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Irma nursing home deaths: Owner rips Florida move to stop Medicaid, ban patients

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Irma nursing home deaths: Owner rips Florida move to stop Medicaid, ban patients


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Father Joe's Village does its part to combat hepatitis A outbreak

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Father Joe's Village does its part to combat hepatitis A outbreak


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Murkowski again lands in the middle of the national health care debate

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Murkowski again lands in the middle of the national health care debate


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Victim rushed to hospital after stabbing in northwest Charlotte - | WBTV Charlotte

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Obama: 'Aggravating' to see GOP attempt to dismantle health care law

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Obama: 'Aggravating' to see GOP attempt to dismantle health care law


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OKC couple gives second million to public health research

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  • Doctors weigh in on flu shot debate
    Doctors weigh in on flu shot debate

    , wfsb.com

    To get a flu shot or not to get a flu shot...that is the question. It's a medical debate that has been going on for years, and while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that nearly everyone gets vaccinated, some doctors in Connecticut don't necessarily agree. Pat Garzon hasn't received a flu shot in years. As a professional pilot, the FAA requires him to get a routine physical every six months, but getting the influenza vaccine is not mandatory
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  • Pharmacist on Trial for Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
    Pharmacist on Trial for Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

    , time.com

    BOSTON - DECEMBER 17: Stephen Weymouth, attorney for supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin, speaks to media outside the courthouse. The Department of Justice announced a 131-count criminal indictment connected to the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak on December 17, 2014. Fourteen individuals associated with the New England Compounding Center are charged. (Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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  • Pharmacist on Trial for Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
    Pharmacist on Trial for Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

    , time.com

    BOSTON - DECEMBER 17: Stephen Weymouth, attorney for supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin, speaks to media outside the courthouse. The Department of Justice announced a 131-count criminal indictment connected to the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak on December 17, 2014. Fourteen individuals associated with the New England Compounding Center are charged. (Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Drugs & Medications

  • The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says
    The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says

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    By Susan Scutti CNN (CNN) -- Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development process. As of May, a total of 51 antibiotics and 11 biologicals -- medical products often made from natural sources -- are being developed, the new report said
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Cancer

  • Duke researchers say they have a breakthrough in treating brain cancer
    Duke researchers say they have a breakthrough in treating brain cancer

    , newsobserver.com

    Duke University cancer researchers said Wednesday they have produced compelling research that shows a patient’s own immune system can be used to attack brain cancer cells. The latest research confirms results Duke’s scientists have previously reported in experimental trials with brain cancer patients: Some patients have experienced dramatic shrinkage of brain tumors and remission of their cancer. Brain tumors are among the most aggressive forms of cancer with low survival rates; historically patients been treated with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy
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Medical Institutions

  • N.J. hospitals say new Republican Obamacare repeal 'would hurt millions of people'
    N.J. hospitals say new Republican Obamacare repeal 'would hurt millions of people'

    , nj.com

    WASHINGTON -- Hospitals in New Jersey and the nation's doctors have joined efforts to defeat the Senate Republicans' last-minute effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The latest Senate GOP effort, backed by President Donald Trump, would cut health care funding by $239 billion from 2020 to 2026 and transfer billions of dollars from New Jersey and other states that expanded Medicaid to Republican-controlled states that didn't
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Infections

  • Telling sign of heroin epidemic: Seattle-area county runs out of needle cleanup kits
    Telling sign of heroin epidemic: Seattle-area county runs out of needle cleanup kits

    , abc3340.com

    EVERETT, Wash. (KOMO) -- A telling sign of how bad the heroin epidemic has become is how fast needle cleanup kits are going in Snohomish County. Health district leaders said the kits ran out within two days, and they are working to get more supplies. At Bible Baptist Church, like in most parts of Everett, finding used needles is almost becoming a daily discovery
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