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Orajel is displayed for sale in a pharmacy in New York Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The US Food and Drug Administration is warning parents about potentially deadly risks of teething remedies that contain a numbing ingredient used in popular brands like Orajel. The agency on Wednesday said it wants manufacturers to stop selling products intended for babies and toddlers because the products contain a drug ingredient that can cause a rare but dangerous blood condition that interferes with normal breathing. (AP Photo/Stephanie Nano)
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing...
"Lighting Joint" by Heath Alseike licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
According to a new data analysis the number of parents who smoke cannabis in their home, around their children, has...
"Doctor" by Hamza Butt licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
The International Medical Graduate Program at UCLA is improving opportunities for foreign doctors while filling a gap in medical care...
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Children & Families, Health, Previews
Kurt Newman, President & CEO of the Children's National Health System, discusses how the influx of technology and preventative methods...
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers, a senior White House official said Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Department of Health and Human Services will be announcing its proposal Friday, the official said on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to confirm the plans before the announcement. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration acted Friday to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, energizing...
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Health, News
Across the United States the number of deaths caused by opioid overdoses is quickly rising for Latinos and African Americans,...
"TBI" by Army Medicine licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The American Heart Association in partnership with the Paul Allen Frontiers Group has launched a $43 million initiative to advance...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
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AP, Health, News
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's latest Ebola outbreak does not yet warrant being declared a global health emergency, the World...
"Experiment in Lab 1" by OIST licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Researchers are testing out a new medical treatment that could work against sepsis, where the body reacts to an infection...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases California
AP, Health, News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year...
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Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Salvador Balcorta, Chief Executive Officer of Centro De Salud Familiar La Fe, discusses the growth and expansion of health clinics...
Trans Fat Elimination
AP, Health, News
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from...
"Female Blacklegged Tick" by Lennart Tange licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Spotting Lyme disease is not necessarily easy, and therefore thousands of people who become infected don’t find out until later...
"Children with Autism " by AngelsWings licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
According to 2017 data on the prevalence of autism among US children, the number of youth living with autism has...
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Children & Families, Health, Previews
Al Velarde, Executive Director of the Paso del Norte Children Development Center, discusses the importance in extending services to help...
"Children" by Rain Rannu licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
This idea comes from leaders of the World Bank under the Human Capital Index Project, which is meant to put...
"Alone" by Derek Mindler licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
According to results on a new survey by Cigna, nearly 50 percent of participants responded that they feel lonely and...
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, Stephanie Richurk, a nurse at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, sorts blood samples collected from participants in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh. The National Institutes of Health announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, that it will open nationwide enrollment and is seeking 1 million volunteers to share their DNA and medical records. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: A million people willing to share their DNA and 10 years of health habits, big and...
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Health, Previews
Jeanne Larson, Executive Director of Northern Dental Access Center, discusses how the center caters to underserved communities to help solve...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Foundations, Health, News
The Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million for programs in New York that help patients living with Dementia, Alzheimer’s...
Teens Vaping
AP, Education, Health, News
BOSTON (AP) — Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today's teens have taken to vaping, an alternative...
"Utahns For Clean Air" by Stephanie Young Merzel licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
According to a new report from the American Thoracic Society Utah is ranked as one of the top 5 states...
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Health, Previews
Greg Sroda, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, discusses overcoming limited budgets to deliver its high-demand programs...

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