August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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EpiPen Maker Settles Government Lawsuit for $465 Million

Latest Allergies News The maker of EpiPen has agreed to pay the federal government $465 million to settle claims that it overbilled Medicaid for a decade. This is not the first settlement that Mylan Inc. has made with the federal government: In 2009, the company did the same in a

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies
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Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)

Is Sinus Infection Contagious? How Will I Know if I Have a Sinus Infection? The majority of doctors think that most people do not transmit sinus infections except in rare instances, and conclude that sinus infections are not contagious. Sinus infections usually begin with the symptoms of a cold (for

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration on Thursday approved the anti-cancer drug Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). B-cell ALL is a rapidly growing cancer that occurs when the bone marrow makes too many B-cell lymphocytes,

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime light and slightly increased odds for breast cancer in

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who choose alternative medicine over traditional cancer treatments for curable cancers have a higher risk of dying early, researchers report. “We now have evidence to suggest that using alternative medicine in place of proven cancer therapies results in worse

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Health Tip: Flu Season is Around the Corner

Latest Cold and Flu News (HealthDay News) — For many people basking in the warmth of summer, the flu season may seem like a distant memory. Truth is, the start of the next one is only a month or two away. The U.S. Veterans Administration reminds us about the possible

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