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FDA recalls cardiac medicine over cancer problems

U.S. The Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of several heart tumors that contain a potentially carcinogenic impurity. (Source: Pixabay) (RNN) – The US Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of several drugs containing the active substance valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. According to the FDA, an impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine or …

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West Nile Virus Detected at Hönor Near Knightsen

Contra Costa County residents are warned about the threat of West Nile virus after seven chickens tested positively on Holland Tract near the city of Knightsen. Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District officials call on residents to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites and protect against the virus as the hot weather reduces mosquito development and viral growth. "Hot …

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West Nile virus was found again in New Orleans mosquitoes

Officials urge residents in New Orleans to relieve their properties of standing water after detecting West Nile virus in mosquitoes. The city's mosquito, termite and rodent government reported the results on Friday evening (July 13). No human cases of the virus have been reported. This is the second time in 2018, the city has indicated the presence of West Nile, …

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Crab meat from Venezuela may be polluted, says the FDA

Since Thursday, 12 cases have been reported about people affected by the bacteria, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, the FDA said in a press release. Eight cases were reported in Maryland, two in Louisiana and one in Pennsylvania and District of Columbia, with four individuals requiring hospitalization, said the press release. People reported to be ill between April 1 and July 3. "Most …

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Her legs were stinging. After that, a physician pulled a bandworm from H – CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station

X-ray bandworm in the backbone of women. Vertebral hydatidos By Lilly Price, USA Today Click here to watch video. A 35-year-old French woman went to the emergency room to report a stinging electrical sensation in the legs and the trouble walking. The reason: A banner invaded in her backbone – swelling so much that prevented her ability to walk. In …

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China operates lower prices for cancer medicine: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China's new health insurance regulator will open negotiations with domestic and foreign drug companies to lower cancer drug prices in an attempt to reduce the financial burden on patients, Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday. The State Medical Insurance Administration said it is preparing to include more cancer drugs on the list of eligible medicines and said …

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Pain patients say they are victims of opioid degradation

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) – When staring at a caricature portrait on her wall by her and her husband, Dawn Anderson began to cry. It was not long before she could go on a Caribbean cruise, where that picture was drawn. Now Anderson is using wheelchair because she has two amputated legs, homebound. Everything says her because of the opioid crisis. …

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Nationwide Smoking Ban in and near public housing has effect in late July

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a smoke-free policy in and near local public housing two years ago. HUD said that the policy, which strictly comes into force on July 31, was aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking. Pixabay ) By the end of this month smokers will no longer light cigarettes, cigars and tubes within and …

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Pain patients say they are victims of opioid degradation

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) – When staring at a caricature portrait on her wall by her and her husband, Dawn Anderson began to cry. It was not long before she could go on a Caribbean cruise, where that picture was drawn. Now Anderson is using wheelchair because she has two amputated legs, homebound. Everything says her because of the opioid crisis. …

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