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5 days ago

Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego jury has sided with Petco in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 10-year-old boy who died after contracting an illness from bacteria from a rat purchased from the retailer….

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Niger declares hepatitis E epidemic in Diffa region

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger's Ministry of Health has declared an epidemic of hepatitis E in the Diffa region, where 25 people have died among the 86 cases recorded since the beginning of April….

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Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor

MILAN (AP) — A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone….

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FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful opioid painkillers, codeine and tramadol, due to risks of slowed breathing and death….

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Under Trump, states may demand work for Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump….

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Q&A: Could the Henrietta Lacks case happen today?

NEW YORK (AP) — What happened in the 1951 case of Henrietta Lacks, and could it happen again today?…

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6 days ago

Feds to provide $485M in grants to combat opioid epidemic

ATLANTA (AP) — The federal government will provide states nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic, which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price described Wednesday as a "crisis."…

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Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill extending a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector….

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Dental clinic where children got infections can reopen

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California dental clinic where nearly 70 kids contracted serious infections has received permission from health officials to reopen….

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1 week ago

Theranos agrees to pay $4.65 million in Arizona refunds

PHOENIX (AP) — Embattled blood testing company Theranos, Inc. has agreed to pay $4.65 million to cover full refunds for every Arizona customer who used the company's testing services, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday….