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Heinrich: Trump Administration's Health Care Sabotage Will Increase Premiums For New Mexicans

Heinrich: Trump Administration's Health Care Sabotage Will Increase Premiums For New Mexicans But Senator Ron Wyden, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said encouraging navigators to promote plans that don't comply with the ACA is "federally funded fraud: paying groups to sell unsuspecting Americans on junk plans that allow insurance companies to deny care on a whim and charge whatever they want is nothing but a scam". [Full Article...]

Alberta Health Services reminding locals to protect themselves from West Nile infection

Alberta Health Services reminding locals to protect themselves from West Nile infection Lead Medical Officer of Health for the South Zone, Dr. Vivien Suttorp, says with exposure to mosquitoes comes the risk of West Nile virus. Culex tarsalis is the mosquito that carries the west Nile virus. Employees regularly count mosquitoes caught in traps located in half a dozen areas in Huron, including Winter Park, Ravine Lake Park, Kunhart Field, Sportsman's Club, the new Southtown water tow... [Full Article...]

Monsanto Lawsuit Over Cancer Claims Can Proceed, Federal Judge Rules

Monsanto Lawsuit Over Cancer Claims Can Proceed, Federal Judge Rules While evidence that glyphosate - the active ingredient in Roundup - can cause Hodgkin's lymphoma is "rather weak", the opinions of the three experts are not "junk science" that should be excluded from a trial, Chhabria ruled. Monsanto brought in its own expert, Lorelei Mucci, a cancer epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, who praised the 2017 study. [Full Article...]

Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case

Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case The trial was the largest test for J&J's talc defense to date and combined the claims of 22 women, six of whom have died. The company's products don't contain asbestos and don't cause ovarian cancer , she said. The company has, since then, been sued by thousands of women and in August 2017, it was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay damages of Dollars 417 million to a hospital receptionist... [Full Article...]

President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh

President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh Left-wing groups have mobilized against Kavanaugh, with Democrats and progressives signaling they will fight tooth-and-nail against his confirmation to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy . "The Republicans have enough senators for a confirmation, and the Republican senators have not signaled any real appetite to say no", he said, adding that even if Kavanaugh were blocked, it's unlikely T... [Full Article...]

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh woos Senate

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh woos Senate The Yankees GM signed a letter endorsing Brett Kavanaugh , the conservative stalwart who if confirmed by the Senate will further shift the court to the right in the midst of Justice Anthony Kennedy's sudden departure from the bench. Alabamians will be hearing a lot about Kavanaugh in the coming days. Photo by Loop Images/UIG via Getty Images. Neither faces re-election this year, and both ... [Full Article...]

Polar’s popular fitness app inadvertently revealed military personnel’s addresses

Polar’s popular fitness app inadvertently revealed military personnel’s addresses Investigators fear that any Polar Flow user who has made their profile public could be unearthed, raising an worldwide security risk. Spies living in Britain unwittingly leaked their names and likely home addresses by using a fitness tracking app . [Full Article...]

Profiles of Possible US Supreme Court Justices

Profiles of Possible US Supreme Court Justices Attorney Leonard Leo of the Federalist Society, who is advising Trump on the process, said Blumenthal's remarks were "insulting and offensive". "I'm getting very close to making a final decision", Trump said, adding that he would "probably" have a decision by Sunday evening or Monday morning. [Full Article...]

Coffee may help you live longer, study finds

Coffee may help you live longer, study finds A new study suggests that drinking coffee may boost your chances for a longer life . More than half a million people volunteered to give blood and answer detailed health and lifestyle questions for ongoing research into genes and health. [Full Article...]

Artificial Ovary to Give Women a Chance to Conceive After Chemo

Artificial Ovary to Give Women a Chance to Conceive After Chemo The improved ovarian tissues were then transplanted into mice, who were able to support the survival and growth of the ovarian cells. The "groundbreaking" experiment was presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology annual meeting in Barcelona on Monday and is due to be published as a study in a peer-reviewed journal. [Full Article...]

