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  • Pennsylvania’s Marcho Farms recalls meat over E. coli scare

    May 5, 2017 6:37 PM 16

    Specifically, the agency warned that “non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli” could be present in several meat products produced by Marcho Farms, Inc., of Souderton, Pennsylvania. Almost 3 tons of veal, beef and pork products sold in SC and 5 other states are being recalled because of possible contamination with deadly bacteria. The meat products were already

  • Will Trumpcare Survive a Mauling in the Senate?

    May 5, 2017 2:30 PM 41

    Republicans cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday in advancing their proposal repealing and replacing Obamacare. But the House GOP’s health care bill is likely to see major changes in the Senate, where Republicans must contend with strict budget rules and slim margins to pass the legislation. The House passed the American Health Care Act by a vote of 217-213 Thursday

  • Even Republican doctors oppose discrimination against people with preexisting medical conditions

    May 4, 2017 8:18 PM 20

    What do doctors think about this? From December through January, we surveyed 1,000 primary-care physicians across the United States to assess their views toward the ACA as it currently exists and potential changes to the law. After excluding physicians who were ineligible (e.g., because of wrong addresses), 45 percent responded. There is remarkable consensus

  • Winners And Losers Under The House GOP Health Bill

    May 4, 2017 8:00 PM 22

    House Republicans passed a version of the American Health Care Act. The bill now goes to the Senate. House Republicans have passed a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. If it is signed into law, the American Health Care Act will affect access to health care for millions of people in the U.S. The AHCA would shrink Medicaid coverage, undercut some protections

  • Pistons coach adopts dog with special needs overlooked in shelter event

    May 4, 2017 2:22 PM 30

    A dog who was found dumped in the cold, limping, and near blind a few months ago was the last animal remaining at an animal shelter in Northern Michigan following a 'clean out the shelter' event. The dog was adopted this week and his new home is with Stan Van Gundy. The head coach of the Detroit Pistons heard about BISSELL Pet Foundation's event and was excited

  • Here's what doctors and patient advocates think about the Republican healthcare bill

    May 4, 2017 2:02 PM 19

    The Obamacare replacement plan is headed for a vote in the House on Thursday afternoon. That's after some changes have been made to the American Health Care Act, the bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill now includes a new addition called the MacArthur amendment. The amendment would allow states to receive waivers to avoid

  • Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case: Bloomberg

    May 4, 2017 1:58 PM 25

    GENEVA Tough tobacco packaging laws implemented by Australia are a legitimate public health measure, according to a World Trade Organization dispute panel ruling reported by Bloomberg news. It cited two people close to the situation as saying the panel had rejected a case made by Cuba, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Indonesia, which argued the laws constituted

  • 'Heaviest woman' leaves India for UAE after 'losing 250kg'

    May 4, 2017 11:46 AM 24

    An Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest has left an Indian hospital where doctors claim she lost more than 250kg. Eman Abd El Aty, said to have weighed around 500kg, was flown to India for treatment on a special chartered plane. She has left for Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, to receive further treatment. She was flying

  • Novartis exercises option with Conatus for NASH product

    May 4, 2017 7:13 AM 19

    ZURICH Novartis is exercising its option with ConatusPharmaceuticals for an exclusive license for the global development and commercialization of emricasan for treating liver disease NASH, the Swiss drugmaker said. In December, Novartis said it signed a licensing deal to co-develop the fatty liver disease drug with Conatus, under which the small U.S. company

  • Celebrate Body Positivity With Outspeak

    May 2, 2017 10:44 PM 31

    May is Body Positivity Month here at Outspeak and we’re going to be celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes, and exploring our complicated relationships with them. Over the course of the month, Outspeak will cover topics such as illness and disability, fitness, body dysmorphia and eating disorders, self-expression through physical means, media representation