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FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren't safe for children
(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine. It also sent letters to manufacturers asking them to stop selling the teething products. Parents ...
Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men
Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous ...
Where could Ebola spread?
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease is worsening in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and health workers are racing to vaccinate those at highest risk with an experimental vaccine. They're also mobilizing to try to stop any further spread. The virus ...
Nara Almeida, 24: Young Brazilian Blogger Dies After Year-Long Battle With Stomach Cancer
So heartbreaking! Beautiful Brazilian social media influencer Nara Almeida has died at just 24-years-old after battling stomach cancer for less than a year. We've got the sad details. This is just devastating. Stunning Brazilian social media influencer ...
Woman claims 'dancing doctor' left her with disfiguring 'joker smile' scar
ATLANTA - A woman said she went to the doctor for a tummy tuck procedure but came back with disfiguring scars. The doctor she visited, Dr. Windell Boutte has been the subject of multiple Channel 2 Action News reports. Boutte is facing five malpractice ...
What's really in public swimming pools?
With summer approaching, public health officials have a cautionary vacation buzzkill: Public pools are teeming with parasites and bacteria linked to diarrhea and Legionnaire's disease, which in some cases could cause serious illnesses. That's according ...
Sleeping in on the weekends can compensate for lack of sleep during the week, study suggests
Sleeping in on a day off feels marvelous, especially for those of us who don't get nearly enough rest during the workweek. But are the extra weekend winks worth it? It's a question that psychologist Torbjorn Akerstedt, director of the Stress Research ...
Nipah virus claims one more life in Kerala
KOZHIKODE(KERALA): The death toll due to Nipah rose to 11 in Kerala, with one more person succumbing to the deadly virus here this morning. The deceased, V Moosa (61), had been battling for life since the past few days in a private hospital here and ...
Stay away from dangerous sunscreen pills, FDA warns
The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings Tuesday addressing dietary supplements that claim to protect the public from sun damage. >> Read more trending news. “There's no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen,” the agency wrote.
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Money a better motivator to stop smoking than free e-cigs or quit aids
(Reuters Health) - Providing free electronic cigarettes or other stop-smoking products to employees to get them to give up real cigarettes is less effective than the threat of taking away a cash reward for quitting, according to a new study that weighs ...