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New Zealand's Minister For Women Rode Her Bike To The Hospital To Give Birth

5 minutes ago   |   Scary Mommy

Julie Anne Genter, New Zealand's Minister for Women, is the most hardcore mom of all time At 42 weeks pregnant, most women are over it enough to loathe walking across the house...
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

57 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms...
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Mayo Clinic Retains Top Ranking for Endocrinology Care

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

The hospital received a perfect score of 100 out of 100 points for patient care in Diabetes & Endocrinology and maintained its number one position in the field. Medscape...
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Net loss increases in second quarter for Omeros

4 hours ago   |   Healio

Omeros reported a 2018 second quarter net loss of $33.7 million, or $0.70 per share, compared with a net loss of $14.4 million, or $0.33 per share, in 2017's second...
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Areas with more pubs are likely to see higher hospital admissions for alcohol-related illness

Areas with more pubs are likely to see higher hospital admissions for alcohol-related illness

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of Sheffield analysed data from more than one million hospital admissions attributable to alcohol over a 12-year period.
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More kratom recalled; health officials and enthusiasts still disagree on dangers

More kratom recalled; health officials and enthusiasts still disagree on dangers

10 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Zakah Life of Ankeny, IA, is the latest company to join those recalling kratom products after they tested positive for Salmonella, according to a company notice posted by the...
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Areas with high density of alcohol outlets have more hospital admission rates

12 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Areas with a high density of alcohol outlets have higher drink-related hospital admission rates, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.
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If You're Getting Colonics to Detox, an Expert Says to Reconsider - Here's Why

If You're Getting Colonics to Detox, an Expert Says to Reconsider - Here's Why

23 hours ago   |   PopSugar

You may have heard that getting colon cleanses will flush out all the toxins in your GI tract, help your skin glow from the inside out , and leave you feeling as light as a...
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Texas Doctor Will Serve Zero Jail Time For Raping A Sedated Patient

23 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

A Texas doctor raped a patient but isn't being sent to jail Last week, Shafeeq Sheikh, a Houston doctor, was sentenced to 10 years probation after he was convicted of raping a...
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HPI, INTEGRIS and USPI enter into agreement to offer patients more choice, flexibility of care

1 day ago   |   News Medical

HPI Holdings LLC, an operator of hospitals, outpatient centers and clinics in Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS, Oklahoma's most advanced health care system, and United Surgical Partners...
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better...

People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...