming to Fitbit is Alpine Snow, which finally offers ski tracking with distance traveled, number o...

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Fitbit OS 3.0 is giving the Ionic and Versa smartwatches new powers

If you own a Fitbit smartwatch, you're in for a treat - Fitbit has announced a new software update for the Versa , Ionic, and Ionic: Adidas Edition that brings handy new workout features to the ...

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GOP Sens Cautious On O'Care Ruling, Schumer Calls For Intervention Vote

GOP Sens Cautious On O'Care Ruling, Schumer Calls For Intervention Vote

The Texas case is Texas v. U.S., 4:18-cv-00167-O, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (Fort Worth). Healthcare advocates, though admitting that the ruling will likely be repealed, quic...

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Republicans Say Little About Obamacare Ruling

Republicans Say Little About Obamacare Ruling

U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday sided with a coalition of 20 states that argued requiring people to pay for insurance coverage is illegal because a change in tax la...

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Judge's Healthcare Ruling Was 'Great for Our Country' -Trump Says

Judge's Healthcare Ruling Was 'Great for Our Country' -Trump Says

Still, it remains unclear how they might rule in the new case which, if left to stand, has the potential for enormous disruption to the USA health care system. Midnight Saturday is the deadline to...

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CDC: This is the deadliest drug in America

CDC: This is the deadliest drug in America

The report was released 12th of December 2018 in the CDC's National Vital Statistics Report . The report sheds a bright light on the changing nature of America's drug landscape - and the devastatin...

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Flu Activity On the Rise Across Minnesota

Flu Activity On the Rise Across Minnesota

The health unit is still encouraging anyone who hasn't yet done so to get vaccinated now, as it takes about two weeks to reach optimal protection. All the people who have died from influenza this year...

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Deadline approaching to sign up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

Deadline approaching to sign up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

The Department of Health and Human Services said the deadline applies to those who do not have health insurance coverage, or who would like to change what they now have. Customer representatives are a...

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