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Bonkers pricing of “free” flu shots shows what's wrong with US healthcare - Ars Technica

In broken US health system, a flu shot can cost triple what it should.

health - Ars Technica
2:23pm PST - November 19th, 2019

Pregnancy tips: Foods you can and cannot eat while pregnant - NEWS.com.au

Pregnancy tips: Foods you can and cannot eat while pregnant

health - News.com.au
2:13pm PST - November 19th, 2019

Seattle Children's Hospital CEO announces five more mold-related deaths since 2001 - CNN

Of seven patients diagnosed with a mold-related illness between 2001 and 2014, five of them died, hospital CEO Dr. Jeff Sperring said. One patient died and five more were sickened by a mold infection in the last year.

health - CNN
1:15pm PST - November 19th, 2019

Man’s bedding was making him sick in odd case of 'feather duvet lung' - Fox News

A man was diagnosed with "feather duvet lung" after he had trouble breathing for three months.

health - Fox News
11:52am PST - November 19th, 2019

Bride-to-be wakes from surgery to find legs amputated, wishes to walk down aisle at wedding - Fox News

She remains hospitalized, but said she would like to one day walk down the aisle toward her groom.

health - Fox News
11:47am PST - November 19th, 2019

New drug to fight migraine shows promise - CNN

The most common treatment against migraine is unsafe for people at risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke, but a new drug against migraine has shown promise in a large-scale clinical trial, offering hope of an alternative treatment.

health - CNN
10:15am PST - November 19th, 2019

Doctors offer free flu shots for migrants. CBP all but certain to say 'no' - CNN

A group of physicians has volunteered to vaccinate migrants against the flu for free, but US Customs and Border Protection is all but certain to say no to the offer. "We haven't responded, but it's not likely to happen," a CBP official told CNN.

health - CNN
9:36am PST - November 19th, 2019

Doctors Are Taking Away Opioid Prescriptions From A Growing Number of Patients, Report Shows - msnNOW

A federal guideline on removing patients from their opioid prescriptions was recently tempered, but not before physicians and hospital networks began aggressively removing people from their...

health - Newsweek
9:16am PST - November 19th, 2019

Study finds no link between statin use and memory harm in older adults - Medical News Today

A 6-year study of 1,000 people aged 70–90 found no difference in rates of memory or cognition decline among participants who did or did not use statins.

health - Medical News Today
9:06am PST - November 19th, 2019

Woman drops 500 pounds after losing tongue to cancer: 'I'm alive for the very first time in my life' - Fox News

Jen Costa said that without the dire diagnosis, she would have continued gorging on take out food.

health - Fox News
8:47am PST - November 19th, 2019

Italia prima in Ue per morti da antibiotico-resistenza - la Repubblica

Dei 33.000 decessi che avvengono nei Paesi Ue ogni anno per infezioni causate da batteri resistenti agli antibiotici - fa sapere l'Istituto superiore di

health - La Repubblica
8:25am PST - November 19th, 2019

Prince Andrew claimed he 'didn't sweat' in BBC interview... but what does science say? - The Independent

Claim not widely recognised although some evidence found in horses, scientists say

health - Independent
8:16am PST - November 19th, 2019

The chaotic industry behind the insulin I need to live - The Verge

I’ve been diabetic for 15 years, and in that time, I have seen some great advancements in the technology used to manage my disease. But one thing hasn’t changed: my insulin. The price has skyrocketed, leaving many diabetics to ration their supplies and even d…

health - The Verge
7:00am PST - November 19th, 2019

'Designer babies' could be just two years away, expert claims - CNN

Genetically-modified babies are "highly desirable" to help protect people from disease and could be created ethically within two years, according to a new scientific paper.

health - CNN
6:24am PST - November 19th, 2019

Michigan farmer’s EEE death marks 6th fatality in state from mosquito-borne virus: report - Fox News

A Michigan farmer who contracted the dangerous mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) over the summer has died, according to local reports.

health - Fox News
5:44am PST - November 19th, 2019

Bubonic plague: Third case reported in China - Medical News Today

This week, officials have received reports of a third case of bubonic plague in China. In this article, we provide the details and some important context.

health - Medical News Today
12:06am PST - November 19th, 2019

Is Vaping Worth Saving? - VICE

A running list of the science and arguments for and against vaping.

health - Vice News
8:41pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Weight loss: How long does it take to get out of shape? - Times of India

Taking a break from your daily routine will help to relax your muscles and give them time to repair.

health - The Times of India
5:30pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Why fermented foods could cause serious harm to your health - The Independent

