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CVS apologizes to transgender woman denied medication

CVS apologizes to transgender woman denied medication

I was carrying my first prescriptions for hormone therapy", she writes on the ACLU's website . "Hilde was so excited when she got out of the doctor's office with those hormone therapy, and then t...

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FSIS disclose Salmonella outbreak traced to raw turkey

FSIS disclose Salmonella outbreak traced to raw turkey

Marler said the reason that outbreaks seem to be occurring more frequently is likely a combination of better detection and an increase in cases themselves. - Wash your hands before and after prepari...

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Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications

Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications

The move by Merck comes after Pfizer announced price hikes for almost three dozen drugs only to reverse course amid public pressure from President Donald Trump . Trump in a tweet earlier this month l...

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CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

In an article posted to ACLU's website Thursday , Hall wrote about how she was at the point where she would soon start seeing her body reflect her gender identity. Dolly Parton once ruffled my hair a...

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Early Dinner Could Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk

Early Dinner Could Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk

These benefits were more pronounced among patients who adhered to the cancer prevention recommendations, as well as in patients who were identified as morning chronotype. The authors interviewed them ...

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Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile virus

Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile virus

The Centers for Disease Control says a year ago in the state there were two confirmed deaths and seven cases of West Nile. The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health has not said precisely w...

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A late dinner may increase the risk of two types of cancer

A late dinner may increase the risk of two types of cancer

More than 164,000 men in the U.S. were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. "And in particular, we have found that people that have a longer nightly fasting duration, which might imply less late-...

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Study Shows Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Increasing Among Millennials

New data suggest young adults are drinking themselves to death, and Maryland is the only state in which the cirrhosis mortality rate is improving. The study suggests that a new generation of America...

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40% have fictional first memories

40% have fictional first memories

First author Dr Shazia Akhtar, from the University of Bradford , said: 'We suggest that what a rememberer has in mind when recalling fictional improbably early memories is an episodic-memory-like men...

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When did humans first start baking bread?

When did humans first start baking bread?

Arranz-Otaegui furthers said that the researchers have started with the process of trying to reproduce the same bread and have succeeded in making the flour that was derived from the kind of tuber...

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Chemicals in processed meat snacks can contribute to mania | Global Edition

Chemicals in processed meat snacks can contribute to mania | Global Edition

Eating a lot of hot dogs, beef jerky, salami and other processed meats could do more than just add a few extra pounds - it could cause a serious mental condition called mania . In addition, due to th...

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Raw Turkey Is Connected to Salmonella Outbreak Affecting People in 26 States

Raw Turkey Is Connected to Salmonella Outbreak Affecting People in 26 States

There are now no deaths associated with this outbreak, which began last November. The CDC still hasn't traced the source of the contamination back to any manufacturer, processing plant, type of turkey...

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Here's How Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Secretly Started Dating

Here's How Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Secretly Started Dating

I like just clean chicken and veggies. 'It's a very fun thing, and I look back at them and smile'. "Working out together is always nice and we try to do it a couple times", he adds. The pop singer, ...

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How The Trump-Putin Relationship Resonates With The President's Supporters

How The Trump-Putin Relationship Resonates With The President's Supporters

Trump tweeted Thursday that his critics in the media "are pushing so recklessly hard and hate the fact that I'll probably have a good relationship with Putin". Except Trump then answered the questio...

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Based Think Tank Says Editing Human Embryos Is 'Morally Permissible'

Based Think Tank Says Editing Human Embryos Is 'Morally Permissible'

Now, the inquiry gives a tentative green light to such enterprises as long as several conditions are met. For them, genome editing in assisted reproduction needs to secure the welfare of the future ...

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Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating bad oysters

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating bad oysters

Authorities have so far refused to reveal the man's identity and the name of the restaurant. Sarasota had no cases in 2017, and had three confirmed cases of the bacteria and a single death from infect...

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Is Eating Fatty Foods the Sole Reason of Why We Gain Weight?

Is Eating Fatty Foods the Sole Reason of Why We Gain Weight?

People's diet is comprised of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. The goal of the study was to see which among these macronutrients caused weight gain in mice . The thing with the study is that it showe...

