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E-Cigarettes Aren't Safe and Are 'Dangerous' to Children

6 hours 5 min ago
The handheld devices — seen as an alternative to traditional cigarettes — deliver not only harmful nicotine, but can be loaded with chemicals.
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Embattled EpiPen Maker to Cut 3,000 Jobs Amid Lawsuits, Investigations

6 hours 14 min ago
Mylan, which has been under fire for price hikes on the life-saving EpiPen allergy treatment, will cut 10 percent of its workforce.
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Life Expectancy Shrinks for Americans

9 hours 40 min ago
The U.S. death rate is on the rise for the first time in more than 15 years, with life expectancy dropping slightly for a baby born in 2015.
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Yes You Can? Optimism May Help You Live Longer, Study Shows

15 hours 3 min ago
People who are highly optimistic have a lower chance of dying prematurely from stroke, heart disease and even cancer, researchers at Harvard found.
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Senate Passes Sweeping Medical Funding Bill

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:35pm
Not everyone loves it, but the Senate, in an unusual show of unity, passed a comprehensive bill funding medical research and regulation.
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Pfizer Fined $100M for Hiking Drug Price 2,600 Percent in U.K.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:26pm
Pfizer and Flynn Pharma charged 'excessive and unfair prices' for the drug used by 48,000 people in Britain, regulators said.
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Pfizer Fined $100M for Hiking Drug Price 2,600% in U.K.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:26pm
Pfizer and Flynn Pharma charged 'excessive and unfair prices' for the drug used by 48,000 people in Britain, regulators said.
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These May Be First Warning Signs for Depression in Kids

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 6:29pm
An early warning sign of depression in teenagers may not be sadness, but rather anxious and even irritable behavior, British researchers found.
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These May Be First Warning Signs for Depression in Kids

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 6:29pm
An early warning sign of depression in teenagers may not be sadness, but rather anxious and even irritable behavior, British researchers found.
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Scientists Develop Robot Hand for Quadriplegics

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:09pm
Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks.
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Scientists Develop Robot Hand for Quadriplegics

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:09pm
Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks.
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Obamacare Repeal Would Take Insurance From 30 Million People

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 3:27pm
A full repeal of Obamacare, which Republicans say they are unlikely to do, would take health insurance away from 30 million people, a new study shows.
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Obamacare Repeal Would Take Insurance From 30 Million People

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 3:27pm
A full repeal of Obamacare, which Republicans say they are unlikely to do, would take health insurance away from 30 million people, a new study shows.
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Why More Women Are Removing Their Breast Implants

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 2:39pm
There is a growing trend of women opting for breast "explant" surgeries.
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The Surprising Reason Behind the Boom in Mosquitoes

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:48pm
A surprising new study finds that mosquito populations have exploded in parts of the U.S. — but not because of a warming climate.
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The Surprising Reason Behind the Boom in Mosquitoes

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:48pm
A surprising new study finds that mosquito populations have exploded in parts of the U.S. — but not because of a warming climate.
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The Surprising Reason Behind the Boom in Mosquitoes

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:48pm
A surprising new study finds that mosquito populations have exploded in parts of the U.S. — but not because of a warming climate.
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Here's the Real Paleo Diet

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:29pm
The real Paleo diet, as eaten by real Stone Age people, included roasted grass seed, clover and lots of water chestnuts, Israeli archeologists found.
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Medical Research Bill: Some Win, Some Lose

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 2:47pm
Hospitals, drug companies and doctors all come out winners in a giant new medical spending bill about to pass Congress and go to the White House.
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Medical Research Bill: Some Win, Some Lose

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 2:47pm
Hospitals, drug companies and doctors all come out winners in a giant new medical spending bill about to pass Congress and go to the White House.
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