Foods such as Kimchi and Kombucha have soared in popularity in recent years, largely due to claims of greater gut health. Manal Mohammed explains why this may not be the case

health - Independent
4:00pm PST - November 18th, 2019

New and old drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease - FOX5 Las Vegas

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. One new study found that heart attack survivors...

health - Associated Press
11:12am PST - November 18th, 2019

New and old drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease - FOX5 Las Vegas

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

health - Associated Press
11:12am PST - November 18th, 2019

Novel drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease - WV News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

health - Associated Press
10:49am PST - November 18th, 2019

Third person diagnosed with deadly plague in a week in China - The Independent

Health authorities put 28 people in quarantine after two cases of disease in Beijing

health - Independent
9:56am PST - November 18th, 2019

International Men's Day: 16 of the best male celebrity quotes on mental health - The Independent

From Prince Harry to Dwayne Johnson and Stormzy

health - Independent
9:10am PST - November 18th, 2019

Samoa declares state of emergency after measles deaths - CNN

Samoa has declared a state of emergency after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak, closing schools and placing restrictions on public gatherings, the Reuters news agency reported.

health - CNN
8:20am PST - November 18th, 2019

RT @scottbix: Florida authorities reported 524 health-code violations at Doral from 2013 to 2018, including “20-25 live roaches… on the wal…

Progressive Patriots (@FDTProgressive)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @UnitedDoberman: Vick here. I'm blue - literally & figuratively. My mom had something called health issues & couldn't keep me anymore.…

kohlreinhold (@kohlreinhold)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @scottbix: Florida authorities reported 524 health-code violations at Doral from 2013 to 2018, including “20-25 live roaches… on the wal…

Mr. Meyer (@MeyerForEnglish)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

abby (@abbyoldyellow)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Afobos: I became a #Vegetarian 4 years ago due to my love of animals. As a bonus my health has improved and I've never felt better! Con…

MaxGrande (@MaxGrande11)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MSUnews: With a $3.3M grant from @NIH, #MSU is partnering with the @CityofDetroit and @audubonsociety to improve the health of #Detroit

Science Around Michigan (@sciencemi)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @YAAS_America: Watch @RandPaul dismantle Sen. Bernie Sanders' claim that we all have a "right" to free health care. "Our founding docum…

Mark Dennis ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@MarkDen61702392)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @t_angsty: me partaking in activities that are definitely detrimental to my mental health: https://t.co/LO6BRFX8oH

RT @t_angsty: me partaking in activities that are definitely detrimental to my mental health: https://t.co/LO6BRFX8oH

Spencer (@SpencerTheobald)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DrDooleyMD: Today was tough. Two diabetics couldn’t afford their medications. Had to tell someone they have Hep C & prostate cancer…

Vladdy is my Daddy (@TweetwoodMac_)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @JoeBiden: This ad wasn’t easy for me to record.

Health care is personal to me. Deeply personal. https://t.co/a8UNsnkLhI

RT @JoeBiden: This ad wasn’t easy for me to record. Health care is personal to me. Deeply personal. https://t.co/a8UNsnkLhI

Deborahann829@gmail.com (@Deborahann829g1)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

University Experts Find Green Space Is Good for Mental Health https://t.co/p8wpW5thBi

أحمد السعدي (@Ahmed_Hashil)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

( ▭-▭) (@lolansss)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

A new @MIT study suggests that mindfulness can improve mental health and academic performance in middle school students. https://t.co/KskytULExE

Eluna (@elunanetwork)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @fainfain2: Mental health awareness https://t.co/fm0pZ1MRGa

RT @fainfain2: Mental health awareness https://t.co/fm0pZ1MRGa

Muhammad Ahmar (@Unbeatable_24)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019
The number of people aged 75+ will double from 14.1M to 28.2M in 20 years. Assisted living can save costs, improve health outcomes & address housing instability. Learn how during the ABC’s of Affordable Assisted Living panel, happening now at #HCBS2019! https://t.co/q0F98M8lrv

The number of people aged 75+ will double from 14.1M to 28.2M in 20 years. Assisted living can save costs, improve health outcomes & address housing instability. Learn how during the ABC’s of Affordable Assisted Living panel, happening now at #HCBS2019! https://t.co/q0F98M8lrv

Claudia Schlosberg (@ClaudiaSchlosb1)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Are you getting enough vitamin D in your diet? Learn why and how this vitamin benefits the body in this article by RD Jemma Besson. https://t.co/ZgiaBI2tdU #vitaminD #sunshinevitamin #calcium #immunesystem

