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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main pharmaceutical lobby group has urged the government not to wait for drug shortages before responding to U.S. plans to import Canadian drugs, according to documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist counts pills in a pharmacy in Toronto in this January 31, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files The talking […]

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A radiological technician looks at the chest x-ray of a retired coal miner who has complicated black lung disease, in St. Charles, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping “Medicare for All” government-run system. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a […]

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Ministers are reportedly planning to issue guidance on how much sleep people should be getting every night. The recommendations are expected as part of a series of proposals aimed at improving public health in the UK. According to a leaked draft of the plans seen by The Times, up to three in four adults do […]

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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013. […]

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Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from 277 trials with a total of almost one million participants to assess the effects of 16 different nutritional supplements and 8 dietary interventions on the risk of heart […]

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(Reuters Health) – Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don’t get this extra help, a small experiment suggests. Many women struggle to breastfeed their babies even when they go to support groups or get one-on-one help from […]

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Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists. Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking can lead to blindness, a poll for the Association of Optometrists (AOP) finds. Smokers are twice as likely to lose their sight compared with non-smokers, […]

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FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows an anti-abortion protest march (L) and a pro-abortion rights protester holds a sign as he confronts an anti-abortion demonstration in Queens, New York, U.S. on October 20, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California […]

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A care home where residents had to “bawl and shout” for help has blamed understaffing caused by “Brexit uncertainties” and economic austerity. Mariners Park Care Home in Wallasey has been rated as “Requiring Improvement” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Inspectors said residents had to wait an hour to be taken to the toilet and […]

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