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A Texas program for high schools mandated soft-shell helmets after serious injuries occurred during incidental contact.

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Categories: sports injuries, football, concussions, helmets, westlake high school, texas

Hundreds of readers shared their experiences with drug-resistant U.T.I.s, many describing deep frustration with persistent, painful infections.

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Categories: drug resistance (microbial), urinary tract, e coli (bacteria), infections, your-feed-healthcare



Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 14% on Tuesday after the U.S. health regulator, in an unexpected move, declined to approve the drugmaker's newest treatment for a muscle-wasting disorder that mainly affects young boys.

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world's population.

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Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women.

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Categories: planned parenthood federation of america, abortion, states (us), united states politics and government, birth control and family planning, women and girls, pregnancy and childbirth, health and human services department, american medical assn, mcgill johnson, alexis, trump, donald j, title x, your-feed-science

(Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certain women stand to benefit from genetic testing, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported.

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A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbreak of listeriosis recorded in Spain, the health minister said.

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AstraZeneca made strides on Tuesday toward its goal of adding heart failure to the conditions that can be treated by its diabetes drug Farxiga, putting it ahead of a rival medicine from Eli Lilly.

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Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.

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Categories: antibiotics, oranges, research, drugs (pharmaceuticals), drug resistance (microbial), trees and shrubs, agriculture and farming, environmental protection agency, wang, nian, university of florida, phytopathology (journal), florida, agrosource inc, your-feed-health

A corticosteroid can quickly relieve symptoms of both polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis. But a delay could cause vision loss, a stroke or even death.

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Categories: stroke, steroids, autoimmune diseases, immune system

Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.

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Categories: obesity, diet and nutrition, weight, diabetes, insulin, cholesterol, sugar, carbohydrates, exercise, calories, oils and fats, vegetables

Preterm babies were more than 20 percent less likely to have had required shots by 19 months.

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Categories: premature babies, babies and infants, whooping cough, tetanus, vaccination and immunization, hepatitis, mumps, measles

Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.

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Categories: car services and livery cabs, mobile applications, elderly, smartphones, driverless and semiautonomous vehicles, transit systems, disabilities, medicare, aarp, boston medical center, brookdale senior living inc, lyft inc, pew research center, uber technologies inc, university of california, berkeley, university of southern california, washington (dc), los angeles (calif), san francisco bay area (calif)



Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months.

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Categories: tuberculosis, clinical trials, antibiotics, drugs (pharmaceuticals), drug resistance (microbial), epidemics, food and drug administration, tb alliance, world health organization, africa, johannesburg (south africa), university of the witwatersrand, conradie, francesca, xdr-tb, nix-tb, sizwe tropical diseases hospital (johannesburg, south africa)

The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities.

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Categories: banking and financial institutions, subpoenas, pain-relieving drugs, suits and litigation (civil), opioids and opiates, oxycontin (drug), attorneys general, james, letitia, sackler family, new york state, purdue pharma



Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.

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The "no reentry" rule that's applied at most major venues can make a family coping with sensory needs think twice about whether they go to an event like a professional football game.

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Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.

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The small study of healthy young adults discovered that even e-cigarettes without nicotine caused a short-lived drop in blood vessel function.

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Large regional parks with lots of tree cover and vegetation conferred the biggest happiness lift, while paved urban plazas offered the least benefit. Smaller neighborhood parks fell somewhere in the middle.

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New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task force is recommending that she see a genetic counselor and possibly be tested for the BRCA mutations.

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Two out of every three U.S. residents now live in an area with fluoridated water, compared with 38% of Canadians and 3%  of Europeans, the researchers said in background notes.

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About 39,000 pounds of Weaver brand chicken patty products have been recalled by Tyson Foods Inc. due to possible contamination with foreign matter.

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Residents at a community meeting expressed displeasure with state and federal officials who said working with the company on a voluntary basis would be most effective.

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