Mosquitos Infected With Dangerous West Nile Virus Found in Two States

Mosquitos Infected With Dangerous West Nile Virus Found in Two States If you experience symptoms of West Nile Virus , contact your medical provider. The State of Connecticut Mosquito Management Program (MMP) announced that mosquitoes trapped in New Canaan on June 19 tested positive for West Nile virus ( WNV ). [Full Article...]

Professeur Joyeux: l'Ordre des médecins va en cassation

Professeur Joyeux: l'Ordre des médecins va en cassation Ca veut dire quoi? Cet élément signale bien la difficulté de l'affaire, difficulté liée à l'ambiguïté maitrisée des anti-vaccins. " La liberté d'expression a des limites ". La seconde dénonçait la pénurie du vaccin DTPolio trivalent (c'est-à-dire protégeant contre trois maladies, la diphtérie, le tétanos et la polio) - le seul obligatoire avant le 1er janvier 2018 - au profit d'un vaccin hex... [Full Article...]

Bad hand-washing habits are spreading unsafe bacteria, USDA warns

Bad hand-washing habits are spreading unsafe bacteria, USDA warns For the study, the USDA team had 383 participants handle turkey meat laden with a harmless virus that is often used to substitute for norovirus in lab tests. Insufficient hand washing, especially after handling raw meat, can lead to the spread of germs that can cause foodborne illnesses. The USDA estimates 48 million Americans become sick each year from food-borne illnesses, resulting in abo... [Full Article...]

L'Ordre des médecins conteste l'annulation de la radiation du Pr Joyeux

Mardi, la chambre disciplinaire nationale de l'Ordre des médecins - une instance juridique indépendante du CNOM auprès duquel le Pr Joyeux avait fait appel - a estimé que la radiation prononcée en première instance en juillet 2016 n'était " pas suffisamment motivée ". [Full Article...]

Mum shares sickening photo to warn of common playground mistake

Mum shares sickening photo to warn of common playground mistake Heather Clare posted the picture on Facebook saying it was her annual public service announcement. "The weight of the adult doesn't allow for the child to stop on the slide", she explains. She said: 'So every year I do a PSA on going down a slide with your child on your lap. Just like Meadow's had. She told MailOnline: 'I always see parents riding down the slide with their children at the p... [Full Article...]

Rapper Nas invested early in PillPack, Amazon's latest buy

Rapper Nas invested early in PillPack, Amazon's latest buy The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. "PillPack's visionary team has a combination of deep pharmacy experience and a focus on technology", noted Jeff Wilke, Amazon CEO for worldwide consumer. [Full Article...]

Fumer dans les parcs est désormais interdit — Strasbourg

Fumer dans les parcs est désormais interdit — Strasbourg L'initiative s'intitule " Parcs sans tabac: Strasbourg engagée dans la lutte contre le tabagisme pour le bien-être de ses habitants. "Quand les gens vont fumer, ils vont essayer de discuter avec eux", a indiqué à France Info Alexandre Feltz, adjoint au maire de Strasbourg en charge des questions de santé. [Full Article...]

FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana

FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana In 1985, the FDA signed off on Marinol, which contains a synthetic version of THC, to treat loss of appetite in people with AIDS. The FDA said Monday that the drug doesn't cause the high that comes from the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the main psychoactive component of marijuana. [Full Article...]

Strasbourg va interdire la cigarette dans tous ses parcs

L'interdiction prendrait effet à compter du 1er juillet. Des pays ou grandes villes ont déjà sauté le pas, comme la Finlande, l'Islande, le Royaume-Uni ou certaines villes des États-Unis. Dans un premier temps, les fumeurs seront sensibilisés à cette nouvelle réglementation. Fumer ou jeter un mégot dans un parc sera passible d'une amende de 68 euros . [Full Article...]

Gaming addiction 'a mental health disorder'

Gaming addiction 'a mental health disorder' Computer gaming addiction has been listed as a mental health disorder for the very first time by the World Health Organisation . Benjamin Wong, a counselor at Mindful Digitality based in Vancouver, British Columbia, joins KRON4 News to discuss. [Full Article...]


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