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Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

Abortion opponents have agreed to a federal restraining order that keeps them from gathering on a patch of sidewalk outside the only clinic still performing abortions in Kentucky. Last week, a federal judge established a buffer zone to prevent protesters …

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“Anti-statin” trend putting lives at risk, experts warn

A wave of anti-science skepticism may put people with high cholesterol at risk if they’re convinced to quit life-saving statin medications, heart experts warn. An “internet-driven cult” is attacking the safety and effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering …

New Drug Treats Same Type of Brain Cancer Sen. John McCain has

New Drug Treats Same Type of Brain Cancer Sen. John McCain has

As Sen. John McCain, recovers from surgery for an aggressive brain cancer, neurosurgeons who specialize in cancer say the main concern is tiny malignant cells that may have already migrated away from the tumor. Tune in to NBC’s “Nightly News with …

Exercising In The Heat May Not Be Helping You Get Results

Exercising In The Heat May Not Be Helping You Get Results

Here’s your excuse to forgo the sweltering weather and work out inside today. Not only is exercising in a hot climate unpleasant, preliminary research from the University of Nebraska at Omaha suggests that it might not be as effective as working out in …

Many primary doctors may miss prediabetes, survey says

Many primary doctors may miss prediabetes, survey says

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 – Most primary care doctors can’t identify all 11 risk factors for prediabetes, a small new survey finds. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University said their findings should prompt doctors to learn more about this condition that …

Focus on Clusters of Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, AAP Says

Focus on Clusters of Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, AAP Says

A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that clinicians focus on clusters of cardiometabolic risk factors in obese children and adolescents, rather than on cut points used for metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adults.

Measles Vaccine Study Findings a 'Wake-up Call'

Measles Vaccine Study Findings a ‘Wake-up Call’

Even a small reduction in childhood vaccinations could have significant clinical and economic public health consequences, according to the findings of a new analysis. “The results of our study find substantial public health and economic consequences with …

The dangers of stopping cholesterol medication

The dangers of stopping cholesterol medication

July 25, 2017, 8:13 AM | Fifty-six million Americans fall under the guidelines to take a statin to reduce cholesterol, but a new study says only about half take them. Many start the medication, but abandon it after two years. The study highlights the …

How a cancer drug helped one woman get pregnant

How a cancer drug helped one woman get pregnant

A 35-year-old Florida woman had been unable to get pregnant for 14 years, but her fertility problems were resolved in a most unusual way: A chemotherapy drug that she was given after being diagnosed with cancer triggered her ovaries to function better, a …

Locked Out Of Asia, Americans Are Turning To Eastern Europe To Hire Gestational Surrogates

Locked Out Of Asia, Americans Are Turning To Eastern Europe To Hire Gestational Surrogates

In the decade that Los Angeles residents Paula Campos and Rey Funes have been trying to have a baby, they’ve endured three failed in-vitro fertilization treatments, a stalled adoption application and the news that Campos had poor egg quality. With each …

Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

Abortion opponents have agreed to a federal restraining order that keeps them from gathering on a patch of sidewalk outside the only clinic still performing abortions in Kentucky. Last week, a federal judge established a buffer zone to prevent protesters …

Trump to rally in Ohio as residents worry about health care

Trump to rally in Ohio as residents worry about health care

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law. Ohioans have mixed feelings about Republicans’ efforts.

Right to protest heats up outside Kentucky's last abortion clinic

Right to protest heats up outside Kentucky’s last abortion clinic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –There’s a court battle in Kentucky over the right to protest outside the last clinic in the state that performs abortions. The protesters are organized by the group “Operation Save America,” which calls Roe v. Wade a “covenant with death …

More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

For more, visit TIME Health. Dogs are more than just cuddly companions — research continues to show that pets bring real health benefits to their owners. And researchers have also shown that dog owners are more active than those who don’t own dogs …

Popular Herbal Supplement May Be Harmful to Kids

Popular Herbal Supplement May Be Harmful to Kids

Children are being poisoned by a widely used dietary supplement which adults take for sexual enhancement, a new report warns. At least 275,000 calls — an average of one call every 24 minutes — were made to poison control centers because of exposure to …

Spike in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements

Spike in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements

Children can suffer serious health problems from accidentally ingesting dietary supplements. New research offers a reminder that dietary supplements don’t come without risks — and the problems they can cause appear to be on the rise. A study published in …

Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse death

Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse death

More than three years after a coroner declared a teenage girl dead, a Northern California judge is expected to soon decide whether to revoke her death certificate. In court documents filed last month supporting the family’s lawsuit to have the death …

