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Breaking News: Tennessee infants suffer bleeding disorder
   
Posted by: Michael McGuire

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 21:46:53 -0800 | health-news

A cluster of newborns in Tennessee suffering from a bleeding disorder has been identified, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday in an emailed statement. The infants suffered from bleeding resulting from a deficiency of Vitamin K, the...
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Breaking News: Obama agrees to allow insurers to extend canceled healthcare policies
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-17 14:59:34 -0800 | health-news

Health insurance companies will be permitted to extend policies that do not comply with the US Affordable Care Act for up to a year, President Barack Obama said Thursday. Obama conceded at a news conference that the start of White...
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Breaking News: Middle school students smoking more, feds say
   
Posted by: Michael McGuire

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 21:20:12 -0800 | health-news

Students in middle school are smoking more cigars and using more hookahs to smoke tobacco, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control statement released Thursday via email. The report does not specifically break down usage by age. Campuses referring...
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Breaking News: Obama allows 'junk' insurance to continue for one year
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-19 10:54:15 -0800 | health-news

With mounting complaints against Obamacare’s attempt to require people to buy solid health care insurance, President Barack Obama has decided to allow so-called “junk" insurance to be sold through 2014. Former President Bill Clinton and some leading Democrats had urged...
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Breaking News: States have drawn more Obamacare enrollees than feds
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 12:34:34 -0800 | health-news

Fewer than 40,000 people have signed up for Obamacare, and not all of those have completed the process. The states running their own programs have reported 49,100 enrollments, and it does not include the nation’s most populous state California. The...
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Breaking News: President should exempt junk insurance from Obamacare (Opinion)
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 03:30:59 -0800 | health-news

President Barack Obama has tried to expand health insurance for his people but has met obstacle after obstacle. Here is a chance to clear the path. His planners miscalculated and promised no one would lose their policy, no matter how...
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Breaking News: FDA moves to ban artificial trans fats in American diet
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-10 00:04:30 -0800 | health-news

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday a decision to require the food industry to phase out all artificial trans fats. Food manufacturers have been cutting back on the use of trans fats after research showed conclusively that they...
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Breaking News: White House changes color, turns pink for breast cancer awareness
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-29 00:50:43 -0700 | health-news

Sightseers passing by the White House Thursday evening might have done a double take as the world famous site — normally resplendent in white — glowed a bright pink. The north portico of the White House and Vice President Joe...
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Breaking News: Right's half-truths about website builder just an excuse to attack Obama, Obamacare
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-26 14:26:34 -0700 | health-news

America, you are not being told the truth about the Canadian company, CGI, that built the Obamacare website. It is just the latest tactic to discredit the Obama presidency and his signature health care legislation. Oh, yeah, like Lucy, someone’s...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-16 14:22:48 -0700 | health-news

The October 1 rollout of Obamacare's new exchange website could just be the start of technology problems that are fraying tempers and perhaps will end up preventing 7 million people from being enrolled in the new exchanges by the end...
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Breaking News: Salmonella outbreak in 18 states in US, nearly 300 people fall sick
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-11 14:23:49 -0800 | health-news

Hundreds of people from across 18 states in the US have fallen sick in a continuing salmonella outbreak linked to unprocessed chicken products of Foster Farms, said the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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Breaking News: Most states put forth little effort to stop prescription drug abuse
   
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-10 05:32:16 -0700 | health-news

Prescription drug overdoses have double while many states with strategies ignore the problem In the past twenty years biomedical research had made many advances that include new treatments for pain, ADHD, anxiety and sleep disorders. However, while these advances are...
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Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-17 08:33:29 -0700 | health-news

In 2012, the world lost 6.6 million children under the age of 5 years, according to a new report by the experts Children's Fund (UNICEF). In 1990, the figure was 12 million, according to RT. "This is a positive trend....
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Breaking News: Latest anti-smoking ad campaign extremely graphical yet effective
   
Posted by: Avaline

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-10 05:33:02 -0700 | health-news

At least 100,000 out of an estimated 1.6 million Americans making an effort to give up smoking have succeeded thanks to the latest highly graphical anti-smoking advertisements that were federally funded by the U.S. government. The study was done by...
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Breaking News: Researchers develop invisible mosquito repellent from human skin
   
Posted by: arkar

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-10 12:52:39 -0700 | health-news

Mosquitoes the world over have often proven to be more than pests, being responsible for millions of deaths over the years, spreading deadly diseases such as malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria killed some 660,000 people in...
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