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U.S. court invalidates patent on J&J cancer drug Zytiga

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. administrative court on Wednesday invalidated a Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Zytiga, bringing rivals closer to selling generic versions.

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How neighborhoods shape life with diabetes

(Reuters Health) - - People with diabetes who live in poor communities with limited access to exercise facilities or grocery stores may have a harder time managing their symptoms than diabetics living in more affluent areas, a U.S. study suggests.

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Heated abdominal chemo bath improves ovarian cancer survival

(Reuters Health) - - A heated chemotherapy organ bath circulated throughout the abdomen after surgery can significantly prolong a woman's survival with advanced ovarian cancer, according to doctors testing the new treatment.

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4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Child From the Flu

This year’s flu season is especially bad, and kids are at risk

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Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues

It doesn't matter if you run marathons or play sports, when it comes to the flu, no one is completely immune.

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Naval base uses unique strategy to combat suicides, stress: A dog

Suicides across the military has steadily increased since 2013 according to the Department of Defense (D.O.D), but a naval clinic on Joint Base Andrews (JBA) has a secret weapon that can sniff out members dealing with extreme stress.

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Senate committee advances Azar nomination as health secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday voted to move forward the nomination of Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive and lobbyist whom President Donald Trump has tapped to be the next secretary of Health and Human Services.

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Chart-topping fitness app 'Sweatcoin' secures funding

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Sweatcoin, a free smartphone app that pays people to be physically active, said on Wednesday it has secured its first round of institutional funding after topping download charts in Britain and the United States.

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If you’re caring for family, your own retirement is in danger

If you're looking after sick or elderly relatives, you may be hurting your own finances.

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Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer

Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

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Walmart takes on opioid crisis in free disposal program

Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that will help them dispose of leftover medication.

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East of England ambulance delays kill 20, says MP

The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis says.

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Drunken driving blood-alcohol threshold should be lowered, scientific panel says

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.

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Here’s Why the Flu Is Especially Bad This Year

Plus, what to do if you have the flu

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Physician burnout takes a toll on U.S. patients

(Reuters Health) - Nearly two-thirds of U.S. doctors feel burned out, depressed, or both – and those feelings affect how they relate to patients, according to a survey conducted by Medscape.

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How community spirit helps a girl with autism and severe anxiety

A scheme to let parents close their streets to cars so children can play is hugely beneficial to one young resident, who has autism and severe anxiety.

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You Asked: Can Indoor Plants Really Purify the Air?

Air-purifying plants don't always live up to their reputation

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Picture of the day: the Montane Spine race

The notorious 268-mile ultra race is well underway, although the end surely can’t come quickly enough for the heroic/insane athletes (delete as appropriate) taking part. One of the world’s toughest endurance races, the trial comprises a seve

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How nursing in the NHS has changed

Nurses haven been an integral part of the NHS since its inception. Here they talk about what has changed.

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French police search Lactalis sites after baby milk scare

PARIS (Reuters) - French police were searching several sites belonging to dairy producer Lactalis on Wednesday following a salmonella contamination scare that prompted a global recall of several baby food products, a source at the Paris prosecutor's offic

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Novartis's Kymriah wins speedy reviews in U.S., Europe

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has been granted fast-track reviews of its cell therapy Kymriah for blood cancers in the United States and Europe, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand the pool of patients eligible for the costly treatm

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Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.

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