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Bubble Tea: What Happened To A 14-Year-Old Who Drank It

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
Doctors found over a hundred undigested boba or bubble tea pearls in the intestines of a teenager who was suffering from abdominal pain and...
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'Daddy-Do-Overs': Men Increasingly Getting Plastic Surgery

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Daddy-Do-Overs': Men Increasingly Getting Plastic SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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American Medical Association Responds To 'Epidemic' Of Violence Against Transgender Community

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
"Fatal anti-transgender violence in the U.S. is on the rise and most victims were black transgender...
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When Healthy Eating Becomes a Dangerous Obsession

Jun 15, 2019 , WebMD
Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia -- and not as well-documented -- a new study review says the eating disorder known as orthorexia can also have serious emotional and physical...
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More Medical Mega-Breaches Thanks To Third-Party Insecurity

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
The compromise of the personal and medical information of nearly 20 million people held by Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and Opko Health are just the latest illustration of the damage that a lack of security by third-party vendors can...
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Fecal Transplants Transmit Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Jun 15, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Fecal Transplants May Transmit Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections, FDA...
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Judge Gives Preliminary Approval Of $215M Class-Action Settlement To Help Victims Of Former USC Gynecologist

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The preliminary sign-off by U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson is not expected to conclude USC’s payouts to female students and alumnae. More than 720 women are pursuing separate claims against the university in state court, and their lawyers have criticized the class-action agreement as...
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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have...
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Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are less toxic than cigarette smoke

Jun 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from...
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'Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide "deaths of despair," with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the...
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Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
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How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

Jun 15, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of...
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Efforts To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms Beginning To Sprout Nationally

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Following Denver and Oakland, different states are considering measures. Even Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has entered the...
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Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
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The top 10 questions about surrogacy for same-sex couples, answered

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
For heterosexual couples who want to have children, surrogacy is often one of the last options they consider, following time-consuming and emotionally and physically exhausting consultations with a fertility specialist. But for gay couples who want kids, surrogacy is one of only two options (the other being adoption). It is a lengthy and expensive process, and because of differing laws from state to state, it can be an even more complicated process for same-sex prospective parents....
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U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
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Can Fertility Be Predicted Through New Technology?

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Ava Science Inc tracks multiple physiological parameters using its fertility bracelet to identify women's most fertile days - a new study has shown this to be 90%...
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‘A Relief To Women’: Injectable Birth Control Does Not Raise HIV Risk, Study Finds, And Is As Safe As Other Methods

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The safety rating for the hormone shot Depo-Provera was lowered several years ago, frustrating women in Africa who found it an easier method to hide and sometimes the only option offered. In other news on HIV: a new documentary and harmful syringe...
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Pharmacies may not stock naloxone, despite statewide orders

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than three years after Pennsylvania issued a statewide order expanding access to the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone, the product was still hard to purchase in Philadelphia pharmacies, researchers found....
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Fecal Transplants May Transmit Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections, FDA Warns

Jun 15, 2019 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients that fecal microbiota for transplant (FMT) may transmit multidrug-resistant organisms, leading to serious or life-threatening...
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