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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX.O) said on Sunday that it expected full-year 2017 revenue from its Orkambi cystic fibrosis treatment of $1.1 billion to $1.3 billion and revenue fr..
LONDON - Up to 70 percent of hysterectomies in the United States, a quarter of knee replacements in Spain and more than half the antibiotics prescribed in China are inappropriate, ..
BEIRUT Air strikes resumed on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after insurgents and the government failed to agr..
(Reuters Health) - Even though diabetes rates are almost twice as high in black people as in whites, black patients may be far less likely to be included in drug safety trials, a r..
A 41-year-old man noticed tingling in his hands and feet for a couple of years before deciding he ought to seek medical treatment.  He had emigrated from Costa Rica to Philade..
THE HEADLINE on Sunday morning from read: "Isaiah Austin beats the odds, signs professional contract." Unfortunately, we don't know if that is a good thing. Austin..
Donna Torrisi is scared to death about Republican plans to repeal Obamacare. Torrisi is a nurse practitioner who heads Philly-based Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN, ..
WINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two suburban Chicago hospitals plan to launch mobile units this year that are designed to quickly get lifesaving treatment to stroke victims. "I think this wi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Asher Camp was 6 months old when his pediatrician noticed that something wasn't quite right. He didn't have the reflexes a baby his age should have and couldn'..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Each time health instructor Konstance McCaffree started her junior high unit on human ---, she would open it up to questions from the 15-year-old studen..
Do you believe that Donald Trump is a threat to American democracy? Have you shared these concerns and anxieties with other people? Do you see disturbing connections between how fa..
Sport hunting also is vulnerable to another critique that I call “the objection from character.” This argument holds that an act is contemptible not only because of the harm it pro..
I once took a drive on the back roads from Brooklyn, New York to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Cruising 55mph from small town to small town, I couldn’t help but notice all the bil..
TAMPA -- The strangeness of it all was hard to process. Amid a crush of reporters all cramming and scrumming themselves into a frenzy, there was Steve Sarkisian, the fallen footbal..
Maurice Smith knew something was wrong. So did Alabama's other defensive backs. They noticed Hootie Jones was losing weight. Then, Smith saw Jones half-heartedly going through prac..
BBC News
The NHS programme for screening those at high risk of type 2 diabetes is unlikely to have much impact, an Oxford University study in the BMJ suggests. It concluded that inaccurate ..
In an upstairs room at the Westview Community Association in Fleetwood the temperature is rising. Oven doors are slammed shut as trays of stuffing are given another five minutes an..
Are you ready for the Purposeful Aging Movement? I am. And on a cold day in January, I can’t think of anything, well, more positive, to let my mind dwell on. First, let me explain ..
Headspace cofounder Rich Pierson and CEO Sean Brecker at the company's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif. Each peg in the map contains feedback from a user. (Ethan Pines for Forb..
Fox News
Four days before Christmas 2007, 15-year-old Jessica Elkins went to school to take her final exams and later met her sister and brother for lunch. At the restaurant, however, Jessi..
Over 133 million people in America have at least one chronic illness. And that’s not counting the many people, especially young people, who suffer from undiagnosed conditions...
Medical News Today
In a study recently published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers reveal that a vaccine called GAP3KO stimulated an effective immune response against the deadly malaria ..
Pink Himalayan salt is a type of rock salt mined from the Punjab region of Pakistan, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is regularly touted as being one of the purest salts av..
Mental Floss
The phrase “mind-body connection” is so overused it sounds like a cliché, yet there’s a significant body of research that shows mental and physical health are in fact deeply intert..
When Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at age 21, doctors thought he'd only survive a few more years. But the theoretical physicist defied the odds: Today is..
(Reuters) - One of two male western lowland gorillas at the Cleveland zoo has died, several years after he was diagnosed with heart disease, zoo officials said. Bebac, 32, died on ..
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes resumed on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after insurgents and the government f..
NY Daily News
Halsey’s medical struggles aren’t going to stop her this year. The singer, who sang with the Chainsmokers on the hit “Closer,” opened up about her endometriosis in a brave Instagra..
Gentrification: Like traffic at the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, it's a fact of city life all New Yorkers love to hate. That is, all except real estate developers. As most peopl..
When I told my coworker that I was participating in a study that involved fasting, she laughed until she nearly cried. My boyfriend, ever supportive, asked hesitantly, "Are you sur..
The world of global health and development loves its buzzwords — a word or short phrase that sums up a problem or a solution, like "food insecurity" or "gender equity." The problem..
Tech Times
Anemia is generally perceived as a negative condition. New research, however, suggests that the same health condition, which could be accountable for severe long-term consequences,..
The Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration's campaign aimed at limiting the healthcare facility-associated infections (HAIs) of methicillin-resistant Staphy..
The Seattle Times
The circle shrinks. As the years pass, older people attend too many funerals. Friendships that sustained them for decades lapse when companions and confidants retire or move away o..
Not long after The Foundation for AIDS Research learned it was among the organizations in Ric Weiland’s extraordinary $170 million bequest, news broke that a man had been cured of ..
PHOENIX – State officials said federal funding has helped jump-start awareness campaigns and drug monitoring efforts to combat the prescription drug epidemic in six of Arizona’s 15..
24/7 Wall St.
After what seemed to be an interminable year, 2016 finally closed out and we completed the first week of trading for 2017. The same top goal was in place for the market again last ..
Halsey opens up on her battle with endometriosis. The singer is now resting after going under the knife. She shares on Instagram a picture of herself wearing a hospital gown and ca..
The racial health gap in the United States is well-documented. The gap starts with the infant mortality rate (11.1 blacks vs. 5.1 whites per 1,000) and extends to almost ..
Burlington Free Press
Believe it or not, Americans like Obamacare. They just don’t know they like Obamacare. That is, the law known as “Obamacare” and “the Affordable Care Act” is relatively unpopular. ..