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Pharmacist refuses to fill transgender woman's hormone therapy prescription

Hall wrote that she was "embarrassed and distressed" and nearly started crying in the middle of the store. Hilde Hall wrote a blog post on Thursday for the ...


Bayer Pulls Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits

The April action was a "unique type of restriction where the FDA used its authority to impose additional requirements to provide a reasonable assurance of the d...


Salmonella outbreak investigated nationwide, including Pennsylvania

The CDC isn't advising that sellers recall turkey products or that customers avoid eating turkey, since properly cooking the meat can prevent food poisoning. Dr...


Merck Lowers Cost Of Zepatier, Says Its Committed To Avoiding Price Hikes

The New Jersey pharma also said that it would "not increase the average net price across our portfolio of products by more than inflation annually". Zepatier ...


Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

The study indicated the involvement of antioxidants and other micro-nutrients present in these vegetables, in reducing risks of tumour development in breasts ...


Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds

The biggest group of victims were people between the ages of 25 and 34 and the major cause was alcohol. In both cases, people are trying to relieve the emotiona...


Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

In a blog post published on the ACLU of Arizona's website, Hall wrote : "After years of working to affirm my identity in a world where transgender people are q...


Fish oil pills 'have no effect on preventing heart disease'

Cochrane reviews are the gold standard for research into important health questions like this, so this is one bit of health news to take note of. Ian Johnson,...


McDonald’s To Halt Salad Sales In Minnesota

Initial reports claimed that almost 100 people were sick after eating salads containing cyclospora, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has c...


West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County

Hamidah Meghani, Halton Region's Medical Officer of Health, in a media release. This is the state's first confirmed death this year from the mosquito-borne il...


Salmonella outbreak in 26 states, including MI, tied to raw turkey

Almost half of those who have become ill have been hospitalized, the CDC said, but no deaths have been reported. "The outbreak strain has been identified in s...


World first blood test to detect melanoma developed by Australian scientists

The test, which detects a certain mix of antibodies in the blood associated with people who have melanoma , was used on about 100 healthy individuals and 100...


Beef jerky, processed meats linked to maniac episodes says new study

Although these results showed that there was a possible association between cured meat with nitrates and manic episodes, they do not suggest that eating these m...


Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’

Now, the inquiry gives a tentative green light to such enterprises as long as several conditions are met. The council's report recommends any interventions mu...


UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its stake in UnitedHealth Group by 12.6% in the 4th quarter . Analysts pass on shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be signifying a B...


Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

The Florida Department of Health has revealed that an elderly man died from bacterial infection after eating tainted oyster at a restaurant. The name of the r...


Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia

The presser quickly became the subject of backlash from both sides of the aisle, due to Trump's statements and because the president refused to confront Putin a...


National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

Who doesn't love a tasty hot dog? No matter how you enjoy your hot dog, today is the ideal day to do it. So before you head out to lunch or dine on somethin...


CHINA Recall of Chinese medication for high blood pressure linked to cancer

These products - with the active ingredient valsartan, a generic drug used to treat high blood pressure - may contain N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a possible ...


Ingredient in certain blood pressure medicines could cause cancer

NDMA has been classified by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer as a probable carcinogen to humans. The FDA said the r...


Fortis accepts Rs 4,000 crore stake deal from IHH Healthcare

The company's market valuation rose by Rs 293.13 crore to Rs 7,666.13 crore. The bid offers around a 20% premium to the Fortis' market price as on Thursday....


Mosquitoes in areas of Virginia Beach test positive for West Nile Virus

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. Workers in Adams County will be spraying to control mosquito populations in parts of Littl...


China says it's working closely with US on North Korea nukes

Under U.N. sanctions, North Korea is allowed to import 500,000 barrels of oil products only and 4 million barrels of crude oil each year. China's General Ad...


First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

MBI works closely with customers to provide a wide range of spectral imaging solutions for applications ranging from cancer detection to development of novel co...


South Dakota named the best state to retire in

Where, though, should you enjoy your repose? South Dakota, with its rugged Badlands terrain and Mount Rushmore, came in first thanks to low taxes and cost of ...


Doctors Raise Alarm Over Uncommon Sex Disease

The few symptoms are similar to chlamydia , but MG is more resistant to treatment. For them, untreated MG can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, which can in...


Scientists perform world's first 3D, colour X-ray on human body

Because of this innovative form of x-raying, the images produced are reliable with high contrast and high resolution making the technology flawless for use in t...


