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Updates in Health News:

Georgia lawmaker: Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined?

CNN - 2 hours ago
(CNN) At a committee meeting on Tuesday to address "Barriers to Access Adequate Healthcare," Georgia state representative Betty Price asked about the legality of quarantining HIV patients,...

Prosecutor: Pharmacist in Meningitis Case Gambled With Lives

U.S. News & World Report - 9 hours ago
A federal prosecutor says a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms but chose to...

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

HealthDay - 11 hours ago
FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and oral sex may be a deadly combo that raises a man's risk for head and neck cancer, a new study suggests. The key factor is transmission of...

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies

New York Daily News - 5 hours ago
According to the case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Joanie Simpson woke up experiencing chest and back pain she thought might be a heart attack. Doctors later realized that...

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

Reuters - 3 hours ago
(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based...

There's a spike in fentanyl-related deaths and it's been found in cocaine. What is it?

The Tennessean - 4 hours ago
Tennessee is seeing a spike in overdose deaths from fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid that can be mixed in with heroin or cocaine. It's a highly potent narcotic that can be lethal with only a...

Nightly News Full Broadcast (Oct. 20th)

NBCNews.com - 1 hour ago
In Friday night's broadcast: Senior congressional source tells NBC News Niger ambush was 'massive intelligence failure', more actors accuse Harvey Weinstein of coercion and assault, and a...

Study: Pollution Kills 9 Million a Year, Costs $4.6 Trillion

U.S. News & World Report - 11 hours ago
Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters. Oct. 20, 2017, at 3:42...

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