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California woman sickened by mercury-bearing skin cream 2019-09-13 19:15:56A California woman is hospitalized in a semi-comatose state after using a skin cream from Mexico that was laced with toxic methylmercury

Sackler family used Swiss banks to hide transfers: 2019-09-13 18:51:41New York state prosecutors say they have uncovered $1 billion in wire transfers by members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker 2019-09-13 18:27:29An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker.

Court filings: Family behind OxyContin used Swiss bank 2019-09-13 16:44:39Court filings: Family behind OxyContin used Swiss bank accounts to conceal transfer of millions of dollars to themselves

Brazil hospital fire death toll rises to 10 2019-09-13 16:36:31Four firefighters were hospitalized after battling the blaze at Badim Hospital.

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug 2019-09-13 15:27:41US Food and Drug Administration probes potentially cancer-causing chemical in popular heartburn drugs

Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria 2019-09-13 14:40:32Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out world's 1st malaria vaccine; some 435,000 die per year

No questions about reproductive rights at Democratic debate 2019-09-13 14:34:09Prominent Democratic women say the lack of discussion of reproductive rights, and other women's issues, at Thursday's debate was a mistake

Lead pipes that tainted Newark's water are found 2019-09-13 13:16:29A drinking water crisis in New Jersey is bringing new attention to an old problem: Millions of homes across the U.S. get their water through lead pipe

Correction: Opioids Crisis-Bankruptcy-Q&A story 2019-09-13 13:14:24Correction: Opioids Crisis-Bankruptcy-Q&A story

Congo Ebola survivor passes college exam taken in 2019-09-13 12:47:13Congo Ebola survivor passes college exam that he took while in isolation for treatment

Man who caused standoff sues police, alleging recklessness 2019-09-13 12:42:43A Maine man who caused a standoff that ended with him being shot three times and his home bombed by a police explosive is suing law enforcement offici

NYT > Health

New York Is Legalizing Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s 2019-09-12 15:41:32The City Council fears that if a lawsuit challenging the ban reaches the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling protecting the practice.

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a 2019-09-12 12:23:46Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might 2019-09-12 11:53:19Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study sug

A French Worker Died After Sex on a 2019-09-12 11:04:46Labor law in France has strong protections in such cases, even if the accident or injury had little to do with the employee’s job.

Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes 2019-09-12 09:16:09As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from tee

This Treatment Can Cure Cancer. Can It Mend 2019-09-12 09:01:58Modified immune cells may be trained not just to attack tumors, but scar tissue in the heart and perhaps any cells in the body that cause disease.

A Marathoner and His Amputee Sister Take to 2019-09-12 08:53:14His two feet have carried him for thousands of miles. His sister has only one.

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases 2019-09-12 07:58:05The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwid

If You Hate Floss, It’s O.K. to Try 2019-09-12 07:51:06Experts with the A.D.A. and the C.D.C. told us five things to try if you hate regular floss — and what you should avoid.

Seeking an Obesity Cure, Researchers Turn to the 2019-09-12 05:45:21The link between the gut and metabolic disease is a growing area of obesity research.

We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking 2019-09-12 05:00:07Just as research suggests that we should shield young viewers from seeing fictional depictions of smoking and suicide, studies indicate that watching

What Are My Long-Term Care Options? 2019-09-12 02:00:09The choices are numerous and confusing. Whether you’re looking for yourself or your parents, here is some guidance.

Scientific American: Health

Immune-Cell Pioneers Win Prestigious Lasker Medical Award 2019-09-10 15:00:00The prizes honored the discoverers of B and T cells, the inventors of a breast cancer treatment, and a vaccination NGO -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

New Clues to the Way We Metabolize Sugar 2019-09-08 12:00:00A gene that appeared sometime after humans began processing their food seems to protect some people from type 2 diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

Fetal Scans and Mammograms--There's a Groupon for That 2019-09-07 09:00:00Discount coupons let patients pin down costs before treatment, but raise worries about unnecessary tests and radiation -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Contaminant That May Be Causing the Mysterious Vaping-Related 2019-09-06 11:00:00Many of the products used by sick patients contained an oil derived from vitamin E, according to news reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Can Genes Tell Us about Fitness? 2019-09-06 09:30:00Can understanding our genes help us get fit and healthy? Get-Fit Guy interviewed Dr. Dan Reardon of FitnessGenes to find out -- Read more on Scientifi

Failure to Condemn: A Global Health Crisis Targeting 2019-09-05 12:00:00Rep. Ilhan Omar missed an opportunity to call out the victimization of women and girls through female genital mutilation or cutting -- Read more on Sc

What Chili Peppers Can Teach Us about Pain 2019-09-05 11:00:00U.C. San Francisco researcher and Breakthrough Prize–winner David Julius talks about capsaicin, opioids and snake vision -- Read more on Scienti

Can You Be Healthy at Any Size? 2019-09-05 09:30:00It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Spaceflight Alters the Gut Microbes of Mice and 2019-09-05 06:45:00Intestinal bacteria in mice on the space shuttle and International Space Station underwent changes similar to those of astronaut Scott Kelly -- Read m

When Vitamin Pills Are Too Much of a 2019-09-04 08:00:00Taking megadoses of vitamins can be risky, as a recent study shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Believe Everything You Hear about Stem Cells 2019-09-04 07:00:00The science is progressing rapidly, but bad actors have co-opted stem cells’ hope and promise by preying on unsuspecting patients and their fami

Cholesterol Climbs after Crows Chomp Cheeseburgers 2019-09-03 18:00:00Wild animals that live near humans have higher cholesterol than their rural counterparts—and our food could be to blame. Christopher Intagliata

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Clean Water Regulation Repealed by Trump Administration 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Clean Water Regulation Repealed by Trump AdministrationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:0

For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family AffairCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

Heart Attack Can Be More Lethal If Symptoms 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Heart Attack Can Be More Lethal If Symptoms Are More GradualCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019

Health Tip: Cleaning Reusable Water Bottles 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Cleaning Reusable Water BottlesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

How to Keep Your Bones Strong and Prevent 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: How to Keep Your Bones Strong and Prevent FracturesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs? 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis? 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Unique Gene Activity Discovered in People 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Unique Gene Activity Discovered in People With Both Stroke and CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria

Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis CCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380 in 36 StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00

Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: 2019-09-14 03:00:00Title: Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13

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