Monthly Archives: February 2020

Kept at the Hospital on Coronavirus Fears, Now Facing Large Medical Bills

Kept at the Hospital on Coronavirus Fears, Now Facing Large Medical Bills

Frank Wucinski and his 3-year-old daughter, Annabel, are among the dozens of Americans the government has flown back to the country from Wuhan, China, and put under quarantine to check for signs of coronavirus. Now they are among what could become a growing number of families hit with surprise medical …

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FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Weight Loss Pill Qnexa

Does Abortion in First Trimester Raise Risk of Mental Ills' Return?

Despite Near Overwhelming Support, Concerns About Drug’s Safety Continue By Rita RubinWebMD Health News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Feb. 22, 2012 — An FDA advisory committee has reversed an earlier decision and voted overwhelmingly in favor of approving the weight loss pill Qnexa. The vote was 20-2 in favor …

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Exit polls: South Carolina voter demographics set state’s primary apart from previous three contests

Biden or Sanders? In South Carolina, it may come down to age

It is the first state with a majority black electorate to weigh in on the Democratic nomination fight. The racial composition of South Carolina’s Democratic primary electorate has shifted slightly compared with 2016, and early exit polls indicate it is slightly less black and a bit more white than it …

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Obesity Can Send Kids’ Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

News Picture: Obesity Can Send Kids

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Children and teens who become or stay obese may quickly face up to three times the risk of developing high blood pressure compared to their slimmer peers, a new study says. These findings are of particular concern because the …

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iPhone 9 rumors: Launch date, ,price, specs and Touch ID might be back

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The upcoming iPhone 9 is widely speculated to be modeled after the iPhone 8 (pictured above), but with upgraded internals. Eric Franklin/CNET Apple is expected to launch a budget-friendly phone at the end of March, which could be the first of at least five iPhones anticipated to launch in 2020. …

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Mild Winter Heralds Early Sneezing Season

Mild Winter Heralds Early Sneezing Season

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) — That constant sneezing you thought was a winter cold might just be the beginning of your spring allergies instead. Many areas of the United States have had warmer-than-average winter weather, which is causing trees to start pollinating earlier in some …

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Donald Trump says additional American coronavirus cases ‘likely’ as US confirms first death

Donald Trump says additional American coronavirus cases 'likely' as US confirms first death

Trump said additional cases in America were “likely” but cautioned the public not to “panic.” “Additional cases in the US are likely,” Trump said, “but healthy individuals should be able to fully recover.” The President, joined by members of his administration’s coronavirus task force as he made comments from the …

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Wales need time to adapt to their new coach, says Alun Wyn Jones | Sport

Paul Willemse of France scores in their win in Cardiff

The Six Nations launch is an occasion when hope tends to outscrummage expectation but Alun Wyn Jones was one at this year’s event who did not allow himself to be transported by fancy. The 12-year reign of Warren Gatland, when a success-starved nation was transported back to the 1970s, had …

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Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke

News Picture: Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke

Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Here’s yet another reason to snuff out that cigarette: Smoking can damage the cervical discs in your neck, a new study contends. The discs, located between your vertebrae, absorb shock to the spine. They become dehydrated …

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