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U.S. Judge Orders EPA to Limit Pollution into New York, Connecticut

11 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states.
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Race May Be Factor in Completion of Neoadjuvant Breast CA Chemo

11 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

White women with breast cancer are more likely to complete their neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimen than women of color, a U.S. study suggests.
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FDA Finds Deficiencies in Mylan's Generic Advair

11 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Mylan NV said on Wednesday that U.S. health regulators were unable to approve its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster inhaled lung drug Advair for the second time, as they found "minor deficiencies" in the treatment.
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U.S. Interior Dept Axed Health Study on Coal Without Clear Reason

11 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

The U.S. Interior Department has been unable to adequately explain why it cancelled a $1 million study on the public health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, the agency's inspector general office said in a report released on Tuesday.
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UPDATE: Hepatitis cases linked to turmeric supplements rumble on as...

UPDATE: Hepatitis cases linked to turmeric supplements rumble on as incidences rise to ten

Italyâs National Institute of Health reports a further six new hepatitis incidences linked to the consumption of turmeric-based food supplements bringing the total to ten cases. Read more ...

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your...

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

How much time do you spend looking at a screen every day? We're not just referring to the hours you spend parked in front of your computer at work; what about the TV you watch... Read more ...

Study reveals link between what you eat and brain function: Following a...

Study reveals link between what you eat and brain function: Following a healthy diet can lower your risk of Alzheimer's

The findings of a new study suggest that a person should pay extra attention to what he or she eats, but for a different reason. Iowa-based researchers discovered a connection... Read more ...

Restless nights and pain: Not getting enough sleep "intensifies" your...

Restless nights and pain: Not getting enough sleep "intensifies" your sensitivity to pain, reveals study

People experiencing extreme pain find it difficult to sleep. Most of the time, it requires the use of painkillers, which is why opioid abuse is associated with both sleep loss... Read more ...

Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to...

Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to efforts aimed at reducing the overdose epidemic

Like many other American states, Illinois is battling a crippling opioid epidemic. Official statistics from the state's Department of Public Health indicate that opioid... Read more ...

If You Have Anxiety, A Study Says Taking Care of Your Gut Bacteria Might...

If You Have Anxiety, A Study Says Taking Care of Your Gut Bacteria Might Help - Here's How

Although anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the US, affecting 40 million adults every year, only 37 percent of those dealing with it seek treatment, according to... Read more ...

Study linking vitamin D to autism retracted over reliability issues

Study linking vitamin D to autism retracted over reliability issues

Journal editors have withdrawn a paper said to be the first randomised controlled trial looking into vitamin D supplement links to autism after concerns over the findingsâ... Read more ...

Can Soccer Games End in a Tie? Yes and No - Here's What to Know Before the...

Can Soccer Games End in a Tie? Yes and No - Here's What to Know Before the World Cup

If you're a longtime soccer fan, the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is a big deal for you, and you could have probably written this post. If you're new to soccer or just a casual... Read more ...

Why Chinese cinnamon should be part of your weight loss plans

Why Chinese cinnamon should be part of your weight loss plans

Cinnamon is more than a popular flavor in food and drink. It has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries to treat various illnesses. These days... Read more ...

Diabetes breakthrough: Can this protein significantly reduce insulin...

Diabetes breakthrough: Can this protein significantly reduce insulin overproduction?

Danish researchers reported their discovery of a new protein that plays a significant role in the production of insulin. Developing a deeper understanding of the functions of... Read more ...