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State health officials urge proactive steps to keep flu, other viruses away

No confirmed or suspected cases of Enterovirus D68 in Alaska yetANCHORAGE, Alaska, September 30, 2014 — With children back in school, health officials are urging Alaskans to be extra vigilant in preventing the spread of respiratory viruses. “This is the ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - 23 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 29 reports

Dallas hospital isolating patient being tested for Ebola

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has isolated a patient who is being tested for a potential case of Ebola.A statement sent out Monday night by the hospital says it's based on the person's symptoms and recent travel history. The hospital has ... [Published FOX 7 KTBC - 23 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 7 reports

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say ... [Published WebMD Health - 26 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 10 reports

A Certain Kind of Apple May Prevent Weight Gain

Everybody knows that apples are healthy, but there's a new reason to reach for the green ones: In a recent study , researchers from Washington State University compared seven common apples varieties and found that Granny Smiths are more likely than other ... [Published Cosmopolitan - 26 mins ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 49 mins ago - 44 reports

Researchers: Link Between Repeated Antibiotic Use in Early Childhood and Obesity

(Washington Post) – In a study published online Monday by JAMA Pediatrics, researchers reviewed records from about 65,000 children from 2001 to 2013 and found that almost 70 percent received antibiotics before age two. On average, each child re...Related ... [Published BioPortfolio - 49 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 8 reports

NIH awards initial $46 million for BRAIN Initiative research

Projects lay the groundwork for visualizing the brain in actionThe National Institutes of Health announced today its first wave of investments totaling $46 million in fiscal year 14 funds to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative ... [Published PressReleasePoint - 53 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 9 reports

UPDATE 2-Medical industry paid billions to U.S. physicians, hospitals in 2013 -data

(Updates with potential uses for data, background, context)By Sharon BegleyNEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - U.S. doctors and teachinghospitals received $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companiesand medical device makers in the last five months of 2013,according ... [Published Reuters UK - 57 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Viagra’s New Ad Campaign Targets Women

Viagra is for men, but a new ad campaign uses women to market the now-famous little blue pill. Pfizer will begin airing the campaign's  first TV commercial  for the erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday. The 60-second ad has a blonde, blue-eyed woman reclining ... [Published International Business Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 19 reports

Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria, Senegal, appear contained- CDC reports

By Julie SteenhuysenCHICAGO, Sept 30 ( ) - Efforts to contain the Ebolaoutbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have succeeded, evenas the virus continues to spread in the hardest-hit West Africancountries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. and ... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

#SpeakOutHIV

Mission:To break the silence — and end the stigma — of HIV by inviting young men to share their stories about HIV.Background:An initiative of Greater Than Aids , is a social media campaign designed to promote more open discussion about HIV at a time when ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Antibiotic laden chicken causing superbug development according to Reuters

This is something many people saw coming, and unfortunately for consumers, some of those have been hiding it: a connection between needless medicating of chickens (as well as other poultry and meat) and antibiotic-resistant germs. The news agency Reuters ... [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 30 reports

Spread of enterovirus D68 takes an alarming turn with reports of paralysis: What we know and don’t know

Since doctors in Denver reported last week that several children who tested positive for the respiratory virus experienced limb weakness or paralysis, there’s been a lot of confusion about what that means. Here’s the latest on what we do and don’t know ... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]

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...for dementia patients, and they've seen the toll it takes, they said, on the person battling the disease, on their families, on the caregivers. "We just wanted to join the walk for the cause" Samantha Bradley, of Moses Lake, said
...to allow Xopenex ® IS to continue to be available to patients," said Hiroyuki Baba, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy for Sunovion. "Our plan is to recognize value gained from the sale of this product to invest back in the business, allowing us to continue to provide effective treatments for patients."
"Unless you have exchanged bodily fluids with this individual this is a low risk for people in Dallas County. So we want to ease the fear. We're talking about bodily fluids transmission, not just sitting right here together that being an issue" said Dallas County Health Director Zach Thompson
"Although our patient was a cigarette smoker and had elevated lipid levels, cannabis use was identified as the most significant precipitant of his acute coronary syndrome,” the researchers wrote in the study."

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