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After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: your-feed-science, drugs (pharmaceuticals), united states politics and government, health insurance and managed care, prices (fares, fees and rates), medicare, health and human services department

Breast-fed milk may nourish a baby’s microbiome in ways that bottled breast milk can’t.

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Categories: breastfeeding, babies and infants, pregnancy and childbirth, infant formulas, parenting, antibiotics, bacteria, milk, digestive tract, probiotics, women and girls, microbiology, microbiome, diabetes, skin, obesity, azad, meghan, your-feed-science

More than half of the fathers in a national poll reported being criticized about their parenting decisions.

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Categories: men and boys, parenting, children and childhood, families and family life

A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday.

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Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired.

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Categories: epidemics, ebola virus, vaccination and immunization, world health organization, centers for disease control and prevention, united nations children's fund, congo, democratic republic of (congo-kinshasa), africa, uganda, tedros adhanom ghebreyesus, your-feed-healthcare

The rule, set to take effect July 9, is one of the most visible efforts by the Trump administration to try to address high drug prices.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: drugs (pharmaceuticals), prices (fares, fees and rates), advertising and marketing, amgen inc, eli lilly and company, merck & company inc, health and human services department, trump, donald j, azar, alex m ii, united states politics and government, your-feed-healthcare

Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids.

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Categories: opioids and opiates, suits and litigation (civil), local government, corporations, drugs (pharmaceuticals), polster, dan aaron, your-feed-healthcare


The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.

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Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements.

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Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder.

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Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.

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Categories: vaccination and immunization, children and childhood, parenting, freedom of religion, whooping cough, medicine and health, measles, law and legislation, mumps, epidemics, advisory committee on immunization practices, centers for disease control and prevention, columbia university, your-feed-science, newsom, gavin

(Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan.

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(Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests.

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The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place.

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Categories: feces, transplants, drug resistance (microbial), antibiotics, clostridium difficile (bacterium), e coli (bacteria), food and drug administration, digestive tract, your-feed-healthcare


The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe as other methods, scientists reported.

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Categories: birth control and family planning, women and girls, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, condoms, pregnancy and childbirth, gates, bill and melinda, foundation, lancet, the (journal), united states agency for international development, world health organization, africa, mastro, timothy d








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In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat.

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Categories: stem cells, regulation and deregulation of industry, decisions and verdicts, regenexx, us stem cell inc, food and drug administration, florida, lungs, your-feed-healthcare, ungaro-benages, ursula

As people head outdoors during the summer, their risk of becoming infected with tick-borne diseases rises. Two cases of a rare tick-borne disease were confirmed Saturday by the Sussex County Division of Health in northern New Jersey.

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Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia -- and not as well-documented -- a new study review says the eating disorder known as orthorexia can also have serious emotional and physical consequences.

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Researchers studied sediment that reflected lake conditions from about 1890 to 2016 and found peak DDT levels in the 1970s and 1980s. But the DDT concentrations in the current layer were still higher than considered safe for fish, frogs and other aquatic life.

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After reports of serious, antibiotic-resistant infections, the FDA is alerting all health care professionals who do fecal transplants about the potential serious risk so they can inform their patients.

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The EWG first tested oat-based products in August 2018 and then again in October. It did the latest round to see if there has been any shift in the market or if oat-based foods still contain levels that were present before.

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Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill patients and it will not be legally a suicide.

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Among adults living in rural America, 13.3% were exercising in 2008 at recommended rates, but by 2017 that number had risen to 19.6%. And in cities, rates went even higher -- from 19.4% to 25.3%.

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The data suggest a need for even better blood sugar management in children with type 1 diabetes, but kids in the study were -- on average -- doing well in and out of school, one researcher noted.

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