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11 min ago |

The Hospital Disinfectant That's Being Used In Fracking

Fracking seems to have more going against it than for it, but a South Carolina-based company is hoping the oil and gas industry will mitigate environmental damages and health concerns with its latest product, Excelyte.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Food Science, E. Coli, Health

4 hrs ago | Hudson Valley Press

Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Health, US House of Representatives, Jerrold Nadler, Diana DeGette

4 hrs ago | The China Post

Clinical trial for breast cancer drug enters 2nd stage

Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

4 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

Planned Parenthood Texas Votes PAC Will Spend $3 Million on Statewide Elections

Planned Parenthood Texas Voters, a PAC created four months ago, has announced plans to spend $3 million on efforts to get women voters to the polls in November.


Related Topix: Texas, US News, Health, Abortion, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune

Dr. Vaishali Verma establishes healing practice at Kula Movement

This past May, Kula Movement welcomed Naturopathic Doctor Dr. Vaishali Verma to its studio space on Ballard Ave. A graduate of Bastyr College, Dr. Vaishali specializes in digestive issues, women's health, pediatrics, preventative and primary care medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Herbalism, Ayurveda

8 hrs ago | Stanford

Cells' protective DNA linked to size of brain region vital for memory

Researchers at Stanford and UCSF have found a link between hippocampal volume in humans and the length leukocyte telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of white blood cells.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, UC San Francisco

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

What 2014 is all about. You decide.

What is this election year about? Is it jobs and the economy? Immigration and the border crisis? Obamacare? Women's health issues? The VA scandal? The minimum wage? A world in turmoil? The image of House Republicans? Anger toward Washington? Power? The signals are mixed.


Related Topix: Health, US News, Bill Haslam, US Politics

12 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Atrial Fibrillation Carries Unique Stroke Concerns for Women

This column is written by experts in the medical field and provides advice on men's and women's health issues.


Related Topix: Circulation, Health

16 hrs ago |

Medicines360 and Actavis Announce FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Levosert IUD

San Francisco, CA and Dublin, Ireland, - June 21, 2014 - Medicines360, a non-profit women's health pharmaceutical company, and Actavis plc , a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for filing Medicines360's New Drug Application for Levoserta , a hormonal intrauterine ... (more)


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Non-Profit, Ireland, World News, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Courier News

Heartbeats: Public campaign underway for Saint Peter'sHeartbeats:...

Heartbeats: Public campaign underway for Saint Peter's Health news from New Brunswick, Bernards, Branchburg, Woodbridge, Central Jersey Check out this story on The new and expanded Pediatric Emergency Department at Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick was completed in the spring of 2013 and ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Saint Peter's University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, New Brunswick, NJ, Health, Johnson & Johnson, Food, J and J Snack Foods

Washington Times

SIMMONS: Tell Joe Biden and the NAACP that politics aren't black and white

Democratic strategist Donna Brazile is a political animal, and I've always respected that, as a commentator, she's a strident guardian, and that as an analyst, she explains why.


Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Media Matters for America

Glenn Beck Compares Common Core To Slavery

A Media Matters analysis finds that the Sunday shows covered climate change more in the first half of 2014 than in the last four years combined, following a push from nine U.S. Senators for increased coverage.


Related Topix: Health


Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Business Journal

On the Move: Personnel moves in local life sciences industry

Here's a summary of recent personnel changes and board appointments announced at Massachusetts biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies: MicroCHIPS, a Waltham-based developer of implantable drug delivery devices, has named Cheryl Blanchard as CEO and a member of its board of directors.


Related Topix: Health, Repligen, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Billerica, MA, Celera

The Hill

An abortion act that's fast-tracked to nowhere

Senate Democrats wish to eliminate almost every legislative gain made on the state level by pro-life activists in recent years.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Journal Watch

Prior Pregnancy Loss Associated with Increased Risk for CHD

A history of miscarriage or stillbirth is associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease in women, according to data from the Women's Health Initiative published in the Annals of Family Medicine .


Related Topix: Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Too Little Sun Exposure Now Found to Be a...

For many years, we have been told to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because of health risks like sunburn and, more seriously, skin cancer.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health


The Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group Announces Name Change

To better reflect the practice's diverse array of medical services, The Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group will no longer be known as Executive ER.


Related Topix: Health, Chiropractic

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Help! I'm Going Through Menopause

My mother delivered me when she was 40 years of age. Back in the day, conceiving a baby at that age was branded a "change of life" baby.


Related Topix: Menopause, Health, Allen, MD, Acupuncture

The Capital-Journal

Topeka NOW protests Hobby Lobby on Saturday

Protesters along S.W. Wanamaker on Saturday afternoon said they wanted to raise awareness of women's health issues - and maybe persuade shoppers not to support retailers who don't cover all forms of birth control.