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Global plan to wipe out hepatitis

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Viral hepatitis is killing as many people worldwide as HIV and TB, says the World Health Organization.
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MOOSE JAW, Sask. - The Saskatchewan government has once again pushed back the time frame for moving people with mental disabilities from a 24-hour care institution into the community. The province ..
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Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul
A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill, but stopped short of voicing support
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Two months ago, Paige Willfong-Mackie tried to kill herself. Now she is speaking out to help others who feel as hopeless as she did.
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A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family has been convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for her personal benefit
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program
An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome, a new study suggests.
Canada is moving towards marijuana legalization but experts are concerned about the drug's health risks. Experts said there is no safe way to take the drug and it is best to abstain.
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(Reuters Health) - Hospitals and other healthcare facilities don’t consistently follow guidelines to ensure the safety of therapy animals and the people they aim to help, according to a survey of U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurers are concerned about the U.S. Senate's plans to cut the Medicaid program for the poor and the impact such a move would have on state governments, the industry's lar
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new oral blood-thinner made by Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in
(Reuters Health) - African Americans who experience everyday discrimination may be sleeping poorly, researchers say.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk said on Friday a phase 2 trial for its big hope in tackling obesity, an improved GLP-1 drug called semaglutide, showed a weight loss of up to 13.8
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VANCOUVER - The City of Vancouver says its first responders are attending to an increasing number of calls linked to deaths or overdoses caused by illicit drugs. City officials say five ......
Toxins from fungus growing on wallpaper can become airborne and pose a health risk, said researchers in a recent study into "sick building syndrome."
Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.
Planned Parenthood, threatened with a cutoff of more than 40 percent of its funding, is mobilizing to bring down the Republican health care bill.
ROME (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures and a lack of rainfall across Italy have cost farmers 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) so far this year, the national agricultural association said on Friday.
(Reuters Health) - Kids may develop an implicit bias against overweight and obese people early in childhood that leads them to make quick judgments based only on size, a small experiment suggests.
Researchers from the University of Salford suggest those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder could be more vulnerable to ISIS propaganda because they are often isolated.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crown prince has donated $66.7 million to combat a cholera epidemic in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting in a war blamed for causing a humanitarian disast
Toxins produced by three different species of fungus growing indoors on wallpaper may become aerosolized, and easily inhaled. The findings likely have implications for 'sick building syndrome.
VILLEFRANCE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - Water temperatures in the northwestern Mediterranean are increasing much faster than global averages, threatening the survival of several species, French resear
Don Rae’s resignation from the new Saskatchewan Health Authority board of directors on Thursday is the latest in a long string of internet-related gaffes that have led to both major political pa
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new oral blood-thinner made by Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in
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