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Vaginal rejuvenating treatments are uncertain, warns the FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has hit all these devices on the market for medical procedures as vaginal rejuvenation as "egregious" and causes "injury," says a statement. The Authority has found that a growing number of manufacturers marketed such devices to women and claimed to treat conditions and symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence or sexual malformations. The …

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House opioid probers ask questions to doctors

WASHINGTON – A house committee investigating the opioid crisis asks three drug manufacturers to answer questions and provide documents about their internal methods, including when they learned prescription opioids can be addictive and how they have marketed the drugs. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and its Subcommittee on Monitoring and Investigations sent letters to Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of …

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Surgeons' poisonous feud puts patients at risk, reports findings

A "toxic" feud between two rival camps in an anxious heart surgery unit left staff who felt a high rate of death was inevitable and put patients in danger, according to a leaky report. St. Georges Hospital Heartbeat was consumed with a "dark force" and patients were at risk of a dysfunctional team of surgeons, a survey completed last month. …

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Prohibition affects tenants for housing

Smoking within all homes, including housing and housing offered by the Columbus housing agency, is no longer permitted. Since Monday, residents of public housing have been banned from smoking tobacco in their rental homes – or within 25 feet of any door in their apartment complex, federal officials said. Initially announced in the beginning of 2017, the prohibition does not …

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Sugar Land officials call for caution after West Nile virus detection in mosquitoes in the New Territory division

By Christ Nix, Staff Writer Published 12:24 CDT, Saturday 4 August 2018 Soldier officials call for caution after western virus was detected by a mosquito trap located in the New Territory subdivision on July 31st. The mosquitoes were captured in the 6,000-block Walkers Park South and the laboratory report revealed at least one tested positive for West Nile. Mosquito spraying …

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Researchers created lab-grown lungs and transplanted them into pigs

Lab-cultured lungs were successfully transplanted to pigs for the first time. Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch celebrate a breakthrough when they successfully transplanted lungs into lungs to pigs. The lungs, called "bioengineered lungs", were created using the lungs of the donor rises. The lungs were cleansed with sugar and detergents, leaving a "scaffolding" from which the researchers …

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Relay for Life combats cancer through donations, support and song

JACKSON, MI – Jim Brian, who faces hundreds of crowds in the summer heat, told the story of his seven-year fight against cancer the only way he knew how: with music. As a survivor for the 2018 Relay for Life on Friday, August 3, Brian, 68, wearing a light green shirt inscribed with a single message: "Cancer Sucks." Singing to …

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How to tell if the dog has a dog flu

Michigan Health Care Officers report 49 cases of dog flu on the Lower Peninsula since mid July. This is a dramatic increase from 2017, when nine cases were reported throughout the year. Our NewsCenter 16 Saturday Morning Pet Know Dr David Visser says the nail does not mean the disease is more difficult. If dogs are in the vicinity of …

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York County leads the state in West Nile mosquito specimens

CLOSE Penn State Extension West Nile Virus Program Administrator Thomas Smith shows the trap used to collect mosquitoes for research, as he suggests ways to prevent an increase in the mosquito population in York, Pa. Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Research engineer Catherine Pruszynski releases male mosquitoes on Tuesday in Key West, Florida, and tests a new way to kill mosquitoes …

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