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Medical Essure System for Permanent Birth Control to Be Discontinued
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It consists of two-inch long coils that are implanted in the fallopian tubes during a minimally invasive procedure. Bayer is facing numerous lawsuits over the device. "Seven long years of fighting to get Essure removed from the United States market has finally paid off", said Angie Firmalino , who formed a Facebook group in 2011 called Essure Problems and sparked a grass-roots movement of women advocating against the device.

Medical Singapore PM among 1.5 million people affected by massive cyber attack
Author: 0 Singapore PM among 1.5 million people affected by massive cyber attack

Forensic analysis by Singapore's Cyber Security Agency "indicates this is a deliberate, targeted, and well-planned cyberattack and not the work of casual hackers or criminal gangs", he added. The statement added there are no evidence of a similar breach in the other public healthcare IT systems. Gan said, "We are deeply sorry this has happened".

Medical Arizona Trans Woman: CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill My Hormone Prescription
Author: 0 Arizona Trans Woman: CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill My Hormone Prescription

She said the pharmacist also refused to give back her prescription note, meaning she couldn't get it filled at another pharmacy. "He did not give me a clear reason for the refusal", Hall said in the complaint. A pharmacist working for CVS in Arizona refused to fill a trans woman's hormone prescription and is no longer employed by the company, according to statements released from the woman, Hilde Hall, on Thursday and the company on Friday.

Author: 0 US Salmonella Outbreak: 40 People Hospitalized in 26 States

Two people sickened in the outbreak are from a household where raw turkey pet food was fed to pets. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella caused by raw turkey products from a variety of sources.

Medical West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County
Author: 0 West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County

DHHS is not releasing more specifics on the case to protect patient confidentiality. Symptoms of a West Nile virus infection include headaches, fevers and nausea. Mosquitoes in North Carolina are also known to carry other illnesses that can infect both humans and animals. People bitten by mosquitoes may be infected by the virus.

Medical Hot dogs, bacon and processed meat may cause ‘manic episodes’
Author: 0 Hot dogs, bacon and processed meat may cause ‘manic episodes’

Mania, which is a state of abnormally alternating mood swings, is most often associated with bipolar disorder . Experts are increasingly of the belief that, in addition to genetic circumstances, diet or other environmental factors may play a role in causing mental health issues.

Medical Genetics can alter the DNA of children
Author: 0 Genetics can alter the DNA of children

Gene editing has been championed as a potential medical silver-bullet allowing parents to prevent genetic diseases being inherited by their children. The Council also said the practice should only be permitted after a "broad and inclusive public debate" on its potential use and implications, further research to establish standards of clinical safety, and an assessment of the risks to individuals, groups and society as a whole.

Medical Putin slams US forces ready to 'sacrifice' Russia-US ties
Author: 0 Putin slams US forces ready to 'sacrifice' Russia-US ties

Later, Ms Vega tweeted that the president had been looking directly at her when he answered. "And they're saying that's on the table - that's what Sarah Sanders said". In the survey, 42% of all registered voters approved of his job performance, which is consistent with averages thus far. Bailey blames politicians for speculating about Trump and Putin's discussions behind closed doors, but is confident the true nature of the talks was positive.

Medical Britney Spears Announces Gender-Neutral Fragrance Called Prerogative
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Britney Spears' new tour is her first since 2011's "Femme Fatale" tour. In between takes, the model and personal trainer broke the ice with Spears with a joke - though he admits it didn't exactly go over so well. "She motivates me more than anyone", says Asghari, 24, of Spears, 36. The superstar singer concluded her " Piece of Me " residency in Las Vegas last December.

Medical National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY
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Jumbo hot dogs, polish sausages or Italian sausages are not included. On July 18, get 14-ounce Ball Park Angus Franks for $1.99 each and eight-pack hot dog buns for $0.99 . Wednesday. The first 100 customers at Philly Pretzel Factory locations on National Hot Dog Day get a free pretzel dog . At Dog Haus , you can get a free Haus Dog on National Hot Dog Day when you download their app and register.

Medical First finding of West Nile virus Jul 13 2018 / Staff Report
Author: 0 First finding of West Nile virus Jul 13 2018 / Staff Report

Communities across America fight mosquitoes in the most efficient way possible, by spraying large areas with insecticide. Wearing a long-sleeved shirt, long trousers and socks when outdoors - especially at dusk and dawn. West Nile virus is spread through the bites of mosquitoes that have contracted the disease. About 1 out of 150 people infected with the virus develop serious - or even fatal - symptoms.

Medical U.S. Says North Korea Illegally Imports Oil Products
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According to the Security Council North Korea sanctions committee website, only Russian Federation and China have reported legitimate sales of some 14,000 tons of refined petroleum to North Korea in 2018. The United States did not broadly say which countries it believed were illicitly providing North Korea with refined petroleum. Last month, Trump met the North Korean leader in a historic summit in Singapore.

