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Report: Amputations Without Anesthesia In NKorea

Posted: 07/14/2010 - North Korea's health care system is in shambles with doctors sometimes performing amputations without anesthesia and working by candlelight in hospitals lacking essential medicine, heat and power, a rights watchdog said Thursday.

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VA Tech Says She Warned Of Sterilization Problems

Posted: 07/13/2010 - A former medical supply technician at the St. Louis VA Medical Center told a congressional hearing Tuesday that she warned more than a year ago that dental equipment sterilization was inadequate, but her pleas were ignored.

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Obama Promises Commitment To Combating HIV/AIDS

Posted: 07/13/2010 - President Barack Obama said Tuesday a new strategy for combating HIV and AIDS fulfills America's obligation to stopping the spread of the virus and rooting out the inequities and attitudes on which it thrives.

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Diabetes Pill Controversy Shows Rift in FDA Ranks

Posted: 07/13/2010 - The diabetes pill Avandia has been used by millions of patients and racked up billions in sales in more than a decade on the market. This week the Food and Drug Administration is trying to answer a seemingly simple question: Does it cause heart attacks?

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Johnson & Johnson Paying $480 Million For Micrus

Posted: 07/12/2010 - Johnson & Johnson is buying medical device maker Micrus Endovascular for about $480 million, adding to the health care company's range of treatments for stroke and brain aneurysms.

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Probe Sought into Alcohol-Energy Drinks Marketing

Posted: 07/11/2010 - The Federal Trade Commission is being urged to investigate the marketing of flavored alcoholic drinks with caffeine that appear to be explicitly designed to attract underage drinkers.

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FDA Review Spotlights Heart Risk Of Diabetes Pill

Posted: 07/09/2010 - Federal health scientists have panned a GlaxoSmithKline study that the company used to defend the safety of its embattled diabetes drug Avandia, a once blockbuster-seller that has fallen out of favor because of potential ties to heart attacks.

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AP IMPACT: Millions of Vaccine Doses to be Burned

Updated: 07/01/2010 - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash.

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Today is National HIV Testing Day

Updated: 06/27/2010 - Nevada health officials urge everyone to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV-Aids.

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Whooping Cough Epidemic in California

Posted: 06/23/2010 - State health officials say whooping cough is now an epidemic in California and is on pace to break a 50-year record for infections and deaths for the year.

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Stubbing Out the Smoking Ban?

Posted: 06/19/2010 - The State Health Board is delaying a decision to relax a statewide smoking ban in businesses that serve food.

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Parents Need Whooping Cough Vaccination

Updated: 06/14/2010 - Infants and young children are susceptible to Whooping Cough without immunization. That’s why health officials are encouraging families to create a “cocoon” of protection around the most vulnerable. That means making sure parents, siblings and caregivers have up to date vaccinations to avoid bringing the disease into the home, where babies could be exposed.

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Blood Pressure Pills Could Raise Cancer Risk

Posted: 06/13/2010 - Some of the world's most popular blood pressure pills may slightly increase your risk of getting cancer, but doctors say it's too soon to ditch the drugs, according to new research.

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Drug Boosts Survival in Major Skin Cancer Study

Posted: 06/05/2010 - Researchers have scored the first big win against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. An experimental drug significantly improved survival in a major study of people with very advanced disease.

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More Teens Using Rhythm Method for Birth Control

Posted: 06/02/2010 - A new national survey found that a growing number of teens say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby.

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