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Feds charge 601 suspects in biggest healthcare fraud raid to date

Feds charge 601 suspects in biggest healthcare fraud raid to date

Donoghue said . Over the past decade, both the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney's Office have coordinated yearly efforts to spotlight the latest crackdown on healthcare fraud offenders from Mia...

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75 percent of Americans don't get the minimum recommended exercise

75 percent of Americans don't get the minimum recommended exercise

According to the CDC's report, the goal was surpassed and at least 22.9 percent of people met that goal. " Many of the states with the highest percentages of populations meeting the guidelines t...

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FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time

FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time

Made by GW Pharmaceuticals , the drug treats two rare types of epilepsy using CBD , a therapeutic compound in cannabis that's not linked with a high . "The difficult-to-control seizures that p...

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Mother: Girl at center of debate over brain death dies

Judge says teen girl Jahi McMath deemed brain dead may still be aliveThe girl's mother Nailah Winkfield said Thursday that New Jersey doctors declared McMath dead from excessive bleeding and liver f...

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Passenger whose 'unbearable' odour caused emergency landing dies of infection

The passenger who caused a Transavia flight from Spain to make an emergency landing in Portugal last month has died. The pilot ended up making an unscheduled landing in Faro, Portugal , where S...

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Mom warns about dangers of playgrounds after daughter breaks leg on slide

Mom warns about dangers of playgrounds after daughter breaks leg on slide

Clare told PEOPLE that Meadow suffered a fractured tibia and fibula in her right leg , and had to spend four weeks in a pink cast. But in a conversation last week at her mom group, she told Meadow...

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Florida beaches now feature sea lice

Florida beaches now feature sea lice

Experts say if you do come in contact with sea lice, you should wash your swimsuit and dry it under high heat. Well, if you are hanging out on the coast of northwest Florida you may now have an excu...

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June 27th marks

June 27th marks "HIV Testing Day"

This year's National HIV Testing Day theme, Doing It My Way, reflects on the various reasons people have for getting HIV tested. Finally, please help share more widely this newest reason, perhaps th...

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For eighth consecutive year, Penn State Children's Hospital ranks among best

For eighth consecutive year, Penn State Children's Hospital ranks among best

Children's Hospital was nationally ranked in all 10 specialties, Cardinal Glennon was ranked in three and Shriner's Hospital was ranked in one. Texas Children's Hospital in Houston retained fourth...

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Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)

Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)

Now, in an acquisition that could upend the pharmacy market, the retail giant has made its move. "PillPack makes it simple for any customer to take the right medication at the right time, and feel hea...

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General Electric Is Rising On Plans To Spin-Off Healthcare Unit (ALLISS)

General Electric Is Rising On Plans To Spin-Off Healthcare Unit (ALLISS)

It will take two to three years to sell its two-thirds stake in Baker Hughes , valued at around $23 billion. GE said it plans to reduce its industrial net debt by about $25 billion by 2020 and main...

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Massachusetts reports 1st West Nile virus positive mosquito

Massachusetts reports 1st West Nile virus positive mosquito

Risk for contracting the virus varies yearly based on precipitation, temperature and mosquito populations, among other factors. MA health officials say they have detected the first case of West Nile...

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AZ Organizations Mobilize For HIV Testing Day

AZ Organizations Mobilize For HIV Testing Day

When taken daily, the medicine can reduce the risk of HIV infection in people by up to 92 percent, according to the CDC . Johnathon Fortune, Team Lead with HIV North Society, says they are hopi...

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Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

Dr Mordukhovich, of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the United States, and colleagues found out of the 5,366 U.S. flight attendants surveyed one-in-seven had been diagnosed with cancer...

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Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says

Melanoma rates were just over 200% higher and non-melanoma skin cancer rates were about 300% higher.Male flight attendants, meanwhile, were about 50% more likely to suffer from melanoma and 10% more l...

