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Injured veteran gets complete penis transplant
by Maggie Fox
23 Apr 2018 at 2:34pm
Patient's lower abdomen was completely reconstructed

The New Health Care: California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn?t Belong - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:32pm - A judge?s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn?t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good.

Gender bias in peer review of research grants may penalize women - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:30pm - (Reuters Health) - Female researchers may be less successful at winning grant funding than their male counterparts with similar experience and qualifications at least in part because of gender bias among reviewers, a Canadian study suggests.

The Healing Edge: ?Whole Again?: A Vet Maimed by an I.E.D. Receives a Transpl... - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:29pm - A young soldier whose genitals were destroyed underwent extensive reconstructive surgery that doctors hope to offer to others who were wounded at war.

Mother loses two sons in one night to opioids - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:05pm - In one night, the Savage family lost two sons to opioid overdoses. Now they are working to prevent other families from experiencing the same pain.

Kevin Smith calls heart attack 'the best thing that ever happened to me'
by Jonathan Sperling
23 Apr 2018 at 12:50pm
He admits to being high on pot while doing his first television interview since the health scare.

Plastic surgery game apps sending wrong message to kids - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:41pm - Plastic surgery isn't a game, but some apps have turned it into one for kids.

Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:21pm - Jérôme Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold.

Jilted Akorn sues Fresenius over deal termination - 23 Apr 2018 at 10:50am - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. generic drugmaker Akorn is taking former suitor Fresenius to court after the German healthcare group canceled their $4.75 billion takeover agreement.

Trump delays drug pricing speech, no set date yet - 23 Apr 2018 at 10:16am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed a speech on lowering prescription drug prices previously scheduled for Thursday to a date in the near future, the White House said on Sunday.

Reporter?s Notebook: How?s the Air in London? ?We Should Be Worried? - 23 Apr 2018 at 10:08am - Our reporter visited an artist?s ?pollution pods? to sample the smog and haze he recreated from some of the world?s most contaminated cities.

Woodford-backed biotech Prothena plunges as key drug fails - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:59am - LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Prothena, a biotech company backed by British investor Neil Woodford, plunged 70 percent on Monday after its main drug for treating a rare disease called AL amyloidosis failed in a crucial clinical trial.

FDA declines to approve Pfizer biosimilar of Roche's cancer drug - 23 Apr 2018 at 8:28am - (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday U.S. regulators declined to approve the company's biosimilar of Roche's blockbuster treatment for breast cancer, Herceptin, and sought additional technical information.

What nutritionists buy at Trader Joe's
by Samantha Cassetty, RD
23 Apr 2018 at 7:00am
These are the TJs products dietitians can't live without.

Personal Health: Are G.M.O. Foods Safe? - 23 Apr 2018 at 6:00am - In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found.

Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child?s Rare Illness Stems From the... - 23 Apr 2018 at 5:22am - When it comes to studying the genetics of the brain, Soo-Kyung Lee is a star, yet she was stunned to discover the cause of her daughter?s devastating disabilities.

FDA investigating unauthorized herpes vaccine research - 23 Apr 2018 at 4:04am - William Halford had spent two decades researching and developing a vaccine that he believed could bring relief to the millions of people afflicted with herpes.

How many hours it takes to turn an acquaintance into a friend - 23 Apr 2018 at 3:51am - Here's an unfortunate little truism, taken from a study recently published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships: "It is not possible to have friends without first making friends."

Activists angry about U.S. AIDS conference
by Jocelyn Wiener, California Healthline
22 Apr 2018 at 5:17am
People most affected by HIV won't be able to come, groups complain.

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can?t Eat or Smoke Them. - 22 Apr 2018 at 5:06am - The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst?

Plastic pollution is all around us - 22 Apr 2018 at 4:51am -
The Mass-Shooting Survivor Network - 22 Apr 2018 at 12:00am - ?Talking to others has helped me realize that I?m not a crazy person.?

E. coli warning expanded to all romaine lettuce - 21 Apr 2018 at 2:34pm - The CDC warns that an outbreak of E. coli is now connected to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, as well as chopped romaine in salads and salad mixes.

The top safety mistakes we make when we fly, according to flight attendants
by Nicole Spector
21 Apr 2018 at 11:27am
While the chances of being involved in a flight-related accident are low, these experts say it pays to listen to and follow the safety rules on every flight.

Science says sexting can improve your marriage ? here's the right way to do it
by Taylor Davies
21 Apr 2018 at 4:43am
Tips for getting the conversation started ? and making sure it remains for their eyes only.

E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Expands to 16 States - 20 Apr 2018 at 5:55pm - At least 53 people have been infected so far, and more than half have been hospitalized.

Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC warns amid E. coli outbreak
by Maggie Fox
20 Apr 2018 at 5:46pm
All lettuce is suspect unless it's clearly not from Arizona, CDC says

When Is It Safe to Eat Salad Again? - 20 Apr 2018 at 5:17pm - An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens.

Aging gracefully: Preventing falls - 20 Apr 2018 at 5:14pm - Falls, for older people, are serious. They can significantly impair mobility and independence. They may lead to hospitalization and subsequent placement in a long-term care facility or nursing home. And as you get older, recovery is slower.

Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ?Human-Challenge? Trials - 20 Apr 2018 at 4:25pm - A vaccine study in which subjects are to be deliberately infected with Zika is on pause after ethicists said it had ?insufficient value.?

Hungarian laboratory worker isolated after exposure to Ebola virus - 20 Apr 2018 at 4:06pm - BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Hungarian laboratory worker has been isolated at a Budapest hospital after accidental exposure to the deadly Ebola virus but has shown no symptoms so far, health officials said on Friday.

New species found among fossils in California - 20 Apr 2018 at 4:04pm - Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.

A dermatologist explains how to change up your skin care routine for spring
by Wendy Rose Gould
20 Apr 2018 at 12:32pm
Dermatologist recommended tips for transitioning your beauty routine to warmer weather.

Number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers drops dramatically in U.S.
by Associated Press
20 Apr 2018 at 12:28pm
New data shows that prescriptions for opioid painkillers have fallen the most in 25 years amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness.

Biogen boosts investment in neurology with $1 billion Ionis deal - 20 Apr 2018 at 11:40am - (Reuters) - Biogen Inc struck a $1 billion neurology drug development deal with Ionis Pharmaceuticals on Friday, expanding a partnership that developed the company's potential blockbuster drug for spinal muscular atrophy.

Turning to Marijuana for a Runners? High and More - 20 Apr 2018 at 10:00am - Some runners use marijuana to provide a mental or physical boost.

Germany's Merck seeks partners for cancer and immune system drugs - 20 Apr 2018 at 9:14am - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Merck KGaA will seek development partners for experimental treatments including tepotinib as the German company looks to licensing deals to help fund clinical trials, according to its head of drug R&D.

Pioneering physician Asperger sent children to their deaths, study claims - 20 Apr 2018 at 9:07am - Hans Asperger has been recognized for decades for his groundbreaking studies on child psychiatry and pediatrics.

'Helpless': The only treatment for their baby's seizures was illegal
by Rich McHugh
20 Apr 2018 at 8:43am
"Every time she has a seizure," said her dad, his voice catching, "to me it's like watching part of her life slip away."

FDA advisers recommend CBD cannabis derivative
by Maggie Fox and Erika Edwards and Ali Galante
20 Apr 2018 at 7:48am
Product, derived from natural cannabis, doesn't contain high-inducing compound