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Johns Hopkins Hospital Performed the First Organ Transplants from HIV Living Donors

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Doctors at Johns Hopkins hospital have performed the world's first transplant of a kidney from an HIV living donor. On Monday, Nina Martinez donated her...

FTC, FDA send warning letters for false marketing claims

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On Tuesday, the FTC and the FDA sent 3 warning letters to 3 firms that promote CBD products. The agencies said that these forms...

New York County bans unvaccinated kids from public areas

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On Tuesday, a county in the north of the New York announced an emergency state and banned unvaccinated kids against measles from some public...

Janssen and Bayer pay $775 million settlement over Xarelto suits

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The pharmaceutical firms behind Xarelto - the widely promoted blood thinner - reached a settlement worth $775 million after nearly 25,000 patients filed lawsuits...

FDA tries to limit teen vamping with new proposal

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On Wednesday, Scott Gottlieb – the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the policy which restricts the sales of e-cigarette. It...

New Alternative to Statins in Reducing Cholesterol Levels

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On Wednesday, researchers reported a new kind of cholesterol-fighting drug which was well-tolerated and resulted in "considerably lower" LDL levels after a year-long trial. As...

John Mayer establishes foundation for veterans’ health

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On Friday, the Grammy-winning singer John Mayer announced the establishment of the Heart and Armor Foundation, an organization devoted to improving veterans' health through...

Long-term usage of hormone therapy pills may increase Alzheimer’s risk

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Using oral hormone pills might be linked to an increased Alzheimer's risk in postmenopausal women, a Finish study reported on Wednesday. The researchers looked at...

Eli Lilly offers half-price insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes

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On Monday, drugmaker Eli Lilly announced their plan to distribute a half-price form of Humalog, one of the most popular insulin injections on the...

Lawmakers prevent vaccine misinformation plans among measles outbreaks

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Lawmakers met at the end of February to tackle the increasing public health threats when the cases of measles keep rising across the country. The...

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