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HuffPost
Aetna May Have Exposed The HIV Status Of Thousands Of Clients
HuffPost
Insurance company Aetna Inc. inadvertently revealed the HIV status of potentially thousands of its customers when it sent information about HIV medication using an envelope with a mailing window large enough to read the letter's contents, according to ...

Washington Post
Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer?
Washington Post
Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? A Los Angeles jury thinks so. This week it ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to 63-year-old Eva Echeverria. She blamed her terminal illness on Johnson's Baby Powder, which she used for decades ...

Forbes
Yoga Mat Chemicals May Mess With Your Fertility
Forbes
Your yoga mat may be less likely to catch fire but is it affecting your fertility? Perhaps, according to a study just published in Environmental Health Perspectives on women seeking to get pregnant and their exposure to organophosphate flame retardants ...

HuffPost
A Very Important Thing Now Happens When You Google 'Depression'
HuffPost
The search engine will now feature a gold standard questionnaire, created in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, that will help Google users gauge whether or not they might have the mental health condition. As of this week, users ...

KING5.com
2 patients contract Legionnaires' Disease at UW Medical Center
KING5.com
Two people contracted a serious type of pneumonia while being treated at UW Medical Center. One of them, a woman in her 20's, died this morning, though health officials say she also had underlying conditions. Travis Pittman and Heather Graf, KING 12:47 ...

AL.com
West Nile claims one life in Alabama, 9 cases being investigated
AL.com
The West Nile virus has claimed one life in Alabama and the Alabama Department of Public Health has investigated nine other cases of the illness this year, officials said. ADPH said several more reports of the virus are under investigation. Officials ...

Chicago Tribune
Rabid bat found in Homewood
Chicago Tribune
A rabid bat was reportedly found in the 1900 block of Ridge Road in Homewood, according to village officials. It was found Aug. 23, submitted to the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory, which examined it and determined that it was rabid, the ...

WKBN.com
Patients treated for putting sunscreen in eyes during eclipse, report says
WKBN.com
(WCMH) — Those looking for alternative ways to protect their eyes from Monday's solar eclipse are now seeking medical treatment after putting sunblock on their eyeballs. Nurse practitioner Trish Patterson tells KRCR-TV in Redding, California that she ...

89.3 KPCC
Scientists say Zika, HIV attack the immune system in similar ways
89.3 KPCC
RECIFE, BRAZIL - JANUARY 29: David Henrique Ferreira, 5 months, who was born with microcephaly, is kissed by his mother Mylene Helena Ferreira on January 29, 2016 in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. In the last four months, authorities have recorded ...

LancasterOnline
Hershey Medical Center cited for 2 incidents, 1 involving 6-year-old's death
LancasterOnline
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center was cited for two incidents this year, including one involving the death of a 6-year-old boy, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The department's report on the first incident at the ...

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