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Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms 2019-06-17 12:23:16Kenya has never experienced an Ebola outbreak.

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors 2019-06-15 19:39:30Guam governor has a plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory.

Ugandan medics now tackling Ebola say they lack 2019-06-15 15:05:20Ugandan medics tackling Ebola virus say they lack supplies as deadly outbreak arrives

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to 2019-06-15 08:10:15The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of 2019-06-14 20:20:13The director of the Centers for Disease Control says he's impressed by a Montgomery-based HIV/AIDS clinic and its commitment to providing health serv

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law 2019-06-14 17:33:26Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufac

Court rules against Trump on immigrant teen abortion 2019-06-14 15:45:47A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Friday against a Trump administration policy it described as a "blanket ban" preventing immigrant teens

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if 2019-06-14 15:05:17UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency even after spreading to Uganda

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a 2019-06-14 13:31:57The Latest: World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit 2019-06-14 13:21:26Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiatin

Burial of Ugandan Ebola victim shows flash of 2019-06-14 09:34:27Burial of Ugandan Ebola victim shows flash of confrontation in worrying echo of Congo troubles

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising 2019-06-14 09:20:46A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened

NYT > Health

Can Marijuana Help Cure the Opioid Crisis? 2019-06-17 12:14:33Sometimes appearances, or statistics, can be deceiving.

‘It’s Binding or Suicide’: Transgender and Non-Binary Readers 2019-06-17 12:06:04Readers describe the advantages and drawbacks of compressing their chests.

Drug Prices Are a Populist Campaign Issue. Here 2019-06-17 10:36:25After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental 2019-06-17 10:11:51The state is teaming up with Silicon Valley to make mental health services more available. Promises abound, and so do potential problems.

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Without Drugs 2019-06-17 08:40:11Alternatives to prescription drugs for insomnia offer better, safer and more long-lasting solutions, experts say.

‘If We Do This Right’ Maybe H.I.V. Will 2019-06-17 06:50:55Under Demetre Daskalakis’s tenure, New York City has lowered H.I.V. transmission rates, rolled out PrEP and removed some of the stigma associate

In the Bronze Age, Bagels Were Tiny 2019-06-17 05:13:40Archaeologists have identified remnants of small, round dough rings at an excavation site in Austria. But no cream cheese.

The Damage of Dad-Shaming 2019-06-17 05:13:39More than half of the fathers in a national poll reported being criticized about their parenting decisions.

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would 2019-06-16 23:37:00Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and so

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse 2019-06-16 23:04:39Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.

A Dad by Any Other Name 2019-06-16 18:03:39I was no longer a husband, and even my role as a father was modified. I was the dad who came out: the gay dad.

Breast Milk Is Teeming With Bacteria — That’s 2019-06-16 10:20:57Breast-fed milk may nourish a baby’s microbiome in ways that bottled breast milk can’t.

Scientific American: Health

Fed Up with Washington, ALS Advocates Consider ACT 2019-06-09 08:00:00Patients want drugs fast-tracked through FDA approval process -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

FAQ: How Does New Trump Fetal Policy Impact 2019-06-07 15:45:00Changes could endanger promising medical research -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Racism Is Literally Bad for Our Health 2019-06-07 07:00:00We must change the attitudes, practices and policies that disadvantage some racial and ethnic populations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype? 2019-06-06 10:45:00Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns -- Read

Preserved Poop Is an Archaeological Treasure 2019-06-04 19:00:00Anthropologists found parasite eggs in ancient poop samples, providing a glimpse of human health as hunter-gatherers transitioned to settlements. Chri

Is $2.1 million Too Much for a Drug? 2019-06-04 08:00:00Similarly effective drugs in the pipeline will also be gauged against their enormous price tags -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Mindset of Eating Disorders 2019-06-03 16:00:00Savvy Psychologist reveals four psychological drivers behind anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia and other forms of disordered eating -- Read more on Scient

New Finding Advances the Search for a Universal 2019-06-03 14:45:00Antibodies to a portion of the influenza virus that varies relatively little from strain to strain may provide flu protection in humans -- Read more o

Genetic Mutation in "CRISPR Babies" May Shorten Lifespan 2019-06-03 12:30:00The gene a Chinese scientist attempted to modify in twin girls last year has been associated with premature death -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

The Electronic Paternity Test and Other Follies 2019-06-03 07:00:00A spate of “scientific” assays invented in the 1920s and 1930s were bogus—but they tell us a lot about the role of genetics in socie

Zapping Nerves with Ultrasound Could Treat Inflammation   2019-06-01 09:00:00Stimulating nerves in the spleens of mice with ultrasound reduced their inflammatory responses and arthritis symptoms -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

Minorities Breathe More Than Their Share of Polluted 2019-06-01 09:00:00Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S. are exposed to more emissions than whites and consume less from the industries responsible -- Read more on Scientific

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Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00

A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy Mom New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy MomCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg CirculationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 A

Head Injuries Tied to Motorized Scooters Are Rising: New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Head Injuries Tied to Motorized Scooters Are Rising: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 1

Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli ContaminationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:0

Health Tip: Preventing Glaucoma New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing GlaucomaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV AdsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/20

Health Tip: Preparing Your Child For Sleepaway Camp New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preparing Your Child For Sleepaway CampCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00

Tips for Keeping Your Child Healthy at Camp New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Tips for Keeping Your Child Healthy at CampCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Swallowing Toiletries, Makeup Sends Thousands of Kids to New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: Swallowing Toiletries, Makeup Sends Thousands of Kids to ER Each YearCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019

How Much Fat Do You Really Need? New! 2019-06-18 03:00:00Title: How Much Fat Do You Really Need?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM