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CNN
Beyond just birth control: Rollback leaves some women fearful
CNN
(CNN) Rachel Jarnagin was on her way to a post-surgical checkup Friday when she heard the news: The Trump administration had rolled back Obamacare's birth control mandate, opening the door for nearly any employer or insurer with religious or moral ...

Washington Post
People are getting sick from a bacterial disease — and pet-store puppies might be to blame
Washington Post
A disease linked to puppies sold at Petland, a nationwide chain of about 80 pet stores, has sickened 55 people and hospitalized 13, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since the outbreak began in mid-September, the disease has ...

Live Science
Hepatitis A Spreads Through San Diego: Why It's So Hard to Stop
Live Science
SAN DIEGO — More than 480 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, in the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. But why is it so hard to stop? About 20 new cases of hepatitis A per week ...

New York Times
Researchers Predict a Quarter-Million New Cases of Breast Cancer in the US
New York Times
Studying mammograms to detect breast cancer. A study from the American Cancer Society estimates that a woman living in the United States will have a one in eight chance of getting breast cancer. Credit Ben Edwards/The Image Bank, via Getty Images.

Los Angeles Times
Brown signs bill reducing penalties for HIV transmission
Clay Center Dispatch
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that reduces the penalty for intentionally exposing some to HIV. The legislation signed Friday is part of an attempt by Democratic lawmakers to reverse the tough policies enacted during ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Feature: California residents alerted by rising West Nile Virus infections
Xinhua
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Every morning, 47-year-old housewife Diana Ng, sterilizes her house and refreshes the water of her fish pond in the back yard. It has become a routine for many residents of Los Angeles since this summer. "I read the news ...

New York Post
HIV-positive hairdresser allegedly cut tips off condoms to infect his Grindr dates
New York Post
A hairdresser deliberately infected at least four men with HIV after meeting them on gay dating app Grindr — before sending them mocking messages, a court heard. Daryll Rowe, 26, from Edinburgh, Scotland, is accused of embarking on a “cynical campaign ...

U.S. News & World Report
Chaos and a Trail of Blood as Nursing Aide Helped Las Vegas Massacre Victims
U.S. News & World Report
Nursing aide Jacqueline Rodriguez, who was among many health care workers who went days without sleep trying to save the lives of people wounded after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history at the October 1st Route 91 music festival, poses ...

Healthcare Finance News
Cigna's move to drop OxyContin coverage unlikely to curb opioid misuse
ModernHealthcare.com
Cigna Corp. said it will stop covering prescriptions for opioid pain medication Oxycontin next year as part of its initiative to reduce opioid use among its members. But addiction experts said Cigna's decision will do little to reduce opioid use in a ...

CNN
More than 30 dead, hundreds infected by plague outbreak in Madagascar
CNN
Johannesburg (CNN) An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is menacing Madagascar. At least 33 people have died and more than 200 have been infected with plague across the country, according to the World Health Organization. Plague is ...

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