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FDA: Morcellators can spread uterine cancer but shouldn't be banned - Philly.com

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FDA: Morcellators can spread uterine cancer but shouldn't be banned
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FDA warns against device it says can spread cancer in womenKTAL
FDA Updates Warning against Laparoscopic Power MorcellatorsDrugWatch.com
FDA: Popular Surgical Device in Hysterectomies Spreads CancerWallStreet OTC
Regulatory Focus -WNYT -WebMD
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UN to miss Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone cases - Irish Times

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UN to miss Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone cases
Irish Times
A woman suspected of being infected with Ebola lies in an open sewer along a main thoroughfare in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/The New York Times. Topics: News · World · Africa · Anthony Banbury · General Frank Tate · World ...
Ebola outbreak: Doctor becomes first Italian to catch EbolaBBC News
U.N. to miss December 1 Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone casesswissinfo.ch
Doctor flown to Rome after becoming first Italian to contract EbolaSydney Morning Herald
Stuff.co.nz
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Suicide Risk Drops 26% After Talk Therapy - TIME

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Suicide Risk Drops 26% After Talk Therapy
TIME
Suicide is a problem with few concrete preventive solutions, but a new study in Lancet Psychiatry finds that intervening with talk therapy after a suicide attempt seems to have some amazing long-term effects. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide RiskPhilly.com
Talk therapy can lower suicide riskBusiness Standard
Talk therapy lowers suicide riskIndian Express
BBC News
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Liberia's president says the country will be Ebola-free by Christmas - The Week Magazine

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Liberia's president says the country will be Ebola-free by Christmas
The Week Magazine
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Monday that the country may be free of Ebola by Dec. 25. "We've set a pretty tough target," Sirleaf said at a ceremony for the docking of a Dutch aid ship in Monrovia. "But when you set a target, it means that ...
Liberia 'chasing Ebola now', not other way around: presidentDaily Mail
'Dramatic improvement' in Ebola outlook in Liberia: US generalWTAQ

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Vancouver is first North American city to give addicts prescription heroin treatment - Vancity Buzz

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Vancouver is first North American city to give addicts prescription heroin treatment
Vancity Buzz
Vancouver is now the first North American city to offer prescription heroin to severely addicted patients in a ground-breaking treatment program. The Providence Crosstown Clinic received their shipment of the drug (diacetylmorphine), which will soon be ...
Doctors Prescribing Heroin to AddictsNewsmax Health
Canada: Prescription Heroin to Be Given to Addicts for First TimeInternational Business Times UK
Vancouver Experiments With Prescription HeroinThe Atlantic

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Exclusive: Pay per puff? Caffeine stick? E-cigarette boom sparks race for new ... - Reuters

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Exclusive: Pay per puff? Caffeine stick? E-cigarette boom sparks race for new ...
Reuters
Electronic vaporizers for use with cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil are displayed during the International Cannabis Association Convention in New York, October 12, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz ...
E-cigarette manufacturers in a race to design new versions of the technologyDaily Mail
China takes the lead in the pay-as-you-go e-cigarette technology patents warThe Westside Story
New Electronic Cigarette Patents Coming Soon: Caffeine CigarettesCapital OTC
Scientific American
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Merck, Iowa Firm Sign Ebola Vaccine Licensing Deal - ABC News

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Merck, Iowa Firm Sign Ebola Vaccine Licensing Deal
ABC News
Merck & Co., a top creator and seller of vaccines, has joined the fight against Ebola, the often-fatal hemorrhagic virus that's been ravaging parts of West Africa for months. Merck, based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, said Monday it has entered a global ...
Merck Partners With NewLink To Speed Up Work On Ebola VaccineNPR (blog)
Canadian-made Ebola vaccine gets help from MerckToronto Star
Merck To Manufacture Potential Ebola VaccineCBS Local
Daily Mail -ABC Online
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Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate - Doctors Lounge

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Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate
Doctors Lounge
MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered the stem cells that allow your nails to grow back after you lose them. Using mouse nail cells, University of Southern California scientists identified stem cells that can perform two ...
Nail stem cells are more versatileTimes of India

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Patient Deaths Move Amgen To Pull Drug From Stomach Cancer Trials - Xconomy

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Patient Deaths Move Amgen To Pull Drug From Stomach Cancer Trials
Xconomy
Thousand Oaks, CA-based Amgen said Monday it has halted all use of its experimental antibody therapy rilotumumab, which it took on more than a decade ago with the acquisition of Seattle's Immunex. An independent review of one of its Phase 3 studies ...
Stomach Cancer Drug Fails: Amgen Halts Testing On Rilotumumab Due To ...Headlines & Global News
Amgen ends trial for stomach-cancer drug due to increase in deathsLos Angeles Times
Amgen bails on a cancer contender after flunking Phase IIIFierceBiotech
Fox Business -Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
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Flu season off to a slow start … for now - Statesman Journal

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Flu season off to a slow start … for now
Statesman Journal
This year's flu season is off to a slow but detectable start. And it appears to be a typical one that's likely to peak in January or February, a leading U.S. health official says. “We are starting to see a little more flu in the country, but we are still at pretty low levels,” ...
First confirmed flu hospitalizations reported in El Paso CountyKRDO
2 Florida children dead from fluChron.com
The flu kills two children, one in Orange CountyOrlando Sentinel

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