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National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

Will you be daring enough to try the grand slam of all hot dogs on National Hot Dog Day? The tradition falls on the third Wednesday of July which, by the way, is National Hot Dog Month. Those in Bet...

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FDA Recalls Heart Medications Containing the Active Ingredient Valsartan

FDA Recalls Heart Medications Containing the Active Ingredient Valsartan

In Europe and Asia, Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled because they "do not meet our high qual...

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Giant hogweed warning: Virginia teen sustains burns

Giant hogweed warning: Virginia teen sustains burns

Also, consider removing the plant at night since, according to Metzgar, the chemicals in the sap that burn you are activated by sunlight. DEA / C. Jordan Metzgar, curator at the Massey Herbarium a...

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VR therapist can help people overcome fear of heights

Participants given the virtual reality treatment had roughly six 30-minute sessions over two weeks, where they wore a virtual reality headset . Other tasks also included rescuing a cat from a tre...

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No Smoking in Public Housing

No Smoking in Public Housing

The department cited the adverse risks of secondhand smoke as a major reason for the policy's implementation. S. has until the end of the month to comply with a "no smoking ban". "Protecting people ...

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Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In CT, Again

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In CT, Again

Limit outdoor activity at dawn and dusk. On Thursday, the State Health Department confirmed the first human case of 2018. Remove all sources of standing water around your home and yard to prevent ...

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Tennessee health investigation of zipline illness continues

Tennessee health investigation of zipline illness continues

Of the 808 responses, Harmon said 505 people said they had parties varying in size from two to 30 people, but the surveys did ask how many in the party became sick. "Terrible way to end our family vac...

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USA judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

USA judge allows lawsuits over Monsanto's Roundup to proceed to trial

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that expert witnesses can claim in court that Monsanto's Roundup weed killer causes cancer . Meanwhile, Monsanto is facing 5,000 similar court cases nationwide. It has s...

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Grants that help Americans get health care coverage slashed

Grants that help Americans get health care coverage slashed

Sign up today to get healthcare news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go. The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) "risk adjustment" program is meant to incentivize health insurers to ...

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7B in ovarian cancer suit

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7B in ovarian cancer suit

Punitive damages are still to be decided for the 22 plaintiffs in a case that began June 4 in St Louis Circuit Court. Large punitive verdicts are regularly reduced or erased after the jury's decisio...

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‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal....

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Blood pressure drugs end up on ban list

Blood pressure drugs end up on ban list

Valsartan, a drug widely used to control blood pressure is being recalled in several countries around the world because of its chemical ingredient possibly linking to cancer . As it is now off-patent,...

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How to get baby to sleep more: Feed solids early, study suggests

How to get baby to sleep more: Feed solids early, study suggests

While the practice did not provide for totally uninterrupted nights of sleep, the study of 1,303 children in England and Wales between 2009 and 2012 showed that babies given solids earlier than now re...

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Winners and losers of Trump’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments

Winners and losers of Trump’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments

The move brought a sharp response from health insurers warning of market disruptions and higher costs. The bottom line is that the Trump administration is making good on its promise to rid Ameri...

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Yankees' Brian Cashman backs Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's pick

Yankees' Brian Cashman backs Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's pick

This is Trump's second nomination, after the conservative Neil Gorsuch joined the court past year. His tightly orchestrated wind-up announcing Brett Kavanaugh as his latest pick for the Supr...

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Final Thailand cave rescue mission officially underway

The rescue effort, headed by the Royal Thai Navy's SEAL unit , have evacuated eight of the 12 boys, 11- to 16-year-old members of a Thai soccer team. Monday's mission involved 18 divers from Thai...

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Trump's Latest Affordable Care Act Move Adds to Insurers' Uncertainty

Trump's Latest Affordable Care Act Move Adds to Insurers' Uncertainty

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , which administers programs under the Affordable Care Act, indicated that about $10.4 billion in risk adjustment payments are impacted, according to re...

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Polar fitness app leaks military personnel locations

Polar fitness app leaks military personnel locations

Just six months after competing fitness tracking company Strava came under fire for revealing the location of United States military bases, Finnish wearable company Polar has experienced similar pri...

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