Norovirus Likely Caused Illness Outbreak at D.C. Chipotle, Health Officials Say

Norovirus Likely Caused Illness Outbreak at D.C. Chipotle, Health Officials Say

(NEW YORK) — Health officials said that norovirus is believed to be what caused dozens of people to report becoming ill after eating at a Chipotle in suburban Washington, D.C., earlier this month. The Loudoun County Health Department in Virginia said …

One stroke could raise risk for another, even years later

One stroke could raise risk for another, even years later

Patients who suffer a stroke remain at higher risk of another for years afterwards, but doctors say there are ways to improve the odds. Your risk of a second stroke or ministroke remains considerable for at least five years after the first one, a new …

Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow Maradol papayas

Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow Maradol papayas

Maradol papayas are a large, oval fruit that weighs 3 or more pounds, with green skins that turn yellow when the fruit is ripe. The flesh inside the fruit is salmon-colored. Health officials have issued a warning about a deadly salmonella outbreak linked …

Britain Eases Blood Donation Rules for Gay and Bisexual Men

Britain Eases Blood Donation Rules for Gay and Bisexual Men

LONDON — Gay and bisexual men will be able to donate blood within three months of sexual activity instead of 12 months, the UK government has announced as part of a wider reform of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender laws. Men who have sex with men …

Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free years after stopping AIDS drugs

Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free years after stopping AIDS drugs

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines – more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of …

Parents Of Terminally Ill British Baby Charlie Gard End Legal Fight

Parents Of Terminally Ill British Baby Charlie Gard End Legal Fight

The parents of terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard have ended their legal fight to transport him to the U.S. for experimental treatment, concluding a months-long saga that has raised nearly $1.75 million and elicited support from Pope Francis and …

Study finds a major uptick in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements

Study finds a major uptick in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements

A new study found calls to poison control centers in the U.S. due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements. The report, published …

What It's Like to Have Exploding Head Syndrome

What It’s Like to Have Exploding Head Syndrome

For more, visit TIME Health. If you’ve ever heard a sudden loud noise in your sleep that turns out to be imaginary, you’re not losing your mind. In fact, you’re among the roughly 10-15% of people who have experienced Exploding Head Syndrome (EHS), a …

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Legal Battle Over Experimental Treatment

Charlie Gard’s Parents Drop Legal Battle Over Experimental Treatment

(LONDON) — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for experimental treatment after new medical tests showed it could no longer help. Lawyer Grant Armstrong said Chris Gard and …

UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Chris Gard and Connie Yates …

They Voted Trump and Need Health Care. A Democrat-Doctor Volunteers

They Voted Trump and Need Health Care. A Democrat-Doctor Volunteers

WISE, Virginia — For Whitney Smith Castle, the health care debate in Washington felt even further away than the 400 miles this corner of Virginia’s coal county is from Congress. Her daughter was having health problems and she didn’t know what to do.

Data Breaches Happening at Record Pace, Report Finds

Data Breaches Happening at Record Pace, Report Finds

The number of data breaches in the U.S. jumped 29 percent in the first half of this year, hitting a record high of 791, according to a new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout, the data risk management company. “Frankly, I was …

Charlie Gard’s Parents Abandon Court Fight for U.S. Treatment

Charlie Gard’s Parents Abandon Court Fight for U.S. Treatment

LONDON — The parents of the British baby Charlie Gard on Monday ended their legal fight for an experimental U.S. treatment that they hoped could improve his condition. “For Charlie it is too late. The damage has been done,” the family’s lawyer Grant …

Charlie Gard's parents end legal fight to take him to U.S. for treatment

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal fight to take him to U.S. for treatment

A U.S. doctor will travel to the U.K. to examine 11-month-old Charlie Gard. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnae) reports. Buzz60 LONDON — A five-month legal battle to take terminally ill baby Charlie Gard to the United States for experimental …

Major twist in legal battle over Charlie Gard, critically ill U.K. baby

Major twist in legal battle over Charlie Gard, critically ill U.K. baby

LONDON– The parents of a critically ill infant in Britain have abandoned their months-long quest to take their child to the United States for medical treatment, their lawyer said Monday at the latest court hearing in London. According to CBS News’ partner …

Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis

Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis

A new study of multiple sclerosis patients examines how a strict diet may ease the symptoms of the disease. MS, a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system, affects about 400,000 people in the U.S., and is two to three times more common …

Jared Kushner Says 'I Did Not Collude' Ahead Of Senate Committee Appearance

Jared Kushner Says ‘I Did Not Collude’ Ahead Of Senate Committee Appearance

“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government,” President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner said in a statement ahead of a closed-door meeting today before the Senate Intelligence …

Medicare funding: Problems and solutions

Medicare funding: Problems and solutions

Medicare’s funding problems often get overlooked when the Social Security trustees issue their annual report on the funded status of the Social Security and Medicare programs. Yet together they form the twin pillars of financial security for retirees.

Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions

Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions

Gina Mazany grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. And that’s where she had her first fight. “It was right after I turned 18,” she recalls. A local bar had a boxing ring, and Mazany decided to give it a shot. Her opponent was an older woman with a “mom haircut.

Social interaction could boost chemotherapy's effectiveness

Social interaction could boost chemotherapy’s effectiveness

New research suggests that social interaction may have a positive effect on a person’s chance of survival after being treated for cancer. Although cancer remains one of the leading causes of death both in the United States and across the globe, cancer …

GOP health bill still a mystery before planned vote

GOP health bill still a mystery before planned vote

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it’s not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama’s health care law or simply repeal it. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the third …

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

Book about Nelson Mandela’s medical treatment stirs dispute

A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela’s medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate. But the …

Christian group tries to shut down Kentucky's last abortion clinic

Christian group tries to shut down Kentucky’s last abortion clinic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –A high-stakes showdown is underway in Kentucky. A Christian fundamentalist group is trying to close the state’s last abortion clinic. The EMW Women’s Surgical Center in downtown Louisville has become the center of the abortion debate in …

Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat

Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat

Experts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat. Authorities said they found more than three dozen people, including …

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Pope Francis prays for Charlie Gard and parents

Pope Francis prays for Charlie Gard and parents

Parents Abandon Campaign to Seek US Treatment for Baby Charlie Gard

Parents Abandon Campaign to Seek US Treatment for Baby Charlie Gard

Battle to save terminally ill baby Charlie Gard has come to an end

Battle to save terminally ill baby Charlie Gard has come to an end

'Time Has Run Out': Charlie Gard's Parents Give Statement Following End Of Legal Battle | TIME

’Time Has Run Out’: Charlie Gard’s Parents Give Statement Following End Of Legal Battle | TIME

Charlie Gard's family end legal fight

Charlie Gard’s family end legal fight

Parents end legal battle to get terminally-ill Charlie Gard more treatment

Parents end legal battle to get terminally-ill Charlie Gard more treatment

Charlie Gard: Parents pay tribute to son as legal fight ends- BBC News

Charlie Gard: Parents pay tribute to son as legal fight ends- BBC News

Charlie Gard's father: So sorry we couldn't save you

Charlie Gard’s father: So sorry we couldn’t save you

"It's too late": Charlie Gard's parents end legal battle

“It’s too late”: Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle

Rpt: Charlie Gard's parents end legal bid to bring son to US

Rpt: Charlie Gard’s parents end legal bid to bring son to US

Trump ally to Kelli Ward: apologize to McCain

Trump ally to Kelli Ward: apologize to McCain

Rand Paul insists on 'clean repeal vote'

Rand Paul insists on ‘clean repeal vote’

Pence: GOP senators must step up to the plate

Pence: GOP senators must step up to the plate

Understanding Sen. McCain's Glioblastoma diagnosis

Understanding Sen. McCain’s Glioblastoma diagnosis

What is glioblastoma?

What is glioblastoma?

Yemen's cholera epidemic 'largest ever recorded' - BBC News

Yemen’s cholera epidemic ‘largest ever recorded’ - BBC News

Trump, Senate Republicans negotiate Obamacare replacement

Trump, Senate Republicans negotiate Obamacare replacement

Trump, Senate Republicans negotiate Obamacare replacement

Trump, Senate Republicans negotiate Obamacare replacement

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain slams Trump

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain slams Trump

India, China, Pakistan among 10 nations accounting for 95% of HIV infections: UN report

India, China, Pakistan among 10 nations accounting for 95% of HIV infections: UN report

Outpouring of Support for Senator John McCain, an American Hero

Outpouring of Support for Senator John McCain, an American Hero

US Senate Rallies Behind John McCain

US Senate Rallies Behind John McCain

John McCain responds to cancer diagnosis

John McCain responds to cancer diagnosis

Sen. John McCain receives bipartisan outpouring of support

Sen. John McCain receives bipartisan outpouring of support

Little girl's brain damage gets miraculously reversed

Little girl’s brain damage gets miraculously reversed

Sen. John McCain diagnosis: What is glioblastoma?

Sen. John McCain diagnosis: What is glioblastoma?

Sen. John McCain battles cancer

Sen. John McCain battles cancer

Breaking down John McCain's glioblastoma diagnosis

Breaking down John McCain’s glioblastoma diagnosis

Scientists reverse brain damage in a toddler

Scientists reverse brain damage in a toddler

What is glioblastoma?

What is glioblastoma?

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