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Study Claiming Link Between HPV Vaccine, Pregnancy Rates Pulled
Following a barrage of criticism, a journal has retracted a paper that claimed a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and decreased pregnancy rates. Within days, however, the pseudonymous "Orac," a frequent critic of research linking vaccines to health problems, had posted a lengthy c   Medscape  
Aspirin Key to Expanding Access to Effective Migraine Treatment?
Aspirin is an effective option for acute treatment and prevention of recurrent migraine attacks, particularly among patients who can't tolerate or afford newer, much more expensive medications, new research suggests. A review of randomized trials suggests that high-dose aspirin is effective and safe   Medscape  
The Growth and Reach of Lyme Disease
Drawing on our database of over 30 billion private health care claim records, we found that from 2007 to 2018, claim lines with diagnoses of Lyme disease increased nationally by 117%. ("Claim lines" are the individual procedures or services listed on an insurance claim.) Each year, according to the   U.S. News & World Report  
Robots anchor tech revolution at new $2B California hospital
Dec. 10 (UPI) --Health workers at one of the United States' most prestigious universities are acclimating to a new and high-tech environment at one of the country's most sophisticated new hospitals, which took a decade and more than $2 billion to bring into reality. After more than 10 years in the p   UPI.com  
Experiencing This Sensation Is A Sign Of Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin D is one of the essential vitamins needed by the body A deficiency from this vitamin could lead to certain behavioral changes One of these changes concerns a person's mood Your body contains varying amounts of phosphate and calcium which needs to be regulated, a job which is performed by vit   International Business Times  
Opponents drop bid to block California vaccination law
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Opponents on Monday dropped their attempt to block California’s new law cracking down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations. They had floated two measures that could have put the Jan. 1 law on hold until voters considered over   SFGate  
Pancreatic Cancer Symptom: Pain In This Body Part Could Be A Warning Sign
With more than 55,000 Americans diagnosed, it is uncertain as to when a person might develop pancreatic cancer. But understanding the risk factors and symptoms are crucial to reducing one’s likelihood of developing the deadly health condition. It can get tricky to diagnose pancreatic cancer since it   International Business Times  
ACA Insurers In The Supreme Court: Why Consumers Should Pay Attention
More than $12 billion is at stake for the nation's health insurers Tuesday when the Supreme Court hears a case involving the Affordable Care Act. For the federal government, the potential damages could be far greater, as its reputation as a reliable partner to private businesses is on the line. Unli   NPR  
Pete Frates, inspiration behind ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge,' dies at age 34, family says
Pete Frates, the man who inspired thousands to participate in the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge,” which raised over $220 million for ALS research, has died at age 34, his family said. In a statement released to Boston College, where he attended as an undergraduate and was named team captain of the Var   Fox News  
Risk Factors for Sudden Infant Death: It's All in the Timing
Sudden unexpected early neonatal deaths within the first week of life are associated with distinct features that diverge from sudden unexpected infant deaths that take place in the remainder of the first year of life, according to a retrospective analysis of CDC data. Across all SUID and accidental   MedPage Today