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2017-02-19 19:47As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food
A ban on imported food at government functions and tourist establishments is an early step to prevent disease and promote healthy habits in an isolated province of Vanuatu.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-19 17:55Political Memo: With Coverage in Peril and Obama Gone, Health Law’s Critics Go Quiet
As lawmakers hear an outcry from supporters of the Affordable Care Act, there is no longer a clamor for dismantling it, Republicans say.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-18 19:48Where the Booze Can Kill, and Putin Is Deemed a ‘Good Czar’
In a remote city’s desperation, where at least 76 people died after drinking a tainted vodka substitute, Russia’s decline writ large.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-18 18:51Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX
The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-18 17:51China Fights Spread of Deadly Avian Virus
As of Friday, health officials confirmed eight deaths and 77 diagnosed cases just in February, according to Xinhua, the state news agency.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-18 01:55A Push for Diesel Leaves London Gasping Amid Record Pollution
Britain’s efforts to aid the environment have inadvertently led to a spike in an even more insidious form of air pollution than the deadly smog of 1952.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-18 00:09Work Stops at C.D.C.’s Top Deadly Germ Lab Over Air Hose Safety
Work has stopped temporarily at the government lab handling viruses like Ebola because air hoses used in safety suits were not tested for breathing safety.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 22:10Norovirus Closes Schools, Spreads Misery
Norovirus and other stomach viruses have been closing schools and causing misery this winter.
WebMD
2017-02-17 19:26Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?
Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research needed
WebMD
2017-02-17 19:15'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond
Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids
WebMD
2017-02-17 19:15Docs Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them
Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection
WebMD
2017-02-17 16:44Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired-Up Over Health Care Are Waiting
As lawmakers leave for a weeklong recess, a flood of new activist groups has traditional organizations scrambling to catch up.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 16:28Hunched Over a Microscope, He Sketched the Secrets of How the Brain Works
The illustrations of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the father of modern neuroscience, are featured in the new book “The Beautiful Mind.”
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 12:10Well: Are Fat Cells Forever?
The number of fat cells in a person’s body seems to be able to change in only one direction: up.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 12:00Ties: Trespassing in Christina’s World
My dad’s philosophy was that you don’t need money or plans, only a willingness to be present in the moment and to go where inspiration takes you.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 03:30Scheme Tied to UnitedHealth Overbilled Medicare for Years, Suit Says
The Justice Department moved Thursday to join a whistle-blower suit in California that claims the insurer improperly collected vast sums by claiming people under its care were sicker than they were.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 00:15Public Health: Republican Health Proposal Would Redirect Money From Poor to Rich
The outline of the plan points to a simpler system that would give every American a flat tax credit varying by age, but not by income.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-17 00:01House G.O.P. Leaders Outline Plan to Replace Obama Health Care Act
The Republican plan includes tax credits to help people buy insurance and new incentives for consumers to establish savings accounts to pay medical expenses.
New York Times - Health
2017-02-16 23:15Flu Vaccine a Good Match for Viruses This Year
Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage
WebMD
2017-02-16 22:10Warmer Temps Speed Infectious Disease Spread
Global warming may have been at least partly responsible for the rapid spread of Zika virus, experts say.
WebMD

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