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Johnson & Johnson: Stelara Fares Well in Crohn's Disease

Updated: 10/19/2015 - Johnson & Johnson's immune disorder drug Stelara significantly reduced symptoms of the inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease with just one infusion in about half the patients tested, according to the company.

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Penalty For Uninsured to Grow

Updated: 10/19/2015 - The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact to help drive its new pitch for health law sign-ups.

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New Label Aims to Conserve Wild Ginseng

Updated: 10/19/2015 - Backers of a new labeling program are encouraging forest landowners in the eastern United States to cultivate ginseng in hopes of helping conserve the medicinal plant.

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FDA Approves Drug to Approve Blood Thinner Pradaxa

Posted: 10/16/2015 - Federal health regulators have approved a drug to reverse the blood-thinning effects of the popular pill Pradaxa, which has been subject to thousands of reports of severe bleeding.

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Timing Is Everything In CPR

Updated: 10/13/2015 - Emergency responders say doing something like calling 911 or trying to do CPR is better than doing nothing. Some new research could make the lifesaving skill a little less intimidating.

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Canned Seafood May Contain Bacterium That Causes Botulism

Updated: 10/13/2015 - Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC is recalling all lots, all sizes of all Skipanon brand seafoods canned products. The products have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death.

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UN: No New Ebola Cases Reported Last Week

Posted: 10/07/2015 - The World Health Organization says there were no Ebola cases reported last week - the first time an entire week has passed without any new confirmed patients since the devastating outbreak began last March.

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FBI Seeking Info in Probe into Unlicensed Medical Clinic

Posted: 10/07/2015 - With an accused unlicensed doctor in custody, authorities in Las Vegas are seeking people who had contact with him for services ranging from women's health and abortions to hormone and vitamin injections.

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Good Gut Bacteria Can Prevent Asthma

Updated: 10/07/2015 - If you have a child with asthma we don’t have to tell you about the emotional and economical costs of the disease. Watching your child gasp for break, and there are the emergency room visits. It costs billions of dollars annually to treat.

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Wednesday is International Walk-to-School Day

Posted: 10/06/2015 - Students and teachers are invited to celebrate International Walk to School Day at many schools throughout the Washoe County School District Wednesday.

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Washoe School District Attacks Norovirus

Updated: 10/06/2015 - The Norovirus continues to spread through Washoe County schools. Eleven schools have been seriously impacted. There's no sign yet of an easing. But that doesn’t mean the health department and schools aren’t taking major steps.

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