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  1. Gilead Expands Hepatitis C Generic Licensing Agreements to Include...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    FOSTER CITY, Calif.-- -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that the company has expanded its hepatitis C generic licensing agreements to include the investigational NS5A inhibitor GS-5816, which is being evaluated in Phase 3 clinical studies as part of a single tablet regimen that combines the compound and sofosbuvir for the treatment of all six genotypes of hepatitis C. The expanded agreements will allow Gilead's India-based partners to manufacture GS-5816 and the single tablet regimen of sofosbuvir/GS-5816, once approved, for distribution in 91 developing countries, which together account for 54 percent of the total worldwide population of individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus .

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  2. Our Readers Write...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Salem News

    A little over a year ago Ohio made the wise choice and decided to extend Medicaid Health Insurance Coverage to some of the most vulnerable citizens. For the sake of those individuals and our community, Ohio needs to continue the Extended Medicaid program.

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  3. Study suggests kids shouldna t have morphine for pain after tonsillectomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 680News

    ... preferable alternative," said Juurlink, who was not involved in the research. He practices at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. "I think the enthusiasm for morphine probably stems from the perception that many physicians hold that opioids ...

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  4. Defeating depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... illness." According to 2012 statistics, the number of men and women diagnosed with depression increased in every health trust. More than 2.5 million anti-depressant prescription items were dispensed, about one million more than in 2007. Ms Doherty ...

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  5. New group provides support for cancer patientsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Rosalie Utley was trying to recall when the first meeting for St. Luke's cancer support group, a group she had formed, was held. "Nov. 19," group member Kathy Dunbeck interjected with no uncertainty.

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  6. Free personal income tax help from AARPRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KeysNews.com

    Free tax counseling, preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with middle or low income will be available from AARP Tax-Aide from Feb. 1 to April 15. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree, although special attention is given to those age 60 and older. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will be available to assist with personal income tax returns at the following locations: No appointment needed; taxpayers are helped on a first-come first-served basis.

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  7. Turning 65: What To Do About MedicareRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Q: I am turning 65 in April and wondering about Medicare? I am still working and wondering what and how this all happens? A: First, I want to say, "Happy early birthday and life is good at 65." I enjoy talking to people paying attention to this event and all the media coverage of Medicare issues.

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  8. Avian flu confirmed in commercial turkey flock in CaliforniaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized,... A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

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  9. Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... problems. "We are confident of the safety of our mosquito, as there's no mechanism for any adverse effect on human health. The proteins are nontoxic and non-allergenic," she said. Oxitec should still do more to show that the synthetic DNA causes no ...

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  10. Proposed change in insurance enrollment period worries some in N.H.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... are concerned about meeting the ramped up deadlines, said Christine Alibrandi, the company's project leader for health care reform. "It raises a question of, while a longer open enrollment on its face seems like it's good, does it need to be as long ...

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  11. Obamaa s Precision Medicine Initiative stirs hope, cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... painstaking work inside research labs and analysis in medical journals, precision medicine is the growing approach in health care that combines the advances of genomics and digital data to design targeted treatments for cancer and other diseases. In ...

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  12. Regeneron/Sanofi cholesterol drug gets FDA priority reviewRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Monday said U.S. health regulators accepted its application to review a potent cholesterol drug on a priority basis, potentially giving it the upper hand in a fierce race with Amgen to bring a new medicine from the promising class to market. Regeneron, which is developing the drug, alirocumab, in partnership with Sanofi, said the target date for a Food and Drug Administration approval decision was July 24, following a six-month review period.

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  13. Woman dies of swine flu in Kota, toll in Rajasthan touches 19Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... resident of Kishanpura Takiya village, died of swine flu on Sunday morning in MBS hospital," Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr RN Yadav said. Naina was admitted at the hospital yesterday morning and died soon after the admission, said Yadav ...

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  14. 8 Lifestyle changes to expect after weight-loss surgery 18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... makes you look younger), increases libido and boosts your immune system helping you feel better and enjoy overall health benefits. The additional activity decreases stress levels and anxiety and increases pleasure-promoting neuro-transmitters. You ...

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  15. NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video siteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The venue will also host Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattl... Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized,... A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

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  16. Few Texas hospitals reap federal bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    ... programs are penalizing them for shortcomings in the care provided to patients. Under a change mandated by federal health reform, more than 6 percent of Medicare payments to hospitals are now contingent on performance. This year, some Texas ...

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  17. Parents to abseil down Yorkhill Hospital for their 14-year-old son who is battling bone cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Despite their fear of heights, Chris and Karen Craig, from Lenzie, are taking part in the challenge for their son Matthew, who was treated at the Teenage Cancer Trust's Yorkhill unit. The abseil from the brick wall near the entrance to Yorkhill is being organised by the charity to mark the end of an era.

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  18. HMC hosts 3rd Qatar Ophthalmology ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... the latest advances in patient care in those fields. Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar. It was established by Emiri decree in 1979 and manages five highly specialized hospitals, namely, ...

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  19. Revolving door of tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... other paying tenants. Lamplight also saw a transportation logistics firm, run by a friend, outgrow its space. A home health therapy business remains on the second floor and Petras said there are plans to add a chiropractor practice this spring.

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  20. Pioneer Center taking walk-ins in McHenry for mental health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is now offering walk-in registration for residents seeking behavioral health services. In an effort to increase access and reach residents faster, the mental health service provider is accepting walk-in admissions from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays for all new behavioral clients.

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