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India court scraps Nestle noodle recall order, but demands tests
MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Thursday ruled in favor of Nestle in its battle to overturn a nationwide ban of its Maggi instant noodles, but demanded the popular snack be tested again for safety before it can go on sale again.
13 Aug 2015 05:39 - Share
U.S. warns states against defunding Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women's health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in conflict with federal law, officials said on Wednesday.
12 Aug 2015 18:39 - Share
Arkansas buys lethal injection drugs, aims to end execution hiatus
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas has bought drugs it plans to use for lethal injections, officials said on Wednesday, as it looks to end a decade-long hiatus on executions that is the longest of any Southern U.S. state.
12 Aug 2015 19:15 - Share
Ohio sets November vote on legalizing marijuana
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio voters will decide in November whether to legalize marijuana use for treating illnesses and for getting high.
12 Aug 2015 21:27 - Share
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
LONDON (Reuters) - Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' pain, eases anxiety and lessens the need for painkillers, British scientists said on Thursday.
12 Aug 2015 19:10 - Share
Race, sex may influence who calls an ambulance for stroke symptoms
(Reuters Health) - Only about half of stroke patients use emergency medical services (EMS) to get to the hospital, but white women are the most likely to call an ambulance while blacks and Hispanics of both sexes are least likely, a new U.S. study finds.
12 Aug 2015 16:17 - Share
AbbVie to seek approval for potential blockbuster leukemia drug
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc on Wednesday said its experimental treatment for a form of leukemia associated with a gene mutation met its primary goal in a mid-stage trial and that the company would seek U.S. approval of the medicine, which analysts have said has blockbuster sales potential.
12 Aug 2015 10:22 - Share
Lifestyle changes help prevent pregnancy-related diabetes
(Reuters Health) - Diet, exercise and weight control counseling in early pregnancy can lower the risk of developing diabetes before giving birth, according to a new study from Finland.
12 Aug 2015 14:49 - Share
High mental illness rates, little help for youth in detention
(Reuters Health) - Many youth caught up in the juvenile justice system are hospitalized for mental illness because they aren?t getting psychiatric help before they?re arrested or while they?re in detention centers, a study in California suggests.
12 Aug 2015 11:47 - Share
Knee replacement may ?turn back the clock? for arthritis pain
(Reuters Health) - Knee replacement surgery may significantly ease pain and improve leg function and quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a recent study suggests.
12 Aug 2015 11:08 - Share
Health Tip
Stretch Instead of Eat
For lunch today, eat a half of a sandwhich and a serving of vegitables. With the extra time you have, do some stretches while breathing deeply.
23 Feb 2017 04:19 - Share
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