FDA has a few questions for makers of hand sanitizer...

Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim - and whether there are any health risks to their growing use. The Food and Drug...
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29 June 2016, 21:37

EU executive extends approval for glyphosate weed killer...

The European Union's executive Commission has given the go-ahead for the popular weed killer glyphosate to be used for up to 18 months longer amid concerns about its possible links to cancer. The Commission acted...
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29 June 2016, 21:24

Parents'country of birth may influence vaccination rates for kids...

Where parents were born may influence whether their children get vaccinated, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on about 277000 kids living in Washington State, including more than 65000 with at least one...
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29 June 2016, 21:24

CPR outcomes may be better with heavier rescuers...

The odds of surviving a cardiac arrest are higher if the rescuer performing CPR is heavier in weight and has upper body strength, researchers say. "Our results confirm that the heaviest people perform CPR better than...
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29 June 2016, 21:11

HMO, EPO, PPO, OMG & # x21; How to navigate insurance plans...

Hunting for the right health insurance plan outside the workplace used to involve a much lower risk of losing hair - from tearing it out in frustration. If a shopper could get coverage, the chain of events was often...
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29 June 2016, 21:11

Lipocine says FDA does not approve its testosterone drug...

Lipocine Inc said its oral testosterone replacement product did not get the approval in the United States, sending the drugmaker's shares down 52 pct in premarket trading. LPCN 1021 Lipocine's most advanced drug, is...
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29 June 2016, 17:52

Health officials prepare for Zika, but local efforts tight...

HOUSTON -The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika. Broken window screens. Limited air conditioning. Trash piles that seem to re-appear even...
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29 June 2016, 17:51

Smoking takes a toll on a man's sperm, study suggests...

Need another reason to keep your distance from cigarettes? For men, smoking appears to damage their sperm and potentially their offspring, too. Reporting in the journal BJU International, Researchers say that men who...
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29 June 2016, 17:08

Teen makes 3-D printed hand for brother with teacher's help...

STERLING, Va. -With his teacher's help, a northern Virginia student has used a 3-D printer to make a prosthetic hand for his younger brother. Media outlets report 16-year-old Gabriel Filippini approached Kurt O'Connor,...
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29 June 2016, 17:08

The one factor that makes or breaks your sex life after kids...

Will your sex life survive a baby? It depends on how stressed out your wife is, a new studyfrom Pennsylvania State University suggests. Researchers surveyed new parents about their stress levels and sexual satisfaction...
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29 June 2016, 9:10

The factor that's keeping your partner from cheating on you...

Ever wonder what keeps some people faithful while others are spreading their cooties all around town? Well, there's more to monogamy than sheer willpower, according to new research.RELATED: ......
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29 June 2016, 9:10

UNICEF finds dramatic inequality among world's poorest, richest children...

The number of children who do not attend school is rising, child marriage has not dropped in decades and millions of young children will die mostly preventable deaths by 2030 if global poverty is not addressed, UNICEF...
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28 June 2016, 21:51

Even with good healthcare, social factors affect death risk...

Even in Sweden, a country with universal healthcare, disadvantaged people with diabetes are still more likely to die compared to diabetics with social and economic advantages, a new study finds. The risk of death was...
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28 June 2016, 21:51

Chicago hospitals get & # x24; 10M to fight superbugs...

Federal health officials say about $ 10 million will go to Chicago's Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Health and Hospitals System to help fight drug-resistant superbugs. The Centers for Disease Control...
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28 June 2016, 21:40

Congo aims to vaccinate 11.6M against yellow fever...

A campaign to vaccinate 11.6 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo against yellow fever will start on July 20 the health minister said on Monday. Health Minister Felix Kabange said the aim was to cover...
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28 June 2016, 21:39