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Broad-Range Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Animal Tests

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Broad-Range Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Animal TestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Coffee-mate adds Snickers, Dove Dark Chocolate Almond creamers

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Coffee-mate's new Snickers and Dove Dark Chocolate Almond creamers combine the flavors of coffee and candy, the company said. Read More...
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Cleocin vs. BenzaClin

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Cleocin (clindamycin hydrochloride) and BenzaClin (clindamycin - benzoyl peroxide) are both forms of the antibiotic clindamycin used for different purposes. Cleocin is an oral medication used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria. BenzaClin Topical Gel is a combination of the antibiotic clindamycin and another antibacterial drug indicated for the topical treatment of acne...
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Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Click over to TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth and the commercials almost exclusively push fast food, sugary drinks, bad-for-you snacks and candy, a new report shows....
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Sit Less Each Day to Live Longer

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
People who replaced just 30 minutes of sitting per day with low-intensity physical activity lowered their risk of an early death by 17 percent, according to the study published online Jan. 14 in the American Journal of...
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Even a little marijuana may change teen brain, study finds

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers say even one or two joints cause changes in areas of the brain involved in emotion-related processing, learning and forming memories, NBC News...
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Gay fathers face stigma as parents

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even as parenting by same-sex couples becomes more common in the U.S., many gay men and their families still experience discrimination and are stigmatized by relatives, neighbors, salespeople and other members of their communities, a study suggests....
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Just one or two experiences with marijuana may alter teen brains

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teens who use pot just one or two times may end up with changes to their brains, a new study finds....
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Rocephin vs. Fortaz

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Rocephin (ceftriaxone sodium) and Fortaz (ceftazidime injection) are cephalosporin antibiotics used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms....
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Vantin vs. Zithromax

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Vantin (cefpodoxime proxetil) and Zithromax Z-PAK (azithromycin) are antibiotics used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria....
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Rare Antibiotic-Resistant Infection in Wyoming

Jan 16, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Rare Antibiotic-Resistant Infection Found in Wyoming...
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French court cancels Monsanto weedkiller permit on safety grounds

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
A French court canceled the license for one of Monsanto's glyphosate-based weedkillers on Tuesday over safety concerns, placing an immediate ban on Roundup Pro 360 in the latest legal blow to the Bayer-owned business....
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Scientists Take Issue With Anti-Abortion Movement’s ‘Pro Life Is Pro Science’ Slogan

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The "pro-science" emphasis is a somewhat new one for the anti-abortion advocates, who are gearing up for the March for Life on Friday, but march leaders say now is the perfect time to embrace the slogan. Scientists in the field, however, say the movement's vocal opposition to fetal tissue research is at fundamental odds with the "pro-science"...
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One simple -- but really hard -- solution to stop climate change

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
There may actually be a way to keep the worst of climate change at bay, but it's going to take a herculean effort, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications....
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Rocephin vs. Ceftin

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Rocephin (ceftriaxone sodium) and Ceftin (cefuroxime) are cephalosporin antibiotics used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections. Rocephin is also used to treat severe or life-threatening infections such as meningitis....
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Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in 2 U.K. Women

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Two U.K. women in the last 3 months have been diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) gonorrhea -- the so-called super...
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Study: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks accounted for 86 percent of food ad spending on black-targeted TV programming, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, according to a new...
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Stem Cell Transplant May Help Some Aggressive MS

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Over an average of three years, MS progressed in 34 of 55 patients on medication -- meaning their disabilities worsened. That compared with only three of 55 patients given a stem cell...
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Diabetes Before 40, Mental Health Stays Linked

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
About 37 percent of all hospitalization days in a new study’s under-40 group were due to mental illness, the researchers noted. Mood and psychotic disorders were the most common...
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UnitedHealth fourth-quarter revenue rises on membership gains, Optum sales

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UnitedHealth Group kicked off earnings season with higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 revenue thanks to strong results in both its insurance business, UnitedHealthcare, and health services subsidiary,...
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