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Updates in Health News:

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson's Baby Powder to Cancer

New York Times - 10 hours ago
In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical...

Arizona Marijuana: Everything to Know About Marijuana Law in AZ

Marijuana.com - 2 hours ago
Brandi Atkins, an Arizona resident and former dancer, was diagnosed in late 2015 with a rare autoimmune disease that made her joints and muscles swell, causing chronic pain. She popped in and out of...

AAP Guideline Updates Practice for Pediatric Hypertension

Medscape - 15 hours ago
New normative blood pressure (BP) tables, revised screening protocols, and recommendations for initiating antihypertensive medication are among the central points of an updated clinical practice...

A bad work environment can be bad for your health

CNN - 7 hours ago
(CNN) Don't hit the snooze button on this one. Some dread going to work, and some look forward to it, but how important is it to actually enjoy and feel satisfied with your job? Nearly two-thirds...

Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely, study says

CNN - 1 day ago
(CNN) Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according...

West Nile virus case reported in the Nashville area

Outbreak News Today - 4 hours ago
Officials with the Metro Public Health Department are reporting a human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual from Davidson County. Health officials note the individual is expected to recover...

Why Zika Is Especially Dangerous for Pregnant Women

TIME - 21 hours ago
Birth defects caused by the Zika virus can occur at any point during pregnancy, but scientists now know that the dangers of contracting Zika are especially heightened during the first trimester. A...

FDA Clears First Fixed-Dose Combination Treatment for Gout

Medscape - 20 hours ago
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Duzallo (Ironwood Pharmaceuticals), a fixed-dose oral combination of lesinurad (Zurampic, AstraZeneca) and allopurinol (multiple brands), for...

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