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Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years 2019-09-19 07:15:13The country was declared free of the disease almost two decades ago.

Will combo pill catch on in US to 2019-09-18 18:46:16A cheap, daily pill that combines four blood pressure and cholesterol drugs has been tested for the first time in the US to see if it works as well am

25 Californians charged with $150M in health care 2019-09-18 18:46:11Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in fraudulent charges

Transgender man can sue Catholic hospital over hysterectomy 2019-09-18 18:15:42A California appeals court has ruled a transgender man can sue a Catholic hospital for canceling his hysterectomy

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, 2019-09-18 18:11:41A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes

Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some 2019-09-18 17:47:11US deaths and illnesses from rare mosquito-borne disease are up, officials say

Louisiana governor election won't uproot Medicaid expansion 2019-09-18 16:08:10Whether Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins or loses in the fall election, the state's rare Medicaid expansion program in the South is staying put

Youth in Canada is diagnosed with illness related 2019-09-18 15:50:13Health authorities in Canada say a youth has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness related to vaping

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest 2019-09-18 15:25:42The number and rate of abortions in the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973

Appeals court asked to halt discharge of Airmen 2019-09-18 15:04:56Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction barring the Trump administration fr

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes a day after New 2019-09-18 13:48:12Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using

Zimbabwe doctors march as abducted leader is still 2019-09-18 13:28:28Zimbabwe doctors march as abducted leader is still missing; fears growing over his fate

NYT > Health

Virtual Reality Video Games That Double as Exercise 2019-09-17 17:30:05Virtual reality is still niche, but a growing crop of VR games with a fitness element may inspire people to pick up a headset. Here’s what to kn

The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia 2019-09-17 16:32:32Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected.

Women Poop. At Work. Get Over It. 2019-09-17 13:41:43Why must the bathroom continue to be fraught?

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter 2019-09-17 13:28:29As the authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market

Alex Trebek Says He’s in a New Round 2019-09-17 12:30:17The “Jeopardy!” host revealed in March that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Antibiotics Tied to Heart Valve Problems 2019-09-17 11:32:00The class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (Cipro, Levaquin and others) may increase the risk of heart valve problems.

Meat Is Murder. But You Know That Already. 2019-09-17 11:04:44In his new essay collection, “We Are the Weather,” Jonathan Safran Foer turns his attention to the climate crisis. Mark Bittman weighs in.

Would a Purdue Bankruptcy Protect the Sacklers? Good 2019-09-17 08:21:51Here’s what the OxyContin maker’s Chapter 11 filing means and doesn’t mean.

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy 2019-09-17 08:02:23The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to

Why We Feel Compelled to Say ‘Bless You’ 2019-09-17 05:00:02Attributing divine blessing to a sneeze may serve various functions when ordinary explanations are lacking.

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases 2019-09-17 01:24:52On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minist

For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care 2019-09-17 01:07:18Long-term care hospitals tend to the sickest of patients, often near the end of their lives. Many will never return home.

Scientific American: Health

Fight or Flight May Be in Our Bones 2019-09-12 11:45:00A protein released from bone is involved in triggering the body’s reaction to stress -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Perks of Being Outdoors Backed Up By 2019-09-12 09:00:00The cover story of our latest issue of Scientific American Health & Medicine explores this sweeping new study -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

What Wolves in Yellowstone Can Teach Us about 2019-09-11 12:00:00Your body, like the national park, is an ecosystem—and all ecosystems are not the same -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Immune-Cell Pioneers Win Prestigious Lasker Medical Award 2019-09-10 15:00:00The prizes honored the discoverers of B and T cells, the inventors of a breast cancer treatment, and a vaccination NGO -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

New Clues to the Way We Metabolize Sugar 2019-09-08 12:00:00A gene that appeared sometime after humans began processing their food seems to protect some people from type 2 diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

Fetal Scans and Mammograms--There's a Groupon for That 2019-09-07 09:00:00Discount coupons let patients pin down costs before treatment, but raise worries about unnecessary tests and radiation -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Contaminant That May Be Causing the Mysterious Vaping-Related 2019-09-06 11:00:00Many of the products used by sick patients contained an oil derived from vitamin E, according to news reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Can Genes Tell Us about Fitness? 2019-09-06 09:30:00Can understanding our genes help us get fit and healthy? Get-Fit Guy interviewed Dr. Dan Reardon of FitnessGenes to find out -- Read more on Scientifi

Failure to Condemn: A Global Health Crisis Targeting 2019-09-05 12:00:00Rep. Ilhan Omar missed an opportunity to call out the victimization of women and girls through female genital mutilation or cutting -- Read more on Sc

What Chili Peppers Can Teach Us about Pain 2019-09-05 11:00:00U.C. San Francisco researcher and Breakthrough Prize–winner David Julius talks about capsaicin, opioids and snake vision -- Read more on Scienti

Can You Be Healthy at Any Size? 2019-09-05 09:30:00It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Spaceflight Alters the Gut Microbes of Mice and 2019-09-05 06:45:00Intestinal bacteria in mice on the space shuttle and International Space Station underwent changes similar to those of astronaut Scott Kelly -- Read m

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Opioid Epidemic Tied to Doubling of Dangerous Heart New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Opioid Epidemic Tied to Doubling of Dangerous Heart InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/20

New Healthy Drinks Guidelines for Kids: Skip the New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: New Healthy Drinks Guidelines for Kids: Skip the Soy, Avoid SugarsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1

Health Tip: Managing Reactive Hypoglycemia New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Managing Reactive HypoglycemiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

C-Section Delivery Might Alter Newborn's 'Microbiome' New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: C-Section Delivery Might Alter Newborn's 'Microbiome'Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab Stockpiling Smallpox, Anthrax, New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Gas Explosion at Russian Lab Stockpiling Smallpox, Anthrax, EbolaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19

Chemicals From Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Devices Not Harmless: Study New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Chemicals From Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Devices Not Harmless: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/

Parents, Throw the Garden at Your Picky Eater New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Parents, Throw the Garden at Your Picky EaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Foods That Will Make You Feel Full Faster New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Foods That Will Make You Feel Full FasterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some PlayersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Media Giants Pull E-Cigarette Ads New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Media Giants Pull E-Cigarette AdsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Gaining Weight New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Gaining WeightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tiny Genetic Tweak May Stop Ebola Virus in New! 2019-09-20 03:00:00Title: Tiny Genetic Tweak May Stop Ebola Virus in Its TracksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00: