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Updates in Health News:

No, you can't keep your Obamacare

Washington Post - 4 hours ago
In a piece titled “The War Over Obamacare May Never End,” FiveThirtyEight's Perry Bacon Jr. surprisingly lays out the case for optimism on Obamacare, arguing there is a real chance that...

Doctors in three countries tried to save the 'world's heaviest woman.' Now they mourn her.

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
An Egyptian national believed at one point to be the “world's heaviest woman” died Monday at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, putting a tragic end to a months-long campaign —...

Catastrophic lack of sleep killing us – expert

Independent Online - 8 hours ago
A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert says. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre...

Health experts warn travelers after meth found in 7-Up in Mexico

wwlp.com - 3 hours ago
PHOENIX, AZ (WCMH) — Medical professionals are warning individuals traveling to Mexico to be vigilant about eating and drinking after several people were poisoned by drinking contaminated bottles...

Exhibits at 3 Maryland fairs shut down after swine flu cases

Washington Post - 5 hours ago
Exhibits at three county fairs in Maryland have been closed after 11 pigs were found to be infected with a strain of swine flu at the Great Frederick fair. The initial results showed the pigs in...

Should states ban abortions when Down syndrome diagnosed?

New Jersey Herald - 2 hours ago
In this undated photo, Kelly Kuhns holds her son, Oliver, in Plain City, Ohio. Kuhns is advocating for an Ohio bill that would ban abortions based on the type of pre-natal Down syndrome diagnosis she...

Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise

NPR - 8 hours ago
Flu symptoms can be more severe when you're pregnant, landing women in the hospital, threatening their lives and even leading to preterm birth or miscarriage. The virus is a risk to the woman and...

NYC's 'safe' raw cookie dough shop sued for making students sick

Fox News - 6 hours ago
The purveyors of New York's latest foodie craze — raw cookie dough by the scoop — are facing a lawsuit from two city students who say the sweet stuff made them ill despite assurances from the...

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