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Ebola deaths now over 7000 as spread intensifies in Sierra Leone – CTV News


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Ebola deaths now over 7000 as spread intensifies in Sierra Leone
CTV News
CONAKRY, Guinea — The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon continued his …
Ebola outbreak: First UK reservists fly to Sierra LeoneBBC News
UN's Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workersReuters
Sierra Leone Welcomes Cooperation in Christmas Celebration Ban to Contain Voice of America
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Flatlined. Dr. Oz Advice Gets Fact-Checked As Bogus – The News Ledge


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Flatlined. Dr. Oz Advice Gets Fact-Checked As Bogus
The News Ledge
Want some solid health advice? It is best to take what you hear on the Dr. Oz with a healthy grain of salt. Not too much salt, you have to watch sodium levels and all. A study in this week's BMJ looked at all the medical advice dispensed by the show, and found …
Mostly Health Advices from Dr. Oz are BaselessThe Capital Wide
Study: Half of claims from Dr. Oz are unfoundedThe Hill
Study: About 50 % of Dr Oz's Medical Advice Lacks Scientific SupportWallStreet OTC
New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV -Wall Street Hedge -Capital OTC
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Caramel Apples Linked To Recent Listeria Outbreak – Forbes


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Caramel Apples Linked To Recent Listeria Outbreak
Forbes
A recent outbreak of listeria has been traced to prepackaged caramel apples, sickening at least 24 persons and resulting in four deaths in 10 states. Health officials are warning consumers to avoid these products until a full investigation by the CDC reveals the …
Contaminated caramel apples linked to four deaths, dozens of illnesses in 10 Fox News
What We Know And Do Not Know About The Caramel Apple Listeria OutbreakFood Poison Journal
Caramel apples blamed for listeria outbreak that has killed four, sickened two State Column
Sydney Morning Herald -Frontline Desk -Food Poisoning Bulletin
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‘Alarming study’ finds that people don’t know how to use inhalers, EpiPens – Science Recorder


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'Alarming study' finds that people don't know how to use inhalers, EpiPens
Science Recorder
Even experienced users of inhalers find difficulty administering the medication correctly during a severe asthmatic attack. Science Recorder Pro. Free trial. No ads. Exclusive interviews. Access to all articles. Just $4.99/year. Subscribe. EpiPens and asthma …
Only 7% asthma patients use their inhalers properly, points out new studyThe Westside Story
Asthma sufferers 'using inhalers wrongly'The Independent
Asthma And Allergy Sufferers Not Using Inhalers Or Epi Injections Correctly The Inquisitr
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UPDATED: AbbVie wins blockbuster hep C approval, but shuns a deep discount … – FierceBiotech


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UPDATED: AbbVie wins blockbuster hep C approval, but shuns a deep discount
FierceBiotech
AbbVie ($ABBV) won an expected FDA approval for its next-generation treatment for hepatitis C, kicking off a race with Gilead Sciences ($GILD) for dominance in a blockbuster field. The agency has signed off on AbbVie's four-agent combo, which combines …
Hepatitis C Treatment Wins Approval, but Price Relief May Be LimitedNew York Times
UPDATE 2-US FDA approves AbbVie hepatitis C drug, costs $83319 for 12 weeksReuters
FDA Gives Green Signal To AbbVie's (ABBV) Hepatitis C TreatmentBidness ETC
San Jose Mercury News -Bloomberg
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FDA approves new antibacterial drug Zerbaxa – The Pharma Letter


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FDA approves new antibacterial drug Zerbaxa
The Pharma Letter
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Cubist Pharmaceuticals' (Nasdaq: CBST) Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam), a new antibacterial drug product, to treat adults with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and complicated urinary tract …
Drug Fights Antibiotic-Resistant InfectionNewsmax Health
FDA Okays Cubist Pharmaceuticals' (CBST) Drug For Antibiotic-Resistant BacteriaBidness ETC
FDA OKs Cubist Antibiotic for Serious InfectionsABC News
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St. Louis hospitals critical of federal penalties for infections, other injuries – STLtoday.com


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St. Louis hospitals critical of federal penalties for infections, other injuries
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Local hospitals are critical of new penalties announced last week by the federal government for high rates of infections and injuries, while acknowledging more work needs to be done to reduce harm to patients. Six St. Louis-area hospitals will lose 1 percent …
12 Minnesota hospitals face Medicare penaltiesWQOW TV News 18
Feds penalize 23 N.J. hospitals for infections, errorsNJ.com
12 Minnesota hospitals face penalties for infection rates, bedsoresMinneapolis Star Tribune
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Laptop with 2800 Northwestern Memorial patients’ data stolen – Chicago Tribune


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Laptop with 2800 Northwestern Memorial patients' data stolen
Chicago Tribune
Nearly 3,000 people are being notified that a laptop computer stolen in October contained private health information about patients of the Northwestern Memorial Healthcare group, hospital officials said late Friday. The 2,800 people affected had been patients …
Stolen laptop held Northwestern patient dataChron.com
Laptop With Patient Data Stolen From Northwestern Healthcare EmployeeCBS Local

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FDA Approves Ovarian Cancer Drug Lynparza – Diabetes Insider


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FDA Approves Ovarian Cancer Drug Lynparza
Diabetes Insider
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new drug for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer, along with an accompanying test that helps to better identify patients who might be eligible for treatment. The new drug is called olaparib, but …
FDA approves new ovarian cancer drugLos Angeles Times
AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug gets US approvalReuters
FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian CancerU.S. News & World Report
Washington Times
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Large US Study Links Air Pollution to Autism – Voice of America


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Large US Study Links Air Pollution to Autism
Voice of America
Women exposed to the highest levels of fine-particulate air pollution late in their pregnancies are two times more likely to give birth to a child with autism. That's according to the largest study to date looking at the link between autism and pollution.

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