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The FDA Approves The First-Ever Cannabis Medicine For Prescription

The FDA Approves The First-Ever Cannabis Medicine For Prescription

Epidiolex is manufactured by the British firm GW Pharmaceuticals , which funded the clinical trial . The drug should provide a more reliable alternative than the homemade cannabis oil parents for ...

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Walgreens Pharmacist Refused To Give Prescription For Medical Abortion

Walgreens Pharmacist Refused To Give Prescription For Medical Abortion

It is not only very bad that the Walgreens policy allows the humiliation of women like Arteaga, but the pharmacist's position is extremely troubling to me-as a professional, shouldn't his concern ha...

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US Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug To Fight Epilepsy

US Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug To Fight Epilepsy

The oral solution contains cannabidiol, or CBD , a nonpsychoactive compound that has proved beneficial in reducing the catastrophic, potentially life-threatening seizures that accompany both conditio...

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CDC investigating confirmed case of West Nile Virus in Illinois

CDC investigating confirmed case of West Nile Virus in Illinois

Since then, there have been five human cases, including one case in the South Okanagan a year ago. While the West Nile Virus does not cause serious sickness for most people, it causes neurologic ill...

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Research Finds New Evidence Linking Herpes Virus And Alzheimer's Disease

Research Finds New Evidence Linking Herpes Virus And Alzheimer's Disease

Thursday's study has even some specialists who never embraced the infection connection saying it's time for a closer look, especially as attempts to block those so-called beta-amyloid plaques have f...

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Woman Refused Pregnancy Termination Drugs at Walgreens

Mum Nicole Mone claims the news she had lost her child was compounded by a pharmacist refusing to give her prescription medication to end her pregnancy. Our policy allows pharmacists to step away from...

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Ohio Health Department warms residents of hepatitus A outbreak

Ohio Health Department warms residents of hepatitus A outbreak

Montgomery County has the most cases in the state with 17 confirmed cases, followed by Lawrence with 12 cases, and Lucas with 10. ODH has provided more that 5,000 doses of the vaccine to local hea...

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US House Passes Rep. Walden's Opioid Recovery Bill

US House Passes Rep. Walden's Opioid Recovery Bill

Some the opioid bills that made it through the House will travel to the Senate separately from Friday's package. U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., was among those who voted in favor of the legislat...

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Laser pointer leaves boy with hole in his eye

Laser pointer leaves boy with hole in his eye

More specifically, the macula helps the human eye distinguish certain details such as facial traits or letters on paper when reading. Dr. Sofia Androudi, a physician involved in the boy's case said...

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Parasite cause of moving bump on woman's face

Parasite cause of moving bump on woman's face

In a series of time-lapse photos, the woman revealed how her "lump" traveled from her left eye to the bottom part of her upper lip. Dr. Vladimir Kartashev, a professor of medicine at Rostov State Me...

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Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Families want criminal charges over painkiller deaths

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Families want criminal charges over painkiller deaths

Police focused their previous investigation exclusively on Dr Barton. A damning culture of failure across the United Kingdom health system was revealed Wednesday after an inquiry found that the live...

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New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer’s

New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer’s

A new study from a team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has revealed an unexpected correlation between Alzheimer's disease and high levels of human herpes virus DNA. It's been overs...

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Self-employed could save $10K on health insurance under new Trump plan

Self-employed could save $10K on health insurance under new Trump plan

The association plans have always been a goal for congressional Republicans who say it's a way for people to take advantage of the group insurance market, even if they are self-employed or work for a ...

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Seven Ways Canada's Legal Weed Will Be Different From Colorado's

Seven Ways Canada's Legal Weed Will Be Different From Colorado's

Stocks of marijuana producers, which have rallied in anticipation of legalization, extended gains on Wednesday after the Senate voted on Tuesday to approve adult use of cannabis. Canada's 10 provinces...

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First 2018 human West Nile case confirmed in IL

First 2018 human West Nile case confirmed in IL

Several parts of Canada and the US continue to report West Nile virus activity. Including this latest round of grants, the state has provided local mosquito control programs with more than $7.5 mi...

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