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  • $417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson's Baby Powder to Cancer - New York Times August 22, 2017
    New York Times$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson's Baby Powder to CancerNew York TimesIn what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian […]
  • AG's review of Mayo's Albert Lea consolidation focuses on nonprofit laws - Post-Bulletin August 22, 2017
    Post-BulletinAG's review of Mayo's Albert Lea consolidation focuses on nonprofit lawsPost-BulletinALBERT LEA — Mayo Clinic Health System's plan to shift most inpatient services from its Albert Lea campus to its Austin location does not appear to violate anti-trust laws, according to Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. During an interview ...Mayo dispute with Albert Lea draws […]
  • Connelly: Lawsuit seeks to block King County vote on safe injection sites - seattlepi.com August 22, 2017
    seattlepi.comConnelly: Lawsuit seeks to block King County vote on safe injection sitesseattlepi.comA lawsuit was filed Monday, challenging and seeking to block a public vote on Initiative 27, which seeks to outlaw the opening of supervised consumption spaces, health facilities where people use drugs in a safe environment with access to treatment.Lawsuit Challenges Initiative That Would […]
  • Michigan regulator: Shut down medical pot shops - The Detroit News August 21, 2017
    The Detroit NewsMichigan regulator: Shut down medical pot shopsThe Detroit NewsLansing — A member of a state board charged with creating new rules for the virtually unregulated medical marijuana industry on Monday called for all existing dispensaries to be shuttered until official licenses can be doled out. But the board tabled ...Medical marijuana board member […]
  • Alternative Treatments More Than Double Risk of Death for Cancer Patients - Healthline August 21, 2017
    HealthlineAlternative Treatments More Than Double Risk of Death for Cancer PatientsHealthlineUnproven treatments for breast and lung cancers are especially dangerous, researchers say. So, why do people opt for these alternatives? cancer. Alternative cancer treatments that seem too good to be true may actually be dangerous. In fact, these ...Risk Of Death Doubled By Alternative Cancer Treatments, […]
  • A Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The Corner - HuffPost August 21, 2017
    HuffPostA Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The CornerHuffPostChildren with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests. By Anna Almendrala. Probiotics could be the key to curing children of peanut allergies, and might also point the way to ...Probiotic Treats Peanut Allergy […]
  • Another Round Of Delco Mosquito Spraying On The Way - Patch.com August 21, 2017
    Patch.comAnother Round Of Delco Mosquito Spraying On The WayPatch.comDelaware County is planning to spray more areas in an effort to control the adult mosquito population and limit the potential spread of West Nile Virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses in the county, according to an announcement Monday. County ...Wisconsin Confirms 1st Human West Nile Cases of […]
  • Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely, study says - CNN August 21, 2017
    CNNMost moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely, study saysCNN(CNN) Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study. The Safe to Sleep campaign […]
  • Many more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure - CNN August 21, 2017
    CNNMany more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressureCNN(CNN) More children and teens are likely to be categorized as having abnormal blood pressure during their annual wellness visits, based on new recommendations released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics. High blood pressure is mostly a ...AAP Guideline Updates Practice for Pediatric HypertensionMedscapeMore children […]
  • Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgery - ABC News August 20, 2017
    Washington PostZoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgeryABC NewsA 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas died Sunday after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer that had spread, four days after undergoing surgery for constipation. The zoo said in a statement that after Tiffany failed to ...Topeka Zoo Gorilla Tiffany […]