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Washington Post
Does baby powder cause cancer? Another jury says yes.
Tribune-Review
TRENTON, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for the fourth time over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. Late Thursday, a St. Louis ...

Washington Post
Anti-vaccine activists spark a state's worst measles outbreak in decades
Washington Post
The young mother started getting advice early on from friends in the close-knit Somali immigrant community here. Don't let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said. Suaado Salah listened. And this ...

Live Science
Oh, Baby! How Can You Get Pregnant Using an IUD?
Live Science
A woman's photo of her newborn baby — just delivered, and with the intrauterine device (IUD) that failed to prevent her pregnancy clenched in his tiny fist — has gone viral. But how does a woman get pregnant while using an IUD? The woman, Lucy ...

Forbes
The First ALS Drug In 22 Years Is Approved -- And It Costs 4 Times What It Does In Japan
Forbes
For the first time in 22 years, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a disorder in which patients lose the ability to move, and eventually, to breathe. The new ...

Mother Jones
Trumpcare Will Make the Opioid Crisis Worse
Mother Jones
There are plenty of reasons why the Obamacare repeal bill that House Republicans passed Thursday afternoon is so controversial. It slashes funding for Medicaid, threatens to raise health insurance premiums for older Americans, and allows states to roll ...

NBCNews.com
What Is Gray Death? The Killer Drug Cocktail Is Latest Battle in War Against Opioids
NBCNews.com
It looks like a chunk of concrete, can kill with one dose, and it's got an ominous name — Gray Death. And it's the latest killer drug cocktail making headlines in the ongoing war against the national opioid crisis. So far, it's been limited to the ...

Food Safety News
Aunt Jemima, Hungry Man waffles, pancakes, etc., recalled
Food Safety News
Having found Listeria monocytogenes in a production plant, Pinnacle Foods Inc. initiated a recall Friday of all best-by dates of a variety of flavors of Aunt Jemima and Hungry Man branded frozen pancakes, waffles and french toast. recalled Aunt Jemima ...

WCVB Boston
Teen graduates college before earning high school diploma
WCVB Boston
Children with cancer and bone marrow disorders could one day receive help based off research involving tiny fish. Advertisement. A team at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU has been manipulating genes in zebrafish to mimic conditions that lead to ...

The Cannabist
Michigan marijuana legalization advocates launching ballot initiative
The Cannabist
LANSING, Mich. — Marijuana proponents on Friday launched a 2018 ballot drive to make Michigan the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of the drug and the first in the Midwest to do so. The initiative has the backing of state-based marijuana ...

Medical News Today
Can swearing increase your physical strength?
Medical News Today
Breaking research from Keele University in the United Kingdom demonstrates that the act of swearing out loud can significantly increase physical strength. If you are prone to blue outbursts, these results might help you to muster an excuse to give ...

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