Medical Trump claims win over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation crisis talks
Author: 0 Trump claims win over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation crisis talks

Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin were slated to meet over the coming days in Finland. Partners including European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker therefore left the discussion. The expansion of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline-an $11 billion project undertaken by state-backed Russian gas giant Gazprom and five European countries-was the focus of Trump's attack.

Medical Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition
Author: 0 Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition

This reduction comes a year after the Trump administration decreased navigators' funding by 40 percent from $62.5 million - and cut advertising and other outreach activities. Sen. Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said in a statement that urging navigators to promote non-ACA plans amounts to "federally funded fraud: paying groups to sell unsuspecting Americans on junk plans that allow insurance companies to deny care on a whim and charge whatever ...

Medical Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak
Author: 0 Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak

The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. At least 30 of the affected people have been hospitalized following the outbreak. The CDC says that regardless of expiration date, the cereal should be thrown away or returned to a retailer for a refund. The cereal is the likely source of the salmonella outbreak, the CDC said .

Medical Trump officials cut funding for ObamaCare outreach groups
Author: 0 Trump officials cut funding for ObamaCare outreach groups

The announcement came as insurers were awaiting an annual report that usually comes at the end of June, informing them of whether they owe money into the risk adjustment program or will be paid out for the previous year. "It enables the country to move away from a market where plans compete to avoid covering or charge more to people with preexisting health conditions, to one where competition is based on quality, affordable care for everyone".

Medical Sen. Chuck Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh nomination with
Author: 0 Sen. Chuck Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh nomination with "everything I've got"

He also worked on independent counsel Ken Starr's investigation of President Bill Clinton. Like the other eight justices on the court, Kavanaugh has an Ivy League law degree, spending his undergraduate and law school years at Yale. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, which Trump won by 42 percentage points. He nominated Neil Gorsuch a year ago, who was confirmed. Democrats have turned their attention to pressuring two Republicans, Sens.

Medical Abortion rights under threat with Trump's new Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Abortion rights under threat with Trump's new Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

On "Fox & Friends", Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano explained that of Trump's final four potential nominees, the Washington , D.C., establishment most wanted Kavanaugh . While Kavanaugh was summarizing Rehnquist's thinking and not explicitly adopting it as his own (nor did he say whether he interprets stare decisis to mean Roe should survive regardless of that critique), his summary of Roe as "freewheeling judicial creation of unenumerated rights" may ...

Medical At least 212 people hit by parasite from Del Monte vegetable trays
Author: 0 At least 212 people hit by parasite from Del Monte vegetable trays

Del Monte has recalled 6 oz., 12 oz., and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots and dill dip with a "Best If Enjoyed By" date of June 17, 2018. The FDA has not yet identified ingredients linked to the outbreak, saying only that each component is under investigation. Anyone who ate anything from any of the recalled vegetable and dip trays and developed symptoms of Cyclospora infection should seek medical attention and tell their doctors ...

Medical Awaiting Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
Author: 0 Awaiting Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

President Donald Trump is set to announce his pick for Supreme Court Justice on Monday night at 9 p.m., following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy . In remarks on " Fox News Sunday ", Graham lamented the expected resistance by Senate Democrats to a Trump nominee. The conservative Judicial Crisis Network is set to launch a $1.4 million ad buy on behalf of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee .

Medical Study Finds HPV Test Viable Alternative to Pap Smear
Author: 0 Study Finds HPV Test Viable Alternative to Pap Smear

Nearly each type of cervical cancers is caused due to the infection by one of the 12 types of oncogenic human papilloma viruses (HPV). Researchers conducted cervical cancer screenings of 19,009 women in the Human Papillomavirus For Cervical Cancer ( HPV FOCAL) trial from January 2008 to May 2013, and compared liquid-based cytology (LBC) results with HPV screening results of participants.

Medical Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest
Author: 0 Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest

The judges determined the counters missed a plate and, after a lengthy review, ruled that Chestnut ate 74. As ABC reports , he topped the competition by 10 dogs and beat his own previous world record by 2, while the women's champ Miki Sudo downed 37 on her way to a fifth-straight win.

Medical Drinking coffee, even decaf or instant, may help you live longer
Author: 0 Drinking coffee, even decaf or instant, may help you live longer

Blood samples and detailed medical histories, including health and lifestyle questions, showed that 33% of people drank between two and three cups of coffee a day. Despite that, she also said the results reinforce previous research and add additional reassurance for coffee drinkers. David Spiegelhalter, a University of Cambridge professor, estimates than an extra cup of coffee every day could extend the life of a man by around three months and a woman by around a month on average, as ...

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Author: 0 Scientists: "Artificial ovaries" will help to get pregnant after chemotherapy

The ovarian tissue of cancer patients could consist of cancerous cells. The study will be presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Spain. However, this runs the risk of reintroducing cancer cells, as some cancers can spread to the ovaries. On this, the researchers seeded with hundreds of ovarian follicles, fluid-filled sacs that contains undeveloped eggs.

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