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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) – Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests. Doctors urge parents of young kids to limit screen time […]

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(Reuters Health) – Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A woman lights a cigarette in this illustration picture taken in Paris, October 8, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Smoking has long been linked to an […]

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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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(Reuters Health) – More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on deaths from heart failure between 1999 and 2017 […]

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Syrian burn victim Hamama offers a rare smile as she is fitted for a new prosthetic nose by UCLA’s Dr. Christine Fortmann in Los Angeles, CA.(Fox News/Hollie McKay) She is nothing short of a <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research/surgery” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>medical miracle. It was sometime in 2016, amid the scourge of the Syrian war. One moment, then-15-year-old […]

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(Reuters Health) – Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as possible, according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians and other healthcare workers should play a significant role in the adoption process, the guideline authors emphasize. “Adopted children often don’t […]

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(Reuters Health) – Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed to prevent strokes, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 227 patients with atrial fibrillation about their perceived risk of stroke or bleeding. Many […]

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