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KTAL  - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The "vast majority" of women getting fibroids removed should not be treated using devices called morcellators, which grind up a woman's uterus so it can be easily removed, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday.

BBC News  - ‎5 hours ago‎
An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working for a charity in Sierra Leone is due to be flown back to Rome for treatment, the Italian health ministry has said.

Suicide Risk Drops 26% After Talk Therapy

TIME  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Suicide is a problem with few concrete preventive solutions, but a new study in Lancet Psychiatry finds that intervening with talk therapy after a suicide attempt seems to have some amazing long-term effects.

The Week Magazine  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Monday that the country may be free of Ebola by Dec. 25. "We've set a pretty tough target," Sirleaf said at a ceremony for the docking of a Dutch aid ship in Monrovia.

Daily Mail  - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Electronic cigarette makers are in a race to design and buy new variations of the technology after becoming a billion-dollar industry.

Vancity Buzz  - ‎3 hours ago‎
Vancouver is now the first North American city to offer prescription heroin to severely addicted patients in a ground-breaking treatment program.

Merck, Iowa Firm Sign Ebola Vaccine Licensing Deal

ABC News  - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Merck & Co., a top creator and seller of vaccines, has joined the fight against Ebola, the often-fatal hemorrhagic virus that's been ravaging parts of West Africa for months.

Headlines & Global News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Amgen announced on Monday that it is stopping its clinical trials for an experimental drug called rilotumumab intended to treat patients with advanced stomach cancer due to the sudden increase of deaths among the study participants.

Flu season off to a slow start … for now

Statesman Journal  - ‎6 minutes ago‎
This year's flu season is off to a slow but detectable start. And it appears to be a typical one that's likely to peak in January or February, a leading U.S.

Jobs With High Power and Responsibilities Make Women More Depressed

Voice Chronicle  - ‎48 minutes ago‎
According to a new study, men and women in positions of high authority in corporate empires are affected differently by their positions of power and responsibility.

93-year-old retired doctor heading to Sierra Leone

Chron.com  - ‎6 hours ago‎
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) - At age 93, Dr. Lowell Gess doesn't show a bit of hesitation about his upcoming journey to Africa, where the retired ophthalmologist from of Alexandria plans to do whatever he can to help combat the Ebola outbreak - despite ...

Five Prime in cancer drug deal with Bristol-Myers

Businessweek  - ‎27 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Five Prime Therapeutics said Monday that it will study a cancer drug regimen that combines one of its drugs with a therapy developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Allan Kornblum dies at 65; founder of Coffee House Press

Los Angeles Times  - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Allan Kornblum, who founded Toothpaste Press in 1973 in Iowa City, and reinvented it as Coffee House Press after moving to Minneapolis in 1984, died on Sunday of complications from leukemia.

Fix the New State Law That Creates Barriers to Treatment for People With Mental ...

Huffington Post  - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Governor Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission recently stated that Connecticut's 2013 gun law "cast the net too wide" in requiring that all persons who voluntarily admit themselves to a psychiatric hospital should be reported to the state.

Salmonella in 10 states linked to raw sprouts

The Seattle Times  - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 63 people from 10 states concentrated on the East Coast fell ill with salmonella linked to bean sprouts from a supplier in New York City.

Unhappy Marriage Could Increase Heart Disease Risk

RTT News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
People in unhappy marriages may be more likely to suffer from poor cardiovascular health, according to a new study from researchers at Michigan State University.

Fat-burning exercise in a bottle; talk therapy prevents suicide: health news

OregonLive.com  - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Scientists at the research arm of Nestlé, the Swiss food and beverage manufacturer that sells plenty of fattening goodies, are working on something equivalent to exercise in a bottle.

Headlines & Global News  - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Researchers revealed high carbohydrate diets are more closely linked to heart disease and diabetes than high-fat. New research suggests doubling or even tripling the amount of saturated fat in one's diet does not drive up levels in the blood.

HIV Rates Increase in Tennessee

wgowam  - ‎45 minutes ago‎
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The number of people living with HIV in Tennessee has been on the rise in the past four years. More than 16,000 people statewide are living with the virus.

Stolen Ebola blood `lost for good` says Guinea

Zee News  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Conakry: Guinea said on Monday a cooler carrying a stolen blood sample infected with the deadly Ebola virus, stolen en route to a test centre, was unlikely ever to be found.
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