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A woman’s simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye’s blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the case. The 41-year-old woman was undergoing a “liquid nose job,” a quick cosmetic procedure in which injections of filler substances are used […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility’s equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A vineyard burns overnight during […]

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(Reuters Health) – Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell even prettier, but most of them won’t shield you from sunburn or skin cancer, new research shows. “Ninety-five percent of the pins really positively portrayed the effectiveness of homemade sunscreens, yet about 65% were recommending recipes that offered insufficient ultraviolet radiation protection,” Dr. […]

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The good will of nurses in England is being abused by politicians who have failed to get to grips with a desperate shortage of staff, nurse leaders say. Royal College of Nursing general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair will call for safe staffing levels to be enshrined in law in a speech on Monday. There are […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk. FILE PHOTO: Monsanto Co’s Roundup is shown for sale in […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice. In a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the researchers said prescribing antibiotics as […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America’s streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. security experts are skeptical about whether Beijing is willing, or even able, to follow through. FILE PHOTO: Packets of fentanyl mostly in powder form and methamphetamine, which […]

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TORONTO (Reuters) – A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada’s Pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of government data. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist counts pills in a pharmacy in Toronto, Ontario, […]

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DENVER (Reuters) – As Denver voters went to the polls on Tuesday for a mayoral election, they were also asked to decide whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug in what is widely known as “magic mushrooms.” FILE PHOTO: Boxes containing magic mushrooms sit on a counter at a coffee and smart shop […]

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