Cancer cells engineered to trigger a death switch in other cancer cells

But the new approach uses a gene-editing technology called CRISPR/Cas9 to manipulate the offensive-line cancer cells and give them more sophisticated properti...


West Nile concerns arrive with summer

Previous year was the most active season for West Nile since 2002, with one person testing positive for the virus in Oxford County. Mosquitoes can be active at ...


Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer To Advance

A federal judge in Sacramento in February blocked California from requiring that Roundup carry a label stating that it is known to cause cancer , saying the wa...


Trump administration guts grants to help those in need get Obamacare

The payments were created to stop insurers from losing money on very sick patients, who cost the most to treat. Trump administration officials said they cho...


Nearly $4.7 billion awarded in Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit

The St Louis city court verdict is the 6th largest product defect award in USA history, ordering $4.14 billion in punitive damages, on top of the $500 million c...


FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

Symptoms last about four to seven days, and although most people improve without treatment, some may require hospitalization because of severe diarrhea. "The pu...


Blood pressure drug recalled on cancer fears

Mina Tadrous, (pharmacy faculty, University of Toronto), explained that valsartan is a common drug used by people with high blood pressure. "Despite the lack ...


Multivitamins made to help YOUR heart DON’T WORK - new study finds

The question whether or not multivitamins prevent cardiovascular diseases has been under fire for many years- although a lot of well- researched studies hav...


Two movies on 'Thai cave rescue' in the works

Video from inside the cave released last week showed one of the boys wearing what appeared to be a red replica England shirt, and an image of him accompanied Wa...


Liberal Media Attack Trump for Being 'Against' Mothers Who Nurse Their Babies

Russian Federation stepped forward to sponsor the measure, and the U.S. didn't fight back against it. In 2016, a proposal was discussed that would extend bans...


'Stealth' STI Mycoplasma genitalium risks becoming a superbug

This common mistake has meant the bug has been quietly getting stronger and more prevalent - and because it has been treated with the wrong drugs is now very re...


New Jersey crabber could lose 'life or limbs' after bacterial infection

Angel Perez, 60, is in the intensive care unit of Cooper University Hospital, where physicians are treating him with antibiotics in hopes of saving his arms and...


Babies given solid food early sleep better, study claims

There's also the question of whether longer sleep is actually a good thing for babies - although it clearly can be helpful for parents, Kim noted. But officia...


Trump administration halts billions of dollars of ACA payments

The risk adjustment program plays an important role in the ACA by pooling risk for insurers, transferring funds from insurers who enroll healthier members for r...


Polar Fitness App Accidentally Maps Locations of Military Bases, Nuclear Warehouses

Unfortunately, in doing this, the company made it incredibly easy to map out and identify sensitive militaristic locations , from US bases to Turkish patrol ar...


Did you check out Arjun Kapoor’s comments on Katrina Kaif’s posts?

Her black and white series is something that left us in awe. Interestingly, last time when Kat shared a picture, Arjun Kapoor commented on her post which read...


Thai cave rescue: Four more boys extracted in second operation

Eight have been rescued so far in an operation that began on Sunday . "If Phra Pirun helps us, we might be able to do it very quickly", Narongsak said , aga...


200+ Cases Of Infections Following Parasites In Del Monte Vegetables — CDC

A week earlier the CDC's count was 185 cases. However, illnesses that began after May 24 might not have been reported yet because of the time it takes between...


Battle lines drawn over abortion ahead of Trump's supreme court pick

Of those, the shortlist is understood to have boiled down to four judges from various U.S. courts of appeal - Amy Barrett, Thomas Hardiman , Brett Kavanaugh ...


Harvard Researchers’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Human Trials

To date, the " mosaic " is one among the only five experimental HIV vaccines that have proceeded to efficacy human trials. Barouch reminded that this is t...


Officials warn of serious Mosquito outbreak

Limit outdoor activities during peak mosquito times. During the summer months, MDPH collects routine samples of mosquitoes to monitor for West Nile and Easte...


Drunk seagulls have been found on beaches

RSPCA vet David Couper told BBC that the birds were losing their balance "just like a person would if they'd had too much to drink". It advised vets coming a...


Study finds nut-heavy diets produce more sperm

The results of the study were presented by Albert Salas-Huetos from the Human Nutrition Unit of the Universitat Rovira i Virgil in Reus, Spain. The study last...