YouAreUNLTD (@YOUAREUNLTD)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @marklittle2: I only started boxing because I was 24 stone & was told by my Doctor I had to lose weight for my health. I used to go do…

Billy Bonds (@billybondswhu)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @matthaig1: Piers Morgan calling people a snowflake when he gets loudly offended by mental health campaigners, Meghan Markle, vegan saus…

Martin C (@Cinemaniacx)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @samstein: As Trump pitches Doral as the site for the next G7, a little note about the resorts horrifying roach situation https://t.co/O…

Joe Albanese (@AlbaneseJoe)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

US discards 3,500 donated kidneys annually. (CNN) Story: https://t.co/YVjtHtJ2GF

DailySource (@DailySourceNews)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

US discards 3,500 donated kidneys annually. (CNN) Story: https://t.co/Cko8vMiTqZ

DailySource (@DailySource)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @bursterasure: seteth: Good morning class. It is time for sexual health education. First off, a two hour sermon on why masturbation is a…

Great ⚡ Spear (@GreatlightningS)
10:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MarvelHlungwani: The Minister of Health and SMU's Chancellor, Dr Zweli Mkhize, early this year while on the ANC's campaign trail toward…

Abraham mutai (@kimutaiabraham5)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KylePlantEmoji: I wish my mental health was good enough for me to do the things that are good for my mental health

Manic pixie nightmare goblin (@tomtekatt)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Liz_Llorente: The president claims to have told the VA to order a ketamine nasal spray to address suicide among veterans. The drug has…

Rosalba cofer (@RosalbaCofer)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MinofHealthUG: Minister for State for Health for Primary Health Care,Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu with support from Rotarian Malaria Partners…

Okwir Walter Martin (@OkwirWMartin)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Diddy: I HAVE DECIDED TO BE HAPPY BECAUSE IT IS GOOD FOR MY HEALTH!!!!!!

(@prollycarley)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @marybuckley549: Would think most parents are delighted their children can be vaccinated against one form of cancer. However there's sa…

Hugh Barnard (@hughbarnard)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Hazeefafatimah: A silent Msg To Balochistan Government Balochistan need Cancer hospital Balochistan need Health management Balochistan…

Sikander Asif (@SikanderAsif11)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @RobertKennedyJr: #Water fluoridation has been hailed by @CDCgov as one of the top 10 great public health achievements of the 20th centu…

Janette Robb (@wrinklyrebel)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DrKristieLeong: #Hemp #seeds are a surprisingly good source of #zinc, important for wound healing, immune #health, & fertility. 3 table…

Longevity Dynamics (@LongevityDynam1)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019
I appreciate @apbp for inviting the Panelists on Centering the Black Experience in Active Transportation to share their insights on public health, economics, and relationships to government and community #APBP2019 https://t.co/lag2BV2o0Y

I appreciate @apbp for inviting the Panelists on Centering the Black Experience in Active Transportation to share their insights on public health, economics, and relationships to government and community #APBP2019 https://t.co/lag2BV2o0Y

Peter Koonce (@pkoonce)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Spikes in handgun purchases after high-profile events linked to more firearm injuries https://t.co/KkHuRfHHnt

David Wescott (@dwescott1)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @isaixhh: Man setting my own morning rituals has helped my mental health tremendously

kat (@kuidesserts)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @DanielKellyTRT: Gluten can affect the blood-brain barrier and also negatively impact gut health. Therefore, if you struggle with brain…

æ (@Ql0ZXpIIgHgEe8i)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @matthaig1: Piers Morgan calling people a snowflake when he gets loudly offended by mental health campaigners, Meghan Markle, vegan saus…

GEEKchocolate (@GeekChocolate)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @AnthonyCFO: Way to go! "Olivia Pope of Health IT" Tell us about a #scandal. #policy #compliance #security #hipaa #womeninbiz #women #te

MASSIMO FERRO (@MASSIMOFERRO19)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @UKCPH: Congratulations to Dr. Angela Dearinger, MPH alumna @UKCPH and new Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health! h…

Pub Health Monitor (@monitor_PH)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @queen_ellie18: Don't be afraid to cut people out of your life who aren't spiritually encouraging. JW or not, your mental health and rel…

Mandisa (@kronty_)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @manuelasurgeon: Appointments now available on a Friday at Flint clinic. Please contact us for a free confidential telephone consultatio…

#chestertweets (@chestertweetsuk)
8:53am PDT - August 27th, 2019